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KMDQ Huntsville Executive Airport / Tom Sharp Jr Field
Huntsville, Alabama, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 31 JANUARY 2019

Location

FAA Identifier: MDQ
Lat/Long: 34-51-33.7000N / 086-33-27.1000W
34-51.561667N / 086-33.451667W
34.8593611 / -86.5575278
(estimated)
Elevation: 763.5 ft. / 232.7 m (surveyed)
Variation: 04W (2015)
From city: 1 mile NE of HUNTSVILLE, AL
Time zone: UTC -6 (UTC -5 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 35759

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Control tower: no
ARTCC: MEMPHIS CENTER
FSS: ANNISTON FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: MDQ (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: SAT-SUN 0730-2000, ALL MON-FRI 0730-2130
FOR SVC AFT HRS CALL 256-603-9345.
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT REILS RWY 18/36; PAPI RWY 18/36 AND MIRL RWY 18/36- CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 123.0
WX AWOS-3PT: 120.000 (256-829-1242)
HUNTSVILLE APPROACH: 125.6 [0600-0000]
HUNTSVILLE DEPARTURE: 125.6 [0600-0000]
WX AWOS-3 at FYM (12 nm N): 135.275 (931-433-5916)
WX ASOS at HSV (17 nm SW): PHONE 256-772-8074
  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY MEMPHIS ARTCC ON FREQS 120.8/307.7 (HUNTSVILLE RCAG) WHEN HUNTSVILLE APCH CTL CLSD.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
RQZr043/5.3ROCKET VORTAC112.2002E
DCUr057/22.7DECATUR VOR/DME112.8001W

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
REDSTONE038/11.628704WHUA .... ..- .-
BURWI206/39.333203WULH ..- .-.. ....

Airport Services

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

Runway Information

Runway 18/36

Dimensions: 6500 x 100 ft. / 1981 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 60.0
Double wheel: 75.0
Double tandem: 140.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 18  RUNWAY 36
Latitude: 34-52.096833N34-51.025505N
Longitude: 086-33.440295W086-33.461413W
Elevation: 718.9 ft.763.5 ft.
Gradient: 0.7% UP
Traffic pattern: leftright
Runway heading: 185 magnetic, 181 true005 magnetic, 001 true
Markings: precision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good 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

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: MADISON CO EXEC ARPT AUTH
PO BOX 110
MERIDIANVILLE, AL 35759
Phone 256-828-3883
TOM SHARP CHAIRMAN.
Manager: RAY MEYER
358 BOLLING RD
MERIDIANVILLE, AL 35759
Phone 256-828-1403

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 97
Single engine airplanes: 83
Multi engine airplanes: 13
Helicopters: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 94/day *
49% transient general aviation
44% local general aviation
5% air taxi
2% military
* for 12-month period ending 16 October 2017

Additional Remarks

GCO AVBL ON FREQ 121.725 THRU HSV APCH & ANB FSS.

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 31 January 2019 at 0901Z to 28 February 2019 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 18   download (281KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 18   download (218KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 36   download (263KB)
VOR/DME-B   download (188KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KFYM - Fayetteville Municipal Airport (12 nm N)
KHUA - Redstone Army Airfield (13 nm SW)
KHSV - Huntsville International Airport-Carl T Jones Field (17 nm SW)
KDCU - Pryor Field Regional Airport (23 nm SW)
4A6 - Scottsboro Municipal Airport-Word Field (29 nm E)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 21-Feb-2019
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:0112:01
Sunrise06:2612:26
Sunset17:3323:33
Evening civil twilight17:5923:59

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  22-Feb-2019 05:32:38
Local (UTC-6)  21-Feb-2019 23:32:38
 
METAR
KMDQ 220515Z AUTO 03007KT 7SM -RA BR BKN042 BKN048 OVC060 09/07 A3017 RMK A02 T00880075
KFYM 
12nm N 
220525Z AUTO 05007KT 3SM BR BKN007 BKN028 OVC033 08/08 A3015 RMK A01
KHUA 
13nm SW 
220518Z AUTO 08009KT 4SM BR SCT009 OVC038 09/08 A3014 RMK AO2 RAE05 PRESFR SLP209
KHSV 
17nm SW 
220453Z 02008KT 10SM -RA FEW010 BKN047 OVC060 09/08 A3017 RMK AO2 SLP215 P0002 T00940083 $
TAF
KHSV 
17nm SW 
212213Z 2122/2218 36009KT 2SM TSRA BR BKN010CB OVC016 FM220200 03010KT 4SM BR VCSH SCT008 OVC015 FM220900 05010KT 4SM SHRA BKN007 OVC010 FM221200 05008KT 3SM SHRA BR VCTS BKN007 OVC010CB
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
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Comments
  
Executive Flight Center UNICOM 123.00
256-828-1403
256-828-3883
[web site]
[email]
6500' Runway Extension Complete!
ILS 18 and WAAS 18/36 Approaches!
Executive Flight Center is celebrating our 15th year as the FBO at Huntsville Executive Airport KMDQ. You do have a CHOICE in Huntsville airports. Avoid ramp fees and enjoy our luxurious facilities. KMDQ makes a great Tech Stop!
Note the airport name has changed to Huntsville Executive Airport to more accurately reflect the area served by KMDQ. Located just north of the Huntsville city limit, KMDQ is the closest airport to Huntsville downtown.
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