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KGLS Scholes International Airport at Galveston
Galveston, Texas, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 16 JULY 2020

Location

FAA Identifier: GLS
Lat/Long: 29-15-55.2000N 094-51-37.5000W
29-15.920000N 094-51.625000W
29.2653333,-94.8604167
(estimated)
Elevation: 5.6 ft. / 1.7 m (surveyed)
Variation: 02E (2015)
From city: 3 miles SW of GALVESTON, TX
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -6 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 77554

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 08/1938
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: HOUSTON CENTER
FSS: MONTGOMERY COUNTY FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
FOR FP FILING CALL CXO FSS 1-800-833-5602
NOTAMs facility: GLS (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 0600-2000
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: HIRL RWY 14/32, MIRL RWY 18/36 PRESET ON MED INTST. WHEN ATCT CLSD ACTVT MALSR RWY 14 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
International operations: customs landing rights airport

Airport Communications

CTAF: 120.575
UNICOM: 123.05
WX ASOS: 119.275 (409-740-9248)
GALVESTON GROUND: 118.625 [0600-1800]
GALVESTON TOWER: 120.575 [0600-1800]
HOUSTON APPROACH: 134.45
HOUSTON DEPARTURE: 134.45
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 135.35 ;WHEN TWR CLSD
ALEXANDRIA DP: 134.45
BLTWY RNAV DP: 134.45
BLUEBELL STAR: 124.225
BORRN RNAV DP: 134.45
CESAN STAR: 121.3
CRIED DP: 134.45
DREMR DP: 134.45
EL DORADO DP: 134.45
GIFFA DP: 134.45
HOODO RNAV DP: 134.45
HUDZY STAR: 120.05
INDIE RNAV DP: 134.45
INDUSTRY RNAV DP: 134.45
KARRR RNAV DP: 134.45
LEONA DP: 134.45
LUFKIN DP: 134.45
LURIC DP: 134.45
MMALT RNAV DP: 134.45
OHIIO STAR: 120.05
PALACIOS DP: 134.45
STRYA DP: 134.45
STYCK DP: 134.45
TKNIQ STAR: 119.625
TRUAX DP: 134.45
WAPPL STAR: 120.05
WATFO DP: 134.45
WYLSN RNAV DP: 134.45

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
VUH at fieldSCHOLES VOR/DME113.0006E
MHFr192/17.9TRINITY VOR/DME113.6007E

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
FOR FUEL SVC AFT HRS CALL 409-750-0195.
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MINOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 18/36

Dimensions: 6001 x 150 ft. / 1829 x 46 m
Surface: concrete, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 30.0
Double wheel: 45.0
Double tandem: 90.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 18  RUNWAY 36
Latitude: 29-16.410232N29-15.420192N
Longitude: 094-51.544178W094-51.561075W
Elevation: 5.6 ft.4.6 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 179 magnetic, 181 true359 magnetic, 001 true
Declared distances: TORA:6001 TODA:6001 ASDA:6001 LDA:6001TORA:6001 TODA:6001 ASDA:6001 LDA:6001
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)
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: none120 ft. bldg, 2970 ft. from runway, 240 ft. right of centerline, 23:1 slope to clear

Runway 14/32

Dimensions: 6000 x 150 ft. / 1829 x 46 m
Surface: asphalt/concrete, in good condition
FIRST 1300 FT NW END IS CONC.
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 30.0
Double wheel: 45.0
Double tandem: 90.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 14  RUNWAY 32
Latitude: 29-16.303015N29-15.543382N
Longitude: 094-52.058840W094-51.334838W
Elevation: 5.3 ft.4.6 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 138 magnetic, 140 true318 magnetic, 320 true
Declared distances: TORA:6000 TODA:6000 ASDA:6000 LDA:6000TORA:6000 TODA:6000 ASDA:6000 LDA:6000
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: MALSR: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with runway alignment indicator lights
Runway end identifier lights: yes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: ILS
Obstructions: none80 ft. bldg, 2492 ft. from runway, 130 ft. left of centerline, 28:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF GALVESTON
PO BOX 779
GALVESTON, TX 77552
Phone (409) 797-2590
Manager: MIKE SHAHAN
2115 TERMINAL DRIVE
GALVESTON, TX 77554
Phone (409) 797-3590

