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KLFT Lafayette Regional Airport/Paul Fournet Field
Lafayette, Louisiana, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 11 AUGUST 2022

Location

FAA Identifier: LFT
Lat/Long: 30-12-18.1000N 091-59-15.9000W
30-12.301667N 091-59.265000W
30.2050278,-91.9877500
(estimated)
Elevation: 41.7 ft. / 12.7 m (surveyed)
Variation: 03E (1990)
From city: 2 miles SE of LAFAYETTE, LA
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -6 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 70508

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 04/1940
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: HOUSTON CENTER
FSS: DE RIDDER FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: LFT (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: CONTINUOUS
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: DUSK-DAWN. WHEN ATCT CLSD ACTVT MALSR RWY 22L - CTAF; MIRL RWY 04L/22R NOT AVBL.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
Fire and rescue: ARFF index B
Airline operations: PPR FOR UNSCHEDULED ACR OPNS WITH MORE THAN 30 PSGR SEATS CALL AMGR 337-703-4800.

Airport Communications

CTAF: 118.5
UNICOM: 122.95
ATIS: 134.05
WX ASOS: 134.05 ((337)262-2757)
LAFAYETTE GROUND: 121.8 [0530-2230]
LAFAYETTE TOWER: 118.5 257.8 [0530-2230]
LAFAYETTE APPROACH: 121.1 ;020-210 128.7 ;211-019 268.7 ;211-019 363.0 ;020-210 [0530-2230]
LAFAYETTE DEPARTURE: 121.1 ;020-210 128.7 ;211-019 268.7 ;211-019 363.0 ;020-210 [0530-2230]
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 125.55
CLASS C: 121.1 ;020-210 128.7 ;211-019 268.7 ;211-019 363.0 ;020-210
EMERG: 121.5 243.0
IC: 121.1 ;020-210 363.0 ;020-210
WX ASOS at ARA (11 nm SE): 133.325 (337-365-0128)
WX AWOS-3 at IYA (15 nm S): 118.875 (337-892-0526)
  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY HOUSTON ARTCC (ZHU) ON FREQS 126.35/338.25 (LAFAYETTE RCAG) WHEN LAFAYETTE APCH CTL (LFT) CLSD.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
LFT at fieldLAFAYETTE VORTAC109.8003E
LLAr028/38.2WHITE LAKE VOR/DME114.9504E
LSUr239/39.7FIGHTING TIGER VORTAC116.5006E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
LAFFS216/6.537503ELF .-.. ..-.
ABBEVILLE037/11.123002EBNZ -... -. --..
DURALDE130/32.026302EECY . -.-. -.--

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A JET-A+
A+:CALL 337-234-3100.
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: LOW
Bulk oxygen: HIGH

Runway Information

Runway 4R/22L

Dimensions: 8000 x 150 ft. / 2438 x 46 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 67 /F/C/X/T
Single wheel: 140.0
Double wheel: 170.0
Double tandem: 290.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 4R  RUNWAY 22L
Latitude: 30-11.753808N30-12.782962N
Longitude: 091-59.624182W091-58.672995W
Elevation: 39.1 ft.32.7 ft.
Traffic pattern: rightleft
Runway heading: 036 magnetic, 039 true216 magnetic, 219 true
Displaced threshold: no342 ft.
Declared distances: TORA:8000 TODA:8000 ASDA:8000 LDA:8000TORA:8000 TODA:8000 ASDA:8000 LDA:7659
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)
RVR equipment: rollouttouchdown
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/DMEILS/DME
Obstructions: 49 ft. pole, 1843 ft. from runway, 325 ft. right of centerline, 34:1 slope to clear57 ft. trees, 1066 ft. from runway, 214 ft. right of centerline, 36:1 slope to clear

Runway 11/29

Dimensions: 5400 x 148 ft. / 1646 x 45 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 5 /F/D/X/T
Single wheel: 85.0
Double wheel: 110.0
Double tandem: 175.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
Operational restrictions: RWY CLSD UFN.
RUNWAY 11  RUNWAY 29
Latitude: 30-12.458880N30-12.154037N
Longitude: 091-59.888117W091-58.924437W
Elevation: 37.0 ft.34.9 ft.
Traffic pattern: rightleft
Runway heading: 107 magnetic, 110 true287 magnetic, 290 true
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: 30 ft. trees, 1082 ft. from runway, 134 ft. right of centerline, 29:1 slope to clear49 ft. tree, 1878 ft. from runway, 302 ft. right of centerline, 34:1 slope to clear

