Salina Regional Airport The Salina Regional Airport features a 12,300-foot primary runway; 6,500-foot crosswind runway; 2.7 million square feet of ramp space; and over 100 thousand square feet of hangar space available for lease & occupancy.
Salina Regional Airport KSLN is located 60 miles west of Ft. Riley via Interstate I-70 and Interstate I-135. KSLN can be accessed by using one of four interchanges that provide access to the Airport and Airport Industrial Center. It may be of interest to note that KSLN is located 90 miles north of McConnell AFB and the 22nd ARW via I-135.
Salina Regional Airport KSLN primary runway, taxiway, and aircraft parking apron can support all USAF transport aircraft that are in the AMC fleet. The C5, C-17, C-130 all use the Salina Airport on a routine basis. Civilian air carrier aircraft range in size from a B-737 to B-747 can use KSLN for troop transport.
Smoky Hill Weapons Range Located less than10 miles west of Salina, Kan., it is the largest & busiest National Guard weapons range in the nation, encompassing 51 square miles, including more than than100 tactical targets & an electronic warfare range. Complex provides 36 thousand acres, allowing active & reserve military units to train in a realistic environment using ground & air assets in operational training, possible at only a few sites nationally. Provides airspace within an FAA sanctioned Military Operations Area, allowing active and reserve units to operate both piloted and unmanned aircraft in training scenarios.
Ground Service Equipment Equipment available to support aircraft deployed to KSLN include: Aircraft tugs Aircraft tow bars De-icing capabilities Aircraft air stairs
Ground Service Equipment, Cont. Additional equipment available to facilitate aircraft include: 25K loader Forklift Pallet trailers
DoD Fuel Contract The America Jet FBO holds a current DoD fuel contract. Allowing easy and hassle free fueling of all military aircraft. The FBO regularly fuels those ranging in size from the AT-38, CF-18, and C-5.
Debriefing Ability The airports close proximity to Smoky Hill Weapons Range allows for immediate debrief with soldiers training in the field and the pilots flying the aircraft. This allows for a more beneficial training environment and a closer relationship between the troops on the ground and in the air.
Prior FOL Salina Units Extensive previous military experience with various unit deployments ranging from: Canadian Air Force TFS 409 and 425 TFS, CF-18s NAS Meridian T-45 squadron training 2008 Hawgsmoke A-10 competition Kansas UH-60 ARNG operations, AASF #2 1 st ID CAB, Kiowa, Blackhawk, Chinook & Apache training 442 nd FW, A-10s
Nickell Hall Billeting And Training Center Nickell Hall is central Kansas' most comfortable billeting facility. With WiFi throughout the building, single and double occupancy rooms, an in-house dining facility and many restaurants within walking distance, Nickell Hall is an easy place to plan your next training engagement. http://www.nickellhall.com/
Points of Contact Army National Guard Range Scheduling: 785.822.3297 Air National Guard Range Scheduling: 785.827.9611 x141 Salina Airport Authority: 785.827.3914 www.salinaairport.com Crisis City: 785.826.3733 American Jet at Salina: 785.825.6261 www.americajet.net Nickell Hall Lodging: 785.822.3296 www.nickellhall.com Salina Chamber of Commerce: www.salinakansas.org 785.827.9758
Why FOL Salina? The best off-station location for JTAC, ALO, TACP and CAS training. Access to Smoky Hill Range Team with resident ASOS units 12,300-foot runway DoD contract for fuel and aircraft services On site ground equipment to support cargo aircraft Military hangar available