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 129
Single engine airplanes: 93
Multi engine airplanes: 9
Jet airplanes: 7
Helicopters: 20
    
Aircraft operations: avg 82/day *
46% transient general aviation
29% local general aviation
19% air taxi
5% military
<1% commercial
* for 12-month period ending 30 September 2019

Additional Remarks

FLOCKS OF BIRDS INVOF ARPT BLW 200 FT AGL.
124 FT LGTD CRANE NW SIDE OF ARPT.
FOR CD WHEN ATCT IS CLSD CTC HOUSTON APCH AT 281-443-5844 TO CNL IFR AT 281-443-5888.
HELS OPRG ON & INVOF ARPT.
178 FT LGTD BLDG 2000 FT NE OF RWY 18 THR.
PAEW ADJ RWYS & TWYS.
TWO 157 FT MSL LGTD TOWERS BTN RWYS 32 & 36.

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 16 July 2020 at 0901Z to 13 August 2020 at 0900Z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
BLUBELL FOUR **CHANGED**   download (328KB)
CESAN FOUR (RNAV) **CHANGED**   2 pages: [1] [2] (426KB)
HUDZY FOUR **CHANGED**   2 pages: [1] [2] (367KB)
OHIIO FOUR **CHANGED**   download (318KB)
SNIFY ONE ARRIVAL **CHANGED**   download (226KB)
TKNIQ TWO (RNAV) **CHANGED**   2 pages: [1] [2] (352KB)
TSHRT ONE ARRIVAL **CHANGED**   2 pages: [1] [2] (399KB)
WAPPL FIVE (RNAV) **CHANGED**   2 pages: [1] [2] (444KB)
WAPPL FIVE (RNAV), CONT.2   download (296KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 14   download (313KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 14   download (295KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 18   download (241KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 32   download (262KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 36   download (279KB)
VOR RWY 14   download (241KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (109KB)
 
Departure Procedures
ALEXANDRIA TWO   2 pages: [1] [2] (413KB)
BLTWY SIX (RNAV)   download (201KB)
BORRN FOUR (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (360KB)
CRIED NINE   download (220KB)
EL DORADO NINE   2 pages: [1] [2] (304KB)
GIFFA NINE   download (215KB)
HOODO SIX (RNAV)   download (254KB)
INDIE SEVEN (RNAV)   download (225KB)
INDUSTRY NINE   2 pages: [1] [2] (457KB)
KARRR SIX (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (314KB)
LEONA THREE   2 pages: [1] [2] (420KB)
LUFKIN TWO   2 pages: [1] [2] (311KB)
LURIC SEVEN (RNAV)   download (242KB)
MMALT FIVE (RNAV)   download (262KB)
PALACIOS ONE   2 pages: [1] [2] (375KB)
STRYA SEVEN (RNAV)   download (231KB)
STYCK SEVEN (RNAV)   download (218KB)
WATFO FIVE (RNAV)   download (206KB)
WYLSN SEVEN (RNAV)   download (210KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (69KB)

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KEFD - Ellington Airport (26 nm NW)
T41 - La Porte Municipal Airport (26 nm NW)
54T - RWJ Airpark (30 nm N)
KHOU - William P Hobby Airport (32 nm NW)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 16-Jul-2020
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:0611:06
Sunrise06:3211:32
Sunset20:1901:19
Evening civil twilight20:4501:45

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  16-Jul-2020 17:50:31
Local (UTC-5)  16-Jul-2020 12:50:31
 
METAR
KGLS 161652Z 17009KT 10SM SCT027 SCT035 32/26 A3007 RMK AO2 SLP181 T03220256
TAF
KGLS 161135Z 1612/1712 22007KT P6SM SCT023 BKN180 FM161700 18008KT P6SM FEW030 SCT180 FM170900 22005KT P6SM VCSH SCT020 BKN120
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
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 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
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Island Jet Center UNICOM 123.05
409-572-2555
[web site]
[email]
Our professional team provides unparalleled customer service to passengers and crew members visiting the Galveston Island, Texas area. Our FBO offers personalized service and attention to detail demanded by the private traveler and crew.

Come visit us in beautiful Galveston, TX and see everything our FBO and island have to offer!
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