• Location

    Latitude: 
    30-12-38.1000N (30.210583)
    Longitude: 
    093-08-35.5000W (-93.143194)
    Elevation: 
    16.5 feet MSL (5 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: 
    4 N.M. E of Lake Charles, Louisiana
    Found On: 
    Houston Chart
    FAA Region: 
    ASW
  • Airport Operations

    Facility Use: 
    Public
    Type: 
    Airport
    Activation Date: 
    01/1964
    Control tower: 
    Yes
    Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
    Months/Days/Hours
    ALL/ALL/0600-2200
    Boundary ARTCC: 
    ZHU (Houston)
    Lighting Schedule: 
    SEE RMK
    Segmented Circle Indicator: 
    Yes
    Beacon Color: 
    White-Green (Lighted Land Airport)
    Traffic Pattern Altitude: 
    1016 feet (310 m)
    NOTAMs Facility: 
    CWF
    NOTAM-D Service: 
    Yes
    International Airport of Entry: 
    No
    Customs Landing Rights: 
    No
    Military Landing Rights: 
    Yes
    Civil/Military Joint Use: 
    No
    Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting: 
    Class IV
    ARFF Index: A
    Air Carrier Service: Not Scheduled
    Certification Date: 07/1992

    Based Aircraft

    Single Engine:  19
    Multi Engine:  1

    Annual Operations (as of 12/31/2017)

    Total Operations:  21263
    Commercial:  36 0.2%
    Air Taxi:  1225 5.8%
    GA Local:  1488 7.0%
    GA Itinerant:  4803 22.6%
    Military Aircraft:  13711 64.5%
  • Communications

    CTAF:  124.200
    Unicom:  122.950
    Tower:  CHENNAULT
    124.2
    290.4
    Hrs: 0600-2200
    Ground:  121.65
    275.8
    Approach:  LAKE CHARLES
    119.8
    HOUSTON ARTCC
    Departure:  LAKE CHARLES
    119.8
    HOUSTON ARTCC
    ATIS:  120.0
    Hrs: 24
    AWOS-3:  120.0 (337-436-3452)

    • APCH/DEP SERVICE PROVIDED BY HOUSTON ARTCC ON FREQS 124.7/317.4 (LAKE CHARLES RCAG) WHEN LAKE CHARLES APCH CTL CLOSED.
       
  • Contacts

    Manager: 
    Publicly owned: 
    RANDOLPH R. ROBB
    3650 SEN. J. BENNETT JOHNSTON AVE
    LAKE CHARLES, LA 70615-6849
    337-491-9961
    CHENNAULT INTL ARPT AUTHORITY
    3650 SEN. J. BENNETT JOHNSTON AVE
    LAKE CHARLES, LA 70615-6849
    337-491-9961
  • Fixed Based Operators (FBOs) & Fuel

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    Area Code: 337

    Business Name Frequency Phone Fuel Grade
    Chennault Jet Center
      
    Unicom 122.9 436-4877 100LL, Jet A
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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
       
  • Instrument Procedures / Charts


    FAA Terminal Procedures valid from 0901Z 05/24/18 to 0901Z 06/21/18.

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    IAP - Instrument Approach Procedure Charts
    MIN - Minimums
    STAR - Standard Terminal Arrival Charts
    Page Type Page Name Volume Action Since
    Last Cycle
    APD AIRPORT DIAGRAM SC-4
    IAP ILS OR LOC RWY 15 SC-4
    IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 15 SC-4
    IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 33 SC-4
    MIN ALTERNATE MINIMUMS SC-4
    MIN RADAR MINIMUMS SC-4
    MIN TAKEOFF MINIMUMS SC-4
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  • Maps

    Lake Charles - Chennault International (CWF) Airport Terminal Map

    Terminal Map Not Available for this Airport

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    CWF Airport Diagram

    Chennault International Airport (CWF) Diagram
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  • METAR / TAF

    METAR

    TAF

  • Navigation Aids (Navaids) near CWF

    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
    6.6 Lake Charles Regional Airport
    (LCH KLCH LCH)
    219 218 100LL, Jet A-1+
    13.0 Southland Field Airport
    (KUXL UXL)
    248 247 100LL, Jet A
    16.3 Welsh Airport
    (6R1)
    83 82 100LL, Jet A
    24.4 Jennings Airport
    (3R7)
    85 84 100LL, Jet A
    35.3 Orange County Airport
    (KORG ORG)
    256 255 100LL, Jet A
    38.6 Beauregard Regional Airport
    (DRI KDRI DRI)
    344 343 100LL, Jet A
    40.3 Eunice Airport
    (UCE 4R7)
    67 66 100LL, Jet A, MOGAS
    48.2 Jack Brooks Regional Airport
    (BPT KBPT BPT)
    251 249 100LL, Jet A
    52.7 Kibs Air Park Airport
    (7LA4)
    78 78 100LL, MOGAS
    56.3 Beaumont Municipal Airport
    (BMT KBMT BMT)
    261 259 100LL, Jet A
    56.8 Abbeville Chris Crusta Memorial Airport
    (KIYA IYA)
    104 104 100LL, Jet A
    57.9 St Landry Parish-Ahart Field Airport
    (OPL KOPL OPL)
    68 68 100LL, Jet A+
    58.2 Hawthorne Field Airport
    (45R)
    277 275 100LL, Jet A
    58.4 Leesville Airport
    (L39)
    349 348 100LL, Jet A
    59.9 Lafayette Regional/Paul Fournet Field Airport
    (LFT KLFT LFT)
    90 90 100LL, Jet A
    64.9 Bunkie Municipal Airport
    (2R6)
    46 46 100LL
    66.2 Acadiana Regional Airport
    (ARA KARA ARA)
    98 98 100LL, Jet A
    73.7 Alexandria International Airport
    (AEX KAEX AEX)
    24 23 100, Jet A, MOGAS
    76.7 Marksville Municipal Airport
    (KMKV MKV)
    45 45 100LL
    76.9 Pineville Municipal Airport
    (2L0)
    27 26 100LL
  • Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

