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Virgil I Grissom Municipal
Bedford, Indiana

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FAA Identifier: BFR
Latitude/Longitude: 38-50-24.1000N / 086-26-43.3000W
38.8400 / -86.4453
Elevation: 727 feet MSL (Surveyed)
Magnetic Variation: 04W (2010)
Land Area Covered: 411 acres
From City: 3 nautical miles SE of Bedford, IN
County/Parish: Lawrence, IN
Airport Operations:
Airport Use: Public
Activiation Date: 3/1/1942 12:00:00 AM
Sectional Chart: St Louis
Control Tower: No
ARTCC: Indianapolis Center (ZID)
FSS: Terre Haute Flight Service Station ()
Attendance: ALL/MON-FRI/0900-1700, ALL/SAT/0900-1200
Wind Indicator: Yes - Lighted
Segmented Circle: No
Lights: See Rmk
Beacon: White-Green (lighted land airport)
International Operations: No
Landing Fee: No
Communications:
Unicom: 122.8
CTAF: 122.8
APCH/DEP SERVICE PROVIDED BY INDIANAPOLIS ARTCC ON FREQS 124.775/269.45 (HENRYVILLE RCAG).
Services:
Fuel available: 100LL Jet-A
Airframe Repair: Major
Power Plant Repair: Major
Runway Information:
Runway: 06/24
Dimensions: 3089 x 70 ft.
Surface: Asphalt - in excellent condition
Weight Bearing Capacity:
Single wheel: 4 K lbs.
Runway Edge Lights: Medium intensity
Runway: 13/31
Dimensions: 4501 x 100 ft.
Surface: Asphalt - in good condition
Weight Bearing Capacity:
Single wheel: 25 K lbs.
Double wheel: 30 K lbs.
Runway Edge Lights: Medium intensity
Airport Ownership and Management:
Ownership: Publicly Owned
Owner: Lawrence County Boac
3213 Tunnelton Rd.
Bedford, IN 47421
812-279-9839
Manager: Ray Sexton
3213 Tunnelton Rd.
Bedford, IN 47421
812-279-9839
Sectional Map:
Remarks:
  • RY 13/31 HAS SMALL TREES AND BRUSH 200 FT L & R OF CNTRLN ENTIRE RY LENGTH.
  • LINE OF SIGHT RSTRNS TO VIS.
  • DEER ON & INVOF ARPT.
  • 812-797-1722
  • ARPT CLSD NEW YEARS DAY, THANKSGIVING DAY, CHRISTMAS DAY.
  • RUNWAY 06 20:1 APPROACH SLOPE AT THRESHOLD
  • RY 24 22:1 APCH SLOPE AT THLD.
  • RY 13, 47 FT TREE LINE 0-200 FR FM RY END 190 FT RIGHT OF CL.
  • -10' DWNSLP TERRAIN AND BRUSH 175'-200' FRM RWY END.
  • MIRL RWY 06/24 AND 13/31 PRESET LOW INTST, TO INCR INTST & ACTVT REIL RYS 13 & 31 - CTAF.
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