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LA79 Airport Location

Latitude: 
30-43-06.6700N (30.718519)
Longitude: 
090-21-28.3190W (-90.357866)
Elevation: 
180.0 feet MSL (55 m MSL)
Magnetic Variation: 
0.7 W (as of May 2017 from WMM2015 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -6.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -5.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
8 N.M. E of Amite, Louisiana
Found On: 
New Orleans Chart
FAA Region: 
ASW

LA79 Airport Runways Show all runways...

Longest Runway: 18/36 is 2400 ft (732 m) long
Runways with an Instrument Approach:

LA79 Airport General Information

Control tower: 
No
Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
Months/Days/Hours
Unattended
Segmented Circle Indicator: 
No
Traffic Pattern Altitude: 
1180 feet (360 m)
NOTAM-D Service: 
No

LA79 Airport Services

LA79 Airport Contact Information

Manager: 
Privately owned: 



KEITH W. CAPPS
22222 E. BELL RD.
AMITE, LA 70422
(985) 517-2249

LA79 Airport Flight Service Stations

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

Nearby Airports with Fuel

Dist (NM) Name (Airport IDs) True Hdg Mag Hdg Fuel Grade
12.2 Hammond Northshore Regional Airport
(KHDC HDC)
194 195 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
25.1 St Tammany Regional Airport
(L31)
130 131 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
26.0 George R Carr Memorial Air Field Airport
(BXA KBXA BXA)
77 78 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
27.4 Paul Pittman Memorial Airport
(T36)
20 21 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
28.2 Mc Comb/Pike County/John E Lewis Field Airport
(MCB KMCB MCB)
348 349 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A-1+ - Kerosene, with icing inhibitor freeze point -50C
35.6 Slidell Airport
(KASD ASD)
128 129 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
39.6 Port Of South Louisiana Executive Regional Airport
(APS)
197 198 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
42.4 Baton Rouge Metropolitan, Ryan Field Airport
(BTR KBTR BTR)
254 254 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
43.8 Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport
(MSY KMSY MSY)
173 174 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
44.0 Lakefront Airport
(NEW KNEW NEW)
157 158 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
44.2 Poplarville-Pearl River County Airport
(M13)
84 85 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
44.6 Louisiana Regional Airport
(REG)
222 222 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
51.2 Stennis International Airport
(KHSA HSA)
114 115 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
53.3 Brookhaven-Lincoln County Airport
(1R7)
357 358 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
54.5 Diamondhead Airport
(66Y)
112 113 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
62.1 Dean Griffin Memorial Airport
(M24)
82 84 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
65.6 Hattiesburg Bobby L Chain Municipal Airport
(HBG KHBG HBG)
59 60 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
69.1 Hattiesburg-Laurel Regional Airport
(PIB KPIB PIB)
49 50 Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
69.1 Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport
(GPT KGPT GPT)
105 107 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
70.9 Houma-Terrebonne Airport
(HUM KHUM HUM)
192 192 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C

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Pet Friendly Rating Miles from LA79 Airport Price
no Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Amite 8.7 115.00 USD
no Comfort Inn Amite 10.1 85.00 USD
yes Best Western University Inn 16.3 84.99 USD
no Comfort Inn Hammond 17.1 95.00 USD
no Super 8 Hammond 17.1 58.00 USD
no Hampton Inn Hammond 17.2 92.65 USD
yes Holiday Inn Hammond - Northshore 17.3 123.00 USD
yes Days Inn Hammond La 17.4 75.00 USD
yes Best Western Hammond Inn And Suites 17.4 129.99 USD
no Colonial Inn Hammond 17.7 64.95 USD
yes La Quinta Inn & Suites Hammond 17.8 94.00 USD
yes Quality Inn & Conference Center 17.9 79.00 USD
yes Microtel Inn & Suites By Wyndham Ponchatoula 20.2 57.00 USD
no Courtyard By Marriott Covington 23.1 79.00 USD
yes La Quinta Inn & Suites Covington 23.4 105.00 USD
no The Villas at Carter Plantation 24.9 119.00 USD
yes Residence Inn New Orleans Covington/North Shore 25.0 119.00 USD
yes Best Western Northpark Inn 25.3 79.99 USD
yes Super 8 Motel - Covington 25.3 75.00 USD
yes Staybridge Suites Covington 25.3 94.99 USD
no Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Covington, La 25.3 78.00 USD
no Comfort Inn And Suites 25.3 89.00 USD
no Clarion Inn & Suites Conference Center 25.4 94.00 USD
no Homewood Suites By Hilton Covington 25.4 109.65 USD
no Hilton Garden Inn Covington/Mandeville 25.5 92.65 USD
Distances are approximate, and may vary depending on the location of start and actual route traveled from the airport.


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