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KSXS Shell Army Heliport
Fort Rucker, Alabama, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 05 DECEMBER 2019

Location

FAA Identifier: SXS
Lat/Long: 31-21-45.6100N 085-50-57.7800W
31-21.760167N 085-50.963000W
31.3626694,-85.8493833
(estimated)
Elevation: 400 ft. / 122 m (estimated)
Variation: 01W (1985)
Time zone: UTC -6 (UTC -5 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 36330

Heliport Operations

Heliport use: Private use. Permission required prior to landing
Activation date: 02/1987
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: JACKSONVILLE CENTER
FSS: ANNISTON FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: OZR (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: UNATNDD
FOR OFFICIAL USE ONLY - PPR/ BASE OPN V558-5434.
Segmented circle: no

Heliport Communications

CTAF: 139.125
ATIS: 376.5
SHELL AHP GROUND: 142.425 310.6 [1230-0600Z++(DT 1130-0500Z++)MON-FRI EXC HOL]
SHELL AHP TOWER: 139.125 244.5 [1230-0600Z++(DT 1130-0500Z++)MON-FRI EXC HOL]
CAIRNS APPROACH: 133.45
CAIRNS DEPARTURE: 133.45
WX AWOS-3PT at EDN (5 nm SW): 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
EDNr038/(4.8)ENTERPRISE VOR116.6003W
OZRr315/8.5CAIRNS VOR/DME111.2003W
HEYr269/(10.1)HANCHEY VOR110.6003W
RRSr280/21.9WIREGRASS VORTAC111.6002E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
LOWE274/5.426903WLOR .-.. --- .-.
BOLL WEEVIL081/6.935203WBVG -... ...- --.
RUCKR351/8.421203WOZ --- --..
HANCHEY268/10.122103WHYE .... -.-- .
JUDD085/28.026402WJUY .--- ..- -.--
BLOOD159/31.036504WTOI - --- ..

Heliport Services

Oil available: 244.5

Runway Information

Helipad H1

Dimensions: 2000 x 60 ft. / 610 x 18 m
Surface: asphalt
Traffic pattern: leftleft

Helipad H3

Dimensions: 2000 x 60 ft. / 610 x 18 m
Surface: asphalt
Traffic pattern: leftleft

Helipad H4

Dimensions: 1620 x 75 ft. / 494 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt
Traffic pattern: leftleft

Helipad H2

Dimensions: 1300 x 60 ft. / 396 x 18 m
Surface: asphalt
Traffic pattern: leftleft

Helipad HA

Dimensions: 1300 x 50 ft. / 396 x 15 m
Surface: asphalt
Traffic pattern: leftleft

Helipad HB

Dimensions: 1300 x 50 ft. / 396 x 15 m
Surface: asphalt
Traffic pattern: leftleft

Helipad HC

Dimensions: 1300 x 50 ft. / 396 x 15 m
Surface: asphalt
Traffic pattern: leftleft

Helipad H5

Dimensions: 1000 x 60 ft. / 305 x 18 m
Surface: asphalt
Traffic pattern: leftleft

Heliport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: U.S. Army
Owner: US ARMY ATCA - ASO
9325 GUNSTON ROAD
FT BELVOIR, VA 22060
Phone 205-255-2314

Additional Remarks

EXTENSIVE COPTER STU TNG IN PROGRESS.
RYS H-A/B &1 CLSD FOR BASE ACFT PARKING.
WHEN ATCT CLSD, FOR CD CTC JACKSONVILLE ARTCC AT 904-845-1592.

Instrument Procedures

There are no published instrument procedures at KSXS.

Some nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KEDN - Enterprise Municipal Airport (5 nm SW)
KLOR - Lowe Army Heliport (Fort Rucker) (5 nm E)
KOZR - Cairns Army Airfield (Fort Rucker) (9 nm SE)
KHEY - Hanchey Army Heliport (Fort Rucker) (10 nm E)
71J - Ozark-Blackwell Field Airport (12 nm E)
33J - Geneva Municipal Airport (19 nm S)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 11-Dec-2019
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:0712:07
Sunrise06:3312:33
Sunset16:4022:40
Evening civil twilight17:0723:07

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  11-Dec-2019 14:17:31
Local (UTC-6)  11-Dec-2019 08:17:31
 
METAR
KSXS 111358Z AUTO 04010KT 7SM BKN060 OVC070 06/04 A3036 RMK AO2 RAE25RAB31E55 SLP284 P0000
KEDN 
5nm SW 
111355Z AUTO 02007KT 10SM -DZ BKN060 OVC085 06/04 A3037 RMK AO2 P0001 T00550035
KLOR 
5nm E 
111404Z AUTO 36008KT 7SM -RA BKN060 BKN075 OVC120 06/03 A3037 RMK AO2 PRESFR SLP268
KOZR 
8nm SE 
111357Z AUTO 35007G16KT 10SM -DZ FEW120 07/03 A3037 RMK AO2 DZB57 SLP287
KHEY 
10nm E 
111358Z AUTO 36008KT 9SM FEW060 OVC120 07/02 A3037 RMK AO2 RAE43 SLP288 P0000 T00680022
TAF
KOZR 
8nm SE 
110800Z 1108/1214 36012KT 9999 FEW017 BKN035 520052 QNH3021INS BECMG 1113/1114 01012G18KT 9999 SCT030 BKN060 510052 QNH3037INS BECMG 1200/1201 03008KT 9999 FEW100 520052 QNH3039INS BECMG 1213/1214 06012G18KT 9999 SCT030 BKN050 510052 QNH3044INS TX10/1121Z TN06/1207Z
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