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KBEC Beech Factory Airport
Wichita, Kansas, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 07 DECEMBER 2017

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 MIRL RY 01/19; REIL RYS 01 & 19 - 126.8.
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
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 between 7 December 2017 at 0901Z and 4 January 2018 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 01   download (254KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 19   download (251KB)
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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Photo by Eve Cascella
Photo taken 03-Oct-2009

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From to KBEC

Sunrise and sunset
Times for 16-Dec-2017
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight07:0913:09
Sunrise07:3913:39
Sunset17:1123:11
Evening civil twilight17:4023:40

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  16-Dec-2017 19:46:05
Local (UTC-6)  16-Dec-2017 13:46:05
 
METAR
KBEC 161935Z AUTO 19014G28KT 10SM CLR 15/M03 A2983 RMK AO2 T01461035
KAAO 
3nm N 
161854Z AUTO 19019G26KT 10SM CLR 13/M02 A2985 RMK AO2 PK WND 18026/1845 SLP110 T01281022
KIAB 
5nm SW 
161856Z AUTO 21020G26KT 10SM CLR 14/M03 A2985 RMK AO2 SLP113 T01411032
K3AU 
7nm E 
161935Z AUTO 20016G26KT 10SM CLR 13/M03 A2984 RMK AO2
K1K1 
7nm NE 
161935Z AUTO 20014G22KT 10SM CLR 14/M03 A2984 RMK AO2 T01371033
KICT 
11nm W 
161853Z 19020KT 10SM CLR 14/M02 A2984 RMK AO2 PK WND 18027/1849 SLP107 T01391017
KEQA 
19nm E 
161935Z AUTO 21021G24KT 10SM CLR 16/M04 A2984 RMK AO2
TAF
KIAB 
5nm SW 
161800Z 1618/1724 20012G20KT 9999 SKC 510109 QNH2981INS BECMG 1622/1623 17010G15KT 9999 SCT100 OVC200 510109 QNH2982INS BECMG 1707/1708 19012KT 8000 -SHRA BKN005 BKN050 OVC070 620505 QNH2987INS BECMG 1713/1714 21009KT 9999 NSW BKN005 BKN100 QNH2992INS BECMG 1715/1716 25006KT 9999 BKN020 QNH2995INS TX15/1621Z TN04/1709Z
KICT 
11nm W 
161724Z 1618/1718 19018KT P6SM SKC FM170500 17011KT P6SM BKN100 FM170600 17010KT P6SM VCSH BKN080 FM171000 18007KT P6SM -RA OVC015 FM171200 18007KT P6SM OVC010
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