Federal Aviation Administration Information

Location


  • FAA Identifier: UKF
  • Latitude / Longitude:
    36 to 13 to 22.225N / 081 to 05 to 54.015W
    36 to 13.37042N / 081 to 05.90025W
    36.2228403 / -81.0983375
  • Elevation: (estimated)
    1300 feet. / 396.2 m (surveyed)
  • Variation: 05W (1990)
  • From city: Four 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 [800-WX-BRIEF]
  • NOTAMs facility: UKF (NOTAM-D service available)
  • Attendance: Dawn to Dusk
  • Airport Unattended: Thanksgiving and Christmas
  • Wind indicator: Lighted
  • Segmented circle: Yes
  • Lights:
    MIRL RY 01/19 PRESET LOW INTST; TO INCR INTST and ACTVT
    MALSR RY 01, PAPI RYS 01 and 19, REIL RYS 01 and 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 service provided by Atlanta ARTCC on FREQS
    125.15 / 263.0 (Hickory RCAG)

Runway Information


  • Runway 1/19
  • Dimensions: 6200 by 100 feet / 1676 by 30 meters
  • Surface: Asphalt, in good condition
  • Weight limitations:
    Single wheel: 45000 pounds
    Double wheel: 60000 lbs
  • Runway edge lights: Medium Intensity
  • Traffic pattern: Left
  • Markings: Precision, in good condition
  • Visual slope indicator: Two light PAPI on left (three 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 foot trees, 200 feet from runway, 450 feet right of centerline plus 45 feet
    Tree 0 to 200 feet FM THLD 450 right 20 feet
    Hill 200 feet from runway, 490 feet right of centerline plus 20 feet TERRAIN 0 to 200 feet 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: Average 63 per day
  • 65% Local general aviation
  • 22% Transient general aviation
  • 9% Air taxi
  • 4% Military

Additional Remarks


  • DEER ON and INVOF airport
  • Airport phone: 336-696-2000
  • PAEW ADJ TO RY 01/19 0-500-1700