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BKF

Buckley AFB
Aurora, Colorado

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FAA Identifier: BKF
Latitude/Longitude: 39-42-06.3400N / 104-45-07.0600W
39.7017 / -104.7519
Elevation: 5663 feet MSL (Estimated)
Magnetic Variation: 08E (2015)
Land Area Covered: acres
From City: 0 nautical miles N of Aurora, CO
County/Parish: Arapahoe, CO
Airport Operations:
Airport Use: Private
Activiation Date: 4/1/1944 12:00:00 AM
Sectional Chart: Denver
Control Tower: Yes
ARTCC: Denver Center (ZDV)
FSS: Denver Flight Service Station ()
Attendance: ALL/TUE-SAT/0630-2230, ALL/SUN-MON/0800-1600
Wind Indicator: Yes
Segmented Circle: No
Lights: Ss-Sr
Beacon: White-Green (lighted land airport)
International Operations: No
Landing Fee: No
Communications:
PTD 372.2
PMSV METRO 228.45
LCL/P 291.675
LCL/P 121.0
GND/P 121.6
GND/P 275.8
EMERG 243.0
EMERG 121.5
ATIS 119.675
ATIS 259.3
ARMY OPS (OUTLAW) 149.1
ARMY OPS (OUTLAW) 32.5
ARMY OPS (OUTLAW) 308.1
SEE FLIP AP/1 SUPPLEMENTARY ARPT RMK.
Services:
Airframe Repair: Major
Power Plant Repair: Major
Bottled oxygen: High/low
Bulk oxygen: High/low
Runway Information:
Runway: 14/32
Dimensions: 11006 x 150 ft.
Surface: PEM
Runway Edge Lights: High intensity
Airport Ownership and Management:
Ownership: Air Force Owned
Owner: USAF Licensed To Coang
Buckley Angb
Aurora, CO 80011

