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KMKC Charles B Wheeler Downtown Airport
Kansas City, Missouri, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 26 JANUARY 2023

Location

FAA Identifier: MKC
Lat/Long: 39-07-22.6000N 094-35-34.2000W
39-07.376667N 094-35.570000W
39.1229444,-94.5928333
(estimated)
Elevation: 756.8 ft. / 230.7 m (surveyed)
Variation: 01E (2020)
Time zone: UTC -6 (UTC -5 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 64116

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 04/1940
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: KANSAS CITY CENTER
FSS: COLUMBIA FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: MKC (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: CONTINUOUS
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: no
Lights: SS-SR
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
Fire and rescue: ARFF index A
Airline operations: ARPT CLSD TO ACR OPNS WITH MORE THAN 30 PSGR SEATS EXCP 24 HR PPR CALL AMGR (816) 289-2718. AIR CARRIER OPS NOT AUTHORIZED IN EXCESS OF 15 MINUTES BFR OR AFT SKED ARR OR DEP TIMES W/O PRIOR COORDINATION WITH AMGR CONFIRMING ARFF AVBL PRIOR TO LNDG OR TKOF.
International operations: customs landing rights airport

Airport Communications

UNICOM: 122.95
ATIS: 120.75
WX ASOS: 120.75 (816-329-2843)
DOWNTOWN GROUND: 121.9
DOWNTOWN TOWER: 133.3 233.7
KANSAS CITY APPROACH: 118.4
KANSAS CITY DEPARTURE: 118.4
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 121.9
PRE-TAXI CLEARANCE: 121.9
WX ASOS at MCI (12 nm NW): PHONE 816-329-2808
WX ASOS at LXT (14 nm SE): 124.175 (816-347-9807)
WX ASOS at OJC (18 nm S): PHONE 913-780-6969
WX AWOS-3T at GPH (18 nm NE): 120.275 (816-407-3399)
  • INTERFERENCE FROM FM RADIO STATION MAY AFFECT COMMUNICATIONS IN THE IMMEDIATE VICINITY OF THE ARPT.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
MCIr140/11.8KANSAS CITY VORTAC113.2505E
ANXr267/21.7NAPOLEON VORTAC114.0007E

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
100LL:100LL SELF SVC AVBL 24 HRS WITH CREDIT CARD ONLY ON WEST SIDE NEAR GA TERMINAL.
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: HIGH/LOW
Bulk oxygen: HIGH/LOW

Runway Information

Runway 1/19

Dimensions: 6827 x 150 ft. / 2081 x 46 m
Surface: concrete/grooved, in excellent condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 67 /R/B/W/T
Single wheel: 86.0
Double wheel: 171.0
Double tandem: 342.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 1  RUNWAY 19
Latitude: 39-06.881313N39-07.978363N
Longitude: 094-35.720838W094-35.403782W
Elevation: 748.5 ft.756.8 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 012 magnetic, 013 true192 magnetic, 193 true
Displaced threshold: 299 ft.302 ft.
Declared distances: TORA:6827 TODA:6827 ASDA:6827 LDA:6527TORA:6827 TODA:6827 ASDA:6827 LDA:6525
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-box VASI on left (3.70 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
RVR equipment: rollouttouchdown
Approach lights: MALSF: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with sequenced flashers
RY19 MALSF AUGMENTED WITH RAIL.
Runway end identifier lights: yesno
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: ILS/DME
Obstructions: 38 ft. tree, 747 ft. from runway, 571 ft. right of centerline, 20:1 slope to clear20 ft. road, 700 ft. from runway, 150 ft. left of centerline, 25:1 slope to clear
ROAD & FENCE 0-200' FM THR.

Runway 3/21

Dimensions: 5050 x 100 ft. / 1539 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in excellent condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 74 /F/C/W/T
Single wheel: 48.0
Double wheel: 73.0
Double tandem: 136.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 3  RUNWAY 21
Latitude: 39-06.977698N39-07.629332N
Longitude: 094-35.910790W094-35.247030W
Elevation: 742.7 ft.743.2 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 037 magnetic, 038 true217 magnetic, 218 true
Displaced threshold: 500 ft.699 ft.
Declared distances: TORA:5050 TODA:5050 ASDA:4770 LDA:4270TORA:5050 TODA:5050 ASDA:5050 LDA:4351
Markings: precision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-box VASI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-box VASI on left (3.30 degrees glide path)
UNUSBL BYD 8 DEGS LEFT OF CRS.
RVR equipment: touchdownrollout
Runway end identifier lights: yes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: ILS/DME
Obstructions: 20 ft. berm, lighted, 450 ft. from runway, 125 ft. left of centerline, 12:1 slope to clear
APCH RATIO AT DSPLCD THR 47:1.
37 ft. rr, lighted, 225 ft. from runway, 100 ft. left of centerline
ROAD & RR 0-200' FM THR.

