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KAAO Colonel James Jabara Airport
Wichita, Kansas, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 13 SEPTEMBER 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: AAO
Lat/Long: 37-44-51.3000N / 097-13-16.0000W
37-44.855000N / 097-13.266667W
37.7475833 / -97.2211111
(estimated)
Elevation: 1420.8 ft. / 433.1 m (surveyed)
Variation: 06E (2000)
From city: 9 miles NE of WICHITA, KS
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -6 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 67226

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 07/1944
Control tower: no
ARTCC: KANSAS CITY CENTER
FSS: WICHITA FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: AAO (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: CONTINUOUS
Pattern altitude: 2220.8 ft. MSL
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: APT LGT SKED: ACTVT MIRL RY 18/36, MALSR RY 18, REIL RY 36 - CTAF. PAPI RYS 18 & 36 OPR CONT.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.7
WX ASOS: 134.025 (316-636-2541)
WICHITA APPROACH: 134.8
WICHITA DEPARTURE: 134.8
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 125.0
WX AWOS-3PT at BEC (3 nm S): 119.45 (316-515-7116)
WX AWOS-3 at 1K1 (5 nm E): 118.3 (316-530-6004)
WX AWOS-3PT at 3AU (8 nm SE): 124.175 (316-733-6696)
WX ASOS at ICT (12 nm SW): PHONE 316-945-8022
WX AWOS-3PT at EWK (19 nm N): 123.875 (316-283-8789)
WX AWOS-3P at EQA (19 nm E): 120.875 (316-322-8095)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
ICTr083/17.2WICHITA VORTAC113.8007E
HUTr110/36.9HUTCHINSON VOR/DME116.8004E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
NEWTON167/19.228106EEWK . .-- -.-

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
FOR 24 HOUR FUEL CONTACT FBO
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 18/36

Dimensions: 6101 x 100 ft. / 1860 x 30 m
Surface: concrete/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 40.0
Double wheel: 62.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 18  RUNWAY 36
Latitude: 37-45.353383N37-44.355423N
Longitude: 097-13.191737W097-13.342418W
Elevation: 1401.2 ft.1420.8 ft.
Traffic pattern: rightleft
Runway heading: 181 magnetic, 187 true001 magnetic, 007 true
Markings: precision, 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)
Approach lights: MALSR: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with runway alignment indicator lights
Runway end identifier lights: noyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: ILS/DME

Helipad H1

Dimensions: 50 x 50 ft. / 15 x 15 m
Surface: concrete, in good condition
Traffic pattern: leftleft

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: WICHITA AIRPORT AUTHORITY
2173 AIR CARGO RD
WICHITA, KS 67209
Phone 316-946-4700
Manager: VICTOR WHITE
WICHITA AIRPORT AUTHORITY, 2173 AIR CARGO RD
WICHITA, KS 67209
Phone 316-946-4700

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 111
Single engine airplanes: 58
Multi engine airplanes: 27
Jet airplanes: 22
Helicopters: 2
Ultralights: 1
Military aircraft: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 105/day *
50% transient general aviation
47% local general aviation
3% air taxi
* for 12-month period ending 22 September 2016

Additional Remarks

HELIPAD H1 USED BY WICHITA POLICE HEL.
ATNDD CONSY.
USE CTN FOR MCCONNELL AFB 9 MILES S AND BEECH FACTORY ARPT 3 MIS SE.
BEECH FACTORY RWY 18 EXTDD CNTRLN ONLY 1 MI E.
SOUTHERLY AND SOUTHEASTERLY VFR ARR AND DEP NOT RCMDD WO ATC RADAR SVC DUE TO BEECH FACTORY ARPT AND MCCONNELL AFB ASP.
VFR ARR AND DEP ARE RCMDD TO RMN AOB 2,400' MSL WITHIN 5 MIS DUE TO HEAVY MIL TFC AT AND ABV 3,000' MSL.
MIGRATORY BIRDS INVOF ARPT.
DUE TO 20 FT RWY END ELEV DIFFERENTIAL, PILOTS MAY LOSE LINE OF SIGHT OF OTHER ACFT ON OPPOSING RWY AND TWY ENDS.
NOISE SENSITIVE AREAS S, SW, AND W.
PPR FOR ACFT CARRYING CLASS 1 - DIVISION 1.1, 1.2, OR 1.3 XPLOSS AS DEFINED BY 49 CFR 173.50 OR AS AMDD.
RWY 18 NSTD TFC PAT.
EAA CHAP 88 LCTD ON SITE.

