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KPPO La Porte Municipal Airport
La Porte, Indiana, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 27 FEBRUARY 2020

Location

FAA Identifier: PPO
Lat/Long: 41-34-20.9000N 086-44-04.2990W
41-34.348333N 086-44.071650W
41.5724722,-86.7345275
(estimated)
Elevation: 811.9 ft. / 247.5 m (surveyed)
Variation: 03W (1995)
From city: 3 miles S of LA PORTE, IN
Time zone: UTC -6 (UTC -5 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 46350

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 04/1940
Control tower: no
ARTCC: CHICAGO CENTER
FSS: TERRE HAUTE FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: HUF (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: MON-FRI 0700-1700, ALL SAT-SUN 0800-1700
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT REIL RWY 02, 14, 20, & 32; PAPI RWY 02, 20, & 32; MIRL RWY 02/20 & 14/32 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 123.0
WX AWOS-3: 119.825 (219-326-6916)
SOUTH BEND APPROACH: 132.05
SOUTH BEND DEPARTURE: 132.05
WX AWOS-3 at MGC (9 nm NW): 128.450 (219-878-1106)
WX ASOS at VPZ (14 nm SW): 125.875 (219-531-1770)
WX AWOS-3 at OXI (15 nm S): 135.775 (574-772-2041)
  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY CHICAGO ARTCC ON FREQS 135.9/317.6 (GOSHEN RCAG) WHEN SOUTH BEND APCH CTL CLSD.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
OXIr346/15.5KNOX VOR/DME115.6000E
GIJr238/22.1GIPPER VORTAC115.4000E
GSHr275/31.9GOSHEN VORTAC113.7000E
CGTr082/37.8CHICAGO HEIGHTS VORTAC114.2002E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
LA PORTE023/4.735603WIUL .. ..- .-..
SEDLY043/9.721202WVP ...- .--.

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A UL94
TRML FUEL AVBL DRG ATND HRS OR SVC CALL. SELF SERVE FUEL AVBL H24 ON E SIDE OF AIRFIELD.
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MINOR
Powerplant service: MINOR
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 2/20

Dimensions: 5000 x 75 ft. / 1524 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 18.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 2  RUNWAY 20
Latitude: 41-33.932675N41-34.705837N
Longitude: 086-44.258863W086-43.881992W
Elevation: 800.2 ft.811.8 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 023 magnetic, 020 true203 magnetic, 200 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 (3.45 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: LOCALIZER
Obstructions: 10 ft. crops, 200 ft. from runway, 240 ft. right of centerline10 ft. crops, 200 ft. from runway, 160 ft. left of centerline
10 FT CROPS 160 FT L OF RWY END.

Runway 14/32

Dimensions: 2798 x 60 ft. / 853 x 18 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 14  RUNWAY 32
Latitude: 41-34.562228N41-34.236767N
Longitude: 086-44.290997W086-43.856805W
Elevation: 809.8 ft.799.2 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 138 magnetic, 135 true318 magnetic, 315 true
Displaced threshold: 200 ft.198 ft.
Markings: basic, in good conditionbasic, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on left (3.50 degrees glide path)
UNUSBL BYD 2 DEGS LEFT OF CNTRLN.
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 10 ft. crops, 200 ft. from runway, 120 ft. left of centerline
10 FT CROPS 80 FT FM RWY END 75 FT R & 150 FT L.
10 ft. crops, 200 ft. from runway
CLOSEST INTERCEPT POINT.

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: LA PORTE ARPT AUTH
2341 STATE RD 39S
LA PORTE, IN 46350
Phone 219-324-3393
EDWARD VOLK
Manager: DIANE SCHWARTZ
2341 STATE RD 39S
LA PORTE, IN 46350
Phone 219-324-3393

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 65
Single engine airplanes: 59
Multi engine airplanes: 5
Jet airplanes: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 38/day *
53% transient general aviation
47% local general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2017

Additional Remarks

FARM EQUIP ON OR NEAR ACFT OPS AREAS.
TWY LGTS AT TWY ENTRANCE ONLY.
FOR CD CTC CHICAGO ARTCC AT 630-906-8921.
SVC AFT HRS CALL 219-608-4707 OR 219-363-6659.

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 27 February 2020 at 0901Z to 26 March 2020 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 02   download (252KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 20   download (222KB)
LOC/NDB RWY 02   download (200KB)
VOR-A   download (187KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (37KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (164KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KMGC - Michigan City Municipal Airport-Phillips Field (9 nm NW)
KVPZ - Porter County Regional Airport (14 nm SW)
KOXI - Starke County Airport (15 nm S)
KSBN - South Bend International Airport (20 nm NE)
C65 - Plymouth Municipal Airport (23 nm SE)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 28-Feb-2020
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:5611:56
Sunrise06:2412:24
Sunset17:3523:35
Evening civil twilight18:0300:03

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  28-Feb-2020 06:47:36
Local (UTC-6)  28-Feb-2020 00:47:36
 
METAR
KPPO 280635Z AUTO 30005KT 10SM SCT039 SCT060 SCT070 M05/M12 A3002 RMK AO2 T10491116
KMGC 
9nm NW 
280635Z AUTO 32008KT 10SM BKN033 BKN041 BKN049 M03/M07 A3002 RMK AO2
KVPZ 
14nm SW 
280556Z AUTO 28007KT 10SM BKN039 M07/M11 A3003 RMK AO2 SLP179 T10671111 11033 21094 410221094 58002
KOXI 
15nm S 
280635Z AUTO 27006KT 10SM CLR M07/M12 A3002 RMK AO1
TAF
KSBN 
20nm E 
280537Z 2806/2906 30009KT P6SM BKN045 TEMPO 2806/2808 3SM -SHSN FM281500 29013G20KT P6SM BKN045 FM282300 30010KT P6SM SCT045 BKN200
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
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 Services / Description 
 
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Comments
  
 LaPorte Municipal Airport
UNICOM 123.00
219-324-3393
[web site]
[email]
We have a 24/7 lounge/restroom/shower available near the self-serve pumps. Use 4 digit intercom for access. Clean, dry, comfortable.

We also are one of the few airports offering Swift 94 fuel - as a better alternative to traditional MoGas.
 
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More info about LaPorte Municipal Airport
EPIC
100LL UL94 Jet A
FS $4.45 --- $3.61 
SS $4.30 $4.43 --- 
 Updated 20-Feb-2020
 
   1 read write
FS=Full service
SS=Self service
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