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KBED Laurence G Hanscom Field Airport
Bedford, Massachusetts, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 01 FEBRUARY 2018

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 -5 (UTC -4 during Daylight Saving 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: TPA 1000 AGL FIXED WING; 1500 AGL TURBOJET; 1800 AGL HEAVY JET ACFT.
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT MIRL RY 05/23; HIRL RY 11/29; MALSR RY 11 & 29 & TWY LGTS - 118.5.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
Landing fee: yes, SURCHARGE FOR EACH LANDING AND/OR DEPARTURE 2300-0700. COMMERCIAL & TRANSIENT LANDING FEE.
Fire and rescue: ARFF index B
Airline operations: CLSD TO PART 121 ACR OPNS 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(617-274-6283)
WX ASOS: PHONE 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): PHONE 617-567-5762
WX ASOS at LWM (17 nm NE): 126.75 (978-687-8017)
WX ASOS at OWD (18 nm S): PHONE 781-762-4314
WX ASOS at BVY (18 nm NE): PHONE 978-921-5042

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
BOSr313/14.9BOSTON VOR/DME112.7016W
LWMr223/18.4LAWRENCE VOR/DME112.5015W
MHTr187/24.2MANCHESTER VOR/DME114.4015W
GDMr112/34.3GARDNER VOR/DME110.6014W
PUTr053/39.5PUTNAM VOR/DME117.4014W

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
BEDDS114/4.533216WBE -... .
SHAKER HILL296/5.025116WSKR ... -.- .-.
HAGET216/11.240215WLW .-.. .--
FITCHBURG118/21.336515WFIT ..-. .. -
MARSHFIELD325/35.236816WIMR .. -- .-.
TAUNTON357/37.722716WTAN - .- -.

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.
Gradient: 0.1%0.1%
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)
VGSI AND ILS GLIDEPATH NOT COINCIDENT. VGSI AND RNAV GLIDEPATH NOT COINCIDENT.
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-box VASI on left (3.75 degrees glide path)4-box VASI on right (3.50 degrees glide path)
VGSI AND DESCENT ANGLES NOT COINCIDENT.
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: 310
Single engine airplanes: 177
Multi engine airplanes: 29
Jet airplanes: 90
Helicopters: 14
    
Aircraft operations: avg 333/day *
49% transient general aviation
33% local general aviation
17% air taxi
<1% military
<1% commercial
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2016

Additional Remarks

A23 RY 29 RIGHT TRAFFIC AIRCRAFT OVER 12500 LBS.
PPR FOR ALL ACFT CARRYING EXPLOSIVES CALL 781-869-8000.
TWY G BTWN RY 11/29 AND RY 05/23 RESTRICTED -- NO ACFT WITH WINGSPANS GREATER THAN 118 FT.
TWYS 'N' & 'B' CLSD TO AIR CARRIER ACFT.
TWY C, F, J, M, N, R, S, T CLSD GREATER THAN 118 FT WINGSPAN.
NO PRACTICE LOW APCHS/TOUCH & GO LNDGS FOR ACFT UNDER 12500 LBS BTN 2300-0700.
TWY N UNAVBL NOV 15-APR 1.
SVC-TRAN ALERT: OPR 1200-0400Z++ WKD; 1400-2200Z++ SUN; PPR OT AND HOL DSN 845-5589/5592.
SVC-TRAN ALERT: 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 PRACTICE LOW APCHS/TOUCH & GO LNDGS FOR ACFT 12500 LBS & OVER.
NOISE RULES IN EFFECT - HELICOPTERS OPERATING WITHIN CONTROLLED AIRSPACE ARE REQUIRED TO MAINTAIN HIGHEST POSSIBLE ALTITUDE.
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 SMALL 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 between 1 February 2018 at 0901Z and 1 March 2018 at 0900Z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
DREEM TWO (RNAV)   download (201KB)
GRAYM FIVE   download (235KB)
ZELKA TWO (RNAV)   download (133KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 11 **CHANGED**   download (355KB)
ILS OR LOC RWY 29 **CHANGED**   download (317KB)
RNAV (RNP) Y RWY 29   download (221KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 23   download (239KB)
RNAV (GPS) Z RWY 11   download (281KB)
RNAV (GPS) Z RWY 29   download (242KB)
RNAV (RNP) Y RWY 11   download (250KB)
VOR RWY 23 **CHANGED**   download (241KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply **CHANGED**   download (81KB)
 
Departure Procedures
HANSCOM TWO **CHANGED**   2 pages: [1] [2] (644KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (180KB)

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 24-Feb-2018
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:0111:01
Sunrise06:3011:30
Sunset17:2722:27
Evening civil twilight17:5622:56

