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KBIX Keesler Air Force Base
Biloxi, Mississippi, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 02 JANUARY 2020

Location

FAA Identifier: BIX
Lat/Long: 30-24-37.5300N 088-55-27.9600W
30-24.625500N 088-55.466000W
30.4104250,-88.9244333
(estimated)
Elevation: 33 ft. / 10 m (estimated)
Variation: 01E (1995)
Time zone: UTC -6 (UTC -5 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 39534

Airport Operations

Airport use: Private use. Permission required prior to landing
Activation date: 04/1940
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: HOUSTON CENTER
FSS: GREENWOOD FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: BIX (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: MON-FRI 1400-0500Z++, ALL SAT-SUN 1700-2300Z++
OPR 1400- 0500Z++ MON-FRI, CLSD HOL; WEEKEND HRS: UNIT TRNG ASSEMBLY (UTA) WEEKENDS NORMALLY FIRST WEEKEND OF MONTH, SAT 1700-2300Z++, SUN 1630-0500Z++. ALL NON-UTA WEEKENDS AFLD WILL BE CLSD BUT AVBL TO OPEN WITH PRIOR COORD; CTC AMOPS DSN 597-2120.
Pattern altitude: OVERHEAD 1500 FT; CONVENTIONAL 1000 FT.
Wind indicator: yes
Segmented circle: no
Lights: SS-SR
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

ATIS: 281.55
KEESLER GROUND: 121.8 275.8 [MON-FRI 1400-0500Z++, SAT-SUN 1700-2300Z++, CLSD HOL. UNIT TRAINING ASSEMBLES SUN 1900-0500Z++.]
KEESLER TOWER: 120.75 269.075 [MON-FRI 1400-0500Z++, SAT-SUN 1700-2300Z++, CLSD HOL. UNIT TRAINING ASSEMBLES SUN 1900-0500Z++.]
GULFPORT APPROACH: 124.6 ;130-309 127.5 ;310-129
GULFPORT DEPARTURE: 124.6 ;130-309 127.5 ;310-129
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 121.8 275.8
AFRC OPS: 252.8 ;403 WG AFRC COMD
IC: 127.5 ;310-129
OPS: 283.7 349.4 ;GULL OPS MAC
PMSV METRO: 267.4
PTD: 372.2
WX ASOS at GPT (8 nm W): 119.45 (228-867-9937)
  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY HOUSTON ARTCC ON FREQS 132.6/316.075 (MOBILE RCAG) WHEN GULFPORT APCH CTL CLSD.
  • FULL SVC AVBL H24 FR 0400Z++ MON THRU 0500Z SAT (2200L SUN THRU 2300L FRI), CLSD WEEKENDS AND HOL EXC FOR UNIT TRNG ASSEMBLY (UTA) WEEKENDS; UTA OPR HRS 1600-2300Z++ SAT AND 1300Z++ SUN -0400Z++ MON. REMOTE BRIEFING SVC AVBL FR 26 OWS BARKSDALE AFB, LA, DSN 331-2651,C318-529-2651. AUTO FMQ-19 IN USE 24/7. AUGMENTED/BACKED UP FMQ-19 IN USE WHEN REQ DUR OP HRS & FOR RESOURCE PROTECTION.
  • CALL ACCOUNTANT.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
GPTr086/7.9GULFPORT VORTAC109.0002E
SJIr232/34.8SEMMES VORTAC115.3005E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
BAYOU112/13.136002WGP --. .--.
WISLE238/38.424801WMOB -- --- -...

