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Jack Edwards Airport

Gulf Shores, AL

Phone: 251-967-3968
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Attendance: Attended
After Hours Service Call Gulf Air Center 251-968-5200; Platinum Air Ctr 251-923-0050; Salt Air Aviation 251-948-0444.Year-round, 7 Days a Week,0600-2200
Elevation:17 ft (5.2 m) (Surveyed)
Location:2.00 mi. N of Gulf Shores
Beacon: Present (white-green)
Instrument Procedures:ILS, LOC, RNAV, GPS
Runways:09/27, 17/35
Longest paved runway: 6962 ft
Fees:Tiedown, Hangar, Parking
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Minimum Fuel Prices

Jet-A-Premix$ 3.99  (full service service)
100LL$ 4.55  (full service service)
100LL$ 4.59  (full serve service)
Jet-A$ 4.98  (full serve service)
Jet-A$ 4.36  (full service service)

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Runway 09/27

Dimensions:6962 x 100ft. / 2122.0 x 30.5mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 80000 lb
Surface:asphalt, grooved, in good conditionRunway Edge Lights:high
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
0915.6ft. MSL
90° mag
90° true
0.0% up
No Datanon-precisionvisual glide slope: 4-Light/Left-Side PAPI
462' Disp Threshold
2716.1ft. MSL
270° mag
270° true
0.0% down
No Dataprecisionapproach: 1400ft/Medium-Intensity/Runway Alignment Indicators
visual glide slope: 4-Light/Left-Side PAPI

Runway 17/35

Dimensions:3596 x 75ft. / 1096.1 x 22.9mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 80000 lb
Surface:asphalt, no surface treatment, in good conditionRunway Edge Lights:medium
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
1716.7ft. MSL
175° mag
175° true
0.2% down
No Databasicvisual glide slope: 2-Light/Left-Side PAPI
Rwy Markings Fair Due to Fading
3511.3ft. MSL
355° mag
355° true
0.2% up
No DatabasicNo DataBoat, 40 ft Right of center, 20 ft high, 572 ft from end, 18:1 clearance slope
Rwy Markings Fair Due to Fading

Business/Service Information

Name LocationFreq. MonitoredMain Phone
Coastal Aircraft Services
  • Maintenance
On field: SE
Gulf Air Center
  • $4.59
  • $4.98
  • Rentals
On field: W
UNICOM: 122.7
ARINC: 129.375
Platinum Air Center JKA
  • Maintenance
  • $4.55
  • $4.36
  • $4.41
On field: SE
UNICOM: 122.7
ARINC: 130.75
Salt Air Aviation Center
  • Maintenance
  • $4.55
  • $3.99
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  • Sales
  • Flight Training
On field: SE
UNICOM: 122.7
ARINC: 122.775
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On field: SW
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Services at this airport:

Engine Repair: MajorAirframe Repair: Major
Fuel: 100LL Low-Lead
Transportation: Courtesy Car, Limousine, Van, Public
Activities: Intensive Flight Training
Operations: Helicopter, Ultralight

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Operations & More Information

Lat/Long:N30 17.3783' / W87 40.3067'
Charts:NACO: New Orleans Sectional
Mag Var:00 (2000)
ARTCC:Jacksonville (ZJX)
FSS:Anniston (ANB)
NOTAM Facility:ANB
Approach/Departure Control FacilityP31
Pattern Altitude: No data provided. Assume 1000 AGL
Wind Indicator:Lighted
Seg. Circle:Yes
Lighting:HIRL Ry 09/27 Preset Med Intst Dusk-Dawn; to Incr Intst Actvt HIRL Ry 09/27, MALSR Ry 27 - CTAF. PAPI Ry 09, 27 & 17 Oper Cont

Aircraft & Activity

Based GA Aircraft

Single Engine:45
Multi Engine:11

Airport Activity

GA Local:15,000
GA Itinerant:45,000
Air Taxi:2,571

(12-month period ending on 1/4/2018)

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Contact Addresses

Owner:Airport Manager:
Gulf Shores Airport AuthorityScott Fuller
Po Box 919Po Box 919
Gulf Shores, AL 36547Gulf Shores, AL 36547
251-967-3968 (Office) 251-967-3968 (Office)
Fbo Phones: Gulf Air Center 251-968-5200; Platinum Air Ctr 251-923-0050; Salt Air Aviation 251-948-0444