• Location

    Latitude: 
    61-10-53.9000N (61.181639)
    Longitude: 
    149-57-59.4000W (-149.966500)
    Elevation: 
    79.3 feet MSL (24 m MSL)
    Magnetic Variation: 
    16.1 E (as of May 2018 from WMM2015 model)
    Time Zone: 
    UTC -9.0 (Standard Time)
    UTC -8.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
    From City: 
    3 N.M. SW of Anchorage, Alaska
    Found On: 
    Anchorage Chart
    FAA Region: 
    AAL
  • Seaplane Base Operations

    Facility Use: 
    Public
    Type: 
    Seaplane Base
    Activation Date: 
    06/1947
    Control tower: 
    Yes
    Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
    Months/Days/Hours
    ALL/ALL/ALL
    Boundary ARTCC: 
    ZAN (Anchorage)
    Lighting Schedule: 
    SS-SR
    Segmented Circle Indicator: 
    No
    Traffic Pattern Altitude: 
    1079 feet (329 m)
    NOTAMs Facility: 
    LHD
    NOTAM-D Service: 
    Yes
    International Airport of Entry: 
    No
    Customs Landing Rights: 
    No
    Military Landing Rights: 
    Yes
    Civil/Military Joint Use: 
    No

    Based Aircraft

    Single Engine:  999
    Multi Engine:  33

    Annual Operations (as of 05/31/2016)

    Total Operations:  61900
    Commercial:  400 0.6%
    Air Taxi:  15000 24.2%
    GA Local:  45000 72.7%
    GA Itinerant:  1500 2.4%
  • Communications

    CTAF:  126.800
    Tower:  LAKE HOOD
    126.8
    Hrs: 24
    Approach:  ANCHORAGE
    119.1
    Departure:  ANCHORAGE
    119.1
    ATIS:  125.6
    Hrs: 24
    ASOS:  (907-245-1618)

         
    • Contacts

      Manager: 
      Publicly owned: 
      TIM COONS
      STATE OF AK -- DOT&PF, PO BOX 196960
      ANCHORAGE, AK 99519-6960
      907-266-2741
      STATE OF AK -- DOT&PF
      PO BOX 196960
      ANCHORAGE, AK 99519-6960
      907-266-2741
    • Fixed Based Operators (FBOs) & Fuel

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      Area Code: 907

      Business Name Frequency Phone Fuel Grade
      Arctic Flyers
        
      243-3953
      International Aviation Service
                  
      243-1515 100LL, Jet A
      Chevron aviation fuel
      Chevron
      100LL - 2.50 USD per gallon
      on 8/18/01
      Pumps
      Chevron aviation fuel
      Chevron
      Jet A - 2.24 USD per gallon
      on 8/18/01
      Pumps
      Signature Flight Support - East Terminal
                  
      Unicom: 130.55 +1 907 243-4328 100LL, Jet A
      AvFuel 100LL - 2.83 USD per gallon
      on 8/18/01
      Trucks At Tie-down Locations
      AvFuel Jet A - 2.71 USD per gallon
      on 8/18/01
      Trucks At Tie-down Locations
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    • Flight Service Stations

      Primary Alternate
      FSS on Field:  N
      FSS Name (ID):  Kenai(ENA)
      Frequency: 
      Toll Free Phone:  1-866-864-1737
         
    • Instrument Procedures / Charts


      FAA Terminal Procedures valid from 0901Z 05/24/18 to 0901Z 06/21/18.

