Airport & Tower

Flying into Appleton, Wisconsin? Prepare for a safe landing with the helpful pilot information listed below.

Location

FAA Identifier: ATW
Lat/Long: 44-15-29.1000N / 088-31-08.7000W
44-15.485000N / 088-31.145000W
44.2580833 / -88.5190833
(estimated)
Elevation: 918 ft. / 279.8 m (surveyed)
Variation: 02W (1995)
From city: 3 miles W of APPLETON, WI
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -6 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 54914

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 05/1965
Sectional chart: GREEN BAY
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: MINNEAPOLIS CENTER
FSS: GREEN BAY FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: ATW (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: CONTINUOUS
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: no
Lights: WHEN ATCT CLSD HIRL RY 03/21 PRESET ON LOW INTST; TO INCR INTST & ACTVT MALSR RY 03; REIL RY 21;HIRL RY 03/21; MALSR RY 30; REIL RY 12; HIRL RY 12/30 – CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
Fire and rescue: ARFF index B

Airport Communications

CTAF: 119.6
UNICOM: 122.95
ATIS: 127.15
WX AWOS-3: PHONE 920-832-2597
APPLETON GROUND: 121.7 [0530-2300]
APPLETON TOWER: 119.6 [0530-2300]
GREEN BAY APPROACH: 126.3
GREEN BAY DEPARTURE: 126.3
WX ASOS at OSH (16 nm S): PHONE 920-426-1644
  • APCH/DEP SERVICE PROVIDED BY MINNEAPOLIS CENTER ON FREQ 126.3 WHEN GREEN BAY APCH CLSD.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance VOR name Freq Var
OSHr004/16.1 OSHKOSH VORTAC 111.80 02E
GRBr217/22.6 GREEN BAY VORTAC 115.50 01E
MTWr284/36.9 MANITOWOC VOR/DME 111.00 02W

 

NDB name Hdg/Dist Freq Var ID
KOOKY 298/5.8 407 02W AQ  .- –.-
WAUPACA 103/22.0 382 01W PCZ  .–. -.-. –..
CLINTONVILLE 159/23.5 209 02W CLI  -.-. .-.. ..

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A1+
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: HIGH/LOW

Runway Information

Runway 3/21

Dimensions: 8002 x 150 ft. / 2439 x 46 m
Surface: concrete/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity:
Single wheel: 75.0
Double wheel: 160.0
Double tandem: 320.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 3 RUNWAY 21
Latitude: 44-14.935423N 44-16.117950N
Longitude: 088-31.570987W 088-30.764390W
Elevation: 887.7 ft. 878.2 ft.
Gradient: 0.1% 0.1%
Traffic pattern: left left
Runway heading: 028 magnetic, 026 true 208 magnetic, 206 true
Declared distances: TORA:8002 TODA:8002 ASDA:8002 LDA:8002 TORA:8002 TODA:8002 ASDA:8002 LDA:8002
Markings: precision, in good condition precision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
OPERATES CONTINUOUSLY.
4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
OPERATES CONTINUOUSLY. PAPI RESTRICTED BYD 8.5 DEG RGT OF COURSE.
RVR equipment: touchdown
Approach lights: MALSR: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with runway alignment indicator lights
Runway end identifier lights: no yes
Touchdown point: yes, no lights yes, no lights
Instrument approach: ILS/DME
Obstructions: 56 ft. tree, 2400 ft. from runway, 200 ft. left of centerline, 39:1 slope to clear 62 ft. tree, 2600 ft. from runway, 350 ft. left of centerline, 38:1 slope to clear

Runway 12/30

Dimensions: 6501 x 150 ft. / 1982 x 46 m
Surface: concrete/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity:
Single wheel: 75.0
Double wheel: 160.0
Double tandem: 320.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 12 RUNWAY 30
Latitude: 44-15.670420N 44-15.199403N
Longitude: 088-31.783917W 088-30.447243W
Elevation: 918.3 ft. 858.3 ft.
Gradient: 0.9% 0.9%
Traffic pattern: left left
Runway heading: 118 magnetic, 116 true 298 magnetic, 296 true
Declared distances: TORA:6501 TODA:6501 ASDA:6501 LDA:6501 TORA:6501 TODA:6501 ASDA:6501 LDA:6501
Markings: precision, in good condition precision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-box VASI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
OPERATES CONTINUOUSLY.
4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
OPERATES CONTINUOUSLY.
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 lights yes, no lights
Instrument approach: ILS/DME
Obstructions: 57 ft. tree, 2800 ft. from runway, 350 ft. of centerline, 45:1 slope to clear none

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: OUTAGAMIE COUNTY
W6390 CHALLENGER DR-SUITE 201
APPLETON, WI 54915
Phone 920-832-5267
Manager: Abram Weber
W6390 CHALLENGER DR-SUITE 201
APPLETON, WI 54914-9119
Phone 920-832-5267

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 69
Single engine airplanes: 52
Multi engine airplanes: 13
Jet airplanes: 4
Aircraft operations: avg 93/day *
39% transient general aviation
38% air taxi
17% local general aviation
6% commercial
<1% military
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2011

Additional Remarks

BIRDS & MIGRATORY WATERFOWL ON & INVOF ARPT.
SNOW REMOVAL OPNS IN PROGRESS WINTER MONTHS. VEHICLE OPERATORS WILL BE MONITORING CTAF; ACFT LNDG/DEP APPLETON SHOULD USE CTAF WHEN ATCT CLSD.