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Data Effective: 09/12/2019 - 10/10/2019
BIF (KBIF)
BIGGS AAF (FORT BLISS)
FORT BLISS/EL PASO/ , TX - UNITED STATES
Summary
Latitude/Longitude 31-50-58.29 N / 106-22-48.14 W
Elevation 3947.7 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)
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OPERATIONS
Airport Status Operational
Facility use Private use only
Control Tower Airport traffic control tower
Tower Hours 1500-0700Z++ MON-SUN, EXC HOL.
Apch/Dep Hours  
FSS ALBUQUERQUE FSS (ABQ)  Toll Free: 1-800-WX-BRIEF
    NOTAMs Facility ABQ (ALBUQUERQUE INTL SUNPORT)
    Attendance MON-SUN 1500-0700Z++
    EXCP HOL
    Wind Indicator  
    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
    Landing Fee  
    Fuel NONE
    Fire and Rescue  
    Int'l Operations Not a Landing Rights Airport
     Not an Airport of Entry
    COMMUNICATIONS
    UNICOM: None  
    CTAF: None  
    ATIS: None  
    RADAR SERVICE: Approach / Departure
    BIGGS EMERGENCY: 121.5 MHz EMERG  
    BIGGS GROUND: 121.6 MHz GND/P  
    BIGGS TOWER: 127.9 MHz LCL/P  
    EL PASO APPROACH: 119.15 MHz APCH/P ;(SOUTH-V16)
      124.25 MHz APCH/P IC ;(NORTH-V16)
    EL PASO APPROACH/DEPARTURE: 119.15 MHz APCH/P DEP/P  
    EL PASO CLERANCE DELIVERY: 125 MHz CD/P  
    EL PASO DEPARTURE: 121.3 MHz DEP/P  
    Other - (CLASS C): 119.15 MHz CLASS C ;(SOUTH-V16)
      124.25 MHz CLASS C ;(NORTH-V16)
    Other - (OPS): 134.1 MHz OPS ;BLISS RDO
    Other - (PTD): 126.2 MHz PTD  
    Remarks:
    • CLASS D AIRSPACE. CTC PRIOR TO ENTERING CTLZ.
    • BLISS RDO 1500-0700Z++, EXC HOL. 134.1 237.2.
    WEATHER
    ID Type Frequency Phone Distance Remarks
    ELP WX ASOS   915-774-9497 3.0 nm
    DNA WX AWOS-3PT 124.175 MHz 575-589-2643 16.1 nm
    LRU WX AWOS-3 119.025 MHz 575-526-4831 37.8 nm
    ALM WX AWOS-3 127.825 MHz 575-439-4112 62.6 nm
    RUNWAY 03/21
    Dimensions 13554 ft. x 150 ft.
    Surface Type PEM
    Surface Condition  
    Treatment  
    Runway Edge Lights High Intensity
    PCN 85/R/C/W/T
    Single Wheel  
    Double Wheel  
    Double Tandem  
    Dual Double Tandem  

    Base End: 03

    Traffic Pattern Left
    Latitude 31-50-9.95 N
    Longitude 106-23-42.603 W
    Elevation 3910.9 ft.
    Threshold Crossing Height 71 ft. AGL
    Visual Glide Path Angle
    Visual Slope Indicator 4-light PAPI on left
    Approach Lights  
    Runway End Identifier Lights No
    TDZE 3913 ft.

    Reciprocal End: 21

    Traffic Pattern Right
    Latitude 31-51-46.628 N
    Longitude 106-21-53.683 W
    Elevation 3947.7 ft.
    Threshold Crossing Height 71 ft. AGL
    Visual Glide Path Angle
    Visual Slope Indicator 4-light PAPI on left
    Approach Lights ALSF1
    Runway End Identifier Lights No
    TDZE 3948 ft.
    HELIPORTS
    None
    CHARTS

    Chart data valid from 0901Z 09/12/19 to 0901Z 10/10/19.

    AIRPORT DIAGRAM for BIF

    Instrument Approach Procedure (IAP) Charts

    RNAV (GPS) RWY 21 VOR OR TACAN RWY 21
    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
    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', 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 AUTO OBSN AND BAAF USAF WX AVBL 24/7, 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-EL PASO INTL. ADD-ALL AFLD RWY LIGHTING IS NSTD, RWYS 3/21 EDGE LGTS ARE SPACED 70' WIDER FROM CENTER THAN RQRD. NSTD PAPI LGTS OFFSET WIDER THAN RQRD. NSTD REIL RWY 3 OFFSET WIDER THAN RQRD. NSTD THRESHOLD LGTS WIDER THAN RQRD. NSTD RWY DISTANCE REMAINING LGTS OFFSET WIDER THAN RQRD.
    • MISC: NUMEROUS AIRFIELD MANDATORY AND SUPPLEMENTAL GUIDANCE SIGNS HAVE NON-STANDARD CONFIGURATION. CONTACT BAAF ATC TOWER FOR CLARIFICATION, IF NECESSARY.
    • SERVICE - LGT -1000 FT ALSF-1 LIGHT BAR EXCEEDS FRANGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS.
    • COMMUNICATIONS: PMSV 373.7.