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Ames Municipal Airport

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Ames Weather (°F)

KAMW (0.2 NM at True Heading of 134)
METAR: KAMW 190353Z AUTO 16006KT 10SM CLR 22/17 A3005 RMK AO2 SLP168 T02170172
TAF: N/A

Location

Latitude: 
41-59-31.3570N (41.992044)
Longitude: 
093-37-18.5550W (-93.621821)
Elevation: 
955.6 feet MSL (291 m MSL)
Magnetic Variation: 
0.6 E (as of September 2021 from WMM2020 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -6.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -5.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
02 N.M. SE of Ames, Iowa
Found On: 
Omaha Chart
FAA Region: 
ACE

Contacts

Manager: 
Publicly owned: 
DAMION PREGITZER
515 CLARK AVE
AMES, IA 50010
515-239-5275
CITY OF AMES
515 CLARK AVE
AMES, IA 50010
515-239-5160

Operations

Airport Status: 
Operational
Facility Use: 
Public
Type: 
Airport
Activation Date: 
08/1943
Control tower: 
No
Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
Months/Days/Hours
ALL/ALL/DAWN-DUSK
Boundary ARTCC: 
ZMP (Minneapolis)
Responsible ARTCC: 
ZMP (Minneapolis)
Lighting Schedule: 
SEE RMK
Segmented Circle Indicator: 
Yes
Beacon Color: 
White-Green (Lighted Land Airport)
Traffic Pattern Altitude: 
1956 feet (596 m)
NOTAMs Facility: 
AMW
NOTAM-D Service: 
Yes
International Airport of Entry: 
No
Customs Landing Rights: 
No
Military Landing Rights: 
Yes
Civil/Military Joint Use: 
No

Based Aircraft

Single Engine:  51
Multi Engine:  4
Jet Engine:  3
Gliders:  5

Annual Operations (as of 11/09/2016)

Total Operations:  33751
Air Taxi:  1656 4.9%
GA Local:  12639 37.4%
GA Itinerant:  18957 56.2%
Military Aircraft:  499 1.5%

Communications

CTAF:  122.700
Unicom:  122.700
Clearance Del.:  126.0
Approach:  DES MOINES
123.9
Departure:  DES MOINES
123.9
ASOS:  132.025 (515-233-2611)

       

    Fixed Based Operators (FBOs) & Fuel

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    Area Code: 515

    Business Name Frequency Phone Fuel Grade
    Haps Air Service
      
    Unicom 122.8 232-4310
    Midwest Flying Service
      
    Unicom 122.8 232-8789 100LL, Jet A
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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

    Instrument Procedures / Charts


    FAA Terminal Procedures valid from 0901Z 09/09/21 to 0901Z 10/07/21.

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    MIN - Minimums
    STAR - Standard Terminal Arrival Charts
    Page Type Page Name Volume Action Since
    Last Cycle
    IAP ILS OR LOC RWY 01 NC-3
    IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 01 NC-3
    IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 13 NC-3
    IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 19 NC-3
    IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 31 NC-3
    IAP VOR RWY 31 NC-3
    MIN ALTERNATE MINIMUMS NC-3
    MIN TAKEOFF MINIMUMS NC-3
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    Navigation Aids (Navaids) near AMW

    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
    10.6 Boone Municipal Airport
    (BNW KBNW BNW)
    289 288 100LL, Jet A, MOGAS
    18.2 Ankeny Regional Airport
    (KIKV IKV)
    172 172 100LL, Jet A
    20.3 Morningstar Field Airport
    (Y76)
    182 181 100LL, MOGAS
    21.6 Drake Airport
    (2Y1)
    25 25 100LL
    26.0 Perry Municipal Airport
    (PRO KPRO PRO)
    247 246 100LL, Jet A
    27.5 Des Moines International Airport
    (DSM KDSM DSM)
    183 182 100LL, Jet A
    28.8 Webster City Municipal Airport
    (EBS KEBS EBS)
    337 336 100LL, Jet A
    32.1 Jefferson Municipal Airport
    (EFW KEFW EFW)
    272 271 100LL
    32.2 Marshalltown Municipal Airport
    (MIW KMIW MIW)
    76 76 100LL, Jet A
    32.7 Iowa Falls Municipal Airport
    (IFA KIFA IFA)
    28 28 100LL, Jet A+
    41.8 Winterset Municipal Airport
    (3Y3)
    205 204 100LL, Jet A
    42.0 Fort Dodge Regional Airport
    (FOD KFOD FOD)
    323 322 100LL, Jet A
    43.1 Grinnell Regional Airport
    (KGGI GGI)
    112 112 100LL, Jet A
    45.0 Eagle Grove Municipal Airport
    (KEAG EAG)
    343 342 100LL
    45.3 Clarion Municipal Airport
    (KCAV CAV)
    352 351 100LL, Jet A
    46.6 Pella Municipal Airport
    (KPEA PEA)
    139 139 100LL, Jet A
    47.3 Hampton Municipal Airport
    (HPT KHPT HPT)
    21 21 100LL, Jet A
    47.4 Knoxville Municipal Airport
    (KOXV OXV)
    151 151 100LL, Jet A
    50.3 Rockwell City Municipal Airport
    (2Y4)
    298 297 100LL
    52.1 Arthur N Neu Airport
    (CIN KCIN CIN)
    273 272 100LL, Jet A

    Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

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    Remarks

    A110-1 BE ALERT FOR GLIDER & ULTRALIGHT OPNS INVOF ARPT.
    A110-2 BIRD AND DEER ACT ON & INVOF ARPT
    A110-4 RWY 01 IS CALM WIND RWY.
    A110-5 STADIUM WI 3 NM, CHECK FOR EVENTS.
    A110-6 COLD TEMPERATURE RESTRICTED AIRPORT. ALTITUDE CORRECTION REQUIRED AT OR BELOW -27C.
    A110-7 FOR CD CTC DES MOINES ATCT ON 126.0 OR CALL 515-974- 8016.
    A81-APT ACTVT MALSR RWY 01; VASI RWYS 13, 19 & 31 - 122.7. ACTVT MIRL RWY 01/19 & RWY 13/31 - 126.0.

    Runways

    Runway Summary

    Runways: 01/19
    13/31
    Longest Runway: 01/19 is 5701 ft (1738 m) long
    Runways with an Instrument Approach: 01

    AMW Airport Runway Details

    Runway 01/19  5701 ft x 100 ft (1738 m x 30 m)
    Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 02/14/2019
    Surface:  Asphalt - 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:  38.0
    Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 
    Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

    Runway 01

    Runway 19

    Elevation: 
    955.6 919.0
    Latitude: 
    41-58-57.7233N 41-59-51.6937N
    Longitude: 
    093-37-29.1193W 093-37-07.5519W
    True Magnetic Hdg.: 
    017 197
    ILS Type: 
    ILS
    Glide Path Angle: 
    0.0 degrees 4.0 degrees
    Traffic Pattern: 
    Right
    Runway Markings Type: 
    Precision Instrument Nonprecision Instrument
    Runway Markings Condition:
    Good Good
    Arresting Device: 
    Object at End: 
    TREE TREE
    Object Height: 
    78 87
    Object Marked/Lighted?: 
    Distance from End: 
    2380 2400
    Object Centerline Offset: 
    350 ft. left of centerline 345 ft. left of centerline
    Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
    4-Box VASI On Left Side Of Runway
    Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
    Approach Light System: 
    1,400 Foot Medium Intensity Approach Lighting System With Runway Alignment Indicator Lights
    REIL: 
    Touchdown Lights: 
    Centerline Lights: 
    Threshold Crossing Height: 
    41
    Threshold Elevation: 
    Displaced Threshold: 
    Threshold Latitude: 

    Threshold Longitude: 

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

    Runway 13/31  3491 ft x 75 ft (1064 m x 23 m)
    Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 02/14/2019
    Surface:  Asphalt - 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: 
    Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 
    Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

    Runway 13

    Runway 31

    Elevation: 
    925.9 920.2
    Latitude: 
    41-59-54.6583N 41-59-29.7673N
    Longitude: 
    093-37-34.9139W 093-37-02.9124W
    True Magnetic Hdg.: 
    136 316
    ILS Type: 
    Glide Path Angle: 
    3.0 degrees 3.0 degrees
    Traffic Pattern: 
    Right Left
    Runway Markings Type: 
    Nonprecision Instrument Nonprecision Instrument
    Runway Markings Condition:
    Good Good
    Arresting Device: 
    Object at End: 
    TREE TREE
    Object Height: 
    84 34
    Object Marked/Lighted?: 
    Distance from End: 
    2750 897
    Object Centerline Offset: 
    350 ft. left of centerline 345 ft. left of centerline
    Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
    4-Box VASI On Left Side Of Runway 4-Box VASI On Left Side Of Runway
    Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
    Approach Light System: 
    REIL: 
    Touchdown Lights: 
    Centerline Lights: 
    Threshold Crossing Height: 
    43 36
    Threshold Elevation: 
    Displaced Threshold: 
    Threshold Latitude: 

    Threshold Longitude: 

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

    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

    Maps & Diagrams

    AMW Airport Sectional

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