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KJKA Gulf Shores International Airport/Jack Edwards Field
Gulf Shores, Alabama, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 19 MAY 2022

Location

FAA Identifier: JKA
Lat/Long: 30-17-22.7000N 087-40-18.4000W
30-17.378333N 087-40.306667W
30.2896389,-87.6717778
(estimated)
Elevation: 17.1 ft. / 5.2 m (surveyed)
Variation: 00E (2000)
From city: 2 miles N of GULF SHORES, AL
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -6 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 36542

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 03/1978
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: JACKSONVILLE CENTER
FSS: ANNISTON FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: ANB (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 0600-2200
AFT HRS SVC CALL (251) 968-5200.
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT MALSR RWY 27; HIRL RWY 09/27, MIRL RWY 17/35 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
Airline operations: INDEX A ARFF EQUIP AVBL ON REQ.
International operations: international airport of entry
US CUSTOMS USER FEE ARPT.

Airport Communications

CTAF: 118.65
UNICOM: 122.7
ATIS: 134.525
WX AWOS-3PT: PHONE 251-923-5615
GULF SHORES GROUND: 121.7 [0700-2100]
GULF SHORES TOWER: 118.65 [0700-2100]
PENSACOLA APPROACH: 120.65
PENSACOLA DEPARTURE: 120.65
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 121.7 124.55 ;WHEN TWR CLSD
WX AWOS-3PT at CQF (15 nm NW): 118.425 (251-928-3242)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
NUNr237/(20.5)SAUFLEY VOR108.8001E
BFMr130/27.7BROOKLEY VORTAC116.3504E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
PICKENS253/27.032602WPKZ .--. -.- --..

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A+
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: HIGH
Bulk oxygen: HIGH

Runway Information

Runway 9/27

Dimensions: 6962 x 100 ft. / 2122 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 80.0
Double wheel: 100.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 9  RUNWAY 27
Latitude: 30-17.417055N30-17.419230N
Longitude: 087-40.814635W087-39.491140W
Elevation: 15.6 ft.16.1 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 090270
Displaced threshold: 462 ft.no
Declared distances: TORA:6962 TODA:6962 ASDA:6962 LDA:6500TORA:6500 TODA:6500 ASDA:6500 LDA:6500
Markings: nonprecision, in fair conditionprecision, 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)
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/DME
Obstructions: 84 ft. trees, 2039 ft. from runway, 140 ft. left of centerline, 21:1 slope to clearnone

Runway 17/35

Dimensions: 3596 x 75 ft. / 1096 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 80.0
Double wheel: 100.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 17  RUNWAY 35
Latitude: 30-17.595315N30-17.004207N
Longitude: 087-40.634128W087-40.575727W
Elevation: 16.7 ft.11.3 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 175355
Displaced threshold: no320 ft.
Declared distances: TORA:3276 TODA:3276 ASDA:3596 LDA:3596TORA:3596 TODA:3596 ASDA:3596 LDA:3276
Markings: basic, in good conditionbasic, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on left (4.15 degrees glide path)
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 148 ft. trees, 1427 ft. from runway, 234 ft. left of centerline, 8:1 slope to clear53 ft. tree, 436 ft. from runway, 212 ft. left of centerline, 4:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: GULF SHORES AIRPORT AUTHORITY
PO BOX 919
GULF SHORES, AL 36547
Phone 251-967-3968
Manager: SCOTT FULLER
PO BOX 919
GULF SHORES, AL 36547
Phone 251-967-3968

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 82
Single engine airplanes: 63
Multi engine airplanes: 6
Jet airplanes: 5
Helicopters: 1
Ultralights: 7
    
Aircraft operations: avg 254/day *
48% transient general aviation
33% military
16% local general aviation
3% air taxi
* for 12-month period ending 04 January 2018

