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KARA Acadiana Regional Airport
New Iberia, Louisiana, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 01 FEBRUARY 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: ARA
Lat/Long: 30-02-15.9300N / 091-53-02.0260W
30-02.265500N / 091-53.033767W
30.0377583 / -91.8838961
(estimated)
Elevation: 24 ft. / 7.3 m (surveyed)
Variation: 00E (2020)
From city: 4 miles NW of NEW IBERIA, LA
Time zone: UTC -6 (UTC -5 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 70560

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 02/1944
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: HOUSTON CENTER
FSS: DE RIDDER FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: ARA (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 0700-2100
Pattern altitude: 1024 ft. MSL
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: DUSK-DAWN. WHEN ATCT CLSD HIRL RY 17/35 PRESET LOW INTST; TO INCR INTST & ACTVT MALSR RY 35 - CTAF. ACTVT SEAWAY EDGE LGTS RY 17W/35W - 122.7 3 CLICKS ON 7 CLICKS OFF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
Fire and rescue: ARFF index A
Airline operations: PPR FOR MORE THAN 30 PSGR SEATS CALL AMGR 337-365-7202.

Airport Communications

CTAF: 125.0
UNICOM: 122.95
WX ASOS: 133.325 (337-365-0128)
ACADIANA GROUND: 121.7 [0600-2100]
ACADIANA TOWER: 125.0 239.3 [0600-2100]
LAFAYETTE APPROACH: 121.1
LAFAYETTE DEPARTURE: 121.1
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 118.05 121.7
EMERG: 121.5
WX AWOS-3 at IYA (11 nm W): 118.875 (337-892-0526)
WX ASOS at LFT (11 nm NW): 134.05 ((337)262-2757)
  • APCH/DEP SERVICE PROVIDED BY HOUSTON ARTCC ON FREQS 126.35/338.25 (LAFAYETTE RCAG) WHEN LAFAYETTE APCH CTL CLSD.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
LFTr146/10.9LAFAYETTE VORTAC109.8003E
LLAr045/34.0WHITE LAKE VOR/DME110.4004E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
ACADI348/5.026900EAR .- .-.
ABBEVILLE094/12.523002EBNZ -... -. --..

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
FOR FUEL AFT HRS CALL 337-367-1401 FAX 337-367-1404.
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MINOR
Powerplant service: MINOR
Bottled oxygen: LOW
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 17/35

Dimensions: 8002 x 200 ft. / 2439 x 61 m
Surface: concrete/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 39 /R/B/W/T
Double wheel: 105.0
Double tandem: 163.0
Dual double tandem: 400.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 17  RUNWAY 35
Latitude: 30-02.909690N30-01.620808N
Longitude: 091-53.197617W091-52.869447W
Elevation: 24.0 ft.18.8 ft.
Gradient: 0.1%0.1%
Traffic pattern: leftright
Runway heading: 168348
Declared distances: TORA:8002 TODA:8002 ASDA:8002 LDA:8002TORA:8002 TODA:8002 ASDA:8002 LDA:8002
Markings: precision, in good conditionprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Approach lights: ODALS: omnidirectional approach lighting systemMALSR: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with runway alignment indicator lights
Runway end identifier lights: no
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: ILS/DME

Runway 17W/35W

Dimensions: 5000 x 150 ft. / 1524 x 46 m
Surface: water
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
SEAWAY EDGE LGTS GREEN; THLD LGTS AMBER.
RUNWAY 17W  RUNWAY 35W
Latitude: 30-02.541667N30-01.736000N
Longitude: 091-53.360833W091-53.157333W
Elevation: 20.3 ft.20.2 ft.
Traffic pattern: rightleft
Runway heading: 168348
Declared distances: TORA:5000 TODA:5000 ASDA:5000 LDA:5000TORA:5000 TODA:5000 ASDA:5000 LDA:5000
Markings: NSTDNSTD

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: IBERIA PARISH GOVERMENT
300 IBERIA ST
NEW IBERIA, LA 70560
Phone 337-365-8246
Manager: MIKE TARANTINO *INTERIM
1404 HANGAR DR
NEW IBERIA, LA 70560
Phone (337) 365-7202

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 40
Single engine airplanes: 19
Multi engine airplanes: 6
Jet airplanes: 1
Helicopters: 14
    
Aircraft operations: avg 64/week *
67% local general aviation
22% transient general aviation
6% air taxi
5% military
<1% commercial
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2016

Additional Remarks

ROTOR WING MOVEMENT AND LANDING AREA BETWEEN THE RY AND SEAWAY.
INTENSIVE HELO TRAINING.
SEAPLANE LNDG AREA (WATER CHANNEL) WEST OF & ADJACENT/PARALLEL TO RY.
BIRD ACTIVITY ON & INVOF ARPT.
COMPASS ROSE NOT AVBL.

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 between 1 February 2018 at 0901Z and 1 March 2018 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 35   download (295KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 17   download (209KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 35   download (213KB)
VOR RWY 35   download (181KB)
VOR OR TACAN RWY 17   download (203KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (68KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (194KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KIYA - Abbeville Chris Crusta Memorial Airport (11 nm W)
KLFT - Lafayette Regional Airport/Paul Fournet Field (11 nm NW)
KOPL - St Landry Parish Airport-Ahart Field (33 nm N)
KPTN - Harry P Williams Memorial Airport (35 nm SE)
4R7 - Eunice Airport (38 nm NW)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 19-Feb-2018
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:2012:20
Sunrise06:4512:45
Sunset17:5823:58
Evening civil twilight18:2200:22

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  19-Feb-2018 19:30:55
Local (UTC-6)  19-Feb-2018 13:30:55
 
METAR
KARA 191853Z 19018G27KT 10SM FEW032 SCT042 OVC050 27/17 A3010 RMK AO2 PK WND 18027/1846 SLP191 T02720167 PNO
K0R3 
11nm W 
118.875
No observation available
KIYA 
11nm W 
191915Z AUTO 16018G24KT 10SM OVC025 26/20 A3009 RMK AO2 T02620197
KLFT 
11nm NW 
191853Z 17014G23KT 10SM BKN030 BKN040 26/17 A3009 RMK AO2 SLP188 T02560172
TAF
KARA 191720Z 1918/2018 17019G27KT P6SM BKN040 FM200100 15010KT P6SM SCT015 FM200400 15006KT 6SM BR BKN012 FM201500 17013KT P6SM BKN015
KLFT 
11nm NW 
191720Z 1918/2018 17012G18KT P6SM BKN040 FM200100 16006KT P6SM SCT015 FM200400 15005KT 6SM BR BKN012 FM201500 17011KT P6SM BKN015
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