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3K6 St Louis Metro-East Airport/Shafer Field
St Jacob, Illinois, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 07 DECEMBER 2017

Location

FAA Identifier: 3K6
Lat/Long: 38-43-58.4710N / 089-48-23.6420W
38-43.974517N / 089-48.394033W
38.7329086 / -89.8065672
(estimated)
Elevation: 477.3 ft. / 145.5 m (surveyed)
Variation: 02W (2015)
From city: 2 miles N of ST JACOB, IL
Time zone: UTC -6 (UTC -5 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 62281

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 03/1972
Control tower: no
ARTCC: KANSAS CITY CENTER
FSS: SAINT LOUIS FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: STL (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: CONTINUOUS
Pattern altitude: 1277.3 ft. MSL
Wind indicator: yes
Segmented circle: no
Lights: MIRL RY 13/31 PRESET ON LOW INTST; TO INCR INTST ACTVT - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.8
SAINT LOUIS APPROACH: 124.2
SAINT LOUIS DEPARTURE: 124.2
WX AWOS-3 at ALN (15 nm NW): 128.0 (618-259-7231)
WX ASOS at CPS (19 nm SW): PHONE 618-332-0001

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
TOYr090/5.3TROY VORTAC116.0004E
CSXr093/26.0CARDINAL VOR/DME116.4500E
STLr103/32.5ST LOUIS VORTAC117.4001E
ENLr298/35.7CENTRALIA VORTAC115.0004E
VLAr230/37.1VANDALIA VORTAC114.3004E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
ALPOS141/9.621801WAL .- .-..
CIVIC MEMORIAL130/15.126301WCVM -.-. ...- --
SALEM279/39.740001WSLO ... .-.. ---

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MINOR
Powerplant service: MINOR
Bottled oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 13/31

Dimensions: 2662 x 50 ft. / 811 x 15 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 13  RUNWAY 31
Latitude: 38-44.132750N38-43.815033N
Longitude: 089-48.586650W089-48.200817W
Elevation: 477.0 ft.469.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 138 magnetic, 136 true318 magnetic, 316 true
Displaced threshold: 127 ft.no
Markings: basic, in fair conditionbasic, in fair condition
Runway end identifier lights: nono
Obstructions: 16 ft. road, 210 ft. from runway, 126 ft. right of centerline
APCH SLOPE IS 21:1 TO DSPLCD THLD.
68 ft. tree, 1574 ft. from runway, 225 ft. right of centerline, 20:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Privately-owned
Owner: EDWARD B. SHAFER
2070 TRIAD RD.
ST JACOB, IL 62281
Phone 618-644-5411
Manager: EDWARD B. SHAFER
2070 TRIAD RD.
ST JACOB, IL 62281
Phone 618-644-5411

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 2
Gliders airplanes: 1
Ultralights: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 142/day *
51% local general aviation
47% transient general aviation
2% air taxi
* for 12-month period ending 31 July 2015

Additional Remarks

MIL HEL OPNS PRIOR PERMISSION ONLY.
FOR NOISE ABATEMENT PROCEDURES CTC AMGR 618-644-5411.
FOR CD CTC STL APCH AT 314-890-1017.

Instrument Procedures

NOTE: All procedures below are presented as PDF files. If you need a reader for these files, you should download the free Adobe Reader.

NOT FOR NAVIGATION. Please procure official charts for flight.
FAA instrument procedures published for use between 7 December 2017 at 0901Z and 4 January 2018 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS)-A   download (170KB)
VOR-A   download (154KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (201KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KBLV - Scott Air Force Base/MidAmerica Airport (11 nm S)
KALN - St Louis Regional Airport (15 nm NW)
KCPS - St Louis Downtown Airport (19 nm SW)
KGRE - Greenville Airport (21 nm E)
KSTL - St Louis Lambert International Airport (26 nm W)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 16-Dec-2017
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:4212:42
Sunrise07:1213:12
Sunset16:3822:38
Evening civil twilight17:0823:08

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  16-Dec-2017 10:50:59
Local (UTC-6)  16-Dec-2017 04:50:59
 
METAR
KBLV 
12nm S 
160956Z AUTO 22006KT 10SM CLR 00/M04 A3001 RMK AO2 SLP169 T10021043 $
KALN 
14nm NW 
161035Z AUTO 19011KT 10SM CLR 00/M03 A2999 RMK AO2 T00001030
KCPS 
19nm SW 
160953Z AUTO 17005KT 10SM CLR 01/M05 A3001 RMK AO2 SLP165 T00061050 $
TAF
KBLV 
12nm S 
160800Z 1608/1714 19009KT 9999 FEW250 QNH3003INS BECMG 1614/1615 22010G15KT 9999 FEW250 QNH2998INS BECMG 1622/1623 19009KT 9999 SCT250 QNH3003INS BECMG 1711/1712 17006KT 9999 BKN070 WS013/23032KT 620708 QNH3009INS TX13/1621Z TNM03/1612Z
KCPS 
19nm SW 
160520Z 1606/1706 19005KT P6SM SKC WS015/25040KT FM161500 20010KT P6SM SKC FM162300 18005KT P6SM SCT250
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
Shafer Flying Service 618-644-5411
[email]
Aviation fuel, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Flight training, Aircraft maintenance, Rental cars, Public telephone, Pilots lounge / snooze room, Restrooms
 
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More info about Shafer Flying Service
Phillips 66
100LL
SS $4.45 
 Updated 13-Nov-2017
 
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