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KOSU Ohio State University Airport
Columbus, Ohio, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 07 DECEMBER 2017

Location

FAA Identifier: OSU
Lat/Long: 40-04-47.3912N / 083-04-23.3461W
40-04.789853N / 083-04.389102W
40.0798309 / -83.0731517
(estimated)
Elevation: 905.5 ft. / 276.0 m (surveyed)
Variation: 05W (1990)
From city: 10 miles NW of COLUMBUS, OH
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -4 during Daylight Saving 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 TWR CLSD ATCVT MALSR RY 09R - CTAF. HIRL RY 09R/27L, MIRL RY 05/23 PRESET MED INTS IN FAVOR OF FORECASTED WIND; OTHERWISE LOW INTST. MIRL RY 09L/27R LOW INTST.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
Fire and rescue: ARFF index A
Airline operations: CLSD TO SCHEDULED ACR OPNS WITH GREATER THAN 9 PSGR SEATS & UNSCHEDULED ACR OPS GREATER THAN 30 PSGR SEATS. 90-DAY PP R; CALL AMGR 614-292-5460.

Airport Communications

CTAF: 118.8
UNICOM: 122.95
ATIS: 121.35
WX ASOS: PHONE 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-OPNS: 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): 132.750 (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/(33.5)YELLOW BUD VOR112.5005W
SGHr072/38.4SPRINGFIELD VOR/DME113.2004W

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
FULER091/5.751505WOS --- ...
NEWARK283/28.252406WHEH .... . ....
COURT HOUSE033/32.341406WCSS -.-. ... ...
CLARK COUNTY073/34.834104WCCJ -.-. -.-. .---

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: 40-04.628812N40-04.670897N
Longitude: 083-04.896163W083-03.824802W
Elevation: 901.3 ft.889.6 ft.
Gradient: 0.4%0.4%
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)
OPERATE CONTINUOUSLY.
4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
OPERATE CONTINUOUSLY.
Approach lights: MALSR: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with runway alignment indicator lights
Runway end identifier lights: yes
TWR OPERATES WHEN OPEN.
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
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 5  RUNWAY 23
Latitude: 40-04.576680N40-04.963505N
Longitude: 083-04.707690W083-04.133530W
Elevation: 903.1 ft.892.7 ft.
Gradient: 0.1%0.1%
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
Gradient: W.
RUNWAY 9L  RUNWAY 27R
Latitude: 40-04.961667N40-04.986825N
Longitude: 083-04.734212W083-04.093122W
Elevation: 904.4 ft.891.5 ft.
Gradient: 0.4% UP
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)
OPERATE CONTINUOUSLY.
2-box VASI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
OPERATE CONTINUOUSLY.
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 W. CASE RD
COLUMBUS, OH 43235
Phone 614-292-5460
Manager: DOUGLAS E. HAMMON
OHIO STATE UNIV AIRPORT, 2160 W. CASE RD
COLUMBUS, OH 43235
Phone 614-292-5460
FOR ARPT OPNS CALL 614-292-5580

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 190
Single engine airplanes: 144
Multi engine airplanes: 24
Jet airplanes: 15
Helicopters: 7
    
Aircraft operations: avg 195/day *
45% transient general aviation
40% local general aviation
15% air taxi
<1% military
<1% commercial
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2014

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 AND INVOF ARPT.
RY 5/23 AND ALL MOVEMENT AREAS N OF RY 09R/27L ARE NOT AVBL FOR ACR OPS WITH MORE THAN 30 PSGR 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.
ARPT SFC CONDS NOT MONTRD BETWEEN THE HRS OF 2300-0700 LCL.

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 between 7 December 2017 at 0901Z and 4 January 2018 at 0900Z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
BREMN FIVE   2 pages: [1] [2] (347KB)
GAILL THREE (RNAV)   download (245KB)
GUNNE FOUR   2 pages: [1] [2] (298KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 09R **CHANGED**   download (221KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 09R **CHANGED**   download (235KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 27L **CHANGED**   download (240KB)
NDB RWY 09R **CHANGED**   download (191KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download
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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Area around KOSU (Ohio State University Airport)
 
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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
looking south.

