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KMWA Veterans Airport of Southern Illinois
Marion, Illinois, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 14 SEPTEMBER 2017

Location

FAA Identifier: MWA
Lat/Long: 37-45-17.9000N / 089-00-39.9000W
37-45.298333N / 089-00.665000W
37.7549722 / -89.0110833
(estimated)
Elevation: 471.7 ft. / 143.8 m (surveyed)
Variation: 01E (1985)
From city: 4 miles W of MARION, IL
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -6 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 62959

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 10/1944
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: KANSAS CITY CENTER
FSS: SAINT LOUIS FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: MWA (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: CONTINUOUS
ACFT SVC HRS: 0630-2200 OTR HRS CALL 618-993-2764.
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: HIRL RY 02/20 PRESET ON LOW INTST; TO INCR INTST & ACTVT MALSR RY 20, MIRL RY 11/29, PAPI RY 11 & 29, REIL RYS 11 & 29 & VASI RY 02 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
Fire and rescue: ARFF index A
Airline operations: 72 HR PPR FOR ACR OPNS WITH MORE THAN 30 PSGR SEATS CALL AMGR 618-993-3353.

Airport Communications

CTAF: 128.4
UNICOM: 122.95
WX AWOS-3: 119.675 (618-942-8877)
MARION GROUND: 121.7 [0700-1900]
LC/P: 128.4
WX ASOS at MDH (12 nm W): PHONE 618-529-1821
  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY KANSAS CITY ARTCC ON FREQS 127.47/346.27 (MARION RCAG).
  • EMERGENCY FREQUENCY NOT AVAILABLE.
  • KANSAS CITY ARTCC PRVDS CLNC DLVY ON FREQ 127.47 WHEN ATCT CLSD.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
MWA at fieldMARION VOR/DME110.4004E
VNNr193/37.7MOUNT VERNON VOR/DME113.8002E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
JONNY200/5.438201EMW -- .--
CABBI123/13.138801WMD -- -..

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
Parking: hangars
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 2/20

Dimensions: 8012 x 150 ft. / 2442 x 46 m
Surface: asphalt/porous friction courses, in fair condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 25 /F/C/X/U
Single wheel: 80.0
Double wheel: 95.0
Double tandem: 140.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 2  RUNWAY 20
Latitude: 37-44.903280N37-46.121470N
Longitude: 089-01.081610W089-00.441122W
Elevation: 452.6 ft.465.4 ft.
Gradient: 0.2%0.2%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 021 magnetic, 022 true201 magnetic, 202 true
Markings: precision, in fair conditionprecision, in fair condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-box VASI on left (3.50 degrees glide path)
Approach lights: MALSR: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with runway alignment indicator lights
Runway end identifier lights: yes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: ILS
Obstructions: 56 ft. trees, 2130 ft. from runway, 697 ft. left of centerline, 34:1 slope to clear83 ft. tree, 2945 ft. from runway, 847 ft. left of centerline, 33:1 slope to clear

Runway 11/29

Dimensions: 4997 x 100 ft. / 1523 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt/concrete/grooved, in fair condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 15 /F/C/Y/U
Single wheel: 45.0
Double wheel: 55.0
Double tandem: 100.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 11  RUNWAY 29
Latitude: 37-45.077343N37-44.828043N
Longitude: 089-01.005910W089-00.017658W
Elevation: 453.7 ft.467.2 ft.
Gradient: 0.5%0.5%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 107 magnetic, 108 true287 magnetic, 288 true
Markings: basic, in fair conditionbasic, 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: 62 ft. tree, 1537 ft. from runway, 90 ft. left of centerline, 21:1 slope to clear30 ft. sign, 1218 ft. from runway, 249 ft. left of centerline, 33:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: WILLIAMSON COUNTY ARPT AUTH
10400 TERMINAL DR
MARION, IL 62959
Phone 618-993-3353
Manager: DOUGLAS S KIMMEL
10400 TERMINAL DR; SUITE 200
MARION, IL 62959
Phone 618-993-3353

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 41
Single engine airplanes: 37
Multi engine airplanes: 4
    
Aircraft operations: avg 89/day *
78% local general aviation
19% air taxi
2% transient general aviation
2% military
<1% commercial
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2015

Additional Remarks

MIGRATORY WATERFOWL & DEER ON & INVOF ARPT.
FIRST 1200 FT OF RY 29 GRVD CONC.
FBO SVC AVBL 0700-1900.
TWY E, E4 CLOSED INDEF.

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 14 September 2017 at 0901Z and 12 October 2017 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 20 **CHANGED**   download (232KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 02 **CHANGED**   download (246KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 20 **CHANGED**   download (242KB)
VOR RWY 02 **CHANGED**   download (196KB)
VOR RWY 20 **CHANGED**   download (228KB)
NDB RWY 20 **CHANGED**   download (224KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply **CHANGED**   download
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply **CHANGED**   download (715KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KMDH - Southern Illinois Airport (12 nm W)
H96 - Benton Municipal Airport (16 nm N)
KPJY - Pinckneyville-Du Quoin Airport (21 nm NW)
KHSB - Harrisburg-Raleigh Airport (22 nm E)
KMVN - Mount Vernon Airport (35 nm N)
 
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Aerial photo of KMWA (Veterans Airport of Southern Illinois)
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Taken in 2017
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 24-Sep-2017
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:2011:20
Sunrise06:4711:47
Sunset18:5023:50
Evening civil twilight19:1600:16

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  24-Sep-2017 19:08:37
Local (UTC-5)  24-Sep-2017 14:08:37
 
METAR
KMWA 241845Z 09007KT 10SM BKN065 32/18 A3001
KMDH 
11nm W 
241852Z 00000KT 10SM CLR 31/19 A3000 RMK AO2 SLP153 T03060189
TAF
KCGI 
41nm SW 
241720Z 2418/2518 VRB03KT P6SM VCSH SCT050 FM250000 00000KT P6SM SCT150 FM250700 00000KT 2SM BR BCFG FEW250 FM251300 00000KT P6SM SKC FM251600 18003KT P6SM FEW045
KPAH 
43nm S 
241720Z 2418/2518 VRB03KT P6SM SCT050 FM250000 00000KT P6SM SCT200 FM250700 00000KT 3SM BR BCFG FEW250 FM251300 00000KT P6SM SKC FM251600 19003KT P6SM FEW045
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