• Location

    Latitude: 
    33-10-26.6000N (33.174056)
    Longitude: 
    087-33-25.4000W (-87.557056)
    Elevation: 
    160.0 feet MSL (49 m MSL)
    Magnetic Variation: 
    2.9 W (as of May 2018 from WMM2015 model)
    Time Zone: 
    UTC -6.0 (Standard Time)
    UTC -5.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
    From City: 
    4 N.M. S of Tuscaloosa, Alabama
    Found On: 
    Atlanta Chart
    FAA Region: 
    ASO
  • Heliport Operations

    Facility Use: 
    Private
    Type: 
    Heliport
    Control tower: 
    No
    Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
    Months/Days/Hours
    Unattended
    Boundary ARTCC: 
    ZTL (Atlanta)
    Segmented Circle Indicator: 
    No
    Traffic Pattern Altitude: 
    1160 feet (354 m)
    NOTAM-D Service: 
    No

    Based Aircraft

    GA Helicopters:  2

    Annual Operations (as of )

  • Communications

         
    • Contacts

      Manager: 
      Publicly owned: 
      LT. JOHN R. NICHOLS
      7505 ROBERT CARDINAL ARPT RD.
      TUSCALOOSA, AL 35401
      205-349-0431
      CITY OF TUSCALOOSA
      2201 UNIVERSITY BLVD.
      TUSCALOOSA, AL 35401
      205-349-2010
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      Area Code: 205

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    • Flight Service Stations

      Primary Alternate
      FSS on Field:  N
      FSS Name (ID):  Anniston(ANB)
      Frequency: 
      Toll Free Phone:  1-800-WX-BRIEF
         
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    • Maps

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    • METAR / TAF

      METAR

      TAF

    • Navigation Aids (Navaids) near 3AL3

      Navigational Aid (NAVAID) distances from the airport are listed in Nautical Miles (NM).
    • Nearby Airports with Fuel

      Dist (NM) Name (Airport IDs) True Hdg Mag Hdg Fuel Grade
      3.9 Tuscaloosa Regional Airport
      (TCL KTCL TCL)
      315 318 100LL, Jet A
      25.9 North Pickens Airport
      (3M8)
      299 302 100LL
      27.4 Bibb County Airport
      (0A8)
      121 124 100LL
      32.7 Bessemer Airport
      (EKY KEKY EKY)
      75 78 100LL, Jet A+
      38.9 Shelby County Airport
      (KEET EET)
      89 92 100LL, Jet A
      44.8 Columbus-Lowndes County Airport
      (UBS KUBS UBS)
      293 295 100LL
      45.3 Walker County-Bevill Field Airport
      (KJFX JFX)
      15 18 100LL, Jet A, Jet A-1
      46.6 Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport
      (BHM KBHM BHM)
      59 63 100LL, Jet A
      47.1 Demopolis Regional Airport
      (KDYA DYA)
      205 208 100LL, Jet A+
      54.4 Golden Triangle Regional Airport
      (GTR KGTR GTR)
      287 289 100LL, Jet A, Jet A+
      57.5 Craig Field Airport
      (SEM KSEM SEM)
      149 152 100LL, Jet A
      62.8 Monroe County Airport
      (M40)
      312 314 100LL, Jet A
      62.9 Merkel Field Sylacauga Municipal Airport
      (KSCD SCD)
      89 93 100LL, Jet A+
      66.4 Posey Field Airport
      (1M4)
      358 361 100LL, Jet A+
      66.6 George M Bryan Airport
      (KSTF STF)
      283 285 100LL, Jet A
      69.5 St Clair County Airport
      (PLR KPLR PLR)
      70 74 100LL, Jet A
      73.0 Wetumpka Municipal Airport
      (08A)
      121 125 100LL
      74.4 Cullman Regional-Folsom Field Airport
      (KCMD CMD)
      27 31 100LL, Jet A-1+
      76.6 Bill Pugh Field Airport
      (M22)
      354 357 100LL
      78.6 Key Field Airport
      (MEI KMEI MEI)
      230 232 100, Jet A, Jet A++
    • Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

      NOTAMs

      List ALL KMEI NOTAMs

      NOTAM Radius Search

      NOTAMS within
      NM of KMEI

      NOTAM Flight Path Search (Enter from two to five locations below)

      Locations (ICAO):
      Buffer (Both Sides):
      NM
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    • Ratings & Reviews

