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KGKY Arlington Municipal Airport
Arlington, Texas, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 16 AUGUST 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: GKY
Lat/Long: 32-39-49.9000N / 097-05-39.4000W
32-39.831667N / 097-05.656667W
32.6638611 / -97.0942778
(estimated)
Elevation: 628.2 ft. / 191.5 m (surveyed)
Variation: 06E (2000)
From city: 4 miles S of ARLINGTON, TX
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -6 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 76018

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 05/1971
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: FORT WORTH CENTER
FSS: FORT WORTH FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: GKY (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: CONTINUOUS
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: MIRL RY 16/34 PRESET MED INTST; HIGHER INTST BY ATCT REQ. WHEN ATCT CLSD ACTVT MALSR RY 34 - CTAF. PAPI RYS 16 & 34 OPER CONTINUOUSLY.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF: 128.625
WX ASOS: 127.375 (817-557-0251)
ARLINGTON GROUND: 121.875 [0700-2100]
ARLINGTON TOWER: 128.625 [0700-2100]
REGIONAL APPROACH: 135.975
REGIONAL DEPARTURE: 135.975
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 121.875 118.85 WHEN GKY ATCT CLSD
DODJE STAR: 125.2 125.9
KNEAD STAR: 135.975
LIKES STAR: 125.8(SOUTH) 135.975(NORTH)
MOTZA STAR: 118.1(SOUTH) 125.8(NORTH)
REEKO STAR: 125.2
SANGR STAR: 124.3
SASIE STAR: 124.3
SLUGG STAR: 125.8(SOUTH) 135.975(NORTH)
SWVAY STAR: 135.975
WESAT STAR: 118.1(SOUTH) 125.8(NORTH)
WX AWOS-3P at GPM (3 nm NE): 118.475 (972-606-1433)
WX ASOS at RBD (11 nm E): PHONE 214-330-5317
WX AWOS-3 at FWS (12 nm SW): 120.025 (817-426-4172)
WX ASOS at DFW (14 nm N): PHONE 972-615-2608
WX AWOS-3 at JWY (15 nm SE): 119.575 (972-937-4747)
WX AWOS-3 at 49T (16 nm NE): 135.425 (214-670-1243)
WX ASOS at DAL (16 nm NE): PHONE 214-353-1551
WX ASOS at FTW (16 nm NW): PHONE 817-740-3346
WX AWOS-3 at LNC (20 nm E): 118.975 (972-227-0471)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
TTTr186/12.6MAVERICK VOR/DME113.1006E
FUZr156/14.2RANGER VORTAC115.7006E
CVEr209/16.6COWBOY VOR/DME116.2006E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
MESQUITE250/29.824803EPQF .--. --.- ..-.

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
SELF SERVE FUEL WITH MAJOR CREDIT CARD.
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: LOW
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 16/34

Dimensions: 6080 x 100 ft. / 1853 x 30 m
Surface: concrete, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 60.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 16  RUNWAY 34
Latitude: 32-40.322683N32-39.341885N
Longitude: 097-05.779817W097-05.533875W
Elevation: 628.2 ft.596.9 ft.
Gradient: 0.7%0.5% UP
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 162 magnetic, 168 true342 magnetic, 348 true
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionprecision, 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)
PAPI UNUSABLE BYD 8 DEGS RIGHT OF RY CNTRLN.
Approach lights: MALSR: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with runway alignment indicator lights
Runway end identifier lights: yesno
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: ILS/DME

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF ARLINGTON
PO BOX 90231
ARLINGTON, TX 76004-3231
Phone 817-459-6100
Manager: KAREN VAN WINKLE
5000 S. COLLINS
ARLINGTON, TX 76004-3231
Phone 817-459-5570
SUITE 100

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 142
Single engine airplanes: 110
Multi engine airplanes: 16
Jet airplanes: 7
Helicopters: 9
    
Aircraft operations: avg 242/day *
54% transient general aviation
44% local general aviation
1% air taxi
<1% military
<1% commercial
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2015

Additional Remarks

EXTENSIVE HELICOPTER TFC WEST OF RWY.
HEL TEST FAC AT ARPT, 1975 OPNS 15200, MOSTLY FM PVT HELIPAD ADJOINING LNDG AREA.

