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KSCD Merkel Field Sylacauga Municipal Airport
Sylacauga, Alabama, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 04 JANUARY 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: SCD
Lat/Long: 33-10-18.6000N / 086-18-19.9000W
33-10.310000N / 086-18.331667W
33.1718333 / -86.3055278
(estimated)
Elevation: 568.9 ft. / 173.4 m (surveyed)
Variation: 03W (2005)
From city: 3 miles W of SYLACAUGA, AL
Time zone: UTC -6 (UTC -5 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 35151

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 08/1962
Control tower: no
ARTCC: ATLANTA CENTER
FSS: ANNISTON FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: ANB (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: MON-FRI 0800-1700
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT MIRL RY 09/27, PAPI RYS 09 & 27 AND REIL RYS 09 & 27 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.8
WX AWOS-3: 119.125 (256-249-2620)
BIRMINGHAM APPROACH: 123.8
BIRMINGHAM DEPARTURE: 123.8

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
TDGr207/27.6TALLADEGA VOR/DME108.8002E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
GRAGG-WADE040/24.533801WGGY --. --. -.--

Airport Services

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

Runway Information

Runway 9/27

Dimensions: 5390 x 100 ft. / 1643 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt, in fair condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 20.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 9  RUNWAY 27
Latitude: 33-10.314298N33-10.305862N
Longitude: 086-18.860457W086-17.803905W
Elevation: 568.8 ft.547.7 ft.
Gradient: 0.1%0.1%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 094 magnetic, 091 true274 magnetic, 271 true
Markings: nonprecision, in fair conditionnonprecision, in fair condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)2-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 67 ft. hill, 1464 ft. from runway, 35 ft. left of centerline, 18:1 slope to clearnone

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF SYLACAUGA
PO BOX 390
SYLACAUGA, AL 35150
Phone 256-401-2400
Manager: SYLACAUGA AIRPORT AUTHORITY
195 AIRPORT RD.
SYLACAUGA, AL 35150
Phone 256-872-3512
AFTER HOURS 256-404-0631.

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 24
Single engine airplanes: 18
Multi engine airplanes: 1
Helicopters: 1
Gliders airplanes: 3
Ultralights: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 78/day *
91% transient general aviation
7% local general aviation
1% military
* for 12-month period ending 13 February 2017

Additional Remarks

DEER ON & INVOF ARPT.
GLIDER TOWING OPS 3 NM RADIUS BLO, 6,000 FT 0900-2200 WEEKENDS.

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 between 4 January 2018 at 0901Z and 1 February 2018 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 09   download (253KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 27   download (238KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (48KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KALX - Thomas C Russell Field Airport (23 nm SE)
KPLR - St Clair County Airport (23 nm N)
KEET - Shelby County Airport (24 nm W)
02A - Chilton County Airport (25 nm SW)
KASN - Talladega Municipal Airport (27 nm NE)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 21-Jan-2018
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:2112:21
Sunrise06:4812:48
Sunset17:0523:05
Evening civil twilight17:3223:32

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  22-Jan-2018 00:55:58
Local (UTC-6)  21-Jan-2018 18:55:58
 
METAR
KSCD 220035Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 12/08 A3015 RMK AO2 T01180079
TAF
KEET 
24nm W 
211734Z 2118/2218 16007KT P6SM SKC FM212300 18003KT P6SM SCT250 FM221300 16008KT P6SM BKN015
KASN 
27nm NE 
211734Z 2118/2218 18007KT P6SM SKC FM220000 VRB03KT P6SM SCT250 FM221400 15010G15KT P6SM BKN015
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
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 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
Sylacauga Airport 256-245-3246
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[email]
Airport management, Aviation fuel, Hangar leasing / sales, Rental cars delivered, ...

More info about Sylacauga Airport
Shell
100LL Jet A
PS --- $4.25 
SS $3.97 --- 
 Updated 10-Jan-2018
 
   1 read write
PS=Pump service
SS=Self service
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