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Wausau Downtown Airport

Wausau, WI

Phone: 715-845-3400
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Attendance: Attended
Oct-Apr, 7 Days a Week,0800-1700May-Sep/Sat-Sun/0800-1700May-Sep/Mon-Fri/0800-1800
Elevation:1,201 ft (366.1 m) (Surveyed)
Location:S of Wausau
Beacon: Present (white-green)
Instrument Procedures:RNAV, GPS
Runways:05/23, 12W/30W (waterway) , 13/31
Longest paved runway: 5200 ft
Fees:Ramp, Tiedown, Hangar
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Minimum Fuel Prices

100LL$ 4.80  (full serve service)
Jet-A$ 4.00  (full serve service)

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Runway 05/23

Dimensions:3041 x 100ft. / 926.9 x 30.5mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 32000 lb
Surface:asphalt, no surface treatment, in good conditionRunway Edge Lights:medium
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
051190.4ft. MSL
47° mag
44° true
0.4% up
basicNo DataTree, 80 ft Right of center, 7 ft high, 350 ft from end, 21:1 clearance slope
231201.0ft. MSL
227° mag
224° true
0.4% down
basicNo DataTrees, 80 ft Right of center, 20 ft high, 600 ft from end, 20:1 clearance slope

Waterway 12W/30W

Dimensions:8000 x 300ft. / 2438.4 x 91.4mWeight Bearing Cap:
Surface:waterRunway Edge Lights:
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
12WNo Data
No DataNo Data
30WNo Data
No DataNo Data

Runway 13/31

Dimensions:5200 x 100ft. / 1585.0 x 30.5mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 45000 lb
Surface:asphalt, no surface treatment, in fair conditionRunway Edge Lights:medium
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
131192.1ft. MSL
127° mag
124° true
0.0% down
non-precisionvisual glide slope: 4-Light/Left-Side PAPI
runway end identifier: REIL is present
Trees, 200 ft Right of center, 15 ft high, 500 ft from end, 20:1 clearance slope
311190.1ft. MSL
307° mag
304° true
0.0% up
non-precisionvisual glide slope: 4-Light/Left-Side PAPI
runway end identifier: REIL is present
Tree, 125 ft Right of center, 50 ft high, 1,300 ft from end, 22:1 clearance slope

Noise Abatement

RunwayApplies toApproach/DepartureText
See TextSee TextSee TextAvoid low level fly-bys & repeated takeoff & ldg ops on Lake Wausau
See TextSee TextSee TextRun-up on FBO ramp for dep on ry 12; perform run-up for ry's 30, 04, & 22 prior to crossing ry 04-22

Business/Service Information

Name LocationFreq. MonitoredMain Phone
CW Flyers
    Wausau, WI
    Wausau Flying Service
    • $4.80
    • $4.00
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    • Flight Training
    On field: CTR
    UNICOM: 122.7
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    Services at this airport:

    Services: Camping on Field
    Engine Repair: MajorAirframe Repair: Major
    Fuel: 100LL Low-Lead, Jet A, MOGAS
    Transportation: Courtesy Car, Public, Limousine, Van
    Rental Cars: 
    EnterpriseBook Now! 866-315-9155

    Activities: Intensive Flight Training
    Operations: Helicopter, Glider, Ultralight

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    Operations & More Information

    Lat/Long:N44 55.5771' / W89 37.6201'
    Charts:NACO: Green Bay Sectional
    Mag Var:03W (2015)
    ARTCC:Minneapolis (ZMP)
    FSS:Green Bay (GRB)
    NOTAM Facility:AUW
    Approach/Departure Control Facility
    Pattern Altitude:
    Light Aircraft2201
    Wind Indicator:Lighted
    Seg. Circle:Yes
    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
    MIRL Rys 13/31 & 05/23 Preset Low Intst; to Incr Intst & Actvt REIL Rys 13 & 31; PAPI Rys 13 & 31 - CTAF

    Aircraft & Activity

    Based GA Aircraft

    Single Engine:55
    Multi Engine:1

    Airport Activity

    GA Local:28,800
    GA Itinerant:5,000
    Air Taxi:2,550

    (12-month period ending on 10/7/2015)

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    Contact Addresses

    Owner:Airport Manager:
    City of WausauJohn P Chmiel
    407 Grant St.725 Woods Place
    Wausau, WI 54403Wausau, WI 54401
    715-261-6740 (Office) 715-845-3400 (Office)