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KOSU Ohio State University Airport
Columbus, Ohio, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 22 APRIL 2021

Location

FAA Identifier: OSU
Lat/Long: 40-04-46.2560N 083-04-23.5660W
40-04.770933N 083-04.392767W
40.0795156,-83.0732128
(estimated)
Elevation: 905.5 ft. / 276.0 m (surveyed)
Variation: 05W (1990)
From city: 10 miles NW of COLUMBUS, OH
Time zone: UTC -4 (UTC -5 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 43017

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 08/1943
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: INDIANAPOLIS CENTER
FSS: DAYTON FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: OSU (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 0600-2300
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: no
Lights: WHEN ATCT CLSD ACTVT MALSR RWY 09R - CTAF. REIL RWY 27L; PAPI RWY 09R & 27L; VASI RWY 09L & 27R; HIRL RWY 09R/27L - OPR CONSLY MED INTST. MIRL RWY 09L/27R - OPR CONSLY LOW INTST.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
Fire and rescue: ARFF index A
Airline operations: CLSD TO SKEDD ACR OPS GTR THAN 9 PAX SEATS; 90 DAY PPR FOR UNSKED ACR OPS GTR THAN 30 PAX SEATS - CALL AMGR.

Airport Communications

CTAF: 118.8
UNICOM: 122.95
ATIS: 121.35
WX ASOS: 121.35 (614-451-2465)
STATE GROUND: 121.7 [0700-2300]
STATE TOWER: 118.8 254.325 [0700-2300]
COLUMBUS APPROACH: 125.95
COLUMBUS DEPARTURE: 125.95
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 121.7
IC: 125.95
NG OPS: 123.075 46.8FM
WX ASOS at CMH (10 nm SE): 124.6 (614-338-4083)
WX AWOS-3 at TZR (11 nm S): 135.925 (614-878-1722)
WX AWOS-3 at DLZ (12 nm N): 119.025 (740-203-1878)
WX AWOS-3 at MRT (15 nm NW): 119.275 (937-644-2967)
WX AWOS-3 at LCK (17 nm SE): PHONE 614-492-2441
WX AWOS-3PT at UYF (20 nm SW): 120.85 (740-852-2844)
  • EMERG FREQ NOT AVBL.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
APEr265/22.7APPLETON VORTAC116.7006W
BUDr186/(32.2)BUCKEYE VOR109.8005W
XUBr357/(33.4)YELLOW BUD VOR112.5005W

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
FULER091/5.751505WOS --- ...
COURT HOUSE033/32.241406WCSS -.-. ... ...
CLARK COUNTY073/34.734104WCCJ -.-. -.-. .---

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A1+
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bulk oxygen: HIGH/LOW

Runway Information

Runway 9R/27L

Dimensions: 5004 x 100 ft. / 1525 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 17 /F/B/X/T
Single wheel: 45.0
Double wheel: 60.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 9R  RUNWAY 27L
Latitude: 40-04.628820N40-04.670905N
Longitude: 083-04.896158W083-03.824775W
Elevation: 901.3 ft.889.6 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 092 magnetic, 087 true272 magnetic, 267 true
Declared distances: TORA:5004 TODA:5004 ASDA:5004 LDA:5004TORA:5004 TODA:5004 ASDA:5004 LDA:5004
Markings: precision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI 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: yes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: ILS
Obstructions: none53 ft. tree, 2470 ft. from runway, 714 ft. right of centerline, 42:1 slope to clear

Runway 5/23

Dimensions: 3562 x 100 ft. / 1086 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 12 /F/B/X/T
Single wheel: 21.0
Double wheel: 32.0
Operational restrictions: CLSD TO UNSKED ACR OPS GTR THAN 30 PAX SEATS.
RUNWAY 5  RUNWAY 23
Latitude: 40-04.576670N40-04.963497N
Longitude: 083-04.707682W083-04.133520W
Elevation: 903.1 ft.892.7 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 054 magnetic, 049 true234 magnetic, 229 true
Declared distances: TORA:3562 TODA:3562 ASDA:3562 LDA:3562TORA:3562 TODA:3562 ASDA:3562 LDA:3562
Markings: basic, in good conditionbasic, in good condition
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 37 ft. trees, 780 ft. from runway, 200 ft. right of centerline, 15:1 slope to clear60 ft. trees, 1422 ft. from runway, 50 ft. left and right of centerline, 20:1 slope to clear

Runway 9L/27R

Dimensions: 2994 x 100 ft. / 913 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt, in fair condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 5 /F/B/X/T
Single wheel: 25.2
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
Operational restrictions: CLSD TO UNSKED ACR OPS GTR THAN 30 PAX SEATS.
RUNWAY 9L  RUNWAY 27R
Latitude: 40-04.961743N40-04.986817N
Longitude: 083-04.734142W083-04.093118W
Elevation: 904.3 ft.891.5 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 092 magnetic, 087 true272 magnetic, 267 true
Declared distances: TORA:2994 TODA:2994 ASDA:2994 LDA:2994TORA:2994 TODA:2994 ASDA:2994 LDA:2994
Markings: basic, in good conditionbasic, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-box VASI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)2-box VASI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: none72 ft. trees, 1545 ft. from runway, 122 ft. right of centerline, 18:1 slope to clear

Helipad H1

Dimensions: 40 x 40 ft. / 12 x 12 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Latitude: 40-05.087833N
Longitude: 083-04.109833W
Elevation: 890.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY
OHIO STATE UNIV AIRPORT, 2160 WEST CASE RD
COLUMBUS, OH 43235-2539
Phone 614-292-5460
Manager: ADAM WOLF
OHIO STATE UNIV AIRPORT, 2160 WEST CASE RD
COLUMBUS, OH 43235-2539
Phone 614-292-5460
ARPT OPS 614-292-5580.

