Sunday 28 February 2021
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Location

Latitude: 
38-59-29.2770N (38.991466)
Longitude: 
089-09-58.2820W (-89.166189)
Elevation: 
537.2 feet MSL (164 m MSL)
Magnetic Variation: 
2.5 W (as of February 2021 from WMM2015 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -6.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -5.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
03 N.M. NW of Vandalia, Illinois
Found On: 
St Louis Chart
FAA Region: 
AGL

Operations

Airport Status: 
Operational
Facility Use: 
Public
Type: 
Airport
Activation Date: 
07/1944
Control tower: 
No
Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
Months/Days/Hours
ALL/IRREGULAR/
Boundary ARTCC: 
ZKC (Kansas City)
Responsible ARTCC: 
ZKC (Kansas City)
Lighting Schedule: 
SEE RMK
Segmented Circle Indicator: 
Yes
Beacon Color: 
White-Green (Lighted Land Airport)
Traffic Pattern Altitude: 
1537 feet (468 m)
NOTAMs Facility: 
STL
NOTAM-D Service: 
Yes
International Airport of Entry: 
No
Customs Landing Rights: 
No
Military Landing Rights: 
Yes
Civil/Military Joint Use: 
No

Based Aircraft

Single Engine:  9
Multi Engine:  1

Annual Operations (as of 03/31/2020)

Total Operations:  9000
Air Taxi:  50 0.6%
GA Local:  7950 88.3%
GA Itinerant:  1000 11.1%

Communications

CTAF:  122.800
Unicom:  122.800
AWOS-A:  122.8 (618-283-9595)

  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY KANSAS CITY ARTCC ON FREQS 124.3/269.15 (DECATUR RCAG)
   

Contacts

Manager: 
Publicly owned: 
CHAD FELDPOUCH
1754 N. 400 ST
VANDALIA, IL 62471
618-267-8035
VANDALIA PARK DISTRICT
900 NORTH LOCUST
VANDALIA, IL 62471
618-283-4973

Fixed Based Operators (FBOs) & Fuel

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Area Code: 618

Business Name Frequency Phone Fuel Grade
Freedom Aviation
  
Unicom 122.8 283-4973 100LL, Jet A
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Flight Service Stations

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

Instrument Procedures / Charts


FAA Terminal Procedures valid from 0901Z 02/25/21 to 0901Z 03/25/21.

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IAP - Instrument Approach Procedure Charts
MIN - Minimums
STAR - Standard Terminal Arrival Charts
Page Type Page Name Volume Action Since
Last Cycle
IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 18 EC-3
IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 36 EC-3
IAP VOR RWY 18 EC-3
MIN ALTERNATE MINIMUMS EC-3
MIN TAKEOFF MINIMUMS EC-3
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Maps

Vandalia - Vandalia Municipal (VLA) Airport Terminal Map

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METAR / TAF

METAR

UNDER CONSTRUCTION

TAF

UNDER CONSTRUCTION

Navigation Aids (Navaids) near VLA

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
13.6 Greenville Airport
(GRE KGRE GRE)
226 228 100LL, Jet A
25.8 Litchfield Municipal Airport
(3LF)
293 295 100LL, Jet A
28.8 Centralia Municipal Airport
(ENL KENL ENL)
172 175 100LL, Jet A
29.9 Effingham County Meml Airport
(1H2)
80 83 100LL, Jet A
33.4 Taylorville Municipal Airport
(KTAZ TAZ)
346 349 100LL, Jet A
33.7 St Louis Metro-East/Shafer Field Airport
(IL48)
242 244 100LL
38.7 Flora Municipal Airport
(KFOA FOA)
120 123 100LL, Jet A
41.5 St Louis Regional Airport
(ALN KALN ALN)
261 263 100LL, Jet A
42.6 Mount Vernon Airport
(MVN KMVN MVN)
160 163 100LL, Jet A
49.0 Olney-Noble Airport
(OLY KOLY OLY)
108 111 100LL, Jet A+
50.5 Coles County Meml Airport
(MTO KMTO MTO)
54 57 100LL, Jet A
51.0 Fairfield Municipal Airport
(KFWC FWC)
135 138 100LL, Jet A
52.5 Decatur Airport
(DEC KDEC DEC)
15 18 100LL, Jet A
52.7 St Louis Downtown Airport
(CPS KCPS CPS)
241 243 100LL, Jet A
56.4 Sparta Community-Hunter Field Airport
(SAR KSAR SAR)
206 208 100LL, Jet A
56.4 Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport
(SPI KSPI SPI)
335 337 100LL, Jet A, JP-8
57.2 Casey Municipal Airport
(1H8)
70 73 100LL
58.1 St Louis Lambert International Airport
(STL KSTL STL)
255 257 100LL, Jet A
59.1 St Charles County Smartt Airport
(KSET SET)
266 268 100LL
60.0 Benton Municipal Airport
(H96)
169 172 100LL

Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

NOTAMs

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NOTAMS within
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Locations (ICAO):
Buffer (Both Sides):
NM
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Ratings & Reviews

