Centennial Airport (APA) in Denver, Colorado
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Centennial Airport (APA)

  • General
  • Type: Airport, Status: Operational, Acivation Date: 03/01/1968, Runways: 3, Land Area Covered By Airport: 1400 acres, Ownership: Publicly owned, Facility Use: Open to public, Site Number: 02572.*A, Location ID: APA, Region: Northwest Mountain, District Office: DEN, Unicom Frequency: 122.950 MHz, Traffic Pattern Altitude: 1000, Aeronautical sectional chart: Denver, Tie-In FSS: No, Tie-In FSS ID: DEN, Tie-In FSS Name: Denver, Tie-In FSS Toll-Free Number: 1-800-WX-BRIEF, Elevation: 5885 ft, Elevation determination method: Surveyed, Elevation Source: NGS (2006-08-31), Air traffic control tower: Yes, Boundary ARTCC (FAA) computer ID: ZCD, Boundary ARTCC ID: ZDV, Boundary ARTCC Name: Denver, Airspace Determination: No Objection, Federal Agreements: NGY, NOTAM Service: Yes, NOTAM Facility ID: APA, Last Inspection Date: 09/25/2009, Inspection Group: State aeronautical personnel, Inspection Method: State
  • Location
  • State: Colorado, County: Arapahoe, City: Denver, GPS (Degrees): Lat: 39° 34' 12.400'', Lng: -104° 50' 57.500'', GPS (Seconds): Lat: 39.570111, Lng: -104.849306, GPS determination method: Estimated, Position Source: NGS (2006-08-31), Distance from central business district: 15 mi (SE) Find on map
  • Owner
  • Arapahoe Co Public Arpt Auth, 7800 S Peoria St, Englewood, Co 80112, 303-790-0598
  • Manager
  • Robert Olislagers, 7800 South Peoria St, Englewood, Co 80112, 303-790-0598
  • Operations
  • Period: 12/31/2007 - 12/31/2008, Air Taxi Operations: 43,668, Itinerant Operations: 132,095, Local Operations: 139,880, Military Operations: 3,950
  • Aircraft
  • Single Engine Aircraft: 561, Multi Engine Aircraft: 132, Jet Engine Aircraft: 92, Helicopters: 21
  • Additional
  • Fuel Types: 100LLA, Magnetic Variation: 11E (Year 1995), Beacon Color: Clear-green (lighted land airport), Bulk Oxygen Type: High/Low pressure, Lighting Schedule: Dusk-Dawn, Airframe repair service availability/type: Major, Power Plant repair service availability/type: Major, Customs Airport Of Entry: No, Customs Landing Rights: No, Military/civil joint use agreement: No, Military Landing Rights: Yes, Non-Commercial Landing Fee: No, Transient storage: HGR,TIE, Wind direction indicator: Y-L, Segmented circle airport marker system: No, Other services: AMB, AVNCS, CHTR, INSTR, RNTL, SALES, SURV
  • Remarks
  • CALL US CUSTOMS 303-768-0309.

Runway 1

  • Base End
  • Base End ID: '10, True Alignment: 111, Right Traffic Pattern: No, Runway Markings Type: Basic, Markings Condition: Good, Physical GPS (Degrees): Lat: 39° 34' 22.423'', Lng: -104° 50' 53.569'', Physical GPS (Seconds): Lat: 39.572895, Lng: -104.848214, Physical Elevation: 5824 ft, Elevation At Touchdown Zone: 5824.0 ft, FAA FAR Part 77 Category: Utility runway with a visual approach, Object Clear Slope: 50, Runway End Gradient: 0.6, Position Source: NGS (08/31/2006), Elevation Source: NGS (08/31/2006), Touchdown Zone Elevation Source: NGS (08/31/2006)
  • Reciprocal End
  • Reciprocal End ID: '28, True Alignment: 291, Right Traffic Pattern: No, Runway Markings Type: Basic, Markings Condition: Good, Physical GPS (Degrees): Lat: 39° 34' 05.459'', Lng: -104° 49' 56.345'', Physical GPS (Seconds): Lat: 39.568183, Lng: -104.832318, Physical Elevation: 5794 ft, Threshold Crossing Height: 28.0 ft, Glide Path Angle: 0.04 °, Elevation At Touchdown Zone: 5813.0 ft, Visual Glide Slope Indicators: P2L, Runway End Identifier Lights (REIL): Yes, Controlling Object Description: GND, FAA FAR Part 77 Category: Utility runway with a visual approach, Object Clear Slope: 43, Object Height: 37 ft, Object Distance From Runway: 1800.0 ft, Object Offset From Runway: 0B ft, Runway End Gradient: 0.6, Position Source: NGS (08/31/2006), Elevation Source: NGS (08/31/2006), Touchdown Zone Elevation Source: NGS (08/31/2006)

