SCHOLES INTL AT GALVESTON
Latitude: 29-15-55.2 N
Longitude: 94-51-37.5 W
Elevation: 6 ft.
Variation: 2 E 2015
From city: 3 miles SW of GALVESTON, TX
ARTCC: ZHU
Section chart: HOUSTON
Time Zone: UTC-6(-5DT)
GLS (KGLS)
GALVESTON, TX
UNITED STATES

Data is effective:
04/03/2014 - 05/29/2014
Airport Operations
Airport Status: Operational
Facility use: Open to the public
Control Tower: Airport traffic control tower
Tower Hours: 0600-1800
FSS: MONTGOMERY COUNTY FSS (CXO)
Toll Free: 1-800-WX-BRIEF
NOTAMs Facility: GLS (SCHOLES INTL AT GALVESTON)
Attendance: 0600-2000
Wind Indicator: Lighted
Segmented Circle: Yes
Lights: SEE RMK
HIRL RY 14/32 AND MIRL RY 18/36 PRESET ON MED INTST. WHEN ATCT CLSD ACTVT MALSR RY 14 - CTAF.
Beacon: Clear and Green
SS-SR
Landing Fee: No
Fuel: 100LL, A
Int'l Operations: Landing Rights Airport
Not an Airport of Entry
Airport Contacts
OWNER:
CITY OF GALVESTON
PO BOX 3266
GALVESTON, TX 77552
UNITED STATES
Phone: 409-741-4609
MANAGER:
HUD HOPKINS
P O BOX 3266
GALVESTON, TX 77552
UNITED STATES
Phone: 409-741-4609
General Remarks
•  FLOCKS OF BIRDS INVOF ARPT BLO 200' AGL.
•  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.
•  124 FT LGTD CRANE NW SIDE OF ARPT.
•  NO SKID MOUNTED HELICOPTER PARKING ON MAIN APRON.
Airport Communications
UNICOM: 123.05 MHz  
ATIS: None  
RADAR SERVICE: Approach / Departure  
GALVESTON GROUND: 118.625 MHz GND/P  
GALVESTON TOWER: 120.575 MHz LCL/P  
HOUSTON APPROACH/DEPARTURE: 134.45 MHz APCH/P DEP/P CLASS B SOUTH
  134.45 MHz APCH/P DEP/P  
  284 MHz APCH/P DEP/P  
HOUSTON CLERANCE DELIVERY: 135.35 MHz CD/P WHEN GLS ATCT CLSD
HOUSTON DEPARTURE: 284 MHz DEP/P CLASS B (SOUTH)
Radio AIDS To Navigation
ILS/DME:
Rwy End Type ID Frequency Channel Remarks
Rwy 14 ILS I-GLS 111.7 MHz  


