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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: 
0.5 W (as of February 2021 from WMM2015 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -6.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -5.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
04 N.M. W of La Porte City, Iowa
Found On: 
Chicago Chart
FAA Region: 
ACE

Operations

Airport Status: 
Operational
Facility Use: 
Private
Type: 
Airport
Activation Date: 
02/1965
Control tower: 
No
Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
Months/Days/Hours
Unattended
Boundary ARTCC: 
ZAU (Chicago)
Responsible 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

    UNDER CONSTRUCTION

    TAF

    UNDER CONSTRUCTION

    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
    15.4 Waterloo Regional Airport
    (ALO KALO ALO)
    340 340 100LL, Jet A
    17.1 James H Connell Field At 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
    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, Jet A, 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, Jet A
    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)
    270 270 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
    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 IA97 NOTAMs

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    NOTAMS within
    NM of IA97

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    Locations (ICAO):
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    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 FOR CD CTC CHICAGO ARTCC AT 630-906-8921.
    A42-08 08/26 THLDS & EDGES MARKED WITH YELLOW CONES.

    Runways

    IA97 Airport Runway Summary

    Runways: 08/26
    Longest Runway: 08/26 is 2120 ft (646 m) long
    Runways with an Instrument Approach:

    IA97 Airport Runway Details

    Runway 08/26  2120 ft x 80 ft (646 m x 24 m)
    Runway Length Source:  as of
    Surface:  Turf - Good condition -
    Runway Pavement Class: 
    Runway Edge Lights:  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 08

    Runway 26

    Elevation: 
    Latitude: 
    Longitude: 
    True Magnetic Hdg.: 
    ILS Type: 
    Glide Path Angle: 
    0.0 degrees 0.0 degrees
    Traffic Pattern: 
    Left Left
    Runway Markings Type: 
    Runway Markings Condition:
    Arresting Device: 
    Object at End: 
    ROAD
    Object Height: 
    15
    Object Marked/Lighted?: 
    Distance from End: 
    300
    Object Centerline Offset: 
    0 ft. left and right of centerline
    Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
    Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
    Approach Light System: 
    REIL: 
    Touchdown Lights: 
    Centerline Lights: 
    Threshold Crossing Height: 
    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

    Bottled Oxygen: 
    None
    Bulk Oxygen: 
    None
    Fuel Available: 
    80, 100LL
    Landing Fees: 
    No
    Parking: 
    Hangars and tiedowns available

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