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KSXS Shell Army Heliport
Fort Rucker, Alabama, USA

GOING TO FORT RUCKER?


FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 23 MAY 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 -5 (UTC -6 during Standard 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 SVCS 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.

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 19-Jun-2019
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:1210:12
Sunrise05:4010:40
Sunset19:4900:49
Evening civil twilight20:1701:17

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  19-Jun-2019 22:58:33
Local (UTC-5)  19-Jun-2019 17:58:33
 
METAR
KSXS 192240Z AUTO 24003KT 10SM CLR 29/23 A2984 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT E-S SLP103
KEDN 
5nm SW 
192235Z AUTO 22005KT 10SM CLR 31/23 A2983 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT W T03080225
KLOR 
5nm E 
192242Z AUTO 26003KT 10SM VCTS FEW160 30/23 A2984 RMK AO2 SLP086
KOZR 
8nm SE 
192232Z AUTO 23009KT 10SM TS FEW160 32/22 A2984 RMK AO2 TSB32 SLP104
KHEY 
10nm E 
192236Z AUTO 20003KT 10SM BKN160 31/23 A2983 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT E-SW SLP100
TAF
KOZR 
8nm SE 
191835Z 1918/2022 25009KT 9000 -SHRA VCTS BKN030CB QNH2980INS TEMPO 1919/2001 25012G18KT 6000 -TSRA BKN030CB BECMG 2000/2001 21009KT 9999 NSW FEW030 SCT045 BKN060 QNH2983INS BECMG 2008/2009 21009KT 9999 SCT007 BKN015 QNH2986INS TEMPO 2010/2014 BKN007 BKN015 TX33/1920Z TN23/2012Z
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