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KBEC Beech Factory Airport
Wichita, Kansas, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 11 OCTOBER 2018

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 -5 (UTC -6 during Standard 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 BEECH FACTORY ATCT CLSD): 125.0
EMERG: 121.5
WX ASOS at AAO (3 nm N): 134.025 (316-636-2541)
WX AWOS-3PT at 3AU (7 nm E): 124.175 (316-733-6696)
WX AWOS-3 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 .. -.-.
NEWTON167/22.428106EEWK . .-- -.-

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 15 August 2016

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 11 October 2018 at 0901Z to 8 November 2018 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 01   download (254KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 19   download (253KB)
VOR-B   download (189KB)
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/Captain Jack Thomas Memorial Airport (19 nm E)
 
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Aerial photo
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Aerial photo of KBEC (Beech Factory Airport)
Photo by Eve Cascella
Photo taken 03-Oct-2009

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From to KBEC

Sunrise and sunset
Times for 17-Oct-2018
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight07:1412:14
Sunrise07:4012:40
Sunset18:4823:48
Evening civil twilight19:1500:15

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  17-Oct-2018 11:18:36
Local (UTC-5)  17-Oct-2018 06:18:36
 
METAR
KBEC 171055Z AUTO 34004KT 10SM CLR 09/03 A3036 RMK AO2 P0001 T00850027
KAAO 
3nm N 
171054Z AUTO 33005KT 10SM CLR 07/03 A3036 RMK AO2 SLP283 T00670033
KIAB 
5nm SW 
171056Z AUTO 36006KT 10SM CLR 07/03 A3036 RMK AO2 SLP284 T00710028 $
K3AU 
7nm E 
171055Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 03/03 A3036 RMK AO2
K1K1 
7nm NE 
171055Z AUTO 34005KT 10SM CLR 06/03 A3037 RMK AO2 T00630026
KICT 
11nm W 
171053Z 34005KT 10SM CLR 06/04 A3036 RMK AO2 SLP279 T00610039 $
KEQA 
19nm E 
171055Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 06/03 A3036 RMK AO2
TAF
KIAB 
5nm SW 
171000Z 1710/1816 VRB06KT 9999 SKC QNH3033INS BECMG 1717/1718 05010G15KT 9999 SKC QNH3045INS BECMG 1723/1724 03006KT 9999 FEW300 QNH3046INS BECMG 1811/1812 09006KT 9999 FEW120 QNH3050INS TX17/1720Z TN03/1711Z
KICT 
11nm W 
170520Z 1706/1806 35004KT P6SM FEW250 FM171700 05009KT P6SM SKC
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