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Airport Details

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  • Location

    Latitude: 
    33-10-18.6000N (33.171833)
    Longitude: 
    086-18-19.9000W (-86.305528)
    Elevation: 
    568.9 feet MSL (173 m MSL)
    Magnetic Variation: 
    3.8 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. W of Sylacauga, Alabama
    Found On: 
    Atlanta Chart
    FAA Region: 
    ASO
  • Airport Operations

    Airport Status: 
    Operational
    Facility Use: 
    Public
    Type: 
    Airport
    Activation Date: 
    08/1962
    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: 
    1569 feet (478 m)
    NOTAMs Facility: 
    ANB
    NOTAM-D Service: 
    Yes
    International Airport of Entry: 
    No
    Customs Landing Rights: 
    No
    Military Landing Rights: 
    No
    Civil/Military Joint Use: 
    No

    Based Aircraft

    Single Engine:  20
    Multi Engine:  2
    GA Helicopters:  1
    Gliders:  3
    Ultralights:  1

    Annual Operations (as of 02/13/2017)

    Total Operations:  28316
    GA Local:  2116 7.5%
    GA Itinerant:  25800 91.1%
    Military Aircraft:  400 1.4%
  • Communications

    CTAF:  122.800
    Unicom:  122.800
    Approach:  BIRMINGHAM
    123.8
    Departure:  BIRMINGHAM
    123.8
    AWOS-3PT:  119.125 (256-249-2620)

         
    • Contacts

      Manager: 
      Publicly owned: 
      SYLACAUGA AIRPORT AUTHORITY
      195 AIRPORT RD.
      SYLACAUGA, AL 35150
      256-872-3512
      CITY OF SYLACAUGA
      PO BOX 390
      SYLACAUGA, AL 35150
      256-401-2400
    • Fixed Based Operators (FBOs) & Fuel

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      Area Code: 256

      Business Name Frequency Phone Fuel Grade
      Custom Aero Services
        
      245-3151, -3246 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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      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 09 SE-4
      IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 27 SE-4
      MIN ALTERNATE MINIMUMS SE-4
      MIN TAKEOFF MINIMUMS SE-4
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    • Maps

      Sylacauga - Merkel Field Sylacauga Municipal (KSCD) Airport Terminal Map

      Terminal Map Not Available for this Airport

      KSCD Airport Sectional

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      KSCD Airport Diagram


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    • METAR / TAF

      METAR

      TAF

    • Navigation Aids (Navaids) near KSCD

      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 Thomas C Russell Field Airport
      (ALX KALX ALX)
      131 135 100LL, Jet A
      23.4 St Clair County Airport
      (PLR KPLR PLR)
      6 10 100LL, Jet A
      24.0 Shelby County Airport
      (KEET EET)
      270 274 100LL, Jet A
      27.1 Talladega Municipal Airport
      (ASN KASN ASN)
      28 32 100LL, Jet A
      32.3 Bessemer Airport
      (EKY KEKY EKY)
      285 288 100LL, Jet A+
      32.5 Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport
      (BHM KBHM BHM)
      316 320 100LL, Jet A
      33.6 Anniston Regional Airport
      (ANB KANB ANB)
      41 45 100LL, Jet A
      38.7 Wetumpka Municipal Airport
      (08A)
      181 185 100LL
      41.9 Bibb County Airport
      (0A8)
      250 253 100LL
      49.3 Northeast Alabama Regional Airport
      (GAD KGAD GAD)
      12 16 100LL, Jet A
      52.5 Montgomery Regional (Dannelly Field) Airport
      (MGM KMGM MGM)
      184 188 100LL, Jet A, Jet A++
      53.1 Moton Field Municipal Airport
      (06A)
      143 147 100LL, Jet A+
      55.2 Auburn University Regional Airport
      (AUO KAUO AUO)
      127 131 100LL, Jet A, Jet A+
      58.3 Lanett Municipal Airport
      (7A3)
      111 116 100LL
      60.4 Craig Field Airport
      (SEM KSEM SEM)
      214 217 100LL, Jet A
      62.7 Lagrange-Callaway Airport
      (LGC KLGC LGC)
      98 103 100LL, Jet A-1+
      64.0 West Georgia Regional - O V Gray Field Airport
      (KCTJ CTJ)
      64 69 100LL, Jet A-1
      65.6 Tuscaloosa Regional Airport
      (TCL KTCL TCL)
      272 275 100LL, Jet A
      66.8 Walker County-Bevill Field Airport
      (KJFX JFX)
      311 314 100LL, Jet A, Jet A-1
      71.4 Cullman Regional-Folsom Field Airport
      (KCMD CMD)
      337 341 100LL, Jet A-1+
    • Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

      NOTAMs

      List ALL KSCD NOTAMs

      NOTAM Radius Search

      NOTAMS within
      NM of KSCD

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

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

      Merkel Field Sylacauga Municipal Airport Ratings

      Category Aspect Rating
      Overall Rating for Merkel Field Sylacauga Municipal Airport
      • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

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

      Transportation & Parking Parking Availability
      • 4.0/5 (2 votes 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

      A110-1 DEER ON & INVOF ARPT.
      A110-3 GLDR TOWING OPS 3 NM RADIUS BLW 6,000 FT 0900-2200 WKENDS..
      A16 AFT HRS 256-404-0631.
      A70 FUEL AVBL 24/7 WITH CC.
      A76 GLDR CLUB ON FLD.
      A81-APT ACTVT REIL RWY 09/27; PAPI RWY 09/27 AND MIRL RWY 09/27 - CTAF.

    • Runways

      KSCD Airport Runway Summary

      Longest Runway: 09/27 is 5390 ft (1643 m) long
      Runways with an Instrument Approach:

      KSCD Airport Runway Details

      Runway 09/27  5390 ft x 100 ft (1643 m x 30 m)
      Runway Length Source:  as of
      Surface:  Asphalt - Fair condition -
      Runway Pavement Class: 
      Runway Edge Lights:  Medium Intensity

      Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
      Single Wheel Landing Gear:  20.0
      Dual Wheel Landing Gear: 
      Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 
      Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

      Runway 09

      Runway 27

      Elevation: 
      569 548
      Latitude: 
      33-10-18.8579N 33-10-18.3517N
      Longitude: 
      086-18-51.6274W 086-17-48.2343W
      True Magnetic Hdg.: 
      91 271
      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:
      Fair Fair
      Arresting Device: 
      Object at End: 
      HILL
      Object Height: 
      67 0
      Object Marked/Lighted?: 
      Distance from End: 
      1464 0
      Object Centerline Offset: 
      35 ft. left 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: 
      Yes Yes
      Touchdown Lights: 
      Centerline Lights: 
      Threshold Crossing Height: 
      49 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 09/27  5390 ft x 100 ft (1643 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 09

      Runway 27

      Elevation: 
      569 548
      Latitude: 
      33.1719 33.1718
      Longitude: 
      -86.3143 -86.2967
      True Magnetic Hdg.: 
      91 271
      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: 
      569 548
      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: 
      None
      Powerplant Repair: 
      None
      Bottled Oxygen: 
      None
      Bulk Oxygen: 
      None
      Fuel Available: 
      100LL, Jet A-1+
      Landing Fees: 
      No
      Parking: 
      Hangars and tiedowns available

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