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KVLA Vandalia Municipal Airport
Vandalia, Illinois, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 15 JULY 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 -5 (UTC -6 during Standard 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-AV: 122.8 (618-283-9595)
WX AWOS-AV 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
100LL: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 15 July 2021 at 0901Z to 12 August 2021 at 0900z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 18   download (214KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 36   download (220KB)
VOR RWY 18   download (201KB)
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 04-Aug-2021
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:3210:32
Sunrise06:0111:01
Sunset20:0401:04
Evening civil twilight20:3401:34

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  05-Aug-2021 00:42:36
Local (UTC-5)  04-Aug-2021 19:42:36
 
METAR
KSLO 
23nm SE 
050015Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM OVC055 26/18 A3009 RMK AO2 T02610181
K3LF 
26nm NW 
050015Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 26/16 A3011 RMK AO2 T02560161
KENL 
29nm S 
050015Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM SCT060 BKN080 24/20 A3008 RMK AO2 T02430196
K1H2 
30nm E 
050015Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 25/19 A3010 RMK AO2 T02510189
KTAZ 
33nm N 
050015Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 26/18 A3010 RMK AO2
KFOA 
39nm SE 
050015Z AUTO 01003KT 10SM CLR 25/17 A3009 RMK AO2
KALN 
41nm W 
042350Z VRB03KT 10SM CLR 28/14 A3009
KBLV 
42nm SW 
042356Z AUTO 08004KT 10SM CLR 26/19 A3007 RMK AO2 SLP183 T02620193 10286 20262 57009 $
KMVN 
43nm S 
042356Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 26/16 A3009 RMK AO2 SLP189 T02560161 10289 20256 56006
TAF
KBLV 
42nm SW 
041600Z 0416/0522 VRB06KT 9999 FEW050 QNH3003INS TX28/0420Z TN16/0511Z
KMVN 
43nm S 
041720Z 0418/0518 04005KT P6SM FEW050 FM050100 00000KT P6SM SKC TEMPO 0507/0510 4SM BR MIFG FM051400 00000KT P6SM FEW045 FEW250
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Vandalia Park District 618-267-8035
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100LL Jet A
SS $4.30 $3.00 
 Updated 22-Jul-2021
 
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