Merkel Field Sylacauga Municipal Airport (SCD) in Sylacauga, Alabama
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  • Merkel Field Sylacauga Municipal Airport (SCD)
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Merkel Field Sylacauga Municipal Airport (SCD)

  • General
  • Type: Airport, Status: Operational, Acivation Date: 08/01/1962, Runways: 1, Land Area Covered By Airport: 243 acres, Ownership: Publicly owned, Facility Use: Open to public, Site Number: 00525.1*A, Location ID: SCD, Region: Southern, District Office: JAN, Unicom Frequency: 122.800 MHz, Common Traffic Advisory Frequency (CTAF): 122.800 MHz, Aeronautical sectional chart: Atlanta, Tie-In FSS: No, Tie-In FSS ID: ANB, Tie-In FSS Name: Anniston, Tie-In FSS Toll-Free Number: 1-800-WX-BRIEF, Elevation: 569 ft, Elevation determination method: Surveyed, Elevation Source: 3RD PARTY SURVEY (2007-11-14), Air traffic control tower: No, Boundary ARTCC (FAA) computer ID: ZCT, Boundary ARTCC ID: ZTL, Boundary ARTCC Name: Atlanta, Airspace Determination: No Objection, Federal Agreements: NGY, NOTAM Service: Yes, NOTAM Facility ID: ANB, Last Inspection Date: 01/15/2010, Inspection Group: State aeronautical personnel, Inspection Method: State
  • Location
  • State: Alabama, County: Talladega, City: Sylacauga, GPS (Degrees): Lat: 33° 10' 18.600'', Lng: -86° 18' 19.900'', GPS (Seconds): Lat: 33.171833, Lng: -86.305528, GPS determination method: Estimated, Position Source: 3RD PARTY SURVEY (2007-11-14), Distance from central business district: 3 mi (W) Find on map
  • Owner
  • City Of Sylacauga, Po Box 390, Sylacauga, Al 35150, 256-401-2400
  • Manager
  • Ray Lett, 195 Airport Rd., Sylacauga, Al 35150, 256-245-3246
  • Operations
  • Period: 01/15/2009 - 01/15/2010, Itinerant Operations: 25,800, Local Operations: 2,116, Military Operations: 400
  • Aircraft
  • Single Engine Aircraft: 50, Multi Engine Aircraft: 6, Helicopters: 3, Ultralight Aircraft: 1, Gliders Operational: 3
  • Additional
  • Fuel Types: 100LLA+, Magnetic Variation: 3W (Year 2005), Beacon Color: Clear-green (lighted land airport), Lighting Schedule: Dusk-Dawn, Airframe repair service availability/type: Major, Power Plant repair service availability/type: Major, Customs Airport Of Entry: No, Customs Landing Rights: No, Military/civil joint use agreement: No, Military Landing Rights: No, Non-Commercial Landing Fee: No, Transient storage: TIE, Wind direction indicator: Y-L, Segmented circle airport marker system: Yes, Other services: AMB, GLD, INSTR, TOW
  • Remarks
  • Lighting Schedule: ACTVT MIRL RY 09/27, PAPI RYS 09 & 27 AND REIL RYS 09 & 27 - CTAF.

Runway 1

  • Base End
  • Base End ID: '09, True Alignment: 91, Right Traffic Pattern: No, Runway Markings Type: Non-precision instrument, Markings Condition: Poor, Physical GPS (Degrees): Lat: 33° 10' 18.857'', Lng: -86° 18' 51.627'', Physical GPS (Seconds): Lat: 33.171905, Lng: -86.314341, Physical Elevation: 569 ft, Elevation At Touchdown Zone: 569.0 ft, Visual Glide Slope Indicators: P2L, Runway End Identifier Lights (REIL): Yes, Controlling Object Description: HILL, FAA FAR Part 77 Category: Other than utility, Object Clear Slope: 18, Object Height: 67 ft, Object Distance From Runway: 1464.0 ft, Object Offset From Runway: 35L ft, Runway End Gradient: 0.1, Position Source: 3RD PARTY SURVEY (11/14/2007), Elevation Source: 3RD PARTY SURVEY (11/14/2007), Touchdown Zone Elevation Source: 3RD PARTY SURVEY (11/14/2007)
  • Reciprocal End
  • Reciprocal End ID: '27, True Alignment: 271, Right Traffic Pattern: No, Runway Markings Type: Non-precision instrument, Markings Condition: Poor, Physical GPS (Degrees): Lat: 33° 10' 18.351'', Lng: -86° 17' 48.234'', Physical GPS (Seconds): Lat: 33.171764, Lng: -86.296732, Physical Elevation: 548 ft, Elevation At Touchdown Zone: 552.0 ft, Visual Glide Slope Indicators: P2L, Runway End Identifier Lights (REIL): Yes, FAA FAR Part 77 Category: Other than utility, Object Clear Slope: 50, Runway End Gradient: 0.1, Position Source: 3RD PARTY SURVEY (11/14/2007), Elevation Source: 3RD PARTY SURVEY (11/14/2007), Touchdown Zone Elevation Source: 3RD PARTY SURVEY (11/14/2007)
FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Sylacauga)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 22 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
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Nov 25, 2011 @ 1:01 am
Can you tell me who Lee Merkel field is named for?

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