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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: 
2.7 W (as of May 2019 from WMM2015 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -6.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -5.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
9 N.M. E of Elberta, Alabama
Found On: 
New Orleans Chart
FAA Region: 
ASO

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)
Segmented Circle Indicator: 
No
Traffic Pattern Altitude: 
1095 feet (334 m)
NOTAM-D Service: 
No

Based Aircraft

Single Engine:  16
Ultralights:  4

Annual Operations (as of 05/18/1998)

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

Communications

       

    Contacts

    Manager: 
    Privately owned: 
    DON GRANTHAM
    P.O. BOX 681
    LILLIAN, AL 36549
    (850) 380-1382
    SHIELDS ARPT CORPORATION
    P.O. BOX 681
    LILLIAN 36549
    (850) 380-1382

    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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    Maps

    Elberta - Shields (AL55) Airport Terminal Map

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    AL55 Airport Sectional

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    METAR / TAF

    METAR

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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 Ferguson 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)
    273 275 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 Downtown Airport
    (BFM KBFM BFM)
    289 291 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)
    290 292 100LL, Jet A, JP-4
    51.4 Destin Executive Airport
    (DSI KDTS DTS)
    92 95 100LL, Jet A, Jet A-1+
    52.7 Bob Sikes Airport
    (CEW KCEW CEW)
    67 70 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 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

    Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

    NOTAMs

    List ALL AL55 NOTAMs

    NOTAM Radius Search

    NOTAMS within
    NM of AL55

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

    Shields Airport Ratings

    Category Aspect Rating
    Overall Rating for Shields Airport
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Flight Service Number of Flights
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

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

    International Routes Served
    • 4.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    On-time Performance
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

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

    Business Centers
    • 3.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Airport Website (information & tools)
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

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

    Wireless Internet Access
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    General Facilities ATM Locations
    • 1.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Public Telephones
    • 4.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Restrooms
    • 4.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Architecture
    • 2.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Terminal Layout
    • 2.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Seating Areas
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Overall Cleanliness
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Children Play Areas
    • 2.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Geographic Location
    • 2.0/5 (1 vote cast)

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

    Baggage Handling
    • 2.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Overall Comfort
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Security Lines
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

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

    Parking Pricing
    • 4.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Public Transport
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Car Rental
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Taxis
    • 1.0/5 (2 votes cast)

    Hotel Shuttles
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote 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

    A33-09/27 WEST END SOFT AFTER HEAVY RAIN.
    A42-09 RY 09/27 MKD WITH RAISED YELLOW CONES.

    Runways

    AL55 Airport 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 Length Source:  as of
    Surface:  Turf - Good condition -
    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: 

    Runway 09

    Runway 27

    Elevation: 
    0 0
    Latitude: 
    Longitude: 
    True Magnetic Hdg.: 
    0 0
    ILS Type: 
    Glide Path Angle: 
    0.0 degrees 0.0 degrees
    Traffic Pattern: 
    Runway Markings Type: 
    Nonstandard (other than numbers only) Nonstandard (other than numbers only)
    Runway Markings Condition:
    Arresting Device: 
    Object at End: 
    BRUSH TREES
    Object Height: 
    0 35
    Object Marked/Lighted?: 
    Distance from End: 
    0 530
    Object Centerline Offset: 
    70 ft. right of centerline 75 ft. right of centerline
    Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
    Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
    Approach Light System: 
    REIL: 
    Touchdown Lights: 
    Centerline Lights: 
    Threshold Crossing Height: 
    Threshold Elevation: 
    0 0
    Displaced Threshold: 
    0 370
    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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