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KEAR Kearney Municipal Airport
Kearney, Nebraska, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 22 DECEMBER 2005

Location

FAA Identifier: EAR
Lat/Long: 40-43-37.3000N / 099-00-24.4000W
40-43.621667N / 099-00.406667W
40.7270278 / -99.0067778
(estimated)
Elevation: 2131 ft. / 649.5 m (surveyed)
Variation: 09E (1980)
From city: 4 miles NE of KEARNEY, NE
Zip code: 68847

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Sectional chart: OMAHA
Control tower: no
ARTCC: MINNEAPOLIS CENTER
FSS: COLUMBUS FLIGHT SERVICE STATION [1-800-WX-BRIEF]
NOTAMs facility: EAR (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 0600-2000
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: DUSK-DAWN
HIRL RY 18/36 PRESET ON LOW INTST; TO INCR INTST & ACTVT VASI RY 18; PAPI RY 36 & MALSR RY 36 - CTAF. ACTVT MIRL RY 13/31; PAPI RYS 13 & 31 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Airline operations: ARPT CLSD TO ACR OPNS WITH MORE THAN 30 PSGR SEATS EXCP 24 HR PPR CALL AMGR (308) 234-2318.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.8
WX AWOS-3: 123.875 (308-237-5608)
  • COMMUNICATIONS PROVIDED BY GRAND ISLAND RADIO ON FREQ 122.1R.
  • APCH/DEP SERVICE PROVIDED BY MINNEAPOLIS ARTCC ON FREQS 119.4/278.8 (HASTINGS RCAG).

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
EAR at fieldKEARNEY VOR111.2010E
HSIr279/27.3HASTINGS VOR/DME108.8007E
GRIr237/35.0GRAND ISLAND VORTAC112.0007E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
HOLDREGE035/22.639607EHDE .... -.. .
PROSSER269/24.233807EPSS .--. ... ...
DARR093/39.232607ERRX .-. .-. -..-

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 18/36

Dimensions: 7094 x 150 ft. / 2162 x 46 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 48000 lbs
Double wheel: 73000 lbs
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 18  RUNWAY 36
Latitude: 40-44.184067N40-43.025700N
Longitude: 099-00.425633W099-00.623500W
Elevation: 2128.5 ft.2131.2 ft.
Gradient: 0.0 0.0
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 178 magnetic, 187 true358 magnetic, 007 true
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-box VASI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left
Approach lights: MALSR: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with runway alignment indicator lights
Runway end identifier lights: yes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: ILS/DME
Obstructions: 103 ft. bldg, 5250 ft. from runway, 49:1 slope to clearnone

Runway 13/31

Dimensions: 4498 x 75 ft. / 1371 x 23 m
Surface: concrete, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 30000 lbs
Double wheel: 38000 lbs
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 13  RUNWAY 31
Latitude: 40-43.938750N40-43.361400N
Longitude: 099-00.524400W098-59.914650W
Elevation: 2128.5 ft.2128.4 ft.
Gradient: 0.0 0.0
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 132 magnetic, 141 true312 magnetic, 321 true
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on left2-light PAPI on left
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 61
Single engine airplanes: 50
Multi engine airplanes: 6
Jet airplanes: 3
Helicopters: 2
    
Aircraft operations: avg 92/day
50% transient general aviation
45% local general aviation
3% commercial
2% air taxi
<1% military

Additional Remarks

APRON COND GOOD SOME SPALLING IN ISOLATED CONC AREAS.(NOT IN USE FOR ACFT).

Instrument Procedures

NOTE: All procedures below are presented as PDF files. If you need a reader for these files, you should download the free Adobe Reader.

NOT FOR NAVIGATION. Please procure official charts for flight.
FAA instrument procedures published for use between 22 December 2005 at 0901Z and 19 January 2006 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS RWY 36   download (223KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 18   download (243KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 36 **CHANGED**   download (255KB)
VOR RWY 13   download (197KB)
VOR RWY 18   download (192KB)
VOR RWY 36   download (206KB)
NDB RWY 36   download (197KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums apply   download (25KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

0V3 - Pioneer Village Field Airport (13 nm S)
KHDE - Brewster Field Airport (22 nm SW)
KHSI - Hastings Municipal Airport (27 nm E)
KGRI - Central Nebraska Regional Airport (35 nm NE)
KLXN - Jim Kelly Field Airport (35 nm W)
 
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From to KEAR

Sunrise and sunset
Times for 10-Jan-2006
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight07:3013:30
Sunrise08:0114:01
Sunset17:2723:27
Evening civil twilight17:5723:57
 
METAR
KEAR 110255Z AUTO 21008KT 10SM CLR M01/M08 A2984 RMK AO1 57014
TAF
KGRI 
34nm NE 
102320Z 110024 23009KT P6SM SCT250

 
 

FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

 Business Name   Contact    Services / Description  Fuel Prices Comments
Air Midway 308-237-2111
100LL 
$4.45 
Jet A 
$4.20 
 Updated 04-Oct-2005
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Where to Stay: Hotels, Motels, Resorts, B&Bs, Campgrounds

 In this space we feature lodging establishments that are convenient to the Kearney Municipal Airport. If your hotel/inn/B&B/resort is near the Kearney Municipal Airport, provides convenient transportation, or is otherwise attractive to pilots, flight crews, and airport users, consider listing it here.  
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AirNav users who flew into KEAR have stayed at...

Miles Price ($)
COUNTRY INN SUITES KEARNEY 5.5 65-90
 

Other hotels near Kearney Municipal Airport

Miles Price ($)
1ST INN GOLD KEARNEY 4.0 54-63
SUPER 8 KEARNEY NE 5.0 52-68
BEST WESTERN INN OF KEARNEYairport transportation 5.1 53-100
COMFORT INN KEARNEY 5.1 49-77
DAYS INN KEARNEY 5.2 49-50
RAMADA INNairport transportation 5.4 64-98
AMERICINN KEARNEY 5.6 75-90
FAIRFIELD INN BY MARRIOTT AT KEARNEY 5.6 60
HAMPTON INN KEARNEY 5.7 71-99
WINGATE INN KEARNEY 5.7 72-90

Distances are approximate, and may vary depending on the actual route traveled and the location of the travel start on the airport.
airport transportation indicates that the hotel is reported to provide airport transportation. Please check with the hotel for hours and availability of transportation to/from Kearney Municipal Airport. It is possible that transportation may not be available to/from KEAR but to other nearby airports.
    

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