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KJKA Jack Edwards National Airport
Gulf Shores, Alabama, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 29 MARCH 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: JKA
Lat/Long: 30-17-22.7000N / 087-40-18.4000W
30-17.378333N / 087-40.306667W
30.2896389 / -87.6717778
(estimated)
Elevation: 17.1 ft. / 5.2 m (surveyed)
Variation: 00E (2000)
From city: 2 miles N of GULF SHORES, AL
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -6 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 36542

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 03/1978
Control tower: no
ARTCC: JACKSONVILLE CENTER
FSS: ANNISTON FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: ANB (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 0600-2200
AFTER HOURS SERVICE CALL GULF AIR CENTER 251-968-5200; PLATINUM AIR CTR 251-923-0050; SALT AIR AVIATION 251-948-0444.
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: HIRL RY 09/27 PRESET MED INTST DUSK-DAWN; TO INCR INTST ACTVT HIRL RY 09/27, MALSR RY 27 - CTAF. PAPI RY 09, 27 & 17 OPER CONT.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.7
WX AWOS-3: 134.525 (251-968-7581)
PENSACOLA APPROACH: 120.65(160-250)
PENSACOLA DEPARTURE: 120.65(160-250)
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 124.55
CLASS C: 120.65(160-250)
WX AWOS-3PT at CQF (15 nm NW): 118.425 (251-928-3242)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
NUNr237/(20.5)SAUFLEY VOR108.8001E
BFMr130/27.7BROOKLEY VORTAC112.8004E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
PICKENS253/27.032602WPKZ .--. -.- --..

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A+
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: HIGH
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 9/27

Dimensions: 6962 x 100 ft. / 2122 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 80.0
Double wheel: 100.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 9  RUNWAY 27
Latitude: 30-17.417055N30-17.419230N
Longitude: 087-40.814635W087-39.491140W
Elevation: 15.6 ft.16.1 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 090270
Displaced threshold: 462 ft.no
Declared distances: TORA:6962 TODA:6962 ASDA:6962 LDA:6500TORA:6500 TODA:6500 ASDA:6500 LDA:6500
Markings: nonprecision, 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)
Approach lights: MALSR: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with runway alignment indicator lights
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: ILS/DME

Runway 17/35

Dimensions: 3596 x 75 ft. / 1096 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 80.0
Double wheel: 100.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
Runway edge markings: RWY MARKINGS FAIR DUE TO FADING
RUNWAY 17  RUNWAY 35
Latitude: 30-17.595315N30-17.004207N
Longitude: 087-40.634128W087-40.575727W
Elevation: 16.7 ft.11.3 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 175355
Markings: basic, in fair conditionbasic, in fair condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on left (4.15 degrees glide path)
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: none20 ft. boat, 572 ft. from runway, 40 ft. right of centerline, 18:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: GULF SHORES AIRPORT AUTHORITY
PO BOX 919
GULF SHORES, AL 36547
Phone 251-967-3968
Manager: SCOTT FULLER
PO BOX 919
GULF SHORES, AL 36547
Phone 251-967-3968
FBO PHONES: GULF AIR CENTER 251-968-5200; PLATINUM AIR CTR 251-923-0050; SALT AIR AVIATION 251-948-0444.

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 68
Single engine airplanes: 45
Multi engine airplanes: 11
Jet airplanes: 8
Helicopters: 2
Ultralights: 2
    
Aircraft operations: avg 254/day *
48% transient general aviation
33% military
16% local general aviation
3% air taxi
* for 12-month period ending 04 January 2018

Additional Remarks

EXTENSIVE BANNER TOWING, HELICOPTERS AND PARA-SAIL OPS ALONG COASTLINE 15 NM MILES W TO 20 NM E OF GULF SHORES/ORANGE BEACH, AND 15 NM WSW TO 20 NM ESE OF JKA.
NOISE ABATEMENT PROCEDURES IN EFFECT; CALL AMGR 251-967-3968.
CAUTION: HELICOPTERS OPR AT OR BLO 300 FT MSL WI 1 NM OF JKA WHEN LNDG/DEP HELIPAD LCTD 1.6 NM E, DIRECTLY UNDER RWY 27 FINAL. NOLF BARIN LOCATED 6 MILES NE OF AP MAY BE MISTAKEN FOR JACK EDWARDS NTL AP. HI VOL OF MIL TRAFFIC WILL BE OPRG IN THE BARIN FIELD TRAFFIC PAT FROM SUR TO 3000 FT AGL.

