Dane County Regional-Truax Field Airport

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Location

Latitude: 
43-08-23.5649N (43.139879)
Longitude: 
089-20-15.0161W (-89.337504)
Elevation: 
886.6 feet MSL (270 m MSL)
Magnetic Variation: 
2.9 W (as of May 2021 from WMM2020 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -6.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -5.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
05 N.M. NE of Madison, Wisconsin
Found On: 
Chicago Chart
FAA Region: 
AGL

Contacts

Manager: 
Publicly owned: 
KIMBERLY S. JONES
4000 INTERNATIONAL LANE
MADISON, WI 53704
608-246-3380
DANE COUNTY
4000 INTERNATIONAL LANE
MADISON, WI 53704
608-246-3380

Operations

Airport Status: 
Operational
Facility Use: 
Public
Type: 
Airport
Activation Date: 
09/1937
Control tower: 
Yes
Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
Months/Days/Hours
ALL/ALL/ALL
Boundary ARTCC: 
ZAU (Chicago)
Responsible ARTCC: 
ZAU (Chicago)
Lighting Schedule: 
SEE RMK
Segmented Circle Indicator: 
No
Beacon Color: 
White-Green (Lighted Land Airport)
Traffic Pattern Altitude: 
1887 feet (575 m)
NOTAMs Facility: 
MSN
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: C
Air Carrier Service: Scheduled
Certification Date: 05/1973

Based Aircraft

Single Engine:  75
Multi Engine:  18
Jet Engine:  27
GA Helicopters:  2
Military Aircraft:  36

Annual Operations (as of 08/31/2020)

Total Operations:  46268
Commercial:  10419 22.5%
Air Taxi:  4681 10.1%
GA Local:  9189 19.9%
GA Itinerant:  18659 40.3%
Military Aircraft:  3320 7.2%

Communications

CTAF:  119.300
Unicom:  122.950
Tower:  MADISON
119.3
257.8
Hrs: 0600-2300
Clearance Del.:  121.625
Ground:  121.9
348.6
Approach:  MADISON
120.1 ;EAST
135.45 ;WEST
343.7 ;WEST
350.3 ;EAST
Hrs: 0600-2300

CHICAGO ARTCC
Hrs: HOURS MADISON APCH CLSD
Departure:  MADISON
120.1 ;EAST
135.45 ;WEST
343.7 ;WEST
350.3 ;EAST
Hrs: 0600-2300

CHICAGO ARTCC
Hrs: HOURS MADISON APCH CLSD
ATIS:  124.65
278.3
Hrs: 24
ASOS:  (608-249-0615)
CLASS C:  135.45 ;WEST
CLASS C:  343.7 ;WEST
CLASS C:  120.1 ;EAST
ANG OPS:  138.175
EMERG:  121.5
ANG OPS:  238.2
EMERG:  243.0
CLASS C:  350.3 ;EAST
ANG OPS:  40.8
ANG OPS:  123.4
ANG OPS:  299.9
RADAR:  126.85

  • ARMY OPERATION CALL 'FIREFLY'. 0730-1600 LCL.
  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY CHICAGO ARTCC ON FREQS 133.3/380.35 (LONE ROCK RCAG) & 135.45 WHEN MADISON APCH CTL CLSD.
  • CALL MADISON OPS
  • CALL MADISON OPS
  • CALL MADISON OPS .
  • 3RD PARTY 16 JUN 2011
   

Fixed Based Operators (FBOs) & Fuel

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Area Code: 608

Business Name Frequency Phone Fuel Grade
Wisconsin Aviation-Madison
   Website           Email
Unicom 122.95 268-5003, 268-5006 Avionics 100LL, Jet A
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Flight Service Stations

