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KBDL Bradley International Airport
Windsor Locks, Connecticut, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 14 SEPTEMBER 2017

Location

FAA Identifier: BDL
Lat/Long: 41-56-20.9224N / 072-41-00.1366W
41-56.348707N / 072-41.002277W
41.9391451 / -72.6833713
(estimated)
Elevation: 173.2 ft. / 52.8 m (surveyed)
Variation: 14W (1980)
From city: 3 miles W of WINDSOR LOCKS, CT
Time zone: UTC -4 (UTC -5 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 06096

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 07/1942
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: BOSTON CENTER
FSS: BRIDGEPORT FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: BDL (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: CONTINUOUS
Pattern altitude: 1873.2 ft. MSL
TPA 1700' HVY ACFT.
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: no
Lights: SS-SR
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
Landing fee: no, LANDING FEE FOR BUSINESS/CORPORATE & REVENUE PRODUCING ACFT.
Fire and rescue: ARFF index D
International operations: customs landing rights airport
CUSTOMS BY PRIOR ARRANGEMENT.

Airport Communications

UNICOM: 122.95
WX ASOS: PHONE 860-386-3480
BRADLEY GROUND: 121.9 348.6
BRADLEY TOWER: 120.3 351.8
BRADLEY APPROACH: 123.95(061-240) 125.35(241-060) 127.225
BRADLEY DEPARTURE: 123.95(061-240) 125.35(241-060)
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 121.75 322.3
ANG OPS: 138.55
ANG-OPS: 349.7
AS ASGND: 125.65
CLASS C: 127.225
CLASS C IC: 123.95(061-240) 125.35(241-060)
D-ATIS: 118.15
EMERG: 121.5 243.0
NG OPS: 123.45 243.9 41.9
WX ASOS at HFD (12 nm S): PHONE 860-527-5837
WX ASOS at BAF (13 nm N): PHONE 413-568-2267

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
BAFr188/13.4BARNES VORTAC113.0014W
CEFr218/17.0WESTOVER VORTAC114.0014W
HFDr354/18.9HARTFORD VOR/DME114.9013W
CTRr164/24.2CHESTER VOR/DME115.1013W
PUTr283/37.5PUTNAM VOR/DME117.4014W
MADr014/37.5MADISON VOR/DME110.4013W
ORWr321/38.3NORWICH VOR/DME110.0014W

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
GREAT BARRINGTON129/35.339514WGBR --. -... .-.
CLERA044/38.536214WJWE .--- .-- .

Airport Services

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

Runway Information

Runway 6/24

Dimensions: 9510 x 200 ft. / 2899 x 61 m
HAS 245 FT BY 200 FT BLAST PAD SW END.
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in excellent condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 200.0
Double wheel: 200.0
Double tandem: 350.0
Dual double tandem: 710.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 6  RUNWAY 24
Latitude: 41-55.920853N41-57.039867N
Longitude: 072-41.794803W072-40.327973W
Elevation: 172.9 ft.161.3 ft.
Gradient: 0.1%0.1%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 058 magnetic, 044 true238 magnetic, 224 true
Declared distances: TORA:9509 TODA:9509 ASDA:9509 LDA:9509TORA:9509 TODA:9509 ASDA:9509 LDA:9509
Markings: precision, in good conditionprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
VGSI AND GLIDEPATH NOT COINCIDENT.
4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
VGSI AND GLIDEPATH NOT COINCIDENT.
RVR equipment: touchdown, midfield, rollouttouchdown, midfield, rollout
Approach lights: ALSF2: standard 2,400 foot high intensity approach lighting system with centerline sequenced flashers (category II or III)MALSR: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with runway alignment indicator lights
Runway end identifier lights: nono
Centerline lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, lightedyes, lighted
Instrument approach: ILS/DMEILS/DME
Obstructions: 185 ft. trees, 7200 ft. from runway, 400 ft. right of centerline, 37:1 slope to clear71 ft. trees, 3300 ft. from runway, 43:1 slope to clear

Runway 15/33

Dimensions: 6847 x 150 ft. / 2087 x 46 m
HAS 100 FT BY 200 FT BLAST PAD SE END.
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in excellent condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 200.0
Double wheel: 200.0
Double tandem: 350.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 15  RUNWAY 33
Latitude: 41-56.543838N41-55.755402N
Longitude: 072-41.595157W072-40.515960W
Elevation: 168.7 ft.168.3 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 148 magnetic, 134 true328 magnetic, 314 true
Declared distances: TORA:6847 TODA:6847 ASDA:6847 LDA:6847TORA:6847 TODA:6847 ASDA:6847 LDA:6847
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.50 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on right (3.00 degrees glide path)
VGSI AND GLIDEPATH NOT COINCIDENT.
RVR equipment: rollouttouchdown
Approach lights: MALSF: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with sequenced flashers
Runway end identifier lights: yes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: ILS/DME
Obstructions: 75 ft. trees, 1700 ft. from runway, 20:1 slope to clear44 ft. trees, 1700 ft. from runway, 430 ft. left of centerline, 34:1 slope to clear

