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KBED Laurence G Hanscom Field Airport
Bedford, Massachusetts, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 08 OCTOBER 2020

Location

FAA Identifier: BED
Lat/Long: 42-28-11.8000N 071-17-20.4000W
42-28.196667N 071-17.340000W
42.4699444,-71.2890000
(estimated)
Elevation: 132 ft. / 40.2 m (surveyed)
Variation: 16W (1995)
Time zone: UTC -4 (UTC -5 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 01730

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 04/1943
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: BOSTON CENTER
FSS: BRIDGEPORT FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: BED (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: CONTINUOUS
Pattern altitude: 1000 FT AGL FIXED WING; 1500 FT AGL TURBOJET; 1800 FT AGL HEAVY JET ACFT.
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT MALSR RWY 11 & 29; HIRL RWY 11/29; MIRL RWY 05/23; TWY LGTS - 118.5.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
Landing fee: yes, SURCHARGE FOR EACH LNDG AND/OR DEP 2300-0700. COML & TSNT LNDG FEE.
Fire and rescue: ARFF index B
Airline operations: CLSD TO PART 121 ACR OPNS WITH OVER 60 SEATS EXCP 24 HR PPR CALL 781-869-8000.
International operations: customs landing rights airport
US CUSTOMS USER FEE ARPT.

Airport Communications

CTAF: 118.5
UNICOM: 122.95
ATIS: 124.6
WX ASOS: 124.6 (781-274-9733)
HANSCOM GROUND: 121.7 [0700-2300]
HANSCOM TOWER: 118.5 257.2 [0700-2300]
BOSTON APPROACH: 124.4
BOSTON DEPARTURE: 124.4
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 121.85
COMD POST: 362.95
DREEM STAR: 119.0 124.4
EMERG: 121.5 243.0
GRAYM STAR: 119.0 124.4
WX ASOS at BOS (14 nm SE): 135.0 (617-567-5762)
WX ASOS at LWM (17 nm NE): PHONE 978-687-8017
WX ASOS at OWD (18 nm S): 119.95 (781-762-4314)
WX ASOS at BVY (18 nm NE): PHONE 978-921-5042

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
BOSr313/14.9BOSTON VOR/DME112.7016W
LWMr223/18.4LAWRENCE VOR/DME112.5015W
MHTr187/24.2MANCHESTER VOR/DME114.4015W
GDMr112/34.3GARDNER VOR/DME110.6014W
PUTr053/39.5PUTNAM VOR/DME117.4014W

Airport Services

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

Runway Information

Runway 11/29

Dimensions: 7011 x 150 ft. / 2137 x 46 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 82 /F/C/W/T
Single wheel: 120.0
Double wheel: 250.0
Double tandem: 455.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 11  RUNWAY 29
Latitude: 42-28.309423N42-28.166158N
Longitude: 071-18.020578W071-16.473593W
Elevation: 132.0 ft.123.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 113 magnetic, 097 true293 magnetic, 277 true
Declared distances: TORA:7011 TODA:7011 ASDA:7011 LDA:7011TORA:7011 TODA:7011 ASDA:7011 LDA:7011
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 right (3.00 degrees glide path)
RVR equipment: touchdownrollout
Approach lights: MALSR: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with runway alignment indicator lightsMALSR: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with runway alignment indicator lights
Runway end identifier lights: nono
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: ILS/DMEILS/DME
Obstructions: 120 ft. hill, lighted, 1050 ft. from runway, 734 ft. right of centerline, 34:1 slope to clearnone

Runway 5/23

Dimensions: 5107 x 150 ft. / 1557 x 46 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 79 /F/C/W/T
Single wheel: 120.0
Double wheel: 250.0
Double tandem: 436.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 5  RUNWAY 23
Latitude: 42-27.806147N42-28.476517N
Longitude: 071-17.812088W071-17.126562W
Elevation: 128.0 ft.127.8 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 053 magnetic, 037 true233 magnetic, 217 true
Declared distances: TORA:5107 TODA:5107 ASDA:5107 LDA:5107TORA:5107 TODA:5107 ASDA:5107 LDA:5107
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-box VASI on left (3.75 degrees glide path)4-box VASI on right (3.50 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: MASS PORT AUTHORITY
ONE HARBORSIDE DR
E BOSTON, MA 02128
Phone (781) 869-8000
Manager: SHARON M. WILLIAMS
MASSPORT, 200 HANSCOM DRIVE
BEDFORD, MA 01730
Phone 781-869-8000

