KEESLER AFB
Latitude: 30-24-37.53 N
Longitude: 88-55-27.96 W
Elevation: 33 ft.
Variation: 1 E 1995
From city: 0 miles W of BILOXI, MS
ARTCC: ZHU
Section chart: NEW ORLEANS
Time Zone: UTC-6(-5DT)
BIX (KBIX)
BILOXI, MS
UNITED STATES

Data is effective:
04/03/2014 - 05/29/2014
Airport Operations
Airport Status: Operational
Facility use: Private use only
Control Tower: Airport traffic control tower
Tower Hours: MON-FRI 1400-0500Z++, SAT-SUN 1700-2300Z++, CLSD HOL. UNIT TRAINING ASSEMBLES SUN 1900-0500Z++.
FSS: GREENWOOD FSS (GWO)
Toll Free: 1-800-WX-BRIEF
NOTAMs Facility: BIX (KEESLER AFB)
Attendance: MON-FRI 1400-0500Z++
SAT-SUN 1700-2300Z++
1400-0500Z++ MON-FRI, 1700-2300Z++ SAT AND SUN, CLSD HOL, UNIT TRNG ASSEMBLIES 1900-0500Z++ SUN.
Wind Indicator: Yes
Segmented Circle: No
Lights: SS-SR
Beacon: Clear and Green
SS-SR
Fuel: 115, B+
Int'l Operations: Not a Landing Rights Airport
Not an Airport of Entry
Airport Contacts
OWNER:
USAF
HQ TECH TRNG CTR, KEESLER AFB
BILOXI, MS 39534
UNITED STATES
MANAGER:
CHIEF OF AFLD MANAGEMENT
HQ TECH TRNG CTR, KEESLER AFB
BILOXI, MS 39534
UNITED STATES
Phone: 601-377-2123
General Remarks
•  CAUTION: BIRD ALERT - CONCENTRATION OF BIRDS INVOF AFLD DURG INCLEMENT WX. LARGE FRAME ACFT WILL MAKE 180-DEGREE TURNS ON CONCRETE PORTION OF RWY.
•  RSTD: AIR CREWS CTC GND PRIOR TO ACFT ENG START. PPR EXC MEDEVAC MON-FRI, C130 AND LARGER SAT-SUN, DSN 597-2120.
•  RSTD: PILOTS WILL AVOID FLYING OVER USAF MEDICAL CNTR LCTD ON BACK BAY 1 NM EAST OF RY AND VA HOSPITAL ON BACK BAY 1 NM W OF RY.
•  ALL C130 OR LARGER MUST FACE N ON TWY B FOR MAINT RUNS OR ENG RUN-UPS. TRAN ACFT RON MUST ARR BY 2100Z++ MON-FRI BY 2200Z++ SUN.
•  CAUTION: MARINA TREES HINDER WIND, LO WIND SPEED ON RY 21 WHEN WIND DIR FROM 280-340. DUR AUGMENTATION/BACK UP; LTD WX OBSN TO E AND VIS MKR BYD 1 SM ONLY AVBL IN THE W TO N SECTOR, NIGHT FLOOD LGT HINDER CLOUD AND VIS OBSN, AND CEIL FRE 100-200 FT LO THAN OBSN ON RY 21 APCH FROM NOV-MAR.
•  MISC: HNGR SPACE NOT AVBL FOR SVR WX. COMSEC MATERIALS ARE NOT AVBL.
•  MISC: DSPLCD THLDS MAY BE USED FOR TKOF & LDG ROLLOUT. CTC TWR WITH REQ TO BACK TAXI.
•  JASU: 1(MA-1A); 3(A/M32-86A).
•  FUEL: J8.
•  FLUID: SP PRESAIR LPOX LOX
•  OIL: 0-148-156
•  RSTD: OUTSIDE OF PUBL OPR HR, COORD MSN ESSENTIAL (EVAC, STORM TRACKING, AND HI HQ (JCS) MSN) ACFT ARR/DEP WITH BASE OPS WHEN OPEN OR COMD POST.
•  CAUTION: GS ANT 250 FT W OF CNTRLN AND 1050 FT FROM AER 21.
•  MISC: RWY 03 AVBL TKOF 6632' FR KEY-HOLE; RWY 21 AVBL TKOF 6034' FR KEY-HOLE. SEE US TRML LO ARPT SKETCH FOR NSTD RWY 03/21 CONFIGURATION.
•  MISC: RWY 03 DISPL THLD DIMENSIONS AND SFC - 1ST 200 X 150 IS CONCRETE, NEXT 800 X 75 IS CONCRETE WITH 37.5' NON-WT BRG ASPHALT EDGE EA SIDE, AND REMAINING 598 X 150 IS CONCRETE.
