Fairbanks International Airport

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Location

Latitude: 
64-48-54.4000N (64.815111)
Longitude: 
147-51-23.2000W (-147.856444)
Elevation: 
439.0 feet MSL (134 m MSL)
Magnetic Variation: 
16.5 E (as of May 2021 from WMM2020 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -9.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -8.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
03 N.M. SW of Fairbanks, Alaska
Found On: 
Fairbanks Chart
FAA Region: 
AAL

Contacts

Manager: 
Publicly owned: 
ANGIE SPEAR
6450 AIRPORT WAY - SUITE 1
FAIRBANKS, AK 99709
907-474-2500
STATE OF ALASKA DOTPF
6450 AIRPORT WAY - SUITE 1
FAIRBANKS, AK 99709
907-474-2500

Operations

Airport Status: 
Operational
Facility Use: 
Public
Type: 
Airport
Activation Date: 
06/1951
Control tower: 
Yes
Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
Months/Days/Hours
ALL/ALL/ALL
Boundary ARTCC: 
ZAN (Anchorage)
Responsible ARTCC: 
ZAN (Anchorage)
Segmented Circle Indicator: 
No
Beacon Color: 
White-Green (Lighted Land Airport)
Traffic Pattern Altitude: 
1439 feet (439 m)
NOTAMs Facility: 
FAI
NOTAM-D Service: 
Yes
International Airport of Entry: 
No
Customs Landing Rights: 
Yes
Military Landing Rights: 
Yes
Civil/Military Joint Use: 
No
Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting: 
Class I
ARFF Index: C
Air Carrier Service: Scheduled
Certification Date: 03/2005

Based Aircraft

Single Engine:  518
Multi Engine:  44
Jet Engine:  5
GA Helicopters:  2

Annual Operations (as of 12/31/2018)

Total Operations:  113799
Commercial:  10894 9.6%
Air Taxi:  27611 24.3%
GA Local:  34296 30.1%
GA Itinerant:  37685 33.1%
Military Aircraft:  3313 2.9%

Communications

Tower:  FAIRBANKS
118.3
257.8
Hrs: 24
Clearance Del.:  127.6
Ground:  121.9
Approach:  FAIRBANKS
125.35 ;180-359
127.1 ;360-179
251.1 ;360-179
363.2 ;180-359
Hrs: 24

119.85
Departure:  FAIRBANKS
125.35 ;180-359
127.1 ;360-179
251.1 ;360-179
363.2 ;180-359
Hrs: 24

119.85
ATIS:  124.4
Hrs: 24
ASOS:  124.4 (907-474-8036)
EMERG:  243.0
TRSA:  363.2 ;180-359
EMERG:  121.5
TRSA:  251.1 ;360-179
RADAR:  253.525
TRSA:  125.35 ;180-359
RADAR:  338.275
TRSA:  127.1 ;360-179
RADAR:  353.525

  • SECTORIZATION BASED ON CHENA NDB.
   

Fixed Based Operators (FBOs) & Fuel

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Area Code: 907

Business Name Frequency Phone Fuel Grade
Aircom Avionics, Inc.
   Website          
474-0100
Alaska Aerofuel, Inc.
   Website           Email
Unicom 122.95 474-0062 100LL, Jet A
Everts Air Fuel
  
474-0802
Fairbanks Flight Train
   Website           Email
474-0757
Frontier Flying Service
   Website           Email
Arinc 130.5 474-0014
Larry's Flying Service, Inc.
  
Unicom 123.3 474-9169
Northland Aviation Services
  
474-0948
Warbelow's Air Ventures, Inc.
   Email
474-0518, 800-478-0812
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Flight Service Stations

Primary Alternate
FSS on Field:  Y
FSS Name (ID):  Fairbanks(FAI)
Frequency: 
Toll Free Phone:  1-866-248-6516

Instrument Procedures / Charts


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

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IAP - Instrument Approach Procedure Charts
MIN - Minimums
STAR - Standard Terminal Arrival Charts
Page Type Page Name Volume Action Since
Last Cycle
APD AIRPORT DIAGRAM AK-1
DP DRRLL THREE (RNAV) AK-1
DP GALENA SIX AK-1
DP MCKINLEY TWO AK-1
DP PUYVO THREE (RNAV) AK-1
DP RDFLG THREE (RNAV) AK-1
HOT HOT SPOT AK-1
IAP HI-ILS OR LOC RWY 20R AK-1
IAP ILS OR LOC RWY 02L AK-1
IAP ILS OR LOC RWY 20R AK-1
IAP ILS RWY 02L (CAT II - III) AK-1
IAP ILS RWY 02L (SA CAT I) AK-1
IAP ILS RWY 20R (SA CAT I - II) AK-1
IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 02R AK-1
IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 20L AK-1
IAP RNAV (GPS) Y RWY 02L AK-1
IAP RNAV (GPS) Y RWY 20R AK-1
IAP RNAV (RNP) Z RWY 02L AK-1
IAP RNAV (RNP) Z RWY 20R AK-1
IAP VOR OR TACAN RWY 20R AK-1
MIN ALTERNATE MINIMUMS AK-1
MIN DIVERSE VECTOR AREA AK-1
MIN TAKEOFF MINIMUMS AK-1
STAR HRDNG TWO (RNAV) AK-1
STAR LIBER THREE (RNAV) AK-1
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Navigation Aids (Navaids) near FAI

