St Louis Metro-East/Shafer Field Airport

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St. Jacob Weather (°F)

Location

Latitude: 
38-43-58.4710N (38.732909)
Longitude: 
089-48-23.6420W (-89.806567)
Elevation: 
477.3 feet MSL (145 m MSL)
Magnetic Variation: 
2.1 W (as of September 2022 from WMM2020 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -6.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -5.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
02 N.M. N of St. Jacob, Illinois
Found On: 
St Louis Chart
FAA Region: 
AGL

Contacts

Manager: 
Privately owned: 
EDWARD B. SHAFER
2070 TRIAD RD.
ST JACOB, IL 62281
618-644-5411
EDWARD B. SHAFER
2070 TRIAD RD.
ST JACOB, IL 62281
618-644-5411

Operations

Airport Status: 
Operational
Facility Use: 
Private
Type: 
Airport
Activation Date: 
03/1972
Control tower: 
No
Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
Months/Days/Hours
ALL/ALL/ALL
Boundary ARTCC: 
ZKC (Kansas City)
Responsible ARTCC: 
ZKC (Kansas City)
Lighting Schedule: 
SEE RMK
Segmented Circle Indicator: 
No
Beacon Color: 
White-Green (Lighted Land Airport)
Traffic Pattern Altitude (MSL): 
1477 feet (450 m)
NOTAM-D Service: 
No

Based Aircraft

Gliders:  1
Ultralights:  1

Annual Operations (as of 05/31/2018)

Total Operations:  52000
Air Taxi:  1000 1.9%
GA Local:  26700 51.3%
GA Itinerant:  24300 46.7%

Communications

CTAF:  122.800
Unicom:  122.800
Approach:  SAINT LOUIS
124.2
124.2
Departure:  SAINT LOUIS
124.2
124.2

       

    Fixed Based Operators (FBOs) & Fuel

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    Area Code: 618

    Business Name Frequency Phone Fuel Grade
    Shafer Flying Service, Inc.
      
    Unicom 122.8 644-5411 100LL
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    Flight Service Stations

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

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    Navigation Aids (Navaids) near 3K6

    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
    14.6 St Louis Regional Airport
    (ALN KALN ALN)
    310 312 100LL, Jet A
    19.0 St Louis Downtown Airport
    (CPS KCPS CPS)
    239 241 100LL, Jet A
    20.9 Greenville Airport
    (GRE KGRE GRE)
    72 74 100LL, Jet A
    26.4 St Louis Lambert International Airport
    (STL KSTL STL)
    272 274 100LL, Jet A
    26.5 Litchfield Municipal Airport
    (3LF)
    13 15 100LL, Jet A
    31.4 St Charles County Smartt Airport
    (KSET SET)
    292 294 100LL
    32.9 Creve Coeur Airport
    (1H0)
    269 271 100LL, Jet A
    33.7 Vandalia Municipal Airport
    (VLA KVLA VLA)
    62 65 100LL, Jet A
    35.4 Sparta Community-Hunter Field Airport
    (SAR KSAR SAR)
    171 173 100LL, Jet A
    36.0 Centralia Municipal Airport
    (ENL KENL ENL)
    111 114 100LL, Jet A
    39.8 Spirit Of St Louis Airport
    (SUS KSUS SUS)
    264 266 100LL, Jet A
    42.2 Festus Meml Airport
    (KFES FES)
    220 222 100LL, Jet A
    49.9 Pinckneyville/Du Quoin Airport
    (KPJY PJY)
    155 157 100LL
    50.8 Mount Vernon Airport
    (MVN KMVN MVN)
    118 121 100LL, Jet A
    51.9 Perryville Regional Airport
    (PCD)
    182 184 100LL, Jet A
    52.8 Taylorville Municipal Airport
    (KTAZ TAZ)
    24 27 100LL, Jet A
    56.3 Washington Regional Airport
    (KFYG FYG)
    261 262 100LL, Jet A+
    59.8 Benton Municipal Airport
    (H96)
    136 139 100LL
    62.8 Effingham County Meml Airport
    (1H2)
    70 73 100LL, Jet A
    63.0 Southern Illinois Airport
    (MDH KMDH MDH)
    155 157 100LL, Jet A

    Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

    NOTAMs

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    NM of IL48

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    NM of IL48

    Remarks

    A110*G THIS AIRPORT HAS BEEN SURVEYED BY THE NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY.
    A110-1 MIL HEL OPNS PRIOR PERMISSION ONLY.
    A110-2 FOR NOISE ABATEMENT PROCEDURES CTC AMGR 618-644-5411.
    A110-3 FOR CD CTC ST LOUIS APCH AT 314-890-1017.
    A15 EMAIL ADDRESS: HYFLYER33@HOTMAIL.COM (ALL LOWER CASE)
    A16 CELL NUMBER: 618-920-1393
    A17 EMAIL ADDRESS: HYFLYER33@HOTMAIL.COM (ALL LOWER CASE)
    A57-13 APCH SLOPE IS 21:1 TO DSPLCD THLD.
    A81-APT MIRL RWY 13/31 PRESET ON LOW INTST; TO INCR INTST ACTVT - CTAF.

    Runways

    Runway Summary

    Runways: 13/31
    Longest Runway: 13/31 is 2662 ft (811 m) long
    Runways with an Instrument Approach:

    3K6 Airport Runway Details

    Runway 13/31  2662 ft x 50 ft (811 m x 15 m)
    Runway Edge Lights:  Medium Intensity

    Runway 13

    Runway 31

    Elevation: 
    477.0 469.0
    Latitude: 
    38-44-07.9650N 38-43-48.9020N
    Longitude: 
    089-48-35.1990W 089-48-12.0490W
    True Magnetic Hdg.: 
    136 316
    Glide Path Angle: 
    0.0 degrees 0.0 degrees
    Traffic Pattern: 
    Left Left
    Runway Markings Type: 
    Basic Basic
    Runway Markings Condition:
    Fair Fair
    Object at End: 
    ROAD TREE
    Object Height: 
    16 65
    Distance from End: 
    210 1513
    Object Centerline Offset: 
    126 ft. right of centerline 225 ft. right of centerline
    REIL: 
    No No
    Touchdown Lights: 
    No No
    Centerline Lights: 
    No No
    Threshold Elevation: 
    477.3
    Displaced Threshold: 
    127
    Threshold Latitude: 
    38-44-07.0500N

    Threshold Longitude: 

    089-48-34.1000W

    Services

    Airframe Repair: 
    Major
    Powerplant Repair: 
    Major
    Bottled Oxygen: 
    None
    Bulk Oxygen: 
    None
    Fuel Available: 
    100LL, Jet A
    Landing Fees: 
    No
    Parking: 
    Hangars and tiedowns available

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