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KHEY Hanchey Army Heliport (Fort Rucker)
Fort Rucker/Ozark, Alabama, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 25 MARCH 2021

Location

FAA Identifier: HEY
Lat/Long: 31-21-20.6430N 085-39-06.7070W
31-21.344050N 085-39.111783W
31.3557342,-85.6518631
(estimated)
Elevation: 317.9 ft. / 96.9 m (surveyed)
Variation: 03W (2010)
From city: 4 miles SE of FORT RUCKER OZARK, AL
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -6 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 36362

Heliport Operations

Heliport use: Private use. Permission required prior to landing
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: JACKSONVILLE CENTER
FSS: ANNISTON FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: OZR (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: MON-FRI 0600-0030, EXCP HOL
Pattern altitude: 900.9 ft. MSL
TFC PAT ALT 900' MSL.
Segmented circle: no
Lights: SS-SR
Beacon: white (unlighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Heliport Communications

ATIS: 141.375
HANCHEY GROUND: 142.55 225.575 [OPR 1145-0645Z++ OR TIL MISSION CMPLT, MON-FRI EXC HOL, OT CTC CAIRNS TWR.]
HANCHEY TOWER: 140.5 387.85 [OPR 1145-0645Z++ OR TIL MISSION CMPLT, MON-FRI EXC HOL, OT CTC CAIRNS TWR.]
CAIRNS APPROACH: 121.1
CAIRNS DEPARTURE: 121.1
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 118.075
EMERG: 121.5 243.0
RADAR: 134.1 135.4 229.6 242.6
WX ASOS at DHN (11 nm E): PHONE 334-983-5999
WX AWOS-3PT at EDN (13 nm W): 118.9 (334-347-3524)
  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY JACKSONVILLE ARTCC ON FREQS 134.3/353.5 (DOTHAN RCAG) WHEN CAIRNS APCH/DEP CLSD.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
HEYr181/(1.1)HANCHEY VOR110.6003W
OZRr039/6.5CAIRNS VOR/DME111.2003W
RRSr289/12.1WIREGRASS VORTAC111.6002E
EDNr078/(13.3)ENTERPRISE VOR116.6003W

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
HANCHEY178/1.222103WHYE .... -.-- .
LOWE097/4.726903WLOR .-.. --- .-.
RUCKR050/11.521203WOZ --- --..
BOLL WEEVIL090/16.935203WBVG -... ...- --.
SOYYA325/36.432902WSMY ... -- -.--
BLOOD145/36.836504WTOI - --- ..
JUDD087/38.026402WJUY .--- ..- -.--

Heliport Services

Runway Information

Runway 17/35

Dimensions: 476 x 50 ft. / 145 x 15 m
Surface: asphalt, in fair condition
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 17  RUNWAY 35
Latitude: 31-21.383267N31-21.304817N
Longitude: 085-39.114167W085-39.109383W
Elevation: 317.9 ft.317.9 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 180 magnetic, 177 true000 magnetic, 357 true
Markings: precision, in fair conditionprecision, in fair condition
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights

Heliport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: U.S. Army
Owner: US ARMY HANCHEY ARMY HELIPAD
9325 GUNSTON ROAD
FT BELVOIR, VA 22060
Manager: PAUL MEISSNER
Phone 334-255-2680

Additional Remarks

FUEL: 100, J8
LGT: HI INTS ROT BCN, 60/80 WHITE FLASHES PER MIN.
OPR 1145-0645Z++OR UNTIL MISSION COMPLETE, MON-FRI EXC HOL, OT CTC CAIRNS TWR. SEE FLIP AP/1, FLT HAZ, FORT RUCKER.
RSTD: NO TRAN ACFT.
CAUTION: INTS STU TRNG.
(RWY LENGTH SOURCE DATE, RWY 17/35) HELICOPTER RWY

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 25 March 2021 at 0901Z to 22 April 2021 at 0900z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
COPTER RNAV (GPS) RWY 17   download (114KB)
COPTER NDB RWY 17 **CHANGED**   download (113KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (189KB)

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KDHN - Dothan Regional Airport (11 nm E)
KEDN - Enterprise Municipal Airport (13 nm W)
0J6 - Headland Municipal Airport (17 nm E)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 17-Apr-2021
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:4810:48
Sunrise06:1311:13
Sunset19:1100:11
Evening civil twilight19:3600:36

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  17-Apr-2021 12:57:46
Local (UTC-5)  17-Apr-2021 07:57:46
 
METAR
KHEY 171238Z AUTO 01003KT 10SM OVC027 14/14 A2989 RMK AO2 PRESFR SLP123
KLOR 
5nm W 
171158Z AUTO M M M M M M RMK AO2 SLPNO PWINO PNO FZRANO TSNO $
KOZR 
5nm SW 
171234Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM OVC029 14/13 A2989 RMK AO2 PRESFR SLP123 $
KSXS 
10nm W 
171232Z AUTO 00000KT 9SM OVC027 14/13 A2989 RMK AO2 PRESFR SLP122
KDHN 
11nm E 
171245Z 03003KT 10SM OVC028 14/13 A2994 RMK AO2 T01440133
KEDN 
13nm W 
171235Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM OVC028 14/14 A2990 RMK AO2 T01350135
TAF
KOZR 
5nm SW 
170000Z 1700/1806 14008KT 9999 FEW007 BKN090 BKN120 QNH2980INS BECMG 1703/1704 VRB05KT 9999 VCSH SCT007 SCT040 BKN090 OVC120 QNH2983INS BECMG 1706/1707 16008KT 8000 -SHRA SCT007 BKN030 OVC050 QNH2983INS BECMG 1709/1710 11008KT 8000 -SHRA OVC006 QNH2980INS TEMPO 1710/1718 VRB10G18KT 1600 SHRA OVC003 TX14/1712Z TN18/1721Z LAST NO AMENDS AFT 1706 NEXT 1908
KDHN 
11nm E 
171120Z 1712/1812 02002KT P6SM BKN250 FM171800 29002KT 4SM BR OVC025 TEMPO 1718/1721 4SM -RA OVC025 FM172100 35004KT 4SM BR OVC010 FM180300 33006KT 4SM HZ OVC007
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