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Gilbert Field Airport

Rio, WI

Phone: 608-222-6843
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Attendance: Not Attended
Elevation:925 ft (281.9 m) (Surveyed)
Location:1.00 mi. W of Rio
Beacon: Present
Instrument Procedures:(None)
Runways:09/27 (unpaved)
Runway length: 1092 ft
Fees:No data
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Runway 09/27

Dimensions:1092 x 65ft. / 332.8 x 19.8mWeight Bearing Cap:
Surface:turf, grass, sod, no surface treatment, in fair conditionRunway Edge Lights:
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
09940.0ft. MSL

No DataTrees, 110 ft Left of center, 64 ft high, 900 ft from end, 14:1 clearance slope
09/27 Thlds Mkd with Orange Cones
27940.0ft. MSL

No DataTrees, 150 ft Left of center, 67 ft high, 950 ft from end, 14:1 clearance slope

Business/Service Information

Name LocationFreq. MonitoredMain Phone
Rio Aero Club, Inc.
    RIO, WI
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    Services: Camping on Field

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      Operations & More Information

      Lat/Long:N43 26.9991' / W89 15.0069'
      Charts:NACO: Chicago Sectional
      Mag Var:00 (1985)
      ARTCC:Chicago (ZAU)
      FSS:Green Bay (GRB)
      NOTAM Facility:GRB
      Approach/Departure Control Facility
      Pattern Altitude:Fixed Wing: 1925 MSL
      Wind Indicator:Present (unlit)
      Seg. Circle:No
      Lighting:No data

      Aircraft & Activity

      Based GA Aircraft

      Single Engine:8
      Multi Engine:

      Airport Activity

      GA Local:3,800
      GA Itinerant:2,000
      Air Taxi:

      (12-month period ending on 6/13/2014)

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      Contact Addresses

      Owner:Airport Manager:
      Rio Aero Club, IncScott Manley
      5019 Hwy 1164001 Monona Drive #302
      Rio, WI 53960Madison, WI 53716
      920-992-5290 (Office) 608-222-6843 (Office)