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KVLA Vandalia Municipal Airport
Vandalia, Illinois, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 25 FEBRUARY 2021

Location

FAA Identifier: VLA
Lat/Long: 38-59-29.2770N 089-09-58.2820W
38-59.487950N 089-09.971367W
38.9914658,-89.1661894
(estimated)
Elevation: 537.2 ft. / 163.7 m (surveyed)
Variation: 01W (2005)
From city: 3 miles NW of VANDALIA, IL
Time zone: UTC -6 (UTC -5 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 62471

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 07/1944
Control tower: no
ARTCC: KANSAS CITY CENTER
FSS: SAINT LOUIS FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: STL (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: ALL/IRREGULAR/
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT REIL RWY 18, 27 & 36; PAPI RWY 18; MIRL RWY 09/27 - CTAF. MIRL RWY 18/36 PRESET TO LOW INTST, TO INCR INTST - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.8
WX AWOS-A: 122.8 (618-283-9595)
WX AWOS-A at GRE (14 nm SW): 123.05 (618-664-1939)
  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY KANSAS CITY ARTCC ON FREQS 124.3/269.15 (DECATUR RCAG)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
VLAr178/6.1VANDALIA VOR/DME114.3004E
BIBr275/32.2BIBLE GROVE VORTAC109.0003E
ENLr355/34.3CENTRALIA VORTAC115.0004E
TOYr063/38.3TROY VORTAC116.0004E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
SHELBYVILLE213/29.136502WSYZ ... -.-- --..

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
FUEL IS SELF-SERVE WITH CREDIT CARD.
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 18/36

Dimensions: 3751 x 100 ft. / 1143 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt/porous friction courses, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 21.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 18  RUNWAY 36
Latitude: 38-59.855173N38-59.237187N
Longitude: 089-10.037287W089-10.032815W
Elevation: 530.1 ft.533.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 181 magnetic, 180 true001 magnetic, 360 true
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 18 ft. road, 575 ft. from runway, 284 ft. left of centerline, 20:1 slope to clear14 ft. road, 522 ft. from runway, 278 ft. right of centerline, 23:1 slope to clear
APCH SLOPE 23:1 TO RELOCATED THR USING PART 77 SFC.

Runway 9/27

Dimensions: 3001 x 75 ft. / 915 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in fair condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 19.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 9  RUNWAY 27
Latitude: 38-59.413748N38-59.416520N
Longitude: 089-10.208473W089-09.575018W
Elevation: 531.6 ft.537.1 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 091 magnetic, 090 true271 magnetic, 270 true
Markings: basic, in fair conditionbasic, in fair condition
Runway end identifier lights: yes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: VANDALIA PARK DISTRICT
900 NORTH LOCUST
VANDALIA, IL 62471
Phone 618-283-4973
Manager: CHAD FELDPOUCH
1754 N. 400 ST
VANDALIA, IL 62471
Phone 618-267-8035

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 10
Single engine airplanes: 9
Multi engine airplanes: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 25/day *
88% local general aviation
11% transient general aviation
<1% air taxi
* for 12-month period ending 31 March 2020

Additional Remarks

A30A-27 8 FT CROPS 200 FT FM RWY END PENETRATING PART 77 SFC.
FOR WX ADVY, 3 CLICKS CTAF. PHONE (618)283-9595.
FOR CD CTC KANSAS CITY ARTCC AT 913-254-8508.

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 25 February 2021 at 0901Z to 25 March 2021 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 18   download (224KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 36   download (230KB)
VOR RWY 18   download (211KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (59KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (201KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KGRE - Greenville Airport (14 nm SW)
KSLO - Salem-Leckrone Airport (23 nm SE)
3LF - Litchfield Municipal Airport (26 nm NW)
KENL - Centralia Municipal Airport (29 nm S)
2H0 - Shelby County Airport (29 nm NE)
 
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Photo taken 05-Sep-2020
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 27-Feb-2021
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:0612:06
Sunrise06:3312:33
Sunset17:4623:46
Evening civil twilight18:1300:13

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  27-Feb-2021 17:07:09
Local (UTC-6)  27-Feb-2021 11:07:09
 
METAR
KSLO 
23nm SE 
271635Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM SCT016 10/07 A3010 RMK AO2 T00980073
K3LF 
26nm NW 
271635Z AUTO 18006KT 10SM CLR 08/05 A3009 RMK AO2 T00810052
KENL 
29nm S 
271635Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM SCT013 10/06 A3009 RMK AO2 T00990062
K1H2 
30nm E 
271635Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 09/04 A3012 RMK AO2 T00940044
KTAZ 
33nm N 
271635Z AUTO 18005KT 10SM CLR 09/05 A3008 RMK AO2
KFOA 
39nm SE 
271635Z AUTO 09003KT 10SM SCT018 10/06 A3011 RMK AO2
KALN 
41nm W 
271550Z 20005KT 10SM CLR 09/07 A3009
KBLV 
42nm SW 
271556Z 17003KT 10SM SCT010 08/08 A3008 RMK AO2A SLP191 T00800080 $
KMVN 
43nm S 
271556Z AUTO 16007KT 10SM CLR 09/09 A3010 RMK AO2 SLP200 T00940089
TAF
KBLV 
42nm SW 
271205Z 2712/2814 VRB06KT 0400 FG OVC000 QNH3004INS BECMG 2713/2714 VRB06KT 9999 NSW SCT150 QNH2997INS BECMG 2802/2803 13006KT 8000 BR BKN015 QNH2994INS BECMG 2805/2806 14009KT 8000 -SHRA OVC010 QNH2978INS TX15/2721Z TN00/2712Z
KMVN 
43nm S 
271139Z 2712/2812 00000KT 5SM BR BKN020 TEMPO 2712/2716 3SM BR BKN010 FM271600 14005KT P6SM SCT025 FM280100 13006KT P6SM VCSH BKN015 FM280400 14006KT 5SM -RA BR OVC010 FM280600 18007KT 4SM RA BR OVC007
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Vandalia Park District 618-267-8035
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