Pilot Information

The French Lick Airport (FRH) serves the French Lick, Indiana and West Baden, Indiana area. With all that there is to see and do in the area, this municipal airport in Southern Indiana provides the gateway to fun, excitement, and a truly historic community.

Our airport offers ease of access and convenience that no other area airport can rival. Centrally located just minutes from town, you’ll find such beneficial services as nightly airport hangar rentals, monthly airport hangar leases, fueling services (multiple grades), courtesy vehicle, rental car services, and even a convenient shuttle service to the nearby French Lick Resort and Casino.

You’ll find the French Lick, Indiana and West Baden, Indiana area to offer a relaxing destination that offers historical significance and national landmarks – including the elegant French Lick Resort and incomparable West Baden Springs Hotel. Beginning with the French Lick airport staff, you’ll find a friendly community with plenty of things to see and do year-round.

If you are a pilot, you’ll find the following information particularly relevant to your travels into or out of French Lick Airport (FRH). For additional information on French Lick Airport regulations, click here.

Pertinent pilot information and airport regulations for French Lick Airport – a municipal airport in Indiana serving the French Lick, Indiana and West Baden, Indiana area. Looking for an airport hangar for rent? Our hangars are economical and available today!
We hope your visit to the French Lick, Indiana and West Baden, Indiana area is most enjoyable. We are glad that your visit will begin and end with us - at the French Lick Airport.

Airport Operations

Airport Use: 
Open to the public
Activation Date: 
May 1964
Sectional Chart: 
ST LOUIS
Control Tower: 
None
ARTCC: 
Indianapolis Center
FSS: 
Terre Haute Flight Services Station
NOTAMs Facility: 
HUF (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 
09:00 - 17:00
Wind Indicator: 
Lighted
Segmented Circle: 
No
Lights: 
Dusk-Dawn
ACTVT MIRL RY 08/26 - CTAF
ACTVT MIRL RY 08/26 - 122.8
Beacon: 
White-Green (Lighted Land Airport)

Airport Location

Identifier: 
KFRH
UNICOM: 
122.8
Lat/Long: 
38.5062214 / -86.6369353 (estimated)
Elevation: 
792 ft. / 241.4 m (surveyed)
Variation: 
02W (1995)
Distance from City: 
3 miles SW of French Lick, IN
Time Zone: 
UTC -4 (UTC -5 during Standard Time)
Zipcode: 
47432

Nearby Radio Navigation Aids

VOR/DME's: 
VOR: 
HNB
Radial/Distance: 
r044/21.5
VOR Name: 
Huntingburg VOR/DME
Frequency: 
109.20
Variation: 
00E
VOR: 
OOM
Radial/Distance: 
r184/38.3
VOR Name: 
Hoosier Vortac
Frequency: 
110.20
Variation: 
02W
NDB's: 
NDB: 
ORANJ
Hdg/Dist: 
258/5.3
Frequency: 
368
Variation: 
02W
ID: 
RRJ
NDB: 
Ferdinand
Hdg/Dist: 
031/18.1
Frequency: 
239
Variation: 
00E
ID: 
FNZ
NDB: 
Bedford
Hdg/Dist: 
207/22.1
Frequency: 
344
Variation: 
02W
ID: 
BFR -... ..-. .-.
NDB: 
Tell City
Hdg/Dist: 
007/29.6
Frequency: 
206
Variation: 
02W
ID: 
TEL - . .-..
NDB: 
Captain
Hdg/Dist: 
237/37.9
Frequency: 
308
Variation: 
02W
ID: 
EQZ . --.- --..

Runway Information

Dimensions: 
5500 x 100 ft / 1676 x 30 m
Surface: 
Asphalt (Fair Condition)
Weight Bearing Capacity: 
Single Wheel: 50.0 Double Wheel: 60.0
Runway Edge Lights: 
Medium Intensity
Runways: 
Runway: 
8
Latitude: 
38-30.263000N
Longitude: 
086-38.776000W
Elevation: 
790.8 ft.
Gradient: 
0.3%
Traffic Pattern: 
Left
Runway Heading: 
078 magnetic, 076 true
Markings:: 
Non-precision (in good condition)
Visual Slope Indicator: 
4-box PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Runway End Id Lights: 
None
Touchdown Points: 
Yes (no lights)
Obstructions: 
14 ft. trees, 840 ft. from runway, 45:1 slope to clear
Runway: 
26
Latitude: 
38-30.483833N
Longitude: 
086-37.657667W
Elevation: 
784.0 ft.
Gradient: 
0.3%
Traffic Pattern: 
Left
Runway Heading: 
258 magnetic, 256 true
Markings:: 
Non-precision (in good condition)
Visual Slope Indicator: 
4-box PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Runway End Id Lights: 
Yes
Touchdown Points: 
Yes (no lights)
Instrument Approach: 
SDF
Obstructions: 
14 ft. trees, 201 ft. from runway RY 26 +10 FT TREES; 140 FT FROM RWY END.