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Bowman Field Airport

Louisville, KY

Phone: 502-458-1475
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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$ 6.49  (full serve service)
Jet-A$ 5.50  (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
AirCenter 1
  • Maintenance
  • Rentals
  • Sales
  • Flight Training
On field: SW
Bowman Eagles, Inc.
  • Rentals
Louisville, KY
Cardinal Wings Aviation
  • Flight Training
Central American Airways
  • Maintenance
  • $6.54
  • $5.50
On field: SW
UNICOM: 122.95
Countrywide Flyers
  • Rentals
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
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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:Light Aircraft: 1546 MSL; Heavy Aircraft: 2046 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
      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)