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KBVU Boulder City Municipal Airport
Boulder City, Nevada, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 09 SEPTEMBER 2021

Location

FAA Identifier: BVU
Lat/Long: 35-56-50.3090N 114-51-39.9030W
35-56.838483N 114-51.665050W
35.9473081,-114.8610842
(estimated)
Elevation: 2203.1 ft. / 671.5 m (surveyed)
Variation: 11E (2020)
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
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)
LAS VEGAS APPROACH: 118.4
WX AWOS-3PT at HND (13 nm W): 120.775 (702-614-4537)
WX ASOS at LAS (16 nm NW): PHONE 725-600-7124

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
100LL:SELF SERVICE FUEL AVBL 24/7.
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR

Runway Information

Runway 9/27

Dimensions: 5103 x 75 ft. / 1555 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: 35-56.847610N35-56.705500N
Longitude: 114-52.141835W114-51.122500W
Elevation: 2108.4 ft.2139.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: rightleft
Runway heading: 089 magnetic, 100 true269 magnetic, 280 true
Displaced threshold: no300 ft.
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) 293-9405
Manager: WILLY WILLIAMSON
1201 AIRPORT ROAD, SUITE 200
BOULDER CITY, NV 89005
Phone 702-293-9405
MANAGER EMAIL WWILLIAMSON@BCNV.ORG 702-293-9405.

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 330/day *
88% air taxi
9% local general aviation
2% transient general aviation
<1% military
* for 12-month period ending 31 July 2019

Additional Remarks

RWY 33 STEEP RWY GRADIENT; RISING TERRAIN; OBSTACLES OFF DEP END OF RWY.
LARGE NUMBER OF GRAND CANYON TOUR ACFT OPERATIONS IN VICINITY TRANSITING TO & FROM AIRPORT.
HELICOPTERS CROSS ACTIVE RWYS AND TWYS.
RWY 27 PREFERRED UNDER LIGHT OR NO WIND CONDITIONS.
TAXIWAY SHOULDERS ADJ TO TWY D WEST OF RWY 15/33, SOFT GROUND AND DROPS OFF MORE THAN 3 INCHES.
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 ATC ASSISTANCE CALL OR CONTACT LAS VEGAS APCH AT 725-200-4432.
UNLIGHTED POWER LINES ALL QUADRANTS.
UPHILL DEPARTURES ON RWY 33 NOT RECOMMENDED.
STEEP RISING TERRAIN NORTH OF ARPT.
ULTRALIGHT ACTIVITY 2 MILES SW OF ARPT INVOF DRY LAKE BED.
SKYDIVE DROP ZONE ADJACENT AIRPORT NORTH EAST 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 09 September 2021 at 0901Z to 07 October 2021 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 27   download (257KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (102KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (416KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KHND - Henderson Executive Airport (13 nm W)
KLAS - Harry Reid 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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Aerial photo of KBVU (Boulder City Municipal Airport)
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Photo taken 11-Aug-2017
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 20-Sep-2021
 Local
(UTC-7)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:0113:01
Sunrise06:2713:27
Sunset18:3901:39
Evening civil twilight19:0402:04

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  20-Sep-2021 15:45:29
Local (UTC-7)  20-Sep-2021 08:45:29
 
METAR
KBVU 201535Z AUTO 03014KT 10SM CLR 24/00 A3006 RMK AO2
KHND 
13nm W 
201456Z 06007KT 10SM CLR 22/01 A3008 RMK AO2 SLP180 T02220011 53030
KLAS 
16nm NW 
201456Z 06010KT 10SM FEW200 23/M01 A3005 RMK AO2 SLP153 FU HZ DSNT ALQDS T02331006 51030
KLSV 
18nm NW 
201458Z AUTO 03017G24KT 10SM CLR 24/M00 A3004 RMK AO2 SLP151 T02391004 52030 $
TAF
KHND 
13nm W 
201120Z 2012/2112 05011G19KT P6SM SKC FM202200 05007KT P6SM SKC FM210300 VRB05KT P6SM SKC
KLAS 
16nm NW 
201320Z 2013/2118 06012KT P6SM SKC FM201600 02011G19KT P6SM SKC FM202200 05008KT P6SM SKC FM210400 21007KT P6SM SKC FM211500 VRB05KT P6SM SKC
KLSV 
18nm NW 
200700Z 2007/2113 20010KT 9999 SKC QNH2986INS BECMG 2010/2011 03015G25KT 9999 SKC 520009 QNH2993INS BECMG 2018/2019 05010G18KT 9999 SKC QNH2998INS BECMG 2103/2104 03015G25KT 9999 SKC 520009 QNH3005INS TX35/2023Z TN21/2013Z
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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
EPIC
100LL Jet A
FS $5.47 $4.75 
 Updated 02-Sep-2021
 
   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.
World Fuel Services
Jet A
FS $4.75 
GUARANTEED
 
   2 read write
 Boulder City Municipal Airport
702-293-9405
[web site]
[email]
Airport management, Aviation fuel

More info about Boulder City Municipal Airport
EPIC
100LL
SS $5.32 
GUARANTEED
 
   write
FS=Full service
SS=Self service
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