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KAAO Colonel James Jabara Airport
Wichita, Kansas, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 25 APRIL 2019

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: 
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: 111
Single engine airplanes: 58
Multi engine airplanes: 27
Jet airplanes: 22
Helicopters: 2
Ultralights: 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 22 September 2016

Additional Remarks

ATNDD CONSY.
USE CTN FOR MCCONNELL AFB 9 MILES S AND BEECH FACTORY ARPT 3 MIS SE.
BEECH FACTORY RWY 18 EXTDD CNTRLN ONLY 1 MI E.
SOUTHERLY AND SOUTHEASTERLY VFR ARR AND DEP NOT RCMDD WO ATC RADAR SVC DUE TO BEECH FACTORY ARPT AND MCCONNELL AFB ASP.
VFR ARR AND DEP ARE RCMDD TO RMN AOB 2,400' MSL WITHIN 5 MIS DUE TO HEAVY MIL TFC AT AND ABV 3,000' 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 AND TWY 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.
EAA CHAP 88 LCTD ON SITE.

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 25 April 2019 at 0901Z to 23 May 2019 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 18   download (205KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 18   download (223KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 36   download (223KB)
RNAV (GPS)-E   download (163KB)
VOR-A   download (180KB)
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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Aerial photo of KAAO (Colonel James Jabara Airport)
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Photo taken 19-Feb-2013
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 21-May-2019
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:4610:46
Sunrise06:1511:15
Sunset20:3601:36
Evening civil twilight21:0502:05

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  21-May-2019 17:11:53
Local (UTC-5)  21-May-2019 12:11:53
 
METAR
KAAO 211702Z AUTO 10014G24KT 9SM SCT007 SCT022 OVC030 16/16 A2941 RMK AO2 T01610156
KBEC 
3nm S 
211655Z AUTO 11013G19KT 5SM -RA SCT022 OVC027 16/15 A2942 RMK AO2 P0002 T01580148
K1K1 
5nm E 
211655Z AUTO 14010G16KT 100V180 4SM DZ SCT021 BKN027 OVC038 16/15 A2946 RMK AO2 T01550151
KIAB 
8nm S 
211656Z 08013G20KT 10SM BKN028 OVC035 17/16 A2940 RMK AO2A TWR VIS 2 BKN V OVC CIG 027 RWY01 SLP953 P0002 T01660158 $
K3AU 
8nm SE 
211655Z AUTO 11010KT 5SM -RA SCT010 SCT014 OVC027 15/15 A2945 RMK AO2
KICT 
12nm SW 
211653Z 14012G20KT 10SM SCT011 BKN024 OVC034 17/15 A2941 RMK AO2 RAE33 SLP953 P0002 T01720150 $
KEWK 
17nm N 
211656Z AUTO 12017G22KT 10SM BKN008 BKN013 OVC027 16/14 A2944 RMK AO2 RAB07E52 CIG 005V010 PRESFR SLP962 P0001 T01560144
KEQA 
19nm E 
211655Z AUTO 12013G17KT 5SM BR BKN030 OVC035 17/15 A2947 RMK AO2
TAF
KIAB 
8nm S 
211605Z 2116/2216 10015G25KT 4800 -SHRA VCTS SCT024 BKN035 QNH2940INS TEMPO 2116/2118 OVC005 BECMG 2117/2118 20025G30KT 9999 NSW BKN010 QNH2935INS BECMG 2123/2124 18018KT 8000 -SHRA BKN020 QNH2928INS BECMG 2205/2206 23015KT 9999 NSW SCT030 QNH2945INS TX20/2118Z TN12/2123Z
KICT 
12nm SW 
211233Z 2113/2212 12014G20KT 6SM RA BR BKN008 OVC030 FM211430 16017G25KT P6SM VCSH BKN030 OVC150 FM211800 19024G35KT P6SM FEW040 FM220100 23015G22KT P6SM SCT250
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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  
 
More info about Midwest Corporate Aviation
Phillips 66
100LL Jet A
FS $5.90 $5.60 
 Updated 20-May-2019
 
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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 --- $3.50 
SS $4.50 --- 
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PRICING
FS --- $3.33 
 
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FS=Full service
SS=Self service
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