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KBEC Beech Factory Airport
Wichita, Kansas, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 26 JANUARY 2023

Location

FAA Identifier: BEC
Lat/Long: 37-41-38.1000N 097-12-53.7000W
37-41.635000N 097-12.895000W
37.6939167,-97.2149167
(estimated)
Elevation: 1408.6 ft. / 429.3 m (surveyed)
Variation: 04E (2015)
From city: 5 miles E of WICHITA, KS
Time zone: UTC -6 (UTC -5 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 67206

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 04/1940
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: KANSAS CITY CENTER
FSS: WICHITA FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: ICT (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: MON-FRI 0700-1730
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: WHEN ATCT CLSD ACTVT REIL RWY 01 AND 19; MIRL RWY 01/19 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF: 126.8
UNICOM: 122.95
WX AWOS-3PT: 119.45 (316-515-7116)
BEECH GROUND: 121.7 [0700-1730 MON-FRI]
BEECH TOWER: 126.8 313.6 [0700-1730 MON-FRI]
WICHITA APPROACH: 134.8
WICHITA DEPARTURE: 134.8
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 125.0 ;WHEN TWR CLSD
EMERG: 121.5
WX ASOS at AAO (3 nm N): 134.025 (316-636-2541)
WX AWOS-3P at 3AU (7 nm E): 124.175 (316-733-6696)
WX AWOS-2 at 1K1 (7 nm NE): 118.3 (316-530-6004)
WX ASOS at ICT (11 nm W): PHONE 316-945-8022
WX AWOS-3P at EQA (19 nm E): 120.875 (316-322-8095)
  • OTHER TIMES BY NOTAM; CHECK WITH FLT SVS OR WICHITA APCH CTL ON FREQ 134.8.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
ICTr093/17.8WICHITA VORTAC113.8007E
HUTr114/38.6HUTCHINSON VOR/DME116.8004E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
PICHE055/13.433204EIC .. -.-.

Airport Services

Parking: tiedowns
Airframe service: NONE
Powerplant service: NONE
Bottled oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 1/19

Dimensions: 8001 x 100 ft. / 2439 x 30 m
Surface: concrete, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Double wheel: 75.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 1  RUNWAY 19
Latitude: 37-40.989148N37-42.280905N
Longitude: 097-13.061048W097-12.730177W
Elevation: 1371.2 ft.1408.6 ft.
Traffic pattern: rightleft
Runway heading: 007 magnetic, 011 true187 magnetic, 191 true
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Privately-owned
Owner: BEECHCRAFT AIRCRAFT COMPANY
10511 E. CENTRAL
WICHITA, KS 67201
Phone (316) 515-5300
Manager: TODD BAYLESS
10511 E. CENTRAL
WICHITA, KS 67201
Phone (316) 515-8365

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 77
Single engine airplanes: 21
Multi engine airplanes: 29
Jet airplanes: 10
Military aircraft: 17
    
Aircraft operations: avg 90/day *
81% local general aviation
14% military
5% transient general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 13 August 2019

Additional Remarks

ARR & DEP ACFT MAINTAIN 2200 FT MSL WITHIN 5 MILES OF FIELD DUE TO AFB TRAFFIC.
PRKG UNAVBL EXC 4 HRS PPR CALL 316-515-7140.
EXTENSIVE TRAINING ACTIVITIES
RWY 19 CALM WIND RWY.
ARRS FROM THE W CROSS MIDFIELD ENTER DNWND.
DEER, COYOTE & MIGRATORY WATER FOWL ON & INVOF ARPT.
PPR FOR PARKING OR TAXIING WEST SIDE OF RY.
BE ALERT COL JAMES JABARA ARPT 3 MILES NORTH 1/2 MILE WEST OF ARPT.

Instrument Procedures

NOTE: All procedures below are presented as PDF files. If you need a reader for these files, you should download the free Adobe Reader.

NOT FOR NAVIGATION. Please procure official charts for flight.
FAA instrument procedures published for use from 26 January 2023 at 0901Z to 23 February 2023 at 0900z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 01   download
RNAV (GPS) RWY 19   download
VOR-B   download
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (147KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KCEA - Cessna Aircraft Field Airport (3 nm SW)
KAAO - Colonel James Jabara Airport (3 nm N)
KIAB - Mc Connell Air Force Base (5 nm SW)
3AU - Augusta Municipal Airport (7 nm E)
1K1 - Lloyd Stearman Field Airport (7 nm NE)
KICT - Wichita Dwight D Eisenhower National Airport (11 nm W)
KEQA - El Dorado/Capt Jack Thomas Memorial Airport (19 nm E)
 
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Aerial photo of KBEC (Beech Factory Airport)
Photo by Eve Cascella
Photo taken 03-Oct-2009

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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 02-Feb-2023
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight07:0513:05
Sunrise07:3313:33
Sunset17:5223:52
Evening civil twilight18:2000:20

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  03-Feb-2023 04:55:17
Local (UTC-6)  02-Feb-2023 22:55:17
 
METAR
KBEC 030435Z AUTO 36010KT 10SM CLR M04/M08 A3052 RMK AO2 T10371083 FZRANO
KAAO 
3nm N 
030354Z AUTO 36011KT 10SM CLR M03/M08 A3051 RMK AO2 SLP348 T10331083
KIAB 
5nm SW 
030355Z AUTO 02019KT 10SM CLR M02/M08 A3048 RMK AO2 SLP341 T10251078 $
K3AU 
7nm E 
030435Z AUTO 01012G18KT 10SM CLR M03/M11 A3053 RMK AO2
KICT 
11nm W 
030353Z 36016G22KT 10SM CLR M02/M07 A3051 RMK AO2 SLP345 T10221072
KEQA 
19nm E 
030435Z AUTO 01010KT 10SM CLR M02/M08 A3052 RMK AO2
TAF
KIAB 
5nm SW 
030200Z 0302/0408 02012G18KT 9999 SKC QNH3028INS BECMG 0305/0306 01009KT 9999 SKC QNH3032INS BECMG 0309/0310 VRB06KT 9999 SKC QNH3030INS BECMG 0317/0318 20012G18KT 9999 SKC QNH3035INS BECMG 0401/0402 18009KT 9999 SKC QNH3026INS TX05/0321Z TNM04/0312Z
KICT 
11nm W 
021741Z 0218/0318 32005KT P6SM SKC FM022000 34012KT P6SM SKC FM031000 03007KT P6SM SKC FM031500 15007KT P6SM SKC
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