Rhoades Air Center
4770 Ray Boll Blvd
Columbus, Indiana  47203
Phone: 812-372-1819
Fax: 812-378-2708
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Airport Information

Columbus - Columbus Municipal Airport (BAK)  
Tower 6:30 AM to 10:00 PM Eastern Time

All times shown here are Local Time - NOTE: Columbus is on Eastern time for Standard and Daylight Savings

Location: 3 mi N of city.

Coordinates: N39-15.72; W085-53.78

Mag var: 4°W.

Navaids: SHB-112.0 193° 22.5; BA-410 228° 5.1

Fuel: Phillips 100LL and Jet A
Elevation: 656

Pattern altitudes: 1700 MSL light aircraft; 2200 MSL heavy aircraft

Runways: 14-32 5,000 x 100, asphalt; lights PCL ; 5-23 6,401 x 150, asphalt; lights PCL

Lights: 10 pm to 6:30 am, 118.6 (3 clicks in 5 sec, low intensity; 5 clicks in 5 sec, med intensity; 7 clicks in 5 sec, high intensity); beacon.

Fees: No landing fees. Parking and tie down fees apply only to overnight customers. Limited hangar space available (fee based on size of aircraft). Forklift and freight handling available (fee based on load).

Approaches: ILS NDB, GPS RNAV.

FSS: Dayton (FSS locations are changing) 122.1R, 112.OT.  (SHB VOR)

Communication Frequencies: TWR 118.6 (6:30 am to 10 pm); GND 121.6; CLNC DEL 121.6; UNICOM 122.95; CTAF 118.6

Chart: St Louis Sectional L21

Transportation: Busses (call city for service times)

Taxis: Express Limo 812-344-0404, City Taxi 812-314-2227

Rental Cars: Rhoades Air Center 812-372-1819; Enterprise 812-375-1198; National 812-372-6284; Budget 812-376-7228

Restaurants: "Blackerby's Hangar 5" in Airport Terminal Building  378.4010 6:30 AM to 2:00 PM, 7 days.

Lodging: Days Inn 812-376-9951; Holiday Inn, 812-372-1541; Comfort Inn and Suites, 812-376-3051; Super 8, 812-372-8828.

Local attractions: Atterbury Bakalar Air Museum 1/8 miNumerous outstanding architectural landmarks; Historic downtown Columbus; Otter Creek Golf Course; Timbergate Golf Course

Notes: Helicopter ops, military ops



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