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KDYS Dyess Air Force Base
Abilene, Texas, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 12 SEPTEMBER 2019

Location

FAA Identifier: DYS
Lat/Long: 32-25-06.5153N 099-51-23.5608W
32-25.108588N 099-51.392680W
32.4184765,-99.8565447
(estimated)
Elevation: 1790.3 ft. / 545.7 m (surveyed)
Variation: 05E (2015)
From city: 5 miles SW of ABILENE, TX
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -6 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 79607

Airport Operations

Airport use: Private use. Permission required prior to landing
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: FORT WORTH CENTER
FSS: FORT WORTH FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: FTW (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 
Pattern altitude: TPA: 1210 FT AGL RECTANGULAR, 1710 FT AGL OVERHEAD.
Wind indicator: yes
Segmented circle: no
Lights: SS-SR
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

ATIS: 269.175
DYESS GROUND: 118.35 275.8 [1200Z++ MON THRU SAT 0600Z++, CLSD WKEND AND HOL.]
DYESS TOWER: 133.0 257.675 [1200Z++ MON THRU SAT 0600Z++, CLSD WKEND AND HOL.]
ABILENE APPROACH: 125.0 ;(EAST) 127.2 ;(WEST)
ABILENE DEPARTURE: 125.0 ;(EAST) 127.2 ;(WEST)
AS ASSIGNED: 121.3 322.3
COMD POST: 349.4 ;ACC RAYMOND 37
EMERG: 121.5 243.0
PMSV METRO: 383.25
PTD: 139.3 372.2
WX ASOS at ABI (9 nm E): PHONE 325-201-9467
  • SFA.
  • ALTN PMSV: SHEPPARD AFB 339.65.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
ABIr165/3.8ABILENE VORTAC113.7010E
TQAr340/11.1TUSCOLA VOR/DME111.6010E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
TOMHI303/11.735305EAB .- -...
SWEETWATER087/30.927508ESWW ... .-- .--

Airport Services

Fuel available: 115 JET-A+ JET-B+
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: LOW

Runway Information

Runway 164/344

Dimensions: 3498 x 60 ft. / 1066 x 18 m
Surface: asphalt
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 40 /F/B/W/T
RUNWAY 164  RUNWAY 344
Latitude: 32-24.999678N32-24.434160N
Longitude: 099-51.803520W099-51.669578W
Elevation: 1793.9 ft.1798.7 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft

Runway 16/34

Dimensions: 13500 x 300 ft. / 4115 x 91 m
Surface: PEM
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 57 /R/C/W/T
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 16  RUNWAY 34
Latitude: 32-26.337333N32-24.153333N
Longitude: 099-51.529833W099-51.022333W
Elevation: 1790.3 ft.1787.6 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Markings: precision, in good conditionprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (2.60 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (2.50 degrees glide path)
RVR equipment: touchdowntouchdown
Approach lights: ALSF1: standard 2,400 foot high intensity approach lighting system with centerline sequenced flashers (category I)ALSF1: standard 2,400 foot high intensity approach lighting system with centerline sequenced flashers (category I)
Runway end identifier lights: nono
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: ILSILS

Runway 163/343

Dimensions: 3500 x 60 ft. / 1067 x 18 m
Surface: GRE
Operational restrictions: RY USED AS AN ASSAULT STRIP.
RUNWAY 163  RUNWAY 343
Latitude: 32-25.255978N32-24.689202N
Longitude: 099-51.564087W099-51.434023W
Traffic pattern: leftleft

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: U.S. Air Force
Owner: USAF
DYESS AFB
ABILENE, TX 79607
Manager: COMMANDER
DYESS AFB
ABILENE, TX 79607

