Abernathy Field

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Abernathy Field
Abernathy Field.JPG
Airport type Public
Owner City of Pulaski & Giles County
Serves Pulaski, Tennessee
Elevation AMSL 685 ft / 209 m
Coordinates 35°09′13″N 087°03′25″W / 35.15361°N 87.05694°W / 35.15361; -87.05694Coordinates: 35°09′13″N 087°03′25″W / 35.15361°N 87.05694°W / 35.15361; -87.05694
KGZS' is located in Tennessee
Location of airport in Tennessee
Direction Length Surface
ft m
16/34 5,001 1,524 Asphalt
Statistics (2009)
Aircraft operations 8,200
Based aircraft 11

Abernathy Field (ICAO: KGZSFAA LID: GZS) is a public use airport located three nautical miles (6 km) southwest of the central business district of Pulaski, a city in Giles County, Tennessee, United States. It is owned by the City of Pulaski and Giles County.[1] According to the FAA's National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2009–2013, it is categorized as a general aviation facility.[2]

Although many U.S. airports use the same three-letter location identifier for the FAA and IATA, this facility is assigned GZS by the FAA but has no designation from the IATA.[3]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Abernathy Field covers an area of 308 acres (125 ha) at an elevation of 685 feet (209 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 16/34 with an asphalt surface measuring 5,001 by 75 feet (1,524 x 23 m).[1]

For the 12-month period ending June 3, 2009, the airport had 8,200 aircraft operations, an average of 22 per day: 98% general aviation, 1% air taxi, and 1% military. At that time there were 11 aircraft based at this airport: 9 single-engine, 1 multi-engine, and 1 jet.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for GZS (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective 3 June 2010.
  2. ^ National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2009–2013: Appendix A: Part 5 (PDF, 1.18 MB). Federal Aviation Administration. Updated 15 October 2008.
  3. ^ "Abernathy Field (ICAO: KGZS, FAA: GZS)". Great Circle Mapper. Retrieved 14 July 2010. 

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