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KSXS Shell Army Heliport
Fort Rucker, Alabama, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 30 JANUARY 2020

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 18-Feb-2020
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:5811:58
Sunrise06:2312:23
Sunset17:3223:32
Evening civil twilight17:5623:56

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  18-Feb-2020 07:32:54
Local (UTC-6)  18-Feb-2020 01:32:54
 
METAR
KSXS 180658Z AUTO M 1/2SM FG VV002 16/16 A3009 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT NW SLP190 T01580156 RVRNO $
KEDN 
5nm SW 
180715Z AUTO 13003KT 1/2SM FG OVC003 16/16 A3009 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT SE T01580158
KLOR 
5nm E 
180708Z AUTO 00000KT 1/2SM FG VV002 16/16 A3009 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT N SLP172 RVRNO
KOZR 
8nm SE 
180656Z AUTO 12005KT 1/2SM FG VV002 17/17 A3009 RMK AO2 SLP191 T01670167 RVRNO $
KHEY 
10nm E 
180713Z AUTO 13003KT 3/8SM FG VV001 16/16 A3009 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT N SLP191 RVRNO
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