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Kobuk Airport

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Kobuk Weather (°F)

Location

Latitude: 
66-54-44.4000N (66.912333)
Longitude: 
156-53-50.4000W (-156.897333)
Elevation: 
142.2 feet MSL (43 m MSL)
Magnetic Variation: 
12.7 E (as of September 2021 from WMM2020 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -9.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -8.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
00 N.M. N of Kobuk, Alaska
Found On: 
Fairbanks Chart
FAA Region: 
AAL

Contacts

Manager: 
Publicly owned: 
ALVIN WERNEKE
BOX 55
KOTZUBUE, AK 99752
907-442-3147
ALASKA DOT&PF NORTHERN REGION
2301 PEGER ROAD
FAIRBANKS, AK 99709
907-451-2200

Operations

Airport Status: 
Operational
Facility Use: 
Public
Type: 
Airport
Activation Date: 
06/1963
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: 
1142 feet (348 m)
NOTAMs Facility: 
OTZ
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 12/31/2020)

Total Operations:  500
Air Taxi:  500 100.0%

Communications

CTAF:  122.700

  • COMMUNICATIONS PRVDD BY KOTZEBUE FSS ON FREQ 122.0 (AMBLER RCO).
  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY ANCHORAGE ARTCC (ZAN) ON FREQ 119.2/263.0 (KOTZEBUE RCAG).
   

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):  Kotzebue(OTZ) Fairbanks (FAI)
Frequency: 
Toll Free Phone:  1-800-478-7460 1-866-248-6516

Instrument Procedures / Charts


FAA Terminal Procedures valid from 0901Z 09/09/21 to 0901Z 10/07/21.

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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 RNAV (GPS) RWY 09 AK-1
IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 27 AK-1
MIN TAKEOFF MINIMUMS AK-1
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Navigation Aids (Navaids) near OBU

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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NM of PAOB

Remarks

A110-1 RY CONDITION NOT MONITORED; RECOMMEND VISUAL INSPECTION PRIOR TO LANDING.
A110-2 FLOAT PLANE OPERATION ON LAKE.
A110-3 PARALLEL PLINE NORTH OF RY.
A110-4 WX CAMERA AVBL ON INTERNET AT HTTP://AVCAMS.FAA.GOV
A33-09/27 DIP ON RY 09 ABEAM SLOUGH.
A5 NORTHWEST ARCTIC BOROUGH
A81-APT ACTVT MIRL RY 09/27 - CTAF.
E111 ESTABD PRIOR TO 1959.

Runways

Runway Summary

Runways: 09/27
Longest Runway: 09/27 is 4020 ft (1225 m) long
Runways with an Instrument Approach:

OBU Airport Runway Details

Runway 09/27  4020 ft x 75 ft (1225 m x 23 m)
Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 07/31/2010
Surface:  Gravel - Good condition -
Runway Pavement Class: 
Runway Edge Lights:  Medium 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 09

Runway 27

Elevation: 
140.0 137.8
Latitude: 
66-54-49.8888N 66-54-38.9550N
Longitude: 
156-54-38.8146W 156-53-01.9766W
True Magnetic Hdg.: 
106 286
ILS Type: 
Glide Path Angle: 
0.0 degrees 0.0 degrees
Traffic Pattern: 
Left Left
Runway Markings Type: 
Runway Markings Condition:
Arresting Device: 
Object at End: 
BRUSH BRUSH
Object Height: 
6 25
Object Marked/Lighted?: 
Distance from End: 
0 0
Object Centerline Offset: 
126 ft. left and right of centerline 126 ft. left and right of centerline
Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
Approach Light System: 
REIL: 
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): 

Services

Airframe Repair: 
None
Powerplant Repair: 
None
Bottled Oxygen: 
None
Bulk Oxygen: 
None
Landing Fees: 
No
Parking: 
Tiedowns available

Maps & Diagrams

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