South Alabama Regional At Bill Benton Field Airport

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Location

Latitude: 
31-18-30.1000N (31.308361)
Longitude: 
086-23-32.0000W (-86.392222)
Elevation: 
310.2 feet MSL (95 m MSL)
Magnetic Variation: 
3.7 W (as of April 2021 from WMM2020 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -6.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -5.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
04 N.M. E of Andalusia/Opp, Alabama
Found On: 
New Orleans Chart
FAA Region: 
ASO

Contacts

Manager: 
Publicly owned: 
JED BLACKWELL
21861 BILL BENTON LANE
ANDALUSIA, AL 36421
334-222-6598
ANDALUSIA ARPT AUTH
21861 BILL BENTON LANE
ANDALUSIA, AL 36421
334-222-6598

Operations

Airport Status: 
Operational
Facility Use: 
Public
Type: 
Airport
Activation Date: 
04/1940
Control tower: 
No
Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
Months/Days/Hours
ALL/SAT/0800-1630
Boundary ARTCC: 
ZJX (Jacksonville)
Responsible ARTCC: 
ZJX (Jacksonville)
Lighting Schedule: 
SEE RMK
Segmented Circle Indicator: 
Yes
Beacon Color: 
White-Green (Lighted Land Airport)
Traffic Pattern Altitude: 
1310 feet (399 m)
NOTAMs Facility: 
79J
NOTAM-D Service: 
Yes
International Airport of Entry: 
No
Customs Landing Rights: 
No
Military Landing Rights: 
Yes
Civil/Military Joint Use: 
No

Based Aircraft

Single Engine:  16
Multi Engine:  1
GA Helicopters:  2

Annual Operations (as of 02/01/2018)

Total Operations:  62750
GA Local:  1880 3.0%
GA Itinerant:  9770 15.6%
Military Aircraft:  51100 81.4%

Communications

CTAF:  122.800
Unicom:  122.800
Approach:  CAIRNS
133.45
JAX ARTCC
Departure:  CAIRNS
133.45
JAX ARTCC
ASOS:  134.875 (334-222-9770)

  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY JACKSONVILLE ARTCC ON FREQS 134.3/353.5 (DOTHAN RCAG) WHEN CAIRNS APCH/DEP CLSD.
   

Fixed Based Operators (FBOs) & Fuel

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Area Code: 334

Business Name Frequency Phone Fuel Grade
South Alabama Aviation, Inc.
  
Unicom 122.8 222-8228 100LL, Jet A
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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

Instrument Procedures / Charts


FAA Terminal Procedures valid from 0901Z 03/25/21 to 0901Z 04/22/21.

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Page Type Page Name Volume Action Since
Last Cycle
IAP COPTER NDB RWY 29 SE-4
IAP NDB-A SE-4
IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 11 SE-4
IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 29 SE-4
MIN ALTERNATE MINIMUMS SE-4
MIN TAKEOFF MINIMUMS SE-4
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Navigation Aids (Navaids) near 79J

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
16.5 Florala Municipal Airport
(0J4)
165 169 100LL, Jet A
16.6 Carl Folsom Airport
(14J)
68 72 100LL
25.2 Enterprise Municipal Airport
(ETS KEDN EDN)
91 95 100LL, Jet A+
30.9 Geneva Municipal Airport
(33J)
119 123 100LL
32.5 Bob Sikes Airport
(CEW KCEW CEW)
191 195 100LL, Jet A, Jet A-1+
34.0 Evergreen Regional/Middleton Field Airport
(KGZH GZH)
281 284 100LL, Jet A
34.1 Mac Crenshaw Meml Airport
(KPRN PRN)
340 344 100LL
36.7 Defuniak Springs Airport
(54J)
160 164 100LL, Jet A+
37.9 Brewton Municipal Airport
(12J)
246 249 100LL, Jet A+
40.2 Ozark-Blackwell Field Airport
(71J)
79 83 100LL, Jet A+
48.3 Dothan Regional Airport
(DHN KDHN DHN)
88 92 100LL, Jet A
49.9 Monroe County Aeroplex Airport
(MVC KMVC MVC)
280 283 100LL, Jet A+
50.8 Peter Prince Field Airport
(2R4)
217 220 100LL, Jet A-1+
54.7 Destin Exec Airport
(DSI KDTS DTS)
184 188 100LL, Jet A
56.9 Atmore Municipal Airport
(0R1)
252 255 100LL
58.6 Fort Walton Beach Airport
(1J9)
202 205 100LL
59.5 Montgomery Regional (Dannelly Field) Airport
(MGM KMGM MGM)
359 363 100LL, Jet A, Jet A++
64.7 Pensacola International Airport
(PNS KPNS PNS)
219 222 100, 100LL, Jet A
64.8 Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport
(ECP KECP ECP)
151 155 100LL, Jet A
68.3 Marianna Municipal Airport
(KMAI MAI)
114 118 100LL, Jet A

Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

NOTAMs

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Remarks

A110*G THIS AIRPORT HAS BEEN SURVEYED BY THE NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY.
A110-1 FOR CD CTC CAIRNS APCH AT 334-255-8402, WHEN APCH CLSD CTC JACKSONVILLE ARTCC AT 904-845-1592.
A14 JED BLACKWELL
A17 AFTER HOURS SVC CALL 334-222-0638/334-427-0733
A42-11 MARKINGS FAIR DUE TO FADING
A42-29 MARKINGS FAIR DUE TO FADING
A70 100LL SELF SERVE AVBL 24 HRS.
A70 1 MILITARY CONTRACT FUEL AVBL MON-FRI 0700-2400, OTHER TIMES CALL (334) 222-0638
A81-APT ACTVT PAPI RWY 11 & 29; MIRL RWY 11/29 - CTAF.

Runways

Runway Summary

Runways: 11/29
Longest Runway: 11/29 is 6000 ft (1829 m) long
Runways with an Instrument Approach:

79J Airport Runway Details

Runway 11/29  6000 ft x 100 ft (1829 m x 30 m)
Runway Length Source:  NGS as of 04/14/2010
Surface:  Asphalt - Good condition -
Runway Pavement Class: 
Runway Edge Lights:  Medium Intensity

Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
Single Wheel Landing Gear:  98.0
Dual Wheel Landing Gear:  160.0
Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  275.0
Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

Runway 11

Runway 29

Elevation: 
309.9 299.9
Latitude: 
31-18-38.5737N 31-18-21.5636N
Longitude: 
086-24-05.1514W 086-22-58.8933W
True Magnetic Hdg.: 
107 287
ILS Type: 
Glide Path Angle: 
3.0 degrees 3.5 degrees
Traffic Pattern: 
Runway Markings Type: 
Nonprecision Instrument Nonprecision Instrument
Runway Markings Condition:
Fair Fair
Arresting Device: 
Object at End: 
TREES
Object Height: 
43
Object Marked/Lighted?: 
Distance from End: 
1173
Object Centerline Offset: 
76 ft. left of centerline
Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
4-Light PAPI On Right Side Of Runway 4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway
Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
Approach Light System: 
REIL: 
Yes Yes
Touchdown Lights: 
Centerline Lights: 
Threshold Crossing Height: 
33 47
Threshold Elevation: 
Displaced Threshold: 
Threshold Latitude: 

Threshold Longitude: 

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

Services

Airframe Repair: 
Major
Powerplant Repair: 
Major
Bottled Oxygen: 
None
Bulk Oxygen: 
None
Fuel Available: 
100LL, Jet A
Landing Fees: 
No
Parking: 
Hangars and tiedowns available

Maps & Diagrams

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