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K78 Abilene Municipal Airport
Abilene, Kansas, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 16 JUNE 2022

Location

FAA Identifier: K78
Lat/Long: 38-54-14.6000N 097-14-09.1000W
38-54.243333N 097-14.151667W
38.9040556,-97.2358611
(estimated)
Elevation: 1152.5 ft. / 351.3 m (surveyed)
Variation: 07E (1985)
From city: 1 mile SW of ABILENE, KS
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -6 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 67410

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 05/1946
Control tower: no
ARTCC: KANSAS CITY CENTER
FSS: WICHITA FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: ICT (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: MON-SAT 0800-1700
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: no
Lights: FOR MIRL RY 17/35, PAPI & REIL RYS 17 & 35 OPER DUSK-2200; AFTER 2200 ACTVT CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.8
WX AWOS-3: 124.125 (785-263-3096)
MARSHALL AAF GCA APPROACH: 121.25
MARSHALL AAF GCA DEPARTURE: 121.25
  • APCH/DEP CTL SVC PRVDD BY KANSAS CITY ARTCC (ZKC) ON FREQS 134.9/363.2 (SALINA RCAG) WHEN MASHALL APCH CTL (FRI) CLSD.

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
100LL:FUEL AVBL 24 HRS BY CREDIT CARD.
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 17/35

Dimensions: 4100 x 75 ft. / 1250 x 23 m
Surface: concrete, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 11 /R/C/X/U
Single wheel: 13.0
Double wheel: 16.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 17  RUNWAY 35
Latitude: 38-54.580927N38-53.905532N
Longitude: 097-14.150702W097-14.151707W
Elevation: 1152.3 ft.1149.8 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 173 magnetic, 180 true353 magnetic, 000 true
Declared distances: TORA:4100 TODA:4100 ASDA:4100 LDA:4100TORA:4100 TODA:4100 ASDA:4100 LDA:4100
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on left (3.75 degrees glide path)2-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yes
REIL: LOW/ MEDIUM/ HIGH PILOT CTLD.
yes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 25 ft. rr, 637 ft. from runway, 17:1 slope to clear
RR LOCATED 637 TO 864 FT FM RWY 17 END.
15 ft. road, 650 ft. from runway, 30:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF ABILENE KANSAS
CITY BUILDING
ABILENE, KS 67410
Phone 785-263-2550
Manager: JIM CURTIS
801 S. WASHINGTON
ABILENE, KS 67410
Phone 785-263-3970

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 17
Single engine airplanes: 17
    
Aircraft operations: avg 103/day *
53% transient general aviation
45% local general aviation
1% air taxi
<1% military
* for 12-month period ending 17 September 2019

Additional Remarks

24 HR PHONE AVAILABLE.
COURTESY CAR IS AVBL.
AWOS FREQ. 124.125
FOR CD CTC KANSAS CITY ARTCC AT 913-254-8508.

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 16 June 2022 at 0901Z to 14 July 2022 at 0900z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 17   download (231KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 35   download (224KB)
VOR-A   download (168KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (152KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (352KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

3JC - Freeman Field Airport (20 nm NE)
KSLN - Salina Regional Airport (21 nm W)
KHRU - Herington Regional Airport (24 nm SE)
KFRI - Marshall Army Airfield (24 nm E)
KCYW - Clay Center Municipal Airport (29 nm N)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 30-Jun-2022
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:3610:36
Sunrise06:0811:08
Sunset20:5701:57
Evening civil twilight21:2902:29

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  30-Jun-2022 07:28:37
Local (UTC-5)  30-Jun-2022 02:28:37
 
METAR
KSLN 
21nm W 
300653Z AUTO 17014KT 10SM CLR 24/12 A3006 RMK AO2 SLP162 T02390117
KFRI 
23nm E 
300656Z AUTO 16012KT 10SM CLR 23/13 A3005 RMK AO2 SLP163 T02280130 FZRANO $
KMHK 
29nm NE 
300652Z AUTO 22005KT 10SM CLR 21/13 A3006 RMK AO2 SLP168 T02060133
KMPR 
39nm SW 
300715Z AUTO 17013KT 10SM CLR 22/12 A3008 RMK AO2 T02150124
TAF
KSLN 
21nm W 
300520Z 3006/0106 16012KT P6SM SCT250 FM300700 18015KT P6SM SKC WS020/19040KT FM301200 18013KT P6SM SCT250 FM301600 19019KT P6SM SKC FM010300 18013G21KT P6SM VCSH SCT080 BKN250
KFRI 
23nm E 
300400Z 3004/0110 16009KT 9999 SKC QNH3006INS BECMG 3015/3016 20015G25KT 9999 SKC QNH2982INS BECMG 3022/3023 17012KT 9999 SKC QNH2980INS BECMG 0106/0107 17009KT 9000 -SHRA SCT100 BKN140 QNH2988INS TX35/3021Z TN19/3010Z
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