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KCHA Lovell Field Airport
Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 12 SEPTEMBER 2019

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: 05W (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 MALSR RWY 02; TDZL RWY 20; CNTRLN LGTS RWY 02/20; PAPI RWY 02; HIRL RWY 02/20 - CTAF. MIRL RWY 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) 125.1 ;(021-199) 323.075 ;(200-020) 379.1 ;(021-199)
EMERG: 121.5 243.0
IC: 125.1 ;(021-199) 379.1 ;(021-199)
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: 
PCN 42 /F/A/X/U
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.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 022 magnetic, 017 true202 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-light PAPI 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 OPR 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 fair condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 14 /F/A/Y/U
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: 150 magnetic, 145 true330 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
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
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: 88
Single engine airplanes: 29
Multi engine airplanes: 12
Jet airplanes: 46
Helicopters: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 172/day *
41% transient general aviation
23% air taxi
14% military
14% commercial
8% local general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 31 May 2019

Additional Remarks

TRANSIENT ACFT AVOID SECURITY ZONE WITHIN 300 FT OF TERMINAL BUILDING.
LRG FLOCKS OF BIRDS INVOF ARPT.
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 12 September 2019 at 0901Z to 10 October 2019 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 02 **CHANGED**   download (289KB)
ILS OR LOC RWY 20 **CHANGED**   download (307KB)
ILS RWY 20 (CAT II) **CHANGED**   download (269KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 02 **CHANGED**   download (259KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 15 **CHANGED**   download (234KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 20 **CHANGED**   download (276KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 33 **CHANGED**   download (220KB)
VOR RWY 33 **CHANGED**   download (241KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (64KB)
 
Departure Procedures
CHATTANOOGA SIX **NEW**   download (237KB)
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 (23 nm NE)
KDNN - Dalton Municipal Airport (25 nm SE)
2A0 - Mark Anton Airport (30 nm NE)
 
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Aerial photo of KCHA (Lovell Field Airport)
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Photo taken 27-Feb-2018
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 17-Sep-2019
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight07:0111:01
Sunrise07:2611:26
Sunset19:4523:45
Evening civil twilight20:1000:10

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  17-Sep-2019 07:45:34
Local (UTC-4)  17-Sep-2019 03:45:34
 
METAR
KCHA 170653Z 00000KT 10SM CLR 23/19 A3002 RMK AO2 SLP155 T02330189
KDNN 
20nm S 
170735Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 21/17 A3003 RMK AO2
TAF
KCHA 170520Z 1706/1806 00000KT P6SM SKC FM171600 35007KT P6SM SCT060 FM180200 00000KT P6SM SKC
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423-855-2299
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