Anson County Airport (ICAO: KAFP, FAA LID: AFP) is a public airport located three miles (5 km) north of the central business district of Wadesboro, a town in Anson County, North Carolina, United States. It is owned by Anson County.Although most U.S. airports use the same three-letter location identifier for the FAA and IATA, Anson County Airport is assigned AFP by the FAA but has no designation from the IATA.
== Facilities and aircraft ==
Anson County Airport covers an area of 286 acres (116 ha) which contains one asphalt paved runway (16/34) measuring 5,498 x 100 ft (1,676 x 30 m). For the 12-month period ending August 3, 2005, the airport had 7,200 aircraft operations, an average of 19 per day: 90% general aviation, 7% air taxi and 3% military.
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