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KLUA Luray Caverns Airport
Luray, Virginia, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 15 JULY 2021

Location

FAA Identifier: LUA
Lat/Long: 38-40-00.1577N 078-30-03.0061W
38-40.002628N 078-30.050102W
38.6667105,-78.5008350
(estimated)
Elevation: 902.4 ft. / 275.1 m (surveyed)
Variation: 09W (1995)
From city: 2 miles W of LURAY, VA
Time zone: UTC -4 (UTC -5 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 22835

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 07/1971
Control tower: no
ARTCC: WASHINGTON CENTER
FSS: LEESBURG FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: DCA (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 0800-1800
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT REIL RY 04/22; HIRL RY 04/22 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.8
WX AWOS-3: 118.275 (540-743-1148)
WX AWOS-3 at 8W2 (10 nm W): 118.175 (540-740-3801)
WX AWOS-3 at FRR (19 nm NE): 121.85 (540-635-5377)
  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY WASHINGTON ARTCC ON FREQS 133.2/282.2 (BUCKS ELBOW RCAG).

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
LDNr237/17.8LINDEN VORTAC114.3006W
CSNr279/29.8CASANOVA VORTAC116.3006W

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
CAVERNS223/2.424509WLUA .-.. ..- .-
NAILR305/30.735110WMSQ -- ... --.-

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A+
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MINOR
Powerplant service: MINOR

Runway Information

Runway 4/22

Dimensions: 3126 x 75 ft. / 953 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 12.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 4  RUNWAY 22
Latitude: 38-39.790703N38-40.214553N
Longitude: 078-30.236537W078-29.863667W
Elevation: 902.4 ft.901.9 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftright
Runway heading: 044 magnetic, 035 true224 magnetic, 215 true
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: 28 ft. tree, 940 ft. from runway, 290 ft. right of centerline, 26:1 slope to clear9 ft. road, lighted, 200 ft. from runway, 185 ft. left of centerline
19 FT POLE LCTD 80 FT FM END OF RY, 230 FT LEFT ON APCH.

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: LURAY & PAGE CO. AIRPORT AUTHORITY
270 CIRCLE VIEW ROAD
LURAY, VA 22835
Phone (540) 743-6070
Manager: KENNETH LEE PAINTER
1504 AIRPORT ROAD
LURAY, VA 22835
Phone 540-743-6070

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 25
Single engine airplanes: 20
Multi engine airplanes: 5
    
Aircraft operations: avg 67/week *
57% transient general aviation
38% local general aviation
4% air taxi
<1% military
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2019

Additional Remarks

TAXI ON HARD SFCS ONLY.
DEER AND BIRDS ON AND INVOF ARPT
FOR CD CTC WASHINGTON ARTCC AT 703-771-3587.

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 15 July 2021 at 0901Z to 12 August 2021 at 0900z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 04   download (197KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 22   download (195KB)
VOR/DME-B   download (179KB)
NDB-A   download (179KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (22KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (395KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

8W2 - New Market Airport (10 nm W)
KFRR - Front Royal-Warren County Airport (19 nm NE)
KVBW - Bridgewater Air Park (28 nm SW)
KSHD - Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport (30 nm SW)
KCJR - Culpeper Regional Airport (31 nm E)
 
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Aerial photo of KLUA (Luray Caverns Airport)
Photo by Jim Cosson
Photo taken 01-Jan-2009
from a Cessna 172 at 3500 MSL

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From to KLUA

Sunrise and sunset
Times for 27-Jul-2021
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:4209:42
Sunrise06:1210:12
Sunset20:2900:29
Evening civil twilight20:5900:59

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  27-Jul-2021 16:38:32
Local (UTC-4)  27-Jul-2021 12:38:32
 
METAR
KLUA 271615Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 30/20 A3004 RMK AO2
K8W2 
10nm W 
271615Z AUTO 13003KT 10SM CLR 30/18 A3003 RMK AO1 T03000178
KFRR 
19nm NE 
271615Z AUTO 36007KT 330V030 10SM CLR 31/17 A3003 RMK AO1
KCJR 
19nm SE 
271615Z AUTO 36005KT 10SM OVC070 32/20 A3002 RMK AO2 T03180200
TAF
KCHO 
32nm S 
271138Z 2712/2812 00000KT 3SM BR FEW070 FM271300 18003KT P6SM FEW050 FEW250 FM272000 18004KT P6SM VCTS FEW050CB SCT250 FM280000 00000KT P6SM FEW250
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