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KGAD Northeast Alabama Regional Airport
Gadsden, Alabama, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 01 FEBRUARY 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: GAD
Lat/Long: 33-58-21.5359N / 086-05-20.7004W
33-58.358932N / 086-05.345007W
33.9726489 / -86.0890834
(estimated)
Elevation: 569.2 ft. / 173.5 m (surveyed)
Variation: 03W (2010)
From city: 4 miles SW of GADSDEN, AL
Time zone: UTC -6 (UTC -5 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 35954

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 01/1944
Control tower: no
ARTCC: ATLANTA CENTER
FSS: ANNISTON FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: GAD (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: FEB-OCT 0700-1900, NOV-JAN 0700-1700
UNATNDD FEDERAL HOLIDAYS; FOR AFT HRS SVC CALL 256-328-4700 & 256-504-8109
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT HIRL RY 06/24, MIRL RY 18/36, PAPI RYS 06, 24, 18, & 36, REIL RYS 06 & 24, AND TWY LGTS - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.8
WX AWOS-3PT: 127.825 (256-442-7094)
BIRMINGHAM APPROACH: 132.15
BIRMINGHAM DEPARTURE: 132.15
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 120.05
WX AWOS-3PT at 8A0 (17 nm NW): 119.575 (256-891-8259)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
GAD at fieldGADSDEN VOR/DME112.3002E
TDGr352/24.0TALLADEGA VOR/DME108.8002E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
FORT PAYNE216/38.842604WFTP ..-. - .--.

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR

Runway Information

Runway 6/24

Dimensions: 6802 x 150 ft. / 2073 x 46 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 90.0
Double wheel: 115.0
Double tandem: 195.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 6  RUNWAY 24
Latitude: 33-57.950313N33-58.498280N
Longitude: 086-06.064573W086-04.890007W
Elevation: 569.2 ft.549.3 ft.
Gradient: 0.3%0.3%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 064 magnetic, 061 true244 magnetic, 241 true
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yes
OTS INDEFLY
yes
OTS INDEFLY
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: ILS/DME
Obstructions: 45 ft. tree, 1161 ft. from runway, 222 ft. right of centerline, 21:1 slope to clearpole, 4 ft. of centerline

Runway 18/36

Dimensions: 4806 x 100 ft. / 1465 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt, in fair condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 25.0
Double wheel: 40.0
Double tandem: 78.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 18  RUNWAY 36
Latitude: 33-58.945617N33-58.153347N
Longitude: 086-05.155667W086-05.159898W
Elevation: 541.9 ft.553.0 ft.
Gradient: 0.3%0.3%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 183 magnetic, 180 true003 magnetic, 000 true
Markings: nonprecision, in fair conditionnonprecision, in fair condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on left (2.75 degrees glide path)2-light PAPI on left (2.75 degrees glide path)
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 18 ft. tree, 660 ft. from runway, 13 ft. right of centerline, 25:1 slope to clear56 ft. tree, 1865 ft. from runway, 119 ft. right of centerline, 29:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: GADSDEN AIRPORT AUTHORITY
185 IRA GRAY DR.
GADSDEN, AL 35904
Phone 256-442-3313
FRED SINGTON, CHAIRMAN
Manager: FRED SINGTON, JR.
185 IRA GRAY DRIVE
GADSDEN, AL 35904
Phone 2054423313

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 35
Single engine airplanes: 27
Multi engine airplanes: 5
Jet airplanes: 1
Gliders airplanes: 2
    
Aircraft operations: avg 65/day *
73% transient general aviation
20% local general aviation
5% air taxi
2% military
* for 12-month period ending 10 May 2017

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 between 1 February 2018 at 0901Z and 1 March 2018 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 24   download (295KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 06   download (272KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 18   download (270KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 24   download (278KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 36   download (251KB)
VOR RWY 06   download (227KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (189KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

20A - Robbins Field Airport (14 nm W)
8A0 - Albertville Regional Airport-Thomas J Brumlik Field (17 nm NW)
KASN - Talladega Municipal Airport (24 nm S)
KPYP - Centre-Piedmont-Cherokee County Regional Airport (25 nm E)
KANB - Anniston Regional Airport (26 nm SE)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 19-Feb-2018
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:0012:00
Sunrise06:2612:26
Sunset17:3123:31
Evening civil twilight17:5623:56

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  19-Feb-2018 22:12:05
Local (UTC-6)  19-Feb-2018 16:12:05
 
METAR
KGAD 192156Z AUTO 20005KT 10SM SCT070 24/14 A3019 RMK AO2 SLP225 T02440139
TAF
KASN 
24nm S 
191914Z 1919/2018 17010G20KT P6SM BKN050 FM200200 06003KT P6SM SCT060 FM201300 08006KT P6SM BKN015
KANB 
26nm SE 
191914Z 1919/2018 17010G21KT P6SM BKN050 FM200200 11003KT P6SM SCT060 FM201300 08006KT P6SM BKN015
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