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KALX Thomas C Russell Field Airport
Alexander City, Alabama, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 15 JULY 2021

Location

FAA Identifier: ALX
Lat/Long: 32-54-53.1000N 085-57-46.6000W
32-54.885000N 085-57.776667W
32.9147500,-85.9629444
(estimated)
Elevation: 685.8 ft. / 209.0 m (surveyed)
Variation: 04W (2015)
From city: 2 miles SW of ALEXANDER CITY, AL
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -6 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 35010

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 04/1940
Control tower: no
ARTCC: ATLANTA CENTER
FSS: ANNISTON FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: ALX (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: MON-FRI 0800-1700
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT REIL RWY 36; MIRL RWY 18/36 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.7
WX AWOS-3PT: 118.325 (256-329-1820)
MONTGOMERY APPROACH: 121.2
MONTGOMERY DEPARTURE: 121.2
  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY ATLANTA ARTCC ON FREQS 120.45/298.850 (COLUMBUS RCAG) WHEN MONTGOMERY APCH CTL CLSD.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
TGEr328/29.8TUSKEGEE VOR/DME117.3002E
LGCr257/38.9LAGRANGE VORTAC115.6001E

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
100LL:24 HR CREDIT CARD SVC AVGAS ONLY AVBL.
Parking: tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 18/36

Dimensions: 5422 x 96 ft. / 1653 x 29 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in fair condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 30.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 18  RUNWAY 36
Latitude: 32-55.331188N32-54.438037N
Longitude: 085-57.800010W085-57.754248W
Elevation: 685.8 ft.611.9 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 182 magnetic, 178 true002 magnetic, 358 true
Displaced threshold: 623 ft.no
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
PAPI UNUSBL BYD 5 DEG LEFT AND 6 DEG RIGHT OF CNTRLN.
4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
PAPI UNUSBL BYD 6 DEG LEFT OF CNTRLN.
Runway end identifier lights: yes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 47 ft. trees, 424 ft. from runway, 111 ft. left of centerline, 4:1 slope to clear
APCH RATIO 22:1 FM DSPLCD THR.
24 ft. trees, 524 ft. from runway, 192 ft. right of centerline, 13:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF ALEXANDER CITY
PO BOX 552
ALEXANDER CITY, AL 35011
Phone (256) 329-9057
Manager: MIKE SMITH
997 T.C. RUSSELL FIELD
ALEXANDER CITY, AL 35010
Phone 256-329-9057
ON CALL 256-392-2452.

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 29
Single engine airplanes: 22
Multi engine airplanes: 6
Jet airplanes: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 91/day *
79% transient general aviation
12% local general aviation
9% military
* for 12-month period ending 07 October 2019

Additional Remarks

TWY LGTS FOR TWY TURNOFF ONLY.
FOR CD CTC MONTGOMERY APCH AT 334-284-4575. WHEN APCH CLSD FOR CD CTC ATLANTA ARTCC AT 770-210-7692.

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 15 July 2021 at 0901Z to 12 August 2021 at 0900z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 18   download (223KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 36   download (244KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (562KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (258KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KSCD - Merkel Field Sylacauga Municipal Airport (23 nm NW)
08A - Wetumpka Municipal Airport (30 nm SW)
06A - Moton Field Municipal Airport (31 nm SE)
KAUO - Auburn University Regional Airport (32 nm SE)
02A - Chilton County Airport (33 nm W)
 
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Aerial photo of KALX (Thomas C Russell Field Airport)
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Photo taken 24-Oct-2013
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 02-Aug-2021
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:3210:32
Sunrise05:5910:59
Sunset19:4100:41
Evening civil twilight20:0801:08

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  02-Aug-2021 16:26:31
Local (UTC-5)  02-Aug-2021 11:26:31
 
METAR
KALX 021615Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM SCT035 28/22 A3004 RMK AO2 T02840224
TAF
KMXF 
39nm SW 
021100Z 0211/0317 VRB06KT 9999 SCT045 BKN100 OVC150 QNH2994INS BECMG 0216/0217 35006KT 8000 -SHRA BKN030 BKN100 QNH2995INS TEMPO 0219/0302 26015G25KT 3200 -TSRA BKN030CB BECMG 0304/0305 03006KT 9999 NSW OVC015 QNH2991INS BECMG 0309/0310 04006KT 9000 -SHRA BKN025 QNH2990INS BECMG 0313/0314 VRB06KT 9999 NSW BKN020 QNH2989INS TX30/0218Z TN22/0311Z
KASN 
40nm N 
021124Z 0212/0312 VRB03KT P6SM SCT030 BKN100 FM021500 VRB04KT P6SM VCTS SCT045CB BKN100 FM022100 01009KT P6SM SCT050 OVC070 PROB30 0221/0302 4SM TSRA BR BKN050CB BKN060 FM030300 06006KT P6SM SCT050 OVC120
KANB 
41nm N 
021124Z 0212/0312 VRB03KT P6SM SCT030 BKN100 FM021500 VRB04KT P6SM VCTS SCT045CB BKN100 FM022100 01009KT P6SM SCT050 OVC070 PROB30 0221/0302 4SM TSRA BR BKN050CB BKN060 FM030300 06006KT P6SM SCT050 OVC120
KMGM 
43nm SW 
021416Z 0214/0312 00000KT P6SM SCT012 BKN150 FM022100 36009KT 6SM SHRA BR VCTS SCT030CB BKN060 FM030300 VRB04KT P6SM VCTS SCT019CB OVC045 FM030600 VRB03KT P6SM SCT015 OVC027
KEET 
44nm W 
021124Z 0212/0312 VRB03KT P6SM SCT030 BKN100 FM021330 VRB04KT P6SM VCTS SCT040CB BKN100 FM021500 05006KT 6SM SHRA BR SCT040 BKN080 TEMPO 0215/0218 4SM TSRA BR BKN040CB FM021800 02009KT 6SM SHRA BR SCT030 OVC070 TEMPO 0218/0221 4SM TSRA BR BKN030CB BKN035 FM022100 02009KT 6SM SHRA BR VCTS SCT035CB OVC070 PROB30 0221/0302 4SM TSRA BR BKN040CB BKN045 BKN050 FM030300 06006KT P6SM SCT050 OVC120
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
Alexander City Flying Service UNICOM 122.70
256-329-9057
Attention Agriculture Operators: There are city ordinances affecting loading operations on airport property. Please call airport manager before arriving to conduct loading operations at (256)329-9057.

More info about Alexander City Flying Service
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100LL Jet A
FS --- $4.96 
SS $4.31 $3.96 
 Updated 23-Jul-2021
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FS=Full service
SS=Self service
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