Acadiana Regional Airport

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New Iberia Weather (°F)

KARA (0.5 NM at True Heading of 186)
METAR: KARA 251453Z 00000KT 10SM CLR 22/19 A2986 RMK AO2 RAE27 SLP109 P0000 60045 T02220189 50010
TAF: KARA 251126Z 2512/2612 18010KT P6SM VCSH SCT020 BKN120 FM251500 23008KT 6SM -SHRA BR VCTS BKN025CB OVC050 TEMPO 2515/2517 VRB15G25KT 1SM +TSRA OVC015CB FM251800 18008KT P6SM SCT040 BKN120 FM260300 20012KT P6SM VCTS SCT035CB BKN120 PROB30 2603/2609 2SM TSRA BKN025CB FM260900 31008KT P6SM VCSH BKN050

Location

Latitude: 
30-02-15.9300N (30.037758)
Longitude: 
091-53-02.0260W (-91.883896)
Elevation: 
24.0 feet MSL (7 m MSL)
Magnetic Variation: 
0.1 W (as of May 2022 from WMM2020 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -6.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -5.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
04 N.M. NW of New Iberia, Louisiana
Found On: 
Houston Chart
FAA Region: 
ASW

Contacts

Manager: 
Publicly owned: 
MAURICE SONGY
1404 HANGAR DR
NEW IBERIA, LA 70560
(337) 365-7202
IBERIA PARISH GOVERMENT
300 IBERIA ST
NEW IBERIA, LA 70560
337-365-8246

Operations

Airport Status: 
Operational
Facility Use: 
Public
Type: 
Airport
Activation Date: 
02/1944
Control tower: 
Yes
Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
Months/Days/Hours
ALL/ALL/0700-2100
Boundary ARTCC: 
ZHU (Houston)
Responsible ARTCC: 
ZHU (Houston)
Lighting Schedule: 
SEE RMK
Segmented Circle Indicator: 
Yes
Beacon Color: 
White-Green (Lighted Land Airport)
Traffic Pattern Altitude: 
1024 feet (312 m)
NOTAMs Facility: 
ARA
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 IV
ARFF Index: A
Air Carrier Service: Not Scheduled
Certification Date: 05/1975

Based Aircraft

Single Engine:  50
Multi Engine:  6
Jet Engine:  2
GA Helicopters:  2

Annual Operations (as of 04/30/2021)

Total Operations:  41120
Commercial:  86 0.2%
Air Taxi:  3490 8.5%
GA Local:  25218 61.3%
GA Itinerant:  9585 23.3%
Military Aircraft:  2741 6.7%

Communications

CTAF:  125.000
Unicom:  122.950
Tower:  ACADIANA
125.0
239.3
Hrs: 0600-2100
Clearance Del.:  121.7

118.05 ;WHEN TWR CLSD
118.05 ;WHEN TWR CLSD
118.05 ;WHEN TWR CLSD
Ground:  121.7
Approach:  LAFAYETTE

HOUSTON ARTCC
Departure:  LAFAYETTE

HOUSTON ARTCC
ASOS:  133.325 (337-365-0128)
EMERG:  121.5

  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY HOUSTON ARTCC (ZHU) ON FREQS 126.35/338.25 (LAFAYETTE RCAG) WHEN LAFAYETTE (LFT) APCH CTL CLSD.
   

Fixed Based Operators (FBOs) & Fuel

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Area Code: 337

Business Name Frequency Phone Fuel Grade
Pelican Aviation Corporation
  
Arinc 129.35 367-1401 100LL, Jet A
Pride Aviation
  
365-6646
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Flight Service Stations

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

Instrument Procedures / Charts


FAA Terminal Procedures valid from 0901Z 05/19/22 to 0901Z 06/16/22.

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HOT - Hot Spots
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 35 SC-4
IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 17 SC-4
IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 35 SC-4
IAP VOR OR TACAN RWY 17 SC-4
IAP VOR RWY 35 SC-4
MIN ALTERNATE MINIMUMS SC-4
MIN TAKEOFF MINIMUMS SC-4
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Navigation Aids (Navaids) near ARA

