• Location

    Latitude: 
    44-08-42.3400N (44.145094)
    Longitude: 
    103-06-12.8400W (-103.103567)
    Elevation: 
    3276.3 feet MSL (999 m MSL)
    Magnetic Variation: 
    7.4 E (as of May 2018 from WMM2015 model)
    Time Zone: 
    UTC -7.0 (Standard Time)
    UTC -6.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
    From City: 
    5 N.M. SW of Rapid City, South Dakota
    Found On: 
    Cheyenne Chart
    FAA Region: 
    AGL
  • Airport Operations

    Facility Use: 
    Private
    Type: 
    Airport
    Activation Date: 
    11/1938
    Control tower: 
    Yes
    Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
    Months/Days/Hours
    ALL/FRI/1400-0400Z++
    Boundary ARTCC: 
    ZDV (Denver)
    Lighting Schedule: 
    SEE RMK
    Segmented Circle Indicator: 
    No
    Beacon Color: 
    Split-White-Green (Lighted Military Airport)
    Traffic Pattern Altitude: 
    4276 feet (1303 m)
    NOTAMs Facility: 
    RAP
    NOTAM-D Service: 
    Yes
    Military Landing Rights: 
    No

    Based Aircraft

    Annual Operations (as of )

  • Communications

    Tower:  ELLSWORTH
    126.05
    Hrs: 1400-0730Z++ MON-THU, 1400-0300Z++ FRI, CLSD SAT, SUN, ACC DOWN DAYS, & HOL.
    Ground:  121.8
    275.8
    Approach:  ELLSWORTH
    119.5
    Hrs: H24 1300Z++ MON THRU 0500Z++ SAT, 1300-0500Z++ SAT-SUN, OTHER TIMES CTC DENVER CENTER 127.95 338.2

    DENVER ARTCC
    Departure:  ELLSWORTH
    119.5
    Hrs: H24 1300Z++ MON THRU 0500Z++ SAT, 1300-0500Z++ SAT-SUN, OTHER TIMES CTC DENVER CENTER 127.95 338.2

    DENVER ARTCC
    ATIS:  120.625
    269.9
    Hrs: SAME AS ATCT HRS.
    EMERG:  121.5
    COMD POST:  311.0
    COMD POST:  321.0
    PTD:  372.2
    EMERG:  243.0
    RDR:  373.0
    LC/P:  253.5
    PMSV:  375.775
    RDR:  393.0

    • RADAR - SEE TERMINAL FLIP FOR RADAR MINIMA.
    • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY DENVER ARTCC (ZDV) ON 127.95/338.2 (CRAWFORD RCAG) WHEN ELLSWORTH APCH CLSD.
    • FULL SVC AVBL DUR AFLD OPR HR (SEE NOTAM), LTD SVC OT. REMOTE BRIEFING SVC AVBL SCOTT AFB 15 OWS DSN 576-9755, C618-256-9755.
    • NO-NOTAM MP: 0730-1300Z++ THU-FRI (3000/5+1).
       
  • Contacts

    Manager: 
    Air Force owned: 
    BASE OPERATIONS
    44TH CSG, ELLSWORTH AFB
    RAPID CITY, SD 57706
    605-385-1052
    U.S. AIR FORCE
    44TH CSG, ELLSWORTH AFB
    RAPID CITY, SD 57706
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    Area Code: 605

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  • Flight Service Stations

    Primary Alternate
    FSS on Field:  N
    FSS Name (ID):  Huron(HON)
    Frequency: 
    Toll Free Phone:  1-800-WX-BRIEF
       
  • Instrument Procedures / Charts


    FAA Terminal Procedures valid from 0901Z 05/24/18 to 0901Z 06/21/18.

    There are various types of charts available for an airport. They are listed in the Page Type column. Here is a legend for those types:

    APD - Airport Diagram
    DP - Departure Procedure Charts
    HOT - Hot Spots
    IAP - Instrument Approach Procedure Charts
    MIN - Minimums
    STAR - Standard Terminal Arrival Charts
    Page Type Page Name Volume Action Since
    Last Cycle
    APD (Military) AIRPORT DIAGRAM NC-1
    DP (Military) ELLSWORTH THREE NC-1
    IAP (Military) HI-ILS OR LOC Z RWY 13 NC-1
    IAP (Military) HI-ILS OR LOC Z RWY 31 NC-1
    IAP (Military) HI-TACAN Z RWY 13 NC-1
    IAP (Military) HI-TACAN Z RWY 31 NC-1
    IAP (Military) ILS OR LOC Y RWY 13 NC-1
    IAP (Military) ILS OR LOC Y RWY 31 NC-1
    IAP (Military) TACAN Y RWY 13 NC-1
    IAP (Military) TACAN Y RWY 31 NC-1
    IAP (Military) TACAN-A NC-1
    MIN (Military) TAKEOFF MINIMUMS NC-1
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  • Maps