Runway 1/19

Dimensions: 4268 x 100 ft. / 1301 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt, in fair condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 60.0
Double wheel: 190.0
Double tandem: 328.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 1  RUNWAY 19
Latitude: 41-56.023492N41-56.725998N
Longitude: 072-40.777182W072-40.792992W
Elevation: 170.6 ft.168.8 ft.
Gradient: 0.1%0.1%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 013 magnetic, 359 true193 magnetic, 179 true
Displaced threshold: 475 ft.no
Declared distances: TORA:4268 TODA:4268 ASDA:4268LDA:4268
Markings: basic, in good conditionbasic, in good condition
Runway end identifier lights: nono
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 40 ft. acft, 1000 ft. from runway, 350 ft. left of centerline, 20:1 slope to clear90 ft. trees, 2200 ft. from runway, 22:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CONNECTICUT AIRPORT AUTHORITY
AIRPORT ADMINISTRATION OFFICE, TERMINAL A, 3RD FLOOR
WINDSOR LOCKS, CT 06096-1022
Phone 860-594-2530
CT APT AUTH
Manager: KEVIN DILLON, AAE
BRADLEY INTL AIRPORT
WINDSOR LOCKS, CT 06096
Phone 860-292-2003

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 64
Single engine airplanes: 4
Multi engine airplanes: 2
Jet airplanes: 31
Helicopters: 7
Military aircraft: 20
    
Aircraft operations: avg 256/day *
61% commercial
21% air taxi
15% transient general aviation
3% military
<1% local general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 31 March 2016

Additional Remarks

E117 CT ANG AND U.S. ARMY NG.
NUMEROUS BIRDS FREQUENTLY ON OR IN VCNTY OF ARPT.
ASDE-X IN USE. OPERATE TRANSPONDERS WITH ALTITUDE REPORTING MODE AND ADS-B (IF EQUIPPED) ENABLED ON ALL AIRPORT SURFACES.
EXCEPT FOR TAXIING, RY 01/19 OPEN FOR ACFT WITH WINGSPAN LESS THAN 79 FT.
RY 01 IS CLSD FOR ARRS TO ALL FIXED WING ACFT.
RY 19 CLSD FOR DEPS TO ALL FIXED WING ACFT.
ANG: NSTD YELLOW AEROSPACE GND EQPT AND FIRE BOTTLE BOXES PAINTED ON ANG RAMP.
ARNG - DSN 636-7519/7520. C860-292-4519/4520.
ANG: AFLD MGR DOES NOT ISSUE OR STORE COMSEC FOR TRAN CREWS.
OPS CTC AUTOVON 636-8385; COML 860-627-3001.
CAUTION: ANG RAMP MRK MAY NOT BE APPROPRIATE FOR LARGE ACFT: FLW MARSHALLERS INSTR. KC35 ACFT USE CAUTION, FIRE HYDRANTS ARE 33" AND ARE LESS THAN 84 FT FM TAXILANE CNTRLN.
PARALLEL TWY OPERATIONS ON TWY C AND TWY B RSTD TO ACFT W/ WINGSPANS OF 171 FT OR LESS.
ACFT REQUESTING US CUSTOMS SVCS MUST PARK ON THE CUSTOMS SPOT W/ THE NOSE OF THE ACFT FACING SOUTHWEST. CONTACT CUSTOMS AT 860-292-1314 WHEN PARKED.
BASH PHASE II INCREASED BIRD ACTIVITY SEP-OCT AND MAR-APR.
FUEL: A++ (MIL).
COLD TEMPERATURE RESTRICTED AIRPORT. ALTITUDE CORRECTION REQUIRED AT OR BELOW -23C.
FIXED WING ACFT USE LOW IDLE FOR TAXI, NO ENGINE CHECKS OR POWER RUNS ALLOWED ON THE ARNG RAMP DUE TO POSSIBLE FOD HAZARD.
ANG - OPR 0700-1530 TUES/FRI/SAT; 0700-2300 WED/THUR.
ANG - PPR V220-2356.
NO DE-ICING AVBL AT ANG.
TWY J CLOSED BTN S & R TO ACFT WITH WING SPANS IN EXCESS OF 170 FT.
NO TNG FLIGHTS; NO PRACTICE APCHS; NO TGL BTN: 2300 - 0700 MON THRU SAT & 2300 - 1200 SUN.

