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KBFR Virgil I Grissom Municipal Airport
Bedford, Indiana, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 15 JULY 2021

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, THANKSGIVING & CHRISTMAS DAY.
Pattern altitude: 1527.4 ft. MSL
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: no
Lights: ACTVT REIL RWY 13 & 31; MIRL RWY 06/24 & 13/31 - CTAF. MIRL RWY 06/24 & 13/31 PRESET LOW INTST; INCR INTST - 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 SVC PRVDD 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
Operational restrictions: BRUSH & TREES 200 FT L & R OF CNTRLN ENTIRE LENGTH OF RWY.
RUNWAY 13  RUNWAY 31
Latitude: 38-50.734772N38-50.264993N
Longitude: 086-27.163928W086-26.430362W
Elevation: 711.8 ft.723.3 ft.
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
47 FT TREE LINE 0-200 FT FM RWY END 190 FT R OF CNTRLN.
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 good 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.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 062 magnetic, 058 true242 magnetic, 238 true
Markings: basic, in fair conditionbasic, in fair condition
Runway end identifier lights: nono
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 24 ft. trees, 629 ft. from runway, 65 ft. right of centerline, 17:1 slope to clear
APCH SLOPE 26:1 AT THR.
15 ft. brush, 201 ft. from runway, 100 ft. right of centerline
10 FT DOWNSLOPE TERRAIN & BRUSH 175-200 FT FM 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: 29
Single engine airplanes: 24
Multi engine airplanes: 1
Helicopters: 1
Ultralights: 3
    
Aircraft operations: avg 112/week *
46% transient general aviation
46% local general aviation
5% air taxi
4% military
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2019

Additional Remarks

LINE OF SIGHT RSTRNS TO VIS.
DEER ON & INVOF ARPT.
FOR CD CTC INDIANAPOLIS ARTCC AT 317-247-2411.

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 15 July 2021 at 0901Z to 12 August 2021 at 0900z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 13   download (218KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 31   download (217KB)
VOR/DME RWY 13   download (226KB)
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 24-Jul-2021
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:1110:11
Sunrise06:4110:41
Sunset21:0401:04
Evening civil twilight21:3401:34

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  24-Jul-2021 09:04:33
Local (UTC-4)  24-Jul-2021 05:04:33
 
METAR
KBMG 
20nm NW 
240853Z AUTO 00000KT 2SM BR CLR 19/18 A3006 RMK AO2 SLP172 T01940183 55006
KDCY 
33nm W 
240855Z AUTO 00000KT 7SM CLR 21/21 A3005 RMK AO2 T02070206
KBAK 
36nm NE 
240145Z 15005KT 10SM FEW100 26/ A3009 RMK LAST
TAF
KBMG 
20nm NW 
240823Z 2408/2506 00000KT 2SM BR FEW250 TEMPO 2408/2412 1/2SM FG VV004 FM241300 22005KT P6SM SCT035 FM242000 23007KT P6SM SCT040 AMD LTD TO CLD VIS AND WIND TIL 241300
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