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KAPA Centennial Airport
Denver, Colorado, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 06 DECEMBER 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: APA
Lat/Long: 39-34-12.4602N / 104-50-57.5000W
39-34.207670N / 104-50.958333W
39.5701278 / -104.8493056
(estimated)
Elevation: 5885 ft. / 1793.7 m (surveyed)
Variation: 08E (2015)
From city: 15 miles SE of DENVER, CO
Time zone: UTC -7 (UTC -6 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 80112

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 03/1968
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: DENVER CENTER
FSS: DENVER FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: APA (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: CONTINUOUS
Pattern altitude: 6885 ft. MSL
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: no
Lights: SS-SR
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
International operations: CALL US CUSTOMS 303-768-0309.

Airport Communications

UNICOM: 122.95
ATIS: 120.3
WX ASOS: 120.3 (720-873-2799)
CENTENNIAL GROUND: 121.8
CENTENNIAL TOWER: 118.9
DENVER APPROACH: 132.75
DENVER DEPARTURE: 132.75
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 128.6
WX ASOS at DEN (19 nm NE): PHONE 303-342-0838
WX AWOS-3 at FTG (19 nm NE): 119.025 (303-261-9104)
  • FREQ 121.5 NOT AVBL.
  • ADVISE GROUND CONTROL WHEN READY FOR DEPARTURE. GROUND CONTROL WILL ADVISE WHEN TO MONITOR THE TOWER FREQUENCY.
  • DENVER RCO 122.35 122.2 (DENVER RADIO)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
FQFr225/12.8FALCON VORTAC116.3011E
DENr203/16.9DENVER VOR/DME117.9008E
DVVr200/22.1MILE HIGH VORTAC114.7008E
BJCr136/24.5JEFFCO VOR/DME115.4011E
BRKr337/38.9BLACK FOREST VOR/DME112.5008E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
CASSE351/7.126008EAP .- .--.

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
SELF SERVE 100LL FUEL AVBL.
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bulk oxygen: HIGH/LOW

Runway Information

Runway 17L/35R

Dimensions: 10000 x 100 ft. / 3048 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 56.0
Double wheel: 75.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 17L  RUNWAY 35R
Latitude: 39-35.048500N39-33.402500N
Longitude: 104-51.088500W104-51.012667W
Elevation: 5793.1 ft.5885.0 ft.
Gradient: 0.9% UP0.9% DOWN
Traffic pattern: leftright
Runway heading: 170 magnetic, 178 true350 magnetic, 358 true
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)
Approach lights: MALSR: 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 17R/35L

Dimensions: 7001 x 75 ft. / 2134 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 30.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 17R  RUNWAY 35L
Latitude: 39-34.739158N39-33.587107N
Longitude: 104-51.223127W104-51.169840W
Elevation: 5803.7 ft.5868.7 ft.
Gradient: 0.9% UP1.0%
Traffic pattern: rightleft
Runway heading: 170 magnetic, 178 true350 magnetic, 358 true
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 right (3.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: none16 ft. fence, 527 ft. from runway, 215 ft. left of centerline, 20:1 slope to clear

Runway 10/28

Dimensions: 4800 x 75 ft. / 1463 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 12.5
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 10  RUNWAY 28
Latitude: 39-34.373667N39-34.091000N
Longitude: 104-50.892833W104-49.939167W
Elevation: 5824.1 ft.5793.9 ft.
Gradient: 0.6%0.6%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 103 magnetic, 111 true283 magnetic, 291 true
Displaced threshold: 400 ft.no
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, 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: yes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: none42 ft. pole, 1898 ft. from runway, 60 ft. right of centerline, 40:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: ARAPAHOE CO PUBLIC ARPT AUTH
7800 S PEORIA ST
ENGLEWOOD, CO 80112
Phone 303-790-0598
AFT HRS PHONE (303) 877-7307.
Manager: ROBERT OLISLAGERS
7800 SOUTH PEORIA ST
ENGLEWOOD, CO 80112
Phone 303-790-0598

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 616
Single engine airplanes: 431
Multi engine airplanes: 72
Jet airplanes: 97
Helicopters: 16
    
Aircraft operations: avg 880/day *
48% local general aviation
41% transient general aviation
9% air taxi
2% military
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2015

