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Keesler Afb Airport (BIX) in Biloxi, Mississippi
Information about Operating and Financial Summary, Runways, Icidents


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Keesler Afb Airport (BIX)

  • General
  • Type: Airport, Status: Operational, Acivation Date: 04/01/1940, Runways: 1, Ownership: Air force owned, Facility Use: Private, Site Number: 11147.*A, Location ID: BIX, Region: Southern, District Office: JAN, Aeronautical sectional chart: New Orleans, Tie-In FSS: No, Tie-In FSS ID: GWO, Tie-In FSS Name: Greenwood, Tie-In FSS Toll-Free Number: 1-800-WX-BRIEF, Elevation: 33 ft, Elevation determination method: Estimated, Elevation Source: MILITARY (2005-12-02), Air traffic control tower: Yes, Boundary ARTCC (FAA) computer ID: ZCH, Boundary ARTCC ID: ZHU, Boundary ARTCC Name: Houston, Airspace Determination: Not Analyzed, NOTAM Service: Yes, NOTAM Facility ID: BIX, Inspection Group: Owner
  • Location
  • State: Mississippi, County: Harrison, City: Biloxi, GPS (Degrees): Lat: 30° 24' 37.530'', Lng: -88° 55' 27.960'', GPS (Seconds): Lat: 30.410425, Lng: -88.924433, GPS determination method: Estimated, Position Source: AVN (2009-01-14), Distance from central business district: <1 mi (W) Find on map
  • Owner
  • Usaf, Hq Tech Trng Ctr, Keesler Afb, Biloxi, Ms 39534
  • Manager
  • Chief Of Afld Management, Hq Tech Trng Ctr, Keesler Afb, Biloxi, Ms 39534, 228-377-2123
  • Operations
  • Military Operations: 33,600
  • Additional
  • Fuel Types: 115 B+, Magnetic Variation: 1E (Year 1995), Beacon Color: Clear-green (lighted land airport), Bulk Oxygen Type: Low pressure, Lighting Schedule: Ss-Sr, Beacon Schedule: Ss-Sr, Airframe repair service availability/type: Major, Power Plant repair service availability/type: Major, Customs Airport Of Entry: No, Customs Landing Rights: No, Military Landing Rights: Yes, Transient storage: HGR, Wind direction indicator: Yes, Segmented circle airport marker system: No, Other services: CARGO
  • Remarks
  • Traffic Pattern Altitude: OVERHEAD 1500 FT; CONVENTIONAL 1000 FT.

Runway 1

  • Base End
  • Base End ID: 03, Right Traffic Pattern: No, Runway Markings Type: Nonstandard (other than numbers only), Markings Condition: Good, Physical GPS (Degrees): Lat: 30° 24' 06.770'', Lng: -88° 55' 53.220'', Physical GPS (Seconds): Lat: 30.401881, Lng: -88.931450, Physical Elevation: 33 ft, Threshold Crossing Height: 48.0 ft, Glide Path Angle: 0.03 °, Displaced GPS (Degrees): Lat: 30° 24' 19.660'', Lng: -88° 55' 42.630'', Displaced GPS (Seconds): Lat: 30.405461, Lng: -88.928508, Elevation At Displaced Threshold: 23 ft, Length At Displaced Threshold: 1599 ft, Elevation At Touchdown Zone: 22.6 ft, Visual Glide Slope Indicators: P4R, Runway Visual Range Equipment (RVR): Midfield, Runway End Identifier Lights (REIL): Yes, Centerline Lights: No, Controlling Object Description: TREES-L, Runway End Gradient: 0.0, Position Source: AVN (01/14/2009), Elevation Source: AVN (01/14/2009), Displaced Threshold Position Source: AVN (01/14/2009), Displaced Threshold Elevation Source: AVN (01/14/2009), Touchdown Zone Elevation Source: AVN (01/14/2009)
  • Reciprocal End
  • Reciprocal End ID: 21, Instrument Landing System (ILS) Type: Instrument landing system, Right Traffic Pattern: Yes, Runway Markings Type: Nonstandard (other than numbers only), Markings Condition: Good, Physical GPS (Degrees): Lat: 30° 25' 08.300'', Lng: -88° 55' 02.690'', Physical GPS (Seconds): Lat: 30.418972, Lng: -88.917414, Physical Elevation: 10 ft, Threshold Crossing Height: 55.0 ft, Glide Path Angle: 0.03 °, Displaced GPS (Degrees): Lat: 30° 25' 00.230'', Lng: -88° 55' 09.320'', Displaced GPS (Seconds): Lat: 30.416731, Lng: -88.919256, Elevation At Displaced Threshold: 17 ft, Length At Displaced Threshold: 1000 ft, Elevation At Touchdown Zone: 19.2 ft, Visual Glide Slope Indicators: P4L, Runway Visual Range Equipment (RVR): Midfield, Approach Light System: SSALR, Runway End Identifier Lights (REIL): No, Centerline Lights: No, Controlling Object Description: TREES-L, Runway End Gradient: 0.0, Position Source: AVN (01/14/2009), Elevation Source: AVN (01/14/2009), Displaced Threshold Position Source: AVN (01/14/2009), Displaced Threshold Elevation Source: AVN (01/14/2009), Touchdown Zone Elevation Source: AVN (01/14/2009)

Near Midair Collisions Incidents

12-APR-1996 11:05
Event ID: 1070500151, Report Number: NSOTGPT96001, Incident Evaluation: POTENTIAL, Diagonal Separation: 200 ft
Reporing aircraft: LEARJET-BOMBARDIER LEARJET 35, Operation: U.S. MILITARY, Altitude: 1200 ft, Flight Plan Filled: Instrument Flight Rules, Flight Phase: Approach
Other aircraft: CESSNA CE-172, Operation: GENERAL AVIATION (14 CFR 91), Registration Nr: N2857Q, Altitude: 1000 ft, Flight Plan Filed: Visual Flight Rules, Flight Phase: Climb

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