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KBVU Boulder City Municipal Airport
Boulder City, Nevada, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 09 SEPTEMBER 2021

Location

FAA Identifier: BVU
Lat/Long: 35-56-50.3090N 114-51-39.9030W
35-56.838483N 114-51.665050W
35.9473081,-114.8610842
(estimated)
Elevation: 2203.1 ft. / 671.5 m (surveyed)
Variation: 11E (2020)
From city: 1 mile SW of BOULDER CITY, NV
Time zone: UTC -7 (UTC -8 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 89005

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 08/1990
Control tower: no
ARTCC: LOS ANGELES CENTER
FSS: RENO FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: RNO (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 0800-1700
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT MIRL RWY 09/27 & 15/33 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.7
WX AWOS-3: 118.475 (702-293-1532)
LAS VEGAS APPROACH: 118.4
WX AWOS-3PT at HND (13 nm W): 120.775 (702-614-4537)
WX ASOS at LAS (16 nm NW): PHONE 725-600-7124

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
BLDr163/2.9BOULDER CITY VORTAC116.7015E
LASr104/16.5LAS VEGAS VORTAC116.9015E

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
100LL:SELF SERVICE FUEL AVBL 24/7.
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR

Runway Information

Runway 9/27

Dimensions: 5103 x 75 ft. / 1555 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 12.5
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 9  RUNWAY 27
Latitude: 35-56.847610N35-56.705500N
Longitude: 114-52.141835W114-51.122500W
Elevation: 2108.4 ft.2139.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: rightleft
Runway heading: 089 magnetic, 100 true269 magnetic, 280 true
Displaced threshold: no300 ft.
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)2-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: none123 ft. pline, lighted, 3724 ft. from runway, 29:1 slope to clear

Runway 15/33

Dimensions: 3852 x 75 ft. / 1174 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 12.5
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 15  RUNWAY 33
Latitude: 35-57.227598N35-56.613497N
Longitude: 114-51.806773W114-51.610493W
Elevation: 2203.1 ft.2098.7 ft.
Traffic pattern: rightleft
Markings: basic, in good conditionbasic, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 10 ft. gnd, 400 ft. from runway, 20:1 slope to clearnone

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF BOULDER CITY
401 CALIFORNIA AVENUE
BOULDER CITY, NV 89005
Phone (702) 293-9405
Manager: WILLY WILLIAMSON
1201 AIRPORT ROAD, SUITE 200
BOULDER CITY, NV 89005
Phone 702-293-9405
MANAGER EMAIL WWILLIAMSON@BCNV.ORG 702-293-9405.

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 240
Single engine airplanes: 171
Multi engine airplanes: 31
Helicopters: 25
Gliders airplanes: 1
Ultralights: 10
Military aircraft: 2
    
Aircraft operations: avg 330/day *
88% air taxi
9% local general aviation
2% transient general aviation
<1% military
* for 12-month period ending 31 July 2019

Additional Remarks

RWY 33 STEEP RWY GRADIENT; RISING TERRAIN; OBSTACLES OFF DEP END OF RWY.
LARGE NUMBER OF GRAND CANYON TOUR ACFT OPERATIONS IN VICINITY TRANSITING TO & FROM AIRPORT.
HELICOPTERS CROSS ACTIVE RWYS AND TWYS.
RWY 27 PREFERRED UNDER LIGHT OR NO WIND CONDITIONS.
TAXIWAY SHOULDERS ADJ TO TWY D WEST OF RWY 15/33, SOFT GROUND AND DROPS OFF MORE THAN 3 INCHES.
OPERATIONS IN SOUTHERN NEVADA - UNMANNED AIRCRAFT SYSTEM ACTIVITY WITHIN AN AREA DEFINED AS 3NM RADIUS OF BLD R-197/7NM, SFC-400 FT AGL.
CTC AP OPS FOR RWY COND RPT, 702-293-9405, OR WHEN THE AP IS UNATNDD.
AVOID OVERFLIGHT OF BOULDER CITY RESIDENTIAL AREAS.
FOR ATC ASSISTANCE CALL OR CONTACT LAS VEGAS APCH AT 725-200-4432.
UNLIGHTED POWER LINES ALL QUADRANTS.
UPHILL DEPARTURES ON RWY 33 NOT RECOMMENDED.
STEEP RISING TERRAIN NORTH OF ARPT.
ULTRALIGHT ACTIVITY 2 MILES SW OF ARPT INVOF DRY LAKE BED.
SKYDIVE DROP ZONE ADJACENT AIRPORT NORTH EAST SIDE.

