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KBDU Boulder Municipal Airport
Boulder, Colorado, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 09 SEPTEMBER 2021

Location

FAA Identifier: BDU
Lat/Long: 40-02-21.7150N 105-13-33.9225W
40-02.361917N 105-13.565375W
40.0393653,-105.2260896
(estimated)
Elevation: 5288 ft. / 1612 m (estimated)
Variation: 12E (1985)
From city: 3 miles NE of BOULDER, CO
Time zone: UTC -6 (UTC -7 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 80301

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 04/1940
Control tower: no
ARTCC: DENVER CENTER
FSS: DENVER FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: DEN (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 0800-1700
Pattern altitude: 6300 ft. MSL
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT PAPI RWY 26; MIRL RWY 8/26 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.725
WX AWOS-3: 118.825 (303-541-9540)
WX AWOS-3 at LMO (8 nm N): 120.0 (303-684-7545)
WX AWOS-3 at EIK (8 nm E): 133.825 (303-604-4339)
WX AWOS-3 at BJC (9 nm SE): PHONE 720-887-8067

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
BJCr321/8.6JEFFCO VOR/DME115.4011E
DVVr279/29.0MILE HIGH VORTAC114.7008E
DENr290/29.4DENVER VOR/DME117.9008E
FQFr296/34.9FALCON VORTAC116.3011E

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
100LL:100LL SELF SERVE AVBL H24.
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR

Runway Information

Runway 8/26

Dimensions: 4100 x 75 ft. / 1250 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 11 /F/C/X/U
Single wheel: 16.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 8  RUNWAY 26
Latitude: 40-02.345333N40-02.345667N
Longitude: 105-14.008000W105-13.129167W
Elevation: 5288.0 ft.5278.8 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftright
Runway heading: 078 magnetic, 090 true258 magnetic, 270 true
Displaced threshold: 200 ft.no
Declared distances: TORA:4100 TODA:4100 ASDA:4100 LDA:3900TORA:4100 TODA:4100 ASDA:3900 LDA:3900
Markings: basic, in good conditionbasic, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.50 degrees glide path)
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 60 ft. trees, 1350 ft. from runway, 19:1 slope to clearnone

Runway 8G/26G

Dimensions: 4100 x 20 ft. / 1250 x 6 m
3000 FT X 20 FT CHIP & SEAL W END; 1100 FT GRASS E END.
Surface: asphalt/turf, in fair condition
Operational restrictions: LNDG AREA UNDEFINED; GLIDER OPS ONLY; 197 FT SEPN CNTRLN TO CNTRLN. GLIDER OPS AS CLOSE AS 60 FT PARALLEL TO RWY 8/26.
RUNWAY 8G  RUNWAY 26G
Latitude: 40-02.378333N40-02.378333N
Longitude: 105-14.001500W105-13.122833W
Elevation: 5287.0 ft.5274.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftright
Obstructions: 60 ft. trees, 200 ft. from runway, 126 ft. left of centerline, 3:1 slope to clearnone

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF BOULDER
PO BOX 791
BOULDER, CO 80306
Phone 303-441-3108
Manager: DENIS GODFREY
3327 AIRPORT ROAD
BOULDER, CO 80301
Phone 303-441-3108

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 61
Single engine airplanes: 36
Multi engine airplanes: 6
Gliders airplanes: 19
    
Aircraft operations: avg 155/day *
87% local general aviation
13% transient general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2017

Additional Remarks

A30A-26 300 FT SAFETY AREA OUTLINED WITH RED REFLECTORS; 130 FT DROPOFF E OF MKD AREA.
PAJA & WATER FOWL ON & INVOF ARPT.
RY 08/26 TPA (1012 FT AGL) 6300 FT MSL; RY 08 DEP, NO TURN BLO (512 FT AGL) 5800 FT MSL. RY 08 PREFERRED UNDER LIGHT WIND CONDITIONS. DURING WEST WIND CONDITIONS EXPECT SEVERE WIND TURBULENCE APPROACHING AND DEPARTING RY 26.
SIMULTANEOUS APCHS TO & DEP FM RWY 8/26 & 8G/26G PROHIBITED; PWRD ACFT YIELD RIGHT OF WAY TO GLIDERS ON FINAL OR INITIATE GO-AROUND FOR ADEQUATE SPACING.
CTN: USAF STUDENT TRNG INVOF COLORADO SPRINGS & PUEBLO ARPT.
MIDFIELD PAT ENTRY FM S AVBL FOR GLIDER USE ONLY.
FOR CD CTC DENVER APCH AT 303-342-1916.
GLIDER ACT DLY SR-SS SE OF ARPT BTN ARPT & POWER PLANT FM 6300 - 9000 FT; RCMD AVOIDANCE & EXERCIZE EXTREME CTN WHEN TRANSITING AREA.
RWY 08 & 08G: 25 - 55 FT TREES OUTLINE HAYDEN LAKE 200 FT FM 08G THR; HAYDEN LAKE LCTD 250 FT FM RWY 8 & 8G THRS.
NOISE ABATEMENT PROC IN EFCT - AMGR OR HTTP:/WWW.BOULDERCOLORADO.GOV/AIRPORT.

Instrument Procedures

There are no published instrument procedures at KBDU.

Some nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KLMO - Vance Brand Airport (8 nm N)
KEIK - Erie Municipal Airport (8 nm E)
KBJC - Rocky Mountain Metro Airport (9 nm SE)
KFNL - Northern Colorado Regional Airport (27 nm N)
KDEN - Denver International Airport (28 nm SE)
 
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Aerial photo of KBDU (Boulder Municipal Airport)
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Taken in the Fall of 2017
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 23-Sep-2021
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:2312:23
Sunrise06:5012:50
Sunset18:5600:56
Evening civil twilight19:2301:23

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  24-Sep-2021 03:57:31
Local (UTC-6)  23-Sep-2021 21:57:31
 
METAR
K1V5 AWOS 118.825 303-541-9540
No observation available
KBDU 240355Z AUTO 30007KT 10SM CLR 20/M01 A3018 RMK AO2
KLMO 
8nm N 
240335Z AUTO 35006KT 10SM CLR 22/M02 A3018 RMK AO2 T02151025
KEIK 
8nm E 
240335Z AUTO 11003KT 10SM CLR 20/M03 A3017 RMK AO2 T02001032 PWINO
KBJC 
9nm SE 
240345Z 36006KT 10SM SCT060 BKN100 20/M03 A3021
TAF
KBJC 
9nm SE 
231726Z 2318/2418 08007KT P6SM BKN200 FM232000 08011KT P6SM BKN200 FM240200 VRB10KT P6SM FEW090 SCT200 FM240500 22006KT P6SM FEW200 FM241500 VRB06KT P6SM FEW200
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
 Journeys Aviation
303-449-4210
[web site]
[email]
Aviation fuel, Aircraft ground handling, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangars, Hangar leasing / sales, Passenger terminal and lounge, Flight training, ...

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Phillips 66
100LL Jet A
FS $5.59 $4.49 
SS $5.19 --- 
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Aviation Businesses, Services, and Facilities

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Distance
 
Comments
  
 Brungard Aviation
303-440-4791
678-733-4154
[web site]
[email]
As the only certified A&P IA maintenance service hangar at Boulder Airport, we offer a full array of immediate parts and services including short term heated storage abilities. Click our website for more details and see how we have served general aviation at KBDU for over 35 years!

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