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KAMW Ames Municipal Airport
Ames, Iowa, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 26 JANUARY 2023

Location

FAA Identifier: AMW
Lat/Long: 41-59-31.3570N 093-37-18.5550W
41-59.522617N 093-37.309250W
41.9920436,-93.6218208
(estimated)
Elevation: 955.6 ft. / 291.3 m (surveyed)
Variation: 03E (2000)
From city: 2 miles SE of AMES, IA
Time zone: UTC -6 (UTC -5 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 50010

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 08/1943
Control tower: no
ARTCC: MINNEAPOLIS CENTER
FSS: FORT DODGE FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: AMW (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: DAWN-DUSK
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT MALSR RWY 01; VASI RWYS 13, 19 & 31; MIRL RWY 01/19 & 13/31 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.7
WX ASOS: 132.025 (515-233-2611)
DES MOINES APPROACH: 123.9
DES MOINES DEPARTURE: 123.9
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 126.0
WX AWOS-3 at BNW (11 nm W): 120.925 (515-432-9042)
WX AWOS-3 at IKV (18 nm S): 119.175 (515-965-5764)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
TNUr296/26.1NEWTON VOR/DME112.5003E
JWJr256/32.6ELMWOOD VOR/DME109.4001E
DSMr355/33.3DES MOINES VORTAC117.5007E

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100 JET-A
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 1/19

Dimensions: 5701 x 100 ft. / 1738 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt, in fair condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 32 /R/C/W/U
Single wheel: 30.0
Double wheel: 38.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 1  RUNWAY 19
Latitude: 41-58.962055N41-59.861562N
Longitude: 093-37.485322W093-37.125865W
Elevation: 955.6 ft.919.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: rightleft
Runway heading: 014 magnetic, 017 true194 magnetic, 197 true
Markings: precision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-box VASI on left (4.00 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
Obstructions: 78 ft. tree, 2380 ft. from runway, 350 ft. left of centerline, 27:1 slope to clear87 ft. tree, 2400 ft. from runway, 345 ft. left of centerline, 25:1 slope to clear

Runway 13/31

Dimensions: 3491 x 75 ft. / 1064 x 23 m
Surface: concrete, in fair condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 10 /R/D/W/U
Single wheel: 30.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 13  RUNWAY 31
Latitude: 41-59.910972N41-59.496122N
Longitude: 093-37.581898W093-37.048540W
Elevation: 925.9 ft.920.2 ft.
Traffic pattern: rightleft
Runway heading: 133 magnetic, 136 true313 magnetic, 316 true
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-box VASI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-box VASI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 16 ft. tree, 320 ft. from runway, 164 ft. left of centerline, 7:1 slope to clear
32 FT TREE 124 FT FM RWY END AND 158 FT R ON APCH; CLNC SLOPE 1:1
50 ft. tree, 1011 ft. from runway, 70 ft. right of centerline, 16:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF AMES
515 CLARK AVE
AMES, IA 50010
Phone 515-239-5160
Manager: DAMION PREGITZER
515 CLARK AVE
AMES, IA 50010
Phone 515-239-5275

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 63
Single engine airplanes: 51
Multi engine airplanes: 4
Jet airplanes: 3
Gliders airplanes: 5
    
Aircraft operations: avg 83/day *
56% transient general aviation
37% local general aviation
5% air taxi
1% military
* for 12-month period ending 12 September 2022

Additional Remarks

BE ALERT FOR GLIDER & ULTRALIGHT OPNS INVOF ARPT.
BIRD AND DEER ACT ON & INVOF ARPT
RWY 01 IS CALM WIND RWY.
STADIUM WI 3 NM, CHECK FOR EVENTS.
COLD TEMPERATURE RESTRICTED AIRPORT. ALTITUDE CORRECTION REQUIRED AT OR BELOW -27C.
FOR CD CTC DES MOINES ATCT ON 126.0 OR CALL 515-974- 8016.

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 26 January 2023 at 0901Z to 23 February 2023 at 0900z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 01   download
RNAV (GPS) RWY 01   download
RNAV (GPS) RWY 13   download
RNAV (GPS) RWY 19   download
RNAV (GPS) RWY 31   download
VOR RWY 31   download
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (109KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (158KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KBNW - Boone Municipal Airport (11 nm W)
KIKV - Ankeny Regional Airport (18 nm S)
KPRO - Perry Municipal Airport (26 nm W)
KDSM - Des Moines International Airport (28 nm S)
KEBS - Webster City Municipal Airport (29 nm N)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 09-Feb-2023
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:5012:50
Sunrise07:1913:19
Sunset17:3823:38
Evening civil twilight18:0700:07

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  09-Feb-2023 10:36:59
Local (UTC-6)  09-Feb-2023 04:36:59
 
METAR
KAMW 090953Z AUTO 36006KT 10SM OVC100 02/M02 A2975 RMK AO2 SLP077 T00171017
KBNW 
10nm W 
091015Z AUTO 35010KT 10SM OVC085 01/M00 A2977 RMK AO2
KIKV 
19nm S 
091015Z AUTO 01008KT 10SM SCT046 OVC060 01/M01 A2976 RMK AO2
TAF
KDSM 
28nm S 
090540Z 0906/1006 12009KT P6SM -RASN BKN060 FM090900 36008KT 3SM -SN BR OVC025 FM091200 33012KT 5SM -RASN BR OVC030 FM091800 31014KT P6SM OVC015 FM100000 34014G25KT P6SM VCSH OVC014 FM100300 34015G27KT P6SM OVC025
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
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 Services / Description 
 
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Central Iowa Air Service UNICOM 122.70
515-292-9056
515-450-0442
[web site]
[email]
We are a full-service FBO offering full-service fuel, GPU, lav cart, Type 1 and Type 4 Anti-Icing, oxygen, nitrogen, pilot lounge, showers, crew cars, catering and much more. Large heated hangar that can hold multiple jets located next to terminal.
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Phillips 66
100LL Jet A
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