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 09 September 2021 at 0901Z to 07 October 2021 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 27   download (257KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (102KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (416KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KHND - Henderson Executive Airport (13 nm W)
KLAS - Harry Reid International Airport (16 nm NW)
KLSV - Nellis Air Force Base (19 nm NW)
KVGT - North Las Vegas Airport (23 nm NW)
KIFP - Laughlin/Bullhead International Airport (50 nm S)
 
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Aerial photo
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Aerial photo of KBVU (Boulder City Municipal Airport)
Photo by Troy Johnston
Photo taken 11-Aug-2017
looking northwest.

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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 23-Sep-2021
 Local
(UTC-7)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:0413:04
Sunrise06:2913:29
Sunset18:3401:34
Evening civil twilight19:0002:00

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  24-Sep-2021 00:53:38
Local (UTC-7)  23-Sep-2021 17:53:38
 
METAR
KBVU 240035Z AUTO 13006KT 10SM CLR 35/05 A2986 RMK AO2
KHND 
13nm W 
232356Z 09005KT 10SM CLR 35/06 A2989 RMK AO2 SLP108 T03500056 10356 20300 56014
KLAS 
16nm NW 
232356Z 10004KT 10SM FEW140 BKN220 34/03 A2986 RMK AO2 SLP082 FU BKN220 T03440033 10356 20306 56015
KLSV 
18nm NW 
232358Z AUTO 16004KT 10SM CLR 35/04 A2983 RMK AO2 SLP079 T03540038 10358 20350 $
TAF
KHND 
13nm W 
231729Z 2318/2418 VRB05KT 6SM HZ SCT250 FM240200 18007KT 6SM HZ FEW250 FM240900 VRB06KT P6SM FEW150 FM241700 05007KT P6SM FEW150
KLAS 
16nm NW 
232048Z 2321/2424 08007KT P6SM FEW140 SCT250 FM240300 25007KT P6SM FEW250 FM240800 VRB05KT P6SM SCT150 FM241600 06006KT P6SM SCT150
KLSV 
18nm NW 
232300Z 2323/2505 03008KT 9999 SCT250 QNH2982INS BECMG 2406/2407 32015G25KT 9999 FEW200 520009 QNH2988INS BECMG 2417/2418 08010G15KT 9999 FEW250 QNH2990INS BECMG 2422/2423 15012KT 9999 FEW250 QNH2988INS TX36/2323Z TN21/2414Z
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
 Boulder City Aviation Services FBO
ASRI 130.875
702-638-3205
702-882-6909
[email]
Aviation fuel, Aircraft ground handling, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), GPU / Power cart, Passenger terminal and lounge, Pilot supplies, ...
 
Enterprise Rent-A-Car  
 
More info about Boulder City Aviation Services FBO
EPIC
100LL Jet A
FS $5.47 $4.75 
 Updated 02-Sep-2021
 
   3 read write
B.F.E. L.L.C. 702-228-0455
[web site]
[email]
Aviation fuel, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangars, Hangar leasing / sales, GPU / Power cart, Passenger terminal and lounge, Aircraft maintenance, ...

More info about B.F.E. L.L.C.
World Fuel Services
Jet A
FS $4.75 
GUARANTEED
 
   2 read write
 Boulder City Municipal Airport
702-293-9405
[web site]
[email]
Airport management, Aviation fuel

More info about Boulder City Municipal Airport
EPIC
100LL
SS $5.32 
GUARANTEED
 
   write
FS=Full service
SS=Self service
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