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KVKS Vicksburg Municipal Airport
Vicksburg, Mississippi, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 31 DECEMBER 2020

Location

FAA Identifier: VKS
Lat/Long: 32-14-20.9000N 090-55-41.5000W
32-14.348333N 090-55.691667W
32.2391389,-90.9281944
(estimated)
Elevation: 107.2 ft. / 32.7 m (surveyed)
Variation: 00W (2015)
From city: 7 miles SW of VICKSBURG, MS
Time zone: UTC -6 (UTC -5 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 39180

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 03/1950
Control tower: no
ARTCC: MEMPHIS CENTER
FSS: GREENWOOD FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: GWO (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: MON-FRI 0730-1630
AFT HRS CALL 601-218-5428. CALL OUT FEE RQRD.
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT PAPI RWY 19; MIRL RWY 01/19 - CTAF. PAPI RWY 01 OPR CONSLY.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
International operations: customs landing rights airport

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.8
WX AWOS-3: 118.85 (601-801-5376)
WX ASOS at TVR (8 nm NW): 118.525 (318-574-4866)
  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY MEMPHIS ARTCC ON FREQS 132.5/259.1 (GREENWOOD & JACKSON RCAGS).

Nearby radio navigation aids

NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
TALLULAH092/5.034402ETKH - -.- ....
NATCHEZ-ADAMS COUNTY029/37.838800EHAH .... .- ....

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A1+
FUEL H24 WITH CREDIT CARD.
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: NONE
AVBL - 601-529-2909.
Powerplant service: NONE
AVBL - 601-529-2909.
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 1/19

Dimensions: 5001 x 100 ft. / 1524 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 30.0
Double wheel: 50.0
Double tandem: 90.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 1  RUNWAY 19
Latitude: 32-13.940025N32-14.757587N
Longitude: 090-55.755722W090-55.627147W
Elevation: 100.7 ft.106.8 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 008 magnetic, 008 true188 magnetic, 188 true
Displaced threshold: 299 ft.472 ft.
Markings: nonprecision, in fair conditionnonprecision, in fair condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on right (3.00 degrees glide path)2-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: nono
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 105 ft. trees, 2500 ft. from runway, 21:1 slope to clear
APCH RATIO 28:1 TO DSPLCD THR.
38 ft. tree, 1100 ft. from runway, 200 ft. left of centerline, 23:1 slope to clear
APCH RATIO 41:1 TO DSPLCD THR.

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF VICKSBURG
PO BOX 150
VICKSBURG, MS 39180
Phone 601-634-4525
Manager: RON DAVIS
5855 HIGHWAY 61 SOUTH
VICKSBURG, MS 39180
Phone 601-218-5789
601-218-5789 OR 601-636-4925.

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 12
Single engine airplanes: 12
    
Aircraft operations: avg 42/week *
62% local general aviation
27% transient general aviation
10% military
* for 12-month period ending 25 March 2020

Additional Remarks

N PARL TWY CLSD.
TERM STUB TWY ONLY.
FOR CD CTC MEMPHIS ARTCC AT 901-368-8453.

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 December 2020 at 0901Z to 28 January 2021 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 01   download (240KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 19   download (228KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (67KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (116KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KTVR - Vicksburg Tallulah Regional Airport (8 nm NW)
KJVW - John Bell Williams Airport (27 nm E)
M11 - Copiah County Airport (35 nm SE)
KHKS - Hawkins Field Airport (36 nm E)
KHEZ - Hardy-Anders Field Natchez-Adams County Airport (42 nm SW)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 21-Jan-2021
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:3812:38
Sunrise07:0413:04
Sunset17:2623:26
Evening civil twilight17:5223:52

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  21-Jan-2021 23:32:40
Local (UTC-6)  21-Jan-2021 17:32:40
 
METAR
KVKS 212315Z AUTO 36004KT 4SM BR OVC003 14/14 A2993 RMK A01
KTVR 
9nm NW 
212253Z AUTO 36004KT 4SM -RA BR BKN007 OVC012 14/13 A2995 RMK AO2 RAB39 CIG 005V010 SLP148 P0000 T01440128
TAF
KHKS 
37nm E 
211814Z 2118/2218 26009KT 5SM -RA BR OVC006 FM212300 26004KT 3SM -SHRA BR OVC005 FM220300 00000KT 3SM -SHRA BR OVC003 FM220600 03003KT 2SM SHRA BR OVC002 FM220900 00000KT 3/4SM SHRA BR OVC002 FM221500 02007KT 2SM -SHRA BR OVC004
KJAN 
43nm E 
211814Z 2118/2218 26007KT 5SM -RA BR OVC006 FM212300 26004KT 3SM -SHRA BR OVC005 FM220300 00000KT 3SM -SHRA BR OVC003 FM220600 03003KT 2SM SHRA BR OVC002 FM220900 00000KT 3/4SM SHRA BR OVC002 FM221500 02007KT 2SM -SHRA BR OVC004
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
Vicksburg Municipal Airport 601-636-4925
toll-free 1-888-224-8047
[web site]
[email]
Airport management, Aviation fuel, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangars, Hangar leasing / sales, GPU / Power cart, Passenger terminal and lounge, ...
 
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More info about Vicksburg Municipal Airport
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100LL Jet A
FS $3.99 $3.89 
SS $3.69 $3.49 
 Updated 12-Jan-2021
 
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FS=Full service
SS=Self service
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