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

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 26 MARCH 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 -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 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
TDGr172/39.8TALLADEGA VOR/DME108.8002E

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: 30
Single engine airplanes: 23
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 26 March 2020 at 0901Z to 23 April 2020 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 18 **CHANGED**   download (199KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 36   download (216KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (562KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (258KB)

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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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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 08-Apr-2020
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:5710:57
Sunrise06:2311:23
Sunset19:0800:08
Evening civil twilight19:3400:34

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  08-Apr-2020 11:49:54
Local (UTC-5)  08-Apr-2020 06:49:54
 
METAR
KALX 081135Z AUTO 24006KT 2 1/2SM BR OVC002 20/20 A2991 RMK AO2 T01960195
TAF
KMXF 
39nm SW 
071900Z 0719/0901 23006KT 8000 -RA SCT030 OVC100 QNH2995INS BECMG 0802/0803 15006KT 9999 NSW SCT008 BKN015 OVC025 QNH2998INS BECMG 0805/0806 15008KT 6000 -RA BKN006 OVC012 QNH2993INS BECMG 0814/0815 15008KT 6000 -SHRA SCT009 OVC020 QNH2989INS TEMPO 0819/0823 28015G25KT 4800 -TSRA BKN012CB OVC025 TX28/0819Z TN20/0803Z LAST NO AMDS AFT 0723 NEXT 0811
KASN 
40nm N 
080540Z 0806/0906 VRB04KT P6SM VCSH OVC120 TEMPO 0806/0808 OVC015 FM080800 22005KT P6SM VCSH OVC010 TEMPO 0808/0812 3SM BR OVC006 FM081200 VRB04KT 2SM BR VCSH OVC003 FM081400 25007KT P6SM VCSH OVC006 PROB30 0815/0816 4SM SHRA BR OVC003 FM081600 25008KT P6SM OVC015 PROB30 0816/0818 4SM SHRA BR OVC010 FM081800 25009KT P6SM VCSH OVC035 PROB30 0818/0824 4SM TSRA BR OVC025CB AMD NOT SKED
KANB 
41nm N 
080540Z 0806/0906 VRB04KT P6SM VCSH OVC120 TEMPO 0806/0808 OVC015 FM080800 22005KT P6SM VCSH OVC010 TEMPO 0808/0812 3SM BR OVC006 FM081200 VRB04KT 2SM BR VCSH OVC003 FM081400 25007KT P6SM VCSH OVC006 PROB30 0815/0816 4SM SHRA BR OVC003 FM081600 25008KT P6SM OVC015 PROB30 0816/0818 4SM SHRA BR OVC010 FM081800 25009KT P6SM VCSH OVC035 PROB30 0818/0824 4SM TSRA BR OVC025CB
KMGM 
43nm SW 
080540Z 0806/0906 18006KT P6SM VCSH BKN035 TEMPO 0806/0808 BKN007 OVC035 FM080800 21006KT 4SM BR VCSH OVC007 FM081600 26008KT P6SM OVC015 PROB30 0816/0818 4SM SHRA BR OVC008 FM081800 26008KT P6SM SHRA OVC023 PROB30 0818/0821 4SM TSRA BR OVC015CB FM082100 25008KT P6SM OVC050 PROB30 0821/0903 4SM TSRA BR OVC025CB
KEET 
44nm W 
080908Z 0809/0906 VRB04KT 2SM BR VCSH OVC002 TEMPO 0809/0812 1SM -RA BR FM081500 25006KT P6SM VCSH OVC013 TEMPO 0815/0818 4SM SHRA BR OVC009 FM081800 25006KT P6SM SHRA OVC024 PROB30 0818/0824 4SM TSRA BR OVC015CB FM090000 VRB03KT P6SM BKN100
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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 --- $4.10 
SS $4.09 --- 
 Updated 11-Mar-2020
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FS=Full service
SS=Self service
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