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Location

Latitude: 
42-28-11.8000N (42.469944)
Longitude: 
071-17-20.4000W (-71.289000)
Elevation: 
132.0 feet MSL (40 m MSL)
Magnetic Variation: 
14.6 W (as of June 2018 from WMM2015 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -5.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -4.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
0 N.M. NE of Bedford, Massachusetts
Found On: 
New York Chart
FAA Region: 
ANE

Operations

Facility Use: 
Public
Type: 
Airport
Activation Date: 
04/1943
Control tower: 
Yes
Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
Months/Days/Hours
ALL/ALL/ALL
Boundary ARTCC: 
ZBW (Boston)
Lighting Schedule: 
SEE RMK
Segmented Circle Indicator: 
Yes
Beacon Color: 
White-Green (Lighted Land Airport)
Traffic Pattern Altitude: 
1132 feet (345 m)
NOTAMs Facility: 
BED
NOTAM-D Service: 
Yes
International Airport of Entry: 
No
Customs Landing Rights: 
Yes
Military Landing Rights: 
Yes
Civil/Military Joint Use: 
No
Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting: 
Class I
ARFF Index: B
Air Carrier Service: Scheduled
Certification Date: 09/1999

Based Aircraft

Single Engine:  175
Multi Engine:  31
Jet Engine:  91
GA Helicopters:  15

Annual Operations (as of 12/31/2016)

Total Operations:  121792
Commercial:  267 0.2%
Air Taxi:  20593 16.9%
GA Local:  40539 33.3%
GA Itinerant:  59761 49.1%
Military Aircraft:  632 0.5%

Communications

CTAF:  118.500
Unicom:  122.950
Tower:  HANSCOM
118.5
257.2
Hrs: 0700-2300
Clearance Del.:  121.85
Ground:  121.7
Approach:  BOSTON
Departure:  BOSTON
ATIS:  124.6(617-274-6283)
Hrs: 24
ASOS:  (781-274-9733)
EMERG:  121.5
EMERG:  243.0
COMD POST:  362.95

       

    Contacts

    Manager: 
    Publicly owned: 
    SHARON M. WILLIAMS
    MASSPORT, 200 HANSCOM DRIVE
    BEDFORD, MA 01730
    781-869-8000
    MASS PORT AUTHORITY
    ONE HARBORSIDE DR
    E BOSTON, MA 02128
    (781) 869-8000

    Fixed Based Operators (FBOs) & Fuel

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    Area Code: 781

    Business Name Frequency Phone Fuel Grade & Location
    Aviation Electronics
                
    274-7070
    East Coast Aero Club
                
    274-6322
    East Coast Aviation
      
    274-0105
    East Coast Aviation
      
    274-0105
    Executive Flyers Aviation, Inc.
                
    123.50 274-7227
    Jet Aviation
                
    Unicom 122.95 274-0030, 800-538-0233 100LL, Jet A
    Exxon Mobil Avitat aviation fuel
    Exxon Avitat
    100LL - 3.36 USD per gallon
    on 10/13/01
    Trucks
    Volume discounts:
    $0.05/gal for 250-499 gallons
    $0.15/gal for 500-999 gallons
    $0.25/gal for 1000-1999 gallons
    $0.35/gal for 2000+ gallons
    Exxon Mobil Avitat aviation fuel
    Exxon Avitat
    Jet A - 2.84 USD per gallon
    on 10/13/01
    Trucks
    Volume discounts:
    $0.05/gal for 250-499 gallons
    $0.15/gal for 500-999 gallons
    $0.25/gal for 1000-1999 gallons
    $0.35/gal for 2000+ gallons
    Mercury Air Center
                
    Unicom 122.95 274-0010, 800-367-2961 100LL, Jet A
    Signature Flight Support
      
    Unicom: 122.95, Arinc: 130.8 +1 781 274 0010
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    Flight Service Stations

    Primary Alternate
    FSS on Field:  N
    FSS Name (ID):  Bridgeport(BDR)
    Frequency: 
    Toll Free Phone:  1-800-WX-BRIEF
       

    Instrument Procedures / Charts


    FAA Terminal Procedures valid from 0901Z 05/24/18 to 0901Z 06/21/18.

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    Page Type Page Name Volume Action Since
    Last Cycle
    APD AIRPORT DIAGRAM NE-1
    DP HANSCOM TWO NE-1
    DP HANSCOM TWO[DELIMITER] CONT.1 NE-1
    HOT HOT SPOT NE-1
    IAP ILS OR LOC RWY 11 NE-1
    IAP ILS OR LOC RWY 29 NE-1
    IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 23 NE-1
    IAP RNAV (GPS) Z RWY 11 NE-1
    IAP RNAV (GPS) Z RWY 29 NE-1
    IAP RNAV (RNP) Y RWY 11 NE-1
    IAP RNAV (RNP) Y RWY 29 NE-1
    IAP VOR RWY 23 NE-1
    LAH LAHSO NE-1
    MIN ALTERNATE MINIMUMS NE-1
    MIN TAKEOFF MINIMUMS NE-1
    STAR DREEM TWO (RNAV) NE-1
    STAR GRAYM FIVE NE-1
    STAR ZELKA TWO (RNAV) NE-1
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    Maps, Charts, & Diagrams

    Bedford - Laurence G Hanscom Field (BED) Airport Terminal Map

    Terminal Map Not Available for this Airport

    BED Airport Sectional

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    BED Airport Diagram

    Laurence G Hanscom Field Airport (BED) Diagram
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    METAR / TAF Weather

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    Navigation Aids (Navaids) near BED

    Navigational Aid (NAVAID) distances from the airport are listed in Nautical Miles (NM).

