Chapter 1114

Flying Directions (scroll down for Driving Directions)

Cox Airfield is located just north of US 64 in Apex, NC, between Salem street (downtown Apex) and Hwy. 55 exits.

  • FAA Identifier: NC81
  • Lat/Long:
    35-45-06.5440N / 078-51-35.0260W
    35-45.109067N / 078-51.583767W
    35.7518178 / -78.8597294
  • Field elevation: 460.
  • Runway: 9/27, 2400. turf
  • Preferred T/O: to west, downhill
  • Preferred Landing: to east, uphill
  • Preferred pattern: south side of US64
  • Comm: CTAF, 122.9 (please use!)

Pond on east end, tall trees on west end. Exercise extreme caution as aircraft may be taxiing on the grass during day or night. Please be aware of surrounding residential areas on departure. Cox field lies under RDU airspace.

On the Sectional below
, Cox Field is indicated by the red dot. Click on the image for full online Sectional charts centered on Cox Field.

Driving Directions

  • Drive west on US 64, just north of downtown Apex.
  • Just after the Salem Street exit, look for a stone entrance on the north side of US 64 between Salem Street and Hwy 55 exits while driving west.
  • Turn into driveway, through the stone entrance.
  • Stay on the paved road as it winds around the pond.
  • Park near the blue two-story building on the right where the road ends at the runway.
  • Chapter club house, aka "Bull Shack" is up the stairs, entrance from the deck.
  • Please use caution as all times due to children, dogs, deer and flight operations. 

On the map below, the entrance to the airfield is shown as a red star. Click on the image for Google Maps of the same location.

 

 

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