•  MISC: RWY 21 DISPL THLD DIMENSIONS AND SFC - 1ST 200 X 150 IS CONCRETE, NEXT 800 X 75 IS CONCRETE WITH 37.5' NON-WT BRG ASPHALT EDGE EA SIDE.
•  MISC: VIP ACFT CTC PTD 372.2 15 MIN PRIOR TO LDG WITH FIRM CHOCK TIME. DURG OPR HRS LIFEGUARD/MEDEVAC/SAR/MSN ESSENTIAL ACFT CTC AFLD MGMT. OPS DSN 597-2120, C228-377-21210, 1 HR PRIOR TO ARR FOR PROPER COORD, DUR NON-OPR HRS CTC COMD POST DSN 597-4330, C228-377-4330 1 HR PRIOR TO REQ AFLD BE OPEN.
•  MISC: CLASS D AIRSPACE EFF 1400-0500Z++ MON-FRI, 1700-2300Z++ SAT AND SUN, CLSD HOL, UNIT TRNG ASSEMBLIES 1900-0500Z++ SUN.
•  403 WG AFRC - C130/WC130 ACFT OPR WKD.
•  CAUTION: LGTD WATER TWR LCTD 1775 FT RIGHT OF RY 03 CNTRLN AND 2900 FT LEFT OF RY 21 CNTRLN.
•  CAUTION: RWY EDGE LGTS PAST THRESHOLDS GREATER THAN 10' FROM FULL STRENGTH PAVEMENT. SPOT 24/25 (TWY B AND F) LIGHT-ALLS USED WHEN C-5 OR C-17 PARK DURG HRS OF DARKNESS AND INCLEMENT WX.
•  RSTD: ACFT RINSE FAC (BIRD BATH) TWY C AVBL TO C-130 AND LGR.
•  CAUTION; RWY HAZ MEN OR EQUIP OPERATING RANDOMLY TO INCLUDE WITHIN 100' OF RWY DLY.
•  CAUTION: LARGE FRAME AND HEAVY ACFT WILL MAKE 180-DEGREE TURNS ON CONCRETE PORTION OF RWY.
•  HELICOPTER TFC PAT 500 FT MSL
•  CAUTION: RWY 03 PRECISION INSTRUMENT APPROACH NOT AVBL.
•  PPR FOR ALL ACFT CTC AFLD MGMT OPS AT DSN 597-2120 OR C228-377-2120.
•  RSC/RCR NOT RPT DUR PUBL AFLD CLSD TIMES.
•  SERVICE-LGT: NSTD RY EDGE AND TWY LGTS; SEVERAL LGTS GREATER THAN 200 FT DIST APART ON RY, SEVERAL MISSING TWY EXIT LGTS.
•  CAUTION: NSTD TWY F DIRECTIONAL SIGNS; SIGNS LCTD AFTER INTERSECTION OF TWY A.
•  TRAN ALERT: TRAN MAINT UNAVBL. TRANS ACFT LTD TO APCHS ONLY, TRAN ACFT SVC AND PARKING UNAVBL UFN.
•  RSTD: TRAN ACFT RSTD TO APCHS ONLY; NO LDG.
•  RSTD: NO TAXIING OF ACFT ON RAMP 3. ACFT TO BE TOWED ONLY.
Airport Communications
UNICOM: None  
ATIS: 281.55 MHz MON-FRI 1400-0500Z++, SAT-SUN 1700-2300Z++, CLSD HOL. UNIT TRAINING ASSEMBLES SUN 1900-0500Z++.
RADAR SERVICE: Approach / Departure  
GULFPORT APPROACH/DEPARTURE: 124.6 MHz APCH/P DEP/P (130-309)
  124.6 MHz APCH/P DEP/P  
  127.5 MHz APCH/P DEP/P IC (310-129)
  127.5 MHz APCH/P DEP/P (310-129)
  254.25 MHz APCH/P DEP/P IC (310-129)
  254.25 MHz APCH/P DEP/P (310-129)
  354.1 MHz APCH/P DEP/P (130-309)
  354.1 MHz APCH/P DEP/P  
KEESLER GROUND: 121.8 MHz GND CLNC DEL  
  275.8 MHz GND/P CLNC DEL  
KEESLER TOWER: 120.75 MHz LCL/P  
  269.075 MHz LCL/P
CALL ACCOUNTANT.
