• Location

    Latitude: 
    36-42-33.7407N (36.709372)
    Longitude: 
    078-50-54.0149W (-78.848337)
    Elevation: 
    419.8 feet MSL (128 m MSL)
    Magnetic Variation: 
    9.3 W (as of May 2018 from WMM2015 model)
    Time Zone: 
    UTC -5.0 (Standard Time)
    UTC -4.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
    From City: 
    3 N.M. E of South Boston, Virginia
    Found On: 
    Washington Chart
    FAA Region: 
    AEA
  • Airport Operations

    Facility Use: 
    Public
    Type: 
    Airport
    Activation Date: 
    09/1949
    Control tower: 
    No
    Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
    Months/Days/Hours
    UNATTENDED
    Boundary ARTCC: 
    ZDC (Washington)
    Lighting Schedule: 
    SEE RMK
    Segmented Circle Indicator: 
    No
    Beacon Color: 
    White-Green (Lighted Land Airport)
    Traffic Pattern Altitude: 
    1420 feet (433 m)
    NOTAMs Facility: 
    DCA
    NOTAM-D Service: 
    Yes
    International Airport of Entry: 
    No
    Customs Landing Rights: 
    No
    Military Landing Rights: 
    Yes
    Civil/Military Joint Use: 
    No

    Based Aircraft

    Single Engine:  10

    Annual Operations (as of 04/30/2017)

    Total Operations:  7779
    GA Local:  5112 65.7%
    GA Itinerant:  2667 34.3%
  • Communications

    CTAF:  122.800
    Unicom:  122.800
    AWOS-3:  119.425 (434-575-0332)

    • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY WASHINGTON ARTCC ON FREQS 124.05/307.0 (SOUTH BOSTON RCAG).
    • SOUTH BOSTON RCO 122.1R 110.4T (LEESBURG RADIO)
       
  • Contacts

    Manager: 
    Publicly owned: 
    OTIS VAUGHAN
    PO BOX 699
    HALIFAX, VA 24558
    434-476-3300
    COUNTY OF HALIFAX
    PO BOX 699
    HALIFAX, VA 24558
    434-476-3300
  • Fixed Based Operators (FBOs) & Fuel

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    Area Code: 804

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  • Flight Service Stations

    Primary Alternate
    FSS on Field:  N
    FSS Name (ID):  Leesburg(DCA)
    Frequency: 
    Toll Free Phone:  1-800-WX-BRIEF
       
  • Instrument Procedures / Charts


    FAA Terminal Procedures valid from 0901Z 05/24/18 to 0901Z 06/21/18.

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    APD - Airport Diagram
    DP - Departure Procedure Charts
    HOT - Hot Spots
    IAP - Instrument Approach Procedure Charts
    MIN - Minimums
    STAR - Standard Terminal Arrival Charts
    Page Type Page Name Volume Action Since
    Last Cycle
    IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 01 NE-3
    IAP VOR-A NE-3
    MIN ALTERNATE MINIMUMS NE-3
    MIN TAKEOFF MINIMUMS NE-3
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  • Maps

    South Boston - William M Tuck (W78) Airport Terminal Map

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  • METAR / TAF

    METAR

    TAF

  • Navigation Aids (Navaids) near W78

    Navigational Aid (NAVAID) distances from the airport are listed in Nautical Miles (NM).
  • Nearby Airports with Fuel

    Dist (NM) Name (Airport IDs) True Hdg Mag Hdg Fuel Grade
    15.5 Lake Country Regional Airport
    (W63)
    116 126 100LL
    17.3 Chase City Municipal Airport
    (KCXE CXE)
    74 84 100LL
    24.9 Danville Regional Airport
    (DAN KDAN DAN)
    250 259 100LL, Jet A+
    25.9 Henderson-Oxford Airport
    (KHNZ HNZ)
    143 153 100LL, Jet A-1+
    26.3 Person County Airport
    (TDF KTDF TDF)
    194 203 100LL, Jet A-1+
    38.2 Mecklenburg-Brunswick Regional Airport
    (KAVC AVC)
    91 101 100LL, Jet A
    41.0 New London Airport
    (W90)
    325 334 Mogas
    43.6 Farmville Regional Airport
    (KFVX FVX)
    26 36 100LL, Jet A
    47.6 Horace Williams Airport
    (KIGX IGX)
    192 201 100LL, Jet A-1+
    48.2 Triangle North Executive Airport
    (LFN KLHZ LHZ)
    148 158 100LL, Jet A-1+
    49.8 Burlington-Alamance Regional Airport
    (KBUY BUY)
    217 226 100LL, Jet A-1+
    50.0 Raleigh-Durham International Airport
    (RDU KRDU RDU)
    176 185 100LL, Jet A
    51.0 Rockingham County Nc Shiloh Airport
    (KSIF SIF)
    251 260 100LL, Jet A-1+
    60.6 Causey Airport
    (2A5)
    218 227 100LL, Jet A-1+
    64.2 Piedmont Triad International Airport
    (GSO KGSO GSO)
    235 244 100LL, Jet A
    65.4 Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional/Woodrum Field Airport
    (ROA KROA ROA)
    304 313 100LL, Jet A
    65.7 Triple W Airport
    (5W5)
    173 182 100LL
    67.3 Meadow Brook Field Airport
    (N63)
    249 257 100LL
    68.2 Siler City Municipal Airport
    (KSCR SCR)
    207 216 100LL, Jet A-1+
    69.0 Rocky Mount-Wilson Regional Airport
    (RWI KRWI RWI)
    137 147 100LL, Jet A
  • Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

