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Location

Latitude: 
30-07-33.9000N (30.126083)
Longitude: 
093-13-24.3000W (-93.223417)
Elevation: 
14.6 feet MSL (4 m MSL)
Magnetic Variation: 
1.1 E (as of June 2018 from WMM2015 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -6.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -5.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
5 N.M. S of Lake Charles, Louisiana
Found On: 
Houston Chart
FAA Region: 
ASW

Operations

Facility Use: 
Public
Type: 
Airport
Activation Date: 
11/1961
Control tower: 
Yes
Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
Months/Days/Hours
ALL/ALL/0500-2230
Boundary ARTCC: 
ZHU (Houston)
Lighting Schedule: 
SEE RMK
Segmented Circle Indicator: 
Yes
Beacon Color: 
White-Green (Lighted Land Airport)
Traffic Pattern Altitude: 
1015 feet (309 m)
NOTAMs Facility: 
LCH
NOTAM-D Service: 
Yes
International Airport of Entry: 
No
Customs Landing Rights: 
Yes
Military Landing Rights: 
Yes
Civil/Military Joint Use: 
No
Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting: 
Class I
ARFF Index: A
Air Carrier Service: Scheduled
Certification Date: 05/1973

Based Aircraft

Single Engine:  46
Multi Engine:  10
Jet Engine:  3
GA Helicopters:  41

Annual Operations (as of 12/31/2017)

Total Operations:  21564
Commercial:  231 1.1%
Air Taxi:  7676 35.6%
GA Local:  3785 17.6%
GA Itinerant:  8955 41.5%
Military Aircraft:  917 4.3%

Communications

CTAF:  120.700
Unicom:  122.950
Tower:  LAKE CHARLES
120.7
257.8
Hrs: 0600-2200
Clearance Del.:  126.25
Ground:  121.8
Approach:  LAKE CHARLES
119.35 WEST
119.8 EAST
282.3 EAST
353.75 WEST
Hrs: 0600-2200

HOUSTON ARTCC
Hrs: 2200-0600
Departure:  LAKE CHARLES
119.35 WEST
119.8 EAST
282.3 EAST
353.75 WEST
Hrs: 0600-2200

HOUSTON ARTCC
Hrs: 2200-0600
ATIS:  118.75
Hrs: 24
ASOS:  (337-477-3371)
EMERG:  121.5
EMERG:  243.0

  • APCH/DEP SERVICE PROVIDED BY HOUSTON ARTCC ON FREQS 124.7/317.4 (LAKE CHARLES RCAG) WHEN APCH CTL CLOSED.
  • LAKE CHARLES APCH CTL USES FREQ 119.75 FOR OFFSHORE HELICOPTER OPNS.
   

Contacts

Manager: 
Publicly owned: 
HEATH ALLEN
PO DRAWER 5820
LAKE CHARLES, LA 70607-5820
337-477-6051
CALCASIEU PARISH
PO BOX 5820
LAKE CHARLES, LA 70607
337-477-6051

Fixed Based Operators (FBOs) & Fuel

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Area Code: 337

Business Name Frequency Phone Fuel Grade & Location
ERA Helicopters, Inc.
  
478-6131 Jet A
Transit Aviation of Lake Charles, Inc.
  
Unicom 122.95 478-7722 100LL, Jet A
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Flight Service Stations

Primary Alternate
FSS on Field: 
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 LOC BC RWY 33 SC-4
IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 05 SC-4
IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 15 SC-4
IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 23 SC-4
IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 33 SC-4
IAP VOR-A SC-4
IAP VOR/DME-B SC-4
MIN ALTERNATE MINIMUMS SC-4
MIN RADAR MINIMUMS SC-4
MIN TAKEOFF MINIMUMS SC-4
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Maps, Charts, & Diagrams

Lake Charles - Lake Charles Regional (LCH) Airport Terminal Map

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LCH Airport Diagram

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METAR / TAF Weather

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Navigation Aids (Navaids) near LCH

