KLOU
Airport
Bowman Field
Louisville, Kentucky

FAA NFDC Information Effective 56-day cycle 10/12/2017 - 12/7/2017

Ops Comms Services Owner Runways IFR Procs Current NOTAMs Remarks

Location

FAA/ICAO Identifier:LOU / KLOU (Lima-Oscar-Uniform)
Lat/Lng:38.2279840278, -85.6637490556
38-13-40.7425N, 085-39-49.4966W
Estimated by FAA on 07/25/2013
Elevation:545 feetSurveyedby 3RD PARTY SURVEYon 12/20/2012
Magnetic Variation:04W,(2010),[-5W (2017)]
Sectional:ST LOUIS
From City:5nmSE of Louisville

Operations

Use:Open to the public
Airspace Analysis:NOT ANALYZED
Existed Prior to 1959.
Ownership:Publicly owned
Activation:04/1940
Attended:All year Every day 0700-2200 (local)
Control Tower:yes0700-2200 (local)
Type:ATCT
Hours:15
Days Tower Operational:ALL
Airspace Class:D,E,Class D Svc 0700-2200; Other Times Class E
ARTCC:Indianapolis Center(ZID)
FSS:Louisville FSS(LOU)
NOTAMs and Weather:LOUNOTAM-D service at airport
Wind Indicator:Lighted
Lights:Activate MIRL Runways 06/24 & 15/33 - CTAF.
Beacon:Sunset-Sunrise (local time)
Clear-Green (Lighted Land Airport)
Landing Fee:no

Communications

CTAF:119.500
UNICOM:122.950
Weather:ASOS502-473-0693118.275
ATIS:118.275
operates continuously
Tower:
Contact 'Bowman Tower'
119.5,257.625
Ground:
Contact 'Bowman Ground'
121.8
Clearance:
118.9
Approach:
Contact 'LOUISVILLE' Approach
132.075,327.0
Departure:
Contact 'LOUISVILLE' Departure
132.075,327.0
Other:--VFR-ADV 119.5
Master Airport:SDF (LOUISVILLE INTL-STANDIFORD FIELD)

Services

Fuel:Grade 100LL Gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
Airframe Repair:Major
Powerplant Repair:Major
Bottled Oxygen:High/Low pressure
Bulk Oxygen:High/Low pressure
Transient Storage:Hanger,Tie-Down
Other Services:Charter, Pilot Instruction, Aircraft Rental, Aircraft Sales

Based Aircraft

Single Engine GA:135
Multi Engine GA:28
Helicopter GA:1
Total:164

Annual Operations

For year ending:08/25/2016
AirTaxi:5461
Local GA (< 20 miles):39721
Non-local GA:37645
Military Operations:913
Total:83740

Ownership

Owner:Regional Airport Auth
P O Box 9129
Louisville, Ky 40209-0129
502-368-6524
Manager:Steven Petty
3345 Roger Schupp Street
Louisville, Ky 40205
(502) 363-8533

Runways

Runways:06/24
15/33

Runway 06/24

Length:4358 feet
by 3Rd Party Survey on 12/20/2012
Width:75 feet
Surface:Asphalt / Bituminous Concrete, Good Condition
Weight Capacity:Single Wheel aircraft: 30,000 lbs
Runway Lights Edge Intensity:Med Intensity
End 06 End 24
Takeoff Run Available (TORA):4047 feet3509 feet
Takeoff Distance Available (TODA):4357 feet4357 feet
Accelerate-Stop Distance Available (ASDA):4316 feet4165 feet
Landing Distance Available (LDA):3469 feet3856 feet
True Alignment:060,(055 Magnetic)240,(235 Magnetic)
Runway Markings:Nonprecision Instrument,Fair ConditionNonprecision Instrument,Fair Condition
Displaced Threshold Distance:848'310'
Gradient:0.4 0.4
Elevation at End:544.4' MSL530.9' MSL
Elevation at Displaced Threshold:544.7' MSL533.9' MSL
Elevation at Touchdown Zone:545.1' MSL545.1' MSL
Threshold Crossing Glide Path Height:34' AGL27' AGL
Visual Glide Path Angle:4.00°3.50°
Visual Glide Slope Indicator:2-light PAPI on left side of runway2-light PAPI on left side of runway
Runway End Identifer Lights (REIL): Yes
Objects:TreesTree
Objects affecting Navigable Airspace (CFR part 77):Utility runway with a visual approachUtility runway with a nonprecision approach
Object Clearance Slope:1:1
Approach Ratio 24:1 to Displaced Threshold.
16:1
Approach Ratio 28:1 to Displaced Threshold.
Object Height:46' AGL44' AGL
Object Distance:265' Along centerline
82' Right of centerline
922' Along centerline
168' Left of centerline
Other Objects:+8 Ft 6 Inch Fence 956 Ft from Displaced Threshold; Road 992 Ft from Displaced Threshold. 

Runway 15/33

Length:3580 feet
by 3Rd Party Survey on 12/20/2012
Width:75 feet
Surface:Asphalt / Bituminous Concrete, Good Condition
Weight Capacity:Single Wheel aircraft: 30,000 lbs
Runway Lights Edge Intensity:Med Intensity
End 15 End 33
Takeoff Run Available (TORA):3238 feet3373 feet
Takeoff Distance Available (TODA):3579 feet3579 feet
Accelerate-Stop Distance Available (ASDA):3579 feet3466 feet
Landing Distance Available (LDA):3373 feet3125 feet
True Alignment:144,(139 Magnetic)324,(319 Magnetic)
Runway Markings:Nonprecision Instrument,Good ConditionNonprecision Instrument,Good Condition
Displaced Threshold Distance:206'342'
Gradient:0.7 0.6 Up
NW.
Elevation at End:538.7' MSL518.8' MSL
Elevation at Displaced Threshold:538.5' MSL526.9' MSL
Elevation at Touchdown Zone:545.6' MSL545.6' MSL
Threshold Crossing Glide Path Height:30' AGL42' AGL
Visual Glide Path Angle:3.00°3.00°
Visual Glide Slope Indicator:4-Box VASI on left side of runway4-Box VASI on left side of runway
Runway 33 VASI out of Service Indefinitely
Runway End Identifer Lights (REIL): Yes
Objects:TreeTrees
Objects affecting Navigable Airspace (CFR part 77):Utility runway with a visual approachUtility runway with a nonprecision approach
Object Clearance Slope:4:1
Approach Ratio 12:1 to Displaced Threshold.
9:1
Approach Ratio 17:1 to Displaced Threshold.
Object Height:50' AGL75' AGL
Object Distance:410' Along centerline
140' Right of centerline
939' Along centerline
163' Left of centerline
Other Objects:+9 Ft Fence 392 Ft from Displaced Threshold. 

Procedures

NOTAMs

Additional Remarks

Stage 3 Compliance Rqrd for Turbojet Aircraft; Prior Permission for All Aircraft Over 30000 Lbs Gwt. Call Airport Manager 502-368-6524 for Prior Permission.
When ATCT Closed Training Operations Prohibited.
Nmrs Obstns, Primarliy Trees in All Runway Approach Sfcs.
Flight Notification Service(Adcus) Available.
be Alert for Birds on & in Vicinity of Airport During Dalgt Hrs.
Runway 06, +24' Bldg, 262' Rt of Runway End, Violates 7:1 Transitional Surface.
Compass Rose Located at the Administration Building is not for Aircraft Compass Calibration Use.
Rotary Wing Military Aircraft Require 24 Hour Prior Permission.

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