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KBUF Buffalo Niagara International Airport
Buffalo, New York, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 29 MARCH 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: BUF
Lat/Long: 42-56-25.5000N / 078-43-50.1000W
42-56.425000N / 078-43.835000W
42.9404167 / -78.7305833
(estimated)
Elevation: 726.9 ft. / 221.6 m (surveyed)
Variation: 11W (2015)
From city: 5 miles E of BUFFALO, NY
Time zone: UTC -4 (UTC -5 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 14225

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 03/1940
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: CLEVELAND CENTER
FSS: BUFFALO FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: BUF (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: CONTINUOUS
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: no
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
Landing fee: yes
Fire and rescue: ARFF index C
Airline operations: ARFF INDEX D EQUIPMENT COVERAGE PROVIDED.
International operations: customs landing rights airport

Airport Communications

WX ASOS: PHONE 716-635-0532
BUFFALO GROUND: 133.2 257.8
BUFFALO TOWER: 120.5 257.8
BUFFALO APPROACH: 126.15(053-233) 126.5(234-052) 263.125(053-233) 317.6(234-052)
BUFFALO DEPARTURE: 126.15(053-233) 126.5(234-052) 263.125(053-233) 317.6(234-052)
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 124.7 257.8
PRE-TAXI CLEARANCE: 124.7
AS ASGND: 120.05
CLASS C: 126.5(234-052) 317.6(234-052)
CLASS C IC: 126.15(053-233) 263.125(053-233)
D-ATIS: 135.35
EMERG: 121.5 243.0
WX ASOS at IAG (14 nm NW): PHONE 716-297-6984
  • ARSR (DSV) 423817.9970 0773910.9816 2031.0. ASR (BUF) 425626.7098 0784409.0092 714.2. CPME1 (BUF) 425623.8169 0784311.2581. CPME2 (BUF) 425623.8169 0784311.2581. MTI RFLTR1 (BUF) 425706.8399 0784252.2711. PARROT1 DSV 423026.4982 0773656.9686. .

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
BUFr288/3.8BUFFALO VOR/DME116.4008W

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
KLUMP233/5.023109WBU -... ..-
PLAZZ052/5.520409WGB --. -...
KATHI165/11.232910WIA .. .-

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 5/23

Dimensions: 8829 x 150 ft. / 2691 x 46 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 64 /F/B/W/T
Single wheel: 120.0
Double wheel: 247.0
Double tandem: 429.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 5  RUNWAY 23
Latitude: 42-55.871980N42-56.918405N
Longitude: 078-44.501107W078-43.128452W
Elevation: 674.1 ft.726.8 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 055 magnetic, 044 true235 magnetic, 224 true
Displaced threshold: 535 ft.725 ft.
Declared distances: TORA:8829 TODA:8829 ASDA:8292 LDA:7758TORA:8829 TODA:8829 ASDA:8292 LDA:7568
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: touchdown, midfield, rollouttouchdown, midfield, rollout
Approach lights: MALSR: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with runway alignment indicator lightsALSF2: standard 2,400 foot high intensity approach lighting system with centerline sequenced flashers (category II or III)
RY 23 ALSF2 UNMNT.
Centerline lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, lightedyes, lighted
Instrument approach: ILSILS
Obstructions: 21 ft. bldg, 413 ft. from runway, 532 ft. right of centerline, 10:1 slope to clear
RY 05 HAS +3 FT POLE LIGHT POLE 59 FT FM RY END, 497 FT RIGHT.
29 ft. tree, 1155 ft. from runway, 360 ft. right of centerline, 32:1 slope to clear

