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K78 Abilene Municipal Airport
Abilene, Kansas, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 18 MAY 2023

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 RWY 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-2: 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.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
FRIr251/(17.9)FORT RILEY VOR109.4006E
SLNr087/18.0SALINA VORTAC117.1007E
MHKr237/30.1MANHATTAN VOR/DME110.2004E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
HERINGTON297/23.640706EHRU .... .-. ..-

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL
100LL:24 HR SELF SERVE FUEL.
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: 48 ft. tree, 752 ft. from runway, 55 ft. right of centerline, 11:1 slope to clear
RR LOCATED 637 TO 864 FT FM RWY 17 END.
15 ft. road, 746 ft. from runway, 36:1 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 97/day *
50% transient general aviation
48% local general aviation
1% air taxi
<1% military
* for 12-month period ending 24 October 2022

Additional Remarks

COURTESY CAR AVBL.
AWOS FREQ. 124.125
FOR CD CTC KANSAS CITY ARTCC AT 913-254-8508.
CTN - UNLGTD TREES ALONG RR 40-50 FT AGL, 549-787 FT FM RWY 17 THLD, 365 FT RIGHT, 340 FT LEFT.

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 May 2023 at 0901Z to 15 June 2023 at 0900z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 17   download (233KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 35   download (226KB)
VOR-A   download (170KB)
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 10-Jun-2023
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:3210:32
Sunrise06:0411:04
Sunset20:5301:53
Evening civil twilight21:2402:24

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  10-Jun-2023 14:17:44
Local (UTC-5)  10-Jun-2023 09:17:44
 
METAR
KSLN 
21nm W 
101353Z 19005KT 10SM CLR 20/18 A2981 RMK AO2 SLP081 T02000178 $
KFRI 
23nm E 
101355Z AUTO 22008KT 10SM CLR 20/19 A2979 RMK AO2 SLP078 T01950190 $
KMHK 
29nm NE 
101352Z 22006KT 10SM SCT110 20/18 A2979 RMK AO2 SLP079 T02000178
KMPR 
39nm SW 
101355Z AUTO 19004KT 10SM SCT120 19/17 A2980 RMK AO2 T01880169
TAF
KSLN 
21nm W 
100520Z 1006/1106 32010KT P6SM -TSRA BKN050CB FM100630 32010KT P6SM VCSH BKN110 FM100900 VRB04KT P6SM BKN100 FM101500 31008KT P6SM SCT200
KFRI 
23nm E 
092045Z 0920/1018 06006KT 9999 FEW080 QNH2988INS TEMPO 0920/0924 VRB15G25KT 8000 -TSRA BKN050CB BECMG 1000/1001 14006KT 9999 SCT080 QNH2978INS BECMG 1006/1007 25010G20KT 6000 TSRA OVC050CB QNH2974INS BECMG 1013/1014 20010G20KT 9999 NSW BKN060 QNH2968INS TX30/0920Z TN17/1012Z LAST NO AMDS AFT 0921 NEXT 1213
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Abilene Flying Service 785-263-3970
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100LL Jet A
FS $6.10 --- 
SS $6.10 $6.16 
 Updated 01-Jun-2023
 
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