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LCH

Lake Charles Regional
Lake Charles, Louisiana

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FAA Identifier: LCH
Latitude/Longitude: 30-07-33.9000N / 093-13-24.3000W
30.1258 / -93.2233
Elevation: 14 feet MSL (Surveyed)
Magnetic Variation: 03E (2005)
Land Area Covered: 1878 acres
From City: 5 nautical miles S of Lake Charles, LA
County/Parish: Calcasieu, LA
Airport Operations:
Airport Use: Public
Activiation Date: 11/1/1961 12:00:00 AM
Sectional Chart: Houston
Control Tower: Yes
ARTCC: Houston Center (ZHU)
FSS: De Ridder Flight Service Station ()
Attendance: ALL/ALL/0500-2230
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: 120.7
LCL/P 120.7
LCL/P 257.8
GND/P 121.8
EMERG 121.5
EMERG 243.0
CD/P 126.25
ATIS 118.75
APCH/P DEP/P TRSA IC 119.35 WEST
APCH/P DEP/P TRSA IC 353.75 WEST
APCH/P DEP/P TRSA 119.8 EAST
APCH/P DEP/P TRSA 282.3 EAST
APCH/DEP SERVICE PROVIDED BY HOUSTON ARTCC ON FREQS 124.7/317.4 (LAKE CHARLES RCAG) WHEN APCH CTL CLOSED.
LAKE CHARLES APCH CTL USES FREQ 119.75 FOR OFFSHORE HELICOPTER OPNS.
Services:
Fuel available: 100LL Jet-A1+
Airframe Repair: Major
Power Plant Repair: Major
Bottled oxygen: None
Bulk oxygen: None
Runway Information:
Runway: 05/23
Dimensions: 5200 x 100 ft.
Surface: Asphalt - in good condition
Weight Bearing Capacity:
Single wheel: 70 K lbs.
Double wheel: 90 K lbs.
Double tandem: 140 K lbs.
Runway Edge Lights: Medium intensity
Runway: 15/33
Dimensions: 6500 x 150 ft.
Surface: Portland cement concrete - in good condition
Surface Treatment: Saw-cut or plastic groove
Weight Bearing Capacity:
Single wheel: 100 K lbs.
Double wheel: 145 K lbs.
Double tandem: 260 K lbs.
Runway Edge Lights: High intensity
Airport Ownership and Management:
Ownership: Publicly Owned
Owner: Calcasieu Parish
P O Box 5820
Lake Charles, LA 70607
337-477-6051
Manager: Heath Allen
Po Drawer 5820
Lake Charles, LA 70607-5820
337-477-6051
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Remarks:
  • THIS AIRPORT HAS BEEN SURVEYED BY THE NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY.
  • ATCT BLIND SPOT ON TWY J.
  • BIRDS ON & INVOF ARPT.
  • USE EXTREME CARE CONST ON TERMINAL RAMP.
  • PPR 8 HRS FOR UNSKED ACR OPNS; ARFF INDEX B SVC AVBL ON REQ 0800-1630 MON-FRI EXCEPT HOLS CALL AMGR 337-477-6051-EXT 0. ARFF INDEX A AVBL DURG ACR OPNS.
  • SOUTH 900 FT GRVD.
  • WHEN ATCT CLSD ACTVT MALSR RY 15; MALSF RY 33; HIRL RY 15/33; VASI RY 33 & MIRL RY 05/23 - CTAF. VASI RY 23 OFF WHEN ATCT CLSD.
Nearby Public Airports: (50 mile radius)
IDNameCity/State/UseChartDistance
CWF Chennault Intl Lake Charles, LA - Public Houston 8 miles
UXL Southland Field Sulphur, LA - Public Houston 9 miles
6R1 Welsh Welsh, LA - Public Houston 25 miles
5R8 De Quincy Industrial Airpark De Quincy, LA - Public Houston 26 miles
3R7 Jennings Jennings, LA - Public Houston 34 miles
ORG Orange County Orange, TX - Public Houston 35 miles
3R2 Le Gros Memorial Crowley, LA - Public Houston 44 miles
BPT Jack Brooks Rgnl Beaumont/port Arthur, TX - Public Houston 49 miles
DRI Beauregard Rgnl De Ridder, LA - Public Houston 49 miles
Nearby Private Airports: (20 mile radius)
IDNameCity/State/UseChartDistance
3LA8 Open A-1 Ranch Lake Charles, LA - Private Houston 5 miles
3LA6 Morgan Crop Service Nr 2 Lake Charles, LA - Private Houston 9 miles
52LA Bruce Beard Bell City, LA - Private Houston 9 miles
7LA9 Chute N Gators Bell City, LA - Private Houston 10 miles
LA21 Chloe Lake Charles, LA - Private Houston 10 miles
LS10 Reynolds Westlake, LA - Private Houston 11 miles
12LA Kml Sulphur, LA - Private Houston 13 miles
LA71 O'Brien Flying Service Iowa, LA - Private Houston 15 miles
LS36 Light Plane Flyers Airfield Iowa, LA - Private Houston 17 miles
LA31 Gotreaux Strip Lacassine, LA - Private Houston 18 miles
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