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

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 05 DECEMBER 2019

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 -6 (UTC -5 during Daylight Saving 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 SVCS AFT HRS CALL 318-235-3177.
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 good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 12.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 18  RUNWAY 36
Latitude: 32-29.449390N32-28.790492N
Longitude: 091-46.328873W091-46.354168W
Elevation: 82.3 ft.81.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 180 magnetic, 182 true000 magnetic, 002 true
Displaced threshold: no291 ft.
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 (3.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 83 ft. trees, 2006 ft. from runway, 21:1 slope to clear41 ft. trees, 598 ft. from runway, 299 ft. right of centerline, 9:1 slope to clear
APCH SLP 12:1 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: CHARLIE ADAMS
12 ELLIS LANE
RAYVILLE, LA 71269
Phone (318) 235-0187

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 30
Single engine airplanes: 24
Multi engine airplanes: 4
Helicopters: 2
    
Aircraft operations: avg 49/day *
67% local general aviation
33% transient general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 09 October 2018

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.
FOR CD CTC MONROE APCH AT 318-327-5641, IF UNAVBL, CTC FORT WORTH ARTCC AT 817-858-7584.

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 05 December 2019 at 0900Z to 02 January 2020 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 18   download (211KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 36   download (193KB)
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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Photo taken 21-Oct-2006

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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 10-Dec-2019
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:3212:32
Sunrise06:5912:59
Sunset17:0123:01
Evening civil twilight17:2823:28

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  10-Dec-2019 07:37:23
Local (UTC-6)  10-Dec-2019 01:37:23
 
METAR
KMLU 
13nm W 
100653Z AUTO 30005KT 10SM -RA OVC050 16/13 A2999 RMK AO2 RAE0558B24 SLP153 P0001 T01610128
KBQP 
17nm N 
092155Z AUTO 23008G16KT 10SM SCT038 24/17 A2980 RMK AO2 T02410165
TAF
KMLU 
13nm W 
100528Z 1006/1106 35011KT 6SM -SHRA OVC040 FM101200 36012KT 5SM SHRA OVC019 FM101500 01014KT 4SM SHRA OVC009 FM110400 02010KT P6SM BKN015
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