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  • 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: 
    16 E (as of October 2018 from WMM2015 model)
    Time Zone: 
    UTC -9.0 (Standard Time)
    UTC -8.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
    From City: 
    1 N.M. E of Anchorage, Alaska
    Found On: 
    Anchorage Chart
    FAA Region: 
    AAL
  • Airport 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)
    Lighting Schedule: 
    SEE RMK
    Segmented Circle Indicator: 
    No
    Beacon Color: 
    White-Green (Lighted Land Airport)
    Traffic Pattern Altitude: 
    1137 feet (347 m)
    NOTAMs Facility: 
    MRI
    NOTAM-D Service: 
    Yes

    Based Aircraft

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

    Annual Operations (as of 12/31/2015)

    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: 0700-0000 MAY 1-AUG 31; 0700-2200 SEP 1-APR 30
    Ground:  121.7
    Approach:  ANCHORAGE
    119.1
    Departure:  ANCHORAGE
    119.1
    ATIS:  124.25
    Hrs: 24
    ASOS:  (907-271-5277)

    • INTERFERENCE MAY BE RECEIVED ON ATCT FREQS IN TRAFFIC PATTERN FROM FM BROADCAST STATION.
    • WHEN ATCT CLOSED 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.
       
  • Contacts

    Manager: 
    Publicly owned: 
    PAUL BOWERS, A.A.E.
    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
  • Fixed Based Operators (FBOs) & Fuel

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    Area Code: 907

    Business Name Frequency Phone Fuel Grade
    ACE Hangars
                
    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
                
    264-1231, 800-478-9111
    Applied Technology, Inc.
                
    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
                
    272-4397
    Freedom Aviation
      
    274-2544
    Northern Lights Avionics
                
    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
      
    907 344 2287
    Take Flight Alaska
                
    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
                
    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 10/11/18 to 0901Z 11/08/18.

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    MIN - Minimums
    STAR - Standard Terminal Arrival Charts
    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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  • Maps

    Anchorage - Merrill Field (MRI) Airport Terminal Map

    Terminal Map Not Available for this Airport

    MRI Airport Sectional

    Flight Planning
    at skyvector.com

    MRI Airport Diagram

    Merrill Field Airport (MRI) Diagram
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  • METAR / TAF

    METAR

    TAF

  • 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 79 100LL, Jet A
    4.0 Lake Hood Seaplane Base
    (PALH LHD)
    241 225 100, 100LL, Jet A
    5.0 Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport
    (ANC PANC ANC)
    242 226 100, 100LL, Jet A, Jet A-1
    15.5 Birchwood Airport
    (PABV BCV)
    38 22 100LL
    23.2 Wasilla Airport
    (WWA PAWS IYS)
    22 6 100LL, Jet A
    25.7 Wasilla Lake Seaplane Base
    (5L6)
    29 13 100LL
    31.5 Palmer Buddy Woods Municipal Airport
    (PAQ PAAQ PAQ)
    43 27 100LL, Jet A-1, Jet B
    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)
    354 338 100LL, Jet A, Jet A+
  • Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

    NOTAMs

    List ALL PAMR NOTAMs

    NOTAM Radius Search

    NOTAMS within
    NM of PAMR

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

    Locations (ICAO):
    Buffer (Both Sides):
    NM
    Include:
  • Ratings & Reviews

    Merrill Field Airport Ratings

    Category Aspect Rating
    Overall Rating for Merrill Field Airport
    • 4.0/5 (2 votes cast)

    Flight Service Number of Flights
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Overall Number of Routes Served
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    International Routes Served
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    On-time Performance
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Business Services & Internet Airport Lounges
    • 3.3/5 (3 votes cast)

    Business Centers
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Airport Website (information & tools)
    • 4.0/5 (2 votes cast)

    Availability of Internet Connectivity
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Wireless Internet Access
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    General Facilities ATM Locations
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Public Telephones
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Restrooms
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Architecture
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Terminal Layout
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Seating Areas
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Overall Cleanliness
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Children Play Areas
    • 4.0/5 (2 votes cast)

    Geographic Location
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Baggage Claim Locations
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Baggage Handling
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Overall Comfort
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Security Lines
    • 4.0/5 (2 votes cast)

    Transportation & Parking Parking Availability
    • 3.0/5 (2 votes cast)

    Parking Pricing
    • 5.0/5 (2 votes cast)

    Public Transport
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Car Rental
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Taxis
    • 4.0/5 (2 votes cast)

    Hotel Shuttles
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Proximity to City Center
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Amenities Shopping (variety and number)
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Restaurants & Bars (variety and number)
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Restaurants & Bars (price/value)
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

