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Airport Details

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Location

Latitude: 
64-44-10.1900N (64.736164)
Longitude: 
156-56-14.5500W (-156.937375)
Elevation: 
152.7 feet MSL (47 m MSL)
Magnetic Variation: 
13.8 E (as of July 2018 from WMM2015 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -9.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -8.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
0 N.M. NW of Galena, Alaska
Found On: 
Fairbanks Chart
FAA Region: 
AAL

Operations

Facility Use: 
Public
Type: 
Airport
Activation Date: 
09/1947
Control tower: 
No
Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
Months/Days/Hours
OCT-APR/MON-FRI/0600-1700
Boundary ARTCC: 
ZAN (Anchorage)
Lighting Schedule: 
SEE RMK
Segmented Circle Indicator: 
Yes
Beacon Color: 
White-Green (Lighted Land Airport)
Traffic Pattern Altitude: 
1153 feet (351 m)
NOTAMs Facility: 
GAL
NOTAM-D Service: 
Yes
International Airport of Entry: 
No
Customs Landing Rights: 
No
Military Landing Rights: 
No
Civil/Military Joint Use: 
No

Based Aircraft

Single Engine:  10
Multi Engine:  1
Ultralights:  2

Annual Operations (as of 12/31/2016)

Total Operations:  19000
Commercial:  3000 15.8%
Air Taxi:  1000 5.3%
GA Local:  4000 21.1%
GA Itinerant:  9000 47.4%
Military Aircraft:  2000 10.5%

Communications

CTAF:  123.000
AWOS-3:  132.525 (907-656-2483)

  • APCH/DEP SERVICE PROVIDED BY ANCHORAGE ARTCC ON FREQS 127.0/290.2 (GALENA RCAG).COMMUNICATIONS PRVDD BY FAIRBANKS FSS ON FREQ 122.20 (GALENA RCO).
  • MIL CONTRACTOR CALL SPACE MARK ON 391.2 FOR ALL SERVICES.
   

Contacts

Manager: 
Publicly owned: 
MARVIN THURMOND
BOX 9
GALENA, AK 99741
907-656-1236
ALASKA DOT&PF NORTHERN REGION
2301 PEGER RD, 2301 PEGER RD
FAIRBANKS, AK 99701
907-451-52200

Fixed Based Operators (FBOs) & Fuel

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Area Code: 907

Business Name Frequency Phone Fuel Grade & Location
Galena Airport Services
  
656-2080, 656-1330 100LL, Jet A
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Flight Service Stations

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

Instrument Procedures / Charts


FAA Terminal Procedures valid from 0901Z 07/19/18 to 0901Z 08/16/18.

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Last Cycle
APD AIRPORT DIAGRAM AK-1
IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 07 AK-1
IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 25 AK-1
MIN ALTERNATE MINIMUMS AK-1
MIN TAKEOFF MINIMUMS AK-1
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Maps, Charts, & Diagrams

Galena - Edward G Pitka Sr (GAL) Airport Terminal Map

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Navigation Aids (Navaids) near GAL

Navigational Aid (NAVAID) distances from the airport are listed in Nautical Miles (NM).

Nearby Airports with Fuel

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Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

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Ratings & Reviews

Edward G Pitka Sr Airport Ratings

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Runways

GAL Airport Runway Summary

Longest Runway: 07/25 is 7254 ft (2211 m) long
Runways with an Instrument Approach: 25

GAL Airport Runway Details



Runway 06/24  2786 ft x 80 ft (849 m x 24 m)
Runway Length Source:  as of
Surface:  Gravel -
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 06

Runway 24

Elevation: 
146 148
Latitude: 
64.7366 64.7366
Longitude: 
-156.948 -156.93
True Magnetic Hdg.: 
90 270
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: 
146 148
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 07/25  7254 ft x 150 ft (2211 m x 46 m)
Runway Length Source:  as of
Surface:  PEM -
Runway Pavement Class: 
Runway Edge Lights:  Yes 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 07

Runway 25

Elevation: 
147 152
Latitude: 
64.7359 64.7361
Longitude: 
-156.96 -156.914
True Magnetic Hdg.: 
90 270
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: 
Yes Yes
Touchdown Lights: 
Centerline Lights: 
Threshold Crossing Height: 
Threshold Elevation: 
147 152
Displaced Threshold: 
606 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

Remarks

A110*G THIS AIRPORT HAS BEEN SURVEYED BY THE NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY.
A110-1 POSSIBLE WINDSHEAR BELOW 2000 FT AGL ON FINAL APCH TO RWYS 07 & 25.
A110-13 ARPT HAZARDOUS REPORTING ONLY PERFORMED DURING DUTY HRS UNLESS PRIOR ARRANGEMENT IN WRITING WITH ARPT MANAGEMENT PO BOX 09 GALENA AK 99741.
A110-14 SNOW REMOVAL OPERATIONS MONITOR CTAF.
A110-16 ACFT MAY BE CLOSER TO LANDING SURFACE THAN THEY APPEAR TO PILOT.
A110-23 ULTRALIGHTS ON AND IN VICINITY OF AIRPORT.
A110-24 WX CAMERA AVBL ON INTERNET AT HTTP://AVCAMS.FAA.GOV
A110-25 COLD TEMPERATURE RESTRICTED AIRPORT. ALTITUDE CORRECTION REQUIRED AT OR BELOW -33C.
A110-8 ARPT MAINT DUTY HRS 0800-1600 MON-FRI EXCP HOLS.
A110-9 FIRST USABLE 975' OF RY 25 IS CONCRETE THAT SEASONALLY CONTAIN FROST HEAVES. DIFFERENT IN APPEARANCE AND POSSIBLY BRAKING ACTION FM REMAINING PORTION OF RY.
A110-26 (PAY PHONE) PAY PHONE AVAILABLE.
A33-07/25 RY 25 HAS FROST HEAVES FIRST 2000 FT.
A42-07 RY MARKING FAIR TO GOOD.
A48-07 REIL OTS INDEFLY.
A70 SUN-SAT 0800-1700. CALL OUT FEE AFT HRS 907-656-1875/7066.
A81-APT ACTVT HIRL RY 07/25; VASI RYS 07 & 25; REIL RY 07 - CTAF.

Services

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

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