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  • Location

    33-18-45.4000N (33.312611)
    086-55-34.7000W (-86.926306)
    699.6 feet MSL (213 m MSL)
    Magnetic Variation: 
    3.4 W (as of October 2018 from WMM2015 model)
    Time Zone: 
    UTC -6.0 (Standard Time)
    UTC -5.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
    From City: 
    3 N.M. SE of Bessemer, Alabama
    Found On: 
    Atlanta Chart
    FAA Region: 
  • Airport Operations

    Airport Status: 
    Facility Use: 
    Activation Date: 
    Control tower: 
    Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
    Boundary ARTCC: 
    ZTL (Atlanta)
    Lighting Schedule: 
    Segmented Circle Indicator: 
    Beacon Color: 
    White-Green (Lighted Land Airport)
    Traffic Pattern Altitude: 
    1700 feet (518 m)
    NOTAMs Facility: 
    NOTAM-D Service: 
    International Airport of Entry: 
    Customs Landing Rights: 
    Military Landing Rights: 
    Civil/Military Joint Use: 

    Based Aircraft

    Single Engine:  84
    Multi Engine:  12
    Jet Engine:  6
    GA Helicopters:  6

    Annual Operations (as of 08/11/2017)

    Total Operations:  102600
    GA Local:  43700 42.6%
    GA Itinerant:  58900 57.4%
  • Communications

    CTAF:  123.000
    Unicom:  123.000
    Clearance Del.:  123.75
    Approach:  BIRMINGHAM
    Departure:  BIRMINGHAM
    AWOS-3PT:  118.825 (205-424-3127)

    • Contacts

      Publicly owned: 
      BESSEMER, AL 35022
      (205) 835-1415
      1800 N THIRD AVE
      BESSEMER, AL 35020
    • Fixed Based Operators (FBOs) & Fuel

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      Area Code: 205

      Business Name Frequency Phone Fuel Grade
      Bessemer Aviation, Inc.
      Unicom 123.0 425-9500, -1199 100LL, Jet A
      Southern Skies, Inc.
      425-1922 100LL, Jet A
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    • Flight Service Stations

      Primary Alternate
      FSS on Field:  N
      FSS Name (ID):  Anniston(ANB)
      Toll Free Phone:  1-800-WX-BRIEF
    • Instrument Procedures / Charts

      FAA Terminal Procedures valid from 0901Z 10/11/18 to 0901Z 11/08/18.

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      HOT - Hot Spots
      IAP - Instrument Approach Procedure Charts
      MIN - Minimums
      STAR - Standard Terminal Arrival Charts
      Page Type Page Name Volume Action Since
      Last Cycle
      IAP ILS OR LOC RWY 05 SE-4
      IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 05 SE-4
      IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 23 SE-4
      IAP VOR RWY 05 SE-4
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    • Maps

      Bessemer - Bessemer (EKY) Airport Terminal Map

      Terminal Map Not Available for this Airport

      EKY Airport Sectional

      Flight Planning

      EKY Airport Diagram

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    • METAR / TAF



    • Navigation Aids (Navaids) near EKY

      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
      10.8 Shelby County Airport
      (KEET EET)
      138 142 100LL, Jet A
      17.4 Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport
      (BHM KBHM BHM)
      29 33 100LL, Jet A
      24.0 Bibb County Airport
      200 203 100LL
      32.3 Merkel Field Sylacauga Municipal Airport
      (KSCD SCD)
      105 109 100LL, Jet A+
      34.8 Tuscaloosa Regional Airport
      (TCL KTCL TCL)
      261 264 100LL, Jet A
      37.0 St Clair County Airport
      (PLR KPLR PLR)
      66 70 100LL, Jet A
      40.3 Walker County-Bevill Field Airport
      (KJFX JFX)
      331 334 100LL, Jet A, Jet A-1
      46.4 Talladega Municipal Airport
      (ASN KASN ASN)
      70 74 100LL, Jet A
      54.0 Thomas C Russell Field Airport
      (ALX KALX ALX)
      115 119 100LL, Jet A
      54.3 North Pickens Airport
      274 277 100LL
      55.8 Wetumpka Municipal Airport
      147 151 100LL
      56.0 Anniston Regional Airport
      (ANB KANB ANB)
      72 76 100LL, Jet A
      57.5 Cullman Regional-Folsom Field Airport
      (KCMD CMD)
      3 7 100LL, Jet A-1+
      57.6 Northeast Alabama Regional Airport
      (GAD KGAD GAD)
      46 50 100LL, Jet A
      58.2 Craig Field Airport
      (SEM KSEM SEM)
      183 186 100LL, Jet A
      65.7 Hartselle-Morgan County Regional Airport
      359 363 100LL, Jet A
      66.4 Montgomery Regional (Dannelly Field) Airport
      (MGM KMGM MGM)
      156 160 100LL, Jet A, Jet A++
      67.1 Posey Field Airport
      330 333 100LL, Jet A+
      72.6 Demopolis Regional Airport
      (KDYA DYA)
      225 228 100LL, Jet A+
      73.4 Columbus-Lowndes County Airport
      (UBS KUBS UBS)
      277 279 100LL
    • Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)


