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KVKS Vicksburg Municipal Airport
Vicksburg, Mississippi, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 07 DECEMBER 2017

Location

FAA Identifier: VKS
Lat/Long: 32-14-20.9000N / 090-55-41.5000W
32-14.348333N / 090-55.691667W
32.2391389 / -90.9281944
(estimated)
Elevation: 107.2 ft. / 32.7 m (surveyed)
Variation: 00W (2015)
From city: 7 miles SW of VICKSBURG, MS
Time zone: UTC -6 (UTC -5 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 39180

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 03/1950
Control tower: no
ARTCC: MEMPHIS CENTER
FSS: GREENWOOD FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: GWO (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: MON-FRI 0800-1700
EXCEPT MAJOR HOLIDAYS.
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT MIRL RY 01/19 - CTAF. PAPI RY 01 OPERATES CONTINUOUSLY.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
International operations: customs landing rights airport

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.8
WX AWOS-3: 118.85 (601-801-5376)
WX ASOS at TVR (8 nm NW): 118.525 (318-574-4866)
  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY MEMPHIS ARTCC ON FREQS 132.5/259.1 (GREENWOOD & JACKSON RCAGS).

Nearby radio navigation aids

NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
TALLULAH092/5.034402ETKH - -.- ....
NATCHEZ-ADAMS COUNTY029/37.838800EHAH .... .- ....

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
FUEL AVAIL 24/7 W/ CC.
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: NONE
Powerplant service: NONE
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 1/19

Dimensions: 5001 x 100 ft. / 1524 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 30.0
Double wheel: 50.0
Double tandem: 90.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 1  RUNWAY 19
Latitude: 32-13.940025N32-14.757587N
Longitude: 090-55.755722W090-55.627147W
Elevation: 100.7 ft.106.8 ft.
Gradient: 0.1%0.1%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 008 magnetic, 008 true188 magnetic, 188 true
Displaced threshold: 299 ft.472 ft.
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on right (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: 105 ft. trees, 2500 ft. from runway, 21:1 slope to clear
RY 01 APCH RATIO 28:1 TO DSPLCD THLD.
38 ft. tree, 1100 ft. from runway, 200 ft. left of centerline, 23:1 slope to clear
RY 19 APCH RATIO 41:1 TO DSPLCD THLD.

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF VICKSBURG
PO BOX 150
VICKSBURG, MS 39180
Phone 601-634-4525
Manager: SAMUEL L. WASHINGTON
5855 HIGHWAY 61 SOUTH
VICKSBURG, MS 39180
Phone 601-636-4925
CELL # 601-899-2046 OR 662-719-3911.

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 21
Single engine airplanes: 12
Multi engine airplanes: 7
Helicopters: 1
Ultralights: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 64/week *
62% local general aviation
27% transient general aviation
10% military
* for 12-month period ending 30 March 2017

Additional Remarks

NORTH PARALLEL TWY PERMANENTLY CLOSED.
TERM STUB TWY ONLY.
RENTAL CAR AVAIL.

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
RNAV (GPS) RWY 01 **CHANGED**   download (227KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 19 **CHANGED**   download (216KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (29KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (116KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KTVR - Vicksburg Tallulah Regional Airport (8 nm NW)
KJVW - John Bell Williams Airport (27 nm E)
KHKS - Hawkins Field Airport (36 nm E)
KHEZ - Hardy-Anders Field Natchez-Adams County Airport (42 nm SW)
KJAN - Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport (43 nm E)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 10-Dec-2017
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:2812:28
Sunrise06:5512:55
Sunset16:5822:58
Evening civil twilight17:2523:25

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  11-Dec-2017 03:56:43
Local (UTC-6)  10-Dec-2017 21:56:43
 
METAR
KVKS 110335Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 03/M00 A3032 RMK A01
KTVR 
9nm NW 
110253Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 04/M01 A3030 RMK AO2 SLP267 T00391006 58001
TAF
KHKS 
37nm E 
101729Z 1018/1118 23009KT P6SM SKC
KJAN 
43nm E 
101729Z 1018/1118 22009KT P6SM SKC
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
Vicksburg Municipal Airport 601-636-4925
toll-free 1-888-224-8047
[web site]
[email]
Airport management, Aviation fuel, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangars, Hangar leasing / sales, GPU / Power cart, Passenger terminal and lounge, ...
 
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More info about Vicksburg Municipal Airport
Shell
100LL Jet A
FS $4.26 $3.80 
SS $3.50 $3.16 
 Updated 06-Dec-2017
 
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FS=Full service
SS=Self service
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