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Ellsworth AFB Airport

IATA: RCA

ICAO: KRCA

FAA: RCA

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RCA Airport Location

Latitude: 
44-08-42.3400N (44.145094)
Longitude: 
103-06-12.8400W (-103.103567)
Elevation: 
3276.2 feet MSL (999 m MSL)
Magnetic Variation: 
7.5 E (as of July 2017 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

RCA Airport Runways Show all runways...

Longest Runway: 13/31 is 13497 ft (4114 m) long
Runways with an Instrument Approach: 13, 31

RCA Airport General Information

Control tower: 
Yes
Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
Months/Days/Hours
ALL/FRI/1400-0400Z++
Lighting Schedule: 
SEE RMK
Segmented Circle Indicator: 
No
Beacon Color: 
Split-White-Green (Lighted Military Airport)
Traffic Pattern Altitude: 
4276 feet (1303 m)
NOTAM-D Service: 
Yes
Military Landing Rights: 
No

RCA Airport Services

Airframe Repair: 
Major
Powerplant Repair: 
Major
Bottled Oxygen: 
None
Bulk Oxygen: 
Low Pressure

RCA Airport Contact Information

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

RCA Airport Flight Service Stations

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

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 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
20.2 Sturgis Municipal Airport
(49B)
324 316 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
35.6 Black Hills-Clyde Ice Field Airport
(SPF KSPF SPF)
304 296 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
48.0 Belle Fourche Municipal Airport
(KEFC EFC)
317 309 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
48.2 Hot Springs Municipal Airport
(KHSR HSR)
194 186 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
54.5 Mondell Field Airport
(ECS KECS ECS)
253 245 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
65.1 Philip Airport
(PHP KPHP PHP)
94 88 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
78.5 Chadron Municipal Airport
(CDR KCDR CDR)
179 172 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
86.7 Bison Municipal Airport
(6V5)
17 10 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
89.9 Gordon Municipal Airport
(GRN KGRN GRN)
152 145 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)

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Pet Friendly Rating Miles from RCA Airport Price
yes Comfort Suites Rapid City 4.0 69.00 USD
no Fairfield Inn & Suites Rapid City 4.0 54.00 USD
yes Sleep Inn & Suites Rapid City 4.1 59.00 USD
no Cambria Suites Rapid City 4.2 69.00 USD
yes Country Inn And Suites Rapid City 5.4 49.00 USD
yes Best Western Ramkota Hotel 5.5 71.99 USD
yes Super 8 Motel - Rapid City/Lacrosse St 5.5 35.00 USD
yes Motel 6 Rapid City 5.6 45.99 USD
yes Ramada Rapid City 5.6 50.00 USD
no Hampton Inn Rapid City 5.7 67.15 USD
yes Microtel Inn & Suites By Wyndham Rapid City 5.7 64.00 USD
yes Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Rapid City 5.7 91.00 USD
yes Americinn Of Rapid City, Sd 5.7 0.00 USD
yes Days Inn Rapid City I-90 5.7 55.00 USD
yes Econo Lodge Rapid City 5.7 40.00 USD
yes Grand Gateway Hotel 5.8 54.00 USD
no Comfort Inn Rapid City 5.8 65.00 USD
no Travelodge Rapid City 5.8 40.00 USD
yes La Quinta Inn & Suites Rapid City 5.9 44.00 USD
yes Howard Johnson Express Inn - Rapid City 6.1 42.00 USD
yes Western Thrifty Inn 6.3 65.00 USD
yes Hilton Garden Inn Rapid City 6.6 67.15 USD
no GrandStay Residential Suites 6.6 89.00 USD
yes Americas Best Value Inn Rapid City 7.0 49.99 USD
yes Holiday Inn Rushmore Plaza 7.1 76.99 USD
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