Additional Remarks

EXTSV BANNER TOWING, HEL AND PARA-SAIL OPS ALONG COASTLINE 15 NM MILES W TO 20 NM E OF GULF SHORES/ORANGE BEACH, AND 15 NM WSW TO 20 NM ESE OF JKA.
NOISE ABATEMENT PROC IN EFCT CTC AMGR.
CAUTION: HOP AT OR BLW 300 FT MSL WI 1 NM OF JKA WHEN LNDG/DEP HELIPAD LCTD 1.6 NM E, DIRECTLY UNDER RWY 27 FINAL. NOLF BARIN LCTD 6 MILES NE OF AP MAY BE MISTAKEN FOR JACK EDWARDS NTL AP. HI VOL OF MIL TFC WILL BE OPRG IN THE BARIN FIELD TFC PAT FROM SFC TO 3000 FT AGL.
ACR OPNS INVOLVING ACFT WITH MORE THAN 9 PSGR SEATS ARE NA IN EXCESS OF 15 MINS BFR OR AFT SKED ARR OR DEP TIMES WO PRIOR CDN WITH ARPT MGMT OR THE ARPT SAFETY DEPT AND CFMN THAT ARFF SVCS ARE AVBL PRIOR TO LNDG OR TKOF.
FREQ 122.7 FOR UNICOM USE ONLY.

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 19 May 2022 at 0901Z to 16 June 2022 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 27 **CHANGED**   download (369KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 09   download (292KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 27   download (300KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (153KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (479KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

5R4 - Foley Municipal Airport (8 nm N)
KCQF - H L Sonny Callahan Airport (15 nm NW)
KNPA - Pensacola Naval Air Station/Forrest Sherman Field (19 nm E)
KPNS - Pensacola International Airport (27 nm NE)
KBFM - Mobile Downtown Airport (29 nm NW)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 26-May-2022
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:2510:25
Sunrise05:5210:52
Sunset19:4300:43
Evening civil twilight20:1001:10

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  26-May-2022 21:57:54
Local (UTC-5)  26-May-2022 16:57:54
 
METAR
KJKA 262056Z 11005KT 10SM FEW013 OVC045 24/22 A2995
KNPA 
19nm E 
262056Z 12008KT 10SM FEW015 BKN043 BKN075 OVC130 24/21 A2995 RMK AO2 SLP142 60000 T02390211 55009
TAF
KNPA 
19nm E 
2616/2715 22014KT 6000 -RA BR VCTS BKN030CB OVC100 QNH2992INS TEMPO 2616/2617 0800 TSRA FG BKN020CB TEMPO 2617/2620 3200 TSRA BKN020CB FM262100 21010KT 9999 FEW030 BKN100 BKN250 QNH2989INS FM270100 25007KT 9999 FEW100 SCT250 QNH2991INS T27/2622Z T21/2712Z AMD 1607Z FN20033
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
Gulf Air Center, Inc. ASRI 129.375
251-968-5200
[web site]
[email]
When you experience the services offered by Gulf Air Center, you immediately notice the first class VIP treatment and the second to none professionalism of our entire staff. Not only do we have the most fully equipped FBO in the area, but Gulf Shores and Orange Beach have the most beautiful beaches and best restaurants around! Come visit and experience our Gulf Air Center hospitality.
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World Fuel Services
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Aviation Businesses, Services, and Facilities

  
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 Services / Description 
 
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Aeropro LLC toll-free 833-237-6776
[web site]
[email]
10% OFF your 1st visit!! Aeropro offers AS9100 certified Part 145 Maintenance and Repair Services and Part 61 Flight Training at Jack Edwards Airport in beautiful Gulf Shores, Alabama. Call us at 833-Aeropro (833-237-6776) for more information. Be sure to stop by our pilot shop!
*Authorized Cirrus Service Center*
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FAA-Approved Repair Station  
 
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 Coastal Aircraft Services, Inc.
251-978-0163
[web site]
[email]
Coastal Aircraft Services has been serving the Gulf Coast for over 20 years in General Aviation and Corporate aircraft maintenance. Safety and quality are our #1 priority. Our technicians with over 35 years of combined exp. welcome the opportunity to serve your aircraft needs. AOG Callouts welcome

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