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KLEX Blue Grass Airport
Lexington, Kentucky, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 16 AUGUST 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: LEX
Lat/Long: 38-02-12.3000N / 084-36-31.1000W
38-02.205000N / 084-36.518333W
38.0367500 / -84.6086389
(estimated)
Elevation: 979.3 ft. / 298.5 m (surveyed)
Variation: 04W (1995)
From city: 4 miles W of LEXINGTON, KY
Time zone: UTC -4 (UTC -5 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 40510

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 07/1944
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: INDIANAPOLIS CENTER
FSS: LOUISVILLE FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: LEX (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: CONTINUOUS
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: no
Lights: SS-SR
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
Fire and rescue: ARFF index C
Airline operations: ICS/INDEX D ARFF CAPABILITIES UPON REQUEST.
International operations: customs landing rights airport
US CUSTOMS USER FEE ARPT.
US CUSTOMS USER FEE ARPT.

Airport Communications

UNICOM: 122.95
ATIS: 126.3
WX ASOS: PHONE 859-281-5700
LEXINGTON GROUND: 121.9
LEXINGTON TOWER: 119.1 257.8
LEXINGTON APPROACH: 120.15 040-220 120.75 221-039 259.3 040-220 298.9 221-039 133.4(040-220)
LEXINGTON DEPARTURE: 120.15 040-220 120.75 221-039 259.3 040-220 298.9 221-039 133.4(040-220)
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 132.35
CLASS C: 120.15 040-220 120.75 221-039 259.3 040-220 298.9 221-039
EMERG: 121.5 243.0
WX AWOS-3 at 27K (14 nm NE): 119.975 (502-867-1564)
WX ASOS at FFT (17 nm NW): 119.275 (502-227-5087)
  • ASR ELEV: 952.3

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
HYKr303/7.7LEXINGTON VOR/DME112.6000E
FFTr125/(16.6)FRANKFORT VOR109.4003W
FLMr205/39.3FALMOUTH VOR/DME117.0004W

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
BLAYD043/3.924204WLE .-.. .
BRIDL226/7.134004WGN --. -.
GOODALL018/28.631103WDVK -.. ...- -.-
MOUNT STERLING273/29.721006WIOB .. --- -...
SECO304/32.139303WXYC -..- -.-- -.-.

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: HIGH
Bulk oxygen: HIGH/LOW

Runway Information

Runway 4/22

Dimensions: 7004 x 150 ft. / 2135 x 46 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 59 /F/B/W/T
Single wheel: 140.0
Double wheel: 169.0
Double tandem: 275.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 4  RUNWAY 22
Latitude: 38-01.661423N38-02.524775N
Longitude: 084-36.906528W084-35.938510W
Elevation: 940.0 ft.972.7 ft.
Gradient: 0.5%0.5%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 046 magnetic, 042 true226 magnetic, 222 true
Declared distances: TORA:7004 TODA:7004 ASDA:7004 LDA:6604TORA:7004 TODA:7004 ASDA:7004 LDA:6604
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)
RVR equipment: touchdown
Approach lights: MALSR: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with runway alignment indicator lights
Runway end identifier lights: yes
Centerline lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, lightedyes, no lights
Instrument approach: ILSILS
Obstructions: 36 ft. tree, 2000 ft. from runway, 210 ft. right of centerline54 ft. tree, 1980 ft. from runway, 120 ft. left of centerline, 34:1 slope to clear

Runway 9/27

Dimensions: 4000 x 75 ft. / 1219 x 23 m
Surface: concrete, in excellent condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 15 /R/B/W/T
Single wheel: 30.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 9  RUNWAY 27
Latitude: 38-02.359260N38-02.439937N
Longitude: 084-37.095995W084-36.268952W
Elevation: 950.1 ft.973.7 ft.
Gradient: 0.6% UP
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 087 magnetic, 083 true267 magnetic, 263 true
Declared distances: TORA:4000 TODA:4000 ASDA:4000 LDA:4000TORA:4000 TODA:4000 ASDA:4000 LDA:4000
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, 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)
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: LEXINGTON-FAYETTE CO ARPT BRD
4000 TERMINAL DRIVE, SUITE 206
LEXINGTON, KY 40510
Phone 859-425-3100
Manager: ERIC J. FRANKL, A.A.E.
4000 TERMINAL DRIVE, SUITE 206
LEXINGTON, KY 40510
Phone 859-425-3100

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 105
Single engine airplanes: 75
Multi engine airplanes: 12
Jet airplanes: 14
Helicopters: 4
    
Aircraft operations: avg 197/day *
44% transient general aviation
27% air taxi
17% commercial
9% local general aviation
3% military
* for 12-month period ending 31 October 2017

Additional Remarks

FLIGHT NOTIFICATION SERVICE (ADCUS) AVAILABLE.
AER 22 HAS PAINTED MURAL ON RETAINING WALL BEFORE RY THLD WHICH GIVES ILLUSION OF ELEVATED BRIDGE STRUCTURE.
AIR CARRIER OPERATIONS PROHIBITED ON RY 09/27. TWY B AND TWY F WEST OF TWY F3
DURING LEFT PATTERNS FOR RWY 22, DO NOT MISTAKE RWY 27 FOR RWY 22
TWY A7 CLSD TO ACFT WINGSPAN MORE THAN 150FT.

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 16 August 2018 at 0901Z to 13 September 2018 at 0900Z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
CLEGG FOUR   download (148KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 04   download (227KB)
ILS OR LOC RWY 22   download (237KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 04   download (242KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 09   download (229KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 22   download (241KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 27   download (232KB)
VOR-A   download (166KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (15KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (126KB)

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27K - Georgetown-Scott County Regional Airport (14 nm NE)
KFFT - Capital City Airport (17 nm NW)
0I8 - Cynthiana-Harrison County Airport (25 nm NE)
KRGA - Central Kentucky Regional Airport (28 nm SE)
KDVK - Stuart Powell Field Airport (29 nm S)
 
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Aerial photo
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Aerial photo of KLEX (Blue Grass Airport)
Photo by Larry Sward
Photo taken 04-Aug-2010
Rwy 22 Bottom Right
Rwy 4 Top Left

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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 16-Aug-2018
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:2710:27
Sunrise06:5510:55
Sunset20:3000:30
Evening civil twilight20:5800:58

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  17-Aug-2018 00:30:49
Local (UTC-4)  16-Aug-2018 20:30:49
 
METAR
KLEX 162354Z 18010KT 10SM CLR 26/22 A3005 RMK AO2 SLP167 60000 T02560217 10272 20239 51002
KFFT 
16nm NW 
162353Z AUTO 19010KT 10SM CLR 27/22 A3002 RMK AO2 SLP156 T02670222 10283 20239 51001
TAF
KLEX 161737Z 1618/1718 19005KT 6SM -SHRA SCT030 BKN070 FM161900 19011KT P6SM BKN070 FM170500 22004KT P6SM BKN030 BKN250 FM171100 19007KT P6SM VCSH BKN015
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
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 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
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 TAC Air
ASRI 129.875
859-255-7724
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[email]
Aviation fuel, Oxygen service, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangars, Passenger terminal and lounge, Catering, Pilot supplies, Rental cars, ...
 
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Phillips 66
100LL Jet A
FS $6.99 $6.69 
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Blue Grass Airport (self-serve fuel) 859-425-3200
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100LL
SS $5.46 
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