Mike Armour, Director of Aviation for the state has created a valuable website for pilots flying in Kansas.
The site offers information in five areas’ of interest for the enjoyment and safety of general aviation traffic.
- Weather Information is available from Automated Weather Stations, Current Statewide Conditions and the Kansas Satellite shows atmospheric cloud patterns and movement above the state and significant portions of surrounding states.
- Public – Use Airports features a Map and Airport Information from AirNav. Provided by AirNav is free detailed aeronautical information on airports and other information to assist pilots in gathering information for flight planning. Airport details include airport location, runway information, radio navigation aids and communication frequencies, FBO information, fuel prices, and a wealth of other information for pilots. The site also has tools for airport search, fuel price search, and a fuel stop planner.
- The next section is on Airport Improvement which covers Airport Eligibility, Project Eligibility, Funding Limits, Sponsor Participation, Grant Application Process, Application Form, additional Grant Information and FY 2000-FY 2003 Grants.
- Frequently Asked Questions covers “What kind of registration requirements does Kansas have for pilots and aircraft?,” “Does Kansas license airports?,” “How can I order copies of the Kansas aeronautical chart and airport directory, and how much do you charge for them?,” and finally, “How often are the state aeronautical charts and airport directories produced?”
- This last section covers updates to the web site content information posted.
All in all, it’s a valuable resource for Kansas flyers and can be accessed at the URL address of http://www.ksdot.org/divaviation/index.html.