Chilton County Airport Article

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Chilton County Airport

Gragg-Wade Field
Gragg-Wade Field.jpg
NAIP aerial image, June 2006
Summary
Airport typePublic
OwnerChilton County Airport Authority
Serves Chilton County, Alabama
Location Clanton, Alabama
Elevation  AMSL585 ft / 178 m
Coordinates 32°51′2″N 86°36′41″W / 32.85056°N 86.61139°W / 32.85056; -86.61139
CHILTON COUNTY AIRPORT Latitude and Longitude:

32°51′2″N 86°36′41″W / 32.85056°N 86.61139°W / 32.85056; -86.61139
Map
02A is located in Alabama
02A
02A
Location of airport in Alabama
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
8/26 4,007 1,221 Asphalt
Statistics (2017)
Aircraft operations (2016)23,924
Based aircraft23
Gragg Field Historic District
Gragg Field historic hangars July 2011 2.jpg
Historic hangars at Gragg Field
Area2.1 acres (0.85 ha)
Built1934 (1934)
NRHP reference # 04000557 [2]
Added to NRHPJune 2, 2004

Chilton County Airport [1] [3] ( FAA LID: 02A), also known as Gragg-Wade Field, is a public use airport in Chilton County, Alabama, United States. It is located one  nautical mile (2  km) east of the central business district of Clanton, Alabama. It is owned by the Chilton County Airport Authority. [1]

This airport is included in the FAA's National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011–2015 [4] and 2009–2013, [5] both of which categorized it as a general aviation facility.

Facilities and aircraft

Chilton County Airport covers an area of 101 acres (41 ha) at an elevation of 585 feet (178 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 8/26 with an asphalt surface measuring 4,008 by 100 feet (1,222 x 30 m). [1]

For the 12-month period ending November 5, 2010, the airport had 23,924 general aviation aircraft operations, an average of 65 per day. [1]

References

  1. ^ a b c d e FAA Airport Master Record for 02A ( Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective November 15, 2012.
  2. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  3. ^ "Chilton airport turns 75 next summer". The Clanton Advertiser. July 22, 2011.
  4. ^ "2011–2015 NPIAS Report, Appendix A (PDF, 2.03 MB)" (PDF). 2011–2015 National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems. Federal Aviation Administration. October 4, 2010. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-09-27.
  5. ^ "2009–2013 NPIAS Report, Appendix A: Part 1 (PDF, 1.33 MB)" (PDF). 2009–2013 National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems. Federal Aviation Administration. October 15, 2008. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-08-06.

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