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KFXY Forest City Municipal Airport
Forest City, Iowa, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 13 SEPTEMBER 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: FXY
Lat/Long: 43-14-05.1249N / 093-37-26.7742W
43-14.085415N / 093-37.446237W
43.2347569 / -93.6241039
(estimated)
Elevation: 1229.2 ft. / 374.7 m (surveyed)
Variation: 03E (2000)
From city: 2 miles S of FOREST CITY, IA
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -6 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 50436

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 12/1958
Control tower: no
ARTCC: MINNEAPOLIS CENTER
FSS: FORT DODGE FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: FOD (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: MON-FRI 0800-1730
FOR SVC AFTER HRS & WEEKENDS CALL (641) 585-2166 OR (641) 590-2127
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: no
Lights: ACTVT MIRL RYS 09/27 & 15/33; PAPI RYS 15 & 33 & REIL RYS 15 & 33 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.8
WX AWOS-3: 123.925 (641-581-2347)
WX ASOS at MCW (14 nm E): 120.300 (641-357-8490)
  • COMMUNICATIONS PROVIDED BY MASON CITY RADIO ON FREQ 122.6 & 255.4
  • APCH/DEP SERVICE PROVIDED BY MINNEAPOLIS ARTCC ON FREQS 127.3/380.2 (MASON CITY RCAG).

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
MCWr297/15.4MASON CITY VOR/DME114.9006E
AELr201/29.0ALBERT LEA VOR/DME109.8001E
JAYr233/37.0AUSTIN VOR/DME108.2003E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
FOREST CITYat field35903EFXY ..-. -..- -.--
CLARION008/30.038703ECAV -.-. .- ...-

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL
Parking: tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 15/33

Dimensions: 5796 x 100 ft. / 1767 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 30.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 15  RUNWAY 33
Latitude: 43-14.437933N43-13.574120N
Longitude: 093-37.616200W093-37.061773W
Elevation: 1206.7 ft.1202.8 ft.
Gradient: 0.1%0.1%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 152 magnetic, 155 true332 magnetic, 335 true
Displaced threshold: 600 ft.no
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)2-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: none5 ft. fence, 315 ft. from runway, 28:1 slope to clear

Runway 9/27

Dimensions: 2707 x 60 ft. / 825 x 18 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 12.5
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 9  RUNWAY 27
Latitude: 43-14.273830N43-14.237507N
Longitude: 093-37.979925W093-37.372507W
Elevation: 1229.2 ft.1203.4 ft.
Gradient: 1.0%1.0%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 092 magnetic, 095 true272 magnetic, 275 true
Markings: basic, in good conditionbasic, in good condition
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 19 ft. tree, 753 ft. from runway, 66 ft. left of centerline, 29:1 slope to clear40 ft. tree, 1422 ft. from runway, 23 ft. right of centerline, 30:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF FOREST CITY
305 N. CLARK
FOREST CITY, IA 50436
Phone 641-585-3574
Manager: R.TRIMBLE
MUNICIPAL ARPT, 1842 330TH ST
FOREST CITY, IA 50436
Phone 641-581-2880
RESIDENCE - 641-585-2166.

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 19
Single engine airplanes: 16
Jet airplanes: 1
Ultralights: 2
    
Aircraft operations: avg 114/week *
60% local general aviation
40% transient general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 21 February 2017

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 13 September 2018 at 0901Z to 11 October 2018 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 15   download (259KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 33   download (236KB)
VOR/DME-A   download (183KB)
NDB RWY 33   download (177KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (25KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (158KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KMCW - Mason City Municipal Airport (14 nm E)
KAEL - Albert Lea Municipal Airport (29 nm NE)
KSBU - Blue Earth Municipal Airport (30 nm NW)
KAXA - Algona Municipal Airport (30 nm W)
KCAV - Clarion Municipal Airport (30 nm S)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 20-Sep-2018
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:3211:32
Sunrise07:0112:01
Sunset19:1500:15
Evening civil twilight19:4400:44

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  20-Sep-2018 22:06:14
Local (UTC-5)  20-Sep-2018 17:06:14
 
METAR
KFXY 202155Z AUTO 19019G26KT 10SM CLR 31/18 A2957 RMK AO2
KMCW 
14nm E 
202153Z AUTO 19020G32KT 10SM SCT065 31/21 A2959 RMK AO2 PK WND 18034/2132 WSHFT 2047 SLP007 T03110206
TAF
KMCW 
14nm E 
201721Z 2018/2118 16014KT P6SM BKN008 FM202000 18018G26KT P6SM SCT080 FM210100 21017KT 6SM SHRA BKN120 TEMPO 2101/2104 4SM TS OVC025CB FM210400 24015KT 6SM SHRA VCTS OVC060CB FM210600 27015KT P6SM OVC015 FM211100 29016G26KT P6SM BKN015
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Forest City Aviation 641-581-2880
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