Airport Services

Fuel available: 115 JET-B+
Parking: hangars
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: LOW

Runway Information

Runway 3/21

Dimensions: 7631 x 150 ft. / 2326 x 46 m
Surface: PEM
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 32 /F/B/W/T
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 3  RUNWAY 21
Latitude: 30-24.112833N30-25.138333N
Longitude: 088-55.887167W088-55.045000W
Elevation: 32.7 ft.9.9 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftright
Displaced threshold: 1600 ft.1000 ft.
Markings: NSTD, in good conditionNSTD, 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: ALSF1: standard 2,400 foot high intensity approach lighting system with centerline sequenced flashers (category I)
RWY 21 ALSF1 NON STD LEN 2000 FT.
Runway end identifier lights: yesno
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: ILS
Obstructions: trees-l
LGTD WATER TWR LCTD 1775 FT RGT OF CENTERLINE RWY 03 AND 2900 FT LEFT OF CENTERLINE RWY 21.
trees-l

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: U.S. Air Force
Owner: USAF
HQ TECH TRNG CTR, KEESLER AFB
BILOXI, MS 39534
Manager: CHIEF OF AFLD MANAGEMENT
HQ TECH TRNG CTR, KEESLER AFB
BILOXI, MS 39534
Phone 228-377-2123

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft operations: avg 92/day
100% military

Additional Remarks

MISC: HNGR SPACE NOT AVBL FOR SVR WX. COMSEC MATERIALS ARE NOT AVBL.
JASU: 1(MA-1A); 3(A/M32-86A).
FUEL: A++.
FLUID: SP PRESAIR LPOX LOX
OIL: 0-148-156
CAUTION: GS ANT 250 FT W OF CNTRLN AND 1050 FT FROM AER 21.
MISC: RWY 03 AVBL TKOF 6632' FR KEY-HOLE; RWY 21 AVBL TKOF 6034' FR KEY-HOLE. SEE US TRML LO ARPT SKETCH FOR NSTD RWY 03/21 CONFIGURATION.
MISC: RWY 03 DISPL THLD DIMENSIONS AND SFC - 1ST 200 FT IS CONCRETE, NEXT 800 FT MID 75 FT IS CONCRETE OUTER WITH 37.5 FT NON-WT BRG ASPHALT EDGE EA SIDE, AND REMAINING 598 FT X 150 FT IS CONCRETE.
MISC: RWY 21 DISPL THLD DIMENSIONS AND SFC - 1ST 200 X 150 IS CONCRETE, NEXT 800 X 75 IS CONCRETE WITH 37.5' NON-WT BRG ASPHALT EDGE EA SIDE.
MISC: VIP ACFT CTC PTD 372.2 15 MIN PRIOR TO LDG WITH FIRM CHOCK TIME. DURG OPR HRS LIFEGUARD/MEDEVAC/SAR/MSN ESSENTIAL ACFT CTC AFLD MGMT. OPS DSN 597-2120, C228-377-21210, 1 HR PRIOR TO ARR FOR PROPER COORD, DUR NON-OPR HRS CTC COMD POST DSN 597-4330, C228-377-4330 1 HR PRIOR TO REQ AFLD BE OPEN.
MISC: CLASS D AIRSPACE EFF 1400-0500Z++ MON-FRI, 1700-2300Z++ SAT AND SUN, CLSD HOL, UNIT TRNG ASSEMBLIES 1900-0500Z++ SUN.
403 WG AFRC - C130/WC130 ACFT OPR WKD.
CAUTION: RWY EDGE LGTS PAST THRESHOLDS GREATER THAN 10' FROM FULL STRENGTH PAVEMENT. SPOT 24/25 (TWY B AND F) LIGHT-ALLS USED WHEN C-17 PARK DURG HRS OF DARKNESS AND INCLEMENT WX.
RSTD: ACFT RINSE FAC (BIRD BATH) TWY C AVBL TO C-130 AND LGR.
CAUTION; RWY HAZ MEN OR EQUIP OPERATING RANDOMLY TO INCLUDE WITHIN 100' OF RWY DLY.
CAUTION: LARGE FRAME AND HEAVY ACFT WILL MAKE 180-DEGREE TURNS ON CONCRETE PORTION OF RWY.
HELICOPTER TFC PAT 500 FT MSL
BASH PHASE II IN EFF 1 JUN - 30 SEP; EXP HEAVIER BIRD ACT SR-SS.
PPR C-130 AND LGR, PPR ALL ACFT AFTER TRAN MAINT OPR CTC AFLD MGMT OPS AT DSN 597-2120.
RSC/RCR NOT RPT DUR PUBL AFLD CLSD TIMES.
SERVICE-LGT: NSTD RY EDGE AND TWY LGTS; SEVERAL LGTS GREATER THAN 200 FT DIST APART ON RY, SEVERAL MISSING TWY EXIT LGTS.
TRAN ALERT: TRAN MAINT OPR 1400-2300++ MON-FRI. OT WITH PRIOR COORDINATION; CTC AFLD MGMT OPS DSN 597-2120.
CAUTION: NVD TRNG 0200-0400Z++ TUE AND THU
RSTD: TWY E 50 FT WIDTH.
RSTD: AIR CREWS CTC GND PRIOR TO ACFT ENG START. PPR EXC MEDEVAC MON-FRI, C130 AND LARGER SAT-SUN, DSN 597-2120.
CAUTION: FIRST 100 FT RWY 03 - CONC SPHERICAL BOLLARDS LCTD 440 FT RWY CNTLN.
RSTD: PILOTS WILL AVOID FLYING OVER USAF MEDICAL CNTR LCTD ON BACK BAY 1 NM EAST OF RY AND VA HOSPITAL ON BACK BAY 1 NM W OF RY.
ALL C130 OR LARGER MUST FACE N ON TWY B FOR MAINT RUNS OR ENG RUN-UPS. TRAN ACFT RON MUST ARR BY 2100Z++ MON-FRI BY 2200Z++ SUN.
CAUTION: MARINA TREES HINDER WIND, LO WIND SPEED ON RY 21 WHEN WIND DIR FROM 280-340. DUR AUGMENTATION/BACK UP; LTD WX OBSN TO E AND VIS MKR BYD 1 SM ONLY AVBL IN THE W TO N SECTOR, NIGHT FLOOD LGT HINDER CLOUD AND VIS OBSN, AND CEIL FRE 100-200 FT LO THAN OBSN ON RY 21 APCH FROM NOV-MAR.

