92A
Gliderport
Chilhowee
Benton, Tennessee

FAA NFDC Information Effective 56-day cycle 09/18/2014 - 11/13/2014

Ops Comms Services Owner Runways IFR Procs Current NOTAMs Remarks

Location

FAA Identifier:92A
Lat/Lng: 35.2264622222, -84.5849327778
35-13-35.2640N, 084-35-05.7580W
Estimated
Elevation: 770 feet Estimated
Magnetic Variation: 02W, (1985), [-5W (2014)]
Sectional: ATLANTA
From City: 4nm NE of Benton

Operations

Use: Open to the public
Airspace Analysis: CONDITIONAL
VFR only.
Ownership: Privately owned
Activation: 02/1974
Attended: All year Fri-Sun 1100-1800 (local) All year Mon-Thur IREG (local)
Control Tower: no
ARTCC: Atlanta Center (ZTL)
FSS: Nashville FSS (BNA)
NOTAMs and Weather: BNA NOTAM-D service at airport
Wind Indicator: Unlighted
Segmented Circle: yes
Landing Fee: no

Communications

CTAF: 122.900

Services

Airframe Repair: None
Powerplant Repair: None
Transient Storage: Tie-Down
Other Services: Crop Dusting, Glider, Pilot Instruction, Aircraft Rental, Glider Towing

Based Aircraft

Single Engine GA: 3
Gliders: 28
Total: 31

Annual Operations

For year ending: 08/31/2013
Local GA (< 20 miles): 8200
Non-local GA: 4000
Military Operations: 220
Total: 12420

Ownership

Owner: Petty Dairy
459 Gregory Mill Road
Chattanooga, Tn 37415
706-695-4374
Manager: Sarah Arnold
Po Box 53, Hwy 411 North
Benton, Tn 37307
423-338-2000

Runways

Runways: 03/21

Runway 03/21

Length: 2600 feet
Width: 200 feet
Center 50 Ft Portion only Marked with in-Ground White Painted Markers.
Surface: Grass / Sod, Good Condition
Surface Uneven.
End 03 End 21
Right Hand Pattern:   Yes
Runway Markings: Runway 03/21 Thlds Marked Marked with White Cones East Side. Displaced Thlds Marked with White Cones.  
Displaced Threshold Distance: 400'
03/21 Displaced Thlds Marked with in-Ground White Painted Markers; Faded in Several Spots.
200'
Objects: Tree Road
Objects affecting Navigable Airspace (CFR part 77): Utility runway with a visual approach Utility runway with a visual approach
Object Clearance Slope: 13:1
Approach Ratio 22:1 to Displaced Threshold.
35:1
Approach Ratio 51:1 to Displaced Threshold.
Object Height: 43' AGL 12' AGL
Object Distance: 562' Along centerline
240' Left of centerline
420' Along centerline
0B'

Procedures

NOTAMs

Additional Remarks

Extensive Glider Actvty on Good VFR Days.
Glider Traffic West of Airfield.

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