Blue Grass Airport

US Flag

METAR: KLEX 221954Z 31006KT 10SM BKN028 OVC031 28/21 A3003 RMK AO2 SLP158 T02780211

TAF: KLEX 221740Z 2218/2318 33004KT P6SM BKN018 FM221900 27004KT P6SM SCT018 BKN150 FM230000 VRB03KT P6SM VCTS SCT035CB FM230300 00000KT P6SM SCT250 FM230800 00000KT 4SM BR SCT250

Reporting Station: KLEX (0.2 NM at True Heading of 217)
Visibility: 10+SM
Flight Category: MVFR
Altimeter: 1017
Temperature: 27.8 C (82.04 F)
Dewpoint: 21.1 C (69.98 F)

Location

Latitude: 
38-02-12.2700N (38.036742)
Longitude: 
084-36-31.0220W (-84.608617)
Elevation: 
979.5 feet MSL (299 m MSL)
Magnetic Variation: 
5.9 W (as of July 2024 from WMM2020 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -5.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -4.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
04 N.M. W of Lexington, Kentucky
Found On: 
Cincinnati Chart
FAA Region: 
ASO

Contacts

Manager: 
Publicly owned: 
ERIC J. FRANKL, A.A.E.
4000 TERMINAL DRIVE, SUITE 206
LEXINGTON, KY 40510
859-425-3100
LEXINGTON-FAYETTE CO ARPT BRD
4000 TERMINAL DRIVE, SUITE 206
LEXINGTON, KY 40510
859-425-3100

Operations

Airport Status: 
Operational
Facility Use: 
Public
Type: 
Airport
Activation Date: 
07/1944
Control tower: 
Yes
Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
Months/Days/Hours
ALL/ALL/ALL
Boundary ARTCC: 
ZID (Indianapolis)
Responsible ARTCC: 
ZID (Indianapolis)
Lighting Schedule: 
SS-SR
Segmented Circle Indicator: 
No
Traffic Pattern Altitude (MSL): 
1980 feet (604 m)
NOTAMs Facility: 
LEX
NOTAM-D Service: 
Yes
International Airport of Entry: 
No
Customs Landing Rights: 
No
Military Landing Rights: 
Yes
Civil/Military Joint Use: 
No
Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting: 
Class I
ARFF Index: C
Air Carrier Service: Scheduled
Certification Date: 05/1973

Based Aircraft

Single Engine:  115
Multi Engine:  22
Jet Engine:  23
GA Helicopters:  9

Annual Operations (as of 09/30/2021)

Total Operations:  91346
Commercial:  15028 16.5%
Air Taxi:  10924 12.0%
GA Local:  18135 19.9%
GA Itinerant:  45160 49.4%
Military Aircraft:  2099 2.3%

Communications

Unicom:  122.950
Tower:  LEXINGTON
119.1
257.8
Hrs: 24
Clearance Del.:  132.35
Ground:  121.9
Approach:  LEXINGTON
120.15 ;040-220
120.75 ;221-039
259.3 ;040-220
298.9 ;221-039
Hrs: 24

133.4 ;040-220
Departure:  LEXINGTON
120.15 ;040-220
120.75 ;221-039
259.3 ;040-220
298.9 ;221-039
Hrs: 24

133.4 ;040-220
ATIS:  126.3
Hrs: 24
ASOS:  (859-281-5700)
EMERG:  243.0
CLASS C:  120.15 ;040-220
CLASS C:  120.75 ;221-039
CLASS C:  259.3 ;040-220
EMERG:  121.5
CLASS C:  298.9 ;221-039

       

    Fixed Based Operators (FBOs) & Fuel

    (Click on a business for detail)
    Please help us keep this information up to date. This is a FREE SERVICE just like everything else on Airport Guide! If you see that a business needs to be added, modified, or deleted please fill out our Update Form.

    Area Code: 859

    Business Name Frequency Phone Fuel Grade
    Sprite-Flite Jet As
       Update FBO info
    253-9050
    TAC Air
       Update FBO info
    Unicom 122.95 255-7724 100LL, Mogas, Jet A
    To add, modify, or delete a business click here.

    Flight Service Stations

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

    Instrument Procedures / Charts


    FAA Terminal Procedures valid from 0901Z 07/11/24 to 0901Z 08/08/24.

    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-1 Changed
    HOT HOT SPOT SE-1
    IAP ILS OR LOC RWY 04 SE-1
    IAP ILS OR LOC RWY 22 SE-1
    IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 04 SE-1
    IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 09 SE-1
    IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 22 SE-1
    IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 27 SE-1
    IAP VOR-A SE-1
    MIN ALTERNATE MINIMUMS SE-1
    MIN TAKEOFF MINIMUMS SE-1
    Terminal Procedures are only available for airports in several countries with more being added all the time. If you are looking for a specific country's charts, please send an email to support(at)airportguide.com stating the country name. This will be used to prioritize the implementation.

