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KALX Thomas C Russell Field Airport
Alexander City, Alabama, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 16 AUGUST 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: ALX
Lat/Long: 32-54-53.1000N / 085-57-46.6000W
32-54.885000N / 085-57.776667W
32.9147500 / -85.9629444
(estimated)
Elevation: 685.8 ft. / 209.0 m (surveyed)
Variation: 04W (2015)
From city: 2 miles SW of ALEXANDER CITY, AL
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -6 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 35010

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 04/1940
Control tower: no
ARTCC: ATLANTA CENTER
FSS: ANNISTON FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: ALX (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: MON-FRI 0800-1700
UNATTENDED WEEKENDS.
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: MIRL RY 18/36 ACTVT - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.7
WX AWOS-3PT: 118.325 (256-329-1820)
MONTGOMERY APPROACH: 121.2
MONTGOMERY DEPARTURE: 121.2
  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY ATLANTA ARTCC ON FREQS 120.45/298.850 (COLUMBUS RCAG) WHEN MONTGOMERY APCH CTL CLSD.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
TGEr328/29.8TUSKEGEE VOR/DME117.3002E
LGCr257/38.9LAGRANGE VORTAC115.6001E
TDGr172/39.8TALLADEGA VOR/DME108.8002E

Airport Services

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

Runway Information

Runway 18/36

Dimensions: 5422 x 96 ft. / 1653 x 29 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in fair condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 30.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 18  RUNWAY 36
Latitude: 32-55.331188N32-54.438037N
Longitude: 085-57.800010W085-57.754248W
Elevation: 685.8 ft.611.9 ft.
Gradient: 1.4% DOWN1.4% UP
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 182 magnetic, 178 true002 magnetic, 358 true
Displaced threshold: 623 ft.no
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-box VASI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
VASI OTS INDEF.
4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 47 ft. trees, 424 ft. from runway, 111 ft. left of centerline, 4:1 slope to clear
APCH RATIO 22:1 FROM DSPLCD THLD.
24 ft. trees, 524 ft. from runway, 192 ft. right of centerline, 13:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF ALEXANDER CITY
PO BOX 552
ALEXANDER CITY, AL 35011
Phone (256) 329-9057
Manager: MIKE SMITH
997 T.C. RUSSELL FIELD
ALEXANDER CITY, AL 35010
Phone 256-329-9057
ON CALL PHONE 256-392-2452.

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 34
Single engine airplanes: 28
Multi engine airplanes: 5
Jet airplanes: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 91/day *
79% transient general aviation
12% local general aviation
9% military
* for 12-month period ending 06 July 2017

Additional Remarks

TWY LGTS FOR TWY TURNOFF ONLY.

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 from 16 August 2018 at 0901Z to 13 September 2018 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 18   download (207KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 36   download (219KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (562KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (258KB)

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08A - Wetumpka Municipal Airport (30 nm SW)
06A - Moton Field Municipal Airport (31 nm SE)
KAUO - Auburn University Regional Airport (32 nm SE)
02A - Chilton County Airport (33 nm W)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 19-Aug-2018
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:4510:45
Sunrise06:1111:11
Sunset19:2400:24
Evening civil twilight19:5000:50

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  19-Aug-2018 20:14:50
Local (UTC-5)  19-Aug-2018 15:14:50
 
METAR
KALX 191955Z AUTO 16005KT 10SM BKN022 BKN028 27/25 A3000 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT SW AND W T02740248
TAF
KMXF 
39nm SW 
191410Z 1914/2017 22006KT 9000 -SHRA SCT004 SCT050 BKN065 QNH2995INS TEMPO 1914/1915 BKN015 TEMPO 1918/1923 25010G20KT 6000 -TSRA BKN030CB OVC100 TX29/1920Z TN22/2011Z
KASN 
40nm N 
191720Z 1918/2018 22007KT P6SM VCTS BKN025CB FM200600 25005KT P6SM VCSH BKN015 FM201000 23003KT P6SM VCSH BKN007 FM201300 22008KT P6SM VCSH OVC020
KANB 
41nm N 
191720Z 1918/2018 22007KT P6SM VCTS BKN025CB FM200600 25005KT P6SM VCSH BKN015 FM201000 23003KT P6SM VCSH BKN007 FM201300 22008KT P6SM VCSH OVC020
KMGM 
43nm SW 
191720Z 1918/2018 21006KT P6SM VCTS SCT025 BKN040CB TEMPO 1918/1922 3SM TSRA BKN010CB FM200600 21004KT P6SM VCSH BKN015 FM201000 00000KT 4SM BR VCSH BKN007 FM201300 22008KT P6SM VCSH OVC020
KEET 
44nm W 
191720Z 1918/2018 21006KT P6SM VCTS BKN025CB TEMPO 1918/1920 BKN008CB FM200600 20004KT P6SM VCSH BKN015 FM201000 20004KT P6SM VCSH BKN007 FM201300 21008KT P6SM VCSH OVC020
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
Alexander City Flying Service UNICOM 122.70
256-329-9057
Attention Agriculture Operators: There are city ordinances affecting loading operations on airport property. Please call airport manager before arriving to conduct loading operations at (256)329-9057.

More info about Alexander City Flying Service
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100LL Jet A
FS --- $4.10 
SS $3.95 --- 
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SS=Self service
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