KBFR
Airport
Virgil I Grissom Municipal
Bedford, Indiana

FAA NFDC Information Effective 56-day cycle 04/03/2014 - 5/29/2014

Ops Comms Services Owner Runways IFR Procs Current NOTAMs Remarks

Location

FAA/ICAO Identifier:BFR / KBFR
Lat/Lng: 38.8400277778, -86.4453611111
38-50-24.1000N, 086-26-43.3000W
Estimated by 3RD PARTY SURVEY on 07/23/2008
Elevation: 727 feet Surveyed by 3RD PARTY SURVEY on 07/23/2008
Magnetic Variation: 04W, (2010), [-4W (2014)]
Sectional: ST LOUIS
From City: 3nm SE of Bedford

Operations

Use: Open to the public
Ownership: Publicly owned
Activation: 03/1942
Attended: All year Every day 0800-1900 (local)
Airport Closed Christmas Day.
Control Tower: no
ARTCC: Indianapolis Center (ZID)
FSS: Terre Haute FSS (HUF)
NOTAMs and Weather: HUF NOTAM-D service at airport
Pattern Altitude: 1527 MSL (800 AGL)
Wind Indicator: Lighted
Beacon: Dusk-Dawn. MIRL 13/31 Preset Low Intensity, to Increase Intensity & Activate Reils 13/31 - 122.8.
Clear-Green (Lighted Land Airport)
Landing Fee: no

Communications

CTAF: 122.800
UNICOM: 122.800
Weather: AWOS-3 812-275-8306 119.125

Services

Fuel: Grade 100LL Gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
Airframe Repair: Major
Powerplant Repair: Major
Transient Storage: Tie-Down
Other Services: Pilot Instruction, Aircraft Rental

Based Aircraft

Single Engine GA: 28
Multi Engine GA: 1
Total: 29

Annual Operations

For year ending: 12/31/2010
AirTaxi: 204
Local GA (< 20 miles): 2098
Non-local GA: 2342
Military Operations: 136
Total: 4780

Ownership

Owner: Lawrence County Boac
3213 Tunnelton Rd.
Bedford, in 47421
812-279-9839
Manager: Ray Sexton
3213 Tunnelton Rd.
Bedford, in 47421
812-279-9839
Cell - 812-797-1722

Runways

Runways: 06/24
13/31

Runway 06/24

Length: 3089 feet
by 3Rd Party Survey on 07/23/2008
Width: 70 feet
Surface: Asphalt / Bituminous Concrete, Good Condition
Weight Capacity: Single Wheel aircraft: 4,000 lbs
End 06 End 24
True Alignment: 058, (054 Magnetic) 238, (234 Magnetic)
Runway Markings: Basic, Fair Condition Basic, Fair Condition
Gradient: 0.4 0.4
Elevation at End: 712.7' MSL 722.5' MSL
Elevation at Touchdown Zone: 727.4' MSL 727.4' MSL
Objects: Road Trees
Objects affecting Navigable Airspace (CFR part 77): Utility runway with a visual approach Utility runway with a visual approach
Object Clearance Slope: 1:1
Runway 06 20:1 Approach Slope at Threshold
16:1
Runway 24 22:1 Approach Slope at Threshold.
Object Height: 15' AGL 31' AGL
Object Distance: 220' Along centerline
0B'
703' Along centerline
0B'
Other Objects: Runway 06 5 Ft Ditch 20 Ft Wide 120 Ft from Threshold. Also Brush 170 Ft from Threshold. -10' Dwnslp Terrain and Brush 100-200' Frm Runway End.

Runway 13/31

Length: 4501 feet
by 3Rd Party Survey on 07/23/2008
Width: 100 feet
Surface: Asphalt / Bituminous Concrete, Good Condition
Weight Capacity: Single Wheel aircraft: 25,000 lbs
Dual Wheel aircraft: 30,000 lbs
Runway Lights Edge Intensity: Med Intensity
End 13 End 31
True Alignment: 129, (125 Magnetic) 309, (305 Magnetic)
Runway Markings: Nonprecision Instrument, Good Condition Nonprecision Instrument, Good Condition
Gradient: 0.3 0.3
Elevation at End: 711.8' MSL 723.3' MSL
Elevation at Touchdown Zone: 720.9' MSL 724.7' MSL
Threshold Crossing Glide Path Height:   44' AGL
Visual Glide Path Angle:   3.50°
Visual Glide Slope Indicator:   2-Box VASI on left side of runway
Runway End Identifer Lights (REIL): Yes Yes
Objects: Trees Tree
Objects affecting Navigable Airspace (CFR part 77): Other than utility runway with a nonprecision approach having visibility minimums greater than 3/4 mile Other than utility runway with a nonprecision approach having visibility minimums greater than 3/4 mile
Object Clearance Slope: 0:1 19:1
Object Height: 47' AGL 90' AGL
Object Distance: 200' Along centerline
190' Right of centerline
1950' Along centerline
280' Left of centerline
Other Objects: Runway 13, 47 Ft Tree Line 0-200 Fr from Runway End 190 Ft Right of Cl. 15' Dropoff 160' Frm Threshold on Centerline.

Procedures

NOTAMs

Additional Remarks

Runway 13/31 Has Small Trees and Brush 200 Ft L & R of Centerline Entire Runway Length.
Runway 13: -10 to -20'Dwnslp Terrain at Threshold 190'R of Cl.
Line of Sight Rstrns to Vis.
Deer on & in View of Airport.

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