    NOTAMs

    List ALL KRWI NOTAMs

    NOTAM Radius Search

    NOTAMS within
    NM of KRWI

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    Locations (ICAO):
    Buffer (Both Sides):
    NM
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  • Ratings & Reviews

    William M Tuck Airport Ratings

    Category Aspect Rating
    Overall Rating for William M Tuck Airport
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Flight Service Number of Flights
    • 1.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Overall Number of Routes Served
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    International Routes Served
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    On-time Performance
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Business Services & Internet Airport Lounges
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Business Centers
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Airport Website (information & tools)
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Availability of Internet Connectivity
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Wireless Internet Access
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    General Facilities ATM Locations
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Public Telephones
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Restrooms
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Architecture
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Terminal Layout
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Seating Areas
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Overall Cleanliness
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Children Play Areas
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Geographic Location
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Baggage Claim Locations
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Baggage Handling
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Overall Comfort
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Security Lines
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Transportation & Parking Parking Availability
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Parking Pricing
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Public Transport
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Car Rental
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Taxis
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Hotel Shuttles
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Proximity to City Center
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Amenities Shopping (variety and number)
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Restaurants & Bars (variety and number)
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Restaurants & Bars (price/value)
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

  • Remarks

    A26 CLSD TO ACR OPNS WITH MORE THAN 30 PSGR SEATS EXCP 24 HR PPR CALL AMGR 252-446-7057.
    A81-APT ACTVT HIRL RY 04/22, MALSR RY 04 & REIL RY 22 - CTAF.

  • Runways

    W78 Airport Runway Summary

    Longest Runway: 04/22 is 7100 ft (2164 m) long
    Runways with an Instrument Approach: 04

    W78 Airport Runway Details

    Runway 04/22  7099 ft x 150 ft (2164 m x 46 m)
    Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 09/27/2011
    Surface:  Asphalt - Fair condition - Saw-cut or plastic grooved
    Runway Pavement Class:  40 /F/B/X/T
    Runway Edge Lights:  High Intensity

    Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
    Single Wheel Landing Gear:  101.
    Dual Wheel Landing Gear:  162.
    Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 
    Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

    Runway 04

    Runway 22

    Elevation: 
    158 150
    Latitude: 
    35-50-53.1560N 35-51-51.8336N
    Longitude: 
    077-53-54.6329W 077-53-07.2974W
    True Magnetic Hdg.: 
    33 213
    ILS Type: 
    ILS
    Glide Path Angle: 
    3.0 degrees 3.0 degrees
    Traffic Pattern: 
    Left Left
    Runway Markings Type: 
    Precision Instrument Precision Instrument
    Runway Markings Condition:
    Good Good
    Arresting Device: 
    Object at End: 
    TREES
    Object Height: 
    0 56
    Object Marked/Lighted?: 
    Distance from End: 
    0 2100
    Object Centerline Offset: 
    0 ft. left and right of centerline
    Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
    4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway 4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway
    Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
    Approach Light System: 
    1,400 Foot Medium Intensity Approach Lighting System With Runway Alignment Indicator Lights
    REIL: 
    Yes
    Touchdown Lights: 
    Centerline Lights: 
    Threshold Crossing Height: 
    41 42
    Threshold Elevation: 
    0 0
    Displaced Threshold: 
    0 0
    Threshold Latitude: 

    Threshold Longitude: 

    Declared Distances
    Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
    7100 7100
    Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
    7100 7100
    Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
    7100 6900
    Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
    7100 6900

    Runway 04/22  7100 ft x 150 ft (2164 m x 46 m)
    Runway Length Source:  as of
    Surface:  Asphalt -
    Runway Pavement Class: 
    Runway Edge Lights:  Yes Intensity

    Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
    Single Wheel Landing Gear: 
    Dual Wheel Landing Gear: 
    Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 
    Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

    Runway 04

    Runway 22

    Elevation: 
    159 151
    Latitude: 
    35.8481 35.8644
    Longitude: 
    -77.8985 -77.8854
    True Magnetic Hdg.: 
    33 213
    ILS Type: 
    Glide Path Angle: 
    0.0 degrees 0.0 degrees
    Traffic Pattern: 
    Runway Markings Type: 
    Runway Markings Condition:
    Arresting Device: 
    Object at End: 
    Object Height: 
    0 0
    Object Marked/Lighted?: 
    Distance from End: 
    0 0
    Object Centerline Offset: 
    Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
    Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
    Approach Light System: 
    REIL: 
    Yes Yes
    Touchdown Lights: 
    Centerline Lights: 
    Threshold Crossing Height: 
    Threshold Elevation: 
    159 151
    Displaced Threshold: 
    0 0
    Threshold Latitude: 

    Threshold Longitude: 

    Declared Distances
    Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
    0 0
    Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
    0 0
    Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
    0 0
    Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
    0 0

  • Services

    Airframe Repair: 
    Major
    Powerplant Repair: 
    Major
    Bottled Oxygen: 
    None
    Bulk Oxygen: 
    High Pressure
    Fuel Available: 
    100LL, Jet A
    Landing Fees: 
    No
    Parking: 
    Hangars and tiedowns available

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