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KAPA Centennial Airport
Denver, Colorado, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 08 SEPTEMBER 2022

Location

FAA Identifier: APA
Lat/Long: 39-34-12.4270N 104-50-57.4550W
39-34.207117N 104-50.957583W
39.5701186,-104.8492931
(estimated)
Elevation: 5884.9 ft. / 1793.7 m (surveyed)
Variation: 08E (2015)
From city: 15 miles SE of DENVER, CO
Time zone: UTC -6 (UTC -7 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 80112

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 03/1968
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: DENVER CENTER
FSS: DENVER FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: APA (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: CONTINUOUS
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: no
Lights: SS-SR
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
International operations: international airport of entry
H24 US CUSTOMS - 303-768-0309.

Airport Communications

UNICOM: 122.95
ATIS: 120.3
WX ASOS: PHONE 720-873-2799
CENTENNIAL GROUND: 121.8
CENTENNIAL TOWER: 118.9
DENVER APPROACH: 132.75
DENVER DEPARTURE: 132.75
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 128.6
WX ASOS at DEN (19 nm NE): PHONE 303-342-1920
WX AWOS-3 at CFO (19 nm NE): 119.025 (303-261-9104)
  • FREQ 121.5 NOT AVBL.
  • ADVISE GROUND CONTROL WHEN READY FOR DEPARTURE. GROUND CONTROL WILL ADVISE WHEN TO MONITOR THE TOWER FREQUENCY.
  • COMMUNICATIONS PRVDD BY DENVER RADIO ON FREQ 122.2 (DENVER RCO).

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
FQFr225/12.8FALCON VORTAC116.3011E
DENr203/17.0DENVER VOR/DME117.9008E
DVVr200/22.1MILE HIGH VORTAC114.7008E
BJCr136/24.5JEFFCO VOR/DME115.4011E
BRKr337/38.9BLACK FOREST VOR/DME112.5008E

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
100LL:SELF SERVE FUEL AVBL.
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bulk oxygen: HIGH/LOW

Runway Information

Runway 17L/35R

Dimensions: 10001 x 100 ft. / 3048 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 26 /F/C/X/T
Single wheel: 56.0
Double wheel: 75.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 17L  RUNWAY 35R
Latitude: 39-35.048662N39-33.402900N
Longitude: 104-51.088380W104-51.012350W
Elevation: 5793.0 ft.5884.9 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftright
Runway heading: 170 magnetic, 178 true350 magnetic, 358 true
Markings: precision, in good conditionprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (3.00 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/DME
Obstructions: none542 ft. pline, lighted, 17874 ft. from runway, 2716 ft. left of centerline, 32:1 slope to clear

Runway 17R/35L

Dimensions: 7001 x 75 ft. / 2134 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 23 /F/C/X/T
Single wheel: 30.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 17R  RUNWAY 35L
Latitude: 39-34.739158N39-33.587100N
Longitude: 104-51.223140W104-51.169833W
Elevation: 5803.7 ft.5868.7 ft.
Traffic pattern: rightleft
Runway heading: 170 magnetic, 178 true350 magnetic, 358 true
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on right (3.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: none16 ft. fence, 527 ft. from runway, 215 ft. left of centerline, 20:1 slope to clear

Runway 10/28

Dimensions: 4800 x 75 ft. / 1463 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 17 /F/A/Y/T
Single wheel: 12.5
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 10  RUNWAY 28
Latitude: 39-34.373745N39-34.090992N
Longitude: 104-50.892795W104-49.939033W
Elevation: 5824.1 ft.5793.8 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 103 magnetic, 111 true283 magnetic, 291 true
Displaced threshold: 400 ft.no
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: yes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: none54 ft. pole, 1596 ft. from runway, 414 ft. left of centerline, 25:1 slope to clear

Helipad H1

Dimensions: 50 x 50 ft. / 15 x 15 m
Surface: concrete, in good condition
Runway edge lights: PERI
Operational restrictions: TLOF 50X50 FT; FATO 50X50 FT; INGRESS/EGRESS 270.
Latitude: 39-34.516667N
Longitude: 104-50.266667W
Elevation: 5825.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: ARAPAHOE CO PUBLIC ARPT AUTH
7800 S PEORIA ST
ENGLEWOOD, CO 80112
Phone 303-790-0598
AFT HR - 303-877-7307.
Manager: MIKE FRONAPFEL
7565 SOUTH PEORIA ST, UNIT D9
ENGLEWOOD, CO 80112
Phone 303-790-0598

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 853
Single engine airplanes: 585
Multi engine airplanes: 100
Jet airplanes: 144
Helicopters: 23
Gliders airplanes: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 958/day *
48% local general aviation
42% transient general aviation
9% air taxi
1% military
* for 12-month period ending 31 January 2019

