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  • Location

    Latitude: 
    33-58-21.5359N (33.972649)
    Longitude: 
    086-05-20.7004W (-86.089083)
    Elevation: 
    569.2 feet MSL (173 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: 
    4 N.M. SW of Gadsden, Alabama
    Found On: 
    Atlanta Chart
    FAA Region: 
    ASO
  • Airport Operations

    Airport Status: 
    Operational
    Facility Use: 
    Public
    Type: 
    Airport
    Activation Date: 
    01/1944
    Control tower: 
    No
    Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
    Months/Days/Hours
    FEB-OCT/ALL/0700-1900
    Boundary ARTCC: 
    ZTL (Atlanta)
    Lighting Schedule: 
    SEE RMK
    Segmented Circle Indicator: 
    Yes
    Beacon Color: 
    White-Green (Lighted Land Airport)
    Traffic Pattern Altitude: 
    1569 feet (478 m)
    NOTAMs Facility: 
    GAD
    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:  27
    Multi Engine:  5
    Gliders:  2

    Annual Operations (as of 05/10/2017)

    Total Operations:  23886
    Air Taxi:  1200 5.0%
    GA Local:  4736 19.8%
    GA Itinerant:  17520 73.3%
    Military Aircraft:  430 1.8%
  • Communications

    CTAF:  122.800
    Unicom:  122.800
    Clearance Del.:  120.05
    Approach:  BIRMINGHAM
    125.45
    Departure:  BIRMINGHAM
    125.45
    AWOS-3PT:  127.825 (256-442-7094)

         
    • Contacts

      Manager: 
      Publicly owned: 
      PATSY ILIFF
      185 IRA GRAY DRIVE
      GADSDEN, AL 35904
      2054423313
      GADSDEN AIRPORT AUTHORITY
      185 IRA GRAY DR.
      GADSDEN, AL 35904
      256-442-3313
    • Fixed Based Operators (FBOs) & Fuel

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      Area Code: 256

      Business Name Frequency Phone Fuel Grade
      International Jets, Inc.
        
      Unicom 122.8 442-3313 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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      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 OR LOC RWY 24 SE-4
      IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 06 SE-4
      IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 18 SE-4
      IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 24 SE-4
      IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 36 SE-4
      IAP VOR RWY 06 SE-4
      MIN ALTERNATE MINIMUMS SE-4
      MIN TAKEOFF MINIMUMS SE-4
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    • Maps

      Gadsden - Northeast Alabama Regional (GAD) Airport Terminal Map

      Gadsden - Northeast Alabama Regional (GAD) Airport Terminal Map - Overview
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      GAD Airport Sectional

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      GAD Airport Diagram


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    • METAR / TAF

      METAR

      TAF

    • Navigation Aids (Navaids) near GAD

      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
      24.3 Talladega Municipal Airport
      (ASN KASN ASN)
      175 179 100LL, Jet A
      25.8 Anniston Regional Airport
      (ANB KANB ANB)
      153 157 100LL, Jet A
      26.1 St Clair County Airport
      (PLR KPLR PLR)
      197 201 100LL, Jet A
      41.2 Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport
      (BHM KBHM BHM)
      233 237 100LL, Jet A
      42.1 Cullman Regional-Folsom Field Airport
      (KCMD CMD)
      295 299 100LL, Jet A-1+
      47.0 Polk County Airport- Cornelius Moore Field Airport
      (4A4)
      86 91 100LL, Jet A-1+
      49.3 Merkel Field Sylacauga Municipal Airport
      (KSCD SCD)
      192 196 100LL, Jet A+
      49.4 Hartselle-Morgan County Regional Airport
      (5M0)
      302 306 100LL, Jet A
      50.0 Moontown Airport
      (3M5)
      338 342 100LL
      51.0 West Georgia Regional - O V Gray Field Airport
      (KCTJ CTJ)
      113 118 100LL, Jet A-1
      51.5 Richard B Russell Regional - J H Towers Field Airport
      (RMG KRMG RMG)
      63 68 100LL, Jet A-1+
      52.4 Huntsville International-Carl T Jones Field Airport
      (HSV KHSV HSV)
      319 323 100LL, Jet A
      56.6 Stevenson Airport
      (7A6)
      14 18 100LL
      57.6 Bessemer Airport
      (EKY KEKY EKY)
      226 229 100LL, Jet A+
      58.0 Huntsville Executive Airport Tom Sharp Jr Field Airport
      (KMDQ MDQ)
      336 340 100LL, Jet A
      58.9 Pryor Field Regional Airport
      (DCU KDCU DCU)
      314 318 100LL, Jet A-1+
      59.0 Shelby County Airport
      (KEET EET)
      216 220 100LL, Jet A
      61.1 Walker County-Bevill Field Airport
      (KJFX JFX)
      266 269 100LL, Jet A, Jet A-1
      62.3 Cartersville Airport
      (KVPC VPC)
      81 86 100LL, Jet A-1+
      63.0 Hazel Green Airport
      (M38)
      334 338 100LL
    • Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