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

Instrument Procedures / Charts


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Page Type Page Name Volume Action Since
Last Cycle
APD AIRPORT DIAGRAM EC-3 Changed
HOT HOT SPOT EC-3 Changed
IAP HI-TACAN RWY 18 EC-3
IAP HI-TACAN RWY 36 EC-3
IAP ILS OR LOC RWY 18 EC-3 Changed
IAP ILS OR LOC RWY 21 EC-3 Changed
IAP ILS OR LOC/DME RWY 36 EC-3 Changed
IAP ILS RWY 18 (SA CAT I - II) EC-3 Changed
IAP ILS RWY 36 (CAT II - III) EC-3 Changed
IAP ILS RWY 36 (SA CAT I) EC-3 Changed
IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 03 EC-3 Changed
IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 14 EC-3 Changed
IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 18 EC-3 Changed
IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 21 EC-3 Changed
IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 32 EC-3 Changed
IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 36 EC-3 Changed
IAP VOR RWY 14 EC-3 Changed
IAP VOR RWY 32 EC-3 Changed
LAH LAHSO EC-3 Changed
MIN ALTERNATE MINIMUMS EC-3 Changed
MIN TAKEOFF MINIMUMS EC-3 Changed
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Navigation Aids (Navaids) near MSN

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
5.5 Waunakee Airport
(6P3)
295 298 100LL
7.0 Blackhawk Airfield Airport
(87Y)
107 110 100LL
8.6 Middleton Municipal - Morey Field Airport
(C29)
259 262 100LL, Jet A
19.7 Jana Airport
(58C)
144 147 80, 100LL
26.0 Portage Municipal Airport
(C47)
345 348 100LL, UL91
26.9 Watertown Municipal Airport
(KRYV RYV)
85 88 100LL, Jet A
29.7 Baraboo-Wisconsin Dells Regional Airport
(KDLL DLL)
320 323 100LL, Jet A
32.6 Dodge County Airport
(UNU KUNU UNU)
57 60 100LL, Jet A
33.4 Monroe Municipal Airport
(KEFT EFT)
199 202 100LL, Jet A
33.8 Southern Wisconsin Regional Airport
(JVL KJVL JVL)
157 160 100LL, Jet A
36.5 Reedsburg Municipal Airport
(C35)
309 311 100LL, Jet A
37.1 Tri-County Regional Airport
(LNR KLNR LNR)
276 278 100LL, Jet A
41.8 Beloit Airport
(44C)
156 159 100LL
42.3 Iowa County Airport
(KMRJ MRJ)
249 251 100LL, Jet A
43.3 Hartford Municipal Airport
(KHXF HXF)
72 76 100LL, MOGAS
46.8 Freeport/Dornink Airport
(C86)
192 195 80, 100LL
47.1 East Troy Municipal Airport
(57C)
115 119 100LL, Jet A, UL94
48.6 Waukesha County Airport
(UES KUES UES)
96 100 100LL, Jet A
50.8 Capitol Drive Airport
(02C)
93 97 100LL, MOGAS
52.2 Grand Geneva Resort Airport
(C02)
126 130 100LL, Jet A

