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Spartanburg Downtown Meml/Simpson Field Airport

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Spartanburg Weather (°F)

KSPA (0.4 NM at True Heading of 206)
METAR: KSPA 220115Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 23/22 A2986 RMK AO2
TAF: N/A

Location

Latitude: 
34-54-59.1000N (34.916417)
Longitude: 
081-57-20.8000W (-81.955778)
Elevation: 
801.9 feet MSL (244 m MSL)
Magnetic Variation: 
7.1 W (as of June 2021 from WMM2020 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -5.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -4.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
03 N.M. SW of Spartanburg, South Carolina
Found On: 
Charlotte Chart
FAA Region: 
ASO

Contacts

Manager: 
Publicly owned: 
TERRY CONNORTON
500 AMMONS RD
SPARTANBURG, SC 29306
(864) 580-5004
CITY OF SPARTANBURG
PO DRAWER 1749
SPARTANBURG, SC 29304
864-596-2000

Operations

Airport Status: 
Operational
Facility Use: 
Public
Type: 
Airport
Activation Date: 
11/1937
Control tower: 
No
Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
Months/Days/Hours
ALL/ALL/0700-1900
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: 
1802 feet (549 m)
NOTAMs Facility: 
SPA
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:  78
Multi Engine:  17
Jet Engine:  5
GA Helicopters:  3
Gliders:  5

Annual Operations (as of 06/05/2019)

Total Operations:  33390
Air Taxi:  5566 16.7%
GA Local:  14785 44.3%
GA Itinerant:  12649 37.9%
Military Aircraft:  390 1.2%

Communications

CTAF:  123.000
Unicom:  123.000
Clearance Del.:  120.55
Approach:  GREER
119.4
ATLANTA ARTCC
Departure:  GREER
119.4
ATLANTA ARTCC
AWOS-3:  133.925 (864-587-2529)

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

Fixed Based Operators (FBOs) & Fuel

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Area Code: 864

Business Name Frequency Phone Fuel Grade
Aero II, Inc.
  
Unicom 123.0 576-2376
Air Carolina, Inc.
  
Unicom 123.0 574-4857
City of Spartanburg
  
Unicom 123.0 574-8552 100LL, Jet A
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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 06/17/21 to 0901Z 07/15/21.

There are various types of charts available for an airport. They are listed in the Page Type column. Here is a legend for those types:

APD - Airport Diagram
DP - Departure Procedure Charts
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 BIMMR TWO (RNAV) SE-2 Changed
DP BWALL TWO (RNAV) SE-2 Changed
IAP ILS OR LOC RWY 05 SE-2 Changed
IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 05 SE-2 Changed
IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 23 SE-2 Changed
MIN ALTERNATE MINIMUMS SE-2 Changed
MIN TAKEOFF MINIMUMS SE-2 Changed
STAR JUNNR THREE (RNAV) SE-2 Changed
STAR MCHLN TWO (RNAV) SE-2 Changed
STAR RCTOR TWO (RNAV) SE-2 Changed
STAR WORXS TWO (RNAV) SE-2 Changed
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Navigation Aids (Navaids) near SPA

Navigational Aid (NAVAID) distances from the airport are listed in Nautical Miles (NM).

Nearby Airports with Fuel

Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

NOTAMs

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Remarks

A110-1 RY 05 50 FT DROP 97 FT FROM THLD.
A110-3 GLIDER OPS.
A110-4 FOR CD IF UNA TO CTC ON FSS FREQ, CTC GREER APCH AT 864-877-8275, WHEN APCH CLSD CTC ATLANTA ARTCC AT 770-210-7692.
A70 FOR FUEL AFT HRS CALL 864-574-8552.
A80 ACTVT ROTATING BCN - CTAF.
A81-APT ACTVT MALSR RWY 05; REIL RWY 23; PAPI RWY 05 & 23; HIRL RWY 05/23 - CTAF.
E111 ARPT EXISTED PRIOR 1958.
E147 TPA: 800 FT AGL FOR PISTON ACFT, 1300 FT AGL FOR TURBO PROP ACFT AND SML JETS.

Runways

Runway Summary

Runways: 05/23
Longest Runway: 05/23 is 5852 ft (1784 m) long
Runways with an Instrument Approach: 05

SPA Airport Runway Details

Runway 05/23  5852 ft x 100 ft (1784 m x 30 m)
Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 05/29/2018
Surface:  Asphalt - Excellent condition -
Runway Pavement Class:  15 /F/B/X/T
Runway Edge Lights:  High Intensity

Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
Single Wheel Landing Gear:  45.5
Dual Wheel Landing Gear:  67.0
Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 
Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

Runway 05

Runway 23

Elevation: 
794.5 786.8
Latitude: 
34-54-37.4121N 34-55-20.7032N
Longitude: 
081-57-44.0910W 081-56-57.4511W
True Magnetic Hdg.: 
042 222
ILS Type: 
ILS
Glide Path Angle: 
3.0 degrees 3.0 degrees
Traffic Pattern: 
Left Left
Runway Markings Type: 
Precision Instrument Precision Instrument
Runway Markings Condition:
Good Good
Arresting Device: 
Object at End: 
TREE
Object Height: 
104
Object Marked/Lighted?: 
Distance from End: 
3605
Object Centerline Offset: 
432 ft. left of centerline
Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
4-Light PAPI On Right 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 Yes
Touchdown Lights: 
No No
Centerline Lights: 
No No
Threshold Crossing Height: 
45 46
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
Bulk Oxygen: 
None
Fuel Available: 
100LL, Jet A
Landing Fees: 
No
Parking: 
Hangars and tiedowns available

Maps & Diagrams

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