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KDYS Dyess Air Force Base
Abilene, Texas, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 09 NOVEMBER 2017

Location

FAA Identifier: DYS
Lat/Long: 32-25-06.5153N / 099-51-23.5608W
32-25.108588N / 099-51.392680W
32.4184765 / -99.8565447
(estimated)
Elevation: 1790.3 ft. / 545.7 m (surveyed)
Variation: 05E (2015)
From city: 5 miles SW of ABILENE, TX
Time zone: UTC -6 (UTC -5 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 79607

Airport Operations

Airport use: Private use. Permission required prior to landing
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: FORT WORTH CENTER
FSS: FORT WORTH FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: FTW (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 
Pattern altitude: RECTANGULAR 3000'; OVERHEAD 3500'.
Wind indicator: yes
Segmented circle: no
Lights: SS-SR
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

ATIS: 269.175
DYESS GROUND: 118.35 275.8 [1200Z++ MON THRU SAT 0600Z++, CLSD WKEND AND HOL.]
DYESS TOWER: 133.0 257.675 [1200Z++ MON THRU SAT 0600Z++, CLSD WKEND AND HOL.]
ABILENE APPROACH: 125.0(EAST) 127.2(WEST)
ABILENE DEPARTURE: 125.0(EAST) 127.2(WEST)
ACC COMMAND POST: 349.4 RAYMOND 37
AS ASGND: 121.3 322.3
EMERG: 121.5 243.0
PMSV: 383.25
PTD: 139.3 372.2
WX ASOS at ABI (9 nm E): PHONE 325-676-6367
  • SFA.
  • ALTN PMSV: SHEPPARD AFB 339.65.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
ABIr165/3.8ABILENE VORTAC113.7010E
TQAr340/11.1TUSCOLA VOR/DME111.6010E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
TOMHI303/11.735305EAB .- -...
SWEETWATER087/30.927508ESWW ... .-- .--

Airport Services

Fuel available: 115 JET-A+ JET-B+
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: LOW

Runway Information

Runway 164/344

Dimensions: 3498 x 60 ft. / 1066 x 18 m
Surface: asphalt
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 40 /F/B/W/T
RUNWAY 164  RUNWAY 344
Latitude: 32-24.999678N32-24.434160N
Longitude: 099-51.803520W099-51.669578W
Elevation: 1793.9 ft.1798.7 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft

Runway 16/34

Dimensions: 13500 x 300 ft. / 4115 x 91 m
Surface: PEM
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 57 /R/C/W/T
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 16  RUNWAY 34
Latitude: 32-26.337333N32-24.153333N
Longitude: 099-51.529833W099-51.022333W
Elevation: 1790.3 ft.1787.6 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Markings: precision, in good conditionprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (2.60 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (2.50 degrees glide path)
RVR equipment: touchdowntouchdown
Approach lights: ALSF1: standard 2,400 foot high intensity approach lighting system with centerline sequenced flashers (category I)ALSF1: standard 2,400 foot high intensity approach lighting system with centerline sequenced flashers (category I)
Runway end identifier lights: nono
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: ILSILS

Runway 163/343

Dimensions: 3500 x 60 ft. / 1067 x 18 m
Surface: GRE
Operational restrictions: RY USED AS AN ASSAULT STRIP.
RUNWAY 163  RUNWAY 343
Latitude: 32-25.255978N32-24.689202N
Longitude: 099-51.564087W099-51.434023W
Traffic pattern: leftleft

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: U.S. Air Force
Owner: USAF
DYESS AFB
ABILENE, TX 79607
Manager: COMMANDER
DYESS AFB
ABILENE, TX 79607

