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KVLA Vandalia Municipal Airport
Vandalia, Illinois, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 26 MARCH 2020

Location

FAA Identifier: VLA
Lat/Long: 38-59-29.2770N 089-09-58.2820W
38-59.487950N 089-09.971367W
38.9914658,-89.1661894
(estimated)
Elevation: 537.2 ft. / 163.7 m (surveyed)
Variation: 01W (2005)
From city: 3 miles NW of VANDALIA, IL
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -6 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 62471

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 07/1944
Control tower: no
ARTCC: KANSAS CITY CENTER
FSS: SAINT LOUIS FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: STL (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: ALL/IRREGULAR/
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT REIL RWY 18, 27 & 36; PAPI RWY 18; MIRL RWY 09/27 - CTAF. MIRL RWY 18/36 PRESET TO LOW INTST, TO INCR INTST - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.8
WX AWOS-A: 122.8 (618-283-9595)
WX AWOS-A at GRE (14 nm SW): 123.05 (618-664-1939)
  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY KANSAS CITY ARTCC ON FREQS 124.3/269.15 (DECATUR RCAG)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
VLAr178/6.1VANDALIA VOR/DME114.3004E
BIBr275/32.2BIBLE GROVE VORTAC109.0003E
ENLr355/34.3CENTRALIA VORTAC115.0004E
TOYr063/38.3TROY VORTAC116.0004E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
SHELBYVILLE213/29.136502WSYZ ... -.-- --..

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
FUEL IS SELF-SERVE WITH CREDIT CARD.
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 18/36

Dimensions: 3751 x 100 ft. / 1143 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt/porous friction courses, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 21.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 18  RUNWAY 36
Latitude: 38-59.855173N38-59.237187N
Longitude: 089-10.037287W089-10.032815W
Elevation: 530.1 ft.533.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 181 magnetic, 180 true001 magnetic, 360 true
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 18 ft. road, 575 ft. from runway, 284 ft. left of centerline, 20:1 slope to clear14 ft. road, 522 ft. from runway, 278 ft. right of centerline, 23:1 slope to clear
APCH SLOPE 23:1 TO RELOCATED THR USING PART 77 SFC.

Runway 9/27

Dimensions: 3001 x 75 ft. / 915 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in fair condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 19.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 9  RUNWAY 27
Latitude: 38-59.413748N38-59.416520N
Longitude: 089-10.208473W089-09.575018W
Elevation: 531.6 ft.537.1 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 091 magnetic, 090 true271 magnetic, 270 true
Markings: basic, in good conditionbasic, in good condition
Runway end identifier lights: yes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: VANDALIA PARK DISTRICT
900 NORTH LOCUST
VANDALIA, IL 62471
Phone 618-267-8035
Manager: CHAD FELDPOUCH
1754 N. 400 ST
VANDALIA, IL 62471
Phone 618-267-8035

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 20
Single engine airplanes: 18
Multi engine airplanes: 2
    
Aircraft operations: avg 27/day *
80% local general aviation
20% transient general aviation
<1% air taxi
* for 12-month period ending 31 May 2017

Additional Remarks

A58-27 8 FT SEASONAL CROPS 83 FT FROM RWY END.
A30A-27 8 FT CROPS 200 FT FM RWY END PENETRATING PART 77 SFC.
FOR WX ADVY, 3 CLICKS CTAF. PHONE (618)283-9595.
FOR CD CTC KANSAS CITY ARTCC AT 913-254-8505.

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 March 2020 at 0901Z to 23 April 2020 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 18   download (192KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 36   download (199KB)
VOR RWY 18 **CHANGED**   download (179KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (59KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (201KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KGRE - Greenville Airport (14 nm SW)
KSLO - Salem-Leckrone Airport (23 nm SE)
3LF - Litchfield Municipal Airport (26 nm NW)
KENL - Centralia Municipal Airport (29 nm S)
2H0 - Shelby County Airport (29 nm NE)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 09-Apr-2020
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:0111:01
Sunrise06:2811:28
Sunset19:2800:28
Evening civil twilight19:5500:55

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  09-Apr-2020 20:44:05
Local (UTC-5)  09-Apr-2020 15:44:05
 
METAR
KSLO 
23nm SE 
092035Z AUTO 27020G29KT 10SM SCT075 16/M04 A2985 RMK AO2 T01581036
K3LF 
26nm NW 
092035Z AUTO 29020G35KT 10SM CLR 14/M07 A2987 RMK AO2 T01371070
KENL 
29nm S 
092035Z AUTO 28021G29KT 10SM CLR 16/M03 A2985 RMK AO2 T01551027
K1H2 
30nm E 
092035Z AUTO 26018G23KT 10SM SCT080 BKN090 13/01 A2984 RMK AO2 T01320014
KTAZ 
33nm N 
092035Z AUTO 28023G28KT 10SM BKN090 14/M07 A2984 RMK AO2 T01351066
KFOA 
39nm SE 
092035Z AUTO 27018G23KT 10SM SCT075 15/M01 A2985 RMK AO2
KALN 
41nm W 
091950Z 25022G28KT 10SM SCT250 15/M02 A2988
KBLV 
42nm SW 
091956Z 25012G30KT 10SM OVC130 16/M06 A2986 RMK PK WND 28033/11 SLP114 T01571060 57023 $
KMVN 
43nm S 
091956Z AUTO 28014G29KT 10SM CLR 15/M03 A2987 RMK AO2 PK WND 26029/1952 SLP118 T01501028
TAF
KBLV 
42nm SW 
092008Z 0920/1022 24025G30KT 9999 SCT110 510005 QNH2988INS BECMG 0923/0924 31012G18KT 9999 FEW150 QNH2992INS TX17/0922Z TN02/1010Z
KMVN 
43nm S 
091720Z 0918/1018 28012G25KT P6SM FEW060 SCT150 FM092100 29016G31KT P6SM BKN080 FM100400 32010G21KT P6SM SKC FM100600 31009KT P6SM SKC
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Vandalia Park District 618-267-8035
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SS $3.95 $3.45 
 Updated 03-Apr-2020
 
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