Monday 17 December 2018
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Monday 17 December 2018     UTC:   Local:

Location

Latitude: 
34-44-43.1000N (34.745306)
Longitude: 
087-36-36.8000W (-87.610222)
Elevation: 
550.5 feet MSL (168 m MSL)
Magnetic Variation: 
3 W (as of December 2018 from WMM2015 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -6.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -5.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
1 N.M. E of Muscle Shoals, Alabama
Found On: 
Atlanta Chart
FAA Region: 
ASO

Operations

Airport Status: 
Operational
Facility Use: 
Public
Type: 
Airport
Activation Date: 
04/1940
Control tower: 
No
Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
Months/Days/Hours
ALL/ALL/0600-1800
Boundary ARTCC: 
ZME (Memphis)
Lighting Schedule: 
SEE RMK
Segmented Circle Indicator: 
Yes
Beacon Color: 
White-Green (Lighted Land Airport)
Traffic Pattern Altitude: 
1550 feet (472 m)
NOTAMs Facility: 
MSL
NOTAM-D Service: 
Yes
International Airport of Entry: 
No
Customs Landing Rights: 
No
Military Landing Rights: 
Yes
Civil/Military Joint Use: 
No
Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting: 
Class I
ARFF Index: A
Air Carrier Service: Scheduled
Certification Date: 05/1973

Based Aircraft

Single Engine:  38
Multi Engine:  12
Jet Engine:  3
GA Helicopters:  6

Annual Operations (as of 11/30/2016)

Total Operations:  44490
Commercial:  730 1.6%
Air Taxi:  260 0.6%
GA Local:  24000 53.9%
GA Itinerant:  18000 40.5%
Military Aircraft:  1500 3.4%

Communications

CTAF:  123.050
Unicom:  123.050
ASOS:  119.425 (256-383-1033)

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

Contacts

Manager: 
Publicly owned: 
BARRY GRIFFITH
1729 T. ED CAMPBELL DR SUITE A
MUSCLE SHOALS, AL 35661-2016
256-383-2270
COLBERT & LAUDERDALE COUNTIES
1729 T. ED CAMPBELL DR SUITE A
MUSCLE SHOALS, AL 35661-2016
256-381-2869

Fixed Based Operators (FBOs) & Fuel

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Area Code: 256

Business Name Frequency Phone Fuel Grade
Muscle Shoals Aviation
  
Unicom 123.05 383-2270 100LL, Jet A
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Flight Service Stations

Primary Alternate
FSS on Field: 
FSS Name (ID):  Anniston(ANB)
Frequency: 
Toll Free Phone:  1-800-WX-BRIEF
   

Instrument Procedures / Charts


FAA Terminal Procedures valid from 0901Z 12/06/18 to 0901Z 01/03/19.

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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 Y OR LOC/DME Y RWY 29 SE-4
IAP ILS Z OR LOC/DME Z RWY 29 SE-4
IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 11 SE-4
IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 18 SE-4
IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 29 SE-4
IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 36 SE-4
IAP VOR/DME RWY 11 SE-4
MIN ALTERNATE MINIMUMS SE-4
MIN TAKEOFF MINIMUMS SE-4
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Maps

Muscle Shoals - Northwest Alabama Regional (MSL) Airport Terminal Map

Muscle Shoals - Northwest Alabama Regional (MSL) Airport Terminal Map - Overview
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METAR / TAF

METAR

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Navigation Aids (Navaids) near MSL

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
18.7 Bill Pugh Field Airport
(M22)
195 198 100LL
27.5 Iuka Airport
(15M)
273 276 100LL
27.9 Posey Field Airport
(1M4)
179 182 100LL, Jet A+
32.9 Tishomingo County Airport
(01M)
242 245 100LL, Jet A
33.3 Pryor Field Regional Airport
(DCU KDCU DCU)
99 103 100LL, Jet A-1+
39.1 Hartselle-Morgan County Regional Airport
(5M0)
120 124 100LL, Jet A
39.2 Savannah-Hardin County Airport
(KSNH SNH)
310 313 100LL, Jet A+
41.7 Huntsville International-Carl T Jones Field Airport
(HSV KHSV HSV)
98 102 100LL, Jet A
46.9 Cullman Regional-Folsom Field Airport
(KCMD CMD)
127 131 100LL, Jet A-1+
48.5 Hazel Green Airport
(M38)
77 81 100LL
50.0 Roscoe Turner Airport
(CRX KCRX CRX)
282 284 100LL, Jet A
51.6 Robert Sibley Airport
(KSZY SZY)
302 304 100LL, Jet A+
52.3 Huntsville Executive Airport Tom Sharp Jr Field Airport
(KMDQ MDQ)
82 86 100LL, Jet A
52.7 Walker County-Bevill Field Airport
(KJFX JFX)
163 166 100LL, Jet A, Jet A-1
56.7 Moontown Airport
(3M5)
89 93 100LL
60.4 Ellington Airport
(KLUG LUG)
40 44 100LL, Jet A+
61.7 Beech River Regional Airport
(KPVE PVE)
332 335 100LL, Jet A+
64.1 Tupelo Regional Airport
(TUP KTUP TUP)
243 245 100LL, Jet A, Jet A+, Jet A-1+
66.0 Centerville Municipal Airport
(GHM KGHM GHM)
6 9 100LL, Jet A+
68.1 Monroe County Airport
(M40)
220 222 100LL, Jet A

Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

NOTAMs

List ALL KMSL NOTAMs

NOTAM Radius Search

NOTAMS within
NM of KMSL

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

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

Northwest Alabama Regional Airport Ratings

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

Flight Service Number of Flights
  • 3.0/5 (2 votes cast)

Overall Number of Routes Served
  • 3.0/5 (2 votes cast)

International Routes Served
  • 3.0/5 (2 votes cast)

On-time Performance
  • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

Business Services & Internet Airport Lounges
  • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

Business Centers
  • 3.0/5 (2 votes cast)

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

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

Wireless Internet Access
  • 3.0/5 (2 votes cast)

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

Public Telephones
  • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

Restrooms
  • 3.0/5 (2 votes cast)

Architecture
  • 3.0/5 (2 votes cast)

Terminal Layout
  • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

Seating Areas
  • 3.0/5 (2 votes 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
  • 3.0/5 (2 votes cast)

Overall Comfort
  • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

Security Lines
  • 3.0/5 (2 votes cast)

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

Parking Pricing
  • 3.0/5 (2 votes cast)

Public Transport
  • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

Car Rental
  • 3.0/5 (2 votes cast)

Taxis
  • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

Hotel Shuttles
  • 3.0/5 (2 votes cast)

Proximity to City Center
  • 3.0/5 (2 votes cast)

Amenities Shopping (variety and number)
  • 3.0/5 (2 votes 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 DURG CALM WINDS PREF RWY IS 29.
A110-2 NO GA PARKING ON ACR RAMP.
A110-5 LNDG FEE & PAX FAC CHRG FOR UNSKED ACR & CHTR OPNS.
A110-7 TWY A IS THE PREF TWY FOR ACR & CHTR OPNS USING THE ACR RAMP.
A110-8 LNDG FEE FOR ACR OVER 12,500 LBS.
A110-9 GCO AVBL ON FREQ 121.725 FOR MEMPHIS ARTCC (ZME).
A16 EXT. 101.
A17 EXC THANKSGIVING, CHRISTMAS, AND NEW YEARS DAY
A26 PPR FOR UNSKED ACR & CHTR OPNS WITH MORE THAN 30 PSGR SEATS; CALL AMGR (256) 381-2869, EXT 101 OR FAX (256) 381-2915.
A70 FUEL AVBL NIGHTS CALL 256-383-2270. AVGAS 100LL SELF SERVE AVBL 24 HRS.
A81-APT ACTVT MALSR RWY 29; REIL RWY 11; PAPI RWY 18/36, PAPI RWY 11; HIRL RWY 11/29 AND MIRL RWY 18/36 - CTAF.

Runways

MSL Airport Runway Summary

Runways: 11/29
18/36
Longest Runway: 11/29 is 6694 ft (2040 m) long
Runways with an Instrument Approach: 29

MSL Airport Runway Details

Runway 11/29  6694 ft x 150 ft (2040 m x 46 m)
Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 08/23/2011
Surface:  Asphalt - Fair condition - Saw-cut or plastic grooved
Runway Pavement Class:  25 /F/C/Y/U
Runway Edge Lights:  High Intensity

Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
Single Wheel Landing Gear:  59.0
Dual Wheel Landing Gear:  98.0
Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  160.0
Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

Runway 11

Runway 29

Elevation: 
542 550
Latitude: 
34-44-56.4273N 34-44-29.3904N
Longitude: 
087-37-01.2430W 087-35-48.0218W
True Magnetic Hdg.: 
114 294
ILS Type: 
ILS
Glide Path Angle: 
3.0 degrees 0.0 degrees
Traffic Pattern: 
Left Left
Runway Markings Type: 
Nonprecision Instrument Precision Instrument
Runway Markings Condition:
Good Good
Arresting Device: 
Object at End: 
TOWER
Object Height: 
0 108
Object Marked/Lighted?: 
Distance from End: 
0 5350
Object Centerline Offset: 
1200 ft. right of centerline
Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
4-Light PAPI On Right Side Of Runway
Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
Approach Light System: 
1,400 Foot Medium Intensity Approach Lighting System With Runway Alignment Indicator Lights
REIL: 
Yes No
Touchdown Lights: 
No
Centerline Lights: 
No
Threshold Crossing Height: 
56
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  4000 ft x 100 ft (1219 m x 30 m)
Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 08/23/2011
Surface:  Asphalt - Fair condition -
Runway Pavement Class:  6 /F/C/Y/U
Runway Edge Lights:  Medium Intensity

Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
Single Wheel Landing Gear:  30.0
Dual Wheel Landing Gear:  50.0
Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 
Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

Runway 18

Runway 36

Elevation: 
539 541
Latitude: 
34-45-03.2697N 34-44-23.7146N
Longitude: 
087-36-56.6041W 087-36-57.7523W
True Magnetic Hdg.: 
181 1
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:
Good Good
Arresting Device: 
Object at End: 
Object Height: 
0 0
Object Marked/Lighted?: 
Distance from End: 
0 0
Object Centerline Offset: 
1200 ft. 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: 
Touchdown Lights: 
Centerline Lights: 
Threshold Crossing Height: 
35 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

Services

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

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