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KLUA Luray Caverns Airport
Luray, Virginia, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 01 FEBRUARY 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: LUA
Lat/Long: 38-40-00.1577N / 078-30-03.0061W
38-40.002628N / 078-30.050102W
38.6667105 / -78.5008350
(estimated)
Elevation: 902.4 ft. / 275.1 m (surveyed)
Variation: 09W (1995)
From city: 2 miles W of LURAY, VA
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -4 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 22835

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 07/1971
Control tower: no
ARTCC: WASHINGTON CENTER
FSS: LEESBURG FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: DCA (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 0800-1800
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT REIL RY 04/22; HIRL RY 04/22 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.8
WX AWOS-3: 118.275 (540-743-1148)
WX AWOS-3 at 8W2 (10 nm W): 118.175 (540-740-3801)
WX AWOS-3 at FRR (19 nm NE): 121.85 (540-635-5377)
  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY WASHINGTON ARTCC ON FREQS 133.2/282.2 (BUCKS ELBOW RCAG).

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
LDNr237/17.8LINDEN VORTAC114.3006W
CSNr279/29.8CASANOVA VORTAC116.3006W

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
CAVERNS223/2.424509WLUA .-.. ..- .-
NAILR305/30.735110WMSQ -- ... --.-
GOODWIN LAKE249/35.722708WGDX --. -.. -..-

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A+
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MINOR
Powerplant service: MINOR

Runway Information

Runway 4/22

Dimensions: 3126 x 75 ft. / 953 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 12.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 4  RUNWAY 22
Latitude: 38-39.790703N38-40.214553N
Longitude: 078-30.236537W078-29.863667W
Elevation: 902.4 ft.901.9 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftright
Runway heading: 044 magnetic, 035 true224 magnetic, 215 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: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 26 ft. tree, 941 ft. from runway, 297 ft. right of centerline, 28:1 slope to clear9 ft. road, lighted, 200 ft. from runway, 185 ft. left of centerline
19 FT POLE LCTD 80 FT FM END OF RY, 230 FT LEFT ON APCH.

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: LURAY & PAGE CO. AIRPORT AUTHORITY
270 CIRCLE VIEW ROAD
LURAY, VA 22835
Phone (540) 743-6070
Manager: KENNETH LEE PAINTER
1504 AIRPORT ROAD
LURAY, VA 22835
Phone 540-743-6070

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 28
Single engine airplanes: 24
Multi engine airplanes: 4
    
Aircraft operations: avg 70/week *
56% transient general aviation
38% local general aviation
5% air taxi
1% military
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2016

Additional Remarks

TAXI ON HARD SFCS ONLY.
DEER AND BIRDS ON AND 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 between 1 February 2018 at 0901Z and 1 March 2018 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 04 **CHANGED**   download (173KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 22 **CHANGED**   download (171KB)
VOR/DME-B **CHANGED**   download (157KB)
NDB-A **CHANGED**   download (156KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (22KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (216KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

8W2 - New Market Airport (10 nm W)
KFRR - Front Royal-Warren County Airport (19 nm NE)
KVBW - Bridgewater Air Park (28 nm SW)
KSHD - Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport (30 nm SW)
KCJR - Culpeper Regional Airport (31 nm E)
 
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Aerial photo of KLUA (Luray Caverns Airport)
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Photo taken 01-Jan-2009
from a Cessna 172 at 3500 MSL

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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 19-Feb-2018
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:3411:34
Sunrise07:0112:01
Sunset17:5522:55
Evening civil twilight18:2223:22

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  19-Feb-2018 20:42:57
Local (UTC-5)  19-Feb-2018 15:42:57
 
METAR
KLUA 192015Z AUTO 20013G19KT 10SM CLR 17/10 A3026 RMK AO2
K8W2 
10nm W 
192015Z AUTO 21008G14KT 10SM CLR 15/09 A3025 RMK AO1 T01500088
KFRR 
19nm NE 
192015Z AUTO 21010G15KT 10SM CLR 17/10 A3025 RMK AO1
KCJR 
19nm SE 
192015Z AUTO 17004KT 10SM OVC008 10/07 A3035 RMK AO2 T00960072
TAF
KCHO 
32nm S 
191736Z 1918/2018 19006KT 3SM -DZ BKN015 OVC025 FM192100 19008KT P6SM SCT025 BKN035 FM200400 20006KT 4SM BR SCT025 BKN090 FM200600 20006KT 3SM BR SCT025 BKN080 FM200900 21006KT 3SM -DZ BR BKN010 BKN025 WS020/23035KT FM201500 20008KT P6SM FEW025 SCT060
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Luray Caverns Airport 540-743-6070
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