• Location

    Latitude: 
    33-21-17.0000N (33.354722)
    Longitude: 
    086-51-21.0000W (-86.855833)
    Elevation: 
    600.0 feet MSL (183 m MSL)
    Magnetic Variation: 
    3.4 W (as of May 2018 from WMM2015 model)
    Time Zone: 
    UTC -6.0 (Standard Time)
    UTC -5.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
    From City: 
    3 N.M. NE of Hoover, Alabama
    Found On: 
    Atlanta Chart
    FAA Region: 
    ASO
  • Heliport Operations

    Facility Use: 
    Private
    Type: 
    Heliport
    Activation Date: 
    09/2016
    Control tower: 
    No
    Boundary ARTCC: 
    ZTL (Atlanta)
    Traffic Pattern Altitude: 
    1600 feet (488 m)

    Based Aircraft

    Annual Operations (as of )

  • Communications

         
    • Contacts

      Manager: 
      Privately owned: 



      UAB HEALTH SYS - MED WEST
      995 9TH AVE SW
      BESSEMER, AL 35022
      205 481 7101
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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 8AL1

      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
      4.3 Bessemer Airport
      (EKY KEKY EKY)
      234 237 100LL, Jet A+
      11.2 Shelby County Airport
      (KEET EET)
      161 164 100LL, Jet A
      13.6 Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport
      (BHM KBHM BHM)
      22 26 100LL, Jet A
      27.7 Bibb County Airport
      (0A8)
      205 208 100LL
      29.7 Merkel Field Sylacauga Municipal Airport
      (KSCD SCD)
      111 115 100LL, Jet A+
      32.8 St Clair County Airport
      (PLR KPLR PLR)
      67 71 100LL, Jet A
      38.7 Tuscaloosa Regional Airport
      (TCL KTCL TCL)
      258 261 100LL, Jet A
      40.0 Walker County-Bevill Field Airport
      (KJFX JFX)
      325 328 100LL, Jet A, Jet A-1
      42.3 Talladega Municipal Airport
      (ASN KASN ASN)
      72 76 100LL, Jet A
      51.9 Anniston Regional Airport
      (ANB KANB ANB)
      74 78 100LL, Jet A
      52.1 Thomas C Russell Field Airport
      (ALX KALX ALX)
      120 124 100LL, Jet A
      53.3 Northeast Alabama Regional Airport
      (GAD KGAD GAD)
      45 49 100LL, Jet A
      54.8 Cullman Regional-Folsom Field Airport
      (KCMD CMD)
      359 363 100LL, Jet A-1+
      56.2 Wetumpka Municipal Airport
      (08A)
      151 155 100LL
      57.7 North Pickens Airport
      (3M8)
      272 275 100LL
      61.0 Craig Field Airport
      (SEM KSEM SEM)
      186 189 100LL, Jet A
      63.3 Hartselle-Morgan County Regional Airport
      (5M0)
      356 360 100LL, Jet A
      66.8 Posey Field Airport
      (1M4)
      326 329 100LL, Jet A+
      67.4 Montgomery Regional (Dannelly Field) Airport
      (MGM KMGM MGM)
      159 163 100LL, Jet A, Jet A++
      76.7 Columbus-Lowndes County Airport
      (UBS KUBS UBS)
      275 277 100LL
    • Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

      NOTAMs

      List ALL KUBS NOTAMs

      NOTAM Radius Search

      NOTAMS within
      NM of KUBS

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

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

      Med West- Hoover Heliport Ratings

      Category Aspect Rating
      Overall Rating for Med West- Hoover Heliport
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Flight Service Number of Flights
      • 1.5/5 (2 votes cast)

      Overall Number of Routes Served
      • 1.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      International Routes Served
      • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      On-time Performance
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Business Services & Internet Airport Lounges
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Business Centers
      • 4.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Airport Website (information & tools)
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Availability of Internet Connectivity
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Wireless Internet Access
      • 1.0/5 (1 vote cast)

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

      Public Telephones
      • 3.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Restrooms
      • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Architecture
      • 4.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Terminal Layout
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Seating Areas
      • 1.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Overall Cleanliness
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Children Play Areas
      • 2.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Geographic Location
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Baggage Claim Locations
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Baggage Handling
      • 3.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Overall Comfort
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Security Lines
      • 2.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Transportation & Parking Parking Availability
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Parking Pricing
      • 3.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Public Transport
      • 2.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Car Rental
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Taxis
      • 2.0/5 (2 votes cast)

      Hotel Shuttles
      • 4.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Proximity to City Center
      • 4.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Amenities Shopping (variety and number)
      • 4.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Restaurants & Bars (variety and number)
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Restaurants & Bars (price/value)
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    • Remarks

      A75 CALL AHEAD FOR HANGAR SPACE.
      A76 AVIONICS AVAILABLE.
      A81-APT MIRL RY 18/36 OPER DUSK-2200. AFTER 2200 ACTVT - CTAF. PAPI RYS 18 & 36 OPERATE CONTINUOUSLY.

    • Runways

      8AL1 Airport Runway Summary

      Longest Runway: 18/36 is 4503 ft (1373 m) long
      Runways with an Instrument Approach:

      8AL1 Airport Runway Details

      Runway 18/36  4503 ft x 100 ft (1373 m x 30 m)
      Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 06/19/2012
      Surface:  Asphalt - Fair condition -
      Runway Pavement Class: 
      Runway Edge Lights:  Medium Intensity

      Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
      Single Wheel Landing Gear:  40.0
      Dual Wheel Landing Gear:  70.0
      Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  120.0
      Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

      Runway 18

      Runway 36

      Elevation: 
      188 185
      Latitude: 
      33-28-17.4841N 33-27-32.9455N
      Longitude: 
      088-22-51.2367W 088-22-50.1933W
      True Magnetic Hdg.: 
      179 359
      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: 
      TREES TREES
      Object Height: 
      68 67
      Object Marked/Lighted?: 
      Distance from End: 
      2510 2075
      Object Centerline Offset: 
      300 ft. left of centerline 0 ft. left and 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: 
      Touchdown Lights: 
      Centerline Lights: 
      Threshold Crossing Height: 
      40 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 18/36  4500 ft x 100 ft (1372 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 18

      Runway 36

      Elevation: 
      188 188
      Latitude: 
      33.4715 33.4591
      Longitude: 
      -88.381 -88.3808
      True Magnetic Hdg.: 
      179 359
      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: 
      188 188
      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
      Landing Fees: 
      No
      Parking: 
      Hangars and tiedowns available

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