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KSKX Taos Regional Airport
Taos, New Mexico, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 11 OCTOBER 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: SKX
Lat/Long: 36-27-06.1000N / 105-40-23.1000W
36-27.101667N / 105-40.385000W
36.4516944 / -105.6730833
(estimated)
Elevation: 7094.6 ft. / 2162.4 m (surveyed)
Variation: 09E (2010)
From city: 8 miles NW of TAOS, NM
Time zone: UTC -6 (UTC -7 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 87571

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 03/1967
Control tower: no
ARTCC: ALBUQUERQUE CENTER
FSS: ALBUQUERQUE FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: SKX (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 0800-1700
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT MIRL RY 04/22; REIL RY 04, 13, 31 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.8
WX AWOS-3PT: 132.975 (575-758-5663)
WX AWOS-3 at AXX (19 nm E): 118.025 (575-377-0526)
  • COMMUNICATIONS PROVIDED BY ALBUQUERQUE RADIO ON FREQ 122.1R (SANTA FE RCO).
  • RCO 117.6T 122.1R (ALBUQUERQUE RADIO)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
TASr117/14.7TAOS VORTAC117.6013E
CIMr253/38.7CIMARRON VORTAC116.4013E

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A1+
FOR JET A FUEL AFT HRS CALL 575-758-5436. 100LL SELF SERVE 24 HRS WITH MAJOR CREDIT CARD.
Parking: hangars and tiedowns

Runway Information

Runway 13/31

Dimensions: 8600 x 100 ft. / 2621 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt/porous friction courses, in excellent condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 51 /F/D/X/T
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 13  RUNWAY 31
Latitude: 36-27.364883N36-26.322005N
Longitude: 105-41.021017W105-39.833837W
Elevation: 7047.3 ft.7024.9 ft.
Gradient: 0.7% DOWN0.7% UP
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 128 magnetic, 137 true308 magnetic, 317 true
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)
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights

Runway 4/22

Dimensions: 5504 x 75 ft. / 1678 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt/porous friction courses, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 4 /F/D/Y/T
Single wheel: 24.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 4  RUNWAY 22
Latitude: 36-27.251757N36-27.757185N
Longitude: 105-40.786142W105-39.854127W
Elevation: 7052.4 ft.7094.6 ft.
Gradient: 0.8% UP0.8% DOWN
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 047 magnetic, 056 true227 magnetic, 236 true
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionbasic, 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)
Runway end identifier lights: yesno
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: TOWN OF TAOS
400 CAMINO DE LA PLACITA
TAOS, NM 87571
Phone 575-751-2000
Manager: JOHN THOMPSON
400 CAMINO DE LA PLACITA
TAOS, NM 87571
Phone 575-758-4995
EMERGENCY PHONE: 575-770-1755 (CELL)

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 35
Single engine airplanes: 29
Multi engine airplanes: 1
Helicopters: 2
Ultralights: 3
    
Aircraft operations: avg 134/week *
57% transient general aviation
37% local general aviation
3% military
3% air taxi
* for 12-month period ending 01 April 2016

Additional Remarks

AVOID OVERFLIGHT OF TAOS PUEBLO WORLD HERITAGE SITE 5 NM EAST OF ARPT.
RY 04/22 PARALLEL TWY HAS RETRO-REFLECTORS.
WILDLIFE IN VICINITY OF AIRPORT

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 11 October 2018 at 0901Z to 8 November 2018 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 04   download (257KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 13   download (299KB)
VOR/DME-B   download (279KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (54KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (178KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KAXX - Angel Fire Airport (19 nm E)
KLAM - Los Alamos Airport (45 nm SW)
KSAF - Santa Fe Municipal Airport (54 nm S)
KLVS - Las Vegas Municipal Airport (54 nm SE)
KRTN - Raton Municipal Airport/Crews Field (59 nm E)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 15-Oct-2018
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:4512:45
Sunrise07:1113:11
Sunset18:2600:26
Evening civil twilight18:5200:52

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  15-Oct-2018 22:35:02
Local (UTC-6)  15-Oct-2018 16:35:02
 
METAR
KSKX 152156Z AUTO VRB04KT 10SM BKN016 OVC080 04/00 A3029 RMK AO2 SLP262 T00390000 $
KAXX 
19nm E 
152215Z AUTO 19007KT 10SM BKN024 OVC065 00/M03 A3030 RMK AO2 T00001029
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
 Taos Aviation Services
UNICOM 122.80
575-737-9790
[web site]
[email]
Professional, friendly service. Operating hours 0800-1800, 7 days per week (fee based after hours by request). Heated hangar, ground power unit, and catering.

More info about Taos Aviation Services
Phillips 66
100LL Jet A
FS $5.60 $5.05 
SS $5.10 --- 
 Updated 02-Oct-2018
 
   6 read write
FS=Full service
SS=Self service
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