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KAAO Colonel James Jabara Airport
Wichita, Kansas, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 24 MAY 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: AAO
Lat/Long: 37-44-51.3000N / 097-13-16.0000W
37-44.855000N / 097-13.266667W
37.7475833 / -97.2211111
(estimated)
Elevation: 1420.8 ft. / 433.1 m (surveyed)
Variation: 06E (2000)
From city: 9 miles NE of WICHITA, KS
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -6 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 67226

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 07/1944
Control tower: no
ARTCC: KANSAS CITY CENTER
FSS: WICHITA FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: AAO (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: CONTINUOUS
Pattern altitude: 2220.8 ft. MSL
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: APT LGT SKED: ACTVT MIRL RY 18/36, MALSR RY 18, REIL RY 36 - CTAF. PAPI RYS 18 & 36 OPR CONT.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.7
WX ASOS: 134.025 (316-636-2541)
WICHITA APPROACH: 134.8
WICHITA DEPARTURE: 134.8
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 125.0
WX AWOS-3PT at BEC (3 nm S): 119.45 (316-515-7116)
WX AWOS-3 at 1K1 (5 nm E): 118.3 (316-530-6004)
WX AWOS-3PT at 3AU (8 nm SE): 124.175 (316-733-6696)
WX ASOS at ICT (12 nm SW): PHONE 316-945-8022
WX AWOS-3PT at EWK (19 nm N): 123.875 (316-283-8789)
WX AWOS-3P at EQA (19 nm E): 120.875 (316-322-8095)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
ICTr083/17.2WICHITA VORTAC113.8007E
HUTr110/36.9HUTCHINSON VOR/DME116.8004E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
NEWTON167/19.228106EEWK . .-- -.-

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
FOR 24 HOUR FUEL CONTACT FBO
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 18/36

Dimensions: 6101 x 100 ft. / 1860 x 30 m
Surface: concrete/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 40.0
Double wheel: 62.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 18  RUNWAY 36
Latitude: 37-45.353383N37-44.355423N
Longitude: 097-13.191737W097-13.342418W
Elevation: 1401.2 ft.1420.8 ft.
Traffic pattern: rightleft
Runway heading: 181 magnetic, 187 true001 magnetic, 007 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)
Approach lights: MALSR: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with runway alignment indicator lights
Runway end identifier lights: noyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: ILS/DME

Helipad H1

Dimensions: 50 x 50 ft. / 15 x 15 m
Surface: concrete, in good condition
Traffic pattern: leftleft

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: WICHITA AIRPORT AUTHORITY
2173 AIR CARGO RD
WICHITA, KS 67209
Phone 316-946-4700
Manager: VICTOR WHITE
WICHITA AIRPORT AUTHORITY, 2173 AIR CARGO RD
WICHITA, KS 67209
Phone 316-946-4700

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 111
Single engine airplanes: 58
Multi engine airplanes: 27
Jet airplanes: 22
Helicopters: 2
Ultralights: 1
Military aircraft: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 105/day *
50% transient general aviation
47% local general aviation
3% air taxi
* for 12-month period ending 22 September 2016

Additional Remarks

HELIPAD H1 USED BY WICHITA POLICE HEL.
ATNDD CONSY.
USE CTN FOR MCCONNELL AFB 9 MILES S AND BEECH FACTORY ARPT 3 MIS SE.
BEECH FACTORY RWY 18 EXTDD CNTRLN ONLY 1 MI E.
SOUTHERLY AND SOUTHEASTERLY VFR ARR AND DEP NOT RCMDD WO ATC RADAR SVC DUE TO BEECH FACTORY ARPT AND MCCONNELL AFB ASP.
VFR ARR AND DEP ARE RCMDD TO RMN AOB 2,400' MSL WITHIN 5 MIS DUE TO HEAVY MIL TFC AT AND ABV 3,000' MSL.
MIGRATORY BIRDS INVOF ARPT.
DUE TO 20 FT RWY END ELEV DIFFERENTIAL, PILOTS MAY LOSE LINE OF SIGHT OF OTHER ACFT ON OPPOSING RWY AND TWY ENDS.
NOISE SENSITIVE AREAS S, SW, AND W.
PPR FOR ACFT CARRYING CLASS 1 - DIVISION 1.1, 1.2, OR 1.3 XPLOSS AS DEFINED BY 49 CFR 173.50 OR AS AMDD.
RWY 18 NSTD TFC PAT.
EAA CHAP 88 LCTD ON SITE.

