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Airport Details

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  • Location

    Latitude: 
    34-39-14.6000N (34.654056)
    Longitude: 
    086-56-43.3000W (-86.945361)
    Elevation: 
    592.0 feet MSL (180 m MSL)
    Magnetic Variation: 
    3.5 W (as of August 2018 from WMM2015 model)
    Time Zone: 
    UTC -6.0 (Standard Time)
    UTC -5.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
    From City: 
    3 N.M. NE of Decatur, Alabama
    Found On: 
    Atlanta Chart
    FAA Region: 
    ASO
  • Airport Operations

    Airport Status: 
    Operational
    Facility Use: 
    Public
    Type: 
    Airport
    Activation Date: 
    09/1942
    Control tower: 
    No
    Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
    Months/Days/Hours
    ALL/MON-FRI/0700-1800
    Boundary ARTCC: 
    ZME (Memphis)
    Lighting Schedule: 
    SEE RMK
    Segmented Circle Indicator: 
    Yes
    Beacon Color: 
    White-Green (Lighted Land Airport)
    Traffic Pattern Altitude: 
    1592 feet (485 m)
    NOTAMs Facility: 
    DCU
    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:  72
    Multi Engine:  9
    Jet Engine:  1
    GA Helicopters:  2
    Gliders:  1

    Annual Operations (as of 11/02/2017)

    Total Operations:  167701
    Air Taxi:  3800 2.3%
    GA Local:  40184 24.0%
    GA Itinerant:  111642 66.6%
    Military Aircraft:  12075 7.2%
  • Communications

    CTAF:  123.075
    Unicom:  123.075
    Approach:  HUNTSVILLE
    118.05
    MEMPHIS ARTCC
    Departure:  HUNTSVILLE
    118.05
    MEMPHIS ARTCC
    ASOS:  118.375 (256-350-4270)

    • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY MEMPHIS ARTCC ON FREQS 120.8/307.0 (HUNTSVILLE RCAG) WHEN HUNTSVILLE APCH CTL CLSD.
       
  • Contacts

    Manager: 
    Publicly owned: 
    STAN SMITH
    DECATUR/ATHENS AIRPORT AUTHORITY, P.O. BOX 502
    DECATUR, AL 35612
    256-355-5770
    DECATUR/ATHENS AIRPORT AUTHORITY
    P.O. BOX 1182
    DECATUR, AL 35612
    256-306-9070
  • Fixed Based Operators (FBOs) & Fuel

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    Area Code: 256

    Business Name Frequency Phone Fuel Grade
    Decatur-Athens Aero Services
      
    Unicom 123.0 355-5770, -6159 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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    APD - Airport Diagram
    DP - Departure Procedure Charts
    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 ILS Y OR LOC Y RWY 18 SE-4
    IAP ILS Z OR LOC Z RWY 18 SE-4
    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

    Decatur - Pryor Field Regional (DCU) Airport Terminal Map

    Terminal Map Not Available for this Airport

    DCU Airport Sectional

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    DCU Airport Diagram


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  • METAR / TAF

    METAR

    TAF

  • Navigation Aids (Navaids) near DCU

    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
    8.5 Huntsville International-Carl T Jones Field Airport
    (HSV KHSV HSV)
    96 100 100LL, Jet A
    14.8 Hartselle-Morgan County Regional Airport
    (5M0)
    177 181 100LL, Jet A
    21.5 Hazel Green Airport
    (M38)
    42 46 100LL
    22.7 Huntsville Executive Airport Tom Sharp Jr Field Airport
    (KMDQ MDQ)
    57 61 100LL, Jet A
    23.5 Cullman Regional-Folsom Field Airport
    (KCMD CMD)
    169 173 100LL, Jet A-1+
    24.5 Moontown Airport
    (3M5)
    76 80 100LL
    33.3 Northwest Alabama Regional Airport
    (MSL KMSL MSL)
    279 282 100LL, Jet A
    39.4 Posey Field Airport
    (1M4)
    235 238 100LL, Jet A+
    39.9 Bill Pugh Field Airport
    (M22)
    251 254 100LL
    48.7 Walker County-Bevill Field Airport
    (KJFX JFX)
    202 205 100LL, Jet A, Jet A-1
    51.6 Ellington Airport
    (KLUG LUG)
    7 11 100LL, Jet A+
    53.5 Winchester Municipal Airport
    (KBGF BGF)
    53 57 100LL, Jet A, Jet A+
    58.0 Stevenson Airport
    (7A6)
    75 79 100LL
    58.9 Northeast Alabama Regional Airport
    (GAD KGAD GAD)
    133 137 100LL, Jet A
    59.7 Bomar Field-Shelbyville Municipal Airport
    (SYI KSYI SYI)
    24 28 100LL, Jet A+
    60.6 Iuka Airport
    (15M)
    277 280 100LL
    61.2 Franklin County Airport
    (UOS KUOS UOS)
    57 61 100LL
    62.8 Tishomingo County Airport
    (01M)
    261 264 100LL, Jet A
    66.1 Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport
    (BHM KBHM BHM)
    171 175 100LL, Jet A
    69.8 Savannah-Hardin County Airport
    (KSNH SNH)
    296 299 100LL, Jet A+
  • Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

