Porter County Regional Airport

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Valparaiso Weather (°F)

KVPZ (0.4 NM at True Heading of 98)
METAR: KVPZ 070104Z AUTO 36007KT 6SM BR SCT008 22/20 A2999 RMK AO2 T02220200
TAF: N/A

Location

Latitude: 
41-27-14.3000N (41.453972)
Longitude: 
087-00-25.5000W (-87.007083)
Elevation: 
770.3 feet MSL (235 m MSL)
Magnetic Variation: 
4.5 W (as of July 2022 from WMM2020 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -6.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -5.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
01 N.M. SE of Valparaiso, Indiana
Found On: 
Chicago Chart
FAA Region: 
AGL

Contacts

Manager: 
Publicly owned: 
KYLE J. KUEBLER
4207 MURVIHILL RD
VALPARAISO, IN 46383
219-462-6508
PORTER COUNTY MUNI ARPT AUTH
4207 MURVIHILL RD
VALPARAISO, IN 46383
219-462-6508

Operations

Airport Status: 
Operational
Facility Use: 
Public
Type: 
Airport
Activation Date: 
11/1950
Control tower: 
No
Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
Months/Days/Hours
ALL/MON-FRI/0600-2200
Boundary ARTCC: 
ZAU (Chicago)
Responsible ARTCC: 
ZAU (Chicago)
Lighting Schedule: 
SEE RMK
Segmented Circle Indicator: 
Yes
Beacon Color: 
White-Green (Lighted Land Airport)
Traffic Pattern Altitude: 
1770 feet (539 m)
NOTAMs Facility: 
VPZ
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: 10/1986

Based Aircraft

Single Engine:  116
Multi Engine:  6
Jet Engine:  5
GA Helicopters:  1

Annual Operations (as of 01/01/2014)

Total Operations:  69888
Air Taxi:  1398 2.0%
GA Local:  38438 55.0%
GA Itinerant:  29353 42.0%
Military Aircraft:  699 1.0%

Communications

CTAF:  122.725
Unicom:  122.725
Clearance Del.:  120.525 ;CTC APCH CTL
120.525 ;CTC APCH CTL
120.525 ;CTC APCH CTL
Approach:  SOUTH BEND

CHICAGO ARTCC
Departure:  SOUTH BEND

CHICAGO ARTCC
ASOS:  125.875 (219-531-1770)

  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY CHICAGO ARTCC ON FREQS 135.9/317.6 (GOSHEN RCAG) WHEN SOUTH BEND APCH CTL CLSD.
  • COMMUNICATIONS PRVDD BY TERRE HAUTE RADIO ON FREQ 122.3 (CROWNPOINT RCO).
   

Fixed Based Operators (FBOs) & Fuel

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Area Code: 219

Business Name Frequency Phone Fuel Grade
Airport Facility
  
Unicom 122.8 800-462-6508 80, 100LL, Jet A
Eagle Aircraft, Inc.
  
Unicom 122.8 464-0132
Hall Air, Inc.
  
462-7826
Professional Aviation, Inc.
  
462-8781
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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 06/16/22 to 0901Z 07/14/22.

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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
APD AIRPORT DIAGRAM EC-2
IAP ILS RWY 27 EC-2
IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 09 EC-2
IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 18 EC-2
IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 27 EC-2
MIN ALTERNATE MINIMUMS EC-2
MIN TAKEOFF MINIMUMS EC-2
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Navigation Aids (Navaids) near VPZ

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 Porter County Regional Airport
(VPZ KVPZ VPZ)
0 5 100LL, Jet A
9.7 Flying U Ranch Airport
(IN41)
90 95 100LL
13.1 Hobart Sky Ranch Airport
(3HO)
298 302 100LL
17.1 Starke County Airport
(KOXI OXI)
115 120 100LL, Jet A+
17.1 Michigan City Municipal-Phillips Field Airport
(MGC KMGC MGC)
29 34 100LL, Jet A, Jet A+, UL94
18.1 Griffith-Merrillville Airport
(05C)
282 286 100LL, Jet A, UL94
20.8 Gary/Chicago International Airport
(GYY KGYY GYY)
298 302 100LL, Jet A
24.0 Lansing Municipal Airport
(KIGQ IGQ)
281 285 100LL, Jet A
26.2 Lowell Airport
(C97)
239 243 100LL
30.6 Bult Field Airport
(C56)
261 265 100LL, Jet A
31.4 Jasper County Airport
(RNZ KRZL RZL)
194 198 100LL, Jet A+
32.3 Plymouth Municipal Airport
(PLY C65)
99 104 100LL, Jet A
34.5 South Bend International Airport
(SBN KSBN SBN)
63 68 100LL, Jet A
38.9 Chicago Midway International Airport
(MDW KMDW MDW)
301 305 100LL, Jet A-1+
41.3 Andrews University Airpark Airport
(C20)
43 48 100LL
41.9 Jerry Tyler Meml Airport
(NLE 3TR)
56 61 100LL, Jet A+
43.9 Fulton County Airport
(RCR KRCR RCR)
121 126 100LL, Jet A
44.3 Greater Kankakee Airport
(IKK KIKK IKK)
239 243 100LL, Jet A
46.2 Kankakee Airport
(3KK)
242 246 100LL
46.3 Mentone Airport
(C92)
112 117 100LL

Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

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Remarks

A110-2 BIRDS & DEER ON & INVOF ARPT.
A110-3 FOR CD CTC SOUTH BEND APCH AT 574-251-2609. WHEN SOUTH BEND APCH CLSD, FOR CD CTC CHICAGO ARTCC AT 630-906-8921.
A110-4 CLSD TO SKED OPS WITH GTR THAN 9 PAX & UNSKED OPS WITH GTR THAN 30 PAX WITHOUT 90 DAY PPR - AMGR.
A43-18 UNUSBL BYD 8 DEG RIGHT OF CNTRLN.
A43-27 UNUSBL BYD 7 DEG RIGHT OF CNTRLN.
A43-36 UNUSBL BYD 8 DEG RIGHT OF CNTRLN.
A52-27 +96 FT MKD PLINE 5601 FT FM RWY END PERPENDICULAR TO CNTRLN 56:1 SLOPE.
A81-APT ACTVT MALSR RWY 27; REIL RWY 9, 18 & 36; PAPI RWY 9, 18, 27 & 36; HIRL RWY 09/27; MIRL RWY 18/36 - CTAF. HIRL RWY 09/27; MIRL RWY 18/36; PRESET TO LOW INTST DUSK - 2300, INCR INTST - CTAF.

Runways

Runway Summary

Runways: 09/27
18/36
Longest Runway: 09/27 is 7001 ft (2134 m) long
Runways with an Instrument Approach: 27

VPZ Airport Runway Details

Runway 09/27  7001 ft x 150 ft (2134 m x 46 m)
Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 06/28/2012
Surface:  Asphalt - Good condition - Saw-cut or plastic grooved
Runway Pavement Class:  55 /F/C/X/T
Runway Edge Lights:  High Intensity

Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
Dual Wheel Landing Gear:  250.0
Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  375.0

Runway 09

Runway 27

Elevation: 
770.0 769.0
Latitude: 
41-27-08.6894N 41-27-08.5448N
Longitude: 
087-01-11.6152W 086-59-39.6771W
True Magnetic Hdg.: 
090 270
ILS Type: 
ILS
Glide Path Angle: 
3.0 degrees 3.0 degrees
Traffic Pattern: 
Left Left
Runway Markings Type: 
Nonprecision Instrument Precision Instrument
Runway Markings Condition:
Good Good
Object at End: 
TREES
Object Height: 
60
Distance from End: 
1212
Object Centerline Offset: 
402 ft. right of centerline
Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway 4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway
Approach Light System: 
1,400 Foot Medium Intensity Approach Lighting System With Runway Alignment Indicator Lights
REIL: 
Yes No
Touchdown Lights: 
No No
Centerline Lights: 
No No
Threshold Crossing Height: 
45 50
Threshold Elevation: 
768.6
Displaced Threshold: 
500
Threshold Latitude: 
41-27-08.6799N

Threshold Longitude: 

087-01-05.0540W
Declared Distances
Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
7000 6500
Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
7000 6500
Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
7000 6500
Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
6500 6500

Runway 18/36  4001 ft x 75 ft (1220 m x 23 m)
Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 06/28/2012
Surface:  Asphalt - Good condition - Saw-cut or plastic grooved
Runway Pavement Class:  15 /F/B/X/T
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

Runway 18

Runway 36

Elevation: 
770.3 759.9
Latitude: 
41-27-43.9363N 41-27-04.4134N
Longitude: 
087-00-25.2941W 087-00-24.9422W
True Magnetic Hdg.: 
180 360
Glide Path Angle: 
3.0 degrees 3.0 degrees
Runway Markings Type: 
Nonprecision Instrument Nonprecision Instrument
Runway Markings Condition:
Good Good
Object at End: 
TREES TREES
Object Height: 
80 32
Distance from End: 
2850 966
Object Centerline Offset: 
402 ft. right 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: 
24 35
Declared Distances
Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
4001 4001
Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
4001 4001
Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
4001 4001
Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
4001 4001

Services

Fuel Available: 
100LL
Landing Fees: 
No
Parking: 
Hangars and tiedowns available

Maps & Diagrams

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