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KBLI Bellingham International Airport
Bellingham, Washington, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 02 JANUARY 2020

Location

FAA Identifier: BLI
Lat/Long: 48-47-33.7000N 122-32-15.1000W
48-47.561667N 122-32.251667W
48.7926944,-122.5375278
(estimated)
Elevation: 171 ft. / 52.1 m (surveyed)
Variation: 16E (2020)
From city: 3 miles NW of BELLINGHAM, WA
Time zone: UTC -8 (UTC -7 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 98226

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 11/1938
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: VANCOUVER CENTER
FSS: SEATTLE FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: BLI (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: CONTINUOUS
Pattern altitude: 1201 ft. MSL
TPA 1030 FT AGL FIXED WING; 530 FT AGL HELICOPTER; 1830 FT AGL TURBO.
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: WHEN ATCT CLSD ACTVT HIRL RY 16/34, MALSR RY 16, REIL RY 34 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
Landing fee: yes, OVER 7500 LBS.
Fire and rescue: ARFF index B
Airline operations: PPR FOR UNSKED ACR OPNS WITH MORE THAN 30 PAX SEATS CTC OPS AT 360-739-1944.
International operations: international airport of entry

Airport Communications

CTAF: 124.9
UNICOM: 122.95
ATIS: 134.45
WX ASOS: PHONE 360-671-8688
BELLINGHAM GROUND: 127.4 379.3 [0700-2230]
BELLINGHAM TOWER: 124.9 379.3 [0700-2230]
VICTORIA TERMINAL APPROACH: 132.7
VICTORIA TERMINAL DEPARTURE: 132.7
WX AWOS-3 at ORS (16 nm W): 135.425 (360-376-6045)
WX AWOS-3 at BVS (20 nm S): 121.125 (360-757-7767)
  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY VICTORIA TERMINAL ON FREQS 132.7/290.8. (604) 586-4560

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
HUHr150/9.3WHATCOM VORTAC113.0020E
YVRr108/29.5VANCOUVER VOR/DME115.9017E
CVVr354/33.7PENN COVE VOR/DME117.2019E
YYJr067/37.7VICTORIA VOR/DME113.7017E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
ABBOTSFORD167/13.534421EXX -..- -..-
SKAGIT/BAY VIEW330/20.024016EBVS -... ...- ...
FRIDAY HARBOR032/25.628417EFHR ..-. .... .-.

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
Parking: tiedowns
Airframe service: NONE
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 16/34

Dimensions: 6700 x 150 ft. / 2042 x 46 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 57 /F/A/W/T
Single wheel: 75.0
Double wheel: 160.0
Double tandem: 250.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 16  RUNWAY 34
Latitude: 48-48.112382N48-47.010565N
Longitude: 122-32.253402W122-32.248807W
Elevation: 163.4 ft.171.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: rightleft
Runway heading: 164 magnetic, 180 true344 magnetic, 360 true
Declared distances: TORA:6700 TODA:6700 ASDA:6700 LDA:6700TORA:6700 TODA:6700 ASDA:6700 LDA:6700
Markings: precision, 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)
RVR equipment: touchdownrollout
Approach lights: MALSR: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with runway alignment indicator lights
Runway end identifier lights: noyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: ILS/DMEMLS

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: PORT OF BELLINGHAM
1801 ROEDER AVE
BELLINGHAM, WA 98227
Phone 360-676-2500
Manager: SUNIL HARMAN
4255 MITCHELL WAY STE 206
BELLINGHAM, WA 98226
Phone (360) 676-2500

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 159
Single engine airplanes: 141
Multi engine airplanes: 5
Jet airplanes: 4
Helicopters: 9
    
Aircraft operations: avg 204/day *
46% transient general aviation
24% local general aviation
20% air taxi
9% commercial
1% military
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2018

Additional Remarks

ATTENDED CONTINUOUSLY. BIRDS AND COYOTES ON AND INVOF ARPT MOVEMENT AREAS.
COMMERCIAL RAMP CLSD TO PVT ACFT.
AIR CARRIER OPS USE TWY A, TWY B, TWY C, TWY D WEST OF TWY E, TWY E, TWY F WEST OF TWY A, TWY G, AND TWY H. COML RAMP CLSD TO PVT ACFT.
TPA-1200 (1030) FIXED WING, 700(530) HELICOPTER, 2000(1830) TURBO. LDG FEE OVER 7,500 LBS.
FLIGHT NOTIFICATION SERVICE (ADCUS) AVBL
FOR CD IF UNA TO CTC ON FSS FREQ, CTC SEATTLE ARTCC AT 253-351-3694.
TWY A BTN TWY E AND TWY F CLSD TO ACFT WINGSPAN MORE THAN 118FT. PORTIONS OF TWY A AT TWY G AND TWY J NOT VISIBLE FM ATCT.
NOISE ABATEMENT PROC IN EFCT CTC OPS AT 360-739-1944 OR AVBL AT WWW.FLYBLI.COM/NOISE.

