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Merrill Field Airport

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Anchorage Weather (°F)

PAMR (0.2 NM at True Heading of 299)
METAR: PAMR 201953Z 36005KT 10SM OVC060 04/01 A2929 RMK AO2 SLP920 T00390011
TAF: N/A

PAED (2.2 NM at True Heading of 5)
METAR: PAED 202023Z 08003KT 10SM FEW008 BKN075 BKN140 04/02 A2930 RMK AO2A SLP919 $
TAF: TAF PAED 201800Z 2018/2124 01009KT 9999 BKN070 BKN100 610704 520404 QNH2926INS BECMG 2021/2022 02009KT 9999 BKN055 BKN075 620557 540504 QNH2927INS BECMG 2103/2104 04009KT 9000 -SHRA BKN030 OVC050 610307 540408 QNH2926INS BECMG 2108/2109 20009KT 8000 -RA BR BKN020 OVC040 610406 QNH2929INS TEMPO 2112/2117 20009KT 4800 -RASN BR BKN007 BECMG 2118/2119 VRB06KT 9999 VCSH SCT007 BKN030 OVC050 QNH2939INS TX05/2023Z TN00/2116Z

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: 
15.4 E (as of October 2021 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: 
D. RALPH GIBBS
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: 
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 12/31/2018)

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
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 10/07/21 to 0901Z 11/04/21.

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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 13 100LL
31.5 Warren 'Bud' Woods Palmer 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)
354 339 100LL, Jet A, Jet A+

Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

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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 ANCHORAGE BOWL AREA.
A110-14 MRI RWY 5/23 PAVED FIRST 60 FT 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
A110-23 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 UNCONTROLLED SOUTH OF TWY M.
A110-25 COMPASS ROSE AVBL WITH PRIOR CDN FM MERRILL FIELD ATCT.
A110-26 ARRIVAL/DEPARTURE ROUTES-SEE AREA NOTICES- SPECIAL NOTICE CARTEE AIRSPACE.
A110-28 FOR NOISE ABATEMENT, NO TOUCH & GO FLIGHT OPS OR PATTERN WORK BTN 2200 AND 0600 LOCAL.
A110-4 SEAGULLS AND RAVENS ON ARPT. MIGRATORY BIRDS ON ARPT SPRING THROUGH FALL.
A110-5 PPR FOR ACFT OVR 12500 LBS.
A110-6 ALL RWY AND TWY LGTS NON-STD HEIGHT.
A110-7 1 FT TO 8 FT SNOW BERMS AND PILES ADJACENT TO RWYS AND TWYS DURING WINTER MONTHS.
A110-9 SEE SEPERATE LISTING FOR HOSP HELI.
A14 EMAIL: DONALD.GIBBS@ANCHORAGEAK.GOV
A30-05/23 RWY 05 PAVED FIRST 60 FT.
A58-34 26 FT BLDG, 220 FT L OF CNTRLN, 0-200 FT FROM RWY 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 - OPERATES 24 HRS.
E147 TPA FOR ACFT 105 KTS OR LESS 900 FT MSL. ACFT GREATER THAN 105 KTS 1200 FT MSL.

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
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: 
130.0 136.0
Latitude: 
61-12-34.8190N 61-12-42.7850N
Longitude: 
149-50-42.5060W 149-50-05.1560W
True Magnetic Hdg.: 
066 246
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
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: 
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 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: 
124.4 136.7
Latitude: 
61-12-57.2500N 61-12-57.2400N
Longitude: 
149-51-11.9000W 149-49-50.2400W
True Magnetic Hdg.: 
090 270
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: 
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 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: 
124.4 117.1
Latitude: 
61-12-56.4500N 61-12-30.4600N
Longitude: 
149-51-09.0600W 149-51-09.0900W
True Magnetic Hdg.: 
180 000
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: 
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

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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