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Bowman Field Airport

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Attendance: Attended
Year-round, 7 Days a Week,0700-2200
Tower:Air Traffic Control Tower, 15 hrs/day, everyday, year-roundTower Hrs: 0700-2200
Elevation:546 ft (166.4 m) (Surveyed)
Location:5.00 mi. SE of Louisville
Beacon: Present (white-green)
Instrument Procedures:VOR, RNAV, GPS, NDB
Runways:06/24, 15/33
Longest paved runway: 4358 ft
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Minimum Fuel Prices

100LL$ 5.79  (self serve service)
Jet-A$ 5.55  (self serve service)
100LL$ 6.44  (full serve service)
Jet-A$ 5.25  (full serve service)

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Runway 06/24

Dimensions:4358 x 75ft. / 1328.3 x 22.9mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 30000 lb
Surface:asphalt, no surface treatment, in fair conditionRunway Edge Lights:medium
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
06544.4ft. MSL
64° mag
60° true
0.3% down
non-precisionvisual glide slope: 2-Light/Left-Side PAPI
848' Disp Threshold
Trees, 73 ft Right of center, 70 ft high, 357 ft from end, 2:1 clearance slope
+8 Ft 6 Inch Fence 956 Ft From Dsplcd Thld; Road 992 Ft Fm Dsplcd Thld Apch Ratio 13:1 to Dsplcd Thld
24530.9ft. MSL
244° mag
240° true
0.3% up
non-precisionrunway end identifier: REIL is present
visual glide slope: 2-Light/Left-Side PAPI
310' Disp Threshold
Tree, 168 ft Left of center, 44 ft high, 922 ft from end, 16:1 clearance slope
Apch Ratio 23:1 to Dsplcd Thld

Runway 15/33

Dimensions:3580 x 75ft. / 1091.2 x 22.9mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 30000 lb
Surface:asphalt, no surface treatment, in good conditionRunway Edge Lights:medium
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
15538.7ft. MSL
148° mag
144° true
0.6% down
non-precisionvisual glide slope: 4-Box/Left-Side VASI
206' Disp Threshold
Tree, 140 ft Right of center, 46 ft high, 410 ft from end, 4:1 clearance slope
+9 Ft Fence 392 Ft From Dsplcd Thld Apch Ratio 9:1 to Dsplcd Thld
33518.8ft. MSL
328° mag
324° true
0.6% up
non-precisionvisual glide slope: 4-Box/Left-Side VASI
runway end identifier: REIL is present
342' Disp Threshold
Trees, 163 ft Left of center, 75 ft high, 939 ft from end, 9:1 clearance slope
Nw Apch Ratio 14:1 to Dsplcd Thr

Business/Service Information

Name LocationFreq. MonitoredMain Phone
Bowman Eagles
    Louisville, KY
    Cardinal Wings Aviation
    • Rentals
    • Flight Training
    Louisville, KY
    Central American Airways
    • Maintenance
    • $6.44
    • $5.25
    On field: SW
    UNICOM: 122.95
    Countrywide Flyers
      On field: SE
      Louisville Aviation
      • Rentals
      • Sales
      • Flight Training
      On field: CTR
      Louisville Executive Aviation
      • $6.49
      • $5.79
      • $5.55
      • $5.55
      • Sales
      On field: NE
      ARINC: 129.85502-292-4800
      Wings Flying Club
        Shepherdsville, KY
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        Services at this airport:

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

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          Operations & More Information

          Lat/Long:N38 13.6790' / W85 39.8249'
          Charts:NACO: St Louis Sectional
          Mag Var:04W (2010)
          ARTCC:Indianapolis (ZID)
          FSS:Louisville (LOU)
          NOTAM Facility:LOU
          Approach/Departure Control FacilitySDF
          Pattern Altitude:No data provided. Assume 1000 AGL
          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
          Actvt MIRL Rys 06/24 & 15/33 - CTAF

          Aircraft & Activity

          Based GA Aircraft

          Single Engine:158
          Multi Engine:31

          Airport Activity

          GA Local:34,952
          GA Itinerant:34,858
          Air Taxi:3,500

          (12-month period ending on 9/23/2013)

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          Contact Addresses

          Owner:Airport Manager:
          Regional Airport AuthoritySteven Petty
          P O Box 91293345 Roger Schupp Street
          Louisville, KY 40209-0129Louisville, KY 40205
          502-368-6524 (Office) 502-458-1475 (Office)