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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 June 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

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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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, Charts, & Diagrams

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

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METAR / TAF Weather

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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

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NOTAMS within
NM of W78

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Ratings & Reviews

William M Tuck Airport Ratings

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Runways

W78 Airport Runway Summary

Longest Runway: 01/19 is 4011 ft (1223 m) long
Runways with an Instrument Approach:

W78 Airport Runway Details



Runway 01/19  4011 ft x 75 ft (1223 m x 23 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 01

Runway 19

Elevation: 
382 419
Latitude: 
36.7045 36.7155
Longitude: 
-78.8476 -78.8484
True Magnetic Hdg.: 
357 177
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: 
382 419
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



Runway 05/23  2700 ft x 200 ft (823 m x 61 m)
Runway Length Source:  as of
Surface:  Grass -
Runway Pavement Class: 
Runway Edge Lights:  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 05

Runway 23

Elevation: 
371 382
Latitude: 
36.706 36.7107
Longitude: 
-78.8522 -78.8453
True Magnetic Hdg.: 
50 230
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: 
Touchdown Lights: 
Centerline Lights: 
Threshold Crossing Height: 
Threshold Elevation: 
371 382
Displaced Threshold: 
200 400
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

Remarks

A110-1 WILDLIFE ON & INVOF RYS.
A110-3 SELF-FUELING WITH A CREDIT CARD.
A110-4 RWY 06/24 CLSD TO ACFT WITH AIRSPEED 50 KT OR MORE.
A42-06 RY 06 OUTLINED WITH YELLOW CONES.
A42-24 RY 24 OUTLINED WITH YELLOW CONES.
A81-APT ACTVT MIRL RY 01/19 & REIL RYS 01 & 19 - CTAF. PAPI RYS 01 & 19 OPER CONT.
E111 IN OPERATION PRIOR 1959
E40-06 NE

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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