Gulf Shores International/Jack Edwards Field Airport

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Gulf Shores Weather (°F)

KJKA (0.6 NM at True Heading of 81)
METAR: KJKA 162256Z 21012KT 10SM CLR 28/23 A2988
TAF: N/A

Location

Latitude: 
30-17-22.7000N (30.289639)
Longitude: 
087-40-18.4000W (-87.671778)
Elevation: 
17.1 feet MSL (5 m MSL)
Magnetic Variation: 
2.8 W (as of May 2022 from WMM2020 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -6.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -5.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
02 N.M. N of Gulf Shores, Alabama
Found On: 
New Orleans Chart
FAA Region: 
ASO

Contacts

Manager: 
Publicly owned: 
SCOTT FULLER
PO BOX 919
GULF SHORES, AL 36547
251-967-3968
GULF SHORES AIRPORT AUTHORITY
PO BOX 919
GULF SHORES, AL 36547
251-967-3968

Operations

Airport Status: 
Operational
Facility Use: 
Public
Type: 
Airport
Activation Date: 
03/1978
Control tower: 
Yes
Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
Months/Days/Hours
ALL/ALL/0600-2200
Boundary ARTCC: 
ZJX (Jacksonville)
Responsible ARTCC: 
ZJX (Jacksonville)
Lighting Schedule: 
SEE RMK
Segmented Circle Indicator: 
Yes
Beacon Color: 
White-Green (Lighted Land Airport)
Traffic Pattern Altitude: 
1017 feet (310 m)
NOTAMs Facility: 
ANB
NOTAM-D Service: 
Yes
International Airport of Entry: 
Yes
Customs Landing Rights: 
Yes

Based Aircraft

Single Engine:  63
Multi Engine:  6
Jet Engine:  5
GA Helicopters:  1
Ultralights:  7

Annual Operations (as of 01/04/2018)

Total Operations:  92912
Air Taxi:  2571 2.8%
GA Local:  15000 16.1%
GA Itinerant:  45000 48.4%
Military Aircraft:  30341 32.7%

Communications

CTAF:  118.650
Unicom:  122.700
Tower:  GULF SHORES
118.65
Hrs: 0700-2100
Clearance Del.:  121.7
Ground:  121.7
Approach:  PENSACOLA
120.65
120.65
120.65
Departure:  PENSACOLA
120.65
120.65
120.65
ATIS:  134.525
Hrs: 24
AWOS-3PT:  (251-923-5615)

       

    Fixed Based Operators (FBOs) & Fuel

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    Area Code: 334

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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


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    Page Type Page Name Volume Action Since
    Last Cycle
    APD AIRPORT DIAGRAM SE-4
    IAP ILS OR LOC RWY 27 SE-4
    IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 09 SE-4
    IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 27 SE-4
    MIN ALTERNATE MINIMUMS SE-4
    MIN TAKEOFF MINIMUMS SE-4
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    Navigation Aids (Navaids) near GUF

    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
    8.4 Foley Municipal Airport
    (5R4)
    349 352 100LL
    14.8 H L Sonny Callahan Airport
    (KCQF CQF)
    314 317 100LL, Jet A+
    17.9 Ferguson Airport
    (82J)
    68 71 100LL, Jet A+
    27.4 Pensacola International Airport
    (PNS KPNS PNS)
    66 69 100, 100LL, Jet A
    28.8 Mobile Downtown Airport
    (BFM KBFM BFM)
    314 317 100LL, Jet A
    35.7 Bay Minette Municipal Airport
    (1R8)
    347 350 100LL, Jet A+
    38.1 Mobile Regional Airport
    (MOB KMOB MOB)
    309 312 100LL, Jet A, Jet A+
    40.8 Peter Prince Field Airport
    (2R4)
    59 62 100LL, Jet A-1+
    44.2 Fort Walton Beach Airport
    (1J9)
    80 83 100LL
    45.1 Atmore Municipal Airport
    (0R1)
    14 17 100LL
    45.6 Trent Lott International Airport
    (PGL KPQL PQL)
    283 285 100LL, Jet A
    55.3 Brewton Municipal Airport
    (12J)
    34 37 100LL, Jet A+
    62.5 Destin Exec Airport
    (DSI KDTS DTS)
    83 87 100LL, Jet A
    66.3 Bob Sikes Airport
    (CEW KCEW CEW)
    63 67 100LL, Jet A, Jet A-1+
    72.0 Monroe County Aeroplex Airport
    (MVC KMVC MVC)
    13 16 100LL, Jet A+
    72.7 Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport
    (GPT KGPT GPT)
    275 277 100LL, Jet A
    74.9 Evergreen Regional/Middleton Field Airport
    (KGZH GZH)
    25 28 100LL, Jet A+
    82.8 Defuniak Springs Airport
    (54J)
    70 74 100LL, Jet A+
    83.5 Florala Municipal Airport
    (0J4)
    56 60 100LL, Jet A
    83.8 Dean Griffin Meml Airport
    (M24)
    293 295 100LL

