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

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 20 JUNE 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.
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 20 June 2019 at 0901Z to 19 July 2019 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 25-Jun-2019
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:0910:09
Sunrise05:3810:38
Sunset19:5500:55
Evening civil twilight20:2401:24

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  25-Jun-2019 21:18:43
Local (UTC-5)  25-Jun-2019 16:18:43
 
METAR
KALX 252056Z AUTO 32006KT 10SM SCT041 31/21 A3008 RMK AO2
TAF
KMXF 
39nm SW 
251900Z 2519/2701 VRB06KT 9999 SCT120 QNH2998INS BECMG 2603/2604 VRB06KT 9000 -SHRA VCTS BKN025CB QNH3005INS BECMG 2609/2610 VRB06KT 9999 NSW SCT055 QNH3006INS TX34/2521Z TN21/2611Z LAST NO AMDS AFT 2603 NEXT 2611
KASN 
40nm N 
251740Z 2518/2618 30006KT P6SM SCT040 BKN250 FM260100 27002KT P6SM SCT130 OVC250 FM261500 26005KT P6SM FEW030 BKN250
KANB 
41nm N 
251740Z 2518/2618 30006KT P6SM SCT040 BKN250 FM260100 27002KT P6SM SCT130 OVC250 FM261500 26005KT P6SM FEW030 BKN250
KMGM 
43nm SW 
251740Z 2518/2618 26007KT P6SM SCT040 BKN250 FM260100 24003KT P6SM SCT130 OVC150 FM261500 30005KT P6SM FEW030 BKN130
KEET 
44nm W 
251740Z 2518/2618 29004KT P6SM SCT040 BKN250 FM260100 24003KT P6SM SCT130 OVC250 FM261500 30005KT P6SM FEW030 BKN250
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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
Shell
100LL Jet A
FS --- $4.10 
SS $4.26 --- 
 Updated 25-Jun-2019
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FS=Full service
SS=Self service
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