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KGLS Scholes International Airport at Galveston
Galveston, Texas, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 05 DECEMBER 2019

Location

FAA Identifier: GLS
Lat/Long: 29-15-55.2000N 094-51-37.5000W
29-15.920000N 094-51.625000W
29.2653333,-94.8604167
(estimated)
Elevation: 5.6 ft. / 1.7 m (surveyed)
Variation: 02E (2015)
From city: 3 miles SW of GALVESTON, TX
Time zone: UTC -6 (UTC -5 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 77554

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 08/1938
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: HOUSTON CENTER
FSS: MONTGOMERY COUNTY FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
FOR FP FILING CALL CXO FSS 1-800-833-5602
NOTAMs facility: GLS (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 0600-2000
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: HIRL RY 14/32 AND MIRL RY 18/36 PRESET ON MED INTST. WHEN ATCT CLSD ACTVT MALSR RY 14 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
International operations: customs landing rights airport

Airport Communications

CTAF: 120.575
UNICOM: 123.05
WX ASOS: 119.275 (409-740-9248)
GALVESTON GROUND: 118.625 [0600-1800]
GALVESTON TOWER: 120.575 [0600-1800]
HOUSTON APPROACH: 134.45
HOUSTON DEPARTURE: 134.45
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 135.35 ;WHEN TWR CLSD
ALEXANDRIA DP: 134.45
BLTWY RNAV DP: 134.45
BLUEBELL STAR: 124.225
BORRN RNAV DP: 134.45
CESAN STAR: 121.3
CRIED DP: 134.45
DREMR DP: 134.45
EL DORADO DP: 134.45
GIFFA DP: 134.45
HOODO RNAV DP: 134.45
HUDZY STAR: 120.05
INDIE RNAV DP: 134.45
INDUSTRY RNAV DP: 134.45
KARRR RNAV DP: 134.45
LEONA DP: 134.45
LUFKIN DP: 134.45
LURIC DP: 134.45
MMALT RNAV DP: 134.45
OHIIO STAR: 120.05
PALACIOS DP: 134.45
QTRBK STAR: 119.175
STRYA DP: 134.45
STYCK DP: 134.45
TCHDN STAR: 119.175
TKNIQ STAR: 119.625
TRUAX DP: 134.45
WAPPL STAR: 120.05
WATFO DP: 134.45
WYLSN RNAV DP: 134.45

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
VUH at fieldSCHOLES VOR/DME113.0006E
MHFr192/17.9TRINITY VOR/DME113.6007E
HUBr132/32.0HOBBY VOR/DME117.1005E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
GALVESTON225/6.820608EGLS --. .-.. ...

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
FOR FUEL SVC AFT HRS CALL 409-771-1109. SELF SERVE AVBL 24 HRS WITH CREDIT CARD.
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 18/36

Dimensions: 6001 x 150 ft. / 1829 x 46 m
Surface: concrete, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 30.0
Double wheel: 45.0
Double tandem: 90.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 18  RUNWAY 36
Latitude: 29-16.410232N29-15.420192N
Longitude: 094-51.544178W094-51.561075W
Elevation: 5.6 ft.4.6 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 179 magnetic, 181 true359 magnetic, 001 true
Declared distances: TORA:6001 TODA:6001 ASDA:6001 LDA:6001TORA:6001 TODA:6001 ASDA:6001 LDA:6001
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: none120 ft. bldg, 2970 ft. from runway, 240 ft. right of centerline, 23:1 slope to clear

Runway 14/32

Dimensions: 6000 x 150 ft. / 1829 x 46 m
Surface: asphalt/concrete, in good condition
FIRST 1300 FT NW END IS CONC.
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 30.0
Double wheel: 45.0
Double tandem: 90.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 14  RUNWAY 32
Latitude: 29-16.303015N29-15.543382N
Longitude: 094-52.058840W094-51.334838W
Elevation: 5.3 ft.4.6 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 138 magnetic, 140 true318 magnetic, 320 true
Declared distances: TORA:6000 TODA:6000 ASDA:6000 LDA:6000TORA:6000 TODA:6000 ASDA:6000 LDA:6000
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)
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
Obstructions: none80 ft. bldg, 2492 ft. from runway, 130 ft. left of centerline, 28:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF GALVESTON
PO BOX 779
GALVESTON, TX 77552
Phone (409) 797-2590
Manager: MIKE SHAHAN
2115 TERMINAL DRIVE
GALVESTON, TX 77554
Phone (409) 797-3590

