Quincy Municipal Airport (Florida)

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Coordinates: 30°35′52.30″N 084°33′26.70″W / 30.5978611°N 84.5574167°W / 30.5978611; -84.5574167

Quincy Municipal Airport
Summary
Airport type Public use
Owner Quincy-Gadsden Airport Authority
Operator Quincy-Gadsden Airport Authority
Serves Quincy, Florida
Location Gadsden County, Florida
Elevation AMSL 221 ft / 67 m
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
14/32 2,964 903 Asphalt
Statistics (1999)
Aircraft operations 5,247
Based aircraft 59

The Quincy Municipal Airport (FAA LID: 2J9) is a public-use airport located 2 miles (3.2 km) northeast of the central business district of the city of Quincy in Gadsden County, Florida, United States. The airport is publicly owned.[1] The nearest airline service and jet fuel is 20 miles (32 km) away at Tallahassee International Airport (KTLH). The airport appears on the western edge of the Jacksonville VFR sectional.

Runways and facilities[edit]

The Quincy Airport does have a single 2,964' X 75', paved, lighted runway. Runway 14/32 has low intensity edge lighting. Both ends of the runway have displaced thresholds for landing. Full length of the paved surface is available for takeoff in both directions. There are no paved taxiways.

Runway 14: Runway heading- 137 magnetic, 136 true Displaced threshold: approx 150 ft.

Runway 32: Runway heading- 317 magnetic, 316 true; Displaced threshold: 324 ft.

There is a lighted windsock and a rotating beacon near the FBO building on the east side of the runway. 100LL avgas is available at the FBO. Maintenance is available on the field. The turf area on the east side of/and parallel to the paved runway is an unofficial turf runway. This area is used by ultralights, gliders, skydivers, homebuilt aircraft, helicopters and occasionally regular aircraft during normal operations. There is a VOR approach off the Seminole (SZW) VOR near Tallahassee and a GPS approach.

Since 1994 the airport has been home to The School of Human Flight [2] (also known as "Skydive Tallahassee") - the only USPA Member dropzone in the Florida panhandle. Extensive parachute operations take place at the airport, with several thousands jumps made annually.

Nearby radio and navigation aids[edit]

VOR radial/distance VOR name Freq Var

SZW r283/9.8 SEMINOLE VORTAC 117.50 02E

MAI r111/31.4 MARIANNA VORTAC 114.00 00E

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.7

TALLAHASSEE APPROACH/DEPARTURE: 128.7

WX ASOS at TLH (16 nm SE): PHONE 850-576-3665

APCH/DEP SERVICE PRVDD BY JAX ARTCC ON FREQS 135.325/343.8 (TALLAHASSEE RCAG) WHEN TALLAHASSEE APCH CTL CLSD.

The airport serves all of the normal functions of a small city airport but seems to specialize in recreational aviation. The sometimes high volume of sport aviation activities warrant vigilance when operating at or near the airport. For more information you can go to http://www.airnav.com/airport/2J9.

Airport governance[edit]

The airport is now an independently chartered entity which is run by the Quincy-Gadsden Airport Authority. The authority has five volunteer members, two appointed by the city, two by the county and one person who is jointly appointed by both.

The airports phone and mailing addresses are:

QUINCY GADSDEN ARPT AUTH
BOX 1905
QUINCY, FL 32351
Phone 850-875-4747 (disconnected?)

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