Bellingham International Airport

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Bellingham Weather (°F)

KBLI (0.4 NM at True Heading of 340)
METAR: KBLI 131653Z 00000KT 8SM -RA FEW019 OVC027 16/07 A2990 RMK AO2 SLP130 P0002 T01560067
TAF: KBLI 131140Z 1312/1412 VRB04KT P6SM -RA OVC060 FM131700 VRB04KT P6SM -RA OVC040 FM132100 VRB04KT 5SM -RA BR SCT010 BKN015 OVC025 FM140300 VRB04KT P6SM -SHRA BKN020 OVC030

Location

Latitude: 
48-47-33.7000N (48.792694)
Longitude: 
122-32-15.1000W (-122.537528)
Elevation: 
171.0 feet MSL (52 m MSL)
Magnetic Variation: 
15.8 E (as of June 2021 from WMM2020 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -8.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -7.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
03 N.M. NW of Bellingham, Washington
Found On: 
Seattle Chart
FAA Region: 
ANM

Contacts

Manager: 
Publicly owned: 
SUNIL HARMAN
4255 MITCHELL WAY STE 206
BELLINGHAM, WA 98226
(360) 676-2500
PORT OF BELLINGHAM
1801 ROEDER AVE
BELLINGHAM, WA 98227
360-676-2500

Operations

Airport Status: 
Operational
Facility Use: 
Public
Type: 
Airport
Activation Date: 
11/1938
Control tower: 
Yes
Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
Months/Days/Hours
ALL/ALL/ALL
Boundary ARTCC: 
ZSE (Seattle)
Responsible ARTCC: 
ZVR (Vancouver)
Lighting Schedule: 
SEE RMK
Segmented Circle Indicator: 
Yes
Beacon Color: 
White-Green (Lighted Land Airport)
Traffic Pattern Altitude: 
1171 feet (357 m)
NOTAMs Facility: 
BLI
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: B
Air Carrier Service: Scheduled
Certification Date: 11/1974

Based Aircraft

Single Engine:  141
Multi Engine:  5
Jet Engine:  4
GA Helicopters:  9

Annual Operations (as of 12/31/2018)

Total Operations:  74401
Commercial:  6537 8.8%
Air Taxi:  14764 19.8%
GA Local:  18150 24.4%
GA Itinerant:  34099 45.8%
Military Aircraft:  851 1.1%

Communications

CTAF:  124.900
Unicom:  122.950
Tower:  BELLINGHAM
124.9
379.3
Hrs: 0700-2230
Ground:  127.4
379.3
Approach:  VICTORIA TERMINAL
132.7
Departure:  VICTORIA TERMINAL
132.7
ATIS:  134.45
Hrs: 24
ASOS:  (360-671-8688)

  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY VICTORIA TERMINAL ON FREQS 132.7/290.8. (604) 586-4560
   

Fixed Based Operators (FBOs) & Fuel

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Area Code: 360

Business Name Frequency Phone Fuel Grade
Alpha Aviation, Inc.
  
Unicom 122.95 734-1999 100LL, Jet A
Bakerview Aircraft
  
671-8223
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Flight Service Stations

Primary Alternate
FSS on Field: 
FSS Name (ID):  Seattle(SEA)
Frequency: 
Toll Free Phone:  1-800-WX-BRIEF

Instrument Procedures / Charts


FAA Terminal Procedures valid from 0901Z 05/20/21 to 0901Z 06/17/21.

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MIN - Minimums
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Page Type Page Name Volume Action Since
Last Cycle
APD AIRPORT DIAGRAM NW-1
DP KIENO SIX NW-1
HOT HOT SPOT NW-1
IAP ILS OR LOC RWY 16 NW-1
IAP ILS RWY 16 (SA CAT I) NW-1
IAP RNAV (GPS) Y RWY 16 NW-1
IAP RNAV (GPS) Y RWY 34 NW-1
IAP RNAV (RNP) Z RWY 16 NW-1
IAP RNAV (RNP) Z RWY 34 NW-1
MIN ALTERNATE MINIMUMS NW-1
MIN DIVERSE VECTOR AREA NW-1
MIN TAKEOFF MINIMUMS NW-1
STAR MADEE FOUR (RNAV) NW-1
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Navigation Aids (Navaids) near BLI

