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JKA

Jack Edwards
Gulf Shores, Alabama

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FAA Identifier: JKA
Latitude/Longitude: 30-17-22.7000N / 087-40-18.4000W
30.2894 / -87.6717
Elevation: 17 feet MSL (Surveyed)
Magnetic Variation: 00E (2000)
Land Area Covered: 838 acres
From City: 2 nautical miles N of Gulf Shores, AL
County/Parish: Baldwin, AL
Airport Operations:
Airport Use: Public
Activiation Date: 3/1/1978 12:00:00 AM
Sectional Chart: New Orleans
Control Tower: No
ARTCC: Jacksonville Center (ZJX)
FSS: Anniston Flight Service Station ()
Attendance: ALL/ALL/0600-2200
Wind Indicator: Yes - Lighted
Segmented Circle: Yes
Lights: See Rmk
Beacon: White-Green (lighted land airport)
Landing Fee: No
Communications:
Unicom: 122.7
CTAF: 122.7
Services:
Fuel available: 100LL Jet-A+
Airframe Repair: Major
Power Plant Repair: Major
Bottled oxygen: High
Bulk oxygen: None
Runway Information:
Runway: 09/27
Dimensions: 6962 x 100 ft.
Surface: Asphalt - in good condition
Surface Treatment: Saw-cut or plastic groove
Weight Bearing Capacity:
Single wheel: 80 K lbs.
Double wheel: 100 K lbs.
Runway Edge Lights: High intensity
Runway: 17/35
Dimensions: 3596 x 75 ft.
Surface: Asphalt - in good condition
Weight Bearing Capacity:
Single wheel: 80 K lbs.
Double wheel: 100 K lbs.
Runway Edge Lights: Medium intensity
Airport Ownership and Management:
Ownership: Publicly Owned
Owner: Gulf Shores Airport Authority
P O Box 919
Gulf Shores, AL 36547
251-967-3968
Manager: Scott Fuller
P O Box 919
Gulf Shores, AL 36547
251-967-3968
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Remarks:
  • EXTENSIVE BANNER TOWING, HELICOPTERS AND PARA-SAIL OPS ALONG COASTLINE 15 NM MILES W TO 20 NM E OF GULF SHORES/ORANGE BEACH, AND 15 NM WSW TO 20 NM ESE OF JKA.
  • NOISE ABATEMENT PROCEDURES IN EFFECT; CALL AMGR 251-967-3968.
  • CAUTION: HELICOPTERS OPR AT OR BLO 300 FT MSL WI 1 NM OF JKA WHEN LNDG/DEP HELIPAD LCTD 1.6 NM E, DIRECTLY UNDER RWY 27 FINAL. NOLF BARIN LOCATED 6 MILES NE OF AP MAY BE MISTAKEN FOR JACK EDWARDS AP. HI VOL OF MIL TRAFFIC WILL BE OPRG IN THE BARIN FIELD
  • FBO PHONES: GULF AIR CENTER 251-968-5200; PLATINUM AIR CTR 251-923-0050; SALT AIR AVIATION 251-948-0444.
  • AFTER HOURS SERVICE CALL GULF AIR CENTER 251-968-5200; PLATINUM AIR CTR 251-923-0050; SALT AIR AVIATION 251-948-0444.
  • HIRL RY 09/27 PRESET MED INTST DUSK-DAWN; TO INCR INTST ACTVT HIRL RY 09/27, MALSR RY 27 - CTAF. PAPI RY 09, 27 & 17 OPER CONT.
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