Vandalia Municipal Airport Ratings

Category Aspect Rating
Overall Rating for Vandalia Municipal Airport
  • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

Flight Service Number of Flights
  • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

Overall Number of Routes Served
  • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

International Routes Served
  • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

On-time Performance
  • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

Business Services & Internet Airport Lounges
  • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

Business Centers
  • 4.0/5 (1 vote cast)

Airport Website (information & tools)
  • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

Availability of Internet Connectivity
  • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

Wireless Internet Access
  • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

General Facilities ATM Locations
  • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

Public Telephones
  • 3.0/5 (1 vote cast)

Restrooms
  • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

Architecture
  • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

Terminal Layout
  • 4.0/5 (1 vote cast)

Seating Areas
  • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

Overall Cleanliness
  • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

Children Play Areas
  • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

Geographic Location
  • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

Baggage Claim Locations
  • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

Baggage Handling
  • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

Overall Comfort
  • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

Security Lines
  • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

Transportation & Parking Parking Availability
  • 2.0/5 (2 votes cast)

Parking Pricing
  • 2.0/5 (1 vote cast)

Public Transport
  • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

Car Rental
  • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

Taxis
  • 2.0/5 (3 votes cast)

Hotel Shuttles
  • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

Proximity to City Center
  • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

Amenities Shopping (variety and number)
  • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

Restaurants & Bars (variety and number)
  • 1.0/5 (1 vote cast)

Restaurants & Bars (price/value)
  • 1.0/5 (1 vote cast)

Remarks

A110-1 FOR WX ADVY, 3 CLICKS CTAF. PHONE (618)283-9595.
A110-2 FOR CD CTC KANSAS CITY ARTCC AT 913-254-8508.
A30A-27 8 FT CROPS 200 FT FM RWY END PENETRATING PART 77 SFC.
A57-36 APCH SLOPE 23:1 TO RELOCATED THR USING PART 77 SFC.
A70 FUEL IS SELF-SERVE WITH CREDIT CARD.
A81-APT ACTVT REIL RWY 18, 27 & 36; PAPI RWY 18; MIRL RWY 09/27 - CTAF. MIRL RWY 18/36 PRESET TO LOW INTST, TO INCR INTST - CTAF.

Runways

VLA Airport Runway Summary

Runways: 09/27
18/36
Longest Runway: 18/36 is 3751 ft (1143 m) long
Runways with an Instrument Approach:

VLA Airport Runway Details

Runway 09/27  3001 ft x 75 ft (915 m x 23 m)
Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 02/23/2011
Surface:  Asphalt - Fair condition -
Runway Pavement Class: 
Runway Edge Lights:  Medium Intensity

Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
Single Wheel Landing Gear:  19.0
Dual Wheel Landing Gear: 
Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 
Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

Runway 09

Runway 27

Elevation: 
531.6 537.1
Latitude: 
38-59-24.8249N 38-59-24.9912N
Longitude: 
089-10-12.5084W 089-09-34.5011W
True Magnetic Hdg.: 
090 270
ILS Type: 
Glide Path Angle: 
0.0 degrees 0.0 degrees
Traffic Pattern: 
Left
Runway Markings Type: 
Basic Basic
Runway Markings Condition:
Fair Fair
Arresting Device: 
Object at End: 
Object Height: 
Object Marked/Lighted?: 
Distance from End: 
Object Centerline Offset: 
Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
Approach Light System: 
REIL: 
Yes
Touchdown Lights: 
No No
Centerline Lights: 
No No
Threshold Crossing Height: 
Threshold Elevation: 
Displaced Threshold: 
Threshold Latitude: 

Threshold Longitude: 

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

Runway 18/36  3751 ft x 100 ft (1143 m x 30 m)
Runway Length Source:  ADO as of 02/28/2018
Surface:  Asphalt - Fair condition - Porous friction course
Runway Pavement Class: 
Runway Edge Lights:  Medium Intensity

Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
Single Wheel Landing Gear:  21.0
Dual Wheel Landing Gear: 
Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 
Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

Runway 18

Runway 36

Elevation: 
530.1 533.0
Latitude: 
38-59-51.3104N 38-59-14.2312N
Longitude: 
089-10-02.2372W 089-10-01.9689W
True Magnetic Hdg.: 
180 360
ILS Type: 
Glide Path Angle: 
3.0 degrees 0.0 degrees
Traffic Pattern: 
Left
Runway Markings Type: 
Nonprecision Instrument Nonprecision Instrument
Runway Markings Condition:
Good Good
Arresting Device: 
Object at End: 
ROAD ROAD
Object Height: 
18 14
Object Marked/Lighted?: 
Distance from End: 
575 522
Object Centerline Offset: 
Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway
Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
Approach Light System: 
REIL: 
Yes Yes
Touchdown Lights: 
No No
Centerline Lights: 
No No
Threshold Crossing Height: 
20
Threshold Elevation: 
Displaced Threshold: 
Threshold Latitude: 

Threshold Longitude: 

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

Services

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

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