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 16 August 2018 at 0901Z to 13 September 2018 at 0900Z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
DODJE FIVE   2 pages: [1] [2] (753KB)
KNEAD SEVEN **CHANGED**   2 pages: [1] [2] (448KB)
MOTZA EIGHT   2 pages: [1] [2] (500KB)
REEKO THREE (RNAV)   download (198KB)
SASIE FIVE   2 pages: [1] [2] (490KB)
SWVAY FOUR (RNAV)   download (225KB)
TRUUK TWO (RNAV)   download (196KB)
WESAT TWO (RNAV)   download (190KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC/DME RWY 34   download (261KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 34   download (214KB)
VOR/DME RWY 34   download (199KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (16KB)
 
Departure Procedures
DALLAS FOUR   2 pages: [1] [2] (531KB)
GARLAND SIX   2 pages: [1] [2] (359KB)
HUBBARD NINE   2 pages: [1] [2] (345KB)
JOE POOL NINE   2 pages: [1] [2] (539KB)
KINGDOM FOUR   2 pages: [1] [2] (382KB)
KUSSO FIVE (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (300KB)
SWABR FIVE (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (295KB)
TEXOMA FIVE   2 pages: [1] [2] (506KB)
WORTH ONE   2 pages: [1] [2] (524KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KGPM - Grand Prairie Municipal Airport (3 nm NE)
KRBD - Dallas Executive Airport (11 nm E)
KFWS - Fort Worth Spinks Airport (12 nm SW)
KDFW - Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport (14 nm N)
KJWY - Mid-Way Regional Airport (15 nm SE)
KDAL - Dallas Love Field Airport (16 nm NE)
KFTW - Fort Worth Meacham International Airport (16 nm NW)
KNFW - Fort Worth Naval Air Station JRB (Carswell Field) Airport (19 nm W)
KLNC - Lancaster Regional Airport (20 nm E)
 
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Photo taken 19-Feb-2013
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 18-Aug-2018
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:2911:29
Sunrise06:5511:55
Sunset20:0901:09
Evening civil twilight20:3501:35

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  18-Aug-2018 20:24:50
Local (UTC-5)  18-Aug-2018 15:24:50
 
METAR
KGKY 181953Z 24007KT 210V290 10SM CLR 38/21 A2992 RMK AO2 SLP121 T03780211
KGPM 
3nm NE 
181950Z 24007KT 10SM SKC 38/18 A2993
KRBD 
12nm E 
181953Z VRB06KT 10SM CLR 38/21 A2992 RMK AO2 SLP122 T03780206
KFWS 
12nm SW 
181953Z 26009KT 10SM FEW080 39/18 A2995
KDFW 
15nm N 
181953Z VRB05KT 10SM FEW070 FEW300 37/20 A2991 RMK AO2 SLP117 CB DSNT NW MOV E T03720200
KJWY 
15nm SE 
181955Z AUTO 20008KT 150V220 10SM CLR 37/21 A2995 RMK AO2 T03670205
KDAL 
17nm NE 
181953Z VRB03KT 10SM FEW060 FEW110 FEW300 38/21 A2991 RMK AO2 SLP121 TCU DSNT NW T03830206
KFTW 
17nm NW 
181953Z VRB05KT 10SM CLR 38/21 A2992 RMK AO2 SLP118 T03830211
KNFW 
19nm W 
181952Z 34005KT 10SM SCT250 38/19 A2992 RMK AO2 SLP117 T03830194 $
KLNC 
20nm E 
181955Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 36/21 A2994 RMK AO2 T03640206
TAF
KGKY 181733Z 1818/1918 27009KT P6SM FEW060 SCT250 FM182200 31005KT P6SM VCTS SCT070CB BKN250 FM190200 09006KT P6SM SCT070 BKN150 FM190500 17009KT P6SM VCSH BKN090 OVC250 FM191200 19010KT P6SM SCT090 BKN250
KDFW 
15nm N 
181733Z 1818/1924 27009KT P6SM FEW060 SCT250 FM182200 31005KT P6SM VCTS SCT070CB BKN250 FM190200 09006KT P6SM SCT070 BKN150 FM190500 17009KT P6SM VCSH BKN090 OVC250 FM191200 19011KT P6SM SCT090 BKN250 FM192200 18010KT P6SM VCTS SCT070CB
KDAL 
17nm NE 
181733Z 1818/1918 27009KT P6SM FEW060 SCT250 FM182200 31005KT P6SM VCTS SCT070CB BKN250 FM190200 09006KT P6SM SCT070 BKN150 FM190500 17009KT P6SM VCSH BKN090 OVC250 FM191200 19010KT P6SM SCT090 BKN250
KFTW 
17nm NW 
181733Z 1818/1918 27009KT P6SM FEW060 SCT250 FM182200 31005KT P6SM VCTS SCT070CB BKN250 FM190200 09006KT P6SM SCT070 BKN150 FM190500 17009KT P6SM VCSH BKN090 OVC250 FM191200 19010KT P6SM SCT090 BKN250
KNFW 
19nm W 
1815/1915 23008KT 9999 BKN100 QNH2995INS BECMG 1818/1820 25010KT 9999 VCTS SCT025CB BKN100 BKN250 QNH2989INS BECMG 1901/1903 16009KT 9999 VCTS BKN025CB BKN100 SCT250 QNH2987INS BECMG 1908/1910 18010KT 9999 VCSH SCT100 SCT250 QNH2989INS T38/1822Z T25/1911Z FN00185
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
Harrison Aviation ASRI 131.325
817-557-0350
toll-free 1-888-383-5354
[web site]
[email]
Arlington is home to the new Dallas Cowboy Stadium and Arlington Municipal Airport is located in the heart of the DFW metroplex with quick access to I-20 and Hwy 360. Dallas, Fort Worth, and Arlington are just minutes away.

