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Laurinburg-Maxton Airport (MEB) in Maxton, North Carolina
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Laurinburg-Maxton Airport (MEB)

  • General
  • Type: Airport, Status: Operational, Acivation Date: 05/01/1943, Runways: 2, Land Area Covered By Airport: 4290 acres, Ownership: Publicly owned, Facility Use: Open to public, Site Number: 16906.*A, Location ID: MEB, Region: Southern, District Office: MEM, Unicom Frequency: 122.800 MHz, Common Traffic Advisory Frequency (CTAF): 122.800 MHz, Aeronautical sectional chart: Charlotte, Tie-In FSS: No, Tie-In FSS ID: RDU, Tie-In FSS Name: Raleigh, Tie-In FSS Toll-Free Number: 1-800-WX-BRIEF, Elevation: 217 ft, Elevation determination method: Surveyed, Elevation Source: NGS (2009-02-18), Air traffic control tower: No, Boundary ARTCC (FAA) computer ID: ZCW, Boundary ARTCC ID: ZDC, Boundary ARTCC Name: Washington, Airspace Determination: Not Analyzed, Federal Agreements: NGPRY, NOTAM Service: Yes, NOTAM Facility ID: MEB, Last Inspection Date: 08/25/2012, Inspection Group: State aeronautical personnel, Inspection Method: State
  • Location
  • State: North Carolina, County: Scotland, City: Maxton, GPS (Degrees): Lat: 34° 47' 31.827'', Lng: -79° 21' 57.223'', GPS (Seconds): Lat: 34.792174, Lng: -79.365895, GPS determination method: Estimated, Position Source: OWNER (2011-08-09), Distance from central business district: 3 mi (N) Find on map
  • Owner
  • Town Of Laurinburg & Maxton, 16701 Airport Rd, Maxton, Nc 28364, 910-844-5081
  • Manager
  • Randy Hoffman, 16701 Airport Rd, Maxton, Nc 28364, 910-844-5081
  • Operations
  • Period: 08/25/2011 - 08/25/2012, Air Taxi Operations: 4,000, Itinerant Operations: 10,000, Local Operations: 10,000, Military Operations: 30,000
  • Aircraft
  • Single Engine Aircraft: 12
  • Additional
  • Fuel Types: 100LLA1+, Magnetic Variation: 8W (Year 2005), Beacon Color: Clear-green (lighted land airport), Lighting Schedule: See Rmk, Beacon Schedule: Ss-Sr, Airframe repair service availability/type: Minor, Power Plant repair service availability/type: Minor, Customs Airport Of Entry: No, Customs Landing Rights: No, Military/civil joint use agreement: No, Military Landing Rights: Yes, Non-Commercial Landing Fee: No, Transient storage: HGR,TIE, Wind direction indicator: Y-L, Segmented circle airport marker system: Yes, Other services: INSTR, PAJA, SALES
  • Remarks
  • Airspace Determination: EXISTED PRIOR TO 1959

Runway 1

  • Base End
  • Base End ID: 05, True Alignment: 46, Instrument Landing System (ILS) Type: Instrument landing system, Right Traffic Pattern: No, Runway Markings Type: Precision instrument, Markings Condition: Good, Physical GPS (Degrees): Lat: 34° 47' 25.301'', Lng: -79° 22' 19.099'', Physical GPS (Seconds): Lat: 34.790361, Lng: -79.371972, Physical Elevation: 215 ft, Threshold Crossing Height: 48.0 ft, Glide Path Angle: 0.03 °, Elevation At Touchdown Zone: 214.9 ft, Visual Glide Slope Indicators: P4L, Approach Light System: MALSR, FAA FAR Part 77 Category: PIR, Object Clear Slope: 50, Runway End Gradient: 0.2, Position Source: NGS (02/18/2009), Elevation Source: 3RD PARTY SURVEY (02/18/2009), Touchdown Zone Elevation Source: AVN (04/11/2011)
  • Reciprocal End
  • Reciprocal End ID: 23, True Alignment: 226, Right Traffic Pattern: Yes, Runway Markings Type: Precision instrument, Markings Condition: Good, Physical GPS (Degrees): Lat: 34° 48' 10.135'', Lng: -79° 21' 23.188'', Physical GPS (Seconds): Lat: 34.802816, Lng: -79.356441, Physical Elevation: 199 ft, Threshold Crossing Height: 47.0 ft, Glide Path Angle: 0.03 °, Elevation At Touchdown Zone: 213.0 ft, Visual Glide Slope Indicators: P4L, FAA FAR Part 77 Category: Other than utility, Object Clear Slope: 50, Runway End Gradient: 0.2, Position Source: NGS (02/18/2009), Elevation Source: NGS (02/18/2009), Touchdown Zone Elevation Source: NGS (02/18/2009)

Runway 2

  • Base End
  • Base End ID: 13, True Alignment: 135, Right Traffic Pattern: Yes, Runway Markings Type: Basic, Markings Condition: Good, Physical GPS (Degrees): Lat: 34° 47' 14.990'', Lng: -79° 22' 23.330'', Physical GPS (Seconds): Lat: 34.787497, Lng: -79.373147, Physical Elevation: 217 ft, Elevation At Touchdown Zone: 216.7 ft, Controlling Object Description: TREES, FAA FAR Part 77 Category: Other than utility runway with a visual approach, Object Clear Slope: 35, Object Height: 39 ft, Object Distance From Runway: 1581.0 ft, Object Offset From Runway: 256L ft, Runway End Gradient: 0.2, Position Source: OWNER (08/09/2011), Elevation Source: OWNER (08/09/2011), Touchdown Zone Elevation Source: OWNER (08/09/2011)
  • Reciprocal End
  • Reciprocal End ID: 31, True Alignment: 315, Right Traffic Pattern: No, Runway Markings Type: Basic, Markings Condition: Good, Physical GPS (Degrees): Lat: 34° 46' 50.180'', Lng: -79° 21' 53.490'', Physical GPS (Seconds): Lat: 34.780606, Lng: -79.364858, Physical Elevation: 216 ft, Elevation At Touchdown Zone: 216.3 ft, Controlling Object Description: ACFT, FAA FAR Part 77 Category: Other than utility runway with a visual approach, Object Clear Slope: 21, Object Height: 35 ft, Object Distance From Runway: 949.0 ft, Object Offset From Runway: 323L ft, Runway End Gradient: 0.2, Position Source: OWNER (08/09/2011), Elevation Source: OWNER (08/09/2011), Touchdown Zone Elevation Source: OWNER (08/09/2011)
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Jul 22, 2011 @ 4:16 pm
I am trying to find information, and photos, of the beginning of the Laurinburg-Maxton Air Force Base before and during World War II. As I remember it was primarily a base for training glider pilots. Any sources of information would be appreciated.
Thank you.
Roy E. Young

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