Scholes International At Galveston Airport

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Galveston Weather (°F)

KGLS (0.3 NM at True Heading of 326)
METAR: KGLS 122052Z 18011KT 10SM CLR 32/23 A2992 RMK AO2 SLP132 T03170233 56015
TAF: KGLS 121742Z 1218/1318 18007KT P6SM FEW030 FM130800 25005KT P6SM FEW250 FM131400 23006KT P6SM SCT030 SCT250

Location

Latitude: 
29-15-55.2000N (29.265333)
Longitude: 
094-51-37.5000W (-94.860417)
Elevation: 
5.6 feet MSL (2 m MSL)
Magnetic Variation: 
1.9 E (as of June 2021 from WMM2020 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -6.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -5.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
03 N.M. SW of Galveston, Texas
Found On: 
Houston Chart
FAA Region: 
ASW

Contacts

Manager: 
Publicly owned: 
MIKE SHAHAN
2115 TERMINAL DRIVE
GALVESTON, TX 77554
(409) 797-3590
CITY OF GALVESTON
PO BOX 779
GALVESTON, TX 77552
(409) 797-2590

Operations

Airport Status: 
Operational
Facility Use: 
Public
Type: 
Airport
Activation Date: 
08/1938
Control tower: 
Yes
Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
Months/Days/Hours
ALL/ALL/0600-2000
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: 
1006 feet (307 m)
NOTAMs Facility: 
GLS
NOTAM-D Service: 
Yes
International Airport of Entry: 
No
Customs Landing Rights: 
Yes
Military Landing Rights: 
Yes
Civil/Military Joint Use: 
No

Based Aircraft

Single Engine:  91
Multi Engine:  9
Jet Engine:  7
GA Helicopters:  24

Annual Operations (as of 09/30/2019)

Total Operations:  30056
Commercial:  10 0.0%
Air Taxi:  5712 19.0%
GA Local:  8836 29.4%
GA Itinerant:  13879 46.2%
Military Aircraft:  1619 5.4%

Communications

CTAF:  120.575
Unicom:  123.050
Tower:  GALVESTON
120.575
Hrs: 0600-1800
Ground:  118.625
Approach:  HOUSTON
Departure:  HOUSTON
ASOS:  119.275 (409-740-9248)

       

    Fixed Based Operators (FBOs) & Fuel

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    Area Code: 409

    Business Name Frequency Phone Fuel Grade
    Air Galveston Flight Center
      
    Unicom 123.05 740-4359 100LL, Jet A
    Gulf Coast Jet Center
      
    Unicom 123.05 740-1223 100LL, Jet A
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    Flight Service Stations

