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KJKA Jack Edwards National Airport
Gulf Shores, Alabama, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 19 JULY 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: JKA
Lat/Long: 30-17-22.7000N / 087-40-18.4000W
30-17.378333N / 087-40.306667W
30.2896389 / -87.6717778
(estimated)
Elevation: 17.1 ft. / 5.2 m (surveyed)
Variation: 00E (2000)
From city: 2 miles N of GULF SHORES, AL
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -6 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 36542

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 03/1978
Control tower: no
ARTCC: JACKSONVILLE CENTER
FSS: ANNISTON FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: ANB (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 0600-2200
AFT HRS SVC CALL GULF AIR CENTER 251-968-5200; PLATINUM AIR CTR 251-923-0050; SALT AIR AVIATION 251-948-0444.
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: HIRL RWY 09/27 PRESET MED INTST DUSK-DAWN; TO INCR INTST ACTVT HIRL RWY 09/27, MALSR RWY 27 - CTAF. PAPI RWY 09, 27 & 17 OPER CONT.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.7
WX AWOS-3PT: 134.525 (251-968-7581)
PENSACOLA APPROACH: 120.65(160-250)
PENSACOLA DEPARTURE: 120.65(160-250)
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 124.55
CLASS C: 120.65(160-250)
WX AWOS-3PT at CQF (15 nm NW): 118.425 (251-928-3242)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
NUNr237/(20.5)SAUFLEY VOR108.8001E
BFMr130/27.7BROOKLEY VORTAC112.8004E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
PICKENS253/27.032602WPKZ .--. -.- --..

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A+
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: HIGH
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 9/27

Dimensions: 6962 x 100 ft. / 2122 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 80.0
Double wheel: 100.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 9  RUNWAY 27
Latitude: 30-17.417055N30-17.419230N
Longitude: 087-40.814635W087-39.491140W
Elevation: 15.6 ft.16.1 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 090270
Displaced threshold: 462 ft.no
Declared distances: TORA:6962 TODA:6962 ASDA:6962 LDA:6500TORA:6500 TODA:6500 ASDA:6500 LDA:6500
Markings: nonprecision, in fair conditionprecision, in fair condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Approach lights: MALSR: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with runway alignment indicator lights
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: ILS/DME

Runway 17/35

Dimensions: 3596 x 75 ft. / 1096 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 80.0
Double wheel: 100.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
Runway edge markings: RWY MARKINGS FAIR DUE TO FADING
RUNWAY 17  RUNWAY 35
Latitude: 30-17.595315N30-17.004207N
Longitude: 087-40.634128W087-40.575727W
Elevation: 16.7 ft.11.3 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 175355
Markings: basic, in fair conditionbasic, in fair condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on left (4.15 degrees glide path)
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: none20 ft. boat, 572 ft. from runway, 40 ft. right of centerline, 18:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: GULF SHORES AIRPORT AUTHORITY
PO BOX 919
GULF SHORES, AL 36547
Phone 251-967-3968
Manager: SCOTT FULLER
PO BOX 919
GULF SHORES, AL 36547
Phone 251-967-3968
FBO PHONES: GULF AIR CENTER 251-968-5200; PLATINUM AIR CTR 251-923-0050; SALT AIR AVIATION 251-948-0444.

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 74
Single engine airplanes: 56
Multi engine airplanes: 6
Jet airplanes: 7
Helicopters: 3
Ultralights: 2
    
Aircraft operations: avg 254/day *
48% transient general aviation
33% military
16% local general aviation
3% air taxi
* for 12-month period ending 04 January 2018

Additional Remarks

EXTSV BANNER TOWING, HEL AND PARA-SAIL OPS ALONG COASTLINE 15 NM MILES W TO 20 NM E OF GULF SHORES/ORANGE BEACH, AND 15 NM WSW TO 20 NM ESE OF JKA.
NOISE ABATEMENT PROCEDURES IN EFFECT; CALL AMGR 251-967-3968.
CAUTION: HOPS OPR AT OR BLW 300 FT MSL WI 1 NM OF JKA WHEN LNDG/DEP HELIPAD LCTD 1.6 NM E, DIRECTLY UNDER RWY 27 FINAL. NOLF BARIN LCTD 6 MILES NE OF AP MAY BE MISTAKEN FOR JACK EDWARDS NTL AP. HI VOL OF MIL TRAFFIC WILL BE OPRG IN THE BARIN FIELD TRAFFIC PAT FROM SUR TO 3000 FT AGL.

