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Virgil I Grissom Municipal Airport

Bedford, IN

Phone: 812-279-9839
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Attendance: Attended
Arpt Closed New Years Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day.Year-round,Mon-Sat/0900-1700
Elevation:727 ft (221.6 m) (Surveyed)
Location:3.00 mi. SE of Bedford
Beacon: Present (white-green)
Instrument Procedures:DME, VOR, RNAV, GPS
Runways:06/24, 13/31
Longest paved runway: 4501 ft
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Minimum Fuel Prices

100LL$ 4.87  (self serve service)
Jet-A$ 5.90  (self serve service)
100LL$ 4.87  (full serve service)
Jet-A$ 5.90  (full serve service)

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Runway 06/24

Dimensions:3089 x 70ft. / 941.5 x 21.3mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 4000 lb
Surface:asphalt, no surface treatment, in excellent conditionRunway Edge Lights:
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
06712.7ft. MSL
62° mag
58° true
0.3% up
basicNo DataRoad, Both-Sides, 15 ft high, 374 ft from end, 12:1 clearance slope
Runway 06 20:1 Approach Slope at Threshold
24722.5ft. MSL
242° mag
238° true
0.3% down
basicNo DataTrees, Both-Sides, 31 ft high, 703 ft from end, 16:1 clearance slope
-10' Dwnslp Terrain and Brush 100-200' Frm Rwy End Ry 24 22:1 Apch Slope at Thld

Runway 13/31

Dimensions:4501 x 100ft. / 1371.9 x 30.5mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 25000 lb
Surface:asphalt, no surface treatment, in good conditionRunway Edge Lights:medium
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
13711.8ft. MSL
133° mag
129° true
0.3% up
non-precisionrunway end identifier: REIL is present
Trees, 190 ft Right of center, 47 ft high, 200 ft from end
Ry 13, 47 Ft Tree Line 0-200 Fr Fm Ry End 190 Ft Right of Cl
31723.3ft. MSL
313° mag
309° true
0.3% down
non-precisionrunway end identifier: REIL is present
visual glide slope: 2-Box/Left-Side VASI
Tree, 280 ft Left of center, 90 ft high, 1,950 ft from end, 19:1 clearance slope
15' Dropoff 160' Frm Thr on Cntrln

Business/Service Information

Name LocationFreq. MonitoredMain Phone
Club in Formation
    Bedford, IN
    Lawrence County Aviation
    • Maintenance
    • $4.87
    • $4.87
    • $5.90
    • $5.90
    • Rentals
    • Flight Training
    On field: E
    UNICOM: 122.8
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    Services at this airport:

    Engine Repair: MajorAirframe Repair: Major
    Fuel: 100LL Low-Lead, Jet A
    Transportation: Courtesy Car
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    Operations & More Information

    Lat/Long:N38 50.4017' / W86 26.7217'
    Charts:NACO: St Louis Sectional
    Mag Var:04W (2010)
    ARTCC:Indianapolis (ZID)
    FSS:Terre Haute (HUF)
    NOTAM Facility:HUF
    Approach/Departure Control Facility
    Pattern Altitude:Fixed Wing: 1528 MSL
    Wind Indicator:Lighted
    Seg. Circle:No
    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
    MIRL Ry 13/31 Preset Low Intst, to Incr Intst & Actvt REIL Rys 13 & 31 - CTAF

    Aircraft & Activity

    Based GA Aircraft

    Single Engine:26
    Multi Engine:0

    Airport Activity

    GA Local:2,044
    GA Itinerant:2,280
    Air Taxi:195

    (12-month period ending on 12/31/2013)

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    Contact Addresses

    Owner:Airport Manager:
    Lawrence County BOACRay Sexton
    3213 Tunnelton Rd.3213 Tunnelton Rd.
    Bedford, IN 47421Bedford, IN 47421
    812-279-9839 (Office) 812-279-9839 (Office)
    Cell - 812-797-1722