Merkel Field Sylacauga Municipal Airport

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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: 
3.9 W (as of April 2021 from WMM2020 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -6.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -5.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
03 N.M. W of Sylacauga, Alabama
Found On: 
Atlanta Chart
FAA Region: 
ASO

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

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)
Responsible 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:  18
GA Helicopters:  1
Gliders:  9

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)

       

    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 03/25/21 to 0901Z 04/22/21.

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    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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    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, Jet A+
    32.3 Bessemer Airport
    (EKY KEKY EKY)
    285 289 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, Jet A-1+
    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)
    127 132 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+
    64.0 West Georgia Regional - O V Gray Field Airport
    (KCTJ CTJ)
    64 69 100LL, Jet A+, MOGAS
    65.6 Tuscaloosa Ntl 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)

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    Remarks

    A110-1 DEER ON & INVOF ARPT.
    A110-3 GLDR TOWING OPS 3 NM RADIUS BLW 6000 FT 0900-2200 WKENDS.
    A110-4 FOR CD CTC BIRMINGHAM APCH AT 205-769-3890.
    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

    Runway Summary

    Runways: 09/27
    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: 
    568.8 547.7
    Latitude: 
    33-10-18.8579N 33-10-18.3517N
    Longitude: 
    086-18-51.6274W 086-17-48.2343W
    True Magnetic Hdg.: 
    091 271
    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
    Object Marked/Lighted?: 
    Distance from End: 
    1464
    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: 
    Displaced Threshold: 
    Threshold Latitude: 

    Threshold Longitude: 

    Declared Distances
    Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
    Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
    Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
    Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 

    Services

    Airframe Repair: 
    None
    Powerplant Repair: 
    None
    Bottled Oxygen: 
    None
    Bulk Oxygen: 
    None
    Fuel Available: 
    100LL, Jet A-1+
    Landing Fees: 
    No
    Parking: 
    Tiedowns available

    Maps & Diagrams

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