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
10.3 Lynden Municipal/Jansen Field Airport
(38W)
17 1 100LL
15.6 Orcas Island Airport
(ESD KORS ORS)
251 235 100LL
18.3 Anacortes Airport
(OTS 74S)
195 179 100, Jet A
19.9 Skagit Regional Airport
(MVW KBVS BVS)
166 150 100LL, Jet A
25.2 Friday Harbor Airport
(FRD KFHR FHR)
230 214 100LL
26.3 Pitt Meadows Airport
(YPK CYPK CYPK)
344 328 100LL, Jet A
27.0 Roche Harbor Seaplane Base
(W39)
246 230 Mogas
32.9 Aj Eisenberg Airport
(ODW KOKH OKH)
189 173 100LL
36.3 Victoria International Airport
(YYJ CYYJ CYYJ)
256 240 100LL, Jet A-1, Jet B
40.8 Arlington Municipal Airport
(KAWO AWO)
158 142 100LL, Jet A
45.6 Jefferson County International Airport
(TWD 0S9)
193 177 100LL
49.1 Sequim Valley Airport
(SQV W28)
212 196 100LL
54.1 Snohomish County (Paine Field) Airport
(PAE KPAE PAE)
169 153 100LL, Jet A
55.6 William R Fairchild International Airport
(CLM KCLM CLM)
223 207 100LL, Jet A
56.0 Harvey Field Airport
(S43)
161 146 100LL, Jet A
59.4 First Air Field Airport
(W16)
158 143 100ll
70.3 Kenmore Air Harbor Seaplane Base
(LKE W55)
173 158 100LL, Jet A
76.3 Boeing Field/King County International Airport
(BFI KBFI BFI)
172 157 100LL, Jet A
78.7 Bremerton Ntl Airport
(PWT KPWT PWT)
186 171 100LL, Jet A
79.0 Renton Municipal Airport
(RNT KRNT RNT)
170 155 100LL, Jet A, Jet A+

Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

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Remarks

A110-1 ATTENDED CONTINUOUSLY. BIRDS AND COYOTES ON AND INVOF ARPT MOVEMENT AREAS.
A110-10 COMMERCIAL RAMP CLSD TO PVT ACFT.
A110-11 AIR CARRIER OPS USE TWY A, TWY B, TWY C, TWY D WEST OF TWY E, TWY E, TWY F WEST OF TWY A, TWY G, AND TWY H. COML RAMP CLSD TO PVT ACFT.
A110-15 TPA-1200 (1030) FIXED WING, 700(530) HELICOPTER, 2000(1830) TURBO. LDG FEE OVER 7,500 LBS.
A110-16 FLIGHT NOTIFICATION SERVICE (ADCUS) AVBL
A110-17 FOR CD IF UNA TO CTC ON FSS FREQ, CTC VICTORIA TRML ON 133.95 OR AT 604-586-4561.
A110-4 TWY A BTN TWY E AND TWY F CLSD TO ACFT WINGSPAN MORE THAN 118FT. PORTIONS OF TWY A AT TWY G AND TWY J NOT VISIBLE FM ATCT.
A110-5 NOISE ABATEMENT PROC IN EFCT CTC OPS AT 360-739-1944 OR AVBL AT WWW.FLYBLI.COM/NOISE.
A24 OVER 7500 LBS.
A26 PPR FOR UNSKED ACR OPNS WITH MORE THAN 30 PAX SEATS CTC OPS AT 360-739-1944.
A81-APT WHEN ATCT CLSD ACTVT HIRL RY 16/34, MALSR RY 16, REIL RY 34 - CTAF.
E111 ESTABD PRIOR TO 1959.
E147 TPA 1030 FT AGL FIXED WING; 530 FT AGL HELICOPTER; 1830 FT AGL TURBO.

Runways

Runway Summary

Runways: 16/34
Longest Runway: 16/34 is 6700 ft (2042 m) long
Runways with an Instrument Approach: 16, 34

BLI Airport Runway Details

Runway 16/34  6700 ft x 150 ft (2042 m x 46 m)
Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 10/17/2016
Surface:  Asphalt - Good condition - Saw-cut or plastic grooved
Runway Pavement Class:  57 /F/A/W/T
Runway Edge Lights:  High Intensity

Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
Single Wheel Landing Gear:  75.0
Dual Wheel Landing Gear:  160.0
Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  250.0
Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

Runway 16

Runway 34

Elevation: 
163.4 171.0
Latitude: 
48-48-06.7429N 48-47-00.6339N
Longitude: 
122-32-15.2041W 122-32-14.9284W
True Magnetic Hdg.: 
180 360
ILS Type: 
ILS/DME MLS
Glide Path Angle: 
3.0 degrees 3.0 degrees
Traffic Pattern: 
Right Left
Runway Markings Type: 
Precision Instrument Nonprecision Instrument
Runway Markings Condition:
Good Good
Arresting Device: 
Object at End: 
Object Height: 
Object Marked/Lighted?: 
Distance from End: 
Object Centerline Offset: 
Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway 4-Light PAPI On Left 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
REIL: 
No Yes
Touchdown Lights: 
No No
Centerline Lights: 
No No
Threshold Crossing Height: 
50 50
Threshold Elevation: 
Displaced Threshold: 
Threshold Latitude: 

Threshold Longitude: 

Declared Distances
Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
6700 6700
Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
6700 6700
Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
6700 6700
Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
6700 6700

Services

Airframe Repair: 
Major
Powerplant Repair: 
Major
Bottled Oxygen: 
High Pressure / Low Pressure
Bulk Oxygen: 
High Pressure / Low Pressure
Fuel Available: 
100LL, Jet A, Jet A+
Landing Fees: 
No
Parking: 
Tiedowns available

Maps & Diagrams

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BLI Airport Diagram

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