Welcome to Scholes International Airport at Galveston (GLS)
Recipient of the 2011 TxDOT Award for Most Improved Texas Airport

GLS offers two 6,001' x 150' runways able to accommodate almost any aircraft, up to a Boeing 767.

The 1,200-acre airport offers the following amenities:

· First class, newly renovated, airport terminal
· 24 hour fixed base operator
· 24 hour weather services
· 24 hour ARFF station on the field
· U.S. Customs agent on call for medical flights
· State-of-the-art navigational aid & precision approaches providing all-weather capabilities

Scholes International Airport offers first class navaids and lighting. Runway 14/32 has precision approach capabilities including GPS, ILS, RNAV and VOR/DME. The airport also has VORTAC and ASOS located on the field.

Lighting includes HIRL, MIRL, MALSR, REIL’s and PAPI’s. Lighted taxiway and runway signage is located throughout the airport for your convenience. At GLS there is never a charge for aircraft or vehicular parking.

Whether flying to Galveston Island for business or pleasure, the island offers a wealth of attractions, great restaurants, beaches and recreational activities in a tropical setting.

If you are searching for the right combination of economic incentives, support services, transportation options and development opportunities, you’ll want to take a serious look at the Scholes International Airport.