Ocracoke Island Airport

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Ocracoke Island Airport
Airport type Public
Owner U.S. National Park Service
Operator North Carolina Department of Transportation
Serves Ocracoke, North Carolina
Location Cape Hatteras National Seashore
Elevation AMSL 5 ft / 2 m
Coordinates 35°06′04″N 075°57′57″W / 35.10111°N 75.96583°W / 35.10111; -75.96583Coordinates: 35°06′04″N 075°57′57″W / 35.10111°N 75.96583°W / 35.10111; -75.96583
W95 is located in North Carolina
Location of airport in North Carolina
Direction Length Surface
ft m
6/24 2,999 914 Asphalt
Number Length Surface
ft m
H1 100 30 Concrete
Statistics (2009)
Aircraft operations 6,110

Ocracoke Island Airport (FAA LID: W95) is a public use airport located one nautical mile (2 km) east of the central business district of Ocracoke, a town on Ocracoke Island in Hyde County, North Carolina, United States.[1] It located in the Cape Hatteras National Seashore, owned by U.S. National Park Service, and operated by the North Carolina Department of Transportation.[1] This airport is included in the National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011–2015, which categorized it as a general aviation facility.[2]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Ocracoke Island Airport covers an area of 50 acres (20 ha) at an elevation of 5 feet (2 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 6/24 with an asphalt surface measuring 2,999 by 60 feet (914 x 18 m). It also has one helipad designated H1 with a concrete surface measuring 100 by 100 feet (30 x 30 m).[1]

For the 12-month period ending September 9, 2009, the airport had 6,110 aircraft operations, an average of 16 per day: 98% general aviation, 2% air taxi, and <1% military.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d e FAA Airport Master Record for W95 (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective May 31, 2012.
  2. ^ "2011–2015 NPIAS Report, Appendix A" (PDF, 2.03 MB). National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems. Federal Aviation Administration. October 4, 2010.  External link in |work= (help)

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