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KAMW Ames Municipal Airport
Ames, Iowa, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 22 APRIL 2021

Location

FAA Identifier: AMW
Lat/Long: 41-59-31.3570N 093-37-18.5550W
41-59.522617N 093-37.309250W
41.9920436,-93.6218208
(estimated)
Elevation: 955.6 ft. / 291.3 m (surveyed)
Variation: 03E (2000)
From city: 2 miles SE of AMES, IA
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -6 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 50010

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 08/1943
Control tower: no
ARTCC: MINNEAPOLIS CENTER
FSS: FORT DODGE FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: AMW (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: DAWN-DUSK
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT MALSR RWY 01; VASI RWYS 13, 19 & 31 - 122.7. ACTVT MIRL RWY 01/19 & RWY 13/31 - 126.0.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.7
WX ASOS: 132.025 (515-233-2611)
DES MOINES APPROACH: 123.9
DES MOINES DEPARTURE: 123.9
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 126.0
WX AWOS-3 at BNW (11 nm W): 120.925 (515-432-9042)
WX AWOS-3 at IKV (18 nm S): 119.175 (515-965-5764)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
TNUr296/26.1NEWTON VOR/DME112.5003E
JWJr256/32.6ELMWOOD VOR/DME109.4001E
DSMr355/33.3DES MOINES VORTAC117.5007E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
JEFFERSON089/32.239103EEFW . ..-. .--

Airport Services

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

Runway Information

Runway 1/19

Dimensions: 5701 x 100 ft. / 1738 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt, in fair condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 30.0
Double wheel: 38.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 1  RUNWAY 19
Latitude: 41-58.962055N41-59.861562N
Longitude: 093-37.485322W093-37.125865W
Elevation: 955.6 ft.919.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: rightleft
Runway heading: 014 magnetic, 017 true194 magnetic, 197 true
Markings: precision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-box VASI on left (4.00 degrees glide path)
Approach lights: MALSR: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with runway alignment indicator lights
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: ILS
Obstructions: 78 ft. tree, 2380 ft. from runway, 350 ft. left of centerline, 27:1 slope to clear87 ft. tree, 2400 ft. from runway, 345 ft. left of centerline, 25:1 slope to clear

Runway 13/31

Dimensions: 3491 x 75 ft. / 1064 x 23 m
Surface: concrete, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 30.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 13  RUNWAY 31
Latitude: 41-59.910972N41-59.496122N
Longitude: 093-37.581898W093-37.048540W
Elevation: 925.9 ft.920.2 ft.
Traffic pattern: rightleft
Runway heading: 133 magnetic, 136 true313 magnetic, 316 true
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-box VASI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-box VASI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 84 ft. tree, 2750 ft. from runway, 112 ft. right of centerline, 30:1 slope to clear34 ft. tree, 897 ft. from runway, 66 ft. right of centerline, 20:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF AMES
515 CLARK AVE
AMES, IA 50010
Phone 515-239-5160
Manager: DAMION PREGITZER
515 CLARK AVE
AMES, IA 50010
Phone 515-239-5275

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 63
Single engine airplanes: 51
Multi engine airplanes: 4
Jet airplanes: 3
Gliders airplanes: 5
    
Aircraft operations: avg 92/day *
56% transient general aviation
37% local general aviation
5% air taxi
1% military
* for 12-month period ending 09 November 2016

Additional Remarks

BE ALERT FOR GLIDER & ULTRALIGHT OPNS INVOF ARPT.
BIRD AND DEER ACT ON & INVOF ARPT
RWY 01 IS CALM WIND RWY.
STADIUM WI 3 NM, CHECK FOR EVENTS.
COLD TEMPERATURE RESTRICTED AIRPORT. ALTITUDE CORRECTION REQUIRED AT OR BELOW -27C.
FOR CD CTC DES MOINES ATCT ON 126.0 OR CALL 515-974- 8016.

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 22 April 2021 at 0901Z to 20 May 2021 at 0900z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 01   download (256KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 01   download (223KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 13   download (215KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 19   download (243KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 31   download (223KB)
VOR RWY 31   download (210KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (109KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (158KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KBNW - Boone Municipal Airport (11 nm W)
KIKV - Ankeny Regional Airport (18 nm S)
KPRO - Perry Municipal Airport (26 nm W)
KDSM - Des Moines International Airport (28 nm S)
KEBS - Webster City Municipal Airport (29 nm N)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 15-May-2021
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:2310:23
Sunrise05:5510:55
Sunset20:2701:27
Evening civil twilight20:5901:59

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  15-May-2021 18:33:39
Local (UTC-5)  15-May-2021 13:33:39
 
METAR
KAMW 151753Z AUTO 17006KT 10SM BKN032 BKN047 22/14 A3006 RMK AO2 SLP173 T02170139 10217 20111 58005
KBNW 
10nm W 
151815Z AUTO 18007KT 10SM FEW032 FEW050 22/13 A3006 RMK AO2
KIKV 
19nm S 
151815Z AUTO 21007KT 10SM FEW028 BKN036 21/14 A3006 RMK AO2
TAF
KDSM 
28nm S 
151738Z 1518/1618 19006KT P6SM SCT020 BKN030 FM152000 18007KT P6SM BKN050 FM160000 17004KT P6SM VCTS SCT040CB FM160300 15004KT P6SM BKN060 FM161000 15004KT P6SM SCT007 BKN035
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
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 Services / Description 
 
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Central Iowa Air Service UNICOM 122.70
515-292-9056
515-450-0442
[web site]
[email]
We are a full-service FBO offering Type I and Type IV anti-icing, full-service fuel, GPU, lav cart, oxygen, nitrogen, pilot lounge, showers, crew cars, catering and much more. Large heated hangar that can hold multiple jets located next to terminal.
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