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KAAO Colonel James Jabara Airport
Wichita, Kansas, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 18 JUNE 2020

Location

FAA Identifier: AAO
Lat/Long: 37-44-51.3000N 097-13-16.0000W
37-44.855000N 097-13.266667W
37.7475833,-97.2211111
(estimated)
Elevation: 1420.8 ft. / 433.1 m (surveyed)
Variation: 06E (2000)
From city: 9 miles NE of WICHITA, KS
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -6 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 67226

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 07/1944
Control tower: no
ARTCC: KANSAS CITY CENTER
FSS: WICHITA FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: AAO (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: CONTINUOUS
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: APT LGT SKED: ACTVT MIRL RY 18/36, MALSR RY 18, REIL RY 36 - CTAF. PAPI RYS 18 & 36 OPR CONT.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.7
WX ASOS: 134.025 (316-636-2541)
WICHITA APPROACH: 134.8
WICHITA DEPARTURE: 134.8
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 125.0
WX AWOS-3PT at BEC (3 nm S): 119.45 (316-515-7116)
WX AWOS-3 at 1K1 (5 nm E): 118.3 (316-530-6004)
WX AWOS-3PT at 3AU (8 nm SE): 124.175 (316-733-6696)
WX ASOS at ICT (12 nm SW): PHONE 316-945-8022
WX AWOS-3PT at EWK (19 nm N): 123.875 (316-283-8789)
WX AWOS-3P at EQA (19 nm E): 120.875 (316-322-8095)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
ICTr083/17.2WICHITA VORTAC113.8007E
HUTr110/36.9HUTCHINSON VOR/DME116.8004E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
NEWTON167/19.228106EEWK . .-- -.-

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
FOR 24 HOUR FUEL CONTACT FBO
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 18/36

Dimensions: 6101 x 100 ft. / 1860 x 30 m
Surface: concrete/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 15 /R/B/X/T
Single wheel: 40.0
Double wheel: 62.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 18  RUNWAY 36
Latitude: 37-45.353383N37-44.355423N
Longitude: 097-13.191737W097-13.342418W
Elevation: 1401.2 ft.1420.8 ft.
Traffic pattern: rightleft
Runway heading: 181 magnetic, 187 true001 magnetic, 007 true
Markings: precision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Approach lights: MALSR: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with runway alignment indicator lights
Runway end identifier lights: noyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: ILS/DME

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: WICHITA AIRPORT AUTHORITY
2173 AIR CARGO RD
WICHITA, KS 67209
Phone 316-946-4700
Manager: VICTOR WHITE
WICHITA AIRPORT AUTHORITY, 2173 AIR CARGO RD
WICHITA, KS 67209
Phone 316-946-4700

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 113
Single engine airplanes: 60
Multi engine airplanes: 31
Jet airplanes: 20
Helicopters: 1
Military aircraft: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 105/day *
50% transient general aviation
47% local general aviation
3% air taxi
* for 12-month period ending 13 August 2019

Additional Remarks

ATNDD CONSY.
USE CTN FOR MCCONNELL AFB 9 MILES S AND BEECH FACTORY ARPT 3 MILES S.
BEECH FACTORY ARPT CLASS D ASP BEGINS 1 MILE S OF RWY 18 DER.
SOUTHERLY AND SOUTHEASTERLY VFR ARR AND DEP NOT RCMDD WO ATC RADAR SVCS DUE TO BEECH FACTORY ARPT AND MCCONNELL CLASS D AFB ASP.
VFR ARR AND DEP ARE RCMDD TO RMN AOB 2500 FT MSL WITHIN 5 MILES DUE TO HEAVY MIL TFC AOA 3000 FT MSL.
MIGRATORY BIRDS INVOF ARPT.
DUE TO 20 FT RWY END ELEV DIFFERENTIAL, PILOTS MAY LOSE LINE OF SIGHT OF OTHER ACFT ON OPPOSING RWY ENDS.
NOISE SENSITIVE AREAS S, SW, AND W.
PPR FOR ACFT CARRYING CLASS 1 - DIVISION 1.1, 1.2, OR 1.3 XPLOSS AS DEFINED BY 49 CFR 173.50 OR AS AMDD.
RWY 18 NSTD TFC PAT.
FOR CD CTC WICHITA APCH AT 316-350-1520.
ALL TFC PATS W OF FIELD.
RWY 36 DSGND CALM WIND RWY.

