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

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 07 OCTOBER 2021

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
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT REIL RWY 36; MIRL RWY 18/36 - 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

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
100LL:24 HR CREDIT CARD SVC BOTH JET-A AND AVGAS.
Parking: tiedowns
Airframe service: NONE
Powerplant service: NONE
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 edge markings: RWY MARKINGS POOR DUE TO ALGAE GROWTH.
RUNWAY 18  RUNWAY 36
Latitude: 32-55.331188N32-54.438037N
Longitude: 085-57.800010W085-57.754248W
Elevation: 685.8 ft.611.9 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 182 magnetic, 178 true002 magnetic, 358 true
Displaced threshold: 623 ft.no
Markings: nonprecision, in poor conditionnonprecision, in poor condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
PAPI UNUSBL BYD 5 DEG LEFT AND 6 DEG RIGHT OF CNTRLN.
4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
PAPI UNUSBL BYD 6 DEG LEFT OF CNTRLN.
Runway end identifier lights: yes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 65 ft. tree, 402 ft. from runway, 119 ft. left of centerline, 3:1 slope to clear
APCH RATIO 15:1 FM DSPLCD THR.
40 ft. trees, 547 ft. from runway, 207 ft. right of centerline, 8:1 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: JACKSON HATTON
965 T.C. RUSSELL FIELD
ALEXANDER CITY, AL 35010
Phone 256-329-9057
ON CALL 256-392-2452.

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 27
Single engine airplanes: 20
Multi engine airplanes: 6
Jet airplanes: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 91/day *
79% transient general aviation
12% local general aviation
9% military
* for 12-month period ending 07 October 2019

Additional Remarks

TWY LGTS FOR TWY TURNOFF ONLY.
FOR CD CTC MONTGOMERY APCH AT 334-284-4575. WHEN APCH CLSD FOR CD CTC ATLANTA ARTCC AT 770-210-7692.

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 07 October 2021 at 0901Z to 04 November 2021 at 0900z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 18   download (222KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 36   download (242KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (154KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (480KB)

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KSCD - Merkel Field Sylacauga Municipal Airport (23 nm NW)
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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Aerial photo of KALX (Thomas C Russell Field Airport)
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Photo taken 24-Oct-2013
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 19-Oct-2021
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:2711:27
Sunrise06:5211:52
Sunset18:0623:06
Evening civil twilight18:3123:31

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  19-Oct-2021 16:07:16
Local (UTC-5)  19-Oct-2021 11:07:16
 
METAR
KALX 191555Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 20/09 A3026 RMK AO2 T01990091
TAF
KMXF 
39nm SW 
191253Z 1912/2017 VRB06KT 3200 BR SKC QNH3014INS BECMG 1914/1915 VRB06KT 9999 NSW SKC QNH3014INS TX23/1921Z TN08/1912Z
KASN 
40nm N 
191122Z 1912/2012 00000KT P6SM FEW250 TEMPO 1912/1914 5SM BR FM191800 19006KT P6SM SKC FM200000 00000KT P6SM FEW250
KANB 
41nm N 
191122Z 1912/2012 00000KT P6SM FEW250 FM191800 19006KT P6SM SKC FM200000 00000KT P6SM FEW250
KMGM 
43nm SW 
191122Z 1912/2012 00000KT 3SM BR SCT002 TEMPO 1912/1914 1SM BR BKN002 FM191400 08003KT P6SM SKC FM191700 13006KT P6SM SKC FM200000 11002KT P6SM SKC
KEET 
44nm W 
191122Z 1912/2012 00000KT P6SM FEW250 FM191700 17006KT P6SM SKC FM200000 00000KT P6SM FEW250
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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 --- $4.96 
SS $4.47 $3.96 
 Updated 22-Sep-2021
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FS=Full service
SS=Self service
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