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  • Location

    Latitude: 
    30-37-36.4000N (30.626778)
    Longitude: 
    088-04-05.1000W (-88.068083)
    Elevation: 
    26.2 feet MSL (8 m MSL)
    Magnetic Variation: 
    2.3 W (as of August 2018 from WMM2015 model)
    Time Zone: 
    UTC -6.0 (Standard Time)
    UTC -5.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
    From City: 
    3 N.M. S of Mobile, Alabama
    Found On: 
    New Orleans Chart
    FAA Region: 
    ASO
  • Airport 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)
    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 IV
    ARFF Index: A
    Air Carrier Service: Not Scheduled
    Certification Date: 01/1980

    Based Aircraft

    Single Engine:  10
    Multi Engine:  3
    Jet Engine:  9
    GA Helicopters:  1

    Annual Operations (as of 10/30/2017)

    Total Operations:  61822
    Commercial:  1774 2.9%
    Air Taxi:  2792 4.5%
    GA Local:  4710 7.6%
    GA Itinerant:  10451 16.9%
    Military Aircraft:  42095 68.1%
  • 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
    HOUSTON ARTCC
    Departure:  MOBILE
    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 ON FREQS 127.65/285.475 (MOBILE RCAG) WHEN APCH CTL CLSD.
    • SAWRS 0800-1900.
       
  • 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
  • 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
      
    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 08/16/18 to 0901Z 09/13/18.

    There are various types of charts available for an airport. They are listed in the Page Type column. Here is a legend for those types:

    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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  • Maps

    Mobile - Mobile Downtown (BFM) Airport Terminal Map

    Terminal Map Not Available for this Airport

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    BFM Airport Diagram

    Mobile Downtown Airport (BFM) Diagram
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  • METAR / TAF

    METAR

    TAF

  • 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)
    135 137 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+
    57.6 Brewton Municipal Airport
    (12J)
    63 66 100LL, Jet A+
    57.9 Dean Griffin Memorial 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)
    257 258 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)
    258 259 100LL, Jet A
    74.7 Poplarville-Pearl River County Airport
    (M13)
    277 278 100LL
  • Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

    NOTAMs

    List ALL KBFM NOTAMs

    NOTAM Radius Search

    NOTAMS within
    NM of KBFM

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

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

    Mobile Downtown Airport Ratings

    Category Aspect Rating
    Overall Rating for Mobile Downtown Airport
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Flight Service Number of Flights
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Overall Number of Routes Served
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    International Routes Served
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    On-time Performance
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Business Services & Internet Airport Lounges
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Business Centers
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Airport Website (information & tools)
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Availability of Internet Connectivity
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Wireless Internet Access
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    General Facilities ATM Locations
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Public Telephones
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Restrooms
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Architecture
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Terminal Layout
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Seating Areas
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Overall Cleanliness
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Children Play Areas
    • 4.0/5 (2 votes cast)

    Geographic Location
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Baggage Claim Locations
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Baggage Handling
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Overall Comfort
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Security Lines
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Transportation & Parking Parking Availability
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Parking Pricing
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Public Transport
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Car Rental
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Taxis
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Hotel Shuttles
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Proximity to City Center
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Amenities Shopping (variety and number)
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Restaurants & Bars (variety and number)
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Restaurants & Bars (price/value)
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

  • Remarks

    A110*G THIS AIRPORT HAS BEEN SURVEYED BY THE NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY.
    A110-1 CONDS NOT MNT WHEN ATCT CLSD.
    A110-2 HOT CARGO SPACE ASGND TO TWY A BTN RWY 18/36 AND A6
    A16 FAX PHONE 251-694-7667.
    A26 CLSD TO ACR OPNS WITH MORE THAN 30 PSGR SEATS EXCP WITH 48 HR PPR CALL ARPT POLICE 251-639-4682.
    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

    BFM Airport Runway Summary

    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:  NGS as of 08/03/2007
    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.
    Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  325.0
    Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

    Runway 14

    Runway 32

    Elevation: 
    26 19
    Latitude: 
    30-37-59.0834N 30-36-47.5133N
    Longitude: 
    088-04-47.7832W 088-03-35.2082W
    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 0
    Object Marked/Lighted?: 
    Distance from End: 
    1535 0
    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: 
    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 18/36  7800 ft x 150 ft (2377 m x 46 m)
    Runway Length Source:  NGS as of 08/03/2007
    Surface:  Asphalt/Concrete - Good condition -
    Runway Pavement Class: 
    Runway Edge Lights:  Medium Intensity

    Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
    Single Wheel Landing Gear:  76.0
    Dual Wheel Landing Gear:  150.
    Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  320.0
    Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

    Runway 18

    Runway 36

    Elevation: 
    25 25
    Latitude: 
    30-38-31.1793N 30-37-13.9736N
    Longitude: 
    088-03-57.3011W 088-03-57.2508W
    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: 
    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 14/32  9618 ft x 150 ft (2932 m x 46 m)
    Runway Length Source:  as of
    Surface:  PEM -
    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 14

    Runway 32

    Elevation: 
    26 19
    Latitude: 
    30.6331 30.6132
    Longitude: 
    -88.0799 -88.0598
    True Magnetic Hdg.: 
    139 319
    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: 
    26 19
    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 18/36  7800 ft x 150 ft (2377 m x 46 m)
    Runway Length Source:  as of
    Surface:  PEM -
    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 18

    Runway 36

    Elevation: 
    26 25
    Latitude: 
    30.642 30.6206
    Longitude: 
    -88.0659 -88.0659
    True Magnetic Hdg.: 
    180 360
    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: 
    26 25
    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: 
    Major
    Powerplant Repair: 
    Major
    Bottled Oxygen: 
    None
    Bulk Oxygen: 
    None
    Fuel Available: 
    100LL
    Parking: 
    Tiedowns available

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