OPL - St Landry Parish-Ahart Field, Opelousas, LA
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Location:
FAA Identifier: OPL
Latitude/Longitude: 30-33-30.2000N / 092-05-57.8000W
30.5583 / -92.0991
Elevation: 74 feet MSL (Surveyed)
Magnetic Variation: 01E (2010)
Land Area Covered: 537 acres
From City: 2 nautical miles NW of Opelousas, LA
County/Parish: St Landry, LA
Airport Operations:
Airport Use: Public
Activiation Date: 10/1/1947 12:00:00 AM
Sectional Chart: Houston
Control Tower: No
ARTCC: Houston Center (ZHU)
FSS: De Ridder Flight Service Station ()
Attendance: ALL/MON-FRI/0800-1630
Wind Indicator: Yes - Lighted
Segmented Circle: Yes
Lights: See Rmk
Beacon: White-Green (lighted land airport)
International Operations: No
Landing Fee: No
Communications:
Unicom: 123
CTAF: 123
APCH/DEP SERVICE PROVIDED BY HOUSTON ARTCC ON FREQS 126.35/338.25 (LAFAYETTE RCAG) WHEN LAFAYETTE APCH CTL CLSD.
Services:
Fuel available: 100LL Jet-A+
Airframe Repair: Minor
Power Plant Repair: Minor
Runway Information:
Runway: 06/24
Dimensions: 4051 x 100 ft.
Surface: Portland cement concrete - in fair condition
Weight Bearing Capacity:
Single wheel: 30 K lbs.
Runway 06 Runway 24
Latitude: 30-33-11.0487N Latitude: 30-33-30.9991N
Longitude: 092-06-20.3890W Longitude: 092-05-40.1988W
Elevation: 70 ft. Elevation: 75 ft.
Gradient: 0.1% Gradient: 0.1%
Traffic Pattern: Left Traffic Pattern: Right
Displaced Threshold: 165 ft. Displaced Threshold: 169 ft.
Markings: BSC - Basic, Poor condition Markings: BSC - Basic, Poor condition
Runway: 18/36
Dimensions: 5999 x 100 ft.
Surface: Portland cement concrete - in fair condition
Weight Bearing Capacity:
Single wheel: 30 K lbs.
Runway Edge Lights: Medium intensity
Runway 18 Runway 36
Latitude: 30-34-06.1520N Latitude: 30-33-06.7757N
Longitude: 092-05-55.9365W Longitude: 092-05-56.1328W
Elevation: 71 ft. Elevation: 71 ft.
Gradient: 0.1% Gradient: 0.1%
Traffic Pattern: Right Traffic Pattern: Left
Displaced Threshold: 150 ft. Displaced Threshold: 789 ft.
Markings: NPI - Non-precision instrument, Fair condition Markings: NPI - Non-precision instrument, Fair condition
Visual Glide Angle: 3.5° Visual Glide Angle: 3.5°
Runway End Identifier Lights: Yes Runway End Identifier Lights: Yes
Airport Ownership and Management:
Ownership: Publicly Owned
Owner: St. Landry Parish Government
St. Landry Parish, P. O. Drawer 1550
Opelousas, LA 70571
337-948-3688
Manager: Ms. Shelly Cummings
299 Hanger Rd.
Opelousas, LA 70570
337-407-1551
Sectional:
Remarks:
  • THIS AIRPORT HAS BEEN SURVEYED BY THE NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY.
  • GCO AVBL ON FREQ 135.075 THRU LFT APCH AND DRI AFSS.
  • RYS HAVE PONDING DURING WET WEATHER.
  • AFTER HOURS EMERGENCY CELL 337-351-0025.
  • RY HAS SOME CRACKS WITH GRASS GROWING THRU CRACKS.
  • BUMP IN RY 18 AT 850 FT FROM DSPLCD THLD.
  • RY MARKINGS ARE FADED WITH MOLD.
  • RY MARKINGS ARE FADED WITH MOLD.
  • APCH RATIO 10:1 FM DSPLCD THLD.
  • APCH SLOPE 17:1 TO DSPLCD THLD.
  • APCH RATIO 19:1 FM DSPLCD THLD.
  • APCH SLOPE 30:1 TO DSPLCD THLD.
  • FUEL AVBL 24 HRS WITH CREDIT CARD.
  • MIRL RY 18/36, REIL RYS 18 & 36 PRESET LOW INTST DUSK-DAWN; TO INCR INTST ACTVT - CTAF.

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