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KGWB De Kalb County Airport
Auburn, Indiana, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 16 JULY 2020

Location

FAA Identifier: GWB
Lat/Long: 41-18-25.8000N 085-03-51.7000W
41-18.430000N 085-03.861667W
41.3071667,-85.0643611
(estimated)
Elevation: 880.4 ft. / 268.3 m (surveyed)
Variation: 05W (2000)
From city: 3 miles S of AUBURN, IN
Time zone: UTC -4 (UTC -5 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 46706

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 10/1964
Control tower: no
ARTCC: CHICAGO CENTER
FSS: TERRE HAUTE FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: HUF (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: SAT-SUN 0900-1700, ALL MON-FRI 0800-1700
ATTENDANT CTC 260-348-6998.
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: no
Lights: ACTVT MALSR RWY 27; REIL RWY 09 & 27; MIRL RWY 09/27 - CTAF. MIRL RWY 09/27 PRESET LOW INTST DUSK TO DAWN, TO INCR INTST - CTAF. PAPI RWY 09 & 27 OPR CONSLY.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 123.0
WX AWOS-3: 124.15 (260-925-8225)
FORT WAYNE APPROACH: 127.2 ;SW/NW OF ACTIVE RWY 132.15 ;SE/NE OF ACTIVE RWY
FORT WAYNE DEPARTURE: 127.2 ;SW/NW OF ACTIVE RWY 132.15 ;SE/NE OF ACTIVE RWY
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 126.6
IC: 127.2 ;SW/NW OF ACTIVE RWY
WX AWOS-3 at SMD (11 nm S): 124.55 (260-490-4030)
WX AWOS-3P at C62 (13 nm NW): 119.925 (260-347-2967)
WX AWOS-3 at ANQ (20 nm N): 118.175 (260-668-5630)
  • APCH CTL SECTORIZATION BASED UPON FORT WAYNE RWY USAGE.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
OLKr083/(19.9)WEBSTER LAKE VOR110.4003W
FWAr022/20.5FORT WAYNE VORTAC117.8006W

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
SHENK274/5.422705WGW --. .--
STURGIS155/34.638204WIRS .. .-. ...

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A+
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: HIGH/LOW
Bulk oxygen: HIGH

Runway Information

Runway 9/27

Dimensions: 5000 x 100 ft. / 1524 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 60.0
Double wheel: 90.0
Double tandem: 120.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 9  RUNWAY 27
Latitude: 41-18.424865N41-18.434587N
Longitude: 085-04.406780W085-03.315215W
Elevation: 870.4 ft.879.2 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 094 magnetic, 089 true274 magnetic, 269 true
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionprecision, 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)
Approach lights: MALSR: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with runway alignment indicator lights
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: ILS/DME
Obstructions: 60 ft. trees, 201 ft. from runway, 290 ft. right of centerline
60 FT TREES 300 FT FM RWY END 290 R.
none

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: DE KALB COUNTY AIRPORT AUTHORITY
2710 CR 60 SUITE 200
AUBURN, IN 46706
Phone 260-927-8876
Manager: RUSS COUCHMAN
2710 CR 60 SUITE 200
AUBURN, IN 46706
Phone 260-927-8876

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 64
Single engine airplanes: 52
Multi engine airplanes: 6
Jet airplanes: 5
Helicopters: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 37/day *
84% local general aviation
10% transient general aviation
6% air taxi
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2016

Additional Remarks

A30A-27 CALM/CROSSWIND RWY.
FOR CD CTC CHICAGO ARTCC AT 630-906-8921.
SNOW REMOVAL OPERATIONS IN PROG DURG WINTER MONTHS. COND NOT MONITORED WHEN AIRPORT UNATTENDED, UNLESS REQ BY CALLING AIRPORT ADMIN PHONE 260-927-8876.

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 16 July 2020 at 0901Z to 13 August 2020 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 27   download (258KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 09   download (214KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 27   download (212KB)
VOR-A   download (186KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (85KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (164KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KSMD - Smith Field Airport (11 nm S)
C62 - Kendallville Municipal Airport (13 nm NW)
KANQ - Tri-State Steuben County Airport (20 nm N)
KFWA - Fort Wayne International Airport (21 nm S)
0G6 - Williams County Airport (27 nm E)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 04-Aug-2020
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:1010:10
Sunrise06:4010:40
Sunset20:5200:52
Evening civil twilight21:2301:23

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  04-Aug-2020 04:06:52
Local (UTC-4)  04-Aug-2020 00:06:52
 
METAR
KGWB 040355Z AUTO 31006KT 10SM BKN070 19/16 A2998 RMK AO2
KSMD 
11nm S 
040355Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM SCT070 BKN080 19/17 A2998 RMK A01
KC62 
13nm NW 
040355Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM SCT018 17/16 A2998 RMK AO2 T01740168
KANQ 
20nm N 
040355Z AUTO 31004KT 10SM SCT017 BKN024 BKN031 18/17 A2997 RMK AO2
TAF
KFWA 
21nm S 
032001Z 0320/0418 29007KT P6SM SCT035 BKN100 FM040100 35005KT P6SM SCT045
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Century Aviation UNICOM 123.00
260-927-1845
260-927-1846
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Offering large airport amenities with small airport convenience, hospitality, and customer service!
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