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KBFR Virgil I Grissom Municipal Airport
Bedford, Indiana, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 24 MAY 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: BFR
Lat/Long: 38-50-24.1000N / 086-26-43.3000W
38-50.401667N / 086-26.721667W
38.8400278 / -86.4453611
(estimated)
Elevation: 727.4 ft. / 221.7 m (surveyed)
Variation: 04W (2010)
From city: 3 miles SE of BEDFORD, IN
Time zone: UTC -4 (UTC -5 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 47421

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 03/1942
Control tower: no
ARTCC: INDIANAPOLIS CENTER
FSS: TERRE HAUTE FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: HUF (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: MON-FRI 0900-1700, ALL SAT 0900-1200
ARPT CLSD NEW YEARS DAY, THANKSGIVING DAY, CHRISTMAS DAY.
Pattern altitude: 1527.4 ft. MSL
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: no
Lights: MIRL RWY 06/24 AND 13/31 PRESET LOW INTST, TO INCR INTST & ACTVT REIL RYS 13 & 31 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.8
WX AWOS-3: 119.125 (812-275-8306)
  • APCH/DEP SERVICE PROVIDED BY INDIANAPOLIS ARTCC ON FREQS 124.775/269.45 (HENRYVILLE RCAG).

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
OOMr159/19.8HOOSIER VORTAC110.2002W

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR

Runway Information

Runway 13/31

Dimensions: 4501 x 100 ft. / 1372 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 25.0
Double wheel: 30.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 13  RUNWAY 31
Latitude: 38-50.734772N38-50.264993N
Longitude: 086-27.163928W086-26.430362W
Elevation: 711.8 ft.723.3 ft.
Gradient: 0.3%0.3%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 133 magnetic, 129 true313 magnetic, 309 true
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on left (3.50 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 47 ft. trees, 200 ft. from runway, 190 ft. right of centerline
RY 13, 47 FT TREE LINE 0-200 FR FM RY END 190 FT RIGHT OF CL.
90 ft. tree, 1950 ft. from runway, 280 ft. left of centerline, 19:1 slope to clear

Runway 6/24

Dimensions: 3089 x 70 ft. / 942 x 21 m
Surface: asphalt, in excellent condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 4.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 6  RUNWAY 24
Latitude: 38-50.122318N38-50.395605N
Longitude: 086-26.886523W086-26.337775W
Elevation: 712.7 ft.722.5 ft.
Gradient: 0.4%0.4%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 062 magnetic, 058 true242 magnetic, 238 true
Markings: basic, in good conditionbasic, in good condition
Runway end identifier lights: nono
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 27 ft. trees, 629 ft. from runway, 65 ft. right of centerline, 15:1 slope to clear
RUNWAY 06 20:1 APPROACH SLOPE AT THRESHOLD
15 ft. brush, 201 ft. from runway, 100 ft. right of centerline
-10' DWNSLP TERRAIN AND BRUSH 175'-200' FRM RWY END.

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: LAWRENCE COUNTY BOAC
3213 TUNNELTON RD.
BEDFORD, IN 47421
Phone 812-279-9839

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 21
Single engine airplanes: 21
    
Aircraft operations: avg 70/week *
46% transient general aviation
46% local general aviation
5% air taxi
4% military
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2016

Additional Remarks

RY 13/31 HAS SMALL TREES AND BRUSH 200 FT L & R OF CNTRLN ENTIRE RY LENGTH.
LINE OF SIGHT RSTRNS TO VIS.
DEER ON & INVOF 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 24 May 2018 at 0901Z to 21 June 2018 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 13   download (207KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 31   download (192KB)
VOR/DME RWY 13   download (196KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (164KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KBMG - Monroe County Airport (20 nm NW)
KFRH - French Lick Municipal Airport (22 nm SW)
KSER - Freeman Municipal Airport (26 nm E)
KDCY - Daviess County Airport (33 nm W)
KBAK - Columbus Municipal Airport (36 nm NE)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 20-Jun-2018
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:5009:50
Sunrise06:2210:22
Sunset21:1301:13
Evening civil twilight21:4501:45

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  20-Jun-2018 23:43:54
Local (UTC-4)  20-Jun-2018 19:43:54
 
METAR
KBMG 
20nm NW 
202253Z 00000KT 10SM CLR 29/23 A2981 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT SW SLP087 T02890228
KFRH 
22nm SW 
202315Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 25/ A2983 RMK AO1
KDCY 
33nm W 
202315Z AUTO 17006KT 10SM CLR 28/22 A2980 RMK AO2 T02800224
KBAK 
36nm NE 
202245Z 25008KT 10SM SCT080 28/18 A2982
TAF
KBMG 
20nm NW 
201720Z 2018/2118 27006KT P6SM VCTS BKN035CB FM210100 VRB03KT P6SM VCTS BKN100CB FM211200 VRB04KT 6SM SHRA OVC025 PROB30 2112/2118 3SM TSRA OVC015CB
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