Roy E. Ray Airport

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Roy E. Ray Airport
Roy E. Ray Airport.jpg
NAIP aerial image, 20 August 2006
Airport typePublic
OwnerHillery W. Grice
ServesBayou La Batre, Alabama
Elevation AMSL87 ft / 27 m
Coordinates30°27′19″N 088°12′40″W / 30.45528°N 88.21111°W / 30.45528; -88.21111Coordinates: 30°27′19″N 088°12′40″W / 30.45528°N 88.21111°W / 30.45528; -88.21111
5R7 is located in Alabama
Location of airport in Alabama
Direction Length Surface
ft m
18/36 2,000 610 Turf
Statistics (2017)
Aircraft operations (2016)6,978
Based aircraft35

Roy E. Ray Airport (FAA LID: 5R7) is a privately owned, public-use airport located three nautical miles (4 mi, 6 km) northeast of the central business district of Bayou La Batre, a city in Mobile County, Alabama, United States.[1]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Roy E. Ray Airport covers an area of 41 acres (17 ha) at an elevation of 87 feet (27 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 18/36 with a turf surface measuring 2,000 by 150 feet (610 x 46 m).[1]

For the 12-month period ending May 12, 2011, the airport had 6,978 aircraft operations, an average of 19 per day. At that time there were 35 aircraft based at this airport: 91% single-engine, 6% multi-engine and 3% ultralight.[1]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for 5R7 (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective 25 August 2011.

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