Griffith-Merrillville Airport

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Griffith Weather (°F)

Location

Latitude: 
41-31-11.4276N (41.519841)
Longitude: 
087-23-58.2287W (-87.399508)
Elevation: 
634.0 feet MSL (193 m MSL)
Magnetic Variation: 
4.2 W (as of August 2022 from WMM2020 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -6.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -5.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
02 N.M. E of Griffith, Indiana
Found On: 
Chicago Chart
FAA Region: 
AGL

Contacts

Manager: 
Privately owned: 
CRAIG ANDERSON
1705 E. MAIN ST.
GRIFFITH, IN 46319
219-924-0207
GRIFFITH AVIATION INC
1705 E. MAIN ST.
GRIFFITH, IN 46319
219-924-0207

Operations

Airport Status: 
Operational
Facility Use: 
Public
Type: 
Airport
Activation Date: 
01/1962
Control tower: 
No
Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
Months/Days/Hours
ALL/MON-FRI/0800-2000
Boundary ARTCC: 
ZAU (Chicago)
Responsible ARTCC: 
ZAU (Chicago)
Lighting Schedule: 
SEE RMK
Segmented Circle Indicator: 
No
Beacon Color: 
White-Green (Lighted Land Airport)
Traffic Pattern Altitude (MSL): 
1634 feet (498 m)
NOTAMs Facility: 
HUF
NOTAM-D Service: 
Yes
International Airport of Entry: 
No
Customs Landing Rights: 
No
Military Landing Rights: 
No
Civil/Military Joint Use: 
No

Based Aircraft

Single Engine:  39
Multi Engine:  10
Jet Engine:  1
GA Helicopters:  3

Annual Operations (as of 12/31/2019)

Total Operations:  28705
Air Taxi:  287 1.0%
GA Local:  3732 13.0%
GA Itinerant:  24686 86.0%

Communications

CTAF:  123.000
Unicom:  123.000
Approach:  CHICAGO
133.1
133.1
Departure:  CHICAGO
133.1
133.1

  • COMMUNICATIONS PRVDD BY TERRE HAUTE RADIO ON FREQ 122.3 (CROWNPOINT RCO).
   

Fixed Based Operators (FBOs) & Fuel

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Area Code: 219

Business Name Frequency Phone Fuel Grade
G & N Aircraft
  
924-7110
Great Northern Aircraft Sales
  
922-2632
Griffith Aviation
   Website           Email
Unicom 123.0 924-0207 100LL, Jet A
Unbranded 100LL - 4.89 USD per gallon
on 10/25/2020
Trucks At Tie-down Locations
Unbranded Jet A - 3.79 USD per gallon
on 10/25/2020
Trucks At Tie-down Locations
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Flight Service Stations

Primary Alternate
FSS on Field:  N
FSS Name (ID):  Terre Haute(HUF)
Frequency: 
Toll Free Phone:  1-800-WX-BRIEF

Instrument Procedures / Charts


FAA Terminal Procedures valid from 0901Z 07/14/22 to 0901Z 08/11/22.

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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
IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 08 EC-2
IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 26 EC-2
IAP VOR RWY 08 EC-2
MIN TAKEOFF MINIMUMS EC-2
STAR GOSHEN EIGHT EC-2
STAR LUCIT TWO (RNAV) EC-2
STAR LUCIT TWO (RNAV)[DELIMITER] CONT.1 EC-2
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Navigation Aids (Navaids) near 05C

