Cook Aviation

Fixed Base Operator in Bloomington, Indiana

Airport

Monroe County Airport and Tower

Below, you’ll find all the technical information you need to navigate to the Monroe County Airport. If you have questions or need more information, feel free to contact us.

Location

FAA Identifier BMG
Lat/Long 39-08-45.7000N / 086-37-00.1000W,
39-08.761667N / 086-37.001667W,
39.1460278 / -86.6166944 (estimated)
Elevation 845 ft. / 257.6 m (surveyed)
Variation 02W (1990)
From City 4 miles SW of BLOOMINGTON, IN
Time Zone UTC -4 (UTC -5 during Standard Time)
Zip Code 47403

Airport Operations

Airport Use Open to the public
Activation Date 03/1942
Sectional Chart ST LOUIS
Control Tower Yes
ARTCC INDIANAPOLIS CENTER
NOTAMs Facility BMG (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance 0630-2130
Wind Indicator Lighted
Segmented Circle Yes
Lights DUSK-DAWN WHEN ATCT CLSD ACTVT HIRL RY 17/35
MALSR RY 35 & MIRL RY 06/24 - CTAF.
Beacon White-Green (lighted land airport)
Fire and Rescue ARFF index A
Airline Operations PPR FOR ACR OPNS WITH MORE THAN 30 PSGR SEATS.
CALL AMGR 812-825-5406 0R 812-825-9600 ON WEEKENDS;
HOLIDAYS & NIGHTS. INDEX B ARFF CAPABILITY AVBL ON REQ.

Airport Communications

CTAF 120.775
UNICOM 122.95
WX ASOS 110.2 (812-825-8046)
BLOOMINGTON GROUND 121.9 [0630-2130]
BLOOMINGTON TOWER 120.775 [0630-2130]
HULMAN APPROACH 128.025
HULMAN DEPARTURE 128.025
EMERG 121.5

APCH/DEP SVCS PRVDD BY INDIANAPOLIS CENTER ON FREQS 132.2/310.8 (TERRE HAUTE RCAG) WHEN TERRE HAUTE APCH/DEP IS CLSD.

Nearby Radio Navigation Aids

VOR radial/distance VOR name Freq Var
OOM at field HOOSIER VORTAC 110.20 02W
TTHr123/35.8 TERRE HAUTE VORTAC 115.30 02E
NBD name Hdg/Dist Freq Var ID
CLAYE 353/5.4 382 02W BM -... --
BEDFORD 337/20.2 344 02W BFR -... ..-. .-.
CAPTAIN 301/34.4 308 02W EQZ . --.- --..
GREENCASTLE 169/35.2 521 03W TVX - ...- -..-
WASHINGTON 045/36.2 212 03W DCY -.. -.-. -.--
GREENWOOD 222/38.0 398 02W HFY .... ..-. -.--
SULLIVAN 089/38.7 326 02W SIV ... .. ...-

Airport Services

Fuel available 100LL JET-A
Parking Hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service MAJOR
Powerplant service MAJOR
Bottled oxygen NONE
Bulk oxygen NONE

Runway Information 17/35

Dimensions 6,500 x 150 ft. / 1,981 x 46 m
Surface Asphalt/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity Single wheel: 68,000 lbs
Double wheel: 121,000 lbs
Double tandem: 169,000 lbs
Runway edge lights High intensity
RUNWAY 17 RUNWAY 35
Latitude 39-09.492073N 39-08.432780N
Longitude 086-37.088190W 86-36.888678W
Elevation 845.3 ft 837.3 ft
Gradient 0.2 0.2
Traffic pattern Left Left
Runway heading 174 magnetic, 172 true 354 magnetic, 352 true
Markings Nonprecision, in good condition Precision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator 4-box VASI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Approach lights MALSR: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with runway alignment indicator lights
Runway end identifier lights Yes
REIL OTS INDEFLY.
No
Touchdown point Yes, no lights Yes, no lights
Obstructions 90 ft tree, 2,600 ft from runway, 1,100 ft right of centerline, 26:1 slope to clear

Runway Information 6/24

Dimensions 3,798 x 100 ft / 1,158 x 30 m
Surface Asphalt/grooved, in fair condition
Weight bearing capacity Single wheel: 35,000 lbs
Double wheel: 50,000 lbs
Runway edge lights Medium intensity
RUNWAY 6 RUNWAY 24
Latitude 39-08.268315N 39-08.565617N
Longitude 086-37.375443W 086-36.668772W
Elevation 832.1 ft 840.6 ft
Gradient 0.2 0.2
Traffic pattern Left Left
Runway heading 064 magnetic, 062 true 244 magnetic, 242 true
Displaced threshold 304 ft 222 ft
Markings Nonprecision, in good condition Nonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator 4-box VASI on left (4.00 degrees glide path) 4-box VASI on left (4.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights Yes
REIL OTS INDEFLY.
Yes
Touchdown point Yes, no lights Yes, no lights
Obstructions 22 ft road, 200 ft from runway, 204 ft right of centerline
RY 06 NUMEROUS 64 FT TREES 950 FT FM RY 3ND
210 FT R, APCH RATIO 19:1 TO DSPLCD THLD.
HAS ROAD 100-200 FT RM THR 200-250 FT R.
18 ft road, 200 ft from runway, 100 ft left of centerline
HAS 19 FT ROAD 245 FT FM DSPLCD THLD 250 FT L; APCH RATIO 12:1.
7 FT FENCE 175 FT FM THR 113 FT L OF RY CL EXTDD.

Airport Ownership And Management From Official FAA Records

Ownership: Publicly owned
Owner: Monroe County
972 South Kirby Road
Bloomington, IN 47403
Phone: 812-825-5406
Manager: Bruce Payton
Assistant Manager: Kevin Siniard

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field 103 Aircraft operations avg 140/day*
Single-engine airplanes 66 68% transient general aviation
Multi-engine airplanes 26 27% local general aviation
Jet airplanes 8 4% air taxi
Helicopters 2 < 1% military
Ultralights 1 <1% commercial
* For 12-month period ending 31 December 2006

Additional Remarks

APCH/DEP SVCS PRVDD BY INDIANAPOLIS CENTER ON FREQS 132.2/310.8 (TERRE HAUTE RCAG) WHEN TERRE HAUTE APCH/DEP IS CLSD.

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