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47A Cherokee County Airport
Canton, Georgia, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 05 MAY 2011

Location

FAA Identifier: 47A
Lat/Long: 34-18-38.1258N / 084-25-26.0790W
34-18.635430N / 084-25.434650W
34.3105905 / -84.4239108
(estimated)
Elevation: 1219 ft. / 371.6 m (surveyed)
Variation: 04W (2000)
From city: 6 miles NE of CANTON, GA
Time zone: UTC -4 (UTC -5 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 30107

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Sectional chart: ATLANTA
Control tower: no
ARTCC: ATLANTA CENTER
FSS: MACON FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: MCN (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 0800-1800
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: DUSK-DAWN
ACTVT MIRL RY 04/22 AND PAPI RYS 04 & 22 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 123.0
WX AWOS-3: 119.825 (770-704-6235)
ATLANTA APPROACH: 121.0 [0645-2300]
ATLANTA DEPARTURE: 121.0 [0645-2300]
WX AWOS-3 at JZP (9 nm N): 118.55 ((706) 253-9008)
WX AWOS-3 at 49A (20 nm N): 118.075 (706 276-4513)
WX AWOS-3 at RYY (20 nm SW): PHONE 770-425-3406

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
PDKr349/26.8PEACHTREE VOR/DME116.6002W
RMGr075/35.6ROME VORTAC115.4001E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
CHERO046/4.741504WDJD -.. .--- -..
PICKENS COUNTY172/8.928504WJZP .--- --.. .--.
CARTERSVILLE076/21.830804WEVZ . ...- --..
CALHOUN104/25.532302WOUK --- ..- -.-
FLOWERY BRANCH287/26.536503WFKV ..-. -.- ...-
FLOYD091/36.738802WOYD --- -.-- -..
WHITFIELD141/38.640003WUWI ..- .-- ..

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
Parking: tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 4/22

Dimensions: 3414 x 75 ft. / 1041 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 26.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
Runway edge markings: RY MARKINGS BADLY FADED.
RUNWAY 4  RUNWAY 22
Latitude: 34-18.425767N34-18.845093N
Longitude: 084-25.660738W084-25.208562W
Elevation: 1205.3 ft.1215.3 ft.
Gradient: 0.4%0.4%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 046 magnetic, 042 true226 magnetic, 222 true
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on left (2.50 degrees glide path)2-light PAPI on left (2.50 degrees glide path)
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: none
6 FT TREES & BRUSH 105 FT LEFT AT THRESHOLD.
38 ft. trees, 618 ft. from runway, 300 ft. right of centerline, 11:1 slope to clear
12:1 APPROACH SLOPE TO DISPLACED THLD, TREES 144 FEET OUT & 220 FEET RIGHT.

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CHEROKEE COUNTY AIRPORT AUTH.
PO BOX 5052
CANTON, GA 30114
Phone 770-479-1808
Manager: JIMMY GARLAND, FBO
S&S AVIATION, 1800 AIRPORT DRIVE
BALLGROUND, GA 30107
Phone 770-479-6389

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 84
Single engine airplanes: 67
Multi engine airplanes: 12
Helicopters: 3
Ultralights: 2
    
Aircraft operations: avg 49/day *
56% local general aviation
44% transient general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 03 August 2007

Instrument Procedures

NOTE: All procedures below are presented as PDF files. If you need a reader for these files, you should download the free Adobe Reader.

NOT FOR NAVIGATION. Please procure official charts for flight.
FAA instrument procedures published for use between 28 May 2011 at 0901Z and 23 June 2011 at 0900Z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
DIFFI ONE   download (213KB)
JRAMS ONE (RNAV)   download (223KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 04   download (220KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 22   download (204KB)
NDB RWY 04   download (195KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (27KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (72KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KJZP - Pickens County Airport (9 nm N)
KRYY - Cobb County Airport-Mc Collum Field (20 nm SW)
KVPC - Cartersville Airport (24 nm SW)
KMGE - Dobbins Air Reserve Base (24 nm S)
KPDK - Dekalb-Peachtree Airport (27 nm S)
 
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Aerial photo
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Aerial photo of 47A (Cherokee County Airport)
Photo by Tony and Jeff Simica
Photo taken 26-Jul-2009
from 2500 feet MSL.

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From to 47A

Sunrise and sunset
Times for 28-Jun-2011
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:0010:00
Sunrise06:2910:29
Sunset20:5300:53
Evening civil twilight21:2201:22

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  29-Jun-2011 01:44:06
Local (UTC-4)  28-Jun-2011 21:44:06
 
METAR
K47A 290055Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 23/20 A3003 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT NE
KRYY 
20nm SW 
290050Z 32006KT 10SM SCT130 BKN200 25/18 A3003
TAF
KRYY 
20nm SW 
281940Z 2820/2918 28012KT P6SM SCT045CB SCT250 TEMPO 2823/2901 4SM SHRA BR BKN035CB FM290200 28006KT P6SM SCT150 FM290900 31005KT 5SM BR FEW150 FM291300 31007KT P6SM SCT070
KMGE 
24nm S 
2821/2921 30010G15KT 9999 SCT050 BKN200 QNH3004INS TEMPO 2821/2824 VRB15G25KT BECMG 2901/2902 30008KT 9999 VCSH BKN040 QNH3006INS BECMG 2912/2913 27006KT 9999 NSW SCT050 QNH3002INS T33/2921Z T22/2912Z
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

 Business Name   Contact    Services / Description  Fuel Prices Comments
S&S Aviation 770-479-6389
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100LL Jet A
FS $5.80 $5.05 
SS $5.35 $4.70 
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SS=Self service
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Aviation Businesses, Services, and Facilities

 Business Name   Contact   Services / Description Comments
 Superior Flight School
770-704-9931
[web site]
[email]
Flight training, Aircraft rental, Pilot supplies, Flying club, Computerized weather, Internet access, Restrooms
 
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Where to Stay: Hotels, Motels, Resorts, B&Bs, Campgrounds

 In this space we feature lodging establishments that are convenient to the Cherokee County Airport. If your hotel/inn/B&B/resort is near the Cherokee County Airport, provides convenient transportation, or is otherwise attractive to pilots, flight crews, and airport users, consider listing it here.  
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AirNav users who flew into 47A have stayed at...

Miles Price ($)
COMFORT INN - CANTON 4.3 80-81
BEST WESTERN MOUNTAIN VILLA INN & SUITES 4.7 64-100
 

Other hotels near Cherokee County Airport

Miles Price ($)
HOMESTEAD INN 4.2 39-40
HAMPTON INN ATLANTACANTON 4.7 76-104
HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS HOTEL & SUITES CANTON 4.7 104-105
DAYS INN - CANTON 5.8 45-58

Distances are approximate, and may vary depending on the actual route traveled and the location of the travel start on the airport.
    

Hotels in other cities near Cherokee County Airport

7 in Canton
3 in Jasper
4 in Woodstock
4 in Cumming
28 in Alpharetta
3 in Dawsonville
 

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