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KLCH Lake Charles Regional Airport
Lake Charles, Louisiana, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 08 NOVEMBER 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: LCH
Lat/Long: 30-07-33.9000N / 093-13-24.3000W
30-07.565000N / 093-13.405000W
30.1260833 / -93.2234167
(estimated)
Elevation: 14.6 ft. / 4.5 m (surveyed)
Variation: 03E (2005)
From city: 5 miles S of LAKE CHARLES, LA
Time zone: UTC -6 (UTC -5 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 70607

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 11/1961
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: HOUSTON CENTER
FSS: DE RIDDER FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: LCH (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 0500-2230
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: WHEN ATCT CLSD ACTVT MALSR RWY 15; MALSF RWY 33; PAPI RWY 33; HIRL RWY 15/33; MIRL RWY 05/23 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
Fire and rescue: ARFF index A
Airline operations: PPR 8 HRS FOR UNSKED ACR OPNS; ARFF INDEX B SVC AVBL ON REQ 0800-1630 MON-FRI EXCEPT HOLS CALL AMGR 337-477-6051-EXT 0. ARFF INDEX A AVBL DURG ACR OPNS.
International operations: customs landing rights airport

Airport Communications

CTAF: 120.7
UNICOM: 122.95
ATIS: 118.75
WX ASOS: PHONE 337-477-3371
LAKE CHARLES GROUND: 121.8 [0600-2200]
LAKE CHARLES TOWER: 120.7 257.8 [0600-2200]
LAKE CHARLES APPROACH: 119.35 WEST 119.8 EAST 282.3 EAST 353.75 WEST [0600-2200]
LAKE CHARLES DEPARTURE: 119.35 WEST 119.8 EAST 282.3 EAST 353.75 WEST [0600-2200]
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 126.25
EMERG: 121.5 243.0
IC: 119.35 WEST 353.75 WEST
TRSA: 119.35 WEST 119.8 EAST 282.3 EAST 353.75 WEST
WX AWOS-3 at CWF (7 nm NE): 120.0 (337-436-3452)
WX AWOS-3PT at UXL (8 nm W): 118.175 (337-558-5321)
  • APCH/DEP SERVICE PROVIDED BY HOUSTON ARTCC ON FREQS 124.7/317.4 (LAKE CHARLES RCAG) WHEN APCH CTL CLOSED.
  • LAKE CHARLES APCH CTL USES FREQ 119.75 FOR OFFSHORE HELICOPTER OPNS.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
LCHr254/6.2LAKE CHARLES VORTAC113.4007E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
MOSSY183/10.941804ECW -.-. .--
SULPHUR109/11.127804EAUR .- ..- .-.
DE RIDDER167/38.038504EDXB -.. -..- -...

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A1+
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 15/33

Dimensions: 6500 x 150 ft. / 1981 x 46 m
Surface: concrete/grooved, in good condition
SOUTH 900 FT GRVD.
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 100.0
Double wheel: 145.0
Double tandem: 260.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 15  RUNWAY 33
Latitude: 30-07.723258N30-06.753815N
Longitude: 093-13.675232W093-13.147915W
Elevation: 11.4 ft.10.3 ft.
Traffic pattern: rightleft
Runway heading: 152 magnetic, 155 true332 magnetic, 335 true
Declared distances: TORA:6500 TODA:6500 ASDA:6500 LDA:6500TORA:6500 TODA:6500 ASDA:6500 LDA:6500
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)
RVR equipment: midfieldmidfield
Approach lights: MALSR: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with runway alignment indicator lightsMALSF: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with sequenced flashers
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: ILS/DME
Obstructions: 28 ft. pole, 1412 ft. from runway, 421 ft. left of centerline, 46:1 slope to clearnone

Runway 5/23

Dimensions: 5200 x 100 ft. / 1585 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 70.0
Double wheel: 90.0
Double tandem: 140.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 5  RUNWAY 23
Latitude: 30-07.709977N30-08.239273N
Longitude: 093-13.784682W093-13.007950W
Elevation: 10.0 ft.14.5 ft.
Gradient: 0.1%0.1%
Traffic pattern: leftright
Runway heading: 049 magnetic, 052 true229 magnetic, 232 true
Declared distances: TORA:5200 TODA:5200 ASDA:5200 LDA:5200TORA:5200 TODA:5200 ASDA:5200 LDA:5200
Markings: nonprecision, in fair conditionnonprecision, in fair condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-box VASI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 65 ft. tree, 1620 ft. from runway, 455 ft. right of centerline, 21:1 slope to clearnone

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CALCASIEU PARISH
PO BOX 5820
LAKE CHARLES, LA 70607
Phone 337-477-6051
Manager: HEATH ALLEN
PO DRAWER 5820
LAKE CHARLES, LA 70607-5820
Phone 337-477-6051

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 100
Single engine airplanes: 46
Multi engine airplanes: 10
Jet airplanes: 3
Helicopters: 41
    
Aircraft operations: avg 59/day *
42% transient general aviation
36% air taxi
18% local general aviation
4% military
1% commercial
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2017

Additional Remarks

ATCT BLIND SPOT ON TWY J.
BIRDS ON & INVOF ARPT.
USE EXTREME CARE CONST ON TERMINAL RAMP.

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 8 November 2018 at 0901Z to 6 December 2018 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 15   download (269KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 05   download (212KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 15   download (219KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 23   download (216KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 33   download (229KB)
LOC BC RWY 33   download (257KB)
VOR/DME-B   download (191KB)
VOR-A   download (188KB)
Radar Approach Procedures available   download (86KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (37KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (116KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KCWF - Chennault International Airport (7 nm NE)
KUXL - Southland Field Airport (8 nm W)
6R1 - Welsh Airport (22 nm E)
5R8 - De Quincy Industrial Airpark (23 nm NW)
3R7 - Jennings Airport (29 nm E)
 
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Photo taken 18-Jan-2006
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 20-Nov-2018
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:1812:18
Sunrise06:4312:43
Sunset17:1423:14
Evening civil twilight17:3923:39

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  21-Nov-2018 04:42:55
Local (UTC-6)  20-Nov-2018 22:42:55
 
METAR
KLCH 210353Z 02008KT CLR 10/06 A3031 RMK AO2 SLP273 T01000061 $
KCWF 
7nm NE 
210415Z 01006KT 10SM CLR 08/06 A3032 RMK AO2 T00820058 PWINO
KUXL 
8nm W 
210415Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 09/06 A3033 RMK AO2 T00900062
TAF
KLCH 201741Z 2018/2118 01012KT P6SM SKC FM210000 03004KT P6SM SKC
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
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 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
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 Freeman Jet Center
337-478-7722
337-478-7723
[web site]
[email]
Aviation fuel, Flight training, Aircraft rental, Aircraft maintenance, Courtesy cars (free for pilots to use in the local area)
 
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