North Pickens Airport

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North Pickens Airport
North Pickens Airport.jpg
NAIP aerial image, 2006
Airport typePublic
OwnerPickens County Commission
ServesPickens County, Alabama
LocationReform, Alabama
Elevation AMSL237 ft / 72 m
Coordinates33°23′12″N 088°00′24″W / 33.38667°N 88.00667°W / 33.38667; -88.00667Coordinates: 33°23′12″N 088°00′24″W / 33.38667°N 88.00667°W / 33.38667; -88.00667
3M8 is located in Alabama
Location of airport in Alabama
Direction Length Surface
ft m
1/19 5,144 1,568 Asphalt
Statistics (2009)
Aircraft operations3,466
Based aircraft11

North Pickens Airport (FAA LID: 3M8) is a county-owned public-use airport in Pickens County, Alabama, United States. It is located one nautical mile (1.15 mi, 1.85 km) north of the central business district of Reform, Alabama.[1] The airport 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]

North Pickens Airport covers an area of 64 acres (26 ha) at an elevation of 237 feet (72 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 1/19 with an asphalt surface measuring 5,144 by 80 feet (1,568 x 24 m).[1]

For the 12-month period ending November 2, 2009, the airport had 3,466 general aviation aircraft operations, an average of 288 per month. At that time there were 11 aircraft based at this airport: 64% single-engine, 18% multi-engine and 18% jet.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for 3M8 (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective 30 June 2011.
  2. ^ National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011–2015: Appendix A (PDF, 2.03 MB). Federal Aviation Administration. Updated 4 October 2010.

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