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

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 23 MAY 2019

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.
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: 32
Single engine airplanes: 25
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.

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 23 May 2019 at 0901Z to 20 June 2019 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 18   download (207KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 36   download (220KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (562KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (258KB)

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KAUO - Auburn University Regional Airport (32 nm SE)
02A - Chilton County Airport (33 nm W)
 
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Photo taken 24-Oct-2013
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 18-Jun-2019
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:0810:08
Sunrise05:3610:36
Sunset19:5400:54
Evening civil twilight20:2201:22

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  18-Jun-2019 15:54:14
Local (UTC-5)  18-Jun-2019 10:54:14
 
METAR
TAF
KMXF 
39nm SW 
181100Z 1811/1917 VRB06KT 9999 SCT015 BKN030 QNH2996INS BECMG 1813/1814 VRB06KT 8000 -SHRA BKN025 QNH2988INS TEMPO 1820/1902 23015G25KT 1600 TSRA BKN015CB BECMG 1901/1902 19006KT 9999 NSW BKN035 OVC055 QNH2987INS BECMG 1908/1909 20006KT 9999 SCT040 QNH2986INS BECMG 1915/1916 23010G15KT 9999 FEW050 QNH2985INS TX31/1817Z TN23/1911Z
KASN 
40nm N 
181130Z 1812/1912 VRB02KT P6SM VCSH BKN035 TEMPO 1812/1814 BKN020 FM181400 22003KT P6SM VCSH BKN025 FM181700 23005KT 5SM -SHRA VCTS BKN035CB FM190100 18003KT P6SM VCSH OVC040 FM190800 VRB03KT P6SM VCSH OVC025
KANB 
41nm N 
181130Z 1812/1912 VRB02KT P6SM VCSH BKN035 TEMPO 1812/1814 BKN020 FM181400 22003KT P6SM VCSH BKN025 FM181700 23005KT 5SM -SHRA VCTS BKN035CB FM190100 18003KT P6SM VCSH OVC040 FM190800 VRB03KT P6SM VCSH OVC025
KMGM 
43nm SW 
181130Z 1812/1912 15003KT P6SM SCT025 BKN250 FM181400 23005KT P6SM VCSH BKN050 FM181800 20006KT 5SM -SHRA VCTS BKN035CB FM190100 19004KT P6SM VCSH OVC050 FM190800 19003KT P6SM VCSH OVC025
KEET 
44nm W 
181130Z 1812/1912 19003KT P6SM VCSH SCT020 BKN035 TEMPO 1812/1814 BKN020 FM181500 18005KT 5SM -SHRA VCTS SCT020 OVC035CB FM190100 20006KT P6SM VCSH BKN050 FM190800 19005KT P6SM VCSH OVC025
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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 $4.26 --- 
 Updated 11-Jun-2019
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FS=Full service
SS=Self service
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