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KPPO La Porte Municipal Airport
La Porte, Indiana, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 06 DECEMBER 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: PPO
Lat/Long: 41-34-20.9000N / 086-44-04.2990W
41-34.348333N / 086-44.071650W
41.5724722 / -86.7345275
(estimated)
Elevation: 811.9 ft. / 247.5 m (surveyed)
Variation: 03W (1995)
From city: 3 miles S of LA PORTE, IN
Time zone: UTC -6 (UTC -5 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 46350

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 04/1940
Control tower: no
ARTCC: CHICAGO CENTER
FSS: TERRE HAUTE FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: HUF (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: OCT - APR MON-FRI 0700-1700, ALL SAT-SUN 0800-1700, MAY - SEP MON-FRI 0700-1800
FOR SVC OTHER HRS CALL 219-608-4707 OR 219-363-6659.
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT MIRL RY 02/20 & RY 14/32; REIL RYS 02, 14, 20, & 32; AND PAPI RYS 02, 20, & 32 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
Taxiway lights: TWY LGTS AT TWY ENTRANCE ONLY.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 123.0
WX AWOS-3: 119.825 (219-326-6916)
SOUTH BEND APPROACH: 132.05
SOUTH BEND DEPARTURE: 132.05
WX AWOS-3 at MGC (9 nm NW): 128.450 (219-878-1106)
WX ASOS at VPZ (14 nm SW): 125.875 (219-531-1770)
WX AWOS-3 at OXI (15 nm S): 135.775 (574-772-2041)
  • APCH/DEP SERVICE PROVIDED BY CHICAGO ARTCC ON FREQS 135.9/317.6 (GOSHEN RCAG) WHEN SOUTH BEND APCH CTL CLSD.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
OXIr346/15.5KNOX VOR/DME115.6000E
GIJr238/22.1GIPPER VORTAC115.4000E
GSHr275/31.9GOSHEN VORTAC113.7000E
CGTr082/37.8CHICAGO HEIGHTS VORTAC114.2002E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
LA PORTE023/4.735603WIUL .. ..- .-..
SEDLY043/9.721202WVP ...- .--.

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A UL94
FUEL AVBL AT TRML DURING ATTENDED HRS OR BY SVC CALL. SELF SERVE FUEL AVBL AT PUMPS ON EAST SIDE OF AIRFIELD. FUEL: 100LL, JET A, SWIFT 94.
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MINOR
Powerplant service: MINOR
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 2/20

Dimensions: 5000 x 75 ft. / 1524 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 18.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 2  RUNWAY 20
Latitude: 41-33.932675N41-34.705837N
Longitude: 086-44.258863W086-43.881992W
Elevation: 800.2 ft.811.8 ft.
Gradient: 0.3%0.3%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 023 magnetic, 020 true203 magnetic, 200 true
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)2-light PAPI on left (3.45 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: LOCALIZER
Obstructions: 10 ft. crops, 200 ft. from runway, 240 ft. right of centerline10 ft. crops, 200 ft. from runway, 160 ft. left of centerline
10 FT CROPS 160 FT L OF RWY END

Runway 14/32

Dimensions: 2798 x 60 ft. / 853 x 18 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 14  RUNWAY 32
Latitude: 41-34.562228N41-34.236767N
Longitude: 086-44.290997W086-43.856805W
Elevation: 809.8 ft.799.2 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 138 magnetic, 135 true318 magnetic, 315 true
Displaced threshold: 200 ft.198 ft.
Markings: basic, in good conditionbasic, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on left (3.50 degrees glide path)
UNUSBL BYD 2 DEGS LEFT OF CNTRLN.
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 10 ft. crops, 200 ft. from runway, 120 ft. left of centerline
10 FT CROPS 80 FT FM RWY END, 75 FT R & 150 FT L
10 ft. crops, 200 ft. from runway
CLOSEST INTERCEPT POINT.

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: LA PORTE AIRPORT AUTHORITY
2341 STATE RD 39S
LA PORTE, IN 46350
Phone 219-324-3393
EDWARD L VOLK, PRESIDENT.
Manager: DIANE SCHWARTZ / PLANNING AND OPS
2341 STATE RD 39S
LA PORTE, IN 46350
Phone 219-324-3393

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 59
Single engine airplanes: 54
Multi engine airplanes: 5
    
Aircraft operations: avg 38/day *
53% transient general aviation
47% local general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2017

Additional Remarks

FARM EQUIP ON OR NEAR ACFT OPNS AREAS.

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 6 December 2018 at 0901Z to 3 January 2019 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 02   download (255KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 20   download (226KB)
LOC/NDB RWY 02   download (201KB)
VOR-A   download (187KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (37KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (164KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KMGC - Michigan City Municipal Airport-Phillips Field (9 nm NW)
KVPZ - Porter County Regional Airport (14 nm SW)
KOXI - Starke County Airport (15 nm S)
KSBN - South Bend International Airport (20 nm NE)
C65 - Plymouth Municipal Airport (23 nm SE)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 14-Dec-2018
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:3512:35
Sunrise07:0713:07
Sunset16:1622:16
Evening civil twilight16:4822:48

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  15-Dec-2018 02:40:20
Local (UTC-6)  14-Dec-2018 20:40:20
 
METAR
KPPO 150215Z AUTO 01006KT 1/2SM FG OVC001 02/02 A3022 RMK AO2 T00210021
KMGC 
9nm NW 
150215Z AUTO 03007KT 1/2SM FG OVC003 02/02 A3022 RMK AO2
KVPZ 
14nm SW 
150156Z AUTO 02007KT 3/4SM BR VV002 04/02 A3020 RMK AO2 SLP232 T00440022
KOXI 
15nm S 
150215Z AUTO 02005KT 1/2SM OVC001 03/02 A3020 RMK AO1
TAF
KSBN 
20nm E 
142016Z 1420/1518 VRB03KT 1SM BR OVC003 FM150400 03004KT 2SM BR SCT008 FM151300 05010KT P6SM SCT200
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
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Comments
  
 LaPorte Municipal Airport
UNICOM 123.00
219-324-3393
[web site]
[email]
We have a 24/7 lounge/restroom/shower available near the self-serve pumps. Use 4 digit intercom for access. Clean, dry, comfortable.

We also are one of the few airports offering Swift 94 fuel - as a better alternative to traditional MoGas.
 
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More info about LaPorte Municipal Airport
EPIC
100LL UL94 Jet A
FS $4.54 --- $3.86 
SS $4.39 $4.65 --- 
 Updated 06-Dec-2018
 
   3 read write
FS=Full service
SS=Self service
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