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KIER Natchitoches Regional Airport
Natchitoches, Louisiana, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 26 JANUARY 2023

Location

FAA Identifier: IER
Lat/Long: 31-44-08.5920N 093-05-56.8910W
31-44.143200N 093-05.948183W
31.7357200,-93.0991364
(estimated)
Elevation: 121 ft. / 36.9 m (surveyed)
Variation: 04E (1995)
From city: 2 miles S of NATCHITOCHES, LA
Time zone: UTC -6 (UTC -5 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 71457

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 04/1940
Control tower: no
ARTCC: HOUSTON CENTER
FSS: DE RIDDER FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: IER (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: DAWN-DUSK
FOR ARPT ATTENDANT AFT HRS CALL 318-471-2106.
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: no
Lights: ODALS RWY 35; REIL RWY 07 AND RWY 17 PRESET LOW INTST CONSLY, TO INCR INTST ACTVT - CTAF. MIRL RWY 17/35 AND RWY 7/25 PRESET LOW INTST DUSK TO DAWN, TO INCR INTST ACTVT - CTAF
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.8
WX AWOS-3: 119.025 (318-352-1575)
POLK APPROACH: 125.4 [0600-2200]
POLK DEPARTURE: 125.4 [0600-2200]

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
SWBr234/25.8SAWMILL VOR/DME113.7502E
FXUr007/(38.0)POLK VOR108.4002E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
NATCHITOCHES343/4.840704EOOC --- --- -.-.

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A1+
100LL:FUEL AVBL 24/7 WITH CC.
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 17/35

Dimensions: 5003 x 150 ft. / 1525 x 46 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 30.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 17  RUNWAY 35
Latitude: 31-44.380033N31-43.577667N
Longitude: 093-05.967400W093-05.741333W
Elevation: 116.4 ft.120.8 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 162 magnetic, 166 true342 magnetic, 346 true
Markings: nonprecision, in fair conditionnonprecision, in fair 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 system
Runway end identifier lights: yesno
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: LOCALIZER
Obstructions: 82 ft. tree, 3600 ft. from runway, 41:1 slope to clear106 ft. trees, 3612 ft. from runway, 32:1 slope to clear

Runway 7/25

Dimensions: 4000 x 100 ft. / 1219 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 21.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 7  RUNWAY 25
Latitude: 31-44.269767N31-44.424183N
Longitude: 093-06.442267W093-05.691750W
Elevation: 114.8 ft.117.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 072 magnetic, 076 true252 magnetic, 256 true
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: yesno
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 98 ft. trees, 2049 ft. from runway, 142 ft. right of centerline, 18:1 slope to clear82 ft. tree, 2091 ft. from runway, 23:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF NATCHITOCHES
PO BOX 37
NATCHITOCHES, LA 71457
Phone 318-352-0994
Manager: LARRY COOPER
450 WALLENBERG DRIVE
NATCHITOCHES, LA 71457
Phone 318-352-0994

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 34
Single engine airplanes: 29
Multi engine airplanes: 2
Jet airplanes: 1
Helicopters: 2
    
Aircraft operations: avg 30/day *
53% transient general aviation
44% local general aviation
2% air taxi
1% military
* for 12-month period ending 17 April 2020

Additional Remarks

GCO AVBL ON FREQ 135.075 THRU FORT POLK APCH - 4 CLICKS; AND FSS - 6 CLICKS.
FOR CD IF UNA VIA GCO CTC POLK APCH AT 337-531-2352.

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 January 2023 at 0901Z to 23 February 2023 at 0900z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 17   download
RNAV (GPS) RWY 35   download
LOC RWY 35   download
NDB RWY 35   download
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (18KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

0R7 - The Red River Airport (19 nm NW)
3R4 - Hart Airport (23 nm SW)
0R5 - David G Joyce Airport (26 nm NE)
F88 - Jonesboro Airport (34 nm NE)
L39 - Leesville Airport (36 nm S)
 
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Aerial photo
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Aerial photo of KIER (Natchitoches Regional Airport)
Photo by Jordan and Kirsten Eastridge
Photo taken 21-Apr-2010

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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 05-Feb-2023
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:3812:38
Sunrise07:0413:04
Sunset17:4923:49
Evening civil twilight18:1500:15

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  06-Feb-2023 01:28:12
Local (UTC-6)  05-Feb-2023 19:28:12
 
METAR
KIER 060115Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 13/11 A3018 RMK AO2 T01260109
KAQV 
18nm W 
060057Z AUTO 00000KT 8SM CLR 12/10 A3016 RMK AO2 SLP214 T01220100
TAF
KPOE 
36nm S 
052300Z 0523/0705 VRB06KT 9999 FEW250 QNH3012INS BECMG 0608/0609 VRB06KT 1600 BR BKN005 QNH3017INS BECMG 0613/0614 VRB06KT 9999 NSW BKN025 QNH3019INS BECMG 0616/0617 16010G15KT 9999 SCT035 QNH3013INS BECMG 0622/0623 16009KT 9999 SCT035 QNH3008INS TX22/0621Z TN10/0615Z LAST NO AMDS AFT 0606 NEXT 0615
KAEX 
36nm SE 
051720Z 0518/0618 23007KT P6SM SCT035 FM060100 VRB03KT P6SM FEW250 FM060900 VRB03KT 3SM BR FEW250 FM061600 15008KT P6SM SCT250
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
 City of Natchitoches (FBO)
318-352-0994
[web site]
[email]
Outstanding service and facilities without the congestion and high price of the big airport FBO! Discover the hospitality, beauty and history of the oldest town in the Louisiana Purchase.

More info about City of Natchitoches (FBO)
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100LL Jet A
AS $5.39 $5.17 
FS $5.39 $5.17 
 Updated 26-Jan-2023
 
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FS=Full service
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