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K78 Abilene Municipal Airport
Abilene, Kansas, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 05 DECEMBER 2019

Location

FAA Identifier: K78
Lat/Long: 38-54-14.6000N 097-14-09.1000W
38-54.243333N 097-14.151667W
38.9040556,-97.2358611
(estimated)
Elevation: 1152.5 ft. / 351.3 m (surveyed)
Variation: 07E (1985)
From city: 1 mile SW of ABILENE, KS
Time zone: UTC -6 (UTC -5 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 67410

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 05/1946
Control tower: no
ARTCC: KANSAS CITY CENTER
FSS: WICHITA FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: ICT (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: MON-SAT 0800-1700
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: no
Lights: FOR MIRL RY 17/35, PAPI & REIL RYS 17 & 35 OPER DUSK-2200; AFTER 2200 ACTVT CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.8
WX AWOS-3: 124.125 (785-263-3096)
MARSHALL AAF GCA APPROACH: 121.25
MARSHALL AAF GCA DEPARTURE: 121.25
  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY KANSAS CITY ARTCC ON FREQS 134.9/363.2 (SALINA RCAG) WHEN APCH CTL CLSD.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
FRIr251/(17.9)FORT RILEY VOR109.4006E
SLNr087/18.0SALINA VORTAC117.1007E
MHKr237/30.1MANHATTAN VOR/DME110.2004E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
CAVALRY244/21.931406ECVY -.-. ...- -.--
HERINGTON297/23.640706EHRU .... .-. ..-
CLAY CENTER183/28.836204ECYW -.-. -.-- .--

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
FUEL AVBL 24 HRS BY CREDIT CARD.
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 17/35

Dimensions: 4100 x 75 ft. / 1250 x 23 m
Surface: concrete, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 13.0
Double wheel: 16.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 17  RUNWAY 35
Latitude: 38-54.580927N38-53.905532N
Longitude: 097-14.150702W097-14.151707W
Elevation: 1152.3 ft.1149.8 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 173 magnetic, 180 true353 magnetic, 000 true
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on left (3.75 degrees glide path)2-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yes
REIL: LOW/ MEDIUM/ HIGH PILOT CTLD.
yes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 24 ft. rr, 699 ft. from runway, 20:1 slope to clear15 ft. road, 650 ft. from runway, 30:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF ABILENE KANSAS
CITY BUILDING
ABILENE, KS 67410
Phone 785-263-2550
Manager: JIM CURTIS
801 S. WASHINGTON
ABILENE, KS 67410
Phone 785-263-3970

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 19
Single engine airplanes: 18
Multi engine airplanes: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 103/day *
53% transient general aviation
45% local general aviation
1% air taxi
<1% military
* for 12-month period ending 17 September 2019

Additional Remarks

24 HR PHONE AVAILABLE.
COURTESY CAR IS AVBL.
AWOS FREQ. 124.125
FOR CD CTC KANSAS CITY ARTCC AT 913-254-8508.

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 05 December 2019 at 0900Z to 02 January 2020 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 17   download (201KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 35   download (202KB)
VOR-A   download (147KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (147KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

3JC - Freeman Field Airport (20 nm NE)
KSLN - Salina Regional Airport (21 nm W)
KHRU - Herington Regional Airport (24 nm SE)
KFRI - Marshall Army Airfield (24 nm E)
KCYW - Clay Center Municipal Airport (29 nm N)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 11-Dec-2019
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight07:0913:09
Sunrise07:3813:38
Sunset17:0623:06
Evening civil twilight17:3623:36

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  11-Dec-2019 15:51:45
Local (UTC-6)  11-Dec-2019 09:51:45
 
METAR
KSLN 
21nm W 
111453Z 19004KT 10SM CLR M02/M07 A3035 RMK AO2 SLP292 T10171067 51013
KFRI 
23nm E 
111456Z AUTO 25003KT 10SM CLR M02/M07 A3036 RMK AO2 SLP293 T10211068 52017
KMHK 
29nm NE 
111452Z 24006KT 10SM CLR M01/M07 A3037 RMK AO2 SLP295 T10061067 53019
TAF
KSLN 
21nm W 
111121Z 1112/1212 21006KT P6SM SKC FM111800 16008KT P6SM SKC FM120300 17016G24KT P6SM BKN250 WS020/20050KT FM120900 18017G24KT P6SM SCT040 BKN250 WS020/22050KT
KFRI 
23nm E 
111300Z 1113/1219 VRB06KT 9999 SKC QNH3029INS BECMG 1119/1120 34010G15KT 9999 SCT220 510009 510909 QNH3012INS BECMG 1207/1208 20010G20KT 9999 SCT008 BKN015 530009 530909 QNH3005INS BECMG 1211/1212 21010G20KT 9999 BKN005 BKN035 530009 530909 QNH3007INS BECMG 1217/1218 21012KT 9999 BKN020 BKN120 510009 510909 QNH3008INS TX11/1121Z TNM08/1114Z
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
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 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
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Abilene Flying Service 785-263-3970
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100LL Jet A
FS $4.93 --- 
SS --- $4.20 
 Updated 02-Dec-2019
 
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