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KEQA El Dorado/Captain Jack Thomas Memorial Airport
El Dorado, Kansas, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 09 NOVEMBER 2017

Location

FAA Identifier: EQA
Lat/Long: 37-46-26.8000N / 096-49-03.8000W
37-46.446667N / 096-49.063333W
37.7741111 / -96.8177222
(estimated)
Elevation: 1379.3 ft. / 420.4 m (surveyed)
Variation: 05E (2000)
From city: 3 miles SE of EL DORADO, KS
Time zone: UTC -6 (UTC -5 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 67042

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 02/1944
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: yes
Lights: ACTIVATE HIRL RWY 4/22 AND RWY 15/33, AND PAPI RWY 15/33 CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.8
WX AWOS-3P: 120.875 (316-322-8095)
WICHITA APPROACH: 134.8
WICHITA DEPARTURE: 134.8
WX AWOS-3PT at 3AU (14 nm SW): 124.175 (316-733-6696)
WX AWOS-3 at 1K1 (14 nm W): 118.3 (316-530-6004)
WX ASOS at AAO (19 nm W): 134.025 (316-636-2541)
WX AWOS-3PT at BEC (19 nm W): 119.45 (316-515-7116)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
ICTr080/36.4WICHITA VORTAC113.8007E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
NEWTON123/27.728106EEWK . .-- -.-

Airport Services

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

Runway Information

Runway 4/22

Dimensions: 4204 x 75 ft. / 1281 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 18.0
Double wheel: 23.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 4  RUNWAY 22
Latitude: 37-46.213762N37-46.717103N
Longitude: 096-49.386525W096-48.787055W
Elevation: 1375.8 ft.1378.2 ft.
Gradient: 0.2%0.2%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 038 magnetic, 043 true218 magnetic, 223 true
Markings: nonprecision, in fair conditionnonprecision, in fair condition
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights

Runway 15/33

Dimensions: 4200 x 75 ft. / 1280 x 23 m
Surface: concrete, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 12.5
Double wheel: 12.5
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 15  RUNWAY 33
Latitude: 37-46.750788N37-46.105217N
Longitude: 096-49.197643W096-48.883577W
Elevation: 1373.4 ft.1379.3 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 154 magnetic, 159 true334 magnetic, 339 true
Markings: nonprecision, in fair conditionnonprecision, in fair condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 34 ft. trees, 1110 ft. from runway, 26:1 slope to clearnone

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF EL DORADO
220 E 1ST AVE
EL DORADO, KS 67042
Phone 316-321-9100
Manager: CALEB MARSH
220 E 1ST AVE
EL DORADO, KS 67042
Phone 316-321-1327

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 41
Single engine airplanes: 39
Multi engine airplanes: 1
Ultralights: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 36/day *
73% local general aviation
26% transient general aviation
<1% military
* for 12-month period ending 29 July 2016

Additional Remarks

AVOID FLT. OVER PRISON NORTH OF AIRPORT

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 between 9 November 2017 at 0901Z and 7 December 2017 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 04   download (215KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 15   download (233KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 22   download (203KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 33   download (223KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (146KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

3AU - Augusta Municipal Airport (14 nm SW)
1K1 - Lloyd Stearman Field Airport (14 nm W)
KAAO - Colonel James Jabara Airport (19 nm W)
KBEC - Beech Factory Airport (19 nm W)
KCEA - Cessna Aircraft Field Airport (22 nm W)
 
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Aerial photo of KEQA (El Dorado/Captain Jack Thomas Memorial Airport)
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Photo taken 07-Aug-2011
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 20-Nov-2017
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:4612:46
Sunrise07:1413:14
Sunset17:1223:12
Evening civil twilight17:4023:40

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  20-Nov-2017 19:30:36
Local (UTC-6)  20-Nov-2017 13:30:36
 
METAR
KEQA 201915Z AUTO 22027G33KT 10SM CLR 17/M03 A2984 RMK AO2
K3AU 
14nm SW 
201915Z AUTO 21021G29KT 10SM CLR 16/M02 A2984 RMK AO2
K1K1 
14nm W 
201915Z AUTO 21018G31KT 10SM CLR 16/M03 A2983 RMK AO2 T01551035
KAAO 
19nm W 
201554Z AUTO 20021G29KT 10SM CLR 11/M03 A2991 RMK AO2 PK WND 20032/1523 SLP129 T01061028
KBEC 
19nm W 
201915Z AUTO 22023G30KT 10SM CLR 16/M04 A2983 RMK AO2 T01611039
TAF
KIAB 
23nm SW 
201800Z 2018/2124 21015G30KT 9999 SKC QNH2978INS BECMG 2100/2101 22012G20KT 9999 SKC QNH2976INS BECMG 2102/2103 20009KT 9999 SCT120 WS020/27035KT QNH2976INS BECMG 2114/2115 01012G20KT 9999 SCT070 BKN120 QNH2989INS TX15/2020Z TN02/2109Z
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
El Dorado Airport 316-321-1327
[web site]
[email]
Airport management, Aviation fuel, Aircraft ground handling, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangars, Passenger terminal and lounge, Flight training, ...

More info about El Dorado Airport
independent
100LL Jet A Mogas
FS $4.39 $3.30 $3.23 
SS $4.39 $3.30 $3.23 
GUARANTEED
 
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FS=Full service
SS=Self service
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Aviation Businesses, Services, and Facilities

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Distance
 
Comments
  
Peterson's Performance Plus 316-320-1080
[web site]
[email]
Aircraft modifications

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