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Pryor Field Regional Airport (DCU) in Decatur, Alabama
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Pryor Field Regional Airport (DCU)

  • General
  • Type: Airport, Status: Operational, Acivation Date: 09/01/1942, Runways: 1, Land Area Covered By Airport: 200 acres, Ownership: Publicly owned, Facility Use: Open to public, Site Number: 00251.*A, Location ID: DCU, Region: Southern, District Office: JAN, Unicom Frequency: 123.075 MHz, Common Traffic Advisory Frequency (CTAF): 123.075 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: 592 ft, Elevation determination method: Surveyed, Elevation Source: 3RD PARTY SURVEY (2005-08-23), Air traffic control tower: No, Boundary ARTCC (FAA) computer ID: ZCM, Boundary ARTCC ID: ZME, Boundary ARTCC Name: Memphis, Airspace Determination: No Objection, Federal Agreements: NGPY, NOTAM Service: Yes, NOTAM Facility ID: DCU, Last Inspection Date: 11/13/2015, Inspection Group: State aeronautical personnel, Inspection Method: State
  • Location
  • State: Alabama, County: Limestone, City: Decatur, GPS (Degrees): Lat: 34° 39' 14.600'', Lng: -86° 56' 43.300'', GPS (Seconds): Lat: 34.654056, Lng: -86.945361, GPS determination method: Estimated, Position Source: 3RD PARTY SURVEY (2005-08-23), Distance from central business district: 3 mi (NE) Find on map
  • Owner
  • Decatur/Athens Airport Authority, P.O. Box 1182, Decatur, Al 35612, 256-306-9070
  • Manager
  • Stan Smith, Decatur/Athens Airport Authority, P.O. Box 502, Decatur, Al 35612, 256-355-5770
  • Operations
  • Period: 11/01/2014 - 11/01/2015, Air Taxi Operations: 3,800, Itinerant Operations: 111,642, Local Operations: 40,184, Military Operations: 12,075
  • Aircraft
  • Single Engine Aircraft: 61, Multi Engine Aircraft: 10, Jet Engine Aircraft: 1, Helicopters: 2, Gliders Operational: 1
  • Additional
  • Fuel Types: 100LLA1+, Magnetic Variation: 4W (Year 2020), Beacon Color: Clear-green (lighted land airport), Bottled Oxygen Type: High/Low pressure, Lighting Schedule: See Rmk, Beacon Schedule: Ss-Sr, 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: Yes, Non-Commercial Landing Fee: No, Transient storage: TIE, Wind direction indicator: Y-L, Segmented circle airport marker system: Yes, Other services: INSTR, RNTL
  • Remarks
  • ACTVT HIRL RY 18/36, REIL RYS 18 & 36 AND PAPI RY 36 - CTAF.

Runway 1

  • Base End
  • Base End ID: 18, True Alignment: 181, Instrument Landing System (ILS) Type: Instrument landing system, Right Traffic Pattern: No, Runway Markings Type: Precision instrument, Markings Condition: Fair, Physical GPS (Degrees): Lat: 34° 39' 44.780'', Lng: -86° 56' 42.590'', Physical GPS (Seconds): Lat: 34.662439, Lng: -86.945164, Physical Elevation: 588 ft, Elevation At Touchdown Zone: 592.0 ft, Runway End Identifier Lights (REIL): Yes, FAA FAR Part 77 Category: Other than utility, Object Clear Slope: 50, Runway End Gradient: 0.3, Position Source: STATE (01/12/2006), Elevation Source: STATE (01/12/2006), Touchdown Zone Elevation Source: 3RD PARTY SURVEY (08/23/2005)
  • Reciprocal End
  • Reciprocal End ID: 36, True Alignment: 1, Right Traffic Pattern: No, Runway Markings Type: Precision instrument, Markings Condition: Fair, Physical GPS (Degrees): Lat: 34° 38' 44.390'', Lng: -86° 56' 44.020'', Physical GPS (Seconds): Lat: 34.645664, Lng: -86.945561, Physical Elevation: 583 ft, Elevation At Touchdown Zone: 588.0 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: 0.3, Position Source: STATE (01/12/2006), Elevation Source: 3RD PARTY SURVEY (01/12/2006), Touchdown Zone Elevation Source: 3RD PARTY SURVEY (08/23/2005)

National Wildlife Strike Incidents

2011-11-19
Time: Night (17:45), Sky: Some Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Business, Aircraft: BE-36 (Airplane), Mass: <= 2,250 kg, Engines: 1, Power Type: Reciprocating engine (piston), Registration: N191JK, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 18, Above Ground: 100 ft, Speed: 90 knots, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Struck: 2-10, Species: Unknown bird - small, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck Engine 1, Struck Wing or Rotor, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Comments: OWNER/OPER = ATS SERVICES LLC/ TRAVIS WHITE xxxx-xx-xx-xxxxxx
Remarks: BIRD GRACKLE?
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May 10, 2011 @ 12:12 pm
Cost of having a pilot fly to memphis and pick up a person and return to Decatur, Please.

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