Foley Municipal Airport
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member FtMgAl
N 30° 25.733 W 087° 42.175
16R E 432497 N 3366520
Quick Description: Foley Municipal Airport in Foley Alabama
Location: Alabama, United States
Date Posted: 8/20/2005 3:53:19 PM
Waymark Code: WMBQ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member FtMgAl
Views: 30

Long Description:

FAA Identifier: 5R4
Elevation: 74 ft. / 23 m (estimated)
Variation: 01E (1985)
Airport use: Open to the public
Sectional chart: NEW ORLEANS
Control tower: no
NOTAMs facility: ANB (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: MAR-OCT 0700-2000, NOV-FEB 0700-1900
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Fuel available: 100LL
Parking: tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information
Runway 18/36
Dimensions: 3700 x 75 ft. / 1128 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight limitations: Single wheel: 28000 lbs
Runway edge lights: medium intensity

Latitude: 30-25.958667N 30-25.348333N
Longitude: 087-42.049167W 087-42.049167W
Elevation: 62.9 ft. 74.4 ft.
Traffic pattern: left left
Runway heading: 179 magnetic, 180 true 359 magnetic, 360 true
Markings: basic, in good condition basic, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: pulsating/steady burning VASI on left pulsating/steady burning VASI on left
Touchdown point: yes, no lights yes, no lights
Obstructions: 24 ft. tree, 1150 ft. from runway, 190 ft. right of centerline, 39:1 slope to clear 14 ft. road, 451 ft. from runway, 17:1 slope to clear

Airport Operational Statistics
Aircraft based on the field: 35
Single engine airplanes: 30
Multi engine airplanes: 2
Helicopters: 2
Ultralights: 1
Aircraft operations: avg 68/day
67% transient general aviation
33% local general aviation

Personal note: There are city streets/county highways on both ends of the runway. If you ever want to get a picture of a low flying plane, this would be a good place to try. I've parked at the south end for a while but never had the time to wait for a plane to fly by.

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Type: Municipal

ICAO Airport Code: Not listed

IATA Airport Code: Not listed

FAA Identifier: Not listed

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