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KBDU Boulder Municipal Airport
Boulder, Colorado, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 29 MARCH 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: 5287.0 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)
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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Taken in the Fall of 2017
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 22-Apr-2018
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:4511:45
Sunrise06:1412:14
Sunset19:4501:45
Evening civil twilight20:1402:14

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  22-Apr-2018 14:05:14
Local (UTC-6)  22-Apr-2018 08:05:14
 
METAR
K1V5 AWOS 118.825 303-541-9540
No observation available
KBDU 221354Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 02/01 A3018 RMK AO2
KLMO 
8nm N 
221355Z AUTO 20003KT 5SM BR CLR 03/02 A3020 RMK AO2 T00270018
KEIK 
8nm E 
221400Z AUTO 00000KT 4SM BR CLR 02/01 A3024 RMK AO2 T00150010
KBJC 
9nm SE 
221345Z 00000KT 50SM SKC 04/02 A3018
TAF
KBJC 
9nm SE 
221122Z 2212/2312 32004KT P6SM SKC TEMPO 2212/2214 2SM BR SCT004 FM221500 30005KT P6SM FEW015 FM221700 VRB04KT P6SM SCT050 FM222300 08005KT P6SM SKC FM230100 VRB04KT P6SM SKC FM230400 25005KT P6SM SCT220
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 Journeys Aviation
303-449-4210
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[email]
Aviation fuel, Aircraft ground handling, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangars, Hangar leasing / sales, GPU / Power cart, ...

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Phillips 66
100LL Jet A
FS $5.10 $4.52 
SS $4.60 --- 
 Updated 13-Apr-2018
 
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SS=Self service
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