Shoals Hospital Heliport

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Location

Latitude: 
34-44-50.2300N (34.747286)
Longitude: 
087-40-39.9800W (-87.677772)
Elevation: 
500.0 feet MSL (152 m MSL)
Magnetic Variation: 
3.2 W (as of April 2021 from WMM2020 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -6.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -5.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
00 N.M. W of Muscle Shoals, Alabama
Found On: 
Atlanta Chart
FAA Region: 
ASO

Contacts

Manager: 
Privately owned: 
PHILIP FRETWELL
201 AVALON AVE.
MUSCLE SHOALS, AL 35661
256-386-1738
SHOALS HOSPITAL
201 AVALON AVE
MUSCLE SHOALS, AL 35661
205-386-1610

Operations

Airport Status: 
Operational
Facility Use: 
Private
Type: 
Heliport
Activation Date: 
05/1990
Control tower: 
No
Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
Months/Days/Hours
ALL/ALL/SR-SS
Boundary ARTCC: 
ZME (Memphis)
Responsible ARTCC: 
ZME (Memphis)
Segmented Circle Indicator: 
No
Traffic Pattern Altitude: 
1500 feet (457 m)
NOTAM-D Service: 
No

Based Aircraft

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

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    Navigation Aids (Navaids) near AL53

    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
    3.3 Northwest Alabama Regional Airport
    (MSL KMSL MSL)
    92 95 100LL, Jet A
    18.2 Bill Pugh Field Airport
    (M22)
    185 188 100LL, Jet A
    24.1 Iuka Airport
    (15M)
    273 276 100LL
    28.3 Posey Field Airport
    (1M4)
    172 175 100LL, Jet A+
    30.0 Tishomingo County Airport
    (01M)
    239 242 100LL, Jet A
    36.6 Pryor Field Regional Airport
    (DCU KDCU DCU)
    98 102 100LL, Jet A-1+
    36.7 Savannah-Hardin County Airport
    (KSNH SNH)
    313 316 100LL, Jet A+
    42.0 Hartselle-Morgan County Regional Airport
    (5M0)
    118 122 100LL, Jet A
    45.0 Huntsville International-Carl T Jones Field Airport
    (HSV KHSV HSV)
    98 102 100LL, Jet A
    46.7 Roscoe Turner Airport
    (CRX KCRX CRX)
    282 285 100LL, Jet A
    48.7 Robert Sibley Airport
    (KSZY SZY)
    304 307 100LL, Jet A+
    49.7 Cullman Regional-Folsom Field Airport
    (KCMD CMD)
    125 129 100LL, Jet A-1+
    51.8 Hazel Green Airport
    (M38)
    78 82 100LL
    53.8 Walker County-Bevill Field Airport
    (KJFX JFX)
    160 163 100LL, Jet A, Jet A-1
    55.6 Huntsville Exec Tom Sharp Jr Field Airport
    (KMDQ MDQ)
    82 86 100LL, Jet A
    60.0 Moontown Airport
    (3M5)
    89 93 100LL
    60.2 Beech River Regional Airport
    (KPVE PVE)
    335 338 100LL, Jet A+
    61.1 Tupelo Regional Airport
    (TUP KTUP TUP)
    242 244 100LL, Jet A, Jet A+, Jet A-1+
    62.6 Ellington Airport
    (KLUG LUG)
    43 47 100LL, Jet A+
    65.9 Ripley Airport
    (25M)
    269 271 100LL, Jet A

    Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

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    Remarks

    A110-1 FOR CD CTC MEMPHIS ARTCC AT 901-368-8453.
    A14 ADDITIONAL CONTACT: KAREN BOHANNON - 256-386-1761 KAREN.BOHANNON@SHOALSHOSPITAL.COM
    A18 MEDICAL USE.
    A52-H1 75 FT PWR LINE 600 FT WEST OF PAD; 30 FT LIGHT POLES 50 FT NORTH, EAST & WEST OF PAD.
    E111 PRVDD OPNS ARE CONDUCTED FM 250-360 DEGS; AREA IS MKD; WDU IS MNTND; LETTER OF AGREEMENT WITH MSL FSS.

    Runways

    Runway Summary

    Runways: H1
    Longest Runway: H1 is 40 ft (12 m) long
    Runways with an Instrument Approach:

    AL53 Airport Runway Details

    Helipad H1  40 ft x 40 ft (12 m x 12 m)
    Runway Length Source:  as of
    Surface:  PFC -
    Runway Pavement Class: 
    Runway Edge Lights:  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: 

    Helipad H1

    Elevation: 
    Latitude: 
    34-44-50.2300N
    Longitude: 
    087-40-39.9800W
    True Magnetic Hdg.: 
    ILS Type: 
    Glide Path Angle: 
    0.0 degrees 0.0 degrees
    Traffic Pattern: 
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    Services

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

    Maps & Diagrams

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