Vaiden Field Airport

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Vaiden Field Airport
Vaiden Field.jpg
NAIP aerial image, 29 June 2006
Airport typePublic
OwnerPerry County Airport and Industrial Authority
ServesMarion, Alabama
Elevation AMSL225 ft / 69 m
Coordinates32°30′38″N 087°23′05″W / 32.51056°N 87.38472°W / 32.51056; -87.38472
Direction Length Surface
ft m
16/34 6,377 1,944 Asphalt
Statistics (2010)
Aircraft operations2,071

Vaiden Field Airport (FAA LID: A08) is a public-use airport located eight nautical miles (9 mi, 15 km) southwest of the central business district of Marion, in the community of Vaiden, Perry County, Alabama, United States. It is owned by the Perry County Airport and Industrial Authority.[1]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Vaiden Field Airport covers an area of 480 acres (194 ha) at an elevation of 225 feet (69 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 16/34 with an asphalt surface measuring 6,377 by 80 feet (1,944 x 24 m). For the 12-month period ending October 8, 2010, the airport had 2,071 general aviation aircraft operations, an average of 172 per month.[1]

In December 2008 a new lighting system was installed including beacon, runway lights and signs, segmented windcone, PAPIs (not certified as of April 2009) and electrical vault. The runway was also resurfaced.[citation needed]


  1. ^ a b c FAA Airport Form 5010 for A08 PDF. Federal Aviation Administration. Effective 25 August 2011.

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