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KORS Orcas Island Airport
Eastsound, Washington, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 05 DECEMBER 2019

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 -8 (UTC -7 during Daylight Saving 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 SVC PRVDD 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 SVC PRVDD 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 -... ...- ...
EDIZ HOOK013/39.333817ENOW -. --- .--

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL
SELF SVC 24 HR FUEL AVBL WITH CREDIT CARD.
Parking: tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
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.
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: DWIGHT GUSS
PO BOX 53
EASTSOUND, WA 98245
Phone 360-376-5285

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 59
Single engine airplanes: 58
Multi engine airplanes: 1
    
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 2017

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.
LNDG ON GRASS SFC PROHIBITED.
FOR CD FOR DEP FROM RWY 16/34, CTC VICTORIA TRML ON 133.95 OR AT 604-586-4561.

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 05 December 2019 at 0900Z to 02 January 2020 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 16   download (223KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 34   download (232KB)
RNAV (GPS)-A   download (184KB)
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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Aerial photo of KORS (Orcas Island Airport)
Photo by Karen Speck
Photo taken 16-Aug-2017
looking south.

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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 11-Dec-2019
 Local
(UTC-8)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight07:1915:19
Sunrise07:5515:55
Sunset16:1400:14
Evening civil twilight16:5100:51

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  12-Dec-2019 02:41:19
Local (UTC-8)  11-Dec-2019 18:41:19
 
METAR
KORS 120215Z AUTO 15008G21KT 110V180 10SM SCT022 BKN026 OVC030 10/08 A2977 RMK AO2
CWEZ 
6nm NW 
120200Z AUTO 17021KT 09/08 RMK AO1 6PAST HR 8026 PK WND 16024/0139 SLP081 P0002 T00890076 50008
KFHR 
12nm SW 
120208Z AUTO 13009G17KT 10SM -RA BKN018 OVC055 09/07 A2979 RMK AO2 P0000 T00890072
KBLI 
16nm E 
120205Z 17012G21KT 10SM -RA SCT026 BKN035 OVC046 10/06 A2980 RMK AO2 P0000 T01000056
CWZO 
16nm SW 
120200Z AUTO 17006KT RMK AO1
CWWK 
19nm N 
120200Z AUTO 05004KT 06/06 RMK AO1 4PAST HR 8016 SLP101 P0005 T00550057 50038
TAF
KBLI 
16nm E 
111720Z 1118/1218 03006KT P6SM SCT022 BKN050 OVC120 TEMPO 1118/1121 BKN022 OVC050 FM112100 16012G22KT P6SM -RA SCT020 OVC040 TEMPO 1121/1201 5SM -RA BR BKN020 OVC040 FM120200 18015G25KT 5SM -RA BR OVC020 FM120800 18010G20KT P6SM -SHRA SCT008 BKN015 OVC030
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 Services / Description 
 
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Aeronautical Services 360-378-2640
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100LL
SS $5.99 
 Updated 25-Nov-2019
 
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