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Location

Latitude: 
38-13-40.7425N (38.227984)
Longitude: 
085-39-49.4966W (-85.663749)
Elevation: 
545.6 feet MSL (166 m MSL)
Magnetic Variation: 
4.9 W (as of June 2018 from WMM2015 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -5.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -4.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
5 N.M. SE of Louisville, Kentucky
Found On: 
St Louis Chart
FAA Region: 
ASO

Operations

Facility Use: 
Public
Type: 
Airport
Activation Date: 
04/1940
Control tower: 
Yes
Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
Months/Days/Hours
ALL/ALL/0700-2200
Boundary ARTCC: 
ZID (Indianapolis)
Lighting Schedule: 
SEE RMK
Segmented Circle Indicator: 
No
Beacon Color: 
White-Green (Lighted Land Airport)
Traffic Pattern Altitude: 
1546 feet (471 m)
NOTAMs Facility: 
LOU
NOTAM-D Service: 
Yes
International Airport of Entry: 
No
Customs Landing Rights: 
Yes
Military Landing Rights: 
Yes
Civil/Military Joint Use: 
No

Based Aircraft

Single Engine:  185
Multi Engine:  31
Jet Engine:  10
GA Helicopters:  5

Annual Operations (as of 08/25/2016)

Total Operations:  83740
Air Taxi:  5461 6.5%
GA Local:  39721 47.4%
GA Itinerant:  37645 45.0%
Military Aircraft:  913 1.1%

Communications

CTAF:  119.500
Unicom:  122.950
Tower:  BOWMAN
119.5
257.625
Hrs: 0700-2200
Clearance Del.:  118.9
Ground:  121.8
Approach:  LOUISVILLE
132.075
Departure:  LOUISVILLE
132.075
ATIS:  118.275
Hrs: 24
ASOS:  118.275 (502-473-0693)

       

    Contacts

    Manager: 
    Publicly owned: 
    STEVEN PETTY
    3345 ROGER SCHUPP STREET
    LOUISVILLE, KY 40205
    (502) 363-8533
    REGIONAL AIRPORT AUTH
    P O BOX 9129
    LOUISVILLE, KY 40209-0129
    502-368-6524

    Fixed Based Operators (FBOs) & Fuel

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    Area Code: 502

    Business Name Frequency Phone Fuel Grade & Location
    Cardinal Wings, Inc.
      
    459-6184
    Central American Airways
      
    Unicom 122.95 458-3211 100LL, Jet A
    Triangle Flying Service
      
    Unicom 122.95, Arinc 130.775 452-1185 100LL, Jet A
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    Flight Service Stations

    Primary Alternate
    FSS on Field:  N
    FSS Name (ID):  Louisville(LOU)
    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 SE-1
    HOT HOT SPOT SE-1
    IAP NDB RWY 33 SE-1
    IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 24 SE-1
    IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 33 SE-1
    IAP VOR RWY 24 SE-1
    MIN ALTERNATE MINIMUMS SE-1
    MIN TAKEOFF MINIMUMS SE-1
    STAR CHERI THREE SE-1
    STAR DARBY SIX SE-1
    STAR REDSTONE FIVE SE-1
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    Maps, Charts, & Diagrams

    Louisville - Bowman Field (LOU) Airport Terminal Map

    Terminal Map Not Available for this Airport

    LOU Airport Sectional

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    LOU Airport Diagram

    Bowman Field Airport (LOU) Diagram
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    METAR / TAF Weather

    METAR

    TAF

    Navigation Aids (Navaids) near LOU

    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
    4.7 Louisville International-Standiford Field Airport
    (SDF KSDF SDF)
    226 231 100LL, Jet A, Jet A+
    9.0 Clark Regional Airport
    (KJVY JVY)
    336 341 100LL, Jet A
    31.7 Salem Municipal Airport
    (I83)
    315 320 100LL
    33.3 Madison Municipal Airport
    (MDN KIMS IMS)
    16 21 100LL, Jet A
    34.8 Addington Field Airport
    (EKX KEKX EKX)
    200 205 100LL, Jet A+
    35.8 Capital City Airport
    (FFT KFFT FFT)
    94 100 100LL, Jet A+
    43.4 Freeman Municipal Airport
    (SER KSER SER)
    344 349 100LL, Jet A
    48.7 French Lick Municipal Airport
    (FRH KFRH FRH)
    290 294 100LL, Jet A
    49.1 North Vernon Airport
    (KOVO OVO)
    3 8 100LL, Jet A
    50.1 Perry County Municipal Airport
    (KTEL TEL)
    255 259 100LL, Jet A
    51.1 Blue Grass Airport
    (LEX KLEX LEX)
    102 108 100LL, Jet A
    51.9 Virgil I Grissom Municipal Airport
    (BFR KBFR BFR)
    315 319 100LL, Jet A
    54.5 Rough River State Park Airport
    (2I3)
    227 231 100LL
    54.8 Taylor County Airport
    (KAAS AAS)
    162 167 100LL, Jet A+
    57.2 Leitchfield-Grayson Co Airport
    (M20)
    209 213 100LL
    57.6 Stuart Powell Field Airport
    (KDVK DVK)
    132 138 100LL, Jet A+
    57.9 Georgetown-Scott County Regional Airport
    (27K)
    89 95 100LL, Jet A+
    60.8 Huntingburg Airport
    (HNB KHNB HNB)
    271 275 100LL, Jet A
    63.0 Columbus Municipal Airport
    (CLU KBAK BAK)
    350 355 100LL, Jet A
    66.3 Greensburg Municipal Airport
    (I34)
    5 10 100LL, Jet A

    Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

    NOTAMs

    List ALL KLOU NOTAMs

    NOTAM Radius Search

    NOTAMS within
    NM of KLOU

    NOTAM Flight Path Search (Enter from two to five locations below)

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

    Bowman Field Airport Ratings

    Category Aspect Rating
    Overall Rating for Bowman Field Airport
    • 4.0/5 (1 vote cast)

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

    Overall Number of Routes Served
    • 3.0/5 (1 vote cast)

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

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

    Business Services & Internet Airport Lounges
    • 2.0/5 (2 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
    • 4.0/5 (1 vote cast)

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

    Public Telephones
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Restrooms
    • 3.0/5 (2 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
    • 1.0/5 (1 vote cast)

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

    Baggage Handling
    • 2.0/5 (1 vote 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
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Public Transport
    • 3.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Car Rental
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Taxis
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Hotel Shuttles
    • 3.0/5 (2 votes cast)

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

    Amenities Shopping (variety and number)
    • 1.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Restaurants & Bars (variety and number)
    • 4.0/5 (1 vote cast)

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

    Runways

    LOU Airport Runway Summary

    Longest Runway: 06/24 is 4358 ft (1328 m) long
    Runways with an Instrument Approach:

    LOU Airport Runway Details



    Runway 06/24  4357 ft x 75 ft (1328 m x 23 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: 
    545 534
    Latitude: 
    38.2254 38.2315
    Longitude: 
    -85.6694 -85.6564
    True Magnetic Hdg.: 
    60 240
    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: 
    545 534
    Displaced Threshold: 
    847 310
    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 15/33  3579 ft x 75 ft (1091 m x 23 m)
    Runway Length Source:  as of
    Surface:  Asphalt/G -
    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 15

    Runway 33

    Elevation: 
    538 518
    Latitude: 
    38.2314 38.2235
    Longitude: 
    -85.6685 -85.6611
    True Magnetic Hdg.: 
    143 323
    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: 
    538 518
    Displaced Threshold: 
    206 341
    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

    A110-10 COMPASS ROSE LCTD AT THE ADMIN BLDG IS NOT FOR ACFT COMPASS CALIBRATION USE.
    A110-11 ROTARY WING MIL ACFT REQUIRE 24 HR PPR.
    A110-2 STAGE 3 COMPLIANCE RQRD FOR TURBOJET ACFT; PPR FOR ALL ACFT OVER 30000 LBS GWT. CALL AMGR 502-368-6524 FOR PPR.
    A110-5 WHEN ATCT CLSD TRNG OPNS PROHIBITED.
    A110-6 NMRS OBSTNS, PRIMARLIY TREES IN ALL RWY APCH SFCS.
    A110-7 FLT NOTIFICATION SVC (ADCUS) AVBL.
    A110-8 BE ALERT FOR BIRDS ON & INVOF ARPT DURG DALGT HRS.
    A110-9 RWY 06, 24 FT BLDG, 262 FT RIGHT OF RWY END, VIOLATES 7:1 TRANSITIONAL SFC.
    A43-33 RWY 33 VASI OTS INDEF.
    A57-06 APCH RATIO 24:1 TO DSPLCD THLD.
    A57-15 APCH RATIO 12:1 TO DSPLCD THLD.
    A57-24 APCH RATIO 28:1 TO DSPLCD THLD.
    A57-33 APCH RATIO 17:1 TO DSPLCD THR.
    A58-06 +8 FT 6 INCH FENCE 956 FT FROM DSPLCD THLD; ROAD 992 FT FM DSPLCD THLD.
    A58-15 +9 FT FENCE 392 FT FROM DSPLCD THLD.
    A81-APT ACTVT MIRL RYS 06/24 & 15/33 - CTAF.
    E111 EXISTED PRIOR TO 1959.
    E40-33 NW.

    Services

    Airframe Repair: 
    Minor
    Powerplant Repair: 
    Minor
    Fuel Available: 
    100LL, Jet A
    Landing Fees: 
    No
    Parking: 
    Tiedowns available

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