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
11.1 Abbeville Chris Crusta Meml Airport
(KIYA IYA)
250 250 100LL, Jet A
11.4 Lafayette Regional/Paul Fournet Field Airport
(LFT KLFT LFT)
331 331 100LL, Jet A, Jet A+
24.7 Kibs Air Park Airport
(7LA4)
326 326 100LL, MOGAS
33.2 St Landry Parish-Ahart Field Airport
(OPL KOPL OPL)
340 340 100LL, Jet A+
34.5 Harry P Williams Meml Airport
(PTN KPTN PTN)
124 124 100LL, Jet A
38.0 Eunice Airport
(UCE 4R7)
312 312 100LL, Jet A, MOGAS
42.8 Jennings Airport
(3R7)
286 286 100LL, Jet A
48.3 Baton Rouge Metro, Ryan Field Airport
(BTR KBTR BTR)
51 52 100LL, Jet A
49.6 Louisiana Regional Airport
(REG)
80 81 100LL, Jet A+
50.6 Welsh Airport
(6R1)
284 284 100LL, Jet A
58.0 Bunkie Municipal Airport
(2R6)
341 341 100LL
64.1 Marksville Municipal Airport
(KMKV MKV)
351 351 100LL
66.2 Chennault International Airport
(CWF KCWF CWF)
279 278 100LL, Jet A-1+
67.6 Port Of South Louisiana Exec Regional Airport
(KAPS APS)
87 88 100LL, Jet A
69.7 Houma-Terrebonne Airport
(HUM KHUM HUM)
113 114 100LL, Jet A
69.7 Lake Charles Regional Airport
(LCH KLCH LCH)
274 273 100LL, Jet A-1+
77.7 Southland Field Airport
(KUXL UXL)
274 273 100LL, Jet A
81.3 Hammond Northshore Regional Airport
(KHDC HDC)
68 69 100LL, Jet A
83.4 Pineville Municipal Airport
(2L0)
339 339 100LL, MOGAS
84.5 Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport
(MSY KMSY MSY)
91 92 100LL, Jet A

Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

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Remarks

A110*G THIS AIRPORT HAS BEEN SURVEYED BY THE NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY.
A110-1 ROTOR WING MOVEMENT AND LANDING AREA BETWEEN THE RY AND SEAWAY.
A110-2 INTENSIVE HELO TRAINING.
A110-3 SEAPLANE LNDG AREA (WATER CHNL) W OF & ADJ/PARL TO RWY.
A110-5 BIRD ACTIVITY ON & INVOF ARPT.
A110-6 COMPASS ROSE NOT AVBL.
A110-7 FOR CD WHEN APCH CLSD CTC HOUSTON ARTCC AT 281-230-5622.
A110-8 ARFF INDEX B BTN 0200Z AND 1030Z MON THRU FRI.
A26 PPR FOR MORE THAN 30 PSGR SEATS CALL AMGR 337-365-7202 (M-F 0830-1630).
A40-17W/35W SEAWAY EDGE LGTS GREEN; THLD LGTS AMBER.
A70-FUEL-10 0LL FOR FUEL AFT HRS CALL 337-367-1401 FAX 337-367-1404.
A81-APT DUSK-DAWN. WHEN ATCT CLSD HIRL RWY 17/35 PRESET LOW INTST. TO INCR INTST - CTAF. MALSR RWY 35 ON CONSLY. ACTVT SEAWAY EDGE LGTS RWY 17W/35W - 122.7 3 CLICKS ON 7 CLICKS OFF.

Runways

Runway Summary

Runways: 17/35
17W/35W
Longest Runway: 17/35 is 8002 ft (2439 m) long
Runways with an Instrument Approach: 35

ARA Airport Runway Details

Runway 17/35  8002 ft x 200 ft (2439 m x 61 m)
Surface:  Concrete - Good condition - Saw-cut or plastic grooved
Runway Pavement Class:  39 /R/B/W/T
Runway Edge Lights:  High Intensity

Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
Dual Wheel Landing Gear:  105.0
Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  163.0
Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  400.0

Runway 17

Runway 35

Elevation: 
24.0 18.8
Latitude: 
30-02-54.5814N 30-01-37.2485N
Longitude: 
091-53-11.8570W 091-52-52.1668W
True Magnetic Hdg.: 
168 348
ILS Type: 
ILS/DME
Glide Path Angle: 
3.0 degrees 3.0 degrees
Traffic Pattern: 
Left Right
Runway Markings Type: 
Precision Instrument Precision Instrument
Runway Markings Condition:
Good Good
Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway 4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway
Approach Light System: 
Omnidirectional Approach Lighting System 1,400 Foot Medium Intensity Approach Lighting System With Runway Alignment Indicator Lights
REIL: 
No
Threshold Crossing Height: 
51 52
Declared Distances
Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
8002 8002
Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
8002 8002
Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
8002 8002
Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
8002 8002

Runway 17W/35W  5000 ft x 150 ft (1524 m x 46 m)
Runway Edge Lights:  Medium Intensity

Runway 17W

Runway 35W

Elevation: 
20.3 20.2
Latitude: 
30-02-32.5000N 30-01-44.1600N
Longitude: 
091-53-21.6500W 091-53-09.4400W
True Magnetic Hdg.: 
168 348
Glide Path Angle: 
0.0 degrees 0.0 degrees
Traffic Pattern: 
Right Left
Runway Markings Type: 
Nonstandard (other than numbers only) Nonstandard (other than numbers only)
Declared Distances
Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
5000 5000
Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
5000 5000
Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
5000 5000
Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
5000 5000

Services

Airframe Repair: 
None
Powerplant Repair: 
None
Bottled Oxygen: 
None
Bulk Oxygen: 
None
Fuel Available: 
100LL, Jet A
Landing Fees: 
Yes
Parking: 
Tiedowns available

Maps & Diagrams

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ARA Diagram

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