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KOLU Columbus Municipal Airport
Columbus, Nebraska, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 10 SEPTEMBER 2020

Location

FAA Identifier: OLU
Lat/Long: 41-26-55.4000N 097-20-27.4000W
41-26.923333N 097-20.456667W
41.4487222,-97.3409444
(estimated)
Elevation: 1447.3 ft. / 441.1 m (surveyed)
Variation: 08E (1980)
From city: 1 mile NE of COLUMBUS, NE
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -6 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 68601

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 08/1945
Control tower: no
ARTCC: MINNEAPOLIS CENTER
FSS: COLUMBUS FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: OLU (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: DAYLIGHT HOURS
FOR SVC AFT DARK CALL (402) 564-7884.
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT MIRL RY 14/32; PAPI RY 14; VASI RY 32; REIL RY 32 & MALSR RY 14 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 123.05
WX AWOS-3PT: 125.525 (402-563-3895)
  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY MINNEAPOLIS ARTCC ON FREQS 128.75/346.3 (OMAHA RCAG).

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
OLU at fieldCOLUMBUS VOR/DME111.8008E
OFKr165/32.6NORFOLK VOR/DME109.6008E
SCBr248/33.3SCRIBNER VOR/DME111.0006E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
PLATTE CENTER139/3.440708EPLT .--. .-.. -
YORK015/35.325706EJYR .--- -.-- .-.
WAHOO285/35.740006EAHQ .- .... --.-

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
FOR FUEL AFT HRS CONTACT 402-910-5247.
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 14/32

Dimensions: 6801 x 100 ft. / 2073 x 30 m
Surface: concrete, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 43.0
Double wheel: 58.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 14  RUNWAY 32
Latitude: 41-27.444208N41-26.476215N
Longitude: 097-20.993517W097-20.245365W
Elevation: 1447.3 ft.1440.5 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 142 magnetic, 150 true322 magnetic, 330 true
Displaced threshold: no950 ft.
Declared distances: TORA:6800 TODA:6800 ASDA:6260 LDA:6260TORA:6800 TODA:6800 ASDA:6800 LDA:5850
Markings: precision, in good conditionprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-box VASI 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: noyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: LOCALIZER
Obstructions: 76 ft. pole, 2989 ft. from runway, 300 ft. left of centerline, 36:1 slope to clear
RWY 32 APCH SLOPE 38:1 DUE TO 69 FT TREE 2661 FT FROM DSPL THLD.
69 ft. tree, 1711 ft. from runway, 110 ft. left of centerline, 21:1 slope to clear

Runway 2/20

Dimensions: 4135 x 150 ft. / 1260 x 46 m
Surface: turf, in fair condition
Runway edge markings: BOUNDARY MARKERS-G.
Operational restrictions: RY 02/20 NOT PLOWED WINTER MONTHS.
RUNWAY 2  RUNWAY 20
Latitude: 41-26.568793N41-27.159333N
Longitude: 097-20.415333W097-19.964970W
Elevation: 1440.9 ft.1439.5 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 022 magnetic, 030 true202 magnetic, 210 true
Displaced threshold: 101 ft.
RWY 02 END CONES MARK DSPLCD THLD; NOT RWY END.
no
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 116 ft. other, 3390 ft. from runway, 380 ft. right of centerline, 29:1 slope to clear
RWY 02 CLNC SLOPE 30:1 DUE TO GRAIN ELEVATOR LEG 116 FT ABV RWY END 3491 FT FROM DSPLCD THLD; RWY 20 CTR PIVOT THRU APCH DURING IRRIGATION SEASON.
59 ft. pline, 1413 ft. from runway, 139 ft. left of centerline, 23:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF COLUMBUS
P.O. BOX 1677
COLUMBUS, NE 68602-1677
Phone 402-562-4227
JANELLE KLINE, CITY CLERK
Manager: KEITH SCHADEMANN
PO BOX 1677, 1308 BILL BABKA DRIVE, 2765 14TH AVE
COLUMBUS, NE 68602-1677
Phone 402-276-5284

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 43
Single engine airplanes: 37
Multi engine airplanes: 5
Helicopters: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 22/day *
62% transient general aviation
34% local general aviation
2% air taxi
<1% military
* for 12-month period ending 03 June 2020

Additional Remarks

WATERFOWL INVOF ARPT.
DEER INVOF ARPT.
RY 32 IS DESIGNATED AS THE CALM WIND RY.
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 10 September 2020 at 0901Z to 08 October 2020 at 0900z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 14   download (209KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 32   download (201KB)
LOC/DME RWY 14   download (234KB)
VOR RWY 14   download (213KB)
VOR RWY 32   download (209KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (15KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (147KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

93Y - David City Municipal Airport (16 nm SE)
KOFK - Norfolk Regional Airport/Karl Stefan Memorial Field (32 nm N)
KSCB - Scribner State Airport (33 nm E)
KJYR - York Municipal Airport (36 nm S)
KAHQ - Wahoo Municipal Airport (36 nm E)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 01-Oct-2020
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight07:0112:01
Sunrise07:2812:28
Sunset19:0900:09
Evening civil twilight19:3700:37

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  01-Oct-2020 09:11:47
Local (UTC-5)  01-Oct-2020 04:11:47
 
METAR
KOLU 010856Z AUTO 30008KT 10SM CLR 06/M02 A3022 RMK AO2 SLP236 T00561017 53014
TAF
KOFK 
32nm N 
010520Z 0106/0206 31010KT P6SM SKC FM011800 34015G21KT P6SM SKC FM020000 34005KT P6SM SKC
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