Merrill Field Airport

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Anchorage Weather (°F)

PAED (2.2 NM at True Heading of 5)
METAR: PAED 021855Z 00000KT 10SM SCT009 BKN060 OVC075 M04/M06 A2922 RMK AO2A SLP893 T10451063 $
TAF: TAF AMD PAED 021903Z 0219/0319 35009KT 9000 -SHSN FEW009 OVC050 620509 540205 QNH2906INS BECMG 0221/0222 22012G22KT 2400 -SN BR OVC005 650059 540205 QNH2908INS BECMG 0302/0303 22012KT 4800 -SN BR SCT005 OVC015 650159 QNH2911INS BECMG 0306/0307 22009KT 8000 -SHSN FEW005 OVC020 620209 QNH2914INS BECMG 0314/0315 35009KT 9999 VCSH BKN050 OVC080 620508 QNH2932INS TX00/0300Z TNM04/0219Z

PAMR (0.2 NM at True Heading of 299)
METAR: PAMR 021853Z 36005KT 10SM FEW014 OVC070 M04/M07 A2924 RMK AO2 SLP903 T10391072
TAF: N/A

Location

Latitude: 
61-12-48.7622N (61.213545)
Longitude: 
149-50-41.0069W (-149.844724)
Elevation: 
137.3 feet MSL (42 m MSL)
Magnetic Variation: 
15.1 E (as of November 2022 from WMM2020 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -9.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -8.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
01 N.M. E of Anchorage, Alaska
Found On: 
Anchorage Chart
FAA Region: 
AAL

Contacts

Manager: 
Publicly owned: 
RICH SEWELL
800 MERRIL FIELD DR.
ANCHORAGE, AK 99501-4129
907-343-6303
MUNICIPALITY OF ANCHORAGE
800 MERRIL FIELD DR.
ANCHORAGE, AK 99501-4129
907-343-6303

Operations

Airport Status: 
Operational
Facility Use: 
Public
Type: 
Airport
Activation Date: 
05/1947
Control tower: 
Yes
Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
Months/Days/Hours
ALL/MON-FRI/0730-1700
Boundary ARTCC: 
ZAN (Anchorage)
Responsible ARTCC: 
ZAN (Anchorage)
Lighting Schedule: 
SEE RMK
Segmented Circle Indicator: 
No
Beacon Color: 
White-Green (Lighted Land Airport)
Traffic Pattern Altitude (MSL): 
1137 feet (347 m)
NOTAMs Facility: 
MRI
NOTAM-D Service: 
Yes
International Airport of Entry: 
Yes
Customs Landing Rights: 
Yes

Based Aircraft

Single Engine:  786
Multi Engine:  41
GA Helicopters:  16
Gliders:  1

Annual Operations (as of 12/31/2021)

Total Operations:  126234
Air Taxi:  500 0.4%
GA Local:  58872 46.6%
GA Itinerant:  66862 53.0%

Communications

CTAF:  126.000
Unicom:  122.950
Tower:  MERRILL
126.0

127.55
Hrs: 0700-2200L.
Ground:  121.7
Approach:  ANCHORAGE
119.1
119.1
119.1
119.1
Departure:  ANCHORAGE
119.1
119.1
119.1
119.1
ATIS:  124.25
Hrs: 24
ASOS:  124.25 (907-271-5277)

  • INTERFERENCE MAY BE RECEIVED ON ATCT FREQS IN TRAFFIC PATTERN FROM FM BROADCAST STATION.
  • WHEN ATCT CLSD CTAF PROCEDURES ARE RECOMMENDED. SEE REGULATORY NOTICES ANCHORAGE TERMINAL AREA MERRILL SEGMENT THIS SUPPLEMENT.
  • WHEN ATCT CLSD WX ALSO AVBL ON CTAF, CALL SIGN MERRILL WEATHER OR PHONE 907-271-4355.
   