      NOTAMs

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      NOTAMS within
      NM of KGAD

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    • Ratings & Reviews

      Northeast Alabama Regional Airport Ratings

      Category Aspect Rating
      Overall Rating for Northeast Alabama Regional Airport
      • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Flight Service Number of Flights
      • 4.0/5 (2 votes cast)

      Overall Number of Routes Served
      • 5.0/5 (1 vote 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
      • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

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

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

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

      General Facilities ATM Locations
      • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Public Telephones
      • 5.0/5 (1 vote 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
      • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Overall Cleanliness
      • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Children Play Areas
      • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Geographic Location
      • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

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

      Baggage Handling
      • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Overall Comfort
      • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Security Lines
      • 4.0/5 (2 votes cast)

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

      Parking Pricing
      • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Public Transport
      • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Car Rental
      • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Taxis
      • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Hotel Shuttles
      • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Proximity to City Center
      • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Amenities Shopping (variety and number)
      • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

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

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

    • Remarks

      A11 FRED SINGTON, CHAIRMAN
      A17 UNATNDD FEDERAL HOL; FOR AFT HRS SVC CALL 256-328-4700 & 256-504-8109
      A48-06 OTS INDEFLY
      A48-24 OTS INDEFLY
      A81-APT ACTVT REIL RWY 6/24; PAPI RWYS 6/24 AND 18/36; HIRL RWY 6/24; MIRL RWY 18/36 AND TWY LGTS - CTAF.

    • Runways

      GAD Airport Runway Summary

      Longest Runway: 06/24 is 6802 ft (2073 m) long
      Runways with an Instrument Approach: 24

      GAD Airport Runway Details

      Runway 06/24  6802 ft x 150 ft (2073 m x 46 m)
      Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 09/27/2005
      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:  90.0
      Dual Wheel Landing Gear:  115.
      Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  195.0
      Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

      Runway 06

      Runway 24

      Elevation: 
      569 549
      Latitude: 
      33-57-57.0188N 33-58-29.8968N
      Longitude: 
      086-06-03.8744W 086-04-53.4004W
      True Magnetic Hdg.: 
      61 241
      ILS Type: 
      ILS/DME
      Glide Path Angle: 
      3.0 degrees 3.0 degrees
      Traffic Pattern: 
      Left Left
      Runway Markings Type: 
      Nonprecision Instrument Precision Instrument
      Runway Markings Condition:
      Good Good
      Arresting Device: 
      Object at End: 
      TREE POLE
      Object Height: 
      45 0
      Object Marked/Lighted?: 
      Distance from End: 
      1161 0
      Object Centerline Offset: 
      222 ft. right of centerline 4 ft. left and 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 Yes
      Touchdown Lights: 
      Centerline Lights: 
      Threshold Crossing Height: 
      40 45
      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  4806 ft x 100 ft (1465 m x 30 m)
      Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 09/27/2005
      Surface:  Asphalt - Good condition -
      Runway Pavement Class: 
      Runway Edge Lights:  Medium Intensity

      Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
      Single Wheel Landing Gear:  25.0
      Dual Wheel Landing Gear:  40.0
      Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  78.0
      Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

      Runway 18

      Runway 36

      Elevation: 
      542 553
      Latitude: 
      33-58-56.7370N 33-58-09.2008N
      Longitude: 
      086-05-09.3400W 086-05-09.5939W
      True Magnetic Hdg.: 
      180 0
      ILS Type: 
      Glide Path Angle: 
      2.8 degrees 2.8 degrees
      Traffic Pattern: 
      Left Left
      Runway Markings Type: 
      Nonprecision Instrument Nonprecision Instrument
      Runway Markings Condition:
      Fair Fair
      Arresting Device: 
      Object at End: 
      TREE TREE
      Object Height: 
      18 56
      Object Marked/Lighted?: 
      Distance from End: 
      660 1865
      Object Centerline Offset: 
      222 ft. right of centerline 4 ft. left and right of centerline
      Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
      2-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway 2-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway
      Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
      Approach Light System: 
      REIL: 
      Touchdown Lights: 
      Centerline Lights: 
      Threshold Crossing Height: 
      42 40
      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 06/24  6802 ft x 150 ft (2073 m x 46 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 06

      Runway 24

      Elevation: 
      569 549
      Latitude: 
      33.9658 33.975
      Longitude: 
      -86.1011 -86.0815
      True Magnetic Hdg.: 
      61 241
      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: 
      569 549
      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  4806 ft x 150 ft (1465 m x 46 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: 
      542 552
      Latitude: 
      33.9824 33.9692
      Longitude: 
      -86.0859 -86.086
      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: 
      542 552
      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

      Bottled Oxygen: 
      None
      Bulk Oxygen: 
      None
      Fuel Available: 
      100LL
      Landing Fees: 
      No
      Parking: 
      Tiedowns available

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