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 2
Military aircraft: 2
    

Additional Remarks

RSTD: INBD ACFT WITH DV CODE 6 OR ABV CTC AFLD OPS 20 MIN PRIOR ARR MON-FRI, CTC COMD POST ON PRIM 349.4 ALTN 311.0 CALLSIGN RAYMOND 37 OR DSN 461-1921, 45 MIN PRIOR ARR WKEND AND HOLZ
CAUTION: ACFT C130 AND LARGER, 180DEG TURNS ALLOWED ONLY ON CONCRETE SFC AT N AND S ENDS OF RWY 16-34.
TFC PAT: DUR VMC DEP ACFT MUST REMAIN AT OR BLW 3000' TIL FLD BDRY TO ENSURE SEPARATION FR VFR OVERHEAD.
BEARING STRENGTH RWY 161-341: AUW 155.
TFC PAT: RSRS APPLIES TO ALL LOCAL ACFT. B1 8000', C130 5000' SEPARATION, B1 RQR MIN CEIL/VIS 1500'/3 SM AND RWY SFC DRY.
SEE FLIP AP/1 SUPPLEMENTARY ARPT RMK.
JASU: 1(MD-3) 1(MA-1A) 1(AM32A-60A) 1(A/M32A-86).
FLUID: LPOX DE-ICE.
OIL: O-133-148-156.
CAUTION: EXTV VFR ASSAULT STRIP TFC W OF RWY 16-34.
CAUTION: AFLD SIGNS RQR B52 ACFT EXIT RWY 16-34 AT TWY F.
SERVICE: TRAN ALERT SVC AVBL MON-FRI 1400-0400Z++; CLSD WKEND AND HOL.
CAUTION: DURING BWC MODERATE AND SEVERE, AIRCREWS SHOULD COMPLY WITH OWNING MAJCOM/UNIT GUIDANCE; AIRCREWS CAN OBTAIN CURRENT BWC FR ATIS/PTD.
CAUTION: COMSEC STORED AT COMMAND POST.
RSTD: NO ARR/DEP WHEN LIGHTNING WI 5 NM WO OG/CC APVL.
RSTD: QUIET HR POLICY 0400-1000Z++.
MISC: AFLD WX MNT BY AN/FMQ-19 ASOS, AUGMENTED BY HUMAN OBSN WHEN RQR. ATC WILL RELAY TWR PREV VIS, RCR/RSC AND VIRGA RMK TO ACFT. AUGMENTED SFC VIS RSTD 090-160 BY BLDG.
MISC: FOR CUSTOMS REFER TO FCG OR AP-1.
RSTD: PPR VALID +/- 30 MINUTES. ALL TRAN ACFT REQ RWY163/343 MUST RCV BRIEFING APVL FR 317 OSK DSN 461-2794 OR 317OSSOSK@US.AF.MIL 48 HR PRIOR TO CTC AFLD MGMT FOR PPR. PPRS WILL NOT BE ISSUED FOR TRAN ACFT REQ RWY 163/343 WITHOUT FORMAL NOTIFICATION FROM 317 OSK. TRAN ACFT USING RWY 163/343 OR 164/344 AT NGT WITHOUT LGT (OVERT OR COVERT) AND WITH RESPECTIVE MAJCOM/A3 APVL MUST NOTIFY AFLD MGMT AND REQ SEPARATE NOTAM FOR UNLGTD LZ OPR.
PARK SPOTS A1 AND B1 USED FOR TAXI OPNS ONLY.
RSTD: PRK SPOTS A12, A13 AND A20 ARE DESIGNATED ACFT GRD EQPT (AGE) SPOTS.
RSTD: TYE RAMP CLSD.
CAUTION: INTS TRNG AND FORMATION FLT OF HVY ACFT IN THE IMMED VCNTY.
RSTD: TWY G RSTD TO DAYLT OPS ONLY; EXC NVG OPS AND MAINT TOW.
SERVICE-FUEL: A+ IS NATO F-24 EQUIVALENT WITH EXTRA ADDITIVES (CI/LI AND SDA).
RSTD: PRK SPOTS A1 & B1 AVBL FOR TAXI ONLY.
COMMUNICATIONS-TWR: UHF EQUIPPED ACFT SHALL USE 257.675 TO MAX EXTENT POSSIBLE.
RSTD: LZ 163/343 CLSD UFN DUE TO EXCESSIVE FOD AND POT HOLES.
MISC: ALL AMC ACFT CTC AMCC PRIOR TO ARR DSN 461-1984, C325-696-1984..
MISC: WX OPS H24; DSN 461-2524, C325-696-2524. ALL 175-1 WX REQ RQR 2 HR NOTICE.
TRAN ALERT: NO MIL FLEET SVC AVBL, LTD TRAN SVC AVBL.
RSTD: PPR RQR; CTC AIRFIELD OPS DSN 461-2515/2258. MIN 24 HR NTC RQR AND NO MORE THAN 7 DAYS PRIOR.
CSTMS/AG/IMG: CSTMS AVBL, CTC SECURITY FORCES DSN 461-2131/2132 24 HR IN ADVANCE.

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 12 September 2019 at 0901Z to 10 October 2019 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
HI-ILS OR LOC X RWY 16   download (108KB)
HI-ILS OR LOC X RWY 34   download (117KB)
ILS OR LOC W RWY 16   download (109KB)
ILS OR LOC W RWY 34   download (122KB)
VOR/DME RWY 16   download (96KB)
VOR/DME RWY 34   download (98KB)
HI-TACAN X RWY 16   download (106KB)
HI-TACAN X RWY 34   download (112KB)
TACAN W RWY 16   download (104KB)
TACAN W RWY 34   download (109KB)
Radar Approach Procedures available   download (42KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KABI - Abilene Regional Airport (9 nm E)
77F - Winters Municipal Airport (29 nm S)
F56 - Arledge Field Airport (30 nm N)
KSWW - Avenger Field Airport (31 nm W)
T23 - Albany Municipal Airport (35 nm NE)
 
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Aerial photo of KDYS (Dyess Air Force Base)
Photo by Jeff Randall
Photo taken 17-Feb-2010
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 20-Sep-2019
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight07:0312:03
Sunrise07:2712:27
Sunset19:3800:38
Evening civil twilight20:0301:03

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  21-Sep-2019 01:43:58
Local (UTC-5)  20-Sep-2019 20:43:58
 
METAR
KDYS 210056Z AUTO 15011KT 10SM SCT160 30/17 A2990 RMK AO2 SLP079 T03030170 PNO FZRANO $
KABI 
9nm E 
210052Z 15010KT 10SM CLR 31/18 A2991 RMK AO2 SLP100 T03060183
TAF
KDYS 202200Z 2022/2204 15015G25KT 9999 SCT070 BKN120 QNH2989INS BECMG 2023/2024 15013G21KT 9999 BKN045 QNH2991INS BECMG 2110/2111 15012G20KT 9999 BKN020 QNH3003INS BECMG 2113/2114 16017G26KT 9999 SCT020 QNH2994INS BECMG 2122/2123 15012G18KT 9999 SCT080 QNH2994INS BECMG 2200/2201 15012KT 9999 FEW075 QNH2997INS TX34/2022Z TN23/2112Z
KABI 
9nm E 
201720Z 2018/2118 17014G22KT P6SM VCSH BKN060 FM210300 16014G22KT P6SM BKN060 FM211200 17014G22KT P6SM BKN025 FM211500 19015G24KT P6SM SCT030 SCT080
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