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KRQE Window Rock Airport
Window Rock, Arizona, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 06 DECEMBER 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: RQE
Lat/Long: 35-39-07.4000N / 109-04-02.6000W
35-39.123333N / 109-04.043333W
35.6520556 / -109.0673889
(estimated)
Elevation: 6742 ft. / 2055.0 m (surveyed)
Variation: 13E (1980)
From city: 1 mile S of WINDOW ROCK, AZ
Time zone: UTC -7 (year round; does not observe DST)
Zip code: 86515

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 04/1944
Control tower: no
ARTCC: ALBUQUERQUE CENTER
FSS: PRESCOTT FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: RQE (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: MON-FRI 0800-1700
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: no
Lights: ACTVT MIRL RY 02/20 & REIL RY 02 - CTAF.
Beacon: yellow (unlighted seaplane base)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.8
WX ASOS: 118.325 (928-871-3421)
WX ASOS at GUP (16 nm SE): 118.375 (505-726-8232)
  • APCH/DEP SERVICE PROVIDED BY ALBUQUERQUE ARTCC ON FREQS 124.325/288.25 (ZUNI RCAG).
  • KAYENTA RCO 122.45 (PRESCOTT RADIO)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
GUPr304/14.2GALLUP VORTAC115.1014E

Airport Services

Parking: tiedowns
Airframe service: NONE
Powerplant service: NONE
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 2/20

Dimensions: 7000 x 75 ft. / 2134 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in poor condition
RWY 2-20 HAS EXCESSIVE LOOSE ROCK FOR ENTIRE LENGTH.
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 30.0
Double wheel: 45.0
Double tandem: 75.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
Runway edge markings: RWY 20 NUMBERS FADED, CENTERLINE MISSING IN MOST PLACES.
RUNWAY 2  RUNWAY 20
Latitude: 35-38.646233N35-39.601883N
Longitude: 109-04.438300W109-03.646817W
Elevation: 6701.6 ft.6742.0 ft.
Gradient: 0.6%0.6%
Traffic pattern: leftright
Runway heading: 021 magnetic, 034 true201 magnetic, 214 true
Markings: nonprecision, in poor conditionnonprecision, in poor condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yesno
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 18 ft. tree, 611 ft. from runway, 150 ft. right of centerline, 23:1 slope to clear
4 FT FENCE 195 FT FM EOR.
4 ft. brush, 201 ft. from runway
4 FT FENCE 195 FT FM EOR.

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: NAVAJO NATION-C/O NAVAJO DOT
P.O. BOX 4620
WINDOW ROCK, AZ 86515
Phone (505) 371-8300
Manager: JOE BESCADERO
P.O. BOX 706
WINDOW ROCK, AZ 86515
Phone 520-871-6466
EMERGENCY PHONE 505-870-0543.

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 2
Ultralights: 2
    
Aircraft operations: avg 96/week *
70% local general aviation
30% transient general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 22 April 2016

Additional Remarks

HILLS AND CLIFFS ALL QUADRANTS.
RWY 2-20 HAS 6 IN. TO 8 IN. PAVEMENT DROP-OFFS ALONG EAST SIDE FOR CENTER 1/2 OF RWY.
TURBULENCE MAY BE EXPERIENCED INVOF ARPT.
GATE ACCESS CODE 6742.
BUILDING 20 FT AGL LCTD 1000 FT N OF RY 20 UNLGTD.
TWY TURN-A-ROUND AT RWY 2 THRESHOLD UNUSABLE DUE TO RUTS, HOLES & LOOSE AGGREGATE.
NO LIGHTED WIND INDICATOR AT AIRPORT - A.W.O.S. AVAILABLE.

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 6 December 2018 at 0901Z to 3 January 2019 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 02   download (189KB)
RNAV (GPS)-B   download (137KB)
VOR/DME-A   download (146KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (19KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (113KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KGUP - Gallup Municipal Airport (16 nm SE)
KGNT - Grants-Milan Municipal Airport (64 nm SE)
KSJN - St Johns Industrial Air Park (70 nm S)
KFMN - Four Corners Regional Airport (77 nm NE)
KTYL - Taylor Airport (88 nm SW)
 
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Photo taken 18-Dec-2005

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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 12-Dec-2018
 Local
(UTC-7)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:4913:49
Sunrise07:1814:18
Sunset17:0200:02
Evening civil twilight17:3100:31

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  13-Dec-2018 01:50:29
Local (UTC-7)  12-Dec-2018 18:50:29
 
METAR
KRQE 130130Z AUTO 34019G27KT 3SM -SN FEW015 FEW021 OVC028 01/M02 A3002 RMK AO2 PK WND 33038/0059 RAE02SNB02 P0000 T00061022
KGUP 
15nm SE 
130053Z AUTO 30025G34KT 10SM FEW075 06/M06 A2995 RMK AO2 PK WND 31034/0050 SLP160 T00611061
TAF
KGUP 
15nm SE 
121741Z 1218/1318 24009KT P6SM SKC FM122000 24012G21KT P6SM SCT200 FM122300 26020G28KT P6SM SCT120 FM130800 30013G20KT P6SM SKC FM131200 29008KT P6SM SKC
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Navajo Air Transportation 928-871-6466
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