• Location

    Latitude: 
    29-20-11.8070N (29.336613)
    Longitude: 
    089-59-03.2590W (-89.984239)
    Elevation: 
    15.0 feet MSL (5 m MSL)
    Magnetic Variation: 
    0.9 W (as of May 2018 from WMM2015 model)
    Time Zone: 
    UTC -6.0 (Standard Time)
    UTC -5.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
    From City: 
    6 N.M. NW of Grand Isle, Louisiana
    Found On: 
    Houston Chart
    FAA Region: 
    ASW
  • Heliport Operations

    Facility Use: 
    Private
    Type: 
    Heliport
    Activation Date: 
    08/1987
    Control tower: 
    No
    Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
    Months/Days/Hours
    Unattended
    Boundary ARTCC: 
    ZHU (Houston)
    Segmented Circle Indicator: 
    No
    Traffic Pattern Altitude: 
    1015 feet (309 m)
    NOTAM-D Service: 
    No

    Based Aircraft

    Annual Operations (as of )

  • Communications

         
    • Contacts

      Manager: 
      Privately owned: 
      THOMAS E TUCKER
      PO BOX 1352
      ALEXANDRIA, LA 71309
      318-445-8225
      LOUISIANA INTRASTATE GAS CORP
      PO BOX 1352
      ALEXANDRIA, LA 71309
      318-445-8225
    • Fixed Based Operators (FBOs) & Fuel

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      Area Code: 318

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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
         
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    • Maps

      Grand Isle - Medicant Island (LS56) Heliport Terminal Map

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    • METAR / TAF

      METAR

      TAF

    • Navigation Aids (Navaids) near LS56

      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
      37.9 Houma-Terrebonne Airport
      (HUM KHUM HUM)
      291 292 100LL, Jet A
      41.9 Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport
      (MSY KMSY MSY)
      340 341 100LL, Jet A
      42.4 Lakefront Airport
      (NEW KNEW NEW)
      356 357 100LL, Jet A
      54.8 Port Of South Louisiana Executive Regional Airport
      (APS)
      325 326 100LL, Jet A
      61.2 Slidell Airport
      (KASD ASD)
      7 8 100LL, Jet A+
      66.5 St Tammany Regional Airport
      (L31)
      359 360 100LL
      67.7 Stennis International Airport
      (KHSA HSA)
      23 24 100LL, Jet A
      69.0 Diamondhead Airport
      (66Y)
      26 27 100LL
      70.6 Louisiana Regional Airport
      (REG)
      315 315 100LL, Jet A+
      74.2 Harry P Williams Memorial Airport
      (PTN KPTN PTN)
      287 287 100LL, Jet A
      74.6 Hammond Northshore Regional Airport
      (KHDC HDC)
      342 343 100LL, Jet A
      79.9 Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport
      (GPT KGPT GPT)
      36 38 100LL, Jet A
      88.8 George R Carr Memorial Air Field Airport
      (BXA KBXA BXA)
      3 4 100LL, Jet A
      90.5 Poplarville-Pearl River County Airport
      (M13)
      15 16 100LL
      93.9 Baton Rouge Metropolitan, Ryan Field Airport
      (BTR KBTR BTR)
      320 320 100LL, Jet A
      100.0 Dean Griffin Memorial Airport
      (M24)
      25 27 100LL
    • Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

      NOTAMs

      List ALL LS56 NOTAMs

      NOTAM Radius Search

      NOTAMS within
      NM of LS56

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

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

      Medicant Island Heliport Ratings

      Category Aspect Rating
      Overall Rating for Medicant Island Heliport
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Flight Service Number of Flights
      • 2.0/5 (2 votes cast)

      Overall Number of Routes Served
      • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      International Routes Served
      • 1.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      On-time Performance
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

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

      Business Centers
      • 3.0/5 (1 vote 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
      • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Architecture
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Terminal Layout
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Seating Areas
      • 2.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Overall Cleanliness
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Children Play Areas
      • 5.0/5 (1 vote 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
      • 2.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Hotel Shuttles
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Proximity to City Center
      • 3.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Amenities Shopping (variety and number)
      • 1.0/5 (1 vote cast)

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

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

    • Remarks

      A14 MR. DURON HATTEN, SEC/TREAS OF ARPT BOARD.
      A57-17 APPROACH SLOPE 36:1 TO THE DSPLCD THLD.
      A70 FUEL AVAILABLE 24/7 W/ C.C.
      A75 PILOTS MUST PROVIDE THEIR OWN TIEDOWN ROPES.
      A81-APT ACTVT MIRL RY 17/35 - CTAF. PAPI RY 17 & 35 OPER CONTINUOUSLY.
      E40-35 N

    • Runways

      LS56 Airport Runway Summary

      Longest Runway: 17/35 is 3500 ft (1067 m) long
      Runways with an Instrument Approach:

      LS56 Airport Runway Details

      Runway 17/35  3500 ft x 75 ft (1067 m x 23 m)
      Runway Length Source:  as of
      Surface:  Asphalt - Good condition -
      Runway Pavement Class: 
      Runway Edge Lights:  Medium Intensity

      Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
      Single Wheel Landing Gear:  20.0
      Dual Wheel Landing Gear: 
      Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 
      Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

      Runway 17

      Runway 35

      Elevation: 
      273 245
      Latitude: 
      30-50-51.9400N 30-50-17.5500N
      Longitude: 
      089-09-43.7600W 089-09-38.9300W
      True Magnetic Hdg.: 
      173 353
      ILS Type: 
      Glide Path Angle: 
      0.0 degrees 0.0 degrees
      Traffic Pattern: 
      Left Left
      Runway Markings Type: 
      Basic Basic
      Runway Markings Condition:
      Good Good
      Arresting Device: 
      Object at End: 
      TREE TREES
      Object Height: 
      41 62
      Object Marked/Lighted?: 
      Distance from End: 
      1200 1440
      Object Centerline Offset: 
      150 ft. left of centerline
      Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
      2-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway 2-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway
      Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
      Approach Light System: 
      REIL: 
      Touchdown Lights: 
      Centerline Lights: 
      Threshold Crossing Height: 
      Threshold Elevation: 
      0 0
      Displaced Threshold: 
      500 0
      Threshold Latitude: 
      30-50-47.0200N

      Threshold Longitude: 

      089-09-43.0700W
      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 17/35  3000 ft x 50 ft (914 m x 15 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 17

      Runway 35

      Elevation: 
      0 0
      Latitude: 
      30.8474 30.8392
      Longitude: 
      -89.1605 -89.159
      True Magnetic Hdg.: 
      171 351
      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: 
      None
      Bottled Oxygen: 
      None
      Bulk Oxygen: 
      None
      Fuel Available: 
      100LL
      Landing Fees: 
      No
      Parking: 
      Tiedowns available

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