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KORS Orcas Island Airport
Eastsound, Washington, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 15 JULY 2021

Location

FAA Identifier: ORS
Lat/Long: 48-42-30.0140N 122-54-38.1430W
48-42.500233N 122-54.635717W
48.7083372,-122.9105953
(estimated)
Elevation: 34.8 ft. / 10.6 m (surveyed)
Variation: 17E (2010)
From city: 1 mile N of EASTSOUND, WA
Time zone: UTC -7 (UTC -8 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 98245

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 11/1945
Control tower: no
ARTCC: VANCOUVER CENTER
FSS: SEATTLE FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: ORS (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 0800-1630
Pattern altitude: 1034.8 ft. MSL
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT REIL RWY 16 & 34; PAPI RWY 16; MIRL RWY 16/34: TWY LGTS - CTAF. REIL RWY 16 & 34 ON PHOTOCELL AND NOT AVLB DURG DALGT.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF: 128.25
WX AWOS-3: 135.425 (360-376-6045)
WHIDBEY APPROACH: 118.2 132.7
WHIDBEY DEPARTURE: 118.2 132.7
WX ASOS at FHR (12 nm S): 135.675 (360-378-8491)
WX ASOS at BLI (16 nm E): PHONE 360-671-8688
  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY ATCT NUW (WHIDBEY ISLAND NAS /AULT FIELD/ OAK HARBOR, WA) ON FREQS 118.2/285.65 FOR ACFT ARR AND DEP TO THE SOUTH.
  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY ATCT YYJ (VICTORIA TERMINAL, CN) ON FREQS 132.7/290.8 FOR ACFT ARR AND DEP TO THE NORTH. (604) 586-4560

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
HUHr203/19.3WHATCOM VORTAC113.0020E
YYJr076/22.7VICTORIA VOR/DME113.7017E
YVRr140/24.1VANCOUVER VOR/DME115.9017E
CVVr326/28.8PENN COVE VOR/DME117.2019E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
FRIDAY HARBOR004/12.628417EFHR ..-. .... .-.
SKAGIT/BAY VIEW290/24.324016EBVS -... ...- ...
EDIZ HOOK013/39.333817ENOW -. --- .--

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL
100LL:SELF SVC 24 HR FUEL AVBL WITH CREDIT CARD.
Parking: tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 16/34

Dimensions: 2901 x 60 ft. / 884 x 18 m
Surface: asphalt/aggregate friction seal coat, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 12.5
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 16  RUNWAY 34
Latitude: 48-42.738730N48-42.261740N
Longitude: 122-54.634478W122-54.636970W
Elevation: 11.2 ft.34.8 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftright
Runway heading: 163 magnetic, 180 true343 magnetic, 000 true
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on right (3.48 degrees glide path)2-light PAPI on left (4.00 degrees glide path)
PAPI UNSUBL BYD 2 DEGS LEFT OF CNTRLN.
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 10 ft. road, 387 ft. from runway, 18:1 slope to clear128 ft. trees, 2000 ft. from runway, 267 ft. left of centerline, 14:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: PORT OF ORCAS
P.O. BOX 53
EASTSOUND, WA 98245
Phone 360-376-5285
Manager: JEANNIE SHARPE
PO BOX 53
EASTSOUND, WA 98245
Phone 360-376-5285

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 61
Single engine airplanes: 60
Multi engine airplanes: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 114/day *
43% transient general aviation
36% local general aviation
16% commercial
5% air taxi
<1% military
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2017

Additional Remarks

NOISE ABATEMENT PROCEDURES IN EFFECT; CTC AMGR 360-376-5285. PREFERRED RWY 16 IN CALM WIND CONDITIONS.
ADNL TSNT TURF TIEDOWNS SOUTH OF SEGEMENTED CIRCLE.
DEER ON AND INVOF RY.
NIGHTTIME CIRCLING APCHS NOT PERMITTED FROM WEST SIDE OF RY.
LNDG ON GRASS SFC PROHIBITED.
FOR CD FOR DEP FROM RWY 16/34, CTC VICTORIA TRML ON 133.95 OR AT 604-586-4561.

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 16   download (248KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 34   download (256KB)
RNAV (GPS)-A   download (208KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (64KB)
 
Departure Procedures
FEGBA TWO (RNAV)   download (123KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (336KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KFHR - Friday Harbor Airport (12 nm S)
KBLI - Bellingham International Airport (16 nm E)
KNUW - Whidbey Island Naval Air Station (Ault Field) (24 nm SE)
KBVS - Skagit Regional Airport (24 nm SE)
KOKH - AJ Eisenberg Airport (29 nm S)
 
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Aerial photo of KORS (Orcas Island Airport)
Photo by Karen Speck
Photo taken 16-Aug-2017
looking south.

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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 30-Jul-2021
 Local
(UTC-7)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:0612:06
Sunrise05:4412:44
Sunset20:5203:52
Evening civil twilight21:3004:30

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  30-Jul-2021 17:04:23
Local (UTC-7)  30-Jul-2021 10:04:23
 
METAR
KORS 301655Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 20/15 A3003 RMK AO2
CWEZ 
6nm NW 
301600Z AUTO 22004KT 18/13 RMK AO1 SLP167 T01810131 52008
KFHR 
12nm SW 
301653Z AUTO 13003KT 10SM CLR 18/12 A3005 RMK AO2 SLP174 T01780122 TSNO
KBLI 
16nm E 
301653Z 00000KT 10SM CLR 22/16 A3003 RMK AO2 SLP174 T02220161
CWZO 
16nm SW 
301600Z AUTO 17008KT RMK AO1
CWWK 
19nm N 
301600Z AUTO 21002KT 20/15 RMK AO1 SLP173 T01950146 51007
TAF
KBLI 
16nm E 
301125Z 3012/3112 VRB03KT P6SM SKC FM301800 26008KT P6SM FEW150 FM310600 18013KT P6SM BKN200
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Port of Orcas 360-376-5285
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100LL
SS $5.89 
 Updated 22-Jul-2021
 
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