Additional Remarks

A30A-H1 H24 HELI SVC - 303-799-0079.
A30A-17L NMRS FLOOD LGTS 1/2 SM N OF THR; SS-2400.
ALL ACFT BLO CERT 70000 LB MAX GROSS TKOF WT & STAGE III ACFT UP TO CERT 75000 LB MAX GROSS TKOF WT MAY OPR; ONE-TIME EXCEPTION AUZD BY EXEC DIR.
HELI OPS CTC FBO FOR LNDG ZONE LCTN; HELI OPS ON FRONT RAMP NOT ADVISED.
NOISE ABATEMENT PROC IN EFCT; NOISE OFFICE - 303-790-0598.
ADZY DENSITY ALT DSPL LCTD C-1, A-1 & A-18.
TWY S2 CLSD INDEF.
CTN: ENSURE PROPER RWY ALNMT; CLOSE SPACED PARL RWYS. ARPT SAFETY VIDEO - HTTPS://WWW.FAA.GOV/AIRPORTS/RUNWAY_SAFETY/VIDEOS/APA/
MULT LRG PWR LINES APRXLY 3NM S OF RWY 35R & RWY 35L.
WATERFOWL ON & INVOF ARPT.
NMRS CRANES INVOF ARPT.
+190 FT TWR LCTD 1800 FT ENE OF RY 17L THLD.
RWY 35R CROSSWIND/BASE LEG N OF LINCOLN AVE; RWY 17L CROSSWIND/BASE LEG S OF ARAPAHOE ROAD; RWY 17R/35L CLSD TFC REMAIN S OF ARAPAHOE ROAD & E OF INTERSTATE 25; RWY 10/28 AVOID NOISE SENSITIVE AREA 1 MI S & E OF RWY.

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 8 September 2022 at 0901Z to 6 October 2022 at 0900Z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
BRNKO TWO (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (243KB)
BRNKO TWO (RNAV), CONT.2   download (250KB)
DANDD ONE   2 pages: [1] [2] (377KB)
DUNNN FIVE (RNAV) **NEW**   2 pages: [1] [2] (283KB)
DUNNN FIVE (RNAV), CONT.2 **NEW**   download (278KB)
LANDR TWO   2 pages: [1] [2] (393KB)
LARKS TWO   2 pages: [1] [2] (408KB)
PINNR THREE (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (365KB)
POWDR ONE   2 pages: [1] [2] (378KB)
QUAIL ONE   download (303KB)
RAMMS EIGHT   2 pages: [1] [2] (350KB)
TOMSN EIGHT   2 pages: [1] [2] (385KB)
ZOMBZ FIVE (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (353KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 35R   download (290KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 17L   download (209KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 28   download (234KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 35R   download (244KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (156KB)
 
Departure Procedures
DENVER TWO   2 pages: [1] [2] (399KB)
ECHOO ONE (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (305KB)
MRSHH TWO (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (299KB)
PIKES TWO   2 pages: [1] [2] (339KB)
PLAINS ONE   2 pages: [1] [2] (491KB)
ROCKIES FIVE   2 pages: [1] [2] (432KB)
SKYEE ONE (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (306KB)
WNGSS ONE (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (348KB)
YELLOWSTONE FOUR   2 pages: [1] [2] (425KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (299KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KBKF - Buckley Space Force Base (9 nm NE)
KDEN - Denver International Airport (19 nm NE)
KCFO - Colorado Air and Space Port Airport (19 nm NE)
KBJC - Rocky Mountain Metro Airport (24 nm NW)
KEIK - Erie Municipal Airport (28 nm N)
 
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Aerial photo
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Aerial photo of KAPA (Centennial Airport)
Photo by Mitch Bowers imagewerx.us
Photo taken 01-Feb-2017
looking east.

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Sectional chart

 
Airport diagram
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Diagram of KAPA (Centennial Airport)
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 28-Sep-2022
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:2712:27
Sunrise06:5412:54
Sunset18:4600:46
Evening civil twilight19:1301:13

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  28-Sep-2022 21:26:53
Local (UTC-6)  28-Sep-2022 15:26:53
 