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
5.9 Gary/Chicago International Airport
(GYY KGYY GYY)
353 357 100LL, Jet A
5.9 Lansing Municipal Airport
(KIGQ IGQ)
278 282 100LL, Jet A
6.5 Hobart Sky Ranch Airport
(3HO)
70 74 100LL
15.2 Bult Field Airport
(C56)
235 239 100LL, Jet A
18.0 Lowell Airport
(C97)
195 199 100LL
18.1 Porter County Regional Airport
(VPZ KVPZ VPZ)
102 107 100LL, Jet A
22.5 Chicago Midway International Airport
(MDW KMDW MDW)
315 319 100LL, Jet A-1+
27.6 Flying U Ranch Airport
(IN41)
98 103 100LL
28.2 Michigan City Municipal-Phillips Field Airport
(MGC KMGC MGC)
66 71 100LL, Jet A, Jet A+, UL94
31.7 Lewis University Airport
(LOT KLOT LOT)
279 283 100LL, Jet A
33.6 Greater Kankakee Airport
(IKK KIKK IKK)
216 220 100LL, Jet A
34.3 Kankakee Airport
(3KK)
222 226 100LL
34.4 Bolingbrook's Clow International Airport
(1C5)
288 292 100LL, Jet A
34.9 Joliet Regional Airport
(JOT KJOT JOT)
270 274 100LL, Jet A, MOGAS
35.0 Starke County Airport
(KOXI OXI)
108 113 100LL, Jet A+
35.6 Chicago O'hare International Airport
(ORD KORD ORD)
320 324 100LL, Jet A
35.7 Jasper County Airport
(RNZ KRZL RZL)
164 168 100LL, Jet A+
42.1 Chicago Exec Airport
(PWK KPWK PWK)
327 331 100LL, Jet A-1+
42.2 Schaumburg Regional Airport
(06C)
312 316 100LL, Jet A
44.5 Dupage Airport
(DPA KDPA DPA)
301 305 100LL, Jet A

Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

NOTAMs

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NM of 05C

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Remarks

A110-1 DEER ON & INVOF ARPT.
A110-2 FOR CD CTC CHICAGO APCH AT 847-289-0926.
A110-3 UNATNDD NEW YEARS, EASTER, THANKSGIVING & CHRISTMAS.
A17 0800-1900 DURG WINTER MONTHS.
A57-26 APCH SLOPE 26:1 FM DTHR; 55 FT TREES 1480 FT FM DTHR.
A81-APT ACTVT REIL RWY 08 & 26; PAPI RWY 08 & 26; MIRL RWY 08/26 - CTAF.

Runways

Runway Summary

Runways: 08/26
Longest Runway: 08/26 is 4899 ft (1493 m) long
Runways with an Instrument Approach:

05C Airport Runway Details

Runway 08/26  4899 ft x 75 ft (1493 m x 23 m)
Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 10/22/2009
Surface:  Asphalt - Good condition - Saw-cut or plastic grooved
Runway Edge Lights:  Medium Intensity

Runway 08

Runway 26

Elevation: 
634.0 632.3
Latitude: 
41-31-07.2331N 41-31-15.6079N
Longitude: 
087-24-29.9612W 087-23-26.5296W
True Magnetic Hdg.: 
080 260
Glide Path Angle: 
3.5 degrees 4.0 degrees
Traffic Pattern: 
Left Left
Runway Markings Type: 
Basic Basic
Runway Markings Condition:
Good Good
Object at End: 
BLDG TREES
Object Height: 
12 55
Distance from End: 
380 360
Object Centerline Offset: 
125 ft. left of centerline 0 ft. left and right of centerline
Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
2-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway 2-Light PAPI On Right Side Of Runway
REIL: 
Yes Yes
Touchdown Lights: 
No No
Centerline Lights: 
No No
Threshold Crossing Height: 
44 33
Threshold Elevation: 
631.2
Displaced Threshold: 
1120
Threshold Latitude: 
41-31-13.6940N

Threshold Longitude: 

087-23-41.0329W

Services

Airframe Repair: 
Major
Powerplant Repair: 
Major
Bottled Oxygen: 
High Pressure / Low Pressure
Bulk Oxygen: 
High Pressure / Low Pressure
Fuel Available: 
100LL, Jet A
Landing Fees: 
No
Parking: 
Hangars and tiedowns available

Maps & Diagrams

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