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Laurence G Hanscom Field

Bedford, MA
Phone: 781-869-8000
www.massport.com/hansc/
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Overview

Attendance: Attended
Year-round, 7 Days a Week,All
Tower:Air Traffic Control Tower, 16 hrs/day, everyday, year-roundTower Hrs: 0700-2300
Elevation:132 ft (40.2 m) (Surveyed)
Location:NE of Bedford
Beacon: Present (white-green)
Approaches:ILS, LOC, VOR, RNAV, GPS, NDB, RNP
Runways:05/23, 11/29
Longest paved runway: 7011 ft
Fees:Parking, Landing
 
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Minimum Fuel Prices

100LL$ 8.58  (full serve service)
Jet-A$ 7.66  (full serve service)
Jet-A$ 6.99  (full service service)

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Runway 05/23

Dimensions:5107 x 150ft. / 1556.6 x 45.7mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 72000 lb
Surface:asphalt, grooved, in good conditionRunway Edge Lights:medium
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
05128.0ft. MSL
53° mag
37° true
non-precisionvisual glide slope: 4-Box/Left-Side VASI
runway end identifier: REIL is present
23127.8ft. MSL
233° mag
217° true
non-precisionvisual glide slope: 4-Box/Right-Side VASI
runway end identifier: REIL is present
Vgsi and Descent Angles Not Coincident

Runway 11/29

Dimensions:7011 x 150ft. / 2137.0 x 45.7mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 78000 lb
Surface:asphalt, grooved, in good conditionRunway Edge Lights:high
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
11132.0ft. MSL
113° mag
97° true
0.1% down
precisionapproach: 1400ft/Medium-Intensity/Runway Alignment Indicators
visual glide slope: 4-Light/Left-Side PAPI
runway visual range: Touchdown
ILS/DMEHill, 734 ft Right of center, 120 ft high, 1,050 ft from end, 34:1 clearance slope
Vgsi and Ils Glidepath Not Coincident. Vgsi and Rnav Glidepath Not Coincident
29123.0ft. MSL
293° mag
277° true
0.1% up
precisionapproach: 1400ft/Medium-Intensity/Runway Alignment Indicators
visual glide slope: 4-Light/Right-Side PAPI
ILS/DME

Business/Service Information

Name LocationFreq. MonitoredMain Phone
Associated Pilots Inc
  • Flight Training
CAMBRIDGE, MA
617-335-0099
Central Mass Cirrus Club
    BEDFORD, MA
    42.465766-71.284962
    978-815-5669
    East Coast Aero Club
    • Maintenance
    • Rentals
    • Sales
    • Flight Training
    On field: W
    42.463201-71.291302
    781-274-6322
    Executive Flyers Aviation, Inc.
    • Maintenance
    • Rentals
    • Sales
    • Flight Training
    On field: S
    42.463106-71.291099
    781-274-7227
    Hanscom Flight Training Center
    • Fuel
    • Rentals
    • Flight Training
    On field: E
    781-225-5849
    Jet Aviation of America, Inc.
    • Maintenance
    • $6.99
    • $8.58
    • $7.66
    • Sales
    On field: SW
    UNICOM: 122.95
    ARINC: 131.525
    781-274-0030
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology Flying Club
    • Flight Training
    CAMBRIDGE, MA
    National Aviation Academy
    • Flight Training
    BEDFORD, MA
    781-274-8448
    Signature Flight Support
    • Maintenance
    • $8.70
    • $7.72
    On field: SW
    42.463091-71.290476
    ARINC: 130.8781-274-0010
    United Business Jet
    • Sales
    Revere, MA
    781-284-1955
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    Services at this airport:

    Services: 
    Engine Repair: MajorAirframe Repair: MajorBulk Oxygen: High/Low
    Fuel: 100LL Low-Lead, Jet A
    Transportation: Limousine, Public
    Rental Cars: 
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    Customs: International Landing Rights

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    Operations & More Information

    Lat/Long:N42 28.1967' / W71 17.3400'
    Charts:NACO: New York Sectional
    Mag Var:16W (1995)
    ARTCC:Boston (ZBW)
    FSS:Bridgeport (BDR)
    1-800-WXBRIEF
    NOTAM Facility:BED
    Approach/Departure Control FacilityA90
    Pattern Altitude: Tpa 1000 AGL Fixed Wing; 1500 AGL Turbojet; 1800 AGL Heavy Jet Acft Light Aircraft: 1133 MSL; Heavy Aircraft: 1933 MSL; Turbine Aircraft: 1633 MSL
    Wind Indicator:Lighted
    Seg. Circle:Yes
    Lighting:Pilot Activated Lighting:
    • high intensity: 7 clicks in 5 secs
    • medium intensity: 5 clicks in 5 secs
    • low intensity: 3 clicks in 5 secs
    Actvt MIRL Ry 05/23; HIRL Ry 11/29; MALSR Ry 11 & 29 & Twy Lgts - 118.5

    Aircraft & Activity

    Based GA Aircraft

    Single Engine:176
    Multi Engine:21
    Jets:61
    Helicopters:14
    Gliders:
    Ultralights:

    Airport Activity

    GA Local:66,038
    GA Itinerant:77,166
    Commercial:335
    Air Taxi:18,087
    Military:1,795

    (12-month period ending on 12/31/2010)

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    Contact Addresses

    ASN Volunteer:Owner:Airport Manager:
    Bradford Von WeiseMass Port AuthoritySharon M. Williams
    One Harborside DrMassport, 200 Hanscom Drive
    E Boston, MA 02128Bedford, MA 01730
    617-428-2800 (Office) 781-869-8000 (Office)
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