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K78 Abilene Municipal Airport
Abilene, Kansas, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 01 DECEMBER 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 -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 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 09 August 2022

Additional Remarks

COURTESY CAR 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 01 December 2022 at 0901Z to 29 December 2022 at 0900z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 17   download (230KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 35   download (223KB)
VOR-A   download (167KB)
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 08-Dec-2022
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight07:0613:06
Sunrise07:3613:36
Sunset17:0623:06
Evening civil twilight17:3523:35

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  08-Dec-2022 12:51:43
Local (UTC-6)  08-Dec-2022 06:51:43
 
METAR
KSLN 
21nm W 
081153Z AUTO 04005KT 9SM OVC009 01/M03 A3017 RMK AO2 SLP223 60000 T00111033 10022 20011 58017
KFRI 
23nm E 
081155Z 01005KT 10SM BKN008 BKN017 01/M01 A3018 RMK AO2A RAE05 CIG 017V039 SLP226 P0000 60000 T00121009 10018 20003 56015 FZRANO $
KMHK 
29nm NE 
081152Z AUTO 05005KT 6SM BR OVC008 02/M01 A3018 RMK AO2 RAE20UPB20E22 SLP227 P0003 60005 70005 T00171006 10022 20006 58015
KMPR 
39nm SW 
081235Z AUTO 06004KT 2 1/2SM BR OVC004 02/02 A3013 RMK AO2 T00230017
TAF
KSLN 
21nm W 
081130Z 0812/0912 VRB05KT P6SM OVC012 FM081500 09006KT P6SM OVC007 FM090000 30007KT P6SM BKN020 FM090200 29007KT P6SM SCT210
KFRI 
23nm E 
081201Z 0812/0918 02006KT 9999 OVC008 620804 QNH3013INS BECMG 0815/0816 09006KT 8000 -RA BR OVC005 620804 QNH3005INS BECMG 0900/0901 28006KT 9999 NSW BKN010 620606 QNH3008INS BECMG 0914/0915 30006KT 9999 SCT020 QNH3019INS TX09/0821Z TN01/0812Z
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Abilene Flying Service 785-263-3970
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100LL Jet A
FS $7.63 --- 
SS $7.63 $6.75 
 Updated 23-Nov-2022
 
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SS=Self service
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