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KIER Natchitoches Regional Airport
Natchitoches, Louisiana, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 23 MAY 2019

Location

FAA Identifier: IER
Lat/Long: 31-44-08.5920N / 093-05-56.8910W
31-44.143200N / 093-05.948183W
31.7357200 / -93.0991364
(estimated)
Elevation: 121 ft. / 36.9 m (surveyed)
Variation: 04E (1995)
From city: 2 miles S of NATCHITOCHES, LA
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -6 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 71457

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 04/1940
Control tower: no
ARTCC: HOUSTON CENTER
FSS: DE RIDDER FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: IER (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: DAWN-DUSK
FOR ARPT ATTENDANT AFT HRS CALL 318-471-2106.
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: no
Lights: ODALS RWY 35; REIL RWY 07 AND RWY 17 PRESET LOW INTST CONSLY, TO INCR INTST ACTVT - CTAF. MIRL RWY 17/35 AND RWY 7/25 PRESET LOW INTST DUSK TO DAWN, TO INCR INTST ACTVT - CTAF
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.8
WX AWOS-3: 119.025 (318-352-1575)
POLK APPROACH: 125.4 [0600-2200]
POLK DEPARTURE: 125.4 [0600-2200]

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
SWBr234/25.8SAWMILL VOR/DME113.7502E
FXUr007/(38.0)POLK VOR108.4002E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
NATCHITOCHES343/4.840704EOOC --- --- -.-.
MANSFIELD116/39.241404EMSD -- ... -..

Airport Services

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

Runway Information

Runway 17/35

Dimensions: 5003 x 150 ft. / 1525 x 46 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 30.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 17  RUNWAY 35
Latitude: 31-44.380033N31-43.577667N
Longitude: 093-05.967400W093-05.741333W
Elevation: 116.4 ft.120.8 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 162 magnetic, 166 true342 magnetic, 346 true
Markings: nonprecision, in fair conditionnonprecision, in fair 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 system
Runway end identifier lights: yesno
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: LOCALIZER
Obstructions: 82 ft. tree, 3600 ft. from runway, 41:1 slope to clear45 ft. trees, 2200 ft. from runway, 360 ft. right of centerline, 44:1 slope to clear

Runway 7/25

Dimensions: 4000 x 100 ft. / 1219 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt, in fair condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 21.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 7  RUNWAY 25
Latitude: 31-44.269767N31-44.424183N
Longitude: 093-06.442267W093-05.691750W
Elevation: 114.8 ft.117.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 072 magnetic, 076 true252 magnetic, 256 true
Markings: nonprecision, in fair conditionnonprecision, in fair 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: yesno
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 90 ft. trees, 2023 ft. from runway, 20:1 slope to clear20 ft. bldg, 734 ft. from runway, 26:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF NATCHITOCHES
PO BOX 37
NATCHITOCHES, LA 71457
Phone 318-352-0994
Manager: LARRY COOPER
450 WALLENBERG DRIVE
NATCHITOCHES, LA 71457
Phone 318-352-0994

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 29
Single engine airplanes: 22
Multi engine airplanes: 3
Helicopters: 3
Ultralights: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 29/day *
54% transient general aviation
42% local general aviation
2% air taxi
2% military
* for 12-month period ending 17 April 2018

Additional Remarks

GCO AVBL ON 135.075 THRU FORT POLK APCH-4 CLICKS AND DERIDDER FSS-6 CLICKS.

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 23 May 2019 at 0901Z to 20 June 2019 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 17 **CHANGED**   download (257KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 35 **CHANGED**   download (257KB)
LOC RWY 35 **CHANGED**   download (251KB)
NDB RWY 35 **CHANGED**   download (235KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (18KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

0R7 - The Red River Airport (19 nm NW)
3R4 - Hart Airport (23 nm SW)
0R5 - David G Joyce Airport (26 nm NE)
F88 - Jonesboro Airport (34 nm NE)
L39 - Leesville Airport (36 nm S)
 
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Aerial photo of KIER (Natchitoches Regional Airport)
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Photo taken 21-Apr-2010

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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 17-Jun-2019
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:4010:40
Sunrise06:0811:08
Sunset20:1901:19
Evening civil twilight20:4701:47

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  17-Jun-2019 18:04:42
Local (UTC-5)  17-Jun-2019 13:04:42
 
METAR
KIER 171755Z AUTO 34007KT 10SM SCT031 SCT048 BKN060 30/22 A2994 RMK AO2 T02960224 10300 20206
KAQV 
18nm W 
171756Z AUTO VRB04KT 10SM FEW024 SCT046 28/21 A2993 RMK AO2 SLP133 T02830211 10289 20206 50004
TAF
KPOE 
36nm S 
171600Z 1716/1822 15009KT 9999 BKN015 QNH2990INS TEMPO 1719/1722 19015G25KT 4800 -TSRA BKN025CB BECMG 1721/1722 18009KT 9999 SCT025 QNH2990INS BECMG 1805/1806 VRB06KT 8000 BR SCT007 BKN015 QNH2992INS BECMG 1808/1809 VRB06KT 4800 BR BKN007 QNH2992INS BECMG 1814/1815 18010G15KT 9999 NSW BKN035 BKN100 QNH2994INS BECMG 1817/1818 19015G25KT 8000 -SHRA BKN035 BKN100 QNH2986INS TEMPO 1819/1822 25015G25KT 4800 -TSRA BKN025CB OVC100 TX30/1721Z TN22/1812Z
KAEX 
36nm SE 
171233Z 1713/1812 15009KT P6SM VCSH SCT050 BKN100 FM171800 21011KT P6SM VCTS SCT025CB BKN040 TEMPO 1719/1723 VRB15G25KT 3SM -TSRA BKN025CB OVC050 FM180000 15003KT P6SM BKN250
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
 City of Natchitoches (FBO)
318-352-0994
[web site]
[email]
Outstanding service and facilities without the congestion and high price of the big airport FBO! Discover the hospitality, beauty and history of the oldest town in the Louisiana Purchase.

More info about City of Natchitoches (FBO)
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100LL Jet A
AS $4.45 $3.99 
FS $4.45 $3.99 
 Updated 11-Jun-2019
 
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AS=Assisted/Self Service
FS=Full service
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