William M Tuck
South Boston, Virginia

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

Ops Comms Services Owner Runways IFR Procs Current NOTAMs Remarks


FAA Identifier:W78
Lat/Lng: 36.7093724167, -78.8483374722
36-42-33.7407N, 078-50-54.0149W
Estimated by FAA on 02/20/2014
Elevation: 419 feet Surveyed by 3RD PARTY SURVEY on 11/08/2013
Magnetic Variation: 08W, (1995), [-9W (2014)]
From City: 3nm E of South Boston


Use: Open to the public
Airspace Analysis: NOT ANALYZED
in Operation Prior 1959
Ownership: Publicly owned
Activation: 09/1949
Attended: Continuous
Terminal Open - Unattended
Control Tower: no
ARTCC: Washington Center (ZDC)
FSS: Leesburg FSS (DCA)
NOTAMs and Weather: DCA NOTAM-D service at airport
Pattern Altitude: 1219 MSL (800 AGL)
Wind Indicator: Lighted
Lights: Activate MIRL Runway 01/19 & REIL Runways 01 & 19 - CTAF. PAPI Runways 01 & 19 Operate Continuously.
Beacon: Sunset-Sunrise (local time)
Clear-Green (Lighted Land Airport)
Landing Fee: no


CTAF: 122.800
UNICOM: 122.800
Weather: AWOS-3 434-575-0332 119.425


Fuel: Grade 100LL Gasoline (low lead blue)
Airframe Repair: Major
Hours Vary.
Powerplant Repair: Major
Hours Vary.
Bottled Oxygen: None
Bulk Oxygen: None
Transient Storage: Tie-Down
Other Services: Pilot Instruction

Based Aircraft

Single Engine GA: 14
Multi Engine GA: 1
Total: 15

Annual Operations

For year ending: 04/30/2011
Local GA (< 20 miles): 4897
Non-local GA: 2555
Total: 7452


Owner: County of Halifax
Po Box 786
Halifax, Va 24558
Manager: Otis Vaughan
Po Box 786
Halifax, Va 24558


Runways: 01/19

Runway 01/19

Length: 4003 feet
by 3Rd Party Survey on 11/08/2013
Width: 75 feet
Surface: Asphalt / Bituminous Concrete, Good Condition
Weight Capacity: Single Wheel aircraft: 12,000 lbs
Runway Lights Edge Intensity: Med Intensity
End 01 End 19
True Alignment: 357, (348 Magnetic) 177, (168 Magnetic)
Runway Markings: Nonprecision Instrument, Runway 01/19 Markings Very Poor & may not be Visible., Poor Condition Nonprecision Instrument, Poor Condition
Gradient: 1.0 1.0
Elevation at End: 382.5' MSL 419.8' MSL
Elevation at Touchdown Zone: 409.8' MSL  
Threshold Crossing Glide Path Height: 59' AGL 41' 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
out of Service Indef
Objects: Tree Brush
Objects affecting Navigable Airspace (CFR part 77): Other than utility runway with a nonprecision approach having visibility minimums greater than 3/4 mile Other than utility runway with a nonprecision approach having visibility minimums greater than 3/4 mile
Object Clearance Slope: 36:1 2:1
Object Height: 18' AGL 10' AGL
Object Distance: 863' Along centerline
83' Left of centerline
223' Along centerline
227' Right of centerline
Other Objects:   +5-12 Ft Ground 0-200 Ft from Threshold 158 Ft Left.

Runway 06/24

Length: 2065 feet
by 3Rd Party Survey on 11/08/2013
Width: 200 feet
Surface: Grass / Sod, Good Condition
End 06 End 24
True Alignment: 048, (039 Magnetic) 228, (219 Magnetic)
Runway Markings: Runway 06 Outlined with Yellow Cones.  
Gradient: 0.7 Up
Elevation at End: 375.6' MSL 389.8' MSL
Objects: Trees Tree
Objects affecting Navigable Airspace (CFR part 77): Utility runway with a visual approach Utility runway with a visual approach
Object Clearance Slope: 11:1
Runway 06 Approach Slope 15:1 to the Displaced Threshold.
Runway 24 Approach Slope 17:1 to the Displaced Threshold.
Object Height: 55' AGL 60' AGL
Object Distance: 643' Along centerline
189' Left of centerline
499' Along centerline
170' Right of centerline



Additional Remarks

Deer on & in View of Runways.
Self-Fueling with a Credit Card.

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