St. Clair County Airport

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For the airport in Michigan, see St. Clair County International Airport.
St. Clair County Airport
St. Clair County Airport.jpg
NAIP aerial image, 2006
IATA: PLRICAO: KPLRFAA LID: PLR
Summary
Airport type Public
Owner St. Clair County Airport Authority
Serves Pell City, Alabama
Elevation AMSL 485 ft / 148 m
Coordinates 33°33′32″N 086°14′57″W / 33.55889°N 86.24917°W / 33.55889; -86.24917
Website www.PLRairport.com
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
3/21 5,001 1,524 Asphalt
Statistics (2009)
Aircraft operations 34,572
Based aircraft 81
Source: Federal Aviation Administration[1]

St. Clair County Airport (IATA: PLRICAO: KPLRFAA LID: PLR) is a public use airport located three nautical miles (6 km) southeast of the central business district of Pell City, in St. Clair County, Alabama, United States. It is owned by the St. Clair County Airport Authority.[1] According to the FAA's National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2009–2013, it is categorized as a reliever airport.[2] for the Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport.[1]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

St. Clair County Airport covers an area of 200 acres (81 ha) at an elevation of 485 feet (148 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 3/21 with an asphalt surface measuring 5,001 by 80 feet (1,524 x 24 m).[1]

For the 12-month period ending January 22, 2009, the airport had 34,572 aircraft operations, an average of 94 per day: 97% general aviation and 3% military. At that time there were 81 aircraft based at this airport: 85% single-engine, 12% multi-engine, 1% helicopter and 1% ultralight.[1]

Sammies Touch-n-Go restaurant is located on the North end of the airport.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e FAA Airport Master Record for PLR (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective 3 June 2010.
  2. ^ National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2009–2013: Appendix A: Part 1 (PDF, 1.33 MB). Federal Aviation Administration. Updated 15 October 2008.

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