Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport

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Location

Latitude: 
38-10-26.7090N (38.174086)
Longitude: 
085-44-11.3960W (-85.736499)
Elevation: 
500.8 feet MSL (153 m MSL)
Magnetic Variation: 
4.9 W (as of April 2021 from WMM2020 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -5.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -4.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
04 N.M. S of Louisville, Kentucky
Found On: 
St Louis Chart
FAA Region: 
ASO

Contacts

Manager: 
Publicly owned: 
DAN MANN
700 ADMINISTRATION DRIVE
LOUISVILLE, KY 40209
502-380-8200
LOUISVILLE REGIONAL ARPT AUTH
700 ADMINISTRATION DRIVE
LOUISVILLE, KY 40209
502-368-6524

Operations

Airport Status: 
Operational
Facility Use: 
Public
Type: 
Airport
Activation Date: 
11/1942
Control tower: 
Yes
Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
Months/Days/Hours
ALL/ALL/ALL
Boundary ARTCC: 
ZID (Indianapolis)
Responsible ARTCC: 
ZID (Indianapolis)
Segmented Circle Indicator: 
No
Beacon Color: 
White-Green (Lighted Land Airport)
Traffic Pattern Altitude: 
1501 feet (458 m)
NOTAMs Facility: 
SDF
NOTAM-D Service: 
Yes
International Airport of Entry: 
No
Customs Landing Rights: 
Yes
Military Landing Rights: 
Yes
Civil/Military Joint Use: 
No
Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting: 
Class I
ARFF Index: C
Air Carrier Service: Scheduled
Certification Date: 05/1973

Based Aircraft

Single Engine:  2
Multi Engine:  3
Jet Engine:  16
Military Aircraft:  8

Annual Operations (as of 05/31/2020)

Total Operations:  173215
Commercial:  139004 80.2%
Air Taxi:  22541 13.0%
GA Local:  451 0.3%
GA Itinerant:  9224 5.3%
Military Aircraft:  1995 1.2%

Communications

Unicom:  122.950
Tower:  LOUISVILLE
124.2
257.8
Hrs: 24
Clearance Del.:  126.1
275.8
Ground:  121.7
348.6
Approach:  LOUISVILLE
132.075
134.15
327.0
Hrs: 24
Departure:  LOUISVILLE
132.075
134.15
327.0
Hrs: 24
ATIS:  118.725
Hrs: 24
ASOS:  (502-367-1492)
EMERG:  243.0
EMERG:  121.5
ANG OPS:  268.1
RADAR:  123.675
CLASS C:  132.075

       

    Fixed Based Operators (FBOs) & Fuel

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    Area Code: 502

    Business Name Frequency Phone Fuel Grade
    Johnson Controls Av Center
      
    Unicom 122.95 368-1515 100LL, Jet A
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    Flight Service Stations

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

    Instrument Procedures / Charts


    FAA Terminal Procedures valid from 0901Z 03/25/21 to 0901Z 04/22/21.