    Nearby Airports with Fuel

    Dist (NM) Name (Airport IDs) True Hdg Mag Hdg Fuel Grade
    10.1 Minute Man Air Field Airport
    (6B6)
    266 281 100LL
    12.4 Marlboro Airport
    (9B1)
    232 246 100LL
    14.1 General Edward Lawrence Logan International Airport
    (BOS KBOS BOS)
    117 132 100LL, Jet A
    16.5 Lawrence Municipal Airport
    (LWM KLWM LWM)
    26 41 100LL, Jet A, Jet A+
    17.5 Norwood Memorial Airport
    (OWD KOWD OWD)
    162 177 100LL, Jet A
    17.9 Beverly Regional Airport
    (BVY KBVY BVY)
    67 82 100LL, Jet A
    21.2 Boire Field Airport
    (ASH KASH ASH)
    332 347 100LL, Jet A-1+
    21.4 Fitchburg Municipal Airport
    (KFIT FIT)
    283 297 100LL, Jet A
    22.5 Sterling Airport
    (3B3)
    263 277 100LL
    23.9 Hopedale Industrial Park Airport
    (1B6)
    204 218 100LL
    28.4 Mansfield Municipal Airport
    (1B9)
    171 186 100LL
    28.5 Manchester Airport
    (MHT KMHT MHT)
    346 361 100LL, Jet A
    28.7 Worcester Regional Airport
    (ORH KORH ORH)
    245 259 100LL, Jet A
    34.0 Monponsett Pond Seaplane Base
    (MA6)
    144 159 100LL
    34.2 North Central State Airport
    (SFZ KSFZ SFZ)
    195 209 100LL, Jet A, Jet A+
    35.3 Marshfield Municipal - George Harlow Field Airport
    (KGHG GHG)
    129 144 100LL, Jet A
    35.8 Hampton Airfield Airport
    (7B3)
    34 49 100LL, MOGAS
    37.4 Jaffrey Airport-Silver Ranch Airport
    (AFN KAFN AFN)
    302 316 100LL
    37.7 Taunton Municipal - King Field Airport
    (KTAN TAN)
    161 176 100LL
    37.9 Tanner-Hiller Airport
    (8B5)
    259 273 100LL, Mogas

    Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

    NOTAMs

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    Ratings & Reviews

    Laurence G Hanscom Field Airport Ratings

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    Overall Number of Routes Served
    • 3.0/5 (2 votes cast)

    International Routes Served
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    On-time Performance
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Business Services & Internet Airport Lounges
    • 1.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Business Centers
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Airport Website (information & tools)
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Availability of Internet Connectivity
    • 2.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Wireless Internet Access
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    General Facilities ATM Locations
    • 1.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Public Telephones
    • 1.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Restrooms
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Architecture
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    Parking Pricing
    • 1.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Public Transport
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Car Rental
    • 2.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Taxis
    • 2.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Hotel Shuttles
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

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    • 4.0/5 (1 vote cast)

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    Runways

    BED Airport Runway Summary

    Longest Runway: 11/29 is 7011 ft (2137 m) long
    Runways with an Instrument Approach: 11, 29

    BED Airport Runway Details



    Runway 05/23  5106 ft x 150 ft (1556 m x 46 m)
    Runway Length Source:  as of
    Surface:  Asphalt -
    Runway Pavement Class: 
    Runway Edge Lights:  Yes Intensity

    Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
    Single Wheel Landing Gear: 
    Dual Wheel Landing Gear: 
    Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 
    Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

    Runway 05

    Runway 23

    Elevation: 
    128 128
    Latitude: 
    42.4634 42.4746
    Longitude: 
    -71.2969 -71.2854
    True Magnetic Hdg.: 
    37 217
    ILS Type: 
    Glide Path Angle: 
    0.0 degrees 0.0 degrees
    Traffic Pattern: 
    Runway Markings Type: 
    Runway Markings Condition:
    Arresting Device: 
    Object at End: 
    Object Height: 
    0 0
    Object Marked/Lighted?: 
    Distance from End: 
    0 0
    Object Centerline Offset: 
    Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
    Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
    Approach Light System: 
    REIL: 
    Yes Yes
    Touchdown Lights: 
    Centerline Lights: 
    Threshold Crossing Height: 
    Threshold Elevation: 
    128 128
    Displaced Threshold: 
    0 0
    Threshold Latitude: 

