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Gila Bend AF Aux Airport

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Gila Bend Weather (°F)

KGXF (0.2 NM at True Heading of 202)
METAR: KGXF 180558Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM SCT170 OVC210 29/17 A2991 RMK AO2 SLP115 T02930169 10365 20290 52007
TAF: N/A

Location

Latitude: 
32-53-16.2500N (32.887847)
Longitude: 
112-43-10.5950W (-112.71961)
Elevation: 
883.0 feet MSL (269 m MSL)
Magnetic Variation: 
10.1 E (as of September 2021 from WMM2020 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -7.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -7.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
03 N.M. S of Gila Bend, Arizona
Found On: 
Phoenix Chart
FAA Region: 
AWP

Contacts

Manager: 
Air Force owned: 
BASE OPERATIONS
LUKE AFB
GLENDALE, AZ 85301
USAF
LUKE AFB
GLENDALE, AZ 85301

Operations

Airport Status: 
Operational
Facility Use: 
Private
Type: 
Airport
Activation Date: 
07/1942
Control tower: 
Yes
Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
Months/Days/Hours
ALL/ALL/DURG SKED RNG PERIODS ONLY
Boundary ARTCC: 
ZAB (Albuquerque)
Responsible ARTCC: 
ZAB (Albuquerque)
Segmented Circle Indicator: 
No
Beacon Color: 
White-Green (Lighted Land Airport)
Traffic Pattern Altitude: 
1883 feet (574 m)
NOTAMs Facility: 
GXF
NOTAM-D Service: 
Yes
International Airport of Entry: 
No
Customs Landing Rights: 
No
Military Landing Rights: 
No

Based Aircraft

Annual Operations (as of )

Communications

Tower:  GILA BEND
127.75
257.65
Hrs: OPR 1430-0630Z MON-FRI, 1500-2359Z WKEND, CLSD HOL.
Ground:  233.7
Approach:  125.45 ;SOUTH
Departure:  125.45 ;SOUTH
EMERG:  121.5
RANGE CTL:  122.775 ;CALL: SNAKE EYE
EMERG:  243.0
RANGE CTL:  264.125

  • (APCH/DEP CTL TYPE) OPR MON-THU 1300-0530Z, FRI 1300-0130Z, CLSD WKEND AND HOL.
   

Fixed Based Operators (FBOs) & Fuel

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Area Code: 623

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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 GBN

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
4.9 Gila Bend Municipal Airport
(E63)
28 18 100LL
32.0 Buckeye Municipal Airport
(BXK KBXK BXK)
2 352 100LL
36.5 Phoenix Goodyear Airport
(GYR KGYR GYR)
28 18 100LL, Jet A
43.9 Glendale Municipal Airport
(KGEU GEU)
28 18 100LL, Jet A-1+
47.3 Stellar Airpark Airport
(P19)
58 48 100LL
48.2 Casa Grande Municipal Airport
(CGZ KCGZ CGZ)
84 74 100LL, Jet A+
48.4 Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
(PHX KPHX PHX)
47 37 100LL, Jet A
51.1 Chandler Municipal Airport
(KCHD CHD)
63 53 100LL, Jet A+
57.3 Eloy Municipal Airport
(E60)
94 84 100LL, Jet A
57.7 Phoenix Deer Valley Airport
(DVT KDVT DVT)
33 23 100LL, Jet A+
59.1 Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport
(AZA KIWA IWA)
64 54 100LL, Jet A
59.9 Scottsdale Airport
(SCF KSDL SDL)
42 32 100LL, Jet A-1+
60.5 Falcon Field Airport
(MSC KFFZ FFZ)
55 45 100LL, Jet A-1+
65.1 Wickenburg Municipal Airport
(E25)
356 346 100LL, Jet A-1+
65.2 Coolidge Municipal Airport
(P08)
87 77 100LL, Jet A
74.0 Pinal Airpark Airport
(MZJ KMZJ MZJ)
107 97 100LL, Jet A
81.1 Marana Regional Airport
(AVW KAVQ AVQ)
110 100 100LL, Jet A
90.1 Ryan Field Airport
(KRYN RYN)
119 110 100LL, Jet A
96.2 Yuma MCAS/Yuma International Airport
(YUM KNYL NYL)
262 251 100, Jet A, Jet A+

Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

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Remarks

A110-10 RSTD: PPR APVL FR 56 RMO/QAE (DSN 896-5261) MUST BE OBTAINED 24 HR PRIOR TO INTENDED LDG. PPR NOT RQR OF EMERG, DIVERTS OR OPNS IN SUPPORT OF SKED RANGE MSN.
A110-12 CAUTION: TWY A ONLY 50 FT WIDE WITH 25 FT SHOULDERS. C-130 ARE RQR TO IDLE OUTBOARD ENGINES ON TWY A.
A110-14 CAUTION: PERIPHERAL (OUTSIDE) TAXILINES ON PRK RAMP AND NORTH & SOUTH TURN AROUNDS TOO CLOSE TO EDGE OF RAMP AT 20 FT (25 FT RQR) USE CAUTION.
A110-15 SERVICE-LGT: NSTD TWO LGT PAPI'S IN USE. USE CAUTION FOR NSTD, NON-COINCIDENTAL FRANGIBLE INFRA-RED LGT LCTD BTN 1000 FT & 7000 FT FM LDG THLD. THESE LGTS VISIBLE ONLY THRU NIGHT VISION DEVICES (NVD) IN SUPPORT OF PPR NIGHT VISION GOGGLE (NVG) MSN.
A110-16 MISC: RY 17/35 ASPH WITH FIRST 1444 FT (RWY 17) AND 1401 FT (RWY 35) CONC AND GROOVED.
A110-17 MISC: NSTD LGT LCTD IN BOTH OVRN: PRE THLD BAR - FIVE RED LGTS EACH SIDE OF OVRN JUST OFF EDGES - LCTD 100 FT FROM THLD AND ANOTHER SERIES OF RED LIGHTS - 11 ON BOTH N AND S END - ON CNTRLN LCTD 200 FT FROM THLD.
A110-18 CAUTION: NUMEROUS OBST ON AFLD UNLGTD.
A110-19 CAUTION: RY 17/35 MRK FIRST 1000 FT - BOTH ENDS OF RY NOT EASILY IDENTIFIABLE.
A110-20 CAUTION: UNEVEN SFC BOTH SIDES OF APCH AND DEP END BAK-12 COULD RESULT IN TAIL HOOK SKIPPING OVER BAK-12 CABLE.
A110-21 CAUTION: POTENTIAL EXIST FOR POOR BA ON WET RY.
A110-22 CAUTION: RY ELEV SIGN LCTD AT TWY A; END OF RY 35 883 FT. END OF RY 17 826 FT.
A110-23 RMK: PERIPHERAL (OUTSIDE) TAXILANES ON AND 'N' & 'S' TURN AROUNDS TOO CLOSE TO EDGE AT 20 FT (25 FT RQ); USE CAUTION.
A110-24 SERVICE: FUEL - A++
A110-25 MISC: NO HAZ CARGO PAD AVBL.
A110-26 RSTD: BACK TAXI RQRD WHEN LDG RWY 35.
A110-27 CLASS D SVC OPR 1430-0630Z MON-FRI, 1500-2359Z WKEND, CLSD HOL, OT CLASS G.
A110-28 AFTER HR COPTER OPS MAY OCCUR.
A110-29 CAUTION: THREE RAMP LGT POLES LCTD 100' FR EDGE OF PRK RAMP.
A110-30 FOR CD CTC LUKE APCH AT 623-856-7361. IF UNA, CTC PHOENIX APCH AT 602-306-2565.
A110-31 NOTAM GXF.
A110-6 SEE FLIP AP/1 SUPPLEMENTARY ARPT RMK.
A110-8 RSTD: HELIPADS LIMITED TO UH-60 OR SMALLER HELICOPTERS.
A110-9 RSTD: HELIPADS UNLGTD, RSTD TO DAY VFR USE ONLY UNLESS APPROVED BY AFLD MGR.
A16 CHUCK FOWLER ARPT MAN , 623-856-5264.
A17 CLSD HOL.
E60-17 ALL FOUR BAK-12B SHELTERS LCTD 200 FT FM RY CNTRLN. MIDDLE TWO TIE DOWN BOLTS ON N AND S BAK-12 CABLE TOO FAR APART AT 9.375' (7.5' RQR).
E60-35 ALL FOUR BAK-12B SHELTERS LCTD 200 FT FM RY CNTRLN. MIDDLE TWO TIE DOWN BOLTS ON N AND S BAK-12 CABLE TOO FAR APART AT 9.375' (7.5' RQR)

Runways

Runway Summary

Runways: 17/35
Longest Runway: 17/35 is 8502 ft (2591 m) long
Runways with an Instrument Approach:

GBN Airport Runway Details

Runway 17/35  8502 ft x 150 ft (2591 m x 46 m)
Runway Length Source:  as of
Surface:  Asphalt -
Runway Pavement Class:  31 /F/B/W/T
Runway Edge Lights:  Medium 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: 
826.0 883.0
Latitude: 
32-53-58.3100N 32-52-34.1900N
Longitude: 
112-43-10.4900W 112-43-10.7000W
True Magnetic Hdg.: 
ILS Type: 
Glide Path Angle: 
0.0 degrees 0.0 degrees
Traffic Pattern: 
Left Left
Runway Markings Type: 
Runway Markings Condition:
Arresting Device: 
BAK-12B BAK-12B
Object at End: 
Object Height: 
Object Marked/Lighted?: 
Distance from End: 
Object Centerline Offset: 
Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
2-Light PAPI On Right Side Of Runway 2-Light PAPI On Right Side Of Runway
Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
Approach Light System: 
REIL: 
No No
Touchdown Lights: 
No No
Centerline Lights: 
Threshold Crossing Height: 
Threshold Elevation: 
Displaced Threshold: 
Threshold Latitude: 

Threshold Longitude: 

Declared Distances
Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 

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

Maps & Diagrams

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