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05C Griffith-Merrillville Airport
Griffith, Indiana, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 03 DECEMBER 2020

Location

FAA Identifier: 05C
Lat/Long: 41-31-11.4276N 087-23-58.2287W
41-31.190460N 087-23.970478W
41.5198410,-87.3995080
(estimated)
Elevation: 634 ft. / 193.2 m (surveyed)
Variation: 03W (2000)
From city: 2 miles E of GRIFFITH, IN
Time zone: UTC -6 (UTC -5 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 46319

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 01/1962
Control tower: no
ARTCC: CHICAGO CENTER
FSS: TERRE HAUTE FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: HUF (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: MON-FRI 0800-2000, ALL SAT-SUN 0800-1700
UNATTENDED NEW YEARS DAY, EASTER, THANKSGIVING, AND CHRISTMAS
ATTENDED 0800-1900 DURING WINTER MONTHS
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: no
Lights: ACTVT MIRL RY 08/26, REIL RYS 08 & 26 & PAPI RYS 08 & 26 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 123.0
CHICAGO APPROACH: 133.1
CHICAGO DEPARTURE: 133.1
WX AWOS-3PT at GYY (6 nm N): 134.575 (219-944-0010)
WX AWOS-3 at IGQ (6 nm W): 119.275 (708-895-9526)
WX AWOS-AV at C56 (15 nm SW): 119.125 (708-534-5256)
WX ASOS at VPZ (18 nm E): 125.875 (219-531-1770)
  • COMMUNICATIONS PRVDD BY TERRE HAUTE RADIO ON FREQ 122.3 (CROWNPOINT RCO).

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
CGTr084/7.8CHICAGO HEIGHTS VORTAC114.2002E
EONr048/23.2PEOTONE VORTAC113.2002E
OXIr289/35.8KNOX VOR/DME115.6000E

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A UL94
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: LOW
Bulk oxygen: LOW

Runway Information

Runway 8/26

Dimensions: 4899 x 75 ft. / 1493 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in good condition
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 8  RUNWAY 26
Latitude: 41-31.120552N41-31.260132N
Longitude: 087-24.499353W087-23.442160W
Elevation: 634.0 ft.632.3 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 083 magnetic, 080 true263 magnetic, 260 true
Displaced threshold: no1120 ft.
Markings: basic, in good conditionbasic, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on left (3.50 degrees glide path)2-light PAPI on right (4.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 12 ft. bldg, 380 ft. from runway, 125 ft. left of centerline, 15:1 slope to clear55 ft. trees, 310 ft. from runway, 2:1 slope to clear
APCH SLOPE 26:1 FM DSPLCD THLD DUE TO 70 FT TREES 1,820 FT FM DSPLCD THLD

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Privately-owned
Owner: GRIFFITH AVIATION INC
1705 E. MAIN ST.
GRIFFITH, IN 46319
Phone 219-924-0207
Manager: CRAIG ANDERSON
1705 E. MAIN ST.
GRIFFITH, IN 46319
Phone 219-924-0207

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 48
Single engine airplanes: 35
Multi engine airplanes: 9
Jet airplanes: 1
Helicopters: 3
    
Aircraft operations: avg 61/day *
86% transient general aviation
13% local general aviation
1% air taxi
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2017

Additional Remarks

DEER ON & INVOF ARPT.
FOR CD CTC CHICAGO APCH AT 847-289-0926.

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 03 December 2020 at 0901Z to 31 December 2020 at 0900Z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
GOSHEN SEVEN **CHANGED**   download (275KB)
LUCIT ONE (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (293KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 08 **CHANGED**   download (188KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 26 **CHANGED**   download (186KB)
VOR RWY 08   download (212KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (348KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KGYY - Gary/Chicago International Airport (6 nm N)
KIGQ - Lansing Municipal Airport (6 nm W)
3HO - Hobart Sky Ranch Airport (6 nm E)
C56 - Bult Field Airport (15 nm SW)
KVPZ - Porter County Regional Airport (18 nm E)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 05-Dec-2020
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:3212:32
Sunrise07:0313:03
Sunset16:1922:19
Evening civil twilight16:5022:50

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  05-Dec-2020 08:33:31
Local (UTC-6)  05-Dec-2020 02:33:31
 
METAR
KGYY 
6nm N 
050815Z AUTO 02008KT 10SM OVC031 04/M02 A3009 RMK AO2 T00361022
KIGQ 
6nm W 
050815Z AUTO 36004KT 10SM OVC030 03/M03 A3008 RMK AO2 T00271030
KVPZ 
18nm E 
050756Z AUTO A3007 RMK AO2 SLPNO PWINO FZRANO
TAF
KGYY 
6nm N 
050520Z 0506/0606 01011KT P6SM BKN030 FM051500 35010KT P6SM SCT015 OVC020
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
Griffith Aviation, Inc. 219-924-0207
toll-free 1-800-247-7070
[web site]
[email]
Airport management, Aviation fuel, Aircraft ground handling, Oxygen service, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangars, Hangar leasing / sales, ...

More info about Griffith Aviation, Inc.
independent
100LL UL94 Jet A
FS $4.89 $5.09 $3.79 
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Where to Eat: Catering, Restaurants, Food shops

  
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 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Distance
 
Comments
  
Mi Tierra 219-922-3633
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