Mobile International Airport

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KBFM (0.0 NM at True Heading of 19)
METAR: KBFM 291053Z 10005KT 7SM SCT035 BKN041 BKN065 18/17 A3000 RMK AO2 SLP157 T01780167
TAF: KBFM 290542Z 2906/3006 VRB03KT 4SM BR FEW003 TEMPO 2906/2910 1SM BR BKN003 FM291300 11006KT 5SM BR VCSH OVC025 FM291800 16011KT 5SM SHRA BR VCTS OVC025CB FM300200 16007KT 5SM SHRA BR VCTS OVC008CB

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: 
2.7 W (as of November 2022 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 (MSL): 
1026 feet (313 m)
NOTAMs Facility: 
BFM
NOTAM-D Service: 
Yes
International Airport of Entry: 
Yes
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:  2
Jet Engine:  6
GA Helicopters:  1

Annual Operations (as of 10/31/2021)

Total Operations:  43165
Commercial:  1626 3.8%
Air Taxi:  1824 4.2%
GA Local:  3072 7.1%
GA Itinerant:  6611 15.3%
Military Aircraft:  30032 69.6%

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 12/01/22 to 0901Z 12/29/22.

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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 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)
293 296 100LL, Jet A, Jet A+
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 Roscoe Field 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.
E80 US CUSTOMS USER FEE ARPT.

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

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
Runway True Alignment: 
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
Object at End: 
TREE
Object Height: 
39
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

Runway 18/36  7800 ft x 150 ft (2377 m x 46 m)
Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 06/05/2019
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

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
Runway True Alignment: 
180 360
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
Object at End: 
POLE TREES
Object Height: 
33 55
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
Threshold Crossing Height: 
64 62

Services

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

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