Shields Airport

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Elberta Weather (°F)

Location

Latitude: 
30-26-30.7100N (30.441864)
Longitude: 
087-27-49.9260W (-87.463868)
Elevation: 
95.0 feet MSL (29 m MSL)
Magnetic Variation: 
3 W (as of November 2022 from WMM2020 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -6.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -5.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
09 N.M. E of Elberta, Alabama
Found On: 
New Orleans Chart
FAA Region: 
ASO

Contacts

Manager: 
Privately owned: 
DEWITT BARKER
14399 SHEILDS DR
LILLIAN, AL 36549
850-572-0288
SHIELDS ARPT CORPORATION
P.O. BOX 681
LILLIAN 36549
(850) 380-1382

Operations

Airport Status: 
Operational
Facility Use: 
Private
Type: 
Airport
Activation Date: 
01/1985
Control tower: 
No
Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
Months/Days/Hours
Unattended
Boundary ARTCC: 
ZJX (Jacksonville)
Responsible ARTCC: 
ZJX (Jacksonville)
Segmented Circle Indicator: 
No
Traffic Pattern Altitude (MSL): 
1095 feet (334 m)
NOTAM-D Service: 
No

Based Aircraft

Single Engine:  16
Ultralights:  3

Annual Operations (as of 05/18/1998)

Total Operations:  1328
GA Local:  288 21.7%
GA Itinerant:  1040 78.3%

Communications

       

    Fixed Based Operators (FBOs) & Fuel

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    Area Code: 334

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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 AL55

    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
    6.5 Roscoe Field Airport
    (82J)
    113 116 100LL, Jet A+
    12.3 Foley Municipal Airport
    (5R4)
    266 269 100LL
    14.5 Pensacola International Airport
    (PNS KPNS PNS)
    82 85 100, 100LL, Jet A
    21.4 H L Sonny Callahan Airport
    (KCQF CQF)
    273 276 100LL, Jet A+
    27.0 Peter Prince Field Airport
    (2R4)
    64 67 100LL, Jet A-1+
    31.6 Bay Minette Municipal Airport
    (1R8)
    324 327 100LL, Jet A+
    32.9 Fort Walton Beach Airport
    (1J9)
    93 96 100LL
    33.1 Mobile International Airport
    (BFM KBFM BFM)
    289 292 100LL, Jet A
    34.5 Atmore Municipal Airport
    (0R1)
    1 4 100LL
    41.9 Brewton Municipal Airport
    (12J)
    29 32 100LL, Jet A+
    42.9 Mobile Regional Airport
    (MOB KMOB MOB)
    290 293 100LL, Jet A, Jet A+
    51.4 Destin Exec Airport
    (DSI KDTS DTS)
    92 96 100LL, Jet A
    52.7 Bob Sikes Airport
    (CEW KCEW CEW)
    67 71 100LL, Jet A, Jet A-1+
    55.1 Trent Lott International Airport
    (PGL KPQL PQL)
    271 273 100LL, Jet A
    61.2 Monroe County Aeroplex Airport
    (MVC KMVC MVC)
    5 8 100LL, Jet A+
    62.3 Evergreen Regional/Middleton Field Airport
    (KGZH GZH)
    20 23 100LL, Jet A+
    69.5 Florala Municipal Airport
    (0J4)
    58 62 100LL, Jet A
    69.9 Defuniak Springs Airport
    (54J)
    75 79 100LL, Jet A+
    75.8 South Alabama Regional At Bill Benton Field Airport
    (79J)
    46 50 100LL, Jet A+
    83.1 Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport
    (GPT KGPT GPT)
    268 270 100LL, Jet A

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    Remarks

    A110-1 FOR CD CTC PENSACOLA APCH AT 850-266-6884 OR 850-266-6885.
    A33-09/27 WEST END SOFT AFT RAIN.
    A42-09 MKD WITH YELLOW CONES.
    A42-27 MKD WITH YELLOW CONES.

    Runways

    Runway Summary

    Runways: 09/27
    Longest Runway: 09/27 is 2175 ft (663 m) long
    Runways with an Instrument Approach:

    AL55 Airport Runway Details

    Runway 09/27  2175 ft x 80 ft (663 m x 24 m)

    Runway 09

    Runway 27

    Glide Path Angle: 
    0.0 degrees 0.0 degrees
    Runway Markings Type: 
    Nonstandard (other than numbers only) Nonstandard (other than numbers only)
    Object at End: 
    BRUSH TREES
    Object Height: 
    35
    Distance from End: 
    530
    Object Centerline Offset: 
    70 ft. right of centerline 75 ft. right of centerline
    Displaced Threshold: 
    370

    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

    AL55 Sectional

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    AL55 Diagram


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