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7A8

Avery County/morrison Field/
Spruce Pine, North Carolina

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FAA Identifier: 7A8
Latitude/Longitude: 35-56-43.3000N / 081-59-46.4000W
35.9453 / -81.9961
Elevation: 2745 feet MSL (Surveyed)
Magnetic Variation: 06W (2005)
Land Area Covered: 63 acres
From City: 4 nautical miles NE of Spruce Pine, NC
County/Parish: Avery, NC
Airport Operations:
Airport Use: Public
Activiation Date: 11/1/1962 12:00:00 AM
Sectional Chart: Atlanta
Control Tower: No
ARTCC: Atlanta Center (ZTL)
FSS: Raleigh Flight Service Station ()
Attendance: ALL/MON-FRI/0900-1700, ALL/SAT-SUN/IRREG
Wind Indicator: Yes - Lighted
Segmented Circle: No
Lights:
Beacon:
International Operations: No
Landing Fee: No
Communications:
Unicom: 123
CTAF: 123
APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY ATLANTA ARTCC (ZTL) ON 125.15/263.0 (HICKORY RCAG).
Services:
Fuel available: 100LL Jet-A1+
Airframe Repair: Major
Power Plant Repair: Major
Bottled oxygen: None
Bulk oxygen: None
Runway Information:
Runway: 17/35
Dimensions: 3001 x 60 ft.
Surface: Asphalt - in good condition
Weight Bearing Capacity:
Single wheel: 12.5 K lbs.
Airport Ownership and Management:
Ownership: Publicly Owned
Owner: Avery County Arpt Authority
P O Box 927
Newland, NC 28657
(828) 260-1701
Manager: Doug Jennings
400 Brushy Creek Road
Spruce Pine, NC 28777
(828) 387-7373
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Remarks:
  • VFR OPS ONLY.
  • HIGH TERRAIN ALL QUADRANTS, DAYLIGHT VFR OPS ONLY, RY 35 UPHILL GRADE, RY 17 RGT TRAFFIC PREFERRED FOR TAKEOFF.
  • MILITARY OPS ON AND INVOF ARPT.
  • WILDLIFE ON AND INVOF ARPT.
  • GRAVEL MINING OPS WEST OF AND ADJACENT TO RY.
  • RY 35 HAS 220+ FT TREES AND MOUNTAINOUS TERRAIN 2,200FT FM THLD OFFSET 400 FT RIGHT OF CNTRLN.
  • RY 35 MOUNTAINOUS TERRAIN 6000 FT FM RY END AND 650 FT ABOVE RY ELEVATION ON CNTRLN.
  • RY 35 HAS 60 FT DROPOFF 250 FT FROM THLD. RY 17 HAS 40 FT DROPOFF 300 FT FROM THLD.
  • FBO SVC AVBL.
  • CELL PHONE 828-387-7373
  • UNATTENDED HOLIDAYS.
  • RY 17/35 RY 17 PREFERRED FOR TKOFS - RY 35 PREFERRED FOR LNDGS.
  • FUEL 24 HR CREDIT CARD SVC NOT OPERATING CALL FOR FUEL
  • AUTOMATED UNICOM.
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E40 Wilson'S Hickory, NC - Public Atlanta 41 miles
TRI Tri-Cities Bristol/johnson/kingsport, TN - Public Cincinnati 43 miles
NC2 Taylorsville Taylorsville, NC - Public Atlanta 45 miles
GEV Ashe County Jefferson, NC - Public Cincinnati 47 miles
AVL Asheville Rgnl Asheville, NC - Public Atlanta 47 miles
GCY Greeneville-Greene County Muni Greeneville, TN - Public Cincinnati 49 miles
Nearby Private Airports: (20 mile radius)
IDNameCity/State/UseChartDistance
NC06 Elk River Banner Elk, NC - Private Cincinnati 16 miles
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