• Location

    Latitude: 
    34-08-30.3600N (34.141767)
    Longitude: 
    086-05-18.8400W (-86.088567)
    Elevation: 
    1000.0 feet MSL (305 m MSL)
    Magnetic Variation: 
    4 W (as of May 2018 from WMM2015 model)
    Time Zone: 
    UTC -6.0 (Standard Time)
    UTC -5.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
    From City: 
    5 N.M. SE of Boaz, Alabama
    Found On: 
    Atlanta Chart
    FAA Region: 
    ASO
  • Airport Operations

    Facility Use: 
    Private
    Type: 
    Airport
    Activation Date: 
    04/2011
    Control tower: 
    No
    Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
    Months/Days/Hours
    Unattended
    Boundary ARTCC: 
    ZTL (Atlanta)
    Responsible ARTCC: 
    ZTL (Atlanta)
    Traffic Pattern Altitude: 
    2000 feet (610 m)

    Based Aircraft

    Single Engine:  1

    Annual Operations (as of )

  • Communications

         
    • Contacts

      Manager: 
      Privately owned: 
      RICHARD L. FRICKS
      5583 COX GAP ROAD
      BOAZ, AL 35956
      (256) 390-3053
      RICHARD & DONNA FRICKS FAMILY TRUST
      5583 COX GAP ROAD
      BOAZ, AL 35956
      (256) 390-3053
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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
         
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    • Maps

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    • METAR / TAF

      METAR

      TAF

    • Navigation Aids (Navaids) near 8AL3

      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
      10.1 Northeast Alabama Regional Airport
      (GAD KGAD GAD)
      180 184 100LL, Jet A
      34.4 Talladega Municipal Airport
      (ASN KASN ASN)
      176 180 100LL, Jet A
      35.1 Anniston Regional Airport
      (ANB KANB ANB)
      160 164 100LL, Jet A
      35.9 St Clair County Airport
      (PLR KPLR PLR)
      192 196 100LL, Jet A
      38.9 Cullman Regional-Folsom Field Airport
      (KCMD CMD)
      281 285 100LL, Jet A-1+
      40.7 Moontown Airport
      (3M5)
      333 337 100LL
      44.8 Hartselle-Morgan County Regional Airport
      (5M0)
      291 295 100LL, Jet A
      45.2 Huntsville International-Carl T Jones Field Airport
      (HSV KHSV HSV)
      311 315 100LL, Jet A
      46.8 Stevenson Airport
      (7A6)
      17 21 100LL
      47.4 Polk County Airport- Cornelius Moore Field Airport
      (4A4)
      98 103 100LL, Jet A-1+
      47.8 Richard B Russell Regional - J H Towers Field Airport
      (RMG KRMG RMG)
      74 79 100LL, Jet A-1+
      47.9 Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport
      (BHM KBHM BHM)
      223 227 100LL, Jet A
      48.9 Huntsville Executive Airport Tom Sharp Jr Field Airport
      (KMDQ MDQ)
      331 335 100LL, Jet A
      52.4 Pryor Field Regional Airport
      (DCU KDCU DCU)
      306 310 100LL, Jet A-1+
      54.0 Hazel Green Airport
      (M38)
      329 333 100LL
      55.8 West Georgia Regional - O V Gray Field Airport
      (KCTJ CTJ)
      123 128 100LL, Jet A-1
      59.2 Merkel Field Sylacauga Municipal Airport
      (KSCD SCD)
      190 194 100LL, Jet A+
      60.0 Tom B David Field Airport
      (KCZL CZL)
      71 76 100LL, Jet A-1+
      60.5 Marion County-Brown Field Airport
      (APT KAPT APT)
      24 29 100LL, Jet A+
      61.6 Cartersville Airport
      (KVPC VPC)
      90 95 100LL, Jet A-1+
    • Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

      NOTAMs

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      NOTAMS within
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      Locations (ICAO):
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    • Ratings & Reviews

      Fricks Field Airport Ratings

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    • Remarks

      A110-2 ULTRALIGHT/LSA ACTIVITY ON AND INVOF ARPT.
      A110-3 DEER ON & INVOF ARPT.
      A110-4 ULTRALIGHT/LSA TFC PAT INSIDE NORMAL PAT WITH CENTRAL THIRD OF RY 01/19 DSGND ULTRALIGHT/LSA LNDG & TKOF AREA. ULTRALIGHT/LSA PAT ENTRY CROSSES FIELD APRXLY 2000 FT FROM EITHER APCH END AT 541 FT AGL.
      A110-6 GCO AVBL ON FREQ 121.725 THRU A80 CD & FLT SVCS.
      A110-7 GRASS STRIP 4.9 NM NW OF ARPT.
      A110-8 RY/TWY SEPARATION APPROX 200 FT. SOUTH END TXY/PARKED ACFT SEPARATION APPROX 75 FT.
      A110-9 RAMP FEES FOR TURBINE AIRCRAFT
      A14 ASSISTANT CITY MANAGER
      A16 FBO PHONE NUMBER 770-382-9800.
      A57-01 APPROACH SLOPE IS 34:1 TO DISPLACED THRESHOLD, 37' TREES 1458 FEET OUT AND 329 FEET RIGHT.
      A81-APT HIRL RY 01/19, PAPI RYS 01 & 19 AND REIL RY 19 OPER DUSK-2200; AFT 2200 ACTVT - CTAF.
      E147 TPA FOR LGT ACFT 1041 FT AGL, TPA FOR JET & TURBOPROP ACFT 1541 FT AGL, TPA FOR ULTRALIGHT ACFT 541 FT AGL.

    • Runways

      8AL3 Airport Runway Summary

      Longest Runway: 01/19 is 5760 ft (1756 m) long
      Runways with an Instrument Approach: 19

      8AL3 Airport Runway Details

      Runway 01/19  5760 ft x 100 ft (1756 m x 30 m)
      Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 10/11/2005
      Surface:  Asphalt - Good condition - Saw-cut or plastic grooved
      Runway Pavement Class: 
      Runway Edge Lights:  High Intensity

      Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
      Single Wheel Landing Gear:  26.0
      Dual Wheel Landing Gear: 
      Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 
      Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

      Runway 01

      Runway 19

      Elevation: 
      758 731
      Latitude: 
      34-06-54.8950N 34-07-51.7668N
      Longitude: 
      084-50-57.4267W 084-50-53.2614W
      True Magnetic Hdg.: 
      3 183
      ILS Type: 
      LOC/DME
      Glide Path Angle: 
      3.5 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: 
      TREES TREES
      Object Height: 
      53 30
      Object Marked/Lighted?: 
      Distance from End: 
      730 740
      Object Centerline Offset: 
      250 ft. right of centerline 329 ft. right 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
      Touchdown Lights: 
      Centerline Lights: 
      Threshold Crossing Height: 
      28 42
      Threshold Elevation: 
      754 0
      Displaced Threshold: 
      740 0
      Threshold Latitude: 
      34-07-02.2003N

      Threshold Longitude: 

      084-50-56.8928W
      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 01/19  5760 ft x 100 ft (1756 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 01

      Runway 19

      Elevation: 
      755 736
      Latitude: 
      34.1152 34.131
      Longitude: 
      -84.8493 -84.8481
      True Magnetic Hdg.: 
      4 184
      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: 
      755 736
      Displaced Threshold: 
      740 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-1+
      Landing Fees: 
      No
      Parking: 
      Tiedowns available

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