• Location

    Latitude: 
    26-38-36.2580N (26.643405)
    Longitude: 
    081-42-37.2950W (-81.710360)
    Elevation: 
    23.0 feet MSL (7 m MSL)
    Magnetic Variation: 
    5.9 W (as of May 2018 from WMM2015 model)
    Time Zone: 
    UTC -5.0 (Standard Time)
    UTC -4.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
    From City: 
    7 N.M. E of Fort Myers, Florida
    Found On: 
    Miami Chart
    FAA Region: 
    ASO
  • Airport Operations

    Facility Use: 
    Private
    Type: 
    Airport
    Activation Date: 
    09/1943
    Control tower: 
    No
    Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
    Months/Days/Hours
    ALL/MON-FRI/0730-1600
    Boundary ARTCC: 
    ZMA (Miami)
    Lighting Schedule: 
    SEE RMK
    Segmented Circle Indicator: 
    No
    Traffic Pattern Altitude: 
    1023 feet (312 m)
    NOTAM-D Service: 
    No
    Civil/Military Joint Use: 
    No

    Based Aircraft

    Single Engine:  24
    Multi Engine:  11
    GA Helicopters:  15

    Annual Operations (as of )

  • Communications

         
    • Contacts

      Manager: 
      Privately owned: 
      JAMES L. MCKEEVER
      P.O. BOX 60005
      FT. MYERS, FL 33906
      239-694-2174
      LEE CO MOSQUITO CONTROL DIST
      P.O. BOX 60005
      FT. MYERS, FL 33906
      239-694-2174
    • Fixed Based Operators (FBOs) & Fuel

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      Area Code: 941

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    • Flight Service Stations

      Primary Alternate
      FSS on Field:  N
      FSS Name (ID):  Miami(MIA)
      Frequency: 
      Toll Free Phone:  1-800-WX-BRIEF
         
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    • Maps

      Fort Myers - Buckingham Field (FL59) Airport Terminal Map

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    • METAR / TAF

      METAR

      TAF

    • Navigation Aids (Navaids) near FL59

      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
      6.9 Southwest Florida International Airport
      (RSW KRSW RSW)
      200 206 100LL, Jet A, Jet A+
      8.9 Page Field Airport
      (FMY KFMY FMY)
      247 253 100LL, Jet A, MOGAS
      16.2 La Belle Municipal Airport
      (X14)
      68 74 100LL, Jet A
      20.9 Immokalee Regional Airport
      (IMM KIMM IMM)
      127 133 100LL, Jet A
      22.3 Punta Gorda Airport
      (PGD KPGD PGD)
      317 323 100LL, Jet A, Jet A+
      29.7 Naples Municipal Airport
      (APF KAPF APF)
      186 192 100LL, Jet A, Jet A+
      33.8 Arcadia Municipal Airport
      (X06)
      348 354 100LL
      35.8 Airglades Airport
      (2IS)
      80 86 100LL, Jet A
      39.0 Marco Island Airport
      (MRK KMKY MKY)
      176 182 100LL, Jet A
      46.8 Venice Municipal Airport
      (VNC KVNC VNC)
      303 309 100LL, Jet A
      50.7 Everglades Airpark Airport
      (X01)
      160 166 100LL
      52.6 Sebring Regional Airport
      (SEF KSEF SEF)
      21 27 100LL, Jet A, UL94
      53.1 Wauchula Municipal Airport
      (KCHN CHN)
      350 356 100LL
      55.2 Palm Beach Co Glades Airport
      (PHK KPHK PHK)
      80 87 100LL, Jet A
      57.7 Avon Park Executive Airport
      (AVO KAVO AVO)
      9 15 100LL, Jet A
      59.3 Okeechobee County Airport
      (OBE KOBE OBE)
      50 57 100LL, Jet A
      63.8 Sarasota/Bradenton International Airport
      (SRQ KSRQ SRQ)
      315 321 100LL, Jet A, Jet A+
      72.0 Indiantown Airport
      (X58)
      70 77 100LL
      73.9 Airport Manatee Airport
      (48X)
      324 330 100LL
      75.2 Lake Wales Municipal Airport
      (X07)
      3 9 100LL, Jet A
    • Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

      NOTAMs

      List ALL FL59 NOTAMs

      NOTAM Radius Search

      NOTAMS within
      NM of FL59

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      Locations (ICAO):
      Buffer (Both Sides):
      NM
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    • Ratings & Reviews

      Buckingham Field Airport Ratings

      Category Aspect Rating
      Overall Rating for Buckingham Field Airport
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      International Routes Served
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes 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
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

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

      Geographic Location
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes 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
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Car Rental
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Taxis
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Hotel Shuttles
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

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

      Amenities Shopping (variety and number)
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      Restaurants & Bars (variety and number)
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    • Remarks

