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Bessemer, Alabama

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FAA Identifier: EKY
Latitude/Longitude: 33-18-45.4000N / 086-55-34.7000W
33.3125 / -86.9261
Elevation: 699 feet MSL (Surveyed)
Magnetic Variation: 03W (2010)
Land Area Covered: 380 acres
From City: 3 nautical miles SE of Bessemer, AL
County/Parish: Jefferson, AL
Airport Operations:
Airport Use: Public
Activiation Date: 3/1/1973 12:00:00 AM
Sectional Chart: Atlanta
Control Tower: No
ARTCC: Atlanta Center (ZTL)
FSS: Anniston Flight Service Station ()
Attendance: ALL/ALL/0800-1800
Wind Indicator: Yes - Lighted
Segmented Circle: Yes
Lights: See Rmk
Beacon: White-Green (lighted land airport)
International Operations: No
Landing Fee: No
Unicom: 123
CTAF: 123
Fuel available: 100LL Jet-A+
Airframe Repair: Major
Power Plant Repair: Major
Bottled oxygen: High/low
Bulk oxygen: None
Runway Information:
Runway: 05/23
Dimensions: 6007 x 100 ft.
Surface: Asphalt - in fair condition
Weight Bearing Capacity:
Single wheel: 60 K lbs.
Double wheel: 60 K lbs.
Runway Edge Lights: High intensity
Airport Ownership and Management:
Ownership: Publicly Owned
Owner: City Of Bessemer
1800 N Third Ave
Bessemer, AL 35020
Manager: Tim Wasyluka
900 Mitchell Field Rd
Bessemer, AL 35022
(205) 835-1415
Sectional Map:
  • ACTVT REIL RY 05/23; HIRL RY 05/23 - CTAF.
Nearby Public Airports: (50 mile radius)
EET Shelby County Alabaster, AL - Public Atlanta 12 miles
BHM Birmingham-Shuttlesworth Intl Birmingham, AL - Public Atlanta 20 miles
0A8 Bibb County Centreville, AL - Public Atlanta 28 miles
02A Chilton County Clanton, AL - Public Atlanta 37 miles
SCD Merkel Field Sylacauga Muni Sylacauga, AL - Public Atlanta 37 miles
TCL Tuscaloosa Rgnl Tuscaloosa, AL - Public Atlanta 40 miles
PLR St Clair County Pell City, AL - Public Atlanta 43 miles
JFX Walker County-Bevill Field Jasper, AL - Public Atlanta 46 miles
Nearby Private Airports: (20 mile radius)
5AL3 Flying X Ranch Montevallo, AL - Private Atlanta 12 miles
AL40 Bonham Birmingham, AL - Private Atlanta 16 miles
1AL2 Tri-L Acres Airpark Columbiana, AL - Private Atlanta 19 miles
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