Tappahannock-Essex County
Tappahannock, Virginia

FAA NFDC Information Effective 56-day cycle 03/05/2015 - 4/30/2015

Ops Comms Services Owner Runways IFR Procs Current NOTAMs Remarks


FAA/ICAO Identifier:XSA / KXSA
Lat/Lng: 37.8596111111, -76.8941111111
37-51-34.6000N, 076-53-38.8000W
Estimated by 3RD PARTY SURVEY on 07/16/2007
Elevation: 135 feet Surveyed by 3RD PARTY SURVEY on 07/16/2007
Magnetic Variation: 11W, (2010), [-11W (2015)]
From City: 5nm S of Tappahannock


Use: Open to the public
Ownership: Publicly owned
Activation: 08/2007
Attended: Nov - Feb Every day 0800-1800 (local) Mar - Oct Every day 0900-1900 (local)
Control Tower: no
ARTCC: Washington (ZDC) Washington Center (ZDC)
FSS: Leesburg FSS (DCA)
NOTAMs and Weather: XSA NOTAM-D service at airport
Wind Indicator: Lighted
Lights: Activate MIRL Runway 10/28, PAPI Runways 10 & 28 and Airport Beacon - CTAF.
Beacon: Rdo-Control
Clear-Green (Lighted Land Airport)
Landing Fee: no


CTAF: 122.800
UNICOM: 122.800
Weather: ASOS 804-445-8724 127.775
Contact 'POTOMAC' Approach
Contact 'POTOMAC' Departure
Class Freq:
Master Airport: PCT (POTOMAC TRACON)


Fuel: Grade 100LL Gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
Transient Storage: Hanger,Tie-Down

Based Aircraft

Single Engine GA: 23
Multi Engine GA: 5
Helicopter GA: 1
Total: 29

Annual Operations

For year ending: 12/31/2011
AirTaxi: 2000
Local GA (< 20 miles): 3900
Non-local GA: 708
Military Operations: 500
Total: 7108


Owner: Tappahannock Essex County Airport Auth
1450 Aviation Road
Tappahannock, Va 22560
Manager: Jim Evans
1450 Aviation Road
Tappahannock, Va 22560


Runways: 10/28

Runway 10/28

Length: 4300 feet
by 3Rd Party Survey on 07/16/2007
Width: 75 feet
Surface: Asphalt / Bituminous Concrete, Good Condition
Weight Capacity: Single Wheel aircraft: 12,000 lbs
Runway Lights Edge Intensity: Med Intensity
End 10 End 28
True Alignment: 086, (075 Magnetic) 266, (255 Magnetic)
Runway Markings: Nonprecision Instrument, Good Condition Nonprecision Instrument, Good Condition
Elevation at End: 135.2' MSL 127.7' MSL
Elevation at Touchdown Zone: 135.0' MSL 129.0' MSL
Threshold Crossing Glide Path Height: 40' AGL 40' AGL
Visual Glide Path Angle: 3.00° 3.00°
Visual Glide Slope Indicator: 2-light PAPI on left side of runway 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: 20:1 40:1
Object Height: 124' AGL 113' AGL
Object Distance: 2690' Along centerline
188' Left of centerline
4785' Along centerline
65' Right of centerline



Additional Remarks

Deer & Other Wildlife on & in View of Airport.

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