Runway 14/32

Dimensions: 7161 x 150 ft. / 2183 x 46 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 54 /F/B/W/T
Single wheel: 120.0
Double wheel: 210.0
Double tandem: 359.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 14  RUNWAY 32
Latitude: 42-56.815035N42-56.111127N
Longitude: 078-44.501603W078-43.214505W
Elevation: 699.1 ft.708.8 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 138 magnetic, 127 true318 magnetic, 307 true
Displaced threshold: 320 ft.720 ft.
Declared distances: TORA:7161 TODA:7161 ASDA:6441 LDA:6121TORA:7161 TODA:7161 ASDA:6841 LDA:6121
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionprecision, 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)
Approach lights: MALSR: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with runway alignment indicator lights
Runway end identifier lights: yesno
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: ILS/DME
Obstructions: 31 ft. tree, 608 ft. from runway, 535 ft. right of centerline, 13:1 slope to clear
RWY 14 APCH SLOPE 29:1 TO DSPLCD THLD.
14 ft. sign, 200 ft. from runway, 429 ft. left of centerline, 1:1 slope to clear
+7 FT OBSTRUCTION LIGHTED FENCE , 0 FT FM RY END, 480 FT L.

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: NIAGARA FRONTIER TRAN AUTH
181 ELLICOTT ST, PO BOX 5008
BUFFALO, NY 14205
Phone 716-855-7300
Manager: WILLIAM VANECEK
4200 GENESEE ST
BUFFALO, NY 14225
Phone (716) 630-6030

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 27
Single engine airplanes: 16
Multi engine airplanes: 3
Jet airplanes: 7
Helicopters: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 267/day *
61% commercial
15% local general aviation
12% transient general aviation
11% air taxi
1% military
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2016

Additional Remarks

HEAVY CONCENTRATION OF GULLS; BLACKBIRDS & STARLINGS UP TO 5000 FT ON & INVOF ARPT.
DEER ON & INVOF ARPT.
FOR FBO SVCS CTC 131.75; FOR CARGO SVCS CTC 122.95.
TWY 'A' SOUTHWEST RUNUP AREA/HOLDING BAY MARKED DESIGN GROUP 3 ACFT (GENERALLY B727 OR SMALLER) UNAVAILABLE DESIGN GROUP 4 (INCLUDES BUT NOT LIMITED TO B757 DC8).
TWY 'K1' CLSD 2100-0800 DAILY.

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 29 March 2018 at 0901Z to 26 April 2018 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 05   download (236KB)
ILS OR LOC RWY 23   download (250KB)
ILS OR LOC RWY 32   download (280KB)
RNAV (RNP) Z RWY 05   download (239KB)
RNAV (RNP) Z RWY 23   download (282KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 14   download (215KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 32   download (271KB)
RNAV (GPS) Y RWY 05   download (255KB)
RNAV (GPS) Y RWY 23   download (247KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (40KB)
 
Departure Procedures
BUFFALO SIX   2 pages: [1] [2] (355KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (150KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

9G0 - Buffalo Airfield (5 nm S)
0G0 - North Buffalo Suburban Airport (10 nm N)
9G3 - Akron Airport (12 nm NE)
KIAG - Niagara Falls International Airport (14 nm NW)
9G6 - Pine Hill Airport (24 nm NE)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 22-Apr-2018
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:5309:53
Sunrise06:2310:23
Sunset20:0400:04
Evening civil twilight20:3400:34

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  22-Apr-2018 07:07:50
Local (UTC-4)  22-Apr-2018 03:07:50
 
METAR
KBUF 220654Z 16004KT 10SM CLR 01/M04 A3041 RMK AO2 SLP303 T00111039
KIAG 
14nm NW 
220653Z AUTO 18003KT 10SM CLR 02/M03 A3040 RMK AO2 SLP305 T00171033 $
TAF
KBUF 220520Z 2206/2306 19004KT P6SM SKC FM221400 05005KT P6SM SKC FM221800 02008KT P6SM SKC FM230000 05005KT P6SM SKC FM230300 12005KT P6SM SKC
KIAG 
14nm NW 
220520Z 2206/2306 VRB03KT P6SM SKC FM221400 05005KT P6SM SKC FM221700 01008KT P6SM SKC FM230000 07005KT P6SM SKC FM230200 11003KT P6SM SKC
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
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 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
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Prior Aviation ASRI 131.75
716-633-1000
[web site]
Aviation fuel, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangars, Pilot school (FAR Part 141), Aircraft rental, Aircraft maintenance, Aircraft parts, ...
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100LL Jet A
FS $6.76 $6.90 
 Updated 19-Apr-2018
 
   10 read write
FS=Full service
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