Gambell Airport

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Location

Latitude: 
63-45-59.8190N (63.766616)
Longitude: 
171-43-58.0220W (-171.732784)
Elevation: 
29.5 feet MSL (9 m MSL)
Magnetic Variation: 
5.2 E (as of November 2022 from WMM2020 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -9.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -8.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
00 N.M. SW of Gambell, Alaska
Found On: 
Bethel Chart
FAA Region: 
AAL

Contacts

Manager: 
Publicly owned: 
GEORGE KOST
BOX 1048
NOME, AK 99762
907-443-2500
ALASKA DOT&PF NORTHERN REGION
2301 PEGER RD
FAIRBANKS, AK 99709
907-451-2200

Operations

Airport Status: 
Operational
Facility Use: 
Public
Type: 
Airport
Activation Date: 
03/1950
Control tower: 
No
Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
Months/Days/Hours
Unattended
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 (MSL): 
1030 feet (314 m)
NOTAMs Facility: 
GAM
NOTAM-D Service: 
Yes
International Airport of Entry: 
No
Customs Landing Rights: 
No
Military Landing Rights: 
Yes
Civil/Military Joint Use: 
No

Based Aircraft

Annual Operations (as of 12/31/2018)

Total Operations:  1652
Commercial:  1652 100.0%

Communications

CTAF:  122.700
AWOS-3P:  125.9 (907-985-5733)

  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY ANCHORAGE ARTCC ON FREQS 132.2/281.4 (GAMBELL RCAG).
  • COMMUNICATIONS PRVDD BY NOME FSS ON FREQ 122.0 (GAMBELL RCO).
   

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):  Nome(OME) Fairbanks (FAI)
Frequency: 
Toll Free Phone:  1-800-478-8400 1-866-248-6516

Instrument Procedures / Charts


FAA Terminal Procedures valid from 0901Z 10/06/22 to 0901Z 11/03/22.

There are various types of charts available for an airport. They are listed in the Page Type column. Here is a legend for those types:

APD - Airport Diagram
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
IAP NDB RWY 16 AK-1
IAP NDB/DME RWY 34 AK-1
IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 16 AK-1
IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 34 AK-1
MIN ALTERNATE MINIMUMS AK-1
MIN TAKEOFF MINIMUMS AK-1
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Navigation Aids (Navaids) near GAM

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

Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

NOTAMs

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NOTAM Radius Search

NOTAMS within

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NM of PAGM

NOTAM Flight Path Search (Enter from two to five locations below)

NOTAMS within

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NM of PAGM

Remarks

A110-1 98 FT TWR (LGTD) 3400 FT FM APCH END RWY 16.
A110-2 RWY 16/34 SAFETY AREAS SOFT & LOOSE GRAVEL.
A110-3 RWY CONDITION NOT MONITORED; RECOMMEND VISUAL INSPECTION PRIOR TO LANDING.
A110-4 WX CAMERA AVBL ON INTERNET AT HTTPS://WEATHERCAMS.FAA.GOV.
A110-5 COLD TEMPERATURE RESTRICTED AIRPORT. ALTITUDE CORRECTION REQUIRED AT OR BELOW -27C.
A81-APT ACTVT ODALS RWY 34; REIL RWY 16 & 34; VASI RWY 16 & 34; MIRL 16/34 - CTAF.

Runways

Runway Summary

Runways: 16/34
Longest Runway: 16/34 is 4500 ft (1372 m) long
Runways with an Instrument Approach:

GAM Airport Runway Details

Runway 16/34  4500 ft x 100 ft (1372 m x 30 m)
Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 06/25/2019
Surface:  Asphalt/Concrete - Fair condition - No special surface treatment
Runway Edge Lights:  Medium Intensity

Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
Single Wheel Landing Gear:  22.0

Runway 16

Runway 34

Elevation: 
29.5 28.8
Latitude: 
63-46-21.7538N 63-45-37.8840N
Longitude: 
171-44-04.9322W 171-43-51.1151W
Runway True Alignment: 
172 352
Glide Path Angle: 
3.0 degrees 3.0 degrees
Traffic Pattern: 
Right Left
Runway Markings Type: 
Nonprecision Instrument Nonprecision Instrument
Runway Markings Condition:
Fair Fair
Object at End: 
ANT
Object Height: 
98
Object Marked/Lighted?: 
Lighted
Distance from End: 
3400
Object Centerline Offset: 
250 ft. left of centerline
Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
4-Box VASI On Left Side Of Runway 4-Box VASI On Right Side Of Runway
Approach Light System: 
Omnidirectional Approach Lighting System
REIL: 
Yes Yes
Threshold Crossing Height: 
37 39

Services

Airframe Repair: 
None
Powerplant Repair: 
None
Bottled Oxygen: 
None
Bulk Oxygen: 
None
Landing Fees: 
No
Other Services: 
Cargo Handling Services

Maps & Diagrams

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