South Alabama Regional At Bill Benton Field
Andalusia/Opp, Alabama

FAA NFDC Information Effective 56-day cycle 09/14/2017 - 11/9/2017

Ops Comms Services Owner Runways IFR Procs Current NOTAMs Remarks


FAA Identifier:79J
Lat/Lng: 31.3083611111, -86.3922222222
31-18-30.1000N, 086-23-32.0000W
Estimated by NGS on 04/14/2010
Elevation: 310 feet Surveyed by NGS on 04/14/2010
Magnetic Variation: 02W, (2005), [-3W (2017)]
Sectional: NEW ORLEANS
From City: 4nm E of Andalusia/Opp


Use: Open to the public
Ownership: Publicly owned
Activation: 04/1940
Attended: All year Sat 0800-1630 (local) All year Mon - Fri 0700-0000 (local)
After Hours Service Call 334-222-0638/334-427-0733
Control Tower: no
ARTCC: Jacksonville Center (ZJX)
FSS: Anniston FSS (ANB)
NOTAMs and Weather: 79J NOTAM-D service at airport
Wind Indicator: Lighted
Segmented Circle: yes
Lights: Activate MIRL Runway 11/29 & PAPI Runway 11 & Runway 29 - CTAF.
Beacon: Sunset-Sunrise (local time)
Clear-Green (Lighted Land Airport)
Landing Fee: no


CTAF: 122.800
UNICOM: 122.800
Weather: ASOS 334-222-9770 134.875
Contact 'CAIRNS' Approach
133.45, 239.275
Contact 'CAIRNS' Departure
133.45, 239.275


Fuel: Grade 100LL Gasoline (low lead blue)
100Ll Self Serve Available 24 Hrs.
Airframe Repair: Major
Powerplant Repair: Major
Bottled Oxygen: None
Bulk Oxygen: None
Transient Storage: Tie-Down
Other Services: Pilot Instruction, Aircraft Rental

Based Aircraft

Single Engine GA: 19
Multi Engine GA: 4
Total: 23

Annual Operations

For year ending: 02/29/2016
Local GA (< 20 miles): 1880
Non-local GA: 9770
Military Operations: 51100
Total: 62750


Owner: Andalusia Airport Auth
21861 Bill Benton Lane
Andalusia, Al 36421
Manager: Jed Blackwell
Jed Blackwell
21861 Bill Benton Lane
Andalusia, Al 36421


Runways: 11/29

Runway 11/29

Length: 6000 feet
by Ngs on 04/14/2010
Width: 100 feet
Surface: Asphalt / Bituminous Concrete, Good Condition
Weight Capacity: Single Wheel aircraft: 98,000 lbs
Dual Wheel aircraft: 160,000 lbs
Dual Tandem Wheel aircraft: 275,000 lbs
Runway Lights Edge Intensity: Med Intensity
End 11 End 29
True Alignment: 107, (104 Magnetic) 287, (284 Magnetic)
Runway Markings: Nonprecision Instrument, Markings Fair Due to Fading, Fair Condition Nonprecision Instrument, Markings Fair Due to Fading, Fair Condition
Gradient: 0.5 0.5
Elevation at End: 309.9' MSL 299.9' MSL
Elevation at Touchdown Zone: 310.2' MSL 308.3' MSL
Threshold Crossing Glide Path Height: 33' AGL 47' AGL
Visual Glide Path Angle: 3.00° 3.50°
Visual Glide Slope Indicator: 4-light PAPI on right side of runway 4-light PAPI on left side of runway
Runway End Identifer Lights (REIL): Yes Yes
Objects: Trees  
Objects affecting Navigable Airspace (CFR part 77): Other than utility runway with a nonprecision approach having visibility minimums greater than 3/4 mile Other than utility runway with a nonprecision approach having visibility minimums greater than 3/4 mile
Object Clearance Slope: 22:1 50:1
Object Height: 43' AGL  
Object Distance: 1173' Along centerline
76' Left of centerline



Additional Remarks

A110*G-This Airport Has Been Surveyed by the National Geodetic Survey.
A70 1-Military Contract Fuel Available Mon-Fri 0700-2400, Other Times Call (334) 222-0638

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