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KBEC Beech Factory Airport
Wichita, Kansas, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 16 JUNE 2022

Location

FAA Identifier: BEC
Lat/Long: 37-41-38.1000N 097-12-53.7000W
37-41.635000N 097-12.895000W
37.6939167,-97.2149167
(estimated)
Elevation: 1408.6 ft. / 429.3 m (surveyed)
Variation: 04E (2015)
From city: 5 miles E of WICHITA, KS
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -6 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 67206

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 04/1940
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: KANSAS CITY CENTER
FSS: WICHITA FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: ICT (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: MON-FRI 0700-1730
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: WHEN ATCT CLSD ACTVT REIL RWY 01 AND 19; MIRL RWY 01/19 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF: 126.8
UNICOM: 122.95
WX AWOS-3PT: 119.45 (316-515-7116)
BEECH GROUND: 121.7 [0700-1730 MON-FRI]
BEECH TOWER: 126.8 313.6 [0700-1730 MON-FRI]
WICHITA APPROACH: 134.8
WICHITA DEPARTURE: 134.8
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 125.0 ;WHEN TWR CLSD
EMERG: 121.5
WX ASOS at AAO (3 nm N): 134.025 (316-636-2541)
WX AWOS-3P at 3AU (7 nm E): 124.175 (316-733-6696)
WX AWOS-3 at 1K1 (7 nm NE): 118.3 (316-530-6004)
WX ASOS at ICT (11 nm W): PHONE 316-945-8022
WX AWOS-3P at EQA (19 nm E): 120.875 (316-322-8095)
  • OTHER TIMES BY NOTAM; CHECK WITH FLT SVS OR WICHITA APCH CTL ON FREQ 134.8.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
ICTr093/17.8WICHITA VORTAC113.8007E
HUTr114/38.6HUTCHINSON VOR/DME116.8004E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
PICHE055/13.433204EIC .. -.-.

Airport Services

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

Runway Information

Runway 1/19

Dimensions: 8001 x 100 ft. / 2439 x 30 m
Surface: concrete, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Double wheel: 75.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 1  RUNWAY 19
Latitude: 37-40.989148N37-42.280905N
Longitude: 097-13.061048W097-12.730177W
Elevation: 1371.2 ft.1408.6 ft.
Traffic pattern: rightleft
Runway heading: 007 magnetic, 011 true187 magnetic, 191 true
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: Privately-owned
Owner: BEECHCRAFT AIRCRAFT COMPANY
10511 E. CENTRAL
WICHITA, KS 67201
Phone (316) 515-5300
Manager: TODD BAYLESS
10511 E. CENTRAL
WICHITA, KS 67201
Phone (316) 515-8365

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 77
Single engine airplanes: 21
Multi engine airplanes: 29
Jet airplanes: 10
Military aircraft: 17
    
Aircraft operations: avg 90/day *
81% local general aviation
14% military
5% transient general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 13 August 2019

Additional Remarks

ARR & DEP ACFT MAINTAIN 2200 FT MSL WITHIN 5 MILES OF FIELD DUE TO AFB TRAFFIC.
PRKG UNAVBL EXC 4 HRS PPR CALL 316-515-7140.
EXTENSIVE TRAINING ACTIVITIES
RWY 19 CALM WIND RWY.
ARRS FROM THE W CROSS MIDFIELD ENTER DNWND.
DEER, COYOTE & MIGRATORY WATER FOWL ON & INVOF ARPT.
PPR FOR PARKING OR TAXIING WEST SIDE OF RY.
BE ALERT COL JAMES JABARA ARPT 3 MILES NORTH 1/2 MILE WEST OF ARPT.

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 June 2022 at 0901Z to 14 July 2022 at 0900z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 01   download (270KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 19   download (266KB)
VOR-B   download (207KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (147KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KCEA - Cessna Aircraft Field Airport (3 nm SW)
KAAO - Colonel James Jabara Airport (3 nm N)
KIAB - Mc Connell Air Force Base (5 nm SW)
3AU - Augusta Municipal Airport (7 nm E)
1K1 - Lloyd Stearman Field Airport (7 nm NE)
KICT - Wichita Dwight D Eisenhower National Airport (11 nm W)
KEQA - El Dorado/Capt Jack Thomas Memorial Airport (19 nm E)
 
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Aerial photo of KBEC (Beech Factory Airport)
Photo by Eve Cascella
Photo taken 03-Oct-2009

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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 04-Jul-2022
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:4210:42
Sunrise06:1311:13
Sunset20:5301:53
Evening civil twilight21:2402:24

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  04-Jul-2022 23:12:17
Local (UTC-5)  04-Jul-2022 18:12:17
 
METAR
KBEC 042255Z AUTO 17015G20KT 10SM CLR 35/19 A2989 RMK AO2 T03450186
KAAO 
3nm N 
042254Z AUTO 17015G26KT 10SM CLR 35/19 A2989 RMK AO2 PK WND 19026/2250 SLP103 T03500189 $
KIAB 
5nm SW 
042256Z AUTO 20016KT 10SM SCT090 36/18 A2989 RMK AO2 SLP107 T03580184 $
K3AU 
7nm E 
042255Z AUTO 17010G19KT 10SM SCT075 34/16 A2990 RMK AO2
K1K1 
7nm NE 
042255Z AUTO 19014G24KT 10SM CLR 35/17 A2990 RMK AO2 T03480170
KICT 
11nm W 
042253Z 19013KT 10SM FEW085 FEW120 SCT150 34/19 A2988 RMK AO2 PK WND 19027/2237 SLP099 T03440194
KEQA 
19nm E 
042255Z AUTO 18013G18KT 10SM CLR 35/21 A2990 RMK AO2
TAF
KICT 
11nm W 
041723Z 0418/0518 20016G25KT P6SM FEW250 FM050100 17013KT P6SM FEW250 FM050800 18013KT P6SM FEW250 WS020/20040KT FM051200 17012KT P6SM FEW150 FM051500 19015G23KT P6SM FEW200
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