Runway 2

  • Base End
  • Base End ID: '17L, True Alignment: 178, Right Traffic Pattern: No, Runway Markings Type: Precision instrument, Markings Condition: Good, Physical GPS (Degrees): Lat: 39° 35' 02.919'', Lng: -104° 51' 05.303'', Physical GPS (Seconds): Lat: 39.584144, Lng: -104.851473, Physical Elevation: 5793 ft, Threshold Crossing Height: 50.0 ft, Glide Path Angle: 0.03 °, Elevation At Touchdown Zone: 5823.0 ft, Visual Glide Slope Indicators: P4L, FAA FAR Part 77 Category: Other than utility runway with a visual approach, Object Clear Slope: 50, Runway End Gradient: 1.0 (Up), Position Source: NGS (08/31/2006), Elevation Source: NGS (08/31/2006), Touchdown Zone Elevation Source: NGS (08/31/2006)
  • Reciprocal End
  • Reciprocal End ID: '35R, True Alignment: 358, Instrument Landing System (ILS) Type: Instrument landing system, Right Traffic Pattern: Yes, Runway Markings Type: Precision instrument, Markings Condition: Good, Physical GPS (Degrees): Lat: 39° 33' 24.175'', Lng: -104° 51' 00.741'', Physical GPS (Seconds): Lat: 39.556715, Lng: -104.850206, Physical Elevation: 5885 ft, Threshold Crossing Height: 53.0 ft, Glide Path Angle: 0.03 °, Elevation At Touchdown Zone: 5885.0 ft, Visual Glide Slope Indicators: P4L, Approach Light System: MALSR, Controlling Object Description: BLDG, Object Mark Light: Lighted, FAA FAR Part 77 Category: PIR, Object Clear Slope: 47, Object Height: 103 ft, Object Distance From Runway: 5092.0 ft, Object Offset From Runway: 805R ft, Runway End Gradient: 0.8 (Down), Position Source: NGS (08/31/2006), Elevation Source: NGS (08/31/2006), Touchdown Zone Elevation Source: NGS (08/31/2006)

Runway 3

  • Base End
  • Base End ID: '17R, True Alignment: 178, Right Traffic Pattern: Yes, Runway Markings Type: Non-precision instrument, Markings Condition: Good, Physical GPS (Degrees): Lat: 39° 34' 44.344'', Lng: -104° 51' 13.378'', Physical GPS (Seconds): Lat: 39.578985, Lng: -104.853716, Physical Elevation: 5804 ft, Threshold Crossing Height: 40.0 ft, Glide Path Angle: 0.03 °, Elevation At Touchdown Zone: 5834.0 ft, Visual Glide Slope Indicators: P4L, Runway End Identifier Lights (REIL): Yes, FAA FAR Part 77 Category: Other than utility runway with a visual approach, Object Clear Slope: 50, Runway End Gradient: 0.9 (Up), Position Source: NGS (08/31/2006), Elevation Source: NGS (08/31/2006), Touchdown Zone Elevation Source: NGS (08/31/2006)
  • Reciprocal End
  • Reciprocal End ID: '35L, True Alignment: 358, Right Traffic Pattern: No, Runway Markings Type: Non-precision instrument, Markings Condition: Good, Physical GPS (Degrees): Lat: 39° 33' 35.230'', Lng: -104° 51' 10.193'', Physical GPS (Seconds): Lat: 39.559786, Lng: -104.852831, Physical Elevation: 5869 ft, Threshold Crossing Height: 52.0 ft, Glide Path Angle: 0.03 °, Elevation At Touchdown Zone: 5869.0 ft, Visual Glide Slope Indicators: P4R, Runway End Identifier Lights (REIL): Yes, Controlling Object Description: GND, FAA FAR Part 77 Category: Other than utility runway with a visual approach, Object Clear Slope: 33, Object Height: 24 ft, Object Distance From Runway: 1000.0 ft, Object Offset From Runway: 200L ft, Runway End Gradient: 1.0, Position Source: NGS (08/31/2006), Elevation Source: NGS (08/31/2006), Touchdown Zone Elevation Source: NGS (08/31/2006)