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 02 January 2020 at 0901Z to 30 January 2020 at 0900Z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
MADEE FOUR (RNAV)   download (290KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 16   download (267KB)
ILS RWY 16 (SA CAT I)   download (209KB)
RNAV (RNP) Z RWY 16   download (190KB)
RNAV (RNP) Z RWY 34   download (185KB)
RNAV (GPS) Y RWY 16   download (184KB)
RNAV (GPS) Y RWY 34   download (242KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (86KB)
 
Departure Procedures
KIENO SIX   download (171KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (336KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KORS - Orcas Island Airport (16 nm W)
KBVS - Skagit Regional Airport (20 nm S)
KFHR - Friday Harbor Airport (25 nm SW)
KNUW - Whidbey Island Naval Air Station (Ault Field) (27 nm S)
KOKH - AJ Eisenberg Airport (33 nm S)
 
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Diagram of KBLI (Bellingham International Airport)
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 24-Jan-2020
 Local
(UTC-8)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight07:1615:16
Sunrise07:5115:51
Sunset16:5400:54
Evening civil twilight17:2901:29

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  24-Jan-2020 10:56:31
Local (UTC-8)  24-Jan-2020 02:56:31
 
METAR
KBLI 240953Z AUTO 18013G21KT 10SM BKN019 OVC024 12/07 A2977 RMK AO2 RAE0858 SLP089 P0000 T01220072
KORS 
15nm W 
241035Z AUTO 18007KT 10SM -RA OVC010 10/10 A2976 RMK AO2
CYXX 
16nm NE 
241029Z 05004KT 60SM -SHRA FEW004 SCT022TCU OVC040 06/06 A2978 RMK SF1TCU3SC4 FG BANK DIST N-E SLP089
CWWK 
16nm NW 
241000Z AUTO 16003KT 10/08 RMK AO1 8PAST HR 6005 SLP088 P0003 T01000083 50010
CWEZ 
20nm W 
241000Z AUTO 18009KT 10/09 RMK AO1 2PAST HR 5005 SLP079 P0001 T00970087 50004
TAF
KBLI 240524Z 2406/2506 15015G25KT P6SM BKN035 BKN090 FM241300 17012KT P6SM -SHRA OVC020 FM242200 17012KT P6SM -SHRA SCT025 OVC050
CYXX 
16nm NE 
240538Z 2406/2506 04006KT P6SM SCT004 SCT012 BKN040 TEMPO 2406/2407 2SM -SHRA BR BKN004 OVC012 FM240800 VRB03KT P6SM -RA SCT005 BKN025 TEMPO 2408/2417 11/2SM -SHRA BR BKN005 BECMG 2409/2411 VRB03KT FM241700 18010KT P6SM SCT012 BKN020 TEMPO 2417/2504 2SM -SHRA BR SCT008 BKN012 FM250400 04005KT P6SM BKN025 TEMPO 2504/2506 2SM -SHRA BR BKN015 RMK NXT FCST BY 241200Z
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
Bellingham Aviation Services
Air Elite
UNICOM 122.95
360-676-7624
[web site]
[email]
Bellingham's Only Full Service FBO. Most Convenient Port of entry with on-site customs. Great Alternative to busy Seattle airports. Tech stop to Alaska and Asia. Less than 50 miles from Vancouver, Canada. Since 2003
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Aviation Businesses, Services, and Facilities

  
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 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Distance
 
Comments
  
 Command Aviation, Inc.
360-733-3174
toll-free 1-877-770-1070
[web site]
[email]
Oxygen service, Flight training, Aircraft rental, Aerial photography, Aircraft maintenance, Aircraft modifications, Aircraft cleaning / washing / detailing, Aircraft parts, Aviation accessories, ...
 
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