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79J

South Alabama Regional At Bill Benton Field
Andalusia/opp, Alabama

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FAA Identifier: 79J
Latitude/Longitude: 31-18-30.1000N / 086-23-32.0000W
31.3083 / -86.3922
Elevation: 310 feet MSL (Surveyed)
Magnetic Variation: 02W (2005)
Land Area Covered: 615 acres
From City: 4 nautical miles E of Andalusia/opp, AL
County/Parish: Covington, AL
Airport Operations:
Airport Use: Public
Activiation Date: 4/1/1940 12:00:00 AM
Sectional Chart: New Orleans
Control Tower: No
ARTCC: Jacksonville Center (ZJX)
FSS: Anniston Flight Service Station ()
Attendance: ALL/SAT/0800-1630, ALL/MON - FRI/0700-0000
Wind Indicator: Yes - Lighted
Segmented Circle: Yes
Lights: See Rmk
Beacon: White-Green (lighted land airport)
International Operations: No
Landing Fee: No
Communications:
Unicom: 122.8
CTAF: 122.8
APCH/DEP SVCS PRVDD BY JACKSONVILLE ARTCC ON FREQS 134.3/353.5 (DOTHAN RCAG) WHEN CAIRNS APCH/DEP CLSD.
Services:
Fuel available: 100LL Jet-A+
Airframe Repair: Major
Power Plant Repair: Major
Bottled oxygen: None
Bulk oxygen: None
Runway Information:
Runway: 11/29
Dimensions: 6000 x 100 ft.
Surface: Asphalt - in good condition
Weight Bearing Capacity:
Single wheel: 98 K lbs.
Double wheel: 160 K lbs.
Double tandem: 275 K lbs.
Runway Edge Lights: Medium intensity
Airport Ownership and Management:
Ownership: Publicly Owned
Owner: Andalusia Arpt Auth
21861 Bill Benton Lane
Andalusia, AL 36421
334-222-6598
Manager: Jed Blackwell
21861 Bill Benton Lane
Andalusia, AL 36421
334-222-6598
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Remarks:
  • THIS AIRPORT HAS BEEN SURVEYED BY THE NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY.
  • JED BLACKWELL
  • AFTER HOURS SVC CALL 334-222-0638/334-427-0733
  • MARKINGS FAIR DUE TO FADING
  • MARKINGS FAIR DUE TO FADING
  • 100LL SELF SERVE AVBL 24 HRS.
  • MILITARY CONTRACT FUEL AVBL MON-FRI 0700-2400, OTHER TIMES CALL (334) 222-0638
  • ACTVT MIRL RY 11/29 & PAPI RY 11 & RY 29 - CTAF.
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Nearby Private Airports: (20 mile radius)
IDNameCity/State/UseChartDistance
5AL7 Hataway Field Kinston, AL - Private New Orleans 14 miles
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