Near Midair Collisions Incidents

10-JAN-2008 85:6
Event ID: 1070510612, Report Number: NNMTAPA08001
Reporing aircraft: ADAM AIRCRAFT INDUSTRIES A700, Operation: GENERAL AVIATION (14 CFR 91), Registration Nr: N700LJ, Altitude: 7400 ft, Flight Plan Filled: Visual Flight Rules, Flight Phase: Descent
Other aircraft: CESSNA, Operation: GENERAL AVIATION (14 CFR 91), Registration Nr: N86BJ, Altitude: 7500 ft, Flight Plan Filed: Visual Flight Rules, Flight Phase: Climb
19-JUN-1997 13:33
Event ID: 1070500519, Report Number: NNMTAPA97001, Incident Evaluation: NO HAZARD, Diagonal Separation: 100 ft
Reporing aircraft: SNIAS AS-350, Operation: AIR TAXI (14 CFR 135), Registration Nr: N96LG, Altitude: 5800 ft, Sight Separation: 1 sec, Flight Plan Filled: Visual Flight Rules, Flight Phase: Level Flight/Cruise
Other aircraft: CESSNA CITATION 550 II, Operation: PUBLIC USE (GOVERNMENTAL), Registration Nr: N26621, Altitude: 5800 ft
19-FEB-1993 11:32
Event ID: 1070509557, Report Number: NNMTAPA93001, Incident Evaluation: POTENTIAL, Diagonal Separation: 300 ft
Reporing aircraft: PIPER PA-44, Operation: GENERAL AVIATION (14 CFR 91), Registration Nr: N2092K, Altitude: 6100 ft, Flight Plan Filled: Visual Flight Rules, Flight Phase: Climb
Other aircraft: AIRMEC AIRMEC-A1 (AIRMEC-A1-EAGLEROCK), Operation: GENERAL AVIATION (14 CFR 91), Registration Nr: N1121P, Altitude: 6500 ft, Flight Plan Filed: Visual Flight Rules, Flight Phase: Climb

