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KOLU Columbus Municipal Airport
Columbus, Nebraska, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 31 JANUARY 2019

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 -6 (UTC -5 during Daylight Saving 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.
Gradient: 0.1%0.1%
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
SFL OTS INDEFLY.
Runway end identifier lights: noyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: LOCALIZER
Obstructions: none
RWY 32 APCH SLOPE 50:1 DUE TO 24 FT CLOCK TOWER 2120 FT FROM DSPL THR.
24 ft. bldg, 1170 ft. from runway, 184 ft. left of centerline, 40:1 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.
Gradient: 0.1%0.1%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 022 magnetic, 030 true202 magnetic, 210 true
Displaced threshold: 101 ft.no
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 14 ft. bldg, 420 ft. from runway, 100 ft. left of centerline, 30:1 slope to clear50 ft. pline, 1413 ft. from runway, 28:1 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: 52
Single engine airplanes: 45
Multi engine airplanes: 5
Helicopters: 1
Ultralights: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 22/day *
62% transient general aviation
34% local general aviation
2% air taxi
<1% military
* for 12-month period ending 31 May 2017

Additional Remarks

WATERFOWL INVOF ARPT.
DEER INVOF ARPT.
RY 32 IS DESIGNATED AS THE CALM WIND RY.

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 31 January 2019 at 0901Z to 28 February 2019 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 14   download (186KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 32   download (177KB)
LOC/DME RWY 14   download (211KB)
VOR RWY 14   download (190KB)
VOR RWY 32   download (186KB)
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 23-Feb-2019
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:4612:46
Sunrise07:1413:14
Sunset18:1100:11
Evening civil twilight18:3900:39

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  23-Feb-2019 18:14:15
Local (UTC-6)  23-Feb-2019 12:14:15
 
METAR
KOLU 231756Z AUTO 35017G23KT 2 1/2SM BR OVC007 M02/M03 A2974 RMK AO2 SLP090 T10171033 11017 21028 56044 FZRANO
TAF
KOFK 
32nm N 
231724Z 2318/2418 36016KT 2SM -SN BR OVC005 FM232000 35019G35KT 1SM -SN OVC008 TEMPO 2321/2324 1SM -SN OVC004 FM240000 34022G39KT 1/2SM SN BLSN OVC005 FM240200 33021G36KT 3SM -SN BLSN OVC010 FM240600 32022KT 6SM BLSN SCT250
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