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K65 Dighton Airport
Dighton, Kansas, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 19 JULY 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: K65
Lat/Long: 38-29-20.0691N / 100-28-54.0178W
38-29.334485N / 100-28.900297W
38.4889081 / -100.4816716
(estimated)
Elevation: 2779 ft. / 847.0 m (surveyed)
Variation: 09E (1985)
From city: 1 mile NW of DIGHTON, KS
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -6 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 67839

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 08/1947
Control tower: no
ARTCC: KANSAS CITY CENTER
FSS: WICHITA FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: ICT (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: UNATNDD
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: no
Lights: ACTVT LIRL 17/35 - CTAF.

Airport Communications

CTAF: 122.9
WX AWOS-3 at TQK (19 nm W): 120.00 (620-872-2233)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
GCKr008/36.1GARDEN CITY VORTAC113.3011E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
SCOTT CITY080/19.125608ETQK - --.- -.-

Airport Services

Parking: tiedowns
Airframe service: NONE
Powerplant service: NONE
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 17/35

Dimensions: 2400 x 40 ft. / 732 x 12 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Runway edge lights: low intensity
RUNWAY 17  RUNWAY 35
Latitude: 38-29.585333N38-29.189833N
Longitude: 100-29.026333W100-29.014833W
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Markings: basic, in fair conditionbasic, in fair condition
Obstructions: 65 ft. pline, 1300 ft. from runway, 16:1 slope to clear
3 FT FENCE POST AT 50 FT.16:1.
none
RY 35 +23 FT RR AT 50. OBSTN CLNC SLOPE 2:1.

Helipad H1

Dimensions: 30 x 30 ft. / 9 x 9 m
Surface: concrete, in good condition
Latitude: 38-29.418500N
Longitude: 100-28.924833W
Elevation: 2777.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft

Runway 6/24

Dimensions: 2000 x 110 ft. / 610 x 34 m
Surface: turf, in fair condition
RUNWAY 6  RUNWAY 24
Latitude: 38-29.243333N38-29.331833N
Longitude: 100-28.990500W100-28.586167W
Elevation: 2779.0 ft.2774.0 ft.
Gradient: 0.3% UP
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Obstructions: 15 ft. road, 600 ft. from runway, 40:1 slope to clear15 ft. road, 40 ft. from runway, 2:1 slope to clear

Runway 13/31

Dimensions: 2000 x 110 ft. / 610 x 34 m
Surface: turf, in fair condition
RUNWAY 13  RUNWAY 31
Latitude: 38-29.442333N38-29.193000N
Longitude: 100-29.005333W100-28.730500W
Elevation: 2770.0 ft.2771.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Markings: none
Runway end identifier lights: no
Obstructions: 65 ft. pline, 2750 ft. from runway, 42:1 slope to clear23 ft. rr, 50 ft. from runway, 2:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY-COUNTY
BOX 788
DIGHTON, KS 67839
Phone 620-397-5356
Manager: MARK CALLENDER
BOX 115
DIGHTON, KS 67839
Phone 620-397-3691

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 3
Single engine airplanes: 3
    
Aircraft operations: avg 29/week *
67% local general aviation
33% transient general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 31 May 2017

Additional Remarks

PUBLIC PHONE AVBL - 620-397-8651.

Instrument Procedures

There are no published instrument procedures at K65.

Some nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KTQK - Scott City Municipal Airport (19 nm W)
KGCK - Garden City Regional Airport (36 nm S)
KOEL - Oakley Municipal Airport (40 nm NW)
K79 - Jetmore Municipal Airport (41 nm SE)
0H1 - Trego Wakeeney Airport (42 nm NE)
 
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Aerial photo of K65 (Dighton Airport)
Photo by Von Rothenberger and David Readio
Photo taken 18-Nov-2006

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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 15-Aug-2018
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:2911:29
Sunrise06:5711:57
Sunset20:3601:36
Evening civil twilight21:0402:04

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  15-Aug-2018 15:18:36
Local (UTC-5)  15-Aug-2018 10:18:36
 
METAR
KGCK 
36nm S 
151454Z 07003KT 10SM CLR 21/16 A3007 RMK AO2 SLP158 T02060161 50012
KDDC 
50nm SE 
151452Z AUTO 34004KT 9SM OVC016 21/17 A3007 RMK AO2 SLP158 T02110167 51020
TAF
KGCK 
36nm S 
151120Z 1512/1612 34005KT P6SM FEW250
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