  • Remarks

    A110-11 MERRILL ARPT WX INFO AVBL ON CTAF (CALL SIGN MERRILL WEATHER) DURG HRS ATCT CLSD OR PHONE 271-4355 DURING HRS WHEN ATCT CLSD.
    A110-13 USE FREQ 122.55 (RCO) FOR FILING , ACTIVATING & CANCELING FLIGHT PLANS IN THE ANCHORAGE BOWL AREA.
    A110-14 MRI RWY 5-23 PAVED FIRST 60' REMAINING SFC COMPOSITION IS GRAVEL AND USED SEASONALLY AS A SNOW RUNWAY (SKI EQUIPPED AIRCRAFT USE RECOMMENDED TO MINIMIZE WHEEL RUTTING).
    A110-19 ALL ACFT IN NON-MOVEMENT AREAS MUST CTC GND CTL PRIOR TO TAXI.
    A110-20 ANCHORAGE WX CAMERA AVBL ON INTERNET AT HTTP://AVCAMS.FAA.GOV
    A110-22 RY 05/23 REFLECTIVE THLDS & EDGE MARKERS.
    A110-23 PORTIONS OF TWY C BTN TWY S AND TWY N, AND PORTIONS OF TWY Q NOT VISIBLE FROM THE TWR. TWY Q UNCONTROLLED EAST OF TWY C. TWY G UNCONTROLLED BTN TWY N AND RY 05/23. ALL SURFACES SOUTH OF RY 05/23 UNCONTROLLED.
    A110-24 TWY B UNCTL SOUTH OF TWY M.
    A110-25 COMPASS ROSE AVBL 1600Z-1900Z (LOCAL TIME 7AM-10AM, OR 0700LOCAL-1000LOCAL) WITH PRIOR CDN FM MERRILL FIELD ATCT PENDING WX AND RWY CONFIGN, FOR MORE AP INFO VISIT WWW.AIRNAV.COM/AIRPORT/PAMR.
    A110-26 ARRIVAL/DEPARTURE ROUTES-SEE AREA NOTICES- SPECIAL NOTICE CARTEE AIRSPACE
    A110-4 SEAGULLS & RAVENS ON AIRPORT.
    A110-5 PPR FOR ACFT OVR 12500 LBS.
    A110-6 ALL RWY & TWY LGTS NON-STD HEIGHT.
    A110-7 1 FT TO 8 FT SNOW BERMS & PILES ADJACENT TO RYS & TAXIWAYS DURING WINTER MONTHS.
    A110-8 MIGRATORY WATERFOWL ON ARPT SPRING & FALL.
    A110-9 SEE SEPERATE LISTING FOR HOSP HELI.
    A30-05/23 RY 05/23 PAVED FIRST 60 FT.
    A58-34 26 FT BLDG, 220 FT L OF CNTRLN, 0-200 FT FROM RWY THR.
    A81-APT ACTVT MIRL RYS 07/25 & 16/34; REIL RYS 07, 25; 16 & 34 - CTAF. PAPI RY 34; VASI RYS 07, 25 & 16 OPERATES 24 HRS.
    E147 TPA FOR ACFT 105 KTS OR LESS 900 FT MSL. ACFT GREATER THAN 105 KTS 1200 FT MSL.

  • Runways

    MRI Airport 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
    Surface:  Asphalt/Gravel - 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 05

    Runway 23

    Elevation: 
    130 136
    Latitude: 
    61-12-34.8190N 61-12-42.7850N
    Longitude: 
    149-50-42.5060W 149-50-05.1560W
    True Magnetic Hdg.: 
    66 246
    ILS Type: 
    Glide Path Angle: 
    0.0 degrees 0.0 degrees
    Traffic Pattern: 
    Runway Markings Type: 
    Runway Markings Condition:
    Good Good
    Arresting Device: 
    Object at End: 
    POLE FENCE
    Object Height: 
    32 7
    Object Marked/Lighted?: 
    Distance from End: 
    146 0
    Object Centerline Offset: 
    252 ft. right of centerline 223 ft. right of centerline
    Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
    Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
    Approach Light System: 
    REIL: 
    No No
    Touchdown Lights: 
    Centerline Lights: 
    Threshold Crossing Height: 
    Threshold Elevation: 
    0 0
    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  4000 ft x 100 ft (1219 m x 30 m)
    Runway Length Source:  as of
    Surface:  Asphalt/Gravel - Good condition - No special surface treatment
    Runway Pavement Class: 
    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
    Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 
    Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

    Runway 07

    Runway 25

    Elevation: 
    124 137
    Latitude: 
    61-12-57.2500N 61-12-57.2400N
    Longitude: 
    149-51-11.9000W 149-49-50.2400W
    True Magnetic Hdg.: 
    90 270
    ILS Type: 
    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
    Arresting Device: 
    Object at End: 
    POLE BLDG
    Object Height: 
    32 37
    Object Marked/Lighted?: 
    Distance from End: 
    245 410
    Object Centerline Offset: 
    252 ft. right of centerline 223 ft. right of centerline
    Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
    2-Box VASI On Left Side Of Runway 2-Box VASI On Left Side Of Runway
    Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
    Approach Light System: 
    REIL: 
    Yes Yes
    Touchdown Lights: 
    No No
    Centerline Lights: 
    No No
    Threshold Crossing Height: 
    43 21
    Threshold Elevation: 
    0 0
    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 16/34  2640 ft x 75 ft (805 m x 23 m)
    Runway Length Source:  as of
    Surface:  Asphalt/Gravel - Good condition - No special surface treatment
    Runway Pavement Class: 
    Runway Edge Lights:  Medium Intensity

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

    Runway 16

    Runway 34

    Elevation: 
    124 117
    Latitude: 
    61-12-56.4500N 61-12-30.4600N
    Longitude: 
    149-51-09.0600W 149-51-09.0900W
    True Magnetic Hdg.: 
    180 0
    ILS Type: 
    Glide Path Angle: 
    3.0 degrees 3.0 degrees
    Traffic Pattern: 
    Right Left
    Runway Markings Type: 
    Basic Basic
    Runway Markings Condition:
    Fair Fair
    Arresting Device: 
    Object at End: 
    BLDG BLDG
    Object Height: 
    40 26
    Object Marked/Lighted?: 
    Distance from End: 
    425 200
    Object Centerline Offset: 
    252 ft. right of centerline 223 ft. right of centerline
    Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
    2-Box VASI On Right Side Of Runway 2-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway
    Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
    Approach Light System: 
    REIL: 
    Yes Yes
    Touchdown Lights: 
    No No
    Centerline Lights: 
    No No
    Threshold Crossing Height: 
    22 21
    Threshold Elevation: 
    0 0
    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

  • 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

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