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Mobile Downtown Airport

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KBFM (0.0 NM at True Heading of 19)
METAR: KBFM 031853Z VRB04KT 10SM FEW055 BKN070 OVC085 26/22 A3000 RMK AO2 RAB14E30 SLP160 P0000 T02610217
TAF: KBFM 031833Z 0319/0418 17010KT P6SM VCTS SCT015CB OVC050 TEMPO 0319/0323 6SM -SHRA BR BKN020 FM040000 18005KT P6SM VCTS SCT020CB BKN100 FM040300 19004KT P6SM VCSH SCT100 FM040600 VRB03KT 6SM BR VCSH BKN090 FM041200 VRB03KT 6SM -SHRA BR BKN045

Location

Latitude: 
30-37-36.4100N (30.626781)
Longitude: 
088-04-05.1270W (-88.068091)
Elevation: 
26.2 feet MSL (8 m MSL)
Magnetic Variation: 
2.5 W (as of October 2021 from WMM2020 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -6.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -5.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
03 N.M. S of Mobile, Alabama
Found On: 
New Orleans Chart
FAA Region: 
ASO

Contacts

Manager: 
Publicly owned: 
CHRIS CURRY
P O BOX 88004
MOBILE, AL 36608
251-639-4680
MOBILE AIRPORT AUTHORITY
1891-9TH ST/BROOKLEY COMPLEX
MOBILE, AL 36615
251-438-7334

Operations

Airport Status: 
Operational
Facility Use: 
Public
Type: 
Airport
Activation Date: 
04/1940
Control tower: 
Yes
Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
Months/Days/Hours
ALL/ALL/0700-2300
Boundary ARTCC: 
ZHU (Houston)
Responsible ARTCC: 
ZHU (Houston)
Lighting Schedule: 
SEE RMK
Segmented Circle Indicator: 
Yes
Beacon Color: 
White-Green (Lighted Land Airport)
Traffic Pattern Altitude: 
1026 feet (313 m)
NOTAMs Facility: 
BFM
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: A
Air Carrier Service: Scheduled
Certification Date: 01/1980

Based Aircraft

Single Engine:  16
Multi Engine:  3
Jet Engine:  6
GA Helicopters:  1

Annual Operations (as of 10/31/2018)

Total Operations:  433416
Commercial:  2065 0.5%
Air Taxi:  160725 37.1%
GA Local:  2911 0.7%
GA Itinerant:  9093 2.1%
Military Aircraft:  258622 59.7%

Communications

CTAF:  118.800
Unicom:  122.950
Tower:  DOWNTOWN
118.8
251.1
Hrs: 0700-1900 SUN; 0700-2200 MON; 0330-2200 TUE THRU FRI; 0400-1900 SAT.
Ground:  121.7
239.3
Approach:  MOBILE
118.5
118.5
HOUSTON ARTCC
Departure:  MOBILE
118.5
118.5
HOUSTON ARTCC
ATIS:  135.575
Hrs: 24
ASOS:  (251-431-6762)
EMERG:  121.5
NG OPS:  125.525
NG OPS:  49.85FM

  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY HOUSTON ARTCC (ZHU) ON FREQS 127.65/285.475 (MOBILE RCAG) WHEN APCH CTL CLSD.
  • SAWRS 0800-1900.
   

Fixed Based Operators (FBOs) & Fuel

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Area Code: 334

Business Name Frequency Phone Fuel Grade
Downtown Air Center
  
Unicom 122.95 433-2800 100LL, Jet A
Signature Flight Support
   Email
Unicom: 122.95 +1 251 433 2800
South Alabama General Aviation
  
Unicom 122.95 432-7766 100LL, Jet A
Southern Avionics & Communication
  
433-9980
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Flight Service Stations

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

Instrument Procedures / Charts


FAA Terminal Procedures valid from 0901Z 10/07/21 to 0901Z 11/04/21.

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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 SE-4
IAP ILS OR LOC RWY 32 SE-4
IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 14 SE-4
IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 18 SE-4
IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 32 SE-4
IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 36 SE-4
IAP VOR RWY 14 SE-4
IAP VOR RWY 18 SE-4
IAP VOR RWY 32 SE-4
MIN ALTERNATE MINIMUMS SE-4
MIN TAKEOFF MINIMUMS SE-4
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Navigation Aids (Navaids) near BFM

