Northeast Alabama Regional Airport

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Northeast Alabama Regional Airport
Northeast Alabama Regional Airport.jpg
NAIP image, 2006
Summary
Airport typePublic
OwnerGadsden Airport Authority
ServesGadsden, Alabama
Elevation AMSL569 ft / 173 m
Coordinates33°58′22″N 086°05′21″W / 33.97278°N 86.08917°W / 33.97278; -86.08917
Websitehttp://www.nealair.com/
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
6/24 6,802 2,073 Asphalt
18/36 4,806 1,465 Asphalt
Statistics (2009)
Aircraft operations23,886
Based aircraft95

Northeast Alabama Regional Airport (IATA: GAD, ICAO: KGAD, FAA LID: GAD) is five miles southwest of Gadsden, in Etowah County, Alabama.[1] It is owned by Gadsden Airport Authority[1] and it used to be Gadsden Municipal Airport. The FAA's National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2009–2013 categorized as a general aviation facility.

Facilities[edit]

The airport covers 1,480 acres (600 ha) at an elevation of 569 feet (173 m). It has two asphalt runways: 6/24 is 6,802 by 150 feet (2,073 x 46 m) and 18/36 is 4,806 by 150 feet (1,465 x 46 m).[1]

In the year ending April 9, 2009 the airport had 23,886 aircraft operations, average 65 per day: 93% general aviation, 5% air taxi and 2% military. 95 aircraft were then based at this airport: 89% single-engine, 4% multi-engine, 3% jet, 2% glider and 1% helicopter.[1]

Former airlines[edit]

The first airline flights were Southern Airways DC-3s in 1949; successor Republic pulled out its Convair 580s in 1981.

Incidents and accidents[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e FAA Airport Master Record for GAD (Form 5010 PDF), effective 2009-07-02.
  2. ^ "Air New Orleans". AirTimes: A Collector's Guide to Airline Timetables. Retrieved 2007-10-30.
  3. ^ "Southern Airways.org". Archived from the original on 25 September 2014. Retrieved 5 May 2014.
  4. ^ a b "Brief of Accident". NTSB. Retrieved 2007-10-01.

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