Columbus Municipal Airport

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METAR: KOLU 112256Z AUTO 25008KT 10SM CLR 26/08 A2984 RMK AO2 SLP103 T02610083

TAF: N/A

Reporting Station: KOLU (0.1 NM at True Heading of 137)
Visibility: 10+SM
Flight Category: VFR
Altimeter: 1010.6
Temperature: 26.1 C (78.98 F)
Dewpoint: 8.3 C (46.94 F)

Location

Latitude: 
41-26-55.4000N (41.448722)
Longitude: 
097-20-27.4000W (-97.340944)
Elevation: 
1447.3 feet MSL (441 m MSL)
Magnetic Variation: 
3.1 E (as of May 2024 from WMM2020 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -6.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -5.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
01 N.M. NE of Columbus, Nebraska
Found On: 
Omaha Chart
FAA Region: 
ACE

Contacts

Manager: 
Publicly owned: 
ROSS NIEDBALSKI
PO BOX 1677, 1308 BILL BABKA DRIVE, 2765 14TH AVE
COLUMBUS, NE 68602-1677
402-276-5284
CITY OF COLUMBUS
P.O. BOX 1677
COLUMBUS, NE 68602-1677
402-562-4227

Operations

Airport Status: 
Operational
Facility Use: 
Public
Type: 
Airport
Activation Date: 
08/1945
Control tower: 
No
Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
Months/Days/Hours
ALL/ALL/DALGT
Boundary ARTCC: 
ZMP (Minneapolis)
Responsible ARTCC: 
ZMP (Minneapolis)
Lighting Schedule: 
SEE RMK
Segmented Circle Indicator: 
Yes
Traffic Pattern Altitude (MSL): 
2447 feet (746 m)
NOTAMs Facility: 
OLU
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:  33
Multi Engine:  3
Jet Engine:  1

Annual Operations (as of 07/26/2023)

Total Operations:  8000
Air Taxi:  200 2.5%
GA Local:  2750 34.4%
GA Itinerant:  5000 62.5%
Military Aircraft:  50 0.6%

Communications

CTAF:  123.050
Unicom:  123.050
AWOS-3PT:  125.525 (402-563-3895)

  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY MINNEAPOLIS ARTCC ON FREQS 128.75/346.3 (OMAHA RCAG).
   

Fixed Based Operators (FBOs) & Fuel

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Area Code: 402

Business Name Frequency Phone Fuel Grade
Avcraft Inc.
   Website
   Email
   Update FBO info
Unicom 122.95 402-910-5246 100LL, Jet A
Columbus Aircraft
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Unicom 122.95 564-0521 100LL, Jet A
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Flight Service Stations

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

Instrument Procedures / Charts


FAA Terminal Procedures valid from 0901Z 05/16/24 to 0901Z 06/13/24.

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IAP - Instrument Approach Procedure Charts
MIN - Minimums
STAR - Standard Terminal Arrival Charts
Page Type Page Name Volume Action Since
Last Cycle
IAP LOC RWY 14 NC-2 Changed
IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 14 NC-2
IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 32 NC-2
IAP VOR RWY 14 NC-2 Deleted
IAP VOR RWY 32 NC-2 Changed
MIN ALTERNATE MINIMUMS NC-2 Deleted
MIN TAKEOFF MINIMUMS NC-2
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Navigation Aids (Navaids) near OLU

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
16.4 David City Municipal Airport
(93Y)
143 140 100LL
32.5 Norfolk Regional/Karl Stefan Meml Field Airport
(OFK KOFK OFK)
352 349 100LL, Jet A
33.4 Scribner State Airport
(SCB KSCB SCB)
72 69 100LL
35.5 York Municipal Airport
(KJYR JYR)
201 198 100LL, Jet A
35.9 Wahoo Municipal Airport
(KAHQ AHQ)
110 107 100LL, Jet A
36.9 Fremont Municipal Airport
(FET KFET FET)
89 87 100LL, Jet A
44.5 Lincoln Airport
(LNK KLNK LNK)
143 140 100LL, Jet A
44.5 Aurora Municipal - Al Potter Field Airport
(KAUH AUH)
221 218 100LL
50.2 Wayne Municipal/Stan Morris Field Airport
(KLCG LCG)
18 15 100LL
50.6 Antelope County Airport
(4V9)
322 318 100LL
52.4 Central Nebraska Regional Airport
(GRI KGRI GRI)
236 232 100LL, Jet A
52.8 Fairmont State Airport
(KFMZ FMZ)
191 188 100LL
53.2 Crete Municipal Airport
(KCEK CEK)
159 156 100LL, Jet A
55.5 Blair Exec Airport
(KBTA BTA)
91 89 100LL, Jet A
55.5 Tekamah Municipal Airport
(KTQE TQE)
69 67 100LL
57.4 Millard Airport
(MIQ KMLE MLE)
104 102 100LL, Jet A-1+
58.4 Harvard State Airport
(08K)
215 211 100LL
59.5 North Omaha Airport
(91NE)
94 92 100LL
65.6 Browns Airport
(EPG NE69)
121 119 100LL
65.7 Eppley Airfield Airport
(OMA KOMA OMA)
97 95 100LL, Jet A, Jet A+

Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

NOTAMs

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Remarks

A110-2 WATERFOWL INVOF ARPT.
A110-3 DEER INVOF ARPT.
A110-4 RY 32 IS DESIGNATED AS THE CALM WIND RY.
A110-5 FOR CD IF UNA TO CTC ON FSS FREQ, CTC MINNEAPOLIS ARTCC AT 651-463-5588.
A13 JANELLE KLINE, CITY CLERK
A17 FOR SVC AFT DARK CALL (402) 564-7884.
A30-02/20 RY 02/20 NOT PLOWED WINTER MONTHS.
A42-02 BOUNDARY MARKERS-G.
A51-02 RWY 02 END CONES MARK DSPLCD THLD; NOT RWY END.
A52-02 RWY 02 CLNC SLOPE 30:1 DUE TO GRAIN ELEVATOR LEG 116 FT ABV RWY END 3491 FT FROM DSPLCD THLD; RWY 20 CTR PIVOT THRU APCH DURING IRRIGATION SEASON.
A57-14 RWY 32 CLNC SLOPE 37:1 TO DSPLCD THR.
A70-FUEL-10 0LL FOR FUEL AFT HRS CONTACT 402-910-5247.
A81-APT ACTVT MIRL RY 14/32; PAPI RY 14; VASI RY 32; REIL RY 32 & MALSR RY 14 - CTAF.

Runways

Runway Summary

Runways: 02/20
14/32
Longest Runway: 14/32 is 6801 ft (2073 m) long
Runways with an Instrument Approach: 14

OLU Airport Runway Details

Runway 02/20  4135 ft x 150 ft (1260 m x 46 m)
Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 05/27/2010
Surface:  Turf - Fair condition - No special surface treatment

Runway 02

Runway 20

Elevation: 
1440.9 1439.5
Latitude: 
41-26-34.1276N 41-27-09.5600N
Longitude: 
097-20-24.9200W 097-19-57.8982W
Runway True Alignment: 
030 210
Glide Path Angle: 
0.0 degrees 0.0 degrees
Threshold Elevation: 
1440.9
Displaced Threshold: 
101
Threshold Latitude: 
41-26-34.9926N

Threshold Longitude: 

097-20-24.2575W

Runway 14/32  6801 ft x 100 ft (2073 m x 30 m)
Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 05/27/2010
Surface:  Turf - Fair condition - No special surface treatment
Runway Edge Lights:  Medium Intensity

Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
Single Wheel Landing Gear:  43.0
Dual Wheel Landing Gear:  58.0

Runway 14

Runway 32

Elevation: 
1447.3 1440.5
Latitude: 
41-27-26.6525N 41-26-28.5729N
Longitude: 
097-20-59.6110W 097-20-14.7219W
Runway True Alignment: 
150 330
ILS Type: 
LOCALIZER
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
Object at End: 
TREE
Object Height: 
60
Distance from End: 
1275
Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway 4-Box VASI On Left Side Of Runway
Approach Light System: 
1,400 Foot Medium Intensity Approach Lighting System With Runway Alignment Indicator Lights
REIL: 
No Yes
Threshold Crossing Height: 
40 44
Threshold Elevation: 
1441.7
Displaced Threshold: 
950
Threshold Latitude: 
41-26-36.6866N

Threshold Longitude: 

097-20-20.9931W
Declared Distances
Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
6800 6800
Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
6800 6800
Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
6260 6800
Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
6260 5850

Services

Airframe Repair: 
Major
Powerplant Repair: 
Major
Bottled Oxygen: 
High Pressure / Low Pressure
Bulk Oxygen: 
High Pressure / Low Pressure
Fuel Available: 
100LL, Jet A, Jet A+
Landing Fees: 
No
Parking: 
Hangars and tiedowns available

Maps & Diagrams

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