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KCHA Lovell Field Airport
Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 26 APRIL 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: CHA
Lat/Long: 35-02-06.7000N / 085-12-12.8000W
35-02.111667N / 085-12.213333W
35.0351944 / -85.2035556
(estimated)
Elevation: 682.5 ft. / 208.0 m (surveyed)
Variation: 04W (2020)
From city: 5 miles E of CHATTANOOGA, TN
Time zone: UTC -4 (UTC -5 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 37421

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 11/1937
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: ATLANTA CENTER
FSS: NASHVILLE FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: CHA (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: CONTINUOUS
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT HIRL RY 02/20, CNTRLN LGTS RY 02/20, TDZL RY 20, MALSR RY 02 - CTAF. MIRL RY 15/33 UNAVBL WHEN ATCT CLSD.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
Fire and rescue: ARFF index B
International operations: customs landing rights airport

Airport Communications

CTAF: 118.3
UNICOM: 122.95
ATIS: 119.85
WX ASOS: 119.85 (423-499-5973)
CHATTANOOGA GROUND: 121.7 348.6 [0600-2350]
CHATTANOOGA TOWER: 118.3 257.8 [0600-2350]
CHATTANOOGA APPROACH: 119.2(200-020) 125.1(021-199) 323.075(200-020) 379.1(021-199) [0600-2350]
ATLANTA ARTCC APPROACH: 126.5 [2350-0600]
CHATTANOOGA DEPARTURE: 119.2(200-020) 125.1(021-199) 323.075(200-020) 379.1(021-199) [0600-2350]
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 120.95 348.6
CLASS C: 119.2(200-020) 323.075(200-020)
CLASS C IC: 125.1(021-199) 379.1(021-199)
EMERG: 121.5 243.0
NG OPS: 149.8 373.9 41.5FM
WX AWOS-A at FGU (9 nm E): 122.7 (423-236-4028)
  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY ATLANTA ARTCC ON FREQS 132.05/354.025 (CHATTANOOGA RCAG) WHEN CHATTANOOGA APCH CTL CLSD.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
GQOr330/5.1CHOO CHOO VORTAC115.8001E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
DAISY198/8.234102WCQN -.-. --.- -.
MARK ANTON210/29.939404WDTE -.. - .
MC MINN COUNTY239/38.124203WMMI -- -- ..
FORT PAYNE041/38.642604WFTP ..-. - .--.

Airport Services

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

Runway Information

Runway 2/20

Dimensions: 7400 x 150 ft. / 2256 x 46 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 120.0
Double wheel: 164.0
Double tandem: 265.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
Gradient: RY 20 SLOPE 0.2% UP SOUTH.
RUNWAY 2  RUNWAY 20
Latitude: 35-01.359102N35-02.527432N
Longitude: 085-12.450238W085-12.023953W
Elevation: 681.3 ft.667.1 ft.
Gradient: 0.2%0.2%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 021 magnetic, 017 true201 magnetic, 197 true
Declared distances: TORA:7400 TODA:7400 ASDA:7200 LDA:7200TORA:7400 TODA:7400 ASDA:7400 LDA:7400
Markings: precision, in good conditionprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-box VASI on right (3.00 degrees glide path)
RVR equipment: touchdown, rollouttouchdown, rollout
Approach lights: MALSR: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with runway alignment indicator lightsALSF2: standard 2,400 foot high intensity approach lighting system with centerline sequenced flashers (category II or III)
ALSF2 RY 20 OPERS MED INTST WHEN ATCT CLSD.
Centerline lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, lighted
Instrument approach: ILSILS
Obstructions: none28 ft. rr, 850 ft. from runway, 600 ft. left of centerline, 23:1 slope to clear

Runway 15/33

Dimensions: 5575 x 150 ft. / 1699 x 46 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in excellent condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 120.0
Double wheel: 164.0
Double tandem: 265.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 15  RUNWAY 33
Latitude: 35-02.713728N35-01.956527N
Longitude: 085-12.498275W085-11.865003W
Elevation: 670.6 ft.674.9 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 149 magnetic, 145 true329 magnetic, 325 true
Displaced threshold: 105 ft.575 ft.
Declared distances: TORA:5575 TODA:5575 ASDA:5575 LDA:5470TORA:5470 TODA:5470 ASDA:5470 LDA:5000
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, 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)
PAPI UNUSBL BYD 7 DEG RIGHT OF COURSE.
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 3 ft. trees, 1000 ft. from runway, 100 ft. left of centerline, 17:1 slope to clear
RY 15 APCH SLOPE IS 25:1 TO DSPLCD THLD.
44 ft. trees, 1000 ft. from runway, 325 ft. left of centerline, 18:1 slope to clear
RY 33 APCH SLOPE IS 25:1 TO DSPLCD THLD.