National Wildlife Strike Incidents

2009-11-25
Remains Collected: Yes, Remains Sent: No, Runway: 10/28, Birds Struck: 1, Species: ROCK PIGEON, Size: Small, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: FOUND ON RWY 10 DURING ROUTINE AIRFLD INSPN BY ARPT OPS. 0300 AM NIGHT.
2009-10-15
Time: Day (14:00), Sky: Some Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Business, Aircraft: BE-90 KING (Airplane), Mass: 2251 - 5700 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turboprop, Registration: N738R, Remains Collected: Yes, Remains Sent: No, Runway: 35R, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - MEDIUM, Size: Medium, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck Engine 1, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Comments: OPER = MOUNTAIN AVIATION (PINE TREE AVIATION) xxxx-xx-xx-xxxxxx
2009-09-08
Remains Collected: Yes, Remains Sent: No, Runway: 17R, Birds Struck: 1, Species: WESTERN MEADOWLARK, Size: Small, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: YELLOW BREASTED WESTERN MEADOWLARK. NO REPTD DMG OR STRIKE BY A/C OPERATORS OR PILOTS DURING TIMEFRAME. 0845 AM DAY.
2009-08-06
Remains Collected: Yes, Remains Sent: No, Runway: 17L, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: DAY.
2009-07-20
Time: Day (10:39), Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Aircraft: DIAMOND 20 (Airplane), Mass: <= 2,250 kg, Engines: 1, Power Type: Turboprop, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 35L, Phase of Flight: Climb, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: Yes, Strikes/Damages: Struck Other, Part Not Reptd, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
2009-07-07
Remains Collected: Yes, Remains Sent: No, Runway: 17L, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: DUSK.
2009-06-22
Time: Day (12:55), Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Remains Collected: Yes, Remains Sent: No, Runway: 17R, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Strikes/Damages: Struck Other, Part Not Reptd, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
2009-06-01
Time: Day (07:10), Sky: Some Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Business, Aircraft: BE-90 KING (Airplane), Mass: 2251 - 5700 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turboprop, Registration: N63BV, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 17R, Above Ground: 50 ft, Speed: 120 knots, Phase of Flight: Climb, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: Yes, Strikes/Damages: Struck Wing or Rotor, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Comments: xxxx-x-x-xxxxxx OPERATOR=MAYO AVIATION
2009-05-18
Time: Day (17:50), Sky: Some Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Business, Aircraft: C-560 (Airplane), Mass: <= 2,250 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N969GB, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 17R, Above Ground: 2000 ft, Speed: 250 knots, Phase of Flight: Climb, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Damage: Minor, Strikes/Damages: Struck & Damaged windshield, Effect On Flight: Precautionary Landing, Report Type: Multiple
Comments: SOURCE = xxxx-x (xxxx-x-xx-xxxxxx) & DAILY REPT OPER = MOUNTAIN AVIATION (Nx SHOWS NxxxPL)
Remarks: PIC REPTD STRIKE TO LEFT SIDE PIC WINDSCREEN WHILE CLIMBING THRU 8000 FT MSL. TURNING WESTBOUND AFTER DEPTR FROM 17L. PREC LDG. NO SIGNIFICANT REMAINS OR FEATHER SAMPLES COULD BE COLLECTED. SML SCRATCH ON WINDSHLD.
2009-04-14
Remains Collected: Yes, Remains Sent: No, Runway: 17L, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: Yes, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: TYPE OF A/C AND REG UNKN. (PHASE REPTD AS T/O RUN AND TIME 0810. DATA ENTRY NOTE: THINK THIS IS A CARCASS FOUND REPT)
2009-03-28
Remains Collected: Yes, Remains Sent: No, Runway: 17R, Birds Struck: 1, Species: WESTERN MEADOWLARK, Size: Small, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: # FOUND NOT REPTD, ASSUME 1. TIME 1245, DAY.
2008-04-29
Time: Day (17:20), Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Business, Aircraft: BE-400 BJET (Airplane), Mass: 2251 - 5700 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N87EB, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 17L, Above Ground: 900 ft, Speed: 190 knots, Phase of Flight: Climb, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - MEDIUM, Size: Medium, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Damage: Uncertain Level, Strikes/Damages: Struck & Damaged Wing or Rotor, Effect On Flight: None, Out Of Service: 3000 h, Other Costs: $3089, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Comments: OPER = EXECUTIVE BEECHCRAFT CHARTERS INC (N# JE DUNN AIRCRAFT LLC)
Remarks: DMG TO RT WINT TIP SECTION. I SAW A BLACK SPOT GO BY THE WINDSHLD.
2007-03-15
Time: Night (23:20), Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Business, Aircraft: BE-200 KING (Airplane), Mass: 2251 - 5700 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turboprop, Registration: N60PD, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 17L, Speed: 80 knots, Phase of Flight: Landing Roll, Birds Seen: 2-10, Birds Struck: 1, Species: RABBITS, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck Landing Gear, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Comments: xxxx-x-xx-xxxxxx OPER = MAYO AVIATION (ROCKY MTN INTENSIVE AIR CARE)
Remarks: HIT RABBIT WITH RT MAIN LDG GEAR. NO DMG. CLEANED GEAR.
2006-12-25
Time: Day (12:00), Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Business, Aircraft: LEARJET-35 (Airplane), Mass: 5,701 - 27,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N553V, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 35R, Speed: 100 knots, Phase of Flight: Landing Roll, Birds Seen: 2-10, Birds Struck: 2-10, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck radome, Struck Engine 1, Engine ingested the bird/ animal, Struck Wing or Rotor, Effect On Flight: None, Repair Costs: $500, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Comments: OPER = MAYO AVIATION (ROCKY MTN INTENSIVE AIR CARE) xxxx-xx-xx-xxxxxx
Remarks: RADOME AND WING HAD NO DMG. ENG WAS BORESCOPED. NO DMG.
2006-10-17
Time: Day (07:51), Sky: Overcast, Precipation: None, Operator: Business, Aircraft: BE-90 KING (Airplane), Mass: 2251 - 5700 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turboprop, Registration: N813JB, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 35R, Above Ground: 300 ft, Speed: 130 knots, Phase of Flight: Climb, Birds Seen: 2-10, Birds Struck: 2-10, Species: BIRD - MEDIUM, Size: Medium, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Damage: Minor, Strikes/Damages: Struck & Damaged Wing or Rotor, Effect On Flight: Precautionary Landing, Report Type: Multiple
Comments: OPER = MAY AVIATION (ROCKY MTN INTENSIVE AIR CARE) SOURCE = xxxx-x (xxxx-xx-xx-xxxxxx), AON DAILY LOSSES, AAAIPN & AIR SAFETY WEEK
Remarks: RAVEN TYPE BIRD. L WING LE DENTED AT MIDSPAN. HIT A FLOCK OF BIRDS. LOTS OF COSMETIC DMG.
2009 Incidents: 11, 2008 Incidents: 1, 2007 Incidents: 1, 2006 Incidents: 3, 2005 Incidents: 1, 2004 Incidents: 2, 2003 Incidents: 3, 2002 Incidents: 1, 2000 Incidents: 2, 1998 Incidents: 3, 1996 Incidents: 1, 1995 Incidents: 1, 1994 Incidents: 1, 1992 Incidents: 2, 1990 Incidents: 3
FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 14 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Denver)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 664 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

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