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3M5 Moontown Airport
Huntsville, Alabama, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 01 FEBRUARY 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: 3M5
Lat/Long: 34-44-50.5000N / 086-27-39.5000W
34-44.841667N / 086-27.658333W
34.7473611 / -86.4609722
(estimated)
Elevation: 655 ft. / 200 m (estimated)
Variation: 01W (1985)
From city: 7 miles E of HUNTSVILLE, AL
Time zone: UTC -6 (UTC -5 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 35741

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Control tower: no
ARTCC: MEMPHIS CENTER
FSS: ANNISTON FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: ANB (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 1000-1800
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: no
Lights: ACTVT LIRL RY 09/27 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
ROTG BCN OTS INDEFLY. ACTVT ROTG BCN - CTAF.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.7
WX AWOS-3PT at MDQ (8 nm NW): 120.000 (256-829-1242)
WX ASOS at HSV (17 nm SW): PHONE 256-772-8074
WX AWOS-3 at FYM (19 nm N): 135.275 (931-433-5916)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
RQZr107/9.0ROCKET VORTAC112.2002E
DCUr077/24.3DECATUR VOR/DME112.8001W

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
REDSTONE079/11.628704WHUA .... ..- .-
CAPSHAW097/15.835001WCWH -.-. .-- ....
BOILING FORK220/32.326303WBGF -... --. ..-.

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL
Parking: tiedowns
Airframe service: MINOR
Powerplant service: MINOR
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 9/27

Dimensions: 2180 x 160 ft. / 664 x 49 m
Surface: turf, in good condition
Runway edge lights: low intensity
RUNWAY 9  RUNWAY 27
Latitude: 34-44.845258N34-44.839072N
Longitude: 086-27.875732W086-27.440293W
Elevation: 655.0 ft.634.0 ft.
Gradient: 1.0% UP
Traffic pattern: leftright
Runway heading: 092 magnetic, 091 true272 magnetic, 271 true
Obstructions: 31 ft. tree, 1407 ft. from runway, 189 ft. left of centerline, 45:1 slope to clear17 ft. road, 379 ft. from runway, 22:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Privately-owned
Owner: JERRY BARNETT
200 AIRPORT DRIVE
BROWNSBORO, AL 35741
Phone 256-852-9781
Manager: JERRY BARNETT
200 AIRPORT DRIVE
BROWNSBORO, AL 35741
Phone 256-852-9781

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 96
Single engine airplanes: 83
Multi engine airplanes: 2
Gliders airplanes: 10
Ultralights: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 43/day *
63% transient general aviation
37% local general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 16 October 2017

Additional Remarks

TWY LGTS FOR TWY TURNOFF ONLY.

Instrument Procedures

There are no published instrument procedures at 3M5.

Some nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KMDQ - Huntsville Executive Airport / Tom Sharp Jr Field (8 nm NW)
KHUA - Redstone Army Airfield (12 nm W)
KHSV - Huntsville International Airport-Carl T Jones Field (17 nm SW)
KFYM - Fayetteville Municipal Airport (19 nm N)
4A6 - Scottsboro Municipal Airport-Word Field (23 nm E)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 19-Feb-2018
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:0312:03
Sunrise06:2812:28
Sunset17:3123:31
Evening civil twilight17:5723:57

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  19-Feb-2018 19:44:09
Local (UTC-6)  19-Feb-2018 13:44:09
 
METAR
KMDQ 
8nm NW 
191935Z AUTO 19014KT 10SM SCT039 SCT046 SCT055 23/14 A3016 RMK AO2 T02320138
KHUA 
12nm W 
191858Z AUTO 20012KT 10SM BKN030 BKN036 23/16 A3018 RMK AO2 SLP217 T02290157 $
KHSV 
17nm W 
191853Z 19011KT 10SM FEW034 SCT042 BKN070 BKN250 23/16 A3019 RMK AO2 SLP219 T02280161 $
KFYM 
19nm N 
191935Z AUTO 20016G22KT 10SM FEW033 22/14 A3016 RMK A01
TAF
KHSV 
17nm W 
191720Z 1918/2018 18014G25KT P6SM BKN025 BKN250 FM192100 18014G25KT P6SM SCT030 SCT250 FM200100 16011KT P6SM SCT030 FM200900 15009KT P6SM BKN025 FM201500 17014G22KT P6SM BKN020
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
Moontown Airport 256-852-9781
no information available

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100LL
PS $4.20 
 Updated 19-Feb-2018
 
   1 read write
PS=Pump service
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