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KEKY Bessemer Airport
Bessemer, Alabama, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 24 MAY 2018

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
AFT HRS 205-835-1415 (FEE FOR AFT HRS SVC).
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: RWY 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: 108
Single engine airplanes: 84
Multi engine airplanes: 12
Jet airplanes: 6
Helicopters: 6
    
Aircraft operations: avg 281/day *
57% transient general aviation
43% local general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 11 August 2017

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 24 May 2018 at 0901Z to 21 June 2018 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 05   download (240KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 05   download (202KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 23   download (232KB)
VOR RWY 05   download (206KB)
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 25-May-2018
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:1510:15
Sunrise05:4310:43
Sunset19:4600:46
Evening civil twilight20:1401:14

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  25-May-2018 23:52:40
Local (UTC-5)  25-May-2018 18:52:40
 
METAR
KEKY 252256Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 23/22 A2993 RMK AO2 RAE08 SLP148 P0000 T02280222
KEET 
11nm SE 
252253Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 24/22 A2992 RMK AO2 SLP127 T02440217 $
KBHM 
18nm NE 
252253Z 10003KT 10SM FEW095 SCT120 BKN250 21/21 A2994 RMK AO2 RAE31 SLP132 P0001 T02110206
TAF
KEET 
11nm SE 
252149Z 2522/2618 00000KT P6SM -RA BKN050 OVC090 FM260200 00000KT P6SM BKN050 OVC100 FM260800 00000KT 4SM BR BKN050 FM261700 18005KT P6SM VCSH BKN035
KBHM 
18nm NE 
252145Z 2522/2618 21005KT 5SM -RA BR VCTS BKN045CB OVC110 FM260100 17003KT P6SM BKN050 FM261400 20006KT P6SM VCSH BKN035
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
The Bessemer Airport FBO 205-428-9292 Aviation fuel, Aircraft ground handling, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangars, Passenger terminal and lounge, Avionics sales and service, Catering, ...
 
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More info about The Bessemer Airport FBO
Avfuel
100LL Jet A
FS $4.91 $4.79 
 Updated 15-May-2018
 
   2 read write
FS=Full service
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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, ...

More info about B-N-B Aircraft Services LLC
on airport  
   4 read write
 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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on airport  
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