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Esler Regional Airport

Alexandria, LA

Phone: (318) 290-5700
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Attendance: Attended
Elevation:111 ft (33.8 m) (Surveyed)
Location:10.00 mi. NE of Alexandria
Beacon: Present (white-green)
Instrument Procedures:ILS, DME, LOC, RNAV, GPS
Runways:09/27, 14/32
Longest paved runway: 5999 ft
Fees:No data
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Runway 09/27

Dimensions:5999 x 150ft. / 1828.5 x 45.7mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 75000 lb
Surface:asphalt, grooved, in good conditionRunway Edge Lights:high
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
0996.3ft. MSL
90° mag
91° true
0.1% down
precisionvisual glide slope: 4-Box/Left-Side VASI
runway end identifier: REIL is present
Trees, ft Both-Sides of center, 82 ft high, 3,080 ft from end, 35:1 clearance slope
2789.6ft. MSL
270° mag
271° true
0.1% up
precisionapproach: 1400ft/Medium-Intensity/Runway Alignment Indicators

Runway 14/32

Dimensions:5601 x 150ft. / 1707.2 x 45.7mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 75000 lb
Surface:asphalt, grooved, in fair conditionRunway Edge Lights:medium
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
14111.8ft. MSL
144° mag
145° true
0.4% down
precisionvisual glide slope: 4-Light/Left-Side PAPI
runway end identifier: REIL is present
Trees, Both-Sides, 111 ft high, 2,300 ft from end, 18:1 clearance slope
REIL Med Intst Only
3288.0ft. MSL
324° mag
325° true
0.4% up
precisionrunway end identifier: REIL is present
visual glide slope: 4-Box/Left-Side VASI
Fence, Both-Sides, 5 ft high, 185 ft from end
Fence 100 Ft 0b and Small Tree 14 Ft Tall 232 Ft Fm End of Ry VASI Out of Service Indefly

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Fuel: 100LL Low-Lead, Jet A
Transportation: Limousine
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    Operations & More Information

    Lat/Long:N31 23.6942' / W92 17.7463'
    Charts:NACO: Houston Sectional
    Mag Var:01E (2010)
    ARTCC:Houston (ZHU)
    FSS:De Ridder (DRI)
    NOTAM Facility:ESF
    Approach/Departure Control FacilityPOE
    Pattern Altitude:No data provided. Assume 1000 AGL
    Wind Indicator:Lighted
    Seg. Circle:Yes
    Lighting:Pilot Activated Lighting:
    • high intensity: 7 clicks in 7 secs
    • medium intensity: 5 clicks in 5 secs
    • low intensity: 3 clicks in 3 secs
    Actvt MIRL Ry 14/32; HIRL Ry 9/27; REIL Rys 09, 14 & 32; MALSR Ry 27 and Twy Lgts Twys A, B, C, D & E - CTAF

    Aircraft & Activity

    Based GA Aircraft

    Single Engine:17
    Multi Engine:1

    Airport Activity

    GA Local:1,425
    GA Itinerant:5,100
    Air Taxi:

    (12-month period ending on 8/26/2014)

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    Contact Addresses

    Owner:Airport Manager:
    Rapides Parish Police JuryCol. Joseph Brocato
    Po Box 11507625 Esler Field Rd
    Alexandria, LA 71309Pineville, LA 71360
    318-767-2536 (Office) (318) 290-5700 (Office)