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

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 01 DECEMBER 2022

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 -6 (UTC -5 during Daylight Saving 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 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: 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 01 December 2022 at 0901Z to 29 December 2022 at 0900z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 18   download (219KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 36   download (239KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (154KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (480KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

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 09-Dec-2022
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:0912:09
Sunrise06:3612:36
Sunset16:3622:36
Evening civil twilight17:0423:04

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  09-Dec-2022 20:02:55
Local (UTC-6)  09-Dec-2022 14:02:55
 
METAR
KALX 091955Z AUTO 22006KT 10SM SCT030 SCT038 SCT070 24/18 A3008 RMK AO2 T02440178
TAF
KMXF 
39nm SW 
091615Z 0916/1022 VRB06KT 9999 SCT040 OVC080 QNH3014INS BECMG 1007/1008 VRB06KT 8000 BR BKN003 QNH3010INS BECMG 1017/1018 VRB06KT 9999 NSW OVC011 QNH3014INS TX21/0918Z TN13/1012Z
KASN 
40nm N 
091727Z 0918/1018 22005KT P6SM VCSH SCT015 SCT025 OVC050 TEMPO 0918/0922 4SM -SHRA BR BKN025 OVC050 FM092200 VRB04KT 6SM BR VCSH BKN015 OVC030 FM100000 VRB05KT P6SM OVC015 FM100800 VRB05KT 6SM BR BKN009 OVC012 FM101100 VRB05KT 3SM BR OVC009 FM101500 VRB05KT 6SM BR SCT009 OVC015
KANB 
41nm N 
091727Z 0918/1018 25005KT P6SM VCSH SCT015 SCT025 OVC050 TEMPO 0918/0922 4SM -SHRA BR BKN025 OVC050 FM092200 VRB04KT 6SM BR VCSH BKN020 OVC030 FM100000 VRB05KT P6SM OVC015 FM100800 VRB05KT 6SM BR BKN009 OVC012 FM101100 VRB05KT 3SM BR OVC009 FM101500 VRB05KT 6SM BR SCT009 OVC015
KMGM 
43nm SW 
091727Z 0918/1018 26006KT P6SM BKN050 OVC080 FM100600 VRB04KT 6SM BR BKN012 OVC050 FM101100 VRB04KT 3SM BR OVC012 FM101500 VRB04KT 6SM BR BKN015 OVC050
KEET 
44nm W 
091727Z 0918/1018 28005KT P6SM VCSH SCT015 OVC050 TEMPO 0920/0924 BKN015 OVC050 FM100000 VRB05KT 6SM BR OVC015 FM100800 VRB05KT 6SM BR BKN009 OVC012 FM101100 VRB05KT 3SM BR OVC009 FM101500 VRB05KT 6SM BR SCT009 OVC015
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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 --- $6.51 
SS $6.06 $5.51 
 Updated 06-Dec-2022
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FS=Full service
SS=Self service
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