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Thomaston-Upson County Airport (OPN) in Thomaston, Georgia
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Historical Itinerant Operations - Thomaston-Upson County Airport

Historical Local Operations - Thomaston-Upson County Airport

Thomaston-Upson County Airport (OPN)

  • General
  • Type: Airport, Status: Operational, Acivation Date: 07/01/1994, Runways: 1, Land Area Covered By Airport: 248 acres, Ownership: Publicly owned, Facility Use: Open to public, Site Number: 04047.*A, Location ID: OPN, Region: Southern, District Office: ATL, Unicom Frequency: 122.800 MHz, Common Traffic Advisory Frequency (CTAF): 122.800 MHz, Aeronautical sectional chart: Atlanta, Tie-In FSS: No, Tie-In FSS ID: MCN, Tie-In FSS Name: Macon, Tie-In FSS Toll-Free Number: 1-800-WX-BRIEF, Elevation: 797 ft, Elevation determination method: Surveyed, Elevation Source: 3RD PARTY SURVEY (2008-11-17), Air traffic control tower: No, Boundary ARTCC (FAA) computer ID: ZCT, Boundary ARTCC ID: ZTL, Boundary ARTCC Name: Atlanta, Airspace Determination: Conditional, Federal Agreements: NGY, NOTAM Service: Yes, NOTAM Facility ID: OPN, Last Inspection Date: 03/04/2014, Inspection Group: State aeronautical personnel, Inspection Method: State
  • Location
  • State: Georgia, County: Upson, City: Thomaston, GPS (Degrees): Lat: 32° 57' 18.009'', Lng: -84° 15' 50.710'', GPS (Seconds): Lat: 32.955003, Lng: -84.264086, GPS determination method: Estimated, Position Source: FAA (2009-04-2), Distance from central business district: 5 mi (NE) Find on map
  • Owner
  • Thomaston Upson Co. Arpt Auth, 2347 Deray Rd, Thomaston, Ga 30286, 706-647-4500
  • Manager
  • Mitch Ellerbee, 2347 Del Ray Road, Thomaston, Ga 30286, 706-647-4500
  • Operations
  • Period: 12/31/2012 - 12/31/2013, Itinerant Operations: 6,000, Local Operations: 10,000
  • Aircraft
  • Single Engine Aircraft: 74, Multi Engine Aircraft: 14, Ultralight Aircraft: 2
  • Additional
  • Fuel Types: 100LLA1+, Magnetic Variation: 3W (Year 1995), Beacon Color: Clear-green (lighted land airport), Lighting Schedule: See Rmk, Beacon Schedule: Ss-Sr, Airframe repair service availability/type: Major, Power Plant repair service availability/type: Major, Non-Commercial Landing Fee: No, Transient storage: TIE, Wind direction indicator: Y-L, Segmented circle airport marker system: Yes, Other services: INSTR, PAJA, SURV
  • Remarks
  • Airspace Determination: PRVDD VFR

Runway 1

  • Base End
  • Base End ID: 12, True Alignment: 118, Runway Markings Type: Precision instrument, Markings Condition: Good, Physical GPS (Degrees): Lat: 32° 57' 32.635'', Lng: -84° 16' 23.683'', Physical GPS (Seconds): Lat: 32.959065, Lng: -84.273245, Physical Elevation: 787 ft, Threshold Crossing Height: 32.0 ft, Glide Path Angle: 0.04 °, Displaced GPS (Degrees): Lat: 32° 57' 29.652'', Lng: -84° 16' 16.952'', Displaced GPS (Seconds): Lat: 32.958237, Lng: -84.271376, Elevation At Displaced Threshold: 786 ft, Length At Displaced Threshold: 648 ft, Elevation At Touchdown Zone: 790.7 ft, Visual Glide Slope Indicators: P2L, Controlling Object Description: TREE, FAA FAR Part 77 Category: Other than utility, Object Clear Slope: 10, Object Height: 61 ft, Object Distance From Runway: 810.0 ft, Object Offset From Runway: 549L ft, Position Source: 3RD PARTY SURVEY (11/17/2008), Elevation Source: 3RD PARTY SURVEY (11/17/2008), Displaced Threshold Position Source: 3RD PARTY SURVEY (11/17/2008), Displaced Threshold Elevation Source: 3RD PARTY SURVEY (11/17/2008), Touchdown Zone Elevation Source: AVN (04/11/2011)
  • Reciprocal End
  • Reciprocal End ID: 30, True Alignment: 298, Instrument Landing System (ILS) Type: Instrument landing system, Runway Markings Type: Precision instrument, Markings Condition: Good, Physical GPS (Degrees): Lat: 32° 57' 03.383'', Lng: -84° 15' 17.737'', Physical GPS (Seconds): Lat: 32.950940, Lng: -84.254927, Physical Elevation: 798 ft, Threshold Crossing Height: 27.0 ft, Glide Path Angle: 0.03 °, Displaced GPS (Degrees): Lat: 32° 57' 06.604'', Lng: -84° 15' 25.002'', Displaced GPS (Seconds): Lat: 32.951835, Lng: -84.256945, Elevation At Displaced Threshold: 796 ft, Length At Displaced Threshold: 699 ft, Elevation At Touchdown Zone: 795.8 ft, Visual Glide Slope Indicators: P2L, Approach Light System: MALSR, Controlling Object Description: RR, FAA FAR Part 77 Category: PIR, Object Clear Slope: 14, Object Height: 13 ft, Object Distance From Runway: 382.0 ft, Object Offset From Runway: 0B ft, Position Source: 3RD PARTY SURVEY (11/17/2008), Elevation Source: 3RD PARTY SURVEY (11/17/2008), Displaced Threshold Position Source: 3RD PARTY SURVEY (11/17/2008), Displaced Threshold Elevation Source: 3RD PARTY SURVEY (11/17/2008), Touchdown Zone Elevation Source: AVN (04/11/2011)

National Wildlife Strike Incidents

1999-01-27
Time: Night, Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Business, Aircraft: C-172 (Airplane), Mass: <= 2,250 kg, Engines: 1, Power Type: Reciprocating engine (piston), Remains Collected: No, Runway: 12, Speed: 60 knots, Phase of Flight: Landing Roll, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: White-tailed deer, Size: Large, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Damage: Minor, Strikes/Damages: Struck & Damaged nose, Struck & Damaged Landing Gear, Effect On Flight: None, Out Of Service: 50000 h, Other Costs: $74248, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Comments: OPER = WEST CENTRAL GA FLYING CLUB
Remarks: COWLING DENTED, BRAKE LINE, ANTENNA & BRAKE CALIPER DAMAGED.

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