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KBED Laurence G Hanscom Field Airport
Bedford, Massachusetts, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 11 AUGUST 2022

Location

FAA Identifier: BED
Lat/Long: 42-28-11.8000N 071-17-20.4000W
42-28.196667N 071-17.340000W
42.4699444,-71.2890000
(estimated)
Elevation: 132 ft. / 40.2 m (surveyed)
Variation: 16W (1995)
Time zone: UTC -4 (UTC -5 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 01730

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 04/1943
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: BOSTON CENTER
FSS: BRIDGEPORT FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: BED (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: CONTINUOUS
Pattern altitude: 1000 FT AGL FIXED WING; 1500 FT AGL TURBOJET; 1800 FT AGL HEAVY JET ACFT.
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT MALSR RWY 11 & 29; REIL RWY 05 & 23; HIRL RWY 11/29; MIRL RWY 05/23; TWY LGTS - 118.5.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
Landing fee: yes, SURCHARGE FOR EACH LDG & DEP 2300-0700. COML & TSNT LDG FEE.
Fire and rescue: ARFF index B
Airline operations: CLSD TO PART 121 ACR OPS WITH OVER 60 SEATS EXCP 24 HR PPR CALL 781-869-8000.
International operations: customs landing rights airport
US CUSTOMS USER FEE ARPT.

Airport Communications

CTAF: 118.5
UNICOM: 122.95
ATIS: 124.6
WX ASOS: 124.6 (781-274-9733)
HANSCOM GROUND: 121.7 [0700-2300]
HANSCOM TOWER: 118.5 257.2 [0700-2300]
BOSTON APPROACH: 124.4
BOSTON DEPARTURE: 124.4
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 121.85
COMD POST: 362.95
DREEM STAR: 119.0 124.4
EMERG: 121.5 243.0
GRAYM STAR: 119.0 124.4
WX ASOS at BOS (14 nm SE): 135.0 (617-567-5762)
WX ASOS at LWM (17 nm NE): PHONE 978-687-8017
WX ASOS at OWD (18 nm S): 119.95 (781-762-4314)
WX ASOS at BVY (18 nm NE): 119.2 (978-921-5042)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
BOSr313/14.9BOSTON VOR/DME112.7016W
MHTr187/24.2MANCHESTER VOR/DME114.4015W
GDMr112/34.3GARDNER VOR/DME110.6014W
PUTr053/39.5PUTNAM VOR/DME117.4014W

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: HIGH/LOW
Bulk oxygen: HIGH/LOW

Runway Information

Runway 11/29

Dimensions: 7011 x 150 ft. / 2137 x 46 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 82 /F/C/W/T
Single wheel: 120.0
Double wheel: 250.0
Double tandem: 455.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 11  RUNWAY 29
Latitude: 42-28.309423N42-28.166158N
Longitude: 071-18.020578W071-16.473593W
Elevation: 132.0 ft.123.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 113 magnetic, 097 true293 magnetic, 277 true
Declared distances: TORA:7011 TODA:7011 ASDA:7011 LDA:7011TORA:7011 TODA:7011 ASDA:7011 LDA:7011
Markings: precision, in good conditionprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on right (3.00 degrees glide path)
RVR equipment: touchdownrollout
Approach lights: MALSR: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with runway alignment indicator lightsMALSR: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with runway alignment indicator lights
Runway end identifier lights: nono
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: ILS/DMEILS/DME
Obstructions: 120 ft. hill, lighted, 1050 ft. from runway, 734 ft. right of centerline, 34:1 slope to clearnone

Runway 5/23

Dimensions: 5107 x 150 ft. / 1557 x 46 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 79 /F/C/W/T
Single wheel: 120.0
Double wheel: 250.0
Double tandem: 436.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 5  RUNWAY 23
Latitude: 42-27.806147N42-28.476517N
Longitude: 071-17.812088W071-17.126562W
Elevation: 128.0 ft.127.8 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 053 magnetic, 037 true233 magnetic, 217 true
Declared distances: TORA:5107 TODA:5107 ASDA:5107 LDA:5107TORA:5107 TODA:5107 ASDA:5107 LDA:5107
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.50 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on right (3.20 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: MASS PORT AUTHORITY
ONE HARBORSIDE DR
E BOSTON, MA 02128
Phone (781) 869-8000
Manager: SHARON M. WILLIAMS
MASSPORT, 200 HANSCOM DRIVE
BEDFORD, MA 01730
Phone 781-869-8000

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 243
Single engine airplanes: 140
Multi engine airplanes: 18
Jet airplanes: 76
Helicopters: 9
    
Aircraft operations: avg 274/day *
45% transient general aviation
37% local general aviation
18% air taxi
<1% military
<1% commercial
* for 12-month period ending 30 September 2021

