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KGBD Great Bend Municipal Airport
Great Bend, Kansas, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 25 SEPTEMBER 2008

Location

FAA Identifier: GBD
Lat/Long: 38-20-39.3000N / 098-51-33.1000W
38-20.655000N / 098-51.551667W
38.3442500 / -98.8591944
(estimated)
Elevation: 1887 ft. / 575.2 m (surveyed)
Variation: 08E (1990)
From city: 4 miles W of GREAT BEND, KS
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -6 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 67530

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 06/1943
Sectional chart: WICHITA
Control tower: no
ARTCC: KANSAS CITY CENTER
FSS: WICHITA FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: GBD (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 0630-1800
AFTER 1800 BY REQUEST.
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: DUSK-DAWN
ACTVT MIRL RY 11/29 & HIRL RY 17/35; VASI & MALSR RY 35 & PAPI RYS 11; 17 & 29 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Fire and rescue: ARFF index A
Airline operations: ACR OPNS WITH MORE THAN 30 PSGR SEATS IS NOT AUTHORIZED.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.8
WX AWOS-3: 119.275 (620-792-5019)
WX ASOS at LQR (13 nm SW): 119.875 (620-285-8552)
  • COMMUNICATIONS PROVIDED BY RUSSELL RADIO ON FREQ 122.5 (GREAT BEND RCO).
  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY KANSAS CITY ARTCC ON FREQS 118.8/337.4 (HUTCHINSON RCAG).

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
HYSr137/36.0HAYS VORTAC110.4010E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
HILYN105/2.233808EHIL .... .. .-..
LARNED044/13.629608ELQR .-.. --.- .-.
LYONS264/29.738606ELYO .-.. -.-- ---
PRATT345/37.535607EPTT .--. - -

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
24 HR CREDIT CARD SVC AVBL.
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bulk oxygen: LOW

Runway Information

Runway 17/35

Dimensions: 7851 x 150 ft. / 2393 x 46 m
Surface: asphalt/aggregate friction seal coat, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 28.0
Double wheel: 35.0
Double tandem: 86.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 17  RUNWAY 35
Latitude: 38-21.471445N38-20.178203N
Longitude: 098-51.441733W098-51.429882W
Elevation: 1880.9 ft.1882.4 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 172 magnetic, 180 true352 magnetic, 360 true
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.50 degrees glide path)4-box VASI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
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

Runway 11/29

Dimensions: 4706 x 75 ft. / 1434 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 28.0
Double wheel: 35.0
Double tandem: 86.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 11  RUNWAY 29
Latitude: 38-20.563372N38-20.180645N
Longitude: 098-52.173413W098-51.317372W
Elevation: 1886.4 ft.1882.5 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 112 magnetic, 120 true292 magnetic, 300 true
Markings: basic, in good conditionbasic, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left4-light PAPI on left
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF GREAT BEND
CITY HALL, BOX 1168
GREAT BEND, KS 67530
Phone 620-793-4111
Manager: MR. MARTIN MILLER
CITY HALL, BOX 1168
GREAT BEND, KS 67530
Phone 620-793-4168
ED WEATHERFORD FBO, PHONE 620-792-4349. SELF-SERVICE FUEL, AIRPORT MGR (620) 792-9446 (CELL).

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 31
Single engine airplanes: 21
Multi engine airplanes: 10
    
Aircraft operations: avg 49/day *
63% local general aviation
18% transient general aviation
10% air taxi
8% commercial
<1% military
* for 12-month period ending 31 October 2007

Additional Remarks

CALM WIND RY DESIGNATED AS RY 17.
ALL ACFT ENTER TRAFFIC PATTERN AT 800 FT AGL EXCEPT TURBINED-POWERED OR LARGE ACFT AT 1500 FT AGL.

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 25 September 2008 at 0901Z and 23 October 2008 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS RWY 35 **CHANGED**   download (234KB)
NDB OR GPS RWY 35 **CHANGED**   download (238KB)
NDB OR GPS-A **CHANGED**   download (187KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KLQR - Larned-Pawnee County Airport (13 nm SW)
KLYO - Lyons-Rice County Municipal Airport (30 nm E)
KRSL - Russell Municipal Airport (32 nm N)
KHYS - Hays Regional Airport (36 nm NW)
KPTT - Pratt Industrial Airport (39 nm S)
 
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Sectional chart
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Airport diagram
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Diagram of KGBD (Great Bend Municipal Airport)
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 23-Oct-2008
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight07:2712:27
Sunrise07:5412:54
Sunset18:4523:45
Evening civil twilight19:1200:12

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  23-Oct-2008 23:48:50
Local (UTC-5)  23-Oct-2008 18:48:50
 
METAR
KGBD 232335Z AUTO 33011G19KT 8SM SCT011 OVC019 04/03 A2993 RMK AO1 P0001
TAF
KRSL 
31nm N 
231731Z 231818 31016G24KT P6SM VCSH OVC015 TEMPO 1820 4SM -RA BKN010 FM0000 32010KT P6SM VCSH OVC015 FM0600 32010KT P6SM OVC015 FM1600 32010KT P6SM SCT030
KHYS 
36nm NW 
231727Z 231818 33015KT P6SM -RASN OVC020 TEMPO 1822 BKN010 FM0100 32013KT P6SM OVC030 FM1000 32009KT P6SM BKN040
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

 Business Name   Contact    Services / Description  Fuel Prices Comments
Midwest Aviation Sales of Great Bend UNICOM 122.80
620-792-4349
[web site]
[email]
Aviation fuel, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangars, Passenger terminal and lounge, Flight training, Aircraft rental, Aircraft charters, Aircraft maintenance, ...
 
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FS 
100LL 
$5.88 
Jet A 
$5.55 
 Updated 11-Oct-2008
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 City of Great Bend (self-serve fuel)
620-792-9446
620-792-9446
[web site]
[email]
Airport management, Aviation fuel, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangars, Hangar leasing / sales, Passenger terminal and lounge, Catering, Rental cars, ...
 
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AS 
RA 
100LL 
$3.80 
$3.70 
Jet A 
$4.08 
$3.98 
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AS=Assisted/Self Service
FS=Full service
RA=Restricted
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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 Great Bend Municipal Airport. If your hotel/inn/B&B;/resort is near the Great Bend 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 KGBD have stayed at...

Miles Price ($)
HIGHLAND HOTEL & CONVENTION CENTER 4.5 71-72
 

Other hotels near Great Bend Municipal Airport

Miles Price ($)
DAYS INN GREAT BEND 3.5 41-62
COMFORT INN GREAT BEND 4.0 
AMERICAS BEST VALUE INN 4.1 48-60
GREAT BEND TRAVELODGE 4.3 41-53
BEST WESTERN ANGUS INN 4.5 66-86

Distances are approximate, and may vary depending on the actual route traveled and the location of the travel start on the airport.
    

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