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

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 16 JULY 2020

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

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: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
PAPI UNUSBL BYD 5 DEG LEFT AND 6 DEG RIGHT OF CNTRLN.
4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
PAPI UNUSBL BYD 6 DEG LEFT OF CNTRLN.
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: 29
Single engine airplanes: 22
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 16 July 2020 at 0901Z to 13 August 2020 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 18   download (232KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 36   download (250KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (562KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (258KB)

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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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Aerial photo of KALX (Thomas C Russell Field Airport)
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Photo taken 24-Oct-2013
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 12-Aug-2020
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:4010:40
Sunrise06:0711:07
Sunset19:3100:31
Evening civil twilight19:5700:57

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  13-Aug-2020 03:33:04
Local (UTC-5)  12-Aug-2020 22:33:04
 
METAR
KALX 130315Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 25/24 A3003 RMK AO2 T02450238
TAF
KMXF 
39nm SW 
122230Z 1222/1401 22006KT 8000 -SHRA VCTS BKN030CB QNH2992INS TEMPO 1222/1301 VRB15G25KT 4800 -TSRA BKN020CB BECMG 1302/1303 04006KT 9999 NSW SCT035 QNH2990INS TEMPO 1320/1401 VRB15G25KT 6000 -TSRA BKN040CB TX35/1222Z TN23/1309Z LAST NO AMDS AFT 1223 NEXT 1311
KASN 
40nm N 
122057Z 1221/1318 02008KT P6SM -RA VCTS BKN060CB TEMPO 1221/1222 3SM -TSRA BKN035CB FM122300 VRB03KT P6SM BKN060
KANB 
41nm N 
121957Z 1220/1318 24003KT P6SM VCTS SCT050CB BKN100 TEMPO 1220/1221 VRB10G22KT 4SM TSRA BKN040CB FM130300 VRB03KT P6SM BKN060
KMGM 
43nm SW 
121720Z 1218/1318 27005KT P6SM SCT050 FM130300 VRB03KT P6SM BKN060
KEET 
44nm W 
122253Z 1223/1318 VRB04KT P6SM VCTS SCT050CB TEMPO 1223/1224 VRB10G22KT 4SM TSRA BKN040CB FM130100 VRB03KT P6SM BKN060
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 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 $3.95 --- 
 Updated 07-Aug-2020
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FS=Full service
SS=Self service
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