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Scholes International At Galveston Airport

Galveston, TX

Phone: (409) 797-3590
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Attendance: Attended
Year-round, 7 Days a Week,0600-2000
Tower:Air Traffic Control Tower, 12 hrs/day, everyday, year-roundTower Hrs: 0600-1800
Elevation:5 ft (1.5 m) (Surveyed)
Location:3.00 mi. SW of Galveston
Beacon: Present (white-green)
Instrument Procedures:ILS, LOC, VOR, RNAV, GPS
Runways:14/32, 18/36
Longest paved runway: 6001 ft
Fees:Parking, Tiedown, Hangar
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Minimum Fuel Prices

100LL$ 5.49  (self serve service)
Jet-A$ 5.39  (self serve service)
100LL$ 5.79  (full serve service)
Jet-A$ 5.69  (full serve service)

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Runway 14/32

Dimensions:6000 x 150ft. / 1828.8 x 45.7mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 30000 lb
Surface:asphalt, concrete, no surface treatment, in good conditionRunway Edge Lights:high
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
145.3ft. MSL
138° mag
140° true
0.0% down
precisionapproach: 1400ft/Medium-Intensity/Runway Alignment Indicators
visual glide slope: 4-Light/Left-Side PAPI
324.6ft. MSL
318° mag
320° true
0.0% up
precisionvisual glide slope: 4-Light/Left-Side PAPI
runway end identifier: REIL is present
Building, 130 ft Left of center, 80 ft high, 2,492 ft from end, 28:1 clearance slope

Runway 18/36

Dimensions:6001 x 150ft. / 1829.1 x 45.7mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 30000 lb
Surface:concrete, concrete, no surface treatment, in good conditionRunway Edge Lights:medium
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
185.6ft. MSL
179° mag
181° true
0.0% down
non-precisionvisual glide slope: 4-Light/Left-Side PAPI
runway end identifier: REIL is present
364.6ft. MSL
359° mag
1° true
0.0% up
non-precisionvisual glide slope: 4-Light/Left-Side PAPI
runway end identifier: REIL is present
Building, 240 ft Right of center, 120 ft high, 2,970 ft from end, 23:1 clearance slope

Business/Service Information

Name LocationFreq. MonitoredMain Phone
Galveston Aviation Services
  • $5.79
  • $5.49
  • $5.69
  • $5.39
On field: NE
UNICOM: 123.05
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Services at this airport:

Engine Repair: MajorAirframe Repair: Major
Fuel: 100LL Low-Lead, Jet A
Transportation: Courtesy Car, Limousine, Shuttle Bus, Van
Rental Cars: 
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Operations: Helicopter, Glider, Ultralight
Customs: International Landing Rights

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Operations & More Information

Lat/Long:N29 15.9200' / W94 51.6250'
Charts:NACO: Houston Sectional
Mag Var:02E (2015)
ARTCC:Houston (ZHU)
FSS:Montgomery County (CXO)
NOTAM Facility:GLS
Approach/Departure Control FacilityI90
Pattern Altitude: No data provided. Assume 1000 AGL
Wind Indicator:Lighted
Seg. Circle:Yes
Lighting:HIRL Ry 14/32 and MIRL Ry 18/36 Preset on Med Intst. When ATCT Clsd Actvt MALSR Ry 14 - CTAF

Aircraft & Activity

Based GA Aircraft

Single Engine:75
Multi Engine:15

Airport Activity

GA Local:5,520
GA Itinerant:15,479
Air Taxi:9,026

(12-month period ending on 3/4/2017)

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Contact Addresses

Owner:Airport Manager:
City of GalvestonMike Shahan
Po Box 7792115 Terminal Drive
Galveston, TX 77552Galveston, TX 77554
(409) 797-2590 (Office) (409) 797-3590 (Office)