Double Springs–Winston County Airport (FAA LID: 3M2) is a public-use airport located four nautical miles (5 mi, 7 km) east of Double Springs, a town in Winston County, Alabama, United States.
== Facilities and aircraft ==
Double Springs–Winston County Airport covers an area of 65 acres (26 ha) at an elevation of 753 feet (230 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 3/21 with an asphalt surface measuring 3,403 by 79 feet (1,037 x 24 m).For the 12-month period ending April 27, 2010, the airport had 3,750 general aviation aircraft operations, an average of 10 per day.
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