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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 SE-1
    DP APALO SIX (RNAV) SE-1
    DP APALO SIX (RNAV)[DELIMITER] CONT.1 SE-1
    DP CRRGO FOUR (RNAV) SE-1
    DP FEDRA FIVE (RNAV) SE-1
    DP FEDRA FIVE (RNAV)[DELIMITER] CONT.1 SE-1
    DP STREP FIVE (RNAV) SE-1
    DP STREP FIVE (RNAV)[DELIMITER] CONT.1 SE-1
    HOT HOT SPOT SE-1
    IAP ILS OR LOC RWY 17L SE-1
    IAP ILS OR LOC RWY 17R SE-1
    IAP ILS OR LOC RWY 35L SE-1
    IAP ILS OR LOC RWY 35R SE-1
    IAP ILS RWY 35L (CAT II - III) SE-1
    IAP ILS RWY 35L (SA CAT I) SE-1
    IAP ILS RWY 35R (CAT II - III) SE-1
    IAP ILS RWY 35R (SA CAT I) SE-1
    IAP LOC RWY 29 SE-1
    IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 29 SE-1
    IAP RNAV (GPS) Y RWY 17L SE-1
    IAP RNAV (GPS) Y RWY 17R SE-1
    IAP RNAV (GPS) Y RWY 35L SE-1
    IAP RNAV (GPS) Y RWY 35R SE-1
    IAP RNAV (RNP) Z RWY 17L SE-1
    IAP RNAV (RNP) Z RWY 17R SE-1
    IAP RNAV (RNP) Z RWY 35L SE-1
    IAP RNAV (RNP) Z RWY 35R SE-1
    MIN ALTERNATE MINIMUMS SE-1
    MIN TAKEOFF MINIMUMS SE-1
    STAR CHERI FOUR SE-1
    STAR DAMEN FIVE (RNAV) SE-1
    STAR DAMEN FIVE (RNAV)[DELIMITER] CONT.1 SE-1
    STAR DARBY SEVEN SE-1
    STAR DLAMP SIX (RNAV) SE-1
    STAR DLAMP SIX (RNAV)[DELIMITER] CONT.1 SE-1
    STAR FRIZN FIVE (RNAV) SE-1
    STAR FRIZN FIVE (RNAV)[DELIMITER] CONT.1 SE-1
    STAR MAUDD SIX (RNAV) SE-1
    STAR MAUDD SIX (RNAV)[DELIMITER] CONT.1 SE-1
    STAR MAUDD SIX (RNAV)[DELIMITER] CONT.2 SE-1
    STAR MBELL FOUR (RNAV) SE-1
    STAR MBELL FOUR (RNAV)[DELIMITER] CONT.1 SE-1
    STAR REDSTONE SIX SE-1
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    Navigation Aids (Navaids) near SDF

    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
    4.7 Bowman Field Airport
    (LOU KLOU LOU)
    46 51 100LL, Jet A
    11.6 Clark Regional Airport
    (KJVY JVY)
    359 364 100LL, Jet A
    30.6 Addington Field Airport
    (EKX KEKX EKX)
    197 202 100LL, Jet A+
    32.4 Salem Municipal Airport
    (I83)
    322 327 100LL
    37.4 Madison Municipal Airport
    (MDN KIMS IMS)
    19 24 100LL, Jet A
    39.1 Capital City Airport
    (FFT KFFT FFT)
    89 95 100LL, Jet A+
    45.7 Freeman Municipal Airport
    (SER KSER SER)
    349 354 100LL, Jet A
    46.1 Perry County Municipal Airport
    (KTEL TEL)
    258 262 100LL, MOGAS
    46.8 French Lick Municipal Airport
    (FRH KFRH FRH)
    295 299 100LL, Jet A
    49.8 Rough River State Park Airport
    (2I3)
    227 231 100LL
    52.0 Virgil I Grissom Municipal Airport
    (BFR KBFR BFR)
    320 325 100LL, Jet A
    52.6 North Vernon Airport
    (KOVO OVO)
    6 11 100LL, Jet A
    52.7 Leitchfield-Grayson County Airport
    (M20)
    208 213 100LL
    53.0 Taylor County Airport
    (KAAS AAS)
    157 162 100LL, Jet A+
    53.9 Blue Grass Airport
    (LEX KLEX LEX)
    98 104 100LL, Jet A
    57.6 Huntingburg Airport
    (HNB KHNB HNB)
    274 278 100LL, Jet A
    58.1 Stuart Powell Field Airport
    (KDVK DVK)
    127 133 100LL, Jet A+
    61.5 Georgetown-Scott County Regional Airport
    (27K)
    86 92 100LL, Jet A+
    65.7 Columbus Municipal Airport
    (CLU KBAK BAK)
    353 358 100LL, Jet A
    68.0 Ohio County Airport
    (KJQD JQD)
    231 235 100LL

