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KGAO South Lafourche Leonard Miller Jr.. Airport
Galliano, Louisiana, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 25 MARCH 2021

Location

FAA Identifier: GAO
Lat/Long: 29-26-28.0000N 090-15-40.0000W
29-26.466667N 090-15.666667W
29.4411111,-90.2611111
(estimated)
Elevation: 0 ft. / 0.0 m (surveyed)
Variation: 02E (1995)
From city: 1 mile E of GALLIANO, LA
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -6 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 70354

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 11/1987
Control tower: no
ARTCC: HOUSTON CENTER
FSS: DE RIDDER FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: DRI (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: CONTINUOUS
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: SSALR RWY 36; REIL RWY 18 AND MIRL RWY 18/36 PRESET LOW INTST DUSK-DAWN; TO INCR INTST ACTVT - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
International operations: customs landing rights airport

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 123.0
WX AWOS-3PT: 118.175 (985-475-5178)
NEW ORLEANS APPROACH: 120.85
NEW ORLEANS DEPARTURE: 120.85
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 120.85

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
LEVr331/17.9LEEVILLE VORTAC113.5002E
HRVr207/28.0HARVEY VORTAC114.1002E
TBDr112/32.5TIBBY VOR/DME112.0002E

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A1+
FUEL AVBL 24/7 WITH CC.
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: NONE
Powerplant service: NONE
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 18/36

Dimensions: 6500 x 100 ft. / 1981 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 60.0
Double wheel: 75.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 18  RUNWAY 36
Latitude: 29-27.002465N29-25.930058N
Longitude: 090-15.660803W090-15.673422W
Elevation: 0.0 ft.-2.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 178 magnetic, 180 true358 magnetic, 360 true
Markings: nonprecision, 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: SSALR: simplified short approach lighting system with runway alignment indicator lights
Runway end identifier lights: yesno
Touchdown point: no, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: ILS/DME
Obstructions: 74 ft. trees, 2065 ft. from runway, 358 ft. right of centerline, 25:1 slope to clearnone

Helipad H1

Dimensions: 60 x 60 ft. / 18 x 18 m
Surface: concrete, in good condition
Operational restrictions: H1 CLSD INDEFLY.
Traffic pattern: leftleft

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: GREATER LAFOURCHE PORT COMMISSION
16829 EAST MAIN
CUTOFF, LA 70345
Phone 985-632-6701
Manager: JOE WHEELER
16829 EAST MAIN
CUTOFF, LA 70345
Phone 985-632-1118
AFT HRS PHONE 985-475-6701.

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 48
Single engine airplanes: 7
Jet airplanes: 1
Helicopters: 40
    
Aircraft operations: avg 66/day *
79% local general aviation
21% transient general aviation
<1% military
* for 12-month period ending 16 July 2020

Additional Remarks

ALL SFC WORK IN PROG MOWING. BIRD ACTY INVOF RWY 18/36.
FOR CD CTC NEW ORLEANS APCH AT 504-471-4350 OR 120.85.

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 25 March 2021 at 0901Z to 22 April 2021 at 0900z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 36   download (299KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 18   download (354KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 36   download (355KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (67KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (116KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KHUM - Houma-Terrebonne Airport (22 nm W)
KNBG - New Orleans Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base//Alvin Callender Field (26 nm NE)
KMSY - Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (33 nm N)
L83 - Thibodaux Municipal Airport (35 nm NW)
KNEW - Lakefront Airport (38 nm N)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 12-Apr-2021
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:1511:15
Sunrise06:3911:39
Sunset19:2500:25
Evening civil twilight19:4900:49

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  12-Apr-2021 18:36:36
Local (UTC-5)  12-Apr-2021 13:36:36
 
METAR
KGAO 121815Z AUTO 08007KT 050V140 10SM CLR 24/22 A2992 RMK AO2 T02430218
TAF
KHUM 
22nm W 
121729Z 1218/1318 12007KT P6SM SKC FM131100 VRB04KT 6SM BR SCT070 BKN130 FM131200 VRB04KT 5SM BR SCT060 BKN110 FM131300 11005KT 6SM BR SCT025 OVC060 FM131400 12006KT P6SM SCT010 OVC050
KNBG 
26nm NE 
1215/1315 12010KT 9999 FEW050 SCT250 QNH2983INS BECMG 1307/1309 12003KT 4800 BR SCT015 BKN120 BKN250 QNH2988INS BECMG 1313/1315 12007KT 4800 VCSH BKN015 OVC035 QNH2993INS T28/1220Z T19/1312Z FN20039
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
GAO FBO 985-475-6701
[web site]
[email]
Airport management, Aviation fuel, Aircraft ground handling, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangars, Hangar leasing / sales, GPU / Power cart, ...
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100LL Jet A
FS $4.70 $4.32 
SS $4.40 $4.04 
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