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Laurence G Hanscom Fld
Bedford, Massachusetts

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FAA Identifier: BED
Latitude/Longitude: 42-28-11.8000N / 071-17-20.4000W
42.4697 / -71.2889
Elevation: 132 feet MSL (Surveyed)
Magnetic Variation: 16W (1995)
Land Area Covered: 1125 acres
From City: 0 nautical miles NE of Bedford, MA
County/Parish: Middlesex, MA
Airport Operations:
Airport Use: Public
Activiation Date: 4/1/1943 12:00:00 AM
Sectional Chart: New York
Control Tower: Yes
ARTCC: Boston Center (ZBW)
FSS: Bridgeport Flight Service Station ()
Attendance: Continuous
Wind Indicator: Yes - Lighted
Segmented Circle: Yes
Lights: See Rmk
Beacon: White-Green (lighted land airport)
International Operations: No
Landing Fee: Yes
Communications:
Unicom: 122.95
CTAF: 118.5
LCL/P 118.5
LCL/P 257.2
GND/P 121.7
EMERG 121.5
EMERG 243.0
COMD POST 362.95
CD/P 121.85
ATIS 124.6(617-274-6283)
Services:
Fuel available: 100LL Jet-A
Airframe Repair: Major
Power Plant Repair: Major
Bottled oxygen: High/low
Bulk oxygen: High/low
Runway Information:
Runway: 05/23
Dimensions: 5107 x 150 ft.
Surface: Asphalt - in good condition
Surface Treatment: Saw-cut or plastic groove
Weight Bearing Capacity:
Single wheel: 120 K lbs.
Double wheel: 250 K lbs.
Double tandem: 436 K lbs.
Runway Edge Lights: Medium intensity
Runway: 11/29
Dimensions: 7011 x 150 ft.
Surface: Asphalt - in good condition
Surface Treatment: Saw-cut or plastic groove
Weight Bearing Capacity:
Single wheel: 120 K lbs.
Double wheel: 250 K lbs.
Double tandem: 455 K lbs.
Runway Edge Lights: High intensity
Airport Ownership and Management:
Ownership: Publicly Owned
Owner: Mass Port Authority
One Harborside Dr
E Boston, MA 02128
(781) 869-8000
Manager: Sharon M. Williams
Massport, 200 Hanscom Drive
Bedford, MA 01730
781-869-8000
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Remarks:
  • PPR FOR ALL ACFT CARRYING EXPLOSIVES CALL 781-869-8000.
  • TWY G BTWN RY 11/29 AND RY 05/23 RESTRICTED -- NO ACFT WITH WINGSPANS GREATER THAN 118 FT.
  • TWYS 'N' & 'B' CLSD TO AIR CARRIER ACFT.
  • TWY C, F, J, M, N, R, S, T CLSD GREATER THAN 118 FT WINGSPAN.
  • NO PRACTICE LOW APCHS/TOUCH & GO LNDGS FOR ACFT UNDER 12500 LBS BTN 2300-0700.
  • TWY N UNAVBL NOV 15-APR 1.
  • SVC-TRAN ALERT: OPR 1200-0400Z++ WKD; 1400-2200Z++ SUN; PPR OT AND HOL DSN 845-5589/5592.
  • SVC-TRAN ALERT: DE-ICING AVBL FR VENDOR.
  • AF: PPR ALL MIL ACFT, PAX MNFST REQ ALL INBD PAX, CTC BASE OPS DSN 845-5589/5592, C781-225-5589/5592.
  • AF : COMD POST DSN 845-6960/6961, C781-225-6960/6961.
  • NO PRACTICE LOW APCHS/TOUCH & GO LNDGS FOR ACFT 12500 LBS & OVER.
  • NOISE RULES IN EFFECT - HELICOPTERS OPERATING WITHIN CONTROLLED AIRSPACE ARE REQUIRED TO MAINTAIN HIGHEST POSSIBLE ALTITUDE.
  • SUPPORT: OPR 1200-0400Z++ MON-FRI, 1300-1900Z++ SAT & SUN, CLSD HOL. CTC BASE OPS PRIOR TO 1700Z++ FRI FOR OT SUPPORT.
  • BIRDS & WILDLIFE ON & INVOF ARPT.
  • BE ALERT FOR SMALL ACFT PARKED ON RAMPS.
  • (A23) RY 29 RIGHT TRAFFIC AIRCRAFT OVER 12500 LBS.
  • SURCHARGE FOR EACH LANDING AND/OR DEPARTURE 2300-0700. COMMERCIAL & TRANSIENT LANDING FEE.
  • CLSD TO PART 121 ACR OPNS WITH OVER 60 SEATS EXCP 24 HR PPR CALL 781-869-8000.
  • VGSI AND ILS GLIDEPATH NOT COINCIDENT. VGSI AND RNAV GLIDEPATH NOT COINCIDENT.
  • VGSI AND DESCENT ANGLES NOT COINCIDENT.
  • ACTVT MIRL RY 05/23; HIRL RY 11/29; MALSR RY 11 & 29 & TWY LGTS - 118.5.
  • TPA 1000 AGL FIXED WING; 1500 AGL TURBOJET; 1800 AGL HEAVY JET ACFT.
  • US CUSTOMS USER FEE ARPT.
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