05C
Airport
Griffith-Merrillville
Griffith, Indiana

FAA NFDC Information Effective 56-day cycle 11/13/2014 - 1/8/2015

Ops Comms Services Owner Runways IFR Procs Current NOTAMs Remarks

Location

FAA Identifier:05C (Zero-Five-Charlie)
Lat/Lng: 41.519841, -87.3995079722
41-31-11.4276N, 087-23-58.2287W
Estimated by FAA on 05/31/2011
Elevation: 634 feet Surveyed by 3RD PARTY SURVEY on 10/22/2009
Magnetic Variation: 03W, (2000), [-4W (2014)]
Sectional: CHICAGO
From City: 2nm E of Griffith

Operations

Use: Open to the public
Ownership: Privately owned
Activation: 01/1962
Attended: All year Every day 0800-2000 (local)
Unattended New Years Day, Easter, Thanksgiving, and Christmas
Control Tower: no
ARTCC: Chicago Center (ZAU)
FSS: Terre Haute FSS (HUF)
NOTAMs and Weather: HUF NOTAM-D service at airport
Wind Indicator: Lighted
Lights: Activate MIRL Runway 08/26, REIL Runways 08 & 26 & PAPI Runways 08 & 26 - CTAF.
Beacon: Clear-Green (Lighted Land Airport)
Landing Fee: no

Communications

CTAF: 123.000
UNICOM: 123.000
Approach:
Contact 'CHICAGO' Approach
133.1, 285.6
Departure:
Contact 'CHICAGO' Departure
133.1, 285.6
Master Airport: ORD (CHICAGO O'HARE INTL)

Services

Fuel: Grade 100LL Gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
Airframe Repair: Major
Powerplant Repair: Major
Bottled Oxygen: Low pressure
Bulk Oxygen: Low pressure
Transient Storage: Hanger,Tie-Down
Other Services: Pilot Instruction, Aircraft Rental, Aircraft Sales

Based Aircraft

Single Engine GA: 50
Multi Engine GA: 18
Helicopter GA: 6
Total: 74

Annual Operations

For year ending: 12/31/2011
AirTaxi: 339
Local GA (< 20 miles): 4403
Non-local GA: 29125
Total: 33867

Ownership

Owner: Griffith Aviation Inc
1705 E. Main St.
Griffith, in 46319
219-924-0207
Manager: Craig Anderson
1705 E. Main St.
Griffith, in 46319
219-924-0207

Runways

Runways: 08/26

Runway 08/26

Length: 4899 feet
by 3Rd Party Survey on 10/22/2009
Width: 75 feet
Surface: Asphalt / Bituminous Concrete, Good Condition
Surface Treatment: Saw-cut or Plastic Grooved
Runway Lights Edge Intensity: Med Intensity
End 08 End 26
True Alignment: 080, (076 Magnetic) 260, (256 Magnetic)
Runway Markings: Basic, Good Condition Basic, Good Condition
Displaced Threshold Distance:   1120'
Elevation at End: 634.0' MSL 632.3' MSL
Elevation at Displaced Threshold:   631.2' MSL
Elevation at Touchdown Zone: 634.0' MSL 631.9' MSL
Threshold Crossing Glide Path Height: 44' AGL 33' AGL
Visual Glide Path Angle: 3.50° 4.00°
Visual Glide Slope Indicator: 2-light PAPI on left side of runway 2-light PAPI on right side of runway
Runway End Identifer Lights (REIL): Yes Yes
Objects: Bldg Trees
Object Marking:   Lighted
Objects affecting Navigable Airspace (CFR part 77): Utility runway with a nonprecision approach Utility runway with a nonprecision approach
Object Clearance Slope: 15:1 3:1
Clearance Slope to Disp Threshold 32:1
Object Height: 15' AGL 50' AGL
Object Distance: 425' Along centerline
26' Left of centerline
360' Along centerline
0B'

Procedures

NOTAMs

Additional Remarks

Deer on & in View of Airport.

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