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M79 John H Hooks Jr Memorial Airport
Rayville, Louisiana, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 24 MAY 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: M79
Lat/Long: 32-29-07.5110N / 091-46-15.8390W
32-29.125183N / 091-46.263983W
32.4854197 / -91.7710664
(estimated)
Elevation: 82.7 ft. / 25.2 m (surveyed)
Variation: 02E (2000)
From city: 1 mile NW of RAYVILLE, LA
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -6 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 71269

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 09/1950
Control tower: no
ARTCC: FORT WORTH CENTER
FSS: DE RIDDER FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: DRI (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: UNATNDD
FOR SERVICES AFTER HRS CALL 318-537-0149.
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: no
Lights: DUSK-DAWN. 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: 122.8
MONROE APPROACH: 126.9
MONROE DEPARTURE: 126.9
WX ASOS at MLU (14 nm W): 125.05 (318-327-5675)
WX AWOS-3PT at BQP (17 nm N): 118.375 (318-281-1443)
  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY FORT WORTH ARTCC ON FREQS 126.325/346.25 (MONROE RCAG) WHEN MONROE APCH CTL CLSD.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
MLUr095/13.5MONROE VORTAC117.2003E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
BASTROP158/17.132903EBQP -... --.- .--.

Airport Services

Parking: tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 18/36

Dimensions: 3998 x 75 ft. / 1219 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in poor condition
RY SFC HAVE SOME SEVERE LONGITUDINAL AND TRANSVERSE CRACKING GREATER THAN 1 INCH IN WIDTH.
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 12.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
Runway edge markings: RY 36 DSPLCD THLD MARKINGS ARE NSTD.
RUNWAY 18  RUNWAY 36
Latitude: 32-29.449390N32-28.790492N
Longitude: 091-46.328873W091-46.354168W
Elevation: 82.3 ft.81.0 ft.
Gradient: 0.1%0.1%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 180 magnetic, 182 true000 magnetic, 002 true
Displaced threshold: no291 ft.
Markings: nonprecision, in fair conditionnonprecision, in fair 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: 18 ft. trees, 372 ft. from runway, 9:1 slope to clear
TREES AND BRUSH 172 FT FROM THE END OF THE RWY PAVEMENT.
54 ft. trees, 307 ft. from runway, 1:1 slope to clear
APCH SLOPE 7:1 TO DSPLCD THLD.

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF RAYVILLE
PO BOX 878
RAYVILLE, LA 71269
Phone 318-728-2011
Manager: JAMES SMITH
PO BOX 878
RAYVILLE, LA 71269
Phone 318-537-0149

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 19
Single engine airplanes: 16
Multi engine airplanes: 3
    
Aircraft operations: avg 49/day *
67% local general aviation
33% transient general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 14 September 2017

Additional Remarks

ROAD 367 FT & RR TRACK 467 FT FM APCH END RY 36.
RY 18/36 40-80 FT TREES WEST SIDE OF RY PENETRATE TRANSITION SLOPE.

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 24 May 2018 at 0901Z to 21 June 2018 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 18   download (204KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 36   download (196KB)
VOR/DME-A   download (195KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (116KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KMLU - Monroe Regional Airport (14 nm W)
KBQP - Morehouse Memorial Airport (17 nm N)
KTVR - Vicksburg Tallulah Regional Airport (38 nm E)
KRSN - Ruston Regional Airport (41 nm W)
KCRT - Z M Jack Stell Field Airport (42 nm N)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 25-May-2018
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:3610:36
Sunrise06:0411:04
Sunset20:0401:04
Evening civil twilight20:3201:32

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  25-May-2018 13:30:01
Local (UTC-5)  25-May-2018 08:30:01
 
METAR
KMLU 
13nm W 
251253Z 00000KT 10SM CLR 23/23 A3001 RMK AO2 SLP161 T02330228
KBQP 
17nm N 
251315Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 26/24 A3001 RMK AO2 T02580241
TAF
KMLU 
13nm W 
251132Z 2512/2612 VRB04KT P6SM SKC TEMPO 2512/2515 2SM BR FM251500 25003KT P6SM SCT030 SCT150 FM251800 21003KT P6SM VCTS SCT050CB BKN100 FM260200 16003KT P6SM FEW150 FM261000 18003KT 3SM BR FEW100
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