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K78 Abilene Municipal Airport
Abilene, Kansas, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 19 JULY 2018

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 -5 (UTC -6 during Standard 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
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: 43 ft. trees, 749 ft. from runway, 96 ft. right of centerline, 13:1 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: 16
Single engine airplanes: 15
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 28 September 2016

Additional Remarks

24 HR PHONE AVAILABLE.
COURTESY CAR IS AVBL.
AWOS FREQ. 124.125

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 19 July 2018 at 0901Z to 16 August 2018 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 17   download (196KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 35   download (200KB)
VOR-A   download (146KB)
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 15-Aug-2018
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:1511:15
Sunrise06:4311:43
Sunset20:2301:23
Evening civil twilight20:5201:52

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  15-Aug-2018 17:50:56
Local (UTC-5)  15-Aug-2018 12:50:56
 
METAR
KSLN 
21nm W 
151653Z 33011KT 10SM OVC038 26/19 A2995 RMK AO2 SLP131 T02560194
KFRI 
23nm E 
151656Z AUTO 36008KT 10SM SCT016 OVC037 24/20 A2993 RMK AO2 SLP126 P0000 T02380197
KMHK 
29nm NE 
151738Z VRB04KT 10SM FEW016 BKN033 OVC042 23/21 A2992 RMK AO2 RAB13E24 P0000 T02330206
TAF
KSLN 
21nm W 
151131Z 1512/1612 33007KT P6SM SCT008 BKN050 TEMPO 1512/1514 6SM BR BKN008 FM151400 34009KT P6SM BKN015 FM151600 34010KT P6SM BKN025 FM151900 35010KT P6SM SCT040 FM160000 01007KT P6SM FEW200
KFRI 
23nm E 
151600Z 1516/1622 34009KT 9999 FEW010 BKN015 OVC030 QNH2988INS TEMPO 1516/1517 SCT015 BKN030 BECMG 1517/1518 32012KT 9999 SCT015 BKN025 BKN050 QNH2987INS BECMG 1519/1520 32009KT 9999 SCT025 BKN040 QNH2984INS BECMG 1523/1524 33009KT 9999 SCT030 QNH2986INS BECMG 1614/1615 08006KT 9999 FEW007 QNH2992INS BECMG 1619/1620 10006KT 8000 -SHRA VCTS SCT030CB BKN040 BKN075 QNH2994INS TEMPO 1621/1622 VRB15G25KT 6000 -TSRA BKN025CB TX29/1521Z TN19/1612Z
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Abilene Flying Service 785-263-3970
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SS --- $4.20 
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