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Donaldson Field Airport

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Greenville Weather (°F)

KGYH (0.3 NM at True Heading of 13)
METAR: KGYH 081847Z 23008G15KT 10SM SCT027 29/22 A2987
TAF: N/A

Location

Latitude: 
34-45-29.9000N (34.758306)
Longitude: 
082-22-35.1000W (-82.376417)
Elevation: 
955.9 feet MSL (291 m MSL)
Magnetic Variation: 
6.8 W (as of September 2021 from WMM2020 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -5.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -4.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
06 N.M. S of Greenville, South Carolina
Found On: 
Atlanta Chart
FAA Region: 
ASO

Contacts

Manager: 
Publicly owned: 
DANNY MOYD
2 EXCHANGE ST
GREENVILLE, SC 29605
864-277-3152
GREENVILLE CITY/COUNTY
2 EXCHANGE ST
GREENVILLE, SC 29605
(864) 918-8835

Operations

Airport Status: 
Operational
Facility Use: 
Public
Type: 
Airport
Activation Date: 
04/1943
Control tower: 
Yes
Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
Months/Days/Hours
ALL/ALL/0600-1900
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: 
1956 feet (596 m)
NOTAMs Facility: 
GYH
NOTAM-D Service: 
Yes
International Airport of Entry: 
No
Customs Landing Rights: 
No
Military Landing Rights: 
Yes
Civil/Military Joint Use: 
No
Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting: 
Class IV
ARFF Index: A
Air Carrier Service: Not Scheduled
Certification Date: 09/1985

Based Aircraft

Single Engine:  10
Multi Engine:  2
Military Aircraft:  12
Ultralights:  1

Annual Operations (as of 10/31/2019)

Total Operations:  45186
Air Taxi:  9415 20.8%
GA Local:  16436 36.4%
GA Itinerant:  12326 27.3%
Military Aircraft:  7009 15.5%

Communications

CTAF:  133.325
Unicom:  122.700
Tower:  DONALDSON
133.325
269.25
Hrs: 0700-2100
Clearance Del.:  121.4
Ground:  121.4
Approach:  GREER
118.8
ATLANTA ARTCC
Departure:  GREER
118.8
ATLANTA ARTCC
AWOS-3:  127.325 (864-277-5674)

  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY ATLANTA ARTCC ON FREQS 135.35/263.125 (OWING RCAG) WHEN APCH CTL CLSD.
   

Fixed Based Operators (FBOs) & Fuel

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Area Code: 864

Business Name Frequency Phone Fuel Grade
Advantage Aviation
  
Unicom 122.7 277-8184, after hours call 470-0092, -0093, -0094 100LL, Jet A
Broadhead Aviation Maintenance, Inc.
  
Unicom 122.7 299-5084,422-1576
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Flight Service Stations

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

Instrument Procedures / Charts


FAA Terminal Procedures valid from 0901Z 09/09/21 to 0901Z 10/07/21.

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HOT - Hot Spots
IAP - Instrument Approach Procedure Charts
MIN - Minimums
STAR - Standard Terminal Arrival Charts
Page Type Page Name Volume Action Since
Last Cycle
APD AIRPORT DIAGRAM SE-2
DP BIMMR TWO (RNAV) SE-2
DP BWALL TWO (RNAV) SE-2
IAP ILS OR LOC RWY 05 SE-2
IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 05 SE-2
IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 23 SE-2
MIN ALTERNATE MINIMUMS SE-2
MIN TAKEOFF MINIMUMS SE-2
STAR JUNNR THREE (RNAV) SE-2
STAR MCHLN TWO (RNAV) SE-2
STAR RCTOR TWO (RNAV) SE-2
STAR WORXS TWO (RNAV) SE-2
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Navigation Aids (Navaids) near GDC

