Gila Bend Municipal Airport

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Gila Bend Weather (°F)

Location

Latitude: 
32-57-36.6100N (32.960169)
Longitude: 
112-40-25.0950W (-112.673638)
Elevation: 
788.7 feet MSL (240 m MSL)
Magnetic Variation: 
9.9 E (as of February 2024 from WMM2020 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -7.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -7.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
02 N.M. E of Gila Bend, Arizona
Found On: 
Phoenix Chart
FAA Region: 
AWP

Contacts

Manager: 
Publicly owned: 
COREY DRURY
TOWN OF GILA BEND, DEPT. OF PUB WKS P.O. BOX A
GILA BEND, AZ 85337
623-810-4662
TOWN OF GILA BEND
PO BOX A
GILA BEND, AZ 85337
623-810-4662

Operations

Airport Status: 
Operational
Facility Use: 
Public
Type: 
Airport
Activation Date: 
01/1966
Control tower: 
No
Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
Months/Days/Hours
Unattended
Boundary ARTCC: 
ZAB (Albuquerque)
Responsible ARTCC: 
ZAB (Albuquerque)
Lighting Schedule: 
SEE RMK
Segmented Circle Indicator: 
Yes
Traffic Pattern Altitude (MSL): 
1789 feet (545 m)
NOTAMs Facility: 
PRC
NOTAM-D Service: 
Yes
International Airport of Entry: 
No
Customs Landing Rights: 
No
Military Landing Rights: 
Yes
Civil/Military Joint Use: 
No

Based Aircraft

Single Engine:  2

Annual Operations (as of 04/19/2023)

Total Operations:  25100
GA Local:  5000 19.9%
GA Itinerant:  20000 79.7%
Military Aircraft:  100 0.4%

Communications

CTAF:  122.800
Unicom:  122.800

  • COMMUNICATIONS PRVDD BY PRESCOTT RADIO ON FREQ 122.1R/116.6T (GILA BEND RCO).
   

Fixed Based Operators (FBOs) & Fuel

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Area Code: 520

Business Name Frequency Phone Fuel Grade
Town of Gila Bend
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Unicom 122.8 863-2733 100LL
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Flight Service Stations

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

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Navigation Aids (Navaids) near E63

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
27.7 Buckeye Municipal Airport
(BXK KBXK BXK)
358 348 100LL, Jet A-1
31.6 Phoenix Goodyear Airport
(GYR KGYR GYR)
28 18 100LL, Jet A
38.9 Glendale Municipal Airport
(KGEU GEU)
29 19 100LL, Jet A-1+
43.2 Stellar Airpark Airport
(P19)
61 51 100LL
43.8 Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
(PHX KPHX PHX)
49 39 100LL, Jet A
45.7 Casa Grande Municipal Airport
(CGZ KCGZ CGZ)
90 80 100LL, Jet A+
47.1 Chandler Municipal Airport
(KCHD CHD)
66 56 100LL, Jet A+
52.8 Phoenix Deer Valley Airport
(DVT KDVT DVT)
33 23 100LL, Jet A+
55.2 Scottsdale Airport
(SCF KSDL SDL)
43 33 100LL, Jet A-1+
55.2 Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport
(AZA KIWA IWA)
67 57 100LL, Jet A
55.5 Eloy Municipal Airport
(E60)
99 90 100LL, Jet A
56.2 Falcon Field Airport
(MSC KFFZ FFZ)
57 47 100LL, Jet A-1+
60.9 Wickenburg Municipal Airport
(E25)
354 344 100LL, Jet A-1+
62.8 Coolidge Municipal Airport
(P08)
90 81 100LL, Jet A
73.2 Pinal Airpark Airport
(MZJ KMZJ MZJ)
111 102 100LL, Jet A
80.6 Marana Regional Airport
(AVW KAVQ AVQ)
113 104 100LL, Jet A
90.3 Ryan Field Airport
(KRYN RYN)
122 113 100LL, Jet A
99.1 Yuma MCAS/Yuma International Airport
(YUM KNYL NYL)
259 249 100, Jet A, Jet A+

Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

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Remarks

A110-4 FOR CD CTC LUKE APCH AT 623-856-7361. IF UNA CTC ALBUQUERQUE ARTCC AT 505-856-4861.
A110-5 AREA ALONGSIDE RWY NARROWS TO 30 FT AT CULVERT.
A30-04/22 PRIMARY SFC +5-20 FT BRUSH & TREES 100-125 FT S OF CNTRLN. AREA PARL RWY NARROWS TO 30 FT AT CULVERT.
A40-04/22 RWY 04/22 AND TWY LIGHTING SYSTEM OUT OF SERVCE INDEF.
A57-04 CONTROLLING OBSTRUCTION EXCEEDS A 45 DEGREE SLOPE
A58-04 RWY 04, 3-20 FT BRUSH AND TREES 0-200 FT FM THR, 105-125 FT RIGHT OF CNTRLN. 2-4 FT BERM 115 FT RIGHT OF CNTRLN, ENTIRE LENGHT OF RWY.
A58-22 RWY 22, 3-15 FT BRUSH, 0- 200 FT FM THR, 60-125 FT LEFT OF CNTRLN. 2-4 FT BRUSH, 0-200 FT FM THR, 20-125 FT RIGHT OF CNTRLN. 4 FT DITCH, 0-200 FT FM THR, 80 FT BOTH SIDES OF CNTRLN.
A70-FUEL-10 0LL SELF SVC H24 WITH CREDIT CARD.
A80 AIRPORT BEACON OUT OF SERVICE INDEF.
A81-APT ACTVT MIRL RWY 04/22. CTAF LIGHTING OTS INDEF.
A83 AIRPORT LIGHTED WINDSOCK OUT OF SERVICE INDEF.

Runways

Runway Summary

Runways: 04/22
Longest Runway: 04/22 is 5200 ft (1585 m) long
Runways with an Instrument Approach:

E63 Airport Runway Details

Runway 04/22  5200 ft x 75 ft (1585 m x 23 m)
Runway Length Source:  OWNER as of 03/23/2007
Surface:  Asphalt - Good condition - No special surface treatment
Runway Edge Lights:  Medium Intensity

Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
Single Wheel Landing Gear:  12.5

Runway 04

Runway 22

Elevation: 
774.2 788.7
Latitude: 
32-57-22.7900N 32-57-50.4300N
Longitude: 
112-40-50.8400W 112-39-59.3500W
Glide Path Angle: 
3.0 degrees 3.0 degrees
Traffic Pattern: 
Left Left
Runway Markings Type: 
Nonprecision Instrument Nonprecision Instrument
Runway Markings Condition:
Good Good
Object at End: 
TREE TREE
Object Height: 
17 16
Distance from End: 
266 202
Object Centerline Offset: 
30 ft. right of centerline 50 ft. left of centerline
Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
2-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway 2-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway
REIL: 
No No
Touchdown Lights: 
No No
Centerline Lights: 
No No
Threshold Crossing Height: 
40 40

Services

Airframe Repair: 
Minor
Powerplant Repair: 
Minor
Bottled Oxygen: 
High Pressure / Low Pressure
Bulk Oxygen: 
High Pressure / Low Pressure
Fuel Available: 
100, Jet A, Jet A+
Landing Fees: 
No
Parking: 
Tiedowns available

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