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FAA Information Effective: 2/1/2018

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Northwest Alabama Regional Airport

Muscle Shoals, AL

Phone: 256-383-2270
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Attendance: Attended
Except Thanksgiving, Christmas, And New Years DayYear-round, 7 Days a Week,0600-1800
Elevation:550 ft (167.6 m) (Surveyed)
Location:1.00 mi. E of Muscle Shoals
Beacon: Present (white-green)
Instrument Procedures:ILS, DME, LOC, VOR, RNAV, GPS
Runways:11/29, 18/36
Longest paved runway: 6694 ft
Fees:Parking, Tiedown, Hangar, Landing, Ramp
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  • Satellite
  • Sectional

Minimum Fuel Prices

100LL$ 4.55  (self serve service)
100LL$ 4.75  (full serve service)
Jet-A$ 4.25  (full serve service)

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Runway 11/29

Dimensions:6694 x 150ft. / 2040.3 x 45.7mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 59000 lb
Surface:asphalt, grooved, in fair conditionRunway Edge Lights:high
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
11542.0ft. MSL
117° mag
114° true
0.1% up
non-precisionrunway end identifier: REIL is present
visual glide slope: 4-Light/Right-Side PAPI
29550.2ft. MSL
297° mag
294° true
0.1% down
precisionapproach: 1400ft/Medium-Intensity/Runway Alignment Indicators
ILSTower, 1,200 ft Right of center, 108 ft high, 5,350 ft from end, 47:1 clearance slope

Runway 18/36

Dimensions:4000 x 100ft. / 1219.2 x 30.5mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 30000 lb
Surface:asphalt, no surface treatment, in excellent conditionRunway Edge Lights:medium
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
18539.3ft. MSL
184° mag
181° true
0.0% up
non-precisionvisual glide slope: 4-Light/Left-Side PAPI
36540.9ft. MSL
4° mag
1° true
0.0% down
non-precisionvisual glide slope: 4-Light/Left-Side PAPI

Business/Service Information

Name LocationFreq. MonitoredMain Phone
Shoals Flight Center
  • $4.75
  • $4.55
  • $4.25
  • Rentals
  • Flight Training
On field: W
UNICOM: 123.05
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Services at this airport:

Engine Repair: MinorAirframe Repair: Minor
Fuel: 100LL Low-Lead, Jet A
Transportation: Courtesy Car, Limousine, Van
Rental Cars: 
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Activities: Airline Services
Operations: Commercial, Helicopter

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Operations & More Information

Lat/Long:N34 44.7183' / W87 36.6133'
Charts:NACO: Atlanta Sectional
Mag Var:03W (2015)
ARTCC:Memphis (ZME)
FSS:Anniston (ANB)
NOTAM Facility:MSL
Approach/Departure Control Facility
Pattern Altitude:
Tpa for Light Acft 1000 Ft; Tpa for Turbo Prop and Jets 1500 Ft
Wind Indicator:Lighted
Seg. Circle:Yes
Lighting:Pilot Activated Lighting:
  • high intensity: 7 clicks in 7 secs
  • medium intensity: 5 clicks in 5 secs
  • low intensity: 3 clicks in 3 secs
Actvt HIRL Ry 11/29, MIRL Ry 18/36, PAPI Rys 18 & 36, PAPI Ry 11, REIL Ry 11 & MALSR Ry 29 - CTAF

Aircraft & Activity

Based GA Aircraft

Single Engine:40
Multi Engine:13

Airport Activity

GA Local:24,000
GA Itinerant:18,000
Air Taxi:260

(12-month period ending on 11/30/2016)

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Contact Addresses

Owner:Airport Manager:
Colbert & Lauderdale CountiesBarry Griffith
1729 T. Ed Campbell Dr Suite A1729 T. Ed Campbell Dr Suite A
Muscle Shoals, AL 35661-2016Muscle Shoals, AL 35661-2016
256-381-2869 (Office) 256-383-2270 (Office)
Ext. 101