BIGGS AAF (FORT BLISS)
Latitude: 31-50-58.29 N
Longitude: 106-22-48.14 W
Elevation: 3948 ft.
Variation: 12 E 1965
From city: 5 miles NE of FORT BLISS/EL PASO/, TX
ARTCC: ZAB
Section chart: EL PASO
Time Zone: UTC-7(-6DT)
BIF (KBIF)
FORT BLISS/EL PASO/, TX
UNITED STATES

Data is effective:
01/08/2015 - 03/05/2015
Airport Operations
Airport Status: Operational
Facility use: Private use only
Control Tower: Airport traffic control tower
Tower Hours: 1500-0700Z++ MON-SUN, EXC HOL.
FSS: ALBUQUERQUE FSS (ABQ)
Toll Free: 1-800-WX-BRIEF
NOTAMs Facility: ABQ (ALBUQUERQUE INTL SUNPORT)
Attendance: MON-SUN 1300-0500Z++
EXCP HOL
Segmented Circle: No
Lights: SEE RMK
SERVICE-LGT: WHEN UNATTENDED ACTVT 3-STEP HIRL RWY 03/21, ALSF-1 RWY 21 AND PAPI RWY 21-127.9.
Beacon: Split Clear and Green
SS-SR
Fuel: NONE
Int'l Operations: Not a Landing Rights Airport
Not an Airport of Entry
Airport Contacts
OWNER:
US ARMY AERONAUTICAL SVCS AGENCY
FT BELVOIR, TX 22060
UNITED STATES
MANAGER:
BIGGS AAF
FORT BLISS
EL PASO, TX 79901
UNITED STATES
Phone: 915-744-8088
General Remarks
•  RSTD: PPR ALL ACFT 24 HR PN CTC AIRFIELD OPS DSN 621-8811/8330, C915-744-8811/8330. TWR AND SVCS AVBL FOR ALL ACFT WITH PPR. PPR TIME VALID +/-1 HR. ALL ACFT CTC AFLD OPNS VIA PTD 30 MIN PRIOR TO ARR. TWR & SVCS UNAVBL BFR 1 HR PRIOR TO PPR SKED ARR.
•  TFC PAT: F/W 5000', F/W CAT BCDE TURBO PROP 5500', R/W 4500', JET 6000'.
•  CAUTION: EL PASO INTL RWY 22 2 NM SE CAN BE MISTAKEN FOR RWY 21.
•  CAUTION: EL PASO INTL RWY 22, 2 NM SE CAN BE MISTAKEN FOR RWY 21. COYOTE HAZ.
•  NS ABTMT: VFR WEST ARR/DEP VIA MTN PASS 15 NM NW OF BIGGS AAF. AVOID VFR OVFT OF CITY. FLY 1500' AGL, 1500' HORIZONTAL DIST FM MTN DWELLINGS.
•  BEARING STRENGTH RWY 03-21: ST175 SBTT593 TRT585.
•  SEE FLIP AP/1 SUPPLEMENTARY ARPT RMK.
•  JASU: 4(A/M32A-86) 2(A/M32-95).
•  SERVICE: FUEL - A+, TRUCK REFUEL ONLY (ATLANTIC AVN, 1500-0700Z++ MON-SUN, C915-779-2831, 1 HR PN, AFTER HR CALL OUT FEE $100).
•  FLUID: SP.
•  MISC: APVL RQR FOR ACCESS TO RAMP.
•  MISC: TMPRY STOR OF CLASSIFIED MATERIAL AVBL AT AIRFIELD OPS.
•  MISC: HGR SPACE EXTREMELY LTD FOR TRAN ACFT.
•  TRAN ALERT - 1300-0700Z++ MON-FRI, 1500-0700Z++ SAT & SUN, EXC HOL.
•  MISC: KBIF MANUAL OBSN AND BAAF USAF WX AVBL 24 HR MON-FRI, EXC HOL, DSN 621-1215/1214, C915-744-1215/1214. OT 25TH OWS, DAVIS-MONTHAN AFB, DSN 228-6598-6599. CLASS D AIRSPACE EFF 1500-0700Z++ MON-SUN, EXC HOL. OT CLASS E INTL GARBAGE CAP LTD. MUST BE BAGGED PRIOR TO ARR.
•  MISC: INTL GARBAGE CAP LTD. EXP DELAYS UNLESS PLACED IN GARBAGE BAGS PRIOR TO ARRIVAL.
•  CAUTION: ALL AFLD RWY LIGHTING IS NSTD CONFIGURATION. NSTD RWY EDGE LIGHTS ARE SPACED 70 FEET WIDER FROM CENTER THAN REQUIRED. NSTD PAPI LIGHTS OFFSET MORE THAN REQUIRED. NSTD REIL RWY 03 OFFSET WIDER THAN REQUIRED. NSTD THLD LIGHTS OFFSET MORE THAN REQUIRED. NSTD RWY DISTANCE REAMINING LIGHTS OFFSET WIDER TAN REQUIRED. RWY LANDING SURFACE WIDTH IS 100' CONCRETE AND 25' ASPHALT ON EACH SIDE.