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  24-Feb-2018 18:30:24
Local (UTC-5)  24-Feb-2018 13:30:24
 
METAR
KBED 241756Z 30011KT 10SM SCT030 BKN120 11/01 A3009 RMK AO2 SLP203 T01110011 10128 20039 53005
KBOS 
14nm SE 
241754Z 30010KT 10SM BKN140 12/02 A3009 RMK AO2 SLP190 T01170017 10128 20067 53002
KLWM 
16nm NE 
241754Z 31010G18KT 10SM BKN120 12/01 A3011 RMK AO2 SLP195 T01170006 10133 20056 53003
KMQE 
17nm SE 
241756Z AUTO 29012G18KT A3007 RMK AO1 SLPNO 51003 $
KBVY 
18nm NE 
241753Z 31009G15KT 10SM FEW110 12/02 A3008 RMK AO2 SLP182 T01220017 10128 20056 53002
KOWD 
18nm S 
241753Z 30007G17KT 10SM FEW120 13/01 A3009 RMK AO2 SLP189 T01330011 10144 20067 50001
TAF
KBED 241729Z 2418/2518 29010KT P6SM BKN150 FM250900 07005KT 4SM -RAPL OVC070 FM251300 08006KT 2SM -RAPL BR OVC008 FM251400 11007KT 3/4SM -RAPL BR OVC008 FM251700 11007KT 1SM -RAPL BR OVC008
KBOS 
14nm SE 
241729Z 2418/2524 30007KT P6SM BKN150 FM250600 04010G20KT P6SM SCT150 FM251100 08011KT 5SM -RAPL BR SCT010 OVC040 FM251400 10011G21KT 1SM -RAPL BR OVC008 FM251700 11013G25KT 1/2SM -RA FG OVC008 FM252000 07008KT 6SM BR VCSH OVC010
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
Jet Aviation
Air Elite
ASRI 131.525
781-274-0030
toll-free 1-800-538-0233
[web site]
[email]
Aviation fuel, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangars, Passenger terminal and lounge, Aircraft charters, Aircraft maintenance, Avionics sales and service, ...
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AirBoss™ fuel program   NATA Safety 1st   U.S. Government AIR Card   U.S. Customs Service   DASSP   AEG Fuels   Crew cars   Go Rentals   FAA-Approved Repair Station   Wireless Internet Access (WiFi)  
 
Phillips 66
100LL Jet A
FS $6.99 $7.20 
GUARANTEED
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   5 read write
Signature Flight Support ASRI 130.80
781-274-0010
[web site]
[email]

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Located 20 miles northwest of Boston, the L. G. Hanscom Field is a first-class general aviation facility bounded by the towns of Lincoln, Concord, Bedford and Lexington. Many historic sites are nearby, including Minutemen National Park and the North Bridge where the first shot of the Revolutionary War was fired. The airport is also situated close to many high-tech businesses and defense companies and provides an excellent option for those seeking to avoid the congestion of Boston and Logan.
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Signature TailWins®   TECHNICAir   Signature Weekend Takeoff   U.S. Customs Service   WSI Pilotbrief   DASSP   Crew cars   National Car Rental  
 
independent
100LL Jet A
FS $6.99 $6.95 
GUARANTEED
 
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Rectrix Aerodrome Centers, Inc. at BED ASRI 131.40
978-341-8400
[web site]
[email]
Aviation fuel, Aircraft ground handling, Oxygen service, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangars, Hangar leasing / sales, GPU / Power cart, ...
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NATA Safety 1st   WSI Pilotbrief   CAA Preferred FBO   Contract Fuel   Crew car   Enterprise Rent-A-Car   FAA-Approved Repair Station   Wireless Internet Access (WiFi)   National Business Aviation Association  
 
Ascent
100LL Jet A
FS $7.11 $6.90 
GUARANTEED
 
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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
North Atlantic Air, Inc.
ASRI 129.725
toll-free 1-800-541-1745
978-774-2070
[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
Shell
100LL Jet A
FS $5.38 $5.05 
 Updated 13-Feb-2018
 
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Aviation Businesses, Services, and Facilities

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Distance
 
Comments
  
 Air Bear Aviation
603-216-2752
[web site]
[email]
Air Bear Aviation is an FAA approved Repair Station and the leading provider of mobile aircraft maintenance services in the Northeast.
 
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 New England Aircraft Detailing
508-640-5832
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[email]
New England Aircraft Detailing is the industry's leading aircraft detailing service. We are fully licensed and insured. Our focus is to uphold this image through professionalism, loyalty, and customer satisfaction. Our attention to detail shows through our work and or may satisfied customers.

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Getting Around: Taxi, Limo, Rental Cars, Mass Transit

  
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Services / Description
 
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MBTA Bus Route 76 [web site]
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