Laurence G Hanscom Field Airport

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Bedford Weather (°F)

KBED (0.3 NM at True Heading of 246)
METAR: KBED 060251Z AUTO 17011KT 9SM -RA SCT032 SCT042 OVC050 19/18 A2981 RMK AO2 SLP106 P0015 60019 T01890178 58019
TAF: KBED 052331Z 0600/0624 16008KT P6SM -SHRA OVC060 FM060400 19011G23KT 5SM -SHRA BR OVC030 FM060600 20012G22KT 5SM BR VCSH OVC010 FM061100 26008KT P6SM SCT025 FM061600 33010G22KT P6SM SCT050

Location

Latitude: 
42-28-11.8000N (42.469944)
Longitude: 
071-17-20.4000W (-71.289)
Elevation: 
132.0 feet MSL (40 m MSL)
Magnetic Variation: 
14.2 W (as of July 2022 from WMM2020 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -5.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -4.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
00 N.M. NE of Bedford, Massachusetts
Found On: 
New York Chart
FAA Region: 
ANE

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

Operations

Airport Status: 
Operational
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)
Responsible 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:  146
Multi Engine:  20
Jet Engine:  75
GA Helicopters:  11

Annual Operations (as of 09/30/2021)

Total Operations:  99961
Commercial:  240 0.2%
Air Taxi:  17989 18.0%
GA Local:  36492 36.5%
GA Itinerant:  44671 44.7%
Military Aircraft:  569 0.6%

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
Hrs: 24
ASOS:  124.6 (781-274-9733)
EMERG:  121.5
EMERG:  243.0
COMD POST:  362.95

       

    Fixed Based Operators (FBOs) & Fuel

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    Area Code: 781

    Business Name Frequency Phone Fuel Grade
    Aviation Electronics
       Website           Email
    274-7070
    East Coast Aero Club
       Website           Email
    274-6322
    East Coast Aviation
       Email
    274-0105
    East Coast Aviation
       Email
    274-0105
    Executive Flyers Aviation, Inc.
       Website           Email
    123.50 274-7227
    Jet Aviation
       Website           Email
    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
       Website           Email
    Unicom 122.95 274-0010, 800-367-2961 100LL, Jet A
    Signature Flight Support
       Email
    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 06/16/22 to 0901Z 07/14/22.

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    APD - Airport Diagram
    DP - Departure Procedure Charts
    HOT - Hot Spots
    IAP - Instrument Approach Procedure Charts
    MIN - Minimums
    STAR - Standard Terminal Arrival Charts
    Page Type Page Name Volume Action Since
    Last Cycle
    APD AIRPORT DIAGRAM NE-1
    DP HANSCOM FOUR NE-1
    DP HANSCOM FOUR[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
    LAH LAHSO NE-1
    MIN ALTERNATE MINIMUMS NE-1
    MIN TAKEOFF MINIMUMS NE-1
    STAR DREEM TWO (RNAV) NE-1
    STAR GRAYM SIX NE-1
    STAR ZELKA TWO (RNAV) NE-1
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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
    10.2 Minute Man Air Field Airport
    (6B6)
    266 280 100LL
    14.1 General Edward Lawrence Logan International Airport
    (BOS KBOS BOS)
    117 131 100LL, Jet A
    16.5 Lawrence Municipal Airport
    (LWM KLWM LWM)
    26 40 100LL, Jet A, Jet A+
    17.5 Norwood Meml Airport
    (OWD KOWD OWD)
    162 176 100LL, Jet A
    17.9 Beverly Regional Airport
    (BVY KBVY BVY)
    67 81 100LL, Jet A
    21.2 Boire Field Airport
    (ASH KASH ASH)
    332 346 100LL, Jet A-1+
    21.4 Fitchburg Municipal Airport
    (KFIT FIT)
    283 297 100LL, Jet A, 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)
    171 185 100LL
    28.5 Manchester Boston Regional Airport
    (MHT KMHT MHT)
    346 360 100LL, Jet A
    28.7 Worcester Regional Airport
    (ORH KORH ORH)
    245 259 100LL, Jet A
    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)
    129 143 100LL, Jet A, Jet A+
    35.8 Hampton Airfield Airport
    (7B3)
    34 49 100LL, MOGAS
    37.4 Jaffrey/Silver Ranch Airport
    (AFN KAFN AFN)
    302 316 100LL
    37.7 Taunton Municipal - King Field Airport
    (KTAN TAN)
    161 175 100LL
    37.9 Tanner-Hiller Airport
    (8B5)
    259 273 100LL, Mogas
    40.0 Southbridge Municipal Airport
    (3B0)
    236 250 100LL
    41.9 Plymouth Municipal Airport
    (PYM KPYM PYM)
    143 157 100LL, Jet A

    Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

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    Remarks

    A110-1 PPR FOR ALL ACFT CARRYING EXPLOSIVES CALL 781-869-8000.
    A110-10 TWY C, F, J, N, R, S, T, TWY M SOUTH OF TWY E & TWY G BTN RWY 11/29 & RWY 05/23 CLSD TO ACFT GTR THAN 118 FT WINGSPAN. TWY N CLSD FM 11/15-04/01. TWY R CLSD TO ACR OPS-GA USE ONLY.
    A110-14 NO PLAS/TGLS FOR ACFT UNDER 12500 LBS BTN 2300-0700.
    A110-16 SVC-TRAN ALERT: OPR 1200-0400Z++ WKD; 1400-2200Z++ SUN; PPR OT AND HOL DSN 845-5589/5592. 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 PLAS/TGLS FOR ACFT 12500 LBS & OVER.
    A110-20 VOLUNTARY NOISE ABATEMENT PROCS IN EFCT CTC AMGR 781-869-8000. NOISE SENSITIVE HISTORIC AREA S OF ARPT; FOR RWY 23 DEP CONT RWY HDG TO 1000 FT AGL, TURNING CROSSWIND OVR RTE 2.
    A110-21 PPR FOR MAINT ENG RUN - CTC AMGR.
    A110-3 NOISE RULES IN EFCT - HELS OPERG WI CNTLD ASP ARE RQRD TO MNTN HIST PSBL ALT.
    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 SML ACFT PARKED ON RAMPS.
    A110-9 (A23) RWY 29 RIGHT TFC ACFT OVR 12500 LBS.
    A24 SURCHARGE FOR EACH LDG & DEP 2300-0700. COML & TSNT LDG FEE.
    A26 CLSD TO PART 121 ACR OPS WITH OVER 60 SEATS EXCP 24 HR PPR CALL 781-869-8000.
    A81-APT ACTVT MALSR RWY 11 & 29; REIL RWY 05 & 23; HIRL RWY 11/29; MIRL RWY 05/23; TWY LGTS - 118.5.
    E147 1000 FT AGL FIXED WING; 1500 FT AGL TURBOJET; 1800 FT AGL HEAVY JET ACFT.
    E80 US CUSTOMS USER FEE ARPT.

    Runways

    Runway Summary

    Runways: 05/23
    11/29
    Longest Runway: 11/29 is 7011 ft (2137 m) long
    Runways with an Instrument Approach: 11, 29

    BED Airport Runway Details

    Runway 05/23  5107 ft x 150 ft (1557 m x 46 m)
    Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 05/26/2010
    Surface:  Asphalt - Good condition - Saw-cut or plastic grooved
    Runway Pavement Class:  79 /F/C/W/T
    Runway Edge Lights:  Medium Intensity

    Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
    Single Wheel Landing Gear:  120.0
    Dual Wheel Landing Gear:  250.0
    Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  436.0

    Runway 05

    Runway 23

    Elevation: 
    128.0 127.8
    Latitude: 
    42-27-48.3688N 42-28-28.5910N
    Longitude: 
    071-17-48.7253W 071-17-07.5937W
    True Magnetic Hdg.: 
    037 217
    Glide Path Angle: 
    3.5 degrees 3.2 degrees
    Traffic Pattern: 
    Left Left
    Runway Markings Type: 
    Nonprecision Instrument Nonprecision Instrument
    Runway Markings Condition:
    Good Good
    Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
    4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway 4-Light PAPI On Right Side Of Runway
    REIL: 
    Yes Yes
    Touchdown Lights: 
    No No
    Centerline Lights: 
    No No
    Threshold Crossing Height: 
    55 55
    Declared Distances
    Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
    5107 5107
    Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
    5107 5107
    Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
    5107 5107
    Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
    5107 5107

    Runway 11/29  7011 ft x 150 ft (2137 m x 46 m)
    Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 05/26/2010
    Surface:  Asphalt - Good condition - Saw-cut or plastic grooved
    Runway Pavement Class:  82 /F/C/W/T
    Runway Edge Lights:  High Intensity

    Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
    Single Wheel Landing Gear:  120.0
    Dual Wheel Landing Gear:  250.0
    Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  455.0

    Runway 11

    Runway 29

    Elevation: 
    132.0 123.0
    Latitude: 
    42-28-18.5654N 42-28-09.9695N
    Longitude: 
    071-18-01.2347W 071-16-28.4156W
    True Magnetic Hdg.: 
    097 277
    ILS Type: 
    ILS/DME ILS/DME
    Glide Path Angle: 
    3.0 degrees 3.0 degrees
    Traffic Pattern: 
    Left Left
    Runway Markings Type: 
    Precision Instrument Precision Instrument
    Runway Markings Condition:
    Good Good
    Object at End: 
    HILL
    Object Height: 
    120
    Object Marked/Lighted?: 
    Lighted
    Distance from End: 
    1050
    Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
    4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway 4-Light PAPI On Right Side Of Runway
    Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
    Touchdown Rollout
    Approach Light System: 
    1,400 Foot Medium Intensity Approach Lighting System With Runway Alignment Indicator Lights 1,400 Foot Medium Intensity Approach Lighting System With Runway Alignment Indicator Lights
    REIL: 
    No No
    Touchdown Lights: 
    No No
    Centerline Lights: 
    No No
    Threshold Crossing Height: 
    67 52
    Declared Distances
    Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
    7011 7011
    Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
    7011 7011
    Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
    7011 7011
    Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
    7011 7011

    Services

    Airframe Repair: 
    Major
    Powerplant Repair: 
    Major
    Bottled Oxygen: 
    Low Pressure
    Bulk Oxygen: 
    Low Pressure
    Fuel Available: 
    100LL, Jet A
    Landing Fees: 
    No
    Parking: 
    Hangars and tiedowns available

    Maps & Diagrams

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