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF KANSAS CITY
414 E. 12TH ST
KANSAS CITY, MO 64106
Phone 816-859-7601
Manager: ADAM FREEMAN, C.M.
900 RICHARDS ROAD
KANSAS CITY, MO 64116
Phone (816) 859-7610

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 176
Single engine airplanes: 76
Multi engine airplanes: 23
Jet airplanes: 66
Helicopters: 11
    
Aircraft operations: avg 315/day *
44% transient general aviation
33% local general aviation
21% air taxi
1% military
<1% commercial
* for 12-month period ending 30 September 2022

Additional Remarks

E60-01 ENGINEERED MATERIALS ARRESTING SYSYTEM (EMAS) 263 FT IN LENGTH BY 170 FT IN WIDTH LCTD AT THE DER 01.
E60-19 ENGINEERED MATERIALS ARRESTING SYSYTEM (EMAS) 287 FT IN LENGTH BY 170 FT IN WIDTH LCTD AT THE DER 19.
FLOCKS OF PIGEONS INVOF DEP EOR 03.
RWY 03/21 VFR E TFC PAT: DEPARTING RWY 03 RIGHT TFC ATTAIN TFC PAT ALT PRIOR TO TURNING CROSSWIND. LDG RWY 21 MNTN TFC PAT ALT UNTIL PASSING N OF MISSOURI RIVER.
ATCT HAS LIMITED VISIBILITY OF T-HANGAR APRONS N TWY D AND W TWY L .
FAA SAFETY VIDEO CAN BE ACCESSED AT HTTPS://WWW.FAA.GOV/AIRPORTS/RUNWAY_SAFETY/VIDEOS/MKC/
CTN: MULT OBSTRUCTIONS 0.5 MI-1.0 MI ESE FM RWY 19 DER UP TO 290 FT AGL/1100 FT MSL.
WILDLIFE ON & 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 26 January 2023 at 0901Z to 23 February 2023 at 0900z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
BRAYMER SEVEN   2 pages: [1] [2]
JHAWK SIX   2 pages: [1] [2]
TYGER SIX   2 pages: [1] [2]
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 03   download (352KB)
ILS OR LOC RWY 19   download (303KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 03   download (253KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 19   download (275KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 21   download (276KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (139KB)
 
Departure Procedures
CHIEF SEVEN   download (210KB)
LAKES FOUR **NEW**   2 pages: [1] [2] (347KB)
RACER SEVEN   download (254KB)
ROYAL NINE   download (255KB)
TIFTO SIX   download (192KB)
WILDCAT FIVE   download (230KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (344KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KMCI - Kansas City International Airport (12 nm NW)
KLXT - Lee's Summit Municipal Airport (14 nm SE)
KOJC - Johnson County Executive Airport (18 nm S)
KGPH - Midwest National Air Center Airport (18 nm NE)
3GV - East Kansas City Airport (19 nm E)
 
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Aerial photo
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Aerial photo of KMKC (Charles B Wheeler Downtown Airport)
Photo by Martin Pauly
Photo taken 06-Jan-2019
looking north-northwest.

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Airport diagram
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Diagram of KMKC (Charles B Wheeler Downtown Airport)
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 28-Jan-2023
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight07:0113:01
Sunrise07:3013:30
Sunset17:3323:33
Evening civil twilight18:0200:02

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  28-Jan-2023 23:59:22
Local (UTC-6)  28-Jan-2023 17:59:22
 