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
9.8 Mobile Regional Airport
(MOB KMOB MOB)
293 295 100LL, Jet A, JP-4
14.0 H L Sonny Callahan Airport
(KCQF CQF)
135 138 100LL, Jet A+
19.4 Bay Minette Municipal Airport
(1R8)
41 44 100LL, Jet A+
22.4 Foley Municipal Airport
(5R4)
122 125 100LL
25.8 Trent Lott International Airport
(PGL KPQL PQL)
247 249 100LL, Jet A
39.6 Ferguson Airport
(82J)
110 113 100LL, Jet A+
39.6 Atmore Municipal Airport
(0R1)
53 56 100LL
46.5 Pensacola International Airport
(PNS KPNS PNS)
101 104 100, 100LL, Jet A
53.4 Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport
(GPT KGPT GPT)
255 257 100LL, Jet A
55.5 Peter Prince Field Airport
(2R4)
89 92 100LL, Jet A-1+
57.5 Brewton Municipal Airport
(12J)
63 66 100LL, Jet A+
57.9 Dean Griffin Meml Airport
(M24)
283 285 100LL
62.0 Monroe County Aeroplex Airport
(MVC KMVC MVC)
36 39 100LL, Jet A+
65.4 Fort Walton Beach Airport
(1J9)
101 104 100LL
67.6 Waynesboro Municipal Airport
(2R0)
334 336 100LL
70.0 Diamondhead Airport
(66Y)
257 259 100LL
70.8 Evergreen Regional/Middleton Field Airport
(KGZH GZH)
47 50 100LL, Jet A+
72.0 Hattiesburg Bobby L Chain Municipal Airport
(HBG KHBG HBG)
302 304 100LL, Jet A
73.3 Stennis International Airport
(KHSA HSA)
258 260 100LL, Jet A+
74.7 Poplarville-Pearl River County Airport
(M13)
277 279 100LL

Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

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Remarks

A110-1 CONDS NOT MNT WHEN ATCT CLSD.
A110-2 HOT CARGO SPACE ASGND TO TWY A BTN RWY 18/36 AND A6
A110-3 FOR CD WHEN ATCT CLSD CTC MOBILE APCH AT 251-662-6236. WHEN APCH CLSD CTC HOUSTON ARTCC AT 281-230-5622.
A16 FAX PHONE 251-694-7667.
A46-14 RWY 14/32 CNTRLN LGTS AVBL DURG ATCT OPER HRS ONLY.
A46A-32 TDZ LGTS AVBL DURG ACTC OPER HRS ONLY.
A81-APT DUSK-DAWN. WHEN ATCT CLSD ACTVT MALSR RWY 32 - CTAF. HIRL RWY 14/32 PRESET ON STEP 3 OR HYR BASED ON WX.
E111 PRIOR TO FAA ACT.

Runways

Runway Summary

Runways: 14/32
18/36
Longest Runway: 14/32 is 9618 ft (2932 m) long
Runways with an Instrument Approach: 32

BFM Airport Runway Details

Runway 14/32  9618 ft x 150 ft (2932 m x 46 m)
Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 06/05/2019
Surface:  Asphalt/Concrete - Good condition - Saw-cut or plastic grooved
Runway Pavement Class:  72 /F/B/X/T
Runway Edge Lights:  High Intensity

Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
Single Wheel Landing Gear:  75.0
Dual Wheel Landing Gear:  185.0
Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  325.0
Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

Runway 14

Runway 32

Elevation: 
26.2 18.6
Latitude: 
30-37-59.0821N 30-36-47.5137N
Longitude: 
088-04-47.7842W 088-03-35.2083W
True Magnetic Hdg.: 
139 319
ILS Type: 
ILS/DME
Glide Path Angle: 
3.0 degrees 3.0 degrees
Traffic Pattern: 
Right Left
Runway Markings Type: 
Precision Instrument Precision Instrument
Runway Markings Condition:
Good Good
Arresting Device: 
Object at End: 
TREE
Object Height: 
39
Object Marked/Lighted?: 
Distance from End: 
1535
Object Centerline Offset: 
500 ft. right of centerline
Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway 4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway
Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
Rollout Touchdown
Approach Light System: 
1,400 Foot Medium Intensity Approach Lighting System With Runway Alignment Indicator Lights
REIL: 
Yes
Touchdown Lights: 
Yes
Centerline Lights: 
Yes Yes
Threshold Crossing Height: 
68 71
Threshold Elevation: 
Displaced Threshold: 
Threshold Latitude: 

Threshold Longitude: 

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

Runway 18/36  7800 ft x 150 ft (2377 m x 46 m)
Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 06/05/2019
Surface:  Asphalt/Concrete - Good condition -
Runway Pavement Class:  34 /R/B/X/T
Runway Edge Lights:  Medium Intensity

Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
Single Wheel Landing Gear:  76.0
Dual Wheel Landing Gear:  150.0
Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  320.0
Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

Runway 18

Runway 36

Elevation: 
25.4 25.0
Latitude: 
30-38-31.1769N 30-37-13.9737N
Longitude: 
088-03-57.3006W 088-03-57.2556W
True Magnetic Hdg.: 
180 360
ILS Type: 
Glide Path Angle: 
3.0 degrees 3.0 degrees
Traffic Pattern: 
Left Right
Runway Markings Type: 
Nonprecision Instrument Nonprecision Instrument
Runway Markings Condition:
Good Good
Arresting Device: 
Object at End: 
POLE TREES
Object Height: 
33 55
Object Marked/Lighted?: 
Distance from End: 
1200 1300
Object Centerline Offset: 
500 ft. right of centerline
Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
4-Light PAPI On Left 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: 
64 62
Threshold Elevation: 
Displaced Threshold: 
Threshold Latitude: 

Threshold Longitude: 

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

Services

Airframe Repair: 
Major
Powerplant Repair: 
Major
Bottled Oxygen: 
None
Bulk Oxygen: 
None
Fuel Available: 
100LL
Parking: 
Tiedowns available

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