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KCBM Columbus Air Force Base
Columbus, Mississippi, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 25 FEBRUARY 2021

Location

FAA Identifier: CBM
Lat/Long: 33-38-42.6300N 088-26-45.3100W
33-38.710500N 088-26.755167W
33.6451750,-88.4459194
(estimated)
Elevation: 218 ft. / 66.4 m (surveyed)
Variation: 00E (1995)
From city: 9 miles N of COLUMBUS, MS
Time zone: UTC -6 (UTC -5 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 39701

Airport Operations

Airport use: Private use. Permission required prior to landing
Activation date: 01/1943
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: MEMPHIS CENTER
FSS: GREENWOOD FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: CBM (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: MON-FRI 1300-2300Z++, ALL SUN 1600-2300Z++
CLSD SAT & FED HOLS. SEE FLIP AP/1 SUPPLMENTARY ARPT RMK. TSNT OPR 1300-2300Z++ WKD; 1800-2300Z++ SUN, NO TSNT SVC SUN WO PRIOR COORD.
Pattern altitude: OVERHEAD - 1700' , RECTANGULAR - 1200', COPTER - 700'.
Wind indicator: yes
Segmented circle: no
Lights: SS-SR
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

ATIS: 115.2T 273.5
WX ASOS: 354.6
COLUMBUS GROUND: 121.9 275.8 [0700-1900 MON-FRI, 1000-1700 SUN, CLSD SAT & HOLS.]
COLUMBUS TOWER: 126.65 379.925 [0700-1900 MON-FRI, 1000-1700 SUN, CLSD SAT & HOLS.]
COLUMBUS APPROACH: 126.075 ;310-090 132.025 ;090-165 133.25 134.55 ;090-165 135.6 ;165-310 239.25 ;310-090 263.15 307.8 323.275 ;165-310 350.3 ;090-165 [0700-1900 MON-FRI, 1000-1700 SUN, CLSD SAT & HOLS.]
MEMPHIS ARTCC APPROACH: 121.075 291.65 ;090-165 317.5 [1900-0700 MON-FRI, 1700-1000 SUN, SAT & HOLS]
COLUMBUS DEPARTURE: 132.025 134.55 263.15 350.3 [0700-1900 MON-FRI, 1000-1700 SUN, CLSD SAT & HOLS.]
MEMPHIS ARTCC DEPARTURE: 135.6 291.65 ;090-165 323.275 [1900-0700 MON-FRI, 1700-1000 SUN, SAT & HOLS]
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 269.55
CLASS C: 126.075 ;310-090 132.025 ;090-165 134.55 ;090-165 135.6 ;165-310 239.25 ;310-090 263.15 323.275 ;165-310 350.3 ;090-165 350.3
CLASS C/S: 121.075 291.65 ;090-165 317.5
EMERG: 121.5 243.0
OPS: 291.65 ;MOA
PMSV METRO: 354.6
PTD: 376.0
SOF: 252.1
WX AWOS-3PT at GTR (14 nm SW): 126.375 (662-328-7798)
WX AWOS-3P at M40 (14 nm N): 118.475 (662-369-3498)
  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY MEMPHIS ARTCC ON FREQS 127.1 (COLUMBUS RCAG) WHEN COLUMBUS APCH CTL CLSD.
  • PMSV METRO: WX OPR H24 0600Z++ MON THRU 0100Z+ SAT, 1500-2300Z++ SUN, CLSD SAT AND HOL; OPR HR MAY VARY BY LCL FLYING SKED."CTC C662-434-2992/DSN 742-2992. REMOTE BRIEFING SVC AVBL BARKSDALE AFB FR 26 OWS DSN 331-2651/2/3, C318-529-2651/2/3.
  • APP CON (126.075 239.25 310-090) (132.025 291.65 090-165) (135.6 323.275 1650310) (133.25 307.8 ARR)
  • MONOPULSE SECONDARY SURVEILLANCE RADAR (ASR/MSSR) SYSTEM.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
CBM at fieldCALEDONIA VORTAC115.2000E
IGBr015/10.2BIGBEE VORTAC116.2004E
OTBr149/38.9TUPELO VOR/DME109.8004E

Airport Services

Fuel available: A++
Parking: hangars
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: LOW
Bulk oxygen: LOW

Runway Information

Runway 13C/31C

Dimensions: 12004 x 300 ft. / 3659 x 91 m
Surface: asphalt/concrete
CNTR 200 FT GROOVED CONC; 50 FT OUTSIDE PORTIONS ASPHALT.
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 55 /R/B/W/T
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 13C  RUNWAY 31C
Latitude: 33-39.317167N33-37.917667N
Longitude: 088-27.503333W088-25.830000W
Elevation: 192.7 ft.212.9 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 135315
Markings: precision, in good conditionprecision, 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)ALSF1: standard 2,400 foot high intensity approach lighting system with centerline sequenced flashers (category I)
Runway end identifier lights: nono
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: ILSILS

