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KAKO Colorado Plains Regional Airport
Akron, Colorado, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 16 AUGUST 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: AKO
Lat/Long: 40-10-32.3000N / 103-13-19.3000W
40-10.538333N / 103-13.321667W
40.1756389 / -103.2220278
(estimated)
Elevation: 4715.8 ft. / 1437.4 m (surveyed)
Variation: 10E (2000)
From city: 1 mile N of AKRON, CO
Time zone: UTC -6 (UTC -7 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 80720

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 10/1946
Control tower: no
ARTCC: DENVER CENTER
FSS: DENVER FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: AKO (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 0800-1700
FOR FUEL WHEN ARPT UNATNDD CALL 970-345-2397.
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT MIRL RY 11/29 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.8
WX ASOS: 135.475 (970-345-2320)
  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY DENVER ARTCC ON FREQS 133.95/317.55 (BRUSH RCAG).

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
AKOr289/2.3AKRON VOR/DME114.4013E
TXCr347/28.6THURMAN VORTAC112.9012E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
BATTEN171/21.439208EBAJ -... .- .---

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A1
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 11/29

Dimensions: 7001 x 100 ft. / 2134 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 65.0
Double wheel: 85.0
Double tandem: 125.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 11  RUNWAY 29
Latitude: 40-10.820233N40-10.255642N
Longitude: 103-13.976738W103-12.666460W
Elevation: 4715.8 ft.4670.6 ft.
Gradient: 0.06% UP
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 109 magnetic, 119 true289 magnetic, 299 true
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)2-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 24 ft. road, 935 ft. from runway, 350 ft. right of centerline, 30:1 slope to clearnone

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: TOWN OF AKRON
CITY HALL, P.O. BOX P
AKRON, CO 80720
Phone 970-345-2624
Manager: RANDY HAYES
PO BOX O
AKRON, CO 80720
Phone 970-345-2397

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 8
Single engine airplanes: 8
    
Aircraft operations: avg 56/day *
56% transient general aviation
39% local general aviation
5% military
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2015

Additional Remarks

EXTSV CROP SPRAYING OPNS IN THE AREA APR- OCT.
24 HR FUEL AVBL WITH CREDIT CARD.

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 August 2018 at 0901Z to 13 September 2018 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 11   download (189KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 29   download (190KB)
VOR RWY 29   download (162KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (23KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (105KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

2V6 - Yuma Municipal Airport (24 nm E)
KSTK - Sterling Municipal Airport (26 nm N)
KFMM - Fort Morgan Municipal Airport (28 nm W)
2V5 - Wray Municipal Airport (45 nm E)
KHEQ - Holyoke Airport (49 nm NE)
 
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Taken in 2009

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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 21-Aug-2018
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:4211:42
Sunrise06:1112:11
Sunset19:4101:41
Evening civil twilight20:1002:10

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  21-Aug-2018 22:11:10
Local (UTC-6)  21-Aug-2018 16:11:10
 
METAR
KAKO 212153Z AUTO 14014KT 9SM BKN035 21/12 A3032 RMK AO2 SLP225 T02060117
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
Hayes Aviation 970-345-2397
toll-free 1-800-945-0161
[web site]
[email]
Aviation fuel, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Aircraft maintenance, Catering, Courtesy transportation, Computerized weather, Internet access, Restrooms

More info about Hayes Aviation
Avfuel
100LL Jet A
FS $4.99 $3.79 
SS $4.50 --- 
 Updated 21-Aug-2018
 
   6 read write
FS=Full service
SS=Self service
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