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
12.4 Bradley Sky-Ranch Airport
(95Z)
105 88 100LL
35.1 Nenana Municipal Airport
(ENN PANN ENN)
243 227 100LL, Jet A
90.2 Cantwell Airport
(PATW TTW)
199 183 100LL

Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

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Remarks

A11 ALASKA INTL AIRPORT SYSTEM.
A110-14 BE ALERT FOR SNOW REMOVAL EQUIPMENT OPNS FM 1 OCT TO 15 MAY.
A110-16 MILITARY CONTRACT FUEL AVBL.
A110-21 FOR FLIGHTS IN MOAS EAST OF FAIRBANKS RECOMMEND CONTACTING EIELSON RANGR CONTROL ON 125.3/126.3 OR CALL 1-800-758-8723 FOR INFORMATION ON MILITARY ACTIVITES.
A110-22 NOISE ABATEMENT PROCEDURES IN EFECT FM 2200-0800 ALL LARGE ACFT, TURBINE ENGINE, AND HEAVY ACFT UTILIZE RWY 02L FOR ARRS AND RWY 20R FOR DEPS WHEN WIND IS NOT AN OPERATIOINAL FACTOR. CTC APRT OPNS FOR ENGINE RUN-UP LOCATIONS.
A110-28 TRANSIENT PARKING EAST RAMP FOR ACFT WITH WINGSPAN LESS THAN 79 FT. NO TRANSIENT ACFT PARKING ON WEST RAMP, CTC APT OPS 907-451-2300 FOR INFO & MEDIVAC PARKING.
A110-33 FOR AVBLTY OF SUMMER GRAVEL STRIP RY 02/20 AND WINTER SKI STRIP RY 02/20 CONSULT LOCAL NOTAMS AND CTC TWR PRIOR TO ARRIVAL /DEPARTURE.
A110-35 N/S TAXIWAY (TWY A) IS WEST AND PARALLEL TO RWY 02L/20R. BE ALERT TO AVOID LANDING ON TAXIWAY.
A110-40 NE COMPASS ROSE CLSD TO HELICOPTERS OVER 12500 LBS. FROST HEAVES SOUTH 2600 FT RWY 02R/20L CONTACT ARPT OPS 907-451-2300 WITH SAFETY CONCERNS.
A110-43 WX CAMERA AVBL ON INTERNET AT HTTP://AVCAMS.FAA.GOV
A110-44 ALL RWY HOLD LINES AND COMPASS ROSE AT TWY W OBSCURED OCTOBER 1 THRU APRIL 1.
A110-45 FOR TRANSIENT HELICOPTER PARKING CALL ARPT OPS 907-451-2300.
A110-46 COLD TEMPERATURE AIRPORT. ALTITUDE CORRECTION REQUIRED AT OR BELOW -32C.
A110-47 SEE ADDITIONAL PAGES UNDER NOTICES FOR TRSA AND FAIRBANKS AREA INFORMATION.
A110-49 NWS WEATHER BALLOON LAUNCH SITE 2000 FEET WEST OF MIDFIELD RUNWAY 02L/20R. LAUNCHES ARE TWICE DAILY AT 1100 AND 2300 HOURS UTC.
A110-5 ATCT LOCATED AT 64-48-39.438N 147-50-55.722W, ELEVATION 538 FT MSL.
A110-50 RWY 02R/20L IS LIMITED FOR USE BY ACFT DESIGN GROUP B II, ACFT OR SMALLER.
A110-8 SPB CONTROLLED BY FAIRBANKS INTL ATCT. CTC ATCT ON FREQ 118.3 AS SOON AS PRACTICAL AFTER START UP FOR TAXI ON THE POND. FLOAT POND TFC AS ASSIGNED BY FAIRBANKS ATCT. LIMITED TRANSIENT FLOAT PLANE PARKING AVBL, CTC REPUBLIC PARKING SYSTEM, LLC 907-455-4571 FOR INFORMATION. SFC FROZEN IN WINTER, NOT MONITORED.
A30-02/20 NOT AVBL FOR SCHEDULED OR UNSCHEDULED ACR OPNS WITH MORE THAN 30 PSGR SEATS.
A30-02R/20L NOT AVBL FOR SCHEDULED OR UNSCHEDULED ACR OPNS WITH MORE THAN 30 PSGR SEATS.
A43-20R UNUSBL BYD 8 DEGS RIGHT OF CNTRLN.
E147 TFC PAT ALT (SINGLE ENGINE RECIPROCATING ACFT) 1500 FT MSL. TFC PAT ALT (ALL MULTI-ENGINE, LARGE AND TURBINE-POWERED ACFT) 2000 FT MSL.

