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KSXS Shell Army Heliport
Fort Rucker, Alabama, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 31 JANUARY 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 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 22-Feb-2019
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:5411:54
Sunrise06:1912:19
Sunset17:3523:35
Evening civil twilight18:0024:00

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  22-Feb-2019 13:27:37
Local (UTC-6)  22-Feb-2019 07:27:37
 
METAR
KSXS 221313Z AUTO 16003KT 8SM OVC002 19/19 A3012 RMK AO2 SLP199
KEDN 
5nm SW 
221315Z AUTO 14003KT 4SM BR SCT002 OVC009 19/19 A3013 RMK AO2 T01910191
KLOR 
5nm E 
221258Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM SCT002 OVC011 19/19 A3013 RMK AO2 CIG 005V011 SLP185
KOZR 
8nm SE 
221256Z 00000KT 5SM BR BKN004 OVC011 20/19 A3013 RMK AO2A SLP203 T01960193
KHEY 
10nm E 
221258Z AUTO 00000KT 8SM SCT009 OVC012 19/19 A3013 RMK AO2 SLP203 T01940194
TAF
KOZR 
8nm SE 
220800Z 2208/2314 18006KT 8000 BR BKN004 QNH3008INS BECMG 2215/2216 18006KT 9999 NSW OVC005 QNH3014INS BECMG 2220/2221 16006KT 9999 SCT005 SCT065 QNH3014INS BECMG 2223/2224 15006KT 9999 BKN008 QNH3016INS BECMG 2304/2305 15006KT 6000 BR OVC003 QNH3018INS TX28/2221Z TN19/2209Z
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