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8A1 Guntersville Municipal Airport - Joe Starnes Field
Guntersville, Alabama, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 19 MAY 2022

Location

FAA Identifier: 8A1
Lat/Long: 34-24-22.2811N 086-15-39.1330W
34-24.371352N 086-15.652217W
34.4061892,-86.2608703
(estimated)
Elevation: 614.6 ft. / 187.3 m (surveyed)
Variation: 04W (2020)
From city: 3 miles NE of GUNTERSVILLE, AL
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -6 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 35976

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 11/1951
Control tower: no
ARTCC: MEMPHIS CENTER
FSS: ANNISTON FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: ANB (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: MON - SAT 0800-1700
CALL OUT SVC AVBL 256-582-6087.
Wind indicator: yes
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT REIL RWY 7 & 25; PAPI RWY 25; MIRL RWY 7/25 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.8
HUNTSVILLE APPROACH: 125.6
HUNTSVILLE DEPARTURE: 125.6
WX AWOS-3PT at 8A0 (11 nm S): 119.575 (256-891-8259)
  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY MEMPHIS ARTCC ON FREQS 120.8/307.0 (HUNTSVILLE RCAG) WHEN HUNTSVILLE APCH CTL CLSD.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
GADr339/27.2GADSDEN VOR/DME112.3002E
RQZr140/29.8ROCKET VORTAC112.2002E

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A+
100LL:24/7 SELF-SVC AVGAS & FULL SVC JET-A DURNG NML OPN HRS.
Parking: tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 7/25

Dimensions: 5005 x 75 ft. / 1526 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 24.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 7  RUNWAY 25
Latitude: 34-24.011412N34-24.356972N
Longitude: 086-16.266930W086-15.362888W
Elevation: 610.0 ft.614.6 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 069 magnetic, 065 true249 magnetic, 245 true
Markings: nonprecision, in fair conditionnonprecision, in fair condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on left (3.35 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 19 ft. pole, 842 ft. from runway, 47 ft. right of centerline, 33:1 slope to clear20 ft. trees, 348 ft. from runway, 9 ft. left of centerline, 7:1 slope to clear

Runway 6W/24W

Dimensions: 5500 x 200 ft. / 1676 x 61 m
Surface: water
RUNWAY 6W  RUNWAY 24W
Latitude: 34-24.350000N34-24.733333N
Longitude: 086-16.000000W086-15.008333W
Elevation: 595.0 ft.595.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 069 magnetic, 065 true249 magnetic, 245 true
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF GUNTERSVILLE
341 GUNTER AVE
GUNTERSVILLE, AL 35976
Phone 256-571-7560
Manager: GARY MCILQUHAM
405 BUCK ISLAND RD
GUNTERSVILLE, AL 35976
Phone (256) 582-6087

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 50
Single engine airplanes: 42
Multi engine airplanes: 2
Jet airplanes: 1
Helicopters: 5
    
Aircraft operations: avg 25/day *
68% transient general aviation
30% local general aviation
1% military
* for 12-month period ending 31 March 2020

Additional Remarks

DEER, BIRDS, AND COYOTES ON & INVOF ARPT.
FOR CD CTC HUNTSVILLE APCH AT 256-542-2070, WHEN APCH CLSD CTC MEMPHIS ARTCC AT 901-368-8453/8449.

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
RNAV (GPS) RWY 07   download (229KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 25   download (229KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (479KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

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4A6 - Scottsboro Municipal Airport-Word Field (21 nm NE)
KHUA - Redstone Army Airfield (27 nm NW)
20A - Robbins Field Airport (27 nm S)
4A9 - Isbell Field Airport (27 nm E)
 
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From to 8A1

Sunrise and sunset
Times for 25-May-2022
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:0910:09
Sunrise05:3810:38
Sunset19:4600:46
Evening civil twilight20:1501:15

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  25-May-2022 09:50:38
Local (UTC-5)  25-May-2022 04:50:38
 
METAR
K8A0 
11nm S 
250835Z AUTO 11003KT 10SM CLR 18/18 A3005 RMK AO2
K4A6 
21nm NE 
250855Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM FEW011 BKN075 OVC090 19/19 A3006 RMK AO2
TAF
KHUA 
27nm NW 
242227Z 2422/2602 15012KT 9999 BKN060 QNH2997INS TEMPO 2422/2502 15020G35KT 9000 -TSRAGR BKN019CB BECMG 2507/2508 13006KT 9999 BKN004 510042 QNH3001INS BECMG 2510/2511 13006KT 9999 BKN011 510053 QNH3003INS BECMG 2515/2516 15015G20KT 9999 SCT030 510052 QNH3007INS BECMG 2520/2521 15009KT 9999 BKN035 510042 QNH3000INS BECMG 2523/2524 14009KT 9999 BKN027 510042 QNH2999INS TX28/2518Z TN21/2509Z LAST NO AMDS AFT 2500 NEXT 2512
KHSV 
30nm NW 
250520Z 2506/2606 12010KT P6SM VCTS SCT040CB OVC150 FM250800 13008G15KT P6SM SCT050 BKN100 OVC200 FM251200 12019G25KT P6SM BKN025 OVC090 FM251700 14021G25KT P6SM SCT015 OVC035 PROB30 2517/2523 4SM TSRA BR OVC015CB FM252300 16013G20KT 5SM -SHRA BR VCTS SCT015CB BKN030 PROB30 2523/2604 3SM TSRA BR BKN009CB
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SS $5.35 --- 
 Updated 12-May-2022
 
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