Fixed Based Operators (FBOs) & Fuel

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Area Code: 907

Business Name Frequency Phone Fuel Grade
ACE Hangars
   Website           Email
122.85 222-3000 100LL, Jet A
Texaco aviation fuel
Texaco
100LL - 2.40 USD per gallon
on 8/17/01
24 Hour Self Serve Credit Card Pumps
ACE Pilots Club $0.15 fuel discounts
Texaco aviation fuel
Texaco
Jet A - 1.99 USD per gallon
on 8/17/01
24 Hour Self Serve Credit Card Pumps
ACE Pilots Club $0.15 fuel discounts
Aero Tech Flight Service
  
Unicom 123.3 279-6558 100LL, Jet A
Chevron aviation fuel
Chevron
100LL - 2.53 USD per gallon
on 8/18/01
Self-serve Credit Card Pumps
Chevron aviation fuel
Chevron
Jet A - 2.19 USD per gallon
on 8/18/01
Self-serve Credit Card Pumps
Chevron aviation fuel
Chevron
Jet B - 2.92 USD per gallon
on 8/18/01
Self-serve Credit Card Pumps
Alaska Regional Hospital LifeFlight
   Website          
264-1231, 800-478-9111
Applied Technology, Inc.
   Website           Email
444-3590 100LL
Chevron aviation fuel
Chevron
100LL - 2.29 USD per gallon
on 8/18/01
24 Hour Self-serve Credit Card Pumps
Aviation Wholesale Supply
   Website          
272-4397
Freedom Aviation
  
274-2544
Northern Lights Avionics
   Website           Email
277-4811, 800-478-4811 100LL
Spernak Airways, Inc.
  
Unicom 122.95 272-9475 100LL
Chevron aviation fuel
Chevron
100LL - 2.40 USD per gallon
on 8/18/01
Trucks At Tie-down Locations
Discounts to Alaska Airmen's Association members
Tailwheel Instruction
   Email
907 344 2287
Take Flight Alaska
   Website           Email
Arinc 129.25 274-9943 100LL
Chevron aviation fuel
Chevron
100LL - 2.40 USD per gallon
on 8/18/01
Self Serve Pumps
Call for special fuel discounts!
VernAir
   Website           Email
Unicom 123.5 258-7822, 800-478-8376
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Flight Service Stations

Primary Alternate
FSS on Field:  N
FSS Name (ID):  Kenai(ENA)
Frequency: 
Toll Free Phone:  1-866-864-1737

Instrument Procedures / Charts


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

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Page Type Page Name Volume Action Since
Last Cycle
APD AIRPORT DIAGRAM AK-1
IAP RNAV (GPS)-A AK-1
MIN ALTERNATE MINIMUMS AK-1
MIN TAKEOFF MINIMUMS AK-1
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Navigation Aids (Navaids) near MRI

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
0.5 Alaska Regional Hospital Heliport
(2OK)
95 80 100LL, Jet A
5.0 Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport
(ANC PANC ANC)
241 226 100, 100LL, Jet A, Jet A-1
15.5 Birchwood Airport
(PABV BCV)
38 23 100LL
23.2 Wasilla Airport
(WWA PAWS IYS)
22 7 100LL, Jet A
25.7 Wasilla Lake Seaplane Base
(5L6)
29 14 100LL
31.5 Warren 'Bud' Woods Palmer Municipal Airport
(PAQ PAAQ PAQ)
43 28 100LL, Jet A-1
56.1 Kenai Municipal Airport
(ENA PAEN ENA)
227 212 100LL, Jet A
56.4 Soldotna Airport
(SXQ PASX SXQ)
218 203 100LL, Jet A
66.8 Talkeetna Airport
(TKA PATK TKA)
354 339 100LL, Jet A, Jet A+

Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

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Remarks

A110-11 WHEN ATCT CLSD CTC MERRILL WX - CTAF OR 271-4355.
A110-13 FLT PLANNING IN ANCHORAGE BOWL AREA - RCO 122.55.
A110-19 ACFT IN NONMOVEMENT AREA CTC GND CTL PRIOR TO TAXI.
A110-20 ANCHORAGE WX CAMERA AVBL ON INTERNET AT HTTPS://WEATHERCAMS.FAA.GOV
A110-23 PORTIONS OF TWY C BTN TWY S & N AND PORTIONS OF TWY Q NOT VIS FM TWR.
A110-24 TWY B SOUTH OF TWY M, TWY G BTN TWY N & RWY 05/23, TWY Q EAST OF TWY C & ALL SFCS SOUTH OF RWY 05/23 UNCONTROLLED.
A110-25 COMPASS ROSE AVBL WITH PRIOR CDN FM MERRILL FIELD ATCT.
A110-26 ARR/DEP ROUTES - SEE AREA NOTICES; SPL NOTICE CARTEE ASP.
A110-28 NOISE ABATEMENT: TGL & PAT OPS NA 2200 - 0600.
A110-4 BIRDS & SEAGULLS ON & INVOF ARPT.
A110-5 PPR FOR ACFT OVR 12500 LB.
A110-6 ALL RWY & TWY LGTS NONSTD HEIGHT.
A110-7 1-8 FT SNOW BERMS ADJ TO RWYS & TWYS DURG WINTER.
A110-9 SEE SEPERATE LISTING FOR HOSP HELI.
A30-05/23 USED SEASONALLY AS SNOW RWY; RCMD SKI EQUIP ACFT USE TO MINIMIZE WHEEL RUTTING.
A33-05/23 FIRST 60 FT PAVED; RMNG GRAVEL.
A58-34 26 FT BLDG 220 FT L OF CNTRLN 0-200 FT FM THR.
A81-APT ACTVT REIL RWY 07, 16, 25, 34; MIRL RWY 07/25 & 16/34 - CTAF. PAPI RWY 34; VASI RWY 07, 16, & 25 ON CONSLY.
E147 TPA FOR ACFT 105 KTS OR LESS 900 FT MSL. ACFT GREATER THAN 105 KTS 1200 FT MSL.
E80 US CUSTOMS USER FEE ARPT.

Runways

Runway Summary

Runways: 05/23
07/25
16/34
Longest Runway: 07/25 is 4000 ft (1219 m) long
Runways with an Instrument Approach:

MRI Airport Runway Details

Runway 05/23  2000 ft x 60 ft (610 m x 18 m)
Runway Length Source:  FAA as of 12/04/2001

Runway 05

Runway 23

Elevation: 
130.0 136.0
Latitude: 
61-12-34.8190N 61-12-42.7850N
Longitude: 
149-50-42.5060W 149-50-05.1560W
Runway True Alignment: 
066 246
Glide Path Angle: 
0.0 degrees 0.0 degrees
Runway Markings Condition:
Good Good
Object at End: 
TREE ROAD
Object Height: 
9 15
Distance from End: 
91 0
Object Centerline Offset: 
80 ft. left of centerline 125 ft. right of centerline
REIL: 
No No

Runway 07/25  4000 ft x 100 ft (1219 m x 30 m)
Surface:  Asphalt/Gravel - Good condition - No special surface treatment
Runway Edge Lights:  Medium Intensity

Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
Single Wheel Landing Gear:  50.0
Dual Wheel Landing Gear:  80.0

Runway 07

Runway 25

Elevation: 
124.4 136.7
Latitude: 
61-12-57.2500N 61-12-57.2400N
Longitude: 
149-51-11.9000W 149-49-50.2400W
Runway True Alignment: 
090 270
Glide Path Angle: 
3.8 degrees 3.0 degrees
Traffic Pattern: 
Right Left
Runway Markings Type: 
Precision Instrument Precision Instrument
Runway Markings Condition:
Good Good
Object at End: 
POLE BLDG
Object Height: 
32 37
Distance from End: 
245 410
Object Centerline Offset: 
80 ft. left of centerline 125 ft. right of centerline
Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
2-Box VASI On Left Side Of Runway 2-Box VASI On Left Side Of Runway
REIL: 
Yes Yes
Touchdown Lights: 
No No
Centerline Lights: 
No No
Threshold Crossing Height: 
43 21

Runway 16/34  2640 ft x 75 ft (805 m x 23 m)
Surface:  Asphalt/Gravel - Good condition - No special surface treatment
Runway Edge Lights:  Medium Intensity

Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
Single Wheel Landing Gear:  20.0

Runway 16

Runway 34

Elevation: 
124.4 117.1
Latitude: 
61-12-56.4500N 61-12-30.4600N
Longitude: 
149-51-09.0600W 149-51-09.0900W
Runway True Alignment: 
180 000
Glide Path Angle: 
3.0 degrees 3.0 degrees
Traffic Pattern: 
Right Left
Runway Markings Type: 
Basic Basic
Runway Markings Condition:
Fair Fair
Object at End: 
BLDG BLDG
Object Height: 
40 26
Distance from End: 
425 200
Object Centerline Offset: 
80 ft. left of centerline 125 ft. right of centerline
Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
2-Box VASI On Right Side Of Runway 2-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway
REIL: 
Yes Yes
Touchdown Lights: 
No No
Centerline Lights: 
No No
Threshold Crossing Height: 
22 21

Services

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

Maps & Diagrams

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