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 2
Military aircraft: 2
    

Additional Remarks

RSTD: INBD ACFT WITH DV CODE 6 OR ABV CTC AFLD OPS 20 MIN PRIOR ARR MON-FRI, CTC COMD POST ON PRIM 349.4 ALTN 311.0 CALLSIGN RAYMOND 37 OR DSN 461-1921, 45 MIN PRIOR ARR WKEND AND HOL
CAUTION: ACFT C130 AND LARGER, 180DEG TURNS ALLOWED ONLY ON CONCRETE SFC AT N AND S ENDS OF RWY 16-34.
TFC PAT: DUR VMC DEP ACFT MUST REMAIN AT OR BLW 3000' TIL FLD BDRY TO ENSURE SEPARATION FR VFR OVERHEAD.
BEARING STRENGTH RWY 161-341: AUW 155.
TFC PAT: RSRS APPLIES TO ALL LOCAL ACFT. B1 8000', C130 5000' SEPARATION, B1 RQR MIN CEIL/VIS 1500'/3 SM AND RWY SFC DRY.
SEE FLIP AP/1 SUPPLEMENTARY ARPT RMK.
JASU: 1(MD-3) 1(MA-1A) 1(AM32A-60A) 1(A/M32A-86).
FLUID: LPOX DE-ICE.
OIL: O-133-148-156.
CAUTION: EXTV VFR ASSAULT STRIP TFC W OF RWY 16-34.
CAUTION: AFLD SIGNS RQR B52 ACFT EXIT RWY 16-34 AT TWY F.
SERVICE: TRAN ALERT SVC AVBL MON-FRI 1400-0400Z++; CLSD WKEND AND HOL.
CAUTION: DURING BWC MODERATE AND SEVERE, AIRCREWS SHOULD COMPLY WITH OWNING MAJCOM/UNIT GUIDANCE; AIRCREWS CAN OBTAIN CURRENT BWC FR ATIS/PTD.
CAUTION: COMSEC STORED AT COMMAND POST.
RSTD: NO ARR/DEP WHEN LIGHTNING WI 5 NM WO OG/CC APVL.
RSTD: ACC QUIET HR POLICY 0400-1000Z++.
MISC: WX OPR HR 0600Z++ MON THRU 0600Z++ SAT, CLSD WKEND AND HOL, EXC FOR 7 OG PRE APV ACFT. WX STN ON SBY H24 FOR SEVERE WX EVENTS. DSN 461-2524, C325,696-2524, FAX EXT 4458. DUR CLOSURE PERIODS, REMOTE WX BRIEFINGS AVBL VIA 26 OWS AT BARKSDALE AFB DSN 331-2651, TOLL FREE 866-223-9328, FAX DSN 331-2609
MISC: AFLD WX MNT BY AN/FMQ-19 ASOS, AUGMENTED BY HUMAN OBSN WHEN RQR. ATC WILL RELAY TWR PREV VIS, RCR/RSC AND VIRGA RMK TO ACFT. AUGMENTED SFC VIS RSTD 090-160 BY BLDG.
MISC: FOR CUSTOMS REFER TO FCG OR AP-1.
RSTD: PPR VALID +/- 30 MINUTES. PRIOR TO OBTAINING PPR FOR RWY 163/343 AND 164/344 OPR, TRAN ACFT MUST RCV BRIEFING FR OSK PERS 48 HR IN ADVANCE, DSN 461-2794 OR 317OSSOSK@US.AF.MIL PRIOR TO CTC AFLD MGMT FOR PPR. TRAN ACFT USING RWY 163/343 OR 164/344 AT NGT WO LIGHTING (OVERT OR COVERT) AND WITH RESPECTIVE MAJCOM/A3 APVL MUST NOTIFY AFLD MGMT AND REQ SEPARATE NOTAM FOR UNLGTD LZ OPR.
PARK SPOTS A1 AND B1 USED FOR TAXI OPNS ONLY.
RSTD: PRK SPOTS A12, A13 AND A20 ARE DESIGNATED ACFT GRD EQPT (AGE) SPOTS.
RSTD: TYE RAMP CLSD.
CAUTION: INTS TRNG AND FORMATION FLT OF HVY ACFT IN THE IMMED VCNTY.
RSTD: TWY G RSTD TO DAYLT OPS ONLY; EXC NVG OPS AND MAINT TOW.
SERVICE-FUEL: A+ IS NATO F-24 EQUIVALENT WITH EXTRA ADDITIVES (CI/LI AND SDA).
REMARKS: OPR 1200Z++ MON THRU 0600Z++ SAT, CLSD WKEND AND HOL, EXC FOR 7 OG PRE-APV ACFT.
RSTD: PRK SPOTS A1 & B1 AVBL FOR TAXI ONLY.
COMMUNICATIONS-TWR: UHF EQUIPPED ACFT SHALL USE 257.675 TO MAX EXTENT POSSIBLE.
RSTD: TWY A CLSD FR PRK SPOT B-12 TO B-18 FOR CONST, APRX MAY - SEP 2017.
RSTD: TWY E CLSD DUE TO CONST ON TWY A, APRX MAY - SEP 2017.
RSTD: LZ 163/343 CLSD UFN DUE TO EXCESSIVE FOD AND POT HOLES.
MISC: ALL AMC ACFT CTC AMCC PRIOR TO ARR DSN 461-1984, C325-696-1984..
RSTD: PPR RQR; CTC AIRFIELD OPS DSN 461-2515/2258. MIN 24 HR NTC RQR AND NO MORE THAN 7 DAYS PRIOR.
CSTMS/AG/IMG: CSTMS AVBL, CTC SECURITY FORCES DSN 461-2131/2132 24 HR IN ADVANCE.

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 between 9 November 2017 at 0901Z and 7 December 2017 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
HI-ILS OR LOC X RWY 16   download (108KB)
HI-ILS OR LOC X RWY 34   download (116KB)
ILS OR LOC W RWY 16   download (109KB)
ILS OR LOC W RWY 34   download (122KB)
VOR/DME RWY 16   download (94KB)
VOR/DME RWY 34   download (98KB)
HI-TACAN X RWY 16   download (108KB)
HI-TACAN X RWY 34   download (112KB)
TACAN W RWY 16   download (104KB)
TACAN W RWY 34   download (110KB)
Radar Approach Procedures available   download (42KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KABI - Abilene Regional Airport (9 nm E)
77F - Winters Municipal Airport (29 nm S)
F56 - Arledge Field Airport (30 nm N)
KSWW - Avenger Field Airport (31 nm W)
T23 - Albany Municipal Airport (35 nm NE)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 22-Nov-2017
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:5012:50
Sunrise07:1613:16
Sunset17:3523:35
Evening civil twilight18:0100:01

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  22-Nov-2017 18:40:15
Local (UTC-6)  22-Nov-2017 12:40:15
 
METAR
KDYS 221806Z AUTO 33009KT 2 3/4SM HZ CLR 10/M06 A3039 RMK AO2 SLP287 $
KABI 
9nm E 
221752Z 34008KT 300V010 10SM CLR 09/M09 A3040 RMK AO2 SLP292 T00941089 10094 21006 58012
TAF
KDYS 221700Z 2217/2323 35009KT 9999 SKC QNH3027INS BECMG 2301/2302 23009KT 9999 SKC QNH3010INS TX17/2317Z TN03/2312Z
KABI 
9nm E 
221721Z 2218/2318 36009KT P6SM SCT250 FM230000 36004KT P6SM FEW250
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