• Location

    Latitude: 
    30-46-17.7050N (30.771585)
    Longitude: 
    093-16-16.5880W (-93.271274)
    Elevation: 
    180.0 feet MSL (55 m MSL)
    Magnetic Variation: 
    1.1 E (as of May 2018 from WMM2015 model)
    Time Zone: 
    UTC -6.0 (Standard Time)
    UTC -5.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
    From City: 
    5 N.M. S of De Ridder, Louisiana
    Found On: 
    Houston Chart
    FAA Region: 
    ASW
  • Airport Operations

    Facility Use: 
    Private
    Type: 
    Airport
    Activation Date: 
    06/1981
    Control tower: 
    No
    Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
    Months/Days/Hours
    Unattended
    Boundary ARTCC: 
    ZHU (Houston)
    Segmented Circle Indicator: 
    No
    Traffic Pattern Altitude: 
    1180 feet (360 m)
    NOTAM-D Service: 
    No

    Based Aircraft

    Single Engine:  3

    Annual Operations (as of )

  • Communications

         
    • Contacts

      Manager: 
      Privately owned: 
      B.L. 'SWAMP' SMITH
      1261 BALL ROAD
      DE RIDDER, LA 70634
      337-463-6689
      B.L. 'SWAMP' SMITH
      1261 BALL ROAD
      DE RIDDER, LA 70634
      337-463-6689
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      Area Code: 318

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    • Flight Service Stations

      Primary Alternate
      FSS on Field:  N
      FSS Name (ID):  De Ridder(DRI)
      Frequency: 
      Toll Free Phone:  1-800-WX-BRIEF
         
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    • Maps

      De Ridder - Swamp Smith (34LA) Airport Terminal Map

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    • METAR / TAF

      METAR

      TAF

    • Navigation Aids (Navaids) near 34LA

      Navigational Aid (NAVAID) distances from the airport are listed in Nautical Miles (NM).
    • Nearby Airports with Fuel

      Dist (NM) Name (Airport IDs) True Hdg Mag Hdg Fuel Grade
      5.1 Beauregard Regional Airport
      (DRI KDRI DRI)
      315 314 100LL, Jet A
      24.1 Leesville Airport
      (L39)
      351 350 100LL, Jet A
      34.3 Chennault International Airport
      (CWF KCWF CWF)
      168 167 100LL, Jet A-1+
      38.8 Southland Field Airport
      (KUXL UXL)
      188 187 100LL, Jet A
      38.8 Lake Charles Regional Airport
      (LCH KLCH LCH)
      176 175 100LL, Jet A-1+
      39.1 Welsh Airport
      (6R1)
      144 143 100LL, Jet A
      44.3 Jennings Airport
      (3R7)
      135 134 100LL, Jet A
      47.4 Eunice Airport
      (UCE 4R7)
      112 111 100LL, Jet A, MOGAS
      47.7 Hart Airport
      (3R4)
      346 345 100LL
      49.9 Alexandria International Airport
      (AEX KAEX AEX)
      47 46 100, Jet A, MOGAS
      50.4 Orange County Airport
      (KORG ORG)
      213 212 100LL, Jet A
      54.6 Bunkie Municipal Airport
      (2R6)
      77 77 100LL
      54.6 Pineville Municipal Airport
      (2L0)
      50 49 100LL
      57.3 Hawthorne Field Airport
      (45R)
      243 241 100LL, Jet A
      58.5 Natchitoches Regional Airport
      (KIER IER)
      8 7 100LL, Jet A-1+
      59.4 Pollock Municipal Airport
      (L66)
      44 43 100LL
      61.8 St Landry Parish-Ahart Field Airport
      (OPL KOPL OPL)
      101 101 100LL, Jet A+
      62.7 Kibs Air Park Airport
      (7LA4)
      111 111 100LL, MOGAS
      62.7 Jack Brooks Regional Airport
      (BPT KBPT BPT)
      218 216 100LL, Jet A
      64.5 Beaumont Municipal Airport
      (BMT KBMT BMT)
      229 227 100LL, Jet A
    • Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

      NOTAMs

      List ALL KBMT NOTAMs

      NOTAM Radius Search

      NOTAMS within
      NM of KBMT

      NOTAM Flight Path Search (Enter from two to five locations below)

      Locations (ICAO):
      Buffer (Both Sides):
      NM
      Include:
    • Ratings & Reviews

      Swamp Smith Airport Ratings

      Category Aspect Rating
      Overall Rating for Swamp Smith Airport
      • 1.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Flight Service Number of Flights
      • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Overall Number of Routes Served
      • 1.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      International Routes Served
      • 4.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      On-time Performance
      • 2.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Business Services & Internet Airport Lounges
      • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Business Centers
      • 1.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Airport Website (information & tools)
      • 4.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Availability of Internet Connectivity
      • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Wireless Internet Access
      • 2.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      General Facilities ATM Locations
      • 4.0/5 (2 votes cast)

      Public Telephones
      • 1.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Restrooms
      • 4.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Architecture
      • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Terminal Layout
      • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Seating Areas
      • 3.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Overall Cleanliness
      • 1.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Children Play Areas
      • 3.5/5 (2 votes cast)

      Geographic Location
      • 4.5/5 (2 votes cast)

      Baggage Claim Locations
      • 4.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Baggage Handling
      • 4.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Overall Comfort
      • 2.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Security Lines
      • 3.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Transportation & Parking Parking Availability
      • 4.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Parking Pricing
      • 3.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Public Transport
      • 2.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Car Rental
      • 3.0/5 (2 votes cast)

      Taxis
      • 1.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Hotel Shuttles
      • 3.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Proximity to City Center
      • 4.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Amenities Shopping (variety and number)
      • 4.5/5 (2 votes cast)

      Restaurants & Bars (variety and number)
      • 1.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Restaurants & Bars (price/value)
      • 2.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    • Remarks

      A14 PUBLIC WORKS DIRECTOR
      A17 0800-DUSK DEC THROUGH MAR.
      A57-13 APCH SLOPE 20:1 TO DSPLCD THLD.
      A57-31 APCH SLOPE 20:1 TO DSPLCD THLD.
      A70 100LL AVBL 24 HRS SELF SERVICE WITH CREDIT CARD.
      A81-APT DUSK-DAWN. MIRL RY 13/31 PRESET LOW INTST; TO INCR INTST ACTVT - CTAF.
      E111 PREDATES ACT.

