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KVPZ Porter County Regional Airport
Valparaiso, Indiana, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 20 MAY 2021

Location

FAA Identifier: VPZ
Lat/Long: 41-27-14.3000N 087-00-25.5000W
41-27.238333N 087-00.425000W
41.4539722,-87.0070833
(estimated)
Elevation: 770.3 ft. / 234.8 m (surveyed)
Variation: 02W (1985)
From city: 1 mile SE of VALPARAISO, IN
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -6 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 46383

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 11/1950
Control tower: no
ARTCC: CHICAGO CENTER
FSS: TERRE HAUTE FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: VPZ (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: MON-FRI 0600-2200, ALL SAT-SUN 0700-1900
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT MALSR RWY 27; REIL RWY 9, 18 & 36; PAPI RWY 9, 18, 27 & 36; HIRL RWY 09/27; MIRL RWY 18/36 - CTAF. HIRL RWY 09/27; MIRL RWY 18/36; PRESET TO LOW INTST DUSK - 2300, INCR INTST - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
Fire and rescue: ARFF index A

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.725
WX ASOS: 125.875 (219-531-1770)
SOUTH BEND APPROACH: 132.05
SOUTH BEND DEPARTURE: 132.05
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 120.525 ;CTC APCH CTL
WX AWOS-3 at PPO (14 nm NE): 119.825 (219-326-6916)
WX AWOS-3 at OXI (17 nm SE): 135.775 (574-772-2041)
WX AWOS-3 at MGC (17 nm NE): 128.450 (219-878-1106)
  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY CHICAGO ARTCC ON FREQS 135.9/317.6 (GOSHEN RCAG) WHEN SOUTH BEND APCH CTL CLSD.
  • COMMUNICATIONS PRVDD BY TERRE HAUTE RADIO ON FREQ 122.3 (CROWNPOINT RCO).

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
OXIr296/17.9KNOX VOR/DME115.6000E
CGTr096/25.6CHICAGO HEIGHTS VORTAC114.2002E
GIJr239/36.2GIPPER VORTAC115.4000E
EONr071/37.0PEOTONE VORTAC113.2002E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
SEDLY274/5.821202WVP ...- .--.

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 9/27

Dimensions: 7001 x 150 ft. / 2134 x 46 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 55 /F/C/X/T
Double wheel: 250.0
Double tandem: 375.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 9  RUNWAY 27
Latitude: 41-27.144823N41-27.142413N
Longitude: 087-01.193587W086-59.661285W
Elevation: 770.0 ft.769.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 092 magnetic, 090 true272 magnetic, 270 true
Displaced threshold: 500 ft.no
Declared distances: TORA:7000 TODA:7000 ASDA:7000 LDA:6500TORA:6500 TODA:6500 ASDA:6500 LDA:6500
Markings: nonprecision, 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)
UNUSBL BYD 7 DEG RIGHT OF CNTRLN.
Approach lights: MALSR: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with runway alignment indicator lights
Runway end identifier lights: yesno
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: ILS
Obstructions: 60 ft. trees, 1212 ft. from runway, 402 ft. right of centerline, 16:1 slope to clearnone
+96 FT MKD PLINE 5601 FT FM RWY END PERPENDICULAR TO CNTRLN 56:1 SLOPE.

Runway 18/36

Dimensions: 4001 x 75 ft. / 1220 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in fair condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 15 /F/B/X/T
Single wheel: 30.0
Double wheel: 45.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 18  RUNWAY 36
Latitude: 41-27.732272N41-27.073557N
Longitude: 087-00.421568W087-00.415703W
Elevation: 770.3 ft.759.9 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 182 magnetic, 180 true002 magnetic, 360 true
Declared distances: TORA:4001 TODA:4001 ASDA:4001 LDA:4001TORA:4001 TODA:4001 ASDA:4001 LDA:4001
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
UNUSBL BYD 8 DEG RIGHT OF CNTRLN.
2-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
UNUSBL BYD 8 DEG RIGHT OF CNTRLN.
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 80 ft. trees, 2850 ft. from runway, 33:1 slope to clear32 ft. trees, 966 ft. from runway, 180 ft. left of centerline, 23:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: PORTER COUNTY MUNI ARPT AUTH
4207 MURVIHILL RD
VALPARAISO, IN 46383
Phone 219-462-6508
Manager: KYLE J. KUEBLER
4207 MURVIHILL RD
VALPARAISO, IN 46383
Phone 219-462-6508

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 128
Single engine airplanes: 116
Multi engine airplanes: 6
Jet airplanes: 5
Helicopters: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 191/day *
55% local general aviation
42% transient general aviation
2% air taxi
1% military
* for 12-month period ending 01 January 2014

Additional Remarks

RWY 09/27 & 18/36 PARL TWY MKD WITH GREEN CNTRLN REFLECTORS.
BIRDS & DEER ON & INVOF ARPT.
FOR CD CTC CHICAGO ARTCC AT 630-906-8921.
CLSD TO SKED OPS WITH GTR THAN 9 PSGR SEATS & UNSKED OPS WITH GTR THAN 30 PSGR SEATS WITHOUT 90 DAY PPR - CALL AMGR.

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 20 May 2021 at 0901Z to 17 June 2021 at 0900z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS RWY 27   download (233KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 09   download (235KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 18   download (263KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 27 **CHANGED**   download (296KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (60KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (164KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

3HO - Hobart Sky Ranch Airport (13 nm NW)
KPPO - La Porte Municipal Airport (14 nm NE)
KOXI - Starke County Airport (17 nm SE)
KMGC - Michigan City Municipal Airport-Phillips Field (17 nm NE)
05C - Griffith-Merrillville Airport (18 nm W)
 
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Photo taken 07-Aug-2016
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 12-Jun-2021
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight04:4109:41
Sunrise05:1510:15
Sunset20:2101:21
Evening civil twilight20:5501:55

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  12-Jun-2021 21:59:21
Local (UTC-5)  12-Jun-2021 16:59:21
 
METAR
KVPZ 122149Z AUTO 02009KT 10SM FEW049 SCT070 SCT080 24/19 A2986 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT SE RAB11E45 P0000 T02390194
KPPO 
14nm NE 
122135Z AUTO 34015G19KT 10SM SCT080 SCT100 SCT120 27/20 A2985 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT SW AND W T02710195
KOXI 
17nm SE 
122141Z AUTO 35008KT 10SM BKN060 BKN070 OVC080 29/20 A2981 RMK AO1
KMGC 
17nm NE 
122135Z AUTO 33004KT 10SM CLR 23/20 A2986 RMK AO2
TAF
KGYY 
21nm NW 
121737Z 1218/1318 02008KT P6SM FEW040 SCT200 FM121900 05010KT P6SM VCTS SCT050CB BKN100 TEMPO 1220/1222 26015G25KT 4SM -TSRA BR BKN035CB FM122200 03008KT P6SM BKN070 FM130600 34006KT P6SM FEW070 FM131600 03007KT P6SM SKC
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100LL Jet A
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SS $4.24 --- 
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