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KMCW Mason City Municipal Airport
Mason City, Iowa, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 29 MARCH 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: MCW
Lat/Long: 43-09-28.1000N / 093-19-52.5000W
43-09.468333N / 093-19.875000W
43.1578056 / -93.3312500
(estimated)
Elevation: 1213.5 ft. / 369.9 m (surveyed)
Variation: 05E (1980)
From city: 5 miles W of MASON CITY, IA
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -6 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 50428

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 03/1943
Control tower: no
ARTCC: MINNEAPOLIS CENTER
FSS: FORT DODGE FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: MCW (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 0700-1700
FOR SVC OR FUEL AFT HRS PPR CALL 641-430-9898.
Pattern altitude: 2013.5 ft. MSL
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT HIRL RY 18/36; MIRL RY 12/30; REIL RY 12; MALS RY 18; MALSR RY 36; VASI RY 18; PAPI RYS 12; 30; & 36 - CTAF. ALL PAPIS ON DURG DALGT HRS.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
Fire and rescue: ARFF index A
Airline operations: CLSD TO ACR OPNS WITH MORE THAN 30 PSGR SEATS EXCP 24 HRS PPR CALL ARPT OPNS 641-430-0980. INDEX B PROVIDED.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 123.0
WX ASOS: 120.300 (641-357-8490)
WX AWOS-3 at FXY (14 nm W): 123.925 (641-581-2347)
  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY MINNEAPOLIS ARTCC ON FREQS 127.3/380.2 (MASON CITY RCAG).

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
MCWr353/3.8MASON CITY VOR/DME114.9006E
JAYr213/30.9AUSTIN VOR/DME108.2003E
AELr176/31.5ALBERT LEA VOR/DME109.8001E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
SURFF354/6.334805EMC -- -.-.
FOREST CITY107/13.535903EFXY ..-. -..- -.--
CLARION034/31.138703ECAV -.-. .- ...-

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR

Runway Information

Runway 18/36

Dimensions: 6501 x 150 ft. / 1982 x 46 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 58 /F/C/X/T
Single wheel: 80.0
Double wheel: 110.0
Double tandem: 180.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 18  RUNWAY 36
Latitude: 43-10.118162N43-09.047987N
Longitude: 093-19.662817W093-19.660728W
Elevation: 1213.4 ft.1193.1 ft.
Gradient: 0.4%0.4%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 175 magnetic, 180 true355 magnetic, 360 true
Declared distances: TORA:6501 TODA:6501 ASDA:6501 LDA:6501TORA:6501 TODA:6501 ASDA:6501 LDA:6501
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-box VASI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (2.90 degrees glide path)
Approach lights: MALS: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting systemMALSR: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with runway alignment indicator lights
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: ILS

Runway 12/30

Dimensions: 5502 x 150 ft. / 1677 x 46 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in excellent condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 45 /F/C/X/T
Single wheel: 80.0
Double wheel: 110.0
Double tandem: 180.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 12  RUNWAY 30
Latitude: 43-09.590447N43-09.071945N
Longitude: 093-20.634978W093-19.620823W
Elevation: 1209.8 ft.1192.3 ft.
Gradient: 0.3%0.3%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 120 magnetic, 125 true300 magnetic, 305 true
Declared distances: TORA:5501 TODA:5501 ASDA:5501 LDA:5501TORA:5501 TODA:5501 ASDA:5501 LDA:5501
Markings: nonprecision, 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)
Runway end identifier lights: yes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 63 ft. tree, 1700 ft. from runway, 150 ft. left of centerline, 23:1 slope to clear41 ft. bldg, 1650 ft. from runway, 450 ft. right of centerline, 35:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF MASON CITY
AIRPORT COMMISSION
MASON CITY, IA 50402-1484
Phone 641-421-3397
Manager: MS PAMELA OSGOOD
BOX 1484
MASON CITY, IA 50402-1484
Phone 641-421-3397

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 51
Single engine airplanes: 40
Multi engine airplanes: 7
Jet airplanes: 4
    
Aircraft operations: avg 92/day *
54% transient general aviation
36% local general aviation
11% air taxi
<1% military
<1% commercial
* for 12-month period ending 30 June 2017

Additional Remarks

BIRD ACTVTY ON & INVOF ARPT.
LANDING FEE FOR ALL COMMERCIAL OPERATED ACFT.
DUE TO RY & TWY END ELEV DIFFERENTIALS & ACFT HEIGHT; PILOTS MAY LOSE LINE OF SIGHT OF OTHER ACFT ON OPPOSING RY & TWY ENDS. ALL DEP/ARR ACFT USE CTAF.
RY 30 IS CALM WIND RY.
ALL GA TFC RMN CLEAR OF ACR RAMP DURG AIRLINE OPNS. ACR RAMP DEFINED BY RED LINE.
AIRPORT OPERATIONS 641-430-0980.

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 29 March 2018 at 0901Z to 26 April 2018 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 36   download (256KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 18   download (254KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 30   download (258KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 36   download (284KB)
LOC/DME BC RWY 18   download (245KB)
VOR RWY 36   download (199KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (43KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (234KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KFXY - Forest City Municipal Airport (14 nm W)
KHPT - Hampton Municipal Airport (26 nm S)
KCAV - Clarion Municipal Airport (31 nm SW)
KAEL - Albert Lea Municipal Airport (31 nm N)
KCCY - Northeast Iowa Regional Airport (32 nm E)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 24-Apr-2018
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:4810:48
Sunrise06:1811:18
Sunset20:0501:05
Evening civil twilight20:3601:36

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  24-Apr-2018 14:55:41
Local (UTC-5)  24-Apr-2018 09:55:41
 
METAR
KMCW 241353Z AUTO 34007KT 10SM CLR 12/07 A3014 RMK AO2 SLP205 T01220067
KFXY 
14nm W 
241435Z AUTO 35004KT 10SM CLR 15/06 A3015 RMK AO2
TAF
KMCW 241120Z 2412/2512 32009KT P6SM SKC FM242300 36010KT P6SM BKN110 FM250100 36009KT P6SM BKN100
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