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E63 Gila Bend Municipal Airport
Gila Bend, Arizona, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 16 AUGUST 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: E63
Lat/Long: 32-57-36.6100N / 112-40-25.0950W
32-57.610167N / 112-40.418250W
32.9601694 / -112.6736375
(estimated)
Elevation: 788.7 ft. / 240 m (estimated)
Variation: 13E (1985)
From city: 2 miles E of GILA BEND, AZ
Time zone: UTC -7 (year round; does not observe DST)
Zip code: 85337

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 01/1966
Control tower: no
ARTCC: ALBUQUERQUE CENTER
FSS: PRESCOTT FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: PRC (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: UNATNDD
Pattern altitude: 1588.7 ft. MSL
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT MIRL RY 04/22 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.8
  • RCO 122.1R 116.6T (PRESCOTT RADIO).

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
GBN at fieldGILA BEND VORTAC116.6014E
BXKr152/30.6BUCKEYE VORTAC110.6014E
TFDr265/38.8STANFIELD VORTAC114.8012E

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL
24 HR SELF-SERVICE AVAILABLE WITH MAJOR CREDIT CARD AFTER 09/01/2014
Parking: tiedowns
Airframe service: NONE
Powerplant service: NONE
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 4/22

Dimensions: 5200 x 75 ft. / 1585 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 12.5
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
Gradient: NE
RUNWAY 4  RUNWAY 22
Latitude: 32-57.379833N32-57.840500N
Longitude: 112-40.847333W112-39.989167W
Elevation: 774.2 ft.788.7 ft.
Gradient: 0.3% UP0.2%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)2-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: nono
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 7 ft. brush, 205 ft. from runway, 125 ft. right of centerline
RY 04, 4 FT BERM 115 FT 'R' OF CNTRLN, ENTIRE LENGHT OF RY, 4-9 FT BRUSH 0-200 FT FROM THRESHOLD 100-125 FT. RIGHT OF CENTERLINE.
15 ft. brush, 235 ft. from runway, 35 ft. left of centerline, 2:1 slope to clear
RY 22, +3 - 15 FT. BRUSH 0- 200 FT. FROM THRESHOLD, 65 FT. - 125 FT. LEFT OF CENTERLINE; +2 FT. - 6 FT. BRUSH 0-200 FT. FROM THRESHOLD 45 -125 FT. RIGHT OF CENTERLINE; 4 FT. DITCH 0-200 FT FM THR, 80 FT BOTH SIDES OF CNTRLN.

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: TOWN OF GILA BEND
PO BOX A
GILA BEND, AZ 85337
Phone (623) 810-4662
Manager: CORY DRURY
Phone (623) 810-4662
ALTERNATE NUMBER 602-702-0891. JESUS BALDENEGRO.

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 4
Single engine airplanes: 4
    
Aircraft operations: avg 99/day *
84% local general aviation
15% transient general aviation
1% air taxi
<1% military
* for 12-month period ending 21 April 2017

Additional Remarks

AREA BESIDES RWY NARROWS TO 30' AT CULVERT.
RWY 4-22 PRIMARY SURFACE +5 FT-20 FT. BRUSH & TREES 100 FT. - 125 FT. SOUTH OF RUNWAY CENTERLINE.

Instrument Procedures

There are no published instrument procedures at E63.

Some nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KGYR - Phoenix Goodyear Airport (32 nm NE)
KLUF - Luke Air Force Base (37 nm NE)
KGEU - Glendale Municipal Airport (39 nm NE)
P19 - Stellar Airpark (43 nm NE)
KPHX - Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (44 nm NE)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 20-Aug-2018
 Local
(UTC-7)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:3212:32
Sunrise05:5812:58
Sunset19:1002:10
Evening civil twilight19:3602:36

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  21-Aug-2018 05:17:15
Local (UTC-7)  20-Aug-2018 22:17:15
 
METAR
KGXF 
5nm SW 
210458Z AUTO 19008KT 10SM CLR 36/16 A2983 RMK AO2 SLP086
TAF
KLUF 
37nm NE 
210405Z 2104/2210 19009KT 9999 SCT080 BKN120 QNH2980INS BECMG 2117/2118 18012KT 9000 -SHRA VCTS SCT050 BKN080CB BKN120 QNH2995INS BECMG 2121/2122 29009KT 9999 NSW FEW070 SCT090 BKN150 QNH2989INS BECMG 2202/2203 24004KT 9999 BKN070 BKN120 QNH2991INS TX41/2122Z TN30/2112Z
KPHX 
42nm NE 
210213Z 2102/2206 27010KT P6SM FEW100 SCT250 FM210600 18006KT P6SM BKN100 BKN250 FM211200 15006KT P6SM VCSH BKN080 BKN120 FM211600 15004KT P6SM BKN120 BKN200 FM212200 27008KT P6SM SCT100 BKN250 FM220300 27010KT P6SM VCTS BKN080CB
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
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 Contact 
 
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Imperial Flying Service 760-353-1182
[email]
Aviation fuel, Pilots lounge / snooze room, Public telephone, Restrooms

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independent
100LL
SS $4.30 
 Updated 20-Aug-2018
 
   5 read write
SS=Self service
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