Runway 13L/31R

Dimensions: 8001 x 150 ft. / 2439 x 46 m
Surface: asphalt/concrete
FIRST 1000 FT 13L-31R IS CONC, MID 6000 FT ASPH.
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 28 /R/B/W/T
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 13L  RUNWAY 31R
Latitude: 33-39.322333N33-38.389667N
Longitude: 088-27.105167W088-25.989667W
Elevation: 191.6 ft.216.4 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 135315
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)
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights

Runway 13R/31L

Dimensions: 6320 x 175 ft. / 1926 x 53 m
Surface: concrete
CONTR 75 FT GROOVED CONC; OUTSIDE PORTIONS ASPHALT.
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 33 /R/B/W/T
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 13R  RUNWAY 31L
Latitude: 33-39.070500N33-38.333667N
Longitude: 088-27.626500W088-26.745500W
Elevation: 190.3 ft.204.2 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 135315
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)
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: U.S. Air Force
Owner: USAF
HQ 14TH FTW ATC,COLUMBUS AFB
COLUMBUS, MS 39701
Manager: AIRFIELD MANAGER
HQ 14TH FTW ATC,COLUMBUS AFB
COLUMBUS, MS 39701-5000
Phone 662-434-2993
COLUMBUS APPROACH POINT OF CONTACT: KEVIN BILLINGSLEY.

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft operations: avg 1242/day
100% military
<1% commercial

Additional Remarks

E60-31C MA-1A CHAG (103' OVRN)
E60-13L BAK-15 CHAG (110' OVRN)
E60-31R BAK-15 CHAG (110' OVRN)
E60-13C MA-1A CHAG (101' OVRN)
EXP 30 MIN LDG DELAY DUR STU FLYING PERIODS.
CAUTION: DO NOT MISTAKE PARL TWY TO RY 13R/31L FOR RY. 13R/31L ADDN MKGS FOR BASE ASGN T-38 EMERG LNDG ONLY. RY 13R OVERRUN 1000 FT FULL STRENGTH PAVEMENT, RY 31L OVERRUN 1635 FT FULL STRENGTH PAVEMENT. EXER CAUTION WHEN BRAKING WET; PONDING COND EXISTS ON ASPHALT PORTIONS OF ALL RYS.
A-GEAR: MA-1A CONT RAISED POSN ON DEP END OF CNTR RY, DOWN AND DISCONNECTED ON APCH END. BAK-15 RWY 13L-31R UNCERTIFIED/UNSVC. SUN ONLY
ALL ACFT NOT DEPARTING ON AN ESTABLISHED DP, EXPECT TO FLY RY HEADING UNTIL 10 DME OR 4000 MSL.
ALL FIXED WING ACFT PLAN TO ARR, TERMINATE & DEP IAW IFR UNLESS PPR FOR VFR FLT PLAN.
JASU: 1(MD-3) 2(A/M32A-86) 3(AM32-95).
FLUID: LPOX LOX
OIL: O-148-156; SOAP-RESULTS AVBL MON-FRI
CAUTION: ACFT WITHIN RWY SUPERVISORY UNIT (RSU) PRACTICE AREA ARE NOT CLASS C PARTICIPANTS. RSU PRACTICE AREAS ARE DEFINED IN FLIP AP/1 SUPPLEMENTARY ARPT RMK.
MISC: WINDS ARE EST DUE TO FMQ-13 WIND SENSORS BEING ACCURATE TO WITHIN ONLY +/-4 KT. ATC WX WILL NOT INCL/RELAY WIND CORR INTO FCST/PHRASEOLOGY. THEREFORE, AIRCREWS WILL INCORPORTATION A +/-4 KT ACCURACY INTO THEIR DECISION MAKING PROCESS FOR FLYING OPS.
EXP PRECISION FULL STOP LDG TO RWY 13C-31C.
MISC: AUGMENTED WX OBSN VIEW LTD, RSTD FR 140-320 DEG BY FLIGHTLINE FAC AND TREES.
RSTD: OFFL BUS ONLY (OBO). PPR; ONLY 4 ACFT PER HR DUR STU TRNG. OVERHEAD APCH NOT AUTH DUR STU TRNG OPR. RWY 13R/31L FOR LCL USE ONLY DUR STU TRNG. ALL TSNT AIRCREWS CK IN WITH BASE OPS. EXP RADAR VECTOR FOR FULL STOP LDG DUR STU TRNG. ALT RSTD FOR VMC DEP ACFT.
MISC: STD USAF RSRS APPLIED. ATC PERS IAW THE COOPERATIVE WX WATCH (CCW) WILL ALERT PERS ON ANY UNREPORTED WX COND THAT COULD AFCT FLT SAFETY.
MISC: AUTO AN/FMQ-19 ASOS IN USE H24 LCTD NEAR GS RY 13C-31C. AUGMENTED/BACKED UP AN/FMQ-19 ASOS IN USE WHEN REQ DUR OPR HR AND FOR RESOURCE PROTECTION. OPR HR MAY VARY WITH LCL FLYING SCHED.
MISC: AFLD OPS DOES NOT HAVE ABILITY TO STORE COMSEC. CTC COMD POST; DSN 742-7020, C662-434-7020 FOR COMSEC STORAGE.
CAUTION: BOTH APN EDGES INSIDE REQUIRE 25 FT FROM TWY CNTRLN. T-1 RAMP E OF CTL TWR IS LCTD IN RY 31L CLEAR ZONE. ALL 50' SHOULDERS NOT MARKED WITH DECEPTIVE SHOULDER MARKINGS. NUMEROUS SIGNS ON AIRFIELD ARE OUTSIDE DIST AND SITING CRITERIA. ACFT WITHIN RY SUPERVISORY UNIT (RSU) PRACTICE AREA ARE NOT CLASS C PARTICIPANTS. POTENTIAL TRANSIT/DIVERT UAS OPS WITHIN TRML AREA.
COMD POST - 251.25.
CAUTION: BASH-PHASE II BIRD ACT FOR MIGRATORY SEASON SEP-APR. PEAK ACT OCCURS WITHIN 1 HR. OF SR AND SS, SEE AP/1 CHAP 3 FOR MORE INFO. OBTAIN CURRENT BIRD WATCH CONDITIONS ON ATIS.
NO PRKG FOR ACFT EXCEEDING 100000 LBS GWT EXC AIREVAC.
CAUTION: BA LESS THAN EXP, REDUCED RWY SKID RESISTANCE AND HI POTENTIAL FOR HYDROPLANING ALL RWY WHEN WET. RWY CC NOT RPTD. USE CAUTION AT INT TWY G AND C, AND J AND C.
CAUTION: RWY 13R RWY HOLD SIGN AT TWY A NOT COLLOCATED WITH PAVEMENT MRK.
PMSV METRO WX OPR H24 EXC HOL, OT BY NOTAM. CTC 662-434-2992/DSN 742-2992.
OPR 1300-0100Z++ WKD; 1800-2300Z++ SUN, ADDNL DATES/TIMES INTMT BY NOTAM; CLSD SAT AND FEDERAL HOL. OT BY NOTAM.
MISC: LTD HGR SPACE AVBL APR-DEC. FIRST 1000' FT RY 13L-31R IS CONCRETE, MID 6000' IS ASPHALT. RY 13R-31L IS GROOVED CONCRETE.
CAUTION: UNCTL VEH TFC ON TWY AND RAMPS.
SIMULATED FLAME OUTS NOT AUTHORIZED.
NS ABTMT: QUIET HRS DLY 0400-1200Z++.

