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KGAD Northeast Alabama Regional Airport
Gadsden, Alabama, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 03 DECEMBER 2020

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 -6 (UTC -5 during Daylight Saving 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: FEB-OCT 0700-1900, NOV-JAN 0700-1700
UNATNDD FEDERAL HOL; FOR AFT HRS SVC CALL 256-328-4700 & 256-504-8109.
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

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
FORT PAYNE216/38.842604WFTP ..-. - .--.

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A 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 good 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: yes
OTS INDEFLY
yes
OTS INDEFLY
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: ILS/DME
Obstructions: 45 ft. tree, 1161 ft. from runway, 222 ft. right of centerline, 21:1 slope to clearpole, 4 ft. of centerline

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 poor conditionnonprecision, in poor 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: 18 ft. tree, 660 ft. from runway, 13 ft. right of centerline, 25:1 slope to clear56 ft. tree, 1865 ft. from runway, 119 ft. right of centerline, 29:1 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: 38
Single engine airplanes: 28
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 03 December 2020 at 0901Z to 31 December 2020 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 24   download (321KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 06   download (330KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 18   download (343KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 24   download (336KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 36   download (306KB)
VOR RWY 06   download (276KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download
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 04-Dec-2020
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:0812:08
Sunrise06:3612:36
Sunset16:3422:34
Evening civil twilight17:0223:02

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  04-Dec-2020 23:35:55
Local (UTC-6)  04-Dec-2020 17:35:55
 
METAR
KGAD 042303Z AUTO 25008KT 230V290 10SM SCT023 BKN030 OVC037 07/04 A3008 RMK AO2
K8A0 
17nm NW 
042315Z AUTO 29007KT 10SM SCT021 OVC033 06/03 A3006 RMK AO2
TAF
KASN 
24nm S 
041946Z 0420/0518 24005KT P6SM BKN015 OVC025 TEMPO 0420/0421 5SM BR OVC006 FM042200 28010G19KT P6SM VCSH OVC005 FM050100 30007KT P6SM OVC018 FM050500 30005KT P6SM BKN120
KANB 
26nm SE 
041945Z 0420/0518 24007KT P6SM BKN015 OVC025 TEMPO 0420/0421 5SM BR BKN007 FM042200 30009G16KT P6SM OVC030 FM050000 30007KT P6SM BKN035 FM050600 00000KT P6SM FEW250
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