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Airport Details

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Location

Latitude: 
37-17-45.4141N (37.295948)
Longitude: 
081-12-27.0679W (-81.207519)
Elevation: 
2856.7 feet MSL (871 m MSL)
Magnetic Variation: 
7.9 W (as of June 2018 from WMM2015 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -5.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -4.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
3 N.M. NE of Bluefield, West Virginia
Found On: 
Cincinnati Chart
FAA Region: 
AEA

Operations

Facility Use: 
Public
Type: 
Airport
Activation Date: 
05/1954
Control tower: 
No
Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
Months/Days/Hours
ALL/ALL/0600-2200
Boundary ARTCC: 
ZID (Indianapolis)
Lighting Schedule: 
SEE RMK
Beacon Color: 
White-Green (Lighted Land Airport)
Traffic Pattern Altitude: 
3857 feet (1176 m)
NOTAMs Facility: 
BLF
NOTAM-D Service: 
Yes
International Airport of Entry: 
No
Customs Landing Rights: 
No
Military Landing Rights: 
Yes
Civil/Military Joint Use: 
No

Based Aircraft

Single Engine:  11
Multi Engine:  1
Jet Engine:  2
GA Helicopters:  3
Ultralights:  1

Annual Operations (as of 12/30/2016)

Total Operations:  16400
Air Taxi:  1800 11.0%
GA Local:  4500 27.4%
GA Itinerant:  10000 61.0%
Military Aircraft:  100 0.6%

Communications

CTAF:  122.900
ASOS:  132.725 (304-327-5766)

  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY INDIANAPOLIS ARTCC ON FREQS 126.575/257.85 (BLUEFIELD RCAG).
   

Contacts

Manager: 
Publicly owned: 
CLINT RANSOM
300 MARKELL DR. STE 200
BLUEFIELD, WV 24701
304-327-5308
MERCER CO ARPT AUTH INC
300 MARKELL DR. STE 200
BLUEFIELD, WV 24701
304-327-5308

Fixed Based Operators (FBOs) & Fuel

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Area Code: 304

Business Name Frequency Phone Fuel Grade & Location
Mercer County Airport Authority, Inc.
  
327-5308, -8440 100LL, Jet A
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Flight Service Stations

Primary Alternate
FSS on Field:  N
FSS Name (ID):  Elkins(EKN)
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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Last Cycle
DP OBERS FOUR NE-4
IAP ILS OR LOC RWY 23 NE-4
IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 05 NE-4
IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 23 NE-4
IAP VOR RWY 23 NE-4
MIN ALTERNATE MINIMUMS NE-4
MIN TAKEOFF MINIMUMS NE-4
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Maps, Charts, & Diagrams

Bluefield - Mercer County (BLF) Airport Terminal Map

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METAR / TAF Weather

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Navigation Aids (Navaids) near BLF

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
24.8 Kee Field Airport
(I16)
317 325 100LL
27.0 New River Valley Airport
(PSK KPSK PSK)
110 118 100LL, Jet A+
29.7 Raleigh County Memorial Airport
(BKW KBKW BKW)
7 15 100LL, Jet A
38.6 Virginia Tech/Montgomery Executive Airport
(BCB KBCB BCB)
97 105 100LL, Jet A+
51.1 Greenbrier Valley Airport
(LWB KLWB LWB)
48 57 100LL, Jet A
52.8 Ashe County Airport
(KGEV GEV)
191 199 100LL, Jet A-1+
53.9 Virginia Highlands Airport
(VJI KVJI VJI)
227 234 100LL, Jet A
58.8 Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional/Woodrum Field Airport
(ROA KROA ROA)
87 96 100LL, Jet A
59.2 Mount Airy/Surry County Airport
(KMWK MWK)
147 155 100LL, Jet A-1+
60.5 Johnson County Airport
(6A4)
209 216 100LL, Jet A+
64.2 Elkin Municipal Airport
(KZEF ZEF)
161 169 100LL, Jet A-1+
64.6 Wilkes County Airport
(IKB KUKF UKF)
175 183 100LL, Jet A-1+
73.3 Big Sandy Regional Airport
(KSJS SJS)
292 299 100LL, Jet A+
75.8 Tri-Cities Airport
(TRI KTRI TRI)
229 236 100LL, Jet A
77.0 Johnson City Airport
(0A4)
223 230 100LL
78.4 Meadow Brook Field Airport
(N63)
139 147 100LL
79.5 Paintsville-Prestonsburg-Combs Field Airport
(9KY9)
290 297 100LL, Mogas
83.0 Rockingham County Nc Shiloh Airport
(KSIF SIF)
127 136 100LL, Jet A-1+
84.3 Smith Reynolds Airport
(INT KINT INT)
145 153 100LL, Jet A
85.5 Sugar Valley Airport
(5NC2)
156 164 100LL

Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

NOTAMs

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Ratings & Reviews

Mercer County Airport Ratings

Category Aspect Rating
Overall Rating for Mercer County Airport
  • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

Flight Service Number of Flights
  • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

Overall Number of Routes Served
  • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

International Routes Served
  • 2.0/5 (1 vote cast)

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

Business Services & Internet Airport Lounges
  • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

Business Centers
  • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

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

Availability of Internet Connectivity
  • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

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

General Facilities ATM Locations
  • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

Public Telephones
  • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

Restrooms
  • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

Architecture
  • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

Terminal Layout
  • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

Seating Areas
  • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

Overall Cleanliness
  • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

Children Play Areas
  • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

Geographic Location
  • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

Baggage Claim Locations
  • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

Baggage Handling
  • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

Overall Comfort
  • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

Security Lines
  • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

Transportation & Parking Parking Availability
  • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

Parking Pricing
  • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

Public Transport
  • 3.0/5 (1 vote cast)

Car Rental
  • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

Taxis
  • 3.0/5 (1 vote cast)

Hotel Shuttles
  • 3.0/5 (1 vote cast)

Proximity to City Center
  • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

Amenities Shopping (variety and number)
  • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

Restaurants & Bars (variety and number)
  • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

Restaurants & Bars (price/value)
  • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

Runways

BLF Airport Runway Summary

Longest Runway: 05/23 is 4743 ft (1446 m) long
Runways with an Instrument Approach: 23

BLF Airport Runway Details



Runway 05/23  4742 ft x 100 ft (1445 m x 30 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: 
2850 2856
Latitude: 
37.2909 37.3006
Longitude: 
-81.2131 -81.2022
True Magnetic Hdg.: 
42 222
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: 
2850 2856
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

A110-3 MOWING IN PROGRESS APR-NOV ALL SFCS.
A110-4 DEER ON & INVOF ARPT.
A110-5 RY 23 HAS STEEP DROP-OFF 320 FT FM THLD 0B.
A110-6 RY 05 HAS STEEP DROP-OFF 175 FT FM THLD LEFT SIDE.
A14 LINE OFFICE PHONE 304-327-8440. MGR CELL 681-220-0693.
A17 ARPT UNATND CHRISTMAS & NEW YEARS. FOR SVCS CALL 304-921-3417 (LINE STAFF CELL).
A58-05 15 FT BRUSH, 0-99 FT DSTC, 50-350 FT L.
A58-23 18 FT BRUSH, 0 FT DSTC, 300 FT L.
A70 AFTER HRS EMERGENCY FUEL BY PRIOR ARRANGEMENT; LISTING ON LINE OFFICE DOOR.
A71 ROTARY WING REPAIRS ONLY.
A72 ROTARY WING REPAIRS ONLY.
A81-APT ACTVT REIL RY 05/23 , PAPI RY 05/23; HIRL RY 05/23 & TWY LIGHTS - CTAF.

Services

Airframe Repair: 
None
Powerplant Repair: 
None
Bottled Oxygen: 
None
Bulk Oxygen: 
None
Fuel Available: 
100LL
Landing Fees: 
No
Parking: 
Tiedowns available

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