Merle K (Mudhole) Smith Airport

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Location

Latitude: 
60-29-30.4000N (60.491778)
Longitude: 
145-28-39.2000W (-145.477556)
Elevation: 
53.6 feet MSL (16 m MSL)
Magnetic Variation: 
16.8 E (as of May 2021 from WMM2020 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -9.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -8.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
11 N.M. SE of Cordova, Alaska
Found On: 
Anchorage Chart
FAA Region: 
AAL

Contacts

Manager: 
Publicly owned: 
ROB MATTSON
BOX 598
CORDOVA, AK 99574
907-424-3202
ALASKA DOT&PF NORTHERN REGION
2301 PEGER ROAD
FAIRBANKS, AK 99709
907-451-5250

Operations

Airport Status: 
Operational
Facility Use: 
Public
Type: 
Airport
Activation Date: 
01/1949
Control tower: 
No
Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
Months/Days/Hours
ALL/MON-FRI/0700-1730
Boundary ARTCC: 
ZAN (Anchorage)
Responsible ARTCC: 
ZAN (Anchorage)
Lighting Schedule: 
SEE RMK
Segmented Circle Indicator: 
Yes
Beacon Color: 
White-Green (Lighted Land Airport)
Traffic Pattern Altitude: 
1054 feet (321 m)
NOTAMs Facility: 
CDV
NOTAM-D Service: 
Yes
International Airport of Entry: 
No
Customs Landing Rights: 
No
Military Landing Rights: 
Yes
Civil/Military Joint Use: 
No
Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting: 
Class I
ARFF Index: B
Air Carrier Service: Scheduled
Certification Date: 04/2005

Based Aircraft

Single Engine:  27
GA Helicopters:  2

Annual Operations (as of 05/31/2017)

Total Operations:  13605
Commercial:  2540 18.7%
Air Taxi:  4100 30.1%
GA Local:  4100 30.1%
GA Itinerant:  1855 13.6%
Military Aircraft:  1010 7.4%

Communications

CTAF:  123.600
ASOS:  134.8 (907-424-5900)

  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY ANCHORAGE ARTCC ON FREQ 133.6/269.4 (MIDDLETON ISLAND RCAG) AND 119.3 (JOHNSTONE POINT RCAG).
   

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):  Juneau(JNU)
Frequency: 
Toll Free Phone:  1-866-297-2236

Instrument Procedures / Charts


FAA Terminal Procedures valid from 0901Z 04/22/21 to 0901Z 05/20/21.

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DP - Departure Procedure Charts
HOT - Hot Spots
IAP - Instrument Approach Procedure Charts
MIN - Minimums
STAR - Standard Terminal Arrival Charts
Page Type Page Name Volume Action Since
Last Cycle
DP CASEL SEVEN AK-1
DP EYAKS SIX AK-1
IAP ILS OR LOC RWY 27 AK-1
IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 27 AK-1
IAP RNAV (GPS)-B AK-1
MIN ALTERNATE MINIMUMS AK-1
MIN TAKEOFF MINIMUMS AK-1
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Navigation Aids (Navaids) near CDV

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
8.0 Cordova Municipal Airport
(CKU CKU)
293 276 100LL

Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

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Remarks

A110*G THIS AIRPORT HAS BEEN SURVEYED BY THE NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY.
A110-1 ERRATIC WINDS.
A110-10 ARPT SAND LARGER GRADATION THAN FAA RECOMMENDED/SEE AC150/5200-30.
A110-11 WX CAMERA AVBL ON INTERNET AT HTTP://AVCAMS.FAA.GOV
A110-13 ARPT MAINT DTY HRS NOV-APR 0600-1630, MAY-OCT 0700-1730.
A110-14 TSA REGULATED AIRPORT. SEE 49 CFR 1542. ALL GATES AND DOORS MUST BE SECURED AT ALL TIMES. TRANSIENT OR UNFAMILIAR PILOTS CONTACT AIRPORT MANAGER WITH QUESTIONS
A110-2 SNOW REMOVAL, WILDLIFE CONTROL, COND REPORTING, AND OTHER AIRFIELD MAINT SERVICES ONLY AVBL AND VALID DURG ARPT MAINT DTY HRS. CTC ARPT MGMT FOR ANY AFT-HRS REQ FOR AIRFIELD SERVICES.
A110-3 NO SNOW REMOVAL OR DEICING PERFORMED BTN 1600 & 0700 DAILY; RWY COND REPORTS WILL REFLECT DAY OPNS ONLY.
A110-4 MOOSE OCNLY ON OR NEAR RWYS; LARGE FLOCKS OF MIGRATORY BIRDS IN VCNTY DURG SEASON.
A110-5 ARFF EQUIP STAFFED DURG PERIODS OF ACR ACTVTY ONLY.
A110-6 CORDOVA WX REPORT AVBL LC 424-7614 OR 122.65.
A26 CLSD TO ACR OPNS WITH MORE THAN 30 PSGR SEATS EXCP 24 HRS PPR IN WRITING TO ARP MGR BOX 598 CORDOVA AK 99574.
A30-16/34 NOT AVBL FOR SCHEDULED OR UNSCHEDULED ACR OPNS WITH MORE THAN 30 PSGR SEATS.
A42-16 RWY 16/34 MKD WITH 36 IN ORANGE CONES MAY 1 - OCT 25.
A43-09 RWY 09 VASI DOES NOT PROVIDE OBSTRUCTION CLEARANCE BYD 4 NM, UNUSBL BYD 4 NM.
A81-APT ACTVT MALSR RWY 27; ODALS RWY 09; VASI RWYS 09 & 27; HIRL RWY 09/27 - CTAF.
E60-27 ENGINEERED MATERIALS ARRESTING SYSTEM (EMAS) 250 FT IN LENGTH BY 170 FT IN WIDTH LCTD AT THE DER 27.

Runways

Runway Summary

Runways: 09/27
16/34
Longest Runway: 09/27 is 7500 ft (2286 m) long
Runways with an Instrument Approach: 27

CDV Airport Runway Details

Runway 09/27  7500 ft x 150 ft (2286 m x 46 m)
Runway Length Source:  NGS as of 06/09/2005
Surface:  Asphalt - Good condition - Saw-cut or plastic grooved
Runway Pavement Class:  94 /F/A/X/T
Runway Edge Lights:  High Intensity

Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
Single Wheel Landing Gear:  90.0
Dual Wheel Landing Gear:  153.0
Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  280.0
Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

Runway 09

Runway 27

Elevation: 
42.3 43.7
Latitude: 
60-29-48.1557N 60-29-17.8454N
Longitude: 
145-29-48.2860W 145-27-31.7597W
True Magnetic Hdg.: 
114 294
ILS Type: 
ILS/DME
Glide Path Angle: 
3.0 degrees 3.0 degrees
Traffic Pattern: 
Right Left
Runway Markings Type: 
Precision Instrument Precision Instrument
Runway Markings Condition:
Good Good
Arresting Device: 
EMAS
Object at End: 
ANT POLE
Object Height: 
20 25
Object Marked/Lighted?: 
Lighted Lighted
Distance from End: 
600 500
Object Centerline Offset: 
250 ft. left of centerline 450 ft. right of centerline
Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
4-Box VASI On Left Side Of Runway 4-Box VASI On Left Side Of Runway
Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
Touchdown, Rollout Touchdown, Rollout
Approach Light System: 
Omnidirectional Approach Lighting System 1,400 Foot Medium Intensity Approach Lighting System With Runway Alignment Indicator Lights
REIL: 
No
Touchdown Lights: 
Centerline Lights: 
Threshold Crossing Height: 
41 57
Threshold Elevation: 
Displaced Threshold: 
Threshold Latitude: 

Threshold Longitude: 

Declared Distances
Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
7500 7500
Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
7500 7500
Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
7500 7500
Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
7500 7500

Runway 16/34  1899 ft x 30 ft (579 m x 9 m)
Runway Length Source:  NGS as of 06/09/2005
Surface:  Asphalt - Good condition -
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 16

Runway 34

Elevation: 
51.6 40.5
Latitude: 
60-29-29.3033N 60-29-10.6063N
Longitude: 
145-28-35.7116W 145-28-36.1564W
True Magnetic Hdg.: 
181 001
ILS Type: 
Glide Path Angle: 
0.0 degrees 0.0 degrees
Traffic Pattern: 
Left Left
Runway Markings Type: 
Runway Markings Condition:
Arresting Device: 
Object at End: 
TREES
Object Height: 
70
Object Marked/Lighted?: 
Distance from End: 
350
Object Centerline Offset: 
250 ft. left of centerline 450 ft. right of centerline
Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
Approach Light System: 
REIL: 
Touchdown Lights: 
Centerline Lights: 
Threshold Crossing Height: 
Threshold Elevation: 
Displaced Threshold: 
Threshold Latitude: 

Threshold Longitude: 

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

Services

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

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