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KMCW Mason City Municipal Airport
Mason City, Iowa, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 21 MAY 2020

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: 1213.4 ft. / 369.8 m (surveyed)
Variation: 00E (2020)
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: 2013.4 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
JAYr216/30.9AUSTIN VOR/DME108.2000E
AELr176/31.5ALBERT LEA VOR/DME109.8001E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
SURFF359/6.334800EMC -- -.-.
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: 43-10.118162N43-09.047988N
Longitude: 093-19.662812W093-19.660723W
Elevation: 1213.1 ft.1192.9 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 180360
Declared distances: TORA:6501 TODA:6501 ASDA:6501 LDA:6501TORA:6501 TODA:6501 ASDA:6401 LDA:6401
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: 43-09.590437N43-09.071897N
Longitude: 093-20.634967W093-19.620938W
Elevation: 1209.7 ft.1192.1 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 125305
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: MR. DAVID SIMS
BOX 1484
MASON CITY, IA 50402-1484
Phone 641-421-3397

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 48
Single engine airplanes: 41
Multi engine airplanes: 4
Jet airplanes: 3
    
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 2018

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.
FOR CD IF UNA TO CTC ON FSS FREQ, CTC MINNEAPOLIS ARTCC AT 651-463-5588.

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 21 May 2020 at 0901Z to 18 June 2020 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 36   download (292KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 18   download (279KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 30   download (289KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 36   download (312KB)
LOC BC RWY 18   download (272KB)
VOR RWY 36   download (224KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (59KB)
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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Photo by David K. Sims
Photo taken 03-Jun-2010

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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 26-May-2020
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:0610:06
Sunrise05:4010:40
Sunset20:4101:41
Evening civil twilight21:1502:15

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  27-May-2020 01:05:25
Local (UTC-5)  26-May-2020 20:05:25
 
METAR
KMCW 270053Z AUTO 10006KT 6SM -RA BR BKN038 BKN045 OVC055 21/20 A2980 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT NE RAE22B49 TSE03 SLP080 P0006 T02060200
KFXY 
14nm W 
270055Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 21/21 A2978 RMK AO2
TAF
KMCW 262157Z 2622/2718 14011KT P6SM VCTS SCT040CB BKN060 TEMPO 2622/2702 3SM -TSRA BKN030CB FM270200 15010KT 5SM -SHRA BR BKN017 FM270600 17006KT 4SM BR VCSH BKN010 FM271000 17006KT 2SM BR BKN003 FM271500 11005KT 5SM BR BKN010
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North Iowa Air Service 641-424-9366
641-430-9898
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[email]
Aviation fuel, Aircraft ground handling, Oxygen service, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangars, GPU / Power cart, Flight training, Aircraft rental, ...
 
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