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KBVU Boulder City Municipal Airport
Boulder City, Nevada, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 26 APRIL 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: BVU
Lat/Long: 35-56-50.6000N / 114-51-41.0000W
35-56.843333N / 114-51.683333W
35.9473889 / -114.8613889
(estimated)
Elevation: 2203.1 ft. / 671.5 m (surveyed)
Variation: 14E (1985)
From city: 1 mile SW of BOULDER CITY, NV
Time zone: UTC -7 (UTC -8 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 89005

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 08/1990
Control tower: no
ARTCC: LOS ANGELES CENTER
FSS: RENO FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: RNO (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 0800-1700
Pattern altitude: TPA 500 FT AGL ROTARY WING; 1,000 FT AGL LIGHT NON-TURBINE; 1,500 FT AGL TURBINE & ACFT OVER 12,500 LBS.
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT MIRL RWY 09/27 & 15/33 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.7
WX AWOS-3: 118.475 (702-293-1532)
WX AWOS-3PT at HND (13 nm W): 120.775 (702-614-4537)
WX ASOS at LAS (16 nm NW): PHONE 702-736-1416

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
BLDr163/2.9BOULDER CITY VORTAC116.7015E
LASr104/16.5LAS VEGAS VORTAC116.9015E

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
SELF SERVICE FUEL AVBL 24/7.
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR

Runway Information

Runway 9/27

Dimensions: 4803 x 75 ft. / 1464 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 12.5
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 9  RUNWAY 27
Latitude: 35-56.847610N35-56.713822N
Longitude: 114-52.141835W114-51.182373W
Elevation: 2108.4 ft.2137.7 ft.
Gradient: 0.6% UP
Traffic pattern: rightleft
Runway heading: 086 magnetic, 100 true266 magnetic, 280 true
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)2-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: none123 ft. pline, lighted, 3724 ft. from runway, 29:1 slope to clear

Runway 15/33

Dimensions: 3852 x 75 ft. / 1174 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 12.5
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 15  RUNWAY 33
Latitude: 35-57.227598N35-56.613497N
Longitude: 114-51.806773W114-51.610493W
Elevation: 2203.1 ft.2098.7 ft.
Traffic pattern: rightleft
Markings: basic, in good conditionbasic, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 10 ft. gnd, 400 ft. from runway, 20:1 slope to clearnone

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF BOULDER CITY
401 CALIFORNIA AVENUE
BOULDER CITY, NV 89005
Phone (702) 293-9200
Manager: JENNIFER L. LOPEZ
1201 AIRPORT ROAD, SUITE 200
BOULDER CITY, NV 89005
Phone 702-293-9405
MADOU@BCNV.ORG

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 240
Single engine airplanes: 171
Multi engine airplanes: 31
Helicopters: 25
Gliders airplanes: 1
Ultralights: 10
Military aircraft: 2
    
Aircraft operations: avg 272/day *
74% air taxi
22% local general aviation
3% transient general aviation
<1% military
* for 12-month period ending 31 October 2017

Additional Remarks

RY 33 STEEP RY GRADIENT; RISING TERRAIN; OBSTACLES OFF DEP END.
LARGE NUMBER OF GRAND CANYON TOUR ACFT OPERATIONS IN VICINITY.
HELICOPTERS CROSS ACTIVE RWYS AND TWYS.
RWY 27 PREFERRED UNDER LIGHT OR NO WIND CONDITIONS.
SOFT SHOULDERS ADJ TO ALL TWYS.
OPERATIONS IN SOUTHERN NEVADA - UNMANNED AIRCRAFT SYSTEM ACTIVITY WITHIN AN AREA DEFINED AS 3NM RADIUS OF BLD R-197/7NM, SFC-400 FT AGL.
CTC AP OPS FOR RWY COND RPT, 702-293-9405, OR WHEN THE AP IS UNATNDD.
AVOID OVERFLIGHT OF BOULDER CITY RESIDENTIAL AREAS.
FOR CD CTC LAS APCH AT 725-200-4432.
UNLIGHTED POWER LINES ALL QUADRANTS.
1 FT - 5 FT DRAINAGE AROUND ALL RWYS & TWYS.
UPHILL DEPARTURES ON RWY 33 NOT RECOMMENDED.
STEEP RISING TERRAIN NORTH OF ARPT.
UAV/UAS & ULTRALIGHT ACTIVITY 2 MILES SW OF ARPT INVOF DRY LAKE BED.
SKYDIVE DROP ZONE ADJACENT AIRPORT NORTH SIDE.