    • Runways

      34LA Airport Runway Summary

      Longest Runway: 13/31 is 4001 ft (1220 m) long
      Runways with an Instrument Approach:

      34LA Airport Runway Details

      Runway 13/31  4001 ft x 75 ft (1220 m x 23 m)
      Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 03/24/2007
      Surface:  Asphalt - Excellent condition -
      Runway Pavement Class: 
      Runway Edge Lights:  Medium Intensity

      Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
      Single Wheel Landing Gear:  17.0
      Dual Wheel Landing Gear: 
      Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 
      Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

      Runway 13

      Runway 31

      Elevation: 
      29 31
      Latitude: 
      30-04-27.8058N 30-04-01.1414N
      Longitude: 
      094-13-13.8835W 094-12-40.2185W
      True Magnetic Hdg.: 
      132 312
      ILS Type: 
      Glide Path Angle: 
      3.0 degrees 4.0 degrees
      Traffic Pattern: 
      Right Left
      Runway Markings Type: 
      Nonprecision Instrument Nonprecision Instrument
      Runway Markings Condition:
      Good Good
      Arresting Device: 
      Object at End: 
      TREES TREES
      Object Height: 
      44 69
      Object Marked/Lighted?: 
      Distance from End: 
      990 1611
      Object Centerline Offset: 
      0 ft. left and right of centerline 0 ft. left and right of centerline
      Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
      4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway 4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway
      Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
      Approach Light System: 
      REIL: 
      Yes
      Touchdown Lights: 
      Centerline Lights: 
      Threshold Crossing Height: 
      40 40
      Threshold Elevation: 
      29 32
      Displaced Threshold: 
      332 67
      Threshold Latitude: 
      30-04-25.5861N 30-04-01.5897N

      Threshold Longitude: 

      094-13-11.0905W 094-12-40.7837W
      Declared Distances
      Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
      0 0
      Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
      0 0
      Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
      0 0
      Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
      0 0

      Runway 13/31  4000 ft x 75 ft (1219 m x 23 m)
      Runway Length Source:  as of
      Surface:  Asphalt -
      Runway Pavement Class: 
      Runway Edge Lights:  Yes Intensity

      Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
      Single Wheel Landing Gear: 
      Dual Wheel Landing Gear: 
      Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 
      Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

      Runway 13

      Runway 31

      Elevation: 
      29 32
      Latitude: 
      30.0744 30.0671
      Longitude: 
      -94.2205 -94.2112
      True Magnetic Hdg.: 
      132 312
      ILS Type: 
      Glide Path Angle: 
      0.0 degrees 0.0 degrees
      Traffic Pattern: 
      Runway Markings Type: 
      Runway Markings Condition:
      Arresting Device: 
      Object at End: 
      Object Height: 
      0 0
      Object Marked/Lighted?: 
      Distance from End: 
      0 0
      Object Centerline Offset: 
      Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
      Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
      Approach Light System: 
      REIL: 
      Yes Yes
      Touchdown Lights: 
      Centerline Lights: 
      Threshold Crossing Height: 
      Threshold Elevation: 
      29 32
      Displaced Threshold: 
      332 67
      Threshold Latitude: 

      Threshold Longitude: 

      Declared Distances
      Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
      0 0
      Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
      0 0
      Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
      0 0
      Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
      0 0

      Runway 16/34  2300 ft x 100 ft (701 m x 30 m)
      Runway Length Source:  as of
      Surface:  Grass -
      Runway Pavement Class: 
      Runway Edge Lights:  Intensity

      Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
      Single Wheel Landing Gear: 
      Dual Wheel Landing Gear: 
      Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 
      Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

      Runway 16

      Runway 34

      Elevation: 
      31 30
      Latitude: 
      30.0736 30.0664
      Longitude: 
      -94.2146 -94.213
      True Magnetic Hdg.: 
      169 349
      ILS Type: 
      Glide Path Angle: 
      0.0 degrees 0.0 degrees
      Traffic Pattern: 
      Runway Markings Type: 
      Runway Markings Condition:
      Arresting Device: 
      Object at End: 
      Object Height: 
      0 0
      Object Marked/Lighted?: 
      Distance from End: 
      0 0
      Object Centerline Offset: 
      Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
      Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
      Approach Light System: 
      REIL: 
      Touchdown Lights: 
      Centerline Lights: 
      Threshold Crossing Height: 
      Threshold Elevation: 
      31 30
      Displaced Threshold: 
      0 0
      Threshold Latitude: 

      Threshold Longitude: 

      Declared Distances
      Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
      0 0
      Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
      0 0
      Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
      0 0
      Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
      0 0

    • Services

      Airframe Repair: 
      Minor
      Powerplant Repair: 
      Major
      Bulk Oxygen: 
      None
      Fuel Available: 
      100LL, Jet A
      Landing Fees: 
      No
      Parking: 
      Hangars and tiedowns available

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