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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: 
    3.5 W (as of August 2018 from WMM2015 model)
    Time Zone: 
    UTC -6.0 (Standard Time)
    UTC -5.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
    From City: 
    4 N.M. E of Andalusia/Opp, Alabama
    Found On: 
    New Orleans Chart
    FAA Region: 
    ASO
  • Airport 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)
    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:  19
    Multi Engine:  4

    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 SVCS PRVDD BY JACKSONVILLE ARTCC ON FREQS 134.3/353.5 (DOTHAN RCAG) WHEN CAIRNS APCH/DEP CLSD.
       
  • 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
  • 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 08/16/18 to 0901Z 09/13/18.

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    IAP - Instrument Approach Procedure Charts
    MIN - Minimums
    STAR - Standard Terminal Arrival Charts
    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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  • Maps

    Andalusia/Opp - South Alabama Regional At Bill Benton Field (79J) Airport Terminal Map

    Terminal Map Not Available for this Airport

    79J Airport Sectional

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    79J Airport Diagram


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  • METAR / TAF

    METAR

    TAF

  • 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 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)
    191 194 100LL, Jet A, Jet A-1+
    34.0 Evergreen Regional/Middleton Field Airport
    (KGZH GZH)
    281 284 100LL, Jet A
    34.1 Mac Crenshaw Memorial Airport
    (KPRN PRN)
    340 343 100LL, Jet A
    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 Executive Airport
    (DSI KDTS DTS)
    184 187 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

    List ALL 79J NOTAMs

    NOTAM Radius Search

    NOTAMS within
    NM of 79J

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

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

    South Alabama Regional At Bill Benton Field Airport Ratings

    Category Aspect Rating
    Overall Rating for South Alabama Regional At Bill Benton Field Airport
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Flight Service Number of Flights
    • 4.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Overall Number of Routes Served
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    International Routes Served
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    On-time Performance
    • 2.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Business Services & Internet Airport Lounges
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Business Centers
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Airport Website (information & tools)
    • 2.0/5 (1 vote cast)

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

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

    General Facilities ATM Locations
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Public Telephones
    • 4.0/5 (2 votes cast)

    Restrooms
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Architecture
    • 4.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Terminal Layout
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Seating Areas
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Overall Cleanliness
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

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

    Geographic Location
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

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

    Baggage Handling
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Overall Comfort
    • 3.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Security Lines
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Transportation & Parking Parking Availability
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Parking Pricing
    • 2.0/5 (1 vote 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*G THIS AIRPORT HAS BEEN SURVEYED BY THE NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY.
    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 MIRL RY 11/29 & PAPI RY 11 & RY 29 - CTAF.

  • Runways

    79J Airport Runway Summary

    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.
    Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  275.0
    Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

    Runway 11

    Runway 29

    Elevation: 
    310 300
    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 0
    Object Marked/Lighted?: 
    Distance from End: 
    1173 0
    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: 
    0 0
    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

    Runway 11/29  5001 ft x 100 ft (1524 m x 30 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 11

    Runway 29

    Elevation: 
    309 305
    Latitude: 
    31.3107 31.3068
    Longitude: 
    -86.4014 -86.3861
    True Magnetic Hdg.: 
    107 287
    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: 
    309 305
    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
    Bottled Oxygen: 
    None
    Bulk Oxygen: 
    None
    Fuel Available: 
    100LL, Jet A
    Landing Fees: 
    No
    Parking: 
    Hangars and tiedowns available

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