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Thomas C Russell Field Airport

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Alexander City Weather (°F)

KALX (0.1 NM at True Heading of 324)
METAR: KALX 211135Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM VCTS BKN047 BKN050 17/17 A3016 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT W AND NW T01700167
TAF: N/A

Location

Latitude: 
32-54-53.1000N (32.91475)
Longitude: 
085-57-46.6000W (-85.962944)
Elevation: 
685.8 feet MSL (209 m MSL)
Magnetic Variation: 
4.2 W (as of October 2021 from WMM2020 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -6.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -5.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
02 N.M. SW of Alexander City, Alabama
Found On: 
Atlanta Chart
FAA Region: 
ASO

Contacts

Manager: 
Publicly owned: 
JACKSON HATTON
965 T.C. RUSSELL FIELD
ALEXANDER CITY, AL 35010
256-329-9057
CITY OF ALEXANDER CITY
PO BOX 552
ALEXANDER CITY, AL 35011
(256) 329-9057

Operations

Airport Status: 
Operational
Facility Use: 
Public
Type: 
Airport
Activation Date: 
04/1940
Control tower: 
No
Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
Months/Days/Hours
ALL/MON-FRI/0800-1700
Boundary ARTCC: 
ZTL (Atlanta)
Responsible ARTCC: 
ZTL (Atlanta)
Lighting Schedule: 
SEE RMK
Segmented Circle Indicator: 
Yes
Beacon Color: 
White-Green (Lighted Land Airport)
Traffic Pattern Altitude: 
1686 feet (514 m)
NOTAMs Facility: 
ALX
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:  20
Multi Engine:  6
Jet Engine:  1

Annual Operations (as of 10/07/2019)

Total Operations:  33312
GA Local:  4032 12.1%
GA Itinerant:  26280 78.9%
Military Aircraft:  3000 9.0%

Communications

CTAF:  122.700
Unicom:  122.700
Approach:  MONTGOMERY
121.2
121.2
ATLANTA ARTCC
Departure:  MONTGOMERY
121.2
121.2
ATLANTA ARTCC
AWOS-3PT:  118.325 (256-329-1820)

  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY ATLANTA ARTCC ON FREQS 120.45/298.850 (COLUMBUS RCAG) WHEN MONTGOMERY APCH CTL CLSD.
   

Fixed Based Operators (FBOs) & Fuel

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Area Code: 256

Business Name Frequency Phone Fuel Grade
Alexander City Flying Service
  
Unicom 122.7 329-9057 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 10/07/21 to 0901Z 11/04/21.

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Page Type Page Name Volume Action Since
Last Cycle
IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 18 SE-4
IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 36 SE-4
MIN ALTERNATE MINIMUMS SE-4
MIN TAKEOFF MINIMUMS SE-4
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Navigation Aids (Navaids) near ALX

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
23.1 Merkel Field Sylacauga Municipal Airport
(KSCD SCD)
311 315 100LL, Jet A+
29.8 Wetumpka Municipal Airport
(08A)
218 222 100LL
30.8 Moton Field Municipal Airport
(06A)
152 156 100LL, Jet A+
32.2 Auburn University Regional Airport
(AUO KAUO AUO)
123 128 100LL, Jet A, Jet A+
37.5 Lanett Municipal Airport
(7A3)
99 104 100LL
39.5 Talladega Municipal Airport
(ASN KASN ASN)
353 357 100LL, Jet A, Jet A+
40.7 Anniston Regional Airport
(ANB KANB ANB)
7 11 100LL, Jet A
41.2 St Clair County Airport
(PLR KPLR PLR)
339 343 100LL, Jet A
42.8 Montgomery Regional (Dannelly Field) Airport
(MGM KMGM MGM)
210 214 100LL, Jet A, Jet A++
44.2 Shelby County Airport
(KEET EET)
291 295 100LL, Jet A+
45.1 Lagrange-Callaway Airport
(LGC KLGC LGC)
82 87 100LL, Jet A+
54.0 Bessemer Airport
(EKY KEKY EKY)
296 300 100LL, Jet A+
54.6 Harris County Airport
(PIM KPIM PIM)
94 99 100LL, Jet A+
55.6 Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport
(BHM KBHM BHM)
314 318 100LL, Jet A
56.8 Bibb County Airport
(0A8)
271 274 100LL
59.2 West Georgia Regional - O V Gray Field Airport
(KCTJ CTJ)
43 48 100LL, Jet A+, MOGAS
62.1 Craig Field Airport
(SEM KSEM SEM)
236 239 100LL, Jet A
63.8 Northeast Alabama Regional Airport
(GAD KGAD GAD)
354 358 100LL, Jet A-1+
64.5 Newnan Coweta County Airport
(KCCO CCO)
68 73 100LL, Jet A+
71.6 Weedon Field Airport
(EUF KEUF EUF)
143 148 100LL, Jet A+

Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

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Remarks

A110-3 TWY LGTS FOR TWY TURNOFF ONLY.
A110-4 FOR CD CTC MONTGOMERY APCH AT 334-284-4575. WHEN APCH CLSD FOR CD CTC ATLANTA ARTCC AT 770-210-7692.
A16 ON CALL 256-392-2452.
A42-18 RWY MARKINGS POOR DUE TO ALGAE GROWTH.
A42-36 RWY MARKINGS POOR DUE TO ALGAE GROWTH.
A43-18 PAPI UNUSBL BYD 5 DEG LEFT AND 6 DEG RIGHT OF CNTRLN.
A43-36 PAPI UNUSBL BYD 6 DEG LEFT OF CNTRLN.
A57-18 APCH RATIO 15:1 FM DSPLCD THR.
A70-FUEL-10 0LL 24 HR CREDIT CARD SVC BOTH JET-A AND AVGAS.
A81-APT ACTVT REIL RWY 36; MIRL RWY 18/36 - CTAF.

Runways

Runway Summary

Runways: 18/36
Longest Runway: 18/36 is 5422 ft (1653 m) long
Runways with an Instrument Approach:

ALX Airport Runway Details

Runway 18/36  5422 ft x 96 ft (1653 m x 29 m)
Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 01/19/2010
Surface:  Asphalt - Fair condition - Saw-cut or plastic grooved
Runway Pavement Class: 
Runway Edge Lights:  Medium Intensity

Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
Single Wheel Landing Gear:  30.0
Dual Wheel Landing Gear: 
Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 
Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

Runway 18

Runway 36

Elevation: 
685.8 611.9
Latitude: 
32-55-19.8713N 32-54-26.2822N
Longitude: 
085-57-48.0006W 085-57-45.2549W
True Magnetic Hdg.: 
178 358
ILS Type: 
Glide Path Angle: 
3.0 degrees 3.0 degrees
Traffic Pattern: 
Left Left
Runway Markings Type: 
Nonprecision Instrument Nonprecision Instrument
Runway Markings Condition:
Poor Poor
Arresting Device: 
Object at End: 
TREE TREES
Object Height: 
65 40
Object Marked/Lighted?: 
Distance from End: 
402 547
Object Centerline Offset: 
119 ft. left of centerline 207 ft. right of centerline
Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway 4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway
Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
Approach Light System: 
REIL: 
Yes
Touchdown Lights: 
Centerline Lights: 
Threshold Crossing Height: 
57 50
Threshold Elevation: 
674.9
Displaced Threshold: 
623
Threshold Latitude: 
32-55-13.7182N

Threshold Longitude: 

085-57-47.6853W
Declared Distances
Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 

Services

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

Maps & Diagrams

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