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8A1 Guntersville Municipal Airport - Joe Starnes Field
Guntersville, Alabama, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 11 OCTOBER 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: 8A1
Lat/Long: 34-24-22.2811N / 086-15-39.1330W
34-24.371352N / 086-15.652217W
34.4061892 / -86.2608703
(estimated)
Elevation: 614.6 ft. / 187.3 m (surveyed)
Variation: 04W (2020)
From city: 3 miles NE of GUNTERSVILLE, AL
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -6 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 35976

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 11/1951
Control tower: no
ARTCC: MEMPHIS CENTER
FSS: ANNISTON FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: ANB (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: MAR-OCT 0800-1800, NOV-FEB 0700-1700
FOR SVC AFT HRS CALL 256-486-5121.
Wind indicator: yes
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT REIL RWY 7/25 & MIRL RWY 7/25 AND PAPI RWY 25 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.8
HUNTSVILLE APPROACH: 125.6
HUNTSVILLE DEPARTURE: 125.6
WX AWOS-3PT at 8A0 (11 nm S): 119.575 (256-891-8259)
  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY MEMPHIS ARTCC ON FREQS 120.8/307.0 (HUNTSVILLE RCAG) WHEN HUNTSVILLE APCH CTL CLSD.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
GADr339/27.2GADSDEN VOR/DME112.3002E
RQZr140/29.8ROCKET VORTAC112.2002E
DCUr114/36.6DECATUR VOR/DME112.8001W

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
REDSTONE134/27.528704WHUA .... ..- .-
FORT PAYNE261/29.942604WFTP ..-. - .--.

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A JET-A+
24/7 SELF-SERVICE AVGAS & JET A
Parking: tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 7/25

Dimensions: 5005 x 75 ft. / 1526 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt/concrete, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 24.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 7  RUNWAY 25
Latitude: 34-24.011412N34-24.356972N
Longitude: 086-16.266930W086-15.362888W
Elevation: 610.0 ft.614.6 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 069 magnetic, 065 true249 magnetic, 245 true
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on left (3.35 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 19 ft. pole, 842 ft. from runway, 47 ft. right of centerline, 33:1 slope to clear41 ft. trees, 1670 ft. from runway, 478 ft. right of centerline, 35:1 slope to clear

Runway 6W/24W

Dimensions: 5500 x 200 ft. / 1676 x 61 m
Surface: water
RUNWAY 6W  RUNWAY 24W
Latitude: 34-24.350000N34-24.733333N
Longitude: 086-16.000000W086-15.008333W
Elevation: 595.0 ft.595.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF GUNTERSVILLE
341 GUNTER AVE
GUNTERSVILLE, AL 35976
Phone (256) 582-6087
Manager: ROBERT MARTIN
405 BUCK ISLAND RD
GUNTERSVILLE, AL 35976
Phone 256-486-5121
EMAIL: RWMTRACE@ATT.NET

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 48
Single engine airplanes: 41
Multi engine airplanes: 2
Helicopters: 5
    
Aircraft operations: avg 25/day *
68% transient general aviation
30% local general aviation
1% military
* for 12-month period ending 11 May 2017

Additional Remarks

DEER, BIRDS, AND COYOTES ON & INVOF ARPT.

Instrument Procedures

NOTE: All procedures below are presented as PDF files. If you need a reader for these files, you should download the free Adobe Reader.

NOT FOR NAVIGATION. Please procure official charts for flight.
FAA instrument procedures published for use from 11 October 2018 at 0901Z to 8 November 2018 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 07   download (203KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 25   download (196KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (344KB)

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4A6 - Scottsboro Municipal Airport-Word Field (21 nm NE)
KHUA - Redstone Army Airfield (27 nm NW)
20A - Robbins Field Airport (27 nm S)
4A9 - Isbell Field Airport (27 nm E)
 
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From to 8A1

Sunrise and sunset
Times for 16-Oct-2018
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:2711:27
Sunrise06:5211:52
Sunset18:0923:09
Evening civil twilight18:3423:34

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  16-Oct-2018 13:35:42
Local (UTC-5)  16-Oct-2018 08:35:42
 
METAR
K8A0 
11nm S 
161315Z AUTO 04004KT 10SM SCT019 BKN043 OVC060 15/15 A3019 RMK AO2
K4A6 
21nm NE 
161255Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM FEW016 FEW033 OVC041 16/15 A3022 RMK AO2
TAF
KHSV 
30nm NW 
161120Z 1612/1712 02009KT P6SM BKN015 OVC025 FM161500 36007KT P6SM -RA OVC010 FM170100 02005KT P6SM SCT015 BKN025 OVC080 FM170600 01005KT P6SM OVC100
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