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

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 12 SEPTEMBER 2019

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 -5 (UTC -6 during Standard 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
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT MIRL RWY 18/36 - 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
24 HR CREDIT CARD SVC AVGAS ONLY AVBL.
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.
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 256-392-2452.

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 32
Single engine airplanes: 25
Multi engine airplanes: 6
Jet airplanes: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 91/day *
79% transient general aviation
12% local general aviation
9% military
* for 12-month period ending 07 October 2019

Additional Remarks

TWY LGTS FOR TWY TURNOFF ONLY.
FOR CD CTC MONTGOMERY APCH AT 334-284-4575. WHEN APCH CLSD FOR CD CTC ATLANTA ARTCC AT 770-210-7692.

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 12 September 2019 at 0901Z to 10 October 2019 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 18   download (209KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 36   download (220KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (562KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (258KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KSCD - Merkel Field Sylacauga Municipal Airport (23 nm NW)
08A - Wetumpka Municipal Airport (30 nm SW)
06A - Moton Field Municipal Airport (31 nm SE)
KAUO - Auburn University Regional Airport (32 nm SE)
02A - Chilton County Airport (33 nm W)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 19-Sep-2019
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:0611:06
Sunrise06:3111:31
Sunset18:4423:44
Evening civil twilight19:0900:09

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  19-Sep-2019 11:20:59
Local (UTC-5)  19-Sep-2019 06:20:59
 
METAR
KALX 191055Z AUTO 11008KT 10SM OVC020 23/19 A3011 RMK AO2 T02310188
TAF
KMXF 
39nm SW 
182120Z 1821/2001 VRB06KT 9999 SKC QNH2991INS TEMPO 1821/1902 VRB10G15KT 8000 -TSRA BKN030CB BECMG 1902/1903 09010G16KT 9999 BKN035 QNH2988INS BECMG 1913/1914 11015G20KT 9999 OVC030 QNH3010INS TX39/1920Z TN21/1912Z LAST NO AMDS AFT 1903 NEXT 1911
KASN 
40nm N 
190803Z 1908/2006 08006KT P6SM SKC FM190900 09008KT P6SM OVC025 FM191500 12011KT P6SM SCT040 SCT080
KANB 
41nm N 
190802Z 1908/2006 07005KT P6SM BKN023 FM190900 09008KT P6SM OVC023 FM191500 12011KT P6SM SCT040 SCT080
KMGM 
43nm SW 
190524Z 1906/2006 09009KT P6SM BKN070 FM190800 10012KT P6SM SCT025 BKN070 TEMPO 1909/1913 BKN025 FM191500 11012KT P6SM SCT050
KEET 
44nm W 
191028Z 1910/2006 VRB05KT P6SM BKN021 FM191300 11008KT P6SM BKN025 FM191500 13011KT P6SM SCT040 SCT080
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
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 Services / Description 
 
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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 $3.95 --- 
 Updated 17-Sep-2019
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FS=Full service
SS=Self service
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