      List ALL KEKY NOTAMs

      NOTAM Radius Search

      NOTAMS within
      NM of KEKY

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

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

      Bessemer Airport Ratings

      Category Aspect Rating
      Overall Rating for Bessemer Airport
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Flight Service Number of Flights
      • 1.5/5 (2 votes cast)

      Overall Number of Routes Served
      • 1.0/5 (1 vote cast)

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

      On-time Performance
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Business Services & Internet Airport Lounges
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Business Centers
      • 4.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Airport Website (information & tools)
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Availability of Internet Connectivity
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Wireless Internet Access
      • 1.0/5 (1 vote cast)

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

      Public Telephones
      • 3.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      • 4.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Terminal Layout
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Seating Areas
      • 1.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Overall Cleanliness
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Children Play Areas
      • 2.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Geographic Location
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Baggage Claim Locations
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Baggage Handling
      • 3.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Overall Comfort
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Security Lines
      • 2.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Transportation & Parking Parking Availability
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Parking Pricing
      • 3.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Public Transport
      • 2.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Car Rental
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      • 2.0/5 (2 votes cast)

      Hotel Shuttles
      • 4.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Proximity to City Center
      • 4.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Amenities Shopping (variety and number)
      • 4.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Restaurants & Bars (variety and number)
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Restaurants & Bars (price/value)
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    • Remarks

      A17 AFT HRS 205-835-1415 (FEE FOR AFT HRS SVC).
      A81-APT ACTVT REIL RWY 05/23; HIRL RWY 05/23 - CTAF.

    • Runways

      EKY Airport Runway Summary

      Runways: 05/23
      Longest Runway: 05/23 is 6007 ft (1831 m) long
      Runways with an Instrument Approach: 05

      EKY Airport Runway Details

      Runway 05/23  6007 ft x 100 ft (1831 m x 30 m)
      Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 11/04/2008
      Surface:  Asphalt - Fair condition -
      Runway Pavement Class: 
      Runway Edge Lights:  High Intensity

      Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
      Single Wheel Landing Gear:  60.0
      Dual Wheel Landing Gear:  60.0
      Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 
      Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

      Runway 05

      Runway 23

      699 700
      33-18-26.2261N 33-19-04.5723N
      086-56-01.7232W 086-55-07.6511W
      True Magnetic Hdg.: 
      50 230
      ILS Type: 
      Glide Path Angle: 
      3.0 degrees 3.0 degrees
      Traffic Pattern: 
      Left Left
      Runway Markings Type: 
      Precision Instrument Nonprecision Instrument
      Runway Markings Condition:
      Poor Poor
      Arresting Device: 
      Object at End: 
      Object Height: 
      0 22
      Object Marked/Lighted?: 
      Distance from End: 
      0 1173
      Object Centerline Offset: 
      0 ft. left and 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: 
      Yes Yes
      Touchdown Lights: 
      Centerline Lights: 
      Threshold Crossing Height: 
      60 40
      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

    • Services

      Airframe Repair: 
      Powerplant Repair: 
      Bottled Oxygen: 
      Bulk Oxygen: 
      Fuel Available: 
      Landing Fees: 
      Hangars and tiedowns available

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