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 29 March 2018 at 0901Z to 26 April 2018 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 27 **CHANGED**   download (331KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 09 **CHANGED**   download (252KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 27 **CHANGED**   download (262KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply **CHANGED**   download (80KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply **CHANGED**   download (363KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

5R4 - Foley Municipal Airport (8 nm N)
KCQF - H L Sonny Callahan Airport (15 nm NW)
KNPA - Pensacola Naval Air Station/Forrest Sherman Field (19 nm E)
KPNS - Pensacola International Airport (27 nm NE)
KBFM - Mobile Downtown Airport (29 nm NW)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 22-Apr-2018
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:5210:52
Sunrise06:1711:17
Sunset19:2100:21
Evening civil twilight19:4600:46

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  22-Apr-2018 10:47:54
Local (UTC-5)  22-Apr-2018 05:47:54
 
METAR
KJKA 221035Z AUTO 10008KT 10SM OVC012 20/19 A3001 RMK AO2 T02000190
KCQF 
15nm NW 
221035Z AUTO 11005KT 10SM SCT012 19/19 A3001 RMK AO2
KNPA 
19nm E 
221039Z AUTO 11011KT 8SM SCT008 BKN013 BKN022 21/19 A3002 RMK AO2 T02110189
TAF
KNPA 
19nm E 
2207/2307 10012KT 8000 BR VCSH BKN025 OVC040 QNH2996INS TEMPO 2210/2214 6000 SHRA BKN015 BECMG 2214/2216 17018G23KT 6000 SHRA VCTS BKN015CB OVC040 QNH2989INS TEMPO 2216/2222 VRB20G30KT 4800 TSRA BKN010CB OVC030 TEMPO 2222/2303 VRB25G35KT 1600 +TSRA BKN010CB OVC030 BECMG 2301/2303 19007KT 8000 BR VCSH BKN015 OVC040 QNH2987INS AUTOMATED SENSOR METWATCH 2207 TIL 2217 T20/2210Z T24/2221Z FN00162
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
Gulf Air Center ASRI 129.375
251-968-5200
toll-free 1-877-548-5324
[web site]
[email]
When you experience the services offered by Gulf Air Center, you immediately notice the first class VIP treatment and the second to none professionalism of our entire staff. It's easy to understand why we operate the longest running FBO service on the field and why we are the FBO of choice among visitors to KJKA. Not only do we have the most fully equiped FBO in the area complete with all pilot and aircraft services, but Gulf Shores and Orange Beach have the most beautiful beaches and best restaurants around! We have several courtesy vehicles and maintain a fleet of rental cars on site! We can arrange short or long term stays in group rate hotels or luxurious condominiums. Anything you need our Concierge Level team of Customer Service Representatives are more than happy to help you! We can guarantee your satisfaction!
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Salt Air Aviation Center UNICOM 122.775
251-948-0444
251-379-0372
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Salt Air Aviation Center is is a Full Service FBO and Flight School located in beautiful Gulf Shores, that is owned, operated and managed by professional & GA pilots.

We pride ourselves on providing superior customer service while maintaining a fun & relaxed atmosphere.

Regardless of your mission, needs, or length of stay, our experienced team will provide support and services every step of the way.

With complimentary Red Carpet Service and no hidden service fees, Salt Air is the only choice for true southern hospitality!
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FS $4.55 $3.99 
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Platinum Air Center-JKA LLC
Paragon Aviation Group
ASRI 130.75
251-948-0050
251-923-0050
[web site]
[email]
A New FBO in Gulf Shores, dedicated to providing outstanding service and care of your aircraft, Platinum Air Center-JKA and its well trained and dedicated staff offer a new alternative for corporate aircraft operators. Platinum offers competitive fuel prices and will meet CAA on field fuel prices. While Platinum Air Center-JKA is new, owner and general manager, Arve Henriksen and his management team have over 75 years of combined experience in the FBO business. Platinum Air Center-JKA is an independent FBO, and a member of the Paragon Network of FBOs.
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100LL Jet A
FS $4.59 $4.39 
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Aviation Businesses, Services, and Facilities

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Distance
 
Comments
  
 Coastal Aircraft Services, Inc.
251-968-7080
[web site]
[email]
Oxygen service, Aircraft maintenance, Aircraft modifications, Aircraft parts

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