Anson County Airport

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Anson County Airport
Anson County Airport.jpg
Airport type Public
Owner Anson County
Location Wadesboro, North Carolina
Elevation AMSL 300 ft / 91 m
Coordinates 35°01′14″N 080°04′38″W / 35.02056°N 80.07722°W / 35.02056; -80.07722
Direction Length Surface
ft m
16/34 5,498 1,676 Asphalt
Statistics (2005)
Aircraft operations 7,200
Based aircraft 32

Anson County Airport (ICAO: KAFPFAA LID: AFP) is a public airport located three miles (5 km) north of the central business district of Wadesboro, a town in Anson County, North Carolina, United States. It is owned by Anson County.[1]

Although most U.S. airports use the same three-letter location identifier for the FAA and IATA, Anson County Airport is assigned AFP by the FAA but has no designation from the IATA.[2]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Anson County Airport covers an area of 286 acres (116 ha) which contains one asphalt paved runway (16/34) measuring 5,498 x 100 ft (1,676 x 30 m). For the 12-month period ending August 3, 2005, the airport had 7,200 aircraft operations, an average of 19 per day: 90% general aviation, 7% air taxi and 3% military. There are 32 aircraft based at this airport: 66% single engine, 25% ultralight, 6% multi-engine and 3% gliders.[1]


The Anson County Airport was originally equipped with a runway only 3,464 ft (1,056 m). long. In 2006, a new 5,500 ft (1,700 m). runway was completed, in addition to a new 2,400 sq ft (220 m2). terminal building and several new hangars. Future plans for the airport include the addition of a new Instrument Landing System.


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