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72K Westport Auxiliary Airport
Wichita, Kansas, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 19 JULY 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: 72K
Lat/Long: 37-36-15.2000N / 097-21-31.9000W
37-36.253333N / 097-21.531667W
37.6042222 / -97.3588611
(estimated)
Elevation: 1272 ft. / 388 m (estimated)
Variation: 07E (1985)
From city: 5 miles SW of WICHITA, KS
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -6 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 67217

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 02/1953
Control tower: no
ARTCC: KANSAS CITY CENTER
FSS: WICHITA FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: ICT (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: UNATNDD
Wind indicator: yes
Segmented circle: no

Airport Communications

CTAF: 122.9
WX ASOS at ICT (4 nm NW): PHONE 316-945-8022
WX AWOS-3PT at BEC (9 nm NE): 119.45 (316-515-7116)
WX ASOS at AAO (11 nm NE): 134.025 (316-636-2541)
WX AWOS-3PT at 3AU (14 nm E): 124.175 (316-733-6696)
WX AWOS-3 at 1K1 (16 nm NE): 118.3 (316-530-6004)
WX AWOS-3 at EGT (17 nm S): 118.875 (620-326-2470)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
ICTr121/13.6WICHITA VORTAC113.8007E
HUTr127/36.0HUTCHINSON VOR/DME116.8004E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
PICHE067/4.933204EIC .. -.-.
NEWTON182/27.928106EEWK . .-- -.-

Airport Services

Parking: hangars
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 17/35

Dimensions: 2550 x 50 ft. / 777 x 15 m
Surface: turf, in fair condition
ROUGH & BUMPY.
RUNWAY 17  RUNWAY 35
Latitude: 37-36.463233N37-36.042997N
Longitude: 097-21.528400W097-21.535948W
Elevation: 1272.0 ft.1271.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 174 magnetic, 181 true354 magnetic, 001 true
Obstructions: 60 ft. pline, marked, 40 ft. from runway
POWER LINE MARKED WITH RED BALLS.
35 ft. trees, 30 ft. both sides of centerline

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Privately-owned
Owner: EARL LONG
1801 W 47 ST S
WICHITA, KS 67217
Phone 316-943-5510
Manager: EARL LONG
1801 W 47 ST S
WICHITA, KS 67217
Phone 316-943-5510

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 2
Single engine airplanes: 2
    
Aircraft operations: 120/year *
83% local general aviation
17% transient general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 15 August 2016

Additional Remarks

ROAD CROSSES N END RY 17/35. 775' FROM APPROACH END RUNWAY 17 LARGE RIDGE AT CROSSING
IF CONDS FAVORABLE BALLON TFC IN AREA.
CROPS BOTH SIDES RWY 17/35
EDGE DROP OFF ALONG EAST EDGE RWY 17/35

Instrument Procedures

There are no published instrument procedures at 72K.

Some nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KICT - Wichita Dwight D Eisenhower National Airport (4 nm NW)
KIAB - Mc Connell Air Force Base (4 nm E)
KCEA - Cessna Aircraft Field Airport (6 nm NE)
KBEC - Beech Factory Airport (9 nm NE)
KAAO - Colonel James Jabara Airport (11 nm NE)
3AU - Augusta Municipal Airport (14 nm E)
1K1 - Lloyd Stearman Field Airport (16 nm NE)
KEGT - Wellington Municipal Airport (17 nm S)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 19-Jul-2018
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:5410:54
Sunrise06:2411:24
Sunset20:4701:47
Evening civil twilight21:1802:18

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  19-Jul-2018 10:43:29
Local (UTC-5)  19-Jul-2018 05:43:29
 
METAR
KIAB 
4nm E 
190956Z AUTO 26003KT 10SM CLR 24/22 A2989 RMK AO2 SLP109 T02440219
KICT 
4nm NW 
190953Z 00000KT 10SM FEW250 23/22 A2989 RMK AO2 SLP104 T02330222
KBEC 
9nm NE 
191015Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 23/21 A2990 RMK AO2 T02300214
KAAO 
11nm NE 
190954Z AUTO 23005KT 10SM CLR 24/23 A2989 RMK AO2 SLP106 T02440228
K3AU 
14nm E 
191015Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 21/21 A2990 RMK AO2
K1K1 
16nm NE 
191015Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 22/21 A2990 RMK AO2 T02170212
TAF
KIAB 
4nm E 
191000Z 1910/2016 VRB06KT 9999 SKC QNH2987INS BECMG 1914/1915 18009KT 9999 SKC QNH2984INS BECMG 1919/1920 16009KT 9999 FEW080 QNH2975INS BECMG 2002/2003 VRB06KT 9999 FEW120 QNH2979INS TX38/1921Z TN24/1911Z
KICT 
4nm NW 
190522Z 1906/2006 16005KT P6SM FEW250 FM191200 19006KT P6SM SCT120 FM192100 15006KT P6SM SCT060 FM200000 08005KT P6SM SCT120
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