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 258
Single engine airplanes: 141
Multi engine airplanes: 23
Jet airplanes: 83
Helicopters: 11
    
Aircraft operations: avg 333/day *
46% local general aviation
35% transient general aviation
18% air taxi
<1% military
<1% commercial
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2018

Additional Remarks

A23 RWY 29 RIGHT TFC ACFT OVR 12500 LBS.
PPR FOR ALL ACFT CARRYING EXPLOSIVES CALL 781-869-8000.
TWY G BTWN RWY 11/29 AND RWY 05/23 RSTRD -- NO ACFT WITH WINGSPANS GTR THAN 118 FT.
TWY C, F, J, M, R, S, T CLSD TO ACFT GTR THAN 118 FT WINGSPAN.
NO PRACTICE LOW APCHS/TGLS FOR ACFT UNDER 12500 LBS BTN 2300-0700.
SVC-TRAN ALERT: OPR 1200-0400Z++ WKD; 1400-2200Z++ SUN; PPR OT AND HOL DSN 845-5589/5592.
SVC-TRAN ALERT: DE-ICING AVBL FR VENDOR.
AF: PPR ALL MIL ACFT, PAX MNFST REQ ALL INBD PAX, CTC BASE OPS DSN 845-5589/5592, C781-225-5589/5592.
AF : COMD POST DSN 845-6960/6961, C781-225-6960/6961.
NO PRACTICE LOW APCHS/TGLS FOR ACFT 12500 LBS & OVER.
VOLUNTARY NOISE ABATEMENT PROCS IN EFCT CTC AMGR 781-869-8000. NOISE SENSITIVE HISTORIC AREA S OF ARPT; FOR RWY 23 DEP CONT RWY HDG TO 1000 FT AGL, TURNING CROSSWIND OVR RTE 2.
TWY N CLSD PERMLY.
NOISE RULES IN EFCT - HELS OPERG WI CNTLD ASP ARE RQRD TO MNTN HIST PSBL ALT.
SUPPORT: OPR 1200-0400Z++ MON-FRI, 1300-1900Z++ SAT & SUN, CLSD HOL. CTC BASE OPS PRIOR TO 1700Z++ FRI FOR OT SUPPORT.
BIRDS AND WILDLIFE ON & INVOF ARPT.
BE ALERT FOR SML ACFT PARKED ON RAMPS.

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 08 October 2020 at 0901Z to 05 November 2020 at 0900Z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
DREEM TWO (RNAV)   download (219KB)
GRAYM SIX   download (244KB)
ZELKA TWO (RNAV)   download (152KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 11   download (305KB)
ILS OR LOC RWY 29   download (256KB)
RNAV (RNP) Y RWY 29   download (244KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 23   download (271KB)
RNAV (GPS) Z RWY 11   download (316KB)
RNAV (GPS) Z RWY 29   download (281KB)
RNAV (RNP) Y RWY 11   download (274KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (117KB)
 
Departure Procedures
HANSCOM TWO **CHANGED**   2 pages: [1] [2] (478KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (180KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

6B6 - Minute Man Air Field (10 nm W)
KBOS - General Edward Lawrence Logan International Airport (14 nm SE)
KLWM - Lawrence Municipal Airport (17 nm NE)
KOWD - Norwood Memorial Airport (18 nm S)
KBVY - Beverly Regional Airport (18 nm NE)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 20-Oct-2020
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:3810:38
Sunrise07:0611:06
Sunset17:5321:53
Evening civil twilight18:2222:22

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  20-Oct-2020 11:01:57
Local (UTC-4)  20-Oct-2020 07:01:57
 
