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8AL3 Fricks Field Airport
Boaz, Alabama, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 28 FEBRUARY 2019

Location

FAA Identifier: 8AL3
Lat/Long: 34-08-30.3600N / 086-05-18.8400W
34-08.506000N / 086-05.314000W
34.1417667 / -86.0885667
(estimated)
Elevation: 1000 ft. / 305 m (estimated)
From city: 5 miles SE of BOAZ, AL
Time zone: UTC -6 (UTC -5 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 35957

Airport Operations

Airport use: Private use. Permission required prior to landing
Activation date: 04/2011
Control tower: no
ARTCC: ATLANTA CENTER
FSS: ANNISTON FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
Attendance: UNATNDD
Segmented circle: no

Airport Communications

WX AWOS-3PT at 8A0 (10 nm NW): 119.575 (256-891-8259)
WX AWOS-3PT at GAD (10 nm S): 127.825 (256-442-7094)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
GADr357/9.9GADSDEN VOR/DME112.3002E
TDGr354/34.1TALLADEGA VOR/DME108.8002E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
FORT PAYNE226/30.742604WFTP ..-. - .--.

Airport Services

Runway Information

Runway 9/27

Dimensions: 1300 x 80 ft. / 396 x 24 m
Surface: turf, in good condition
RUNWAY 9  RUNWAY 27
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Obstructions: none50 ft. trees, 100 ft. from runway

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Privately-owned
Owner: RICHARD & DONNA FRICKS FAMILY TRUST
5583 COX GAP ROAD
BOAZ, AL 35956
Phone (256) 390-3053
Manager: RICHARD L. FRICKS
5583 COX GAP ROAD
BOAZ, AL 35956
Phone (256) 390-3053

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 1
Single engine airplanes: 1
    

Instrument Procedures

There are no published instrument procedures at 8AL3.

Some nearby airports with instrument procedures:

8A0 - Albertville Regional Airport-Thomas J Brumlik Field (10 nm NW)
KGAD - Northeast Alabama Regional Airport (10 nm S)
20A - Robbins Field Airport (18 nm SW)
8A1 - Guntersville Municipal Airport - Joe Starnes Field (18 nm NW)
KPYP - Centre-Piedmont-Cherokee County Regional Airport (24 nm E)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 22-Mar-2019
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:2111:21
Sunrise06:4611:46
Sunset18:5623:56
Evening civil twilight19:2100:21

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  22-Mar-2019 14:41:46
Local (UTC-5)  22-Mar-2019 09:41:46
 
METAR
K8A0 
10nm NW 
221415Z AUTO 32007KT 10SM CLR 07/00 A3014 RMK AO2
KGAD 
11nm S 
221356Z AUTO 34005KT 10SM CLR 08/02 A3016 RMK AO2 SLP218 T00830017
TAF
KASN 
34nm S 
221120Z 2212/2312 32003KT P6SM SKC FM221500 30008G15KT P6SM SKC FM230100 00000KT P6SM SKC
KANB 
36nm S 
221120Z 2212/2312 32003KT P6SM SKC FM221500 28009G16KT P6SM SKC FM230100 32002KT P6SM SKC
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