      Tuscaloosa Police Department Heliport Ratings

      Category Aspect Rating
      Overall Rating for Tuscaloosa Police Department Heliport
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Flight Service Number of Flights
      • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Overall Number of Routes Served
      • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      International Routes Served
      • 2.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      On-time Performance
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Business Services & Internet Airport Lounges
      • 2.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Business Centers
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Airport Website (information & tools)
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Availability of Internet Connectivity
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Wireless Internet Access
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      General Facilities ATM Locations
      • 3.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Public Telephones
      • 2.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Restrooms
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Architecture
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Terminal Layout
      • 1.5/5 (2 votes cast)

      Seating Areas
      • 3.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Overall Cleanliness
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Children Play Areas
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Geographic Location
      • 2.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Baggage Claim Locations
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Baggage Handling
      • 2.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Overall Comfort
      • 2.0/5 (2 votes cast)

      Security Lines
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Transportation & Parking Parking Availability
      • 2.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Parking Pricing
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Public Transport
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Car Rental
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Taxis
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Hotel Shuttles
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Proximity to City Center
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Amenities Shopping (variety and number)
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Restaurants & Bars (variety and number)
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Restaurants & Bars (price/value)
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    • Remarks

      A110-1 ANG ATNDD 0700-1630 MON-FRI EXCP HOLS.
      A110-2 LTD PARKING USE; ANG RAMP FAC RQR COORD DURG DUTY HRS PRIOR TO FILING FLT PLAN (CALL ANG OPS V363-9217). RCR INFO AVBL ANG OPS DURG NML DUTY HRS.
      A110-3 ANG RAMP CLSD EXC PPR, 601-484-9734/9714. ARNG DSN 293-2829 C601-696-8829.
      A110-4 BASH PHASE II PERIOD MAR-MAY, SEP-NOV. CTC AFLD MANAGEMENT, SOF, COMD POST FOR CURRENT BIRD WATCH COND.
      A110-5 ANG PROVIDES ATC SERVICES AT KMEI
      A17 FOR ATTENDANT AFT HRS CALL 601-693-7282.
      A33-01/19 DISP THLDS RY 01/19 ARE CONC.
      A81-APT ACTVT HIRL RY 01/19, MIRL RY 04/22, MALSR RY 01/19 & TWY LGTS - CTAF.

    • Runways

      3AL3 Airport Runway Summary

      Longest Runway: 01/19 is 10003 ft (3049 m) long
      Runways with an Instrument Approach: 01, 19

      3AL3 Airport Runway Details

      Runway 01/19  10003 ft x 150 ft (3049 m x 46 m)
      Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 03/16/2010
      Surface:  Asphalt/Concrete - Good condition - Saw-cut or plastic grooved
      Runway Pavement Class:  52 /F/C/W/T
      Runway Edge Lights:  High Intensity

      Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
      Single Wheel Landing Gear:  105.
      Dual Wheel Landing Gear:  175.
      Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  325.0
      Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

      Runway 01

      Runway 19

      Elevation: 
      286 293
      Latitude: 
      32-19-03.7848N 32-20-41.4640N
      Longitude: 
      088-45-23.0461W 088-45-04.2537W
      True Magnetic Hdg.: 
      9 189
      ILS Type: 
      ILS ILS/DME
      Glide Path Angle: 
      3.0 degrees 3.0 degrees
      Traffic Pattern: 
      Runway Markings Type: 
      Precision Instrument Precision Instrument
      Runway Markings Condition:
      Fair Fair
      Arresting Device: 
      Object at End: 
      Object Height: 
      0 0
      Object Marked/Lighted?: 
      Distance from End: 
      0 0
      Object Centerline Offset: 
      Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
      4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway 4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway
      Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
      Touchdown Touchdown
      Approach Light System: 
      1,400 Foot Medium Intensity Approach Lighting System With Runway Alignment Indicator Lights 1,400 Foot Medium Intensity Approach Lighting System With Runway Alignment Indicator Lights
      REIL: 
      No
      Touchdown Lights: 
      No No
      Centerline Lights: 
      No No
      Threshold Crossing Height: 
      54 69
      Threshold Elevation: 
      287 293
      Displaced Threshold: 
      990 990
      Threshold Latitude: 
      32-19-13.4488N 32-20-31.8004N

      Threshold Longitude: 

      088-45-21.1846W 088-45-06.1106W
      Declared Distances
      Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
      10003 10003
      Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
      10003 10003
      Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
      10003 10003
      Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
      9013 9013

