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KORS Orcas Island Airport
Eastsound, Washington, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 24 MAY 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: ORS
Lat/Long: 48-42-30.0000N / 122-54-38.1000W
48-42.500000N / 122-54.635000W
48.7083333 / -122.9105833
(estimated)
Elevation: 34.7 ft. / 10.6 m (surveyed)
Variation: 17E (2010)
From city: 1 mile N of EASTSOUND, WA
Time zone: UTC -7 (UTC -8 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 98245

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 11/1945
Control tower: no
ARTCC: VANCOUVER CENTER
FSS: SEATTLE FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: ORS (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 0800-1630
Pattern altitude: 1034.7 ft. MSL
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT MIRL RY 16/34, PAPI RY 16 AND REIL RYS 16 & 34, & TWY LGTS - 128.25.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF: 128.25
WX AWOS-3: 135.425 (360-376-6045)
WHIDBEY APPROACH: 118.2 132.7
WHIDBEY DEPARTURE: 118.2 132.7
WX ASOS at FHR (12 nm S): 135.675 (360-378-8491)
WX ASOS at BLI (16 nm E): PHONE 360-671-8688
  • APCH/DEP SERVICE PROVIDED BY ATCT NUW (WHIDBEY ISLAND NAS /AULT FIELD/ OAK HARBOR, WA) ON FREQS 118.2/285.65 FOR ACFT ARR AND DEP TO THE SOUTH.
  • APCH/DEP SERVICE PROVIDED BY ATCT YYJ (VICTORIA TERMINAL, CN) ON FREQS 132.7/290.8 FOR ACFT ARR AND DEP TO THE NORTH. (604) 586-4560

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
HUHr203/19.3WHATCOM VORTAC113.0020E
YYJr076/22.7VICTORIA VOR/DME113.7017E
YVRr140/24.1VANCOUVER VOR/DME115.9017E
CVVr326/28.8PENN COVE VOR/DME117.2019E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
FRIDAY HARBOR004/12.628417EFHR ..-. .... .-.
SKAGIT/BAY VIEW290/24.324016EBVS -... ...- ...

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL
SELF SVC 24 HR FUEL AVBL WITH CREDIT CARD.
Parking: tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MINOR
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 16/34

Dimensions: 2901 x 60 ft. / 884 x 18 m
Surface: asphalt/aggregate friction seal coat, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 12.5
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
Gradient: S
RUNWAY 16  RUNWAY 34
Latitude: 48-42.738717N48-42.261682N
Longitude: 122-54.634422W122-54.636918W
Elevation: 11.2 ft.34.7 ft.
Gradient: 0.8% UP1.2%
Traffic pattern: leftright
Runway heading: 163 magnetic, 180 true343 magnetic, 000 true
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on right (3.48 degrees glide path)2-light PAPI on left (4.00 degrees glide path)
PAPI BAFFLED W OF CNTRLN, LATERAL COVERAGE HAS BEEN NARROWED TO AVOID OBSTACLES, DURG DECENT CLOSE ALNMT TO RY CNTRLN IS NECESSARY.
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 10 ft. road, 387 ft. from runway, 18:1 slope to clear128 ft. trees, 2000 ft. from runway, 267 ft. left of centerline, 14:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: PORT OF ORCAS
P.O. BOX 53
EASTSOUND, WA 98245
Phone 360-376-5285
Manager: ANTHONY G. SIMPSON
PO BOX 53
EASTSOUND, WA 98245
Phone 360-376-5285

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 69
Single engine airplanes: 66
Multi engine airplanes: 3
    
Aircraft operations: avg 114/day *
43% transient general aviation
36% local general aviation
16% commercial
5% air taxi
<1% military
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2014

Additional Remarks

NOISE ABATEMENT PROCEDURES IN EFFECT; CTC AMGR 360-376-5285. PREFERRED RWY 16 IN CALM WIND CONDITIONS.
ADNL TSNT TURF TIEDOWNS SOUTH OF SEGEMENTED CIRCLE.
DEER ON AND INVOF RY.
NIGHTTIME CIRCLING APCHS NOT PERMITTED FROM WEST SIDE OF 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 24 May 2018 at 0901Z to 21 June 2018 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 16   download (202KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 34   download (232KB)
RNAV (GPS)-A   download (183KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (64KB)
 
Departure Procedures
FEGBA TWO (RNAV)   download (99KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (336KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KFHR - Friday Harbor Airport (12 nm S)
KBLI - Bellingham International Airport (16 nm E)
KNUW - Whidbey Island Naval Air Station (Ault Field) (24 nm SE)
KBVS - Skagit Regional Airport (24 nm SE)
KOKH - AJ Eisenberg Airport (29 nm S)
 
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Photo taken 16-Aug-2017
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 25-May-2018
 Local
(UTC-7)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight04:4011:40
Sunrise05:2012:20
Sunset20:5703:57
Evening civil twilight21:3704:37

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  25-May-2018 19:36:51
Local (UTC-7)  25-May-2018 12:36:51
 
METAR
KORS 251915Z AUTO 18008KT 10SM BKN049 OVC060 15/08 A3001 RMK AO2
CWEZ 
6nm NW 
251900Z AUTO 18005KT 14/09 RMK AO1 SLP161 T01380093 54000
KFHR 
12nm SW 
251853Z AUTO VRB04KT 10SM SCT065 17/07 A3002 RMK AO2 SLP166 T01720072 TSNO
KBLI 
16nm E 
251853Z 17014G23KT 10SM SCT070 15/08 A3001 RMK AO2 SLP170 T01500083
CWZO 
16nm SW 
251900Z AUTO 16003KT RMK AO1
74S 
16nm SE 
SuperAWOS
251837Z AUTO 17011KT 10SM 12/09 A3005
CWWK 
19nm N 
251900Z AUTO 22004KT 17/11 RMK AO1 SLP168 T01690108 55002
TAF
KBLI 
16nm E 
251739Z 2518/2618 17011KT P6SM SCT045 BKN060 FM261100 17008KT P6SM SCT018 BKN025
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Aeronautical Services 360-378-2640
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100LL
SS $5.89 
 Updated 21-May-2018
 
   2 read write
SS=Self service
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