Gila Bend AF Aux Airport

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Gila Bend Weather (°F)

KGXF (0.2 NM at True Heading of 202)
METAR: KGXF 022055Z AUTO 02006KT 9SM CLR 18/01 A3031 RMK AO2 SLP261 T01770008 58018 FZRANO $
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 E (as of February 2023 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: 
CHUCK FOWLER BASE OPS
LUKE AFB
GLENDALE, AZ 85301
623-856-5264
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
Traffic Pattern Altitude (MSL): 
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
125.45 ;SOUTH
Departure:  125.45 ;SOUTH
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
32.1 Buckeye Municipal Airport
(BXK KBXK BXK)
2 352 100LL, Jet A-1
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 98 100LL, Jet A
81.1 Marana Regional Airport
(AVW KAVQ AVQ)
110 101 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)
262 252 100, Jet A, Jet A+

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Remarks

A110-10 RSTD: 24 HR PPR FOR LNDG - 56 RMO/QAE D896-5261; PPR NOT RQR FOR EMERG, DIVERT OR SKED RANGE MISSION OPS.
A110-12 CTN: TWY A 50 FT WIDE & 25 FT SHOULDERS; C-130 IDLE OUTBOARD ENG.
A110-14 CTN: OUTSIDE TXLS ON N & S TURN AROUND & PRKG RAMP NONSTD; ONLY 20 FT TO EDGE OF RAMP.
A110-15 SERVICE-LGT: NONSTD TWO LGT PAPI IN USE. CTN NONSTD NON-COINCIDENT FRANGIBLE INFRA RED LGT 1000-7000 FT FM LDG THR; VISIBLE ONLY THRU NGT VISION DEVICE IN SUPPORT OF PPR NGT VISION GOGGLE MISSION.
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 FR THR AND TERMINATING BAR OF 11 LGTS (3 RED LGTS, 5 WHITE LGTS AND 3 RED LGTS ON N AND S END) ON CNTRLN LCTD 200 FT FR THR.
A110-18 CTN: NMRS UNLGT OBST ON FLD.
A110-20 CTN: UNEVEN SFC BOTH SIDES OF APCH & DEP END BAK-12; COULD RESULT IN TAIL HOOK SKIPPING OVR CABLE.
A110-22 CTN: RWY ELEV SIGN AT TWY A; RWY 17 END 826 FT & RWY 35 END 883 FT.
A110-25 MISC: NO HAZ CARGO PAD AVBL.
A110-27 CLASS D SVC OPR 1430-0630Z MON-FRI; 1500-2359Z WKEND; CLSD HOL; OTR TIME CLASS G.
A110-29 CTN: 3 RAMP LGT POLES 100 FT FM EDGE OF PRK RAMP.
A110-30 FOR CD CTC LUKE APCH AT 623-856-7361. IF UNA, CTC PHOENIX APCH AT 602-306-2565.
A110-32 SVC: A-GEAR RWY 17/35 APCH & DEP END BAK-12B(B) IN RAISED POSN WITH 8 PT TIE-DOWNS; S BAK-12B(B) (1201 FT), N BAK-12B(B) (1238 FT), DEP END E-5 (IN OVRN) IN RAISED POSN.
A110-33 CTN: RWY EDGE LGTS DO NOT ALIGN WITH OUTBOARD EDGE OF RWY END LGTS.
A110-34 CTN: E-5 A-G CABLE 1 FT FM THR.
A110-35 AFT HR HOP.
A110-8 RSTD: HELIPADS LTD TO UH-60 OR SMALLER; HELIPADS UNLGTD; RSTD TO DAY VFR USE WO AMGR APVL.
A17 CLSD HOL.
A30-17/35 CTN: BA POOR WHEN WET.
A30A-35 RSTD: BACK TAXI RQRD WHEN LDG.
A33-17/35 FIRST 1444 FT RWY 17 & FIRST 1401 FT RWY 35 GROOVED CONC.
A42-17 CTN: FIRST 1000 FT MKD ONLY: END NOT EASILY IDENTIFIED.
A42-35 CTN: FIRST 1000 FT MKD ONLY: END NOT EASILY IDENTIFIED.
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 Pavement Class:  43 /F/B/W/T
Runway Edge Lights:  Medium Intensity

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
Glide Path Angle: 
0.0 degrees 0.0 degrees
Traffic Pattern: 
Left Left
Arresting Device: 
BAK-12B BAK-12B
Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
2-Light PAPI On Right Side Of Runway 2-Light PAPI On Right Side Of Runway
REIL: 
No No
Touchdown Lights: 
No No

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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