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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 November 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

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 11/08/18 to 0901Z 12/06/18.

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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

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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+
29.8 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)
123 127 100LL, Jet A, Jet A+
37.5 Lanett Municipal Airport
(7A3)
99 103 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)
291 294 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, 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
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

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NOTAMS within
NM of KALX

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Locations (ICAO):
Buffer (Both Sides):
NM
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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
  • 3.0/5 (2 votes 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

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: 
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

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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