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05C Griffith-Merrillville Airport
Griffith, Indiana, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 06 DECEMBER 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: 05C
Lat/Long: 41-31-11.4276N / 087-23-58.2287W
41-31.190460N / 087-23.970478W
41.5198410 / -87.3995080
(estimated)
Elevation: 634 ft. / 193.2 m (surveyed)
Variation: 03W (2000)
From city: 2 miles E of GRIFFITH, IN
Time zone: UTC -6 (UTC -5 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 46319

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 01/1962
Control tower: no
ARTCC: CHICAGO CENTER
FSS: TERRE HAUTE FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: HUF (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: MON-FRI 0800-2000, ALL SAT-SUN 0800-1700
UNATTENDED NEW YEARS DAY, EASTER, THANKSGIVING, AND CHRISTMAS
ATTENDED 0800-1900 DURING WINTER MONTHS
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: no
Lights: ACTVT MIRL RY 08/26, REIL RYS 08 & 26 & PAPI RYS 08 & 26 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 123.0
CHICAGO APPROACH: 133.1
CHICAGO DEPARTURE: 133.1
WX AWOS-3PT at GYY (6 nm N): 134.575 (219-944-0010)
WX AWOS-3 at IGQ (6 nm W): 119.275 (708-895-9526)
WX AWOS-AV at C56 (15 nm SW): 119.125 (708-534-5256)
WX ASOS at VPZ (18 nm E): 125.875 (219-531-1770)
  • COMMUNICATIONS PRVDD BY TERRE HAUTE RADIO ON FREQ 123.65 ( CROWNPOINT RCO).

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
CGTr084/7.8CHICAGO HEIGHTS VORTAC114.2002E
EONr048/23.2PEOTONE VORTAC113.2002E
IKKr037/33.6KANKAKEE VOR/DME111.6000E
OXIr289/35.8KNOX VOR/DME115.6000E
ORDr139/36.0CHICAGO O'HARE VOR/DME113.9002E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
LA PORTE276/28.335603WIUL .. ..- .-..

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A UL94
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: LOW
Bulk oxygen: LOW

Runway Information

Runway 8/26

Dimensions: 4899 x 75 ft. / 1493 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in good condition
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 8  RUNWAY 26
Latitude: 41-31.120552N41-31.260132N
Longitude: 087-24.499353W087-23.442160W
Elevation: 634.0 ft.632.3 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 083 magnetic, 080 true263 magnetic, 260 true
Displaced threshold: no1120 ft.
Markings: basic, in good conditionbasic, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on left (3.50 degrees glide path)2-light PAPI on right (4.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 12 ft. bldg, 380 ft. from runway, 125 ft. left of centerline, 15:1 slope to clear55 ft. trees, 310 ft. from runway, 2:1 slope to clear
APCH SLOPE 26:1 FM DSPLCD THLD DUE TO 70 FT TREES 1,820 FT FM DSPLCD THLD

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Privately-owned
Owner: GRIFFITH AVIATION INC
1705 E. MAIN ST.
GRIFFITH, IN 46319
Phone 219-924-0207
Manager: CRAIG ANDERSON
1705 E. MAIN ST.
GRIFFITH, IN 46319
Phone 219-924-0207

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 56
Single engine airplanes: 40
Multi engine airplanes: 10
Jet airplanes: 1
Helicopters: 5
    
Aircraft operations: avg 61/day *
86% transient general aviation
13% local general aviation
1% air taxi
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2017

Additional Remarks

DEER ON & INVOF ARPT.
FOR CD CTC CHICAGO APCH AT 847-289-0926.

Instrument Procedures

NOTE: All procedures below are presented as PDF files. If you need a reader for these files, you should download the free Adobe Reader.

NOT FOR NAVIGATION. Please procure official charts for flight.
FAA instrument procedures published for use from 6 December 2018 at 0901Z to 3 January 2019 at 0900Z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
GOSHEN SEVEN   download (251KB)
LUCIT ONE (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (245KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 08   download (164KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 26   download (165KB)
VOR RWY 08   download (188KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (164KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KGYY - Gary/Chicago International Airport (6 nm N)
KIGQ - Lansing Municipal Airport (6 nm W)
3HO - Hobart Sky Ranch Airport (6 nm E)
C56 - Bult Field Airport (15 nm SW)
KVPZ - Porter County Regional Airport (18 nm E)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 16-Dec-2018
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:3912:39
Sunrise07:1113:11
Sunset16:2022:20
Evening civil twilight16:5122:51

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  16-Dec-2018 17:56:44
Local (UTC-6)  16-Dec-2018 11:56:44
 
METAR
KGYY 
6nm N 
161645Z 23005KT 5SM BR FEW150 03/03 A3010
KIGQ 
6nm W 
161735Z AUTO 26008KT 10SM CLR 06/01 A3008 RMK AO2 T00550010
KVPZ 
18nm E 
161656Z AUTO 20007KT 10SM CLR 06/02 A3009 RMK AO2 SLP196 T00610017
4IS3 
19nm NW 
SuperAWOS
161735Z AUTO 26011G15KT 170V350 10SM 06/01 A3008
TAF
KGYY 
6nm N 
161457Z 1615/1712 VRB04KT 1/4SM FZFG VV001 FM161700 25007KT P6SM SCT250 FM170000 29007KT P6SM SCT250
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
Griffith Aviation, Inc. 219-924-0207
toll-free 1-800-247-7070
[web site]
[email]
Airport management, Aviation fuel, Aircraft ground handling, Oxygen service, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangars, Hangar leasing / sales, ...

More info about Griffith Aviation, Inc.
independent
100LL UL94 Jet A
FS $4.84 $4.97 $4.04 
 Updated 06-Dec-2018
 
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FS=Full service
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Where to Eat: Catering, Restaurants, Food shops

  
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 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Distance
 
Comments
  
Mi Tierra 219-922-3633
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