    NOTAMs

    List ALL KDCU NOTAMs

    NOTAM Radius Search

    NOTAMS within
    NM of KDCU

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

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

    Pryor Field Regional Airport Ratings

    Category Aspect Rating
    Overall Rating for Pryor Field Regional Airport
    • 4.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Flight Service Number of Flights
    • 1.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Overall Number of Routes Served
    • 2.5/5 (2 votes cast)

    International Routes Served
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    On-time Performance
    • 2.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Business Services & Internet Airport Lounges
    • 2.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Business Centers
    • 4.0/5 (1 vote cast)

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

    Availability of Internet Connectivity
    • 2.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Wireless Internet Access
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

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

    Public Telephones
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Restrooms
    • 3.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Architecture
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Terminal Layout
    • 3.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Seating Areas
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Overall Cleanliness
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Children Play Areas
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Geographic Location
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Baggage Claim Locations
    • 1.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Baggage Handling
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Overall Comfort
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Security Lines
    • 3.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Transportation & Parking Parking Availability
    • 3.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Parking Pricing
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Public Transport
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Car Rental
    • 3.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Taxis
    • 2.8/5 (4 votes cast)

    Hotel Shuttles
    • 3.0/5 (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)
    • 3.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Restaurants & Bars (price/value)
    • 3.3/5 (3 votes cast)

  • Remarks

    A17 FOR ATTENDANT AFT HRS CALL (256) 777-1757 OR (256) 729-8676.
    A32-18/36 25 FT PAVED SHOULDERS WITH GRASS.
    A43-36 RWY 36 PAPI OTS INDEFLY.
    A81-APT ACTVT REIL RWYS 18 AND 36; PAPI RWY 36 AND HIRL RWY 18/36- CTAF.

  • Runways

    DCU Airport Runway Summary

    Longest Runway: 18/36 is 6107 ft (1861 m) long
    Runways with an Instrument Approach: 18

    DCU Airport Runway Details

    Runway 18/36  6107 ft x 100 ft (1861 m x 30 m)
    Runway Length Source:  STATE as of 01/12/2006
    Surface:  Asphalt - Good condition - Saw-cut or plastic grooved
    Runway Pavement Class: 
    Runway Edge Lights:  High Intensity

    Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
    Single Wheel Landing Gear:  75.0
    Dual Wheel Landing Gear:  125.
    Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  150.0
    Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

    Runway 18

    Runway 36

    Elevation: 
    588 583
    Latitude: 
    34-39-44.7800N 34-38-44.3900N
    Longitude: 
    086-56-42.5900W 086-56-44.0200W
    True Magnetic Hdg.: 
    181 1
    ILS Type: 
    ILS/DME
    Glide Path Angle: 
    0.0 degrees 0.0 degrees
    Traffic Pattern: 
    Left Left
    Runway Markings Type: 
    Precision Instrument Precision Instrument
    Runway Markings Condition:
    Fair Fair
    Arresting Device: 
    Object at End: 
    Object Height: 
    0 0
    Object Marked/Lighted?: 
    Distance from End: 
    0 0
    Object Centerline Offset: 
    Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
    2-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway
    Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
    Approach Light System: 
    REIL: 
    Yes Yes
    Touchdown Lights: 
    Centerline Lights: 
    Threshold Crossing Height: 
    Threshold Elevation: 
    0 0
    Displaced Threshold: 
    0 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

    Runway 18/36  6107 ft x 100 ft (1861 m x 30 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: 
    588 583
    Latitude: 
    34.6624 34.6457
    Longitude: 
    -86.9452 -86.9452
    True Magnetic Hdg.: 
    180 360
    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: 
    588 583
    Displaced Threshold: 
    0 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: 
    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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