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 19 July 2018 at 0901Z to 16 August 2018 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 27 **CHANGED**   download (331KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 09 **CHANGED**   download (253KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 27 **CHANGED**   download (261KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (80KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (363KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

5R4 - Foley Municipal Airport (8 nm N)
KCQF - H L Sonny Callahan Airport (15 nm NW)
KNPA - Pensacola Naval Air Station/Forrest Sherman Field (19 nm E)
KPNS - Pensacola International Airport (27 nm NE)
KBFM - Mobile Downtown Airport (29 nm NW)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 19-Jul-2018
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:3610:36
Sunrise06:0211:02
Sunset19:5200:52
Evening civil twilight20:1801:18

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  20-Jul-2018 01:55:17
Local (UTC-5)  19-Jul-2018 20:55:17
 
METAR
KJKA 200135Z AUTO 27005KT 10SM CLR 28/25 A2990 RMK AO2 T02750250
KCQF 
15nm NW 
200135Z AUTO 25003KT 10SM SCT037 27/27 A2991 RMK AO2
KNPA 
19nm E 
200056Z 25003KT 7SM FEW045 SCT150 BKN250 27/24 A2990 RMK CB DSNT NE-E SLP126 T2 SET T02670244
TAF
KNPA 
19nm E 
1923/2023 24010KT 9999 VCTS FEW045CB SCT150 SCT250 QNH2985INS TEMPO 1923/2002 4800 TSRA SCT040CB BKN150 BKN250 FM200200 VRB05KT 9999 FEW035 SCT250 QNH2988INS FM200700 33005KT 9999 VCTS SCT008 SCT035CB BKN250 QNH2988INS TEMPO 2009/2013 6000 SHRA BKN005 FM201500 34007KT 9999 SCT025 SCT250 QNH2994INS FM201800 21010KT 9999 VCTS SCT035CB SCT250 QNH2988INS AUTOMATED SENSOR METWATCH 2003 TIL 2011 T25/2012Z T33/2020Z FN20034
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
Gulf Air Center, Inc. ASRI 129.375
251-968-5200
toll-free 1-877-548-5324
[web site]
[email]
When you experience the services offered by Gulf Air Center, you immediately notice the first class VIP treatment and the second to none professionalism of our entire staff. It's easy to understand why we operate the longest running FBO service on the field and why we are the FBO of choice among visitors to KJKA. Not only do we have the most fully equiped FBO in the area complete with all pilot and aircraft services, but Gulf Shores and Orange Beach have the most beautiful beaches and best restaurants around! We have several courtesy vehicles and maintain a fleet of rental cars on site! We can arrange short or long term stays in group rate hotels or luxurious condominiums. Anything you need our Concierge Level team of Customer Service Representatives are more than happy to help you! We can guarantee your satisfaction!
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Salt Air Aviation Center UNICOM 122.775
251-948-0444
[web site]
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Salt Air Aviation Center is is a Full Service FBO and Flight School located in beautiful Gulf Shores, that is owned, operated and managed by professional & GA pilots.

We pride ourselves on providing superior customer service while maintaining a fun & relaxed atmosphere.

Regardless of your mission, needs, or length of stay, our experienced team will provide support and services every step of the way.

With complimentary Red Carpet Service and no hidden service fees, Salt Air is the only choice for true southern hospitality!
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FS $4.55 $3.99 
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Platinum Air Center-JKA LLC
Paragon Aviation Group
ASRI 130.75
251-948-0050
251-923-0050
[web site]
[email]
A New FBO in Gulf Shores, dedicated to providing outstanding service and care of your aircraft, Platinum Air Center-JKA and its well trained and dedicated staff offer a new alternative for corporate aircraft operators. Platinum offers competitive fuel prices and will meet CAA on field fuel prices. While Platinum Air Center-JKA is new, owner and general manager, Arve Henriksen and his management team have over 75 years of combined experience in the FBO business. Platinum Air Center-JKA is an independent FBO, and a member of the Paragon Network of FBOs.
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100LL Jet A
FS $4.63 $4.43 
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Aviation Businesses, Services, and Facilities

  
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 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Distance
 
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 Coastal Aircraft Services, Inc.
251-968-7080
[web site]
[email]
Oxygen service, Aircraft maintenance, Aircraft modifications, Aircraft parts

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