Additional Remarks

ALL ACFT BLO CERTIFICATED 70000 LB MAX GROSS TKOF WT & STAGE III ACFT UP TO CERTIFICATED 75000 LB MAX GROSS TKOF WT MAY BE OPERATED; ONE-TIME EXCEPTIONS MAY BE AUZD BY EXEC DIR ON A CASE-BY-CASE BASIS.
NUMEROUS FLOOD LGTS LCTD 1/2 SM N OF THLD RY 17L SS-2400.
HELICOPTER OPS PLEASE CONTACT PREFERRED FBO FOR LANDING ZONE LOCATIONS. HELICOPTER OPS ON FRONT RAMP NOT ADVISED.
24 HR. USER FEE CUSTOMS AVAILABLE. CONTACT AIRPORT FOR FEE INFORMATION.
NOISE ABATEMENT PROCEDURES IN EFFECT; CTC NOISE OFFICE 303-790-0598.
ADVISORY DENSITY ALTITUDE DISPLAYS LOCATED AT C-1,A-1, AND A-18.
TWY S2 CLSD INDEFINATELY
WATERFOWL ON & INVOF ARPT.
NMRS CRANES INVOF ARPT.
+190 FT TWR LCTD 1800 FT ENE OF RY 17L THLD.
RY 35R-CROSSWIND/BASE LEG NORTH OF LINCOLN AVE RY 17L CROSSWIND/BASE LEG SOUTH OF ARAPAHOE ROAD. RY 17R/35L CLSD TFC REMAIN S OF ARAPAHOE ROAD & E OF INTERSTATE 25. RY 10/28 AVOID NOISE SENSITIVE AREAS 1 MILE E & S OF RY.

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.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
DANDD NINE   2 pages: [1] [2] (344KB)
DUNNN TWO (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (303KB)
LANDR NINE   2 pages: [1] [2] (366KB)
LARKS NINE   2 pages: [1] [2] (357KB)
POWDR NINE   2 pages: [1] [2] (334KB)
PUFFR FOUR (RNAV)   download (261KB)
QUAIL NINE   download (284KB)
RAMMS SEVEN   2 pages: [1] [2] (309KB)
SAYGE ONE   2 pages: [1] [2] (346KB)
TOMSN SEVEN   2 pages: [1] [2] (346KB)
ZOMBZ ONE (RNAV)   download (216KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 35R   download (243KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 17L   download (190KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 28   download (210KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 35R   download (227KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (54KB)
 
Departure Procedures
BAYLR FOUR (RNAV)   download (200KB)
BRYCC FOUR (RNAV)   download (156KB)
CONNR FIVE (RNAV)   download (177KB)
COORZ FOUR (RNAV)   download (171KB)
DENVER ONE   2 pages: [1] [2] (355KB)
EEONS SIX (RNAV)   download (155KB)
EMMYS SIX (RNAV)   download (154KB)
EPKEE FIVE (RNAV)   download (173KB)
EXTAN FIVE (RNAV)   download (163KB)
FOOOT FOUR (RNAV)   download (173KB)
PIKES ONE   2 pages: [1] [2] (295KB)
PLAINS NINE   2 pages: [1] [2] (463KB)
RIKKK FOUR (RNAV)   download (151KB)
ROCKIES FOUR   2 pages: [1] [2] (398KB)
SOLAR FOUR (RNAV)   download (167KB)
SPAZZ FOUR (RNAV)   download (189KB)
STAKR FOUR (RNAV)   download (164KB)
YAMMI FOUR (RNAV)   download (151KB)
YELLOWSTONE TWO   2 pages: [1] [2] (391KB)
YOKES SIX (RNAV)   download (177KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (105KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KBKF - Buckley Air Force Base (9 nm NE)
KDEN - Denver International Airport (19 nm NE)
KFTG - Front Range Airport (19 nm NE)
KBJC - Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport (24 nm NW)
KEIK - Erie Municipal Airport (28 nm N)
 
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Area around KAPA (Centennial Airport)
 
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Aerial photo
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Aerial photo of KAPA (Centennial Airport)
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Photo taken 01-Feb-2017
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Airport diagram
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Diagram of KAPA (Centennial Airport)
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 17-Dec-2018
 Local
(UTC-7)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:4513:45
Sunrise07:1514:15
Sunset16:3623:36
Evening civil twilight17:0600:06

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  17-Dec-2018 10:51:47
Local (UTC-7)  17-Dec-2018 03:51:47
 
METAR
KAPA 170953Z 00000KT 10SM CLR M01/M11 A3015 RMK AO2 SLP203 T10111111
KBKF 
10nm NE 
170958Z 19006KT 10SM CLR M01/M10 A3016 RMK AO2A SLP200 T10131099
KDEN 
18nm NE 
170953Z 22009KT 10SM CLR M01/M09 A3015 RMK AO2 SLP188 T10061094
KFTG 
19nm NE 
171036Z AUTO 22008KT 10SM CLR 03/M09 A3014 RMK AO2 T00261095
TAF
KAPA 170525Z 1706/1806 18008KT P6SM SKC FM172000 03007KT P6SM FEW150 BKN220 FM180000 26006KT P6SM FEW100 BKN150 FM180500 19007KT P6SM SCT090 BKN140
KBKF 
10nm NE 
170900Z 1709/1815 21006KT 9999 SKC QNH3004INS BECMG 1800/1801 VRB06KT 9999 SCT110 QNH3002INS BECMG 1803/1804 VRB06KT 9999 BKN100 QNH3000INS BECMG 1811/1812 24006KT 9999 SCT050 OVC070 QNH2999INS TX12/1721Z TNM02/1711Z
KDEN 
18nm NE 
170904Z 1709/1812 20011KT P6SM SKC FM171700 VRB04KT P6SM FEW220 FM172100 04006KT P6SM SCT220 FM180100 27007KT P6SM SCT160 BKN220 FM180500 21008KT P6SM FEW100 BKN150
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
Denver jetCenter ASRI 130.575
303-790-4321
toll-free 1-800-343-3143
[web site]
[email]
Serving Customers at Centennial Airport Since "1976". Centrally located at APA for easy access whether you are flying or driving. Award-winning service and facilities with the only on-site Restaurant at Centennial Airport! Professional service and support for you- the flight crew, your passengers and your aircraft.
More info and photos of Denver jetCenter
 
