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Mobile Downtown Airport

Mobile, AL

Phone: 251-639-4680
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Attendance: Attended
Year-round, 7 Days a Week,0700-2300
Tower:Air Traffic Control Tower, 14 hrs/day, weekdays, other hours weekendsTower Hrs: 0700-1900 SUN; 0700-2200 MON; 0330-2200 TUE THRU FRI; 0400-1900 SAT.
Elevation:26 ft (7.9 m) (Surveyed)
Location:3.00 mi. S of Mobile
Beacon: Present (white-green)
Instrument Procedures:ILS, LOC, VOR, RNAV, GPS
Runways:14/32, 18/36
Longest paved runway: 9618 ft
Fees:No data
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Minimum Fuel Prices

100LL$ 6.34  (full serve service)
Jet-A$ 6.29  (full serve service)

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Runway 14/32

Dimensions:9618 x 150ft. / 2931.6 x 45.7mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 75000 lb
Surface:asphalt, concrete, grooved, in good conditionRunway Edge Lights:high
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
1426.1ft. MSL
140° mag
139° true
0.1% down
precisionrunway end identifier: REIL is present
runway visual range: Rollout
visual glide slope: 4-Light/Left-Side PAPI
centerline: Centerline Lights are present
Tree, 500 ft Right of center, 39 ft high, 1,535 ft from end, 34:1 clearance slope
Ry 14/32 Cntrln Lgts Avbl during ATCT Oper Hrs Only
3218.5ft. MSL
320° mag
319° true
0.1% up
precisionend touchdown: End Touchdown Lights are present
centerline: Centerline Lights are present
visual glide slope: 4-Light/Left-Side PAPI
runway visual range: Touchdown
approach: 1400ft/Medium-Intensity/Runway Alignment Indicators
ILS/DMETdz Lgts Avbl during Actc Oper Hrs Only

Runway 18/36

Dimensions:7800 x 150ft. / 2377.4 x 45.7mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 76000 lb
Surface:asphalt, concrete, no surface treatment, in fair conditionRunway Edge Lights:medium
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
1825.4ft. MSL
181° mag
180° true
0.0% down
non-precisionvisual glide slope: 4-Light/Left-Side PAPI
Pole, Both-Sides, 33 ft high, 1,200 ft from end, 30:1 clearance slope
3624.9ft. MSL
1° mag
0° true
0.0% up
non-precisionvisual glide slope: 4-Light/Left-Side PAPI
Trees, 400 ft Left of center, 55 ft high, 1,300 ft from end, 20:1 clearance slope

Business/Service Information

Name LocationFreq. MonitoredMain Phone
Bates Field Aero Club
    On field: NW
    Flight Training of Mobile
    • Rentals
    • Flight Training
    On field: NW
    Signature Flight Support
    • $6.34
    • $6.29
    On field: W
    UNICOM: 122.95
    Southern Avionics
    • Maintenance
    • Sales
    On field: N
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    Services at this airport:

    Engine Repair: MajorAirframe Repair: MajorBulk Oxygen: High/Low
    Fuel: 100LL Low-Lead, Jet A
    Transportation: Shuttle Bus, Courtesy Car, Limousine
    Rental Cars: 
    EnterpriseBook Now! 866-315-9155

    Operations: Helicopter
    Customs: International Landing Rights

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    Operations & More Information

    Lat/Long:N30 37.6067' / W88 4.0850'
    Charts:NACO: New Orleans Sectional
    Mag Var:01W (2005)
    ARTCC:Houston (ZHU)
    FSS:Anniston (ANB)
    NOTAM Facility:BFM
    Approach/Departure Control FacilityMOB
    Pattern Altitude:
    Light Aircraft1000
    Wind Indicator:Lighted
    Seg. Circle:Yes
    Lighting:Pilot Activated Lighting:
    • medium intensity: 3 clicks in 5 secs
    Dusk-Dawn. When ATCT Clsd Actvt MALSR Ry 32 - CTAF. HIRL Ry 14/32 Preset on Step 3 or Higher Based on Wx

    Aircraft & Activity

    Based GA Aircraft

    Single Engine:23
    Multi Engine:5

    Airport Activity

    GA Local:8,856
    GA Itinerant:12,084
    Air Taxi:2,308

    (12-month period ending on 11/28/2016)

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    Contact Addresses

    Owner:Airport Manager:
    Mobile Airport AuthorityThomas G. Hughes
    1891-9th St/Brookley ComplexP O Box 88004
    Mobile, AL 36615Mobile, AL 36608
    251-438-7334 (Office) 251-639-4680 (Office)
    Fax Phone 251-694-7667