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K78 Abilene Municipal Airport
Abilene, Kansas, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 15 JULY 2021

Location

FAA Identifier: K78
Lat/Long: 38-54-14.6000N 097-14-09.1000W
38-54.243333N 097-14.151667W
38.9040556,-97.2358611
(estimated)
Elevation: 1152.5 ft. / 351.3 m (surveyed)
Variation: 07E (1985)
From city: 1 mile SW of ABILENE, KS
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -6 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 67410

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 05/1946
Control tower: no
ARTCC: KANSAS CITY CENTER
FSS: WICHITA FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: ICT (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: MON-SAT 0800-1700
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: no
Lights: FOR MIRL RY 17/35, PAPI & REIL RYS 17 & 35 OPER DUSK-2200; AFTER 2200 ACTVT CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.8
WX AWOS-3: 124.125 (785-263-3096)
MARSHALL AAF GCA APPROACH: 121.25
MARSHALL AAF GCA DEPARTURE: 121.25
  • APCH/DEP CTL SVC PRVDD BY KANSAS CITY ARTCC (ZKC) ON FREQS 134.9/363.2 (SALINA RCAG) WHEN MASHALL APCH CTL (FRI) CLSD.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
FRIr251/(17.9)FORT RILEY VOR109.4006E
SLNr087/18.0SALINA VORTAC117.1007E
MHKr237/30.1MANHATTAN VOR/DME110.2004E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
HERINGTON297/23.640706EHRU .... .-. ..-

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
100LL:FUEL AVBL 24 HRS BY CREDIT CARD.
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 17/35

Dimensions: 4100 x 75 ft. / 1250 x 23 m
Surface: concrete, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 11 /R/C/X/U
Single wheel: 13.0
Double wheel: 16.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 17  RUNWAY 35
Latitude: 38-54.580927N38-53.905532N
Longitude: 097-14.150702W097-14.151707W
Elevation: 1152.3 ft.1149.8 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 173 magnetic, 180 true353 magnetic, 000 true
Declared distances: TORA:4100 TODA:4100 ASDA:4100 LDA:4100TORA:4100 TODA:4100 ASDA:4100 LDA:4100
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on left (3.75 degrees glide path)2-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yes
REIL: LOW/ MEDIUM/ HIGH PILOT CTLD.
yes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 25 ft. rr, 637 ft. from runway, 17:1 slope to clear
RR LOCATED 637 TO 864 FT FM RWY 17 END.
15 ft. road, 650 ft. from runway, 30:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF ABILENE KANSAS
CITY BUILDING
ABILENE, KS 67410
Phone 785-263-2550
Manager: JIM CURTIS
801 S. WASHINGTON
ABILENE, KS 67410
Phone 785-263-3970

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 17
Single engine airplanes: 17
    
Aircraft operations: avg 103/day *
53% transient general aviation
45% local general aviation
1% air taxi
<1% military
* for 12-month period ending 17 September 2019

Additional Remarks

24 HR PHONE AVAILABLE.
COURTESY CAR IS AVBL.
AWOS FREQ. 124.125
FOR CD CTC KANSAS CITY ARTCC AT 913-254-8508.

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 15 July 2021 at 0901Z to 12 August 2021 at 0900z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 17   download (233KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 35   download (226KB)
VOR-A   download (171KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (152KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (147KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

3JC - Freeman Field Airport (20 nm NE)
KSLN - Salina Regional Airport (21 nm W)
KHRU - Herington Regional Airport (24 nm SE)
KFRI - Marshall Army Airfield (24 nm E)
KCYW - Clay Center Municipal Airport (29 nm N)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 02-Aug-2021
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:0211:02
Sunrise06:3211:32
Sunset20:3901:39
Evening civil twilight21:0802:08

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  02-Aug-2021 11:26:34
Local (UTC-5)  02-Aug-2021 06:26:34
 
METAR
KSLN 
21nm W 
021053Z AUTO 31004KT 10SM CLR 14/12 A3021 RMK AO2 SLP220 T01440117
KFRI 
23nm E 
021056Z 00000KT 10SM CLR 14/13 A3020 RMK AO2A SLP219 T01410125
KMHK 
29nm NE 
021052Z 00000KT 4SM BR CLR 13/12 A3020 RMK AO2 SLP218 T01330122 $
TAF
KSLN 
21nm W 
020520Z 0206/0306 VRB03KT P6SM SKC FM020900 00000KT 6SM FU SKC FM021100 VRB03KT P6SM SKC FM030400 04006KT 6SM FU SKC
KFRI 
23nm E 
020500Z 0205/0311 VRB03KT 9999 SKC QNH3016INS BECMG 0210/0211 VRB03KT 8000 BR FEW030 QNH3020INS BECMG 0212/0213 01009KT 9999 NSW FEW030 QNH3015INS BECMG 0220/0221 VRB06KT 9999 SKC QNH3007INS TX27/0221Z TN16/0211Z
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
Abilene Flying Service 785-263-3970
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100LL Jet A
FS $5.20 --- 
SS $5.20 $4.20 
 Updated 23-Jul-2021
 
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FS=Full service
SS=Self service
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