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KBAK Columbus Municipal Airport
Columbus, Indiana, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 11 AUGUST 2022

Location

FAA Identifier: BAK
Lat/Long: 39-15-42.8940N 085-53-46.8200W
39-15.714900N 085-53.780333W
39.2619150,-85.8963389
(estimated)
Elevation: 656.1 ft. / 200.0 m (surveyed)
Variation: 03W (1995)
From city: 3 miles N of COLUMBUS, IN
Time zone: UTC -4 (UTC -5 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 47203

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 02/1944
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: INDIANAPOLIS CENTER
FSS: TERRE HAUTE FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: BAK (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 0600-2000
AFT HR - 812-372-1819.
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: no
Lights: WHEN ATCT CLSD ACTVT MALSR RWY 23; REIL RWY 05, 14 & 32; HIRL RWY 05/23; MIRL RWY 14/32 - CTAF. PAPI RWY 5, 14, 23 & 32 ON CONSLY.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
Fire and rescue: ARFF index A
Airline operations: CLSD TO SKED ACR OPS GTR THAN 9 PAX SEATS. UNSKED ACR OPS GTR THAN 30 PAX SEATS 90 DAY PPR - AMGR OR 379-9942.

Airport Communications

CTAF: 118.6
UNICOM: 122.95
WX AWOS-3: 119.75 (812-376-7584)
COLUMBUS GROUND: 121.6 [0630-2200]
COLUMBUS TOWER: 118.6 [0630-2200]
INDIANAPOLIS APPROACH: 134.85
INDIANAPOLIS DEPARTURE: 134.85
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 134.85 ;CTC APCH CTL
WX AWOS-3 at HBE (8 nm NW): 119.675 (812-526-1745)
WX AWOS-3 at OVO (19 nm SE): 120.625 (812-346-5041)
WX ASOS at GEZ (20 nm N): 121.55 (317-398-0246)
  • CLEARANCE DELIVERY FREQUENCY 134.85 USED WHEN ATCT CLSD.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
SHBr188/22.5SHELBYVILLE VOR/DME116.1501E
OOMr080/34.1HOOSIER VORTAC110.2002W
VHPr146/39.7BRICKYARD VORTAC116.3001E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
CLIFS228/5.141003WBA -... .-
BATESVILLE265/30.025405WHLB .... .-.. -...

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bulk oxygen: HIGH

Runway Information

Runway 5/23

Dimensions: 6401 x 150 ft. / 1951 x 46 m
Surface: concrete/grooved, in excellent condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 56 /R/B/W/T
Single wheel: 75.0
Double wheel: 130.0
Double tandem: 200.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
Operational restrictions: MIL MARKINGS CMSND.
RUNWAY 5  RUNWAY 23
Latitude: 39-15.314360N39-16.059340N
Longitude: 085-54.292937W085-53.333263W
Elevation: 650.3 ft.656.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 048 magnetic, 045 true228 magnetic, 225 true
Declared distances: TORA:6401 TODA:6401 ASDA:6401 LDA:6401TORA:6401 TODA:6401 ASDA:6401 LDA:6401
Markings: precision, in good conditionprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Approach lights: MALSR: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with runway alignment indicator lights
Runway end identifier lights: yesno
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: ILS
Obstructions: 74 ft. tower, 3040 ft. from runway, 94 ft. right of centerline, 38:1 slope to clearnone

Runway 14/32

Dimensions: 5000 x 100 ft. / 1524 x 30 m
Surface: concrete/grooved, in excellent condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 48 /R/B/W/T
Single wheel: 120.0
Double wheel: 171.0
Double tandem: 290.0
Dual double tandem: 735.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 14  RUNWAY 32
Latitude: 39-16.042202N39-15.459335N
Longitude: 085-54.112603W085-53.364080W
Elevation: 654.5 ft.651.5 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 138 magnetic, 135 true318 magnetic, 315 true
Declared distances: TORA:5000 TODA:5000 ASDA:5000 LDA:5000TORA:5000 TODA:5000 ASDA:5000 LDA:5000
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF COLUMBUS
4770 RAY BOLL BLVD
COLUMBUS, IN 47203
Phone 812-376-2519
Manager: BRIAN PAYNE
4770 RAY BOLL BLVD
COLUMBUS, IN 47203
Phone 812-376-2519
812-379-9942