METAR
KAPA 282053Z VRB03KT 10SM FEW080 SCT140 26/M03 A3029 RMK AO2 SLP191 T02611028 58017
KBKF 
10nm NE 
282058Z 21003KT 10SM FEW080 FEW120 SCT200 28/M04 A3027 RMK AO2A SLP180 T02841038 57018
KDEN 
18nm NE 
282123Z 22011KT 10SM FEW090 FEW120 SCT200 29/M04 A3024 RMK AO2 WSHFT 2103 T02891039
KCFO 
19nm NE 
282047Z 32004KT 10SM SKC 30/M06 A3028
TAF
KAPA 281720Z 2818/2918 VRB05KT P6SM SCT120 SCT200 FM282100 05006KT P6SM FEW080 SCT140 FM290100 15009KT P6SM FEW100 SCT140 FM290400 19008KT P6SM SCT200 FM291400 VRB05KT P6SM FEW100 SCT200
KBKF 
10nm NE 
281700Z 2817/2923 VRB06KT 9999 FEW120 510033 QNH3012INS TX27/2821Z TN13/2913Z
KDEN 
18nm NE 
281720Z 2818/2924 VRB05KT P6SM SCT100 SCT140 FM282300 16007KT P6SM SCT100 SCT140 FM290100 16010KT P6SM FEW100 SCT140 FM290500 20010KT P6SM SCT200 FM291500 24005KT P6SM FEW100 SCT200 FM292000 26008KT P6SM VCSH SCT100 BKN150
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
Denver jetCenter ASRI 130.575
303-790-4321
toll-free 800-343-3143
[web site]
[email]
Serving Customers at Centennial Airport Since "1976". Centrally located at APA for easy access whether you are flying or driving. Award-winning service and facilities with the only on-site Restaurant at Centennial Airport! Professional service and support for you- the flight crew, your passengers and your aircraft.
More info and photos of Denver jetCenter
 
NATA Safety 1st   U.S. Customs Service   Avfuel Contract Fuel   Fly Louie Alliance   UVair   AVTRIP   Crew cars   Go Rentals   Wireless Internet Access (WiFi)  
 
Avfuel
100LL Jet A
FS $7.19 $7.63 
GUARANTEED
 
   5 read write
Modern Aviation ASRI 129.625
303-649-9538
toll-free 877-649-9538
[web site]
Competitive fuel pricing / 45,000 SF of climate controlled hangar space / Titan/Shell Fuels/ Other Contract Fuel Providers / 2022 Hertz Crew Cars / Guest Lounge with Complimentary Cocktail and Espresso Bar / Climate Controlled Automotive Parking Facility / Automotive Detailing Services / Private Pilot Lounge / Access to Modern Aviation Corporate Conference Room / De-Ice / GPU / Catering & Concierge Services / Customs Onsite

Located on the south side of Centennial Airport at taxiway exit A12
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IS-BAH Registered   NATA Safety 1st   U.S. Customs Service   Titan Contract Fuel   Crew cars   Hertz   Wireless Internet Access (WiFi)   National Business Aviation Association  
 
Titan
100LL Jet A
FS $7.58 $7.50 
GUARANTEED
 
   1 read write
Signature Flight Support - North ASRI 130.075
303-790-2575
[web site]

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SERVICE WITH NO CEILING
At Signature Flight Support, we are passionate about serving all of your aviation needs. With award-winning customer service, competitively-priced jet fuel and customized aviation services at each Signature Flight Support FBO, you won't be disappointed.
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IS-BAH Registered   Go Rentals   Ramp WiFi  
 
independent
100LL Jet A
FS $7.95 $7.62 
SS $7.10 --- 
 Updated 28-Sep-2022
 
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Signature Flight Support - South 303-799-8388
[web site]
[email]
Aviation fuel, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangars, GPU / Power cart, Passenger terminal and lounge, Catering, Pilots lounge / snooze room, ...

More info about Signature Flight Support - South
independent
100LL Jet A
FS $7.50 $7.63 
 Updated 28-Sep-2022
 
   1 read write
The Heliplex 303-799-0079
303-799-8877
[web site]
[email]
Aviation fuel, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangars, Hangar leasing / sales, GPU / Power cart, Passenger terminal and lounge, Aerial photography, ...
 
FAA-Approved Repair Station  
 
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independent
Jet A
FS $7.50 
 Updated 23-Sep-2022
 
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SS=Self service
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Aviation Businesses, Services, and Facilities

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Distance
 
Comments
  
Straight Flight, Inc. 303-799-8906
[web site]
[email]
Your Best Choice on Centennial for your aircraft. We offer high quality at a reasonable price. Our experienced technicians save you troubleshooting time.
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FAA-Approved Repair Station   Garmin   National Business Aviation Association  
 
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Cutter Aviation 303-799-9999
[web site]
[email]
Aircraft maintenance, Aircraft painting, Aircraft interiors, Aircraft parts, Aviation accessories
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 Mayo Aviation
303-792-4000
toll-free 800-525-0194
[web site]
[email]
Aircraft ground handling, Oxygen service, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangars, Hangar leasing / sales, GPU / Power cart, ...
 
FAA-Approved Repair Station   Garmin   National Business Aviation Association  
 
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Where to Eat: Catering, Restaurants, Food shops

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Distance
 
Comments
  
The Perfect Landing 303-649-4478
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