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Abilene Municipal Airport

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Abilene Weather (°F)

Location

Latitude: 
38-54-14.6000N (38.904056)
Longitude: 
097-14-09.1000W (-97.235861)
Elevation: 
1152.5 feet MSL (351 m MSL)
Magnetic Variation: 
3.2 E (as of August 2021 from WMM2020 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -6.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -5.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
01 N.M. SW of Abilene, Kansas
Found On: 
Wichita Chart
FAA Region: 
ACE

Contacts

Manager: 
Publicly owned: 
JIM CURTIS
801 S. WASHINGTON
ABILENE, KS 67410
785-263-3970
CITY OF ABILENE KANSAS
CITY BUILDING
ABILENE, KS 67410
785-263-2550

Operations

Airport Status: 
Operational
Facility Use: 
Public
Type: 
Airport
Activation Date: 
05/1946
Control tower: 
No
Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
Months/Days/Hours
ALL/MON-SAT/0800-1700
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: 
2152 feet (656 m)
NOTAMs Facility: 
ICT
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:  17

Annual Operations (as of 09/17/2019)

Total Operations:  37800
Air Taxi:  500 1.3%
GA Local:  17000 45.0%
GA Itinerant:  20000 52.9%
Military Aircraft:  300 0.8%

Communications

CTAF:  122.800
Unicom:  122.800
Approach:  MARSHALL AAF GCA
121.25
KANSAS CITY ARTCC
Departure:  MARSHALL AAF GCA
121.25
KANSAS CITY ARTCC
AWOS-3:  124.125 (785-263-3096)

  • APCH/DEP CTL SVC PRVDD BY KANSAS CITY ARTCC (ZKC) ON FREQS 134.9/363.2 (SALINA RCAG) WHEN MASHALL APCH CTL (FRI) CLSD.
   

Fixed Based Operators (FBOs) & Fuel

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Area Code: 785

Business Name Frequency Phone Fuel Grade
Abilene Flying Service
  
263-3970 100LL, Jet A
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Flight Service Stations

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

Instrument Procedures / Charts


FAA Terminal Procedures valid from 0901Z 07/15/21 to 0901Z 08/12/21.

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Page Type Page Name Volume Action Since
Last Cycle
IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 17 NC-2
IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 35 NC-2
IAP VOR-A NC-2
MIN ALTERNATE MINIMUMS NC-2
MIN TAKEOFF MINIMUMS NC-2
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Navigation Aids (Navaids) near K78

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
5.7 Prichard Airstrip Airport
(1KS4)
94 91 100LL, MOGAS
20.1 Freeman Field Airport
(3JC)
65 62 100LL, Jet A
20.6 Salina Regional Airport
(SLN KSLN SLN)
250 247 100LL, Jet A
29.2 Clay Center Municipal Airport
(KCYW CYW)
7 4 100LL
29.9 Manhattan Regional Airport
(MHK KMHK MHK)
61 58 100LL, Jet A, MOGAS
33.8 Alfred Schroeder Field Airport
(M66)
178 175 100LL
39.4 Mc Pherson Airport
(MPR KMPR MPR)
212 209 100LL, Jet A, MOGAS
43.3 Blosser Municipal Airport
(CNK KCNK CNK)
333 330 100LL, Jet A+
43.5 Moundridge Municipal Airport
(47K)
196 193 100LL, MOGAS
47.4 Ellsworth Municipal Airport
(9K7)
259 255 100LL
50.9 Newton-City-County Airport
(EWK KEWK EWK)
182 179 100LL, Jet A, MOGAS
53.7 Moritz Meml Airport
(K61)
309 305 100LL, Jet A
57.5 Lyons-Rice County Municipal Airport
(LYO KLYO LYO)
234 230 100LL, Jet A
58.2 Hutchinson Regional Airport
(HUT KHUT HUT)
210 206 100LL, Jet A
59.9 Emporia Municipal Airport
(EMP KEMP EMP)
124 122 100LL, Jet A, MOGAS
68.0 Lloyd Stearman Field Airport
(1K1)
175 172 100LL, Jet A
69.0 Osage City Municipal Airport
(53K)
103 101 100LL (phillips), MOGAS (Conoco)
69.4 Colonel James Jabara Airport
(KAAO AAO)
179 176 100LL, Jet A
70.6 El Dorado/Capt Jack Thomas Meml Airport
(EDK KEQA EQA)
163 160 100LL, Jet A, MOGAS
71.4 Ellinwood Municipal Airport
(1K6)
243 239 100LL

Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

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Remarks

A110-1 24 HR PHONE AVAILABLE.
A110-2 COURTESY CAR IS AVBL.
A110-3 AWOS FREQ. 124.125
A110-4 FOR CD CTC KANSAS CITY ARTCC AT 913-254-8508.
A48-17 REIL: LOW/ MEDIUM/ HIGH PILOT CTLD.
A55-17 RR LOCATED 637 TO 864 FT FM RWY 17 END.
A70-FUEL-10 0LL FUEL AVBL 24 HRS BY CREDIT CARD.
A81-APT FOR MIRL RY 17/35, PAPI & REIL RYS 17 & 35 OPER DUSK-2200; AFTER 2200 ACTVT CTAF.

Runways

Runway Summary

Runways: 17/35
Longest Runway: 17/35 is 4100 ft (1250 m) long
Runways with an Instrument Approach:

K78 Airport Runway Details

Runway 17/35  4100 ft x 75 ft (1250 m x 23 m)
Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 01/20/2011
Surface:  Concrete - Good condition -
Runway Pavement Class:  11 /R/C/X/U
Runway Edge Lights:  Medium Intensity

Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
Single Wheel Landing Gear:  13.0
Dual Wheel Landing Gear:  16.0
Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 
Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

Runway 17

Runway 35

Elevation: 
1152.3 1149.8
Latitude: 
38-54-34.8556N 38-53-54.3319N
Longitude: 
097-14-09.0421W 097-14-09.1024W
True Magnetic Hdg.: 
180 000
ILS Type: 
Glide Path Angle: 
3.8 degrees 3.0 degrees
Traffic Pattern: 
Left Left
Runway Markings Type: 
Nonprecision Instrument Nonprecision Instrument
Runway Markings Condition:
Good Good
Arresting Device: 
Object at End: 
RR ROAD
Object Height: 
25 15
Object Marked/Lighted?: 
Distance from End: 
637 650
Object Centerline Offset: 
0 ft. left and right of centerline 0 ft. left and right 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: 
40 40
Threshold Elevation: 
Displaced Threshold: 
Threshold Latitude: 

Threshold Longitude: 

Declared Distances
Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
4100 4100
Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
4100 4100
Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
4100 4100
Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
4100 4100

Services

Fuel Available: 
100LL
Landing Fees: 
No
Parking: 
Tiedowns available

Maps & Diagrams

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