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Bowman Field Airport

Louisville, KY

Phone: (502) 363-8533
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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:545 ft (166.1 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
Fees:Parking, Hangar, Tiedown
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Minimum Fuel Prices

100LL$ 5.39  (self serve service)
Jet-A$ 5.04  (self serve service)
100LL$ 5.99  (full serve service)
Jet-A$ 5.04  (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 good 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, 82 ft Right of center, 46 ft high, 265 ft from end, 1:1 clearance slope
+8 Ft 6 Inch Fence 956 Ft From Dsplcd Thld; Road 992 Ft Fm Dsplcd Thld Apch Ratio 24:1 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 28:1 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, 50 ft high, 410 ft from end, 4:1 clearance slope
+9 Ft Fence 392 Ft From Dsplcd Thld Apch Ratio 12:1 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 17:1 to Dsplcd Thr Rwy 33 VASI Out of Service Indefinitely

Business/Service Information

Name LocationFreq. MonitoredMain Phone
Bowman Eagles
    Louisville, KY
    Bowman Field Flying Club, Inc.
      Cardinal Wings Aviation
      • Rentals
      • Flight Training
      Louisville, KY
      Central American Airways
      • Maintenance
      • $6.05
      • $5.09
      On field: SW
      UNICOM: 122.95
      ElevenX Club
        Flight Club 502, Inc.
          LOUISVILLE, KY
          Louisville Aviation
          • Rentals
          • Sales
          • Flight Training
          On field: CTR
          Louisville Executive Aviation
          • $5.99
          • $5.39
          • $5.04
          • $5.04
          • Sales
          On field: NE
          ARINC: 129.85502-292-4800
            LOUISVILLE, KY
            Wings Flying Club
              Louisville, 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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              Activities: Intensive Flight Training
              Operations: Helicopter
              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: ()
              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:135
              Multi Engine:28

              Airport Activity

              GA Local:39,721
              GA Itinerant:37,645
              Air Taxi:5,461

              (12-month period ending on 8/25/2016)

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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) 363-8533 (Office)