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Bessemer Airport

Bessemer, AL

Phone: 205-428-9292
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Attendance: Attended
After Hours 205-542-5311 (Fee For After Hours Service).Year-round, 7 Days a Week,0800-1800
Elevation:699 ft (213.1 m) (Surveyed)
Location:3.00 mi. SE of Bessemer
Beacon: Present (white-green)
Instrument Procedures:ILS, LOC, VOR, RNAV, GPS
Runway length: 6007 ft
Fees:Tiedown, Hangar
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Minimum Fuel Prices

100LL$ 4.43  (full serve service)
Jet-A$ 4.19  (full serve service)

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Runway 05/23

Dimensions:6007 x 100ft. / 1830.9 x 30.5mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 60000 lb
Surface:asphalt, no surface treatment, in fair conditionRunway Edge Lights:high
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
05699.3ft. MSL
53° mag
50° true
precisionvisual glide slope: 4-Light/Left-Side PAPI
runway end identifier: REIL is present
23699.5ft. MSL
233° mag
230° true
non-precisionvisual glide slope: 4-Light/Left-Side PAPI
runway end identifier: REIL is present
Terrain, Both-Sides, 22 ft high, 1,173 ft from end, 44:1 clearance slope

Business/Service Information

Name LocationFreq. MonitoredMain Phone
51st Aero Squadron
    On field: CTR
    Bessemer Airport FBO
    • $4.43
    • $4.19
    On field: CTR
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    Services at this airport:

    Engine Repair: MajorAirframe Repair: Major
    Fuel: 100LL Low-Lead
    Transportation: Courtesy Car
    Rental Cars: 
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      Operations & More Information

      Lat/Long:N33 18.7567' / W86 55.5783'
      Charts:NACO: Atlanta Sectional
      Mag Var:03W (2010)
      ARTCC:Atlanta (ZTL)
      FSS:Anniston (ANB)
      NOTAM Facility:ANB
      Approach/Departure Control FacilityBHM
      Pattern Altitude:No data provided. Assume 1000 AGL
      Wind Indicator:Lighted
      Seg. Circle:Yes
      Lighting:Pilot Activated Lighting:
      • high intensity: 7 clicks in 7 secs
      • medium intensity: 5 clicks in 5 secs
      • low intensity: 3 clicks in 3 secs
      Actvt HIRL Ry 05/23 - CTAF

      Aircraft & Activity

      Based GA Aircraft

      Single Engine:70
      Multi Engine:11

      Airport Activity

      GA Local:43,700
      GA Itinerant:58,900
      Air Taxi:

      (12-month period ending on 10/28/2014)

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      Contact Addresses

      Owner:Airport Manager:
      City of BessemerMike Collins
      1800 N Third Ave900 Mitchell Field Rd
      Bessemer, AL 35020Bessemer, AL 35022
      205-424-4060 (Office) 205-428-9292 (Office)