Roy Wilcox Airport

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Roy Wilcox Airport
Airport typePublic
OwnerTown of Chatom [1]
ServesChatom, Alabama
Elevation AMSL165 ft / 50 m
Coordinates31°27′07″N 088°11′40″W / 31.45194°N 88.19444°W / 31.45194; -88.19444Coordinates: 31°27′07″N 088°11′40″W / 31.45194°N 88.19444°W / 31.45194; -88.19444
5R1 is located in Alabama
Location of airport in Alabama
Direction Length Surface
ft m
12/30 4,002 1,220 Asphalt
Statistics (2017)
Aircraft operations (2016)3,694
Based aircraft6

Roy Wilcox Airport (FAA LID: 5R1) is a public use airport in Washington County, Alabama, United States.[2] The airport is owned by the town[1] of Chatom and located three nautical miles (6 km) east of its central business district.[2]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Roy Wilcox Airport covers an area of 40 acres (16 ha) at an elevation of 165 feet (50 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 12/30 with an asphalt surface measuring 4,000 by 80 feet (1,219 x 24 m).[2]

For the 12-month period ending July 11, 2012, the airport had 3,694 general aviation aircraft operations, an average of 10 per day. At that time there were 7 aircraft based at this airport: 86% single-engine and 14% multi-engine.[2]


  1. ^ a b "Town of Chatom". Retrieved July 20, 2013.
  2. ^ a b c d e FAA Airport Master Record for 5R1 (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective November 15, 2012.

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