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Forest City Municipal Airport

Forest City, IA

Phone: 641-581-2880
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Attendance: Attended
For Service After Hrs & Weekends Call (641) 585-2166.Year-round,Mon-Fri/0800-1730
Elevation:1,229 ft (374.6 m) (Surveyed)
Location:2.00 mi. S of Forest City
Beacon: Present (white-green)
Instrument Procedures:DME, VOR, RNAV, GPS, NDB
Runways:09/27, 15/33
Longest paved runway: 5796 ft
  • METARs
  • TAFs

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Use subject to Terms and Conditions

  • Satellite
  • Sectional

Minimum Fuel Prices

100LL$ 6.25  (self serve service)
100LL$ 6.25  (full serve service)

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Runway 09/27

Dimensions:2707 x 60ft. / 825.1 x 18.3mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 12500 lb
Surface:asphalt, no surface treatment, in good conditionRunway Edge Lights:medium
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
091229.2ft. MSL
92° mag
95° true
1.0% down
basicNo DataTree, 150 ft Right of center, 11 ft high, 430 ft from end, 20:1 clearance slope
271203.4ft. MSL
272° mag
275° true
1.0% up
No DatabasicNo DataTree, 122 ft Right of center, 33 ft high, 657 ft from end, 13:1 clearance slope

Runway 15/33

Dimensions:5796 x 100ft. / 1766.6 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
151206.7ft. MSL
152° mag
155° true
0.1% down
non-precisionrunway end identifier: REIL is present
visual glide slope: 2-Light/Left-Side PAPI
600' Disp Threshold
Road, Both-Sides, 16 ft high, 550 ft from end, 21:1 clearance slope
331202.8ft. MSL
332° mag
335° true
0.1% up
non-precisionvisual glide slope: 2-Light/Left-Side PAPI
runway end identifier: REIL is present
Fence, Both-Sides, 5 ft high, 315 ft from end, 28:1 clearance slope

Business/Service Information

Name LocationFreq. MonitoredMain Phone
Forest City Aviation, Inc.
  • Maintenance
  • $6.25
  • $6.25
  • Rentals
  • Sales
  • Flight Training
On field: N
UNICOM: 122.8
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Services at this airport:

Engine Repair: MajorAirframe Repair: Major
Fuel: 100LL Low-Lead
Transportation: Courtesy Car
Rental Cars: 
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Operations & More Information

Lat/Long:N43 14.0854' / W93 37.4462'
Charts:NACO: Omaha Sectional
Mag Var:03E (2000)
ARTCC:Minneapolis (ZMP)
FSS:Fort Dodge (FOD)
NOTAM Facility:FOD
Approach/Departure Control Facility
Pattern Altitude:Light Aircraft: 2023 MSL; Heavy Aircraft: 2423 MSL
Wind Indicator:Lighted
Seg. Circle:No
Lighting:Pilot Activated Lighting:
  • high intensity: 7 clicks in 5 secs
  • medium intensity: 5 clicks in 5 secs
  • low intensity: 3 clicks in 5 secs
Dusk-Dawn. Actvt MIRL Rys 09/27 & 15/33; PAPI Rys 15 & 33 & REIL Rys 15 & 33 - CTAF

Aircraft & Activity

Based GA Aircraft

Single Engine:18
Multi Engine:0

Airport Activity

GA Local:3,570
GA Itinerant:2,380
Air Taxi:

(12-month period ending on 8/14/2014)

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Contact Addresses

Owner:Airport Manager:
City of Forest CityR.Trimble
305 N. ClarkMunicipal Arpt, 1842 330th St
Forest City, IA 50436Forest City, IA 50436
641-585-3574 (Office) 641-581-2880 (Office)
Residence - 641-585-2166