K59 - Amelia Earhart, Atchison, KS
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Location:
FAA Identifier: K59
Latitude/Longitude: 39-34-13.8890N / 095-10-49.1930W
39.5703 / -95.1803
Elevation: 1073 feet MSL (Surveyed)
Magnetic Variation: 06E (1980)
Land Area Covered: 77 acres
From City: 2 nautical miles W of Atchison, KS
County/Parish: Atchison, KS
Airport Operations:
Airport Use: Public
Activiation Date: 6/1/1952 12:00:00 AM
Sectional Chart: Kansas City
Control Tower: No
ARTCC: Kansas City Center (ZKC)
FSS: Wichita Flight Service Station ()
Attendance: ALL/ALL/0900-1900
Wind Indicator: Yes
Segmented Circle: Yes
Lights: See Rmk
Beacon: White-Green (lighted land airport)
International Operations: No
Landing Fee: No
Communications:
Unicom: 122.8
CTAF: 122.8
Services:
Fuel available: 100LL
Airframe Repair: Major
Power Plant Repair: Major
Bottled oxygen: None
Bulk oxygen: None
Runway Information:
Runway: 16/34
Dimensions: 3000 x 48 ft.
Surface: Asphalt - in fair condition
Weight Bearing Capacity:
Single wheel: 17 K lbs.
Runway Edge Lights: Low intensity
Runway 16 Runway 34
Latitude: 39-34-28.6360N Latitude: 39-33-59.1850N
Longitude: 095-10-51.3430W Longitude: 095-10-46.9890W
Elevation: 1040 ft. Elevation: 1072 ft.
Gradient: 1.1% Gradient: 1.1%
Traffic Pattern: Left Traffic Pattern: Left
Displaced Threshold: No Displaced Threshold: 202 ft.
Markings: BSC - Basic, Good condition Markings: BSC - Basic, Good condition
Airport Ownership and Management:
Ownership: Publicly Owned
Owner: City Of Atchison
515 Kansas Ave
Atchison, KS 66002
(913) 367-5500
Manager: Bethany Root, Fbo
16701 286th Rd
Atchison, KS 66002
(913) 367-5249
Sectional:
Remarks:
  • THIS AIRPORT HAS BEEN SURVEYED BY THE NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY.
  • GLIDER OPNS FM GRASS WEST SIDE OF RWY.
  • A HEAVY CROPDUSTING OPS.
  • CITY MANAGER TREY COCKING, ALTERNATE CLINTON MCNEMEE 913-367-5561.
  • LN OF SIGHT OBSTD BTWN RWY ENDS.
  • RWY 16/34 NSTD LIRL; RY END LGTS AT DEP END RY 16 ARE NOT SPLIT LENSES. SOME EDGE LGTS OTS INDEFLY.
  • OBSTN CLNC SLOPE TO DSPLD THLD 50:1.
  • ACTVT LIRL RWY 16/34 - CTAF.

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