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05C Griffith-Merrillville Airport
Griffith, Indiana, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 20 MAY 2021

Location

FAA Identifier: 05C
Lat/Long: 41-31-11.4276N 087-23-58.2287W
41-31.190460N 087-23.970478W
41.5198410,-87.3995080
(estimated)
Elevation: 634 ft. / 193.2 m (surveyed)
Variation: 03W (2000)
From city: 2 miles E of GRIFFITH, IN
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -6 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 46319

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 01/1962
Control tower: no
ARTCC: CHICAGO CENTER
FSS: TERRE HAUTE FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: HUF (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: MON-FRI 0800-2000, ALL SAT-SUN 0800-1700
UNATTENDED NEW YEARS DAY, EASTER, THANKSGIVING, AND CHRISTMAS
ATTENDED 0800-1900 DURING WINTER MONTHS
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: no
Lights: ACTVT MIRL RY 08/26, REIL RYS 08 & 26 & PAPI RYS 08 & 26 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 123.0
CHICAGO APPROACH: 133.1
CHICAGO DEPARTURE: 133.1
WX AWOS-3PT at GYY (6 nm N): 134.575 (219-944-0010)
WX AWOS-3 at IGQ (6 nm W): 119.275 (708-895-9526)
WX AWOS-AV at C56 (15 nm SW): 119.125 (708-534-5256)
WX ASOS at VPZ (18 nm E): 125.875 (219-531-1770)
  • COMMUNICATIONS PRVDD BY TERRE HAUTE RADIO ON FREQ 122.3 (CROWNPOINT RCO).

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
CGTr084/7.8CHICAGO HEIGHTS VORTAC114.2002E
EONr048/23.2PEOTONE VORTAC113.2002E
OXIr289/35.8KNOX VOR/DME115.6000E

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A UL94
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: LOW
Bulk oxygen: LOW

Runway Information

Runway 8/26

Dimensions: 4899 x 75 ft. / 1493 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in good condition
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 8  RUNWAY 26
Latitude: 41-31.120552N41-31.260132N
Longitude: 087-24.499353W087-23.442160W
Elevation: 634.0 ft.632.3 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 083 magnetic, 080 true263 magnetic, 260 true
Displaced threshold: no1120 ft.
Markings: basic, in good conditionbasic, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on left (3.50 degrees glide path)2-light PAPI on right (4.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 12 ft. bldg, 380 ft. from runway, 125 ft. left of centerline, 15:1 slope to clear55 ft. trees, 310 ft. from runway, 2:1 slope to clear
APCH SLOPE 26:1 FM DSPLCD THLD DUE TO 70 FT TREES 1,820 FT FM DSPLCD THLD

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Privately-owned
Owner: GRIFFITH AVIATION INC
1705 E. MAIN ST.
GRIFFITH, IN 46319
Phone 219-924-0207
Manager: CRAIG ANDERSON
1705 E. MAIN ST.
GRIFFITH, IN 46319
Phone 219-924-0207

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 48
Single engine airplanes: 35
Multi engine airplanes: 9
Jet airplanes: 1
Helicopters: 3
    
Aircraft operations: avg 61/day *
86% transient general aviation
13% local general aviation
1% air taxi
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2017

Additional Remarks

DEER ON & INVOF ARPT.
FOR CD CTC CHICAGO APCH AT 847-289-0926.

Instrument Procedures

NOTE: All procedures below are presented as PDF files. If you need a reader for these files, you should download the free Adobe Reader.

NOT FOR NAVIGATION. Please procure official charts for flight.
FAA instrument procedures published for use from 20 May 2021 at 0901Z to 17 June 2021 at 0900z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
GOSHEN SEVEN   download (277KB)
LUCIT ONE (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (294KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 08   download (188KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 26   download (190KB)
VOR RWY 08   download (211KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (348KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KGYY - Gary/Chicago International Airport (6 nm N)
KIGQ - Lansing Municipal Airport (6 nm W)
3HO - Hobart Sky Ranch Airport (6 nm E)
C56 - Bult Field Airport (15 nm SW)
KVPZ - Porter County Regional Airport (18 nm E)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 13-Jun-2021
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight04:4209:42
Sunrise05:1610:16
Sunset20:2301:23
Evening civil twilight20:5701:57

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  13-Jun-2021 08:55:20
Local (UTC-5)  13-Jun-2021 03:55:20
 
METAR
KGYY 
6nm N 
130835Z AUTO 00000KT 4SM +RA CLR 19/18 A2992 RMK AO2 T01880179
KIGQ 
6nm W 
130835Z AUTO 35003KT 10SM CLR 21/20 A2992 RMK AO2 T02100195
KVPZ 
18nm E 
130756Z AUTO 35005KT 10SM CLR 21/18 A2991 RMK AO2 SLP122 T02060183
TAF
KGYY 
6nm N 
130539Z 1306/1406 02008KT P6SM SCT045 TEMPO 1309/1313 3SM BR FM140200 15005KT P6SM SKC FM140500 22011KT P6SM FEW100
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
Griffith Aviation, Inc. 219-924-0207
toll-free 800-247-7070
[web site]
[email]
Airport management, Aviation fuel, Aircraft ground handling, Oxygen service, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangars, Hangar leasing / sales, ...

More info about Griffith Aviation, Inc.
independent
100LL UL94 Jet A
FS $4.89 $5.09 $3.79 
 Updated 11-Jun-2021
 
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Where to Eat: Catering, Restaurants, Food shops

  
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 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Distance
 
Comments
  
Mi Tierra 219-922-3633
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