Ascension Aux Af
Georgetown, Saint Helena

FAA NFDC Information Effective 56-day cycle 02/22/2024 - 4/18/2024

Ops Comms Services Owner Runways IFR Procs Current NOTAMs Remarks


FAA Identifier:FHAW
Lat/Lng:-7.96959722222, -14.3936638889
07-58-10.5500S, 014-23-37.1900W
Elevation:278 feet Surveyed
Magnetic Variation: [-15W (2024)]
From City: in Georgetown


Ownership:Privately owned
Control Tower:no
ARTCC:Atlantico Fir(SBAO)Atlantico Fir Center
FSS:Atlantico FSS(SBAO)
Wind Indicator:Lighted
Landing Fee:no



Based Aircraft


Annual Operations





Runway 13/31

Length:10019 feet
by Ngs
Width:150 feet
Surface:Asphalt / Bituminous Concrete
Surface Treatment:NONE
Classification (PCN):17 /F/D/W/T, 17 , Flexible, Subgrade Strength Very Low (represents CBR <e; 4), Tire pressure High (no limit), Technical determination
Runway Lights Edge Intensity:High Intensity
End 13 End 31
True Alignment:117,(102 Magnetic)297,(282 Magnetic)
Runway Markings:Precision Instrument,Good ConditionPrecision Instrument,Good Condition
Displaced Threshold Distance: 4519'
Elevation at End:263.3' MSL213.6' MSL
Elevation at Displaced Threshold: 250.1' MSL
Elevation at Touchdown Zone:278.0' MSL230.0' MSL
Threshold Crossing Glide Path Height: 31' AGL
Visual Glide Path Angle: 3.00°
Visual Glide Slope Indicator: 4-light PAPI on left side of runway
Approach Lights:Non-standard lighting 



Additional Remarks

the Information and Data Contained Herein Has Been Provided by Entities Outside of, and not Under the Control of, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Source DOD Flip.
Extended-Range Twin-Engine Operations (Etops).
Contact Airfield Mgr DSN 854-1110 Select Option 9 Enter Extn 2219/2907, C321-494-1110 Select Option 9 Enter Extn 2219/2907, Intl 011-247-2219/2907.
Potential for Reduced Braking Capability and/or Directional Control Exist, Particularly During Wet Rsc.
Caution: Hill Terrain All Sides. Numerous Unlighted Hills/Mt Within 2 NM of Airfield to 2820'. Uas Operations in Vicinity of Airfield. Two Ground Data Trml (Gdt) Ant Twrs 570' Fr Runway Centerline. All Gdt Twrs are 6'. 33' Met Twrs at 07.9677°S 14.3490W, and 07.9676°S 14.3494°W; Twrs Do not Peak SE Crater. Wx Balloon Launch Dly Fr Taxiway a.
No Entry/Exit Lights on Taxiways. Fmq-13 172' from Taxiway a Centerline.
Offl Bus only Prior Permission, Except Reg Scheduled Amc Chan Msn Originating Patrick AFB and Air Tanker Chan Msn Originating Brize Norton.
Ground Engine Maintenance Coord with Airfield Mgr.
Wx Balloon Launch Wed Aprxly 1230Z, NW of Airfield Up to 89000 ft.
All Aircraft Operating on Prior Permission Must Contact Ascension Tazcomm at Least 4 Hour Prior to ETA; Wkly Scheduled Aircraft 1 Hour Prior to ETA.
Raf Tazcomm Hf - 3146 4742 6733 11247
Runway Takeoff Wgt Limited to 475,000 Pounds for Kc-30/a-330 and 550,000 Pounds for Kc-10.

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