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Airport Details

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  • Location

    Latitude: 
    61-10-53.9000N (61.181639)
    Longitude: 
    149-57-59.4000W (-149.966500)
    Elevation: 
    79.3 feet MSL (24 m MSL)
    Magnetic Variation: 
    16.1 E (as of August 2018 from WMM2015 model)
    Time Zone: 
    UTC -9.0 (Standard Time)
    UTC -8.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
    From City: 
    3 N.M. SW of Anchorage, Alaska
    Found On: 
    Anchorage Chart
    FAA Region: 
    AAL
  • Seaplane Base Operations

    Airport Status: 
    Operational
    Facility Use: 
    Public
    Type: 
    Seaplane Base
    Activation Date: 
    06/1947
    Control tower: 
    Yes
    Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
    Months/Days/Hours
    ALL/ALL/ALL
    Boundary ARTCC: 
    ZAN (Anchorage)
    Lighting Schedule: 
    SS-SR
    Segmented Circle Indicator: 
    No
    Traffic Pattern Altitude: 
    1079 feet (329 m)
    NOTAMs Facility: 
    LHD
    NOTAM-D Service: 
    Yes
    International Airport of Entry: 
    No
    Customs Landing Rights: 
    No
    Military Landing Rights: 
    Yes
    Civil/Military Joint Use: 
    No

    Based Aircraft

    Single Engine:  999
    Multi Engine:  33

    Annual Operations (as of 05/31/2016)

    Total Operations:  61900
    Commercial:  400 0.6%
    Air Taxi:  15000 24.2%
    GA Local:  45000 72.7%
    GA Itinerant:  1500 2.4%
  • Communications

    CTAF:  126.800
    Tower:  LAKE HOOD
    126.8
    Hrs: 24
    Approach:  ANCHORAGE
    119.1
    Departure:  ANCHORAGE
    119.1
    ATIS:  125.6
    Hrs: 24
    ASOS:  (907-245-1618)

         
    • Contacts

      Manager: 
      Publicly owned: 
      TIM COONS
      STATE OF AK -- DOT&PF, PO BOX 196960
      ANCHORAGE, AK 99519-6960
      907-266-2741
      STATE OF AK -- DOT&PF
      PO BOX 196960
      ANCHORAGE, AK 99519-6960
      907-266-2741
    • Fixed Based Operators (FBOs) & Fuel

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      Area Code: 907

      Business Name Frequency Phone Fuel Grade
      Arctic Flyers
        
      243-3953
      International Aviation Service
                  
      243-1515 100LL, Jet A
      Chevron aviation fuel
      Chevron
      100LL - 2.50 USD per gallon
      on 8/18/01
      Pumps
      Chevron aviation fuel
      Chevron
      Jet A - 2.24 USD per gallon
      on 8/18/01
      Pumps
      Signature Flight Support - East Terminal
                  
      Unicom: 130.55 +1 907 243-4328 100LL, Jet A
      AvFuel 100LL - 2.83 USD per gallon
      on 8/18/01
      Trucks At Tie-down Locations
      AvFuel Jet A - 2.71 USD per gallon
      on 8/18/01
      Trucks At Tie-down Locations
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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 08/16/18 to 0901Z 09/13/18.

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    • Maps

      Anchorage - Lake Hood (PALH) Seaplane Base Terminal Map

      Terminal Map Not Available for this Seaplane Base

      PALH Seaplane Base Sectional

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      PALH Seaplane Base Diagram


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    • METAR / TAF

      METAR

      TAF

    • Navigation Aids (Navaids) near PALH

      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
      0.0 Lake Hood Seaplane Base
      (PALH LHD)
      0 344 100, 100LL, Jet A
      1.0 Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport
      (ANC PANC ANC)
      243 227 100, 100LL, Jet A, Jet A-1
      4.0 Merrill Field Airport
      (MRI PAMR MRI)
      61 45 100, Jet A
      4.5 Alaska Regional Hospital Heliport
      (2OK)
      65 49 100LL, Jet A
      19.3 Birchwood Airport
      (PABV BCV)
      42 26 100LL
      26.4 Wasilla Airport
      (WWA PAWS IYS)
      27 11 100LL, Jet A
      29.1 Wasilla Lake Seaplane Base
      (5L6)
      33 17 100LL
      35.4 Palmer Buddy Woods Municipal Airport
      (PAQ PAAQ PAQ)
      45 29 100LL, Jet A-1, Jet B
      52.2 Kenai Municipal Airport
      (ENA PAEN ENA)
      226 211 100LL, Jet A
      52.7 Soldotna Airport
      (SXQ PASX SXQ)
      216 200 100LL, Jet A
      68.5 Talkeetna Airport
      (TKA PATK TKA)
      357 341 100LL, Jet A, Jet A+
    • Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

