Pilot Services

Vital airport information for planning your trip. Includes runway lengths, fuel prices, hours, frequencies, and more.

AWOS Updated every 20 minutes

KPPO 241015Z AUTO 29004KT 10SM CLR 16/13 A2990

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Fuel

100LL FS  –   $4.12
100LL SS – $3.97

Jet-A    –   $2.95
Jet-A 300 gals+ – $2.70

Swift Unleaded 94 MON Avgas – $3.90

24/7 Credit Card Pump is available for 100LL and UL 94
Located east side of field.

AIRPORT SPECIFICATIONS

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Location

Elevation 812 ft. / 247.5 m (surveyed)
Lat/Long: (estimated) 41-34-20.9000N / 086-44-04.2990W 41-34.348333N / 086-44.071650W 41.5724722 / -86.7345275
From city: 3 miles S of LA PORTE, IN

Runways

2-20, 5000′ x 75′
14-32, 2798′ x 60′

Traffic Pattern

Standard Left to Runways 2 and 20
Standard Left – Runways 14 and 32

Lighting

Beacon, Rwy, Taxiway Entrance Only Rwy 2,20,32 PAPI Lights Night Activate – CTAF MIRL RY 02/20; REIL RYS 02 & 20; AND PAPI RYS 02, 20, & 32

Communications

CTAF/UNICOM 123.0 WX AWOS-3 119.825 (Phone: 219-326-6916)
SOUTH BEND APPROACH: 132.05
SOUTH BEND DEPARTURE: 132.05
WX AWOS-3 at MGC (9 nm NW): 128.450 (219-878-1106)
WX ASOS at VPZ (14 nm SW): 125.875 (219-531-1770)
WX AWOS-3 at OXI (15 nm S): 135.775 (574-772-2041)

Hours Attended – Central Standard Time

7:00 am – 5:00 pm November – April
7:00 am – 6:00 pm May – October
Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years Day

For after-hours service, please contact Joe Keeton at 219-608-4707

Food Service

None on Site – Call for names of restaurants that cater

Tie-downs

$15 Overnight
$75 Monthly

Hangar Rentals

$90 – $200 Per Month
$25 Overnight (T-Hangar)
Call for availability of heated 100 x 100 hangar

Courtesy Car

Please call ahead to reserve the car. Otherwise, it’s a first come, first served basis.

Flight Physical

Dr. Edwards
Schedule an appointment

FUEL DISCOUNT Attention Osh Kosh bound pilots
Plan to stop in 2016!

LaPorte Municipal Airport (KPPO) is located along the southern tip of Lake Michigan and approximately 150 nautical miles from Osh Kosh. We pride ourselves in providing the best pilot services around and are ideally located as a stop for pilots on their way to EAA Airventure Osh Kosh.

Ten reasons to stop at KPPO:

  1. Fuel discounts – .20 off the listed full service price.
  2. An additional .10 discount for pilots calling ahead (at least 24 hours).
  3. Auto Fuel – 87 octane rating.
  4. Food – and lots of it. Served Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 5:30 pm. Saturday & Sunday 8:30 am – 4:30 pm. Donate what you’d like and the proceeds will go towards our Summer Aviation Camp for students.
  5. Enter to win FREE 15 gallons of fuel – every pilot purchasing at least 15 gallons can enter. Winner will be drawn at 6:00 pm, Wednesday, July 22. Free gallons can be used anytime during the next 12 months.
  6. Camping – the local Aero Club will provide the use of their restroom, shower, and firepit, plus a place to tie down and camp in the grass.
  7. 24/7 fuel pump – discounted fuel prices apply only during business hours, but self-serve fuel is available 24/7.
  8. Courtesy car – free for 2 hours use.
  9. Free WiFi
  10. Clean bathrooms.
Laporte Municipal Airport

Laporte Municipal Airport