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 24 May 2018 at 0901Z to 21 June 2018 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 18   download (203KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 18   download (222KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 36   download (224KB)
RNAV (GPS)-E   download (164KB)
VOR-A   download (183KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (55KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (147KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KBEC - Beech Factory Airport (3 nm S)
1K1 - Lloyd Stearman Field Airport (5 nm E)
KCEA - Cessna Aircraft Field Airport (6 nm S)
KIAB - Mc Connell Air Force Base (8 nm S)
3AU - Augusta Municipal Airport (8 nm SE)
KICT - Wichita Dwight D Eisenhower National Airport (12 nm SW)
KEWK - Newton City/County Airport (19 nm N)
KEQA - El Dorado/Captain Jack Thomas Memorial Airport (19 nm E)
 
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Aerial photo of KAAO (Colonel James Jabara Airport)
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Photo taken 19-Feb-2013
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 24-May-2018
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:4310:43
Sunrise06:1411:14
Sunset20:3801:38
Evening civil twilight21:0802:08

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  24-May-2018 21:34:53
Local (UTC-5)  24-May-2018 16:34:53
 
METAR
KAAO 242054Z AUTO 16009KT 10SM SCT100 27/22 A2999 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT SE SLP142 60023 T02720217 58029
KBEC 
3nm S 
242115Z AUTO 13007KT 100V160 10SM CLR 28/22 A2998 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT NE AND SE T02750217
K1K1 
5nm E 
242115Z AUTO 16005KT 10SM CLR 25/20 A2999 RMK AO2 T02530197
KIAB 
8nm S 
242056Z AUTO 18006KT 10SM FEW110 28/22 A2998 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT E-SE SLP143 60002 T02800217 57029
K3AU 
8nm SE 
242115Z AUTO 10006KT 10SM SCT110 25/22 A2999 RMK AO2
KICT 
12nm SW 
242053Z 18009KT 10SM FEW025 SCT120 BKN160 BKN200 28/21 A2998 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT E SLP138 CB DSNT DSNT E-SE MOV NE 60000 T02830211 58028
KEWK 
17nm N 
242056Z AUTO 18014G18KT 10SM CLR 28/20 A3001 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT SE SLP147 60008 T02830200 58023
KEQA 
19nm E 
242115Z AUTO 15005KT 7SM -RA SCT022 SCT030 BKN040 24/22 A2999 RMK AO2
TAF
KIAB 
8nm S 
241800Z 2418/2524 18012KT 9000 -SHRA VCTS SCT040CB QNH2995INS TEMPO 2418/2423 18020G40KT 6000 -TSRA BKN035CB BECMG 2505/2506 17009KT 9999 NSW SCT030 QNH2992INS BECMG 2508/2509 18006KT 9999 FEW030 QNH2987INS BECMG 2513/2514 18010G15KT 9999 FEW030 QNH2985INS BECMG 2518/2519 26009KT 9000 -SHRA BKN030 QNH2977INS TEMPO 2519/2521 26025G40KT 4800 -TSRA BKN030CB BECMG 2522/2523 16006KT 9999 NSW SCT060 QNH2978INS TX29/2420Z TN20/2511Z
KICT 
12nm SW 
241844Z 2419/2518 18012KT P6SM VCTS BKN050CB BKN120 FM242100 17015G23KT P6SM VCTS SCT050CB BKN120 FM250000 17014KT P6SM SCT250 FM250400 16009KT P6SM SCT070 BKN120 FM250800 18008KT P6SM VCTS BKN150CB FM251100 18008KT P6SM BKN120
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
Midwest Corporate Aviation 316-636-9700
toll-free 1-800-435-9622
[web site]
[email]
Aviation fuel, Oxygen service, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangars, GPU / Power cart, Passenger terminal and lounge, Flight training, ...
 
Phillips 66® Aviation Contract Fuel  
 
More info about Midwest Corporate Aviation
Phillips 66
100LL Jet A
FS $5.94 $5.70 
 Updated 22-May-2018
 
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Alternatives at nearby airports
IMPORTANT: Note that the FBOs below are NOT at KAAO but at other nearby airports. Do not expect services from these FBOs to be available at KAAO.
Located at 3AU
Augusta Municipal Airport
UNICOM 122.80
316-733-1326
316-733-1327
[web site]
[email]
At 3AU (Augusta Municipal Airport), 8 miles SE

Closest Airport and FBO to Flight Safety @ Beechcraft and downtown Wichita. We offer the best Jet-A prices and best quick turn service available. We offer all the same amenities found at the BIG Box Chain FBO's, but without the added expense! Augusta Municipal is the only Airport location serving as a HERTZ RENTAL CAR location outside of Wichita Eisenhower.
More info and photos of Augusta Municipal Airport (3AU)
Located at 3AU
Phillips 66
100LL Jet A
FS --- $3.54 
SS $4.45 --- 
GUARANTEED
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PRICING
FS --- $3.36 
 
   5 read write
FS=Full service
SS=Self service
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