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KSCD Merkel Field Sylacauga Municipal Airport
Sylacauga, Alabama, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 10 SEPTEMBER 2020

Location

FAA Identifier: SCD
Lat/Long: 33-10-18.6000N 086-18-19.9000W
33-10.310000N 086-18.331667W
33.1718333,-86.3055278
(estimated)
Elevation: 568.9 ft. / 173.4 m (surveyed)
Variation: 03W (2005)
From city: 3 miles W of SYLACAUGA, AL
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -6 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 35151

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 08/1962
Control tower: no
ARTCC: ATLANTA CENTER
FSS: ANNISTON FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: ANB (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: MON-FRI 0800-1700
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT REIL RWY 09/27; PAPI RWY 09/27 AND MIRL RWY 09/27 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.8
WX AWOS-3PT: 119.125 (256-249-2620)
BIRMINGHAM APPROACH: 123.8
BIRMINGHAM DEPARTURE: 123.8

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A+
FUEL AVBL 24/7 WITH CC.
Parking: tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 9/27

Dimensions: 5390 x 100 ft. / 1643 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt, in fair condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 20.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 9  RUNWAY 27
Latitude: 33-10.314298N33-10.305862N
Longitude: 086-18.860457W086-17.803905W
Elevation: 568.8 ft.547.7 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 094 magnetic, 091 true274 magnetic, 271 true
Markings: nonprecision, in fair conditionnonprecision, in fair condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)2-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 67 ft. hill, 1464 ft. from runway, 35 ft. left of centerline, 18:1 slope to clearnone

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF SYLACAUGA
PO BOX 390
SYLACAUGA, AL 35150
Phone 256-401-2400
Manager: SYLACAUGA AIRPORT AUTHORITY
195 AIRPORT RD.
SYLACAUGA, AL 35150
Phone 256-872-3512
AFT HRS 256-404-0631.

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 30
Single engine airplanes: 20
Helicopters: 1
Gliders airplanes: 9
    
Aircraft operations: avg 78/day *
91% transient general aviation
7% local general aviation
1% military
* for 12-month period ending 13 February 2017

Additional Remarks

DEER ON & INVOF ARPT.
GLDR TOWING OPS 3 NM RADIUS BLW 6000 FT 0900-2200 WKENDS.
FOR CD CTC BIRMINGHAM APCH AT 205-769-3907.

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 10 September 2020 at 0901Z to 08 October 2020 at 0900z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 09   download (272KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 27   download (258KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (48KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KALX - Thomas C Russell Field Airport (23 nm SE)
KPLR - St Clair County Airport (23 nm N)
KEET - Shelby County Airport (24 nm W)
02A - Chilton County Airport (25 nm SW)
KASN - Talladega Municipal Airport (27 nm NE)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 26-Sep-2020
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:1311:13
Sunrise06:3811:38
Sunset18:3523:35
Evening civil twilight18:5923:59

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  27-Sep-2020 02:09:36
Local (UTC-5)  26-Sep-2020 21:09:36
 
METAR
KSCD 270155Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM BKN050 OVC060 23/21 A2999 RMK AO2 T02280208
TAF
KEET 
24nm W 
261720Z 2618/2718 19003KT P6SM SCT035 FM270300 00000KT P6SM SCT025 BKN040 FM271000 00000KT P6SM SCT020 BKN030 PROB30 2710/2715 4SM SHRA BKN010 BKN020 FM271500 VRB04KT P6SM SCT015 BKN025 PROB30 2715/2718 4SM SHRA SCT010 BKN015
KASN 
27nm NE 
261720Z 2618/2718 29003KT P6SM SCT035 FM270200 VRB03KT P6SM FEW025 SCT040 FM271200 19003KT P6SM SCT015 BKN030 PROB30 2712/2717 4SM SHRA BKN010 FM271700 19005KT P6SM SCT020 BKN030 PROB30 2717/2718 4SM SHRA BKN015
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SS $3.59 --- 
 Updated 22-Sep-2020
 
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