• Location

    Latitude: 
    42-18-59.9650N (42.316657)
    Longitude: 
    092-17-00.6670W (-92.283519)
    Elevation: 
    950.0 feet MSL (290 m MSL)
    Magnetic Variation: 
    0.3 W (as of May 2018 from WMM2015 model)
    Time Zone: 
    UTC -6.0 (Standard Time)
    UTC -5.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
    From City: 
    4 N.M. W of La Porte City, Iowa
    Found On: 
    Chicago Chart
    FAA Region: 
    ACE
  • Airport Operations

    Facility Use: 
    Private
    Type: 
    Airport
    Activation Date: 
    02/1965
    Control tower: 
    No
    Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
    Months/Days/Hours
    Unattended
    Boundary ARTCC: 
    ZAU (Chicago)
    Segmented Circle Indicator: 
    No
    Traffic Pattern Altitude: 
    1950 feet (594 m)
    NOTAM-D Service: 
    No
    Military Landing Rights: 
    No
    Civil/Military Joint Use: 
    No

    Based Aircraft

    Single Engine:  6
    Ultralights:  2

    Annual Operations (as of 07/24/1998)

    Total Operations:  6000
    GA Local:  2000 33.3%
    GA Itinerant:  4000 66.7%
  • Communications

         
    • Contacts

      Manager: 
      Privately owned: 
      L. NICHOLS
      13626 FOULK RD
      LA PORTE CITY, IA 50651
      319-342-3144
      L. NICHOLS
      13626 FOULK RD.
      LA PORTE CITY, IA 50651
      319-342-3242
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      Area Code: 319

      Business Name Frequency Phone Fuel Grade
      Nichols Aviation, Inc.
        
      342-3242 80, 100LL
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    • Flight Service Stations

      Primary Alternate
      FSS on Field:  N
      FSS Name (ID):  Fort Dodge(FOD)
      Frequency: 
      Toll Free Phone:  1-800-WX-BRIEF
         
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    • Maps

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    • METAR / TAF

      METAR

      TAF

    • Navigation Aids (Navaids) near IA97

      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
      15.3 Waterloo Regional Airport
      (ALO KALO ALO)
      340 340 100LL, Jet A
      17.1 Independence Municipal Airport
      (KIIB IIB)
      60 61 100LL, Jet A
      25.8 Oelwein Municipal Airport
      (KOLZ OLZ)
      31 32 100LL, Jet A
      26.3 Belle Plaine Municipal Airport
      (KTZT TZT)
      180 180 100LL
      27.4 Waverly Municipal Airport
      (C25)
      338 338 100LL, Jet A
      30.7 Marshalltown Municipal Airport
      (MIW KMIW MIW)
      246 246 100LL, Jet A
      36.4 The Eastern Iowa Airport
      (CID KCID CID)
      135 136 100LL, Jet A
      37.6 Marion Airport
      (C17)
      116 117 100LL, MOGAS
      41.6 Grinnell Regional Airport
      (KGGI GGI)
      209 209 100LL, Jet A
      44.7 Iowa Falls Municipal Airport
      (IFA KIFA IFA)
      282 282 100LL, Jet A
      45.6 George L Scott Municipal Airport
      (3Y2)
      28 29 100LL
      47.6 Northeast Iowa Regional Airport
      (CCY KCCY CCY)
      342 342 100LL, Jet A
      48.3 Hampton Municipal Airport
      (HPT KHPT HPT)
      300 300 100LL, Jet A
      50.1 Monticello Regional Airport
      (MXO KMXO MXO)
      96 97 100LL, Jet A
      50.2 Drake Airport
      (2Y1)
      270 269 100LL
      51.0 Elkader Airport
      (I27)
      51 52 100LL
      52.2 Iowa City Municipal Airport
      (IOW KIOW IOW)
      140 141 100LL, Jet A
      59.6 Monona Municipal Airport
      (7C3)
      43 44 100LL, MOGAS
      62.3 Decorah Municipal Airport
      (DEH KDEH DEH)
      22 23 100LL, Jet A
      62.4 Pella Municipal Airport
      (KPEA PEA)
      208 208 100LL, Jet A
    • Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

      NOTAMs

      List ALL KPEA NOTAMs

      NOTAM Radius Search

      NOTAMS within
      NM of KPEA

      NOTAM Flight Path Search (Enter from two to five locations below)

