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William M Tuck Airport

FAA: W78

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W78 Airport 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 July 2017 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

W78 Airport Runways Show all runways...

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

W78 Airport General Information

Control tower: 
No
Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
Months/Days/Hours
UNATTENDED
Lighting Schedule: 
SEE RMK
Segmented Circle Indicator: 
No
Beacon Color: 
White-Green (Lighted Land Airport)
Traffic Pattern Altitude: 
1420 feet (433 m)
NOTAM-D Service: 
Yes
International Airport of Entry: 
No
Customs Landing Rights: 
No
Military Landing Rights: 
Yes
Civil/Military Joint Use: 
No

W78 Airport Services

Airframe Repair: 
None
Powerplant Repair: 
None
Bottled Oxygen: 
None
Bulk Oxygen: 
None
Fuel Available: 
Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Fees: 
No
Parking: 
Tiedowns available
Other Services: 
Pilot Instruction

W78 Airport Contact Information

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

W78 Airport Flight Service Stations

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

Nearby Airports with Fuel

Dist (NM) Name (Airport IDs) True Hdg Mag Hdg Fuel Grade
15.5 Lake Country Regional Airport
(W63)
116 125 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
17.3 Chase City Municipal Airport
(KCXE CXE)
74 84 100LL
24.9 Danville Regional Airport
(DAN KDAN DAN)
250 259 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
25.9 Henderson-Oxford Airport
(KHNZ HNZ)
143 152 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A-1+ - Kerosene, with icing inhibitor freeze point -50C
26.3 Person County Airport
(TDF KTDF TDF)
194 203 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A-1+ - Kerosene, with icing inhibitor freeze point -50C
38.2 Mecklenburg-Brunswick Regional Airport
(KAVC AVC)
91 101 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
41.0 New London Airport
(W90)
325 334 Mogas
43.6 Farmville Regional Airport
(KFVX FVX)
26 36 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
47.6 Horace Williams Airport
(KIGX IGX)
192 201 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A-1+ - Kerosene, with icing inhibitor freeze point -50C
48.2 Triangle North Executive Airport
(LFN KLHZ LHZ)
148 158 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A-1+ - Kerosene, with icing inhibitor freeze point -50C
49.8 Burlington-Alamance Regional Airport
(KBUY BUY)
217 226 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A-1+ - Kerosene, with icing inhibitor freeze point -50C
50.0 Raleigh-Durham International Airport
(RDU KRDU RDU)
176 185 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
51.0 Rockingham County Nc Shiloh Airport
(KSIF SIF)
251 260 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A-1+ - Kerosene, with icing inhibitor freeze point -50C
60.6 Causey Airport
(2A5)
218 227 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A-1+ - Kerosene, with icing inhibitor freeze point -50C
64.2 Piedmont Triad International Airport
(GSO KGSO GSO)
235 244 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
65.4 Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional/Woodrum Field Airport
(ROA KROA ROA)
304 313 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
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 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A-1+ - Kerosene, with icing inhibitor freeze point -50C
69.0 Rocky Mount-Wilson Regional Airport
(RWI KRWI RWI)
137 147 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C

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Pet Friendly Rating Miles from W78 Airport Price
no Fairfield Inn & Suites South Boston 3.1 109.00 USD
yes Holiday Inn Express South Boston 3.2 59.99 USD
yes Super 8 Motel - South Boston 3.2 45.00 USD
yes Americas Best Value Inn And Suites South Boston 3.9 65.00 USD
no Berry Hill Resort 5.5 149.00 USD
no Best Western On The Lake 12.1 90.00 USD
yes America`s Best Value Inn - Roxboro 21.9 49.99 USD
yes Hampton Inn Roxboro 23.8 109.00 USD
yes Innkeeper Roxboro 23.8 0.00 USD
no Sleep Inn & Suites 28.9 66.00 USD
no Best Western Windsor Inn & Suites 29.3 70.00 USD
yes Red Carpet Inn & Suites 30.8 39.99 USD
yes Budget Inn Danville 31.1 39.99 USD
yes Innkeeper Danville North 31.4 0.00 USD
no Holiday Inn Express Danville 31.5 93.95 USD
no Hampton Inn Danville 31.6 99.00 USD
yes Courtyard Danville 31.9 124.00 USD
yes Super 8 Danville 32.2 59.00 USD
yes Comfort Inn & Suites Oxford 32.3 80.00 USD
no The Highlander Lodge Danville 32.3 49.99 USD
yes Comfort Inn And Suites 32.6 70.00 USD
yes Innkeeper Danville West 32.8 0.00 USD
yes Hampton Inn Smith Mountain Lake-Gretna 33.6 92.65 USD
no Hampton Inn Henderson 34.2 69.70 USD
yes Baymont Inn And Suites Henderson Oxford 34.3 85.00 USD
Distances are approximate, and may vary depending on the location of start and actual route traveled from the airport.


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