Scottsboro Municipal Airport

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Scottsboro Municipal Airport

Word Field
Scottsboro Municipal Airport.jpg
NAIP aerial image, 2006
Airport typePublic
OwnerCity of Scottsboro
ServesScottsboro, Alabama
Elevation AMSL650 ft / 198 m
Coordinates34°41′19″N 086°00′21″W / 34.68861°N 86.00583°W / 34.68861; -86.00583
Direction Length Surface
ft m
4/22 5,250 1,600 Asphalt
Statistics (2009)
Aircraft operations7,745
Based aircraft40

Scottsboro Municipal Airport (FAA LID: 4A6), also known as Word Field, is a city-owned public-use airport located two nautical miles (3.7 km) northeast of the central business district of Scottsboro, a city in Jackson 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]

Scottsboro Municipal Airport covers an area of 49 acres (20 ha) at an elevation of 650 feet (198 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 4/22 with an asphalt surface measuring 5,250 by 80 feet (1,600 x 24 m).[1]

For the 12-month period ending May 12, 2009, the airport had 7,745 aircraft operations, an average of 21 per day, all general aviation. At that time there were 40 aircraft based at this airport: 82.5% single-engine, 2.5% multi-engine and 15% ultralight.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Form 5010 for 4A6 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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