    Navigation Aids (Navaids) near LEX

    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
    14.4 Georgetown-Scott County Regional Airport
    (27K)
    34 40 100LL, Jet A+
    16.5 Capital City Airport
    (FFT KFFT FFT)
    301 307 100LL, Jet A+
    27.6 Central Kentucky Regional Airport
    (RGA)
    151 157 100LL, Jet A+
    28.6 Stuart Powell Field Airport
    (KDVK DVK)
    195 201 100LL, Jet A+
    29.7 Mount Sterling/Montgomery County Airport
    (KIOB IOB)
    87 93 100LL, Jet A+
    37.8 Stanton Airport
    (I50)
    107 113 100LL
    50.7 Fleming-Mason Airport
    (KFGX FGX)
    53 60 100LL, Jet A+
    51.1 Bowman Field Airport
    (LOU KLOU LOU)
    283 288 100LL, Jet A
    52.6 Taylor County Airport
    (KAAS AAS)
    219 224 100LL, Jet A+
    53.9 Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport
    (SDF KSDF SDF)
    279 284 100LL, Jet A, Jet A+
    56.8 Clark Regional Airport
    (KJVY JVY)
    290 295 100LL, Jet A
    59.0 Lake Cumberland Regional Airport
    (SME KSME SME)
    180 186 100LL, Jet A+
    59.2 Madison Municipal Airport
    (MDN KIMS IMS)
    317 322 100LL, Jet A
    60.8 Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport
    (CVG KCVG CVG)
    357 363 100LL, Jet A
    62.3 London/Corbin/Magee Airport
    (LOZ KLOZ LOZ)
    155 161 100LL, Jet A+
    64.6 Cincinnati Municipal/Lunken Field Airport
    (LUK KLUK LUK)
    7 13 100LL, Jet A+
    65.2 Clermont County Airport
    (I69)
    16 22 100LL, Jet A
    65.8 Addington Field Airport
    (EKX KEKX EKX)
    251 256 100LL, Jet A+
    73.8 Cincinnati West Airport
    (I67)
    354 360 100LL
    74.9 Wendell H Ford Airport
    (KCPF CPF)
    120 127 100LL, Jet A+

    Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

    NOTAMs

    List ALL KLEX NOTAMs

    NOTAM Radius Search

    NOTAMS within

    Enter NOTAM radius search distance

    This field is required
    NM of KLEX

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

    NOTAMS within

    Enter NOTAM radius search distance

    This field is required
    NM of KLEX

    Remarks

    A110-1 FLIGHT NOTIFICATION SERVICE (ADCUS) AVBL.
    A110-4 TWY B & TWY F WEST OF TWY F3; NOT AVBL FOR SKED ACR OPS MORE THAN 9 PAX SEATS OR UNSKED ACR AT LEAST 31 PAX SEATS; CLSD TO ACFT WITH WINGSPAN GREATER THAN 78 FT.
    A26 ICS/INDEX D ARFF CPBLITYS UPON REQ.
    A30-09/27 NOT AVBL FOR SKED ACR OPS MORE THAN 9 PAX SEATS OR UNSKED ACR AT LEAST 31 PAX SEATS.
    A30A-22 DURG L PAT DO NOT MISTAKE RWY 27 FOR RWY 22. WALL MURAL BFR THR GIVES ILLUSION OF A BRIDGE.
    E80 US CUSTOMS USER FEE ARPT.

    Runways

    Runway Summary

    Runways: 04/22
    09/27
    Longest Runway: 04/22 is 7004 ft (2135 m) long
    Runways with an Instrument Approach: 04, 22

    LEX Airport Runway Details

    Runway 04/22  7004 ft x 150 ft (2135 m x 46 m)
    Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 04/20/2022
    Surface:  Asphalt - Good condition - Saw-cut or plastic grooved
    Runway Pavement Class:  59 /F/B/W/T
    Runway Edge Lights:  High Intensity

    Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
    Single Wheel Landing Gear:  140.0
    Dual Wheel Landing Gear:  169.0
    Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  275.0

    Runway 04

    Runway 22

    Elevation: 
    940.0 972.7
    Latitude: 
    38-01-39.6842N 38-02-31.4796N
    Longitude: 
    084-36-54.3873W 084-35-56.3139W
    Runway True Alignment: 
    042 222
    ILS Type: 
    ILS ILS
    Glide Path Angle: 
    3.0 degrees 3.0 degrees
    Traffic Pattern: 
    Left Left
    Runway Markings Type: 
    Precision Instrument Precision Instrument
    Runway Markings Condition:
    Good Good
    Object at End: 
    TREE TREE
    Object Height: 
    36 54
    Distance from End: 
    2000 1980
    Object Centerline Offset: 
    210 ft. right of centerline 120 ft. left 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): 
    Touchdown
    Approach Light System: 
    1,400 Foot Medium Intensity Approach Lighting System With Runway Alignment Indicator Lights
    REIL: 
    Yes
    Touchdown Lights: 
    Yes No
    Centerline Lights: 
    Yes Yes
    Threshold Crossing Height: 
    60 60
    Declared Distances
    Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
    7004 7004
    Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
    7004 7004
    Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
    7004 7004
    Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
    6604 6604

    Runway 09/27  4000 ft x 75 ft (1219 m x 23 m)
    Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 04/20/2022
    Surface:  Asphalt - Good condition - No special surface treatment
    Runway Pavement Class:  15 /R/B/W/T
    Runway Edge Lights:  Medium Intensity

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

    Runway 09

    Runway 27

    Elevation: 
    950.4 974.0
    Latitude: 
    38-02-21.5561N 38-02-26.3957N
    Longitude: 
    084-37-05.7582W 084-36-16.1370W
    Runway True Alignment: 
    083 263
    Glide Path Angle: 
    3.0 degrees 3.0 degrees
    Runway Markings Type: 
    Nonprecision Instrument Nonprecision Instrument
    Runway Markings Condition:
    Good Good
    Object Centerline Offset: 
    210 ft. right of centerline 120 ft. left 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: 
    43 43
    Declared Distances
    Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
    4000 4000
    Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
    4000 4000
    Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
    4000 4000
    Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
    4000 4000

    Services

    Fuel Available: 
    100LL, Jet A+
    Landing Fees: 
    Yes
    Parking: 
    Hangars and tiedowns available

    Maps & Diagrams

    LEX Sectional

    Flight Planning
    at skyvector.com

    LEX Diagram


    Do you have a better diagram of this ?
    Please share it with us.