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KBID Block Island State Airport
Block Island, Rhode Island, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 08 NOVEMBER 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: BID
Lat/Long: 41-10-05.2000N / 071-34-40.2000W
41-10.086667N / 071-34.670000W
41.1681111 / -71.5778333
(estimated)
Elevation: 107.9 ft. / 32.9 m (surveyed)
Variation: 15W (1985)
From city: 1 mile W of BLOCK ISLAND, RI
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -4 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 02807

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 06/1950
Control tower: no
ARTCC: BOSTON CENTER
FSS: BRIDGEPORT FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: BID (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: OCT-APR TUE-SAT 0800-1600, MAY-SEP 0700-1900
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT REIL RWY 10 & 28; PAPI RWY 10 & 28; MIRL RWY 10/28 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
Landing fee: yes, COML & NON RHODE ISLAND REGISTERED ACFT.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 123.0
WX AWOS-3PT: 134.775 (401-466-5495)
PROVIDENCE APPROACH: 125.75
PROVIDENCE DEPARTURE: 125.75
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 120.1
WX ASOS at WST (15 nm NW): 132.375 (401-596-9543)
  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY BOSTON ARTCC ON FREQS 124.85/307.9 (WOODSTOCK RCAG) WHEN PROVIDENCE APCH CTL CLSD.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
SEY at fieldSANDY POINT VOR/DME117.8015W
GONr128/23.5GROTON VOR/DME110.8514W
ORWr155/30.1NORWICH VOR/DME110.0014W
PVDr205/34.0PROVIDENCE VOR/DME115.6014W
HTOr079/36.6HAMPTON VORTAC113.6013W

Airport Services

Parking: tiedowns
Airframe service: NONE
Powerplant service: NONE
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 10/28

Dimensions: 2502 x 100 ft. / 763 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 30.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 10  RUNWAY 28
Latitude: 41-10.064787N41-10.109410N
Longitude: 071-34.941505W071-34.399467W
Elevation: 107.7 ft.101.4 ft.
Gradient: 0.2%0.2%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 099 magnetic, 084 true279 magnetic, 264 true
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on right (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
Obstructions: 88 ft. trees, 2000 ft. from runway, 40 ft. right of centerline, 20:1 slope to clearnone

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: STATE OF RHODE ISLAND
RI AIRPORT CORPORATION
WARWICK, RI 02886
Phone 401-737-4000
Manager: ANDY TRANSUE
BOX 357
BLOCK ISLAND, RI 02807
Phone 401-466-5511

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 4
Single engine airplanes: 3
Multi engine airplanes: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 40/day *
55% air taxi
41% transient general aviation
4% local general aviation
<1% military
* for 12-month period ending 31 July 2018

Additional Remarks

OBSTNS: LGTD TWRS 1 MI NE OF ARPT, 1/2 MI APART.
DEER & BIRDS ON & INVOF ARPT.
ARPT PRKG & SAFETY BRIEF AVBL ON LDG 122.85 MHZ OR CALL 401-466-5511.
RWY CONDS MAY NOT BE MNT OR RPRTD WHEN ARPT IS UNATNDD; CALL AMGR 401-466-5511.
OVNGT PRKG FEE.

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 8 November 2018 at 0901Z to 6 December 2018 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 10   download (165KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 28   download (215KB)
VOR/DME RWY 10 **CHANGED**   download (177KB)
VOR RWY 28   download (157KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (26KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (178KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KWST - Westerly State Airport (15 nm NW)
KMTP - Montauk Airport (16 nm W)
0B8 - Elizabeth Field Airport (21 nm W)
KGON - Groton-New London Airport (23 nm NW)
KUUU - Newport State Airport (26 nm NE)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 19-Nov-2018
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:1011:10
Sunrise06:4011:40
Sunset16:2421:24
Evening civil twilight16:5321:53

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  19-Nov-2018 21:12:32
Local (UTC-5)  19-Nov-2018 16:12:32
 
METAR
KBID 192056Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM BKN022 BKN029 A3003 RMK AO2 SLPNO 6//// 57010 FZRANO $
KWST 
15nm NW 
192053Z AUTO 34005KT 10SM SCT019 OVC028 10/06 A3003 RMK AO2 SLP170 T01000061 56008
KMTP 
16nm W 
192054Z AUTO 31003KT 10/08 A3004 RMK AO1 SLP172 T01000078 $
TAF
KGON 
23nm NW 
191939Z 1920/2018 33006KT P6SM OVC025 FM192300 32004KT P6SM BKN040 FM200100 35004KT P6SM BKN030 FM200300 VRB03KT 5SM -RA OVC020 FM200700 05004KT 5SM -RA OVC010
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Getting Around: Taxi, Limo, Rental Cars, Mass Transit

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
Services / Description
 
Comments
  
 Island Moped and Bike
401-466-2700
401-323-2060
[web site]
[email]
Free taxi to Island Moped call for info 401-466-2700

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Where to Eat: Catering, Restaurants, Food shops

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Distance
 
Comments
  
Bethany's Airport Diner 401-466-3100
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 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Distance
 
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Block Island Reservations 401-466-2605
toll-free 1-800-825-6254
[web site]
[email]
[Reservations]
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