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  • Location

    Latitude: 
    32-54-53.1000N (32.914750)
    Longitude: 
    085-57-46.6000W (-85.962944)
    Elevation: 
    685.8 feet MSL (209 m MSL)
    Magnetic Variation: 
    4 W (as of August 2018 from WMM2015 model)
    Time Zone: 
    UTC -6.0 (Standard Time)
    UTC -5.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
    From City: 
    2 N.M. SW of Alexander City, Alabama
    Found On: 
    Atlanta Chart
    FAA Region: 
    ASO
  • Airport 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)
    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:  28
    Multi Engine:  5
    Jet Engine:  1

    Annual Operations (as of 07/06/2017)

    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
    ATLANTA ARTCC
    Departure:  MONTGOMERY
    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.
       
  • Contacts

    Manager: 
    Publicly owned: 
    MIKE SMITH
    997 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
  • 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 08/16/18 to 0901Z 09/13/18.

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    HOT - Hot Spots
    IAP - Instrument Approach Procedure Charts
    MIN - Minimums
    STAR - Standard Terminal Arrival Charts
    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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  • Maps

    Alexander City - Thomas C Russell Field (ALX) Airport Terminal Map

    Terminal Map Not Available for this Airport

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    ALX Airport Diagram


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  • METAR / TAF

    METAR

    TAF

  • 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+
    29.7 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)
    123 127 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
    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
    45.2 Lagrange-Callaway Airport
    (LGC KLGC LGC)
    82 87 100LL, Jet A-1+
    54.0 Bessemer Airport
    (EKY KEKY EKY)
    296 299 100LL, Jet A+
    54.6 Harris County Airport
    (PIM KPIM PIM)
    94 99 100LL, Jet A-1+
    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-1
    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
    64.5 Newnan Coweta County Airport
    (KCCO CCO)
    68 73 100LL, Jet A-1+
    71.6 Weedon Field Airport
    (EUF KEUF EUF)
    143 147 100LL, Jet A+
  • Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

    NOTAMs

    List ALL KALX NOTAMs

    NOTAM Radius Search

    NOTAMS within
    NM of KALX

    NOTAM Flight Path Search (Enter from two to five locations below)

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

    Thomas C Russell Field Airport Ratings

    Category Aspect Rating
    Overall Rating for Thomas C Russell Field Airport
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Flight Service Number of Flights
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Overall Number of Routes Served
    • 3.0/5 (2 votes cast)

    International Routes Served
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    On-time Performance
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Business Services & Internet Airport Lounges
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Business Centers
    • 3.0/5 (2 votes cast)

    Airport Website (information & tools)
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Availability of Internet Connectivity
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Wireless Internet Access
    • 3.0/5 (2 votes cast)

    General Facilities ATM Locations
    • 3.0/5 (2 votes cast)

    Public Telephones
    • 3.0/5 (2 votes cast)

    Restrooms
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Architecture
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Terminal Layout
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Seating Areas
    • 3.0/5 (2 votes cast)

    Overall Cleanliness
    • 4.0/5 (2 votes cast)

    Children Play Areas
    • 3.0/5 (2 votes cast)

    Geographic Location
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Baggage Claim Locations
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Baggage Handling
    • 3.0/5 (2 votes cast)

    Overall Comfort
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Security Lines
    • 3.0/5 (2 votes cast)

    Transportation & Parking Parking Availability
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Parking Pricing
    • 3.0/5 (2 votes cast)

    Public Transport
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Car Rental
    • 3.0/5 (2 votes cast)

    Taxis
    • 3.0/5 (3 votes cast)

    Hotel Shuttles
    • 3.0/5 (2 votes cast)

    Proximity to City Center
    • 3.0/5 (3 votes cast)

    Amenities Shopping (variety and number)
    • 3.0/5 (2 votes cast)

    Restaurants & Bars (variety and number)
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Restaurants & Bars (price/value)
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

  • Remarks

    A110-3 TWY LGTS FOR TWY TURNOFF ONLY.
    A16 ON CALL PHONE 256-392-2452.
    A17 UNATTENDED WEEKENDS.
    A43-18 VASI OTS INDEF.
    A57-18 APCH RATIO 22:1 FROM DSPLCD THLD.
    A70 FUEL 24 HR CREDIT CARD SVC AVBL. AVGAS ONLY.
    A81-APT MIRL RY 18/36 ACTVT - CTAF.

  • Runways

    ALX Airport Runway Summary

    Longest Runway: 18/36 is 5425 ft (1654 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: 
    686 612
    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:
    Good Good
    Arresting Device: 
    Object at End: 
    TREES TREES
    Object Height: 
    47 24
    Object Marked/Lighted?: 
    Distance from End: 
    424 524
    Object Centerline Offset: 
    111 ft. left of centerline 192 ft. right of centerline
    Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
    2-Box VASI 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: 
    22 45
    Threshold Elevation: 
    675 0
    Displaced Threshold: 
    623 0
    Threshold Latitude: 
    32-55-13.7182N

    Threshold Longitude: 

    085-57-47.6853W
    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

    Runway 18/36  5425 ft x 96 ft (1654 m x 29 m)
    Runway Length Source:  as of
    Surface:  Asphalt -
    Runway Pavement Class: 
    Runway Edge Lights:  Yes 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 18

    Runway 36

    Elevation: 
    675 612
    Latitude: 
    32.9222 32.9073
    Longitude: 
    -85.9633 -85.9626
    True Magnetic Hdg.: 
    178 358
    ILS Type: 
    Glide Path Angle: 
    0.0 degrees 0.0 degrees
    Traffic Pattern: 
    Runway Markings Type: 
    Runway Markings Condition:
    Arresting Device: 
    Object at End: 
    Object Height: 
    0 0
    Object Marked/Lighted?: 
    Distance from End: 
    0 0
    Object Centerline Offset: 
    Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
    Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
    Approach Light System: 
    REIL: 
    Yes Yes
    Touchdown Lights: 
    Centerline Lights: 
    Threshold Crossing Height: 
    Threshold Elevation: 
    675 612
    Displaced Threshold: 
    619 0
    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: 
    Minor
    Powerplant Repair: 
    Minor
    Bulk Oxygen: 
    None
    Fuel Available: 
    100LL, Jet A+
    Landing Fees: 
    No
    Parking: 
    Hangars and tiedowns available

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