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KBLI Bellingham International Airport
Bellingham, Washington, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 23 MAY 2019

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 -7 (UTC -8 during Standard 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
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 23 May 2019 at 0901Z to 20 June 2019 at 0900Z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
MADEE FOUR (RNAV)   download (289KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 16   download (333KB)
ILS RWY 16 (SA CAT I)   download (209KB)
RNAV (RNP) Z RWY 16   download (195KB)
RNAV (RNP) Z RWY 34   download (193KB)
RNAV (GPS) Y RWY 16   download (244KB)
RNAV (GPS) Y RWY 34   download (242KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (59KB)
 
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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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 23-May-2019
 Local
(UTC-7)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight04:4111:41
Sunrise05:2012:20
Sunset20:5403:54
Evening civil twilight21:3304:33

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  23-May-2019 22:15:44
Local (UTC-7)  23-May-2019 15:15:44
 
METAR
KBLI 232153Z 27006KT 10SM CLR 21/11 A2992 RMK AO2 SLP137 T02110111
KORS 
15nm W 
232155Z AUTO VRB05KT 9SM CLR 18/14 A2992 RMK AO2
CYXX 
16nm NE 
232100Z 22011KT 30SM FEW020 FEW050TCU FEW070 23/15 A2992 RMK CF1TCU1AC1 CF TR SLP134 DENSITY ALT 1200FT
CWWK 
16nm NW 
232100Z AUTO 22004KT 18/13 RMK AO1 SLP143 T01820132 57024
74S 
18nm S 
SuperAWOS
232135Z AUTO 16009KT 10SM 16/12 A2996
CWEZ 
20nm W 
232100Z AUTO 19/12 RMK AO1 SLP138 T01910122 58022
TAF
KBLI 231720Z 2318/2418 20005KT P6SM SCT200 FM240400 17010KT P6SM SCT200
CYXX 
16nm NE 
231738Z 2318/2418 VRB03KT P6SM FEW100 SCT150 BECMG 2318/2320 24010KT FM240200 22008KT P6SM SCT080 BKN140 FM240900 22006KT P6SM FEW040 OVC070 FM241400 16005KT P6SM -RA BKN020 OVC040 RMK NXT FCST BY 240000Z
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
Bellingham Aviation Services 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

  
 Business Name 
 
 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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