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KBDU Boulder Municipal Airport
Boulder, Colorado, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 11 OCTOBER 2018

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 MIRL RY 08/26 AND VASI 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
24 HOUR SELF SERVE 100LL AVAILABLE
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: 
Single wheel: 16.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
Gradient: W
RUNWAY 8  RUNWAY 26
Latitude: 40-02.345333N40-02.345667N
Longitude: 105-14.008000W105-13.129167W
Elevation: 5288.0 ft.5274.8 ft.
Gradient: 0.2%0.3% UP
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 fair conditionbasic, in fair condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-box VASI 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
Surface: asphalt/turf, in fair condition
RWY 08G/26G 3,000X20 FT CHIP AND SEAL ON WEST END; EAST 1,100 FT IS GRASS.
Gradient: W
Operational restrictions: RWY 08G/26G LNDG AREA UNDEFINED.
RUNWAY 8G  RUNWAY 26G
Latitude: 40-02.378333N40-02.378333N
Longitude: 105-14.001500W105-13.122833W
Elevation: 5287.0 ft.5274.0 ft.
Gradient: 0.3% UP
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: TIMOTHY HEAD
3327 AIRPORT ROAD BOX K
BOULDER, CO 80301
Phone 303-441-3108

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 116
Single engine airplanes: 65
Multi engine airplanes: 6
Gliders airplanes: 45
    
Aircraft operations: avg 138/day *
86% local general aviation
14% transient general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2014

Additional Remarks

WATER FOWL ON AND INVOF ARPT.
RY 26 HAS 300 FT SAFETY AREA OUTLINED WITH RED REFLECTORS. 130 FT DROPOFF EAST OF MARKED AREA.
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, AND DEPS FROM, RY 8/26 AND 8G/26G ARE PROHIBITED. POWERED ACFT YIELD RIGHT OF WAY TO GLIDERS ON FINAL OR INITIATE A GO-AROUND FOR ADEQUATE SPACING.
BE ALERT; INTENSIVE USAF STUDENT TRAINING IN VICINITY OF COLORADO SPRINGS & PUEBLO COLORADO.
PARACHUTE JUMPING INVOF ARPT.
MIDFIELD PATTERN ENTRY FROM THE SOUTH IS ONLY AVBL FOR GLIDER USE.
RY 08G/26G FOR GLIDER USE ONLY, 197 FT SEPARATION CNTRLN TO CNTRLN. GLIDER OPS AS CLOSE AS 60 FT PARALLEL TO RY 8/26.
RYS 08 & 08G 25 FT TO 55 FT TREES OUTLINE HAYDEN LAKE AS CLOSE AS 200 FT FM 08G THLD.
HAYDEN LAKE LOCATED 250 FT FM RY 8 & RY 8G THLDS 0B.
NOISE ABATEMENT PROCEDURES IN EFFECT; CALL AMGR (303) 441-3108 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 Metropolitan 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 18-Oct-2018
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:4812:48
Sunrise07:1613:16
Sunset18:1700:17
Evening civil twilight18:4400:44

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  18-Oct-2018 23:27:54
Local (UTC-6)  18-Oct-2018 17:27:54
 
METAR
K1V5 AWOS 118.825 303-541-9540
No observation available
KBDU 182311Z AUTO 34004KT 10SM CLR 17/M01 A3009 RMK AO2
KLMO 
8nm N 
182315Z AUTO 35006KT 10SM CLR 19/M01 A3010 RMK AO2 T01891006
KEIK 
8nm E 
182312Z AUTO 01007KT 10SM CLR 18/M02 A3013 RMK AO2 T01831020
KBJC 
9nm SE 
182255Z 36010KT 50SM SCT100 19/M04 A3011
TAF
KBJC 
9nm SE 
181731Z 1818/1918 01006KT P6SM SCT100 SCT250 FM190200 30011KT P6SM SCT100 BKN180 FM190400 29014KT P6SM SCT100 BKN180 FM191600 05007KT P6SM SKC
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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, ...

More info about Journeys Aviation
Phillips 66
100LL Jet A
FS $5.18 $4.85 
SS $4.68 --- 
 Updated 18-Oct-2018
 
   2 read write
FS=Full service
SS=Self service
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