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
0.0 Lake Charles Regional Airport
(LCH KLCH LCH)
0 359 100LL, Jet A-1+
6.6 Chennault International Airport
(CWF KCWF CWF)
39 38 100LL, Jet A-1+
7.9 Southland Field Airport
(KUXL UXL)
272 271 100LL, Jet A
21.5 Welsh Airport
(6R1)
71 70 100LL, Jet A
29.4 Jennings Airport
(3R7)
76 75 100LL, Jet A
30.3 Orange County Airport
(KORG ORG)
263 262 100LL, Jet A
42.7 Jack Brooks Regional Airport
(BPT KBPT BPT)
255 253 100LL, Jet A
42.8 Beauregard Regional Airport
(DRI KDRI DRI)
351 350 100LL, Jet A
46.2 Eunice Airport
(UCE 4R7)
63 62 100LL, Jet A, MOGAS
51.6 Beaumont Municipal Airport
(BMT KBMT BMT)
266 264 100LL, Jet A
55.1 Hawthorne Field Airport
(45R)
283 281 100LL, Jet A
57.9 Kibs Air Park Airport
(7LA4)
74 74 100LL, MOGAS
59.8 Abbeville Chris Crusta Memorial Airport
(KIYA IYA)
98 98 100LL, Jet A
62.8 Leesville Airport
(L39)
354 353 100LL, Jet A
63.7 St Landry Parish-Ahart Field Airport
(OPL KOPL OPL)
65 65 100LL, Jet A+
64.3 Lafayette Regional/Paul Fournet Field Airport
(LFT KLFT LFT)
85 85 100LL, Jet A
69.7 Acadiana Regional Airport
(ARA KARA ARA)
94 94 100LL, Jet A
71.4 Bunkie Municipal Airport
(2R6)
45 45 100LL
76.6 Liberty Municipal Airport
(T78)
268 266 100LL, Jet A
80.0 Alexandria International Airport
(AEX KAEX AEX)
25 24 100, Jet A, MOGAS

Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

NOTAMs

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Runways

LCH Airport Runway Summary

Longest Runway: 15/33 is 6500 ft (1981 m) long
Runways with an Instrument Approach: 15

LCH Airport Runway Details



Runway 05/23  5200 ft x 100 ft (1585 m x 30 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 05

Runway 23

Elevation: 
13 15
Latitude: 
30.1285 30.1373
Longitude: 
-93.2297 -93.2168
True Magnetic Hdg.: 
52 232
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: 
13 15
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 15/33  6500 ft x 150 ft (1981 m x 46 m)
Runway Length Source:  as of
Surface:  Concrete -
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 15

Runway 33

Elevation: 
12 11
Latitude: 
30.1287 30.1126
Longitude: 
-93.2279 -93.2191
True Magnetic Hdg.: 
155 335
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: 
12 11
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

Remarks

A110*G THIS AIRPORT HAS BEEN SURVEYED BY THE NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY.
A110-1 ATCT BLIND SPOT ON TWY J.
A110-2 BIRDS ON & INVOF ARPT.
A110-3 USE EXTREME CARE CONST ON TERMINAL RAMP.
A26 PPR 8 HRS FOR UNSKED ACR OPNS; ARFF INDEX B SVC AVBL ON REQ 0800-1630 MON-FRI EXCEPT HOLS CALL AMGR 337-477-6051-EXT 0. ARFF INDEX A AVBL DURG ACR OPNS.
A34-15/33 SOUTH 900 FT GRVD.
A81-APT WHEN ATCT CLSD ACTVT MALSR RWY 15; MALSF RWY 33; HIRL RY 15/33; PAPI RWY 33 & MIRL RWY 05/23 - CTAF. VASI RWY 23 OFF WHEN ATCT CLSD.

Services

Airframe Repair: 
Major
Powerplant Repair: 
Major
Bottled Oxygen: 
Low Pressure
Bulk Oxygen: 
Low Pressure
Fuel Available: 
100, Jet A, MOGAS
Landing Fees: 
No
Parking: 
Hangars and tiedowns available
Other Services: 
All ground services- air start, wide body stairs, beltloaders, aircraft cleaning, baggage handling.

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