      Locations (ICAO):
      Buffer (Both Sides):
      NM
      Include:
    • Ratings & Reviews

      Nichols Airport Ratings

      Category Aspect Rating
      Overall Rating for Nichols Airport
      • 3.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Flight Service Number of Flights
      • 1.0/5 (2 votes cast)

      Overall Number of Routes Served
      • 5.0/5 (1 vote 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
      • 4.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Airport Website (information & tools)
      • 4.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Availability of Internet Connectivity
      • 4.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Wireless Internet Access
      • 2.5/5 (2 votes cast)

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

      Public Telephones
      • 3.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Restrooms
      • 3.0/5 (2 votes cast)

      Architecture
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Terminal Layout
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Seating Areas
      • 4.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Overall Cleanliness
      • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

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

      Geographic Location
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Baggage Claim Locations
      • 3.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Baggage Handling
      • 1.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Overall Comfort
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Security Lines
      • 4.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Transportation & Parking Parking Availability
      • 1.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Parking Pricing
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Public Transport
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Car Rental
      • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Taxis
      • 3.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Hotel Shuttles
      • 4.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Proximity to City Center
      • 5.0/5 (1 vote 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 DEER ON & INVOF ARPT.
      A17 AFTER HRS CALL 641-780-0244.
      A57-16 RY 16 APCH SLOPE TO DSPLCD THLD 23:1.
      A57-34 RY 34 APCH SLOPE TO DSPLCD THLD 23:1.
      A81-APT MIRL RY 16/34 PRESET LOW INTST; TO INCREASE INTST AND ACTVT PAPI AND REIL RYS 16 & 34 - CTAF.
      E111 PRVDD EACH APCH IS MAINTD FOR MIN 20:1 GLIDE SLOPE AND TRSNL SFC MAINTD FOR 7:1 SLOPE.

    • Runways

      IA97 Airport Runway Summary

      Longest Runway: 16/34 is 5403 ft (1647 m) long
      Runways with an Instrument Approach:

      IA97 Airport Runway Details

      Runway 16/34  5403 ft x 75 ft (1647 m x 23 m)
      Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 06/11/2007
      Surface:  Concrete - Fair condition -
      Runway Pavement Class: 
      Runway Edge Lights:  Medium Intensity

      Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
      Single Wheel Landing Gear:  30.0
      Dual Wheel Landing Gear:  40.0
      Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 
      Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

      Runway 16

      Runway 34

      Elevation: 
      885 870
      Latitude: 
      41-24-30.4388N 41-23-38.3405N
      Longitude: 
      092-56-52.7945W 092-56-37.4071W
      True Magnetic Hdg.: 
      167 347
      ILS Type: 
      Glide Path Angle: 
      3.3 degrees 3.0 degrees
      Traffic Pattern: 
      Left Left
      Runway Markings Type: 
      Nonprecision Instrument Nonprecision Instrument
      Runway Markings Condition:
      Fair Fair
      Arresting Device: 
      Object at End: 
      TREE TREES
      Object Height: 
      31 29
      Object Marked/Lighted?: 
      Distance from End: 
      529 474
      Object Centerline Offset: 
      201 ft. left of centerline 186 ft. left 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: 
      Yes Yes
      Touchdown Lights: 
      Centerline Lights: 
      Threshold Crossing Height: 
      26 46
      Threshold Elevation: 
      885 870
      Displaced Threshold: 
      200 201
      Threshold Latitude: 
      41-24-28.5117N 41-23-40.2829N

      Threshold Longitude: 

      092-56-52.2242W 092-56-37.9825W
      Declared Distances
      Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
      5400 5400
      Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
      5400 5400
      Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
      5200 5200
      Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
      5000 5000

      Runway 16/34  5400 ft x 75 ft (1646 m x 23 m)
      Runway Length Source:  as of
      Surface:  Concrete -
      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 16

      Runway 34

      Elevation: 
      881 871
      Latitude: 
      41.4085 41.394
      Longitude: 
      -92.948 -92.9437
      True Magnetic Hdg.: 
      167 347
      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: 
      881 871
      Displaced Threshold: 
      200 200
      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

      Airframe Repair: 
      Major
      Powerplant Repair: 
      Major
      Fuel Available: 
      100LL, Jet A
      Landing Fees: 
      No
      Parking: 
      Hangars and tiedowns available

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