Southland Field

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Southland Field
West Calcasieu Airport
IATA: noneICAO: KUXLFAA LID: UXL
Summary
Airport type Public
Owner West Calcasieu Airport Managing Board
Serves Sulphur, Louisiana
Elevation AMSL 10 ft / 3 m
Coordinates 30°07′53″N 093°22′34″W / 30.13139°N 93.37611°W / 30.13139; -93.37611
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
15/33 5,001 1,524 Asphalt
Statistics (2009)
Aircraft operations 19,690
Based aircraft 29
Source: Federal Aviation Administration[1]

Southland Field (ICAO: KUXLFAA LID: UXL, formerly L75) is a public-use airport located five nautical miles (9 km) south of the central business district of Sulphur, a city in Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana, United States. It is owned by the West Calcasieu Airport Managing Board[1] and is also known as West Calcasieu Airport.

This airport is included in the FAA's National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2009–2013, which categorized it as a general aviation facility.[2] Although many U.S. airports use the same three-letter location identifier for the FAA and IATA, this facility is assigned UXL by the FAA but has no designation from the IATA.[3]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Southland Field covers an area of 278 acres (113 ha) at an elevation of 10 feet (3 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 15/33 with an asphalt surface measuring 5,001 by 75 feet (1,524 x 23 m).[1]

For the 12-month period ending July 6, 2009, the airport had 19,690 aircraft operations, an average of 53 per day: 99% general aviation and 1% military. At that time there were 29 aircraft based at this airport: 72% single-engine, 17% multi-engine and 10% ultralight.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for UXL (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective 29 July 2010.
  2. ^ National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2009–2013: Appendix A: Part 3 (PDF, 1.28 MB). Federal Aviation Administration. Updated 15 October 2008.
  3. ^ "Southland Field (FAA: UXL, ICAO: KUXL)". Great Circle Mapper. Retrieved 23 August 2010. 

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