Boulder Municipal Airport Facility Specifications
- 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
|DVV||276/29.0||MILE HIGH VORTAC||114.70|
Runways 8 and 26
|Runway 8||Runway 26|
|Displaced Threshold:||200 ft||No|
- 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
Runways 8G and 26G (Tow plane and glider use only)
- Dimensions: 4,100 x 25 feet (1,250 x 8 meters)
- Surface: 3,000-foot chip and seal surface; remainder is natural grass
- 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
- Aircraft based on the field: 190
- Single engine airplanes: 137
- Multi engine airplanes: 11
- Jet airplanes: 0
- Helicopters: 1
- Gliders airplanes: 41
- Aircraft operations: avg. 163/day
- 73 percent local general aviation
- 27 percent transient general aviation
- 1 percent air taxi
- 1 percent military
- Visit the " Airport Traffic Pattern" webpage 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.
Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program
A guide for how to legally and safely operate unmanned aircraft systems, or drones, in the city of Boulder.
The BMA has a voluntary noise abatement program. Noise abatement procedures are designed to minimize the level of aircraft noise.
The airport has 80 t-hangars grouped into three categories based on their amenities. To check availability, call Airport Administration.
Boulder Municipal Airport is a General Aviation airport and does not have commercial airline service.
Boulder Municipal Airport Facility Specifications. Includes FAA Identifier, Airport Operations, Airport Communications and Runway Info.
General Approach and Landing, Departure, and Pattern Procedures - Visual Flight Rules (VFR) only.
The goals and vision outlined in the Airport Master Plan attempt to provide a safe, self-sufficient and community-oriented general aviation
Boulder Municipal Airport provides private, business, recreational and emergency services to the City of Boulder and surrounding community.