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KARA Acadiana Regional Airport
New Iberia, Louisiana, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 19 MAY 2022

Location

FAA Identifier: ARA
Lat/Long: 30-02-15.9300N 091-53-02.0260W
30-02.265500N 091-53.033767W
30.0377583,-91.8838961
(estimated)
Elevation: 24 ft. / 7.3 m (surveyed)
Variation: 00E (2020)
From city: 4 miles NW of NEW IBERIA, LA
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -6 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 70560

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 02/1944
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: HOUSTON CENTER
FSS: DE RIDDER FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: ARA (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 0700-2100
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: DUSK-DAWN. WHEN ATCT CLSD HIRL RWY 17/35 PRESET LOW INTST. TO INCR INTST - CTAF. MALSR RWY 35 ON CONSLY. ACTVT SEAWAY EDGE LGTS RWY 17W/35W - 122.7 3 CLICKS ON 7 CLICKS OFF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
Fire and rescue: ARFF index A
Airline operations: PPR FOR MORE THAN 30 PSGR SEATS CALL AMGR 337-365-7202 (M-F 0830-1630).
International operations: customs landing rights airport

Airport Communications

CTAF: 125.0
UNICOM: 122.95
WX ASOS: 133.325 (337-365-0128)
ACADIANA GROUND: 121.7 [0600-2100]
ACADIANA TOWER: 125.0 239.3 [0600-2100]
LAFAYETTE APPROACH: 121.1
LAFAYETTE DEPARTURE: 121.1
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 118.05 ;WHEN TWR CLSD 121.7
EMERG: 121.5
WX AWOS-3 at IYA (11 nm W): 118.875 (337-892-0526)
WX ASOS at LFT (11 nm NW): 134.05 ((337)262-2757)
  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY HOUSTON ARTCC (ZHU) ON FREQS 126.35/338.25 (LAFAYETTE RCAG) WHEN LAFAYETTE (LFT) APCH CTL CLSD.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
LFTr146/10.9LAFAYETTE VORTAC109.8003E
LLAr045/34.0WHITE LAKE VOR/DME110.4004E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
ABBEVILLE094/12.523002EBNZ -... -. --..

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
100LL:FOR FUEL AFT HRS CALL 337-367-1401 FAX 337-367-1404.
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MINOR
Powerplant service: MINOR
Bottled oxygen: LOW
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 17/35

Dimensions: 8002 x 200 ft. / 2439 x 61 m
Surface: concrete/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 39 /R/B/W/T
Double wheel: 105.0
Double tandem: 163.0
Dual double tandem: 400.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 17  RUNWAY 35
Latitude: 30-02.909690N30-01.620808N
Longitude: 091-53.197617W091-52.869447W
Elevation: 24.0 ft.18.8 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftright
Runway heading: 168348
Declared distances: TORA:8002 TODA:8002 ASDA:8002 LDA:8002TORA:8002 TODA:8002 ASDA:8002 LDA:8002
Markings: precision, in good conditionprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Approach lights: ODALS: omnidirectional approach lighting systemMALSR: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with runway alignment indicator lights
Runway end identifier lights: no
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: ILS/DME

Runway 17W/35W

Dimensions: 5000 x 150 ft. / 1524 x 46 m
Surface: water
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
SEAWAY EDGE LGTS GREEN; THLD LGTS AMBER.
RUNWAY 17W  RUNWAY 35W
Latitude: 30-02.541667N30-01.736000N
Longitude: 091-53.360833W091-53.157333W
Elevation: 20.3 ft.20.2 ft.
Traffic pattern: rightleft
Runway heading: 168348
Declared distances: TORA:5000 TODA:5000 ASDA:5000 LDA:5000TORA:5000 TODA:5000 ASDA:5000 LDA:5000
Markings: NSTDNSTD

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: IBERIA PARISH GOVERMENT
300 IBERIA ST
NEW IBERIA, LA 70560
Phone 337-365-8246
Manager: MAURICE SONGY
1404 HANGAR DR
NEW IBERIA, LA 70560
Phone (337) 365-7202

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 60
Single engine airplanes: 50
Multi engine airplanes: 6
Jet airplanes: 2
Helicopters: 2
    
Aircraft operations: avg 113/day *
61% local general aviation
23% transient general aviation
8% air taxi
7% military
<1% commercial
* for 12-month period ending 30 April 2021

Additional Remarks

ROTOR WING MOVEMENT AND LANDING AREA BETWEEN THE RY AND SEAWAY.
INTENSIVE HELO TRAINING.
SEAPLANE LNDG AREA (WATER CHNL) W OF & ADJ/PARL TO RWY.
BIRD ACTIVITY ON & INVOF ARPT.
COMPASS ROSE NOT AVBL.
FOR CD WHEN APCH CLSD CTC HOUSTON ARTCC AT 281-230-5622.
ARFF INDEX B BTN 0200Z AND 1030Z MON THRU FRI.

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 19 May 2022 at 0901Z to 16 June 2022 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 35   download (277KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 17   download (236KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 35   download (239KB)
VOR RWY 35   download (201KB)
VOR OR TACAN RWY 17   download (215KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (67KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (194KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KIYA - Abbeville Chris Crusta Memorial Airport (11 nm W)
KLFT - Lafayette Regional Airport/Paul Fournet Field (11 nm NW)
KOPL - St Landry Parish Airport-Ahart Field (33 nm N)
KPTN - Harry P Williams Memorial Airport (35 nm SE)
4R7 - Eunice Airport (38 nm NW)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 24-May-2022
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:4410:44
Sunrise06:1011:10
Sunset19:5800:58
Evening civil twilight20:2501:25

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  24-May-2022 22:13:23
Local (UTC-5)  24-May-2022 17:13:23
 
METAR
KARA 242153Z 16016G24KT 10SM SCT025 BKN030 BKN037 29/23 A2979 RMK AO2 SLP088 T02890233
K0R3 
11nm W 
118.875
No observation available
KIYA 
11nm W 
242155Z AUTO 15013G20KT 7SM BKN022 BKN034 BKN041 29/22 A2980 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT SW THRU NE T02870219
KLFT 
11nm NW 
242153Z 17009G20KT 10SM SCT031 BKN040 BKN047 29/23 A2979 RMK AO2 SLP087 T02940228
TAF
KARA 241730Z 2418/2518 18012G28KT P6SM VCTS SCT025 BKN050CB TEMPO 2419/2423 4SM TSRA BR BKN025CB FM250000 15008KT P6SM SCT020 BKN120 FM251200 18010KT 6SM TSRA BR SCT015 OVC050CB PROB30 2512/2515 20012G25KT 2SM +TSRA OVC025CB FM251500 20012KT 6SM SHRA BR OVC050
KLFT 
11nm NW 
241730Z 2418/2518 18012G25KT P6SM VCTS SCT025 BKN050CB TEMPO 2420/2424 4SM TSRA BR BKN025CB FM250100 15008KT P6SM SCT020 BKN120 FM251200 18008KT 6SM TSRA BR SCT015 OVC050CB PROB30 2512/2515 20012G20KT 2SM +TSRA OVC025CB FM251500 20012KT 6SM SHRA BR OVC050
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
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 Freeman Jet Center
337-367-1401
[web site]
[email]
Aviation fuel, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), GPU / Power cart, Passenger terminal and lounge, Pilots lounge / snooze room, Computerized weather, ...

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100LL Jet A
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