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KVLA Vandalia Municipal Airport
Vandalia, Illinois, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 15 AUGUST 2019

Location

FAA Identifier: VLA
Lat/Long: 38-59-29.2770N 089-09-58.2820W
38-59.487950N 089-09.971367W
38.9914658,-89.1661894
(estimated)
Elevation: 537.2 ft. / 163.7 m (surveyed)
Variation: 01W (2005)
From city: 3 miles NW of VANDALIA, IL
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -6 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 62471

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 07/1944
Control tower: no
ARTCC: KANSAS CITY CENTER
FSS: SAINT LOUIS FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: STL (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: ALL/IRREGULAR/
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT REIL RWY 18, 27 & 36; PAPI RWY 18; MIRL RWY 09/27 - CTAF. MIRL RWY 18/36 PRESET TO LOW INTST, TO INCR INTST - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.8
WX AWOS-A: 122.8 (618-283-9595)
WX AWOS-A at GRE (14 nm SW): 123.05 (618-664-1939)
  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY KANSAS CITY ARTCC ON FREQS 124.3/269.15 (DECATUR RCAG)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
VLAr178/6.1VANDALIA VORTAC114.3004E
BIBr275/32.2BIBLE GROVE VORTAC109.0003E
ENLr355/34.3CENTRALIA VORTAC115.0004E
TOYr063/38.3TROY VORTAC116.0004E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
SALEM337/22.840001WSLO ... .-.. ---
SHELBYVILLE213/29.136502WSYZ ... -.-- --..

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
FUEL IS SELF-SERVE WITH CREDIT CARD.
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 18/36

Dimensions: 3751 x 100 ft. / 1143 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt/porous friction courses, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 21.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 18  RUNWAY 36
Latitude: 38-59.855173N38-59.237187N
Longitude: 089-10.037287W089-10.032815W
Elevation: 530.1 ft.533.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 181 magnetic, 180 true001 magnetic, 360 true
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 18 ft. road, 575 ft. from runway, 284 ft. left of centerline, 20:1 slope to clear14 ft. road, 522 ft. from runway, 278 ft. right of centerline, 23:1 slope to clear
APCH SLOPE 23:1 TO RELOCATED THR USING PART 77 SFC.

Runway 9/27

Dimensions: 3001 x 75 ft. / 915 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in fair condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 19.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 9  RUNWAY 27
Latitude: 38-59.413748N38-59.416520N
Longitude: 089-10.208473W089-09.575018W
Elevation: 531.6 ft.537.1 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 091 magnetic, 090 true271 magnetic, 270 true
Markings: basic, in good conditionbasic, in good condition
Runway end identifier lights: yes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: VANDALIA PARK DISTRICT
900 NORTH LOCUST
VANDALIA, IL 62471
Phone 618-267-8035
Manager: CHAD FELDPOUCH
1754 N. 400 ST
VANDALIA, IL 62471
Phone 618-267-8035

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 20
Single engine airplanes: 18
Multi engine airplanes: 2
    
Aircraft operations: avg 27/day *
80% local general aviation
20% transient general aviation
<1% air taxi
* for 12-month period ending 31 May 2017

Additional Remarks

A58-27 8 FT SEASONAL CROPS 83 FT FROM RWY END.
A30A-27 8 FT CROPS 200 FT FM RWY END PENETRATING PART 77 SFC.
FOR WX ADVY, 3 CLICKS CTAF. PHONE (618)283-9595.

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 15 August 2019 at 0901Z to 12 September 2019 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 18   download (191KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 36   download (198KB)
VOR RWY 18   download (177KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (59KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (201KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KGRE - Greenville Airport (14 nm SW)
KSLO - Salem-Leckrone Airport (23 nm SE)
3LF - Litchfield Municipal Airport (26 nm NW)
KENL - Centralia Municipal Airport (29 nm S)
2H0 - Shelby County Airport (29 nm NE)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 21-Aug-2019
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:4810:48
Sunrise06:1611:16
Sunset19:4300:43
Evening civil twilight20:1101:11

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  21-Aug-2019 12:12:42
Local (UTC-5)  21-Aug-2019 07:12:42
 
METAR
KSLO 
23nm SE 
211155Z AUTO 00000KT 3SM BR SCT002 SCT095 21/20 A3001 RMK AO2 70020 T02050198 10211 20200
K3LF 
26nm NW 
211155Z AUTO 18003KT 4SM BR CLR 19/19 A3002 RMK AO2 70076 T01880188 10199 20185
KENL 
29nm S 
211155Z AUTO 00000KT 7SM CLR 20/19 A3001 RMK AO2 70027 T02030191 10206 20195
K1H2 
30nm E 
211155Z AUTO 20003KT M1/4SM FG OVC002 20/18 A3002 RMK AO2 70033 T01960180 10202 20190
KTAZ 
33nm N 
211155Z AUTO 00000KT 3SM BR CLR 19/19 A3000 RMK AO2 T01870187
KFOA 
39nm SE 
201715Z AUTO 00000KT CLR 30/27 A3005 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT W THRU N T03000268 PWINO
KALN 
41nm W 
211150Z VRB03KT 10SM FEW080 SCT200 19/19 A3000
KBLV 
42nm SW 
211156Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM SCT100 20/20 A2999 RMK AO2 SLP156 70002 T02030200 10208 20197 53012 $
KMVN 
43nm S 
211156Z AUTO 23003KT 5SM BR CLR 20/20 A3002 RMK AO2 SLP166 70032 T02000200 10211 20194 53011
TAF
KBLV 
42nm SW 
210800Z 2108/2214 25009KT 9999 BKN100 QNH2992INS BECMG 2119/2120 27009KT 8000 -SHRA BKN050 OVC080 QNH2987INS TEMPO 2120/2124 32012G18KT -TSRA BKN030CB BECMG 2200/2201 VRB06KT 8000 -SHRA BKN050 QNH2988INS TEMPO 2201/2204 -TSRA BKN040CB BECMG 2207/2208 VRB06KT 9999 NSW SCT040 QNH2989INS TX33/2120Z TN20/2110Z
KMVN 
43nm S 
211128Z 2112/2212 VRB03KT 3SM BR SCT120 FM211300 22005KT P6SM SCT035 FM211800 26006KT P6SM VCTS SCT040CB FM212300 23005KT P6SM SCT080 FM220600 VRB03KT 5SM -SHRA BR BKN070
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Vandalia Park District 618-267-8035
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