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KGAD Northeast Alabama Regional Airport
Gadsden, Alabama, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 21 APRIL 2022

Location

FAA Identifier: GAD
Lat/Long: 33-58-21.5359N 086-05-20.7004W
33-58.358932N 086-05.345007W
33.9726489,-86.0890834
(estimated)
Elevation: 569.2 ft. / 173.5 m (surveyed)
Variation: 03W (2010)
From city: 4 miles SW of GADSDEN, AL
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -6 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 35954

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 01/1944
Control tower: no
ARTCC: ATLANTA CENTER
FSS: ANNISTON FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: GAD (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: MON-FRI 0800-1800, ALL SAT 0900-1700
FOR AFT HRS SVC CALL 256-328-4700, 256-504-8109, OR 256-458-2736
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT REIL RWYS 6 & 24; PAPI RWYS 6, 24, 18 & 36; HIRL RWY 6/24; MIRL RWY 18/36; TWY LGTS - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.8
WX AWOS-3PT: 127.825 (256-442-7094)
BIRMINGHAM APPROACH: 125.45
BIRMINGHAM DEPARTURE: 125.45
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 120.05
WX AWOS-3PT at 8A0 (17 nm NW): 119.575 (256-891-8259)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
GAD at fieldGADSDEN VOR/DME112.3002E

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A1+
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR

Runway Information

Runway 6/24

Dimensions: 6802 x 150 ft. / 2073 x 46 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in fair condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 90.0
Double wheel: 115.0
Double tandem: 195.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 6  RUNWAY 24
Latitude: 33-57.950313N33-58.498280N
Longitude: 086-06.064573W086-04.890007W
Elevation: 569.2 ft.549.3 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 064 magnetic, 061 true244 magnetic, 241 true
Markings: precision, in fair conditionprecision, in fair condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: ILS/DME
Obstructions: 49 ft. tree, 1618 ft. from runway, 222 ft. right of centerline, 28:1 slope to clear55 ft. tree, 2793 ft. from runway, 7 ft. right of centerline, 47:1 slope to clear

Runway 18/36

Dimensions: 4806 x 100 ft. / 1465 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt, in fair condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 25.0
Double wheel: 40.0
Double tandem: 78.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
Runway edge markings: MARKINGS FADED.
RUNWAY 18  RUNWAY 36
Latitude: 33-58.945617N33-58.153347N
Longitude: 086-05.155667W086-05.159898W
Elevation: 541.9 ft.553.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 183 magnetic, 180 true003 magnetic, 000 true
Markings: nonprecision, in fair conditionnonprecision, in fair condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on left (2.75 degrees glide path)2-light PAPI on left (2.75 degrees glide path)
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 27 ft. tree, 677 ft. from runway, 105 ft. right of centerline, 17:1 slope to clear67 ft. tree, 1883 ft. from runway, 127 ft. right of centerline, 25:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: GADSDEN AIRPORT AUTHORITY
185 IRA GRAY DR.
GADSDEN, AL 35904
Phone 256-442-3313
Manager: RANDALL GOBER
185 IRA GRAY DRIVE
GADSDEN, AL 35904
Phone 256-328-4700

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 36
Single engine airplanes: 26
Multi engine airplanes: 6
Jet airplanes: 3
Helicopters: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 65/day *
73% transient general aviation
20% local general aviation
5% air taxi
2% military
* for 12-month period ending 31 July 2020

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 21 April 2022 at 0901Z to 19 May 2022 at 0900z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 24   download (317KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 06   download (285KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 18   download (288KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 24   download (292KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 36   download (272KB)
VOR RWY 06   download (247KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (153KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (189KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

20A - Robbins Field Airport (14 nm W)
8A0 - Albertville Regional Airport-Thomas J Brumlik Field (17 nm NW)
KASN - Talladega Municipal Airport (24 nm S)
KPYP - Centre-Piedmont-Cherokee County Regional Airport (25 nm E)
KANB - Anniston Regional Airport (26 nm SE)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 17-May-2022
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:1510:15
Sunrise05:4310:43
Sunset19:3900:39
Evening civil twilight20:0701:07

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  17-May-2022 21:05:21
Local (UTC-5)  17-May-2022 16:05:21
 
METAR
KGAD 172056Z AUTO 09005KT 10SM CLR 29/12 A3001 RMK AO2 SLP160 T02940117 56021 $
K8A0 
17nm NW 
172035Z AUTO 08004KT 10SM CLR 27/09 A3002 RMK AO2
TAF
KASN 
24nm S 
171720Z 1718/1818 02006KT P6SM SKC FM180200 09002KT P6SM FEW090 FM181500 18006KT P6SM SCT080 AMD NOT SKED
KANB 
26nm SE 
171720Z 1718/1818 01005KT P6SM SKC FM180200 08002KT P6SM SKC FM181500 17006KT P6SM FEW090 AMD NOT SKED
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