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

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 05 NOVEMBER 2020

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 -6 (UTC -5 during Daylight Saving 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 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
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 FROM DSPLCD THLD.
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 05 November 2020 at 0901Z to 03 December 2020 at 0900z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 18   download (223KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 36   download (241KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (562KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (258KB)

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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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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 30-Nov-2020
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:0312:03
Sunrise06:3012:30
Sunset16:3622:36
Evening civil twilight17:0323:03

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  30-Nov-2020 13:58:24
Local (UTC-6)  30-Nov-2020 07:58:24
 
METAR
KALX 301335Z AUTO 32014G21KT 10SM OVC023 07/02 A2992 RMK AO2 T00670024
TAF
KMXF 
39nm SW 
301200Z 3012/0118 30012G20KT 9999 OVC020 510101 QNH2979INS TEMPO 3012/3015 BKN015 BECMG 3014/3015 29015G25KT 9999 BKN020 QNH2997INS BECMG 3017/3018 29015G25KT 9999 BKN010 620302 QNH2997INS BECMG 3020/3021 30015G25KT 9999 BKN030 620302 QNH2997INS BECMG 0102/0103 31015G25KT 9999 SCT040 QNH3013INS TX09/3018Z TNM03/0109Z
KASN 
40nm N 
301124Z 3012/0112 30013G27KT P6SM OVC013 FM301900 29015G23KT P6SM VCSH OVC015 FM302300 29015G24KT P6SM OVC020 FM010100 29011G21KT P6SM BKN015 FM010400 29010G21KT P6SM BKN040
KANB 
41nm N 
301124Z 3012/0112 29013G27KT P6SM OVC013 FM301900 29015G23KT P6SM VCSH OVC015 FM302300 29015G24KT P6SM OVC020 FM010100 29011G21KT P6SM BKN015 FM010400 29010G21KT P6SM BKN040
KMGM 
43nm SW 
301124Z 3012/0112 30015G24KT P6SM OVC013 FM301800 29017G25KT P6SM OVC025 FM302300 30015G24KT P6SM BKN060 FM010600 28007KT P6SM FEW250
KEET 
44nm W 
301124Z 3012/0112 31010G18KT P6SM BKN015 OVC025 FM301500 30014G21KT P6SM SCT010 OVC015 FM301900 30015G23KT P6SM OVC025 FM302300 30012G21KT P6SM BKN050 FM010600 30006KT P6SM SCT250
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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
Shell
100LL Jet A
FS --- $3.96 
SS $3.95 --- 
 Updated 10-Nov-2020
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FS=Full service
SS=Self service
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