Tuscaloosa Ntl Airport

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Tuscaloosa Weather (°F)

KTCL (0.6 NM at True Heading of 204)
METAR: KTCL 022353Z 14007KT 10SM FEW033 BKN120 17/10 A3027 RMK AO2 SLP249 T01670100 10189 20156 53005
TAF: KTCL 022339Z 0300/0324 15003KT P6SM BKN250 FM030600 16006KT P6SM BKN030 PROB30 0309/0312 4SM -SHRA BR OVC015 FM031500 VRB04KT 4SM -SHRA BR OVC006 FM032000 33007KT P6SM BKN009

Location

Latitude: 
33-13-14.2640N (33.220629)
Longitude: 
087-36-41.0540W (-87.611404)
Elevation: 
169.9 feet MSL (52 m MSL)
Magnetic Variation: 
3.2 W (as of December 2022 from WMM2020 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -6.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -5.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
03 N.M. NW of Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Found On: 
Atlanta Chart
FAA Region: 
ASO

Contacts

Manager: 
Publicly owned: 
TOMMY TURNER
7601 ROBERT CARDINAL ARPT ROAD, STE 208
TUSCALOOSA, AL 35401
205-454-9939
CITY OF TUSCALOOSA
7601 ROBERT CARDINAL AIRPORT ROAD
TUSCALOOSA, AL 35401
(205) 248-5300

Operations

Airport Status: 
Operational
Facility Use: 
Public
Type: 
Airport
Activation Date: 
04/1940
Control tower: 
Yes
Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
Months/Days/Hours
ALL/ALL/0500-2200
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 (MSL): 
1170 feet (357 m)
NOTAMs Facility: 
TCL
NOTAM-D Service: 
Yes
International Airport of Entry: 
No
Customs Landing Rights: 
Yes
Military Landing Rights: 
Yes
Civil/Military Joint Use: 
No
Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting: 
Class IV
ARFF Index: A
Air Carrier Service: Not Scheduled
Certification Date: 05/1973

Based Aircraft

Single Engine:  74
Multi Engine:  17
Jet Engine:  12
GA Helicopters:  5

Annual Operations (as of 06/30/2022)

Total Operations:  38697
Commercial:  237 0.6%
Air Taxi:  2850 7.4%
GA Local:  12454 32.2%
GA Itinerant:  16841 43.5%
Military Aircraft:  6315 16.3%

Communications

CTAF:  126.300
Unicom:  122.950
Tower:  TUSCALOOSA
126.3
256.7
Hrs: 0700-2000
Clearance Del.:  120.775
Ground:  121.8
257.95
Approach:  BIRMINGHAM
120.15
120.15
Departure:  BIRMINGHAM
120.15
120.15
ASOS:  132.825 (205-750-8940)

       

    Fixed Based Operators (FBOs) & Fuel

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    Area Code: 205

    Business Name Frequency Phone Fuel Grade
    Alabama Aircraft Painting
      
    800-261-1709
    Bama Air, Inc.
      
    Unicom 122.95 349-3991 100LL, Jet A
    Dixie Air Service
      
    Unicom 122.95 333-3000 100LL, Jet A
    Precision Propeller Service, Inc.
      
    339-4105, 800-398-7767
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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 12/01/22 to 0901Z 12/29/22.

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    Page Type Page Name Volume Action Since
    Last Cycle
    APD AIRPORT DIAGRAM SE-4
    HOT HOT SPOT SE-4
    IAP ILS OR LOC RWY 04 SE-4
    IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 04 SE-4
    IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 12 SE-4
    IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 22 SE-4
    IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 30 SE-4
    IAP TACAN RWY 04 SE-4
    IAP TACAN RWY 22 SE-4
    MIN ALTERNATE MINIMUMS SE-4
    MIN TAKEOFF MINIMUMS SE-4
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    Navigation Aids (Navaids) near TCL

