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E63 Gila Bend Municipal Airport
Gila Bend, Arizona, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 22 APRIL 2021

Location

FAA Identifier: E63
Lat/Long: 32-57-36.6100N 112-40-25.0950W
32-57.610167N 112-40.418250W
32.9601694,-112.6736375
(estimated)
Elevation: 788.7 ft. / 240 m (estimated)
Variation: 13E (1985)
From city: 2 miles E of GILA BEND, AZ
Time zone: UTC -7 (year round; does not observe DST)
Zip code: 85337

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 01/1966
Control tower: no
ARTCC: ALBUQUERQUE CENTER
FSS: PRESCOTT FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: PRC (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: UNATNDD
Pattern altitude: 1588.7 ft. MSL
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT MIRL RY 04/22 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.8
  • COMMUNICATIONS PRVDD BY PRESCOTT RADIO ON FREQ 122.1R/116.6T (GILA BEND RCO).

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
GBN at fieldGILA BEND VORTAC116.6014E
BXKr152/30.6BUCKEYE VORTAC110.6014E
TFDr265/38.8STANFIELD VORTAC114.8012E

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL
24 HR SELF-SERVICE AVAILABLE WITH MAJOR CREDIT CARD AFTER 09/01/2014
Parking: tiedowns
Airframe service: NONE
Powerplant service: NONE
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 4/22

Dimensions: 5200 x 75 ft. / 1585 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 12.5
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 4  RUNWAY 22
Latitude: 32-57.379833N32-57.840500N
Longitude: 112-40.847333W112-39.989167W
Elevation: 774.2 ft.788.7 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good 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: nono
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 12 ft. brush, 266 ft. from runway, 30 ft. right of centerline, 5:1 slope to clear
RWY 04 +3-20 FT BRUSH & TREES, 0-200 FT FM THLD, 110-125 FT RIGHT OF CNTRLN. +4 FT BERM 115 FT RIGHT OF CNTRLN, ENTIRE LENGHT OF RWY.
15 ft. brush, 235 ft. from runway, 35 ft. left of centerline, 2:1 slope to clear
RWY 22 +3-15 FT BRUSH, 0- 200 FT FM THLD, 87-125 FT LEFT OF CNTRLN. +2-4 FT BRUSH, 0-200 FT FM THLD, 30-125 FT RIGHT OF CNTRLN. +4 FT DITCH, 0-200 FT FM THLD, 80 FT BOTH SIDES OF CNTRLN.

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: TOWN OF GILA BEND
PO BOX A
GILA BEND, AZ 85337
Phone (623) 810-4662
Manager: COREY DRURY
Phone (623) 810-4662
ALTERNATE NUMBER 602-702-0891. JESUS BALDENEGRO.

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 2
Single engine airplanes: 2
    
Aircraft operations: avg 115/day *
84% local general aviation
15% transient general aviation
1% air taxi
<1% military
* for 12-month period ending 31 March 2020

Additional Remarks

AREA BESIDES RWY NARROWS TO 30 FT AT CULVERT.
RWY 04/22 PRIMARY SFC, +5-20 FT BRUSH & TREES, 100-125 FT S OF RWY CNTRLN.
FOR CD CTC LUKE APCH AT 623-856-7361. IF UNA, CTC PHOENIX APCH AT 602-306-2565.

Instrument Procedures

There are no published instrument procedures at E63.

Some nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KGYR - Phoenix Goodyear Airport (32 nm NE)
KLUF - Luke Air Force Base (37 nm NE)
KGEU - Glendale Municipal Airport (39 nm NE)
P19 - Stellar Airpark (43 nm NE)
KPHX - Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (44 nm NE)
 
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Photo taken 15-Jun-2019
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 16-May-2021
 Local
(UTC-7)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:0412:04
Sunrise05:3212:32
Sunset19:2202:22
Evening civil twilight19:5002:50

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  16-May-2021 15:57:58
Local (UTC-7)  16-May-2021 08:57:58
 
METAR
KGXF 
5nm SW 
161458Z AUTO 19012KT 10SM CLR 25/02 A2985 RMK AO2 SLP096 T02540022 51013
TAF
KPHX 
42nm NE 
161142Z 1612/1718 10007KT P6SM SKC FM161600 18007KT P6SM SKC FM162000 22011G17KT P6SM SKC FM170000 25014G24KT P6SM SKC FM170500 26011KT P6SM SKC FM171000 11007KT P6SM SKC FM171600 17006KT P6SM SKC
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Imperial Flying Service 760-353-1182
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Aviation fuel, Pilots lounge / snooze room, Public telephone, Restrooms

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100LL
SS $4.10 
 Updated 05-May-2021
 
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