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 between 14 September 2017 at 0901Z and 12 October 2017 at 0900Z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
DEER PARK THREE   download (202KB)
STELA ONE   2 pages: [1] [2] (314KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 06   download (294KB)
ILS OR LOC RWY 24   download (268KB)
ILS OR LOC RWY 33   download (291KB)
ILS RWY 06 (SA CAT I)   download (235KB)
ILS RWY 24 (SA CAT I - II)   download (264KB)
ILS RWY 06 (CAT II - III)   download (246KB)
RNAV (RNP) Z RWY 06   download (296KB)
RNAV (RNP) Z RWY 24   download (238KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 15   download (233KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 33   download (262KB)
RNAV (GPS) Y RWY 06   download (251KB)
RNAV (GPS) Y RWY 24   download (236KB)
COPTER ILS OR LOC RWY 06   download (256KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download
 
Departure Procedures
BRADLEY TWO   2 pages: [1] [2] (465KB)
COASTAL SIX   2 pages: [1] [2] (473KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (178KB)

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KHFD - Hartford-Brainard Airport (12 nm S)
KBAF - Westfield-Barnes Regional Airport (13 nm N)
KCEF - Westover Air Reserve Base/Metropolitan Airport (17 nm NE)
4B8 - Robertson Field Airport (17 nm SW)
7B2 - Northampton Airport (24 nm N)
 
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Aerial photo of KBDL (Bradley International Airport)
Photo by Barry Turner
Photo taken 29-Sep-2007
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 23-Sep-2017
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:1210:12
Sunrise06:4010:40
Sunset18:4622:46
Evening civil twilight19:1423:14

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  24-Sep-2017 03:28:39
Local (UTC-4)  23-Sep-2017 23:28:39
 
METAR
KBDL 240251Z 00000KT 10SM FEW200 FEW250 18/15 A3005 RMK AO2 SLP174 T01830150 53009
KHFD 
12nm S 
240253Z 00000KT 10SM CLR 18/17 A3004 RMK AO2 SLP172 T01830167 51008
KBAF 
14nm N 
240253Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 18/16 A3006 RMK AO2 SLP176 T01780156 53009
KCEF 
17nm NE 
240258Z 00000KT 10SM CLR 16/14 A3004 RMK AO2A SLP177 T01640143 52008
TAF
KBDL 232108Z 2321/2424 03010KT P6SM FEW030 FEW250 FM240000 VRB03KT P6SM SCT250 TEMPO 2408/2411 5SM BR FM241300 03005KT P6SM SCT250
KBAF 
14nm N 
232108Z 2321/2418 04007KT P6SM SKC FM240000 00000KT P6SM SKC TEMPO 2408/2411 5SM BR FM241300 03005KT P6SM SCT250
KCEF 
17nm NE 
240200Z 2402/2508 VRB06KT 9999 FEW050 FEW250 QNH3000INS TX31/2418Z TN15/2412Z LAST NO AMDS AFT 2403 NEXT 2410
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
Signature Flight Support ASRI 131.875
860-623-4955
[web site]
[email]

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Hartford is located halfway between New York City and Boston, features big city business with New England charm. The insurance and financial service industries are the driving force within the metro Hartford area. The downtown fabric of the Hartford /Springfield region comprises of stately office buildings and historic icons, surrounded by quaint New England country towns. Signature BDL is a premier aviation service provider offering a state-of-the art facility and quality services.
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independent
100LL Jet A
FS $7.45 $5.96 
GUARANTEED
 
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TAC Air ASRI 129.725
860-627-3300
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Aviation fuel, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangars, Passenger terminal and lounge, Catering, Courtesy transportation, ...
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Alternatives at nearby airports
IMPORTANT: Note that the FBOs below are NOT at KBDL but at other nearby airports. Do not expect services from these FBOs to be available at KBDL.
Located at KHFD
Hartford Jet Center
ASRI 129.60
860-548-9334
[web site]
[email]
At KHFD (Hartford-Brainard Airport), 12 miles S

Come visit the Hartford Executive Airport of Connecticut! Hartford Jet Center Full-Service FBO located at Brainard Airport is the perfect alternative to Bradley Airport. We are the only downtown capitol state airport in CT, at the intersection of I-84 and I-91. Located just south of Bradley Airport, we offer the same first-class services at a discounted price. Newly renovated facility, including a new restaurant, The Flying Monkey Grill and Bar.
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Located at KHFD
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100LL Jet A
FS $5.89 $5.39 
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FS=Full service
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Getting Around: Taxi, Limo, Rental Cars, Mass Transit

  
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Services / Description
 
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Uber
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