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FAA Information Effective: 9/14/2017

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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,Sat/0900-1200Year-round,Mon-Fri/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$ 4.24  (self serve service)
Jet-A$ 5.65  (self serve service)
100LL$ 4.24  (full serve service)
Jet-A$ 5.65  (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:medium
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
06712.7ft. MSL
62° mag
58° true
0.3% up
basicNo DataTrees, 65 ft Right of center, 27 ft high, 629 ft from end, 15:1 clearance slope
Runway 06 20:1 Approach Slope at Threshold
24722.5ft. MSL
242° mag
238° true
0.3% down
basicNo DataBrush, 100 ft Right of center, 15 ft high, 201 ft from end
-10' Dwnslp Terrain and Brush 175'-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-precisionvisual glide slope: 2-Light/Left-Side PAPI
runway end identifier: REIL is present
Tree, 280 ft Left of center, 90 ft high, 1,950 ft from end, 19:1 clearance slope

Business/Service Information

Name LocationFreq. MonitoredMain Phone
Bedford Aero Club
    Bedford, IN
    Club in Formation
      Bedford, IN
      Lawrence County Aviation
      • $4.24
      • $4.24
      • $5.65
      • $5.65
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      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: 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
      MIRL Rwy 06/24 and 13/31 Preset Low Intst, to Incr Intst & Actvt REIL Rys 13 & 31 - CTAF

      Aircraft & Activity

      Based GA Aircraft

      Single Engine:22
      Multi Engine:0

      Airport Activity

      GA Local:1,664
      GA Itinerant:1,664
      Air Taxi:195

      (12-month period ending on 12/31/2016)

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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)