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GLS
Scholes International At Galveston Airport
Official FAA Data Effective 2014-11-13 0901Z
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Location Information for KGLS
Coordinates: N29°15.92' / W94°51.63'
Located 03 miles SW of Galveston, Texas on 966 acres of land. View all Airports in Texas.
Surveyed Elevation is 6 feet MSL.
Magnetic Variation from 2015 is 2° East
Operations Data
Airport Use:Open to the public
Activation Date:August 1938
Status:Operational
Control Tower:Yes
Seg-Circle:Yes
Beacon:Clear-Green
(Lighted Land Airport)
Wind Indicator:Yes, Lighted
Lighting Schedule:SEE RMK
A.R.T.C.C.:HOUSTON
F.S.S.:MONTGOMERY COUNTY
NOTAMs Facility:GLS (NOTAM-D available)
Sectional Chart:HOUSTON
Customs:Customs Landing Rights
AirspaceAnalysis:NO OBJECTION
Attendance:ALL/ALL/0600-2000
Airport Communications
ASOS:119.275 Tel. 409-740-9248
GALVESTON TOWER:120.575
GALVESTON GROUND:118.625
HOUSTON APPROACH:134.45 284.0
HOUSTON DEPARTURE:134.45 284.0
CLEARANCE DELIVERY:135.35 WHEN ATCT CLSD
WYLSN DP:134.45 284.0
WATFO DP:134.45 284.0
MMALT DP:134.45 284.0
STYCK DP:134.45 284.0
BORRN DP:134.45 284.0
LURIC DP:134.45 284.0
STRYA DP:134.45 284.0
DREMR DP:134.45 284.0
UNICOM:123.050
INDIE DP:134.45 284.0
CTAF:120.575
KARRR DP:134.45 284.0
AWOS-3 at XIH (18.5 E):123.925
ASOS at LVJ (25.1 NW):118.525 281-992-1853
ATIS at EFD (25.8 NW):269.9
Nearby Navigation Aids
IDNameFreqRadial / Range
VOT VUH SCHOLES 113.00 115°0.5
VOD MHF TRINITY 113.60 192°17.8
VOT EFD ELLINGTON 109.40 137°25.7
VOD HUB HOBBY 117.10 131°32.0
IDNameFreqBearing / Range
VOD GLS GALVESTON 206 051°6.8
VOD JPA SANJAC 347 333°26.5
VOD LB1 FREEP 263 260°31.9
VOD CBC ANAHUAC 413 016°32.1
Runway 18/36
Dimensions:6001 x 150 feet / 1829 x 46 meters
Surface:Concrete in Good Condition
Weight Limits:S-30, D-45, ST-90
Edge Lighting:Medium Intensity
Runway 18Runway 36
Coordinates:N29°16.41' / W94°51.54'N29°15.42' / W94°51.56'
Elevation: 5.5 4.6
Gradient: 0.1 0.1
Traffic Pattern: Left Left
Runway Heading: 179° Magnetic, 181° True 359° Magnetic, 001° True
Declared Distances: TORA:6001 TODA:6001 ASDA:6001 LDA:6001 TORA:6001 TODA:6001 ASDA:6001 LDA:6001
Markings:Non-Precision Instrument in good condition.Non-Precision Instrument in good condition.
Glide Slope IndicatorP4L (3.00° Glide Path Angle)P4L (3.00° Glide Path Angle)
REIL:YesYes
Obstacles: 120 ft Building 2970 ft from runway, 240 ft right of center
Runway 14/32
Dimensions:6000 x 150 feet / 1829 x 46 meters
Surface:Asphalt-Concrete in Good Condition
FIRST 1300 FT NW END IS CONC.
Weight Limits:S-30, D-45, ST-90
Edge Lighting:High Intensity
Runway 14Runway 32
Coordinates:N29°16.30' / W94°52.06'N29°15.54' / W94°51.33'
Elevation: 5.4 4.6
Gradient: 0.1 0.1
Traffic Pattern: Left Left
Runway Heading: 138° Magnetic, 140° True 318° Magnetic, 320° True
Declared Distances: TORA:6000 TODA:6000 ASDA:6000 LDA:6000 TORA:6000 TODA:6000 ASDA:6000 LDA:6000
Markings:Precision Instrument in good condition.Precision Instrument in good condition.
Glide Slope IndicatorP4L (3.00° Glide Path Angle)P4L (3.00° Glide Path Angle)
Approach Lights:MALSR 1,400 Foot Medium-intensity Approach Lighting System with runway alighment indicator lights.
REIL:Yes
Obstacles: 40 ft Pole 1990 ft from runway, 440 ft right of center
Services Available
Fuel:100LL (blue), Jet-A
FOR FUEL SVC AFT HRS CALL 409-744-9000. SELF SERVE AVBL 24 HRS WITH CREDIT CARD.
Transient Storage:Hangars,Tiedowns
Airframe Repair:MAJOR
Engine Repair:MAJOR
Bottled Oxygen:NONE
Bulk Oxygen:NOT AVAILABLE
Other Services:AVIONICS,CHARTER SERVICE,PILOT INSTRUCTION,AIRCRAFT RENTAL,ANNUAL SURVEYING
Ownership Information
Ownership:Publicly owned
Owner:CITY OF GALVESTON
PO BOX 3266
GALVESTON, TX 77552
409-741-4609
Manager:HUD HOPKINS
P O BOX 3266
GALVESTON, TX 77552
409-741-4609
Operational Statistics
Single Engine Aircraft Based on Field:83 Statistics collected for 12 month period ending 2013-12-31
Multi-Engine Aircraft Based on Field:19 Annual Commercial Operations:none
Jet Aircraft Based on Field:1 Annual Commuter Operations:none
Helicopters Based on Field:17 Annual Air Taxi Operations:12812
Military Aircraft Based on Field:none Annual Military Operations:596
Gliders Based on Field:1 Annual GA Local Operations:8134
Ultralights Based on Field:2 Annual GA Itinerant Operations:13198
Other Remarks
  • THIS AIRPORT HAS BEEN SURVEYED BY THE NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY.
  • FLOCKS OF BIRDS INVOF ARPT BLO 200' AGL.
  • 124 FT LGTD CRANE NW SIDE OF ARPT.
  • NO SKID MOUNTED HELICOPTER PARKING ON MAIN APRON.
  • HELICOPTERS OPERATING ON & INVOF ARPT.
  • 178 FT LGTD BLDG 2000 FT NE OF RY 18 THLD.
  • HELICOPTER PARKING IN DESIGNATED AREA ONLY. NO HELICOPTER PARKING ON TRML RAMP.
  • (A89) FOR FP FILING CALL CXO FSS 1-800-833-5602
  • PAEW ADJ RYS & TWYS.
  • TWO 157 FT MSL LGTD TOWERS BTN RYS 32 & 36.
  • HIRL RY 14/32 AND MIRL RY 18/36 PRESET ON MED INTST. WHEN ATCT CLSD ACTVT MALSR RY 14 - CTAF.