 
Other - (403 WG AFRC COMD): 252.8 MHz 403 WG AFRC COMD  
Other - (AEROMEDICAL EVAC): 236.6 MHz AEROMEDICAL EVAC  
Other - (GULL OPS (MAC)): 349.4 MHz GULL OPS (MAC)  
Other - (OPNS): 283.7 MHz OPNS  
Other - (PMSV): 267.4 MHz PMSV  
Other - (PTD): 372.2 MHz PTD  
Remarks:
•  PMSV METRO: FULL SVC DUR AFLD OPR HR, EXTN AS RQR, CLSD HOL. REMOTE BRIEFING SVC AVBL FR 26 OWS BARKSDALE AFB, LA, DSN 331-2651,C318-529-2651. AUTO FMQ-19 IN USE 24/7. AUGMENTED/BACKED UP FMQ-19 IN USE WHEN REQ DUR OP HRS & FOR RESOURCE PROTECTION.
•  APCH/DEP SERVICE PROVIDED BY HOUSTON ARTCC ON FREQS 132.6/387.05 (MOBILE RCAG) WHEN GULFPORT APCH CTL CLSD.
Radio AIDS To Navigation
ILS/DME:
Rwy End Type ID Frequency Channel Remarks
Rwy 21 ILS I-BIX 109.7 MHz  
•  ILS: MONTRD DUR PUBLISHED OPR ONLY. NO-NOTAM MP: 1200-1400Z++TUE AND THU (1000/2+1). GS CRITICAL AREA NOT PROTECTED. ILS CRITICAL AREA NOT PROTECTED.
•  RADAR: SEE TERMINAL FLIP FOR RADAR MINIMA.
•  NVD TRNG TUE & THU WEEKLY 2000L-2300L.
•  ILS CLASSIFICATION CODE IE.


NAVAIDS:
Type ID Name Frequency Hours Distance Bearing Remarks
TACAN BIX KEESLER   24 Hours 0.3 nm 53.7°
•  OPERATIONAL IFR
•  MNT DUR PUBL OPR HR ONLY.
•  NO-NOTAM MP: 1200-1400Z++ WED (1000/2+1).
VORTAC GPT GULFPORT 109 MHz 24 Hours 7.9 nm 88.4°
•  OPERATIONAL IFR
•  TACAN AZM UNUSBL 195-217; 266-275 BYD 12 NM.
NDB HS HANCO 221 KHz 24 Hours 27.7 nm 95.0°
•  OPERATIONAL IFR
VORTAC SJI SEMMES 115.3 MHz 24 Hours 34.8 nm 237.2°
•  OPERATIONAL RESTRICTED
•  VOR PORTION UNUSBL 023-033.
•  TACAN AZIMUTH & DME UNUSBL 268-274 BYD 30 NM BLO 5,000 FT.
VOR/DME PCU PICAYUNE 112.2 MHz 24 Hours 42.8 nm 102.0°
•  OPERATIONAL IFR
Weather Data Services
ID Type Frequency Phone Distance Remarks
PQL WX ASOS 135.175 MHz 228-474-2836 20.7 nm
MOB WX ASOS   251-607-0469 39.1 nm
BFM WX ASOS   251-431-6762 46.2 nm
ASD WX ASOS 132.475 MHz 985-643-7263 46.7 nm
BXA WX AWOS-3PT 118.025 MHz 985-732-6224 53.7 nm
Runways
03/21
Dimensions: 7630 ft. x 150 ft.
Surface Type: PEM
Surface Condition:  
Treatment:  
Runway Edge Lights: High Intensity
Weight Limitations  
   PCN: 37/R/C/W/T
   Single Wheel:  
   Double Wheel:  
   Double Tandem:  
   Dual Double Tandem:  
  Runway 03 Runway 21
Traffic Pattern: Left Right
Markings: Nonstandard Nonstandard
Markings Condition: Good Good
Latitude: 30-24-6.77 N 30-25-8.3 N
Longitude: 88-55-53.22 W 88-55-2.69 W
Elevation: 32.6 ft. 9.7 ft.
Threshold Crossing Height: 48 ft. AGL 55 ft. AGL
Visual Glide Path Angle:
Visual Slope Indicator: 4-light PAPI on right 4-light PAPI on left
Approach Lights:   SSALR: Simplified short approach lighting system with runway alignment indicator lights
Centerline Lights: no no
Runway End Identifier Lights: Yes No
Displaced Threshold: 1598.8 ft. 1000.9 ft.
DT Latitude: 30-24-19.66 N 30-25-0.23 N
DT Longitude: 88-55-42.63 W 88-55-9.32 W
DT Elevation: 22.6 ft. 17.1 ft.
TDZE: 23 ft. 19 ft.

Heliports
None