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Ames Municipal Airport

Ames, IA


Phone: 515-239-5275
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Overview

Attendance: Attended
Year-round, 7 Days a Week,Dawn-Dusk
Tower:No
Elevation:956 ft (291.4 m) (Surveyed)
Location:2.00 mi. SE of Ames
Beacon: Present (white-green)
Instrument Procedures:ILS, LOC, VOR, RNAV, GPS
Runways:01/19, 13/31
Longest paved runway: 5701 ft
Fees:Hangar, Tiedown
 
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  • TAFs

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  • Satellite
  • Sectional

Minimum Fuel Prices

100LL$ 6.90  (full serve service)
Jet-A$ 6.25  (full serve service)

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Runway 01/19

Dimensions:5701 x 100ft. / 1737.7 x 30.5mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 30000 lb
Surface:asphalt, no surface treatment, in good conditionRunway Edge Lights:medium
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
01955.6ft. MSL
14° mag
17° true
0.6% down
precisionapproach: 1400ft/Medium-Intensity/Runway Alignment Indicators
ILSTree, 350 ft Left of center, 78 ft high, 2,380 ft from end, 27:1 clearance slope
19918.9ft. MSL
194° mag
197° true
0.6% up
No Datanon-precisionvisual glide slope: 4-Box/Left-Side VASI
Tree, 345 ft Left of center, 87 ft high, 2,400 ft from end, 25:1 clearance slope

Runway 13/31

Dimensions:3491 x 75ft. / 1064.1 x 22.9mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 30000 lb
Surface:concrete, no surface treatment, in good conditionRunway Edge Lights:medium
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
13925.3ft. MSL
133° mag
136° true
0.2% down
non-precisionvisual glide slope: 4-Box/Left-Side VASI
Tree, 112 ft Right of center, 84 ft high, 2,750 ft from end, 30:1 clearance slope
31920.2ft. MSL
313° mag
316° true
0.2% up
non-precisionvisual glide slope: 4-Box/Left-Side VASI
Tree, 198 ft Left of center, 37 ft high, 1,180 ft from end, 26:1 clearance slope

Business/Service Information

Name LocationFreq. MonitoredMain Phone
Haps Air Service
  • Maintenance
  • $6.90
  • $6.25
  • Rentals
  • Sales
  • Flight Training
On field: NW
UNICOM: 122.7
515-232-4310
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    STORY CITY, IA
    41.998140-93.623128
    515-239-5160
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    Services at this airport:

    Services: 
    Engine Repair: MajorAirframe Repair: Major
    Fuel: 100 Octane, Jet A
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    Operations & More Information

    Lat/Long:N41 59.5233' / W93 37.3100'
    Charts:NACO: Omaha Sectional
    Mag Var:03E (2000)
    ARTCC:Minneapolis (ZMP)
    FSS:Fort Dodge (FOD)
    1-800-WXBRIEF
    NOTAM Facility:AMW
    Approach/Departure Control FacilityDSM
    Pattern Altitude:Light Aircraft: 1800 MSL; Multiengine Aircraft: 2000 MSL
    Wind Indicator:Lighted
    Seg. Circle:Yes
    Lighting:Pilot Activated Lighting:
    • high intensity: 7 clicks in 9 secs
    • medium intensity: 5 clicks in 9 secs
    • low intensity: 3 clicks in 9 secs
    Actvt MIRL Ry 01/19 & Ry 13/31; MALSR Ry 01; VASI Rys 13, 19 & 31 - 126.0

    Aircraft & Activity

    Based GA Aircraft

    Single Engine:66
    Multi Engine:8
    Jets:2
    Helicopters:0
    Gliders:13
    Ultralights:3

    Airport Activity

    GA Local:12,639
    GA Itinerant:18,957
    Commercial:
    Air Taxi:1,656
    Military:499

    (12-month period ending on 9/30/2013)

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    Contact Addresses

    Owner:Airport Manager:
    City of AmesDamion Pregitzer
    515 Clark Ave515 Clark Ave
    Ames, IA 50010Ames, IA 50010
    515-239-5160 (Office) 515-239-5275 (Office)