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Richard B Russell Regional - J H Towers Field Airport

Rome, GA

Phone: 706-295-7835
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Attendance: Attended
Year-round, 7 Days a Week,0700-2000
Elevation:644 ft (196.3 m) (Surveyed)
Location:6.00 mi. N of Rome
Beacon: Present (white-green)
Instrument Procedures:ILS, DME, LOC, VOR, RNAV, GPS
Runways:01/19, 07/25
Longest paved runway: 6006 ft
Fees:Tiedown, Hangar
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Minimum Fuel Prices

100LL$ 3.99  (self serve service)
100LL$ 4.39  (full serve service)
Jet-A$ 4.35  (full serve service)

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Runway 01/19

Dimensions:6006 x 150ft. / 1830.6 x 45.7mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 52000 lb
Surface:asphalt, grooved, in good conditionRunway Edge Lights:high
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
01632.3ft. MSL
7° mag
5° true
0.1% down
precisionapproach: 1400ft/Medium-Intensity/Runway Alignment Indicators
visual glide slope: 4-Light/Left-Side PAPI
ILS/DMEBerm, 300 ft Left of center, 10 ft high, 201 ft from end
19624.4ft. MSL
187° mag
185° true
0.1% up
precisionvisual glide slope: 4-Light/Left-Side PAPI

Runway 07/25

Dimensions:4495 x 100ft. / 1370.1 x 30.5mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 16000 lb
Surface:asphalt, no surface treatment, in fair conditionRunway Edge Lights:
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
07644.1ft. MSL
72° mag
70° true
0.4% down
non-precisionNo Data115' Disp Threshold
Tree, 300 ft Both-Sides of center, 46 ft high, 568 ft from end, 8:1 clearance slope
Apch Ratio 11:1 at Dsplcd Thld; +75 Ft Trees 1047 Ft Fm Dsplcd Thld 360 Ft L
25626.0ft. MSL
252° mag
250° true
0.4% up
non-precisionNo DataTree, 250 ft Left of center, 27 ft high, 416 ft from end, 8:1 clearance slope

Business/Service Information

Name LocationFreq. MonitoredMain Phone
Aviation Access Rome
    Rome, GA
    Floyd County Airport Commission
    • $4.39
    • $3.99
    • $4.35
    On field: W
    UNICOM: 123.0
    Freedom Flight Center
    • Rentals
    • Flight Training
    On field: W
    Tiger Flight Foundation
      Rome, GA
      Tillman Aviation University
      • Flight Training
      On field: NW
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      Services at this airport:

      Services: Camping on Field
      Engine Repair: MajorAirframe Repair: Major
      Fuel: 100LL Low-Lead, Jet A1 +Icing Inhibitor
      Transportation: Limousine, Courtesy Car
      Rental Cars: 
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      Activities: Intensive Flight Training
      Operations: Glider, Ultralight

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      Operations & More Information

      Lat/Long:N34 21.0467' / W85 9.5200'
      Charts:NACO: Atlanta Sectional
      Mag Var:02W (1985)
      ARTCC:Atlanta (ZTL)
      FSS:Macon (MCN)
      NOTAM Facility:RMG
      Approach/Departure Control Facility
      Pattern Altitude:
      Light Aircraft1440
      Wind Indicator:Lighted
      Seg. Circle:Yes
      Lighting:Pilot Activated Lighting:
      • high intensity: 5 clicks in 5 secs
      • low intensity: 3 clicks in 3 secs
      Actvt HIRL Ry 01/19, PAPI Ry 01/19 & MALSR Ry 01 - CTAF

      Aircraft & Activity

      Based GA Aircraft

      Single Engine:55
      Multi Engine:10

      Airport Activity

      GA Local:18,122
      GA Itinerant:18,416
      Air Taxi:

      (12-month period ending on 12/31/2014)

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      Contact Addresses

      Owner:Airport Manager:
      Floyd CountyMike Mathews
      Po Box 946304 Russell Field Rd Ne
      Rome, GA 30161Rome, GA 30161
      706-295-7835 (Office) 706-295-7835 (Office)