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 25 February 2021 at 0901Z to 25 March 2021 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
HI-ILS OR LOC Z RWY 13C   download (183KB)
HI-ILS OR LOC Z RWY 31C   download (157KB)
ILS OR LOC Y RWY 13C   download (193KB)
ILS OR LOC Y RWY 31C   download (159KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 13C   download (90KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 13L   download (101KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 31C   download (99KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 31R   download (106KB)
RNAV (GPS)-E   download (87KB)
RNAV (GPS)-F   download (102KB)
VOR/DME-A   download (121KB)
VOR/DME OR TACAN RWY 13L   download (130KB)
VOR/DME OR TACAN RWY 31R   download (132KB)
 
Departure Procedures
COLUMBUS FOUR   download (115KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (150KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KUBS - Columbus-Lowndes County Airport (11 nm S)
M83 - McCharen Field Airport (12 nm W)
KGTR - Golden Triangle Regional Airport (14 nm SW)
M40 - Monroe County Airport (14 nm N)
M51 - Oktibbeha Airport (15 nm SW)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 04-Mar-2021
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:5511:55
Sunrise06:2012:20
Sunset17:5223:52
Evening civil twilight18:1700:17

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  04-Mar-2021 17:59:28
Local (UTC-6)  04-Mar-2021 11:59:28
 
METAR
KCBM 041656Z 01006KT 10SM CLR 15/07 A3021 RMK AO2A SLP232 ALSTG/SLP ESTMD
KGTR 
13nm SW 
041656Z 03006KT 10SM CLR 17/06 A3019 RMK AO2 SLP233 T01720061
KM40 
14nm N 
041735Z AUTO VRB04KT 10SM CLR 19/04 A3018 RMK AO2
TAF
KCBM 041300Z 0413/0515 VRB06KT 4800 BR SKC QNH3014INS BECMG 0413/0414 VRB06KT 9999 NSW SKC QNH3014INS TX18/0419Z TN02/0413Z
KGTR 
13nm SW 
041120Z 0412/0512 36004KT P6SM SKC
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