MERKEL FIELD SYLACAUGA MUNI
Latitude: 33-10-18.6 N
Longitude: 86-18-19.9 W
Elevation: 569 ft.
Variation: 3 W 2005
From city: 3 miles W of SYLACAUGA, AL
ARTCC: ZTL
Section chart: ATLANTA
Time Zone: UTC-6(-5DT)
SCD (KSCD)
SYLACAUGA, AL
UNITED STATES

Data is effective:
04/03/2014 - 05/29/2014
Airport Operations
Airport Status: Operational
Facility use: Open to the public
Control Tower: No air traffic control tower at airport
FSS: ANNISTON FSS (ANB)
Toll Free: 1-800-WX-BRIEF
NOTAMs Facility: ANB (ANNISTON RGNL)
Attendance: MON-FRI 0800-1700
SAT 1000-1700
Wind Indicator: Lighted
Segmented Circle: Yes
Lights: SEE RMK
ACTVT MIRL RY 09/27, PAPI RYS 09 & 27 AND REIL RYS 09 & 27 - CTAF.
Beacon: Clear and Green
SS-SR
Landing Fee: No
Fuel: 100LL, A+
Int'l Operations: Not a Landing Rights Airport
Not an Airport of Entry
Airport Contacts
OWNER:
CITY OF SYLACAUGA
PO BOX 390
SYLACAUGA, AL 35150
UNITED STATES
Phone: 256-401-2400
MANAGER:
RAY LETT
AND LINDA LETT.
195 AIRPORT RD.
SYLACAUGA, AL 35150
UNITED STATES
Phone: 256-245-3246
AFTER HOURS 256-249-4854.
General Remarks
•  DEER ON & INVOF ARPT.
•  17 FT WIDE TWY BTN MAIN RAMP TWY & HNGR AREA.
•  GLIDER TOWING OPS 3 NM RADIUS BLO, 6,000 FT 0900-2200 WEEKENDS.
Airport Communications
UNICOM: 122.8 MHz  
ATIS: None  
RADAR SERVICE: Approach / Departure  
BIRMINGHAM APPROACH/DEPARTURE: 123.8 MHz APCH/P DEP/P  
Radio AIDS To Navigation
NAVAIDS:
Type ID Name Frequency Hours Distance Bearing Remarks
NDB GGY GRAGG-WADE 338 KHz 24 Hours 24.5 nm 38.7°
•  OPERATIONAL IFR
•  NDB UNMONITORED.
•  NDB UNUSBL BYD 15 NM.
VOR/DME TDG TALLADEGA 108.8 MHz 24 Hours 27.5 nm 208.6°
•  OPERATIONAL IFR
VOT BHM BIRMINGHAM MUNI 110 MHz 24 Hours 32.6 nm 136.0°
•  OPERATIONAL IFR
VORTAC VUZ VULCAN 114.4 MHz 24 Hours 42.2 nm 135.0°
•  OPERATIONAL IFR
•  HIWAS BROADCAST.
TACAN MXF MAXWELL   24 Hours 47.6 nm 3.8°
•  OPERATIONAL RESTRICTED
•  TACAN UNMTO WHEN CTL TWR CLSD.
•  TACAN UNUSE 355-215 BYD 25 NM BLO 2,500 FT, 216-244 BYD 25 NM BLO 3,000 FT, 245-315 BYD 25 NM BLO 2,500 FT, 316-354 BYD 25 NM BLO 3,000 FT.
•  NO-NOTAM MP: 1500-1800Z++ WED.
Weather Data Services
ID Type Frequency Phone Distance Remarks
SCD WX AWOS-3 119.125 MHz 256-249-2620 0.6 nm
ALX WX AWOS-3 118.325 MHz 256-329-1820 22.5 nm
PLR WX AWOS-3 119.625 MHz (205) 884-4359 23.5 nm
ASN WX AWOS-3 118.425 MHz 256-362-5847 26.8 nm
ASN WX ASOS 118.425 MHz 256-362-5847 26.8 nm
Runways
09/27
Dimensions: 5390 ft. x 100 ft.
Surface Type: ASPH
Surface Condition: FAIR
Treatment:  
Runway Edge Lights: Medium Intensity
Weight Limitations  
   PCN:  
   Single Wheel: 20,000 lbs
   Double Wheel:  
   Double Tandem:  
   Dual Double Tandem:  
  Runway 09 Runway 27
True Alignment: 91° 271°
Traffic Pattern: Left Left
Markings: Non-precision instrument Non-precision instrument
Markings Condition: Good Good
Latitude: 33-10-18.8579 N 33-10-18.3517 N
Longitude: 86-18-51.6274 W 86-17-48.2343 W
Elevation: 568.8 ft. 547.7 ft.
Threshold Crossing Height: 49 ft. AGL 40 ft. AGL
Visual Glide Path Angle:
Visual Slope Indicator: 2-light PAPI on left 2-light PAPI on left
Runway End Identifier Lights: Yes Yes
TDZE: 569 ft. 552 ft.

Heliports
None