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.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 21   download (117KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 03   download (152KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 21   download (139KB)
TACAN RWY 03   download (87KB)
TACAN RWY 21   download (95KB)
TACAN-A   download (87KB)
TACAN-B   download (133KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (116KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KGPT - Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport (8 nm W)
KPQL - Trent Lott International Airport (21 nm E)
KHSA - Stennis International Airport (28 nm W)
2R5 - St Elmo Airport (34 nm E)
M13 - Poplarville-Pearl River County Airport (38 nm NW)
 
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Aerial photo
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Aerial photo of KBIX (Keesler Air Force Base)
Photo by Ron Campbell
Photo taken 26-Jan-2007
from N276CM at 9,000 feet

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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 17-Jan-2020
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:2812:28
Sunrise06:5412:54
Sunset17:1823:18
Evening civil twilight17:4423:44

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  17-Jan-2020 22:06:59
Local (UTC-6)  17-Jan-2020 16:06:59
 
METAR
KBIX 172156Z AUTO 12010KT 10SM BKN036 OVC043 19/12 A3028 RMK AO2 SLP257 T01910121
KGPT 
8nm W 
172153Z 10016KT 10SM BKN034 BKN042 OVC060 19/11 A3028 RMK AO2 SLP253 T01890111
TAF
KBIX 171800Z 1718/1824 09009KT 9999 BKN040 OVC055 QNH3032INS BECMG 1721/1722 09012KT 9999 BKN020 OVC030 QNH3029INS BECMG 1809/1810 16012KT 8000 -SHRA SCT015 OVC020 QNH3022INS BECMG 1815/1816 16009KT 8000 -SHRA BKN012 OVC020 QNH3020INS BECMG 1821/1822 19009KT 9999 VCSH BKN005 OVC015 QNH3013INS TX19/1719Z TN12/1812Z
KGPT 
8nm W 
171720Z 1718/1818 09009KT P6SM SCT035 BKN130 FM180600 12010G20KT P6SM VCSH SCT035 OVC060 FM181300 14007KT P6SM -SHRA OVC015 FM181500 17006KT 5SM -SHRA BR SCT008 OVC015
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