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05C

Griffith-Merrillville
Griffith, Indiana

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FAA Identifier: 05C
Latitude/Longitude: 41-31-11.4276N / 087-23-58.2287W
41.5197 / -87.3994
Elevation: 634 feet MSL (Surveyed)
Magnetic Variation: 03W (2000)
Land Area Covered: 130 acres
From City: 2 nautical miles E of Griffith, IN
County/Parish: Lake, IN
Airport Operations:
Airport Use: Public
Activiation Date: 1/1/1962 12:00:00 AM
Sectional Chart: Chicago
Control Tower: No
ARTCC: Chicago Center (ZAU)
FSS: Terre Haute Flight Service Station ()
Attendance: ALL/MON-FRI/0800-2000, ALL/SAT-SUN/0800-1700
Wind Indicator: Yes - Lighted
Segmented Circle: No
Lights: See Rmk
Beacon: White-Green (lighted land airport)
International Operations: No
Landing Fee: No
Communications:
Unicom: 123
CTAF: 123
COMMUNICATIONS PRVDD BY TERRE HAUTE RADIO ON FREQ 123.65 ( CROWNPOINT RCO).
Services:
Fuel available: 100LL Jet-A UL94
Airframe Repair: Major
Power Plant Repair: Major
Bottled oxygen: Low
Bulk oxygen: Low
Runway Information:
Runway: 08/26
Dimensions: 4899 x 75 ft.
Surface: Asphalt - in good condition
Surface Treatment: Saw-cut or plastic groove
Runway Edge Lights: Medium intensity
Airport Ownership and Management:
Ownership: Privately Owned
Owner: Griffith Aviation Inc
1705 E. Main St.
Griffith, IN 46319
219-924-0207
Manager: Craig Anderson
1705 E. Main St.
Griffith, IN 46319
219-924-0207
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Remarks:
  • DEER ON & INVOF ARPT.
  • FOR CD CTC CHICAGO APCH AT 847-289-0926.
  • UNATTENDED NEW YEARS DAY, EASTER, THANKSGIVING, AND CHRISTMAS
  • CLNC SLOPE TO DISP THLD 32:1
  • ACTVT MIRL RY 08/26, REIL RYS 08 & 26 & PAPI RYS 08 & 26 - CTAF.
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