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KOBE Okeechobee County Airport
Okeechobee, Florida, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 29 MARCH 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: OBE
Lat/Long: 27-15-59.7000N / 080-51-01.4000W
27-15.995000N / 080-51.023333W
27.2665833 / -80.8503889
(estimated)
Elevation: 33.4 ft. / 10.2 m (surveyed)
Variation: 06W (2010)
From city: 3 miles NW of OKEECHOBEE, FL
Time zone: UTC -4 (UTC -5 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 34972

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 04/1940
Control tower: no
ARTCC: MIAMI CENTER
FSS: SAINT PETERSBURG FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: PIE (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 0900-1700
AFT HRS CALL 863-634-0352.
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT MIRL RWY 05-23 - CTAF
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 123.0
WX AWOS-3: 118.675 (863-467-1148)
  • APCH/DEP SVS PRVDD BY MIAMI ARTCC ON FREQS 132.25/370.9 (VERO BEACH RCAG).

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
PHKr344/30.2PAHOKEE VOR/DME115.4000E
TRVr225/31.3TREASURE VORTAC117.3007W
LBVr047/39.1LA BELLE VORTAC110.4001E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
FORT PIERCE250/28.627507WFPR ..-. .--. .-.
UNITED313/34.940505WUTX ..- - -..-

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MINOR
Bottled oxygen: HIGH
Bulk oxygen: HIGH

Runway Information

Runway 5/23

Dimensions: 5000 x 100 ft. / 1524 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 40.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 5  RUNWAY 23
Latitude: 27-15.728685N27-16.311993N
Longitude: 080-51.321078W080-50.667805W
Elevation: 32.8 ft.32.7 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 051 magnetic, 045 true231 magnetic, 225 true
Markings: nonprecision, 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
Obstructions: 40 ft. tree, 2040 ft. from runway, 47:1 slope to clear40 ft. tree, 1065 ft. from runway, 140 ft. left of centerline, 22:1 slope to clear

Runway 14/32

Dimensions: 4001 x 75 ft. / 1220 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 30.0
RUNWAY 14  RUNWAY 32
Latitude: 27-16.195570N27-15.728512N
Longitude: 080-51.320990W080-50.798655W
Elevation: 32.9 ft.32.2 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 141 magnetic, 135 true321 magnetic, 315 true
Markings: nonprecision, 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: nono
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 44 ft. trees, 1285 ft. from runway, 65 ft. right of centerline, 25:1 slope to clear27 ft. tree, 295 ft. from runway, 225 ft. left of centerline, 3:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: OKEECHOBEE COUNTY
2800 NORTH WEST 20TH TRAIL
OKEECHOBEE, FL 34972
Phone 863-467-5505
CONTACT PERSON: ROBBIE CHARTIER 863-763-6441
Manager: KATHY SCOTT
OKEECHOBEE AIRPORT, 2800 NORTHWEST 20TH TRAIL
OKEECHOBEE, FL 34972
Phone 863-467-5505
EMERGENCY CELL 863-634-1474

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 26
Single engine airplanes: 20
Multi engine airplanes: 2
Jet airplanes: 2
Helicopters: 1
Ultralights: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 137/day *
90% transient general aviation
10% local general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 11 July 2017

Additional Remarks

A30A-05 CALM WIND RY.
ULTRALIGHT ACTIVITY ON & INVOF ARPT.
FBO PHONE IS 863-467-5888.
NON-POWERED FLT ACTIVITY PROHIBITED WI ARPT TFC PAT.
TKOF & LNDG ON GRASS AREAS ARE AT OWN RISK.
BIRD HAZARD, CRANES INVOF ARPT.

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 29 March 2018 at 0901Z to 26 April 2018 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 05   download (203KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 14   download (178KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 23   download (238KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 32   download (233KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (21KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KSEF - Sebring Regional Airport (29 nm NW)
KFPR - Treasure Coast International Airport (29 nm NE)
KPHK - Palm Beach County Glades Airport (30 nm S)
KVRB - Vero Beach Regional Airport (33 nm NE)
2IS - Airglades Airport (34 nm S)
 
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Photo taken 27-Jan-2017
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 26-Apr-2018
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:2510:25
Sunrise06:5010:50
Sunset19:5323:53
Evening civil twilight20:1700:17

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  26-Apr-2018 11:33:57
Local (UTC-4)  26-Apr-2018 07:33:57
 
METAR
KOBE 261115Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 13/12 A2993 RMK AO2
TAF
KFPR 
29nm NE 
260524Z 2606/2706 27007KT P6SM FEW040 FM261800 22009KT P6SM SCT040 BKN250 FM270000 25005KT P6SM SKC
KVRB 
33nm NE 
260524Z 2606/2706 27007KT P6SM FEW040 FM261800 20009KT P6SM SCT040 BKN250 FM270000 25005KT P6SM SKC
KSUA 
34nm E 
260524Z 2606/2706 27006KT P6SM FEW040 FM261700 20009KT P6SM SCT040 BKN250 FM270000 25005KT P6SM SKC
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
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 Okeechobee Jet Center
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863-467-5888
toll-free 1-866-623-3835
[web site]
[email]
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