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KEKY Bessemer Airport
Bessemer, Alabama, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 10 SEPTEMBER 2020

Location

FAA Identifier: EKY
Lat/Long: 33-18-45.4000N 086-55-34.7000W
33-18.756667N 086-55.578333W
33.3126111,-86.9263056
(estimated)
Elevation: 699.6 ft. / 213.2 m (surveyed)
Variation: 03W (2010)
From city: 3 miles SE of BESSEMER, AL
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -6 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 35022

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 03/1973
Control tower: no
ARTCC: ATLANTA CENTER
FSS: ANNISTON FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: ANB (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 0800-1800
FEE FOR AFT HRS SVC CALL 205-835-1415.
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT REIL RWY 05 & 23; HIRL RWY 05/23 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 123.0
WX AWOS-3PT: 118.825 (205-424-3127)
BIRMINGHAM APPROACH: 124.9
BIRMINGHAM DEPARTURE: 124.9
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 123.75
WX ASOS at EET (11 nm SE): 134.325 (205-663-5881)
WX ASOS at BHM (17 nm NE): PHONE 205-591-6172

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
OKWr075/16.8BROOKWOOD VORTAC111.0000E
VUZr182/21.5VULCAN VORTAC114.4002E
LDKr081/30.8CRIMSON VORTAC117.8003E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
MCDEN202/12.622403WBH -... ....

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A+
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: HIGH/LOW
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 5/23

Dimensions: 6007 x 100 ft. / 1831 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt, in fair condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 60.0
Double wheel: 60.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
Runway edge markings: MARKINGS FADED.
RUNWAY 5  RUNWAY 23
Latitude: 33-18.437102N33-19.076205N
Longitude: 086-56.028720W086-55.127518W
Elevation: 699.3 ft.699.5 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 053 magnetic, 050 true233 magnetic, 230 true
Markings: precision, in poor conditionnonprecision, in poor condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: ILS/DME
Obstructions: none22 ft. gnd, 1173 ft. from runway, 44:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF BESSEMER
1800 N THIRD AVE
BESSEMER, AL 35020
Phone 205-424-4060
Manager: TIM WASYLUKA
900 MITCHELL FIELD RD
BESSEMER, AL 35022
Phone (205) 835-1415

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 63
Single engine airplanes: 51
Multi engine airplanes: 7
Jet airplanes: 3
Helicopters: 2
    
Aircraft operations: avg 281/day *
57% transient general aviation
43% local general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 11 August 2019

Additional Remarks

FOR CD CTC BIRMINGHAM APCH AT (205) 769-3907.

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 10 September 2020 at 0901Z to 08 October 2020 at 0900z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 05   download (264KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 05   download (226KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 23   download (256KB)
VOR RWY 05   download (230KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (189KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KEET - Shelby County Airport (11 nm SE)
KBHM - Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport (17 nm NE)
0A8 - Bibb County Airport (24 nm S)
02A - Chilton County Airport (32 nm SE)
KSCD - Merkel Field Sylacauga Municipal Airport (32 nm E)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 28-Sep-2020
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:1711:17
Sunrise06:4211:42
Sunset18:3523:35
Evening civil twilight18:5923:59

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  28-Sep-2020 22:34:39
Local (UTC-5)  28-Sep-2020 17:34:39
 
METAR
KEKY 282156Z AUTO 28009KT 9SM +TSRA 22/22 A2984 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT E-SW TSB04RAB21 SLP952 T02170217 PNO $
KEET 
11nm SE 
282223Z AUTO 31007KT 2 1/2SM VCTS RA BR FEW013 BKN031 OVC075 23/22 A2981 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT ALQDS TSB2158E21 P0004 T02330222
KBHM 
18nm NE 
282218Z 32022G27KT 10SM SCT009 BKN026 BKN036 23/20 A2985 RMK AO2 PK WND 31027/2216 WSHFT 2142 LTG DSNT ALQDS RAE00 P0000 T02280200
TAF
KEET 
11nm SE 
282206Z 2822/2918 30012G20KT 4SM TSRA BKN025CB OVC050 FM282300 33009KT P6SM VCSH BKN009 FM290200 33008KT P6SM BKN025 OVC040 FM290800 34006KT P6SM BKN080
KBHM 
18nm NE 
282140Z 2822/2918 22010KT 6SM -SHRA BKN040 FM282215 31012G20KT 4SM SHRA BKN025 OVC040 FM282300 34011KT P6SM VCSH OVC012 FM290400 33008KT P6SM BKN100
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
Fly EKY - The Bessemer Airport FBO UNICOM 123.00
205-428-9292
205-424-7234
[web site]
[email]
Airport management, Aviation fuel, Aircraft ground handling, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangars, Hangar leasing / sales, Passenger terminal and lounge, ...
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Aviation Businesses, Services, and Facilities

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Distance
 
Comments
  
 B-N-B Aircraft Services LLC
205-335-8471
[web site]
[email]
Aircraft ground handling, Oxygen service, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangars, GPU / Power cart, Aircraft maintenance, Aircraft modifications, ...

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 The Aircraft Maintenance Company, Inc.
205-424-2377
203-444-7739
[web site]
[email]
Oxygen service, Hangars, GPU / Power cart, Aircraft charters, Aircraft maintenance, Avionics sales and service, Aircraft modifications, Aircraft cleaning / washing / detailing, ...

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