St. Clair County Airport

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St. Clair County Airport
St. Clair County Airport.jpg
NAIP aerial image, 2006
Airport typePublic
OwnerSt. Clair County Airport Authority
ServesPell City, Alabama
Elevation AMSL485 ft / 148 m
Coordinates33°33′32″N 086°14′57″W / 33.55889°N 86.24917°W / 33.55889; -86.24917
Direction Length Surface
ft m
3/21 5,001 1,524 Asphalt
Statistics (2009)
Aircraft operations34,572
Based aircraft81

St. Clair County Airport (IATA: PLR, ICAO: KPLR, FAA LID: PLR) is a public use airport located three nautical miles (6 km) southeast of the central business district of Pell City, in St. Clair County, Alabama, United States. It is owned by the St. Clair County Airport Authority.[1] According to the FAA's National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2009–2013, it is categorized as a reliever airport[2] for the Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport.[1]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

St. Clair County Airport covers an area of 200 acres (81 ha) at an elevation of 485 feet (148 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 3/21 with an asphalt surface measuring 5,001 by 80 feet (1,524 x 24 m).[1]

For the 12-month period ending January 22, 2009, the airport had 34,572 aircraft operations, an average of 94 per day: 97% general aviation and 3% military. At that time there were 81 aircraft based at this airport: 85% single-engine, 12% multi-engine, 1% helicopter and 1% ultralight.[1]

Sammie's Touch-n-Go restaurant is located on the north end of the airport.

Holder Aviation, an avionics repair and installation company, is based at the airport.


  1. ^ a b c d e FAA Airport Form 5010 for PLR 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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