Thomson-Mcduffie County Airport

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KHQU (0.2 NM at True Heading of 243)
METAR: KHQU 141855Z AUTO 18005KT 10SM SCT050 31/18 A3002 RMK AO2 T03110184
TAF: N/A

Location

Latitude: 
33-31-47.0000N (33.529722)
Longitude: 
082-31-01.0000W (-82.516944)
Elevation: 
500.9 feet MSL (153 m MSL)
Magnetic Variation: 
6.6 W (as of August 2022 from WMM2020 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -5.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -4.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
04 N.M. N of Thomson, Georgia
Found On: 
Atlanta Chart
FAA Region: 
ASO

Contacts

Manager: 
Publicly owned: 
JOHN WALLER
CITY OF THOMSON, 210 RAILROAD STREET
THOMSON, GA 30824
706-597-7378
THOMSON CITY & MCDUFFIE CO
P.O. BOX 1017
THOMSON, GA 30824
706-595-1781

Operations

Airport Status: 
Operational
Facility Use: 
Public
Type: 
Airport
Control tower: 
No
Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
Months/Days/Hours
ALL/ALL/0800-1700
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 (MSL): 
1501 feet (458 m)
NOTAMs Facility: 
MCN
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:  29
Multi Engine:  2
Jet Engine:  2

Annual Operations (as of 12/31/2021)

Total Operations:  20150
GA Local:  10100 50.1%
GA Itinerant:  10050 49.9%

Communications

CTAF:  122.800
Unicom:  122.800
Approach:  AUGUSTA
126.8
126.8
ATLANTA ARTCC
Departure:  AUGUSTA
126.8
126.8
ATLANTA ARTCC
AWOS-3:  120.625 (706-597-9801)

  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY ATLANTA ARTCC ON FREQS 128.1/322.325 (AUGUSTA RCAG) WHEN AUGUSTA APCH CTL CLSD.
   
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Fixed Based Operators (FBOs) & Fuel

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Area Code: 706

Business Name Frequency Phone Fuel Grade
Thomson Aviation Services
  
Unicom 122.8 595-1300 100LL, Jet A
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Flight Service Stations

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

Instrument Procedures / Charts


FAA Terminal Procedures valid from 0901Z 07/14/22 to 0901Z 08/11/22.

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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
DP AZALA FOUR (RNAV) SE-4
DP CHATT SIX (RNAV) SE-4
DP MISTY SIX (RNAV) SE-4
DP NDINA FIVE (RNAV) SE-4
DP SAMMI FOUR (RNAV) SE-4
IAP ILS OR LOC/NDB RWY 10 SE-4
IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 10 SE-4
IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 28 SE-4
IAP VOR/DME-A SE-4
MIN ALTERNATE MINIMUMS SE-4
MIN TAKEOFF MINIMUMS SE-4
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Navigation Aids (Navaids) near KHQU

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
24.2 Daniel Field Airport
(DNL KDNL DNL)
98 105 100LL, Jet A-1+
29.3 Augusta Regional At Bush Field Airport
(AGS KAGS AGS)
108 115 100LL, Jet A
31.3 Greene County Regional Airport
(3J7)
277 283 100LL, Jet A+
33.3 Louisville Municipal Airport
(2J3)
168 175 100LL, Jet A+
37.1 Elbert County-Patz Field Airport
(KEBA EBA)
336 343 100LL
42.2 Aiken Regional Airport
(AIK KAIK AIK)
79 86 100LL, Jet A
42.7 Baldwin County Regional Airport
(MLJ KMLJ MLJ)
238 244 100LL, Jet A+
43.2 Saluda County Airport
(6J4)
56 63 100LL
47.4 Madison Municipal Airport
(52A)
276 282 100LL
47.5 Athens/Ben Epps Airport
(AHN KAHN AHN)
302 308 100LL, Jet A, Jet A-1
55.7 East Georgia Regional Airport
(KSBO SBO)
172 179 100LL, Jet A, Jet A+
58.7 Anderson Regional Airport
(AND KAND AND)
350 357 100LL, Jet A
62.5 W H 'Bud' Barron Airport
(DBN KDBN DBN)
202 208 100LL, Jet A+
63.5 Barrow County Airport
(WDR KWDR WDR)
295 301 100LL, Jet A+
64.0 Newberry County Airport
(KEOE EOE)
42 49 100LL
64.9 Jackson County Airport
(KJCA JCA)
306 312 100LL, Jet A+
65.1 Laurens County Airport
(KLUX LUX)
25 32 100LL
65.4 Lexington County Airport
(6J0)
75 82 100LL
66.7 Covington Municipal Airport
(KCVC CVC)
275 281 100LL, Jet A+
67.5 Macon Downtown Airport
(MAC KMAC MAC)
231 237 100LL, Jet A+

Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

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Remarks

A110-1 DEER ON RWY AT NIGHT.
A110-2 FOR CD CTC AUGUSTA APCH AT 706-771-1777, WHEN APCH CLSD CTC ATLANTA ARTCC AT 770-210-7692.
A12 MCDUFFIE COUNTY - 210 RAIL ROAD STREET, THOMSON, GA 30824
A58-28 50' TREES 480 FT RIGHT AT 0 FT - 200 FT FRM RY END.
A81-APT ACTVT HIRL, PAPIS RY 10/28 - CTAF.

Runways

Runway Summary

Runways: 10/28
Longest Runway: 10/28 is 5514 ft (1681 m) long
Runways with an Instrument Approach: 10

KHQU Airport Runway Details

Runway 10/28  5514 ft x 100 ft (1681 m x 30 m)
Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 06/25/2013
Runway Edge Lights:  High Intensity

Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
Single Wheel Landing Gear:  30.0
Dual Wheel Landing Gear:  50.0
Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  87.0

Runway 10

Runway 28

Elevation: 
448.0 500.9
Latitude: 
33-31-48.2914N 33-31-45.7672N
Longitude: 
082-31-33.5579W 082-30-28.5026W
True Magnetic Hdg.: 
093 273
ILS Type: 
ILS
Glide Path Angle: 
3.0 degrees 3.5 degrees
Traffic Pattern: 
Left Left
Runway Markings Type: 
Precision Instrument Precision Instrument
Runway Markings Condition:
Good Good
Object at End: 
TREES TREES
Object Height: 
36 50
Distance from End: 
524 201
Object Centerline Offset: 
494 ft. left of centerline 470 ft. right of centerline
Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
2-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway 2-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway
Threshold Crossing Height: 
48 50
Threshold Elevation: 
452.0 497.7
Displaced Threshold: 
299 194
Threshold Latitude: 
33-31-48.1546N 33-31-45.8560N

Threshold Longitude: 

082-31-30.0251W 082-30-30.7860W
Declared Distances
Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
5514 5514
Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
5514 5514
Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
5514 5373
Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
5215 5179

Services

Airframe Repair: 
None
Powerplant Repair: 
None
Bottled Oxygen: 
None
Bulk Oxygen: 
None
Fuel Available: 
100LL, Jet A+
Landing Fees: 
Yes
Parking: 
Tiedowns available

Maps & Diagrams

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