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Scholes International At Galveston
Galveston, Texas

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FAA Identifier: GLS
Latitude/Longitude: 29-15-55.2000N / 094-51-37.5000W
29.2653 / -94.8603
Elevation: 5 feet MSL (Surveyed)
Magnetic Variation: 02E (2015)
Land Area Covered: 966 acres
From City: 3 nautical miles SW of Galveston, TX
County/Parish: Galveston, TX
Airport Operations:
Airport Use: Public
Activiation Date: 8/1/1938 12:00:00 AM
Sectional Chart: Houston
Control Tower: Yes
ARTCC: Houston Center (ZHU)
FSS: Montgomery County Flight Service Station ()
Attendance: ALL/ALL/0600-2000
Wind Indicator: Yes - Lighted
Segmented Circle: Yes
Lights: See Rmk
Beacon: White-Green (lighted land airport)
International Operations: No
Landing Fee: No
Communications:
Unicom: 123.05
CTAF: 120.575
LCL/P 120.575
GND/P 118.625
Services:
Fuel available: 100LL Jet-A
Airframe Repair: Major
Power Plant Repair: Major
Bottled oxygen: None
Runway Information:
Runway: 14/32
Dimensions: 6000 x 150 ft.
Surface: Asphalt - in poor conditionortland cement concrete
Weight Bearing Capacity:
Single wheel: 30 K lbs.
Double wheel: 45 K lbs.
Double tandem: 90 K lbs.
Runway Edge Lights: High intensity
Runway: 18/36
Dimensions: 6001 x 150 ft.
Surface: Portland cement concrete - in good condition
Weight Bearing Capacity:
Single wheel: 30 K lbs.
Double wheel: 45 K lbs.
Double tandem: 90 K lbs.
Runway Edge Lights: Medium intensity
Airport Ownership and Management:
Ownership: Publicly Owned
Owner: City Of Galveston
P O Box 779
Galveston, TX 77552
(409) 797-2590
Manager: Mike Shahan
2115 Terminal Drive
Galveston, TX 77554
(409) 797-3590
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Remarks:
  • FLOCKS OF BIRDS INVOF ARPT BLO 200' AGL.
  • 124 FT LGTD CRANE NW SIDE OF ARPT.
  • FOR CD WHEN ATCT IS CLSD CTC HOUSTON APCH AT 281-443-5844.
  • HELICOPTERS OPERATING ON & INVOF ARPT.
  • 178 FT LGTD BLDG 2000 FT NE OF RY 18 THLD.
  • (A89) FOR FP FILING CALL CXO FSS 1-800-833-5602
  • PAEW ADJ RYS & TWYS.
  • TWO 157 FT MSL LGTD TOWERS BTN RYS 32 & 36.
  • FIRST 1300 FT NW END IS CONC.
  • FOR FUEL SVC AFT HRS CALL 409-771-1109. SELF SERVE AVBL 24 HRS WITH CREDIT CARD.
  • HIRL RY 14/32 AND MIRL RY 18/36 PRESET ON MED INTST. WHEN ATCT CLSD ACTVT MALSR RY 14 - CTAF.
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