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KTCL Tuscaloosa Regional Airport
Tuscaloosa, Alabama, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 09 NOVEMBER 2017

Location

FAA Identifier: TCL
Lat/Long: 33-13-14.2591N / 087-36-41.0454W
33-13.237652N / 087-36.684090W
33.2206275 / -87.6114015
(estimated)
Elevation: 169.9 ft. / 51.8 m (surveyed)
Variation: 00E (1990)
From city: 3 miles NW of TUSCALOOSA, AL
Time zone: UTC -6 (UTC -5 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 35476

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 04/1940
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: ATLANTA CENTER
FSS: ANNISTON FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: TCL (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 0500-2200
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: WHEN ATCT CLSD ACTVT HIRL RY 04/22 (MED INTST ONLY), MALSR RY 04, PAPI RY 22 & TWY LGTS - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
Fire and rescue: ARFF index A
Airline operations: PPR 24 HRS FOR UNSCHED ACR OPS WITH MORE THAN 30 PSGR SEATS 2130-0500 CALL AMGR 205-792-7270. ARFF INDEX B EQUIPMENT AVBL 24 HRS.
International operations: customs landing rights airport

Airport Communications

CTAF: 126.3
UNICOM: 122.95
WX ASOS: 132.825 (205-750-8940)
TUSCALOOSA GROUND: 121.8 257.95 [0700-2000]
TUSCALOOSA TOWER: 126.3 256.7 [0700-2000]
BIRMINGHAM APPROACH: 120.15
BIRMINGHAM DEPARTURE: 120.15
CLNC DEL: 120.775

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
LDKr235/4.4CRIMSON VORTAC117.8003E
OKWr267/18.2BROOKWOOD VORTAC111.0000E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
TUSKE038/4.836200ETC - -.-.

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 4/22

Dimensions: 6499 x 150 ft. / 1981 x 46 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in fair condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 90.0
Double wheel: 133.0
Double tandem: 200.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 4  RUNWAY 22
Latitude: 33-12.608933N33-13.417468N
Longitude: 087-37.150603W087-36.313820W
Elevation: 153.2 ft.164.4 ft.
Gradient: 0.2%0.2%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 041221
Markings: precision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Approach lights: MALSR: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with runway alignment indicator lights
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: ILS
Obstructions: none38 ft. tree, 1550 ft. from runway, 100 ft. left of centerline, 35:1 slope to clear

Runway 12/30

Dimensions: 4001 x 100 ft. / 1220 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt, in excellent condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 36.0
Double wheel: 53.0
Double tandem: 93.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 12  RUNWAY 30
Latitude: 33-13.749563N33-13.455060N
Longitude: 087-36.956978W087-36.254512W
Elevation: 166.7 ft.164.9 ft.
Gradient: 0.1%0.1%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 117297
Markings: basic, in fair conditionbasic, in fair condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on right (3.00 degrees glide path)
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 40 ft. tree, 850 ft. from runway, 200 ft. right of centerline, 16:1 slope to clear61 ft. trees, 1725 ft. from runway, 180 ft. left of centerline, 25:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF TUSCALOOSA
7601 ROBERT CARDINAL AIRPORT ROAD
TUSCALOOSA, AL 35401
Phone (205) 248-5300
Manager: JEFF POWELL
7601 ROBERT CARDINAL ARPT ROAD, STE 208
TUSCALOOSA, AL 35401
Phone 205-792-7270

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 101
Single engine airplanes: 65
Multi engine airplanes: 17
Jet airplanes: 11
Helicopters: 8
    
Aircraft operations: avg 146/day *
45% local general aviation
34% transient general aviation
14% military
6% air taxi
<1% commercial
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2016

Additional Remarks

RY 12/30 CLSD WHEN ATCT NOT IN OPERATION. RY 12/30 IS LIGHTED AS A VISUAL RY.
BIRDS & DEER INVOF RYS.
TWY D CLSD BETWEEN TWY D5 AND TWY D6 WHEN TWR CLSD DAILY 0200-1300.

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 04   download (268KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 04   download (290KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 12 **CHANGED**   download (223KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 22   download (299KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 30   download (224KB)
VOR OR TACAN RWY 04   download (207KB)
VOR OR TACAN RWY 22   download (206KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (48KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (189KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

3M8 - North Pickens Airport (22 nm NW)
KAIV - George Downer Airport (30 nm W)
M95 - Richard Arthur Field Airport (31 nm N)
0A8 - Bibb County Airport (31 nm SE)
KEKY - Bessemer Airport (35 nm E)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 18-Nov-2017
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:5911:59
Sunrise06:2512:25
Sunset16:4622:46
Evening civil twilight17:1223:12

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  18-Nov-2017 18:37:59
Local (UTC-6)  18-Nov-2017 12:37:59
 
METAR
KTCL 181753Z 20014KT 10SM FEW031 BKN041 OVC050 23/18 A2979 RMK AO2 SLP085 T02330178 10233 20172 58037
TAF
KTCL 181740Z 1818/1918 18013G20KT P6SM SCT025 OVC050 TEMPO 1818/1822 BKN025 OVC050 FM182200 22012G22KT P6SM VCSH OVC025 FM190000 23011G22KT P6SM VCTS OVC025CB TEMPO 1900/1902 4SM -RA OVC015 FM190200 31015G25KT P6SM BKN025 OVC050 FM190600 34011KT P6SM SCT025 BKN250
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
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Dixie Air Services UNICOM 122.95
205-333-3000
toll-free 1-877-333-3777
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Aviation fuel, Oxygen service, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangars, Passenger terminal and lounge, Flight training, Aircraft rental, ...
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Hawthorne Global Aviation Services UNICOM 122.95
205-349-3991
toll-free 1-800-937-1716
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Located in the Heart of Dixie and the Home of the University of Alabama, we are Tuscaloosa's Finest Full Service FBO with a wide range of amenities. We specialize in southern hospitality and making our customers feel welcome and wanting to visit us again. Whether you're here for business or pleasure, we'll make sure your "aviation needs" are met with outstanding service and a great attitude. Next time you're in Tuscaloosa, stop by and see us, you'll be glad you did and so will we!
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