Amelia Earhart
Atchison, Kansas

FAA NFDC Information Effective 56-day cycle 06/22/2017 - 8/17/2017

Ops Comms Services Owner Runways IFR Procs Current NOTAMs Remarks


FAA Identifier:K59
Lat/Lng: 39.5705247222, -95.1803313889
39-34-13.8890N, 095-10-49.1930W
Estimated by ADAM
Elevation: 1073 feet Surveyed
Magnetic Variation: 06E, (1980), [2E (2017)]
Sectional: KANSAS CITY
From City: 2nm W of Atchison


Use: Open to the public
Ownership: Publicly owned
Activation: 06/1952
Attended: All year Every day 0900-1900 (local)
Control Tower: no
ARTCC: Kansas City Center (ZKC)
FSS: Wichita FSS (ICT)
NOTAMs and Weather: ICT NOTAM-D service at airport
Wind Indicator: Unlighted
Segmented Circle: yes
Lights: Activate LIRL Runway 16/34 - CTAF.
Beacon: Sunset-Sunrise (local time)
Clear-Green (Lighted Land Airport)
Landing Fee: no


CTAF: 122.800
UNICOM: 122.800
Weather: AWOS-3 913-367-1449 123.675
Contact 'ST JOSEPH' Approach
120.35, 360.8
Contact 'ST JOSEPH' Departure
120.35, 360.8


Fuel: Grade 100LL Gasoline (low lead blue)
Airframe Repair: Major
Powerplant Repair: Major
Bottled Oxygen: None
Bulk Oxygen: None
Transient Storage: Hanger,Tie-Down
Other Services: Pilot Instruction, Aircraft Rental

Based Aircraft

Single Engine GA: 16
Multi Engine GA: 2
Gliders: 2
Total: 20

Annual Operations

For year ending: 08/31/2016
AirTaxi: 50
Local GA (< 20 miles): 11000
Non-local GA: 5000
Military Operations: 50
Total: 16100


Owner: City of Atchison
515 Kansas Ave
Atchison, Ks 66002
(913) 367-5500
Manager: Bethany Root, FBO
City Manager Trey Cocking, Alternate Clinton Mcnemee 913-367-5561.
16701 286Th Rd
Atchison, Ks 66002
(913) 367-5249


Runways: 16/34

Runway 16/34

Length: 3000 feet
Width: 48 feet
Surface: Asphalt / Bituminous Concrete, Fair Condition
Weight Capacity: Single Wheel aircraft: 17,000 lbs
Runway Lights Edge Intensity: Low Intensity
Runway 16/34 Non-Standard LIRL; Runway End Lights at Departure End Runway 16 are not Split Lenses. Some Edge Lights out of Service Indefinitely.
End 16 End 34
True Alignment: 173, (171 Magnetic) 353, (351 Magnetic)
Runway Markings: Basic, Good Condition Basic, Good Condition
Displaced Threshold Distance:   202'
Gradient: 1.1 1.1
Elevation at End: 1040.0' MSL 1072.0' MSL
Elevation at Displaced Threshold:   1070.0' MSL
Elevation at Touchdown Zone: 1073.0' MSL  
Objects:   Road
Objects affecting Navigable Airspace (CFR part 77): Utility runway with a nonprecision approach Utility runway with a visual approach
Object Clearance Slope: 20:1 5:1
Obstruction Clearance Slope to Dspld Threshold 50:1.
Object Height:   9' AGL
Object Distance:   250' Along centerline



Additional Remarks

A110*G-This Airport Has Been Surveyed by the National Geodetic Survey.
A30-16/34-Ln of Sight Obstd Between Runway Ends.
Glider Operations from Grass West Side of Runway.
a Heavy Cropdusting Operations.

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