Walker County Airport (ICAO: KJFX, FAA LID: JFX, formerly L02), also known as Bevill Field, is a public airport located five miles (8 km) northwest of the central business district of Jasper, a city in Walker County, Alabama, United States. It is owned by the Walker County Commission.Although most U.S. airports use the same three-letter location identifier for the FAA and IATA, Walker County Airport is assigned JFX by the FAA but has no designation from the IATA.
== Facilities and aircraft ==
Walker County Airport covers an area of 297 acres (120 ha) which contains one runway (9/27) with a 5,003 x 100 ft (1,525 x 30 m) asphalt pavement. For the 12-month period ending April 5, 2000, the airport had 33,616 aircraft operations, an average of 92 per day:
99.7% general aviation and 0.3% military.
(Airport Infos by Wikipedia)
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