Jackson County
Sylva, North Carolina

FAA NFDC Information Effective 56-day cycle 08/17/2017 - 10/12/2017

Ops Comms Services Owner Runways IFR Procs Current NOTAMs Remarks


FAA Identifier:24A
Lat/Lng: 35.3172110833, -83.2097038056
35-19-01.9599N, 083-12-34.9337W
Estimated by STATE on 12/04/2001
Elevation: 2857 feet Surveyed by STATE on 12/04/2001
Magnetic Variation: 05W, (2000), [-6W (2017)]
Sectional: ATLANTA
From City: 3nm SE of Sylva


Use: Open to the public
Ownership: Publicly owned
Activation: 09/1978
Control Tower: no
ARTCC: Atlanta Center (ZTL)
FSS: Raleigh FSS (RDU)
NOTAMs and Weather: RDU NOTAM-D service at airport
Pattern Altitude: 3857 MSL (1000 AGL)
Wind Indicator: Lighted
Segmented Circle: yes
Lights: Activate MIRL Runway 15/33; PAPI Runway 15/33 and REIL Runway 15/33 - CTAF.
Beacon: Sunset-Sunrise (local time)
Clear-Green (Lighted Land Airport)
Landing Fee: no


CTAF: 123.000
UNICOM: 123.000
Weather: AWOS-3PT 828-631-3389 118.9


Fuel: Grade 100LL Gasoline (low lead blue)
Fuel 24 Hour Credit Card Service Available.
Airframe Repair: None
Powerplant Repair: None
Bottled Oxygen: None
Bulk Oxygen: None
Transient Storage: Tie-Down

Based Aircraft

Single Engine GA: 11
Ultralights: 1
Total: 12

Annual Operations

For year ending: 07/27/2014
AirTaxi: 150
Local GA (< 20 miles): 1600
Non-local GA: 2500
Military Operations: 200
Total: 4450


Owner: Jackson Co Airport Authority
401 Grindstaff Cove Rd, Suite a-207
Sylva, Nc 28779
Manager: Jim Rowell
401 Grindstaff Cove Rd, Suite a-207
Sylva, Nc 28779


Runways: 15/33

Runway 15/33

Length: 3210 feet
by Faa on 09/16/2013
Width: 60 feet
Surface: Asphalt / Bituminous Concrete, Good Condition
Weight Capacity: Single Wheel aircraft: 12,000 lbs
Runway Lights Edge Intensity: Med Intensity
End 15 End 33
True Alignment: 142, (136 Magnetic) 322, (316 Magnetic)
Runway Markings: Nonprecision Instrument, Good Condition Nonprecision Instrument, Good Condition
Displaced Threshold Distance:   150'
Gradient: 1.3 1.6 Up
Elevation at End: 2856.6' MSL 2806.6' MSL
Elevation at Displaced Threshold:   2807.4' MSL
Elevation at Touchdown Zone: 2856.6' MSL 2807.4' MSL
Threshold Crossing Glide Path Height: 30' AGL 29' AGL
Visual Glide Path Angle: 3.50° 3.09°
Visual Glide Slope Indicator: 2-light PAPI on left side of runway
PAPI Unusbl Byn 8 Deg Left of Centerline
2-light PAPI on left side of runway
Runway End Identifer Lights (REIL): Yes Yes
Objects: Trees Trees
Objects affecting Navigable Airspace (CFR part 77): Utility runway with a nonprecision approach Utility runway with a nonprecision approach
Object Clearance Slope: 23:1 18:1
Dspld Threshold Slope 20:1 .
Object Height: 158' AGL 41' AGL
Object Distance: 3989' Along centerline
251' Left of centerline
966' Along centerline
115' Left of centerline



Additional Remarks

Mtn Hazard Beacon Lights Located on Mtn Range Approx 1.7 Miles SSW of Airport - Lights Operation Unreliable.
Runway 15 300 Ft Dropoff 300 Ft from Threshold Both Sides and 90 Ft Left/Right of Centerline Along Runway.
Runway 33 300 Ft Dropoff 200 Ft from Threshold 50 Ft Left of Centerline.
Rapidly Rising Terrain All Quadrants.

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