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CHATTANOOGA METRO ARPT AUTH
1001 AIRPORT ROAD, SUITE 14
CHATTANOOGA, TN 37421
Phone 423-855-2200
Manager: TERRY HART
1001 AIRPORT ROAD, SUITE 14
CHATTANOOGA, TN 37421
Phone 423-855-2200

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 83
Single engine airplanes: 30
Multi engine airplanes: 14
Jet airplanes: 38
Helicopters: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 160/day *
43% transient general aviation
24% air taxi
14% military
10% commercial
8% local general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 30 June 2017

Additional Remarks

TRANSIENT ACFT AVOID SECURITY ZONE WITHIN 300 FT OF TERMINAL BUILDING.
LARGE FLOCKS OF BIRDS IN VICINITY OF AIRPORT.
READ BACK ALL HOLD SHORT INSTRUCTIONS REQURED.

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 26 April 2018 at 901Z to 24 May 2018 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 02 **CHANGED**   download (310KB)
ILS OR LOC RWY 20 **CHANGED**   download (293KB)
ILS RWY 20 (CAT II) **CHANGED**   download (257KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 02 **CHANGED**   download (250KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 15 **CHANGED**   download (250KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 20 **CHANGED**   download (249KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 33 **CHANGED**   download (252KB)
VOR RWY 33 **CHANGED**   download (257KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (64KB)
 
Departure Procedures
CHATTANOOGA FIVE   download (229KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (126KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KAPT - Marion County Airport-Brown Field (19 nm W)
9A5 - Barwick Lafayette Airport (21 nm S)
KRZR - Cleveland Regional Jetport (22 nm NE)
KDNN - Dalton Municipal Airport (25 nm SE)
2A0 - Mark Anton Airport (30 nm NE)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 23-May-2018
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:0410:04
Sunrise06:3310:33
Sunset20:4200:42
Evening civil twilight21:1101:11

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  24-May-2018 00:48:39
Local (UTC-4)  23-May-2018 20:48:39
 
METAR
KCHA 232353Z 02006KT 10SM SCT048 SCT150 BKN250 29/17 A3003 RMK AO2 SLP159 TCU DSNT N AND W SHRA DSNT N AND W T02940172 10317 20294 58002
KDNN 
20nm S 
240035Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 25/21 A3006 RMK AO2
TAF
KCHA 231720Z 2318/2418 01005KT P6SM SCT025 BKN040 BKN250 FM232300 VRB01KT P6SM FEW040 SCT250 FM241100 VRB02KT P6SM SCT250 FM241500 VRB03KT P6SM SCT040
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
 Wilson Air Center
ASRI 129.975
423-855-2299
[web site]
[email]
Voted #1 Best Small FBO Chain 11 out of the last 12 years Professional Pilot PRASE Survey, Wilson Air Center continues to be recognized for unparalleled service and attention to detail. WAC has locations in Memphis, Charlotte, Houston, and Chattanooga.

Come see why we are \"The Plane Best!\"
 
U.S. Government Contract Fuel   CAA Preferred FBO   AEG Fuels   Shell AeroClass   Contract Fuel   Hertz  
 
More info about Wilson Air Center
Shell
100LL Jet A
FS $6.42 $5.94 
SS $5.48 --- 
 Updated 23-May-2018
 
   18 read write
Alternatives at nearby airports
IMPORTANT: Note that the FBOs below are NOT at KCHA but at other nearby airports. Do not expect services from these FBOs to be available at KCHA.
Located at KTYS
TAC Air
UNICOM 122.95
865-970-9000
[web site]
[email]

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At KTYS (Mc Ghee Tyson Airport), 75 miles NE

Aviation fuel, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangars, Passenger terminal and lounge, Catering, Rental cars, Courtesy transportation, ...
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Located at KTYS
Phillips 66
100LL Jet A
FS $5.64 $5.99 
SS $4.77 --- 
GUARANTEED
 
   11 read write
Located at KRZR
Contour Flight Support
423-472-4343
[web site]
[email]
At KRZR (Cleveland Regional Jetport), 22 miles ENE

Aviation fuel, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangars, Hangar leasing / sales, GPU / Power cart, Passenger terminal and lounge, Aircraft rental, ...
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Located at KRZR
Shell
100LL Jet A
FS $4.95 $4.70 
SS $4.70 $4.70 
GUARANTEED
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PRICING
FS $4.45 $4.20 
 
   3 read write
FS=Full service
SS=Self service
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