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VPZ

Porter County Regional
Valparaiso, Indiana

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FAA Identifier: VPZ
Latitude/Longitude: 41-27-14.3000N / 087-00-25.5000W
41.4539 / -87.0069
Elevation: 770 feet MSL (Surveyed)
Magnetic Variation: 02W (1985)
Land Area Covered: 718 acres
From City: 1 nautical miles SE of Valparaiso, IN
County/Parish: Porter, IN
Airport Operations:
Airport Use: Public
Activiation Date: 11/1/1950 12:00:00 AM
Sectional Chart: Chicago
Control Tower: No
ARTCC: Chicago Center (ZAU)
FSS: Terre Haute Flight Service Station ()
Attendance: ALL/MON-FRI/0600-2200, ALL/SAT-SUN/0700-1900
Wind Indicator: Yes - Lighted
Segmented Circle: Yes
Lights: See Rmk
Beacon: White-Green (lighted land airport)
International Operations: No
Landing Fee: No
Communications:
Unicom: 122.725
CTAF: 122.725
APCH/DEP SERVICE PROVIDED 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 123.65 (CROWNPOINT RCO).
Services:
Fuel available: 100LL Jet-A
Airframe Repair: Major
Power Plant Repair: Major
Bottled oxygen: None
Bulk oxygen: None
Runway Information:
Runway: 09/27
Dimensions: 7001 x 150 ft.
Surface: Asphalt - in good condition
Surface Treatment: Saw-cut or plastic groove
Weight Bearing Capacity:
Double wheel: 250 K lbs.
Double tandem: 375 K lbs.
Runway Edge Lights: High intensity
Runway: 18/36
Dimensions: 4001 x 75 ft.
Surface: Asphalt - in good condition
Surface Treatment: Saw-cut or plastic groove
Weight Bearing Capacity:
Single wheel: 30 K lbs.
Double wheel: 45 K lbs.
Runway Edge Lights: Medium intensity
Airport Ownership and Management:
Ownership: Publicly Owned
Owner: Porter County Muni Arpt Auth
4207 Murvihill Rd
Valparaiso, IN 46383
219-462-6508
Manager: Kyle J. Kuebler
4207 Murvihill Rd
Valparaiso, IN 46383
219-462-6508
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Remarks:
  • RYS 09/27 & 18/36 PARALLEL TWY HAVE GREEN CNTRLN REFLECTORS.
  • BIRDS & DEER ON & INVOF ARPT.
  • CLSD TO SCHEDULED ACR OPNS WITH GREATER THAN 9 PSGR SEATS & UNSCHEDULED ACR OPS GREATER THAN 30 SEATS. 90-DAY PPR; CALL AMGR 219-462-6508.
  • RY 18 PAPI UNUSBL BYD 8 DEG RIGHT OF CNTRLN.
  • UNUSBL BYD 7 DEG RIGHT OF CNTRLN.
  • RY 36 PAPI UNUSBL BYD 8 DEG RIGHT OF CNTRLN.
  • ALSO PLINE OBSTN MKD; 96 FT ABV RY END; 5601 FT FM RY END; PERPENDICULAR TO CNTRLN; 56:1 SLOPE.
  • HIRL RY 09/27 & MIRL RY 18/36 PRESET ON LOW INTST DUSK-2300; PCL TO INCR INTST AFT 2300 & ACTVT MALSR RY 27; REIL RY 09; PAPI RWY 27 AND PAPI & REIL RYS 18 & 36 - CTAF; VASI RY 09 OPERS 24 HRS.
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