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E63 Gila Bend Municipal Airport
Gila Bend, Arizona, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 23 MAY 2019

Location

FAA Identifier: E63
Lat/Long: 32-57-36.6100N / 112-40-25.0950W
32-57.610167N / 112-40.418250W
32.9601694 / -112.6736375
(estimated)
Elevation: 788.7 ft. / 240 m (estimated)
Variation: 13E (1985)
From city: 2 miles E of GILA BEND, AZ
Time zone: UTC -7 (year round; does not observe DST)
Zip code: 85337

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 01/1966
Control tower: no
ARTCC: ALBUQUERQUE CENTER
FSS: PRESCOTT FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: PRC (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: UNATNDD
Pattern altitude: 1588.7 ft. MSL
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT MIRL RY 04/22 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.8
  • RCO 122.1R 116.6T (PRESCOTT RADIO).

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
GBN at fieldGILA BEND VORTAC116.6014E
BXKr152/30.6BUCKEYE VORTAC110.6014E
TFDr265/38.8STANFIELD VORTAC114.8012E

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL
24 HR SELF-SERVICE AVAILABLE WITH MAJOR CREDIT CARD AFTER 09/01/2014
Parking: tiedowns
Airframe service: NONE
Powerplant service: NONE
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 4/22

Dimensions: 5200 x 75 ft. / 1585 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 12.5
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
Gradient: NE
RUNWAY 4  RUNWAY 22
Latitude: 32-57.379833N32-57.840500N
Longitude: 112-40.847333W112-39.989167W
Elevation: 774.2 ft.788.7 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)2-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: nono
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 7 ft. brush, 205 ft. from runway, 125 ft. right of centerline
RY 04, 4 FT BERM 115 FT 'R' OF CNTRLN, ENTIRE LENGHT OF RY, 4-9 FT BRUSH 0-200 FT FROM THRESHOLD 100-125 FT. RIGHT OF CENTERLINE.
15 ft. brush, 235 ft. from runway, 35 ft. left of centerline, 2:1 slope to clear
RY 22, +3 - 15 FT. BRUSH 0- 200 FT. FROM THRESHOLD, 65 FT. - 125 FT. LEFT OF CENTERLINE; +2 FT. - 6 FT. BRUSH 0-200 FT. FROM THRESHOLD 45 -125 FT. RIGHT OF CENTERLINE; 4 FT. DITCH 0-200 FT FM THR, 80 FT BOTH SIDES OF CNTRLN.

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: TOWN OF GILA BEND
PO BOX A
GILA BEND, AZ 85337
Phone (623) 810-4662
Manager: CORY DRURY
Phone (623) 810-4662
ALTERNATE NUMBER 602-702-0891. JESUS BALDENEGRO.

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 4
Single engine airplanes: 4
    
Aircraft operations: avg 99/day *
84% local general aviation
15% transient general aviation
1% air taxi
<1% military
* for 12-month period ending 21 April 2017

Additional Remarks

AREA BESIDES RWY NARROWS TO 30 FT AT CULVERT.
RWY 4/22 PRIM SFC: +5 FT/-20 FT BRUSH & TREES, 100 FT-125 FT S OF RWY CNTRLN.
FOR CD CTC LUKE APCH AT 623-856-7361. IF UNA, CTC PHOENIX APCH AT 602-306-2565.

Instrument Procedures

There are no published instrument procedures at E63.

Some nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KGYR - Phoenix Goodyear Airport (32 nm NE)
KLUF - Luke Air Force Base (37 nm NE)
KGEU - Glendale Municipal Airport (39 nm NE)
P19 - Stellar Airpark (43 nm NE)
KPHX - Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (44 nm NE)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 24-May-2019
 Local
(UTC-7)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight04:5911:59
Sunrise05:2712:27
Sunset19:2802:28
Evening civil twilight19:5602:56

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  25-May-2019 03:26:12
Local (UTC-7)  24-May-2019 20:26:12
 
METAR
KGXF 
5nm SW 
250258Z AUTO 27007KT 5SM HZ CLR 27/M05 A2977 RMK AO2 SLP071 T02691049 55003
TAF
KPHX 
42nm NE 
242020Z 2420/2524 25006KT P6SM SKC FM250900 12006KT P6SM SKC FM252100 25006KT P6SM SKC
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
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 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
Imperial Flying Service 760-353-1182
[email]
Aviation fuel, Pilots lounge / snooze room, Public telephone, Restrooms

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100LL
SS $4.25 
 Updated 21-May-2019
 
   6 read write
SS=Self service
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