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KEQA El Dorado/Capt Jack Thomas Memorial Airport
El Dorado, Kansas, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 26 JANUARY 2023

Location

FAA Identifier: EQA
Lat/Long: 37-46-26.8000N 096-49-03.8000W
37-46.446667N 096-49.063333W
37.7741111,-96.8177222
(estimated)
Elevation: 1379.3 ft. / 420.4 m (surveyed)
Variation: 05E (2000)
From city: 3 miles SE of EL DORADO, KS
Time zone: UTC -6 (UTC -5 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 67042

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 02/1944
Control tower: no
ARTCC: KANSAS CITY CENTER
FSS: WICHITA FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: ICT (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: MON-FRI 0700-1500
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT PAPI RWY 04 & 22, 15 & 33; HIRL 4/22 AND 15/33 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.8
WX AWOS-3P: 120.875 (316-322-8095)
WICHITA APPROACH: 134.8
WICHITA DEPARTURE: 134.8
WX AWOS-3P at 3AU (14 nm SW): 124.175 (316-733-6696)
WX AWOS-2 at 1K1 (14 nm W): 118.3 (316-530-6004)
WX ASOS at AAO (19 nm W): 134.025 (316-636-2541)
WX AWOS-3PT at BEC (19 nm W): 119.45 (316-515-7116)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
ICTr080/36.4WICHITA VORTAC113.8007E

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A MOGAS
100LL:SELF SERVE 100 LL; SELF SERVE JET A; SELF SERVE MOGAS (AUTO GAS 91 OCTANE.)
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: NONE
Powerplant service: NONE
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 4/22

Dimensions: 4204 x 75 ft. / 1281 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 18.0
Double wheel: 23.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 4  RUNWAY 22
Latitude: 37-46.213762N37-46.717103N
Longitude: 096-49.386525W096-48.787055W
Elevation: 1375.8 ft.1378.2 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 038 magnetic, 043 true218 magnetic, 223 true
Markings: nonprecision, in fair conditionnonprecision, in fair condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)2-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights

Runway 15/33

Dimensions: 4200 x 75 ft. / 1280 x 23 m
Surface: concrete, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 12.5
Double wheel: 12.5
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 15  RUNWAY 33
Latitude: 37-46.750788N37-46.105217N
Longitude: 096-49.197643W096-48.883577W
Elevation: 1373.4 ft.1379.3 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 154 magnetic, 159 true334 magnetic, 339 true
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)
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 40 ft. trees, 1160 ft. from runway, 24:1 slope to clearnone

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF EL DORADO
220 E 1ST AVE
EL DORADO, KS 67042
Phone 316-321-9100
Manager: LARRY ARNOLD
220 E 1ST AVE
EL DORADO, KS 67042
Phone 316-321-1327

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 33
Single engine airplanes: 33
    
Aircraft operations: avg 36/day *
73% local general aviation
26% transient general aviation
<1% military
* for 12-month period ending 02 July 2020

Additional Remarks

AVOID FLT. OVER PRISON NORTH OF AIRPORT
FOR CD CTC WICHITA APCH AT 316-350-1520.
AFT HRS PHONE NMBR POSTED AT ARPT
COURTESY CAR
PILOT LOUNGE WITH COMPUTER, WIFI, TELEPHONE, RESTROOMS KEY CODE CTAF FREQ.
ARPT ADDRESS 1485 S.E. 30TH

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 04   download
RNAV (GPS) RWY 15   download
RNAV (GPS) RWY 22   download
RNAV (GPS) RWY 33   download
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (360KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

3AU - Augusta Municipal Airport (14 nm SW)
1K1 - Lloyd Stearman Field Airport (14 nm W)
KAAO - Colonel James Jabara Airport (19 nm W)
KBEC - Beech Factory Airport (19 nm W)
KCEA - Cessna Aircraft Field Airport (22 nm W)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 26-Jan-2023
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight07:0913:09
Sunrise07:3713:37
Sunset17:4323:43
Evening civil twilight18:1100:11

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  27-Jan-2023 02:06:39
Local (UTC-6)  26-Jan-2023 20:06:39
 
METAR
KEQA 270155Z AUTO 16004KT 10SM CLR 00/M01 A3013 RMK AO2
K3AU 
14nm SW 
270155Z AUTO 22003KT 10SM CLR 00/M04 A3014 RMK AO2
KAAO 
19nm W 
270154Z AUTO 23004KT 10SM CLR 02/M03 A3013 RMK AO2 SLP217 T00171033
KBEC 
19nm W 
270155Z AUTO 24004KT 10SM CLR 02/M03 A3013 RMK AO2 T00151032
TAF
KIAB 
23nm SW 
261950Z 2619/2724 32010G17KT 9999 BKN025 BKN100 QNH3015INS BECMG 2623/2624 24007KT 9999 SCT050 QNH3005INS BECMG 2706/2707 22009KT 9999 SCT100 BKN150 OVC250 WS020/27045KT QNH2997INS BECMG 2710/2711 24009KT 9999 SCT070 BKN200 QNH2998INS BECMG 2719/2720 25010G20KT 9999 FEW100 SCT200 QNH2995INS BECMG 2722/2723 22009KT 9999 FEW080 BKN200 QNH2994INS TX05/2621Z TNM02/2712Z
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
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 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
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El Dorado Airport 316-321-1327
[web site]
[email]
Airport management, Aviation fuel, Aircraft ground handling, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangars, Passenger terminal and lounge, Flight training, ...

More info about El Dorado Airport
independent
100LL Jet A Mogas
FS $5.59 $5.29 $4.64 
SS $5.59 $5.29 $4.64 
 Updated 13-Jan-2023
 
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SS=Self service
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Aviation Businesses, Services, and Facilities

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Distance
 
Comments
  
Peterson's Performance Plus 316-320-1080
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[email]
Aircraft modifications

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