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Lafayette Weather (°F)

KLAF (0.5 NM at True Heading of 267)
METAR: KLAF 191054Z 03003KT 10SM CLR 16/14 A3000 RMK AO2 SLP154 T01560144 $
TAF: KLAF 190520Z 1906/2006 VRB03KT P6SM SCT250 FM191600 20006KT P6SM SCT060 AMD LTD TO CLD VIS AND WIND TIL 191300

Location

Latitude: 
40-24-44.3000N (40.412306)
Longitude: 
086-56-12.8000W (-86.936889)
Elevation: 
605.9 feet MSL (185 m MSL)
Magnetic Variation: 
4.4 W (as of August 2022 from WMM2020 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -5.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -4.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
02 N.M. SW of Lafayette, Indiana
Found On: 
Chicago Chart
FAA Region: 
AGL

Contacts

Manager: 
Publicly owned: 
ADAM BAXMEYER
1501 AVIATION DRIVE, TRML BLDG ROOM 201
WEST LAFAYETTE, IN 47907
(765) 496-6850
PURDUE UNIVERSITY
1501 AVIATION DRIVE, TRML BLDG ROOM 201
WEST LAFAYETTE, IN 47907
(765) 496-6326

Operations

Airport Status: 
Operational
Facility Use: 
Public
Type: 
Airport
Activation Date: 
04/1940
Control tower: 
Yes
Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
Months/Days/Hours
ALL/ALL/0600-2200
Boundary ARTCC: 
ZAU (Chicago)
Responsible ARTCC: 
ZAU (Chicago)
Lighting Schedule: 
SEE RMK
Segmented Circle Indicator: 
No
Beacon Color: 
White-Green (Lighted Land Airport)
Traffic Pattern Altitude (MSL): 
1606 feet (490 m)
NOTAMs Facility: 
LAF
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: 11/1972

Based Aircraft

Single Engine:  73
Multi Engine:  7
Jet Engine:  2
GA Helicopters:  3

Annual Operations (as of 12/31/2021)

Total Operations:  127650
Commercial:  52 0.0%
Air Taxi:  23816 18.7%
GA Local:  72590 56.9%
GA Itinerant:  31091 24.4%
Military Aircraft:  101 0.1%

Communications

CTAF:  119.600
Unicom:  122.950
Tower:  LAFAYETTE
119.6
343.625
Hrs: 0700-2100
Ground:  121.9
343.625
Approach:  GRISSOM
123.85
123.85
CHICAGO ARTCC
Departure:  GRISSOM
123.85
123.85
CHICAGO ARTCC
ATIS:  127.75
ASOS:  (765-743-9687)
EMERG:  243.0

  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY CHICAGO ARTCC ON FREQ 123.85 (LAFAYETTE RCAG) WHEN GRISSOM (GUS) APCH/DEP CON CLSD..
   

Fixed Based Operators (FBOs) & Fuel

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Area Code: 765

Business Name Frequency Phone Fuel Grade
Lafayette Aviation, Inc.
  
Unicom 122.95 743-9692 100LL, Jet A
Lafayette Avionics, Inc.
  
743-3828
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Flight Service Stations

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

Instrument Procedures / Charts


FAA Terminal Procedures valid from 0901Z 07/14/22 to 0901Z 08/11/22.

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APD - Airport Diagram
DP - Departure Procedure Charts
HOT - Hot Spots
IAP - Instrument Approach Procedure Charts
MIN - Minimums
STAR - Standard Terminal Arrival Charts
Page Type Page Name Volume Action Since
Last Cycle
APD AIRPORT DIAGRAM EC-2
HOT HOT SPOT EC-2
IAP ILS OR LOC RWY 10 EC-2
IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 10 EC-2
IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 28 EC-2
IAP VOR-A EC-2
LAH LAHSO EC-2
MIN ALTERNATE MINIMUMS EC-2
MIN TAKEOFF MINIMUMS EC-2
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Navigation Aids (Navaids) near LAF

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
14.0 Delphi Municipal Airport
(1I9)
56 61 100LL
19.1 Frankfort Clinton County Regional Airport
(KFKR FKR)
115 120 100LL, Jet A
31.4 Logansport/Cass County Airport
(KGGP GGP)
54 59 100LL, Jet A
32.7 Vermilion Regional Airport
(DNV KDNV DNV)
247 251 100LL, Jet A
34.0 Jasper County Airport
(RNZ KRZL RZL)
340 344 100LL, Jet A+
38.9 Indianapolis Exec Airport
(KTYQ TYQ)
125 130 100LL, Jet A, Jet A+
40.6 Kokomo Municipal Airport
(OKK KOKK OKK)
79 84 100LL, Jet A-1+
45.7 Eagle Creek Airpark Airport
(KEYE EYE)
139 144 100LL, Jet A
49.9 Indianapolis Metro Airport
(KUMP UMP)
124 129 100LL, Jet A
51.1 Indianapolis International Airport
(IND KIND IND)
144 149 100LL, Jet A, Jet A-1+
52.1 Fulton County Airport
(RCR KRCR RCR)
40 45 100LL, Jet A
53.0 Indianapolis Downtown Heliport
(8A4)
136 141 Jet A-1+
54.4 Paxton Airport
(1C1)
272 276 100LL, MOGAS
54.4 Edgar County Airport
(KPRG PRG)
218 222 100LL, Jet A
55.5 Lowell Airport
(C97)
332 336 100LL
55.6 Rantoul Ntl Avn Cntr-Frank Elliott Field Airport
(KTIP TIP)
263 267 100LL, Jet A
55.7 Sky King Airport
(3I3)
201 205 100LL
55.9 Wabash Municipal Airport
(KIWH IWH)
67 72 100LL, Jet A
56.4 Starke County Airport
(KOXI OXI)
12 17 100LL, Jet A+
57.2 Greater Kankakee Airport
(IKK KIKK IKK)
314 318 100LL, Jet A

Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

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Remarks

A110-5 STUDENT TRNG & BALD EAGLES INVOF ARPT.
A110-6 APRT SFC COND NOT MNT BTN 2200 - 0600 OR WKENDS.
A110-7 FOR CD IF UNA TO CTC ON FSS FREQ, CTC CHICAGO ARTCC AT 630-906-8921.
A26 CLSD TO SKED ACR OPS GTR THAN 9 PAX SEATS. UNSKED ACR OPS GTR THAN 30 PAX SEATS PPR - 765-496-6326 OR 765-414-1626. INDEX B ARFF CAPABILITY AVBL ON REQ.
A30-05/23 RSTRD TO ACFT WITH WINGSPAN OF 79 FT OR LESS. UNSKED ACR WITH AT LEAST 31 PAX SEATS NA.
A43-10 PAPI UNUSBL BYD 9 DEGS RIGHT OF CNTRLN.
A57-23 20:1 AT DSPLCD THR.
A81-APT WHEN ATCT CLSD ACTVT MALSR RWY 10; REIL RWY 5, 23 & 28; MIRL RWY 5/23; HIRL RWY 10/28 - CTAF.

Runways

Runway Summary

Runways: 05/23
10/28
Longest Runway: 10/28 is 6600 ft (2012 m) long
Runways with an Instrument Approach: 10

LAF Airport Runway Details

Runway 05/23  4225 ft x 100 ft (1288 m x 30 m)
Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 12/06/2012
Runway Pavement Class:  17 /F/C/Y/T
Runway Edge Lights:  Medium Intensity

Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
Single Wheel Landing Gear:  48.0
Dual Wheel Landing Gear:  58.0
Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  90.0

Runway 05

Runway 23

Elevation: 
592.5 605.6
Latitude: 
40-24-29.4629N 40-24-56.5614N
Longitude: 
086-56-20.4724W 086-55-38.9302W
True Magnetic Hdg.: 
050 230
Glide Path Angle: 
3.0 degrees 3.0 degrees
Traffic Pattern: 
Left Left
Runway Markings Type: 
Basic Basic
Runway Markings Condition:
Fair Good
Object at End: 
FENCE
Object Height: 
11
Distance from End: 
287
Object Centerline Offset: 
132 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: 
Yes Yes
Touchdown Lights: 
No No
Centerline Lights: 
No No
Threshold Crossing Height: 
38 39
Threshold Elevation: 
602.7
Displaced Threshold: 
323
Threshold Latitude: 
40-24-54.4917N

Threshold Longitude: 

086-55-42.1043W
Declared Distances
Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
4225 4225
Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
4225 4225
Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
4225 4225
Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
4225 3912

Runway 10/28  6600 ft x 150 ft (2012 m x 46 m)
Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 12/06/2012
Surface:  Asphalt - Good condition - Saw-cut or plastic grooved
Runway Pavement Class:  51 /F/C/X/U
Runway Edge Lights:  High Intensity

Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
Single Wheel Landing Gear:  90.0
Dual Wheel Landing Gear:  110.0
Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  165.0

Runway 10

Runway 28

Elevation: 
600.1 597.8
Latitude: 
40-24-50.2686N 40-24-39.9604N
Longitude: 
086-57-03.3570W 086-55-39.1132W
True Magnetic Hdg.: 
099 279
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:
Fair Fair
Object at End: 
TREES TREES
Object Height: 
97 51
Distance from End: 
3381 2057
Object Centerline Offset: 
132 ft. left of centerline
Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway 4-Box VASI On Right Side Of Runway
Approach Light System: 
1,400 Foot Medium Intensity Approach Lighting System With Runway Alignment Indicator Lights
REIL: 
No Yes
Touchdown Lights: 
No No
Centerline Lights: 
No No
Threshold Crossing Height: 
50 46
Declared Distances
Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
6600 6600
Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
6600 6600
Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
6600 6600
Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
6600 6600

Services

Airframe Repair: 
None
Powerplant Repair: 
None
Bottled Oxygen: 
None
Bulk Oxygen: 
None
Fuel Available: 
100LL, Jet A
Landing Fees: 
No
Parking: 
Hangars and tiedowns available

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