JACKSON COUNTY
Latitude: 35-19-1.9599 N
Longitude: 83-12-34.9337 W
Elevation: 2857 ft.
Variation: 5 W 2000
From city: 3 miles SE of SYLVA, NC
ARTCC: ZTL
Section chart: ATLANTA
Time Zone: UTC-5(-4DT)
24A
SYLVA, NC
UNITED STATES

Data is effective:
04/03/2014 - 05/29/2014
Airport Operations
Airport Status: Operational
Facility use: Open to the public
Control Tower: No air traffic control tower at airport
FSS: RALEIGH FSS (RDU)
Toll Free: 1-800-WX-BRIEF
NOTAMs Facility: RDU (RALEIGH-DURHAM INTL)
Attendance: UNATNDD
Wind Indicator: Lighted
Segmented Circle: Yes
Lights: SEE RMK
ACTVT MIRL RY 15/33 AND PAPI RY 15 & 13 - CTAF.
Beacon: Clear and Green
SS-SR
Landing Fee: No
Fuel: 100LL
Int'l Operations: Not a Landing Rights Airport
Not an Airport of Entry
Airport Contacts
OWNER:
JACKSON CO ARPT AUTHORITY
401 GRINDSTAFF COVE ROAD
SYLVIA, NC 28779
UNITED STATES
Phone: 828-631-2295
MANAGER:
MARK JONES
401 GRINDSTAFF COVE RD
SYLVA, NC 28779
UNITED STATES
Phone: 828-586-0321
General Remarks
•  MTN HAZARD BCN LGTS LOCATED ON MTN RANGE APPROX 1.7 MILES SSW OF ARPT - LGTS OPERATION UNRELIABLE.
•  RY 15 300 FT DROPOFF 300 FT FM THLD BOTH SIDES AND 90 FT LEFT/RIGHT OF CNTRLN ALONG RUNWAY.
•  RY 33 300 FT DROPOFF 200 FT FM THLD 50 FT LEFT OF CNTRLN.
•  RAPIDLY RISING TERRAIN ALL QUADRANTS.
Airport Communications
UNICOM: 123. MHz AUTOMATED UNICOM.
ATIS: None  
Radio AIDS To Navigation
NAVAIDS:
Type ID Name Frequency Hours Distance Bearing Remarks
VORTAC SOT SNOWBIRD 108.8 MHz 24 Hours 29.4 nm 195.2°
•  OPERATIONAL IFR
•  TACAN AZIMUTH & DME UNUSBL 225-250 BYD 30 NM BLO 10,000 FT.
NDB BRA BROAD RIVER 379 KHz 24 Hours 36.4 nm 274.4°
•  OPERATIONAL IFR
•  NDB UNMONITORED WHEN ASHEVILLE ATCT CLOSED.
VOT TYS KNOXVILLE 112 MHz 24 Hours 48.5 nm 127.6°
•  OPERATIONAL IFR
Weather Data Services
ID Type Frequency Phone Distance Remarks
RHP WX AWOS-3 119.675 MHz 828-321-1049 33.0 nm
AVL WX ASOS   828-681-0131 33.5 nm
•  ASOS WIND UNRELIABLE WHEN ATCT CLSD.
GKT WX AWOS-3 126.875 MHz 865-429-5401 35.9 nm
LQK WX AWOS-3 120.0 MHz 864-843-5801 39.4 nm
•  AWOS WIND UNRELIABLE.
CEU WX ASOS 119.275 MHz 864-882-0144 41.9 nm
Runways
15/33
Dimensions: 3210 ft. x 60 ft.
Surface Type: ASPH
Surface Condition: GOOD
Treatment:  
Runway Edge Lights: Medium Intensity
Weight Limitations  
   PCN:  
   Single Wheel: 12.5,000 lbs
   Double Wheel:  
   Double Tandem:  
   Dual Double Tandem:  
  Runway 15 Runway 33
Traffic Pattern: Left Left
Markings: Nonstandard
RY 15/33 NUMBERS SMALLER THAN STANDARD.
Nonstandard
Markings Condition: Good Good
Latitude: 35-19-14.4498 N 35-18-49.47 N
Longitude: 83-12-46.8754 W 83-12-22.9919 W
Elevation: 2856.6 ft. 2806.6 ft.
Threshold Crossing Height: 30 ft. AGL 29 ft. AGL
Visual Glide Path Angle: 3.5° 3.09°
Visual Slope Indicator: 2-light PAPI on left
PAPI RY 15 UNUSBL BYD 8 DEG LEFT OF CENTERLINE.
2-light PAPI on left
Runway End Identifier Lights: No No
Displaced Threshold:   150.1 ft.
DT Latitude:   35-18-50.6388 N
DT Longitude:   83-12-24.1086 W
DT Elevation:   2807.4 ft.
TDZE: 2856.6 ft. 2807.4 ft.

Heliports
None