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
5.5 Greenville Downtown Airport
(GMU KGMU GMU)
13 20 100LL, Jet A
11.3 Greenville Spartanburg International Airport
(GSP KGSP GSP)
43 50 100LL, Jet A
16.4 Pickens County Airport
(LQK KLQK LQK)
280 287 100LL, Jet A
22.8 Spartanburg Downtown Meml/Simpson Field Airport
(SPA KSPA SPA)
65 72 100LL, Jet A
22.8 Anderson Regional Airport
(AND KAND AND)
226 233 100LL, Jet A
25.7 Oconee County Regional Airport
(CEU KCEU CEU)
258 265 100LL, Jet A
26.0 Laurens County Airport
(KLUX LUX)
125 132 100LL
33.1 Hendersonville Airport
(0A7)
355 362 100LL
36.5 Union County, Troy Shelton Field Airport
(USC 35A)
96 103 100LL
41.5 Asheville Regional Airport
(AVL KAVL AVL)
348 355 100LL, Jet A
45.3 Newberry County Airport
(KEOE EOE)
126 133 100LL
45.4 Elbert County-Patz Field Airport
(KEBA EBA)
208 214 100LL
45.7 Rutherford County/Marchman Field Airport
(KFQD FQD)
28 35 100LL, Jet A-1+
46.5 Toccoa Rg Letourneau Field Airport
(TOC KTOC TOC)
257 263 100LL, Jet A+
48.4 Shelby-Cleveland County Regional Airport
(KEHO EHO)
51 58 100LL, Jet A-1+
52.9 Jackson County Airport
(24A)
309 315 100LL
57.6 Saluda County Airport
(6J4)
149 156 100LL
58.4 Macon County Airport
(1A5)
298 304 100LL, Jet A-1+
60.3 Habersham County Airport
(KAJR AJR)
255 261 100LL, Jet A+
60.5 Shiflet Field Airport
(9A9)
17 24 80, 100LL

Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

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Remarks

A110-1 LTD PRK, RAMP CLSD TO ALL TFC EXC MIL R/W ACFT WITH 24HR PPR. CTC ARNG OPS C803-299-5214. OPR 1230-2200Z++ MON-FRI, EXC HOL. LTD TRAN MAINT FOR CH47 AND UH72 ACFT ONLY.
A110-2 ARNG OPS PTD - 41.3 308.7 REMARKS: ARNG OPS C803-299-5214 (GREENVILLE OPS)
A110-3 TWY A CLSD TO WINGSPANS GTR THAN 79 FT WO PRIOR COORDINATION WITH ARPT MGMT.
A26 CLSD TO ACR OPNS WITH MORE THAN 30 PSGR SEATS EXCP 24 HR PPR CALL AMGR 864-277-3152.
A81-APT ACTVT MALSR RWY 05; HIRL RWY 05/23 - CTAF.
E111 EXISTED PRIOR TO 1958.

Runways

Runway Summary

Runways: 05/23
Longest Runway: 05/23 is 8000 ft (2438 m) long
Runways with an Instrument Approach: 05

GDC Airport Runway Details

Runway 05/23  8000 ft x 150 ft (2438 m x 46 m)
Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 02/05/2010
Surface:  Concrete - Good condition - Saw-cut or plastic grooved
Runway Pavement Class:  36 /R/C/W/T
Runway Edge Lights:  High Intensity

Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
Single Wheel Landing Gear:  94.0
Dual Wheel Landing Gear:  121.0
Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  199.0
Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

Runway 05

Runway 23

Elevation: 
955.8 918.9
Latitude: 
34-44-59.6069N 34-46-00.2421N
Longitude: 
082-23-05.8876W 082-22-04.2861W
True Magnetic Hdg.: 
040 220
ILS Type: 
ILS/DME
Glide Path Angle: 
3.2 degrees 4.1 degrees
Traffic Pattern: 
Right Left
Runway Markings Type: 
Precision Instrument Precision Instrument
Runway Markings Condition:
Good Good
Arresting Device: 
Object at End: 
TREES
Object Height: 
42
Object Marked/Lighted?: 
Distance from End: 
1600
Object Centerline Offset: 
650 ft. left 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: 
No
Touchdown Lights: 
Centerline Lights: 
Threshold Crossing Height: 
56 95
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: 
None
Powerplant Repair: 
None
Bottled Oxygen: 
None
Bulk Oxygen: 
None
Fuel Available: 
80, 100LL
Landing Fees: 
No
Parking: 
Hangars and tiedowns available

Maps & Diagrams

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