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Colonel James Jabara Airport (AAO) in Wichita, Kansas
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Colonel James Jabara Airport (AAO)

  • General
  • Type: Airport, Status: Operational, Acivation Date: 07/01/1944, Runways: 2, Land Area Covered By Airport: 600 acres, Ownership: Publicly owned, Facility Use: Open to public, Site Number: 06976.*A, Location ID: AAO, Region: Central, Unicom Frequency: 122.700 MHz, Common Traffic Advisory Frequency (CTAF): 122.700 MHz, Traffic Pattern Altitude: 800, Aeronautical sectional chart: Wichita, Tie-In FSS: No, Tie-In FSS ID: ICT, Tie-In FSS Name: Wichita, Tie-In FSS Toll-Free Number: 1-800-WX-BRIEF, Elevation: 1420 ft, Elevation determination method: Surveyed, Elevation Source: NGS (2004-05-22), Air traffic control tower: No, Boundary ARTCC (FAA) computer ID: ZCK, Boundary ARTCC ID: ZKC, Boundary ARTCC Name: Kansas City, Airspace Determination: Conditional, Federal Agreements: NGY, NOTAM Service: Yes, NOTAM Facility ID: AAO, Last Inspection Date: 08/17/2012, Inspection Group: State aeronautical personnel, Inspection Method: State
  • Location
  • State: Kansas, County: Sedgwick, City: Wichita, GPS (Degrees): Lat: 37° 44' 51.300'', Lng: -97° 13' 16'', GPS (Seconds): Lat: 37.747583, Lng: -97.221111, GPS determination method: Estimated, Position Source: NGS (2004-05-22), Distance from central business district: 9 mi (NE) Find on map
  • Owner
  • Wichita Airport Authority, 2173 Air Cargo Rd, Wichita, Ks 67209, 316-946-4700
  • Manager
  • Victor White, Wichita Airport Authority, 2173 Air Cargo Rd, Wichita, Ks 67209, 316-946-4700
  • Operations
  • Period: 08/17/2011 - 08/17/2012, Air Taxi Operations: 1,300, Itinerant Operations: 19,000, Local Operations: 18,000
  • Aircraft
  • Single Engine Aircraft: 54, Multi Engine Aircraft: 24, Jet Engine Aircraft: 21, Helicopters: 1, Ultralight Aircraft: 1, Military Aircraft Operational (Including Helicopters): 1
  • Additional
  • Fuel Types: 100LLA, Magnetic Variation: 6E (Year 2000), Beacon Color: Clear-green (lighted land airport), Lighting Schedule: See Rmk, Beacon Schedule: Ss-Sr, 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: Yes, Other services: AMB, CHTR, INSTR, SALES
  • Remarks
  • Airspace Determination: RY 18/36 HAS NO OBJECTION; HELIPAD MUST MAINT CLEAR APP/DEP PATHS FOR 8:1 GLIDE SLOPE AND TRSNL SFC FOR A 2:1 SLOPE.

Runway 1

  • Base End
  • Base End ID: 18, True Alignment: 187, Instrument Landing System (ILS) Type: Instrument landing system, Right Traffic Pattern: Yes, Runway Markings Type: Precision instrument, Markings Condition: Good, Physical GPS (Degrees): Lat: 37° 45' 21.203'', Lng: -97° 13' 11.504'', Physical GPS (Seconds): Lat: 37.755890, Lng: -97.219862, Physical Elevation: 1401 ft, Threshold Crossing Height: 45.0 ft, Glide Path Angle: 0.03 °, Elevation At Touchdown Zone: 1413.8 ft, Visual Glide Slope Indicators: P4L, Approach Light System: MALSR, Runway End Identifier Lights (REIL): No, FAA FAR Part 77 Category: PIR, Object Clear Slope: 50, Position Source: NGS (05/22/2004), Elevation Source: NGS (05/22/2004), Touchdown Zone Elevation Source: NGS (05/22/2004)
  • Reciprocal End
  • Reciprocal End ID: 36, True Alignment: 7, Runway Markings Type: Non-precision instrument, Markings Condition: Good, Physical GPS (Degrees): Lat: 37° 44' 21.325'', Lng: -97° 13' 20.545'', Physical GPS (Seconds): Lat: 37.739257, Lng: -97.222374, Physical Elevation: 1421 ft, Threshold Crossing Height: 45.0 ft, Glide Path Angle: 0.03 °, Elevation At Touchdown Zone: 1420.8 ft, Visual Glide Slope Indicators: P4L, Runway End Identifier Lights (REIL): Yes, FAA FAR Part 77 Category: Utility runway with a visual approach, Object Clear Slope: 50, Position Source: NGS (05/22/2004), Elevation Source: NGS (05/22/2004), Touchdown Zone Elevation Source: NGS (05/22/2004)

Runway 2

    National Wildlife Strike Incidents

    2008-08-01
    Remains Collected: Yes, Remains Sent: No, Runway: 18, Birds Struck: 1, Species: Mourning dove, Size: Small, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
    Remarks: FOUND A TURTLE DOVE ON CENTERLINE 1000' FROM APCH END OF RWY 18 AT 2213 HRS AFTER RWY WAS CLOSED FOR MX.
    2006-05-22
    Time: Day (07:25), Sky: Some Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Business, Aircraft: C-560 (Airplane), Mass: <= 2,250 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 18, Above Ground: 500 ft, Phase of Flight: Climb, Birds Struck: 1, Species: Ducks, Size: Medium, Strikes/Damages: Struck windshield, Effect On Flight: Precautionary Landing, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
    Comments: OPER = GEREN RUSK
    Remarks: BIRDSTRIKE AFTER T/O. HIT RT FRONT WINDSHLD. A/C GROUNDED UNTIL MX INSPN.
    2003-06-19
    Time: Day (08:08), Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Business, Aircraft: C-310 (Airplane), Mass: 2251 - 5700 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Reciprocating engine (piston), Registration: N934JD, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 36, Above Ground: 90 ft, Speed: 100 knots, Phase of Flight: Climb, Birds Struck: 2-10, Species: European starling, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck Wing or Rotor, Effect On Flight: Precautionary Landing, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
    Comments: OPER = WICHITA AIR SERVICES (FRED LEEPER)
    Remarks: NO DMG BUT LOTS OF BLOOD
    2003-04-24
    Time: Day (19:35), Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Business, Aircraft: BE-58 BARON (Airplane), Mass: 2251 - 5700 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Reciprocating engine (piston), Registration: N6493S, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 36, Speed: 80 knots, Phase of Flight: Landing Roll, Birds Seen: 2-10, Birds Struck: 2-10, Species: Canada goose, Size: Large, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Damage: Minor, Strikes/Damages: Struck & Damaged Propeller, Struck & Damaged Wing or Rotor, Struck & Damaged Landing Gear, Effect On Flight: None, Out Of Service: 15000 h, Repair Costs: $10000, Other Costs: $20046, Report Type: Multiple
    Comments: OPER = MIDWEST CORPORATE AVIATION INC. SOURCE = NASDAC BRIEF REPT & xxxx-x
    Remarks: 3 GEESE WERE ON THE GROUND NEAR THE APCH END OF THE RWY. WHEN A/C LANDED, IT CAUSED THE BIRDS TO TAKE OFF AND FLY INTO THE GROUND ROLL PATH OF THE A/C. A 2' BY 6" DENT WAS ON RT WING. MINOR DMG ALSO DONE TO RT PROP AND RT GEAR DOOR.
    FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 56 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Wichita)
    FAA Registered Aircraft: 1512 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

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