Airport Communications
UNICOM: None  
ATIS: None  
RADAR SERVICE: Approach / Departure  
BIGGS EMERGENCY: 121.5 MHz EMERG  
  243 MHz EMERG  
BIGGS GROUND: 121.6 MHz GND/P  
  251.25 MHz GND/P  
BIGGS TOWER: 127.9 MHz LCL/P  
  342.25 MHz LCL/P  
EL PASO APPROACH: 119.15 MHz APCH/P CLASS C (SOUTH-V16)
  124.25 MHz APCH/P CLASS C IC (NORTH-V16)
  298.85 MHz APCH/P CLASS C IC (NORTH-V16)
  353.5 MHz APCH/P CLASS C (SOUTH-V16)
EL PASO APPROACH/DEPARTURE: 119.15 MHz APCH/P DEP/P  
EL PASO CLERANCE DELIVERY: 125 MHz CD/P  
  379.1 MHz CD/P  
EL PASO DEPARTURE: 121.3 MHz DEP/P  
  263 MHz DEP/P  
Other - (BLISS RDO): 134.1 MHz BLISS RDO  
Other - (PTD): 122.7 MHz PTD  
Remarks:
•  CLASS C AIRSPACE. CTC PRIOR TO ENTERING CTLZ.
•  BLISS RDO 1500-0700Z++, EXC HOL. 121.075 237.2.
Radio AIDS To Navigation
NAVAIDS:
Type ID Name Frequency Hours Distance Bearing Remarks
VOT ELP EL PASO INTL 111 MHz 24 Hours 2.6 nm 8.2°
•  OPERATIONAL RESTRICTED
•  UNUSBL ON THE WEST SIDE OF HANGERS SOUTH OF THE INTXN OF TWY A & THE CNTRLN OF RY 04/22.
NDB EL VALTR 242 KHz 24 Hours 3.2 nm 258.5°
•  OPERATIONAL IFR
•  NDB UNUSABLE 120-260 BYD 15 NM.
VORTAC ELP EL PASO 115.2 MHz 24 Hours 5.4 nm 292.0°
•  OPERATIONAL RESTRICTED
•  DME & TACAN AZIMUTH UNUSABLE 260-270 BYD 30 NM BLO 11,000 FT; 270-310 BYD 30 NM BLO 10,000 FT.
•  VOR PORTION UNUSABLE 310-070 BYD 25 NM BLO 12,000 FT.
VORTAC EWM NEWMAN 112.4 MHz 24 Hours 8.2 nm 221.8°
•  OPERATIONAL IFR
•  TACAN AZM & DME PORTION UNUSABLE 220-255 BEYOND 25 NM BELOW 12,000 FT.
VOR/DME CJS CIUDAD JUAREZ 116.7 MHz 24 Hours 13.0 nm 10.6°
•  OPERATIONAL IFR
VORTAC HUP HUDSPETH 115 MHz 24 Hours 54.1 nm 288.5°
•  OPERATIONAL IFR
TACAN HMN HOLLOMAN   24 Hours 62.2 nm 192.8°
•  OPERATIONAL RESTRICTED
•  TACAN UNUSABLE 030-120 BEYOND 30 NM BELOW 15,000 FT.
•  TACAN UNMONITORED WHEN RAPCON CLOSED.
•  NO-NOTAM MP: 1200-1400Z++ TUE.
Weather Data Services
ID Type Frequency Phone Distance Remarks
ELP WX ASOS   915-779-6452 2.6 nm
LRU WX AWOS-3 119.025 MHz 575-526-4831 37.8 nm
ALM WX AWOS-3 127.825 MHz 575-439-4112 62.5 nm
Runways
03/21
Dimensions: 13554 ft. x 150 ft.
Surface Type: PEM
Surface Condition:  
Treatment:  
Runway Edge Lights: High Intensity
Weight Limitations  
   PCN: 120/R/C/W/T
   Single Wheel:  
   Double Wheel: 137,000 lbs
   Double Tandem: 345,000 lbs
   Dual Double Tandem: 840,000 lbs
  Runway 03 Runway 21
Traffic Pattern: Left Right
Latitude: 31-50-9.95 N 31-51-46.628 N
Longitude: 106-23-42.603 W 106-21-53.683 W
Elevation: 3910.9 ft. 3947.7 ft.
Threshold Crossing Height: 71 ft. AGL 71 ft. AGL
Visual Glide Path Angle:
Visual Slope Indicator: 4-light PAPI on left 4-light PAPI on left
Approach Lights:   ALSF1: Standard 2400 feet high intensity approach lighting system with sequenced flashers, category 1 configuration
Runway End Identifier Lights: No No
TDZE: 3913 ft. 3948 ft.

Heliports
None