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LOU

Bowman Field
Louisville, Kentucky

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FAA Identifier: LOU
Latitude/Longitude: 38-13-40.7425N / 085-39-49.4966W
38.2278 / -85.6636
Elevation: 545 feet MSL (Surveyed)
Magnetic Variation: 04W (2010)
Land Area Covered: 426 acres
From City: 5 nautical miles SE of Louisville, KY
County/Parish: Jefferson, KY
Airport Operations:
Airport Use: Public
Activiation Date: 4/1/1940 12:00:00 AM
Sectional Chart: St Louis
Control Tower: Yes
ARTCC: Indianapolis Center (ZID)
FSS: Louisville Flight Service Station ()
Attendance: ALL/ALL/0700-2200
Wind Indicator: Yes - Lighted
Segmented Circle: No
Lights: See Rmk
Beacon: White-Green (lighted land airport)
International Operations: No
Landing Fee: No
Communications:
Unicom: 122.95
CTAF: 119.5
LCL/P VFR-ADV 119.5
LCL/P 257.625
GND/P 121.8
CD/P 118.9
ATIS 118.275
Services:
Fuel available: 100LL Jet-A
Airframe Repair: Major
Power Plant Repair: Major
Bottled oxygen: High/low
Bulk oxygen: High/low
Runway Information:
Runway: 06/24
Dimensions: 4358 x 75 ft.
Surface: Asphalt - in good condition
Weight Bearing Capacity:
Single wheel: 30 K lbs.
Runway Edge Lights: Medium intensity
Runway: 15/33
Dimensions: 3580 x 75 ft.
Surface: Asphalt - in good condition
Weight Bearing Capacity:
Single wheel: 30 K lbs.
Runway Edge Lights: Medium intensity
Airport Ownership and Management:
Ownership: Publicly Owned
Owner: Regional Airport Auth
P O Box 9129
Louisville, KY 40209-0129
502-368-6524
Manager: Steven Petty
3345 Roger Schupp Street
Louisville, KY 40205
(502) 363-8533
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Remarks:
  • COMPASS ROSE LOCATED AT THE ADMINISTRATION BUILDING IS NOT FOR ACFT COMPASS CALIBRATION USE.
  • ROTARY WING MIL ACFT REQUIRE 24 HR PPR.
  • STAGE 3 COMPLIANCE RQRD FOR TURBOJET ACFT; PPR FOR ALL ACFT OVER 30000 LBS GWT. CALL AMGR 502-368-6524 FOR PPR.
  • WHEN ATCT CLSD TRNG OPNS PROHIBITED.
  • NMRS OBSTNS, PRIMARLIY TREES IN ALL RY APCH SFCS.
  • FLT NOTIFICATION SERVICE(ADCUS) AVBL.
  • BE ALERT FOR BIRDS ON & INVOF ARPT DURG DALGT HRS.
  • RY 06, +24' BLDG, 262' RT OF RY END, VIOLATES 7:1 TRANSITIONAL SFC.
  • RWY 33 VASI OUT OF SERVICE INDEFINITELY
  • APCH RATIO 24:1 TO DSPLCD THLD.
  • APCH RATIO 12:1 TO DSPLCD THLD.
  • APCH RATIO 28:1 TO DSPLCD THLD.
  • APCH RATIO 17:1 TO DSPLCD THR.
  • +8 FT 6 INCH FENCE 956 FT FROM DSPLCD THLD; ROAD 992 FT FM DSPLCD THLD.
  • +9 FT FENCE 392 FT FROM DSPLCD THLD.
  • ACTVT MIRL RYS 06/24 & 15/33 - CTAF.
  • EXISTED PRIOR TO 1959.
  • NW.
Nearby Public Airports: (50 mile radius)
IDNameCity/State/UseChartDistance
SDF Louisville Intl-Standiford Field Louisville, KY - Public St Louis 5 miles
JVY Clark Rgnl Jeffersonville, IN - Public St Louis 10 miles
BRY Samuels Field Bardstown, KY - Public St Louis 30 miles
64I Lee Bottom Hanover, IN - Public St Louis 30 miles
3R8 Scottsburg Scottsburg, IN - Public St Louis 30 miles
I83 Salem Muni Salem, IN - Public St Louis 37 miles
IMS Madison Muni Madison, IN - Public St Louis 38 miles
EKX Addington Field Elizabethtown, KY - Public St Louis 40 miles
8I1 Robinson Vevay, IN - Public St Louis 41 miles
FFT Capital City Frankfort, KY - Public Cincinnati 41 miles
6I2 Lebanon Springfield-George Hoerter Field Springfield, KY - Public St Louis 47 miles
I42 Paoli Muni Paoli, IN - Public St Louis 50 miles
SER Freeman Muni Seymour, IN - Public St Louis 50 miles
Nearby Private Airports: (20 mile radius)
IDNameCity/State/UseChartDistance
07KY Blue Lick Louisville, KY - Private St Louis 10 miles
82KY Woodledge Farm Crestwood, KY - Private St Louis 11 miles
73KY Brooks Field Brooks, KY - Private St Louis 15 miles
4KY5 Weavers Run West Point, KY - Private St Louis 18 miles
1IN4 Robinson Airpark Elizabeth, IN - Private St Louis 19 miles
6KY6 Jeffries Farm Louisville, KY - Private St Louis 19 miles
IN14 Greenridge Rla Lanesville, IN - Private St Louis 19 miles
58KY Willow Island Airpark Finchville, KY - Private St Louis 19 miles
4KY8 Shady Acres Shepherdsville, KY - Private St Louis 20 miles
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