Bowman Field

Established in 1919, Bowman Field is one of the longest continuously operating, general aviation airports in the United States. Conveniently located approximately five miles from downtown Louisville, Kentucky, Bowman Field is situated on 426 acres. There are 17 buildings, including the historic Art Deco Administration Building that was built in 1929.

Airport Statistics


Airport Statistics


Aircraft operations (take-offs and landings) totaled 71,522 in 2014.
Weight limit: 30,000 lbs.

As of December 4, 2013, nighttime instrument approaches for Runway 24 have been restored as a result of the LRAA working closely with the FAA’s Flight Procedures Office.

Bowman Field consists of 2 runways and the lengths are as follows:

Runway 6-24

3,200 feet

Threshold to threshold

4,356 feet

End of pavement to end of pavement

847 feet

Displacement on runway 6

309 feet

Displacement on runway 24

Runway 15-33

3,032 feet

Threshold to threshold

3,579 feet

End of pavement to end of pavement

206 feet

Displacement on runway 15

341 feet

Displacement on runway 33

Aircraft

217

T-hangars for lease on the field

230

Single-engine airplanes

38

Multi-engine airplanes

10

Jets

1

Glider

5

Helicopters

285

Aircraft based on the field

Regional Airport Authority Contacts

LRAA


Mike Thompson
(502) 458-1475
Superintendent
mike.thompson@​flylouisville.com

T-Hangar Rental Information


Louisville Regional Airport Authority Properties Dept.
(502) 363-8543
lori.devore@​flylouisville.com

T-Hangar Payment Address


Department 151
PO Box 32160
Louisville, KY  40232-2160

General Correspondence Address


Louisville Regional Airport Authority
700 Administration Drive
Louisville, KY 40209

FAA Air Traffic Control Tower


2710 Moran Avenue
Louisville, KY 40205
(502) 582-5752

Bistro Le Relais Restaurant

Situated in the historic Bowman Field airport terminal, Bistro Le Relais offers a grand dining experience like no other in Louisville. Enjoy exquisite French cuisine, prepared with only the finest, freshest ingredients and first-class service in a relaxed, intimate, 1940s art-deco atmosphere, reminiscent of the cafe from the movie “Casablanca.”

Reservations are recommended during the week and required for Friday and Saturday evenings. Handicap accessible.

Restaurant Website