Chennault International Airport

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Lake Charles Weather (°F)

KCWF (0.7 NM at True Heading of 340)
METAR: KCWF 290615Z AUTO 01005KT 10SM CLR 06/M04 A3042 RMK AO2 T00631044
TAF: N/A

Location

Latitude: 
30-12-38.1000N (30.210583)
Longitude: 
093-08-35.5000W (-93.143194)
Elevation: 
16.5 feet MSL (5 m MSL)
Magnetic Variation: 
0.7 E (as of January 2022 from WMM2020 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -6.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -5.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
04 N.M. E of Lake Charles, Louisiana
Found On: 
Houston Chart
FAA Region: 
ASW

Contacts

Manager: 
Publicly owned: 
W. KEVIN MELTON
3650 SEN. J. BENNETT JOHNSTON AVE
LAKE CHARLES, LA 70615-6849
337-491-9961
CHENNAULT INTL ARPT AUTHORITY
3650 SEN. J. BENNETT JOHNSTON AVE
LAKE CHARLES, LA 70615-6849
337-491-9961

Operations

Airport Status: 
Operational
Facility Use: 
Public
Type: 
Airport
Activation Date: 
01/1964
Control tower: 
Yes
Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
Months/Days/Hours
ALL/ALL/0600-2200
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: 
1016 feet (310 m)
NOTAMs Facility: 
CWF
NOTAM-D Service: 
Yes
International Airport of Entry: 
No
Customs Landing Rights: 
No
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: 07/1992

Based Aircraft

Single Engine:  16
Multi Engine:  6
Jet Engine:  2

Annual Operations (as of 03/31/2021)

Total Operations:  18914
Commercial:  30 0.2%
Air Taxi:  1075 5.7%
GA Local:  2984 15.8%
GA Itinerant:  6509 34.4%
Military Aircraft:  8316 44.0%

Communications

CTAF:  124.200
Unicom:  122.950
Tower:  CHENNAULT
124.2
290.4
Hrs: 0600-2200
Ground:  121.65
275.8
Approach:  LAKE CHARLES
119.8
119.8
HOUSTON ARTCC
Departure:  LAKE CHARLES
119.8
119.8
HOUSTON ARTCC
ATIS:  120.0
Hrs: 24
AWOS-3:  120.0 (337-436-3452)

  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY HOUSTON ARTCC (ZHU) ON FREQS 124.7/317.4 (LAKE CHARLES RCAG) WHEN LAKE CHARLES APCH CTL (LCH) CLSD.
   

Fixed Based Operators (FBOs) & Fuel

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Area Code: 337

Business Name Frequency Phone Fuel Grade
Chennault Jet Center
  
Unicom 122.9 436-4877 100LL, Jet A
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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 01/27/22 to 0901Z 02/24/22.

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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
APD AIRPORT DIAGRAM SC-4
IAP ILS OR LOC RWY 15 SC-4
IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 15 SC-4
IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 33 SC-4
MIN ALTERNATE MINIMUMS SC-4
MIN RADAR MINIMUMS SC-4
MIN TAKEOFF MINIMUMS SC-4
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Navigation Aids (Navaids) near CWF

