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CWF

Chennault International
Lake Charles, Louisiana

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FAA Identifier: CWF
Latitude/Longitude: 30-12-38.1000N / 093-08-35.5000W
30.2106 / -93.1431
Elevation: 16 feet MSL (Surveyed)
Magnetic Variation: 04E (1990)
Land Area Covered: 1310 acres
From City: 4 nautical miles E of Lake Charles, LA
County/Parish: Calcasieu, LA
Airport Operations:
Airport Use: Public
Activiation Date: 1/1/1964 12:00:00 AM
Sectional Chart: Houston
Control Tower: Yes
ARTCC: Houston Center (ZHU)
FSS: De Ridder Flight Service Station ()
Attendance: ALL/ALL/0600-2200
Wind Indicator: Yes - Lighted
Segmented Circle: Yes
Lights: See Rmk
Beacon: White-Green (lighted land airport)
International Operations: No
Landing Fee: No
Communications:
Unicom: 122.95
CTAF: 124.2
LCL/P 124.2
LCL/P 290.4
GND/P 275.8
GND/P 121.65
ATIS 120.0
APCH/DEP SERVICE PROVIDED BY HOUSTON ARTCC ON FREQS 124.7/317.4 (LAKE CHARLES RCAG) WHEN LAKE CHARLES APCH CTL CLOSED.
Services:
Fuel available: 100LL Jet-A1+
Bottled oxygen: Low
Bulk oxygen: None
Runway Information:
Runway: 15/33
Dimensions: 10702 x 200 ft.
Surface: Portland cement concrete - in fair condition
Weight Bearing Capacity:
Single wheel: 75 K lbs.
Double wheel: 200 K lbs.
Double tandem: 320 K lbs.
Runway Edge Lights: High intensity
Airport Ownership and Management:
Ownership: Publicly Owned
Owner: Chennault Intl Arpt Authority
3650 Sen. J. Bennett Johnston Ave
Lake Charles, LA 70615-6849
337-491-9961
Manager: Randolph R. Robb
3650 Sen. J. Bennett Johnston Ave
Lake Charles, LA 70615-6849
337-491-9961
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Remarks:
  • INDEX E AVBL WITH 24 HRS NOTICE CALL AMGR 337-491-9961.
  • BIRDS ON & INVOF OF ARPT
  • OCNL HEAVY JET ACFT ON & INVOF ARPT.
  • DEPUTY DIRECTOR.
  • AFT HRS CALL 337-433-7766.
  • 6 HRS PPR FOR ACR OPNS WITH MORE THAN 30 PSGR SEATS CALL AMGR 337-491-9961.
  • FOR FUEL CALL 337-436-4877.
  • WHEN ATCT CLSD ACTVT HIRL RY 15/33; MALSR RY 15 & REIL RY 33 - CTAF.
  • TFC PATTERN 600' & BLO. PRVDD ATCT OPNL TO PRVD ATC SVCS PRIOR TO ACFT OPNS.
Nearby Public Airports: (50 mile radius)
IDNameCity/State/UseChartDistance
LCH Lake Charles Rgnl Lake Charles, LA - Public Houston 8 miles
UXL Southland Field Sulphur, LA - Public Houston 15 miles
6R1 Welsh Welsh, LA - Public Houston 19 miles
5R8 De Quincy Industrial Airpark De Quincy, LA - Public Houston 25 miles
3R7 Jennings Jennings, LA - Public Houston 28 miles
3R2 Le Gros Memorial Crowley, LA - Public Houston 40 miles
ORG Orange County Orange, TX - Public Houston 41 miles
DRI Beauregard Rgnl De Ridder, LA - Public Houston 44 miles
ACP Allen Parish Oakdale, LA - Public Houston 46 miles
4R7 Eunice Eunice, LA - Public Houston 46 miles
Nearby Private Airports: (20 mile radius)
IDNameCity/State/UseChartDistance
LA21 Chloe Lake Charles, LA - Private Houston 3 miles
3LA8 Open A-1 Ranch Lake Charles, LA - Private Houston 5 miles
3LA6 Morgan Crop Service Nr 2 Lake Charles, LA - Private Houston 6 miles
LA71 O'Brien Flying Service Iowa, LA - Private Houston 9 miles
LS36 Light Plane Flyers Airfield Iowa, LA - Private Houston 11 miles
LS10 Reynolds Westlake, LA - Private Houston 11 miles
52LA Bruce Beard Bell City, LA - Private Houston 11 miles
LA31 Gotreaux Strip Lacassine, LA - Private Houston 13 miles
12LA Kml Sulphur, LA - Private Houston 14 miles
7LA9 Chute N Gators Bell City, LA - Private Houston 15 miles
7LA3 Habetz Ragley, LA - Private Houston 19 miles
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