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KEKY Bessemer Airport
Bessemer, Alabama, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 09 SEPTEMBER 2021

Location

FAA Identifier: EKY
Lat/Long: 33-18-45.4000N 086-55-34.7000W
33-18.756667N 086-55.578333W
33.3126111,-86.9263056
(estimated)
Elevation: 699.6 ft. / 213.2 m (surveyed)
Variation: 03W (2010)
From city: 3 miles SE of BESSEMER, AL
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -6 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 35022

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 03/1973
Control tower: no
ARTCC: ATLANTA CENTER
FSS: ANNISTON FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: ANB (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 0800-1800
FEE FOR AFT HRS SVC CALL 205-835-1415.
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT REIL RWY 05 & 23; HIRL RWY 05/23 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 123.0
WX AWOS-3PT: 118.825 (205-424-3127)
BIRMINGHAM APPROACH: 124.9
BIRMINGHAM DEPARTURE: 124.9
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 123.75
WX ASOS at EET (11 nm SE): 134.325 (205-663-5881)
WX ASOS at BHM (17 nm NE): PHONE 205-591-6172

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
OKWr075/16.8BROOKWOOD VORTAC111.0000E
VUZr182/21.5VULCAN VORTAC114.4002E
LDKr081/30.8CRIMSON VORTAC117.8003E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
MCDEN202/12.622403WBH -... ....

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A+
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: HIGH/LOW
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 5/23

Dimensions: 6007 x 100 ft. / 1831 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt, in fair condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 60.0
Double wheel: 60.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
Runway edge markings: MARKINGS FADED.
RUNWAY 5  RUNWAY 23
Latitude: 33-18.437102N33-19.076205N
Longitude: 086-56.028720W086-55.127518W
Elevation: 699.3 ft.699.5 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 053 magnetic, 050 true233 magnetic, 230 true
Markings: precision, in poor conditionnonprecision, in poor 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
Instrument approach: ILS/DME
Obstructions: none22 ft. gnd, 1173 ft. from runway, 44:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF BESSEMER
1800 N THIRD AVE
BESSEMER, AL 35020
Phone 205-424-4060
Manager: TIM WASYLUKA
900 MITCHELL FIELD RD
BESSEMER, AL 35022
Phone (205) 835-1415

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 91
Single engine airplanes: 73
Multi engine airplanes: 8
Jet airplanes: 8
Helicopters: 2
    
Aircraft operations: avg 281/day *
57% transient general aviation
43% local general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 11 August 2019

Additional Remarks

FOR CD IF UNA VIA FREQ, CTC BIRMINGHAM APCH AT 205-769-3890.

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 09 September 2021 at 0901Z to 07 October 2021 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 05 **CHANGED**   download (285KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 05 **CHANGED**   download (231KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 23 **CHANGED**   download (261KB)
VOR RWY 05 **CHANGED**   download (233KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (189KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KEET - Shelby County Airport (11 nm SE)
KBHM - Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport (17 nm NE)
0A8 - Bibb County Airport (24 nm S)
02A - Chilton County Airport (32 nm SE)
KSCD - Merkel Field Sylacauga Municipal Airport (32 nm E)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 17-Sep-2021
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:0911:09
Sunrise06:3311:33
Sunset18:5123:51
Evening civil twilight19:1600:16

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  18-Sep-2021 02:39:21
Local (UTC-5)  17-Sep-2021 21:39:21
 
METAR
KEKY 171934Z AUTO 14004KT 10SM FEW027 OVC070 26/23 A3008 RMK AO2
KEET 
11nm SE 
171913Z AUTO VRB05KT 10SM SCT025 BKN085 27/22 A3007 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT W T02670222
KBHM 
18nm NE 
171914Z 11006KT 10SM BKN024 BKN036 BKN055 28/22 A3009 RMK AO2 T02830217 $
TAF
KEET 
11nm SE 
171735Z 1718/1818 14005KT P6SM VCSH SCT015 OVC035 FM172000 13005KT 6SM SHRA BR VCTS OVC045CB FM180300 00000KT P6SM OVC022 PROB30 1803/1806 4SM SHRA BR OVC015 FM180700 00000KT P6SM BKN009 FM181600 VRB03KT 6SM SHRA BR BKN011
KBHM 
18nm NE 
171735Z 1718/1818 13005KT P6SM VCSH FEW015 BKN030 FM172000 12005KT 6SM SHRA BR OVC045 FM180300 00000KT P6SM OVC030 PROB30 1803/1808 4SM SHRA BR OVC015 FM180800 00000KT P6SM BKN007 FM181500 00000KT 6SM SHRA BR BKN011
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
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 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
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 Fly EKY - The Bessemer Municipal Airport FBO
UNICOM 123.00
205-428-9292
205-424-7234
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[email]
Fly EKY - The Bessemer Municipal Airport FBO

The entire Fly EKY team invites you to enjoy a convenient & attentive Executive / Corporate / Leisure Aviation experience on your next flight to Birmingham and Central Alabama.

The Bessemer Municipal Airport (EKY) is only 15 miles as the crow flies southwest from Birmingham's city center and only a few minutes to the Mercedes Benz McCalla-Vance Auto Corridor.

EKY is a Regional Airport serving as a reliever for BHM. We strive to provide the safety, service and amenities available at busier airports with less stress and hassle.
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Aviation Businesses, Services, and Facilities

  
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 Apollo Aviation
205-494-0040
205-881-0040
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 B-N-B Aircraft Services LLC
205-335-8471
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Aircraft ground handling, Oxygen service, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangars, GPU / Power cart, Aircraft maintenance, Aircraft modifications, ...

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 The Aircraft Maintenance Company, Inc.
205-424-2377
203-444-7739
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