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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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Minimum Fuel Prices

100LL$ 5.96  (full serve service)
Jet-A$ 4.58  (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, 552 ft Right of center, 55 ft high, 1,603 ft from end, 25:1 clearance slope
22879.2ft. MSL
224° mag
229° true
0.0% down
basicNo DataTree, 335 ft Right of center, 33 ft high, 1,211 ft from end, 30:1 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
precisionvisual glide slope: 4-Box/Left-Side VASI
runway end identifier: REIL is present

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-precisionrunway end identifier: REIL is present
visual glide slope: 4-Box/Left-Side VASI
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
Aviation Explorer Post 8
    Hetrick Aviation
    • Maintenance
    • Sales
    On field: SW
    Kaw Valley Aviation
    • $5.96
    • $4.58
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    • Sales
    • Flight Training
    On field: W
    UNICOM: 122.95
    The Great Plains Balloon Club
      Topeka, KS
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      Services at this airport:

      Engine Repair: MajorAirframe Repair: Major
      Fuel: 100LL Low-Lead, Jet A
      Transportation: Courtesy Car, Public
      Rental Cars: 
      EnterpriseBook Now! 866-315-9155

      Activities: Intensive Flight Training
      Operations: Helicopter, Ultralight

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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:
      Heavy Aircraft2381
      Light Aircraft1681
      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:51
      Multi Engine:3

      Airport Activity

      GA Local:12,739
      GA Itinerant:18,757
      Air Taxi:1,055

      (12-month period ending on 12/31/2015)

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      Contact Addresses

      Owner:Airport Manager:
      Metro. Topeka Airport AuthorityEric M. Johnson
      Forbes Field, 6510 Se Forbes AveForbes Field, 6510 Se Forbes Ave
      Topeka, KS 66619Topeka, KS 66619
      785-862-2362 (Office) 785-862-2362 (Office)