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Sectional chart

 
Airport diagram
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Diagram of KOSU (Ohio State University Airport)
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From to KOSU

Sunrise and sunset
Times for 15-Dec-2017
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight07:1812:18
Sunrise07:4812:48
Sunset17:0722:07
Evening civil twilight17:3722:37

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  15-Dec-2017 13:21:36
Local (UTC-5)  15-Dec-2017 08:21:36
 
METAR
KOSU 151253Z 22004KT 8SM OVC043 M07/M08 A2999 RMK AO2 SLP169 T10671083
KCMH 
10nm SE 
151251Z 20003KT 8SM OVC140 M06/M09 A3000 RMK AO2 SLP171 T10611089
KTZR 
12nm S 
151250Z 00000KT 7SM BKN044 M08/M09 A3001
KDLZ 
12nm N 
151255Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM OVC043 M07/M09 A2999 RMK AO2
KMRT 
15nm NW 
151255Z AUTO 22006KT 10SM OVC042 M07/M09 A2999 RMK AO2 T10701087
KLCK 
17nm SE 
151255Z AUTO 00000KT 5SM BR CLR M07/M08 A3001 RMK AO2 T10741080
KUYF 
20nm SW 
151255Z AUTO 23006KT 10SM OVC042 M05/M07 A2998 RMK AO2
TAF
KCMH 
10nm SE 
151137Z 1512/1612 00000KT P6SM OVC150 FM151500 22007KT P6SM BKN040 FM151800 26014G24KT P6SM SCT025 BKN035 TEMPO 1519/1523 BKN025 OVC040 FM152300 25010KT P6SM BKN050 FM160600 23008KT P6SM OVC045
KLCK 
17nm SE 
151137Z 1512/1612 00000KT P6SM OVC150 FM151500 22007KT P6SM BKN040 FM151800 26014G24KT P6SM SCT025 BKN035 TEMPO 1519/1523 BKN025 OVC040 FM152300 25010KT P6SM BKN050 FM160600 23008KT P6SM OVC045
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
The Ohio State University Airport UNICOM 122.95
614-292-5580
toll-free 1-800-777-5488
[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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NATA Safety 1st   CAA Preferred FBO   Bravo Rewards   Contract Fuel   Crew cars   Enterprise Rent-A-Car   FAA-Approved Repair Station   Cirrus   Diamond Aircraft   FAA Authorized Chart Agent   Wireless Internet Access (WiFi)   National Business Aviation Association  
 
EPIC
100LL Jet A
FS $5.69 $4.39 
GUARANTEED
 
   13 read write
Alternatives at nearby airports
IMPORTANT: Note that the FBOs below are NOT at KOSU but at other nearby airports. Do not expect services from these FBOs to be available at KOSU.
Located at KTZR
Columbus Jet Center
614-878-1200
[web site]
[email]
At KTZR (Bolton Field Airport), 11 miles SSW

Aviation fuel, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), GPU / Power cart, Passenger terminal and lounge, Aircraft charters, Aircraft maintenance, ...
More info and photos of Columbus Jet Center (KTZR)
Located at KTZR
Shell
100LL Jet A
FS $5.69 $4.39 
 Updated 12-Dec-2017
 
   4 read write
FS=Full service
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Aviation Businesses, Services, and Facilities

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Distance
 
Comments
  
 Capital City Aviation
614-459-2541
[web site]
[email]

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Flight training, Aircraft rental, Aerial tours / aerial sightseeing, Pilot supplies, Flying club, Public telephone, Internet access
 
Cirrus  
 
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Where to Eat: Catering, Restaurants, Food shops

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Distance
 
Comments
  
Barnstormer Restaurant 614-292-5699
no information available

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