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Jackson County Airport

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Sylva Weather (°F)

K24A (0.2 NM at True Heading of 118)
METAR: K24A 161655Z AUTO 29009G15KT 250V320 10SM BKN030 BKN039 16/09 A3002 RMK AO2 T01630088
TAF: N/A

Location

Latitude: 
35-19-01.9599N (35.317211)
Longitude: 
083-12-34.9337W (-83.209704)
Elevation: 
2857.0 feet MSL (871 m MSL)
Magnetic Variation: 
6.3 W (as of October 2021 from WMM2020 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -5.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -4.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
03 N.M. SE of Sylva, North Carolina
Found On: 
Atlanta Chart
FAA Region: 
ASO

Contacts

Manager: 
Publicly owned: 
JIM ROWELL
401 GRINDSTAFF COVE RD, SUITE A-207
SYLVA, NC 28779
828-586-0321
JACKSON CO ARPT AUTHORITY
401 GRINDSTAFF COVE RD, SUITE A-207
SYLVA, NC 28779
828-631-2295

Operations

Airport Status: 
Operational
Facility Use: 
Public
Type: 
Airport
Activation Date: 
09/1978
Control tower: 
No
Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
Months/Days/Hours
Unattended
Boundary ARTCC: 
ZTL (Atlanta)
Responsible ARTCC: 
ZTL (Atlanta)
Lighting Schedule: 
SEE RMK
Segmented Circle Indicator: 
Yes
Beacon Color: 
White-Green (Lighted Land Airport)
Traffic Pattern Altitude: 
3857 feet (1176 m)
NOTAMs Facility: 
RDU
NOTAM-D Service: 
Yes
International Airport of Entry: 
No
Customs Landing Rights: 
No
Military Landing Rights: 
Yes

Based Aircraft

Single Engine:  11

Annual Operations (as of 05/23/2020)

Total Operations:  4450
Air Taxi:  150 3.4%
GA Local:  1600 36.0%
GA Itinerant:  2500 56.2%
Military Aircraft:  200 4.5%

Communications

CTAF:  123.000
Unicom:  123.000
AWOS-3PT:  118.9 (828-631-3389)

  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY ATLANTA ARTCC ON FREQS 134.8/379.95 (MT. OGELTHROPE RCAG).
   

Fixed Based Operators (FBOs) & Fuel

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Area Code: 828

Business Name Frequency Phone Fuel Grade
Jackson County Airport Authority
  
Unicom 122.0 586-0321, -0539, 800-902-3082 100LL
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Flight Service Stations

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

Instrument Procedures / Charts


FAA Terminal Procedures valid from 0901Z 10/07/21 to 0901Z 11/04/21.

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MIN - Minimums
STAR - Standard Terminal Arrival Charts
Page Type Page Name Volume Action Since
Last Cycle
IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 33 SE-2
MIN ALTERNATE MINIMUMS SE-2
MIN TAKEOFF MINIMUMS SE-2
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Navigation Aids (Navaids) near 24A

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
11.8 Macon County Airport
(1A5)
241 247 100LL, Jet A-1+
32.8 Western Carolina Regional Airport
(KRHP RHP)
257 263 100LL, Jet A, Jet A-1+
33.4 Asheville Regional Airport
(AVL KAVL AVL)
77 84 100LL, Jet A
36.0 Gatlinburg-Pigeon Forge Airport
(GKT KGKT GKT)
334 340 100LL, Jet A
38.0 Hendersonville Airport
(0A7)
90 97 100LL
39.3 Pickens County Airport
(LQK KLQK LQK)
140 147 100LL, Jet A
41.8 Oconee County Regional Airport
(CEU KCEU CEU)
157 164 100LL, Jet A
43.7 Toccoa Rg Letourneau Field Airport
(TOC KTOC TOC)
185 191 100LL, Jet A+
47.6 Blairsville Airport
(KDZJ DZJ)
234 240 100LL, Jet A+
48.4 Mc Ghee Tyson Airport
(TYS KTYS TYS)
307 313 100LL, Jet A, Jet A++
50.5 Knoxville Downtown Island Airport
(KDKX DKX)
320 326 100LL, Jet A+
50.7 Greenville Downtown Airport
(GMU KGMU GMU)
123 130 100LL, Jet A
51.9 Habersham County Airport
(KAJR AJR)
199 205 100LL, Jet A+
52.4 Moore-Murrell Airport
(MOR KMOR MOR)
351 357 100LL, Jet A
52.9 Donaldson Field Airport
(GDC KGYH GYH)
129 136 100LL, Jet A
54.8 Greenville Spartanburg International Airport
(GSP KGSP GSP)
117 124 100LL, Jet A
55.2 Anderson Regional Airport
(AND KAND AND)
153 160 100LL, Jet A
56.2 Greeneville Municipal Airport
(GCY KGCY GCY)
20 27 100LL, Jet A+
58.8 Monroe County Airport
(KMNV MNV)
283 289 100LL, Jet A-1+
62.7 Rutherford County/Marchman Field Airport
(KFQD FQD)
83 90 100LL, Jet A-1+

Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

NOTAMs

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Remarks

A110-4 MTN HAZARD BCN LGTS LOCATED ON MTN RANGE APPROX 1.7 MILES SSW OF ARPT - LGTS OPERATION UNRELIABLE.
A110-5 RY 15 300 FT DROPOFF 300 FT FM THLD BOTH SIDES AND 90 FT LEFT/RIGHT OF CNTRLN ALONG RUNWAY.
A110-6 RY 33 300 FT DROPOFF 200 FT FM THLD 50 FT LEFT OF CNTRLN.
A110-7 RAPIDLY RISING TERRAIN ALL QUADRANTS.
A110-8 FOR CD CTC ATLANTA ARTCC AT 770-210-7692.
A110-9 COLD TEMPERATURE AIRPORT. ALTITUDE CORRECTION REQUIRED AT OR BELOW -14C.
A43-15 UNUSBL BYN 8 DEG LEFT OF CENTERLINE
A57-33 DSPLD THLD SLOPE 18:1 .
A58-15 DUE TO 40 FT TREES LOCATED 54 FT FM RUNWAY END OFFSET FM CNTRLN 219 FT RIGHT AND TREES RANGING UP TO 48 FT IN HEIGHT LOCATED 0-150 FT FM RUNWAY END OFFSET FM CNTRLN BETWEEN 126-168 FT LEFT
A70-FUEL-10 0LL FUEL 24 HOUR CREDIT CARD SVC AVBL.
A81-APT AFTER SS ACTVT REIL RWY 15 & 33; PAPI RWY 15 & 33; MIRL RWY 15/33 - CTAF

Runways

Runway Summary

Runways: 15/33
H1
Longest Runway: 15/33 is 3210 ft (978 m) long
Runways with an Instrument Approach:

24A Airport Runway Details

Runway 15/33  3210 ft x 60 ft (978 m x 18 m)
Runway Length Source:  FAA as of 09/16/2013
Surface:  Asphalt - Good condition -
Runway Pavement Class: 
Runway Edge Lights:  Medium Intensity

Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
Single Wheel Landing Gear:  12.5
Dual Wheel Landing Gear: 
Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 
Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

Runway 15

Runway 33

Elevation: 
2856.6 2806.6
Latitude: 
35-19-14.4498N 35-18-49.4707N
Longitude: 
083-12-46.8754W 083-12-22.9919W
True Magnetic Hdg.: 
142 322
ILS Type: 
Glide Path Angle: 
3.5 degrees 3.1 degrees
Traffic Pattern: 
Left Left
Runway Markings Type: 
Nonprecision Instrument Nonprecision Instrument
Runway Markings Condition:
Good Good
Arresting Device: 
Object at End: 
TREES BRUSH
Object Height: 
14 8
Object Marked/Lighted?: 
Distance from End: 
238 202
Object Centerline Offset: 
115 ft. right of centerline 4 ft. left of centerline
Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
2-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway 2-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway
Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
Approach Light System: 
REIL: 
Yes Yes
Touchdown Lights: 
Centerline Lights: 
Threshold Crossing Height: 
30 29
Threshold Elevation: 
2807.4
Displaced Threshold: 
150
Threshold Latitude: 
35-18-50.6388N

Threshold Longitude: 

083-12-24.1086W
Declared Distances
Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 

Helipad H1  60 ft x 60 ft (18 m x 18 m)
Runway Length Source:  OWNER as of 09/16/2013
Surface:  Asphalt - Good condition -
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: 

Helipad H1

Elevation: 
2856.6
Latitude: 
35-19-12.4498N
Longitude: 
083-12-46.8754W
True Magnetic Hdg.: 
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: 
Object Marked/Lighted?: 
Distance from End: 
Object Centerline Offset: 
115 ft. right of centerline 4 ft. left of centerline
Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
Approach Light System: 
REIL: 
Touchdown Lights: 
Centerline Lights: 
Threshold Crossing Height: 
Threshold Elevation: 
Displaced Threshold: 
Threshold Latitude: 

Threshold Longitude: 

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

Services

Airframe Repair: 
Major
Powerplant Repair: 
Major
Fuel Available: 
100LL, Jet A-1+
Landing Fees: 
No
Parking: 
Hangars and tiedowns available

Maps & Diagrams

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