Guntersville Municipal Airport

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Guntersville Municipal Airport

Joe Starnes Field
Guntersville Municipal Airport.jpg
NAIP aerial image, 2006
Airport typePublic
OwnerCity of Guntersville
ServesGuntersville, Alabama
Elevation AMSL615 ft / 187 m
Coordinates34°23′58″N 086°16′13″W / 34.39944°N 86.27028°W / 34.39944; -86.27028Coordinates: 34°23′58″N 086°16′13″W / 34.39944°N 86.27028°W / 34.39944; -86.27028
8A1 is located in Alabama
Location of airport in Alabama
Direction Length Surface
ft m
07/25 5,005 1,263 Asphalt
Statistics (2016)
Aircraft operations9,217
Based aircraft39

Guntersville Municipal Airport (FAA LID: 8A1), also known as Joe Starnes Field, is a city-owned public-use airport located three nautical miles (6 km) northeast of the central business district of Guntersville, a city in Marshall County, Alabama, United States.[1] According to the FAA's National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2009–2013, it is categorized as a general aviation facility.[2]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Airport covers an area of 55 acres (22 ha) at an elevation of 615 feet (187 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 07/25 with an asphalt surface measuring 5,005 by 75 feet (1,525 x 23 m).[1]

For the 12-month period ending July 13, 2009, the airport had 9,217 aircraft operations, an average of 25 per day: 99% general aviation and 1% military. At that time there were 39 aircraft based at this airport: 90% single-engine, 5% multi-engine and 5% helicopter.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for 8A1 (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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