Whale Pass Seaplane Float Harbor Facility Seaplane Base

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Whale Pass Weather (°C)

Location

Latitude: 
56-06-58.7180N (56.116311)
Longitude: 
133-07-18.1750W (-133.121715)
Elevation: 
0.0 feet MSL (0 m MSL)
Magnetic Variation: 
18.1 E (as of December 2022 from WMM2020 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -9.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -8.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
01 N.M. SSE of Whale Pass, Alaska
Found On: 
Juneau Chart
FAA Region: 
AAL

Contacts

Manager: 
Publicly owned: 
J.R. PARSLEY, HARBOR MASTER
PO BOX WWP
KETCHIKAN, AK 99950-0280
(907) 846-5211
CITY OF WHALE PASS
PO BOX WWP
KETCHIKAN, AK 99950-0280
(907) 846-5222

Operations

Airport Status: 
Operational
Facility Use: 
Public
Type: 
Seaplane Base
Activation Date: 
05/1965
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 (MSL): 
1000 feet (305 m)
NOTAMs Facility: 
SIT
NOTAM-D Service: 
Yes
International Airport of Entry: 
No
Customs Landing Rights: 
No
Military Landing Rights: 
No
Civil/Military Joint Use: 
No

Based Aircraft

Annual Operations (as of 12/31/2021)

Total Operations:  350
Air Taxi:  300 85.7%
GA Itinerant:  50 14.3%

Communications

CTAF:  122.900

       

    Fixed Based Operators (FBOs) & Fuel

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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 96Z

    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
    32.3 Klawock Airport
    (KLW PAKW AKW)
    177 159 100LL, Jet A
    33.4 Wrangell Airport
    (WRG PAWG WRG)
    48 30 100LL, Jet A
    38.3 Craig Seaplane Base
    (CGA CGA)
    181 163 100LL
    41.5 Petersburg James A Johnson Airport
    (PSG PAPG PSG)
    7 349 100, Jet A
    57.6 Saginaw Seaplane Base
    (SGW A23)
    323 305 100LL
    66.0 Ketchikan International Airport
    (KTN PAKT KTN)
    133 115 100LL, Jet A
    92.7 Sitka Rocky Gutierrez Airport
    (SIT PASI SIT)
    307 289 100, Jet A-1+

    Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

    NOTAMs

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    Remarks

    A110-1 BE ALERT: CONGESTION BTN BOAT AND SEAPLANE TFC MAY BE PRESENT.

    Runways

    Runway Summary

    Runways: NW/SE
    Longest Runway: NW/SE is 10000 ft (3048 m) long
    Runways with an Instrument Approach:

    96Z Airport Runway Details

    Waterway NW/SE  10000 ft x 1000 ft (3048 m x 305 m)

    Waterway NW

    Runway SE

    Elevation: 
    0.0 0.0
    Glide Path Angle: 
    0.0 degrees 0.0 degrees
    Traffic Pattern: 
    Left Left

    Services

    Airframe Repair: 
    Major
    Powerplant Repair: 
    Major
    Bottled Oxygen: 
    None
    Bulk Oxygen: 
    None
    Fuel Available: 
    100, Jet A-1+
    Landing Fees: 
    No
    Parking: 
    Tiedowns available

    Maps & Diagrams

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