    Rapid City - Ellsworth AFB (RCA) Airport Terminal Map

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  • METAR / TAF

    METAR

    TAF

  • Navigation Aids (Navaids) near RCA

    Navigational Aid (NAVAID) distances from the airport are listed in Nautical Miles (NM).
  • Nearby Airports with Fuel

    Dist (NM) Name (Airport IDs) True Hdg Mag Hdg Fuel Grade
    6.3 Rapid City Regional Airport
    (RAP KRAP RAP)
    161 154 100LL, Jet A
    20.2 Sturgis Municipal Airport
    (49B)
    324 316 100LL, Jet A
    35.6 Black Hills-Clyde Ice Field Airport
    (SPF KSPF SPF)
    304 296 100LL, Jet A
    48.0 Belle Fourche Municipal Airport
    (KEFC EFC)
    317 309 100LL, Jet A
    48.2 Hot Springs Municipal Airport
    (KHSR HSR)
    194 186 100LL
    54.5 Mondell Field Airport
    (ECS KECS ECS)
    253 245 100LL, Jet A
    65.1 Philip Airport
    (PHP KPHP PHP)
    94 88 100LL
    78.5 Chadron Municipal Airport
    (CDR KCDR CDR)
    179 172 100LL, Jet A
    86.7 Bison Municipal Airport
    (6V5)
    17 10 100LL, Jet A
    89.9 Gordon Municipal Airport
    (GRN KGRN GRN)
    152 145 100LL
  • Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

    NOTAMs

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    NOTAMS within
    NM of KGRN

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  • Ratings & Reviews

    Ellsworth AFB Airport Ratings

    Category Aspect Rating
    Overall Rating for Ellsworth AFB Airport
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Flight Service Number of Flights
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Overall Number of Routes Served
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    International Routes Served
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    On-time Performance
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Business Services & Internet Airport Lounges
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Business Centers
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Airport Website (information & tools)
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Availability of Internet Connectivity
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Wireless Internet Access
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    General Facilities ATM Locations
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Public Telephones
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Restrooms
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Architecture
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Terminal Layout
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Seating Areas
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Overall Cleanliness
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Children Play Areas
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Geographic Location
    • 3.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Baggage Claim Locations
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Baggage Handling
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Overall Comfort
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Security Lines
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Transportation & Parking Parking Availability
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Parking Pricing
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Public Transport
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Car Rental
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Taxis
    • 4.0/5 (2 votes cast)

    Hotel Shuttles
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Proximity to City Center
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Amenities Shopping (variety and number)
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Restaurants & Bars (variety and number)
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Restaurants & Bars (price/value)
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

  • Remarks

    A110-1 MARK KRUGER, CHAIRMAN OF ARPT AUTH, W: 605-840-0177; H: 308-282-2304
    A17 FOR SVC AFTER HRS CALL 308-360-2087 OR 308-360-2120.
    A33-11/29 WEEDS IN PAVEMENT RWY 11/29
    A42-11 MARKINGS FADED RWY 11/29.
    A70 AVGAS AVBL.
    A76 INSTR PART-TIME; HANGAR OVERNIGHT; COURTESY CAR.
    A81-APT ACTVT MIRL RYS 11/29 & 04/22 - CTAF; PAPI RY 04 & 22 ON 24 HRS.
    E111 ESTABLISHED PRIOR TO 1959.

  • Runways

    RCA Airport Runway Summary

    Longest Runway: 04/22 is 5196 ft (1584 m) long
    Runways with an Instrument Approach:

    RCA Airport Runway Details

    Runway 04/22  5196 ft x 75 ft (1584 m x 23 m)
    Runway Length Source:  as of
    Surface:  Asphalt - Excellent condition -
    Runway Pavement Class: 
    Runway Edge Lights:  Medium Intensity

    Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
    Single Wheel Landing Gear:  12.0
    Dual Wheel Landing Gear: 
    Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 
    Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

    Runway 04

    Runway 22

    Elevation: 
    3544 3562
    Latitude: 
    42-48-07.1955N 42-48-41.0495N
    Longitude: 
    102-10-52.1960W 102-09-59.8271W
    True Magnetic Hdg.: 
    49 229
    ILS Type: 
    Glide Path Angle: 
    3.0 degrees 3.0 degrees
    Traffic Pattern: 
    Left Left
    Runway Markings Type: 
    Nonprecision Instrument Nonprecision Instrument
    Runway Markings Condition:
    Good Good
    Arresting Device: 
    Object at End: 
    TREES
    Object Height: 
    57 0
    Object Marked/Lighted?: 
    Distance from End: 
    1213 0
    Object Centerline Offset: 
    197 ft. right of centerline
    Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
    2-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway 2-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway
    Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
    Approach Light System: 
    REIL: 
    Touchdown Lights: 
    Centerline Lights: 
    Threshold Crossing Height: 
    39 39
    Threshold Elevation: 
    0 0
    Displaced Threshold: 
    0 0
    Threshold Latitude: 

