Guntersville Municipal - Joe Starnes Field
Guntersville, Alabama

FAA NFDC Information Effective 56-day cycle 08/17/2017 - 10/12/2017

Ops Comms Services Owner Runways IFR Procs Current NOTAMs Remarks


FAA Identifier:8A1 (Eight-Alpha-One)
Lat/Lng: 34.4061891944, -86.2608702778
34-24-22.2811N, 086-15-39.1330W
Estimated by 3RD PARTY SURVEY on 11/22/2015
Elevation: 614 feet Surveyed by 3RD PARTY SURVEY on 11/22/2015
Magnetic Variation: 04W, (2020), [-4W (2017)]
Sectional: ATLANTA
From City: 3nm NE of Guntersville


Use: Open to the public
Ownership: Publicly owned
Activation: 11/1951
Attended: Mar-Oct Every day 0800-1800 (local) Nov-Feb Every day 0700-1700 (local)
for Service After Hrs Call 256-486-5121.
Control Tower: no
ARTCC: Memphis Center (ZME)
FSS: Anniston FSS (ANB)
NOTAMs and Weather: ANB NOTAM-D service at airport
Wind Indicator: Unlighted
Segmented Circle: yes
Lights: Activate MIRL Runway 7/25 & REIL Runway 7/25 - CTAF.
Beacon: Sunset-Sunrise (local time)
Clear-Green (Lighted Land Airport)
Landing Fee: no


CTAF: 122.800
UNICOM: 122.800
Contact 'HUNTSVILLE' Approach
125.6, 354.1
Contact 'HUNTSVILLE' Departure
125.6, 354.1


Fuel: Grade 100LL Gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
24/7 Self-Service Avgas & Jeta
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: 36
Multi Engine GA: 1
Helicopter GA: 2
Total: 39

Annual Operations

For year ending: 05/11/2017
Local GA (< 20 miles): 2808
Non-local GA: 6309
Military Operations: 100
Total: 9217


Owner: City of Guntersville
341 Gunter Ave
Guntersville, Al 35976
(256) 582-6087
Manager: Robert Martin
Email: Rwmtrace@Att.Net
405 Buck Island Rd
Guntersville, Al 35976


Runways: 06W/24W

Runway 06W/24W

Length: 5500 feet
by Owner on 03/31/2016
Width: 200 feet
Surface: Water
End 06W End 24W
Elevation at End: 595.0' MSL 595.0' MSL
Elevation at Touchdown Zone: 595.0' MSL 595.0' MSL

Runway 07/25

Length: 5005 feet
by 3Rd Party Survey on 11/22/2015
Width: 75 feet
Surface: Asphalt / Bituminous Concrete, Porland Cement Concrete, Good Condition
Weight Capacity: Single Wheel aircraft: 24,000 lbs
Runway Lights Edge Intensity: Med Intensity
End 07 End 25
True Alignment: 065, (061 Magnetic) 245, (241 Magnetic)
Runway Markings: Nonprecision Instrument, Good Condition Nonprecision Instrument, Good Condition
Elevation at End: 610.0' MSL 614.6' MSL
Elevation at Touchdown Zone: 610.1' MSL 614.6' MSL
Threshold Crossing Glide Path Height:   50' AGL
Visual Glide Path Angle:   3.35°
Visual Glide Slope Indicator:   2-light PAPI on left side of runway
Runway End Identifer Lights (REIL): Yes Yes
Objects: Pole Trees
Objects affecting Navigable Airspace (CFR part 77): Utility runway with a visual approach Utility runway with a visual approach
Object Clearance Slope: 33:1 35:1
Object Height: 19' AGL 41' AGL
Object Distance: 842' Along centerline
47' Right of centerline
1670' Along centerline
478' Right of centerline



Additional Remarks

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