METAR
KMKC 282354Z 35015G21KT 10SM OVC049 02/M02 A2994 RMK AO2 SLP142 T00221022 10122 20022 53030
KMCI 
12nm NW 
282353Z 36018KT 10SM OVC046 01/M03 A2994 RMK AO2 SLP143 T00111033 10128 20011 53029
KLXT 
14nm SE 
282353Z AUTO 36019G23KT 10SM OVC049 06/01 A2990 RMK AO2 PRESRR SLP130 T00610006 10122 20061 53015
KGVW 
17nm S 
282340Z AUTO 14019KT 3SM BR OVC075 19/17 A3006 RMK A01
KOJC 
18nm S 
282353Z 36012KT 10SM OVC047 06/00 A2989 RMK AO2 SLP125 T00560000 10117 20056 53016
KGPH 
18nm NE 
282355Z AUTO 36019G23KT 10SM OVC050 01/M02 A2995 RMK AO2
TAF
KMKC 281739Z 2818/2918 20015G22KT P6SM FEW030 FM282100 27008KT P6SM BKN100 FM282300 34010KT P6SM BKN050 FM290000 36014KT P6SM OVC018
KMCI 
12nm NW 
281739Z 2818/2918 19009KT P6SM FEW030 BKN200 FM282100 27008KT P6SM BKN100 FM282300 34010KT P6SM BKN050 FM290000 36014KT P6SM OVC018
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
Atlantic Aviation ASRI 129.10
816-949-8900
[web site]
[email]
Touch the ground in the heart of Kansas City and enjoy a harmonious balance of affordable luxury and personalized services few others will experience. Here you'll discover unrelenting attention to safety and efficiency, ongoing technological innovation, relaxing lounges and even workout facilities where you can rest the mind and exercise the body. Atlantic Aviation represents the higher standard and a new approach for both pilots and passengers.
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U.S. Government AIR Card   U.S. Customs Service   WSI Pilotbrief   Avfuel Contract Fuel   Everest Fuel   UVair   World Fuel Contract Fuel   AVCARD® by World Fuel   Crew cars   Courtesy transportation   Hertz   Wireless Internet Access (WiFi)   Wheelchair Accessible   National Business Aviation Association  
 
independent
Jet A
FS $9.23 
 Updated 28-Jan-2023
 
   write
City of Kansas City 816-859-7600
816-289-2718
[web site]
[email]
Airport management, Aviation fuel, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangar leasing / sales, Passenger terminal and lounge, Pilots lounge / snooze room, ...

More info about City of Kansas City
Phillips 66
100LL
SS $4.89 
GUARANTEED
 
   7 read write
Signature Flight Support 816-842-8484
[web site]
[email]
Aviation fuel, Oxygen service, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangars, Passenger terminal and lounge, Aerial tours / aerial sightseeing, Aircraft charters, ...

More info about Signature Flight Support
independent
100LL Jet A
FS $8.51 $9.18 
 Updated 28-Jan-2023
 
   1 read write
Alternatives at nearby airports
IMPORTANT: Note that the FBOs below are NOT at KMKC but at other nearby airports. Do not expect services from these FBOs to be available at KMKC.
Located at KIXD
Advanced Aviation Jet Center
UNICOM 122.95
913-768-1500
[web site]
[email]

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At KIXD (New Century AirCenter Airport), 22 miles SW

Kansas City's Premier FBO located at KIXD New Century AirCenter.

-Daily Fuel Specials
-Complete Concierge Service
-Easy Access to All Major Kansas City HWYs
-Nearby Hotel Discounts
-Modern Pilot and Passenger Lounges
-Fresh Warm Cookies
-Kansas City Famous BBQ, Beer and Coffee Available!
More info and photos of Advanced Aviation Jet Center (KIXD)
Located at KIXD
Titan
100LL Jet A
FS $6.50 $6.75 
SS $6.10 --- 
GUARANTEED
AirBossMEMBER
PRICING
FS $6.20 $6.55 
 
   2 read write
Located at KLXT
Lee's Summit Municipal Airport
UNICOM 122.80
816-969-1186
816-969-1180
[web site]
[email]

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At KLXT (Lee's Summit Municipal Airport), 14 miles SE

The new gateway to Kansas City!

The Lee's Summit Airport now offers a 5,501 ft. grooved concrete runway as well as a full service FBO that serves the Greater Kansas City area. Conveniently located, the Lee's Summit Airport is only minutes away from locations south of downtown KC, including Arrowhead Stadium, Kaufman Stadium, the Plaza shopping area, as well as Independence, and Blue Springs in Missouri, and Overland Park, Kansas.
More info and photos of Lee's Summit Municipal Airport (KLXT)
Located at KLXT
Avfuel
100LL Jet A Mogas
FS $6.36 $7.64 --- 
PS --- --- $4.46 
SS $5.50 --- $3.71 
GUARANTEED
 
   6 read write
FS=Full service
PS=Pump service
SS=Self service
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