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 13 September 2018 at 0901Z to 11 October 2018 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 18   download (203KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 18   download (222KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 36   download (224KB)
RNAV (GPS)-E   download (164KB)
VOR-A   download (183KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (55KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (147KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KBEC - Beech Factory Airport (3 nm S)
1K1 - Lloyd Stearman Field Airport (5 nm E)
KCEA - Cessna Aircraft Field Airport (6 nm S)
KIAB - Mc Connell Air Force Base (8 nm S)
3AU - Augusta Municipal Airport (8 nm SE)
KICT - Wichita Dwight D Eisenhower National Airport (12 nm SW)
KEWK - Newton City/County Airport (19 nm N)
KEQA - El Dorado/Captain Jack Thomas Memorial Airport (19 nm E)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 20-Sep-2018
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:5011:50
Sunrise07:1612:16
Sunset19:2900:29
Evening civil twilight19:5500:55

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  20-Sep-2018 06:03:20
Local (UTC-5)  20-Sep-2018 01:03:20
 
METAR
KAAO 200554Z AUTO 17010KT 10SM CLR 24/20 A2989 RMK AO2 SLP104 T02440200 10300 20244 403280222 50005
KBEC 
3nm S 
200555Z AUTO 16008KT 10SM CLR 24/19 A2989 RMK AO2 T02350190 10300 20235 403340212
K1K1 
5nm E 
200555Z AUTO 18009G15KT 10SM CLR 24/19 A2989 RMK AO2 T02350191 10295 20235 403300210
KIAB 
8nm S 
192256Z AUTO 19019KT 10SM CLR 32/17 A2982 RMK AO2 PK WND 17026/2158 SLP086 T03230173 $
K3AU 
8nm SE 
200555Z AUTO 16006KT 10SM CLR 23/19 A2989 RMK AO2
KICT 
12nm SW 
200553Z 16010KT 10SM CLR 24/20 A2987 RMK AO2 SLP099 T02440200 10311 20244 403500217 50004
KEWK 
17nm N 
200556Z AUTO 17011KT 10SM CLR 24/19 A2989 RMK AO2 SLP102 T02390194 10294 20233 50004
KEQA 
19nm E 
200555Z AUTO 17009KT 10SM CLR 26/19 A2989 RMK AO2
TAF
KIAB 
8nm S 
191800Z 1918/2024 20012G20KT 9999 FEW060 QNH2980INS BECMG 1923/1924 19012KT 9999 SKC QNH2981INS BECMG 2005/2006 17012KT 9999 FEW040 WS020/20045KT QNH2984INS BECMG 2014/2015 19015KT 9999 SKC QNH2983INS BECMG 2017/2018 19015G25KT 9999 SKC QNH2979INS TX35/1921Z TN21/2012Z
KICT 
12nm SW 
200520Z 2006/2106 17012KT P6SM SKC FM200900 17012KT P6SM SKC WS020/20045KT FM201300 17014G24KT P6SM SKC FM201800 19021G29KT P6SM FEW250 FM210300 23009KT P6SM VCTS BKN060CB
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
Midwest Corporate Aviation 316-636-9700
toll-free 1-800-435-9622
[web site]
[email]
Aviation fuel, Oxygen service, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangars, GPU / Power cart, Passenger terminal and lounge, Flight training, ...
 
Phillips 66® Aviation Contract Fuel  
 
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Phillips 66
100LL Jet A
FS $5.44 $5.84 
 Updated 17-Sep-2018
 
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Alternatives at nearby airports
IMPORTANT: Note that the FBOs below are NOT at KAAO but at other nearby airports. Do not expect services from these FBOs to be available at KAAO.
Located at 3AU
Augusta Municipal Airport
UNICOM 122.80
316-733-1326
316-733-1327
[web site]
[email]
At 3AU (Augusta Municipal Airport), 8 miles SE

Augusta Municipal Airport is the closest Airport and FBO to Flight Safety at Beechcraft and downtown Wichita. We offer the best Jet-A prices and best quick turn service available. We offer all the same amenities found at the BIG Box Chain FBO's, but without the added expense!
More info and photos of Augusta Municipal Airport (3AU)
Located at 3AU
Phillips 66
100LL Jet A
FS --- $3.80 
SS $4.45 --- 
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FS --- $3.61 
 
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FS=Full service
SS=Self service
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