    Threshold Longitude: 

    Declared Distances
    Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
    0 0
    Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
    0 0
    Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
    0 0
    Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
    0 0

    Runway 11/29  2284 ft x 50 ft (696 m x 15 m)
    Runway Length Source:  as of
    Surface:  Asphalt - Excellent condition -
    Runway Pavement Class: 
    Runway Edge Lights:  Medium Intensity

    Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
    Single Wheel Landing Gear:  12.0
    Dual Wheel Landing Gear: 
    Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 
    Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

    Runway 11

    Runway 29

    Elevation: 
    3549 3542
    Latitude: 
    42-48-21.6978N 42-48-09.5026N
    Longitude: 
    102-10-54.9159W 102-10-29.1442W
    True Magnetic Hdg.: 
    123 303
    ILS Type: 
    Glide Path Angle: 
    0.0 degrees 0.0 degrees
    Traffic Pattern: 
    Left Left
    Runway Markings Type: 
    Basic Basic
    Runway Markings Condition:
    Fair Fair
    Arresting Device: 
    Object at End: 
    POLE
    Object Height: 
    33 0
    Object Marked/Lighted?: 
    Distance from End: 
    960 0
    Object Centerline Offset: 
    197 ft. right of centerline
    Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
    Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
    Approach Light System: 
    REIL: 
    Touchdown Lights: 
    Centerline Lights: 
    Threshold Crossing Height: 
    Threshold Elevation: 
    0 0
    Displaced Threshold: 
    0 0
    Threshold Latitude: 

    Threshold Longitude: 

    Declared Distances
    Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
    0 0
    Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
    0 0
    Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
    0 0
    Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
    0 0

    Runway 04/22  5196 ft x 75 ft (1584 m x 23 m)
    Runway Length Source:  as of
    Surface:  Asphalt -
    Runway Pavement Class: 
    Runway Edge Lights:  Yes Intensity

    Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
    Single Wheel Landing Gear: 
    Dual Wheel Landing Gear: 
    Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 
    Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

    Runway 04

    Runway 22

    Elevation: 
    3544 3562
    Latitude: 
    42.802 42.8114
    Longitude: 
    -102.181 -102.167
    True Magnetic Hdg.: 
    49 229
    ILS Type: 
    Glide Path Angle: 
    0.0 degrees 0.0 degrees
    Traffic Pattern: 
    Runway Markings Type: 
    Runway Markings Condition:
    Arresting Device: 
    Object at End: 
    Object Height: 
    0 0
    Object Marked/Lighted?: 
    Distance from End: 
    0 0
    Object Centerline Offset: 
    Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
    Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
    Approach Light System: 
    REIL: 
    Yes Yes
    Touchdown Lights: 
    Centerline Lights: 
    Threshold Crossing Height: 
    Threshold Elevation: 
    3544 3562
    Displaced Threshold: 
    0 0
    Threshold Latitude: 

    Threshold Longitude: 

    Declared Distances
    Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
    0 0
    Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
    0 0
    Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
    0 0
    Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
    0 0

    Runway 11/29  2284 ft x 50 ft (696 m x 15 m)
    Runway Length Source:  as of
    Surface:  Asphalt -
    Runway Pavement Class: 
    Runway Edge Lights:  Yes Intensity

    Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
    Single Wheel Landing Gear: 
    Dual Wheel Landing Gear: 
    Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 
    Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

    Runway 11

    Runway 29

    Elevation: 
    3549 3542
    Latitude: 
    42.806 42.8026
    Longitude: 
    -102.182 -102.175
    True Magnetic Hdg.: 
    123 303
    ILS Type: 
    Glide Path Angle: 
    0.0 degrees 0.0 degrees
    Traffic Pattern: 
    Runway Markings Type: 
    Runway Markings Condition:
    Arresting Device: 
    Object at End: 
    Object Height: 
    0 0
    Object Marked/Lighted?: 
    Distance from End: 
    0 0
    Object Centerline Offset: 
    Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
    Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
    Approach Light System: 
    REIL: 
    Yes Yes
    Touchdown Lights: 
    Centerline Lights: 
    Threshold Crossing Height: 
    Threshold Elevation: 
    3549 3542
    Displaced Threshold: 
    0 0
    Threshold Latitude: 

    Threshold Longitude: 

    Declared Distances
    Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
    0 0
    Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
    0 0
    Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
    0 0
    Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
    0 0

  • Services

    Bottled Oxygen: 
    None
    Bulk Oxygen: 
    None
    Fuel Available: 
    100LL
    Landing Fees: 
    No
    Parking: 
    Hangars and tiedowns available

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