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Plant Gorgas Heliport

FAA: 8AL5

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8AL5 Heliport Location

Latitude: 
33-38-32.9400N (33.642483)
Longitude: 
087-11-49.8200W (-87.197172)
Elevation: 
256.0 feet MSL (78 m MSL)
Magnetic Variation: 
3.2 W (as of April 2018 from WMM2015 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -6.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -5.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
7 N.M. SE of Parrish, Alabama
Found On: 
Atlanta Chart
FAA Region: 
ASO

8AL5 Heliport Runways Show all runways...

Longest Runway: H1 is 26 ft (8 m) long
Runways with an Instrument Approach:

8AL5 Heliport General Information

Control tower: 
No
Traffic Pattern Altitude: 
1256 feet (383 m)

8AL5 Heliport Services

8AL5 Heliport Contact Information

Manager: 
Privately owned: 
GERALD ABNEY
4301 EAST LAKE BLVD
BIRMINGHAM, AL 35217
205-527-2473
AL PWR CO
460 GORGAS RD
PARRISH, AL 35580
205-527-2473

8AL5 Heliport Flight Service Stations

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

Nearby Airports with Fuel

Dist (NM) Name (Airport IDs) True Hdg Mag Hdg Fuel Grade
16.6 Walker County-Bevill Field Airport
(KJFX JFX)
339 342 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A-1 - Kerosene, freeze point -50C
22.7 Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport
(BHM KBHM BHM)
101 105 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
24.0 Bessemer Airport
(EKY KEKY EKY)
145 148 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
32.7 Tuscaloosa Regional Airport
(TCL KTCL TCL)
219 222 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
34.7 Shelby County Airport
(KEET EET)
143 146 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
41.2 Cullman Regional-Folsom Field Airport
(KCMD CMD)
24 28 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A-1+ - Kerosene, with icing inhibitor freeze point -50C
42.7 Bibb County Airport
(0A8)
172 175 100LL
43.2 Posey Field Airport
(1M4)
332 335 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
43.3 North Pickens Airport
(3M8)
249 252 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
47.6 St Clair County Airport
(PLR KPLR PLR)
95 99 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
47.8 Hartselle-Morgan County Regional Airport
(5M0)
15 19 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
52.8 Merkel Field Sylacauga Municipal Airport
(KSCD SCD)
122 126 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
54.5 Bill Pugh Field Airport
(M22)
332 335 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
57.4 Talladega Municipal Airport
(ASN KASN ASN)
94 98 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
58.7 Northeast Alabama Regional Airport
(GAD KGAD GAD)
69 73 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
60.1 Columbus-Lowndes County Airport
(UBS KUBS UBS)
260 262 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
62.0 Pryor Field Regional Airport
(DCU KDCU DCU)
11 15 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A-1+ - Kerosene, with icing inhibitor freeze point -50C
63.3 Huntsville International-Carl T Jones Field Airport
(HSV KHSV HSV)
19 23 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
65.9 Monroe County Airport
(M40)
282 284 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
67.0 Anniston Regional Airport
(ANB KANB ANB)
92 96 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C

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Where to Stay Near 8AL5 Airport: Hotels, Motels, Resorts, B&Bs, Campgrounds

Hotels Near 8AL5 Airport

Airport Guide users have stayed at....

Pet Friendly Rating Miles from 8AL5 Airport Price
no Hampton Inn Jasper 13.7 92.65 USD
yes Quality Inn Jasper 14.6 90.00 USD
no Jasper-Days Inn 15.1 50.00 USD
no Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Jasper 15.1 83.99 USD
no Super 8 Jasper 15.2 44.00 USD
no Best Western Plus Gardendale 21.1 99.00 USD
yes Microtel Inn & Suites By Wyndham Gardendale 21.2 79.00 USD
yes Days Inn Birmingham 21.7 59.99 USD
yes Knights Inn - Bessemer Al 22.0 59.00 USD
no Fairfield Inn & Suites Birmingham Bessemer 22.1 89.00 USD
yes La Quinta Inn & Suites Fultondale 22.2 75.00 USD
no Hampton Inn Birmingham/Bessemer 22.2 84.99 USD
no Holiday Inn Express Hotel And Suites Bessemer 22.3 90.00 USD
yes Quality Inn Bessemer 22.4 90.00 USD
yes Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Fultondale 22.5 70.99 USD
no Hampton Inn Fultondale Al 22.5 75.65 USD
yes Best Western Plus Bessemer Hotel & Suites 22.5 99.99 USD
yes Comfort Inn Bessemer 22.6 90.00 USD
no Fairfield Inn And Suites By Marriott Birmingham Fultondale / I-6 22.8 79.00 USD
no Comfort Suites Fultondale 22.8 110.00 USD
yes Sheraton Birmingham 23.7 99.00 USD
no Kings Inn Civic Center/UAB 23.7 49.95 USD
no Hampton Inn & Suites Birmingham-Downtown-Tutwiler 23.9 118.15 USD
no The Redmont Hotel - Birmingham 24.1 84.60 USD
no Econo Lodge Oxmoor 24.4 63.99 USD
Distances are approximate, and may vary depending on the location of start and actual route traveled from the airport.


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