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The Marianna Municipal Airport is owned by the City of Marianna and operated by Skywarrior Flight Support, Inc. The runway configuration at the Marianna Municipal Airport consists of two 4,900-foot long by 100-foot wide intersecting runways. Both runways have pavement strength of 56,500 pounds single-wheel load (SWL). The airport has approximately 183,475 square yards of apron area. The apron has over 200 tie downs for aircraft. The 20,000 square foot FBO building has a space dedicated for a pilot lounge, flight service station, weather briefing area, and pilot training classroom.
The City of Marianna in partnership with Main Street and the Jackson County Tourist Development Council will be hosting its fifth annual “Fly-In” at the Marianna Municipal Airport on Saturday, May 16, 2015 from 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. This event is a way to promote the use and value of the airport to the community by attracting the general public and to prospect for potential flight customers. Last year, the event attracted more than 100 airplanes from the tristate area and over 2,000 people came out to enjoy the displays of World War II aircraft, flying activities and other events designed to help everyone learn more about aviation. There will be arts & crafts, food vendors and 17 Huey Helicopter rides given away! Plan to attend this year’s Airport Fly-In. Gates open at 9:00 AM and admission is free! The airport is located at 3689 Industrial Park Drive, Marianna, Florida and the phone number is 850-482-2281.
Marianna Municipal Airport Fly-In May 16, 2015
AIRCRAFT ARRIVAL/ DEPARTURE PROCEDURES
Safety of aircraft, pilots and spectators is of utmost importance. To increase the safety factor, the following procedures should be followed on Saturday May 16.
DO NOT OVER-FLY THE AIRPORT BELOW CONTROL ZONE ALTITUDE
Marianna Airport Radio Frequencies:
GROUND ADVISORY 120.150
ARRIVALS: -Runway 18 or 36 will be in use depending on wind conditions. Runway 8-26 will be closed due to R/C aircraft use at the east end.
-Arriving aircraft should monitor CTAF frequency as early as possible.
-Announce position and intentions on CTAF before entering airport area.
- Standard LEFT TRAFFIC procedures should be followed. Aircraft are expected to enter downwind near mid field from a 45. Pattern altitude is 1,100ft MSL for most aircraft. Do not fly low over the prison west of the runway.
-Listen for announcements from AIR ADVISORY for GROUND ADVISORY frequency.
-CAUTION: Radio Controlled aircraft will be operating off the east end of runway 8-26. If runway 18 is in use, maintain pattern altitude until past runway 8-26.
-Once on the ground, taxi clear of the runway on cross taxiway.
-AIRCRAFT WITHOUT RADIOS – use standard traffic procedures noted above. USE EXTREME CAUTION for other aircraft.
GROUND PROCEDURES: -Stop on cross taxiway prior to entering concrete ramp. Monitor GROUND ADVISORY frequency.
-Watch for flagman/ Follow Me cart. Expect to follow flagman or Follow Me cart to parking area.
-Warbirds, Antiques and Homebuilts that wish to park in the SHOW AREA, place a sign on the left side instrument panel with large easily readable letters SP.
-General aircraft parking will be in the grass area between runway 18/36 and the concrete ramp.
-Twins and other aircraft needing to park on hard surface, please display a sign on the panel with the letters HS. You will be parked on the concrete area at the south end of the ramp.
-Aircraft parking in the SHOW AREA will be expected to stay in that location throughout the day since there will be a high concentration of spectator traffic.
DEPARTURES: -When ready for departure, contact GROUND ADVISORY prior to starting engine. A flagman or Follow Me cart will sent to your location. Advise them when you are ready to start and ready to taxi. Follow their instructions back to the ramp. Then follow standard safe taxi procedures to the runway in use. USE EXTREME CAUTION FOR SPECTATORS.
- Extend straight out departure until well clear of the airport traffic area.
SAFETY IS TOP PRIORITY. STAY ALERT AT ALL TIMES FOR OTHER AIRCRAFT AND SPECTATORS.