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 136
Single engine airplanes: 110
Multi engine airplanes: 9
Jet airplanes: 13
Helicopters: 4
    
Aircraft operations: avg 246/day *
45% local general aviation
34% transient general aviation
20% air taxi
<1% military
<1% commercial
* for 12-month period ending 30 November 2020

Additional Remarks

NOISE SENSITIVE AREA WITHIN 4 MILES TO THE NORTH AND NORTHEAST. NOISE ABATEMENT RSTRNS: NO TGL OR RPTD TKOF/LNDG 2300-0700 DLY.
BIRDS & DEER ON & INVOF ARPT.
ALL TWYS NORTH OF RWY 09R/27L CLSD TO UNSKED ACR OPS GTR THAN 30 PAX SEATS.
SNOW REMOVAL OPERATING PROCEDURES: WHEN TWR CLSD ANNOUNCE ARRS/DEPS ON FREQ 118.8.
HELIPORT (UNLIT) LOCATED NORTH SIDE AIRFIELD, ADJACENT AIR GUARD RAMP, TWY G.
HELICOPTER LNDGS/TKFS PROHIBITED ON TWY A AND ALL RAMP AREA SOUTH OF TWY A. HELICOPTERS GROUND TAXI IF CAPABLE ON TWY A ABEAM RAMP.
SFC CONDS UNMON 2300-0700.
CLSD RAMP NORTH OF TWY G 24 HR PPR FOR USE (614) 292-5617.
RWY 05/23 CLSD DLY SS-SR.

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 22 April 2021 at 0901Z to 20 May 2021 at 0900z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
BREMN FIVE **CHANGED**   2 pages: [1] [2] (409KB)
GAILL THREE (RNAV) **CHANGED**   download (268KB)
GUNNE FOUR **CHANGED**   2 pages: [1] [2] (358KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 09R   download (262KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 09R   download (278KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 27L   download (278KB)
NDB RWY 09R   download (230KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download
 
Departure Procedures
NCLUS ONE **NEW**   download (203KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (164KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KCMH - John Glenn Columbus International Airport (10 nm SE)
KTZR - Bolton Field Airport (11 nm S)
KDLZ - Delaware Municipal Airport - Jim Moore Field (12 nm N)
KMRT - Union County Airport (15 nm NW)
KLCK - Rickenbacker International Airport (17 nm SE)
KUYF - Madison County Airport (20 nm SW)
 
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Aerial photo
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Aerial photo of KOSU (Ohio State University Airport)
Photo by Stephen Colby
Photo taken 09-Dec-2011
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Airport diagram
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Diagram of KOSU (Ohio State University Airport)
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 11-May-2021
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:5109:51
Sunrise06:2210:22
Sunset20:3600:36
Evening civil twilight21:0601:06

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  12-May-2021 00:00:53
Local (UTC-4)  11-May-2021 20:00:53
 
METAR
KOSU 112353Z 33009KT 10SM FEW070 11/M02 A3026 RMK AO2 SLP249 T01111022 10139 20106 51007
KCMH 
10nm SE 
112351Z 34012KT 10SM SCT065 SCT250 11/M02 A3026 RMK AO2 SLP247 T01111022 10139 20106 51011
KTZR 
12nm S 
112335Z AUTO 35010G14KT 10SM CLR 11/M01 A3026 RMK AO2 T01061009
KDLZ 
12nm N 
112355Z AUTO 33005KT 10SM CLR 10/M01 A3027 RMK AO2
KMRT 
15nm NW 
112335Z AUTO 35008KT 10SM CLR 10/M02 A3027 RMK AO2 T01011022
KLCK 
17nm SE 
112255Z AUTO 36009KT 10SM BKN060 11/M02 A3025 RMK AO2 T01111018
KUYF 
20nm SW 
112335Z AUTO 36009KT 10SM CLR 10/M02 A3026 RMK AO2
TAF
KCMH 
10nm SE 
111725Z 1118/1218 33010G18KT P6SM SCT100 FM112300 35004KT P6SM FEW250 FM121400 03007KT P6SM SKC
KLCK 
17nm SE 
111725Z 1118/1218 33010G18KT P6SM SCT100 FM112300 35004KT P6SM FEW250 FM121400 03007KT P6SM SKC
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
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The Ohio State University Airport UNICOM 122.95
614-292-5580
toll-free 800-777-5488
[web site]
[email]
The Ohio State University Airport FBO is a full-service FBO offering all services and hospitality to our customers whether you're flying a Cessna 150 or a Global Express or anything in between.

We are conveniently located in Northwest Columbus with quick access to all central Ohio attractions, including; The Ohio State University Campus and Ohio Stadium, Downtown Columbus and the Arena District, Hollywood Casino, Muirfield Golf Course, the Columbus Zoo & Aquarium, and the Easton and Polaris shopping district.
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EPIC
100LL Jet A
FS $5.59 $4.29 
GUARANTEED
 
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Barnstormer Restaurant 614-292-5699
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