FAA Identifier: BDU
- 40-02-21.9470N / 105-13-32.9580W
- 40-02.365783N / 105-13.549300W
- 40.0394297 / -105.2258217
- Elevation: 5,288 feet (1,612 meters)
- Variation: 12E (1985)
- Location: Three miles northeast of Boulder, Colorado
- Time zone: UTC-6 (UTC-7 during Standard Time)
- Airport use: Open to the public
- Sectional chart: Cheyenne
- Control tower: No
- Air Route Traffic Control Center (ARTCC): Denver Center
- Flight Service Station (FSS): Denver Flight Service Station (1-866-751-7021)
- NOTAMs facility: DEN (NOTAM-D service available)
- Attendance: 0800 - 1700 Local
- Pattern altitude: 6,300 feet Mean Sea Level (MSL) / 1,012 feet Above Ground Level (AGL)
- Wind indicator: Lighted
- Segmented circle: Yes
- Lights: Dusk till dawn, activate runway 8/26 medium intensity runway lights (MIRL) and medium intensity taxiway lights (MITL) via common traffic advisory frequency (CTAF).
- Beacon: White-green (lighted land airport)
WX AWOS-3: 118.825 (303-541-9540)
Nearby radio navigation aids
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General Info - Runways 8 and 26
- Dimensions: 4,100 x 75 feet (1,250 x 23 meters)
- Surface: Asphalt, in good condition
- Weight bearing capacity: Single wheel - 16,000 lbs ; Dual wheel - 32,000 lbs
- Runway edge lights: Medium intensity
- Markings: Basic, in good condition
- Visual approach slope indicator (VASI): 4-box VASI on left (3.50 degrees glide path) for Runway 26 only
General Info - Runways 8G and 26G
- Dimensions: 4,100 x 25 feet (1,250 x 8 meters)
- Surface: 3,000-foot chip and seal surface; remainder is turf
- Operational restrictions: Glider and tow plane use only. Landing area is undefined. Runways have a 197-foot separation centerline to centerline.
- Obstructions: 60-foot trees - 200 feet from runway, 126 feet left of centerline, 3:1 slope to clear
- Traffic pattern: Runway 8G - left; Runway 26G - right
Visit the Traffic Pattern page for more information and general landing procedures.
- Fuel available:
- 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. daily: 100LL and JET-A
- 24 Hour self-serve: 100LL
- Limited hangar space - please call 303-449-4210 in advance.
- Airframe service: Major
- Power plant service: Major
Airport Operational Statistics
- Aircraft based on the field:190
- Single engine airplanes: 137
- Multi engine airplanes: 11
- Jet airplanes: 1
- Helicopters: 0
- Gliders airplanes: 41
- Aircraft operations: avg. 163/day
- 73 percent local general aviation
- 27 percent transient general aviation
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- Visit the Traffic Pattern page for more information and general landing procedures.
- Watch for water fowl on and in the vicinity of the airport.
- Approach end of Runway 26 has a 300-foot safety area (outlined with red reflectors), with a 130-foot drop-off beyond it.
- Runways 8 and 8G have 25- to 55-foot trees outlining the west and north side of Hayden Lake, as close as 200 feet from 8G threshold. Hayden Lake is located 250 feet west of the runways.
- Large aircraft: Use caution taxiing on east parking apron. Taxi lanes are designed for aircraft with wingspans of 49 feet or less.
- NOISE ABATEMENT PROCEDURES IN EFFECT 24 HOURS.
There are no published instrument procedures at BDU.
For more information, contact Airport Management at
Last Updated on Wednesday, 13 February 2013 12:32