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The Bessemer Municipal Airport - EKY operates as a public-use, business friendly airport with a sincere dedication to serving the entire General Aviation community.

EKY is owned by the City of Bessemer and is operated by the Bessemer Airport Authority.

Our prime location near I-459 provides corporate and general aviation travelers convenient access to I-65, I-20, US 31 and US 280 - making EKY an ideal gateway for the

Birmingham-Hoover and Tuscaloosa-Vance Metropolitan Areas. 



The Bessemer Municipal Airport, operated by the Bessemer Airport Authority, Bessemer, Alabama, hereby publishes a proposed overall goal for its Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program for FY 2024-FY2026 for the Bessemer Municipal Airport. The proposed DBE goal is 9.98% for all FAA-AIP funded projects for FY 2024, the proposed DBE goal is 7.10% for all FAA-AIP funded projects for FY 2025, the proposed DBE goal is 7.11% for all FAA-AIP funded projects for FY 2026 with a FY 2024- FY 2026 three-year goal of 8.06%. The methodology used in developing this goal is available for inspection at the Office of the Executive Director, Tim Wasyluka, 900 Mitchell Field Rd, Bessemer, AL 35022, Monday through Friday, from 8 AM until 4:30 PM. The Authority will receive and consider public comments on the proposed goal for 30 days from the date of this advertisement. These goals are established in accordance with 49 CFR Part 26. Written comments may be forwarded to the addresses cited below.

Tim Wasyluka

Executive Director

Bessemer Municipal Airport
900 Mitchell Field Rd
Bessemer, AL 35022


Phone (205) 835-1415

Herlinda J. Bradley
DBE/ACDBE Program Compliance Specialist

Federal Aviation Administration
Office of Civil Rights – External Operations

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