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La Porte Municipal
La Porte, Indiana

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FAA Identifier: PPO
Latitude/Longitude: 41-34-20.9000N / 086-44-04.2990W
41.5722 / -86.7344
Elevation: 811 feet MSL (Surveyed)
Magnetic Variation: 03W (1995)
Land Area Covered: 188 acres
From City: 3 nautical miles S of La Porte, IN
County/Parish: La Porte, IN
Airport Operations:
Airport Use: Public
Activiation Date: 4/1/1940 12:00:00 AM
Sectional Chart: Chicago
Control Tower: No
ARTCC: Chicago Center (ZAU)
FSS: Terre Haute Flight Service Station ()
Attendance: NOV - APR/MON-FRI/0700-1700, ALL/SAT-SUN/0800-1700, MAY - OCT/MON-FRI/0700-1800
Wind Indicator: Yes - Lighted
Segmented Circle: Yes
Lights: See Rmk
Beacon: White-Green (lighted land airport)
International Operations: No
Landing Fee: No
Communications:
Unicom: 123
CTAF: 123
APCH/DEP SERVICE PROVIDED BY CHICAGO ARTCC ON FREQS 135.9/317.6 (GOSHEN RCAG) WHEN SOUTH BEND APCH CTL CLSD.
Services:
Fuel available: 100LL Jet-A UL94
Airframe Repair: Minor
Power Plant Repair: Minor
Bottled oxygen: None
Bulk oxygen: None
Runway Information:
Runway: 02/20
Dimensions: 5000 x 75 ft.
Surface: Asphalt - in good condition
Surface Treatment: Saw-cut or plastic groove
Weight Bearing Capacity:
Single wheel: 18 K lbs.
Runway Edge Lights: Medium intensity
Runway: 14/32
Dimensions: 2798 x 60 ft.
Surface: Asphalt - in good condition
Runway Edge Lights: Medium intensity
Airport Ownership and Management:
Ownership: Publicly Owned
Owner: La Porte Airport Authority
2341 State Rd 39s
La Porte, IN 46350
219-324-3393
Manager: Diane Schwartz / Planning And Ops
2341 State Rd 39s
La Porte, IN 46350
219-324-3393
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Remarks:
  • EDWARD L VOLK, PRESIDENT.
  • FARM EQUIP ON OR NEAR ACFT OPNS AREAS.
  • (E81) TWY LGTS AT TWY ENTRANCE ONLY.
  • FOR SVC OTHER HRS CALL 219-608-4707 OR 219-363-6659.
  • UNUSBL BYD 2 DEGS LEFT OF CNTRLN.
  • CLOSEST INTERCEPT POINT.
  • CLOSEST INTERCEPT POINT.
  • APPCH SLOPE TO DISP THLD 36:1.
  • FUEL AVBL AT TRML DURING ATTENDED HRS OR BY SVC CALL. SELF SERVE FUEL AVBL AT PUMPS ON EAST SIDE OF AIRFIELD. FUEL: 100LL, JET A, SWIFT 94.
  • ACTVT MIRL RY 02/20 & RY 14/32; REIL RYS 02, 14, 20, & 32; AND PAPI RYS 02, 20, & 32 - CTAF.
  • EXISTED PRIOR TO 1959.
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