Mason City Municipal Airport

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Mason City Weather (°F)

KMCW (0.3 NM at True Heading of 134)
METAR: KMCW 171653Z AUTO 06009KT 10SM -RA FEW070 OVC090 14/09 A3005 RMK AO2 RAE06B45 SLP173 P0000 T01390094
TAF: KMCW 171124Z 1712/1812 03004KT P6SM SCT050 BKN080 FM171500 10010KT P6SM VCSH SCT060 BKN120 FM180000 09011KT P6SM VCTS OVC060CB FM180500 10011KT P6SM VCTS OVC025CB FM180700 11009KT 6SM BR VCTS BKN010CB

Location

Latitude: 
43-09-28.1000N (43.157806)
Longitude: 
093-19-52.5000W (-93.33125)
Elevation: 
1213.4 feet MSL (370 m MSL)
Magnetic Variation: 
0.2 E (as of May 2022 from WMM2020 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -6.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -5.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
05 N.M. W of Mason City, Iowa
Found On: 
Omaha Chart
FAA Region: 
ACE

Contacts

Manager: 
Publicly owned: 
DAVID K. SIMMS
9184 - 265TH STREET
CLEAR LAKE, IA 50428-1484
641-421-3397
CITY OF MASON CITY
9184 - 265TH STREET
MASON CITY, IA 50428-1484
641-421-3397

Operations

Airport Status: 
Operational
Facility Use: 
Public
Type: 
Airport
Activation Date: 
03/1943
Control tower: 
No
Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
Months/Days/Hours
ALL/ALL/0700-1700
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: 
2213 feet (675 m)
NOTAMs Facility: 
MCW
NOTAM-D Service: 
Yes
International Airport of Entry: 
No
Customs Landing Rights: 
No
Military Landing Rights: 
Yes
Civil/Military Joint Use: 
No
Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting: 
Class I
ARFF Index: A
Air Carrier Service: Scheduled
Certification Date: 05/1973

Based Aircraft

Single Engine:  45
Multi Engine:  2
Jet Engine:  2
GA Helicopters:  1

Annual Operations (as of 06/30/2020)

Total Operations:  33600
Commercial:  4 0.0%
Air Taxi:  3536 10.5%
GA Local:  12000 35.7%
GA Itinerant:  18000 53.6%
Military Aircraft:  60 0.2%

Communications

CTAF:  123.000
Unicom:  123.000
ASOS:  120.300 (641-357-8490)

  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY MINNEAPOLIS ARTCC ON FREQS 127.3/257.675 (MASON CITY RCAG).
   

Fixed Based Operators (FBOs) & Fuel

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Area Code: 641

Business Name Frequency Phone Fuel Grade
Dwyer Aircraft
  
Unicom 123.0 423-6453 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 05/19/22 to 0901Z 06/16/22.

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APD - Airport Diagram
DP - Departure Procedure Charts
HOT - Hot Spots
IAP - Instrument Approach Procedure Charts
MIN - Minimums
STAR - Standard Terminal Arrival Charts
Page Type Page Name Volume Action Since
Last Cycle
APD AIRPORT DIAGRAM NC-3
HOT HOT SPOT NC-3
IAP ILS OR LOC RWY 36 NC-3
IAP LOC BC RWY 18 NC-3
IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 18 NC-3
IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 30 NC-3
IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 36 NC-3
IAP VOR RWY 36 NC-3
MIN ALTERNATE MINIMUMS NC-3
MIN TAKEOFF MINIMUMS NC-3
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Navigation Aids (Navaids) near MCW

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
26.5 Hampton Municipal Airport
(HPT KHPT HPT)
169 169 100LL, Jet A
31.3 Clarion Municipal Airport
(KCAV CAV)
217 216 100LL, Jet A
31.5 Albert Lea Municipal Airport
(AEL KAEL AEL)
357 357 100LL, Jet A, MOGAS
32.0 Northeast Iowa Regional Airport
(CCY KCCY CCY)
98 98 100LL, Jet A
34.9 Austin Municipal Airport
(AUM KAUM AUM)
29 29 100LL, Jet A
37.2 Eagle Grove Municipal Airport
(KEAG EAG)
223 222 100LL
40.0 Wells Municipal Airport
(68Y)
331 331 100LL
41.3 Iowa Falls Municipal Airport
(IFA KIFA IFA)
176 176 100LL, Jet A+
41.5 Algona Municipal Airport
(AXG KAXA AXA)
263 262 100LL, Jet A
42.3 Blue Earth Municipal Airport
(KSBU SBU)
308 307 100LL, Jet A
44.0 Waverly Municipal Airport
(C25)
124 124 100LL
49.3 Webster City Municipal Airport
(EBS KEBS EBS)
208 207 100LL, Jet A
50.6 Drake Airport
(2Y1)
184 184 100LL
52.5 Fort Dodge Regional Airport
(FOD KFOD FOD)
226 225 100LL, Jet A
54.5 Waterloo Regional Airport
(ALO KALO ALO)
130 131 100LL, Jet A
55.5 Fairmont Municipal Airport
(FRM KFRM FRM)
302 301 100LL, Jet A
55.8 Waseca Municipal Airport
(KACQ ACQ)
350 350 100LL, MOGAS
56.0 Dodge Center Airport
(KTOB TOB)
22 22 100LL, Jet A
57.7 Rochester International Airport
(RST KRST RST)
38 39 100LL, Jet A
58.0 Owatonna Degner Regional Airport
(OWA KOWA OWA)
3 3 100LL, Jet A

Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

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Remarks

A110-1 BIRD ACTVTY ON & INVOF ARPT.
A110-2 LANDING FEE FOR ALL COMMERCIAL OPERATED ACFT.
A110-3 DUE TO RY & TWY END ELEV DIFFERENTIALS & ACFT HEIGHT; PILOTS MAY LOSE LINE OF SIGHT OF OTHER ACFT ON OPPOSING RY & TWY ENDS. ALL DEP/ARR ACFT USE CTAF.
A110-4 RY 30 IS CALM WIND RY.
A110-5 ALL GA TFC RMN CLEAR OF ACR RAMP DURG AIRLINE OPNS. ACR RAMP DEFINED BY RED LINE.
A110-6 AIRPORT OPERATIONS 641-430-0980.
A110-7 FOR CD IF UNA TO CTC ON FSS FREQ, CTC MINNEAPOLIS ARTCC AT 651-463-5588.
A17 FOR SVC OR FUEL AFT HRS PPR CALL 641-430-9898.
A26 INDEX B PROVIDED.
A81-APT ACTVT HIRL RY 18/36; MIRL RY 12/30; REIL RY 12; MALS RY 18; MALSR RY 36; VASI RY 18; PAPI RYS 12; 30; & 36 - CTAF. ALL PAPIS ON DURG DALGT HRS.

Runways

Runway Summary

Runways: 12/30
18/36
Longest Runway: 18/36 is 6501 ft (1982 m) long
Runways with an Instrument Approach: 36

MCW Airport Runway Details

Runway 12/30  5502 ft x 150 ft (1677 m x 46 m)
Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 09/01/2016
Surface:  Asphalt - Excellent condition - Saw-cut or plastic grooved
Runway Pavement Class:  45 /F/C/X/T
Runway Edge Lights:  Medium Intensity

Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
Single Wheel Landing Gear:  80.0
Dual Wheel Landing Gear:  110.0
Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  180.0

Runway 12

Runway 30

Elevation: 
1209.7 1192.1
Latitude: 
43-09-35.4262N 43-09-04.3138N
Longitude: 
093-20-38.0980W 093-19-37.2563W
True Magnetic Hdg.: 
125 305
Glide Path Angle: 
3.0 degrees 3.0 degrees
Traffic Pattern: 
Left Left
Runway Markings Type: 
Nonprecision Instrument Nonprecision Instrument
Runway Markings Condition:
Good Good
Object at End: 
TREE BLDG
Object Height: 
63 41
Distance from End: 
1700 1650
Object Centerline Offset: 
150 ft. left of centerline 450 ft. right of centerline
Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway 4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway
REIL: 
Yes
Threshold Crossing Height: 
39 51
Declared Distances
Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
5501 5501
Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
5501 5501
Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
5501 5501
Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
5501 5501

Runway 18/36  6501 ft x 150 ft (1982 m x 46 m)
Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 09/01/2016
Surface:  Asphalt - Excellent condition - Saw-cut or plastic grooved
Runway Pavement Class:  58 /F/C/X/T
Runway Edge Lights:  High Intensity

Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
Single Wheel Landing Gear:  80.0
Dual Wheel Landing Gear:  110.0
Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  180.0

Runway 18

Runway 36

Elevation: 
1213.1 1192.9
Latitude: 
43-10-07.0897N 43-09-02.8793N
Longitude: 
093-19-39.7687W 093-19-39.6434W
True Magnetic Hdg.: 
180 360
ILS Type: 
ILS
Glide Path Angle: 
3.0 degrees 2.9 degrees
Traffic Pattern: 
Left Left
Runway Markings Type: 
Nonprecision Instrument Precision Instrument
Runway Markings Condition:
Good Good
Object Centerline Offset: 
150 ft. left of centerline 450 ft. right of centerline
Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
4-Box VASI On Left Side Of Runway 4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway
Approach Light System: 
1,400 Foot Medium Intensity Approach Lighting System 1,400 Foot Medium Intensity Approach Lighting System With Runway Alignment Indicator Lights
Threshold Crossing Height: 
39 62
Declared Distances
Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
6501 6501
Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
6501 6501
Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
6501 6401
Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
6501 6401

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

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