Blackwell Field

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Blackwell Field
Blackwell Field.jpg
NAIP aerial image, 2006
OwnerTown of Ozark
ServesOzark, Alabama
Elevation AMSL356 ft / 109 m
Coordinates31°25′55″N 085°37′14″W / 31.43194°N 85.62056°W / 31.43194; -85.62056
Direction Length Surface
ft m
13/31 5,152 1,570 Asphalt
Statistics (2010)
Aircraft operations91,500
Based aircraft26

Blackwell Field (FAA LID: 71J) is a public-use airport located two nautical miles (2.3 mi, 3.7 km) southeast of the central business district of Ozark, in Dale County, Alabama, United States. The airport is owned by the Town of Ozark.[1] It is included in the FAA's National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011–2015, which categorized it as a general aviation facility.[2]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Blackwell Field covers an area of 114 acres (46 ha) at an elevation of 356 feet (109 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 13/31 with an asphalt surface measuring 5,152 by 80 feet (1,570 x 24 m).[1]

For the 12-month period ending March 4, 2010, the airport had 91,500 general aviation aircraft operations, an average of 250 per day. At that time there were 26 aircraft based at this airport: 58% single-engine, 15% multi-engine, 4% jet and 23% helicopter.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Form 5010 for 71J PDF. Federal Aviation Administration. Effective 30 June 2011.
  2. ^ National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011–2015: Appendix A (PDF, 2.03 MB) Archived September 27, 2012, at the Wayback Machine. Federal Aviation Administration. Updated 4 October 2010.

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