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KBEC Beech Factory Airport
Wichita, Kansas, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 23 MAY 2019

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 TWR CLSD
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 23 May 2019 at 0901Z to 20 June 2019 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 01 **CHANGED**   download (253KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 19 **CHANGED**   download (250KB)
VOR-B **CHANGED**   download (188KB)
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 24-May-2019
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:4410:44
Sunrise06:1411:14
Sunset20:3801:38
Evening civil twilight21:0802:08

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  24-May-2019 16:14:16
Local (UTC-5)  24-May-2019 11:14:16
 
METAR
KBEC 241555Z AUTO 18013KT 10SM OVC007 20/19 A2996 RMK AO2 T02040187
KAAO 
3nm N 
241554Z AUTO 19012KT 10SM BKN007 OVC080 20/19 A2996 RMK AO2 SLP135 T02000189
KIAB 
5nm SW 
241601Z AUTO 15010KT 10SM -RA FEW007 OVC070 21/19 A2996 RMK AO2 RAB01 SLPNO $
K3AU 
7nm E 
241555Z AUTO 19010KT 10SM OVC007 19/19 A2997 RMK AO2
K1K1 
7nm NE 
241555Z AUTO 19012G20KT 10SM BKN009 BKN085 20/18 A2997 RMK AO2 T01960182
KICT 
11nm W 
241553Z 19009KT 10SM SCT008 BKN070 BKN120 OVC160 21/18 A2996 RMK AO2 SLP135 CB AND CBMAM MOVD E SHRA DSNT S-SW MOVG NE T02060183
KEQA 
19nm E 
241555Z AUTO 17013KT 10SM SCT023 SCT080 21/18 A2997 RMK AO2
TAF
KIAB 
5nm SW 
240200Z 2402/2508 14012G18KT 9999 SCT030 BKN070 QNH2986INS BECMG 2409/2410 18012G18KT 8000 -SHRA VCTS BKN010 OVC020CB QNH2988INS TEMPO 2410/2415 18025G42KT 1000 -TSRA BKN002CB BECMG 2415/2416 20012G22KT 6000 -SHRA VCTS OVC020CB QNH2991INS TEMPO 2420/2501 19025G38KT 1000 -TSRA OVC002CB BECMG 2501/2502 20012G22KT 9999 NSW SCT030 QNH2989INS TX25/2421Z TN20/2412Z LAST NO AMDS AFT 2402 NEXT 2417
KICT 
11nm W 
241123Z 2412/2512 15010KT P6SM VCSH BKN040 OVC090 FM241700 21009KT 6SM SHRA BR OVC045 TEMPO 2417/2421 4SM TS BR OVC025CB FM242300 19010KT 6SM SHRA BR VCTS OVC040CB FM250100 18009KT 6SM SHRA BR VCTS OVC060CB FM250800 18008KT P6SM BKN100
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