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KAAO Colonel James Jabara Airport
Wichita, Kansas, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 25 FEBRUARY 2021

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 -6 (UTC -5 during Daylight Saving 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 25 February 2021 at 0901Z to 25 March 2021 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 18   download (236KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 18   download (254KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 36   download (256KB)
RNAV (GPS)-E   download (196KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (143KB)
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 NTL Airport (12 nm SW)
KEWK - Newton City/County Airport (19 nm N)
KEQA - El Dorado/Capt Jack Thomas Memorial Airport (19 nm E)
 
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Photo taken 19-Feb-2013
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 02-Mar-2021
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:3412:34
Sunrise07:0013:00
Sunset18:2200:22
Evening civil twilight18:4900:49

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  02-Mar-2021 15:49:04
Local (UTC-6)  02-Mar-2021 09:49:04
 
METAR
KAAO 021454Z AUTO 18007KT 10SM CLR 07/M03 A3023 RMK AO2 SLP243 T00671033 55003
KBEC 
3nm S 
021535Z AUTO 17009KT 10SM CLR 09/M04 A3022 RMK AO2 T00881043
K1K1 
5nm E 
021535Z AUTO 19007KT 10SM CLR 08/M03 A3022 RMK AO2 T00761035
KIAB 
8nm S 
021456Z AUTO 19006KT 10SM CLR 06/M05 A3023 RMK AO2 SLP246 T00621049 55002
K3AU 
8nm SE 
021535Z AUTO 17008KT 10SM CLR 08/M02 A3023 RMK AO2
KICT 
12nm SW 
021453Z 19008KT 10SM CLR 05/M02 A3022 RMK AO2 SLP239 T00501022 55003
KEWK 
17nm N 
021456Z AUTO 19010KT 10SM CLR 07/M03 A3022 RMK AO2 SLP236 T00721033 56005
KEQA 
19nm E 
021535Z AUTO 21009KT 10SM CLR 11/M03 A3023 RMK AO2
TAF
KIAB 
8nm S 
021000Z 0210/0316 17006KT 9999 SKC QNH3022INS BECMG 0217/0218 20012G18KT 9999 SKC QNH3003INS BECMG 0223/0224 19009KT 9999 SKC QNH3002INS TX16/0221Z TNM02/0210Z
KICT 
12nm SW 
021134Z 0212/0312 VRB05KT P6SM SKC FM021700 20010KT P6SM SKC FM021900 20015G25KT P6SM SKC FM022300 19010KT P6SM SKC
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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 $5.76 $5.41 
 Updated 02-Mar-2021
 
   7 read write
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 --- $3.25 
SS $3.99 --- 
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PRICING
FS --- $3.09 
 
   5 read write
FS=Full service
SS=Self service
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