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Northeast Alabama Regional Airport

Operated by the Gadsden Airport Authority

Gadsden Airport Authority

FBO Information

Northeast Alabama Regional Airport FAA Information

Effective 2014


FAA Identifier: GAD

Lat/Long: 33-58-21.5359N / 086-05-20.7004W
33-58.358932N / 086-05.345007W
33.9726489 / -86.0890834
(estimated)
Elevation: 569 ft. / 173.4 m (surveyed)
Variation: 03W (2010)
From city: 4 miles SW of GADSDEN, AL
Time zone: UTC -6 (UTC -5 during Daylight Savings Time)
Zip code: 35904

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 01/1944
Sectional chart: Atlanta
Control tower: No
ARTCC: Atlanta Center
FSS: Anniston Flight Service Station
NOTAMs facility: GAD (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 0700-1900
Unattended on Federal Holidays; for after hours service call (256) 328-4700, (334) 444-7697.
Wind indicator: Lighted
Segmented circle: Yes
Lights: Dusk-Dawn
ACTVT HIRL RY 06/24, PAPI RYS 06, 24, 18, & 36, REIL RYS 06, 24, 18 & 36 AND TWY LGTS - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
               Operates sunset to sunrise

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.8
WX AWOS-3: 127.825 (256-442-7094)
BIRMINGHAM APPROACH: 120.05
BIRMINGHAM DEPARTURE: 120.05
WX AWOS-3 at 8A0 (17 nm NW): 119.575 (256-891-8259)

Nearby Radio Navigation Aids

VOR radial/distance    VOR name                       Freq       Var
GAD at field                  GADSDEN VOR/DME      112.30    02E
TDGr352/24.0               TALLADEGA VOR/DME  108.80    02E

NDB name                   Hdg/Dist       Freq       Var      ID
SARATOGA                 160/18.1        296         02W    ARF
FORT PAYNE               213/38.8       426         04W    FTP

ILS Approach

Northeast Regional now has an ILS approach on runway 24 with GPS approaches on the other three runways (6/18/36). This addition of the ILS has greatly enhanced our operation.

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
Service charge for fuel dark-dawn.
Parking: Tie downs
Airframe service: Major
Powerplant service: Major

Airport Ownership and Management

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: Gadsden Airport Authority
185 Ira Gray Dr.
Gadsden, AL 35904-0000
Phone 256-442-3313
Fred Sington, Chairman

Manager: Fred Sington, Jr.
185 Ira Gray Dr.
Gadsden, AL 35904-0000

Northeast Alabama Regional Airport Audit Information

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