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KEKY Bessemer Airport
Bessemer, Alabama, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 16 JUNE 2022

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

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A 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/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 60.0
Double wheel: 60.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
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 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
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
1700 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: 99
Single engine airplanes: 76
Multi engine airplanes: 10
Jet airplanes: 9
Helicopters: 4
    
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 16 June 2022 at 0901Z to 14 July 2022 at 0900z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 05   download (281KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 05   download (229KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 23   download (259KB)
VOR RWY 05   download (231KB)
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 26-Jun-2022
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:1210:12
Sunrise05:4110:41
Sunset20:0001:00
Evening civil twilight20:2901:29

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  26-Jun-2022 17:26:09
Local (UTC-5)  26-Jun-2022 12:26:09
 
METAR
KEKY 261656Z AUTO 14003KT 9SM SCT028 BKN036 30/23 A3014 RMK AO2 SLP051 T03000228
KEET 
11nm SE 
261653Z AUTO VRB03KT 10SM SCT031 31/23 A3012 RMK AO2 SLP192 T03060228
KBHM 
18nm NE 
261653Z VRB04KT 10SM FEW060 32/23 A3014 RMK AO2 SLP197 T03220228 $
TAF
KEET 
11nm SE 
261126Z 2612/2712 09003KT P6SM SCT015 TEMPO 2612/2614 BKN015 FM261500 16005KT P6SM SCT035 FM270100 00000KT P6SM SCT050 BKN250 PROB30 2703/2705 4SM TSRA BR OVC035CB FM270500 00000KT P6SM VCSH BKN100
KBHM 
18nm NE 
261345Z 2614/2712 16005KT P6SM SCT090 FM262300 15004KT P6SM SCT050 PROB30 2703/2706 4SM TSRA BR OVC035CB FM270600 00000KT P6SM VCSH BKN100
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
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 Fly EKY - The Bessemer Municipal Airport FBO
UNICOM 123.00
205-428-9292
205-424-7234
[web site]
[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

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Distance
 
Comments
  
 B-N-B Aircraft Services LLC
205-335-8471
[web site]
[email]
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
[web site]
[email]
Oxygen service, Hangars, GPU / Power cart, Aircraft charters, Aircraft maintenance, Avionics sales and service, Aircraft modifications, Aircraft cleaning / washing / detailing, ...

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