    Threshold Longitude: 

    Declared Distances
    Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
    0 0
    Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
    0 0
    Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
    0 0
    Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
    0 0



    Runway 11/29  7001 ft x 150 ft (2134 m x 46 m)
    Runway Length Source:  as of
    Surface:  Asphalt -
    Runway Pavement Class: 
    Runway Edge Lights:  Yes Intensity

    Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
    Single Wheel Landing Gear: 
    Dual Wheel Landing Gear: 
    Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 
    Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

    Runway 11

    Runway 29

    Elevation: 
    133 124
    Latitude: 
    42.4718 42.4694
    Longitude: 
    -71.3004 -71.2746
    True Magnetic Hdg.: 
    98 278
    ILS Type: 
    Glide Path Angle: 
    0.0 degrees 0.0 degrees
    Traffic Pattern: 
    Runway Markings Type: 
    Runway Markings Condition:
    Arresting Device: 
    Object at End: 
    Object Height: 
    0 0
    Object Marked/Lighted?: 
    Distance from End: 
    0 0
    Object Centerline Offset: 
    Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
    Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
    Approach Light System: 
    REIL: 
    Yes Yes
    Touchdown Lights: 
    Centerline Lights: 
    Threshold Crossing Height: 
    Threshold Elevation: 
    133 124
    Displaced Threshold: 
    0 0
    Threshold Latitude: 

    Threshold Longitude: 

    Declared Distances
    Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
    0 0
    Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
    0 0
    Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
    0 0
    Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
    0 0

    Remarks

    A110-1 PPR FOR ALL ACFT CARRYING EXPLOSIVES CALL 781-869-8000.
    A110-10 TWY G BTWN RY 11/29 AND RY 05/23 RESTRICTED -- NO ACFT WITH WINGSPANS GREATER THAN 118 FT.
    A110-12 TWYS 'N' & 'B' CLSD TO AIR CARRIER ACFT.
    A110-13 TWY C, F, J, M, N, R, S, T CLSD GREATER THAN 118 FT WINGSPAN.
    A110-14 NO PRACTICE LOW APCHS/TOUCH & GO LNDGS FOR ACFT UNDER 12500 LBS BTN 2300-0700.
    A110-15 TWY N UNAVBL NOV 15-APR 1.
    A110-16 SVC-TRAN ALERT: OPR 1200-0400Z++ WKD; 1400-2200Z++ SUN; PPR OT AND HOL DSN 845-5589/5592.
    A110-17 SVC-TRAN ALERT: DE-ICING AVBL FR VENDOR.
    A110-18 AF: PPR ALL MIL ACFT, PAX MNFST REQ ALL INBD PAX, CTC BASE OPS DSN 845-5589/5592, C781-225-5589/5592.
    A110-19 AF : COMD POST DSN 845-6960/6961, C781-225-6960/6961.
    A110-2 NO PRACTICE LOW APCHS/TOUCH & GO LNDGS FOR ACFT 12500 LBS & OVER.
    A110-3 NOISE RULES IN EFFECT - HELICOPTERS OPERATING WITHIN CONTROLLED AIRSPACE ARE REQUIRED TO MAINTAIN HIGHEST POSSIBLE ALTITUDE.
    A110-4 SUPPORT: OPR 1200-0400Z++ MON-FRI, 1300-1900Z++ SAT & SUN, CLSD HOL. CTC BASE OPS PRIOR TO 1700Z++ FRI FOR OT SUPPORT.
    A110-6 BIRDS & WILDLIFE ON & INVOF ARPT.
    A110-8 BE ALERT FOR SMALL ACFT PARKED ON RAMPS.
    A110-9 (A23) RY 29 RIGHT TRAFFIC AIRCRAFT OVER 12500 LBS.
    A24 SURCHARGE FOR EACH LANDING AND/OR DEPARTURE 2300-0700. COMMERCIAL & TRANSIENT LANDING FEE.
    A26 CLSD TO PART 121 ACR OPNS WITH OVER 60 SEATS EXCP 24 HR PPR CALL 781-869-8000.
    A43-11 VGSI AND ILS GLIDEPATH NOT COINCIDENT. VGSI AND RNAV GLIDEPATH NOT COINCIDENT.
    A43-23 VGSI AND DESCENT ANGLES NOT COINCIDENT.
    A81-APT ACTVT MIRL RY 05/23; HIRL RY 11/29; MALSR RY 11 & 29 & TWY LGTS - 118.5.
    E147 TPA 1000 AGL FIXED WING; 1500 AGL TURBOJET; 1800 AGL HEAVY JET ACFT.
    E80 US CUSTOMS USER FEE ARPT.

    Services

    Airframe Repair: 
    Minor
    Powerplant Repair: 
    Minor
    Bottled Oxygen: 
    None
    Bulk Oxygen: 
    None
    Fuel Available: 
    100LL, Mogas
    Landing Fees: 
    No
    Parking: 
    Hangars and tiedowns available

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