Virgil I Grissom Municipal Airport

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Location

Latitude: 
38-50-24.1000N (38.840028)
Longitude: 
086-26-43.3000W (-86.445361)
Elevation: 
727.4 feet MSL (222 m MSL)
Magnetic Variation: 
4.5 W (as of January 2022 from WMM2020 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -5.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -4.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
03 N.M. SE of Bedford, Indiana
Found On: 
St Louis Chart
FAA Region: 
AGL

Contacts

Manager: 
Publicly owned: 



LAWRENCE COUNTY BOAC
3213 TUNNELTON RD.
BEDFORD, IN 47421
812-279-9839

Operations

Airport Status: 
Operational
Facility Use: 
Public
Type: 
Airport
Activation Date: 
03/1942
Control tower: 
No
Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
Months/Days/Hours
ALL/MON-FRI/0900-1700
Boundary ARTCC: 
ZID (Indianapolis)
Responsible ARTCC: 
ZID (Indianapolis)
Lighting Schedule: 
SEE RMK
Segmented Circle Indicator: 
No
Beacon Color: 
White-Green (Lighted Land Airport)
Traffic Pattern Altitude: 
1727 feet (526 m)
NOTAMs Facility: 
HUF
NOTAM-D Service: 
Yes
International Airport of Entry: 
No
Customs Landing Rights: 
No
Military Landing Rights: 
Yes
Civil/Military Joint Use: 
No

Based Aircraft

Single Engine:  24
Multi Engine:  1
GA Helicopters:  1
Ultralights:  3

Annual Operations (as of 12/31/2019)

Total Operations:  5858
Air Taxi:  312 5.3%
GA Local:  2667 45.5%
GA Itinerant:  2667 45.5%
Military Aircraft:  212 3.6%

Communications

CTAF:  122.800
Unicom:  122.800
AWOS-3:  119.125 (812-275-8306)

  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY INDIANAPOLIS ARTCC ON FREQS 124.775/269.45 (HENRYVILLE RCAG).
   

Fixed Based Operators (FBOs) & Fuel

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Area Code: 812

Business Name Frequency Phone Fuel Grade
Virgil I Grissom Municipal Airport
  
Unicom 122.8 812-279-9839 100LL, Jet A
Phillips 100LL - 4.48 USD per gallon
on 12/23/2021
24 Hour Self Serve Credit Card Pumps
Phillips Jet A - 3.80 USD per gallon
on 12/23/2021
24 Hour Self Serve Credit Card Pumps
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Flight Service Stations

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

Instrument Procedures / Charts


FAA Terminal Procedures valid from 0901Z 12/30/21 to 0901Z 01/27/22.

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IAP - Instrument Approach Procedure Charts
MIN - Minimums
STAR - Standard Terminal Arrival Charts
Page Type Page Name Volume Action Since
Last Cycle
IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 13 EC-2
IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 31 EC-2
IAP VOR/DME RWY 13 EC-2
MIN ALTERNATE MINIMUMS EC-2
MIN TAKEOFF MINIMUMS EC-2
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Navigation Aids (Navaids) near BFR

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
19.7 Salem Municipal Airport
(I83)
135 140 100LL
20.0 Monroe County Airport
(BMG KBMG BMG)
336 341 100LL, Jet A
21.9 French Lick Municipal Airport
(FRH KFRH FRH)
204 208 100LL, Jet A
25.5 Freeman Municipal Airport
(SER KSER SER)
78 83 100LL, Jet A
33.2 Daviess County Airport
(KDCY DCY)
255 259 100LL, Jet A
36.0 Columbus Municipal Airport
(CLU KBAK BAK)
45 50 100LL, Jet A
39.5 Franklin Flying Field Airport
(3FK)
26 31 100LL
41.1 North Vernon Airport
(KOVO OVO)
72 77 100LL, Jet A
42.7 Huntingburg Airport
(HNB KHNB HNB)
214 218 100LL, Jet A
43.7 Clark Regional Airport
(KJVY JVY)
130 135 100LL, Jet A
46.1 Madison Municipal Airport
(MDN KIMS IMS)
95 100 100LL, Jet A
49.6 Sullivan County Airport
(SIV KSIV SIV)
289 293 100LL, Jet A
50.1 Indy South Greenwood Airport
(KHFY HFY)
19 24 100LL, Jet A
50.6 Perry County Municipal Airport
(KTEL TEL)
193 197 100LL, MOGAS
51.9 Bowman Field Airport
(LOU KLOU LOU)
134 139 100LL, Jet A
52.0 Greensburg Municipal Airport
(I34)
55 60 100LL, Jet A
52.0 Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport
(SDF KSDF SDF)
139 144 100LL, Jet A, Jet A+
53.1 Indianapolis International Airport
(IND KIND IND)
7 12 100LL, Jet A, Jet A-1+
53.6 Shelbyville Municipal Airport
(KGEZ GEZ)
33 38 100LL, Jet A
54.3 Terre Haute Regional Airport
(HUF KHUF HUF)
312 316 100LL, Jet A

Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

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Remarks

A110-3 LINE OF SIGHT RSTRNS TO VIS.
A110-5 DEER ON & INVOF ARPT.
A110-6 FOR CD CTC INDIANAPOLIS ARTCC AT 317-247-2411.
A17 ARPT CLSD NEW YEARS, THANKSGIVING & CHRISTMAS DAY.
A30-13/31 BRUSH & TREES 200 FT L & R OF CNTRLN ENTIRE LENGTH OF RWY.
A57-06 APCH SLOPE 26:1 AT THR.
A57-24 APCH SLOPE 22:1 AT THR.
A58-13 47 FT TREE LINE 0-200 FT FM RWY END 190 FT R OF CNTRLN.
A58-24 10 FT DOWNSLOPE TERRAIN & BRUSH 175-200 FT FM RWY END.
A81-APT ACTVT REIL RWY 13 & 31; MIRL RWY 06/24 & 13/31 - CTAF. MIRL RWY 06/24 & 13/31 PRESET LOW INTST; INCR INTST - CTAF.

Runways

Runway Summary

Runways: 06/24
13/31
Longest Runway: 13/31 is 4501 ft (1372 m) long
Runways with an Instrument Approach:

BFR Airport Runway Details

Runway 06/24  3089 ft x 70 ft (942 m x 21 m)
Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 07/23/2008
Runway Edge Lights:  Medium Intensity

Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
Single Wheel Landing Gear:  4.0

Runway 06

Runway 24

Elevation: 
712.7 722.5
Latitude: 
38-50-07.3391N 38-50-23.7363N
Longitude: 
086-26-53.1914W 086-26-20.2665W
True Magnetic Hdg.: 
058 238
Glide Path Angle: 
0.0 degrees 0.0 degrees
Traffic Pattern: 
Left Left
Runway Markings Type: 
Basic Basic
Runway Markings Condition:
Fair Fair
Object at End: 
TREES BRUSH
Object Height: 
24 15
Distance from End: 
629 201
Object Centerline Offset: 
65 ft. right of centerline 100 ft. right of centerline
REIL: 
No No
Touchdown Lights: 
No No
Centerline Lights: 
No No

Runway 13/31  4501 ft x 100 ft (1372 m x 30 m)
Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 07/23/2008
Runway Edge Lights:  Medium Intensity

Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
Single Wheel Landing Gear:  25.0
Dual Wheel Landing Gear:  30.0

Runway 13

Runway 31

Elevation: 
711.8 723.3
Latitude: 
38-50-44.0863N 38-50-15.8996N
Longitude: 
086-27-09.8357W 086-26-25.8217W
True Magnetic Hdg.: 
129 309
Glide Path Angle: 
0.0 degrees 3.5 degrees
Traffic Pattern: 
Left Left
Runway Markings Type: 
Nonprecision Instrument Nonprecision Instrument
Runway Markings Condition:
Good Good
Object at End: 
TREES TREE
Object Height: 
47 90
Distance from End: 
200 1950
Object Centerline Offset: 
65 ft. right of centerline 100 ft. right of centerline
Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
2-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway
REIL: 
Yes Yes
Touchdown Lights: 
No No
Centerline Lights: 
No No
Threshold Crossing Height: 
44

Services

Airframe Repair: 
Major
Powerplant Repair: 
Major
Bottled Oxygen: 
None
Fuel Available: 
100LL, Jet A
Landing Fees: 
Yes
Parking: 
Hangars and tiedowns available

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