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Bessemer Airport

Bessemer, AL

Phone: (205) 835-1415
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Attendance: Attended
After Hours 205-835-1415 (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$ 4.80  (full serve service)
Jet-A$ 4.79  (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
Rwy Markings Faded

Business/Service Information

Name LocationFreq. MonitoredMain Phone
51st Aero Squadron
    On field: CTR
    Bessemer Airport FBO
    • $4.80
    • $4.79
    On field: CTR
    UNICOM: 123.0
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    Services at this airport:

    Engine Repair: MajorAirframe Repair: Major
    Fuel: 100LL Low-Lead
    Transportation: Courtesy Car
    Rental Cars: 
    EnterpriseBook Now! 866-315-9155

    Operations: Helicopter

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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 REIL Ry 05/23; HIRL Ry 05/23 - CTAF

    Aircraft & Activity

    Based GA Aircraft

    Single Engine:84
    Multi Engine:12

    Airport Activity

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

    (12-month period ending on 8/11/2017)

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    Contact Addresses

    Owner:Airport Manager:
    City of BessemerTim Wasyluka
    1800 N Third Ave900 Mitchell Field Rd
    Bessemer, AL 35020Bessemer, AL 35022
    205-424-4060 (Office) (205) 835-1415 (Office)