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BFM

Mobile Downtown
Mobile, Alabama

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FAA Identifier: BFM
Latitude/Longitude: 30-37-36.4000N / 088-04-05.1000W
30.6267 / -88.0681
Elevation: 26 feet MSL (Surveyed)
Magnetic Variation: 01W (2005)
Land Area Covered: 1616 acres
From City: 3 nautical miles S of Mobile, AL
County/Parish: Mobile, AL
Airport Operations:
Airport Use: Public
Activiation Date: 4/1/1940 12:00:00 AM
Sectional Chart: New Orleans
Control Tower: Yes
ARTCC: Houston Center (ZHU)
FSS: Anniston Flight Service Station ()
Attendance: ALL/ALL/0700-2300
Wind Indicator: Yes - Lighted
Segmented Circle: Yes
Lights: See Rmk
Beacon: White-Green (lighted land airport)
International Operations: No
Landing Fee: No
Communications:
Unicom: 122.95
CTAF: 118.8
NG OPS 125.525
NG OPS 49.85FM
LCL/P 251.1
LCL/P 118.8
GND/P 121.7
GND/P 239.3
EMERG 121.5
ATIS 135.575
APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY HOUSTON ARTCC ON FREQS 127.65/285.475 (MOBILE RCAG) WHEN APCH CTL CLSD.
SAWRS 0800-1900.
Services:
Fuel available: 100LL Jet-A
Airframe Repair: Major
Power Plant Repair: Major
Bottled oxygen: None
Bulk oxygen: High/low
Runway Information:
Runway: 14/32
Dimensions: 9618 x 150 ft.
Surface: Asphalt - in poor conditionortland cement concrete
Surface Treatment: Saw-cut or plastic groove
Weight Bearing Capacity:
Single wheel: 75 K lbs.
Double wheel: 185 K lbs.
Double tandem: 325 K lbs.
Runway Edge Lights: High intensity
Runway: 18/36
Dimensions: 7800 x 150 ft.
Surface: Asphalt - in poor conditionortland cement concrete
Weight Bearing Capacity:
Single wheel: 76 K lbs.
Double wheel: 150 K lbs.
Double tandem: 320 K lbs.
Runway Edge Lights: Medium intensity
Airport Ownership and Management:
Ownership: Publicly Owned
Owner: Mobile Airport Authority
1891-9th St/brookley Complex
Mobile, AL 36615
251-438-7334
Manager: Thomas G. Hughes
P O Box 88004
Mobile, AL 36608
251-639-4680
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Remarks:
  • THIS AIRPORT HAS BEEN SURVEYED BY THE NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY.
  • CONDITIONS NOT MONITORED WHEN ATCT CLSD.
  • FAX PHONE 251-694-7667.
  • CLOSED TO AIR CARRIER OPERATIONS WITH MORE THAN 30 SEATS EXCEPT WITH A 48HR PPR CALL ARPT POLICE 251-639-4682.
  • RY 14/32 CNTRLN LGTS AVBL DURG ATCT OPER HRS ONLY.
  • TDZ LGTS AVBL DURG ACTC OPER HRS ONLY.
  • DUSK-DAWN. WHEN ATCT CLSD ACTVT MALSR RY 32 - CTAF. HIRL RY 14/32 PRESET ON STEP 3 OR HIGHER BASED ON WX.
  • PRIOR TO FAA ACT.
Nearby Public Airports: (50 mile radius)
IDNameCity/State/UseChartDistance
MOB Mobile Rgnl Mobile, AL - Public New Orleans 11 miles
5R7 Roy E Ray Bayou La Batre, AL - Public New Orleans 15 miles
2R5 St Elmo St Elmo, AL - Public New Orleans 15 miles
CQF H L Sonny Callahan Fairhope, AL - Public New Orleans 16 miles
15A Mark Reynolds/north Mobile County Creola, AL - Public New Orleans 20 miles
1R8 Bay Minette Muni Bay Minette, AL - Public New Orleans 22 miles
4R9 Jeremiah Denton Dauphin Island, AL - Public New Orleans 26 miles
5R4 Foley Muni Foley, AL - Public New Orleans 26 miles
PQL Trent Lott Intl Pascagoula, MS - Public New Orleans 30 miles
JKA Jack Edwards Gulf Shores, AL - Public New Orleans 33 miles
5R2 Ocean Springs Ocean Springs, MS - Public New Orleans 44 miles
82J Ferguson Pensacola, FL - Public New Orleans 46 miles
0R1 Atmore Muni Atmore, AL - Public New Orleans 46 miles
Nearby Private Airports: (20 mile radius)
IDNameCity/State/UseChartDistance
2AL6 Dale O Galer Aerodrome Theodore, AL - Private New Orleans 12 miles
26AL Richardson Field Mobile, AL - Private New Orleans 13 miles
4AL3 Treeo Daphne, AL - Private New Orleans 15 miles
AL74 Grimes Field Semmes, AL - Private New Orleans 17 miles
62AL Skywest Airpark Mobile, AL - Private New Orleans 18 miles
1AL5 Berry Field Loxley, AL - Private New Orleans 19 miles
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