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 26 April 2018 at 901Z to 24 May 2018 at 0900Z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
CLARR THREE **CHANGED**   download (246KB)
FUZZY EIGHT **CHANGED**   download (175KB)
KADDY TWO **CHANGED**   download (253KB)
LUXOR TWO **CHANGED**   2 pages: [1] [2] (341KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KHND - Henderson Executive Airport (13 nm W)
KLAS - Mc Carran International Airport (16 nm NW)
KLSV - Nellis Air Force Base (19 nm NW)
KVGT - North Las Vegas Airport (23 nm NW)
KIFP - Laughlin/Bullhead International Airport (50 nm S)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 21-May-2018
 Local
(UTC-7)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:0112:01
Sunrise05:3012:30
Sunset19:4202:42
Evening civil twilight20:1103:11

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  21-May-2018 14:08:51
Local (UTC-7)  21-May-2018 07:08:51
 
METAR
KBVU 211355Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 22/05 A2974 RMK AO2
KHND 
13nm W 
211356Z 23003KT 10SM OVC130 22/03 A2977 RMK AO2 SLP056 T02170033 $
KLAS 
16nm NW 
211356Z 17007KT 130V200 10SM FEW120 OVC150 23/04 A2973 RMK AO2 SLP042 VIRGA S-NW T02280044
KLSV 
18nm NW 
211358Z AUTO 20003KT 9SM CLR 24/04 A2972 RMK AO2 SLP041 T02350039 $
TAF
KHND 
13nm W 
211138Z 2112/2212 16010KT P6SM SCT120 OVC200 FM211500 14008KT P6SM SCT100 BKN150 FM211700 14011KT P6SM VCTS BKN100CB OVC150 FM220200 03007KT P6SM VCTS BKN100CB OVC150 FM220500 20009KT P6SM VCSH SCT100 BKN150
KLAS 
16nm NW 
211138Z 2112/2218 17008KT P6SM FEW120 OVC200 FM211500 15008KT P6SM SCT100 BKN150 FM211800 15011G16KT P6SM VCTS BKN100CB OVC150 FM220500 34009KT P6SM VCSH SCT100 BKN150 FM221400 VRB05KT P6SM SCT100 BKN150
KLSV 
18nm NW 
202352Z 2023/2205 14015G25KT 9999 FEW200 QNH2967INS BECMG 2100/2101 18012KT 9999 FEW200 QNH2971INS BECMG 2109/2110 VRB06KT 9999 SCT180 QNH2973INS BECMG 2120/2121 18012KT 9999 SCT080 BKN180 QNH2964INS TEMPO 2122/2202 18015G25KT VCTS SCT060CB 510009 TX34/2121Z TN22/2112Z
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
 Boulder City Aviation Services FBO
ASRI 130.875
702-638-3205
702-882-6909
[email]
Aviation fuel, Aircraft ground handling, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), GPU / Power cart, Passenger terminal and lounge, Pilot supplies, ...
 
Enterprise Rent-A-Car  
 
More info about Boulder City Aviation Services FBO
Ascent
100LL Jet A
FS $5.02 $4.76 
 Updated 10-May-2018
 
   3 read write
B.F.E. L.L.C. 702-228-0455
[web site]
[email]
Aviation fuel, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangars, Hangar leasing / sales, GPU / Power cart, Passenger terminal and lounge, Aircraft maintenance, ...

More info about B.F.E. L.L.C.
Ascent
100LL Jet A
FS $4.89 $4.49 
SS $4.39 $3.99 
GUARANTEED
 
   5 read write
FS=Full service
SS=Self service
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