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KEKM Elkhart Municipal Airport
Elkhart, Indiana, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 06 DECEMBER 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: EKM
Lat/Long: 41-43-09.8622N / 086-00-11.5883W
41-43.164370N / 086-00.193138W
41.7194062 / -86.0032190
(estimated)
Elevation: 777.6 ft. / 237.0 m (surveyed)
Variation: 04W (2005)
From city: 3 miles NW of ELKHART, IN
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -4 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 46514

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 04/1940
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: CHICAGO CENTER
FSS: TERRE HAUTE FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: EKM (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 0600-2200
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: WHEN ATCT CLSD MIRL RY 18/36 & HIRL RY 09/27 PRESET LOW INTST; TO INCR INTST & ACTVT VASI RY 09 & RY 36; PAPI RY 18 & 27; REIL RYS 18 & 36 & 09 & MALSR RY 27 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
Taxiway lights: TWY MKD WITH REFLECTORS.

Airport Communications

CTAF: 119.5
UNICOM: 122.95
WX AWOS-3: 124.475 (574-264-9002)
ELKHART GROUND: 121.8 [0700-2100 MON-FRI, 0800-1800 SAT-SUN.]
ELKHART TOWER: 119.5 [0700-2100 MON-FRI, 0800-1800 SAT-SUN.]
SOUTH BEND APPROACH: 118.55
SOUTH BEND DEPARTURE: 118.55
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 121.8 119.7(WHEN ELKHART ATCT CLSD)
WX ASOS at SBN (14 nm W): PHONE 574-251-2652
WX ASOS at GSH (15 nm SE): 121.45 (574-642-4231)
  • APCH & DEP CTL SVC PROVIDED BY CHICAGO ARTCC ON 127.55/263.1 (GOSHEN RCAG) WHEN SOUTH BEND APCH CTL CLSD.
  • CLEARANCE DELIVERY SVC PROVIDED BY SOUTH BEND APCH CTL ON 119.7 WHEN ELKHART ATCT CLSD.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
GSHr005/11.7GOSHEN VORTAC113.7000E
GIJr102/14.4GIPPER VORTAC115.4000E
ELXr168/26.1KEELER VOR/DME116.6000E
OLKr324/(36.3)WEBSTER LAKE VOR110.4003W
AZOr214/37.0KALAMAZOO VOR/DME109.0001W
OXIr051/37.6KNOX VOR/DME115.6000E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
MISHA088/9.734103WSB ... -...
STURGIS262/26.138204WIRS .. .-. ...
LA PORTE072/36.935603WIUL .. ..- .-..

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MINOR
Bottled oxygen: LOW
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 9/27

Dimensions: 6500 x 120 ft. / 1981 x 37 m
Surface: concrete/grooved, in excellent condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 40.0
Double wheel: 60.0
Double tandem: 120.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 9  RUNWAY 27
Latitude: 41-43.254078N41-43.256065N
Longitude: 086-01.163282W085-59.734810W
Elevation: 770.4 ft.777.1 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 094 magnetic, 090 true274 magnetic, 270 true
Declared distances: TORA:6500 TODA:6500 ASDA:6500 LDA:6500TORA:6500 TODA:6500 ASDA:6500 LDA:6500
Markings: precision, in good conditionprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-box VASI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
RVR equipment: rollouttouchdown
Approach lights: MALSR: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with runway alignment indicator lights
Runway end identifier lights: yes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: ILS
Obstructions: 40 ft. trees, 1050 ft. from runway, 21:1 slope to clear65 ft. trees, 2645 ft. from runway, 37:1 slope to clear

Runway 18/36

Dimensions: 3999 x 75 ft. / 1219 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in fair condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 45.0
Double wheel: 65.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
Runway edge markings: RWY CL & STRIPING FADED.
RUNWAY 18  RUNWAY 36
Latitude: 41-43.334963N41-42.683117N
Longitude: 085-59.596627W085-59.473380W
Elevation: 777.2 ft.771.8 ft.
Gradient: 0.2%0.2%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 176 magnetic, 172 true356 magnetic, 352 true
Declared distances: TORA:4001 TODA:4001 ASDA:4001 LDA:4001TORA:4001 TODA:4001 ASDA:4001 LDA:4001
Markings: nonprecision, in poor conditionnonprecision, in poor condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-box VASI on left (4.00 degrees glide path)
RY 36 VASI UNUSBL 7 DEG LEFT & RIGHT OF CNTRLN.
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 50 ft. trees, 1170 ft. from runway, 19:1 slope to clear51 ft. trees, 1170 ft. from runway, 250 ft. both sides of centerline, 19:1 slope to clear

