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KRAP Rapid City Regional Airport
Rapid City, South Dakota, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 09 NOVEMBER 2017

Location

FAA Identifier: RAP
Lat/Long: 44-02-43.2000N / 103-03-26.5000W
44-02.720000N / 103-03.441667W
44.0453333 / -103.0573611
(estimated)
Elevation: 3203.5 ft. / 976.4 m (surveyed)
Variation: 08E (2010)
From city: 8 miles SE of RAPID CITY, SD
Time zone: UTC -7 (UTC -6 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 57703

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 08/1950
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: DENVER CENTER
FSS: HURON FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: RAP (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: CONTINUOUS
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: WHEN ATCT CLSD ACTVT HIRL RY 14/32, MIRL RY 05/23, MALSR RY 32, PAPI RYS 05 & 23 14 & 32, REIL RY 14 & TWY 'A' & 'B' LGTS - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
Landing fee: yes, LNDG FEES RQRD FOR AIRCRAFT 12,500 LBS OR GTR.
Fire and rescue: ARFF index B
Airline operations: RY 05/23 NOT AVBL FOR SCHED ACR OPNS WITH ACFT DESIGNED FOR 10+ PSGR SEATS, AND SCHED/UNSCHED ACR OPNS WITH ACFT DESIGNED FOR 31+ PSGR SEATS. ARFF INDEX "C" AVBL UPON REQUEST.

Airport Communications

CTAF: 125.85
UNICOM: 122.95
WX ASOS: 118.525 (605-393-2832)
RAPID CITY GROUND: 121.9 [0600-2200]
RAPID CITY TOWER: 125.85 257.8 [0600-2200]
ELLSWORTH APPROACH: 119.5
ELLSWORTH DEPARTURE: 119.5
BASIC RADAR SVC: 119.5
EMERG: 121.5 243.0
NG OPS: 123.05
NG-OPS: 238.375FM 41.925FM
  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY DENVER ARTCC ON FREQS 127.95/338.2 (RAPID CITY RCAG) WHEN ELLSWORTH APCH CTL CLSD.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
RAPr322/4.6RAPID CITY VORTAC112.3013E

Airport Services

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

Runway Information

Runway 14/32

Dimensions: 8701 x 150 ft. / 2652 x 46 m
Surface: concrete/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 65 /R/C/W/T
Single wheel: 140.0
Double wheel: 190.0
Double tandem: 300.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 14  RUNWAY 32
Latitude: 44-03.229725N44-01.967497N
Longitude: 103-03.900403W103-02.963327W
Elevation: 3191.2 ft.3142.8 ft.
Gradient: 0.6% DOWN0.5% UP
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 144 magnetic, 152 true324 magnetic, 332 true
Declared distances: TORA:8701 TODA:8701 ASDA:8701 LDA:8701TORA:8701 TODA:8701 ASDA:8701 LDA:8701
Markings: precision, 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)
RVR equipment: rollouttouchdown
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
Obstructions: 25 ft. fence, 1000 ft. from runway, 435 ft. left of centerline, 32:1 slope to clearnone

Runway 5/23

Dimensions: 3601 x 75 ft. / 1098 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 15 /F/C/X/T
Single wheel: 12.5
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
Gradient: NE.
RUNWAY 5  RUNWAY 23
Latitude: 44-02.872045N44-03.151763N
Longitude: 103-03.829250W103-03.104955W
Elevation: 3173.0 ft.3203.5 ft.
Gradient: 0.8% UP0.9%
Traffic pattern: rightleft
Runway heading: 054 magnetic, 062 true234 magnetic, 242 true
Declared distances: TORA:3601 TODA:3601 ASDA:3601 LDA:3601TORA:3601 TODA:3601 ASDA:3601 LDA:3601
Markings: nonprecision, in fair conditionnonprecision, in fair 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: nono
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: none15 ft. road, 628 ft. from runway, 28:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF RAPID CITY
4550 TERMINAL RD - STE 102
RAPID CITY, SD 57703
Phone 605-394-4110
Manager: PATRICK DAME
4550 TERMINAL RD - STE 102
RAPID CITY, SD 57703
Phone 605-394-4195

