Elkin Municipal Airport

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Elkin Municipal Airport
Airport typePublic
OwnerTown of Elkin
ServesElkin, North Carolina
Elevation AMSL1,067 ft / 325 m
Coordinates36°16′48″N 080°47′10″W / 36.28000°N 80.78611°W / 36.28000; -80.78611Coordinates: 36°16′48″N 080°47′10″W / 36.28000°N 80.78611°W / 36.28000; -80.78611
ZEF is located in North Carolina
Location of airport in North Carolina
Direction Length Surface
ft m
7/25 4,001 1,220 Asphalt
Statistics (2009)
Aircraft operations13,350
Based aircraft17

Elkin Municipal Airport (ICAO: KZEF, FAA LID: ZEF) is a public airport in Surry County, North Carolina, United States, three miles northeast of Elkin.[1] It is owned by the Town of Elkin; the National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011–2015 called it a general aviation facility.[2]

Most U.S. airports use the same three-letter location identifier for the FAA and IATA, but Elkin is assigned ZEF by the FAA[1] and has no IATA identifier.[3][4] The airport's ICAO identifier is KZEF.[5]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Elkin Municipal Airport covers 91 acres (37 ha) at an elevation of 1,067 feet (325 m) above mean sea level. Its one runway, 7/25, is 4,001 by 75 feet (1,220 x 23 m) asphalt.[1]

In the year ending July 24, 2009 the airport had 13,350 aircraft operations, average 36 per day: 97% general aviation and 3% military. 17 aircraft were then based at this airport: 88% single-engine and 12% multi-engine.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d e FAA Airport Master Record for ZEF (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective May 31, 2012.
  2. ^ "2011–2015 NPIAS Report, Appendix A" (PDF). National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems. Federal Aviation Administration. October 4, 2010. Archived from the original (PDF, 2.03 MB) on 2012-09-27. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help); External link in |work= (help)
  3. ^ "Elkin Municipal Airport (ICAO: KZEF, FAA: ZEF, IATA: none)". Great Circle Mapper. Retrieved July 28, 2012.
  4. ^ "IATA Airport Code Search". International Air Transport Association. Retrieved December 19, 2012.
  5. ^ "Elkin Municipal – ZEF (KZEF)". National Flight Data Center. Federal Aviation Administration. Retrieved July 28, 2012. External link in |work= (help)

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