      Runway 04/22  4599 ft x 150 ft (1402 m x 46 m)
      Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 03/16/2010
      Surface:  Asphalt/Concrete - Good condition -
      Runway Pavement Class: 
      Runway Edge Lights:  Medium Intensity

      Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
      Single Wheel Landing Gear:  15.0
      Dual Wheel Landing Gear:  35.0
      Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  60.0
      Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

      Runway 04

      Runway 22

      Elevation: 
      290 297
      Latitude: 
      32-19-51.5670N 32-20-24.3090N
      Longitude: 
      088-45-10.2769W 088-44-33.0512W
      True Magnetic Hdg.: 
      44 224
      ILS Type: 
      Glide Path Angle: 
      3.1 degrees 3.6 degrees
      Traffic Pattern: 
      Left Left
      Runway Markings Type: 
      Nonprecision Instrument Nonprecision Instrument
      Runway Markings Condition:
      Fair Fair
      Arresting Device: 
      Object at End: 
      TREES POLE
      Object Height: 
      86 35
      Object Marked/Lighted?: 
      Distance from End: 
      1760 1125
      Object Centerline Offset: 
      Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
      2-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway 2-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway
      Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
      Approach Light System: 
      REIL: 
      No No
      Touchdown Lights: 
      No No
      Centerline Lights: 
      No No
      Threshold Crossing Height: 
      19 20
      Threshold Elevation: 
      0 0
      Displaced Threshold: 
      0 0
      Threshold Latitude: 

      Threshold Longitude: 

      Declared Distances
      Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
      4599 4599
      Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
      4599 4599
      Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
      4599 4599
      Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
      4599 4599

      Runway 01/19  10003 ft x 150 ft (3049 m x 46 m)
      Runway Length Source:  as of
      Surface:  Asphalt -
      Runway Pavement Class: 
      Runway Edge Lights:  Yes Intensity

      Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
      Single Wheel Landing Gear: 
      Dual Wheel Landing Gear: 
      Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 
      Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

      Runway 01

      Runway 19

      Elevation: 
      287 293
      Latitude: 
      32.3177 32.3448
      Longitude: 
      -88.7564 -88.7512
      True Magnetic Hdg.: 
      9 189
      ILS Type: 
      Glide Path Angle: 
      0.0 degrees 0.0 degrees
      Traffic Pattern: 
      Runway Markings Type: 
      Runway Markings Condition:
      Arresting Device: 
      Object at End: 
      Object Height: 
      0 0
      Object Marked/Lighted?: 
      Distance from End: 
      0 0
      Object Centerline Offset: 
      Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
      Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
      Approach Light System: 
      REIL: 
      Yes Yes
      Touchdown Lights: 
      Centerline Lights: 
      Threshold Crossing Height: 
      Threshold Elevation: 
      287 293
      Displaced Threshold: 
      1000 1000
      Threshold Latitude: 

      Threshold Longitude: 

      Declared Distances
      Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
      0 0
      Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
      0 0
      Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
      0 0
      Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
      0 0

      Runway 04/22  4599 ft x 150 ft (1402 m x 46 m)
      Runway Length Source:  as of
      Surface:  Asphalt -
      Runway Pavement Class: 
      Runway Edge Lights:  Yes Intensity

      Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
      Single Wheel Landing Gear: 
      Dual Wheel Landing Gear: 
      Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 
      Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

      Runway 04

      Runway 22

      Elevation: 
      290 297
      Latitude: 
      32.331 32.3401
      Longitude: 
      -88.7529 -88.7425
      True Magnetic Hdg.: 
      44 224
      ILS Type: 
      Glide Path Angle: 
      0.0 degrees 0.0 degrees
      Traffic Pattern: 
      Runway Markings Type: 
      Runway Markings Condition:
      Arresting Device: 
      Object at End: 
      Object Height: 
      0 0
      Object Marked/Lighted?: 
      Distance from End: 
      0 0
      Object Centerline Offset: 
      Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
      Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
      Approach Light System: 
      REIL: 
      Yes Yes
      Touchdown Lights: 
      Centerline Lights: 
      Threshold Crossing Height: 
      Threshold Elevation: 
      290 297
      Displaced Threshold: 
      0 0
      Threshold Latitude: 

      Threshold Longitude: 

      Declared Distances
      Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
      0 0
      Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
      0 0
      Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
      0 0
      Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
      0 0

    • Services

      Airframe Repair: 
      Major
      Powerplant Repair: 
      Major
      Bulk Oxygen: 
      High Pressure / Low Pressure
      Fuel Available: 
      100, Jet A, Jet A++
      Landing Fees: 
      No
      Parking: 
      Hangars and tiedowns available

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