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KBAK Columbus Municipal Airport
Columbus, Indiana, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 25 FEBRUARY 2021

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 -5 (UTC -4 during Daylight Saving 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 CALL 812-372-1819.
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: no
Lights: WHEN ATCT CLSD ACTVT MALSR RWY 23; REIL RWY 05, 14 & 32; PAPI RWY 5, 14, 23 & 32; HIRL RWY 05/23; MIRL RWY 14/32 - CTAF.
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 PSGR SEATS. UNSKED ACR OPS GTR THAN 30 PSGR SEATS RQR 90 DAY PPR - CALL AMGR 812-376-2519 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/DME112.0001E
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: 71
Single engine airplanes: 51
Multi engine airplanes: 11
Jet airplanes: 6
Helicopters: 3
    
Aircraft operations: avg 139/day *
53% transient general aviation
38% local general aviation
7% military
1% air taxi
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2019

Additional Remarks

SAWRS AVBL.
BIRDS ON & INVOF ARPT; HVY CONCENTRATIONS AUG & SEP.
FICONS NOT MNTD 1700-0600 EST.
FOR ACFT SVCS CTC 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 25 February 2021 at 0901Z to 25 March 2021 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 23   download (240KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 05   download (225KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 14   download (220KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 23   download (245KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 32   download (247KB)
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 02-Mar-2021
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:4911:49
Sunrise07:1612:16
Sunset18:3623:36
Evening civil twilight19:0300:03

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  03-Mar-2021 03:43:37
Local (UTC-5)  02-Mar-2021 22:43:37
 
METAR
KBAK 030145Z 00000KT 10SM CLR 02/M09 A3014
KGEZ 
20nm N 
030253Z AUTO 19007KT 10SM CLR 02/M08 A3010 RMK AO2 SLP200 T00221078 58012
TAF
KIND 
33nm NW 
022026Z 0220/0324 21010KT P6SM SKC FM031600 25011KT P6SM SKC FM032000 28011KT P6SM SKC
KBMG 
34nm W 
021720Z 0218/0318 21008KT P6SM SKC
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
Columbus Jet
Columbus Jet
812-372-1819
[web site]
[email]
Airport management, Aviation fuel, Aircraft ground handling, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangars, Hangar leasing / sales, GPU / Power cart, ...
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Titan
100LL Jet A
FS $4.99 $4.99 
 Updated 24-Feb-2021
 
   1 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
Shell
100LL
SS $3.75 
 Updated 25-Feb-2021
 
   7 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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on airport  
   1 read write
 

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