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Gary/Chicago International Airport

Gary, IN

Phone: (219) 949-4931
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Attendance: Attended
Year-round, 7 Days a Week,All
Tower:Air Traffic Control Tower, 16 hrs/day, weekdays, other hours weekendsTower Hrs: 0500-2200
Elevation:596 ft (181.7 m) (Surveyed)
Location:3.00 mi. NW of Gary
Beacon: Present (white-green)
Instrument Procedures:ILS, LOC, RNAV, GPS, RNP
Runways:02/20, 12/30
Longest paved runway: 8859 ft
Fees:Tiedown, Hangar, Landing
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  • Sectional

Minimum Fuel Prices

100LL$ 4.18  (full serve service)
Jet-A$ 3.12  (full serve service)

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Runway 02/20

Dimensions:3604 x 100ft. / 1098.5 x 30.5mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 18000 lb
Surface:asphalt, no surface treatment, in good conditionRunway Edge Lights:medium
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
02589.1ft. MSL
23° mag
21° true
0.0% up
non-precisionvisual glide slope: 2-Light/Left-Side PAPI
runway end identifier: REIL is present
Road, Both-Sides, 42 ft high, 1,050 ft from end, 20:1 clearance slope
20589.3ft. MSL
203° mag
201° true
0.0% down
non-precisionrunway end identifier: REIL is present
visual glide slope: 2-Light/Left-Side PAPI
Pole, 289 ft Right of center, 37 ft high, 833 ft from end, 17:1 clearance slope

Runway 12/30

Dimensions:8859 x 150ft. / 2700.2 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
12596.8ft. MSL
126° mag
124° true
0.1% down
non-precisionrunway end identifier: REIL is present
centerline: Centerline Lights are present
visual glide slope: 4-Light/Left-Side PAPI
Antenna, 1,248 ft Left of center, 93 ft high, 3,777 ft from end, 38:1 clearance slope
30591.3ft. MSL
306° mag
304° true
0.1% up
precisionapproach: 1400ft/Medium-Intensity/Runway Alignment Indicators
visual glide slope: 4-Light/Left-Side PAPI
runway visual range: Touchdown
centerline: Centerline Lights are present
900' Disp Threshold
ILS/DMEPole, 220 ft Left of center, 68 ft high, 3,422 ft from end, 47:1 clearance slope

Business/Service Information

Name LocationFreq. MonitoredMain Phone
B. Coleman Aviation
  • $4.18
  • $3.12
On field: NE
ARINC: 130.35219-750-1508
Gary Jet Center
  • Maintenance
  • $4.20
  • $3.40
On field: E
ARINC: 130.95219-944-1210
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Services at this airport:

Engine Repair: MajorAirframe Repair: Major
Fuel: 100LL Low-Lead, Jet A
Transportation: Limousine, Public
Rental Cars: 
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Operations: Helicopter

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Operations & More Information

Lat/Long:N41 37.0350' / W87 24.8717'
Charts:NACO: Chicago Sectional
Mag Var:02W (1990)
ARTCC:Chicago (ZAU)
FSS:Terre Haute (HUF)
NOTAM Facility:GYY
Approach/Departure Control FacilityC90
Pattern Altitude:
Light Aircraft1400
Wind Indicator:Lighted
Seg. Circle:No
Lighting:Pilot Activated Lighting:
  • high intensity: 7 clicks in 10 secs
  • medium intensity: 5 clicks in 10 secs
  • low intensity: 3 clicks in 10 secs
When ATCT Clsd Actvt HIRL Ry 12/30; MIRL Ry 02/20, REIL Rys 02, 12 & 20 & MALSR Ry 30 - CTAF

Aircraft & Activity

Based GA Aircraft

Single Engine:46
Multi Engine:11

Airport Activity

GA Local:6,047
GA Itinerant:15,449
Air Taxi:1,259

(12-month period ending on 12/31/2015)

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Contact Addresses

Owner:Airport Manager:
Gary/Chicago Airport Authority DistrictDaniel Vicari
6001 Industrial Hwy6001 Industrial Hwy
Gary, IN 46406Gary, IN 46406
219-949-9722 (Office) (219) 949-4931 (Office)