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 72
Single engine airplanes: 55
Multi engine airplanes: 9
Jet airplanes: 5
Helicopters: 3
    
Aircraft operations: avg 116/day *
48% transient general aviation
46% local general aviation
6% military
<1% air taxi
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2020

Additional Remarks

SAWRS AVBL.
BIRDS ON & INVOF ARPT; HVY ACT AUG & SEP.
FICONS NOT MNTD 1700-0600.
ACFT SVCS - UNICOM.

Instrument Procedures

NOTE: All procedures below are presented as PDF files. If you need a reader for these files, you should download the free Adobe Reader.

NOT FOR NAVIGATION. Please procure official charts for flight.
FAA instrument procedures published for use from 11 August 2022 at 0901Z to 08 September 2022 at 0900z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 23 **CHANGED**   download (238KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 05   download (215KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 14 **CHANGED**   download (208KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 23   download (234KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 32   download (236KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (131KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (164KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

I34 - Greensburg Municipal Airport (18 nm E)
KOVO - North Vernon Airport (19 nm SE)
KGEZ - Shelbyville Municipal Airport (20 nm N)
KSER - Freeman Municipal Airport (20 nm S)
KHFY - Indy South Greenwood Airport (24 nm N)
 
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Aerial photo of KBAK (Columbus Municipal Airport)
Photo by Phil Brooks
Photo taken 31-Jul-2015
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 14-Aug-2022
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:2810:28
Sunrise06:5710:57
Sunset20:4000:40
Evening civil twilight21:0901:09

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  14-Aug-2022 15:37:00
Local (UTC-4)  14-Aug-2022 11:37:00
 
METAR
KBAK 141445Z 16008KT 10SM BKN060 BKN070 OVC085 20/18 A2995
KGEZ 
20nm N 
141453Z AUTO 16008KT 10SM -RA BKN050 BKN095 22/18 A2993 RMK AO2 RAB46 SLP131 P0000 60004 T02220183 58007
TAF
KIND 
33nm NW 
141158Z 1412/1518 18005KT 6SM -SHRA BKN025 OVC060 FM141300 20009KT P6SM VCSH SCT025 BKN060 FM150000 28006KT P6SM BKN050 FM150300 36005KT P6SM BCFG SCT007 BKN025 FM150600 01005KT 6SM BR BCFG SCT007 BKN015 FM151400 04008KT P6SM SCT015 BKN035
KBMG 
34nm W 
141120Z 1412/1512 19008KT P6SM VCSH SCT050 BKN100 TEMPO 1412/1413 3SM -TSRA BKN025CB FM141300 21009KT P6SM VCSH SCT025 BKN050 FM141800 24009KT P6SM VCSH SCT025 BKN050 FM150300 32008KT P6SM SCT025 BKN035 FM150600 35003KT 6SM BR BCFG SCT007 BKN015 AMD LTD TO CLD VIS AND WIND TIL 141300
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
Jet Access Columbus 812-372-1819
[web site]
[email]
We know maximizing your time on the ground is important. Jet Access Columbus is conveniently located less than 10 minutes from downtown Columbus. Let our concierge team coordinate everything you need to make the most of your trip to Columbus.
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Titan
100LL Jet A
FS $7.59 $7.19 
 Updated 03-Aug-2022
 
   3 read write
 Columbus Municipal Airport
812-376-2519
[web site]
[email]
Airport management, Aviation fuel, Hangar leasing / sales, Pilot school (FAR Part 141), Flight training, Aircraft rental, Aircraft maintenance, ...

More info about Columbus Municipal Airport
Titan
100LL
SS $6.49 
 Updated 11-Aug-2022
 
   6 read write
FS=Full service
SS=Self service
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Aviation Businesses, Services, and Facilities

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Distance
 
Comments
  
 Eagle Avionics LLC
812-372-3790
[web site]
[email]
Avionics sales and service, Aviation accessories
 
FAA-Approved Repair Station   Avidyne   Garmin  
 
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   1 read write
 

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