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KAMW Ames Municipal Airport
Ames, Iowa, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 28 FEBRUARY 2019

Location

FAA Identifier: AMW
Lat/Long: 41-59-31.4000N / 093-37-18.6000W
41-59.523333N / 093-37.310000W
41.9920556 / -93.6218333
(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 MIRL RY 01/19 & RY 13/31; MALSR RY 01; VASI RYS 13, 19 & 31 - 126.0.
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

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
WEBSTER CITY155/29.132303EEBS . -... ...
JEFFERSON089/32.239103EEFW . ..-. .--

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: 
Single wheel: 30.0
Double wheel: 38.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 1  RUNWAY 19
Latitude: 41-58.962060N41-59.861558N
Longitude: 093-37.485338W093-37.125898W
Elevation: 955.6 ft.918.9 ft.
Gradient: 0.3%0.3%
Traffic pattern: rightleft
Runway heading: 014 magnetic, 017 true194 magnetic, 197 true
Markings: precision, in fair conditionnonprecision, in fair 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 good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 30.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 13  RUNWAY 31
Latitude: 41-59.910968N41-59.496142N
Longitude: 093-37.581907W093-37.048508W
Elevation: 925.3 ft.920.2 ft.
Gradient: 0.3%0.3%
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: 84 ft. tree, 2750 ft. from runway, 112 ft. right of centerline, 30:1 slope to clear37 ft. tree, 1180 ft. from runway, 198 ft. left of centerline, 26:1 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: 78
Single engine airplanes: 53
Multi engine airplanes: 7
Jet airplanes: 2
Gliders airplanes: 13
Ultralights: 3
    
Aircraft operations: avg 92/day *
56% transient general aviation
37% local general aviation
5% air taxi
1% military
* for 12-month period ending 09 November 2016

Additional Remarks

BE ALERT FOR GLIDER & ULTRALIGHT OPNS INVOF ARPT.
BIRD ACTIVITY ON & INVOF ARPT SPRING & FALL.
RY 01 IS CALM WIND RY.
STADIUM WITHIN 3NM, CHECK FOR EVENTS.
COLD TEMPERATURE RESTRICTED AIRPORT. ALTITUDE CORRECTION REQUIRED AT OR BELOW -27C.

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 28 February 2019 at 0901Z to 28 March 2019 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 01   download (223KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 01 **CHANGED**   download (191KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 13 **CHANGED**   download (193KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 19   download (220KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 31 **CHANGED**   download (198KB)
VOR RWY 31   download (179KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply **CHANGED**   download (59KB)
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 21-Mar-2019
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:4911:49
Sunrise07:1712:17
Sunset19:2600:26
Evening civil twilight19:5400:54

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  21-Mar-2019 15:02:09
Local (UTC-5)  21-Mar-2019 10:02:09
 
METAR
KAMW 211453Z AUTO 33007KT 10SM CLR 04/M01 A3018 RMK AO2 SLP223 T00441006 50008
KBNW 
10nm W 
211455Z AUTO 31007KT 10SM CLR 04/02 A3017 RMK AO2
KIKV 
19nm S 
211455Z AUTO 33007KT 10SM CLR 04/M00 A3019 RMK AO2
TAF
KDSM 
28nm S 
211130Z 2112/2212 32006KT P6SM SKC FM211900 28009KT P6SM SKC FM220500 32007KT P6SM SKC
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
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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 Type I and Type IV anti-icing, full-service fuel, GPU, lav cart, oxygen, nitrogen, pilot lounge, snooze room, showers, crew cars, catering and much more. Large heated hangar that can hold multiple jets located next to terminal.
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