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K59 Amelia Earhart Airport
Atchison, Kansas, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 01 FEBRUARY 2018

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 -6 (UTC -5 during Daylight Saving 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.
Gradient: 1.1%1.1%
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 lightsno, 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: 20
Single engine airplanes: 16
Multi engine airplanes: 2
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.
(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 between 1 February 2018 at 0901Z and 1 March 2018 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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Aerial photo of K59 (Amelia Earhart Airport)
Taken in May 2005
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 20-Feb-2018
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:4012:40
Sunrise07:0713:07
Sunset18:0200:02
Evening civil twilight18:2900:29

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  20-Feb-2018 06:38:59
Local (UTC-6)  20-Feb-2018 00:38:59
 
METAR
KSTJ 
17nm NE 
200600Z AUTO 01006KT 2SM BR OVC003 M02/M02 A2982 RMK AO2 T10221022 $
KMCI 
26nm SE 
200607Z 03005KT 2SM -FZDZ BR OVC003 M01/M02 A2980 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT SE AND S FZRAE06FZDZB06 P0000 I1000 T10111022
KLWC 
33nm S 
200614Z AUTO 01004KT 3SM BR OVC006 M01/M02 A2981 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT SE AND W UPE0554 CIG 004V009 P0000 T10111017
TAF
KSTJ 
17nm NE 
200520Z 2006/2106 01007KT 2SM -FZDZ BR OVC005 FM201300 01008KT 4SM -FZRA BR OVC008 FM201800 36011KT P6SM VCSH OVC015 FM202100 35013KT P6SM BKN025 FM210300 35015KT P6SM BKN050
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