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K59 Amelia Earhart Airport
Atchison, Kansas, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 08 OCTOBER 2020

Location

FAA Identifier: K59
Lat/Long: 39-34-13.8890N 095-10-49.1930W
39-34.231483N 095-10.819883W
39.5705247,-95.1803314
(estimated)
Elevation: 1073 ft. / 327.1 m (surveyed)
Variation: 02E (2020)
From city: 2 miles W of ATCHISON, KS
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -6 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 66002

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 06/1952
Control tower: no
ARTCC: KANSAS CITY CENTER
FSS: WICHITA FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: ICT (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 0900-1900
Wind indicator: yes
Segmented circle: no
Lights: ACTVT LIRL RWY 16/34 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.8
WX AWOS-3: 123.675 (913-367-1449)
ST JOSEPH APPROACH: 124.7 120.35
ST JOSEPH DEPARTURE: 124.7 120.35
WX ASOS at STJ (17 nm NE): 125.05 (816-233-0666)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
STJr199/26.2ST JOSEPH VORTAC115.5008E
MCIr305/26.7KANSAS CITY VORTAC113.2505E
TOPr028/31.1TOPEKA VORTAC117.8005E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
TARIO239/14.126004EST ... -
AMAZON210/22.623304EAZN .- --.. -.

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A+
24 HR SELF SVC FUEL AVBL.
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 16/34

Dimensions: 3000 x 48 ft. / 914 x 15 m
Surface: asphalt, in fair condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 7 /F/C/Y/U
Single wheel: 17.0
Runway edge lights: low intensity
RWY 16/34 NSTD LIRL; RY END LGTS AT DEP END RY 16 ARE NOT SPLIT LENSES. SOME EDGE LGTS OTS INDEFLY.
Operational restrictions: LN OF SIGHT OBSTD BTWN RWY ENDS.
RUNWAY 16  RUNWAY 34
Latitude: 39-34.477267N39-33.986417N
Longitude: 095-10.855717W095-10.783150W
Elevation: 1040.0 ft.1072.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 171 magnetic, 173 true351 magnetic, 353 true
Displaced threshold: no202 ft.
Markings: basic, in good conditionbasic, in good condition
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: none9 ft. road, 497 ft. from runway, 33:1 slope to clear
OBSTN CLNC SLOPE TO DSPLD THLD 50:1.

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF ATCHISON
515 KANSAS AVE
ATCHISON, KS 66002
Phone (913) 367-5560
Manager: RUSSELL MCELWAIN, FBO
16701 286TH RD
ATCHISON, KS 66002
Phone 913-426-5757
ALT PH NUMBER 913-568-3819.

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 23
Single engine airplanes: 20
Multi engine airplanes: 2
Gliders airplanes: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 44/day *
68% local general aviation
31% transient general aviation
<1% military
<1% air taxi
* for 12-month period ending 31 July 2019

Additional Remarks

GLIDER OPNS FM GRASS WEST SIDE OF RWY.
A HEAVY CROPDUSTING OPS.
FOR CD CTC KANSAS CITY APCH AT 816-329-2710.
(CONTACT TITLE) INTERIM CITY MGR BECKY BERGER, ALTN CLINTON MCNEMEE 913-367-5561.

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 08 October 2020 at 0901Z to 05 November 2020 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 16 **CHANGED**   download (179KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (147KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KFLV - Sherman Army Airfield (17 nm SE)
KSTJ - Rosecrans Memorial Airport (17 nm NE)
KMCI - Kansas City International Airport (27 nm SE)
KLWC - Lawrence Municipal Airport (34 nm S)
KFNB - Brenner Field Airport (36 nm NW)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 29-Oct-2020
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight07:2012:20
Sunrise07:4812:48
Sunset18:2123:21
Evening civil twilight18:4923:49

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  29-Oct-2020 21:39:14
Local (UTC-5)  29-Oct-2020 16:39:14
 
METAR
KSTJ 
17nm NE 
292053Z AUTO 33012G18KT 10SM CLR 09/M03 A3012 RMK AO2 SLP200 T00941028 55001
KMCI 
26nm SE 
292053Z 34011KT 10SM FEW250 11/00 A3009 RMK AO2 SLP191 T01060000 53000 $
KLWC 
33nm S 
292052Z AUTO 35011KT 10SM CLR 12/M01 A3011 RMK AO1 SLP197 T01171006 55004
TAF
KSTJ 
17nm NE 
291729Z 2918/3018 35016G22KT P6SM FEW019 TEMPO 2918/2919 BKN019 FM291900 35014G22KT P6SM SKC FM292200 34009KT P6SM SKC FM300200 00000KT P6SM SKC
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
Heartland Ag Aviation, LLC 913-426-5757
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100LL Jet A
SS $4.96 $4.25 
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Things to do: Attractions on or near the airport

  
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 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Distance
 
Comments
  
Amelia Earhart Birthplace Museum 913-367-4217
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