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Location

FAA Identifier: KAMW
Latitude/Longitude:
41-59-31.4000N/ 093-37-18.60000W
41-59.52333N / 093-37.310000W
41.99205561 / -93.6218333

Elevation: 955.6 ft./291.3m (surveyed)
Variation: 03E (2000) 
From City: 2 miles SE of Ames

Airport Operation Statistics

Aircraft based on field: 86
Aircraft operations:  Average 921/day
Single engine airplanes: 61 56% transient general aviation
Multi-engine airplanes: 7 37% local general aviation
Jet airplanes: 2 5% air taxi
Gliders: 13 1% military
Ultralights: 3

Runway 01/19

Dimensions 5701 x 100 ft. / 1738 x 30 m
Surface asphalt, in fair condition
Runway Edge Lights medium intensity
Runway Edge Markings precision, in fair condition
Weight Limitations single wheel - 30,000 lbs

double wheel - 38,000 lbs
Slope Indicator 4-box VASI on left (4.00 degrees glide path)
Approach Lights

MALSR: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting

system with runway alignment indicator lights

 


Runway 01 Runway 19
Traffic Pattern   right left
Runway Heading   014 magnetic, 017 true 194 magnetic, 197 true
Markings   precision non-precision
Markings Condition   fair
fair
Latitude   41-58.962060N 41-59.861558N
Longitude   093-37.485338W 093-37.125898W
Elevation   955.6 ft. 918.9 ft.
Touchdown Point   yes, no lights yes, no lights
Obstructions   78 ft. tree, 2380 ft. from runway,   350 ft. left of center-line, 
  27:1 slope to clear
87 ft. tree, 2400 ft. from runway, 345 ft. left of center-line, 25:1 slope to clear

 

Runway 13/31

Dimensions 3491 x 75 ft. / 1064 x 23 m
Surface concrete, in good condition
Runway Edge Lights medium intensity
Runway Edge Markings non-precision, in good condition
Weight Limitations single wheel - 30,000 lbs
Slope Indicator 4-box VASI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)

 


Runway 13 Runway 31
Traffic Pattern right left
Runway Heading 133 magnetic, 136 true 313 magnetic, 316 true
Markings nonprecision nonprecision
Markings Condition good good
Latitude 41-59.910968N 
41-59.496142N
Longitude 093-37.581907W 093-37.048508W
Elevation 925.3 ft. 920. ft.
Touchdown Point yes, no lights
yes, no lights
Obstructions 84 ft. tree, 2750 ft. from runway, 112 ft. right of center-line,
30:1 slope to clear
37 ft. tree, 1180 ft. from runway, 198 ft. right of center-line,
26:1 slope to clear

 

*Statistics provided by Air Nav (www.airnav.com)
Last Updated: November 9, 2016