Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association Protecting Your Freedom to Fly
Search Tips

FAA Information Effective: 10/15/2015

Public Use

Fort Madison Municipal Airport

Fort Madison, IA

Phone: 319-372-1138
Nearby airports

AOPA members save at 3,000+ GA airports.Book Now!


Attendance: Attended
For Airport Attendance Call 319-316-2234 (Cell).Year-round,Mon-Sun/On Call
Elevation:721 ft (219.8 m) (Surveyed)
Location:2.00 mi. N of Fort Madison
Beacon: Present (white-green)
Instrument Procedures:DME, VOR, RNAV, GPS
Runway length: 4000 ft
Fees:No data
  • METARs
  • TAFs

Expand Instrument Procedures

Use subject to Terms and Conditions

  • Satellite
  • Sectional

Minimum Fuel Prices

100LL$ 5.10  (self serve service)

Expand Additional Remarks

Runway 17/35

Dimensions:4000 x 75ft. / 1219.2 x 22.9mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 19000 lb
Surface:concrete, wire comb or wire tine, in good conditionRunway Edge Lights:medium
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
17713.0ft. MSL
167° mag
167° true
0.1% up
non-precisionNo DataTrees, 225 ft Right of center, 40 ft high, 1,100 ft from end, 22:1 clearance slope
8' Brush 140' From Rwy End 145' R of Cntrln
35715.2ft. MSL
347° mag
347° true
0.1% down
non-precisionvisual glide slope: 2-Light/Left-Side PAPI
runway end identifier: REIL is present
Trees, 120 ft Left of center, 8 ft high, 205 ft from end, 1:1 clearance slope
+33 Ft Trees 1000 Ft L/R

Business/Service Information

Name LocationFreq. MonitoredMain Phone
City of Fort Madison
  • $5.10
On field: CTR
List Your Business in AOPA Airports

Services at this airport:

Services: Camping on Field

Fuel: 100LL Low-Lead

Expand Nearby restaurants, attractions

Expand Member Comments

AOPA member comments are are offered unedited and do not necessarily reflect the views of AOPA.

Are you sure you want to delete this comment?


Member-submitted Photos

View all

    Operations & More Information

    Lat/Long:N40 39.5467' / W91 19.6650'
    Charts:NACO: Chicago Sectional
    Mag Var:00 (2010)
    ARTCC:Chicago (ZAU)
    FSS:Fort Dodge (FOD)
    NOTAM Facility:FSW
    Approach/Departure Control Facility
    Pattern Altitude:Light Aircraft: 1524 MSL; Heavy Aircraft: 1724 MSL
    Wind Indicator:Lighted
    Seg. Circle:No
    Lighting:Pilot Activated Lighting:
    • high intensity: 7 clicks in 7 secs
    • medium intensity: 5 clicks in 5 secs
    • low intensity: 3 clicks in 3 secs
    Actvt MIRL Ry 17/35 & REIL Ry 35 & PAPI Ry 35 - CTAF

    Aircraft & Activity

    Based GA Aircraft

    Single Engine:5
    Multi Engine:1

    Airport Activity

    GA Local:1,174
    GA Itinerant:734
    Air Taxi:342

    (12-month period ending on 7/21/2015)

    Air Safety Institute Resources

    Accident Reports

    Expand Communications Card

    Contact Addresses

    Owner:Airport Manager:
    City of Fort MadisonDave Woodley
    Ave E & 8 Th50 Arpt Rd.
    Fort Madison, IA 52627Fort Madison, IA 52627
    319-372-7700 (Office) 319-372-1138 (Office)
    John Dearing Chmn Arpt Cmsn; Call 319-470-7169