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LAF

Purdue University
Lafayette, Indiana

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FAA Identifier: LAF
Latitude/Longitude: 40-24-44.3000N / 086-56-12.8000W
40.4122 / -86.9367
Elevation: 605 feet MSL (Surveyed)
Magnetic Variation: 01W (1985)
Land Area Covered: 527 acres
From City: 2 nautical miles SW of Lafayette, IN
County/Parish: Tippecanoe, IN
Airport Operations:
Airport Use: Public
Activiation Date: 4/1/1940 12:00:00 AM
Sectional Chart: Chicago
Control Tower: Yes
ARTCC: Chicago Center (ZAU)
FSS: Terre Haute Flight Service Station ()
Attendance: ALL/ALL/0600-2200
Wind Indicator: Yes - Lighted
Segmented Circle: No
Lights: See Rmk
Beacon: White-Green (lighted land airport)
International Operations: No
Landing Fee: No
Communications:
Unicom: 122.95
CTAF: 119.6
LCL/P GND/P 393.0
LCL/P 119.6
GND/P 121.9
EMERG 243.0
ATIS 127.75
APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY CHICAGO ARTCC ON FREQ 123.85 (LAFAYETTE RCAG) WHEN GRISSOM (GUS) APCH/DEP CON CLOSED..
Services:
Fuel available: 100LL Jet-A
Airframe Repair: Major
Power Plant Repair: Major
Bottled oxygen: None
Bulk oxygen: High/low
Runway Information:
Runway: 05/23
Dimensions: 4225 x 100 ft.
Surface: Asphalt - in good condition
Weight Bearing Capacity:
Single wheel: 48 K lbs.
Double wheel: 58 K lbs.
Double tandem: 90 K lbs.
Runway Edge Lights: Medium intensity
Runway: 10/28
Dimensions: 6600 x 150 ft.
Surface: Asphalt - in good condition
Surface Treatment: Saw-cut or plastic groove
Weight Bearing Capacity:
Single wheel: 90 K lbs.
Double wheel: 110 K lbs.
Double tandem: 165 K lbs.
Runway Edge Lights: High intensity
Airport Ownership and Management:
Ownership: Publicly Owned
Owner: Purdue University
Trml Bldg Room 201
West Lafayette, IN 47907
(765) 496-6326
Manager: Adam Baxmeyer
Trml Bldg Room 201
West Lafayette, IN 47907
(765) 414-1626
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Remarks:
  • INTSV STUDENT TRNG.
  • RY 05/23 NOT AVBL FOR ACR OPNS.
  • BALD EAGLES IN VICINITY OF AIRPORT
  • APRT SFC CONDS NOT MONITORED BTN THE HRS OF 2200 AND 0600 LCL TIME.
  • PPR FOR ACR OPNS WITH MORE THAN 30 PSGR SEATS CALL AMGR 765-496-6326 OR 765-414-1626. INDEX B ARFF CAPABILITY AVBL ON REQ.
  • RY 05/23 RSTRD TO ACFT WITH WINGSPAN OF 79 FT OR LESS.
  • RWY 23 20:1 AT DSPLCD THLD.
  • WHEN ATCT CLSD ACTVT HIRL RY 10/28; MIRL RY 5/23; MALSR RY 10 & REIL RYS 05 & 23 & 28 - CTAF.
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IDNameCity/State/UseChartDistance
IG02 Ratcliff Lafayette, IN - Private Chicago 10 miles
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