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Mobile Downtown Airport

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Overview

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$ 6.28  (full serve service)
Jet-A$ 6.39  (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 visual range: Rollout
visual glide slope: 4-Light/Left-Side PAPI
runway end identifier: REIL is present
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
precisioncenterline: Centerline Lights are present
visual glide slope: 4-Light/Left-Side PAPI
end touchdown: End Touchdown Lights are present
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
    30.639999-88.077865
    228-381-0410
    Enterprise State Community College
      On field: N
      251-438-2816
      Signature Flight Support
      • $6.28
      • $6.39
      On field: W
      UNICOM: 122.95
      251-433-2800
      Southern Avionics
      • Maintenance
      • Sales
      On field: N
      30.645680-88.074442
      251-433-9980
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      Services at this airport:

      Services: 
      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)
      1-800-WX-BRIEF
      NOTAM Facility:BFM
      Approach/Departure Control FacilityMOB
      Pattern Altitude: No data provided. Assume 1000 AGL
      Wind Indicator:Lighted
      Seg. Circle:Yes
      Lighting:Pilot Activated Lighting:
        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
        Jets:5
        Helicopters:1
        Gliders:
        Ultralights:

        Airport Activity

        GA Local:8,856
        GA Itinerant:12,084
        Commercial:1,580
        Air Taxi:2,308
        Military:20,635

        (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