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

    Instrument Procedures / Charts


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    Page Type Page Name Volume Action Since
    Last Cycle
    APD AIRPORT DIAGRAM SC-5
    DP ALEXANDRIA TWO SC-5
    DP ALEXANDRIA TWO[DELIMITER] CONT.1 SC-5
    DP BLTWY SIX (RNAV) SC-5
    DP BORRN FOUR (RNAV) SC-5
    DP BORRN FOUR (RNAV)[DELIMITER] CONT.1 SC-5
    DP CRIED NINE SC-5
    DP EL DORADO NINE SC-5
    DP EL DORADO NINE[DELIMITER] CONT.1 SC-5
    DP GIFFA NINE SC-5
    DP HOODO SIX (RNAV) SC-5
    DP INDIE SEVEN (RNAV) SC-5
    DP INDUSTRY NINE SC-5
    DP INDUSTRY NINE[DELIMITER] CONT.1 SC-5
    DP KARRR SIX (RNAV) SC-5
    DP KARRR SIX (RNAV)[DELIMITER] CONT.1 SC-5
    DP LEONA THREE SC-5
    DP LEONA THREE[DELIMITER] CONT.1 SC-5
    DP LUFKIN TWO SC-5
    DP LUFKIN TWO[DELIMITER] CONT.1 SC-5
    DP LURIC SEVEN (RNAV) SC-5
    DP MMALT FIVE (RNAV) SC-5
    DP PALACIOS ONE SC-5
    DP PALACIOS ONE[DELIMITER] CONT.1 SC-5
    DP STRYA SEVEN (RNAV) SC-5
    DP STYCK SEVEN (RNAV) SC-5
    DP WATFO FIVE (RNAV) SC-5
    DP WYLSN SEVEN (RNAV) SC-5
    IAP ILS OR LOC RWY 14 SC-5
    IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 14 SC-5
    IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 18 SC-5
    IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 32 SC-5
    IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 36 SC-5
    IAP VOR RWY 14 SC-5
    MIN ALTERNATE MINIMUMS SC-5
    MIN TAKEOFF MINIMUMS SC-5
    STAR BLUBELL FOUR SC-5
    STAR CESAN FOUR (RNAV) SC-5
    STAR CESAN FOUR (RNAV)[DELIMITER] CONT.1 SC-5
    STAR HUDZY FOUR SC-5
    STAR HUDZY FOUR[DELIMITER] CONT.1 SC-5
    STAR OHIIO FOUR SC-5
    STAR SNIFY ONE ARRIVAL SC-5
    STAR TKNIQ TWO (RNAV) SC-5
    STAR TKNIQ TWO (RNAV)[DELIMITER] CONT.1 SC-5
    STAR TSHRT ONE ARRIVAL SC-5
    STAR TSHRT ONE ARRIVAL[DELIMITER] CONT.1 SC-5
    STAR WAPPL FIVE (RNAV) SC-5
    STAR WAPPL FIVE (RNAV)[DELIMITER] CONT.1 SC-5
    STAR WAPPL FIVE (RNAV)[DELIMITER] CONT.2 SC-5
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    Navigation Aids (Navaids) near GLS

    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
    0.0 Scholes International At Galveston Airport
    (GLS KGLS GLS)
    0 358 100LL, Jet A
    25.2 Pearland Regional Airport
    (KLVJ LVJ)
    307 305 100LL, Jet A
    25.8 Ellington Airport
    (EFD KEFD EFD)
    322 320 100LL, Jet A
    26.5 La Porte Municipal Airport
    (T41)
    336 334 100LL, Jet A
    27.5 Wolfe Air Park Airport
    (3T2)
    297 295 100LL
    29.8 Rwj Airpark Airport
    (54T)
    1 359 100LL, Jet A
    31.6 William P Hobby Airport
    (HOU KHOU HOU)
    316 314 100LL, Jet A, Jet A-1
    32.9 Texas Gulf Coast Regional Airport
    (LJN KLBX LBX)
    253 251 100LL, Jet A
    35.3 Houston-Southwest Airport
    (KAXH AXH)
    294 292 100LL, Jet A
    46.8 Sugar Land Regional Airport
    (SGR KSGR SGR)
    297 295 100LL, Jet A
    49.5 Liberty Municipal Airport
    (T78)
    9 7 100LL, Jet A
    49.9 George Bush Intcntl/Houston Airport
    (IAH KIAH IAH)
    329 327 100LL, Jet A
    53.8 West Houston Airport
    (IWS KIWS IWS)
    308 306 100LL, Jet A
    55.4 Bay City Regional Airport
    (BBC KBYY BYY)
    251 249 100LL, Jet A
    58.5 North Houston Airport
    (9X1)
    335 333 100LL
    58.9 Beaumont Municipal Airport
    (BMT KBMT BMT)
    34 33 100LL, Jet A
    59.9 David Wayne Hooks Meml Airport
    (DWH KDWH DWH)
    323 321 100LL, Jet A
    60.1 Jack Brooks Regional Airport
    (BPT KBPT BPT)
    46 45 100LL, Jet A
    65.9 Cleveland Municipal Airport
    (6R3)
    353 351 100LL
    67.7 Wharton Regional Airport
    (WHT KARM ARM)
    269 266 100LL, Jet A

