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KMDQ Huntsville Executive Airport / Tom Sharp Jr Field
Huntsville, Alabama, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 09 NOVEMBER 2017

Location

FAA Identifier: MDQ
Lat/Long: 34-51-33.7000N / 086-33-27.1000W
34-51.561667N / 086-33.451667W
34.8593611 / -86.5575278
(estimated)
Elevation: 763.5 ft. / 232.7 m (surveyed)
Variation: 04W (2015)
From city: 1 mile NE of HUNTSVILLE, AL
Time zone: UTC -6 (UTC -5 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 35759

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Control tower: no
ARTCC: MEMPHIS CENTER
FSS: ANNISTON FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: MDQ (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: SAT-SUN 0730-2000, ALL MON-FRI 0730-2130
FOR SVC AFT HRS CALL 256-603-9345.
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT MIRL RY 18/36, REILS RY 18/36, PAPI RY 18 & 36 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 123.0
WX AWOS-3PT: 120.000 (256-829-1242)
HUNTSVILLE APPROACH: 125.6 [0600-0000]
HUNTSVILLE DEPARTURE: 125.6 [0600-0000]
WX AWOS-3 at FYM (12 nm N): 135.275 (931-433-5916)
WX ASOS at HSV (17 nm SW): PHONE 256-772-8074
  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY MEMPHIS ARTCC ON FREQS 120.8/307.7 (HUNTSVILLE RCAG) WHEN HUNTSVILLE APCH CTL CLSD.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
RQZr043/5.3ROCKET VORTAC112.2002E
DCUr057/22.7DECATUR VOR/DME112.8001W

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
REDSTONE038/11.628704WHUA .... ..- .-
CAPSHAW066/12.135001WCWH -.-. .-- ....
BOILING FORK235/30.726303WBGF -... --. ..-.
BURWI206/39.333203WULH ..- .-.. ....

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: LOW

Runway Information

Runway 18/36

Dimensions: 6500 x 100 ft. / 1981 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 60.0
Double wheel: 75.0
Double tandem: 140.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 18  RUNWAY 36
Latitude: 34-52.096833N34-51.025505N
Longitude: 086-33.440295W086-33.461413W
Elevation: 718.9 ft.763.5 ft.
Gradient: 0.7% UP
Traffic pattern: leftright
Runway heading: 185 magnetic, 181 true005 magnetic, 001 true
Markings: precision, in good conditionnonprecision, 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: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: ILS/DME

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: MADISON CO EXEC ARPT AUTH
PO BOX 110
MERIDIANVILLE, AL 35759
Phone 256-828-3883
TOM SHARP CHAIRMAN.
Manager: RAY MEYER
358 BOLLING RD
MERIDIANVILLE, AL 35759
Phone 256-828-1403

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 106
Single engine airplanes: 87
Multi engine airplanes: 16
Jet airplanes: 2
Helicopters: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 94/day *
49% transient general aviation
44% local general aviation
5% air taxi
2% military
* for 12-month period ending 02 October 2016

Additional Remarks

GCO AVBL ON FREQ 121.725 THRU HSV APCH & ANB FSS.

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 9 November 2017 at 0901Z and 7 December 2017 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 18 **CHANGED**   download (282KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 18 **CHANGED**   download (220KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 36 **CHANGED**   download (265KB)
VOR/DME-B **CHANGED**   download (190KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KFYM - Fayetteville Municipal Airport (12 nm N)
KHUA - Redstone Army Airfield (13 nm SW)
KHSV - Huntsville International Airport-Carl T Jones Field (17 nm SW)
KDCU - Pryor Field Regional Airport (23 nm SW)
4A6 - Scottsboro Municipal Airport-Word Field (29 nm E)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 18-Nov-2017
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:5711:57
Sunrise06:2412:24
Sunset16:3922:39
Evening civil twilight17:0623:06

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  18-Nov-2017 18:05:51
Local (UTC-6)  18-Nov-2017 12:05:51
 
METAR
KMDQ 181755Z AUTO 20017G22KT 10SM BKN024 OVC032 20/15 A2974 RMK AO2
KFYM 
12nm N 
181755Z AUTO 19019G28KT 10SM BKN019 OVC024 19/15 A2970 RMK A01
KHUA 
13nm SW 
181758Z AUTO 23016G23KT 10SM OVC021 20/16 A2972 RMK AO2 SLP062 T01990157 10199 20155 57041
KHSV 
17nm SW 
181753Z 20012G22KT 10SM OVC024 21/17 A2973 RMK AO2 SLP063 60000 T02060167 10206 20161 58040 $
TAF
KHSV 
17nm SW 
181740Z 1818/1918 21015G25KT P6SM VCSH OVC020 FM182100 23020G25KT 6SM -RA VCTS BKN030CB OVC040 FM190000 28020G30KT 5SM SHRA VCTS BKN025CB FM190200 34020G30KT 5SM -SHRA BR OVC020 FM190400 34008G16KT P6SM BKN015 FM190900 33013KT P6SM FEW250 FM191600 33014KT P6SM SKC
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
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 Services / Description 
 
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Executive Flight Center UNICOM 123.00
256-828-1403
256-828-3883
[web site]
[email]
NWW 6500' Runway Extension Complete!
ILS 18 and WAAS 18/36 Approaches!
Executive Flight Center is celebrating our 10th year as the FBO at Huntsville Executive Airport KMDQ. You do have a CHOICE in Huntsville airports. Avoid ramp fees and enjoy our luxurious facilities. KMDQ makes a great Tech Stop!
Note the airport name has changed to Huntsville Executive Airport to more accurately reflect the area served by KMDQ. Located just north of the Huntsville city limit, KMDQ is the closest airport to Huntsville downtown.
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