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KEQA El Dorado/Captain Jack Thomas Memorial Airport
El Dorado, Kansas, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 10 SEPTEMBER 2020

Location

FAA Identifier: EQA
Lat/Long: 37-46-26.8000N 096-49-03.8000W
37-46.446667N 096-49.063333W
37.7741111,-96.8177222
(estimated)
Elevation: 1379.3 ft. / 420.4 m (surveyed)
Variation: 05E (2000)
From city: 3 miles SE of EL DORADO, KS
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -6 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 67042

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 02/1944
Control tower: no
ARTCC: KANSAS CITY CENTER
FSS: WICHITA FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: ICT (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: MON-FRI 0700-1500
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTIVATE HIRL RWY 4/22 AND RWY 15/33, AND PAPI RWY 15/33 CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.8
WX AWOS-3P: 120.875 (316-322-8095)
WICHITA APPROACH: 134.8
WICHITA DEPARTURE: 134.8
WX AWOS-3PT at 3AU (14 nm SW): 124.175 (316-733-6696)
WX AWOS-3 at 1K1 (14 nm W): 118.3 (316-530-6004)
WX ASOS at AAO (19 nm W): 134.025 (316-636-2541)
WX AWOS-3PT at BEC (19 nm W): 119.45 (316-515-7116)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
ICTr080/36.4WICHITA VORTAC113.8007E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
NEWTON123/27.728106EEWK . .-- -.-

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A MOGAS
SELF SERVE 100 LL; SELF SERVE JET A; SELF SERVE MOGAS (AUTO GAS 91 OCTANE.)
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: NONE
Powerplant service: NONE
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 4/22

Dimensions: 4204 x 75 ft. / 1281 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 18.0
Double wheel: 23.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 4  RUNWAY 22
Latitude: 37-46.213762N37-46.717103N
Longitude: 096-49.386525W096-48.787055W
Elevation: 1375.8 ft.1378.2 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 038 magnetic, 043 true218 magnetic, 223 true
Markings: nonprecision, in fair conditionnonprecision, in fair condition
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights

Runway 15/33

Dimensions: 4200 x 75 ft. / 1280 x 23 m
Surface: concrete, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 12.5
Double wheel: 12.5
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 15  RUNWAY 33
Latitude: 37-46.750788N37-46.105217N
Longitude: 096-49.197643W096-48.883577W
Elevation: 1373.4 ft.1379.3 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 154 magnetic, 159 true334 magnetic, 339 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 left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 40 ft. trees, 1160 ft. from runway, 24:1 slope to clearnone

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF EL DORADO
220 E 1ST AVE
EL DORADO, KS 67042
Phone 316-321-9100
Manager: LARRY ARNOLD
220 E 1ST AVE
EL DORADO, KS 67042
Phone 316-321-1327

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 33
Single engine airplanes: 33
    
Aircraft operations: avg 36/day *
73% local general aviation
26% transient general aviation
<1% military
* for 12-month period ending 02 November 2017

Additional Remarks

AVOID FLT. OVER PRISON NORTH OF AIRPORT
FOR CD CTC WICHITA APCH AT 316-350-1520.
AFT HRS PHONE NMBR POSTED AT ARPT
COURTESY CAR
PILOT LOUNGE WITH COMPUTER, WIFI, TELEPHONE, RESTROOMS KEY CODE CTAF FREQ.
ARPT ADDRESS 1485 S.E. 30TH

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 10 September 2020 at 0901Z to 08 October 2020 at 0900z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 04   download (237KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 15   download (257KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 22   download (225KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 33   download (247KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (146KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

3AU - Augusta Municipal Airport (14 nm SW)
1K1 - Lloyd Stearman Field Airport (14 nm W)
KAAO - Colonel James Jabara Airport (19 nm W)
KBEC - Beech Factory Airport (19 nm W)
KCEA - Cessna Aircraft Field Airport (22 nm W)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 29-Sep-2020
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:5711:57
Sunrise07:2312:23
Sunset19:1200:12
Evening civil twilight19:3800:38

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  29-Sep-2020 08:39:39
Local (UTC-5)  29-Sep-2020 03:39:39
 
METAR
KEQA 290815Z AUTO 25003KT 10SM CLR 06/03 A3012 RMK AO2
K3AU 
14nm SW 
290815Z AUTO 28004KT 10SM CLR 07/02 A3013 RMK AO2
K1K1 
14nm W 
290815Z AUTO 29004KT 10SM CLR 08/01 A3013 RMK AO2 T00820011
KAAO 
19nm W 
290754Z AUTO 28007KT 10SM CLR 09/02 A3013 RMK AO2 SLP202 T00940017
KBEC 
19nm W 
290815Z AUTO 30004KT 10SM CLR 10/02 A3013 RMK AO2 T00950022
TAF
KIAB 
23nm SW 
290200Z 2902/3008 VRB06KT 9999 SCT070 QNH3009INS BECMG 2915/2916 29010G20KT 9999 SKC QNH2996INS BECMG 2923/2924 VRB06KT 9999 SKC QNH2995INS TX22/2921Z TN10/2912Z
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
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 Services / Description 
 
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El Dorado Airport 316-321-1327
[web site]
[email]
Airport management, Aviation fuel, Aircraft ground handling, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangars, Passenger terminal and lounge, Flight training, ...

More info about El Dorado Airport
independent
100LL Jet A Mogas
FS $3.60 $2.80 $2.45 
SS $3.60 $2.80 $2.45 
 Updated 22-Sep-2020
 
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FS=Full service
SS=Self service
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Aviation Businesses, Services, and Facilities

  
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 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Distance
 
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Peterson's Performance Plus 316-320-1080
[web site]
[email]
Aircraft modifications

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