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Gila Bend AF Aux Airport

Gila Bend, AZ

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Attendance: Attended
Clsd Hol.Year-round, 7 Days a Week,Durg Sked Rng Periods Only
Tower:Air Traffic Control Tower, 18 hrs/day, everyday, year-roundTower Hrs: OPERS DUR SKED RNG PERIODS ONLY; CLSD HOL.
Elevation:883 ft (269.1 m) (Estimated)
Location:3.00 mi. S of Gila Bend
Beacon: Present (white-green)
Instrument Procedures:(None)
Runway length: 8500 ft
Fees:No data
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Runway 17/35

Dimensions:8500 x 150ft. / 2590.8 x 45.7mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 10000 lb
Surface:asphalt, no surface treatment, condition not reportedRunway Edge Lights:medium
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
17826.0ft. MSL

0.7% up
visual glide slope: 2-Light/Right-Side PAPI
All Four Bak-12 Shelters Lctd 200 Ft Fm Ry Cntrln
35883.0ft. MSL

0.7% down
visual glide slope: 2-Light/Right-Side PAPI
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    Operations & More Information

    Lat/Long:N32 53.2528' / W112 43.1931'
    Charts:NACO: Phoenix Sectional
    Mag Var:13E (1985)
    ARTCC:Albuquerque (ZAB)
    FSS:Prescott (PRC)
    NOTAM Facility:GXF
    Approach/Departure Control Facility
    Pattern Altitude:No data provided. Assume 1000 AGL
    Wind Indicator:Present (unlit)
    Seg. Circle:No
    Lighting:No data

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    Contact Addresses

    Owner:Airport Manager:
    USAFBase Operations
    Luke AfbLuke Afb
    Glendale, AZ 85301Glendale, AZ 85301
    Chuck Fowler Arpt Man , 623-856-5264