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MRN

Foothills Regional
Morganton, North Carolina

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FAA Identifier: MRN
Latitude/Longitude: 35-49-12.8000N / 081-36-41.1000W
35.8200 / -81.6114
Elevation: 1269 feet MSL (Surveyed)
Magnetic Variation: 07W (2005)
Land Area Covered: 1170 acres
From City: 6 nautical miles NE of Morganton, NC
County/Parish: Caldwell, NC
Airport Operations:
Airport Use: Public
Activiation Date: 12/1/1945 12:00:00 AM
Sectional Chart: Charlotte
Control Tower: No
ARTCC: Atlanta Center (ZTL)
FSS: Raleigh Flight Service Station ()
Attendance: ALL/MON-SAT/0800-1700, ALL/SUN/0900-1700
Wind Indicator: Yes - Lighted
Segmented Circle: Yes
Lights: See Rmk
Beacon: White-Green (lighted land airport)
International Operations: No
Landing Fee: No
Communications:
Unicom: 122.7
CTAF: 122.7
APCH/P DEP/P SERVICE PROVIDED BY ATLANTA ARTCC (HICKORY RCAG) ON FREQS 125.15/263.0.
Services:
Fuel available: 100LL Jet-A1+
Airframe Repair: Major
Power Plant Repair: Major
Bottled oxygen: Low
Bulk oxygen: High
Runway Information:
Runway: 03/21
Dimensions: 5500 x 75 ft.
Surface: Asphalt - in excellent condition
Weight Bearing Capacity:
Double wheel: 60 K lbs.
Runway Edge Lights: Medium intensity
Airport Ownership and Management:
Ownership: Publicly Owned
Owner: Foothills Regional Airport Authorit
3566 Foothills Airport Rd
Morganton, NC 28655
828-757-0099
Manager: Brent Brinkley
3566 Foothills Airport Rd
Morganton, NC 28655
828-757-0099
Sectional Map:
Remarks:
  • RY 03, 100 FT DROPOFF 330 FT FM THLD AND 80 FT BOTH SIDES OF CNTRLN ALONG FIRST 1000 FT OF RY.
  • RY 21, 30 FT DROPOFF 400 FT FM THLD BOTH SIDES AND 10 FT DROPOFF 50 FT FM THLD AND 150 FT RIGHT OF CNTRLN.
  • GLIDER ACTVTY DALGT HRS.
  • DEER & COYOTE ON & INVOF ARPT.
  • AFTER HOURS FUEL OR SERVICE CALL 828-757-0099
  • ACTVT MIRL RY 03/21, REILS RYS 03 & 21, PAPIS RYS 03 & 21 - CTAF.
  • SOUTHEAST.
Nearby Public Airports: (50 mile radius)
IDNameCity/State/UseChartDistance
HKY Hickory Rgnl Hickory, NC - Public Charlotte 14 miles
E40 Wilson'S Hickory, NC - Public Atlanta 18 miles
7A8 Avery County/morrison Field/ Spruce Pine, NC - Public Atlanta 23 miles
9A9 Shiflet Field Marion, NC - Public Atlanta 23 miles
NC2 Taylorsville Taylorsville, NC - Public Atlanta 24 miles
N92 Laneys Maiden, NC - Public Charlotte 33 miles
FQD Rutherford Co - Marchman Field Rutherfordton, NC - Public Charlotte 33 miles
IPJ Lincolnton-Lincoln County Rgnl Lincolnton, NC - Public Charlotte 34 miles
SVH Statesville Rgnl Statesville, NC - Public Charlotte 37 miles
EHO Shelby-Cleveland County Rgnl Shelby, NC - Public Charlotte 39 miles
UKF Wilkes County North Wilkesboro, NC - Public Cincinnati 40 miles
14A Lake Norman Airpark Mooresville, NC - Public Charlotte 42 miles
6A4 Johnson County Mountain City, TN - Public Cincinnati 43 miles
GEV Ashe County Jefferson, NC - Public Cincinnati 44 miles
78A Swan Creek Jonesville, NC - Public Cincinnati 49 miles
0A9 Elizabethton Muni Elizabethton, TN - Public Cincinnati 49 miles
AKH Gastonia Muni Gastonia, NC - Public Charlotte 50 miles
Nearby Private Airports: (20 mile radius)
IDNameCity/State/UseChartDistance
18NC Lanni Field Lenoir, NC - Private Atlanta 5 miles
NC52 Silver Creek Morganton, NC - Private Atlanta 9 miles
3NC0 Clyde Valley Morganton, NC - Private Atlanta 11 miles
NC27 Lower Creek Lenoir, NC - Private Atlanta 11 miles
6NR6 Patton Valley Nebo, NC - Private Atlanta 18 miles
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