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HLX -  TWIN COUNTY
GALAX HILLSVILLE, VA
  

  VFR Current METAR
Reported by  KHLX, 01/20 18:15 UTC
VFR
 - No Clouds Below 12000'
 - Visibility 10 Miles
 - Precipitation unknown
 - Winds 300° at 14 Knots gusting 24
 - Temperature unknown
 - Dewpoint unknown
 - 30.1 inches mercury
Raw: 2018/01/20 18:15 KHLX 201815Z AUTO 30014G24KT 10SM CLR 10/02 A3010 RMK AO2 T01000024
  Location
Latitude/Longitude: 36° 45' 58.01" N / 80° 49' 24.84" W
36° 45.9669' N / 80° 49.4139' W
36.766115 / -80.823566
Elevation: 2693
Magnetic Variation: 06W
Sectional: CINCINNATI
Distance/Direction From City: 7 nautical miles NE of GALAX HILLSVILLE, VA
  Operations
Open to the Public: Yes
Control Tower: No
Attendance Schedule: ALL YEAR, M-F, 0800-1700
Lighting Schedule: DUSK-DAWN
Segmented Circle: No
Landing Fee: No
Unicom Frequency: 122.800
CTAF Frequency: 122.800
  General Info
Airport Type: Airport
Ownership Type: Public
Owner: TWIN COUNTY ARPT COMSN
Owner Address: 504 HANGAR RD.
HILLSVILLE, VA 24343-5264
276-728-4504
Manager: TRANSITION
Manager Address: 504 HANGAR RD.
HILLSVILLE, VA 24343-5264
276-728-4504
Number of Based Aircraft: 12
Number of Annual Operations: 16691
  Services
Available Fuel: 100LL, Jet A
Airframe Repair: MINOR
Powerplant Repair: MAJOR
Bottled Oxygen Availability: None
Bulk Oxygen Availability: None
  Runways
Runway 01/19
4204 x 75 feet
Asphalt , in Good condition
Edge Lighting: Medium intensity
01 19
True Alignment 359 179
Traffic Pattern Left Left
Threshold lat/lon unknown unknown
Threshold Crossing Height 21 39
Touchdown Elevation 2693 2686
ILS None None
Visual Glide Slope 4 light PAPI, left side 2 light PAPI, left side
Controlling Object Trees: 51 ft high, 1,596 ft from runway end, 259 ft to the left (on approach).
- Clearance slope is 27:1.
- Object is not marked or lighted.
Pole: 29 ft high, 447 ft from runway end, 268 ft to the right (on approach).
- Clearance slope is 8:1.
- Object is lighted.
Runway Remarks none  - TREE 76 FT ABOVE RUNWAY END; 1000 FT FROM RUNWAY END, 344 FT R.
  Remarks
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 - THIS AIRPORT HAS BEEN SURVEYED BY THE NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY.
 - GROUND COMMUNICATION OUTLET (GCO) AVAILABLE ON FREQUENCY 135.075 THRU ROA CLEARANCE DELIVERY.
 - DEER ON & IN VICINITY OF AIRPORT.
 - FAX 276-728-4544
 - OR 276-236-3412 FAX OR VOICE.
 - ATTND IREG.
 - TREE 76 FT ABOVE RUNWAY END; 1000 FT FROM RUNWAY END, 344 FT R.
 - SELF-SERVICE CREDIT CARD FUEL AVLB 24 HOURS
 - MEDIUM INTENSITY RUNWAY LIGHTS (MIRL) RUNWAY 01/19 PRESET LOW INTENSITY; TO INCR INTENSITY & ACTIVATE RUNWAY END IDENTIFIER LIGHTS RUNWAYS 01 & 19 - CTAF. PRECISION APPROACH PATH INDICATOR (PAPI) RUNWAYS 01 & 19 OPERATE CONT.
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