RHP - Western Carolina Rgnl, Andrews, NC
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Location:
FAA Identifier: RHP
Latitude/Longitude: 35-11-42.8270N / 083-51-46.9390W
35.195 / -83.8628
Elevation: 1698 feet MSL (Surveyed)
Magnetic Variation: 04W (2000)
Land Area Covered: 206 acres
From City: 2 nautical miles W of Andrews, NC
County/Parish: Cherokee, NC
Airport Operations:
Airport Use: Public
Activiation Date: 7/1/1947 12:00:00 AM
Sectional Chart: Atlanta
Control Tower: No
ARTCC: Atlanta Center (ZTL)
FSS: Raleigh Flight Service Station ()
Attendance: ALL/ALL/0800-1800
Wind Indicator: Yes - Lighted
Segmented Circle: Yes
Lights: See Rmk
Beacon: White-Green (lighted land airport)
International Operations: No
Landing Fee: No
Communications:
Unicom: 122.8
CTAF: 122.8
APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY ATLANTA ARTCC ON FREQS 134.8/379.95 (MT OGLETHORPE RCAG).
Services:
Fuel available: 100LL Jet-A Jet-A1+
Airframe Repair: Major
Power Plant Repair: Major
Bottled oxygen: None
Bulk oxygen: None
Runway Information:
Runway: 08/26
Dimensions: 5500 x 100 ft.
Surface: Asphalt - in excellent condition
Weight Bearing Capacity:
Single wheel: 25 K lbs.
Double wheel: 45 K lbs.
Runway Edge Lights: Medium intensity
Runway 08 Runway 26
Latitude: 35-11-34.1022N Latitude: 35-11-51.5505N
Longitude: 083-52-18.3348W Longitude: 083-51-15.5430W
Elevation: 1682 ft. Elevation: 1698 ft.
Gradient: 0.3% Gradient: 0.3%
Traffic Pattern: Right Traffic Pattern: Left
Displaced Threshold: 215 ft. Displaced Threshold: No
Markings: NPI - Non-precision instrument, Good condition Markings: NPI - Non-precision instrument, Good condition
Visual Glide Angle: 3.5° Visual Glide Angle:
Runway End Identifier Lights: Yes Runway End Identifier Lights:
Airport Ownership and Management:
Ownership: Publicly Owned
Owner: Cherokee County
75 Peachtree Street
Murphy, NC 28906
828-837-5527
Manager: Ed Marshall
5840 Airport Road
Andrews, NC 28901
828-321-5114
Sectional:
Remarks:
  • LOW FLYING MILITARY JET ACFT OVERFLY ARPT.
  • TWY UNLGTD.
  • 4-5 FT DITCH 75 FT FROM RY CNTRLN ON BOTH SIDES.
  • RY 08 RR 390 FT RIGHT OF CNTRLN 260 FT FM THLD.
  • ARPT SURROUNDED BY HIGH TERRAIN.
  • RY 08, 8 FT DROP-OFF, 108 FT FM THLD BOTH SIDES IN RY SAFETY AREA.
  • COLD TEMPERATURE RESTRICTED AIRPORT. ALTITUDE CORRECTION REQUIRED AT OR BELOW -5C.
  • UNATTENDED THANKSGIVING, CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR'S DAY.
  • PAPI UNUSBL BYD 2 DEG LEFT AND 8 DEG RIGHT OF CNTRLN (DUE TO TERRAIN).
  • PAPI DOES NOT PROVIDE OBSTACLE CLEARANCE BYD 2.5 NM FROM THLD, UNUSABLE BEYOND 2.5 NM.
  • APCH RATIO 19:1 AT DSPLCD THLD DUE TO RR.
  • 3 FT BERM 32 FT FM THLD OFFSET 81 FT RIGHT OF CNTRLN.
  • FOR FUEL SERVICE AFTER HOURS CALL 828-321-5114.
  • LCTD 0.5 MI NORTH OF WEST END OF RY 08/26.
  • ACTVT REIL RY 08 - CTAF. PAPI RYS 08 & 26 OPER CONT. MIRL RY 08/26 ON DUSK - DAWN. TO INCR INTST - CTAF.

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