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KRKS Rock Springs-Sweetwater County Airport
Rock Springs, Wyoming, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 07 DECEMBER 2017

Location

FAA Identifier: RKS
Lat/Long: 41-35-39.2000N / 109-03-54.7000W
41-35.653333N / 109-03.911667W
41.5942222 / -109.0651944
(estimated)
Elevation: 6764.6 ft. / 2061.9 m (surveyed)
Variation: 13E (1995)
From city: 7 miles E of ROCK SPRINGS, WY
Time zone: UTC -7 (UTC -6 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 82901

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 07/1942
Control tower: no
ARTCC: SALT LAKE CITY CENTER
FSS: CASPER FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: RKS (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 0430-2200
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT MIRL RY 03/21, HIRL RY 09/27, ODALS RY 09, MALSR RY 27, REILS RYS 03 & 21, AND TWY LGTS - CTAF. PAPI RYS 3 & 21 AND PAPI 09 & 27 OPER CONTINUOUSLY.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
Landing fee: yes, LDG FEE FOR ALL ACFT OVER 12500 LBS MTOW, WAIVED FOR GA ACFT WITH MNM FUEL PURCHASE. CALL SWEETWATER AVN 307-352-6888.
Fire and rescue: ARFF index A
Airline operations: PPR FOR ACR OPNS WITH MORE THAN 30 PSGR SEATS 0430-2200 CALL ARPT OPS 307-352-6888. ARFF INDEX C AVBL WITH 24 HR NOTICE: CALL ARPT OPS 307-352-6888.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.8
WX ASOS: 118.375 (307-362-2541)
  • COMMUNICATIONS PRVDD BY CASPER RADIO ON FREQ 122.6 (ROCK SPRING RCO).

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
OCSr263/2.3ROCK SPRINGS VOR/DME116.0013E

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A1+
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MINOR
Powerplant service: MINOR
Bottled oxygen: HIGH/LOW

Runway Information

Runway 9/27

Dimensions: 10000 x 150 ft. / 3048 x 46 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 63 /F/A/X/T
Single wheel: 55.0
Double wheel: 240.0
Double tandem: 503.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 9  RUNWAY 27
Latitude: 41-35.860487N41-35.484270N
Longitude: 109-04.933565W109-02.798808W
Elevation: 6731.7 ft.6764.5 ft.
Gradient: 0.3% UP0.4% DOWN
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 090 magnetic, 103 true270 magnetic, 283 true
Declared distances: TORA:10000 TODA:10000 ASDA:10000 LDA:10000TORA:10000 TODA:10000 ASDA:10000 LDA:10000
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 right (3.00 degrees glide path)
Approach lights: ODALS: omnidirectional 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/DME

Runway 3/21

Dimensions: 5228 x 75 ft. / 1593 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt/porous friction courses, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 27 /F/A/X/T
Single wheel: 59.0
Double wheel: 88.0
Double tandem: 159.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 3  RUNWAY 21
Latitude: 41-35.312820N41-35.919140N
Longitude: 109-04.406463W109-03.592810W
Elevation: 6733.9 ft.6748.0 ft.
Gradient: 0.3% UP
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 032 magnetic, 045 true212 magnetic, 225 true
Declared distances: TORA:5223 TODA:5223 ASDA:5223 LDA:5223TORA:5223 TODA:5223 ASDA:5223 LDA:5223
Markings: basic, in good conditionbasic, 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

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: ROCK SPRINGS/SWEETWATER COUNTY
BOX 1987
ROCK SPRINGS, WY 82902-1987
Phone 307-352-6880
ROCK SPRINGS/SWEETWATER COUNTY AIRPORT JOINT POWERS BOARDS
Manager: DEVON BRUBAKER
382 HWY 370
ROCK SPRINGS, WY 82901-1987
Phone 307-352-6880

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 44
Single engine airplanes: 35
Multi engine airplanes: 5
Helicopters: 1
Ultralights: 3
    
Aircraft operations: avg 46/day *
59% transient general aviation
27% air taxi
14% local general aviation
<1% military
<1% commercial
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2016

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 7 December 2017 at 0901Z and 4 January 2018 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 27 **CHANGED**   download (218KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 09 **CHANGED**   download (218KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 27 **CHANGED**   download (222KB)
VOR/DME RWY 09 **CHANGED**   download (227KB)
VOR/DME RWY 27 **CHANGED**   download (193KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (69KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (223KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KFBR - Fort Bridger Airport (61 nm W)
KEMM - Kemmerer Municipal Airport (68 nm W)
KVEL - Vernal Regional Airport (72 nm S)
KBPI - Miley Memorial Field Airport (75 nm NW)
KDWX - Dixon Airport (78 nm SE)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 18-Dec-2017
 Local
(UTC-7)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight07:0814:08
Sunrise07:3914:39
Sunset16:4723:47
Evening civil twilight17:1800:18

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  18-Dec-2017 20:14:39
Local (UTC-7)  18-Dec-2017 13:14:39
 
METAR
KRKS 181954Z AUTO 27025G32KT 10SM CLR 01/M06 A3010 RMK AO2 PK WND 27033/1941 SLP222 T00111061
TAF
KRKS 181723Z 1818/1918 26022G32KT P6SM BKN060 FM190100 26017KT P6SM BKN200 FM191600 24011KT P6SM SCT200
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
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Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
Sweetwater Aviation UNICOM 122.80
307-352-6880
307-350-0723
[web site]
[email]
As "SOUTHWESTERN WYOMING'S FIRST CHOICE FBO" the Sweetwater Aviation team welcomes you to Rock Springs, WY where YOUR PASSENGERS and CREW are our FIRST PRIORITY!! We look forward to proving our "ABOVE AND BEYOND" type of service and A/C handling with our over 50 years of combined line service experience and our "Can Help" attitude. We look forward to showing you how the word "SERVICE" has not been lost at Sweetwater Aviation.
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