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Data Effective: 12/05/2019 - 01/02/2020
BIX (KBIX)
KEESLER AFB
BILOXI , MS - UNITED STATES
Summary
Latitude/Longitude 30-24-37.53 N / 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)
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OPERATIONS
Airport Status Operational
Minimum Operational Network No
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++.
Apch/Dep Hours  
FSS GREENWOOD FSS (GWO)  Toll Free: 1-800-WX-BRIEF
    NOTAMs Facility BIX (KEESLER AFB)
    Attendance MON-FRI 1400-0500Z++
    SAT-SUN 1700-2300Z++
    OPR 1400- 0500Z++ MON-FRI, CLSD HOL; WEEKEND HRS: UNIT TRNG ASSEMBLY (UTA) WEEKENDS NORMALLY FIRST WEEKEND OF MONTH, SAT 1700-2300Z++, SUN 1630-0500Z++. ALL NON-UTA WEEKENDS AFLD WILL BE CLSD BUT AVBL TO OPEN WITH PRIOR COORD; CTC AMOPS DSN 597-2120.
    Wind Indicator Yes
    Segmented Circle No
    Lights SS-SR
    Beacon Clear and Green
      SS-SR
    Landing Fee  
    Fuel 115, B+
    Fire and Rescue  
    Int'l Operations Not a Landing Rights Airport
     Not an Airport of Entry
    COMMUNICATIONS
    UNICOM: None  
    CTAF: None  
    ATIS: 281.55 MHz OPR 1400-0500++MON-FRI. 1700-2300++ SAT & SUN. CLSD HOL. UNIT TRNG ASSEMBLIES 1700-2300++
    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 ;310-129
      127.5 MHz APCH/P DEP/P IC ;310-129
    KEESLER CLERANCE DELIVERY: 121.8 MHz CD/P  
    KEESLER GROUND: 121.8 MHz GND/P  
    KEESLER TOWER: 120.75 MHz LCL/P  
    Remarks:
    • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY HOUSTON ARTCC ON FREQS 132.6/316.075 (MOBILE RCAG) WHEN GULFPORT APCH CTL CLSD.
    • FULL SVC AVBL H24 FR 0400Z++ MON THRU 0500Z SAT (2200L SUN THRU 2300L FRI), CLSD WEEKENDS AND HOL EXC FOR UNIT TRNG ASSEMBLY (UTA) WEEKENDS; UTA OPR HRS 1600-2300Z++ SAT AND 1300Z++ SUN -0400Z++ MON.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.
    WEATHER
    ID Type Frequency Phone Distance Remarks
    GPT WX ASOS 119.45 MHz 228-867-9937 7.6 nm
    PQL WX ASOS 135.175 MHz 228-474-2836 20.7 nm
    HSA WX AWOS-3PT 118.375 MHz 228-466-9320 27.6 nm
    MJD WX AWOS-3PT 119.075 MHz 601 798 4136 38.0 nm
    MOB WX ASOS   251-607-0469 39.1 nm
    RUNWAY 03/21
    Dimensions 7631 ft. x 150 ft.
    Surface Type PEM
    Surface Condition  
    Treatment  
    Runway Edge Lights High Intensity
    PCN 32/F/B/W/T
    Single Wheel  
    Double Wheel  
    Double Tandem  
    Dual Double Tandem  

    Base End: 03

    Traffic Pattern Left
    Markings Nonstandard
    Markings Condition Good
    Latitude 30-24-6.77 N
    Longitude 88-55-53.23 W
    Elevation 32.7 ft.
    Threshold Crossing Height 48 ft. AGL
    Visual Glide Path Angle
    Visual Slope Indicator 4-light PAPI on left
    Approach Lights  
    Centerline Lights no
    Runway End Identifier Lights Yes
    Displaced Threshold 1600.1 ft.
    DT Latitude 30-24-19.67 N
    DT Longitude 88-55-42.63 W
    DT Elevation 22.7 ft.
    TDZE 22.7 ft.

    Reciprocal End: 21

    Traffic Pattern Right
    Markings Nonstandard
    Markings Condition Good
    Latitude 30-25-8.3 N
    Longitude 88-55-2.7 W
    Elevation 9.9 ft.
    Threshold Crossing Height 53 ft. AGL
    Visual Glide Path Angle
    Visual Slope Indicator 4-light PAPI on left
    Approach Lights ALSF1
    RWY 21 ALSF1 NON STD LEN 2000 FT.
    Centerline Lights no
    Runway End Identifier Lights No
    Displaced Threshold 1000.4 ft.
    DT Latitude 30-25-0.23 N
    DT Longitude 88-55-9.32 W
    DT Elevation 17.2 ft.
    TDZE 19.2 ft.
    HELIPORTS
    None
    CHARTS

    Chart data valid from 0901Z 12/05/19 to 0901Z 01/02/20.

    AIRPORT DIAGRAM for BIX

    Minimums

    TAKEOFF MINIMUMS
    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: 228-377-2123
    REMARKS
    • BASH PHASE II IN EFF 1 JUN - 30 SEP; EXP HEAVIER BIRD ACT SR-SS.
    • 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.
    • JASU: 1(MA-1A); 3(A/M32-86A).
    • FUEL: A++.
    • FLUID: SP PRESAIR LPOX LOX
    • OIL: 0-148-156
    • 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 FT IS CONCRETE, NEXT 800 FT MID 75 FT IS CONCRETE OUTER WITH 37.5 FT NON-WT BRG ASPHALT EDGE EA SIDE, AND REMAINING 598 FT X 150 FT 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: RWY EDGE LGTS PAST THRESHOLDS GREATER THAN 10' FROM FULL STRENGTH PAVEMENT. SPOT 24/25 (TWY B AND F) LIGHT-ALLS USED WHEN 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
    • PPR C-130 AND LGR, PPR ALL ACFT AFTER TRAN MAINT OPR CTC AFLD MGMT OPS AT DSN 597-2120.
    • 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.
    • TRAN ALERT: TRAN MAINT OPR 1400-2300++ MON-FRI. OT WITH PRIOR COORDINATION; CTC AFLD MGMT OPS DSN 597-2120.
    • CAUTION: NVD TRNG 0200-0400Z++ TUE AND THU
    • RSTD: TWY E 50 FT WIDTH.
    • CAUTION: FIRST 100 FT RWY 03 - CONC SPHERICAL BOLLARDS LCTD 440 FT RWY CNTLN.