Tunica Municipal
Tunica, Mississippi

FAA NFDC Information Effective 56-day cycle 01/05/2017 - 3/2/2017

Ops Comms Services Owner Runways IFR Procs Current NOTAMs Remarks


FAA/ICAO Identifier:UTA / KUTA
Lat/Lng: 34.6850555556, -90.3477777778
34-41-06.2000N, 090-20-52.0000W
Estimated by 3RD PARTY SURVEY on 11/06/2008
Elevation: 194 feet Surveyed by 3RD PARTY SURVEY on 11/06/2008
Magnetic Variation: 00E, (2005), [-1W (2017)]
Sectional: MEMPHIS
From City: 1nm E of Tunica


Use: Open to the public
Airspace Analysis: CONDITIONAL
VFR only; Airport Traffic Pattern Established on East Side of Runway and Runway Centerline Extndd.
Ownership: Publicly owned
Activation: 11/1981
Attended: Continuous
Control Tower: no
ARTCC: Memphis Center (ZME)
FSS: Greenwood FSS (GWO)
NOTAMs and Weather: UTA NOTAM-D service at airport
Wind Indicator: Lighted
Segmented Circle: yes
Lights: Activate HIRL Runway 17/35 and MALSR Runway 35 - CTAF.
Beacon: Sunset-Sunrise (local time)
Clear-Green (Lighted Land Airport)
Landing Fee: no
ARFF: I B S 08/2005


CTAF: 123.000
UNICOM: 123.000
Weather: AWOS-3 662-363-1652 118.075
Contact 'MEMPHIS' Approach
119.1, 291.6
Contact 'MEMPHIS' Departure
119.1, 291.6
Master Airport: M03 (MEMPHIS TRACON)


Fuel: Grade 100LL Gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
Airframe Repair: Major
Powerplant Repair: Major
Bottled Oxygen: High pressure
Bulk Oxygen: High pressure
Transient Storage: Hanger,Tie-Down
Other Services: Crop Dusting

Based Aircraft

Single Engine GA: 8
Multi Engine GA: 4
Jet GA: 3
Helicopter GA: 1
Total: 16

Annual Operations

For year ending: 12/31/2015
Commercial Carriers: 802
AirTaxi: 205
Local GA (< 20 miles): 8395
Non-local GA: 3075
Military Operations: 46
Total: 12523


Owner: Tunica County Airport Commission
Po Box 158
Tunica, Ms 38676
Manager: Eric Konupka, C.M.
Po Box 158
Tunica, Ms 38676


Runways: 17/35

Runway 17/35

Length: 8500 feet
by 3Rd Party Survey on 11/06/2008
Width: 150 feet
Surface: Asphalt / Bituminous Concrete, Good Condition
Surface Treatment: Saw-cut or Plastic Grooved
Weight Capacity: Single Wheel aircraft: 94,000 lbs
Dual Wheel aircraft: 215,000 lbs
Dual Tandem Wheel aircraft: 460,000 lbs
Double Dual Tandem Wheel aircraft: 720,000 lbs
Triple Tandem = 510
Runway Lights Edge Intensity: High Intensity
End 17 End 35
True Alignment: 167, (166 Magnetic) 347, (346 Magnetic)
Right Hand Pattern:   Yes
Runway Markings: Precision Instrument, Good Condition Precision Instrument, Good Condition
Elevation at End: 194.4' MSL 194.4' MSL
Elevation at Touchdown Zone: 194.4' MSL 194.4' MSL
Threshold Crossing Glide Path Height:   47' AGL
Visual Glide Path Angle:   3.00°
Visual Glide Slope Indicator:   4-light PAPI on left side of runway
Approach Lights: ODALS - Omnidirectional Approach Lighting System MALSR - 1,400 Foot Medium Intensity Approach Lighting System With Runway Alignment Indicator Lights
Objects affecting Navigable Airspace (CFR part 77): Other than utility runway with a nonprecision approach having visibility minimums greater than 3/4 mile Precision Instrument Runway
Object Clearance Slope: 50:1 50:1



Additional Remarks

Runway 35 Designated Calm Wind Runway.
Agricultural Aircraft Activity in Vicinity of the Airport During Daylight Hours All Days.
Lrg Flocks of Geese in Vicinity of Airport Nov - Feb.
24 Hour Prior Permission Commercial Flights Over 30 Seats. Call Airport Manager 662-357-7320.

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