Dane County Regional - Truax Field

IATA/ICAO CODE: MSN/KMSN
CITY: Madison
STATE: WI
COUNTRY: USA

AIRPORT CONTACT

Information updated by the airport 3/2011

Name:
Lowell Wright
Brad S. Livingston, A.A.E.
Title:
Noise Abatement/Environmental Officer
Airport Director
Airport: Dane County Regional Airport Dane County Regional Airport
Address:

4000 International Lane
Madison WI 53704-3120
4000 International Lane
Madison WI 53704-3120
Phone: +1 608 246 3397 +1 608 246 3380
Fax: +1 608 246 3385 +1 608 246 3385
Email:
wright@co.dane.wi.us
 
Airport Web Site: www.msnairport.com

ELEVATION: 887 ft.
RUNWAY INFORMATION
Orientation
Length (ft)
Displaced
Threshold (ft)
Glide Slope(deg)
Width (ft)
14/32
5846
14/477
-
150
03/21
7200
03/430
-
150
18/36
9006
18/400
36/1000
-
150
Check FAA Airport Diagrams for current information.

NOISE ABATEMENT PROCEDURES
Voluntary - when the weather permits, airplanes will land and take-off to the north to minimize noise over the populated areas of the city.

The airport has a noise hotline : 246-5841

CONTINUOUS DESCENT ARRIVAL (CDA) - NONE

AIRPORT CURFEWS - NONE

PREFERENTIAL RUNWAYS

1. Preferential Runway Use: Controllers will request pilots of aircraft 12,500 lbs or more, and all turbojet aircraft to use the preferential runways listed below:

A. Preferential Runway:

Takeoff - Runway 36, 32, 03
Landing - Runway 18, 14, 21

B. Conditions for preferential use:

Tailwind - 5 knots or less

Crosswind - 15 knots or less

Runway Conditions - Clear and dry i.e. there is no ice, slush or other conditions in which the use of the preferential runway may compromise aircraft safety.

2. Controllers should attempt to honor pilot requests for downwind
departures on Runway 36 and downwind arrivals on Runway 18 when
conditions permit.

4. FAR Part 36 Noise Standards: All civil aircraft that do not comply
with FAR Part 36 Noise Standards are prohibited from using the airport,
except as exempted by the "Aviation Safety and Noise Abatement Act of
1979", Public Law 96-193, Feb 18, 1980, or subsequent federal actions.

5. National Business Aircraft Association (NBAA) Noise Abatement
Procedure: All general aviation turbojet pilots must use or exceed NBAA
Noise Abatement arrival and departure procedures.

7. Intersection Take-offs: All turbojet pilots are prohibited from making
runway or taxiway intersection takeoffs, except as follows:

A. Runway 36 from Taxiway A5, B4
B. Runway 18 from Taxiway A2
C. Runway 36 from Taxiway A6
D. Runway 32 from Taxiway E

Runway 3 Departures: Aircraft departing Runway 3 will pass through 2,500
feet MSL. (1,600 feet AGL) before turning right.

Runway 21 Departures: Aircraft departing Runway 21 will turn to a 200
heading as soon as practicable.

Runway 32 Departures: Aircraft departing Runway 32 will pass through
2,500 feet MSL (1,600 feet AGL) before turning left.

Air carrier and turbojet aircraft training flights:

Air carrier and turbojet aircraft are prohibited from
conducting training flights at Dane County Regional Airport,
including multiple practice approaches, touch-and-go landings,
and flybys.

All Military aircraft are required to:

- Obtain a PPR/briefing from the local ANG prior to arrival
- Be on official business Only (OBO) and obtain a PPR/briefing from the local ANG prior to arrival.
- Follow all procedures and guidance contained in the IFR Supplement
- Execute single full stop landings
- no practice approaches, touch-and-go, or flybys.

OPERATING QUOTA - NONE

ENGINE RUN-UP RESTRICTIONS
Prior to conducting maintenance run-ups of turbojet engines, contact
Airport Operations at 608 246-3397 (or pager at 608 657-2099) for
recommended location in which to perform run-ups.

APU OPERATING RESTRICTIONS - NONE

NOISE BUDGET RESTRICTIONS - NONE

NOISE SURCHARGE - NONE

NOISE MITIGATION/LAND USE PLANNING PROGRAM INFORMATION
Type of Program
Date Implemented
Status
Sound Insulation (Residences and Public Buildings)
-
Not Applicable
Purchase Assurance for Homeowners Located Within the Airport Noise Contours
1994/1995
Sales Assistance/Avigation Easement Purchase. Homeowners within the 70 DNL contour either received $2000 for Easement purchase or up to 5% of appraised value and realtor fees for home sale less than the appraised value.
Avigation Easements
See Above
See Above
Zoning Laws
-
Airport Affected Area agreement currently in progress.
Real Estate/Property Disclosure Laws
-
New subdivisions require avigation easement.
Acquire Land for Noise Compatibility to date
-
Yes
Population within each noise contour level relative to aircraft operations
1989
>65 DNL - 3,190
>70 DNL - 68
>75 DNL - 0
Airport Noise Contour Overlay Maps
-
-
Total Cost of Noise Mitigation Programs to Date
-
Part 150 Study - $200,000
Sales Assistance Program - $3.1 Million
Noise Abatement Runway 3/21 - $25 Million
Source of Noise Mitigation Program Funding for Aircraft Noise
-
-

NOISE MONITORING SYSTEM - NONE

NOISE LEVEL LIMITS - NONE

STAGE 2 RESTRICTIONS
Stage 2 airplanes >75,000 lbs are prohibited from operating at airports within the 48 contiguous states.

STAGE 2 PHASEOUT
U.S. Stage 2 Phase out complete as of 12/31/1999 (CFR Part 91.801). Stage 2 airplanes >75,000 lbs are prohibited from operating at airports within the 48 contiguous states.

STAGE 3 RESTRICTIONS - NONE