Union County Airport - Shelton Field
 Ron Wade, Department Head
Airport Road
Union, SC 29379
Phone (864) 429-1680
  rwade@countyofunion.com

Shelton Field is located off the Sardis Road one mile west of the Union city limits. The field has a 3,500 foot paved runway capable of handling twin-engine business aircraft. The airport is located 608 feet above sea level and has fuel and other service facilities available. A rotating beacon is located on the field and runway lights can be turned on by radio from approaching aircraft.


Photo courtesy of Eddie Adams
Union County - Troy Shelton Field Airport (35A)

 
AIRPORT INFORMATION AS PUBLISHED ON 13 JUNE 2002 
 

Location

Lat/Long: 34-41-11.365N / 081-38-30.345W
             34-41.18942N / 081-38.50575W
             34.6864903 / -81.6417625
             (estimated)
  Elevation: 605 ft. / 184.4 m (surveyed) 
  Variation: 04W (1985) 
  From city: 1 mile SW of UNION, SC 

Airport Operations
      Facility use: Open to the public 
   Sectional chart: ATLANTA 
     Control tower: no 
             ARTCC: ATLANTA CENTER 
               FSS: ANDERSON FLIGHT SERVICE STATION [1-800-WX-BRIEF] 
   NOTAMs facility: AND (NOTAM-D service available) 
        Attendance: 0800-1700 
    Wind indicator: lighted 
  Segmented circle: yes 
            Lights: DUSK-DAWN
                    MIRL RY 05/23 PRESET MED INTST DUSK-0000; AFTER 0000
                    ACTVT - CTAF. ACTVT VASI RYS 05 & 23 - CTAF. 
            Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport) 

Airport Communications

     CTAF: 122.7 
   UNICOM: 122.7 
 APPROACH: 119.4 
DEPARTURE: 119.4 
  • WHEN GREER APCH CTL CLSD APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY ATLANTA
ARTCC ON FREQS 135.35/319.25 (OWING RCAG).


Nearby radio navigation aids  
 VOR radial/distance                 VOR name   Freq   Var
  -------------------  -----------------------  ------  ---
 
SPAr148/25.1              SPARTANBURG VORTAC  115.70  02W
 
GRDr045/36.4                GREENWOOD VORTAC  115.50  01W
 
FMLr244/38.4                FORT MILL VORTAC  112.40  02W

  NDB name                    Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
  --------------------------  --------  ----  ---  -------------------
 UNION COUNTY                at field   326  04W  UOT  ..- --- -
 
LAURENS                     059/18.6   307  04W  LUX  .-.. ..- -..-
 FAIRMONT                    132/21.3   248  05W  FRT  ..-. .-. -
 
ENOREE                      004/22.5   278  05W  EOE  . --- .
 
CHESTER                     261/22.5   220  06W  DCM  -.. -.-. --
 
CORONACA                   044/34.0   239  04W  GIW  --. .. .--
 
FIRST RIVER                 190/34.0   417  06W  SLP  ... .-.. .--.
 
WINNSBORO                   315/34.4   414  05W  FDW  ..-. -.. .--

 STONIA                      224/38.5   293  06W  GHJ  --. .... .---
 LANCASTER                   272/38.7   400  05W  LKR  .-.. -.- .-.
               

Airport Services

      Fuel available: 100LL
                      SELF-SERVE FUEL AVBL 24 HRS. 
    Airframe service: MINOR 
  Powerplant service: MINOR 
      Bottled oxygen: NONE 
         Bulk oxygen: NONE 

Runway Information

Runway 5/23

                    Dimensions: 3008 x 60 ft. / 917 x 18 m
                       Surface: asphalt, in good condition 
            Weight limitations: Single wheel: 12500 lbs 
            Runway edge lights: medium intensity 
                                RUNWAY 5                 RUNWAY 23
               Traffic pattern: left                     left
                Runway heading: 051 magnetic, 047 true   231 magnetic, 227 true 
                      Markings: basic                    basic 
            Markings condition: good                     good 
                      Latitude: 34-41.02083N             34-41.35800N 
                     Longitude: 081-38.72583W            081-38.28567W 
                     Elevation: 573.2 ft.                604.9 ft. 
     Threshold crossing height: 27 ft. AGL               22 ft. AGL 
       Visual glide path angle: 3.50 degrees             4.00 degrees 
        Visual slope indicator: 2-box VASI on left       2-box VASI on right 
           Displaced threshold: no                       no 
               Touchdown point: no                       no 
                  Obstructions: TREE                     TREE 

Airport Inspection

      Inspected by: State of South Carolina aeronautical personnel
   Last inspection: 29 September 2000
Federal agreements: - National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems (NPIAS)
                    - Grant agreements under FAAP/ADAP/AIP
                    - Assurances pursuant to Title VI, Civil Rights Act of 1964

Airport Operational Statistics

     Aircraft based on the field: 5      Aircraft operations: average 109/week
         Single engine airplanes: 5             61% transient general aviation
                                                39% local general aviation    


Services or Facilities at this Airport
Airport management, Fuel, Public telephone