Louisa County/Freeman Field Airport

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Louisa Weather (°F)

KLKU (0.1 NM at True Heading of 116)
METAR: KLKU 290755Z AUTO 36008KT 10SM OVC015 M02/M03 A2987 RMK AO2 P0003 T10171030
TAF: N/A

Location

Latitude: 
38-00-35.3690N (38.009825)
Longitude: 
077-58-12.4560W (-77.970127)
Elevation: 
493.7 feet MSL (150 m MSL)
Magnetic Variation: 
10.1 W (as of January 2022 from WMM2020 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -5.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -4.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
02 N.M. SE of Louisa, Virginia
Found On: 
Washington Chart
FAA Region: 
AEA

Contacts

Manager: 
Publicly owned: 
EDWARD JARVIS
335 INDUSTRIAL DR, P.O. BOX 27
LOUISA, VA 23093
540-967-0050
IND DEV AUTH OF LOUISA CO.
PO BOX 27
LOUISA, VA 23093
540-967-0050

Operations

Airport Status: 
Operational
Facility Use: 
Public
Type: 
Airport
Activation Date: 
06/1987
Control tower: 
No
Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
Months/Days/Hours
ALL/MON-SAT/0830-1700
Boundary ARTCC: 
ZDC (Washington)
Responsible ARTCC: 
ZDC (Washington)
Lighting Schedule: 
SEE RMK
Segmented Circle Indicator: 
Yes
Beacon Color: 
White-Green (Lighted Land Airport)
Traffic Pattern Altitude: 
1494 feet (455 m)
NOTAMs Facility: 
LKU
NOTAM-D Service: 
Yes

Based Aircraft

Single Engine:  45
Multi Engine:  5
Jet Engine:  1

Annual Operations (as of 04/30/2019)

Total Operations:  30886
Air Taxi:  741 2.4%
GA Local:  19768 64.0%
GA Itinerant:  9883 32.0%
Military Aircraft:  494 1.6%

Communications

CTAF:  122.975
Unicom:  122.975
Approach:  POTOMAC

120.525
120.525
120.525
Departure:  POTOMAC

120.525
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120.525
AWOS-3:  119.475 (540-967-1983)

       

    Fixed Based Operators (FBOs) & Fuel

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    Area Code: 540

    Business Name Frequency Phone Fuel Grade
    Central Virginia Flight Services LLC
       Website           Email
    122.725 540-967-1695 100LL, Jet A
    Unbranded 100LL - 5.63 USD per gallon
    on 7/3/13

    Unbranded Jet A - 5.19 USD per gallon
    on 7/3/13

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    Flight Service Stations

    Primary Alternate
    FSS on Field: 
    FSS Name (ID):  Leesburg(DCA)
    Frequency: 
    Toll Free Phone:  1-800-WX-BRIEF

    Instrument Procedures / Charts


    FAA Terminal Procedures valid from 0901Z 01/27/22 to 0901Z 02/24/22.

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    STAR - Standard Terminal Arrival Charts
    Page Type Page Name Volume Action Since
    Last Cycle
    IAP LOC RWY 27 NE-3
    IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 09 NE-3
    IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 27 NE-3
    MIN ALTERNATE MINIMUMS NE-3
    MIN TAKEOFF MINIMUMS NE-3
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    Navigation Aids (Navaids) near LOW

    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
    12.7 Gordonsville Municipal Airport
    (GVE KGVE GVE)
    313 323 100LL
    14.7 Orange County Airport
    (KOMH OMH)
    345 355 100LL, Jet A+
    24.1 Charlottesville-Albemarle Airport
    (CHO KCHO CHO)
    289 299 100LL, Jet A
    29.0 Shannon Airport
    (KEZF EZF)
    57 67 100LL, Jet A+
    31.1 Hanover County Municipal Airport
    (KOFP OFP)
    125 135 100LL, Jet A
    31.4 Culpeper Regional Airport
    (KCJR CJR)
    9 19 100LL, Jet A+
    41.9 Richmond Exec/Chesterfield County Airport
    (KFCI FCI)
    149 159 100LL, Jet A
    43.2 Richmond International Airport
    (RIC KRIC RIC)
    134 144 100LL, Jet A
    45.0 Farmville Regional Airport
    (KFVX FVX)
    209 219 100LL, Jet A
    46.7 Luray Caverns Airport
    (KLUA LUA)
    327 337 100LL, Jet A+
    47.7 Manassas Regional/Harry P Davis Field Airport
    (MNZ KHEF HEF)
    26 37 100LL, Jet A
    50.2 New Kent County Airport
    (W96)
    126 137 100LL
    55.0 Maryland Airport
    (2W5)
    49 60 100LL, Jet A
    56.1 Front Royal-Warren County Airport
    (FRR KFRR FRR)
    346 356 100LL
    61.1 Washington Dulles International Airport
    (IAD KIAD IAD)
    22 33 100LL, Jet A
    65.1 Potomac Airfield Airport
    (KVKX VKX)
    46 57 100LL
    65.9 Washington Exec/Hyde Field Airport
    (W32)
    47 58 100LL, Jet A
    66.9 Ronald Reagan Washington Ntl Airport
    (DCA KDCA DCA)
    40 51 Jet A
    66.9 Leesburg Exec Airport
    (KJYO JYO)
    16 27 100LL, Jet A
    68.6 South Capitol Street Heliport
    (09W)
    40 51 Jet A

    Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

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    Remarks

    A110-1 BCN LOCATED ON WATER TWR; NORTH SIDE APCH RY 27.
    A110-2 DEER & BIRDS ON & INVOF ARPT.
    A110-4 3 FT PVC GAS LINE MARKER LCTD APRX 26 FT FM RY 09 THLD, 54 FT LEFT OF CNTRLN.
    A110-5 FOR CD CTC POTOMAC APCH AT 866-640-4124.
    A16 EJARVIS@LOUISA.ORG
    A58-27 BRUSH LCTD APPROX 39 FT FM THLD, 132 FT RIGHT OF CNTRLN.
    A81-APT ACTVT REIL RWY 09/27; PAPI RWY 09 & 27; MIRL RWY 09/27 - CTAF.

    Runways

    Runway Summary

    Runways: 09/27
    Longest Runway: 09/27 is 4300 ft (1311 m) long
    Runways with an Instrument Approach: 27

    LOW Heliport Runway Details

    Runway 09/27  4300 ft x 100 ft (1311 m x 30 m)
    Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 10/29/2017
    Runway Edge Lights:  Medium Intensity

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

    Runway 09

    Runway 27

    Elevation: 
    469.4 493.5
    Latitude: 
    38-00-32.5319N 38-00-38.2038N
    Longitude: 
    077-58-39.0792W 077-57-45.8332W
    True Magnetic Hdg.: 
    082 262
    ILS Type: 
    LOC/DME
    Glide Path Angle: 
    3.0 degrees 3.0 degrees
    Traffic Pattern: 
    Right
    Runway Markings Type: 
    Nonprecision Instrument Nonprecision Instrument
    Runway Markings Condition:
    Good Good
    Object at End: 
    TREES TREES
    Object Height: 
    39 12
    Distance from End: 
    638 741
    Object Centerline Offset: 
    292 ft. right of centerline 312 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
    Threshold Crossing Height: 
    40 40

    Services

    Airframe Repair: 
    None
    Powerplant Repair: 
    None
    Fuel Available: 
    Jet A
    Landing Fees: 
    No
    Other Services: 
    Hangar space, 2 spots left $1500.00 per month.

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