Tuscaloosa Police Department Heliport

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Tuscaloosa Weather (°F)

KTCL (3.7 NM at True Heading of 307)
METAR: KTCL 041153Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 08/05 A3028 RMK AO2 SLP253 70023 T00780050 10117 20078 55003
TAF: KTCL 041139Z 0412/0512 VRB03KT P6SM SCT015 BKN070 TEMPO 0412/0414 BKN014 FM041800 34006KT P6SM BKN100 FM050000 VRB03KT P6SM OVC110 FM050600 00000KT P6SM OVC050 PROB30 0507/0512 4SM -SHRA BR OVC015

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: 
3.2 W (as of December 2022 from WMM2020 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -6.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -5.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
04 N.M. S of Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Found On: 
Atlanta Chart
FAA Region: 
ASO

Contacts

Manager: 
Publicly owned: 
BRIAN P CANTERBURY
7505 ROBERT CARDINAL ARPT RD.
TUSCALOOSA, AL 35401
205-349-0431
CITY OF TUSCALOOSA
2201 UNIVERSITY BLVD.
TUSCALOOSA, AL 35401
205-349-2010

Operations

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

Based Aircraft

GA Helicopters:  2

Annual Operations (as of )

Communications

       

    Fixed Based Operators (FBOs) & Fuel

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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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    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 Ntl Airport
    (TCL KTCL TCL)
    315 318 100LL, Jet A
    25.9 North Pickens Airport
    (3M8)
    299 302 100LL
    27.4 Bibb County Airport
    (0A8)
    121 125 100LL
    32.7 Bessemer Airport
    (EKY KEKY EKY)
    75 79 100LL, Jet A, Jet A+
    38.9 Shelby County Airport
    (KEET EET)
    89 93 100LL, Jet A+
    44.8 Columbus-Lowndes County Airport
    (UBS KUBS UBS)
    293 296 100LL
    45.3 Walker County-Bevill Field Airport
    (KJFX JFX)
    15 19 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)
    287 290 100LL, Jet A, Jet A+
    57.5 Craig Field Airport
    (SEM KSEM SEM)
    149 153 100LL, Jet A
    62.8 Monroe County Airport
    (M40)
    312 315 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, Jet A
    78.6 Key Field Airport
    (MEI KMEI MEI)
    230 232 100, Jet A, Jet A++

    Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

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    Remarks

    A110-1 FOR CD CTC ATLANTA ARTCC AT 770-210-7692.
    A110-2 HELIPAD PHYSICAL ADDRESS 3801 TREVORS PHILLIPS AVE. TUSCALOOSA AL 35401
    A52-H1 300 FT TOWER 800 FT NE; 250 FT TOWER 1320 FT SE; 150 FT TOWER 220 FT S; 50 FT POWER LINE 35 FT W; 50 FT POWER LINE 100 FT N; 50 FT TREES 420 FT E.
    E111 PRVDD PVT USE; APCH/DEP FM 085 CLKWS 095 FM PAD CNTR; AREA MKD; WIND INDICATOR MAINTAINED; REMOVE TREES WHICH PENETRATE 8:1 APCH SLOPE; POWER LINE MKD & LGTD.

    Runways

    Runway Summary

    Runways: H1
    Longest Runway: H1 is 20 ft (6 m) long
    Runways with an Instrument Approach:

    3AL3 Airport Runway Details

    Helipad H1  20 ft x 20 ft (6 m x 6 m)

    Helipad H1

    Elevation: 
    160.0
    Latitude: 
    33-10-26.6000N
    Longitude: 
    087-33-25.4000W
    Glide Path Angle: 
    0.0 degrees 0.0 degrees

    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

    Maps & Diagrams

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