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F43 Downtown Airport
El Dorado, Arkansas, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 15 JANUARY 2009

Location

FAA Identifier: F43
Lat/Long: 33-11-28.5000N / 092-39-47.6000W
33-11.475000N / 092-39.793333W
33.1912500 / -92.6632222
(estimated)
Elevation: 256 ft. / 78.0 m (surveyed)
Variation: 07E (1965)
Time zone: UTC -6 (UTC -5 during Daylight Savings Time)
Zip code: 71730

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 04/1940
Sectional chart: MEMPHIS
Control tower: no
ARTCC: FORT WORTH CENTER
FSS: JONESBORO FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: JBR (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: MON-FRI 0800-1700
Wind indicator: yes
Segmented circle: no
Lights: DUSK-DAWN
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.8
WX ASOS at ELD (8 nm W): 118.325 (870-862-3090)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
ELDr127/5.6EL DORADO VORTAC115.5007E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
CAMDEN165/25.933503ECDH -.-. -.. ....
MAGNOLIA090/27.826604EAGO .- --. ---
HOMER033/29.521202EHMQ .... -- --.-
RUSTON351/35.236803EROQ .-. --- --.-
WARREN229/35.522604EREN .-. . -.

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL
FOR FUEL AFT HRS CALL 870-863-6776; 24 HR SELF SERVICE CREDIT CARD AVBL.
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR

Runway Information

Runway 18/36

Dimensions: 3000 x 60 ft. / 914 x 18 m
Surface: asphalt, in fair condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 7.0
Runway edge lights: low intensity
RUNWAY 18  RUNWAY 36
Latitude: 33-11.722333N33-11.227667N
Longitude: 092-39.796000W092-39.791000W
Gradient: 0.2%0.2%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Markings: basic, in fair conditionbasic, in fair condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-box VASI on left (4.30 degrees glide path)
VASI OTS INDEFLY.
Obstructions: 69 ft. trees, 610 ft. from runway, 5:1 slope to clear50 ft. trees, 500 ft. from runway, 6:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF EL DORADO
CITY HALL
EL DORADO, AR 71730
Phone 870-862-7911
Manager: MARY CLAPP
100W SHARP ST
EL DORADO, AR 71730
Phone 870-863-5068

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 35
Single engine airplanes: 28
Multi engine airplanes: 2
Ultralights: 5
    
Aircraft operations: avg 79/day *
62% local general aviation
34% transient general aviation
3% air taxi
* for 12-month period ending 30 June 2007

Additional Remarks

ULTRALIGHT ACTIVITY ON & INVOF ARPT.

Instrument Procedures

There are no published instrument procedures at F43.

Some nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KELD - South Arkansas Regional Airport at Goodwin Field (8 nm W)
KCDH - Harrell Field Airport (26 nm N)
KAGO - Magnolia Municipal Airport (28 nm W)
5F4 - Homer Municipal Airport (30 nm SW)
3M9 - Warren Municipal Airport (36 nm NE)
 
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Area around F43 (Downtown Airport)
 
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Aerial photo
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Aerial photo of F43 (Downtown Airport)
Photo courtesy of the Arkansas Department of Aeronautics
Taken in the Spring of 2007

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From to F43

Sunrise and sunset
Times for 21-Jan-2009
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:4712:47
Sunrise07:1313:13
Sunset17:3123:31
Evening civil twilight17:5723:57

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  21-Jan-2009 08:46:25
Local (UTC-6)  21-Jan-2009 02:46:25
 
METAR
KELD 
8nm W 
210753Z AUTO 00000KT 8SM CLR M04/M06 A3027 RMK AO2 SLP250 T10441061
TAF
KELD 
8nm W 
210524Z 2106/2206 VRB03KT P6SM SKC FM211500 19009KT P6SM SKC FM220100 VRB03KT P6SM SKC
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

 Business Name   Contact    Services / Description  Fuel Prices Comments
El Dorado Downtown Airport 870-863-5068
[email]
Airport management, Aviation fuel, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Passenger terminal and lounge, Aircraft maintenance, Catering, Courtesy transportation, ...

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Where to Stay: Hotels, Motels, Resorts, B&Bs, Campgrounds

 In this space we feature lodging establishments that are convenient to the Downtown Airport. If your hotel/inn/B&B/resort is near the Downtown Airport, provides convenient transportation, or is otherwise attractive to pilots, flight crews, and airport users, consider listing it here.  
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AirNav users who flew into F43 have stayed at...

Miles Price ($)
ECONO LODGE & CONFERENCE CENTER 1.3 70-76
 

Other hotels near Downtown Airport

Miles Price ($)
SUPER 8 EL DORADO AR 1.3 56-66
HOLIDAY INN EXP HTL AND STES 1.3 
LA QUINTA INN EL DORADO 1.4 70-75
UNION SQUARE GUEST QUARTERS 1.4 129-575
COMFORT SUITES EL DORADO 1.4 76-105
COUNTRY INN STES EL DORADO 1.9 75-125

Distances are approximate, and may vary depending on the actual route traveled and the location of the travel start on the airport.
    

Hotels in other cities near Downtown Airport

7 in El Dorado
1 in Smackover
 

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