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KPBF Grider Field Airport
Pine Bluff, Arkansas, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 14 SEPTEMBER 2017

Location

FAA Identifier: PBF
Lat/Long: 34-10-28.2470N / 091-56-08.1752W
34-10.470783N / 091-56.136253W
34.1745131 / -91.9356042
(estimated)
Elevation: 205.7 ft. / 62.7 m (surveyed)
Variation: 02E (2005)
From city: 4 miles SE of PINE BLUFF, AR
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -6 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 71601

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 06/1941
Control tower: no
ARTCC: MEMPHIS CENTER
FSS: JONESBORO FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: PBF (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 0800-1800
FOR ARPT ATTENDANT AFT HRS CALL 870-540-9439.
Pattern altitude: 1199.7 ft. MSL
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: DUSK-DAWN. ACTVT MIRL RY 18/36 AND MALSR RY 18 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 123.0
WX ASOS: 120.775 (870-536-0228)
LITTLE ROCK APPROACH: 119.85
LITTLE ROCK DEPARTURE: 119.85
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 119.85(501-379-2908)
  • DURG TWR CLOSURE AND HRS FSS OPERNL AAS PRVDD ON FREQ 118.4. WHEN FSS CLSD BROADCAST POSITION / INTENTIONS ON FREQ 118.4.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
PBFr182/4.4PINE BLUFF VOR/DME116.0004E
LITr153/32.5LITTLE ROCK VORTAC113.9005E
MONr339/38.4MONTICELLO VOR/DME111.6004E

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
SELF SERVICE FUEL AVBL 24 HRS WITH CREDIT CARD (100LL & JET A).
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR

Runway Information

Runway 18/36

Dimensions: 5998 x 150 ft. / 1828 x 46 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 40.0
Double wheel: 56.0
Double tandem: 90.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 18  RUNWAY 36
Latitude: 34-10.965252N34-09.976313N
Longitude: 091-56.138268W091-56.134238W
Elevation: 203.2 ft.198.7 ft.
Gradient: 0.1%0.1%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 178 magnetic, 180 true358 magnetic, 360 true
Markings: precision, in good conditionprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-box VASI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-box VASI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Approach lights: MALSR: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with runway alignment indicator lights
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: ILS

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF PINE BLUFF
200 E. 8TH ST.
PINE BLUFF, AR 71601
Phone 870-730-2000
Manager: DOUG HALE
PO BOX 7625
PINE BLUFF, AR 71611
Phone 870-534-4131

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 49
Single engine airplanes: 44
Multi engine airplanes: 2
Helicopters: 1
Ultralights: 2
    
Aircraft operations: avg 28/day *
58% local general aviation
38% transient general aviation
3% air taxi
1% military
* for 12-month period ending 30 June 2015

Additional Remarks

A58-36 TWO +3 FT POSTS 180 FT FM RY END 180 FT R.
ARPT CLSD TO ACR WITH 30 OR MORE PASSENGERS.
MIGRATORY BIRDS INVOF ARPT.
NUMEROUS AGRICULTURAL OPNS ON & INVOF ARPT YEAR ROUND.

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 between 14 September 2017 at 0901Z and 12 October 2017 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 18 **CHANGED**   download (258KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 18 **CHANGED**   download (260KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 36 **CHANGED**   download (255KB)
VOR/DME RWY 36 **CHANGED**   download (175KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (39KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (131KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

9M8 - Sheridan Municipal Airport (23 nm NW)
0M0 - Billy Free Municipal Airport (26 nm SE)
M73 - Almyra Municipal Airport (27 nm NE)
KSGT - Stuttgart Municipal Airport / Carl Humphrey Field (31 nm NE)
KLLQ - Monticello Municipal Airport/Ellis Field (33 nm S)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 25-Sep-2017
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:3411:34
Sunrise06:5911:59
Sunset19:0024:00
Evening civil twilight19:2500:25

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  25-Sep-2017 10:13:00
Local (UTC-5)  25-Sep-2017 05:13:00
 
METAR
KPBF 250953Z AUTO 00000KT 9SM CLR 19/18 A2995 RMK AO2 SLP139 T01940183
TAF
KPBF 250520Z 2506/2606 VRB04KT P6SM FEW250 TEMPO 2511/2513 4SM BR FM251500 12005KT P6SM SCT050 FM251900 15009G16KT P6SM VCTS SCT050CB SCT250
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Pine Bluff Aviation Commission UNICOM 123.00
870-534-4131
870-534-4136
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Full service and self-serve Avgas and JetA fuel at competitive prices, Aircraft parking (ramp or tie-down), Restaurant, Hangars, Pilot supplies, Passenger terminal, Pilot lounge, Public Wi-fi, Courtesy car and Restrooms. Please make Pine Bluff's Grider Field your stop for fast and friendly service.
 
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