METAR
KBED 201051Z 00000KT 5SM BR BCFG CLR 07/06 A3025 RMK AO2 SLP257 T00670061
KBOS 
14nm SE 
201054Z 16003KT 10SM FEW011 FEW120 BKN250 10/09 A3027 RMK AO2 SLP250 T01000089
KLWM 
16nm NE 
201054Z 00000KT 10SM BKN110 10/09 A3028 RMK AO2 SLP253 T01000094
KMQE 
17nm SE 
201051Z AUTO 17011KT 11/11 A3025 RMK AO1 SLP255 T01060106
KBVY 
18nm NE 
201053Z 16004KT 8SM BKN004 10/09 A3026 RMK AO2 SLP242 T01000094 PNO
KOWD 
18nm S 
201053Z 00000KT 7SM SCT011 BKN032 OVC050 07/06 A3026 RMK AO2 SLP246 T00720056 PNO $
TAF
KBED 200520Z 2006/2106 00000KT P6SM FEW100 FM200700 00000KT P6SM BKN080 FM201600 20006KT P6SM OVC030 FM202100 20004KT P6SM OVC020 FM210100 19003KT P6SM OVC010 FM210500 00000KT 5SM BR VCSH OVC008
KBOS 
14nm SE 
200846Z 2009/2112 20003KT P6SM FEW120 BKN250 FM201600 19007KT P6SM OVC030 FM201800 20007KT 6SM SHRA BR OVC020 FM210000 20004KT P6SM VCSH OVC020 FM210100 23003KT P6SM OVC010 FM210600 36003KT 3SM BR VCSH OVC003
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
Jet Aviation Bedford
Air Elite
ASRI 131.525
781-274-0030
toll-free 1-800-538-0233
[web site]
[email]
When planning your next trip to Boston or its surrounding areas, discover our new FBO, located conveniently at Hansom Field. Our recently upgraded facilities feature relaxing lounges, extensive passenger and crew amenities, and courtesy transportation. In addition, we offer you the luxury of driving directly to your aircraft. To ensure that your trip goes smoothly, you'll receive personalized service from beginning to end.
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AirBoss™ fuel program   NATA Safety 1st   U.S. Government AIR Card   U.S. Customs Service   DASSP   AEG Fuels   Fly Louie Alliance   Crew cars   Go Rentals   FAA-Approved Repair Station   Wireless Internet Access (WiFi)  
 
Phillips 66
100LL Jet A
FS $6.40 $7.18 
GUARANTEED
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   2 read write
 Rectrix Aerodrome Centers, Inc. at BED
Paragon Aviation Group
ASRI 131.40
978-341-8400
[web site]
[email]
Aviation fuel, Aircraft ground handling, Oxygen service, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangars, Hangar leasing / sales, GPU / Power cart, ...
 
NATA Safety 1st   WSI Pilotbrief   Contract Fuel   Crew car   Enterprise Rent-A-Car   FAA-Approved Repair Station   Wireless Internet Access (WiFi)   National Business Aviation Association  
 
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World Fuel Services
100LL Jet A
FS $6.36 $6.99 
GUARANTEED
 
   9 read write
Signature Flight Support 781-274-0010
[web site]
[email]
Aviation fuel, Oxygen service, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangars, GPU / Power cart, Passenger terminal and lounge, Rental cars, ...

More info about Signature Flight Support
independent
100LL Jet A
FS $6.55 $7.08 
 Updated 17-Oct-2020
 
   3 read write
Alternatives at nearby airports
IMPORTANT: Note that the FBOs below are NOT at KBED but at other nearby airports. Do not expect services from these FBOs to be available at KBED.
Located at KBVY
North Atlantic Air, Inc.
ASRI 129.725
toll-free 1-800-541-1745
978-774-2070
[web site]
[email]
At KBVY (Beverly Regional Airport), 18 miles ENE

Avoid the congestion of Bedford. Beverly Regional Airport is 21 miles (20 minutes) northeast of Boston.
We understand the importance of comfort (you'll love the recliners in front of our 70" screen TV in our pilot lounge), aesthetics (recently renovated facility and professionally appointed lobby), and accommodating sensitive guests.
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Located at KBVY
Shell
100LL Jet A
FS $4.80 $4.40 
SS $4.55 --- 
 Updated 19-Oct-2020
 
   2 read write
FS=Full service
SS=Self service
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Getting Around: Taxi, Limo, Rental Cars, Mass Transit

  
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