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K59 Amelia Earhart Airport
Atchison, Kansas, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 23 MAY 2019

Location

FAA Identifier: K59
Lat/Long: 39-34-13.8890N / 095-10-49.1930W
39-34.231483N / 095-10.819883W
39.5705247 / -95.1803314
(estimated)
Elevation: 1073 ft. / 327.1 m (surveyed)
Variation: 06E (1980)
From city: 2 miles W of ATCHISON, KS
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -6 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 66002

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 06/1952
Control tower: no
ARTCC: KANSAS CITY CENTER
FSS: WICHITA FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: ICT (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 0900-1900
Wind indicator: yes
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT LIRL RWY 16/34 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.8
WX AWOS-3: 123.675 (913-367-1449)
ST JOSEPH APPROACH: 124.7 120.35
ST JOSEPH DEPARTURE: 124.7 120.35
WX ASOS at STJ (17 nm NE): PHONE 816-233-0666

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
RBAr142/20.2ROBINSON VOR/DME108.2004E
STJr199/26.2ST JOSEPH VORTAC115.5008E
MCIr305/26.7KANSAS CITY VORTAC113.2505E
TOPr028/31.1TOPEKA VORTAC117.8005E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
TARIO239/14.126004EST ... -
AMAZON210/22.623304EAZN .- --.. -.

Airport Services

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

Runway Information

Runway 16/34

Dimensions: 3000 x 48 ft. / 914 x 15 m
Surface: asphalt, in fair condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 17.0
Runway edge lights: low intensity
RWY 16/34 NSTD LIRL; RY END LGTS AT DEP END RY 16 ARE NOT SPLIT LENSES. SOME EDGE LGTS OTS INDEFLY.
Operational restrictions: LN OF SIGHT OBSTD BTWN RWY ENDS.
RUNWAY 16  RUNWAY 34
Latitude: 39-34.477267N39-33.986417N
Longitude: 095-10.855717W095-10.783150W
Elevation: 1040.0 ft.1072.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 167 magnetic, 173 true347 magnetic, 353 true
Displaced threshold: no202 ft.
Markings: basic, in good conditionbasic, in good condition
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: none9 ft. road, 250 ft. from runway, 5:1 slope to clear
OBSTN CLNC SLOPE TO DSPLD THLD 50:1.

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF ATCHISON
515 KANSAS AVE
ATCHISON, KS 66002
Phone (913) 367-5560
Manager: RUSSELL MCELWAIN, FBO
16701 286TH RD
ATCHISON, KS 66002
Phone (913) 426-4545

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 24
Single engine airplanes: 21
Multi engine airplanes: 1
Gliders airplanes: 2
    
Aircraft operations: avg 44/day *
68% local general aviation
31% transient general aviation
<1% military
<1% air taxi
* for 12-month period ending 31 August 2016

Additional Remarks

GLIDER OPNS FM GRASS WEST SIDE OF RWY.
A HEAVY CROPDUSTING OPS.
FOR CD CTC KANSAS CITY APCH AT 816-329-2710.
(CONTACT TITLE) INTERIM CITY MGR BECKY BERGER, ALTN CLINTON MCNEMEE 913-367-5561.

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 from 23 May 2019 at 0901Z to 20 June 2019 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
VOR/DME RWY 16   download (141KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (147KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KFLV - Sherman Army Airfield (17 nm SE)
KSTJ - Rosecrans Memorial Airport (17 nm NE)
KMCI - Kansas City International Airport (27 nm SE)
KLWC - Lawrence Municipal Airport (34 nm S)
KFNB - Brenner Field Airport (36 nm NW)
 
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Taken in May 2005
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 16-Jun-2019
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:2110:21
Sunrise05:5410:54
Sunset20:4901:49
Evening civil twilight21:2202:22

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  17-Jun-2019 03:29:07
Local (UTC-5)  16-Jun-2019 22:29:07
 
METAR
KSTJ 
17nm NE 
170253Z AUTO 02004KT 10SM FEW100 24/17 A2987 RMK AO2 SLP107 T02390172 53014
KMCI 
26nm SE 
170253Z 27005KT 10SM CLR 23/19 A2988 RMK AO2 SLP107 T02280194 53014
KLWC 
33nm S 
170252Z AUTO 34003KT 10SM CLR 22/19 A2987 RMK AO2 SLP106 T02170194 53007
TAF
KSTJ 
17nm NE 
161736Z 1618/1718 35006KT P6SM SCT035 SCT200 FM170100 04004KT P6SM BKN100 FM170900 VRB03KT P6SM BKN020
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
Heartland Ag Aviation, LLC 913-367-5249
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100LL Jet A
SS $4.96 $4.25 
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Things to do: Attractions on or near the airport

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Distance
 
Comments
  
Amelia Earhart Birthplace Museum 913-367-4217
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