Bessemer, Alabama

FAA NFDC Information Effective 56-day cycle 06/22/2017 - 8/17/2017

Ops Comms Services Owner Runways IFR Procs Current NOTAMs Remarks


FAA/ICAO Identifier:EKY / KEKY
Lat/Lng: 33.3126111111, -86.9263055556
33-18-45.4000N, 086-55-34.7000W
Estimated by 3RD PARTY SURVEY on 11/04/2008
Elevation: 699 feet Surveyed by 3RD PARTY SURVEY on 11/04/2008
Magnetic Variation: 03W, (2010), [-3W (2017)]
Sectional: ATLANTA
From City: 3nm SE of Bessemer


Use: Open to the public
Ownership: Publicly owned
Activation: 03/1973
Attended: All year Every day 0800-1800 (local)
After Hours 205-835-1415 (Fee for After Hours Service).
Control Tower: no
ARTCC: Atlanta Center (ZTL)
FSS: Anniston FSS (ANB)
NOTAMs and Weather: ANB NOTAM-D service at airport
Wind Indicator: Lighted
Segmented Circle: yes
Lights: Activate HIRL Runway 05/23 - CTAF.
Beacon: Sunset-Sunrise (local time)
Clear-Green (Lighted Land Airport)
Landing Fee: no


CTAF: 123.000
UNICOM: 123.000
Weather: AWOS-3PT 205-424-3127 118.825
Contact 'BIRMINGHAM' Approach
Contact 'BIRMINGHAM' Departure
Other: ---CD/P 123.75


Fuel: Grade 100LL Gasoline (low lead blue)
Airframe Repair: Major
Powerplant Repair: Major
Bottled Oxygen: High/Low pressure
Bulk Oxygen: None
Transient Storage: Hanger,Tie-Down
Other Services: Pilot Instruction, Aircraft Rental

Based Aircraft

Single Engine GA: 93
Multi Engine GA: 13
Jet GA: 5
Helicopter GA: 6
Total: 117

Annual Operations

For year ending: 09/06/2016
Local GA (< 20 miles): 43700
Non-local GA: 58900
Total: 102600


Owner: City of Bessemer
1800 N Third Ave
Bessemer, Al 35020
Manager: Tim Wasyluka
900 Mitchell Field Rd
Bessemer, Al 35022
(205) 835-1415


Runways: 05/23

Runway 05/23

Length: 6007 feet
by 3Rd Party Survey on 11/04/2008
Width: 100 feet
Surface: Asphalt / Bituminous Concrete, Fair Condition
Runway Cracking with Severe Vegetation
Weight Capacity: Single Wheel aircraft: 60,000 lbs
Dual Wheel aircraft: 60,000 lbs
Runway Lights Edge Intensity: High Intensity
End 05 End 23
True Alignment: 050, (047 Magnetic) 230, (227 Magnetic)
Runway Markings: Precision Instrument, Fair Condition Nonprecision Instrument, Fair Condition
Elevation at End: 699.3' MSL 699.5' MSL
Elevation at Touchdown Zone: 699.5' MSL 699.6' MSL
Threshold Crossing Glide Path Height: 60' AGL 40' AGL
Visual Glide Path Angle: 3.00° 3.00°
Visual Glide Slope Indicator: 4-light PAPI on left side of runway 4-light PAPI on left side of runway
Runway End Identifer Lights (REIL): Yes Yes
Objects:   Ground
Objects affecting Navigable Airspace (CFR part 77): Precision Instrument Runway Other than utility runway with a nonprecision approach having visibility minimums greater than 3/4 mile
Object Clearance Slope: 50:1 44:1
Object Height:   22' AGL
Object Distance:   1173' Along centerline



Additional Remarks

Wildlife Hazards in Vicinity.

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