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KALX Thomas C Russell Field Airport
Alexander City, Alabama, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 08 NOVEMBER 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: ALX
Lat/Long: 32-54-53.1000N / 085-57-46.6000W
32-54.885000N / 085-57.776667W
32.9147500 / -85.9629444
(estimated)
Elevation: 685.8 ft. / 209.0 m (surveyed)
Variation: 04W (2015)
From city: 2 miles SW of ALEXANDER CITY, AL
Time zone: UTC -6 (UTC -5 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 35010

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 04/1940
Control tower: no
ARTCC: ATLANTA CENTER
FSS: ANNISTON FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: ALX (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: MON-FRI 0800-1700
UNATTENDED WEEKENDS.
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: MIRL RY 18/36 ACTVT - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.7
WX AWOS-3PT: 118.325 (256-329-1820)
MONTGOMERY APPROACH: 121.2
MONTGOMERY DEPARTURE: 121.2
  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY ATLANTA ARTCC ON FREQS 120.45/298.850 (COLUMBUS RCAG) WHEN MONTGOMERY APCH CTL CLSD.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
TGEr328/29.8TUSKEGEE VOR/DME117.3002E
LGCr257/38.9LAGRANGE VORTAC115.6001E
TDGr172/39.8TALLADEGA VOR/DME108.8002E

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
FUEL 24 HR CREDIT CARD SVC AVBL. AVGAS ONLY.
Parking: tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 18/36

Dimensions: 5422 x 96 ft. / 1653 x 29 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in fair condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 30.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 18  RUNWAY 36
Latitude: 32-55.331188N32-54.438037N
Longitude: 085-57.800010W085-57.754248W
Elevation: 685.8 ft.611.9 ft.
Gradient: 1.4% DOWN1.4% UP
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 182 magnetic, 178 true002 magnetic, 358 true
Displaced threshold: 623 ft.no
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-box VASI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
VASI OTS INDEF.
4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 47 ft. trees, 424 ft. from runway, 111 ft. left of centerline, 4:1 slope to clear
APCH RATIO 22:1 FROM DSPLCD THLD.
24 ft. trees, 524 ft. from runway, 192 ft. right of centerline, 13:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF ALEXANDER CITY
PO BOX 552
ALEXANDER CITY, AL 35011
Phone (256) 329-9057
Manager: MIKE SMITH
997 T.C. RUSSELL FIELD
ALEXANDER CITY, AL 35010
Phone 256-329-9057
ON CALL PHONE 256-392-2452.

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 34
Single engine airplanes: 28
Multi engine airplanes: 5
Jet airplanes: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 91/day *
79% transient general aviation
12% local general aviation
9% military
* for 12-month period ending 06 July 2017

Additional Remarks

TWY LGTS FOR TWY TURNOFF ONLY.

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 8 November 2018 at 0901Z to 6 December 2018 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 18   download (207KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 36   download (219KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (562KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (258KB)

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KAUO - Auburn University Regional Airport (32 nm SE)
02A - Chilton County Airport (33 nm W)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 20-Nov-2018
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:5311:53
Sunrise06:2012:20
Sunset16:3922:39
Evening civil twilight17:0623:06

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  20-Nov-2018 16:39:28
Local (UTC-6)  20-Nov-2018 10:39:28
 
METAR
KALX 201615Z AUTO 33011KT 10SM OVC018 11/08 A3020 RMK AO2 T01060080
TAF
KMXF 
39nm SW 
201447Z 2014/2118 29004KT 9999 BKN015 OVC030 QNH3017INS TEMPO 2014/2017 SCT015 BECMG 2016/2017 32007KT 9999 SCT020 SCT250 QNH3017INS BECMG 2019/2020 33008KT 9999 SKC QNH3016INS BECMG 2108/2109 36007KT 9999 SCT010 SCT250 QNH3025INS TX13/2014Z TN04/2109Z
KASN 
40nm N 
201138Z 2012/2112 35005KT P6SM OVC019 FM201400 34005KT P6SM OVC025 FM201900 34007KT P6SM BKN045 FM210100 33003KT P6SM SKC
KANB 
41nm N 
201138Z 2012/2112 VRB05KT P6SM OVC010 FM201400 35005KT P6SM OVC025 FM201900 34007KT P6SM BKN045 FM210100 33003KT P6SM SKC
KMGM 
43nm SW 
201138Z 2012/2112 28004KT P6SM BKN012 OVC050 FM201300 31006KT P6SM OVC012 FM201700 32007KT P6SM BKN025 FM201900 34009KT P6SM SCT045 FM210100 34003KT P6SM SKC
KEET 
44nm W 
201138Z 2012/2112 36005KT 4SM BR OVC011 FM201400 34006KT P6SM OVC025 FM201800 34009KT P6SM BKN045 FM210100 35003KT P6SM SKC
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
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 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
Alexander City Flying Service UNICOM 122.70
256-329-9057
Attention Agriculture Operators: There are city ordinances affecting loading operations on airport property. Please call airport manager before arriving to conduct loading operations at (256)329-9057.

More info about Alexander City Flying Service
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100LL Jet A
FS --- $4.10 
SS $4.10 --- 
 Updated 13-Nov-2018
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FS=Full service
SS=Self service
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