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.
Safety of aircraft, pilots and spectators is of utmost importance. To increase the safety factor, the following procedures should be followed on Saturday May 21. (Normal uncontrolled airport procedure should be used Friday May 20)
DO NOT OVER-FLY THE AIRPORT AT OR BELOW TRAFFIC PATTERN ALTITUDE
Marianna Airport Radio Frequencies:
ARRIVALS: Runway 18 or 36 will be in use depending on wind conditions.
-NOTAM- Runway 36 now uses RIGHT PATTERN. Runway 18 is still Left Pattern.
-Arriving aircraft should monitor CTAF frequency as early as possible.
-Announce position and intentions on CTAF before entering airport area.
-Aircraft are expected to enter downwind near mid field from a 45. Pattern altitude is 1,100ft MSL for most aircraft.
-Listen for announcements from AIR ADVISORY for GROUND ADVISORY frequency if not previously posted.
-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.
-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 SAP.
-Arrivals wishing to camp with their plane Friday night should display a sign on the panel with the letters GAC
-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 HSP. You will be parked on the concrete area at the south end of the ramp.
-Young Eagle Pilots, please display YE
-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.
-When ready for departure, contact GROUND ADVISORY prior to starting engine. A flagman or Follow Me cart will sent to your location. NO ENGINES SHOULD BE STARTED WITHOUT GROUND SUPPORT ASSISTANCE. Advise them when you are ready to start and ready to taxi. Follow their instructions back to the taxiway along the edge of 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.