Additional Remarks

A23 RWY 29 RIGHT TFC ACFT OVR 12500 LBS.
PPR FOR ALL ACFT CARRYING EXPLOSIVES CALL 781-869-8000.
TWY C, F, J, N, R, S, T, TWY M SOUTH OF TWY E & TWY G BTN RWY 11/29 & RWY 05/23 CLSD TO ACFT GTR THAN 118 FT WINGSPAN. TWY N CLSD FM 11/15-04/01. TWY R CLSD TO ACR OPS-GA USE ONLY.
NO PLAS/TGLS FOR ACFT UNDER 12500 LBS BTN 2300-0700.
SVC-TRAN ALERT: OPR 1200-0400Z++ WKD; 1400-2200Z++ SUN; PPR OT AND HOL DSN 845-5589/5592. DE-ICING AVBL FR VENDOR.
AF: PPR ALL MIL ACFT, PAX MNFST REQ ALL INBD PAX, CTC BASE OPS DSN 845-5589/5592, C781-225-5589/5592.
AF: COMD POST DSN 845-6960/6961, C781-225-6960/6961.
NO PLAS/TGLS FOR ACFT 12500 LBS & OVER.
VOLUNTARY NOISE ABATEMENT PROCS IN EFCT CTC AMGR 781-869-8000. NOISE SENSITIVE HISTORIC AREA S OF ARPT; FOR RWY 23 DEP CONT RWY HDG TO 1000 FT AGL, TURNING CROSSWIND OVR RTE 2.
PPR FOR MAINT ENG RUN - CTC AMGR.
NOISE RULES IN EFCT - HELS OPERG WI CNTLD ASP ARE RQRD TO MNTN HIST PSBL ALT.
SUPPORT: OPR 1200-0400Z++ MON-FRI, 1300-1900Z++ SAT & SUN, CLSD HOL. CTC BASE OPS PRIOR TO 1700Z++ FRI FOR OT SUPPORT.
BIRDS & WILDLIFE ON & INVOF ARPT.
BE ALERT FOR SML ACFT PARKED ON RAMPS.

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 August 2022 at 0901Z to 08 September 2022 at 0900z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
DREEM TWO (RNAV)   download (218KB)
GRAYM SIX   download (239KB)
ZELKA TWO (RNAV)   download (146KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 11   download (298KB)
ILS OR LOC RWY 29   download (251KB)
RNAV (RNP) Y RWY 11   download (250KB)
RNAV (RNP) Y RWY 29   download (221KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 23   download (244KB)
RNAV (GPS) Z RWY 11   download (259KB)
RNAV (GPS) Z RWY 29   download (275KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (138KB)
 
Departure Procedures
HANSCOM FOUR   2 pages: [1] [2] (427KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (510KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

6B6 - Minute Man Air Field (10 nm W)
KBOS - General Edward Lawrence Logan International Airport (14 nm SE)
KLWM - Lawrence Municipal Airport (17 nm NE)
KOWD - Norwood Memorial Airport (18 nm S)
KBVY - Beverly Regional Airport (18 nm NE)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 13-Aug-2022
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:2009:20
Sunrise05:5109:51
Sunset19:4923:49
Evening civil twilight20:2000:20

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  13-Aug-2022 09:04:02
Local (UTC-4)  13-Aug-2022 05:04:02
 
METAR
KBED 130851Z AUTO 30003KT 10SM CLR 15/11 A3006 RMK AO2 SLP189 T01500111 53001
KBOS 
14nm SE 
130854Z 32007KT 10SM FEW055 OVC220 18/11 A3006 RMK AO2 SLP179 T01780106 53001
KLWM 
16nm NE 
130854Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 16/11 A3009 RMK AO2 SLP188 T01560106 53003
KBVY 
18nm NE 
130853Z AUTO 34003KT 10SM CLR 16/11 A3006 RMK AO2 SLP172 T01560111 53002
KOWD 
18nm S 
130853Z AUTO 32003KT 10SM CLR 17/11 A3006 RMK AO2 SLP177 T01670106 53001
TAF
KBED 130534Z 1306/1406 34005KT P6SM FEW100 FM131400 01006KT P6SM BKN250 FM132300 09004KT P6SM SCT150 FM140500 28003KT P6SM FEW200
KBOS 
14nm SE 
130534Z 1306/1412 35008KT P6SM FEW060 FM131500 02008KT P6SM SCT200 FM131700 06008KT P6SM SCT200 FM132200 09006KT P6SM SCT200 FM140000 12004KT P6SM SCT200 FM140800 29005KT P6SM FEW250
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
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Jet Aviation Bedford
Air Elite
ASRI 131.525
781-274-0030
toll-free 800-538-0233
[web site]
[email]
When planning your next trip to Boston or its surrounding areas, discover our new FBO, located conveniently at Hansom Field. Our recently upgraded facilities feature relaxing lounges, extensive passenger and crew amenities, and courtesy transportation. In addition, we offer you the luxury of driving directly to your aircraft. To ensure that your trip goes smoothly, you'll receive personalized service from beginning to end.
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Phillips 66
100LL Jet A
FS $8.91 $10.03 
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Atlantic Aviation ASRI 131.40
978-341-8400
[web site]
[email]
We are more than an FBO; we offer Flight Hospitality. We anticipate our guests' needs and deliver detailed service throughout first-class facilities. Whether you're visiting us for the first time, or the hundredth, you'll experience staff committed to the smooth completion of every journey.
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World Fuel Services
100LL Jet A
FS $8.90 $10.08 
GUARANTEED
 
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Signature Flight Support 781-274-0010
[web site]
[email]
Aviation fuel, Oxygen service, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangars, GPU / Power cart, Passenger terminal and lounge, Rental cars, ...

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100LL Jet A
FS $8.54 $10.10 
 Updated 13-Aug-2022
 
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Alternatives at nearby airports
IMPORTANT: Note that the FBOs below are NOT at KBED but at other nearby airports. Do not expect services from these FBOs to be available at KBED.
Located at KBVY
FlightLevel Aviation
ASRI 129.725
978-774-2070
toll-free 800-541-1745
[web site]
[email]
At KBVY (Beverly Regional Airport), 18 miles ENE

Avoid the congestion of Bedford. Beverly Regional Airport is 21 miles (20 minutes) northeast of Boston.
We understand the importance of comfort (you'll love the recliners in front of our 70" screen TV in our pilot lounge), aesthetics (recently renovated facility and professionally appointed lobby), and accommodating sensitive guests.
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Located at KBVY
Titan
100LL Jet A
FS $7.18 $6.78 
SS $6.93 --- 
 Updated 09-Aug-2022
 
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SS=Self service
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