    NOTAMs

    List ALL CWF NOTAMs

    NOTAM Radius Search

    NOTAMS within
    NM of CWF

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

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

    Chennault International Airport Ratings

    Category Aspect Rating
    Overall Rating for Chennault International Airport
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Flight Service Number of Flights
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Overall Number of Routes Served
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    International Routes Served
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

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

    Business Services & Internet Airport Lounges
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Business Centers
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Airport Website (information & tools)
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Availability of Internet Connectivity
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Wireless Internet Access
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    General Facilities ATM Locations
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Public Telephones
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Restrooms
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Architecture
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Terminal Layout
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Seating Areas
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Overall Cleanliness
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Children Play Areas
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Geographic Location
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Baggage Claim Locations
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Baggage Handling
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Overall Comfort
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Security Lines
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Transportation & Parking Parking Availability
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Parking Pricing
    • 2.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Public Transport
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Car Rental
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Taxis
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Hotel Shuttles
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Proximity to City Center
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Amenities Shopping (variety and number)
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Restaurants & Bars (variety and number)
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Restaurants & Bars (price/value)
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

  • Remarks

    A110-1 RWY 36 LAKE 96 FT FM END OF RWY.
    A110-2 RWY 18 DROP OFF 95 FT FM END OF RWY.
    A110-3 ALL RWY 18/36 SAFETY AREAS NONSTANDARD.
    A21 WATERWAY ELEV 80 FT.
    A58-36 10 FT TREE 20 FT FM RWY END 100 FT RIGHT OF CNTRLN.
    A70 FUEL AVBL 24/7 WITH CC.
    A81-APT MIRL RWY 18/36; REIL RWY 18/36 PRESET LOW INTST DUSK-DAWN. TO INCR INTST ACTVT - CTAF.
    E147 TPA 700 FT AGL FOR ACFT FOR WATER RWY 05W/23W, 1000 FT AGL FIXED WING ACFT FOR RWY 18/36.
    E40-36 N.

  • Runways

    CWF Airport Runway Summary

    Longest Runway: 05W/23W is 3000 ft (914 m) long
    Runways with an Instrument Approach:

    CWF Airport Runway Details

    Waterway 05W/23W  3000 ft x 100 ft (914 m x 30 m)
    Runway Length Source:  STATE as of 06/20/2007
    Surface:  Water -
    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: 

    Waterway 05W

    Runway 23W

    Elevation: 
    0 0
    Latitude: 
    Longitude: 
    True Magnetic Hdg.: 
    0 0
    ILS Type: 
    Glide Path Angle: 
    0.0 degrees 0.0 degrees
    Traffic Pattern: 
    Left Right
    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: 
    0 0
    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

    Waterway 18/36  3000 ft x 75 ft (914 m x 23 m)
    Runway Length Source:  as of
    Surface:  Water -
    Runway Pavement Class: 
    Runway Edge Lights:  Medium Intensity

    Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
    Single Wheel Landing Gear:  15.5
    Dual Wheel Landing Gear: 
    Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 
    Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

    Waterway 18

    Runway 36

    Elevation: 
    98 83
    Latitude: 
    31-20-46.7400N 31-20-17.0400N
    Longitude: 
    092-26-36.7100W 092-26-37.0400W
    True Magnetic Hdg.: 
    0 0
    ILS Type: 
    Glide Path Angle: 
    4.0 degrees 3.0 degrees
    Traffic Pattern: 
    Left
    Runway Markings Type: 
    Nonprecision Instrument Nonprecision Instrument
    Runway Markings Condition:
    Good Good
    Arresting Device: 
    Object at End: 
    TREES
    Object Height: 
    95 0
    Object Marked/Lighted?: 
    Distance from End: 
    1487 0
    Object Centerline Offset: 
    Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
    2-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway 2-Light PAPI On Right Side Of Runway
    Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
    Approach Light System: 
    REIL: 
    Yes Yes
    Touchdown Lights: 
    Centerline Lights: 
    Threshold Crossing Height: 
    68 49
    Threshold Elevation: 
    0 0
    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

    Runway 18/36  3000 ft x 75 ft (914 m x 23 m)
    Runway Length Source:  as of
    Surface:  Asphalt/G -
    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 18

    Runway 36

    Elevation: 
    0 0
    Latitude: 
    31.3463 31.3381
    Longitude: 
    -92.4435 -92.4436
    True Magnetic Hdg.: 
    0 0
    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: 
    0 0
    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: 
    Major
    Powerplant Repair: 
    Major
    Bottled Oxygen: 
    None
    Bulk Oxygen: 
    High Pressure / Low Pressure
    Fuel Available: 
    100LL
    Landing Fees: 
    No
    Parking: 
    Hangars and tiedowns available

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