      A11 CONTACT PERSON: KENNETH FIELDS
      A110-2 ULTRALIGHT ACTIVITY ON & INVOF ARPT.
      A110-4 TREES IN TRANSITIONAL SFC RY 17; APCH WEST OF RY.
      A110-5 RY 17 4 FT FENCE 205 FT FM RY END AT RY HEIGHT.
      A110-6 RY 17 93 FT TERRAIN DROP AT EOR. RY 35 114 FT TERRAIN DROP AT EOR.
      A58-06 +4FT TREE 155 FT FROM RWY END 145 R OF CNTRLN.
      A70 FUEL AVBL 24 HR CREDIT CARD SVC.
      A81-APT MIRL RY 06/24 OPER DUSK-2300; AFTER 2300-KEY CTAF 7 TIMES. FOR PAPI RY 06-KEY CTAF 3 TIMES; RY 24-KEY CTAF 5 TIMES. RY LGTS MUST BE TURNED ON BEFORE PAPI CAN BE ACTVTD.
      E111 EXISTED PRIOR TO 1959.

    • Runways

      FL59 Airport Runway Summary

      Longest Runway: 06/24 is 3999 ft (1219 m) long
      Runways with an Instrument Approach:

      FL59 Airport Runway Details

      Runway 06/24  3999 ft x 100 ft (1219 m x 30 m)
      Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 03/24/2012
      Surface:  Asphalt - Fair condition -
      Runway Pavement Class: 
      Runway Edge Lights:  Medium Intensity

      Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
      Single Wheel Landing Gear:  15.0
      Dual Wheel Landing Gear: 
      Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 
      Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

      Runway 06

      Runway 24

      Elevation: 
      126 121
      Latitude: 
      27-53-25.5506N 27-53-45.6546N
      Longitude: 
      081-37-31.6722W 081-36-53.2757W
      True Magnetic Hdg.: 
      59 239
      ILS Type: 
      Glide Path Angle: 
      3.0 degrees 3.0 degrees
      Traffic Pattern: 
      Left Left
      Runway Markings Type: 
      Basic Basic
      Runway Markings Condition:
      Fair Fair
      Arresting Device: 
      Object at End: 
      TREE
      Object Height: 
      0 51
      Object Marked/Lighted?: 
      Distance from End: 
      0 1780
      Object Centerline Offset: 
      100 ft. right of centerline
      Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
      4-Light PAPI On Right Side Of Runway 4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway
      Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
      Approach Light System: 
      REIL: 
      Touchdown Lights: 
      Centerline Lights: 
      Threshold Crossing Height: 
      40 40
      Threshold Elevation: 
      0 0
      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 17/35  3860 ft x 75 ft (1177 m x 23 m)
      Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 03/24/2012
      Surface:  Asphalt - Fair condition -
      Runway Pavement Class: 
      Runway Edge Lights:  Intensity

      Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
      Single Wheel Landing Gear:  15.0
      Dual Wheel Landing Gear: 
      Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 
      Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

      Runway 17

      Runway 35

      Elevation: 
      124 122
      Latitude: 
      27-53-59.0792N 27-53-21.7696N
      Longitude: 
      081-37-19.1915W 081-37-09.8779W
      True Magnetic Hdg.: 
      167 347
      ILS Type: 
      Glide Path Angle: 
      3.4 degrees 3.0 degrees
      Traffic Pattern: 
      Left Left
      Runway Markings Type: 
      Basic Basic
      Runway Markings Condition:
      Fair Fair
      Arresting Device: 
      Object at End: 
      TREE TREE
      Object Height: 
      35 9
      Object Marked/Lighted?: 
      Distance from End: 
      850 252
      Object Centerline Offset: 
      100 ft. right of centerline
      Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
      2-Light PAPI On Right Side Of Runway 2-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway
      Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
      Approach Light System: 
      REIL: 
      Touchdown Lights: 
      Centerline Lights: 
      Threshold Crossing Height: 
      45 40
      Threshold Elevation: 
      0 0
      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 06/24  3999 ft x 100 ft (1219 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 06

      Runway 24

      Elevation: 
      126 122
      Latitude: 
      27.8904 27.896
      Longitude: 
      -81.6255 -81.6148
      True Magnetic Hdg.: 
      59 239
      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: 
      126 122
      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 17/35  3999 ft x 75 ft (1219 m x 23 m)
      Runway Length Source:  as of
      Surface:  Asphalt -
      Runway Pavement Class: 
      Runway Edge Lights:  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 17

      Runway 35

      Elevation: 
      124 122
      Latitude: 
      27.8997 27.889
      Longitude: 
      -81.622 -81.6193
      True Magnetic Hdg.: 
      167 347
      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: 
      Touchdown Lights: 
      Centerline Lights: 
      Threshold Crossing Height: 
      Threshold Elevation: 
      124 122
      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

    • Services

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

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