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FAA Information Effective: 1/4/2018

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Thomas C Russell Field Airport

Alexander City, AL

Phone: 256-329-9057
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Attendance: Attended
Unattended Weekends.Year-round,Mon-Fri/0800-1700
Elevation:685 ft (208.8 m) (Surveyed)
Location:2.00 mi. SW of Alexander City
Beacon: Present (white-green)
Instrument Procedures:RNAV, GPS
Runway length: 5422 ft
  • METARs
  • TAFs

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  • Satellite
  • Sectional

Minimum Fuel Prices

100LL$ 3.70  (self serve service)
Jet-A$ 3.80  (full serve service)

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Runway 18/36

Dimensions:5422 x 96ft. / 1652.6 x 29.3mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 30000 lb
Surface:asphalt, grooved, in fair conditionRunway Edge Lights:medium
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
18685.8ft. MSL
182° mag
178° true
1.4% down
non-precisionvisual glide slope: 2-Box/Left-Side VASI
623' Disp Threshold
Trees, 111 ft Left of center, 47 ft high, 424 ft from end, 4:1 clearance slope
Apch Ratio 22:1 From Dsplcd Thld VASI Out of Service Indef
36611.9ft. MSL
2° mag
358° true
1.4% up
non-precisionrunway end identifier: REIL is present
visual glide slope: 4-Light/Left-Side PAPI
Trees, 192 ft Right of center, 24 ft high, 524 ft from end, 13:1 clearance slope

Business/Service Information

Name LocationFreq. MonitoredMain Phone
Alexander City Flying Service
  • $3.70
  • $3.80
On field: NE
UNICOM: 122.7
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Services at this airport:

Engine Repair: MajorAirframe Repair: Major
Fuel: 100LL Low-Lead, Jet A
Rental Cars: 
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Operations & More Information

Lat/Long:N32 54.8850' / W85 57.7767'
Charts:NACO: Atlanta Sectional
Mag Var:04W (2015)
ARTCC:Atlanta (ZTL)
FSS:Anniston (ANB)
NOTAM Facility:ALX
Approach/Departure Control FacilityMGM
Pattern Altitude: No data provided. Assume 1000 AGL
Wind Indicator:Lighted
Seg. Circle:Yes
Lighting:Pilot Activated Lighting:
  • high intensity: 7 clicks in 5 secs
  • medium intensity: 5 clicks in 5 secs
  • low intensity: 3 clicks in 5 secs
MIRL Ry 18/36 Actvt - CTAF

Aircraft & Activity

Based GA Aircraft

Single Engine:26
Multi Engine:6

Airport Activity

GA Local:4,032
GA Itinerant:26,280
Air Taxi:

(12-month period ending on 7/6/2017)

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Contact Addresses

Owner:Airport Manager:
City of Alexander CityMike Smith
Po Box 552997 T.C. Russell Field
Alexander City, AL 35011Alexander City, AL 35010
(256) 329-9057 (Office) 256-329-9057 (Office)
on Call Phone 256-392-2452