HQU Airport Information

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Thomson McDuffie-Regional Airport Information

Address:
454 John T. Lane Road
Thomson, Georgia 30824

Phone: (706) 595-1300
Fax: (706) 595-4685
E-mail: info@spirit-aviation.com

AWOS Frequency – 120.625 (706) 597-9801
UNICOM
- 122.8
ILS RWY
10 – 110.75
NDB
(AQ)- 341
GPS VOR/DME
04ºW 498ft
113.9 – IRQ
– 243.1º / 20.7mm
Aviation Fuel
: JET-A 100LL AVGAS
24 Hour Self Service Fuel Full Service During Day Light Hours

Thomson McDuffie-Regional Airport Location

Lat/Long: 33-31-47.015N / 082-31-00.428W
Elevation: 498 ft. / 152m Variation: 04W From city: 4 miles N of THOMSON, GA;
20 mins to AUGUSTA; 30 mins to LAKE OCONEE

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Airport Operation

Facility Use: Open to the public
Sectional Chart: ATLANTA
ARTCC: ATLANTA CENTER
FSS: MACON FLIGHT SERVICE STATION [1-800-WX-BRIEF]
NOTAMs Facility: MCN (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: Daylight Hours
Wind Indicator: lighted
Segmented Circle: yes
Lights: Lighted Runways and Taxiways
Beacon: white-green
Landing Fee: no

Airport Communication

CTAF: 122.8
GROUND CONTROL OUTLET: 121.725
WX AWOS-3: 120.625 (706-597-9801)
AUGUSTA APPROACH: 126.8 [0600-2300]
AUGUSTA DEPARTURE: 126.8 [0600-2300]

APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY ATLANTA ARTCC ON FREQS 128.1/323.0 (AUGUSTA RCAG) WHEN AUGUSTA APCH CTL CLSD.

Nearby Radio Navigation Aids

VOR radial/distance VOR name Freq Var
IRQr243/20.7 COLLIERS VORTAC 113.90 04W
NDB name Hdg/Dist Freq Var ID
THOMSON-MCDUFFIE at field 333 04W HQU …. –.- ..-
WASHINGTON/WILKES COUNTY 138/20.9 435 03W IIY .. .. -.–
EMORY 283/26.3 385 04W EMR . — .-.
KAOLIN 028/37.5 212 03W OKZ — -.- –..
BURKE COUNTY 323/38.9 356 04W BXG -… -..- –.
CULVR 059/39.4 380 04W UMB ..- — -…

Thomson McDuffie-Regional Airport Services

Fuel available: JET-A 100LL
Parking: hangars

Aircraft Maintenance

Airframe Service
Powerplant Service
Turbine and Jet Service (no overhauls)
Oxygen Available
Air Conditioning Service
Lav Service
GPU
Avionics
Forklift – Loading & Unloading Freight

Thomson McDuffie-Regional Airport Runway Information

Runway: 10/28
Dimensions: 5503 x 100 ft.
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Runway edge lights: HIRL
Traffic Pattern: Left

RUNWAY 10 RUNWAY 28
Traffic Pattern: Left Left
Runway Heading: 097 Magnetic, 093 True 277 Magnetic, 273 True
Markings: Non-Precision Instrument Non-Precision Instrument
Markings Condition: Good Good
Latitude: 33-31-48.159N 33-31-45.870N
Longitude: 082-31-29.952W 082-30-30.903W
Threshold Crossing Height: 52 ft. AGL 28 ft. AGL
Visual Glide Path Angle 3.00 degrees 3.00 degrees
Visual Slope Indicator 2-light PAPI on left 2-light PAPI on left
Touchdown Point Yes Yes
TD Elevation 468.0 ft 498.0 ft

Airport Inspection Services

Inspected by: State of Georgia aeronautical personnel

Federal agreements:

  • National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems (NPIAS)
  • Grant agreements under FAAP/ADAP/AIP
  • Assurances pursuant to Title VI, Civil Rights Act of 1964

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft operations: average 66/day 50% transient general aviation 50% local general aviation

Executive Terminal Services

Special Airport rate at Holiday Inn Express, 1 mile from Airport.

  • Catering & Ice
  • Crew Car
  • Rental Cars
  • Pilots Lounge
  • Pilots Snooze Rooms/Showers
  • Conference Room
  • Flight-Planning Room
  • Lav Service
  • GPU
  • Maintenance
  • Annuals
  • Avionics
  • Quick Turns – Easy Access

Rental Car

We have a special, discounted rate available with Enterprise Rental Car. Cars can be made available to you at our facilities, if you make advance arrangements. Please call us at 706-595-1300 to learn more or schedule your rental car here today.

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