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

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 29 MARCH 2018

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: 41.3 ft. / 12.6 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 RY 22L - CTAF; MIRL RY 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 337-266-4400.

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: 128.7(211-019) 268.7(211-019)
CLASS C IC: 121.1(020-210) 363.0(020-210)
EMERG: 121.5 243.0
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 SERVICE PROVIDED BY HOUSTON ARTCC ON FREQS 126.35/338.25 (LAFAYETTE RCAG) WHEN APCH CTL CLSD.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
LFT at fieldLAFAYETTE VORTAC109.8003E
LLAr028/38.2WHITE LAKE VOR/DME110.4004E
LSUr239/39.7FIGHTING TIGER VORTAC116.5006E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
LAFFS216/6.537503ELF .-.. ..-.
ABBEVILLE037/11.123002EBNZ -... -. --..
DURALDE130/32.026302EECY . -.-. -.--
NEW ROADS221/36.435604EFWX ..-. .-- -..-

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
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: 30-11.753722N30-12.782903N
Longitude: 091-59.624203W091-58.672945W
Elevation: 38.8 ft.32.2 ft.
Gradient: 0.1%0.1%
Traffic pattern: rightleft
Runway heading: 036 magnetic, 039 true216 magnetic, 219 true
Displaced threshold: no342 ft.
Declared distances: TORA:8001 TODA:8001 ASDA:8001 LDA:8001TORA:8001 TODA:8001 ASDA:8001 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: 5401 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
RUNWAY 11  RUNWAY 29
Latitude: 30-12.459050N30-12.154043N
Longitude: 091-59.888193W091-58.924415W
Elevation: 36.9 ft.34.6 ft.
Gradient: 0.1%0.1%
Traffic pattern: rightleft
Runway heading: 107 magnetic, 110 true287 magnetic, 290 true
Declared distances: TORA:5401 TODA:5401 ASDA:5401 LDA:5401TORA:5401 TODA:5401 ASDA:5401 LDA:5401
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: RY NOT AVBL FOR ACR OPNS WITH MORE THAN 30 PSGR SEATS. RY CLSD 2230-0530.
RUNWAY 4L  RUNWAY 22R
Latitude: 30-12.096543N30-12.623702N
Longitude: 091-59.551167W091-59.063533W
Elevation: 40.8 ft.41.2 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

Helipad H1

Dimensions: 50 x 50 ft. / 15 x 15 m
Surface: asphalt, in fair condition
Runway edge lights: PERI
Operational restrictions: RY H1 CIRCULAR PAD.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Approach lights: RLLS
LEAD-IN LGTS TWO INGRESS PATHS.

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY PARISH OF LAFAYETTE
222 JET RANGER X DRIVE
LAFAYETTE, LA 70508
Phone 337-266-4400
Manager: STEVEN PICOU, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
222 JET RANGER X DRIVE
LAFAYETTE, LA 70508-2124
Phone (337) 226-4401

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 142
Single engine airplanes: 76
Multi engine airplanes: 25
Jet airplanes: 28
Helicopters: 13
    
Aircraft operations: avg 124/day *
41% transient general aviation
36% air taxi
13% local general aviation
8% commercial
3% military
* for 12-month period ending 31 May 2017

Additional Remarks

E60-22L ENGINEERED MATERIALS ARRESTING SYSTEM (EMAS) 380.67 FT IN LENGTH BY 170 FT IN WIDTH LCTD AT THE DER 22L.
E60-29 ENGINEERED MATERIALS ARRESTING SYSTEM (EMAS) APRX 170 FT WIDE AND 448 FT LONG 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.
RY 11/29; RY 04L/22R & RY 04R/22L LGTD DISTANCE REMAINING SIGNS.
TWY B BTN TWYS C & D CLSD TO ACFT WITH WINGSPAN OVER 80 FT.
CTC GND CTL PRIOR TO PUSH BACK FM TERMINAL.
TWY F SOUTH OF TWY B REDUCES TO 40 FT WIDE.
USE CTN TWR BLIND SPOTS ON TWY M EAST & WEST OF TWY E.
TWY F SOUTH OF TWY B CLSD TO SINGLE WHEEL ACFT OVER 25000 LBS AND DUAL WHEEL ACFT OVER 32000 LBS.
155 FT OIL RIG 1 NM SE OF ARPT.
NUMEROUS BIRDS ON & INVOF ARPT.
HEL OPNS TO/FM THE HELIPAD BTN TWYS B & F AND THE TERMINAL RAMP AVOID OVERFLIGHT OF THE TERMINAL & OTHER BLDGS IN THE 270-020 QUADRANT FM THE HELIPAD.
HELICOPTER PARKING PADS AVBL.

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 29 March 2018 at 0901Z to 26 April 2018 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 04R   download (246KB)
ILS OR LOC RWY 22L   download (299KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 04R   download (243KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 22L   download (277KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 29   download (256KB)
VOR/DME RWY 11   download (215KB)
Radar Approach Procedures available   download (56KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (66KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (137KB)

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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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 19-Apr-2018
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:1311:13
Sunrise06:3811:38
Sunset19:3700:37
Evening civil twilight20:0101:01

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  19-Apr-2018 21:56:29
Local (UTC-5)  19-Apr-2018 16:56:29
 
METAR
KLFT 192053Z 02012KT 10SM CLR 23/06 A3018 RMK AO2 SLP218 T02330061 58011
KARA 
12nm SE 
192053Z 01013KT 10SM CLR 23/04 A3017 RMK AO2 SLP217 6//// T02330044 58012 PNO
K0R3 
15nm S 
118.875
No observation available
TAF
KLFT 191720Z 1918/2018 03011KT P6SM SKC FM200100 01006KT P6SM SKC
KARA 
12nm SE 
191720Z 1918/2018 01010KT P6SM SKC FM200100 01009KT P6SM SKC
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Signature Flight Support UNICOM 122.95
337-234-3100
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