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Welcome to the City of Scottsboro Airport. You can view photos of the airport, pilot stats, and important links on this page.

Scottsboro Municipal Airport (FAA LID: 4A6), also known as Word Field, is a city-owned public-use airport located two nautical miles (3.7 km) northeast of the central business district of Scottsboro, a city in Jackson County, Alabama, United States. According to the FAA’s National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2009–2013, it is categorized as a general aviation facility.

Scottsboro Municipal Airport covers an area of 49 acres (20 ha) at an elevation of 650 feet (198 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 4/22 with an asphalt surface measuring 5,240 by 80 feet (1,600 x 24 m).

For the 12-month period ending May 12, 2009, the airport had 7,745 aircraft operations, an average of 21 per day, all general aviation. At that time there were 40 aircraft based at this airport: 82.5% single-engine, 2.5% multi-engine and 15% ultralight.

Pilot Stats

2 miles Northeast of City of Scottsboro

Field Elevation – 650 ft. MSL

Traffic Pattern Altitude – 1,450 ft. MSL

Runways 04/22 – 5,240 ft x 80 ft. asphalt

Traffic pattern 04 – Right traffic 22- Left traffic

Unicom and CTAF Frequency 123.0, AWOS 120.125

Runway lighting – MIRL preset low, Pilot activated control on CTAF, REIL and PAPI.

Charts- Atlanta Sectional, IFR Low Altitude Chart L-18

Hours Attended- 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily except Christmas and New Years Day

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