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Wrangell Seaplane Base

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Wrangell Weather (°F)

PAWG (1.2 NM at True Heading of 4)
METAR: PAWG 240556Z 07007KT 10SM FEW048 BKN070 07/04 A2947 RMK AO2 SLP978 60001 T00670039 10083 20067 51013
TAF: PAWG 240532Z 2406/2506 VRB06KT P6SM VCSH FEW030 OVC050 FM241500 11011KT P6SM FEW250 FM241900 10010G18KT P6SM SKC FM250300 09008KT P6SM SKC AMD LTD TO CLD VIS AND WIND 2406/2415

Location

Latitude: 
56-27-58.7700N (56.466325)
Longitude: 
132-22-48.0650W (-132.380018)
Elevation: 
0.0 feet MSL (0 m MSL)
Magnetic Variation: 
18.4 E (as of October 2021 from WMM2020 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -9.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -8.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
00 N.M. S of Wrangell, Alaska
Found On: 
Juneau Chart
FAA Region: 
AAL

Contacts

Manager: 
Publicly owned: 
GREG MEISSNER HARBOR MASTER
BOX 531
WRANGELL, AK 99929
907-874-3736
CITY OF WRANGELL
P.O. BOX 531
WRANGELL, AK 99929

Operations

Airport Status: 
Operational
Facility Use: 
Public
Type: 
Seaplane Base
Activation Date: 
07/1947
Control tower: 
No
Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
Months/Days/Hours
Unattended
Boundary ARTCC: 
ZAN (Anchorage)
Responsible ARTCC: 
ZAN (Anchorage)
Segmented Circle Indicator: 
No
Traffic Pattern Altitude: 
1000 feet (305 m)
NOTAMs Facility: 
WRG
NOTAM-D Service: 
Yes
International Airport of Entry: 
Yes
Customs Landing Rights: 
No
Military Landing Rights: 
Yes
Civil/Military Joint Use: 
No

Based Aircraft

Annual Operations (as of 12/31/2017)

Total Operations:  340
Air Taxi:  100 29.4%
GA Local:  40 11.8%
GA Itinerant:  200 58.8%

Communications

CTAF:  122.600

       

    Fixed Based Operators (FBOs) & Fuel

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    Area Code: 907

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    Flight Service Stations

    Primary Alternate
    FSS on Field:  N
    FSS Name (ID):  Sitka(SIT) Juneau (JNU)
    Frequency: 
    Toll Free Phone:  1-800-478-6300 1-866-297-2236

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    Navigation Aids (Navaids) near 68A

    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
    1.1 Wrangell Airport
    (WRG PAWG WRG)
    17 359 100LL, Jet A
    27.4 Petersburg James A Johnson Airport
    (PSG PAPG PSG)
    317 299 100, Jet A
    58.1 Klawock Airport
    (KLW PAKW AKW)
    203 185 100LL, Jet A
    63.8 Saginaw Seaplane Base
    (SGW A23)
    294 276 100LL
    64.6 Craig Seaplane Base
    (CGA CGA)
    203 185 100LL
    70.4 Ketchikan International Airport
    (KTN PAKT KTN)
    161 143 100LL, Jet A

    Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

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    Remarks

    A110-1 FLASHING LGT END OF BREAKWATER.
    A110-2 BE ALERT FOR HEAVY BOAT TFC IN HARBOR; DO NOT LAND IN HARBOR.
    A110-3 BOATS TIED TO SPB FLOAT RAMP.
    A110-5 EXPOSED TO WEST WIND CAUSING WAVES IN HARBOR. RCMD NOT LEAVING PLANE TIED TO FACE OF FLOAT UNATNDD.
    A110-6 WX CAMERA AVBL ON INTERNET AT HTTP://AVCAMS.FAA.GOV
    A110-7 PRIOR TO LNDG IN HARBOR CTC HARBOR MASTER - (907) 874-3736.
    A70-FUEL-10 0LL AVGAS AVBL ACROSS HARBOR AT (907) 874-2388.
    A71 SERVICE AVBL AT AIRPORT.
    A72 SERVICE AVBL AT AIRPORT.

    Runways

    Runway Summary

    Runways: NW/SE
    Longest Runway: NW/SE is 9000 ft (2743 m) long
    Runways with an Instrument Approach:

    68A Airport Runway Details

    Waterway NW/SE  9000 ft x 360 ft (2743 m x 110 m)
    Runway Length Source:  as of
    Surface:  Water -
    Runway Pavement Class: 
    Runway Edge Lights:  Intensity

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    Waterway NW

    Runway SE

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    Longitude: 
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    Glide Path Angle: 
    0.0 degrees 0.0 degrees
    Traffic Pattern: 
    Left Left
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    Declared Distances
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    Services

    Fuel Available: 
    100LL, Jet A
    Landing Fees: 
    Yes
    Parking: 
    Hangars and tiedowns available

    Maps & Diagrams

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