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KAUW Wausau Downtown Airport
Wausau, Wisconsin, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 26 JANUARY 2023

Location

FAA Identifier: AUW
Lat/Long: 44-55-34.6243N 089-37-37.2063W
44-55.577072N 089-37.620105W
44.9262845,-89.6270018
(estimated)
Elevation: 1201 ft. / 366.1 m (surveyed)
Variation: 03W (2015)
Time zone: UTC -6 (UTC -5 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 54403

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 11/1937
Control tower: no
ARTCC: MINNEAPOLIS CENTER
FSS: GREEN BAY FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: AUW (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: MAY-SEP MON-FRI 0800-1800, MAY-SEP SAT-SUN 0800-1700, OCT-APR 0800-1700
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT REIL RWY 13 & 31; PAPI RWY 13 & 31; MIRL RWY 5/23 & 13/31 - CTAF. MIRL RWY 13/31 PRESET LOW INTST; INCR INTST - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.7
WX ASOS: 125.925 (715-843-7215)
WX AWOS-3 at CWA (9 nm S): 127.45 (715-693-1116)
WX AWOS-3 at RRL (17 nm N): 119.925 (715-539-8422)
  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY MINNEAPOLIS ARTCC ON FREQS 124.4/317.7 (MOSINEE RCAG).

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A MOGAS
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR

Runway Information

Runway 13/31

Dimensions: 5200 x 100 ft. / 1585 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt, in fair condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 45.0
Double wheel: 80.0
Double tandem: 140.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 13  RUNWAY 31
Latitude: 44-55.835997N44-55.356667N
Longitude: 089-38.352500W089-37.354667W
Elevation: 1192.1 ft.1190.1 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 127 magnetic, 124 true307 magnetic, 304 true
Markings: nonprecision, in fair conditionnonprecision, in fair condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 34 ft. trees, 250 ft. from runway, 410 ft. left of centerline, 1:1 slope to clear
30 FT TREES 0-200 FT FM THR 300 FT R & 450 FT L.
38 ft. trees, 225 ft. from runway, 375 ft. left of centerline
30 FT TREES 150 FT FM THR 425 FT L.

Runway 5/23

Dimensions: 3041 x 100 ft. / 927 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt, in fair condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 32.0
Double wheel: 55.0
Double tandem: 95.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 5  RUNWAY 23
Latitude: 44-55.367717N44-55.725195N
Longitude: 089-37.469092W089-36.976205W
Elevation: 1190.4 ft.1201.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 047 magnetic, 044 true227 magnetic, 224 true
Markings: basic, in fair conditionbasic, in fair condition
Runway end identifier lights: nono
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 40 ft. tree, 325 ft. from runway, 80 ft. left of centerline, 3:1 slope to clear20 ft. trees, 265 ft. from runway, 100 ft. left and right of centerline, 3:1 slope to clear

Runway 12W/30W

Dimensions: 8000 x 300 ft. / 2438 x 91 m
Surface: water, in good condition
RUNWAY 12W  RUNWAY 30W
Latitude: 44-55.820500N44-55.007333N
Longitude: 089-38.675833W089-37.219333W
Elevation: 1166.0 ft.1166.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Markings: none, in good conditionnone, in good condition
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF WAUSAU
407 GRANT ST.
WAUSAU, WI 54403
Phone 715-261-6740
Manager: JOHN P CHMIEL
725 WOODS PLACE
WAUSAU, WI 54401
Phone 715-845-3400

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 70
Single engine airplanes: 67
Jet airplanes: 2
Helicopters: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 100/day *
79% local general aviation
14% transient general aviation
7% air taxi
<1% military
* for 12-month period ending 20 May 2021

Additional Remarks

FOR CD IF UNA TO CTC ON FSS FREQ, CTC MINNEAPOLIS ARTCC AT 651-463-5588.

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 26 January 2023 at 0901Z to 23 February 2023 at 0900z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 13 **CHANGED**   download
RNAV (GPS) RWY 31 **CHANGED**   download
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (60KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (424KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KCWA - Central Wisconsin Airport (9 nm S)
KRRL - Merrill Municipal Airport (17 nm N)
KSTE - Stevens Point Municipal Airport (23 nm S)
KAIG - Langlade County Airport (26 nm NE)
KMFI - Marshfield Municipal Airport (30 nm SW)
 
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Photo by Brian J. Krueger
Taken in October 2006

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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 01-Feb-2023
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:4812:48
Sunrise07:1913:19
Sunset17:0523:05
Evening civil twilight17:3623:36

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  01-Feb-2023 14:17:03
Local (UTC-6)  01-Feb-2023 08:17:03
 
METAR
KAUW 011354Z AUTO 19003KT 9SM CLR M18/M21 A3013 RMK AO2 SLP238 T11781211
KCWA 
10nm S 
011347Z 22003KT 10SM CLR M20/M22 A3015
KRRL 
17nm N 
011355Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR M27/M30 A3012 RMK AO2 T12671298 TSNO
TAF
KAUW 011130Z 0112/0212 24003KT P6SM SKC FM012200 23006KT P6SM SCT090 FM020900 27007KT P6SM BKN070 WS020/29035KT
KCWA 
10nm S 
011130Z 0112/0212 24003KT P6SM SKC FM012200 23006KT P6SM SCT090 FM020900 27007KT P6SM BKN070 WS020/29035KT
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
 Wausau Flying Service
715-848-6000
[email]
Airport management, Aviation fuel, Aircraft ground handling, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangars, Hangar leasing / sales, GPU / Power cart, ...
 
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Phillips 66
100LL Jet A Mogas
AS $5.95 --- $5.80 
FS --- $6.10 --- 
 Updated 25-Jan-2023
 
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Alternatives at nearby airports
IMPORTANT: Note that the FBOs below are NOT at KAUW but at other nearby airports. Do not expect services from these FBOs to be available at KAUW.
Located at KSTE
Stevens Point Municipal Airport
UNICOM 122.70
715-345-8989
[web site]
[email]
At KSTE (Stevens Point Municipal Airport), 23 miles S

Airport management, Aviation fuel, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangars, Hangar leasing / sales, GPU / Power cart, Passenger terminal and lounge, ...
More info and photos of Stevens Point Municipal Airport (KSTE)
Located at KSTE
Titan
100LL Jet A
AS $5.90 --- 
FS --- $6.10 
 Updated 31-Jan-2023
 
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AS=Assisted/Self Service
FS=Full service
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