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      DP - Departure Procedure Charts
      HOT - Hot Spots
      IAP - Instrument Approach Procedure Charts
      MIN - Minimums
      STAR - Standard Terminal Arrival Charts
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    • Maps

      Anchorage - Lake Hood (PALH) Seaplane Base Terminal Map

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    • METAR / TAF

      METAR

      TAF

    • Navigation Aids (Navaids) near PALH

      Navigational Aid (NAVAID) distances from the airport are listed in Nautical Miles (NM).
    • Nearby Airports with Fuel

      Dist (NM) Name (Airport IDs) True Hdg Mag Hdg Fuel Grade
      0.0 Lake Hood Seaplane Base
      (PALH LHD)
      0 344 100, 100LL, Jet A
      1.0 Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport
      (ANC PANC ANC)
      243 227 100, 100LL, Jet A, Jet A-1
      4.0 Merrill Field Airport
      (MRI PAMR MRI)
      61 45 100, Jet A
      4.5 Alaska Regional Hospital Heliport
      (2OK)
      65 49 100LL, Jet A
      19.3 Birchwood Airport
      (PABV BCV)
      42 26 100LL
      26.4 Wasilla Airport
      (WWA PAWS IYS)
      27 11 100LL, Jet A
      29.1 Wasilla Lake Seaplane Base
      (5L6)
      33 17 100LL
      35.4 Palmer Buddy Woods Municipal Airport
      (PAQ PAAQ PAQ)
      45 29 100LL, Jet A-1, Jet B
      52.2 Kenai Municipal Airport
      (ENA PAEN ENA)
      226 210 100LL, Jet A
      52.7 Soldotna Airport
      (SXQ PASX SXQ)
      216 200 100LL, Jet A
      68.5 Talkeetna Airport
      (TKA PATK TKA)
      357 341 100LL, Jet A, Jet A+
    • Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

      NOTAMs

      List ALL PATK NOTAMs

      NOTAM Radius Search

      NOTAMS within
      NM of PATK

      NOTAM Flight Path Search (Enter from two to five locations below)

      Locations (ICAO):
      Buffer (Both Sides):
      NM
      Include:
    • Ratings & Reviews

      Lake Hood Seaplane Base Ratings

      Category Aspect Rating
      Overall Rating for Lake Hood Seaplane Base
      • 3.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Flight Service Number of Flights
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Overall Number of Routes Served
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      International Routes Served
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      On-time Performance
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Business Services & Internet Airport Lounges
      • 4.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Business Centers
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Airport Website (information & tools)
      • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Availability of Internet Connectivity
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Wireless Internet Access
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      General Facilities ATM Locations
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Public Telephones
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Restrooms
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Architecture
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Terminal Layout
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Seating Areas
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Overall Cleanliness
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Children Play Areas
      • 2.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Geographic Location
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Baggage Claim Locations
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Baggage Handling
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Overall Comfort
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Security Lines
      • 1.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Transportation & Parking Parking Availability
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Parking Pricing
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Public Transport
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Car Rental
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Taxis
      • 1.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Hotel Shuttles
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Proximity to City Center
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Amenities Shopping (variety and number)
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Restaurants & Bars (variety and number)
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Restaurants & Bars (price/value)
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    • Remarks

      A110-1 HEL TFC USING FUEL/MAINT FAC REMAIN SOUTH OF FSS AND FLY DIRECT FROM ROTG BCN TO AVOID DAMAGE TO PARKED ACFT.
      A110-11 BE ALERT: CTAF PROCEDURES HIGHLY RECOMMENDED DUE TO VILLAGE TRAFFIC PATTERN.
      A110-12 SEE SECTION 'C': NOTICES, FOR TFC PATTERN INFORMATION.
      A110-14 AIRPORT HAS DESIGNATED TRANSIENT AIRCRAFT PARKING AVAILABLE.
      A110-15 BE ALERT: WALKING ON ACTIVE TAXIWAY/APRONS IS NOT AUTHORIZED.
      A110-16 WX CAMERA AVBL ON INTERNET AT HTTP://AVCAMS.FAA.GOV
      A110-2 RY 01/19 CLSD TO ACFT OVER 12500 LBS; CTC AMGR 907-733-2278.
      A110-4 RWY COND NOT MONTRD RCMD VISUAL INSPTN PRIOR TO USING.
      A110-6 SEAPLANE OPERATIONS 3/4 MILE SE TALKEETNA ARPT. RECOMMEND ACFT OPS TO & FROM CHRISTIANSEN LAKE REMAIN EAST OF LAKE.
      A110-8 FBO FUEL 100LL 24 HR.
      A70 JET FUEL AVBL MON-FRI 1600-0200Z. JET A LCTD OFF ARPT. PRIOR ARRANGEMENTS FOR JET FUEL REQSTD TO AVOID DELAYS. 907-733-2620. AFT HRS FUEL ONLY AVBL WITH PRIOR ARRANGEMENTS.
      A81-APT ACTVT MIRL RY 01/19 - CTAF. VASI RYS 01 & 19 OPER CONT.
      A86 FOR A TOLL FREE CALL TO KENAI AFSS DIAL 1-800-WX-BRIEF.

