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K78 Abilene Municipal Airport
Abilene, Kansas, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 07 NOVEMBER 2019

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 .... .-. ..-
CLAY CENTER183/28.836204ECYW -.-. -.-- .--

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: 
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
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: 24 ft. rr, 699 ft. from runway, 20:1 slope to clear15 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: 19
Single engine airplanes: 18
Multi engine airplanes: 1
    
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 07 November 2019 at 0901Z to 05 December 2019 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 17   download (199KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 35   download (204KB)
VOR-A   download (148KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download
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 19-Nov-2019
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:4812:48
Sunrise07:1713:17
Sunset17:1223:12
Evening civil twilight17:4023:40

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  19-Nov-2019 21:02:00
Local (UTC-6)  19-Nov-2019 15:02:00
 
METAR
KSLN 
21nm W 
192053Z 14014G17KT 10SM CLR 21/M03 A2984 RMK AO2 SLP103 T02061028 56029
KFRI 
23nm E 
192056Z AUTO 18005KT 10SM CLR 20/M01 A2987 RMK AO2 SLP112 T02011011 57024
KMHK 
29nm NE 
192052Z 17007KT 10SM CLR 20/M01 A2987 RMK AO2 SLP115 T02001006 56024
TAF
KSLN 
21nm W 
191725Z 1918/2018 15007KT P6SM FEW110 FM200300 15011KT P6SM FEW250 WS020/18040KT FM201000 16012G20KT P6SM FEW250 WS020/19045KT FM201300 16013G21KT P6SM BKN200 WS020/19045KT FM201500 17016G25KT P6SM OVC030
KFRI 
23nm E 
191300Z 1913/2019 VRB06KT 9999 SKC 510203 QNH2985INS BECMG 1918/1919 17009KT 9999 SKC 510302 QNH2980INS BECMG 2011/2012 16012KT 9999 FEW020 SCT200 510203 QNH2978INS BECMG 2014/2015 18012G18KT 9999 BKN015 OVC200 QNH2975INS TX18/1921Z TN01/1913Z
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Abilene Flying Service 785-263-3970
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100LL Jet A
FS $4.93 --- 
SS --- $4.20 
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