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Sioux Gateway/Col Bud Day Field Airport

Sioux City, IA

Phone: 712-279-0170
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Attendance: Attended
Tower:ATCT plus Terminal Radar Approach Control, 18 hrs/day, everyday, year-roundTower Hrs: 0600-2130Secondary Depart. Control Hrs: 2130-0600Primary Depart. Control Hrs: 0600-2130Secondary Approach Control Hrs: 2130-0600Primary Approach Control Hrs: 0600-2130
Elevation:1,098 ft (334.7 m) (Surveyed)
Location:6.00 mi. S of Sioux City
Beacon: Present (white-green)
Instrument Procedures:ILS, DME, LOC, VOR, RNAV, GPS, TACAN
Runways:13/31, 17/35
Longest paved runway: 9002 ft
Fees:Tiedown, Hangar, Parking, Ramp
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Minimum Fuel Prices

100LL$ 5.32  (full serve service)
Jet-A$ 5.83  (full serve service)

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Runway 13/31

Dimensions:9002 x 150ft. / 2743.8 x 45.7mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 100000 lb
Surface:concrete, grooved, in good conditionRunway Edge Lights:high
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
131093.1ft. MSL
133° mag
136° true
precisionrunway visual range: Touchdown, Rollout
approach: 1400ft/Medium-Intensity
visual glide slope: 4-Box/Left-Side VASI
ILSTree, 475 ft Left of center, 72 ft high, 3,100 ft from end, 40:1 clearance slope
Bak-14 Bak-12b(B) (1392')
311093.3ft. MSL
313° mag
316° true
precisionrunway visual range: Touchdown, Rollout
visual glide slope: 4-Box/Left-Side VASI
approach: 1400ft/Medium-Intensity/Runway Alignment Indicators
ILSBak-14 Bak-12b(B) (1492')

Runway 17/35

Dimensions:6600 x 150ft. / 2011.7 x 45.7mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 65000 lb
Surface:asphalt, porous friction course, in fair conditionRunway Edge Lights:medium
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
171097.5ft. MSL
178° mag
181° true
0.0% down
No Datanon-precisionvisual glide slope: 4-Box/Right-Side VASI
runway end identifier: REIL is present
Trees, 350 ft Right of center, 47 ft high, 1,160 ft from end, 20:1 clearance slope
351094.7ft. MSL
358° mag
1° true
0.0% up
No Datanon-precisionvisual glide slope: 4-Light/Left-Side PAPI
Pole, Both-Sides, 16 ft high, 900 ft from end, 43:1 clearance slope

Business/Service Information

Name LocationFreq. MonitoredMain Phone
Jet Sun Aviation Centre
  • Maintenance
  • $5.32
  • $5.83
  • Rentals
  • Sales
On field: NE
UNICOM: 122.95
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Services at this airport:

Engine Repair: MajorAirframe Repair: MajorBulk Oxygen: High/Low
Fuel: 100LL Low-Lead, Jet A
Transportation: Limousine, Public, Courtesy Car, Crew Car
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Operations: Helicopter

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Operations & More Information

Lat/Long:N42 24.1567' / W96 23.0617'
Charts:NACO: Omaha Sectional
Mag Var:03E (2020)
ARTCC:Minneapolis (ZMP)
FSS:Fort Dodge (FOD)
NOTAM Facility:SUX
Approach/Departure Control Facility
Pattern Altitude: No data provided. Assume 1000 AGL
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. When ATCT Clsd Actvt HIRL Ry 13/31; MIRL Ry 17/35; MALS Ry 13; MALSR Ry 31 & REIL Ry 17 - CTAF

Aircraft & Activity

Based GA Aircraft

Single Engine:45
Multi Engine:0

Airport Activity

GA Local:NaN
GA Itinerant:11,123
Air Taxi:2,580

(12-month period ending on 12/31/2016)

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Contact Addresses

Owner:Airport Manager:
Sioux Gateway Airport AuthorityMr. Michael Collett
2403 Aviation Blvd.2403 Aviation Blvd.
Sioux City, IA 51111Sioux City, IA 51111
712-279-6165 (Office) 712-279-0170 (Office)