Tappahannock-Essex County
Tappahannock, Virginia

FAA NFDC Information Effective 56-day cycle 09/14/2017 - 11/9/2017

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 (2017)]
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 PAPI Runway 10 & 28; MIRL Runway 10/28 - CTAF.
Beacon: Activate Rotating Beacon - CTAF.
Clear-Green (Lighted Land Airport)
Landing Fee: no


CTAF: 122.800
UNICOM: 122.800
Weather: ASOS 804-445-8724 127.775
Contact 'POTOMAC' Approach
126.4, 282.375
Contact 'POTOMAC' Departure
126.4, 282.375
Master Airport: PCT (POTOMAC TRACON)


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

Based Aircraft

Single Engine GA: 19
Multi Engine GA: 3
Helicopter GA: 1
Total: 23

Annual Operations

For year ending: 12/31/2014
AirTaxi: 1862
Local GA (< 20 miles): 4100
Non-local GA: 810
Military Operations: 1500
Total: 8272


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, Runway 10 and Runway 28 Markings Very Poor and may not be Vsb., Poor Condition Nonprecision Instrument, Poor Condition
Elevation at End: 135.2' MSL 127.7' MSL
Elevation at Touchdown Zone: 135.2' MSL 128.6' 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 50:1
Object Height: 124' AGL 24' AGL
Object Distance: 2689' Along centerline
167' Right of centerline
1404' Along centerline
358' Right of centerline



Additional Remarks

Deer & Other Wildlife on & in Vicinity of Airport.
for Cd Contact Potomac Approach at 866-640-4124.

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