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KLAF Purdue University Airport
Lafayette, Indiana, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 09 NOVEMBER 2017

Location

FAA Identifier: LAF
Lat/Long: 40-24-44.3000N / 086-56-12.8000W
40-24.738333N / 086-56.213333W
40.4123056 / -86.9368889
(estimated)
Elevation: 605.9 ft. / 184.7 m (surveyed)
Variation: 01W (1985)
From city: 2 miles SW of LAFAYETTE, IN
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -4 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 47906

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 04/1940
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: CHICAGO CENTER
FSS: TERRE HAUTE FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: LAF (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 0600-2200
Pattern altitude: 1605.9 ft. MSL
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: no
Lights: WHEN ATCT CLSD ACTVT HIRL RY 10/28; MIRL RY 5/23; MALSR RY 10 & REIL RYS 05 & 23 & 28 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
Fire and rescue: ARFF index A
Airline operations: PPR FOR ACR OPNS WITH MORE THAN 30 PSGR SEATS CALL AMGR 765-496-6326 OR 765-414-1626. INDEX B ARFF CAPABILITY AVBL ON REQ.

Airport Communications

CTAF: 119.6
UNICOM: 122.95
ATIS: 127.75
WX ASOS: PHONE 765-743-9687
LAFAYETTE GROUND: 121.9 393.0 [0700-2100]
LAFAYETTE TOWER: 119.6 393.0 [0700-2100]
GRISSOM APPROACH: 123.85
GRISSOM DEPARTURE: 123.85
EMERG: 243.0
WX AWOS-3 at FKR (19 nm SE): 124.325 (765-654-0328)
WX AWOS-3P at MCX (19 nm NE): 124.05 (574-583-0531)
  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY CHICAGO ARTCC ON FREQ 123.85 (LAFAYETTE RCAG) WHEN GRISSOM (GUS) APCH/DEP CON CLOSED..

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
BVTr144/10.5BOILER VORTAC115.1001E
DNVr074/29.2DANVILLE VORTAC111.0002E
GUSr251/38.4GRISSOM VORTAC108.4502W

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
EARLE100/5.340101WLA .-.. .-
CRAWFORDSVILLE002/25.938804WCFJ -.-. ..-. .---

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: HIGH/LOW

Runway Information

Runway 10/28

Dimensions: 6600 x 150 ft. / 2012 x 46 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 51 /F/C/X/U
Single wheel: 90.0
Double wheel: 110.0
Double tandem: 165.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 10  RUNWAY 28
Latitude: 40-24.837810N40-24.666007N
Longitude: 086-57.055950W086-55.651887W
Elevation: 600.1 ft.597.8 ft.
Gradient: 0.1%0.1%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 100 magnetic, 099 true280 magnetic, 279 true
Markings: precision, in fair conditionprecision, in fair condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-box VASI on right (3.00 degrees glide path)
Approach lights: MALSR: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with runway alignment indicator lights
Runway end identifier lights: noyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: ILS
Obstructions: 97 ft. trees, 3381 ft. from runway, 968 ft. left of centerline, 32:1 slope to clear51 ft. trees, 2057 ft. from runway, 439 ft. right of centerline, 40:1 slope to clear

Runway 5/23

Dimensions: 4225 x 100 ft. / 1288 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 17 /F/C/Y/T
Single wheel: 48.0
Double wheel: 58.0
Double tandem: 90.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
Operational restrictions: RY 05/23 RSTRD TO ACFT WITH WINGSPAN OF 79 FT OR LESS.
RUNWAY 5  RUNWAY 23
Latitude: 40-24.491048N40-24.942690N
Longitude: 086-56.341207W086-55.648837W
Elevation: 592.5 ft.605.6 ft.
Gradient: 0.2%0.2%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 051 magnetic, 050 true231 magnetic, 230 true
Displaced threshold: no323 ft.
Declared distances: TORA:4225 TODA:4225 ASDA:4225 LDA:4225TORA:4225 TODA:4225 ASDA:4225 LDA:3912
Markings: basic, in fair conditionbasic, 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: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: none11 ft. fence, 287 ft. from runway, 132 ft. left of centerline, 7:1 slope to clear
RWY 23 20:1 AT DSPLCD THLD.

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: PURDUE UNIVERSITY
TRML BLDG ROOM 201
WEST LAFAYETTE, IN 47907
Phone (765) 496-6326
Manager: ADAM BAXMEYER
TRML BLDG ROOM 201
WEST LAFAYETTE, IN 47907
Phone (765) 414-1626

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 81
Single engine airplanes: 70
Multi engine airplanes: 7
Jet airplanes: 3
Helicopters: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 272/day *
63% local general aviation
36% transient general aviation
<1% air taxi
<1% military
<1% commercial
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2016

Additional Remarks

INTSV STUDENT TRNG.
RY 05/23 NOT AVBL FOR ACR OPNS.
BALD EAGLES IN VICINITY OF AIRPORT
APRT SFC CONDS NOT MONITORED BTN THE HRS OF 2200 AND 0600 LCL TIME.

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 9 November 2017 at 0901Z and 7 December 2017 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 10   download (223KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 10   download (251KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 28   download (246KB)
VOR-A   download (193KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (164KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KFKR - Frankfort Municipal Airport (19 nm SE)
KMCX - White County Airport (19 nm NE)
KCFJ - Crawfordsville Municipal Airport (26 nm S)
50I - Kentland Municipal Airport (31 nm NW)
KGGP - Logansport/Cass County Airport (31 nm NE)
 
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Aerial photo
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Aerial photo of KLAF (Purdue University Airport)
Photo courtesy of Clinton County Civil Air Patrol
Photo taken 27-Mar-2011
looking north from 2500' MSL.

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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 18-Nov-2017
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight07:0912:09
Sunrise07:3812:38
Sunset17:2822:28
Evening civil twilight17:5722:57

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  18-Nov-2017 17:50:50
Local (UTC-5)  18-Nov-2017 12:50:50
 
METAR
KLAF 181714Z 34012G20KT 2SM +TSRA BR BKN005 BKN046 OVC070 11/11 A2928 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT E-SW TSB08 P0007 T01060106
KFKR 
19nm SE 
181735Z AUTO 29008KT 2SM +VCTSRA BKN005 OVC030 14/13 A2930 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT ALQS P0034 T01360130
KMCX 
19nm NE 
181735Z AUTO 36016G22KT 10SM -RA OVC005 09/08 A2927 RMK AO2 T00850079
TAF
KLAF 181130Z 1812/1912 21011G21KT 4SM SHRA VCTS OVC010CB FM181400 20011G21KT 1 1/2SM SHRA VCTS OVC008CB FM181800 32015G28KT 2SM SHRA VCTS OVC008CB FM182100 34019G34KT 5SM SHRA OVC010 FM190000 33019G33KT 6SM BR VCSH OVC015 FM190200 32017G32KT P6SM OVC020 FM190800 31013G24KT P6SM BKN025 AMD LTD TO CLD VIS AND WIND TIL 181400
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
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Purdue Aviation 765-743-9692
[email]
Aviation fuel, Aircraft ground handling, Oxygen service, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangars, Hangar leasing / sales, GPU / Power cart, ...
 
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