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KOPL St Landry Parish Airport-Ahart Field
Opelousas, Louisiana, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 28 MARCH 2019

Location

FAA Identifier: OPL
Lat/Long: 30-33-30.2000N / 092-05-57.8000W
30-33.503333N / 092-05.963333W
30.5583889 / -92.0993889
(estimated)
Elevation: 74.7 ft. / 22.8 m (surveyed)
Variation: 01E (2010)
From city: 2 miles NW of OPELOUSAS, LA
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -6 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 70570

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 10/1947
Control tower: no
ARTCC: HOUSTON CENTER
FSS: DE RIDDER FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: OPL (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: MON-FRI 0800-1630
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: MIRL RY 18/36, REIL RYS 18 & 36 PRESET LOW INTST DUSK-DAWN; TO INCR INTST ACTVT - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 123.0
WX AWOS-3PT: 118.775 (337-948-8560)
LAFAYETTE APPROACH: 128.7
LAFAYETTE DEPARTURE: 128.7
  • 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
LFTr343/22.6LAFAYETTE VORTAC109.8003E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
DURALDE088/18.026302EECY . -.-. -.--
ABBEVILLE000/29.923002EBNZ -... -. --..
NEW ROADS258/31.835604EFWX ..-. .-- -..-

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A+
FUEL AVBL 24 HRS WITH CREDIT CARD.
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MINOR
Powerplant service: MINOR

Runway Information

Runway 18/36

Dimensions: 5999 x 100 ft. / 1828 x 30 m
Surface: concrete, in fair condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 30.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 18  RUNWAY 36
Latitude: 30-34.102533N30-33.112928N
Longitude: 092-05.932275W092-05.935547W
Elevation: 71.1 ft.71.4 ft.
Gradient: 0.1%0.1%
Traffic pattern: rightleft
Runway heading: 179 magnetic, 180 true359 magnetic, 000 true
Displaced threshold: 150 ft.789 ft.
Markings: nonprecision, in fair conditionnonprecision, in fair condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on left (3.50 degrees glide path)2-light PAPI on left (3.50 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 56 ft. tree, 1017 ft. from runway, 14:1 slope to clear
APCH SLOPE 17:1 TO DSPLCD THLD.
51 ft. road, 971 ft. from runway, 14:1 slope to clear
APCH SLOPE 30:1 TO DSPLCD THLD.

Runway 6/24

Dimensions: 4051 x 100 ft. / 1235 x 30 m
Surface: concrete, in fair condition
RY HAS SOME CRACKS WITH GRASS GROWING THRU CRACKS.
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 30.0
Runway edge markings: RY MARKINGS ARE FADED.
RUNWAY 6  RUNWAY 24
Latitude: 30-33.184145N30-33.516652N
Longitude: 092-06.339817W092-05.669980W
Elevation: 70.0 ft.74.7 ft.
Gradient: 0.1%0.1%
Traffic pattern: leftright
Runway heading: 059 magnetic, 060 true239 magnetic, 240 true
Displaced threshold: 165 ft.169 ft.
Markings: basic, in poor conditionbasic, in poor condition
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 47 ft. trees, 520 ft. from runway, 23 ft. left of centerline, 6:1 slope to clear
APCH RATIO 10:1 FM DSPLCD THLD.
15 ft. trees, 385 ft. from runway, 12:1 slope to clear
APCH RATIO 19:1 FM DSPLCD THLD.

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: ST. LANDRY PARISH GOVERNMENT
ST. LANDRY PARISH, P. O. DRAWER 1550
OPELOUSAS, LA 70571
Phone 337-948-3688
Manager: MS. SHELLY CUMMINGS
299 HANGER RD.
OPELOUSAS, LA 70570
Phone 337-407-1551
AFTER HOURS EMERGENCY CELL 337-351-0025.

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 46
Single engine airplanes: 37
Multi engine airplanes: 3
Jet airplanes: 1
Helicopters: 1
Ultralights: 4
    
Aircraft operations: avg 67/day *
62% local general aviation
37% transient general aviation
1% military
* for 12-month period ending 07 June 2018

Additional Remarks

GCO AVBL ON FREQ 135.075 THRU LFT APCH AND DRI AFSS.

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 28 March 2019 at 0901Z to 25 April 2019 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 18   download (251KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 36   download (245KB)
VOR/DME RWY 36   download (204KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (116KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

4R7 - Eunice Airport (18 nm W)
KLFT - Lafayette Regional Airport/Paul Fournet Field (22 nm S)
2R6 - Bunkie Municipal Airport (25 nm N)
KMKV - Marksville Municipal Airport (32 nm N)
KACP - Allen Parish Airport (33 nm W)
 
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Aerial photo of KOPL (St Landry Parish Airport-Ahart Field)
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Photo taken 11-Dec-2010
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 21-Apr-2019
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:1111:11
Sunrise06:3511:35
Sunset19:3900:39
Evening civil twilight20:0401:04

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  21-Apr-2019 16:06:55
Local (UTC-5)  21-Apr-2019 11:06:55
 
METAR
KOPL 211535Z AUTO 17008KT 10SM CLR 21/11 A3014 RMK AO2 T02110110
TAF
KLFT 
22nm S 
211120Z 2112/2212 VRB05KT P6SM SKC FM211500 16007KT P6SM SKC FM211800 18008G15KT P6SM SKC FM220100 18004KT P6SM SKC
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 St. Landry Parish Airport
337-407-1551
337-351-0025
Airport management, Aviation fuel, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangars, Hangar leasing / sales, Passenger terminal and lounge, Catering, Pilot supplies, ...

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100LL Jet A
AS $4.18 $4.25 
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