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KAUW Wausau Downtown Airport
Wausau, Wisconsin, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 18 JUNE 2020

Location

FAA Identifier: AUW
Lat/Long: 44-55-34.6243N 089-37-37.2063W
44-55.577072N 089-37.620105W
44.9262845,-89.6270018
(estimated)
Elevation: 1201 ft. / 366.1 m (surveyed)
Variation: 03W (2015)
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -6 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 54403

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 11/1937
Control tower: no
ARTCC: MINNEAPOLIS CENTER
FSS: GREEN BAY FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: AUW (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: MAY-SEP MON-FRI 0800-1800, MAY-SEP SAT-SUN 0800-1700, OCT-APR 0800-1700
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: MIRL RYS 13/31 & 05/23 PRESET LOW INTST; TO INCR INTST & ACTVT REIL RYS 13 & 31; PAPI RYS 13 & 31 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.7
WX ASOS: 125.925 (715-843-7215)
WX AWOS-3 at CWA (9 nm S): 127.45 (715-693-1116)
WX AWOS-3 at RRL (17 nm N): 119.925 (715-539-8422)
  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY MINNEAPOLIS ARTCC ON FREQS 124.4/317.7 (MOSINEE RCAG).

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
AUWr338/5.1WAUSAU VORTAC111.6002E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
WISCONSIN RAPIDS016/34.921501WISW .. ... .--

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A MOGAS
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR

Runway Information

Runway 13/31

Dimensions: 5200 x 100 ft. / 1585 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt, in fair condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 45.0
Double wheel: 80.0
Double tandem: 140.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 13  RUNWAY 31
Latitude: 44-55.835997N44-55.356667N
Longitude: 089-38.352500W089-37.354667W
Elevation: 1192.1 ft.1190.1 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 127 magnetic, 124 true307 magnetic, 304 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)
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 23 ft. trees, 500 ft. from runway, 200 ft. right of centerline, 13:1 slope to clear39 ft. tree, 970 ft. from runway, 150 ft. right of centerline, 20:1 slope to clear

Runway 5/23

Dimensions: 3041 x 100 ft. / 927 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 32.0
Double wheel: 55.0
Double tandem: 95.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 5  RUNWAY 23
Latitude: 44-55.367717N44-55.725195N
Longitude: 089-37.469092W089-36.976205W
Elevation: 1190.4 ft.1201.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 047 magnetic, 044 true227 magnetic, 224 true
Markings: basic, in good conditionbasic, in good condition
Runway end identifier lights: nono
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 15 ft. tree, 350 ft. from runway, 80 ft. right of centerline, 10:1 slope to clear31 ft. trees, 820 ft. from runway, 140 ft. left of centerline, 20:1 slope to clear

Runway 12W/30W

Dimensions: 8000 x 300 ft. / 2438 x 91 m
Surface: water
RUNWAY 12W  RUNWAY 30W
Traffic pattern: leftleft

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF WAUSAU
407 GRANT ST.
WAUSAU, WI 54403
Phone 715-261-6740
Manager: JOHN P CHMIEL
725 WOODS PLACE
WAUSAU, WI 54401
Phone 715-845-3400

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 70
Single engine airplanes: 67
Jet airplanes: 2
Helicopters: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 100/day *
79% local general aviation
14% transient general aviation
7% air taxi
<1% military
* for 12-month period ending 07 August 2018

Additional Remarks

FOR CD IF UNA TO CTC ON FSS FREQ, CTC MINNEAPOLIS ARTCC AT 651-463-5588.

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 18 June 2020 at 0901Z to 16 July 2020 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 13   download (224KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 31   download (250KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (60KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (424KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KCWA - Central Wisconsin Airport (9 nm S)
KRRL - Merrill Municipal Airport (17 nm N)
KSTE - Stevens Point Municipal Airport (23 nm S)
KAIG - Langlade County Airport (26 nm NE)
KMFI - Marshfield Municipal Airport (30 nm SW)
 
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Aerial photo
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Aerial photo of KAUW (Wausau Downtown Airport)
Photo by Brian J. Krueger
Taken in October 2006

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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 11-Jul-2020
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight04:4909:49
Sunrise05:2510:25
Sunset20:4301:43
Evening civil twilight21:2002:20

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  11-Jul-2020 09:25:18
Local (UTC-5)  11-Jul-2020 04:25:18
 
METAR
KAUW 110854Z AUTO 31006KT 9SM SCT070 18/17 A2989 RMK AO2 SLP120 T01830167 56003 $
KCWA 
10nm S 
110855Z AUTO 33006KT 10SM CLR 17/15 A2992 RMK AO2
KRRL 
17nm N 
110855Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM BKN070 16/16 A2992 RMK AO2 T01610157 TSNO
TAF
KAUW 110520Z 1106/1206 30003KT P6SM SKC FM111600 29006KT P6SM SCT050 SCT120 FM112200 32007KT P6SM BKN120
KCWA 
10nm S 
110520Z 1106/1206 30003KT P6SM SCT050 FM111600 29009KT P6SM SCT050 BKN120 FM112200 32007KT P6SM SCT100 FM120300 01003KT P6SM SCT100 AMD LTD TO CLD VIS AND WIND TIL 111100
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
 Wausau Flying Service
715-848-6000
[email]
Airport management, Aviation fuel, Aircraft ground handling, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangars, Hangar leasing / sales, GPU / Power cart, ...
 
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More info about Wausau Flying Service
Phillips 66
100LL Jet A Mogas
AS $4.24 --- $3.70 
FS --- $3.65 --- 
 Updated 01-Jul-2020
 
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Alternatives at nearby airports
IMPORTANT: Note that the FBOs below are NOT at KAUW but at other nearby airports. Do not expect services from these FBOs to be available at KAUW.
Located at KSTE
Stevens Point Municipal Airport
UNICOM 122.70
715-345-8989
[web site]
[email]
At KSTE (Stevens Point Municipal Airport), 23 miles S

Airport management, Aviation fuel, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangars, Hangar leasing / sales, GPU / Power cart, Passenger terminal and lounge, ...
More info and photos of Stevens Point Municipal Airport (KSTE)
Located at KSTE
Shell
100LL Jet A
AS $4.06 --- 
FS --- $4.08 
 Updated 01-Jul-2020
 
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AS=Assisted/Self Service
FS=Full service
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