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KARA Acadiana Regional Airport
New Iberia, Louisiana, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 13 SEPTEMBER 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 -5 (UTC -6 during Standard 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
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: MEGAN MCLELLAN
1404 HANGAR DR
NEW IBERIA, LA 70560
Phone (337) 365-7202

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 39
Single engine airplanes: 19
Multi engine airplanes: 6
Jet airplanes: 1
Helicopters: 13
    
Aircraft operations: avg 176/day *
53% local general aviation
25% air taxi
17% transient general aviation
5% military
<1% commercial
* for 12-month period ending 31 May 2018

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 from 13 September 2018 at 0901Z to 11 October 2018 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 35   download (295KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 17   download (211KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 35   download (214KB)
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 22-Sep-2018
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:3311:33
Sunrise06:5711:57
Sunset19:0400:04
Evening civil twilight19:2800:28

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  22-Sep-2018 20:32:47
Local (UTC-5)  22-Sep-2018 15:32:47
 
METAR
KARA 221953Z 19006KT 10SM SCT100 29/24 A2995 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT W-N RAB02E13 SLP142 P0000 T02890239
K0R3 
11nm W 
118.875
No observation available
KIYA 
11nm W 
222015Z AUTO 26009G14KT 4SM -RA SCT009 BKN022 OVC036 25/25 A2997 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT N AND W T02450245
KLFT 
11nm NW 
222017Z 28011G19KT 10SM SCT040 SCT075 BKN090 27/23 A2997 RMK AO2 WSHFT 1957 LTG DSNT N T02670233
TAF
KARA 221722Z 2218/2318 19008KT P6SM VCTS BKN025CB BKN100 TEMPO 2218/2221 VRB15G20KT 4SM TSRA FM222100 27010KT P6SM VCTS SCT030CB BKN070 OVC250 TEMPO 2221/2223 1SM +RA BR BKN020 FM222300 VRB05KT P6SM VCSH BKN250
KLFT 
11nm NW 
221722Z 2218/2318 19006KT P6SM VCTS SCT025CB BKN060 FM222000 27010KT P6SM SHRA VCTS SCT030CB BKN070 OVC250 TEMPO 2220/2222 1SM +RA BR BKN020 FM222200 VRB05KT P6SM VCSH BKN250
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