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    Remarks

    A110-2 EXTSV BANNER TOWING, HEL AND PARA-SAIL OPS ALONG COASTLINE 15 NM MILES W TO 20 NM E OF GULF SHORES/ORANGE BEACH, AND 15 NM WSW TO 20 NM ESE OF JKA.
    A110-3 NOISE ABATEMENT PROC IN EFCT CTC AMGR.
    A110-4 CAUTION: HOP AT OR BLW 300 FT MSL WI 1 NM OF JKA WHEN LNDG/DEP HELIPAD LCTD 1.6 NM E, DIRECTLY UNDER RWY 27 FINAL. NOLF BARIN LCTD 6 MILES NE OF AP MAY BE MISTAKEN FOR JACK EDWARDS NTL AP. HI VOL OF MIL TFC WILL BE OPRG IN THE BARIN FIELD TFC PAT FROM SFC TO 3000 FT AGL.
    A110-7 ACR OPNS INVOLVING ACFT WITH MORE THAN 9 PSGR SEATS ARE NA IN EXCESS OF 15 MINS BFR OR AFT SKED ARR OR DEP TIMES WO PRIOR CDN WITH ARPT MGMT OR THE ARPT SAFETY DEPT AND CFMN THAT ARFF SVCS ARE AVBL PRIOR TO LNDG OR TKOF.
    A110-9 FREQ 122.7 FOR UNICOM USE ONLY.
    A17 AFT HRS SVC CALL (251) 968-5200.
    A26 INDEX A ARFF EQUIP AVBL ON REQ.
    A81-APT ACTVT MALSR RWY 27; HIRL RWY 09/27, MIRL RWY 17/35 - CTAF.
    E80 US CUSTOMS USER FEE ARPT.

    Runways

    Runway Summary

    Runways: 09/27
    17/35
    Longest Runway: 09/27 is 6962 ft (2122 m) long
    Runways with an Instrument Approach: 27

    GUF Airport Runway Details

    Runway 09/27  6962 ft x 100 ft (2122 m x 30 m)
    Runway Length Source:  NACO as of 09/30/2003
    Surface:  Asphalt - Good condition - Saw-cut or plastic grooved
    Runway Edge Lights:  High Intensity

    Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
    Single Wheel Landing Gear:  80.0
    Dual Wheel Landing Gear:  100.0

    Runway 09

    Runway 27

    Elevation: 
    15.6 16.1
    Latitude: 
    30-17-25.0233N 30-17-25.1538N
    Longitude: 
    087-40-48.8781W 087-39-29.4684W
    True Magnetic Hdg.: 
    090 270
    ILS Type: 
    ILS/DME
    Glide Path Angle: 
    3.0 degrees 3.0 degrees
    Runway Markings Type: 
    Nonprecision Instrument Precision Instrument
    Runway Markings Condition:
    Fair Good
    Object at End: 
    TREES
    Object Height: 
    84
    Distance from End: 
    2039
    Object Centerline Offset: 
    140 ft. left of centerline
    Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
    4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway 4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway
    Approach Light System: 
    1,400 Foot Medium Intensity Approach Lighting System With Runway Alignment Indicator Lights
    Threshold Crossing Height: 
    50 50
    Threshold Elevation: 
    15.3
    Displaced Threshold: 
    462
    Threshold Latitude: 
    30-17-25.0293N

    Threshold Longitude: 

    087-40-43.6060W
    Declared Distances
    Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
    6962 6500
    Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
    6962 6500
    Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
    6962 6500
    Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
    6500 6500

    Runway 17/35  3596 ft x 75 ft (1096 m x 23 m)
    Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 04/26/2006
    Runway Edge Lights:  Medium Intensity

    Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
    Single Wheel Landing Gear:  80.0
    Dual Wheel Landing Gear:  100.0

    Runway 17

    Runway 35

    Elevation: 
    16.7 11.3
    Latitude: 
    30-17-35.7189N 30-17-00.2524N
    Longitude: 
    087-40-38.0477W 087-40-34.5436W
    True Magnetic Hdg.: 
    175 355
    Glide Path Angle: 
    4.2 degrees 0.0 degrees
    Runway Markings Type: 
    Basic Basic
    Runway Markings Condition:
    Good Good
    Object at End: 
    TREES TREE
    Object Height: 
    148 53
    Distance from End: 
    1427 436
    Object Centerline Offset: 
    140 ft. left of centerline
    Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
    2-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway
    Threshold Crossing Height: 
    55
    Threshold Elevation: 
    12.2
    Displaced Threshold: 
    320
    Threshold Latitude: 
    30-17-03.4100N

    Threshold Longitude: 

    087-40-34.8600W
    Declared Distances
    Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
    3276 3596
    Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
    3276 3596
    Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
    3596 3596
    Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
    3596 3276

    Services

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

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