    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
    22.2 North Pickens Airport
    (3M8)
    296 299 100LL
    31.2 Bibb County Airport
    (0A8)
    122 126 100LL
    34.8 Bessemer Airport
    (EKY KEKY EKY)
    80 84 100LL, Jet A, Jet A+
    41.3 Columbus-Lowndes County Airport
    (UBS KUBS UBS)
    291 294 100LL
    41.7 Shelby County Airport
    (KEET EET)
    93 97 100LL, Jet A+
    43.5 Walker County-Bevill Field Airport
    (KJFX JFX)
    19 23 100LL, Jet A, Jet A-1
    47.7 Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport
    (BHM KBHM BHM)
    64 68 100LL, Jet A
    48.6 Demopolis Regional Airport
    (KDYA DYA)
    200 203 100LL, Jet A+
    51.0 Golden Triangle Regional Airport
    (GTR KGTR GTR)
    285 288 100LL, Jet A, Jet A+
    58.9 Monroe County Airport
    (M40)
    311 314 100LL, Jet A
    61.3 Craig Field Airport
    (SEM KSEM SEM)
    148 152 100LL, Jet A
    63.3 George M Bryan Airport
    (KSTF STF)
    281 283 100LL, Jet A
    63.6 Posey Field Airport
    (1M4)
    0 3 100LL, Jet A+
    65.6 Merkel Field Sylacauga Municipal Airport
    (KSCD SCD)
    92 96 100LL, Jet A+
    71.2 St Clair County Airport
    (PLR KPLR PLR)
    73 77 100LL, Jet A+
    73.3 Cullman Regional/Folsom Field Airport
    (KCMD CMD)
    30 34 100LL, Jet A-1+
    73.6 Bill Pugh Field Airport
    (M22)
    356 359 100LL, Jet A
    76.8 Wetumpka Municipal Airport
    (08A)
    122 126 100LL
    78.4 Key Field Airport
    (MEI KMEI MEI)
    227 229 100, Jet A, Jet A++
    78.9 Hartselle/Morgan County Regional Airport
    (5M0)
    25 29 100LL

    Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

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    Remarks

    A110-3 BIRDS & DEER ON & INVOF ARPT.
    A110-4 TWY D CLSD BTN TWY D5 & D6 WHEN TWR CLSD.
    A110-5 FOR CD WHEN TWR CLSD, CTC BIRMINGHAM APCH AT 205-769-3890.
    A110-6 RWY 12/30 NOT AVBL FOR SKED OPNS WITH MORE THAN 9 PSGR SEATS OR UNSKED ACR AT LEAST 31 PSGR SEATS.
    A26 24 HR PPR RQR FOR UNSKED ACR OPNS GTR THAN 30 PAX SEATS 2130-0500 - CTC AMGR. INDEX B ARFF CAPABILITY AVBL H24.
    A30-12/30 NA WHEN TWR CLSD; LGTD AS A VISUAL RWY.
    A81-APT WHEN ATCT CLSD ACTVT MALSR RWY 04; PAPI RWY 22; HIRL RWY 04/22 MED INTST ONLY; TWY LGTS - CTAF.

    Runways

    Runway Summary

    Runways: 04/22
    12/30
    Longest Runway: 04/22 is 6498 ft (1981 m) long
    Runways with an Instrument Approach: 04

    TCL Airport Runway Details

    Runway 04/22  6498 ft x 150 ft (1981 m x 46 m)
    Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 03/29/2022
    Surface:  Asphalt - Excellent condition - Saw-cut or plastic grooved
    Runway Pavement Class:  50 /F/D/X/T
    Runway Edge Lights:  High Intensity

    Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
    Single Wheel Landing Gear:  120.0
    Dual Wheel Landing Gear:  250.0
    Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  450.0
    Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  972.0

    Runway 04

    Runway 22

    Elevation: 
    152.9 164.3
    Latitude: 
    33-12-36.5402N 33-13-25.0481N
    Longitude: 
    087-37-09.0393W 087-36-18.8544W
    Runway True Alignment: 
    041 221
    ILS Type: 
    ILS
    Glide Path Angle: 
    0.0 degrees 3.0 degrees
    Traffic Pattern: 
    Left Left
    Runway Markings Type: 
    Precision Instrument Precision Instrument
    Runway Markings Condition:
    Good Good
    Object at End: 
    TREE
    Object Height: 
    38
    Distance from End: 
    1550
    Object Centerline Offset: 
    100 ft. left of centerline
    Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
    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

    Runway 12/30  4000 ft x 100 ft (1219 m x 30 m)
    Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 03/29/2022
    Runway Pavement Class:  50 /F/C/X/T
    Runway Edge Lights:  Medium Intensity

    Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
    Single Wheel Landing Gear:  15.0

    Runway 12

    Runway 30

    Elevation: 
    166.6 164.8
    Latitude: 
    33-13-44.9748N 33-13-27.3085N
    Longitude: 
    087-36-57.4206W 087-36-15.2815W
    Runway True Alignment: 
    117 297
    Glide Path Angle: 
    0.0 degrees 3.0 degrees
    Traffic Pattern: 
    Left Left
    Runway Markings Type: 
    Basic Basic
    Runway Markings Condition:
    Fair Fair
    Object at End: 
    TREE TREES
    Object Height: 
    40 61
    Distance from End: 
    850 1725
    Object Centerline Offset: 
    100 ft. left of centerline
    Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
    4-Light PAPI On Right Side Of Runway
    Threshold Crossing Height: 
    54

    Services

    Airframe Repair: 
    Major
    Powerplant Repair: 
    Major
    Bottled Oxygen: 
    None
    Bulk Oxygen: 
    None
    Fuel Available: 
    100LL
    Landing Fees: 
    No
    Parking: 
    Hangars and tiedowns available

    Maps & Diagrams

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