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M79 John H Hooks Jr Memorial Airport
Rayville, Louisiana, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 11 AUGUST 2022

Location

FAA Identifier: M79
Lat/Long: 32-29-07.5110N 091-46-15.8390W
32-29.125183N 091-46.263983W
32.4854197,-91.7710664
(estimated)
Elevation: 82.7 ft. / 25.2 m (surveyed)
Variation: 02E (2000)
From city: 1 mile NW of RAYVILLE, LA
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -6 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 71269

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 09/1950
Control tower: no
ARTCC: FORT WORTH CENTER
FSS: DE RIDDER FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: DRI (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: UNATNDD
FOR SVCS AFT HRS CALL 318-235-3177.
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: no
Lights: DUSK-DAWN. MIRL RY 18/36, REIL RYS 18 & 36 PRESET LOW INTST DUSK-DAWN; TO INCR INTST ACTVT - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.8
MONROE APPROACH: 126.9
MONROE DEPARTURE: 126.9
WX ASOS at MLU (13 nm W): PHONE 318-327-5675
WX AWOS-3PT at BQP (17 nm N): 118.375 (318-281-1443)
  • APCH/DEP CTL SVC PRVDD BY FORT WORTH ARTCC (ZFW) ON FREQS 126.325/346.25 (MONROE RCAG) WHEN MONROE APCH CTL (MLU) CLSD.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
MLUr095/13.5MONROE VORTAC117.2003E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
BASTROP158/17.132903EBQP -... --.- .--.

Airport Services

Parking: tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 18/36

Dimensions: 3998 x 75 ft. / 1219 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 12.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 18  RUNWAY 36
Latitude: 32-29.449390N32-28.790492N
Longitude: 091-46.328873W091-46.354168W
Elevation: 82.3 ft.81.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 180 magnetic, 182 true000 magnetic, 002 true
Displaced threshold: no291 ft.
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: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 83 ft. trees, 2006 ft. from runway, 21:1 slope to clear41 ft. trees, 598 ft. from runway, 299 ft. right of centerline, 9:1 slope to clear
APCH SLP 12:1 TO DSPLCD THLD.

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF RAYVILLE
PO BOX 878
RAYVILLE, LA 71269
Phone 318-728-2011
Manager: CHARLIE ADAMS
12 ELLIS LANE
RAYVILLE, LA 71269
Phone (318) 235-0187

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 32
Single engine airplanes: 25
Multi engine airplanes: 4
Helicopters: 2
Gliders airplanes: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 49/day *
67% local general aviation
33% transient general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 09 October 2018

Additional Remarks

ROAD 367 FT & RR TRACK 467 FT FM APCH END RY 36.
RY 18/36 40-80 FT TREES WEST SIDE OF RY PENETRATE TRANSITION SLOPE.
FOR CD CTC MONROE APCH AT 318-327-5641, IF UNAVBL, CTC FORT WORTH ARTCC AT 817-858-7584.

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 11 August 2022 at 0901Z to 08 September 2022 at 0900z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 18 **CHANGED**   download (231KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 36 **CHANGED**   download (214KB)
VOR/DME-A **CHANGED**   download (214KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply **CHANGED**   download (303KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KMLU - Monroe Regional Airport (13 nm W)
KBQP - Morehouse Memorial Airport (17 nm N)
KTVR - Vicksburg Tallulah Regional Airport (38 nm E)
KRSN - Ruston Regional Airport (41 nm W)
KCRT - Z M Jack Stell Field Airport (42 nm N)
 
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Aerial photo of M79 (John H Hooks Jr Memorial Airport)
Photo by Mark Burns
Photo taken 21-Oct-2006

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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 19-Aug-2022
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:0911:09
Sunrise06:3511:35
Sunset19:4700:47
Evening civil twilight20:1201:12

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  19-Aug-2022 15:38:02
Local (UTC-5)  19-Aug-2022 10:38:02
 
METAR
KMLU 
13nm W 
191453Z 04003KT 7SM BKN024 BKN055 OVC075 25/23 A2999 RMK AO2 SLP153 60014 T02500228 51013
TAF
KMLU 
13nm W 
191127Z 1912/2012 00000KT P6SM VCSH SCT030 OVC050 TEMPO 1912/1915 BKN030 FM191500 VRB03KT P6SM VCSH BKN030 FM191700 13005KT P6SM BKN040 FM191900 14005KT P6SM VCTS BKN040CB FM200000 15005KT P6SM SCT045 SCT080 SCT250 FM200600 18003KT P6SM SCT045 SCT080 BKN250
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