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 98
Single engine airplanes: 66
Multi engine airplanes: 9
Jet airplanes: 5
Helicopters: 15
Gliders airplanes: 1
Ultralights: 2
    
Aircraft operations: avg 85/day *
50% transient general aviation
29% air taxi
18% local general aviation
3% military
* for 12-month period ending 04 March 2017

Additional Remarks

FLOCKS OF BIRDS INVOF ARPT BLO 200' AGL.
124 FT LGTD CRANE NW SIDE OF ARPT.
FOR CD WHEN ATCT IS CLSD CTC HOUSTON APCH AT 281-443-5844 TO CNL IFR AT 281-443-5888.
HELICOPTERS OPERATING ON & INVOF ARPT.
178 FT LGTD BLDG 2000 FT NE OF RY 18 THLD.
PAEW ADJ RYS & TWYS.
TWO 157 FT MSL LGTD TOWERS BTN RYS 32 & 36.

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 05 December 2019 at 0900Z to 02 January 2020 at 0900Z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
BLUBELL THREE   download (296KB)
CESAN FOUR (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (361KB)
HUDZY FOUR   2 pages: [1] [2] (315KB)
OHIIO FOUR   download (294KB)
QTRBK ONE   2 pages: [1] [2] (322KB)
TCHDN TWO   2 pages: [1] [2] (357KB)
TKNIQ TWO (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (286KB)
WAPPL FOUR (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (380KB)
WAPPL FOUR (RNAV), CONT.2   download (265KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 14   download (283KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 14 **CHANGED**   download (265KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 18   download (250KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 32   download (233KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 36   download (251KB)
VOR RWY 14   download (211KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (23KB)
 
Departure Procedures
ALEXANDRIA TWO **NEW**   2 pages: [1] [2] (348KB)
BLTWY SIX (RNAV)   download (167KB)
BORRN FOUR (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (293KB)
CRIED NINE   download (187KB)
EL DORADO NINE   2 pages: [1] [2] (239KB)
GIFFA NINE   download (184KB)
HOODO SIX (RNAV)   download (221KB)
INDIE SEVEN (RNAV)   download (192KB)
INDUSTRY NINE   2 pages: [1] [2] (392KB)
KARRR SIX (RNAV) **NEW**   2 pages: [1] [2] (249KB)
LEONA THREE   2 pages: [1] [2] (356KB)
LUFKIN TWO   2 pages: [1] [2] (246KB)
LURIC SEVEN (RNAV)   download (209KB)
MMALT FIVE (RNAV)   download (229KB)
PALACIOS ONE   2 pages: [1] [2] (309KB)
STRYA SEVEN (RNAV)   download (197KB)
STYCK SEVEN (RNAV) **CHANGED**   download (187KB)
WATFO FIVE (RNAV)   download (174KB)
WYLSN SEVEN (RNAV)   download (176KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (69KB)

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KLVJ - Pearland Regional Airport (25 nm NW)
KEFD - Ellington Airport (26 nm NW)
T41 - La Porte Municipal Airport (26 nm NW)
54T - RWJ Airpark (30 nm N)
KHOU - William P Hobby Airport (32 nm NW)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 06-Dec-2019
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:3512:35
Sunrise07:0113:01
Sunset17:2023:20
Evening civil twilight17:4623:46

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  06-Dec-2019 23:30:15
Local (UTC-6)  06-Dec-2019 17:30:15
 
METAR
KGLS 062252Z 34010KT 10SM CLR 22/13 A3010 RMK AO2 SLP193 T02220128
KXIH 
18nm E 
062315Z AUTO 33008KT 10SM CLR 20/13 A3009 RMK A01
TAF
KGLS 061720Z 0618/0718 31010G20KT P6SM SKC FM070400 34014KT P6SM FEW120 FM071000 36011KT P6SM BKN020
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
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 Services / Description 
 
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Island Jet Center UNICOM 123.05
409-572-2555
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[email]
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First time customers receive 5 cents off per gallon.

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