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Buchan Air Feild

Buchan Air Field is located right in Old Englewood. It's grass landing strip is used by private aircraft.

Location

FAA Identifier:  X36
Lat/Long:  26-59-24.2900N / 082-22-26.4640W
26-59.404833N / 082-22.441067W
26.9900806 / -82.3740178
(estimated)
Elevation:  15 ft. / 5 m (estimated)
Variation:  02W (1985)
From city:  2 miles NW of ENGLEWOOD, FL
Time zone:  UTC -4 (UTC -5 during Standard Time)
Zip code:  34223

Airport Operations

Airport use:  Open to the public
Activation date:  12/1949
Sectional chart:  MIAMI
Control tower:  no
ARTCC:  MIAMI CENTER
FSS:  SAINT PETERSBURG FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility:  PIE (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance:  UNATNDD
Wind indicator:  yes
Segmented circle:  yes

Airport Communications

CTAF:  122.9
WX AWOS-1 at VNC (6 nm NW):  119.275

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance    VOR name    Freq    Var
PGDr285/(20.9)   PUNTA GORDA VOR   110.20   03W
SRQr163/27.0   SARASOTA VORTAC   117.00   05W

 
NDB name    Hdg/Dist    Freq    Var    ID
VENICE   147/5.2   206   02W   VNC  ...- -. -.-.

Airport Services

Parking:  tiedowns
Bottled oxygen:  NONE
Bulk oxygen:  NONE

Runway Information

Runway 12/30

Dimensions:  2040 x 120 ft. / 622 x 37 m
Surface:  turf, in fair condition
Runway edge markings:  RY 12/30 THLDS MARKED WITH 3 WHITE TIRES PERPENDICULAR TO CNTRLN.
  RUNWAY 12    RUNWAY 30
Latitude:  26-59.504800N   26-59.261317N
Longitude:  082-22.621150W   082-22.182067W
Elevation:  14.5 ft.   14.7 ft.
Gradient:  0.2%   0.2%
Traffic pattern:  left   left
Obstructions:  42 ft. tree, 975 ft. from runway, 23:1 slope to clear   4 ft. fence, 125 ft. left of centerline
RY 30 25:1 TO DSPLCD THLD DUE TO TREE 29 FT; 20 FT L OF CNTRLN; 270 FT FROM END OF RY.

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership:  Publicly-owned
Owner:  SARASOTA COUNTY
4551 ENGLEWOOD ROAD
VENICE, FL 34293
Phone 941-861-0730
CONTACT PERSON: GARY SPRAGGINS FPEM 941-861-0730
Manager:  GARY SPRAGGINS
BUCHAN AIRPORT, 1001 SARASOTA CENTER BLVD.
SARASOTA, FL 34240-7840
Phone 941-650-3306
AIRPORT PHYSICAL ADDRESS: 1390 OLD ENGLEWOOD ROAD FAX: 941-650-3306.

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field:   5
Single engine airplanes:   4
Ultralights:   1
     
Aircraft operations: avg 52/week *
70%  local general aviation
30%  transient general aviation
<1%  air taxi
* for 12-month period ending 20 July 2010

Additional Remarks

DRAINAGE SWALES ALONG SIDE BOTH RWYS.
RY 12/30 ROUGH & BARE IN SPOTS.
RY 12/30 30 FT TREES 140 FT BOTH SIDES OF CNTRLN.
ULTRALIGHT ACTIVITY ON & INVOF ARPT.

Instrument Procedures

There are no published instrument procedures at X36.

SRQRSW - TPA - PIE - MIABuchan Air FeildAir Transportation Main


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