Colby Municipal Airport

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Colby Municipal Airport
Shalz Field
Summary
Airport type Public
Owner City of Colby
Serves Colby, Kansas
Elevation AMSL 3,187 ft / 971 m
Coordinates 39°25′39″N 101°02′48″W / 39.42750°N 101.04667°W / 39.42750; -101.04667
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
17/35 5,110 1,558 Concrete
12/30 2,660 811 Turf
4/22 2,600 792 Turf
Statistics (2007)
Aircraft operations 6,506
Based aircraft 19
Sources: airport web page[1] and FAA[2]

Colby Municipal Airport or Shalz Field (IATA: CBKICAO: KCBKFAA LID: CBK) is on Kansas Highway 25, two miles (3 km) north of Colby, in Thomas County, Kansas.[1][2]

The airport's page at the Kansas Department of Transportation Airport Directory lists the name as Shaltz Field,[3] but that spelling is incorrect as per the Federal Register dated March 8, 2004.[4]

Facilities[edit]

Shalz Field covers 473 acres (191 ha); its concrete runway, 17/35, is 5,110 x 75 ft (1,558 x 23 m). It has two turf runways: 12/30 is 2,660 x 90 ft (811 x 27 m) and 4/22 is 2,600 x 80 ft (792 x 24 m).[2]

In the year ending July 10, 2007 the airport had 6,506 aircraft operations, average 17 per day: 85% general aviation, 15% air taxi and <1% military. 19 aircraft were then based at the airport: 90% single-engine, 5% multi-engine and 5% ultralight.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Colby Municipal Airport, Shalz Field at City of Colby web site
  2. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for CBK (Form 5010 PDF), effective 2008-04-10
  3. ^ "Shaltz Field (CBK)" (PDF).  page from Kansas DOT Airport Directory
  4. ^ "Federal Register, Vol. 69, No. 45, March 8, 2004" (PDF). . "Shalz Field was incorrectly spelled as Shaltz Field".

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