Virgil I. Grissom Municipal Airport
|Virgil I. Grissom Municipal Airport|
|Owner||Lawrence County BOAC|
|Elevation AMSL||728 ft / 222 m|
Virgil I. Grissom Municipal Airport (IATA: BFR, ICAO: KBFR, FAA LID: BFR) is a public use airport located three nautical miles (6 km) southeast of the central business district of Bedford, a city in Lawrence County, Indiana, United States.
Facilities and aircraft
Virgil I. Grissom Municipal Airport covers an area of 145 acres (59 ha) at an elevation of 728 feet (222 m) above mean sea level. It has two asphalt paved runways: 13/31 is 4,501 by 100 feet (1,372 x 30 m) and 6/24 is 3,089 by 70 feet (942 x 21 m).
For the 12-month period ending December 30, 2007, the airport had 5,110 aircraft operations, an average of 14 per day: 93% general aviation, 4% air taxi and 3% military. At that time there were 35 aircraft based at this airport: 97% single-engine and 3% multi-engine.
- Aerial photo from Indiana Department of Transportation
- FAA Terminal Procedures for BFR, effective May 25, 2017
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