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Airport

Wilkes County Airport is a general aviation facility and is home to many corporate and personal aircraft, with nearly 23,000 operations yearly.

The Wilkes County Airport is open daily from dawn to dusk (excluding Thanksgiving and Christmas).

We offer the following services. For more information Contact Us.

Wilkes County Airport Brochure

FAA Information

Location


FAA Identifier: UKF
Lat/Long: 36-13-22.225N / 081-05-54.015W
36-13.37042N / 081-05.90025W
36.2228403 / -81.0983375
Elevation: (estimated)
1300 ft. / 396.2 m (surveyed) 
Variation: 05W (1990)
From city: 4 miles NE of NORTH WILKESBORO, NC
   

Airport Operations


Airport use: Open to the public
Sectional chart: CINCINNATI
Control tower: No
ARTCC: ATLANTA CENTER
FSS: RALEIGH FLIGHT SERVICE STATION [1-800-WX-BRIEF]
NOTAMs facility: UKF (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: DAWN-DUSK
ARPT UNATTENDED THANKSGIVING & CHRISTMAS.
Wind indicator: Lighted
Segmented circle: Yes
DUSK-DAWN
Lights: MIRL RY 01/19 PRESET LOW INTST; TO INCR INTST & ACTVT 
MALSR RY 01, PAPI RYS 01 & 19, REIL RYS 01 & 19 AND TWY 
LGTS - CTAF.
Beacon: White-Green (lighted land airport)
   

Airport Communications


CTAF/UNICOM: 122.7
WX AWOS-3: 126.625 (336-696-3788)
WX AWOS-3 at GEV (20 nm NW): 120.675 (336-982-5555)
APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY ATLANTA ARTCC ON FREQS 125.15/263.0 (HICKORY RCAG).
   

Runway Information


Runway 1/19  
Dimensions: 6200 x 100 ft. / 1676 x 30 m
Surface: Asphalt, in good condition
Weight limitations: Single wheel: 45000 lbs
Double wheel: 60000 lbs
Runway edge lights: Medium Intensity
   
Traffic pattern: Left
Markings: Precision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Approach lights: MALSR: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with runway alignment indicator lights
Runway end identifier lights: Yes
Instrument approach: ILS/DME ILS/DME
Obstructions: 45 ft. trees, 200 ft. from runway, 450 ft. right of centerline +45 FT TREE 0-200 FT FM THLD 450 RIGHT. 20 ft. hill, 200 ft. from runway, 490 ft. right of centerline +20 FT TERRAIN 0-200 FT FM THLD 490 RIGHT.
   

Airport Operational Statistics


Aircraft based on the field: 36
Single engine airplanes: 17
Multi engine airplanes: 10
Jet airplanes: 6
Ultralights: 3
Aircraft operations: avg 63/day
   
65% local general aviation  
   
22% transient general aviation
9% air taxi
4% military 
 
   

Additional Remarks


  • DEER ON & INVOF ARPT.
  • ARPT PHONE NUMBER 336-696-2000
  • PAEW ADJ TO RY 01/19 0500-1700
   
   

AIRPORT Documents

Wilkes County Airport Brochure

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Wilkes County Airport Brochure

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