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KBIX Keesler Air Force Base
Biloxi, Mississippi, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 30 DECEMBER 2021

Location

FAA Identifier: BIX
Lat/Long: 30-24-37.5360N 088-55-27.9670W
30-24.625600N 088-55.466117W
30.4104267,-88.9244353
(estimated)
Elevation: 32.6 ft. / 9.9 m (surveyed)
Variation: 02W (2020)
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 (ZHU) ON FREQS 132.6/316.075 (MOBILE RCAG) WHEN GULFPORT APCH CTL (GPT) 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: A++ JET-B+
Parking: hangars
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: LOW

Runway Information

Runway 4/22

Dimensions: 7630 x 150 ft. / 2326 x 46 m
Surface: PEM
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 32 /F/B/W/T
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 4  RUNWAY 22
Latitude: 30-24.112833N30-25.138333N
Longitude: 088-55.887167W088-55.045000W
Elevation: 32.6 ft.9.8 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftright
Runway heading: 037 magnetic, 035 true217 magnetic, 215 true
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)
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 04 AND 2900 FT LEFT OF CENTERLINE RWY 22.
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

A30A-04 CAUTION: FIRST 100 FT CONC SPHERICAL BOLLARDS LCTD 440 FT SW OF CNTLN.
MISC: HNGR SPACE NOT AVBL FOR SVR WX. COMSEC MATERIALS ARE NOT AVBL.
JASU: 1(MA-1A); 3(A/M32-86A).
FLUID: SP PRESAIR LPOX LOX
OIL: 0-148-156
CAUTION: GS ANT 250 FT W OF CNTRLN & 1050 FT FROM AER 22.
MISC: RWY 04 AVBL TKOF 6632' FR KEY-HOLE; RWY 22 AVBL TKOF 6034' FR KEY-HOLE. SEE US TRML LO ARPT SKETCH FOR NSTD RWY 04/22 CONFIGURATION.
MISC: RWY 04 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 22 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 ALL ACFT, 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 RWY EDGE & TWY LGTS; SVRL LGTS GTR THAN 200 FT DIST APART ON RWY, SVRL MISSING TWY EXIT LGTS. SFL OTS UFN.
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: RWY 04-22 EFF LEN 5030 FT FOR TGL OPS.
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 RWY 22 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 RWY 22 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 30 December 2021 at 0901Z to 27 January 2022 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 22   download (134KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 04   download (81KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 22   download (83KB)
TACAN RWY 04   download (113KB)
TACAN RWY 22   download (114KB)
TACAN-A   download (110KB)
TACAN-B   download (154KB)
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 of KBIX (Keesler Air Force Base)
Photo by Ron Campbell
Photo taken 26-Jan-2007
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 16-Jan-2022
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:2812:28
Sunrise06:5412:54
Sunset17:1723:17
Evening civil twilight17:4323:43

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  16-Jan-2022 20:29:38
Local (UTC-6)  16-Jan-2022 14:29:38
 
METAR
KBIX 161956Z AUTO 31008KT 10SM OVC026 08/02 A2984 RMK AO2 CIG 025 RWY04 SLP108 T00760017
KGPT 
8nm W 
161953Z 31016G24KT 10SM OVC026 07/01 A2986 RMK AO2 PK WND 30027/1908 SLP112 T00720011
TAF
KGPT 
8nm W 
161720Z 1618/1718 29018G30KT P6SM OVC015 FM162100 31017G28KT P6SM OVC020 FM162300 31015G25KT P6SM BKN015 FM170000 31013G24KT P6SM BKN020 FM170200 31010G21KT P6SM SCT060 FM171500 31010G18KT P6SM SKC
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