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 118
Single engine airplanes: 87
Multi engine airplanes: 25
Jet airplanes: 5
Gliders airplanes: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 118/day *
37% transient general aviation
27% air taxi
18% local general aviation
10% military
8% commercial
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2015

Additional Remarks

BIRDS ON & INVOF ARPT.
TWR HAS LIMITED VISIBILITY OF TWY T1 AND TWY T2 AND TWY B AT AER RWY 23
USE OF ARMY NATIONAL GUARD (ANG) RAMP IS OFFICIAL BUSINESS ONLY; FOR PPR CALL ANG FLIGHT OPS AT (605) 737-6128. NORMAL ANG OPS ARE TUES-FRI 1400-0030Z++ EXCEPT HOLIDAYS.
OVERNIGHT PARKING ALLOWED IN DESIGNATED TIEDOWN AREAS ONLY.
CTC GROUND FOR FREE TIE-DOWN LOCATIONS, OR CALL ARPT OPNS AT 605-593-3419.
ALL CHARTER SERVICED ACFT OVER 12,500 LBS MUST CTC ARPT OPNS AT 605-593-3419 AT LEAST 48 HOURS PRIOR TO ARRIVAL.
BE ALERT: EXTENSIVE MILITARY JET TFC INVOF & NNW OF ARPT.
LINE-OF-SIGHT IS RESTRICTED BETWEEN RY 14 & RY 23 PHYSICAL ENDS.
152 FT AGL TWR 2.5 NM NNW OF ARPT.
BE ALERT DO NOT MISTAKE ELLSWORTH AFB, LOCATED 6.5 NM NNW FOR RAPID CITY RGNL.

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
ILS OR LOC RWY 32   download (234KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 05   download (221KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 14   download (233KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 23   download (211KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 32   download (212KB)
VOR OR TACAN RWY 14   download (247KB)
VOR OR TACAN RWY 32   download (242KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (156KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KRCA - Ellsworth Air Force Base (6 nm N)
49B - Sturgis Municipal Airport (26 nm NW)
KSPF - Black Hills Airport-Clyde Ice Field (41 nm NW)
KHSR - Hot Springs Municipal Airport (43 nm S)
KEFC - Belle Fourche Municipal Airport (54 nm NW)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 19-Nov-2017
 Local
(UTC-7)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:2213:22
Sunrise06:5413:54
Sunset16:2223:22
Evening civil twilight16:5323:53

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  20-Nov-2017 02:42:12
Local (UTC-7)  19-Nov-2017 19:42:12
 
METAR
KRAP 200152Z 27004KT 10SM CLR 02/M08 A2974 RMK AO2 SLP107 T00171078
KRCA 
5nm N 
200156Z AUTO 27006KT 10SM CLR 01/M07 A2973 RMK AO2 SLP104 T00131072 CHINO RWY13 $
TAF
KRAP 191720Z 1918/2018 16007KT P6SM BKN250 FM200200 23006KT P6SM BKN250 FM200400 26006KT P6SM SCT250 FM201200 32011KT P6SM SCT250
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
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 Services / Description 
 
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 Rapid Fuel, LLC (Self-Service Fueling Facility)
605-209-5466
605-393-2254
Aviation fuel, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Public telephone, Computerized weather, Restrooms

More info about Rapid Fuel, LLC (Self-Service Fueling Facility)
Avfuel
100LL Jet A
SS $4.59 $3.59 
 Updated 16-Nov-2017
 
   6 read write
 Westjet Air Center
605-393-2500
[web site]
[email]
Aviation fuel, Aircraft ground handling, Oxygen service, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangars, Hangar leasing / sales, GPU / Power cart, ...
 
NATA Safety 1st   WSI Pilotbrief   Phillips 66 Aviation Performance Center   WingPoints™ Rewards   Courtesy transportation   Wireless Internet Access (WiFi)  
 
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Phillips 66
100LL Jet A
FS $5.45 $4.85 
 Updated 14-Nov-2017
 
   18 read write
FS=Full service
SS=Self service
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