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SCD
Merkel Field Sylacauga Municipal Airport
Official FAA Data Effective 2019-12-05 0901Z
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Location Information for KSCD
Coordinates: N33°10.31' / W86°18.33'
Located 03 miles W of Sylacauga, Alabama on 243 acres of land. View all Airports in Alabama.
Surveyed Elevation is 568 feet MSL.
Magnetic Variation from 2005 is 3° West
Operations Data
Airport Use:Open to the public
Activation Date:August 1962
Status:Operational
Control Tower:No
Seg-Circle:Yes
Beacon:Clear-Green
(Lighted Land Airport)
Wind Indicator:Yes, Lighted
Lighting Schedule:SEE RMK
A.R.T.C.C.:ATLANTA
F.S.S.:ANNISTON
NOTAMs Facility:ANB (NOTAM-D available)
Sectional Chart:ATLANTA
AirspaceAnalysis:NO OBJECTION
Attendance:ALL/MON-FRI/0800-1700
Airport Communications
AWOS-3PT:119.125 Tel. 256-249-2620
BIRMINGHAM APPROACH:123.8 256.8
BIRMINGHAM DEPARTURE:123.8 256.8
CTAF:122.800
UNICOM:122.800
AWOS-3PT at ALX (23.1 SE):118.325 256-329-1820
AWOS-3P at PLR (23.5 N):119.625 (205) 884-4359
ASOS at EET (24.0 W):134.325 205-663-5881
Nearby Navigation Aids
IDNameFreqRadial / Range
VOD TDG TALLADEGA 108.80 206°27.5
VOT VUZ VULCAN 114.40 132°42.2
VOT OKW BROOKWOOD 111.00 094°47.7
VOT MXF MAXWELL 115.00 005°47.6
IDNameFreqBearing / Range
VOT AOA CALERA 215 265°23.5
VOT AN BOGGA 211 043°28.7
VOT BEQ BESSEMER 368 288°32.2
VOT BH MCDEN 224 309°33.9
Runway 09/27
Dimensions:5390 x 100 feet / 1643 x 30 meters
Surface:Asphalt in Fair Condition
Weight Limits:S-20
Edge Lighting:Medium Intensity
Runway 09Runway 27
Coordinates:N33°10.31' / W86°18.86'N33°10.31' / W86°17.80'
Elevation: 568.8 547.7
Traffic Pattern: Left Left
Runway Heading: 094° Magnetic, 091° True 274° Magnetic, 271° True
Markings:Non-Precision Instrument in fair condition.Non-Precision Instrument in fair condition.
Glide Slope IndicatorP2L (3.00° Glide Path Angle)P2L (3.00° Glide Path Angle)
REIL:YesYes
Obstacles: 67 ft Hill 1464 ft from runway, 35 ft left of center
Services Available
Fuel:100LL (blue), Jet A+
FUEL AVBL 24/7 WITH CC.
Transient Storage:Tiedowns
Airframe Repair:MAJOR
Engine Repair:MAJOR
Bottled Oxygen:NONE
Bulk Oxygen:NOT AVAILABLE
Other Services:AIR AMBULANCE SERVICES,GLIDER SERVICE,PILOT INSTRUCTION,GLIDER TOWING SERVICES
GLDR CLUB ON FLD.
Ownership Information
Ownership:Publicly owned
Owner:CITY OF SYLACAUGA
PO BOX 390
SYLACAUGA, AL 35150
256-401-2400
Manager:SYLACAUGA AIRPORT AUTHORITY
195 AIRPORT RD.
SYLACAUGA, AL 35150
256-872-3512
AFT HRS 256-404-0631.
Operational Statistics
Single Engine Aircraft Based on Field:18 Statistics collected for 12 month period ending 2017-02-13
Multi-Engine Aircraft Based on Field:none Annual Commercial Operations:none
Jet Aircraft Based on Field:none Annual Commuter Operations:none
Helicopters Based on Field:1 Annual Air Taxi Operations:none
Military Aircraft Based on Field:none Annual Military Operations:400
Gliders Based on Field:3 Annual GA Local Operations:2116
Ultralights Based on Field:1 Annual GA Itinerant Operations:25800
Other Remarks
  • DEER ON & INVOF ARPT.
  • GLDR TOWING OPS 3 NM RADIUS BLW 6000 FT 0900-2200 WKENDS.
  • FOR CD CTC BIRMINGHAM APCH AT 205-769-3907.
  • ACTVT REIL RWY 09/27; PAPI RWY 09/27 AND MIRL RWY 09/27 - CTAF.
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