Come for your business meeting and then stay for the entertainment (Dallas Cowboys, Texas Rangers, Lone Star Park, Nokia Theater)
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NATA Safety 1st   U.S. Government Contract Fuel   Crew cars   National Business Aviation Association  
 
Shell
100LL Jet A
FS $5.04 $5.05 
SS $4.44 --- 
 Updated 14-Aug-2018
 
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Alternatives at nearby airports
IMPORTANT: Note that the FBOs below are NOT at KGKY but at other nearby airports. Do not expect services from these FBOs to be available at KGKY.
Located at KRBD
Ambassador Jet Center
ASRI 131.90
214-623-8800
214-251-6512
[web site]
[email]
At KRBD (Dallas Executive Airport), 11 miles E

Premier FBO situated minutes south of downtown Dallas - convenient to Dallas Market Center, Dallas Convention Center, American Airline Arena, premier hotels and cultural district as well as Cowboys Stadium, Rangers Ballpark in Arlington, Six Flags, and Lone Star Park. Unmatched personal service provided by our dedicated customer service team.
More info and photos of Ambassador Jet Center (KRBD)
Located at KGKY
EPIC
100LL Jet A
FS $4.75 $4.05 
GUARANTEED
AirBossMEMBER
PRICING
FS $4.65 $3.90 
 
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Located at KFTW
Texas Jet
ASRI 129.85
817-624-8438
toll-free 1-800-776-4547
[web site]
[email]

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At KFTW (Fort Worth Meacham International Airport), 16 miles NW

WHY CHOOSE TEXAS JET AT FTW TO BE YOUR FBO?

2018 RANKINGS (as rated by pilots)

#1 BEST INDEPENDENT U.S. FBO - THREE YEARS IN A ROW !!!
Pro Pilot Magazine's PRASE SURVEY 2016, 2017, 2018

2018 - Pilots ranked Texas Jet's Customer Service Manager, Holly, the #2 BEST CSR in the U.S.

TEXAS JET . EXCEPTIONAL SERVICE . PEOPLE YOU TRUST
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Located at KGKY
Phillips 66
100LL Jet A
FS $6.64 $5.89 
GUARANTEED
AirBossMEMBER
PRICING
FS $6.39 $5.64 
 
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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
  
Airline Transport Professionals - ATP Flight School toll-free 1-800-255-2877
[web site]
[email]
ATP provides professional, accelerated, airline-oriented flight training at 42 flight schools nationwide. ATP's Airline Career Pilot Program prepares pilots for airline careers from zero time to 1,500 hours, with CFI jobs and airline employment. Fly with the nation's largest flight school and gain access to more aircraft, locations, and job placements than any flight school, academy, or aviation university can offer.
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on airport  
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Van Bortel Aircraft 817-468-7788
toll-free 1-800-759-4295
[web site]
[email]
Aircraft maintenance, Avionics sales and service, Aircraft modifications, Aircraft parts, Aviation accessories, Aircraft sales / leasing / brokerage
 
Cessna Service Center   Garmin  
 
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