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Remarks

A110-18 TWY F & G RSTRD TO MIL ACFT ONLY.
A110-2 WEST RAMP RSTD TO AIR CARRIER ACFT ONLY.
A110-24 MILITARY: ANG: PPR ALL ACT, CONTACT EMAIL: 115FW.PPR.ORG@US.AF.MIL. OPR HR 1200-2230Z++MON-THURS, DSN 724-8642/8436, C608 245-4642/4436. DSN 724-8580 H24, C608 245-4580 H24.
A110-25 AVOID OVERFLIGHT OF YAHARA RIVER INVOF ARPT BLO 2000 FT AGL.
A110-28 RW 14 & 18 APCH ENDS CLOSELY ALIGNED; VERIFY CORRECT RWY AND COMPASS HDG PRIOR TO DEP.
A110-29 EAST RAMP & TWY B5 & E CLSD TO ACFT WITH WINGSPAN MORE THAN 118 FT. TWY B1, J & B NORTH OF TWY M CLSD TO ACFT WITH WINGSPAN MORE THAN 150 FT.
A110-3 NOISE ABATEMENT PROC IN EFCT: DEP ACFT UTILIZE RWY 03 & 36; ARR ACFT UTILIZE RWY 18 & 21.
A110-31 ARNG: PPR, ARNG COPTER RQR SVC, CTC ARMY OPS, LTD TRAN SVC, OPR 1300-2200Z++ MON, TUE; 1300-0400Z++ WED-FRI, CLSD SAT, SUN DSN 745-8310, C608-301-8310.
A110-32 PPR FOR HIGH RISK FLT TEST 608-246-3397.
A110-34 ENGINE RUNUP RSTD TO NORTH HOLD BAY ONLY.
A110-35 BARRICADES ALONG WEST EDGE OF SOUTH RAMP ADJ MIL RAMP.
A110-36 WEST RAMP UNCONTROLLED; PUSHBACK IS AT PILOT'S DISCRETION.
A110-38 SERVICE-FUEL: A++ (MIL)
A110-40 PPR RQRD FOR ALL MIL ACFT: 608-724-8506.
A110-41 RWY 18,21, 36 BAK-14 ARRESTING CABLE FOR MIL USE ONLY AND RETRACTED WHEN NOT IN USE.
A110-42 FOR CD IF UNA TO CTC ON FSS FREQ, CTC CHICAGO ARTCC AT 630-906-8921.
A110-5 ACR & TURBO JET TRNG FLGTS PROHIBITED.
A110-7 BIRDS ON & INVOF ARPT.
A43-18 UNUSBL BYD 9 DEGS RIGHT OF CNTRLN.
A49-36 RWY 36 ALSF2 OPRS AS SSALR WHEN TWR CLSD.
A57-03 APCH RATIO 41:1 FM DSPLCD THR.
A57-18 APCH RATIO 40:1 FM DSPLCD THR.
A70 AV FUEL REFUELING AVBL ON EAST OR SOUTH APRON ONLY.
A81-APT WHEN ATCT CLSD HIRL RWY 18/36 PRESET ON LOW INTST, TO INCR INTST & ACTVT MALSR RWY 18 & 21; REIL RWY 03 & 32; HIRL RWY 03/21, RWY 14/32, RWY 18/36 - CTAF. PAPI RWY 03, 21, 14, 32, 18, 36 OPR CONSLY.
E147 MILITARY: OVHD TFC PAT ALT RSTRD TO 3500 FT MSL; RWY 18/36 L TURN.
E60-18 BAK-14 BAK-12(B) (1900').
E60-21 BAK-14 BAK-12(B) (1620').
E60-36 BAK-14 BAK-12(B) (1750').

Runways

Runway Summary

Runways: 03/21
14/32
18/36
Longest Runway: 18/36 is 9006 ft (2745 m) long
Runways with an Instrument Approach: 21, 18, 36

MSN Airport Runway Details

Runway 03/21  7200 ft x 150 ft (2195 m x 46 m)
Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 06/16/2011
Surface:  Concrete - Good condition - Saw-cut or plastic grooved
Runway Pavement Class:  95 /R/B/W/T
Runway Edge Lights:  High Intensity

Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
Single Wheel Landing Gear:  100.0
Dual Wheel Landing Gear:  200.0
Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  350.0
Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

Runway 03

Runway 21

Elevation: 
860.8 886.6
Latitude: 
43-07-59.8870N 43-09-02.0891N
Longitude: 
089-20-30.3262W 089-19-43.2575W
True Magnetic Hdg.: 
029 209
ILS Type: 
ILS/DME
Glide Path Angle: 
3.0 degrees 3.0 degrees
Traffic Pattern: 
Runway Markings Type: 
Precision Instrument Precision Instrument
Runway Markings Condition:
Good Good
Arresting Device: 
BAK-14
Object at End: 
TREES ROAD
Object Height: 
72 19
Object Marked/Lighted?: 
Distance from End: 
2760 2050
Object Centerline Offset: 
460 ft. left of centerline 0 ft. left and right of centerline
Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway 4-Light PAPI 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: 
Yes
Touchdown Lights: 
Centerline Lights: 
Threshold Crossing Height: 
49 53
Threshold Elevation: 
859.7
Displaced Threshold: 
431
Threshold Latitude: 
43-08-03.5976N