NAVAIDS:
Type ID Name Frequency Hours Distance Bearing Remarks
VORTAC VUH SCHOLES 113 MHz 24 Hours 0.5 nm 122.1°
•  OPERATIONAL RESTRICTED
•  VORTAC UNMONITORED.
•  VOR PORTION UNUSABLE 285-295 BYD 35 NM BLO 2500 FT.
NDB GLS GALVESTON 206 KHz 24 Hours 6.8 nm 233.0°
•  SHUTDOWN
•  NDB UNMONITORED.
VOR/DME MHF TRINITY 113.6 MHz 24 Hours 17.8 nm 199.3°
•  OPERATIONAL IFR
TACAN EFD ELLINGTON   24 Hours 25.7 nm 142.5°
•  OPERATIONAL RESTRICTED
•  TACAN AZM & DME UNUSBL 150-160 BYD 25 NM BLO 2500 FT; 080-095 BYD 15 NM BLO 5000 FT.
NDB JPA SANJAC 347 KHz 24 Hours 26.5 nm 155.6°
•  OPERATIONAL IFR
•  NDB LOCATED 2914.12' FROM AER; 1204.16' RIGHT OF CENTERLINE.
VOT HOU HOUSTON WM P HOBBY 108.4 MHz 24 Hours 31.6 nm 136.1°
•  OPERATIONAL IFR
VORTAC IAH HUMBLE 116.6 MHz 24 Hours 48.6 nm 148.5°
•  OPERATIONAL RESTRICTED
•  VORTAC MONITORED BY ATCT.
•  VOR PORTION UNUSABLE BYD 30 NM BLO 2000 FT.
•  DME UNUSABLE 015-090 BYD 30 NM BLO 2000 FT; 130-320 BYD 30 NM BLO 2000 FT; 175-185 BYD 20 NM BLO 3000 FT; 230-250 BYD 20 NM BLO 3000 FT; 230-250 BYD 25 NM BLO 5000 FT.
•  TACAN AZIMUTH UNSUABLE 040-055 BLO 5000 FT; 150-320 BYD 10 NM ALL ALTS; 150-320 BLO 4500 FT.
•  VOR PORTION UNUSABLE 060-070 BYD 35 NM ALL ALTS; 175-185 BYD 20 NM BLO 3000 FT.
Weather Data Services
ID Type Frequency Phone Distance Remarks
GLS WX ASOS 119.275 MHz 409-740-9248 0.0 nm
•  ASOS OTS INDEFLY.
XIH WX AWOS-3 123.925 MHz   18.5 nm
•  STAND-ALONE FACILITY LCTD IN THE GULF OF MEXICO NOT ASSOCIATED WITH AN AIRPORT OR NAVAID.
LVJ WX ASOS 118.525 MHz 281-992-1853 25.1 nm
AXH WX AWOS-3 123.625 MHz 281-431-6572 29.7 nm
HOU WX ASOS   713-847-1462 31.6 nm
Runways
14/32
Dimensions: 6000 ft. x 150 ft.
Surface Type: ASPH-CONC
FIRST 1300 FT NW END IS CONC.
Surface Condition: GOOD
Treatment:  
Runway Edge Lights: High Intensity
Weight Limitations  
   PCN:  
   Single Wheel: 30,000 lbs
   Double Wheel: 45,000 lbs
   Double Tandem: 90,000 lbs
   Dual Double Tandem:  
  Runway 14 Runway 32
True Alignment: 140° 320°
Traffic Pattern: Left Left
Markings: Precision instrument Precision instrument
Markings Condition: Good Good
Latitude: 29-16-18.1801 N 29-15-32.6039 N
Longitude: 94-52-3.5316 W 94-51-20.0934 W
Elevation: 5.4 ft. 4.6 ft.
Threshold Crossing Height: 52 ft. AGL 46 ft. AGL
Visual Glide Path Angle:
Visual Slope Indicator: 4-light PAPI on left 4-light PAPI on left
Approach Lights: MALSR: 1400 feet medium intensity approach lighting system with runway alignment indicator lights
MALSR SEQUENCE FLASHING LGTS OTS INDEFLY.
 
Runway End Identifier Lights: No Yes
TDZE: 5 ft. 5 ft.
TORA: 6000 ft. 6000 ft.
TODA: 6000 ft. 6000 ft.
ASDA: 6000 ft. 6000 ft.
LDA: 6000 ft. 6000 ft.

18/36
Dimensions: 6001 ft. x 150 ft.
Surface Type: CONC
Surface Condition: GOOD
Treatment:  
Runway Edge Lights: Medium Intensity
Weight Limitations  
   PCN:  
   Single Wheel: 30,000 lbs
   Double Wheel: 45,000 lbs
   Double Tandem: 90,000 lbs
   Dual Double Tandem:  
  Runway 18 Runway 36
True Alignment: 181°
Traffic Pattern: Left Left
Markings: Non-precision instrument Non-precision instrument
Markings Condition: Good Good
Latitude: 29-16-24.614 N 29-15-25.2108 N
Longitude: 94-51-32.6512 W 94-51-33.6651 W
Elevation: 5.5 ft. 4.6 ft.
Threshold Crossing Height: 44 ft. AGL 45 ft. AGL
Visual Glide Path Angle:
Visual Slope Indicator: 4-light PAPI on left 4-light PAPI on left
Runway End Identifier Lights: Yes Yes
TDZE: 6 ft. 5 ft.
TORA: 6001 ft. 6001 ft.
TODA: 6001 ft. 6001 ft.
ASDA: 6001 ft. 6001 ft.
LDA: 6001 ft. 6001 ft.

Heliports
None