Manager: Chief Airfield Management
Hqcoang Det 1/cc Buckley Angb
Aurora, CO 80011
720-847-9650
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Remarks:
  • TWY A CLSD TO C5 C17 C130 C135 C141 KC10 P3 B747 B727(C22) ACFT.
  • OIL - O-148 SOAP-AVBL 1315-2400Z++ TUE-FRI.
  • AVOID OVFT OF FRNG RNG LCTD 890 FT LEFT OF CNTRLN AND 1 NM AT APCH END RWY 32 WHEN RED BCN IS ON OR RED FLAG IS DISPLAYED.
  • BEARING STRENGTH RWY 14-32: T140, ST175, TT280
  • FLUID - SP PRESAIR LOX LHOX, DE-ICE AVBL.
  • SERVICE FUEL - WILL BE COORD DUR PPR. A++
  • JASU - 1(A/M32A-86) 2(AM32A-60A) 2(AM32A-95)
  • FIRST 3836 FT RWY 14, FIRST 1710 FT RWY 32 CONC; MIDDLE 5460 FT RWY 14-32 ASPHALT. PROTOCOL, EXC PRIORITY REFUL, NOT AVBL. FOUR ENG ACFT TAXI WITH INBOARD ENG ONLY PRIOR TO DEP/AFTER LDG FOR FOD CTL.
  • LGT - RWY 32 ILS GS/RPI AND PAPI GS/RRP NOT COINCIDENTAL.
  • TFC PAT - RWY 32 LEFT TFC, RWY 14 RGT TFC, OVERHEAD 7200 FT. FTR ACFT EXP CLSD TFC AND OVERHEAD PAT E OF BUCKLEY FOR NOISE AVOIDANCE.
  • LARGE/HVY ACFT REQ U-TURN ON RWY, MAKE LEFT TURNS AT RWY END ON THE CONCRETE PORTION. AVOID OVFT RADAR DOMES NW RWY 14-32.
  • LDG ILLUSION EXISTS ON SHORT FINAL RWY 14. TERRAIN RISES SHORT OF THLD THEN DESCENDS FOR 2000 FT CREATING ILLUSION OF ACFT BEING HI ON FINAL AND EXCESSIVE GND RUSH. EXTRA CAUTION SHOULD BE USED DUR NGT LDG.
  • RSTD - PPR FOR ALL ACFT EXC BASE-ASGN, DSN 847-9650/9651/9652 C720-847-9650/9651/9652; MIN 24 HR NTC REQ AND NO MORE THAN 7 DAYS PRIOR TO ARR. TRAN ACFT VFR PAT WORK LTD TO SINGLE PRACTICE APCH FOLLOWED BY FULL STOP LDG. MULTIPLE VFR PRACTICE APCH UNAUT
  • RSTD:TWY L IS CLSD TO ALL TRANSIENTS.
  • MISC: AFLD MGT DOES NOT ISSUE OR STORE COMSEC.
  • CLASS D AIRSPACE EFF CONT.
  • UNLGT OBST SW OF RWY 32.
  • UNLGTD FENCE AROUND AFLD.
  • ARNG OPS: BLACKJACK OPS DSN 250-1623/20 C720-250-1623/20.
  • FOR NML DAY-TO-DAY OPS, ACFT OTHER THAN F-16S MAY BE HELD ON THE TRANS APRON OR OTHER TWY/APRON WAITING FOR WG ASGN ACFT TO CLEAR THE ARM/DEARM AREA.
  • CAUTION: HI FOD POTENTIAL ON TWY M EAST OF TWY W DUE TO PAVEMENT BREAKUP.
  • A-GEAR: BAK-12B(B)/TYPE-H A-G STD CONFIGURATION IS DEP END CABLE IN RAISED POSN FOR LCL ASGN F-16 ACFT DEP; ALL OT IN LOWERED POSN.
  • RSTD: AFLD LTD TO BASE ASGN ACFT ONLY FR 0530-1330Z++ TUE-SAT AND 2300-1500Z++ SUN AND MON.
  • AERODROME CONST AREA W SIDE RWY 32 THLD APRX 500 FEET FR EDGE OF RWY; NON-FRANGIBLE CONC SCRAPS LCTD IN VCNTY.
  • RSTD: ACFT MUST ADHERE TO PPR ARR BLOCK +/- 30 MIN OF SKED LDG.
  • CSTMS/AG/IMG - SVC LTD TO 140TH WG ACFT AND AMC ACFT SUPPORTING 140TH WG MSN ONLY.
  • CAUTION - HI MID-AIR COLLISION POTENTIAL, EXTREME VIGILANCE RQR. HVY BIRD ACT DUR PEAK MIGRATION PERIODS (BASH PHASE II MAR-MAY AND OCT-NOV) MAY POSE A POTENTIAL HAZ TO ACFT, ESPECIALLY DUR MORNING/EVENING HRS. ALL OTHER MONTHS PHASE I. CTC ATIS OR PTD F
  • HVY COML TFC ON DENVER INTL RY 35 ILS CRS BTN 6500 FT & 12,000 FT 2 NM E OF BUCKLEY. HVY UNCTL GEN AVN VFR TFC FR CENTENNIAL 9 NM SW. TFC IS CONCENTRATED FR SFC TO 10,000 FT S, SE AND E OF BUCKLEY CLASS D AIRSPACE.
  • TYPE & NBR VARY WITHOUT DEFINITE ASSIGNMENT.
  • HOOK MB100(B) (35' OVRN) TYPE-H BAK-12B(B) (1500')
  • TYPE-H BAK-12B(B) (1500') HOOK MB100(B) (35' OVRN)
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FTG Front Range Denver, CO - Public Denver 13 miles
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LMO Vance Brand Longmont, CO - Public Cheyenne 39 miles
11V Easton/valley View/ Greeley, CO - Public Cheyenne 44 miles
Nearby Private Airports: (20 mile radius)
IDNameCity/State/UseChartDistance
34CO Simons Aurora, CO - Private Denver 1 miles
1CO8 Everitt Parker, CO - Private Denver 13 miles
CO02 Harrington Ranch Bennet, CO - Private Denver 13 miles
9CO2 Van Slyke Field Watkins, CO - Private Denver 15 miles
87CO Young'S Strip Bennett, CO - Private Denver 18 miles
CD14 J & S Bennett, CO - Private Denver 19 miles
CO12 Van Aire Brighton, CO - Private Denver 20 miles
76CO Hoy Airstrip Bennett, CO - Private Denver 20 miles
CD09 Yoder Airstrip Bennett, CO - Private Denver 20 miles
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