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KVPZ Porter County Regional Airport
Valparaiso, Indiana, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 07 DECEMBER 2017

Location

FAA Identifier: VPZ
Lat/Long: 41-27-14.3000N / 087-00-25.5000W
41-27.238333N / 087-00.425000W
41.4539722 / -87.0070833
(estimated)
Elevation: 770.3 ft. / 234.8 m (surveyed)
Variation: 02W (1985)
From city: 1 mile SE of VALPARAISO, IN
Time zone: UTC -6 (UTC -5 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 46383

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 11/1950
Control tower: no
ARTCC: CHICAGO CENTER
FSS: TERRE HAUTE FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: VPZ (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: MON-FRI 0600-2200, ALL SAT-SUN 0700-1900
Pattern altitude: 1770.3 ft. MSL
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: HIRL RY 09/27 & MIRL RY 18/36 PRESET ON LOW INTST DUSK-2300; PCL TO INCR INTST AFT 2300 & ACTVT MALSR RY 27; REIL RY 09; PAPI RWY 27 AND PAPI & REIL RYS 18 & 36 - CTAF; VASI RY 09 OPERS 24 HRS.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
Fire and rescue: ARFF index A
Airline operations: CLSD TO SCHEDULED ACR OPNS WITH GREATER THAN 9 PSGR SEATS & UNSCHEDULED ACR OPS GREATER THAN 30 SEATS. 90-DAY PPR; CALL AMGR 219-462-6508.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.725
WX ASOS: 125.875 (219-531-1770)
SOUTH BEND APPROACH: 132.05
SOUTH BEND DEPARTURE: 132.05
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 120.525(CTC APCH CON)
WX AWOS-3 at PPO (14 nm NE): 119.825 (219-326-6916)
WX AWOS-3 at OXI (17 nm SE): 135.775 (574-772-2041)
WX AWOS-3 at MGC (17 nm NE): 128.450 (219-878-1106)
  • APCH/DEP SERVICE PROVIDED BY CHICAGO ARTCC ON FREQS 135.9/317.6 (GOSHEN RCAG) WHEN SOUTH BEND APCH CTL CLSD.
  • COMMUNICATIONS PRVDD BY TERRE HAUTE RADIO ON FREQ 123.65 (CROWNPOINT RCO).

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
OXIr296/17.9KNOX VOR/DME115.6000E
CGTr096/25.6CHICAGO HEIGHTS VORTAC114.2002E
GIJr239/36.2GIPPER VORTAC115.4000E
EONr071/37.0PEOTONE VORTAC113.2002E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
SEDLY274/5.821202WVP ...- .--.
LA PORTE259/10.935603WIUL .. ..- .-..

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 9/27

Dimensions: 7001 x 150 ft. / 2134 x 46 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 55 /F/C/X/T
Double wheel: 250.0
Double tandem: 375.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 9  RUNWAY 27
Latitude: 41-27.144823N41-27.142413N
Longitude: 087-01.193587W086-59.661285W
Elevation: 770.0 ft.769.0 ft.
Gradient: 0.1%0.1%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 092 magnetic, 090 true272 magnetic, 270 true
Displaced threshold: 500 ft.no
Declared distances: TORA:7000 TODA:7000 ASDA:7000 LDA:6500TORA:6500 TODA:6500 ASDA:6500 LDA:6500
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-box VASI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
UNUSBL BYD 7 DEG RIGHT OF CNTRLN.
Approach lights: MALSR: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with runway alignment indicator lights
Runway end identifier lights: yesno
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: ILS
Obstructions: 60 ft. trees, 1212 ft. from runway, 402 ft. right of centerline, 16:1 slope to clearnone
ALSO PLINE OBSTN MKD; 96 FT ABV RY END; 5601 FT FM RY END; PERPENDICULAR TO CNTRLN; 56:1 SLOPE.

Runway 18/36

Dimensions: 4001 x 75 ft. / 1220 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 15 /F/B/X/T
Single wheel: 30.0
Double wheel: 45.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
Gradient: N
RUNWAY 18  RUNWAY 36
Latitude: 41-27.732272N41-27.073557N
Longitude: 087-00.421568W087-00.415703W
Elevation: 770.3 ft.759.9 ft.
Gradient: 0.3% UP
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 182 magnetic, 180 true002 magnetic, 360 true
Declared distances: TORA:4001 TODA:4001 ASDA:4001 LDA:4001TORA:4001 TODA:4001 ASDA:4001 LDA:4001
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
RY 18 PAPI UNUSBL BYD 8 DEG RIGHT OF CNTRLN.
2-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
RY 36 PAPI UNUSBL BYD 8 DEG RIGHT OF CNTRLN.
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 80 ft. trees, 2850 ft. from runway, 33:1 slope to clear32 ft. trees, 966 ft. from runway, 180 ft. left of centerline, 23:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: PORTER COUNTY MUNI ARPT AUTH
4207 MURVIHILL RD
VALPARAISO, IN 46383
Phone 219-462-6508
Manager: KYLE J. KUEBLER
4207 MURVIHILL RD
VALPARAISO, IN 46383
Phone 219-462-6508

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 141
Single engine airplanes: 126
Multi engine airplanes: 5
Jet airplanes: 7
Helicopters: 2
Ultralights: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 191/day *
55% local general aviation
42% transient general aviation
2% air taxi
1% military
* for 12-month period ending 01 January 2014

Additional Remarks

RYS 09/27 & 18/36 PARALLEL TWY HAVE GREEN CNTRLN REFLECTORS.
BIRDS & DEER 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 between 7 December 2017 at 0901Z and 4 January 2018 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS RWY 27 **CHANGED**   download (216KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 09 **CHANGED**   download (267KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 18 **CHANGED**   download (240KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 27 **CHANGED**   download (271KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (18KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (164KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

3HO - Hobart Sky Ranch Airport (13 nm NW)
KPPO - La Porte Municipal Airport (14 nm NE)
KOXI - Starke County Airport (17 nm SE)
KMGC - Michigan City Municipal Airport-Phillips Field (17 nm NE)
05C - Griffith-Merrillville Airport (18 nm W)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 14-Dec-2017
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:3612:36
Sunrise07:0813:08
Sunset16:1822:18
Evening civil twilight16:4922:49

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  14-Dec-2017 22:25:33
Local (UTC-6)  14-Dec-2017 16:25:33
 
METAR
KVPZ 142156Z AUTO 20005KT 10SM FEW030 BKN036 M02/M07 A3005 RMK AO2 SLP187 T10221072
KPPO 
14nm NE 
142155Z AUTO 17004KT 10SM CLR M06/M10 A3006 RMK AO2 T10571096
KOXI 
17nm SE 
142155Z AUTO 15004KT 10SM SCT044 M04/M09 A3006 RMK AO1
KMGC 
17nm NE 
142155Z AUTO 18005KT 5SM -SN SCT024 OVC032 M04/M07 A3006 RMK AO2
TAF
KGYY 
21nm NW 
141737Z 1418/1518 27006KT P6SM BKN250 FM150300 24007KT P6SM SCT040 BKN100 FM150900 26009KT P6SM SCT025 OVC050 FM151400 28014G21KT P6SM SCT025 BKN040
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100LL Jet A
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SS $4.24 --- 
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