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 18 June 2020 at 0901Z to 16 July 2020 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 18   download (229KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 18   download (247KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 36   download (249KB)
RNAV (GPS)-E   download (189KB)
VOR-A   download (206KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (55KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (147KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KBEC - Beech Factory Airport (3 nm S)
1K1 - Lloyd Stearman Field Airport (5 nm E)
KCEA - Cessna Aircraft Field Airport (6 nm S)
KIAB - Mc Connell Air Force Base (8 nm S)
3AU - Augusta Municipal Airport (8 nm SE)
KICT - Wichita Dwight D Eisenhower National Airport (12 nm SW)
KEWK - Newton City/County Airport (19 nm N)
KEQA - El Dorado/Captain Jack Thomas Memorial Airport (19 nm E)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 03-Jul-2020
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:4210:42
Sunrise06:1311:13
Sunset20:5301:53
Evening civil twilight21:2402:24

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  03-Jul-2020 14:04:08
Local (UTC-5)  03-Jul-2020 09:04:08
 
METAR
KAAO 031354Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM FEW060 FEW120 24/19 A3007 RMK AO2 SLP167 T02390189
KBEC 
3nm S 
031355Z AUTO 16004KT 10SM CLR 24/18 A3006 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT W T02350180
K1K1 
5nm E 
031355Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM SCT060 23/19 A3007 RMK AO2 T02260187
KIAB 
8nm S 
031356Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM FEW140 BKN180 25/16 A3007 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT W SLP170 T02460163 $
K3AU 
8nm SE 
031355Z AUTO 10003KT 10SM CLR 22/18 A3007 RMK AO2
KICT 
12nm SW 
031353Z 28004KT 10SM FEW013 BKN055 BKN150 BKN200 24/19 A3008 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT W SLP170 T02390189 $
KEWK 
17nm N 
031356Z AUTO 31010G19KT 10SM OVC055 22/19 A3012 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT E TSE04RAE1257 SLP184 T02170189
KEQA 
19nm E 
031355Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM SCT075 SCT090 24/20 A3006 RMK AO2
TAF
KIAB 
8nm S 
022250Z 0222/0324 14009KT 9999 VCTS SCT035CB BKN100 QNH2991INS TEMPO 0222/0304 VRB35G45KT 3200 TSRA SCT009CB BKN015 OVC020 BECMG 0305/0306 12012KT 8000 -SHRA OVC030 QNH2996INS BECMG 0308/0309 VRB06KT 9999 NSW BKN020 QNH2996INS BECMG 0320/0321 VRB06KT 9000 -SHRA VCTS SCT060CB QNH2995INS TEMPO 0321/0324 VRB15G25KT 9000 -TSRA BKN030CB OVC080 TX34/0222Z TN25/0311Z LAST NO AMDS AFT 0222 NEXT 0318
KICT 
12nm SW 
031137Z 0312/0412 17005KT P6SM SCT070 BKN150 FM031800 12005KT P6SM SCT045 FM032100 09005KT P6SM SCT050 FM040200 09007KT P6SM BKN250
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
Midwest Corporate Aviation 316-636-9700
toll-free 1-800-435-9622
[web site]
[email]
Aviation fuel, Oxygen service, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangars, GPU / Power cart, Passenger terminal and lounge, Flight training, ...
 
Phillips 66® Aviation Contract Fuel   FAA-Approved Repair Station   Cessna Service Center   Diamond Aircraft  
 
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Phillips 66
100LL Jet A
FS $4.93 $4.54 
 Updated 01-Jul-2020
 
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Alternatives at nearby airports
IMPORTANT: Note that the FBOs below are NOT at KAAO but at other nearby airports. Do not expect services from these FBOs to be available at KAAO.
Located at 3AU
Augusta Municipal Airport
UNICOM 122.80
316-733-1326
316-733-1327
[web site]
[email]
At 3AU (Augusta Municipal Airport), 8 miles SE

Augusta Municipal Airport is the closest Airport and FBO to Flight Safety at Beechcraft and downtown Wichita. We offer the best Jet-A prices and best quick turn service available. We offer all the same amenities found at the BIG Box Chain FBO's, but without the added expense!
More info and photos of Augusta Municipal Airport (3AU)
Located at 3AU
Phillips 66
100LL Jet A
FS --- $2.99 
SS $3.75 --- 
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FS --- $2.84 
 
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FS=Full service
SS=Self service
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