Thomas C. Russell Field

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Thomas C. Russell Field
Thomas C. Russell Field.jpg
NAIP aerial image, 30 June 2006
Airport typePublic
OwnerCity of Alexander City
ServesAlexander City, Alabama
Elevation AMSL686 ft / 209 m
Coordinates32°54′53″N 085°57′47″W / 32.91472°N 85.96306°W / 32.91472; -85.96306Coordinates: 32°54′53″N 085°57′47″W / 32.91472°N 85.96306°W / 32.91472; -85.96306
ALX is located in Alabama
Location of airport in Alabama
Direction Length Surface
ft m
18/36 5,422 1,653 Asphalt
Statistics (2017)
Aircraft Operations (2016)33,312
Based aircraft34

Thomas C. Russell Field (IATA: ALX, ICAO: KALX, FAA LID: ALX) is a city-owned public-use airport located two nautical miles (4 km) southwest of the central business district of Alexander City, a city in Tallapoosa County, Alabama, United States.[1]

This airport is included in the FAA's National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011–2015[2] and 2009–2013,[3] both of which categorized it as a general aviation facility.

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Thomas C. Russell Field covers an area of 293 acres (119 ha) at an elevation of 686 feet (209 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 18/36 with an asphalt surface measuring 5,422 by 96 feet (1,653 x 29 m).[1]

For the 12-month period ending December 9, 2009, the airport had 33,312 aircraft operations, an average of 91 per day: 91% general aviation and 9% military. At that time there were 26 aircraft based at this airport: 69.% single-engine, 27% multi-engine and 4% helicopter.[1]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for ALX (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective January 5, 2017.
  2. ^ "2011–2015 NPIAS Report, Appendix A (PDF, 2.03 MB)" (PDF). 2011–2015 National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems. Federal Aviation Administration. 4 October 2010.
  3. ^ "2009–2013 NPIAS Report, Appendix A: Part 1 (PDF, 1.33 MB)" (PDF). 2009–2013 National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems. Federal Aviation Administration. 15 October 2008.

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