West Bend Municipal Airport

West Bend Municipal Airport

Infobox Airport
name = West Bend Municipal Airport
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IATA = ETB
ICAO = KETB
type = Public
owner =
operator = City of West Bend
city-served =
location = West Bend, Wisconsin
elevation-f = 887
elevation-m = 270.4
coordinates = Coord|43|25|20|N|88|07|40|W|type:airport_region:US|display=inline,title
website =
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r1-number = 13/31
r1-length-f = 4,494
r1-length-m = 1,370
r1-surface = Asphalt
r2-number = 6/24
r2-length-f = 3,897
r2-length-m = 1,188
r2-surface = Asphalt
h1-number = H1
h1-length-f = 100
h1-length-m = 30
h1-surface = Asphalt
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West Bend Municipal Airport Airport codes|ETB|KETB is a general aviation airport located three miles (4.8 km) east of the central business district (CBD) of the city of West Bend, in Washington County, Wisconsin, USA. It is owned and operated by the City of West Bend.

Facilities

West Bend Municipal Airport covers convert|404|acre|ha|0|lk=on and has two runways and one helipad:
* Runway 13/31: 4,494 x 75 ft. (1,370 x 23 m), Surface: Asphalt. This runway has a left traffic pattern. It is equipped with a 4-box VASI on the left side of both runways. Both ends have Runway End Identification Lights, and have runway lights controllable via the CTAF. Runway 31 has a localizer with a frequency of 108.9.
* Runway 6/24: 3,897 x 75 ft. (1,188 x 23 m), Surface: Asphalt. This runway has a left traffic pattern. It does not have any visual slope indicators, nor does it have runway end identifier lights.
* Helipad H1: 100 x 100 ft. (30 x 30 m), Surface: Asphalt. This helipad has left traffic. There are blue perimeter lights.

West Bend Air operates the FBO (Flight Briefer's Office) and provides 100 octane low lead fuel as well as Jet-A fuel. Rental aircraft, a pilot's lounge, a weather office and a gift shop are also located on field and operated by West Bend Air.

Pilot information

Navigation

The West Bend Airport can be found on the Chicago sectional chart on the North side. The airport has a non-directional beacon (NDB), as well as a very high frequency omni directional radio (VOR), both on field. The Kettle Moraine NDB (LLE .-.. .-.. .) has a frequency of 329 KHz. The West Bend VOR (BJB -... .--- -...) has a frequency of 109.8 MHz.

Communication

West Bend Municipal Airport has a UNICOM frequency of 122.8 MHz, manned by West Bend Air Inc. This frequency is also the common traffic advisory frequency (CTAF). An AWOS is available on 120.0 MHz, which provides wind, visibility, sky conditions, and the altimeter. The weather for this airport can also be found in the form of a METAR on various online aviation weather sites. The controlling agency is Chicago center, but services are also available from Milwaukee approach or Milwaukee departure on 125.35 MHz. IFR flights can also contact clearance delivery on 124.75 MHz.

Airspace

Immediately overlying the airport is Class G Airspace. A ring approx. 14 miles in diameter, centered on the field, of Class E Airspace begins at 700 feet above ground level (AGL) and meets Class A Airspace at, but not including, 18,000 feet MSL. The outer ring of Milwaukee's Class C Airspace begins approx. 17 miles south-southeast of the field, with Waukesha County Airport and Lawrence J. Timmerman Airport's Class D Airspace beginning 18 miles south-southwest and 14 miles south (respectively) of the field.

The nearest special use airspace is Restricted Airspace R-6903, which is superimposed over the Minnow MOA (Military Operations Area), approx. 20 miles east and northeast of the field, over Lake Michigan.

References

* [http://www.gcr1.com/5010web/airport.cfm?Site=ETB Airport Master Record (FAA Form 5010)] , also available as a [http://www.gcr1.com/5010web/Rpt_5010.asp?au=PU&o=PU&faasite=27682.*A&fn=ETB printable form] (PDF)
* [http://www.wbair.net/]

External links

*Wisconsin Airport Directory: [http://www.dot.wisconsin.gov/travel/air/docs/airports/west-bend-municipal.pdf West Bend Municipal Airport] (PDF)
*West Bend Air Inc: [http://www.wbair.com/]


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