EKY - Bessemer Municipal Airport
           Bessemer, Alabama
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

Sectional chart: ATLANTA

Control tower: no

ARTCC: ATLANTA CENTER

FSS: ANNISTON FLIGHT SERVICE STATION

NOTAMs facility: ANB (NOTAM-D service available)

Attendance: 0800-1800


AFTER HOURS 205-835-1415 (FEE FOR AFTER HOURS SERVICE).

Wind indicator: lighted

Segmented circle: yes

Lights: ACTVT HIRL RY 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

OKW       r075/16.8             BROOKWOOD VORTAC    111.00     00E

VUZ        r182/21.5             VULCAN VORTAC            114.40      02E

ELDK      r081/30.8             CRIMSON VORTAC          117.80      03E

 

NDB                  name          Hdg/Dist       Freq          Var           ID

MCDEN             200/12.6     224               01            WBH       -... ....

SYLACAUGA     288/31.6     284               03            WSCD    ... -.-. -..

GRAGG-WADE  329/31.8     338               01            EGGY     --. --. -.-- 

AIRPORT SERVICES

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A+


FOR FUEL AFTER HRS CALL 205-835-1415

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 5
RUNWAY 23

Latitude: 33-18.437102N

Longitude: 086-56.028720W

Elevation: 699.3 ft.

Traffic pattern: left

Runway heading: 053 magnetic, 050 true

Markings: precision, in fair condition

Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)

Runway end identifier lights: yes

Touchdown point: yes, no lights

Instrument approach: ILS/DME

Obstructions: none

Latitude: 33-19.076205N

Longitude: 086-55.127518W

Elevation: 699.5 ft.

Traffic pattern: left

Runway heading: 233 magnetic, 230 true

Markings: nonprecision, in fair condition

Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)

Runway end identifier lights: yes

Touchdown point: yes, no lights

Instrument approach: 

Obstructions: 22 ft. gnd, 1173 ft. from runway, 44:1 slope to clear

AIRPORT OWNERSHIP & MANAGEMENT FROM OFFICIAL FAA RECORDS

Ownership: Publicly-owned

Owner: CITY OF BESSEMER
1800 N THIRD AVE
BESSEMER, AL 35020
Phone: 205-424-4060

Executive Director: Tim Wasyluka​

900 MITCHELL FIELD RD

BESSEMER, AL 35022
Phone 205-835-1415

AIRPORT OPERATION STATISTICS

Aircraft based on the field: 95

Single engine airplanes: 71

Multi engine airplanes: 13

Jet airplanes: 5

Helicopters: 6

    

Aircraft operations: avg 281/day *

57% transient general aviation

43% local general aviation

* for 12-month period ending 30 September 2015

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 between 21 July 2016 at 0901Z and 18 August 2016 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures

ILS OR LOC RWY 05  download (236KB)

RNAV (GPS) RWY 05  download (198KB)

RNAV (GPS) RWY 23  download (228KB)

VOR RWY 05  download (202KB)

 

NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply  download (189KB)
 

ADDITIONAL REMARKS

- WILDLIFE HAZARDS IN VICINITY.

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KEKY - Bessemer Municipal Airport

900 Mitchell Field Road

Bessemer, Alabama 35022

(205) 428-9292