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Cherokee County Regional Airport

Cherokee, IA

Phone: 712-225-2810
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Attendance: Attended
For Attendant After Hrs Call (712) 225-6168 Or (712) 229-9365.Year-round,Sat/0800-1200Year-round,Mon-Fri/0800-1700
Elevation:1,226 ft (373.7 m) (Surveyed)
Location:1.00 mi. S of Cherokee
Beacon: Present (white-green)
Instrument Procedures:RNAV, GPS
Runways:01/19 (unpaved) , 18/36
Longest paved runway: 3789 ft
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  • TAFs

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  • Satellite
  • Sectional

Minimum Fuel Prices

Jet-A$ 2.89  (self-service service)
100LL$ 4.29  (self-service service)
100LL$ 4.60  (self serve service)
Jet-A$ 2.84  (self serve service)

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Runway 01/19

Dimensions:2631 x 100ft. / 801.9 x 30.5mWeight Bearing Cap:
Surface:turf, grass, sod, no surface treatment, in fair conditionRunway Edge Lights:
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
011212.3ft. MSL
6° mag
11° true
0.1% down
No DataNo Data394' Disp Threshold
Railroad, Both-Sides, 29 ft high, 190 ft from end, 6:1 clearance slope
Apch Slope 27:1 Apch Slope to Dsplcd Thld Ry 01/19 Thlds & Sides Marked with Yellow Cones
191210.7ft. MSL
186° mag
191° true
0.1% up
No DataNo DataTrees, 50 ft Left of center, 54 ft high, 1,250 ft from end, 23:1 clearance slope

Runway 18/36

Dimensions:3789 x 75ft. / 1154.9 x 22.9mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 15000 lb
Surface:concrete, no surface treatment, in fair conditionRunway Edge Lights:medium
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
181212.2ft. MSL
178° mag
183° true
0.4% up
non-precisionrunway end identifier: REIL is present
visual glide slope: 2-Light/Left-Side PAPI
Trees, 150 ft Left of center, 54 ft high, 1,150 ft from end, 17:1 clearance slope
361226.4ft. MSL
358° mag
3° true
0.4% down
non-precisionrunway end identifier: REIL is present
visual glide slope: 2-Light/Right-Side PAPI
Pole, 198 ft Right of center, 44 ft high, 2,061 ft from end, 42:1 clearance slope

Business/Service Information

Name LocationFreq. MonitoredMain Phone
Cherokee Flying Club
  • $4.29
  • $2.89
  • Flight Training
Lauck Aviation
  • Maintenance
  • $4.60
  • $2.84
  • Rentals
  • Sales
  • Flight Training
On field: NE
UNICOM: 122.8
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Services at this airport:

Services: Camping on Field
Engine Repair: MajorAirframe Repair: Major
Fuel: 100LL Low-Lead, Jet A
Transportation: Courtesy Car

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Operations & More Information

Lat/Long:N42 43.8733' / W95 33.3650'
Charts:NACO: Omaha Sectional
Mag Var:05E (1985)
ARTCC:Minneapolis (ZMP)
FSS:Fort Dodge (FOD)
NOTAM Facility:CKP
Approach/Departure Control Facility
Pattern Altitude:Fixed Wing: 2000 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
Actvt MIRL Ry 18/36; REIL & PAPI Rys 18 & 36 - CTAF

Aircraft & Activity

Based GA Aircraft

Single Engine:23
Multi Engine:1

Airport Activity

GA Local:4,740
GA Itinerant:6,460
Air Taxi:

(12-month period ending on 8/26/2014)

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Contact Addresses

Owner:Airport Manager:
City of CherokeeBrian Lauck
1201 South 2nd StreetMuni Arpt 1201 S 2nd St
Cherokee, IA 51012Cherokee, IA 51012
712-261-2011 (Office) 712-225-2810 (Office)