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    Remarks

    A110-1 BIRDS ON AND INVOF ARPT.
    A110-10 STD DEP POINTS ON RWY 35L ARE AT TWYS A AND B. PILOTS MUST REQ USE OF RWY 35L EXTENSION. DECLARED DISTANCE FOR TKF AT TWY A AND B ASDA/TORA/TODA 10,250 FT.
    A110-11 RWY 35R AT TWY E2 INTERSECTION DEPARTURE 6300 FT AVBL. RWY 17L AT TWY E INTERSECTION DEPARTURE 7700 FT AVBL.
    A110-12 ACFT TAIL HGT 65 FT OR GREATER REQUIRE 24 HR PPR.
    A110-13 ANG-DUTY HR 1200-2000Z (1300-2100Z-DT) MON-THU, 1200-1800Z (DT 1300-1900Z) FRI.
    A110-14 ANG- FAA GP 6 ACFT RQR MIN 24 HR NOTICE FOR PPR.
    A110-2 CONTINUOUS CONSTRUCTION ON ARPT; BE ALERT FOR FREQUENT RUNWAY & TWY CLOSURES.
    A110-3 (E117) KY ANG/123TAC RECON
    A110-4 ASDE-X IN USE. OPERATE TRANSPONDERS WITH ALTITUDE REPORTING MODE AND ADS-B (IF EQUIPPED) ENABLED ON ALL AIRPORT SURFACES.
    A110-5 LINE UP AND WAIT WAIVER IN EFCT FROM SS UNTIL SR AT THE INTXN OF RWY 17R AT TWY B OR RWY 17R AT TWY A8. LINE UP AND WAIT WAIVER IN EFCT FROM SS UNTIL SR AT THE INTXN OF RWY 35L AT TWY B OR RWY 35L AT TWY A.
    A110-6 STD DEP POINTS ON RY 17R ARE AT TWY B AND RWY 17R AT TWY A8. PILOTS MUST REQ USE OF RY 17R EXTN. DECLARED DIST FOR TKF AT TWY B ASDA/TORA/TODA 10,245 FT.
    A110-8 ANG: APVL AUTH 123 AW/OGC, BASE OPS DSN 741-4581/4584, C502-413-4581/4584. CTC DERBY OPS FOR ENG START AND TAXI CLNC.
    E111 EXISTED PRIOR TO 1959.

    Runways

    Runway Summary

    Runways: 11/29
    17L/35R
    17R/35L
    Longest Runway: 17R/35L is 11887 ft (3623 m) long
    Runways with an Instrument Approach: 29, 17L, 35R, 17R, 35L

    SDF Airport Runway Details

    Runway 11/29  7250 ft x 150 ft (2210 m x 46 m)
    Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 02/28/2013
    Surface:  Concrete - Good condition - Wire comb or wire tine
    Runway Pavement Class:  71 /R/B/W/T
    Runway Edge Lights:  High Intensity

    Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
    Single Wheel Landing Gear:  75.0
    Dual Wheel Landing Gear:  170.0
    Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  360.0
    Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  850.0

    Runway 11

    Runway 29

    Elevation: 
    476.5 480.0
    Latitude: 
    38-10-48.8165N 38-10-22.9895N
    Longitude: 
    085-44-50.4554W 085-43-25.7658W
    True Magnetic Hdg.: 
    111 291
    ILS Type: 
    LOCALIZER
    Glide Path Angle: 
    3.0 degrees 3.0 degrees
    Traffic Pattern: 
    Left Left
    Runway Markings Type: 
    Basic Precision Instrument
    Runway Markings Condition:
    Good Good
    Arresting Device: 
    Object at End: 
    BLDG
    Object Height: 
    55
    Object Marked/Lighted?: 
    Distance from End: 
    1375
    Object Centerline Offset: 
    325 ft. right 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): 
    Rollout Touchdown
    Approach Light System: 
    1,400 Foot Medium Intensity Approach Lighting System With Runway Alignment Indicator Lights
    REIL: 
    Touchdown Lights: 
    Centerline Lights: 
    Threshold Crossing Height: 
    65 56
    Threshold Elevation: 
    Displaced Threshold: 
    Threshold Latitude: 

    Threshold Longitude: 

    Declared Distances
    Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
    7250 7250
    Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
    7250 7250
    Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
    6946 7250
    Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
    6946 7250

    Runway 17L/35R  8579 ft x 150 ft (2615 m x 46 m)
    Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 02/28/2013
    Surface:  Concrete - Good condition - Saw-cut or plastic grooved
    Runway Pavement Class:  71 /R/B/W/T
    Runway Edge Lights:  High Intensity

    Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
    Single Wheel Landing Gear:  75.0
    Dual Wheel Landing Gear:  207.0
    Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  360.0
    Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  850.0

    Runway 17L

    Runway 35R

    Elevation: 
    500.8 471.4
    Latitude: 
    38-11-14.2768N 38-09-52.4022N
    Longitude: 
    085-43-52.8303W 085-43-24.8692W
    True Magnetic Hdg.: 
    165 345
    ILS Type: 
    ILS/DME ILS/DME
    Glide Path Angle: 
    3.3 degrees 3.0 degrees
    Traffic Pattern: 
    Runway Markings Type: 
    Precision Instrument Precision Instrument
    Runway Markings Condition:
    Good Good
    Arresting Device: 
    Object at End: 
    Object Height: 
    Object Marked/Lighted?: 
    Distance from End: 
    Object Centerline Offset: 
    325 ft. right of centerline
    Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
    4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway 4-Light PAPI On Right Side Of Runway
    Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
    Touchdown, Midfield, Rollout Touchdown, Midfield, Rollout
    Approach Light System: 
    1,400 Foot Medium Intensity Approach Lighting System With Runway Alignment Indicator Lights Standard 2,400 Foot High Intensity Approach Lighting System With Sequenced Flashers, Cat. II or III Config.
    REIL: 
    Touchdown Lights: 
    Yes Yes
    Centerline Lights: 
    Yes Yes
    Threshold Crossing Height: 
    71 72
    Threshold Elevation: 
    499.4 471.5
    Displaced Threshold: 
    328 449
    Threshold Latitude: 
    38-11-11.1447N 38-09-56.6904N

    Threshold Longitude: 

    085-43-51.7596W 085-43-26.3322W
    Declared Distances
    Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
    8579 8579
    Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
    8579 8579
    Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
    8129 8250
    Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
    7800 7800

    Runway 17R/35L  11887 ft x 150 ft (3623 m x 46 m)
    Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 02/28/2013
    Surface:  Concrete - Good condition - Saw-cut or plastic grooved
    Runway Pavement Class:  71 /R/B/W/T
    Runway Edge Lights:  High Intensity

    Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
    Single Wheel Landing Gear:  75.0
    Dual Wheel Landing Gear:  207.0
    Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  360.0
    Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  850.0

    Runway 17R

    Runway 35L

    Elevation: 
    489.3 461.4
    Latitude: 
    38-11-13.1562N 38-09-19.4498N
    Longitude: 
    085-44-55.6058W 085-44-18.0885W
    True Magnetic Hdg.: 
    165 345
    ILS Type: 
    ILS/DME ILS/DME
    Glide Path Angle: 
    3.0 degrees 3.0 degrees
    Traffic Pattern: 
    Runway Markings Type: 
    Precision Instrument Precision Instrument
    Runway Markings Condition:
    Good Good
    Arresting Device: 
    Object at End: 
    Object Height: 
    Object Marked/Lighted?: 
    Distance from End: 
    Object Centerline Offset: 
    325 ft. right 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): 
    Touchdown, Midfield, Rollout Touchdown, Midfield, Rollout
    Approach Light System: 
    1,400 Foot Medium Intensity Approach Lighting System With Runway Alignment Indicator Lights Standard 2,400 Foot High Intensity Approach Lighting System With Sequenced Flashers, Cat. II or III Config.
    REIL: 
    Touchdown Lights: 
    Yes Yes
    Centerline Lights: 
    Yes Yes
    Threshold Crossing Height: 
    75 75
    Threshold Elevation: 
    485.4 461.5
    Displaced Threshold: 
    846 1040
    Threshold Latitude: 
    38-11-05.0596N 38-09-29.3991N

    Threshold Longitude: 

    085-44-52.9337W 085-44-21.3704W
    Declared Distances
    Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
    11095 11290
    Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
    11095 11290
    Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
    11095 11290
    Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
    10000 10000

    Services

    Airframe Repair: 
    Major
    Powerplant Repair: 
    Major
    Bulk Oxygen: 
    None
    Fuel Available: 
    100LL
    Landing Fees: 
    No
    Parking: 
    Hangars and tiedowns available

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