Ferguson Airport Crew Resource Page
This page will assit you in getting familiar with the special departure and arrival procedures at Ferguson Airport. Please read over the procedures if this is your first time visiting us. They are for the safety of you as well as the safety of everyone around the airport. If you have any questions please feel free to contact the airport directly at 850.453.4181. See you soon!
Ferguson Airport is located beneath a shelf of NAS Pensacola’s Sherman Field Class C airspace. Three miles north and west of the field, the bottom of the Class C airspace descends from 1400 to 700 ft. To the east and south of the field, the Class C airspace is at the surface. Do not descend into the landing pattern. Rather, descend north or northwest of the field and enter the traffic pattern at 527 ft. MSL (500 ft. AGL).
If penetrating NAS Whiting/Pensacola Regional/NAS Pensacola Class C airspace, (or if Pensacola Approach Control Radar services are desired) depending upon the bearing you are on, contact Pensacola Approach Control on one of the following Frequency;
340-159 Degrees ………………………….. 119.0
160-250 Degrees ………………………….. 120.65
251-339 Degrees ………………………….. 118.6
Advise them that you are landing at Ferguson Airport. When released from ATC frequency, self-announce 10 miles out (if on CTAF 122.8 at that distance), on downwind, on base leg, on final, and on leaving the runway.
Left traffic all runways. Traffic pattern altitude is 527 ft. MSL (500 ft. AGL). Remain within 1/2 mile east of the runway.
Enter the traffic pattern from the north or northwest only.
Enter the upwind leg of the pattern for Runway 18. Enter the downwind leg of the pattern for Runway 36.
- Land on the grass runway or on the paved runway.
- Aircraft can land while other aircraft are taxiing.
- Taxi on the west side of the grass area.
Taxi to run up areas on the west side of the grass runway only.
Climb straight ahead to 300 ft. MSL, then turn left, climbing to a left downwind. Depart north at pattern altitude, 527 ft. MSL(500 ft. AGL).
Takeoff on the paved runway. Climb straight ahead to pattern altitude, 527 ft. MSL(500 ft. AGL).
Do not over fly Saufley Field NUN.
West and northwest.
Remain below 700 ft. MSL until over the center of Perdido Bay. Do not climb above 1400 ft. MSL until no longer below Class C airspace. To climb into Class C airspace, contact Pensacola Approach Control on 118.6.
Remain below 700 ft. MSL until over the center of Perdido Bay. Do not fly over Saufley Field. Do not climb above 1400 ft. MSL until no longer below Class C
airspace. To climb into Class C airspace, contact Pensacola Approach Control on 118.6.
East and northeast
Remain below 700 ft. MSL until over Perdido Bay. You cannot fly east or northeast without penetrating Class C airspace. To enter Class C airspace, contact Pensacola Approach Control on 118.6.