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Philip Billard Municipal Airport

Topeka, KS

Phone: 785-862-2362
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Attendance: Attended
Tower:Air Traffic Control Tower, 12 hrs/day, everyday, year-roundTower Hrs: 0700-1900
Elevation:881 ft (268.5 m) (Surveyed)
Location:3.00 mi. NE of Topeka
Beacon: Present (white-green)
Instrument Procedures:ILS, LOC, VOR, RNAV, GPS
Runways:04/22, 13/31, 18/36
Longest paved runway: 5099 ft
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100LL$ 4.93  (full serve service)
Jet-A$ 3.99  (full serve service)

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Runway 04/22

Dimensions:3001 x 100ft. / 914.7 x 30.5mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 29000 lb
Surface:asphalt, no surface treatment, in fair conditionRunway Edge Lights:medium
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
04878.0ft. MSL
44° mag
49° true
0.0% up
basicNo DataTree, 218 ft Right of center, 29 ft high, 724 ft from end, 18:1 clearance slope
22879.2ft. MSL
224° mag
229° true
0.0% down
basicNo DataTree, 347 ft Right of center, 28 ft high, 1,211 ft from end, 36:1 clearance slope

Runway 13/31

Dimensions:5099 x 100ft. / 1554.2 x 30.5mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 50000 lb
Surface:asphalt, no surface treatment, in good conditionRunway Edge Lights:high
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
13879.7ft. MSL
129° mag
134° true
0.1% down
precisionapproach: 1400ft/Medium-Intensity/Runway Alignment Indicators
ILSTree, 631 ft Right of center, 66 ft high, 1,050 ft from end, 12:1 clearance slope
31875.5ft. MSL
309° mag
314° true
0.1% up
precisionrunway end identifier: REIL is present
visual glide slope: 4-Box/Left-Side VASI

Runway 18/36

Dimensions:4331 x 75ft. / 1320.1 x 22.9mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 60000 lb
Surface:asphalt, no surface treatment, in good conditionRunway Edge Lights:medium
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
18879.8ft. MSL
177° mag
182° true
0.0% up
non-precisionvisual glide slope: 4-Box/Left-Side VASI
runway end identifier: REIL is present
Trees, Both-Sides, 68 ft high, 2,903 ft from end, 39:1 clearance slope
36880.7ft. MSL
357° mag
2° true
0.0% down
non-precisionvisual glide slope: 4-Box/Right-Side VASI
Trees, 273 ft Right of center, 22 ft high, 660 ft from end, 20:1 clearance slope

Business/Service Information

Name LocationFreq. MonitoredMain Phone
Hetrick Aviation
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On field: SW
Kansas Air Center
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On field: W
UNICOM: 122.95
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    Operations & More Information

    Lat/Long:N39 4.1200' / W95 37.3500'
    Charts:NACO: Kansas City Sectional
    Mag Var:05E (2000)
    ARTCC:Kansas City (ZKC)
    FSS:Wichita (ICT)
    NOTAM Facility:TOP
    Approach/Departure Control Facility
    Pattern Altitude:Light Aircraft: 1681 MSL; Heavy Aircraft: 2381 MSL
    Wind Indicator:Lighted
    Seg. Circle:No
    Lighting:Pilot Activated Lighting:
    • medium intensity: 3 clicks in 3 secs
    Dusk-Dawn. When ATCT Clsd HIRL Ry 13/31 Preset on Med Intst, Actvt MIRL Rys 04/22 & 18/36 - CTAF. to Incr Intst & Actvt MALSR Ry 13, VASI Rys 18 & 31 & REIL Rys 18 & 31 - CTAF

    Aircraft & Activity

    Based GA Aircraft

    Single Engine:52
    Multi Engine:3

    Airport Activity

    GA Local:17,065
    GA Itinerant:35,095
    Air Taxi:2,636

    (12-month period ending on 8/31/2010)

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    Contact Addresses

    Owner:Airport Manager:
    Metro. Topeka Airport AuthorityEric M. Johnson
    Forbes Field, Po Box 19053Forbes Field, Po Box 19053
    Topeka, KS 66619Topeka, KS 66619
    785-862-2362 (Office) 785-862-2362 (Office)