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05C Griffith-Merrillville Airport
Griffith, Indiana, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 16 JUNE 2022

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 -5 (UTC -6 during Standard 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
0800-1900 DURG WINTER MONTHS.
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: no
Lights: ACTVT REIL RWY 08 & 26; PAPI RWY 08 & 26; MIRL RWY 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-3PT at IGQ (6 nm W): 119.275 (708-889-6319)
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).

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, 360 ft. from runway, 2:1 slope to clear
APCH SLOPE 26:1 FM DTHR; 55 FT TREES 1480 FT FM DTHR.

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: 53
Single engine airplanes: 39
Multi engine airplanes: 10
Jet airplanes: 1
Helicopters: 3
    
Aircraft operations: avg 79/day *
86% transient general aviation
13% local general aviation
1% air taxi
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2019

Additional Remarks

DEER ON & INVOF ARPT.
FOR CD CTC CHICAGO APCH AT 847-289-0926.
UNATNDD NEW YEARS, EASTER, THANKSGIVING & CHRISTMAS.

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 16 June 2022 at 0901Z to 14 July 2022 at 0900z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
GOSHEN EIGHT   download (248KB)
LUCIT TWO (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (338KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 08   download (186KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 26   download (187KB)
VOR RWY 08   download (208KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (459KB)

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 26-Jun-2022
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight04:4409:44
Sunrise05:1810:18
Sunset20:2701:27
Evening civil twilight21:0102:01

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  26-Jun-2022 18:04:04
Local (UTC-5)  26-Jun-2022 13:04:04
 
METAR
KGYY 
6nm N 
261745Z 00000KT 10SM CLR 24/18 A3007
KIGQ 
6nm W 
261755Z AUTO 31009G14KT 10SM SCT042 27/16 A3006 RMK AO2 T02660157 10266 20212
KVPZ 
18nm E 
261756Z AUTO 29003KT 10SM SCT040 SCT049 24/17 A3006 RMK AO2 SLP175 T02390167 10244 20217 50004
TAF
KGYY 
6nm N 
261458Z 2615/2712 33014G22KT P6SM BKN025 FM261700 31015G26KT P6SM FEW030 SCT250 FM270100 30011KT P6SM FEW250
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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 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 $6.37 $6.79 $6.24 
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 Services / Description 
 
Distance
 
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Mi Tierra 219-922-3633
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