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OLU
Columbus Municipal Airport
Official FAA Data Effective 2021-07-15 0901Z
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Location Information for KOLU
Coordinates: N41°26.92' / W97°20.46'
Located 01 miles NE of Columbus, Nebraska on 602 acres of land. View all Airports in Nebraska.
Surveyed Elevation is 1447 feet MSL.
Operations Data
Airport Use:Open to the public
Activation Date:August 1945
Status:Operational
Control Tower:No
Seg-Circle:Yes
Beacon:Clear-Green
(Lighted Land Airport)
Wind Indicator:Yes, Lighted
Lighting Schedule:SEE RMK
A.R.T.C.C.:MINNEAPOLIS
F.S.S.:COLUMBUS
NOTAMs Facility:OLU (NOTAM-D available)
Sectional Chart:OMAHA
AirspaceAnalysis:NO OBJECTION
Attendance:ALL/ALL/DALGT
FOR SVC AFT DARK CALL (402) 564-7884.
Airport Communications
AWOS-3PT:125.525 Tel. 402-563-3895
UNICOM:123.050
CTAF:123.050
ASOS at OFK (32.2 N):119.025 402-644-4480
AWOS-3 at JYR (35.5 S):124.175 402-362-3785
AWOS-3P at AHQ (35.9 E):125.975 402-443-4030
Remarks:
  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY MINNEAPOLIS ARTCC ON FREQS 128.75/346.3 (OMAHA RCAG).
Nearby Navigation Aids
IDNameFreqRadial / Range
VOD OLU COLUMBUS 111.80 176°0.1
VOD OFK NORFOLK 109.60 164°32.6
VOD SCB SCRIBNER 111.00 247°33.4
VOT LNK LINCOLN 116.10 310°41.6
IDNameFreqBearing / Range
VOT PLT PLATTE CENTER 407 327°3.4
VOT JYR YORK 257 200°35.3
VOT AHQ WAHOO 400 110°35.8
VOT FET FREMONT 287 089°37.1
Runway 14/32
Dimensions:6801 x 100 feet / 2073 x 30 meters
Surface:Concrete in Good Condition
Weight Limits:S-43, D-58
Edge Lighting:Medium Intensity
Runway 14Runway 32
Coordinates:N41°27.44' / W97°20.99'N41°26.48' / W97°20.25'
Elevation: 1447.3 1440.5
Traffic Pattern: Left Left
Runway Heading: 150° True 330° True
Displaced Threshold: 950 Feet
Declared Distances: TORA:6800 TODA:6800 ASDA:6260 LDA:6260 TORA:6800 TODA:6800 ASDA:6800 LDA:5850
Markings:Precision Instrument in good condition.Precision Instrument in good condition.
Glide Slope IndicatorP4L (3.00° Glide Path Angle)V4L (3.00° Glide Path Angle)
Approach Lights:MALSR 1,400 Foot Medium-intensity Approach Lighting System with runway alighment indicator lights.
REIL:Yes
Obstacles: 76 ft Pole 2989 ft from runway, 300 ft left of center
RWY 32 APCH SLOPE 38:1 DUE TO 69 FT TREE 2661 FT FROM DSPL THLD.
69 ft Tree 1711 ft from runway, 110 ft left of center
Runway 02/20
RY 02/20 NOT PLOWED WINTER MONTHS.
Dimensions:4135 x 150 feet / 1260 x 46 meters
Surface:Turf in Fair Condition
Runway 02Runway 20
Coordinates:N41°26.57' / W97°20.42'N41°27.16' / W97°19.96'
Elevation: 1440.9 1439.5
Runway Heading: 30° True 210° True
Displaced Threshold: 101 Feet
RWY 02 END CONES MARK DSPLCD THLD; NOT RWY END.
Obstacles: 116 ft Other 3390 ft from runway, 380 ft right of center
RWY 02 CLNC SLOPE 30:1 DUE TO GRAIN ELEVATOR LEG 116 FT ABV RWY END 3491 FT FROM DSPLCD THLD; RWY 20 CTR PIVOT THRU APCH DURING IRRIGATION SEASON.
59 ft Power Line 1413 ft from runway, 139 ft left of center
Services Available
Fuel:100LL (blue), Jet-A
Transient Storage:Hangars,Tiedowns
Airframe Repair:MAJOR
Engine Repair:MAJOR
Bottled Oxygen:NONE
Bulk Oxygen:NONE
Other Services:AIR FREIGHT SERVICES,PILOT INSTRUCTION,AIRCRAFT RENTAL
Ownership Information
Ownership:Publicly owned
Owner:CITY OF COLUMBUS
P.O. BOX 1677
COLUMBUS, NE 68602-1677
402-562-4227
JANELLE KLINE, CITY CLERK
Manager:KEITH SCHADEMANN
PO BOX 1677, 1308 BILL BABKA DRIVE, 2765 14TH AVE
COLUMBUS, NE 68602-1677
402-276-5284
Operational Statistics
Single Engine Aircraft Based on Field:36 Statistics collected for 12 month period ending 2020-06-03
Multi-Engine Aircraft Based on Field:5 Annual Commercial Operations:none
Jet Aircraft Based on Field:none Annual Commuter Operations:none
Helicopters Based on Field:1 Annual Air Taxi Operations:200
Military Aircraft Based on Field:none Annual Military Operations:50
Gliders Based on Field:none Annual GA Local Operations:2750
Ultralights Based on Field:none Annual GA Itinerant Operations:5000
Other Remarks
  • WATERFOWL INVOF ARPT.
  • DEER INVOF ARPT.
  • RY 32 IS DESIGNATED AS THE CALM WIND RY.
  • FOR CD IF UNA TO CTC ON FSS FREQ, CTC MINNEAPOLIS ARTCC AT 651-463-5588.
  • BOUNDARY MARKERS-G.
  • 0LL FOR FUEL AFT HRS CONTACT 402-910-5247.
  • ACTVT MIRL RY 14/32; PAPI RY 14; VASI RY 32; REIL RY 32 & MALSR RY 14 - CTAF.