Threshold Longitude: 

089-20-27.5165W
Declared Distances
Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
7200 6770
Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
7200 6770
Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
7200 7015
Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
6770 7015

Runway 14/32  5846 ft x 150 ft (1782 m x 46 m)
Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 06/16/2011
Surface:  Concrete - Good condition - Saw-cut or plastic grooved
Runway Pavement Class:  95 /R/B/W/T
Runway Edge Lights:  High Intensity

Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
Single Wheel Landing Gear:  75.0
Dual Wheel Landing Gear:  190.0
Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  350.0
Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

Runway 14

Runway 32

Elevation: 
858.9 861.5
Latitude: 
43-08-52.4723N 43-08-10.6311N
Longitude: 
089-20-29.6256W 089-19-35.2850W
True Magnetic Hdg.: 
136 316
ILS Type: 
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
Arresting Device: 
Object at End: 
TREE
Object Height: 
112
Object Marked/Lighted?: 
Distance from End: 
4047
Object Centerline Offset: 
460 ft. left of centerline 0 ft. left and right of centerline
Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway 4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway
Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
Approach Light System: 
REIL: 
Yes Yes
Touchdown Lights: 
No No
Centerline Lights: 
No No
Threshold Crossing Height: 
45 56
Threshold Elevation: 
859.0
Displaced Threshold: 
477
Threshold Latitude: 
43-08-49.0574N

Threshold Longitude: 

089-20-25.1946W
Declared Distances
Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
5846 5846
Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
5846 5846
Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
5846 5846
Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
5369 5846

Runway 18/36  9006 ft x 150 ft (2745 m x 46 m)
Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 06/16/2011
Surface:  Concrete - Good condition - Saw-cut or plastic grooved
Runway Pavement Class:  95 /R/B/W/T
Runway Edge Lights:  High Intensity

Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
Single Wheel Landing Gear:  100.0
Dual Wheel Landing Gear:  200.0
Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  350.0
Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

Runway 18

Runway 36

Elevation: 
860.3 862.0
Latitude: 
43-08-56.8937N 43-07-27.9983N
Longitude: 
089-20-27.6918W 089-20-31.7976W
True Magnetic Hdg.: 
182 002
ILS Type: 
ILS/DME ILS/DME
Glide Path Angle: 
3.0 degrees 3.0 degrees
Traffic Pattern: 
Left Left
Runway Markings Type: 
Precision Instrument Precision Instrument
Runway Markings Condition:
Good Good
Arresting Device: 
BAK-14 BAK-14
Object at End: 
HILL
Object Height: 
50
Object Marked/Lighted?: 
Distance from End: 
1634
Object Centerline Offset: 
460 ft. left of centerline 0 ft. left and right of centerline
Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway 4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway
Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
Touchdown, Midfield, Rollout Touchdown, Midfield, Rollout
Approach Light System: 
1,400 Foot Medium Intensity Approach Lighting System With Runway Alignment Indicator Lights Standard 2,400 Foot High Intensity Approach Lighting System With Sequenced Flashers, Cat. II or III Config.
REIL: 
No No
Touchdown Lights: 
No No
Centerline Lights: 
Yes Yes
Threshold Crossing Height: 
57 59
Threshold Elevation: 
859.3 861.9
Displaced Threshold: 
400 1001
Threshold Latitude: 
43-08-52.9520N 43-07-37.8761N

Threshold Longitude: 

089-20-27.8714W 089-20-31.3387W
Declared Distances
Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
9006 9006
Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
9006 9006
Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
9006 9006
Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
8606 8006

Services

Airframe Repair: 
None
Powerplant Repair: 
None
Bottled Oxygen: 
None
Bulk Oxygen: 
None
Fuel Available: 
100LL, Jet A
Parking: 
Tiedowns available

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