NATA Safety 1st   U.S. Customs Service   Avfuel Contract Fuel   UVair   AVTRIP   Crew cars   Enterprise Rent-A-Car   Go Rentals   Wireless Internet Access (WiFi)  
 
Avfuel
100LL Jet A
FS $5.76 $4.54 
GUARANTEED
 
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XJet
Paragon Aviation Group
ASRI 129.625
303-649-9538
toll-free 1-877-649-9538
[web site]
[email]
Competitive fuel pricing / 45,000 SF of climate controlled hangar space / AEG Fuels/ Other Contract Fuel Providers / 2016 Infiniti Crew Cars / Guest Lounge with Complimentary Cocktail and Espresso Bar / Climate Controlled Automotive Parking Facility / Automotive Detailing Services / Private Pilot Lounge / Access to XJet Corporate Conference Room / De-Ice / GPU / Catering & Concierge Services / Customs Onsite

Located on the south side of Centennial Airport at taxiway exit A-12
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NATA Safety 1st   U.S. Customs Service   AEG Fuels   UVair   World Fuel | Colt Contract Fuel   EPIC Card   Crew cars   Go Rentals   Wireless Internet Access (WiFi)   National Business Aviation Association  
 
independent
100LL Jet A
FS $6.53 $4.71 
GUARANTEED
 
   4 read write
Signature Flight Support ASRI 129.725
303-799-8388
[web site]
[email]

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Located at one of the premier general aviation airports in the country, Signature-Centennial's friendly staff is dedicated to meeting and exceeding your business and personal expectations. We are located just 20 minutes south of downtown Denver, Coors Field, Invesco Field at Mile High, & the Pepsi Center. We are also within minutes of the Denver Tech Center, fine dining, shopping and hotels with breathtaking mountain views. We have convenient access to all major highways to provide for easy travel to our world famous ski resorts like Vail and Breckenridge and to numerous locations such as Rock
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Signature TailWins®   Signature Weekend Takeoff   U.S. Customs Service   DASSP   Contract Fuel   Crew cars   National Car Rental  
 
independent
100LL Jet A
FS $6.10 $4.65 
GUARANTEED
 
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TAC Air
TAC Air
ASRI 130.075
303-790-2575
[web site]
[email]

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SERVICE WITH NO CEILING
At TAC Air, we are passionate about serving all of your aviation needs. With award-winning customer service, competitively-priced jet fuel and customized aviation services at each TAC Air FBO, you won't be disappointed.
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CAA Preferred FBO   Everest Fuel   Phillips 66® Aviation Contract Fuel   Hertz   Ramp WiFi  
 
Phillips 66
100LL Jet A
FS $5.97 $4.15 
SS $4.99 --- 
GUARANTEED
 
   11 read write
The Heliplex 303-799-0079
303-799-8877
[web site]
[email]
Aviation fuel, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangars, Hangar leasing / sales, GPU / Power cart, Passenger terminal and lounge, Aerial photography, ...
 
FAA-Approved Repair Station  
 
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independent
100LL Jet A
FS $6.83 $4.75 
 Updated 13-Dec-2018
 
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Aviation Businesses, Services, and Facilities

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Distance
 
Comments
  
Airline Transport Professionals - ATP Flight School toll-free 1-800-255-2877
[web site]
[email]
ATP provides professional, accelerated, airline-oriented flight training at 42 flight schools nationwide. ATP's Airline Career Pilot Program prepares pilots for airline careers from zero time to 1,500 hours, with CFI jobs and airline employment. Fly with the nation's largest flight school and gain access to more aircraft, locations, and job placements than any flight school, academy, or aviation university can offer.
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on airport  
   1 read write
Straight Flight, Inc. 303-799-8906
[web site]
[email]
Your Best Choice on Centennial for your aircraft. We offer high quality at a reasonable price. Our experienced technicians save you troubleshooting time.
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FAA-Approved Repair Station   National Business Aviation Association  
 
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 Mayo Aviation
303-792-4000
toll-free 1-800-525-0194
[web site]
[email]
Aircraft ground handling, Oxygen service, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangars, Hangar leasing / sales, GPU / Power cart, ...
 
FAA-Approved Repair Station   Garmin   National Business Aviation Association  
 
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 Hawkeye Aviation
303-469-9553
720-329-0007
[web site]
[email]

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Oxygen service, Hangars, Hangar leasing / sales, Aircraft maintenance, Aircraft modifications

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24 miles  
   1 read write
 

Where to Eat: Catering, Restaurants, Food shops

  
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 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Distance
 
Comments
  
The Perfect Landing 303-649-4478
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