Bessemer Airport

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KEKY (0.1 NM at True Heading of 38)
METAR: KEKY 031256Z AUTO 18004KT 10SM OVC020 14/13 A3031 RMK AO2 SLP109 T01440133
TAF: N/A

Location

Latitude: 
33-18-45.4000N (33.312611)
Longitude: 
086-55-34.7000W (-86.926306)
Elevation: 
699.6 feet MSL (213 m MSL)
Magnetic Variation: 
3.7 W (as of December 2022 from WMM2020 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -6.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -5.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
03 N.M. SE of Bessemer, Alabama
Found On: 
Atlanta Chart
FAA Region: 
ASO

Contacts

Manager: 
Publicly owned: 
TIM WASYLUKA
900 MITCHELL FIELD RD
BESSEMER, AL 35022
(205) 835-1415
CITY OF BESSEMER
1700 N THIRD AVE
BESSEMER, AL 35020
205-424-4060

Operations

Airport Status: 
Operational
Facility Use: 
Public
Type: 
Airport
Activation Date: 
03/1973
Control tower: 
No
Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
Months/Days/Hours
ALL/ALL/0800-1800
Boundary ARTCC: 
ZTL (Atlanta)
Responsible ARTCC: 
ZTL (Atlanta)
Lighting Schedule: 
SEE RMK
Segmented Circle Indicator: 
Yes
Beacon Color: 
White-Green (Lighted Land Airport)
Traffic Pattern Altitude (MSL): 
1700 feet (518 m)
NOTAMs Facility: 
ANB
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:  76
Multi Engine:  12
Jet Engine:  11
GA Helicopters:  9

Annual Operations (as of 08/11/2019)

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

Communications

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

       

    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)
    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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    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
    MIN TAKEOFF MINIMUMS SE-4
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    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
    (0A8)
    200 204 100LL
    32.3 Merkel Field Sylacauga Municipal Airport
    (KSCD SCD)
    105 109 100LL, Jet A+
    34.8 Tuscaloosa Ntl 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)
    331 335 100LL, Jet A, Jet A-1
    46.4 Talladega Municipal Airport
    (ASN KASN ASN)
    70 74 100LL, Jet A, Jet A+
    54.0 Thomas C Russell Field Airport
    (ALX KALX ALX)
    115 119 100LL, Jet A
    54.3 North Pickens Airport
    (3M8)
    274 277 100LL
    55.8 Wetumpka Municipal Airport
    (08A)
    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-1+
    58.2 Craig Field Airport
    (SEM KSEM SEM)
    183 187 100LL, Jet A
    65.7 Hartselle/Morgan County Regional Airport
    (5M0)
    359 363 100LL
    66.4 Montgomery Regional (Dannelly Field) Airport
    (MGM KMGM MGM)
    156 160 100LL, Jet A, Jet A++
    67.1 Posey Field Airport
    (1M4)
    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)
    277 280 100LL

    Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

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    Remarks

    A110-1 FOR CD IF UNA VIA FREQ, CTC BIRMINGHAM APCH AT 205-769-3890.
    A17 FEE FOR AFT HRS SVC CALL 205-835-1415.
    A81-APT ACTVT REIL RWY 05 & 23; HIRL RWY 05/23 - CTAF.

    Runways

    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 - Good condition - Saw-cut or plastic grooved
    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

    Runway 05

    Runway 23

    Elevation: 
    699.3 699.5
    Latitude: 
    33-18-26.2261N 33-19-04.5723N
    Longitude: 
    086-56-01.7232W 086-55-07.6511W
    Runway True Alignment: 
    050 230
    ILS Type: 
    ILS/DME
    Glide Path Angle: 
    3.0 degrees 3.0 degrees
    Traffic Pattern: 
    Left Left
    Runway Markings Type: 
    Precision Instrument Nonprecision Instrument
    Runway Markings Condition:
    Good Good
    Object at End: 
    GND
    Object Height: 
    22
    Distance from End: 
    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
    REIL: 
    Yes Yes
    Threshold Crossing Height: 
    60 40

    Services

    Airframe Repair: 
    Major
    Powerplant Repair: 
    Major
    Bottled Oxygen: 
    None
    Bulk Oxygen: 
    None
    Fuel Available: 
    100LL
    Landing Fees: 
    No
    Parking: 
    Hangars and tiedowns available

    Maps & Diagrams

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    EKY Diagram


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