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KAPA Centennial Airport
Denver, Colorado, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 25 MARCH 2021

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: CALL 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
SELF SERVE 100LL 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

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 HRS PHONE (303) 877-7307.
Manager: ROBERT OLISLAGERS
7800 SOUTH PEORIA ST
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

ALL ACFT BLO CERTIFICATED 70000 LB MAX GROSS TKOF WT & STAGE III ACFT UP TO CERTIFICATED 75000 LB MAX GROSS TKOF WT MAY BE OPERATED; ONE-TIME EXCEPTIONS MAY BE AUZD BY EXEC DIR ON A CASE-BY-CASE BASIS.
NUMEROUS FLOOD LGTS LCTD 1/2 SM N OF THLD RY 17L SS-2400.
HELICOPTER OPS PLEASE CONTACT PREFERRED FBO FOR LANDING ZONE LOCATIONS. HELICOPTER OPS ON FRONT RAMP NOT ADVISED.
24 HR. USER FEE CUSTOMS AVAILABLE. CONTACT AIRPORT FOR FEE INFORMATION.
NOISE ABATEMENT PROCEDURES IN EFFECT; CTC NOISE OFFICE 303-790-0598.
ADVISORY DENSITY ALTITUDE DISPLAYS LOCATED AT C-1,A-1, AND A-18.
TWY S2 CLSD INDEFINATELY
WATERFOWL ON & INVOF ARPT.
NMRS CRANES INVOF ARPT.
+190 FT TWR LCTD 1800 FT ENE OF RY 17L THLD.
RY 35R-CROSSWIND/BASE LEG NORTH OF LINCOLN AVE RY 17L CROSSWIND/BASE LEG SOUTH OF ARAPAHOE ROAD. RY 17R/35L CLSD TFC REMAIN S OF ARAPAHOE ROAD & E OF INTERSTATE 25. RY 10/28 AVOID NOISE SENSITIVE AREAS 1 MILE E & S OF RY.

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 25 March 2021 at 0901Z to 22 April 2021 at 0900z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
BRNKO TWO (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (269KB)
BRNKO TWO (RNAV), CONT.2   download (260KB)
DANDD ONE   2 pages: [1] [2] (409KB)
DUNNN THREE (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (302KB)
DUNNN THREE (RNAV), CONT.2   download (264KB)
LANDR ONE   2 pages: [1] [2] (427KB)
LARKS TWO   2 pages: [1] [2] (429KB)
PINNR THREE (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (386KB)
POWDR ONE   2 pages: [1] [2] (408KB)
QUAIL ONE   download (315KB)
RAMMS EIGHT   2 pages: [1] [2] (381KB)
TOMSN EIGHT   2 pages: [1] [2] (416KB)
ZOMBZ THREE (RNAV)   download (254KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 35R   download (303KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 17L   download (223KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 28   download (246KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 35R   download (261KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (156KB)
 
Departure Procedures
DENVER TWO   2 pages: [1] [2] (422KB)
ECHOO ONE (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (330KB)
EEONS SEVEN (RNAV)   download (189KB)
EMMYS SEVEN (RNAV)   download (187KB)
EXTAN SIX (RNAV)   download (198KB)
MRSHH TWO (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (320KB)
PIKES TWO   2 pages: [1] [2] (360KB)
PLAINS ONE   2 pages: [1] [2] (524KB)
ROCKIES FIVE   2 pages: [1] [2] (463KB)
SKYEE ONE (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (325KB)
WNGSS ONE (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (375KB)
YELLOWSTONE FOUR   2 pages: [1] [2] (456KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply **CHANGED**   download (299KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KBKF - Buckley Air 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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Area around KAPA (Centennial Airport)
 
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Aerial photo
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Aerial photo of KAPA (Centennial Airport)
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Photo taken 01-Feb-2017
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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 18-Apr-2021
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:5111:51
Sunrise06:1912:19
Sunset19:3901:39
Evening civil twilight20:0702:07

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  18-Apr-2021 11:28:11
Local (UTC-6)  18-Apr-2021 05:28:11
 
METAR
KAPA 181053Z 25010KT 10SM CLR M01/M08 A3017 RMK AO2 SLP233 T10111083 $
KBKF 
10nm NE 
181058Z 21005KT 10SM CLR M02/M06 A3017 RMK AO2A SLP220 T10191065
KDEN 
18nm NE 
181053Z 23011KT 10SM CLR M01/M06 A3016 RMK AO2 SLP211 T10111061
KCFO 
19nm NE 
181115Z AUTO 24010KT 10SM CLR 00/M05 A3017 RMK AO2 T00001054
TAF
KAPA 180540Z 1806/1906 22007KT P6SM SKC FM181700 32008KT P6SM SCT110 FM190300 21010KT P6SM FEW080 SCT180
KBKF 
10nm NE 
180900Z 1809/1915 23007KT 9999 SKC QNH3016INS BECMG 1820/1821 VRB06KT 9999 FEW080 SCT115 QNH3008INS TX12/1821Z TNM03/1812Z
KDEN 
18nm NE 
180906Z 1809/1912 23009KT P6SM FEW110 FM181500 26006KT P6SM BKN110 FM181700 33010KT P6SM SCT110 FM181900 35013G20KT P6SM FEW080 SCT110 FM190300 21010KT P6SM FEW080 SCT180 FM190800 23014KT P6SM FEW080 BKN180
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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 $6.34 $4.97 
GUARANTEED
 
   6 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 / 2019 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
More info and photos of Modern Aviation
 
IS-BAH Registered   NATA Safety 1st   U.S. Customs Service   Titan Contract Fuel   World Fuel Contract Fuel   EPIC Card   Crew cars   Wireless Internet Access (WiFi)   National Business Aviation Association  
 
Titan
100LL Jet A
FS $6.04 $4.85 
GUARANTEED
 
   1 read write
TAC Air ASRI 130.075
303-790-2575
[web site]
[email]

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SERVICE WITH NO CEILING
At TAC Air, 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 TAC Air FBO, you won't be disappointed.
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IS-BAH Registered   CAA Preferred FBO   Everest Fuel   Phillips 66® Aviation Contract Fuel   Hertz   Ramp WiFi  
 
Phillips 66
100LL Jet A
FS $5.67 $4.77 
SS $4.84 --- 
GUARANTEED
 
   6 read write
Signature Flight Support 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, ...
 
Face masks required  
 
More info about Signature Flight Support
independent
100LL Jet A
FS $5.76 $5.01 
 Updated 16-Apr-2021
 
   2 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  
 
More info about The Heliplex
independent
100LL Jet A
FS $6.83 $4.56 
 Updated 15-Apr-2021
 
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FS=Full service
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   National Business Aviation Association  
 
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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  
 
More info about Mayo Aviation
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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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   1 read write
 

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