Runways

Runway Summary

Runways: 02/20
02L/20R
02R/20L
02W/20W
Longest Runway: 02L/20R is 11800 ft (3597 m) long
Runways with an Instrument Approach: 02L, 20R

FAI Airport Runway Details

Runway 02/20  2900 ft x 75 ft (884 m x 23 m)
Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 06/08/2011
Surface:  Gravel/Dirt -
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 02

Runway 20

Elevation: 
433.0 433.6
Latitude: 
64-48-57.8002N 64-49-20.2644N
Longitude: 
147-50-47.5998W 147-50-06.2715W
True Magnetic Hdg.: 
038 218
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: 
Object Marked/Lighted?: 
Distance from End: 
Object Centerline Offset: 
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): 

Runway 02L/20R  11800 ft x 150 ft (3597 m x 46 m)
Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 06/08/2011
Surface:  Gravel/Dirt - Saw-cut or plastic grooved
Runway Pavement Class:  78 /F/A/W/T
Runway Edge Lights:  High Intensity

Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
Single Wheel Landing Gear:  75.0
Dual Wheel Landing Gear:  220.0
Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  580.0
Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  1100.0

Runway 02L

Runway 20R

Elevation: 
435.6 438.9
Latitude: 
64-48-09.4756N 64-49-40.9108N
Longitude: 
147-53-09.1838W 147-50-21.1293W
True Magnetic Hdg.: 
038 218
ILS Type: 
ILS/DME ILS/DME
Glide Path Angle: 
3.0 degrees 3.0 degrees
Traffic Pattern: 
Left Left
Runway Markings Type: 
Precision Instrument Precision Instrument
Runway Markings Condition:
Good Good
Arresting Device: 
Object at End: 
TREE TREE
Object Height: 
72 86
Object Marked/Lighted?: 
Distance from End: 
2711 3096
Object Centerline Offset: 
Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway 4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway
Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
Touchdown, Midfield, Rollout Touchdown, Midfield, Rollout
Approach Light System: 
Standard 2,400 Foot High Intensity Approach Lighting System With Sequenced Flashers, Cat. II or III Config. 1,400 Foot Medium Intensity Approach Lighting System With Runway Alignment Indicator Lights
REIL: 
Touchdown Lights: 
Yes No
Centerline Lights: 
Yes Yes
Threshold Crossing Height: 
73 74
Threshold Elevation: 
436.1 438.9
Displaced Threshold: 
750 750
Threshold Latitude: 
64-48-15.2888N 64-49-35.1007N

Threshold Longitude: 

147-52-58.5116W 147-50-31.8204W
Declared Distances
Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
11800 11800
Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
12800 12800
Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
11800 11800
Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
11050 11050

Runway 02R/20L  6501 ft x 100 ft (1982 m x 30 m)
Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 06/08/2011
Surface:  Gravel/Dirt -
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 02R

Runway 20L

Elevation: 
433.2 433.1
Latitude: 
64-48-00.8635N 64-48-51.2387N
Longitude: 
147-52-32.2371W 147-50-59.6666W
True Magnetic Hdg.: 
038 218
ILS Type: 
Glide Path Angle: 
3.0 degrees 3.0 degrees
Traffic Pattern: 
Right
Runway Markings Type: 
Runway Markings Condition:
Arresting Device: 
Object at End: 
TREES
Object Height: 
79
Object Marked/Lighted?: 
Distance from End: 
2175
Object Centerline Offset: 
Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway 4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway
Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
Approach Light System: 
REIL: 
No Yes
Touchdown Lights: 
Centerline Lights: 
Threshold Crossing Height: 
40 41
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): 

Runway 02W/20W  5400 ft x 100 ft (1646 m x 30 m)
Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 06/08/2011
Surface:  Gravel/Dirt -
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 02W

Runway 20W

Elevation: 
423.4 423.4
Latitude: 
64-48-58.0039N 64-49-39.8349N
Longitude: 
147-51-16.5892W 147-49-59.6293W
True Magnetic Hdg.: 
038 218
ILS Type: 
Glide Path Angle: 
0.0 degrees 0.0 degrees
Traffic Pattern: 
Left Left
Runway Markings Type: 
Buoys (Seaplane Base) Buoys (Seaplane Base)
Runway Markings Condition:
Good Good
Arresting Device: 
Object at End: 
FENCE FENCE
Object Height: 
14 11
Object Marked/Lighted?: 
Distance from End: 
553 505
Object Centerline Offset: 
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

Fuel Available: 
100LL

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