Runway 4L/22R

Dimensions: 4099 x 75 ft. / 1249 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in fair condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 11 /F/D/X/T
Single wheel: 25.0
Double wheel: 32.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
Operational restrictions: RWY NOT AVBL FOR ACR OPNS WITH MORE THAN 30 PSGR SEATS. RY CLSD 2230-0530.
RUNWAY 4L  RUNWAY 22R
Latitude: 30-12.096678N30-12.623820N
Longitude: 091-59.551268W091-59.063623W
Elevation: 41.2 ft.41.6 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftright
Runway heading: 036 magnetic, 039 true216 magnetic, 219 true
Declared distances: TORA:4099 TODA:4099 ASDA:4099 LDA:4099TORA:4099 TODA:4099 ASDA:4099 LDA:4099
Markings: nonprecision, in fair conditionnonprecision, in fair 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: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 27 ft. tree, 996 ft. from runway, 83 ft. left of centerline, 29:1 slope to clear54 ft. tree, 2364 ft. from runway, 5 ft. right of centerline, 40:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY PARISH OF LAFAYETTE
200 TERMINAL DRIVE, SUITE 200
LAFAYETTE, LA 70508
Phone 337-703-4800
Manager: STEVEN L. PICOU, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
222 TERMINAL DRIVE, SUITE 200
LAFAYETTE, LA 70508-2124
Phone 337-703-4800

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 138
Single engine airplanes: 75
Multi engine airplanes: 23
Jet airplanes: 27
Helicopters: 13
    
Aircraft operations: avg 124/day *
39% local general aviation
34% air taxi
14% transient general aviation
12% commercial
2% military
* for 12-month period ending 28 February 2022

Additional Remarks

E60-11 ENGINEERED MATERIALS ARRESTING SYSTEM (EMAS) 300 FT IN LENGTH BY 170 FT IN WIDTH LCTD AT THE DER 11.
E60-22L ENGINEERED MATERIALS ARRESTING SYSTEM (EMAS) 380.7 FT IN LENGTH BY 170 FT IN WIDTH LCTD AT THE DER 22L.
E60-29 ENGINEERED MATERIALS ARRESTING SYSTEM (EMAS) 448 FT IN LENGTH BY 170 FT IN WIDTH LCTD AT THE DER 29.
E60-04R ENGINEERED MATERIALS ARRESTING SYSTEM (EMAS) 223 FT IN LENGTH BY 170 FT IN WIDTH LCTD AT THE DER 04R.
RWY 11/29; RWY 04L/22R & RWY 04R/22L LGTD DISTANCE REMAINING SIGNS.
CTC GND CTL PRIOR TO PUSH BACK FM TERMINAL.
USE CTN TWR BLIND SPOTS ON TWY M EAST & WEST OF TWY E.
FOR CD IF UNA TO CTC ON FSS FREQ, CTC HOUSTON ARTCC AT 281-230-5622.
TAXILANE A AND ALL PRKG RAMPS ARE NON-MOVEMENT AREAS.
ATCT HAS LTD VIS OF NORTH PRKG RAMP.
155 FT OIL RIG 1 NM SE OF ARPT.
MIGRATORY BIRDS ON & INVOF ARPT.

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 11 August 2022 at 0901Z to 08 September 2022 at 0900z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 04R   download (263KB)
ILS OR LOC RWY 22L **CHANGED**   download (337KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 04R   download (221KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 22L   download (311KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 29   download (246KB)
VOR/DME RWY 11   download (239KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (160KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (302KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KARA - Acadiana Regional Airport (11 nm SE)
KIYA - Abbeville Chris Crusta Memorial Airport (15 nm S)
KOPL - St Landry Parish Airport-Ahart Field (22 nm N)
4R7 - Eunice Airport (27 nm NW)
3R7 - Jennings Airport (36 nm W)
 
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Aerial photo of KLFT (Lafayette Regional Airport/Paul Fournet Field)
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Photo taken 26-Jan-2019
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Airport diagram
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 13-Aug-2022
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:0911:09
Sunrise06:3511:35
Sunset19:5100:51
Evening civil twilight20:1601:16

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  13-Aug-2022 23:09:55
Local (UTC-5)  13-Aug-2022 18:09:55
 
METAR
KLFT 132253Z VRB05KT 10SM SCT021 SCT120 28/24 A2999 RMK AO2 SLP155 T02830239
KARA 
12nm SE 
132253Z 18007KT 10SM CLR 28/23 A2999 RMK AO2 SLP153 T02830228
K0R3 
15nm S 
118.875
No observation available
KIYA 
15nm S 
132255Z AUTO 17004KT 10SM CLR 29/22 A2999 RMK AO2 T02850216
TAF
KLFT 131727Z 1318/1418 16009KT P6SM VCTS SCT025CB BKN040 TEMPO 1318/1322 4SM TSRA BKN025CB FM132200 18008KT P6SM VCTS SCT040CB BKN060 FM140100 VRB03KT P6SM FEW050 SCT200 TEMPO 1410/1413 BKN015
KARA 
12nm SE 
131727Z 1318/1418 17010KT P6SM VCTS SCT020CB BKN045 TEMPO 1318/1322 4SM TSRA BKN025CB FM132200 17009KT P6SM VCTS SCT040CB BKN060 FM140100 VRB03KT P6SM SCT050 SCT200 TEMPO 1410/1414 BKN015
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
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 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
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Signature Flight Support 337-234-3100
[web site]
[email]
Aviation fuel, Oxygen service, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangars, Passenger terminal and lounge, Flight training, Aircraft rental, Aircraft maintenance, ...

More info about Signature Flight Support
independent
100LL Jet A
FS $8.10 $8.53 
SS $8.10 --- 
 Updated 13-Aug-2022
 
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SS=Self service
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