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    Remarks

    A110-1 FLOCKS OF BIRDS INVOF ARPT BLW 200 FT AGL.
    A110-10 124 FT LGTD CRANE NW SIDE OF ARPT.
    A110-12 FOR CD WHEN ATCT IS CLSD CTC HOUSTON APCH AT 281-443-5844 TO CNL IFR AT 281-443-5888.
    A110-2 HELS OPRG ON & INVOF ARPT.
    A110-3 178 FT LGTD BLDG 2000 FT NE OF RWY 18 THR.
    A110-8 PAEW ADJ RWYS & TWYS.
    A110-9 TWO 157 FT MSL LGTD TOWERS BTN RWYS 32 & 36.
    A33-14/32 FIRST 1300 FT NW END IS CONC.
    A70 FOR FUEL SVC AFT HRS CALL 409-750-0195.
    A81-APT HIRL RWY 14/32, MIRL RWY 18/36 PRESET ON MED INTST. WHEN ATCT CLSD ACTVT MALSR RWY 14 - CTAF.

    Runways

    Runway Summary

    Runways: 14/32
    18/36
    Longest Runway: 18/36 is 6001 ft (1829 m) long
    Runways with an Instrument Approach: 14

    GLS Airport Runway Details

    Runway 14/32  6000 ft x 150 ft (1829 m x 46 m)
    Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 01/15/2014
    Surface:  Asphalt/Concrete - Good condition -
    Runway Pavement Class: 
    Runway Edge Lights:  High Intensity

    Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
    Single Wheel Landing Gear:  30.0
    Dual Wheel Landing Gear:  45.0
    Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  90.0
    Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

    Runway 14

    Runway 32

    Elevation: 
    5.3 4.6
    Latitude: 
    29-16-18.1809N 29-15-32.6029N
    Longitude: 
    094-52-03.5304W 094-51-20.0903W
    True Magnetic Hdg.: 
    140 320
    ILS Type: 
    ILS
    Glide Path Angle: 
    3.0 degrees 3.0 degrees
    Traffic Pattern: 
    Left Left
    Runway Markings Type: 
    Precision Instrument Precision Instrument
    Runway Markings Condition:
    Good Good
    Arresting Device: 
    Object at End: 
    BLDG
    Object Height: 
    80
    Object Marked/Lighted?: 
    Distance from End: 
    2492
    Object Centerline Offset: 
    130 ft. left of centerline
    Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
    4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway 4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway
    Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
    Approach Light System: 
    1,400 Foot Medium Intensity Approach Lighting System With Runway Alignment Indicator Lights
    REIL: 
    Yes
    Touchdown Lights: 
    Centerline Lights: 
    Threshold Crossing Height: 
    52 46
    Threshold Elevation: 
    Displaced Threshold: 
    Threshold Latitude: 

    Threshold Longitude: 

    Declared Distances
    Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
    6000 6000
    Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
    6000 6000
    Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
    6000 6000
    Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
    6000 6000

    Runway 18/36  6001 ft x 150 ft (1829 m x 46 m)
    Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 01/15/2014
    Surface:  Asphalt/Concrete - Good condition -
    Runway Pavement Class: 
    Runway Edge Lights:  Medium Intensity

    Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
    Single Wheel Landing Gear:  30.0
    Dual Wheel Landing Gear:  45.0
    Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  90.0
    Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

    Runway 18

    Runway 36

    Elevation: 
    5.6 4.6
    Latitude: 
    29-16-24.6139N 29-15-25.2115N
    Longitude: 
    094-51-32.6507W 094-51-33.6645W
    True Magnetic Hdg.: 
    181 001
    ILS Type: 
    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
    Arresting Device: 
    Object at End: 
    BLDG
    Object Height: 
    120
    Object Marked/Lighted?: 
    Distance from End: 
    2970
    Object Centerline Offset: 
    130 ft. left of centerline
    Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
    4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway 4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway
    Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
    Approach Light System: 
    REIL: 
    Yes Yes
    Touchdown Lights: 
    Centerline Lights: 
    Threshold Crossing Height: 
    44 45
    Threshold Elevation: 
    Displaced Threshold: 
    Threshold Latitude: 

    Threshold Longitude: 

    Declared Distances
    Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
    6001 6001
    Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
    6001 6001
    Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
    6001 6001
    Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
    6001 6001

    Services

    Airframe Repair: 
    Major
    Powerplant Repair: 
    Major
    Fuel Available: 
    100LL, Jet A
    Landing Fees: 
    No
    Parking: 
    Hangars and tiedowns available

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