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Gila Bend Municipal Airport

Gila Bend, AZ

Phone: 928-699-9646
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Attendance: Not Attended
Elevation:789 ft (240.5 m) (Estimated)
Location:2.00 mi. E of Gila Bend
Beacon: Present (white-green)
Instrument Procedures:(None)
Runway length: 5200 ft
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Runway 04/22

Dimensions:5200 x 75ft. / 1585.0 x 22.9mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 12500 lb
Surface:asphalt, no surface treatment, in good conditionRunway Edge Lights:medium
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
04774.2ft. MSL

0.3% up
basicvisual glide slope: 2-Light/Left-Side PAPI
Tree, 130 ft Left of center, 15 ft high, 356 ft from end, 10:1 clearance slope
NE Ry 04 +2 Ft Berm 115 Ft Right of Ry Centerline Entire Lenght of Ry, 3 to 5 Ft Brush 0b in Rsa
22788.7ft. MSL

0.3% down
basicvisual glide slope: 2-Light/Left-Side PAPI
Brush, 120 ft Left of center, 10 ft high, 300 ft from end, 10:1 clearance slope
Ry 22 8 Ft Bush 145 Ft Fm Ry End 95 Ft Left of Cntrln, 3 to 5 Ft Berm in Primary Surface 110 Feet Left, 3 to 7 Ft Brush in Rsa

Business/Service Information

Name LocationFreq. MonitoredMain Phone
Gila Bend Municipal
    On field: NE
    UNICOM: 122.8
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    Operations & More Information

    Lat/Long:N32 57.6102' / W112 40.4183'
    Charts:NACO: Phoenix Sectional
    Mag Var:13E (1985)
    ARTCC:Albuquerque (ZAB)
    FSS:Prescott (PRC)
    NOTAM Facility:PRC
    Approach/Departure Control Facility
    Pattern Altitude:Fixed Wing: 1589 MSL
    Wind Indicator:Lighted
    Seg. Circle:Yes
    Lighting:Pilot Activated Lighting:
    • high intensity: 7 clicks in 5 secs
    • medium intensity: 5 clicks in 5 secs
    • low intensity: 3 clicks in 5 secs
    Actvt MIRL Ry 04/22 - CTAF

    Aircraft & Activity

    Based GA Aircraft

    Single Engine:4
    Multi Engine:0

    Airport Activity

    GA Local:500
    GA Itinerant:3,000
    Air Taxi:

    (12-month period ending on 4/24/2011)

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    Contact Addresses

    Owner:Airport Manager:
    Town of Gila BendWilliam L. Menard
    Po Box 374Po Box A
    Gila Bend, AZ 85337Gila Bend, AZ 85337
    928-683-2733 (Office) 928-699-9646 (Office)
    Alternate Number 602-702-0891. Jesus Baldenegro
    Director of Public Works