Runway 8/26

Dimensions: 2480 x 250 ft. / 756 x 76 m
RY 08/26 MARKED WITH WHITE CORNER MARKERS. VFR ONLY AND ONLY OPR DURING ATCT HRS.
Surface: turf, in excellent condition
RUNWAY 8  RUNWAY 26
Latitude: 41-43.174937N41-43.179283N
Longitude: 086-00.856143W086-00.311190W
Elevation: 769.3 ft.773.3 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 093 magnetic, 089 true273 magnetic, 269 true
Declared distances: TORA:2480 TODA:2480 ASDA:2480 LDA:2480TORA:2480 TODA:2480 ASDA:2480 LDA:2480
Markings: none, in fair conditionnone, in fair condition
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF ELKHART
1211 CO RD 6 W
ELKHART, IN 46514
Phone 574-264-5217
Manager: DAVID PIXEY
1211 CO RD 6 W
ELKHART, IN 46514
Phone 574-264-5217

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 69
Single engine airplanes: 33
Multi engine airplanes: 15
Jet airplanes: 17
Helicopters: 2
Military aircraft: 2
    
Aircraft operations: avg 88/day *
54% transient general aviation
42% local general aviation
3% air taxi
1% military
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2017

Additional Remarks

E94 SWARS.
TWY A NOT AVBL TO ACFT WITH MORE THAN 30 PSGR SEATS.

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 6 December 2018 at 0901Z to 3 January 2019 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 27   download (209KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 09   download (187KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 18   download (200KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 27   download (239KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 36   download (214KB)
VOR RWY 09   download (214KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (42KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (164KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

3TR - Jerry Tyler Memorial Airport (12 nm NW)
KSBN - South Bend International Airport (14 nm W)
KGSH - Goshen Municipal Airport (15 nm SE)
C03 - Nappanee Municipal Airport (17 nm S)
C91 - Dowagiac Municipal Airport (17 nm N)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 09-Dec-2018
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight07:2912:29
Sunrise08:0013:00
Sunset17:1222:12
Evening civil twilight17:4422:44

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  09-Dec-2018 23:21:39
Local (UTC-5)  09-Dec-2018 18:21:39
 
METAR
KEKM 092252Z 00000KT 10SM CLR M01/M06 A3028 RMK AO2 LAST
KSBN 
14nm W 
092254Z 36006KT 10SM CLR M04/M07 A3030 RMK AO2 SLP274 T10441067
KGSH 
15nm SE 
092253Z AUTO 36005KT 10SM CLR M02/M07 A3027 RMK AO2 SLP265 T10221067
TAF
KSBN 
14nm W 
091720Z 0918/1018 34003KT P6SM FEW020 FM100100 34004KT 6SM BR BKN015 FM101400 24006KT P6SM BKN020
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
 Indiana Flight Center
574-266-4040
[web site]
[email]
Aviation fuel, Oxygen service, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangars, Hangar leasing / sales, GPU / Power cart, Aircraft maintenance, ...

More info about Indiana Flight Center
Phillips 66
100LL Jet A
FS $4.89 $4.99 
SS $4.74 --- 
 Updated 30-Nov-2018
 
   3 read write
Alternatives at nearby airports
IMPORTANT: Note that the FBOs below are NOT at KEKM but at other nearby airports. Do not expect services from these FBOs to be available at KEKM.
Located at KSBN
Corporate Wings
ASRI 131.70
574-282-4200
[web site]
[email]
At KSBN (South Bend International Airport), 14 miles W

We are a Premium Full Service FBO

- INDOOR SECURE PARKING
- Daily 0600-2400
- 24 Hour service available
- Hangar up to G650
- Type I & IV de-ice anti-ice
- Conference Room
- Business Center
- Flight Planning facilities
- High Speed Wi-Fi
- Big Screen Smart TV's
- Rental Cars on site
- Courtesy cars
- Freight handling
- Charter screening available
- Closest FBO to the ND campus and downtown.
More info and photos of Corporate Wings (KSBN)
Located at KSBN
Phillips 66
100LL Jet A
FS $4.70 $4.70 
GUARANTEED
 
   29 read write
FS=Full service
SS=Self service
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