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GLS Airport Location

Latitude: 
29-15-55.2000N (29.265333)
Longitude: 
094-51-37.5000W (-94.860417)
Elevation: 
5.6 feet MSL (2 m MSL)
Magnetic Variation: 
2.3 E (as of May 2017 from WMM2015 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -6.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -5.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
3 N.M. SW of Galveston, Texas
Found On: 
Houston Chart
FAA Region: 
ASW

GLS Airport Runways Show all runways...

Longest Runway: 18/36 is 6001 ft (1829 m) long
Runways with an Instrument Approach: 14

GLS Airport General Information

Control tower: 
Yes
Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
Months/Days/Hours
ALL/ALL/0600-2000
Lighting Schedule: 
SEE RMK
Segmented Circle Indicator: 
Yes
Beacon Color: 
White-Green (Lighted Land Airport)
Traffic Pattern Altitude: 
1006 feet (307 m)
NOTAM-D Service: 
Yes
International Airport of Entry: 
No
Customs Landing Rights: 
Yes
Military Landing Rights: 
Yes
Civil/Military Joint Use: 
No

GLS Airport Services

Airframe Repair: 
Major
Powerplant Repair: 
Major
Bottled Oxygen: 
None
Fuel Available: 
Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
Fees: 
No
Parking: 
Hangars and tiedowns available
Other Services: 
Avionics
Charter Service
Pilot Instruction
Aircraft Rental
Annual Surveying

GLS Airport Contact Information

Manager: 
Publicly owned: 
MIKE SHAHAN
2115 TERMINAL DRIVE #4
GALVESTON, TX 77554
(409) 797-3593
CITY OF GALVESTON
PO BOX 779
GALVESTON, TX 77552
(409) 797-2590

GLS Airport Flight Service Stations

Primary Alternate
FSS on Field:  N
FSS Name (ID):  Montgomery County(CXO)
Frequency: 
Toll Free Phone:  1-800-WX-BRIEF
   

Nearby Airports with Fuel

Dist (NM) Name (Airport IDs) True Hdg Mag Hdg Fuel Grade
0.0 Scholes International At Galveston Airport
(GLS KGLS GLS)
0 358 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
25.2 Pearland Regional Airport
(KLVJ LVJ)
307 305 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
25.8 Ellington Airport
(EFD KEFD EFD)
322 320 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
26.5 La Porte Municipal Airport
(T41)
336 334 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
27.5 Wolfe Air Park Airport
(3T2)
297 294 100LL
29.8 Rwj Airpark Airport
(54T)
1 359 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
31.6 William P Hobby Airport
(HOU KHOU HOU)
316 314 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A-1 - Kerosene, freeze point -50C
32.9 Texas Gulf Coast Regional Airport
(LJN KLBX LBX)
253 250 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
35.3 Houston-Southwest Airport
(KAXH AXH)
294 291 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
46.8 Sugar Land Regional Airport
(SGR KSGR SGR)
297 294 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
49.5 Liberty Municipal Airport
(T78)
9 7 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
49.9 George Bush Intercontinental/Houston Airport
(IAH KIAH IAH)
329 327 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
53.8 West Houston Airport
(IWS KIWS IWS)
308 305 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
55.4 Bay City Municipal Airport
(BBC KBYY BYY)
251 248 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
57.2 Weiser Air Park Airport
(KEYQ EYQ)
314 311 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
58.5 North Houston Airport
(9X1)
335 333 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
58.9 Beaumont Municipal Airport
(BMT KBMT BMT)
34 32 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
59.9 David Wayne Hooks Memorial Airport
(DWH KDWH DWH)
323 320 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
60.1 Jack Brooks Regional Airport
(BPT KBPT BPT)
46 44 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
65.9 Cleveland Municipal Airport
(6R3)
353 351 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)

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Pet Friendly Rating Miles from GLS Airport Price
no Inn At The Waterpark 0.6 51.35 USD
no Moody Gardens Hotel Spa And Convention Center 0.7 149.00 USD
no Comfort Suites Galveston 1.0 70.00 USD
yes La Quinta Inn And Suites Galveston 1.0 59.00 USD
no Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Galveston West-Seawall 1.1 72.00 USD
yes Maravilla Condos 1.1 95.00 USD
no Seascape Condos 1.2 129.00 USD
yes The Dawn Condominiums managed on site by Prestige Management 1.5 174.00 USD
no Hampton Inn & Suites Galveston 1.8 99.00 USD
no Baymont Inn & Suites Galveston 1.9 50.85 USD
yes Americas Best Value Inn And Suites Galveston 1.9 65.00 USD
no Victorian Condo Hotel Resort 1.9 112.00 USD
no Springhill Suites Galveston Island 2.0 99.00 USD
no Casa Del Mar Galveston 2.0 99.00 USD
no Beachcomber Inn 2.0 39.95 USD
no Super 8 Motel - Galveston 2.0 39.95 USD
no Casa Del Mar Beachfront Suites 2.0 135.00 USD
yes Candlewood Suites Galveston 2.1 81.00 USD
no Quality Inn And Suites Galveston 2.2 55.00 USD
no Days Inn Galveston 2.2 44.95 USD
no Beachfront Palms Hotel 2.2 39.95 USD
yes Hilton Galveston Island Resort 2.5 84.15 USD
no The San Luis Resort Spa And Conference Center 2.6 99.00 USD
no Holiday Inn Resort Galveston - On The Beach 2.8 75.00 USD
yes Galveston on the Gulf Resort 3.3 99.00 USD
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