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
6.6 Lake Charles Regional Airport
(LCH KLCH LCH)
219 218 100LL, Jet A-1+
13.0 Southland Field Airport
(KUXL UXL)
248 247 100LL, Jet A
16.3 Welsh Airport
(6R1)
83 83 100LL, Jet A
24.4 Jennings Airport
(3R7)
85 85 100LL, Jet A
35.3 Orange County Airport
(KORG ORG)
256 255 100LL, Jet A
38.6 Beauregard Regional Airport
(DRI KDRI DRI)
344 343 100LL, Jet A
40.3 Eunice Airport
(UCE 4R7)
67 67 100LL, Jet A, MOGAS
48.2 Jack Brooks Regional Airport
(BPT KBPT BPT)
251 250 100LL, Jet A
52.7 Kibs Air Park Airport
(7LA4)
78 78 100LL, MOGAS
56.3 Beaumont Municipal Airport
(BMT KBMT BMT)
261 260 100LL, Jet A
56.8 Abbeville Chris Crusta Meml Airport
(KIYA IYA)
104 104 100LL, Jet A
57.9 St Landry Parish-Ahart Field Airport
(OPL KOPL OPL)
68 68 100LL, Jet A+
58.2 Hawthorne Field Airport
(45R)
277 276 100LL, Jet A
58.4 Leesville Airport
(L39)
349 348 100LL, Jet A
59.9 Lafayette Regional/Paul Fournet Field Airport
(LFT KLFT LFT)
90 90 100LL, Jet A
64.9 Bunkie Municipal Airport
(2R6)
46 46 100LL
66.2 Acadiana Regional Airport
(ARA KARA ARA)
98 98 100LL, Jet A
73.7 Alexandria International Airport
(AEX KAEX AEX)
24 24 100, Jet A, MOGAS
76.7 Marksville Municipal Airport
(KMKV MKV)
45 45 100LL
76.9 Pineville Municipal Airport
(2L0)
27 27 100LL, MOGAS

Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

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Remarks

A110-1 INDEX E AVBL WITH 24 HRS NOTICE CALL AMGR 337-491-9961.
A110-2 BIRDS ON & INVOF OF ARPT
A110-3 WHEN ATCT CLSD, FOR CD CTC HOUSTON ARTCC AT 281-230-5622.
A110-4 PPR REQD FOR ACFT / HELO OPS IN THE INDUSTRIAL AREA
A17 AFT HRS CALL 337-433-7766.
A26 6 HRS PPR FOR ACR OPNS WITH MORE THAN 30 PSGR SEATS CALL AMGR 337-491-9961. ARFF INDEX E AVAILABLE 24/7
A70-FUEL-10 0LL FOR FUEL CALL 337-436-4877. SELF SVC AVBL 24 HRS WITH CREDIT CARD.
A81-APT WHEN ATCT CLSD ACTVT HIRL RY 15/33; MALSR RY 15 & REIL RY 33 - CTAF.
E111 PRVDD ATCT OPNL TO PRVD ATC SVCS PRIOR TO ACFT OPNS.

Runways

Runway Summary

Runways: 15/33
Longest Runway: 15/33 is 10702 ft (3262 m) long
Runways with an Instrument Approach: 15

CWF Airport Runway Details

Runway 15/33  10702 ft x 200 ft (3262 m x 61 m)
Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 09/14/2006
Runway Pavement Class:  92 /R/C/W/T
Runway Edge Lights:  High Intensity

Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
Single Wheel Landing Gear:  120.0
Dual Wheel Landing Gear:  250.0
Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  542.0
Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  750.0

Runway 15

Runway 33

Elevation: 
14.4 16.3
Latitude: 
30-13-25.8893N 30-11-50.3361N
Longitude: 
093-09-01.8059W 093-08-09.1623W
True Magnetic Hdg.: 
154 334
ILS Type: 
ILS
Glide Path Angle: 
3.0 degrees 3.0 degrees
Traffic Pattern: 
Right
Runway Markings Type: 
Precision Instrument Precision Instrument
Runway Markings Condition:
Fair Fair
Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway 4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway
Approach Light System: 
1,400 Foot Medium Intensity Approach Lighting System With Runway Alignment Indicator Lights
REIL: 
No Yes
Threshold Crossing Height: 
53 53
Declared Distances
Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
10702 10702
Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
10702 10702
Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
10702 10702
Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
10702 10702

Services

Airframe Repair: 
Major
Powerplant Repair: 
Major
Bottled Oxygen: 
None
Bulk Oxygen: 
High Pressure / Low Pressure
Fuel Available: 
100LL, MOGAS
Landing Fees: 
No
Parking: 
Hangars and tiedowns available

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