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K78 Abilene Municipal Airport
Abilene, Kansas, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 05 NOVEMBER 2020

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 -6 (UTC -5 during Daylight Saving 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 SVC PRVDD BY KANSAS CITY ARTCC ON FREQS 134.9/363.2 (SALINA RCAG) WHEN APCH CTL 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
CAVALRY244/21.931406ECVY -.-. ...- -.--
HERINGTON297/23.640706EHRU .... .-. ..-

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
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 05 November 2020 at 0901Z to 03 December 2020 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 (147KB)

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 26-Nov-2020
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:5612:56
Sunrise07:2613:26
Sunset17:0823:08
Evening civil twilight17:3723:37

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  26-Nov-2020 07:09:28
Local (UTC-6)  26-Nov-2020 01:09:28
 
METAR
KSLN 
21nm W 
260653Z AUTO 18005KT 10SM CLR M01/M02 A2995 RMK AO2 SLP153 T10061022
KFRI 
23nm E 
260656Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR M00/M03 A2995 RMK AO2 SLP149 T10041031
KMHK 
29nm NE 
260652Z AUTO 00000KT 5SM BR CLR M03/M05 A2997 RMK AO2 SLP157 I1000 T10281050
TAF
KSLN 
21nm W 
260520Z 2606/2706 17008KT P6SM SKC FM261100 VRB05KT P6SM FEW250 FM262100 VRB06KT P6SM SCT040 FM270000 36010KT P6SM BKN040
KFRI 
23nm E 
252100Z 2521/2703 30006KT 9999 OVC015 620152 QNH2994INS BECMG 2521/2522 33009KT 9999 SKC QNH2995INS BECMG 2605/2606 20009KT 4800 BR SKC QNH2996INS BECMG 2616/2617 22006KT 9999 NSW SKC QNH2995INS BECMG 2702/2703 01009KT 4800 BR FEW015 BKN030 QNH3005INS TX10/2620Z TN00/2612Z
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
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 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
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Abilene Flying Service 785-263-3970
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100LL Jet A
FS $3.68 --- 
SS --- $4.20 
 Updated 18-Nov-2020
 
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