    • Runways

      PALH Airport Runway Summary

      Longest Runway: 01/19 is 3500 ft (1067 m) long
      Runways with an Instrument Approach:

      PALH Airport Runway Details

      Runway 01/19  3500 ft x 75 ft (1067 m x 23 m)
      Runway Length Source:  as of
      Surface:  Asphalt - Good condition -
      Runway Pavement Class: 
      Runway Edge Lights:  Medium Intensity

      Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
      Single Wheel Landing Gear: 
      Dual Wheel Landing Gear: 
      Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 
      Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

      Runway 01

      Runway 19

      Elevation: 
      356 365
      Latitude: 
      62-19-01.6006N 62-19-32.2854N
      Longitude: 
      150-05-50.6374W 150-05-16.9147W
      True Magnetic Hdg.: 
      27 207
      ILS Type: 
      Glide Path Angle: 
      3.0 degrees 3.0 degrees
      Traffic Pattern: 
      Left Right
      Runway Markings Type: 
      Basic Basic
      Runway Markings Condition:
      Good Good
      Arresting Device: 
      Object at End: 
      TREES TREES
      Object Height: 
      64 57
      Object Marked/Lighted?: 
      Distance from End: 
      1587 1500
      Object Centerline Offset: 
      130 ft. left of centerline 0 ft. left and right of centerline
      Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
      4-Box VASI On Right Side Of Runway 4-Box VASI On Left Side Of Runway
      Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
      Approach Light System: 
      REIL: 
      No No
      Touchdown Lights: 
      No No
      Centerline Lights: 
      No No
      Threshold Crossing Height: 
      23 23
      Threshold Elevation: 
      0 0
      Displaced Threshold: 
      0 0
      Threshold Latitude: 

      Threshold Longitude: 

      Declared Distances
      Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
      0 0
      Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
      0 0
      Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
      0 0
      Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
      0 0

      Runway 18/36  3500 ft x 75 ft (1067 m x 23 m)
      Runway Length Source:  as of
      Surface:  Asphalt/G -
      Runway Pavement Class: 
      Runway Edge Lights:  Intensity

      Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
      Single Wheel Landing Gear: 
      Dual Wheel Landing Gear: 
      Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 
      Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

      Runway 18

      Runway 36

      Elevation: 
      355 346
      Latitude: 
      62.3248 62.3162
      Longitude: 
      -150.089 -150.098
      True Magnetic Hdg.: 
      207 27
      ILS Type: 
      Glide Path Angle: 
      0.0 degrees 0.0 degrees
      Traffic Pattern: 
      Runway Markings Type: 
      Runway Markings Condition:
      Arresting Device: 
      Object at End: 
      Object Height: 
      0 0
      Object Marked/Lighted?: 
      Distance from End: 
      0 0
      Object Centerline Offset: 
      Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
      Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
      Approach Light System: 
      REIL: 
      Touchdown Lights: 
      Centerline Lights: 
      Threshold Crossing Height: 
      Threshold Elevation: 
      355 346
      Displaced Threshold: 
      0 0
      Threshold Latitude: 

      Threshold Longitude: 

      Declared Distances
      Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
      0 0
      Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
      0 0
      Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
      0 0
      Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
      0 0

    • Services

      Airframe Repair: 
      Major
      Powerplant Repair: 
      Major
      Bottled Oxygen: 
      None
      Bulk Oxygen: 
      None
      Fuel Available: 
      100LL, Jet A, Jet A+
      Landing Fees: 
      No
      Parking: 
      Tiedowns available

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