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Richard B Russell Regional - J H Towers Field Airport

Rome, GA

Phone: 706-295-7835
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Attendance: Attended
Year-round, 7 Days a Week,0700-2000
Elevation:644 ft (196.3 m) (Surveyed)
Location:6.00 mi. N of Rome
Beacon: Present (white-green)
Instrument Procedures:ILS, DME, LOC, VOR, RNAV, GPS
Runways:01/19, 07/25
Longest paved runway: 6006 ft
Fees:Tiedown, Hangar
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Minimum Fuel Prices

100LL$ 4.27  (self serve service)
100LL$ 4.77  (full serve service)
Jet-A$ 4.24  (full serve service)

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Runway 01/19

Dimensions:6006 x 150ft. / 1830.6 x 45.7mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 52000 lb
Surface:asphalt, grooved, in good conditionRunway Edge Lights:high
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
01632.3ft. MSL
7° mag
5° true
0.1% down
precisionvisual glide slope: 4-Light/Left-Side PAPI
approach: 1400ft/Medium-Intensity/Runway Alignment Indicators
ILS/DMEBerm, 300 ft Left of center, 10 ft high, 201 ft from end
19624.4ft. MSL
187° mag
185° true
0.1% up
precisionvisual glide slope: 4-Light/Left-Side PAPI

Runway 07/25

Dimensions:4495 x 100ft. / 1370.1 x 30.5mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 16000 lb
Surface:asphalt, no surface treatment, in fair conditionRunway Edge Lights:
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
07644.1ft. MSL
72° mag
70° true
0.4% down
non-precisionNo Data115' Disp Threshold
Road, 300 ft Right of center, 15 ft high, 260 ft from end, 4:1 clearance slope
Apch Ratio 13:1 at Dsplcd Thld; 67 Ft Trees 1071 Ft Fm Dsplcd Thld 350 Ft L
25626.0ft. MSL
252° mag
250° true
0.4% up
non-precisionNo DataTree, 185 ft Left of center, 32 ft high, 552 ft from end, 11:1 clearance slope

Business/Service Information

Name LocationFreq. MonitoredMain Phone
Aviation Access Rome
    Rome, GA
    Floyd County Airport Commission
    • $4.77
    • $4.27
    • $4.24
    On field: W
    UNICOM: 123.0
    Freedom Flight Center
    • Rentals
    • Flight Training
    On field: W
    Georgia Northwestern Technical College
      On field: NW
      Rome Aviation
      • Flight Training
      On field: NW
      Tiger Flight Foundation
        Rome, GA
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        Services at this airport:

        Services: Camping on Field
        Engine Repair: MajorAirframe Repair: Major
        Fuel: 100LL Low-Lead, Jet A1 +Icing Inhibitor
        Transportation: Courtesy Car
        Rental Cars: 
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        Activities: Intensive Flight Training
        Operations: Glider, Ultralight

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        Operations & More Information

        Lat/Long:N34 21.0467' / W85 9.5200'
        Charts:NACO: Atlanta Sectional
        Mag Var:02W (1985)
        ARTCC:Atlanta (ZTL)
        FSS:Macon (MCN)
        NOTAM Facility:RMG
        Approach/Departure Control Facility
        Pattern Altitude: No data provided. Assume 1000 AGL
        Wind Indicator:Lighted
        Seg. Circle:Yes
        Lighting:Pilot Activated Lighting:
        • high intensity: 5 clicks in 5 secs
        • low intensity: 3 clicks in 3 secs
        Actvt HIRL Ry 01/19, PAPI Ry 01/19 & MALSR Ry 01 - CTAF

        Aircraft & Activity

        Based GA Aircraft

        Single Engine:55
        Multi Engine:10

        Airport Activity

        GA Local:18,122
        GA Itinerant:18,416
        Air Taxi:

        (12-month period ending on 12/31/2016)

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        Contact Addresses

        Owner:Airport Manager:
        Floyd CountyMike Mathews
        Po Box 946304 Russell Field Rd Ne
        Rome, GA 30161Rome, GA 30161
        706-295-7835 (Office) 706-295-7835 (Office)