      NOTAMs

      List ALL PANC NOTAMs

      NOTAM Radius Search

      NOTAMS within
      NM of PANC

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

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

      Lake Hood Seaplane Base Ratings

      Category Aspect Rating
      Overall Rating for Lake Hood Seaplane Base
      • 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
      • 4.0/5 (2 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
      • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Parking Pricing
      • 5.0/5 (1 vote 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

      A110-16 PUB RAMPS ON N & W SHORE OF LAKE HOOD.
      A110-17 ANCHORAGE WX CAMERA AVBL ON INTERNET AT HTTP://AVCAMS.FAA.GOV
      A110-18 NOISE SENSITIVE AREA IN EFFECT; CTC AMGR 907-266-2741 FOR FURTHER INFO.
      A110-19 TWY V PCL SECURITY GATE EAST OF TWY E; KEY 121.75 5 TIMES TO ACTVT.
      A110-2 FLOATING DEBRIS ON LAKE.
      A110-21 SEE NOTICE IN SECTION C FOR AIRPORT LAYOUT GRAPHIC.
      A110-25 TWY AROUND LAKE HOOD IS A JOINT USE TWY/ROAD & IS USED BY MOTOR VEHICLES/BICYCLISTS/JOGGERS AND TOUR BUSES. USE OF LANDING LIGHT WHEN TAXIING RCMDD.
      A110-26 TWY H-2/LAKESHORE TWY GATES PCL; KEY 121.75 3 TIMES TO ACTVT.
      A110-27 PPR FOR NON-RADIO OPNS. CTC FAA AT 907-271-5936. REQUEST TO BE TRANSFERRED TO ATCT. PROVIDE AN ETA AND REMAIN WITHIN PLUS/MINUS 15 MIN. NO NIGHTIME NON-RADIO ACFT OPNS.
      A110-28 RY 14/32 TFC PATTERNS OVERLAP SEADROME PATTERNS.
      A110-29 LAKE CLSD TO ACFT OVER 12500 LBS FM FREEZUP TIL APRXLY DEC 31; OVERFLOWS INTO ICE MAY OCCUR WINTER MONTHS.
      A110-3 AREA NW & SW OF LAKE SPENARD FM CANAL EASTWARD 1500' NOT VSBL FM ATCT.
      A110-31 NUMEROUS WATERFOWL AND NESTING AREAS INVOF ARPT.
      A110-32 FOR AVBLTY OF WINTER SKI OPNS ON LAKE SURFACES, CONSULT LOCAL NOTAMS AND CTC TWR PRIOR TO ARR /DEP.
      A110-34 NORTH POTHOLE DESIGNATED NO-WAKE AREA TO PROTECT MOORED AIRCRAFT/SHORELINE
      A110-35 ALL WATERLANES ELEV 76 FT TO LAKE HOOD SEAPLANE BASE (LHD).
      A110-36 ARRIVAL/DEPARTURE ROUTES; SEE AREA NOTICES.
      A110-5 LARGE FLOCKS OF MIGRATORY BIRDS INVOF ARPT SPRING TO FALL.
      A35-14/32 LIMITED TO ACFT 9000 LBS OR LESS.
      A70 FUEL AVBL RY 14/32 TRANSIENT PARKING AND FM VARIOUS FIXED BASE OPERATORS.
      A90 TOTAL: 1185.

    • Runways

      PALH Airport Runway Summary

      Longest Runway: E/W is 4541 ft (1384 m) long
      Runways with an Instrument Approach:

      PALH Airport Runway Details

      Runway 14/32  2200 ft x 75 ft (671 m x 23 m)
      Runway Length Source:  STATE as of 06/22/2010
      Surface:  Gravel/Dirt - 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 14

      Runway 32

      Elevation: 
      75 79
      Latitude: 
      61-11-21.5816N 61-11-02.2206N
      Longitude: 
      149-58-05.4871W 149-57-45.3471W
      True Magnetic Hdg.: 
      153 333
      ILS Type: 
      Glide Path Angle: 
      0.0 degrees 0.0 degrees
      Traffic Pattern: 
      Right
      Runway Markings Type: 
      Runway Markings Condition:
      Arresting Device: 
      Object at End: 
      TREE TREE
      Object Height: 
      40 27
      Object Marked/Lighted?: 
      Distance from End: 
      880 650
      Object Centerline Offset: 
      170 ft. left of centerline 180 ft. right of centerline
      Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
      Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
      Approach Light System: 
      REIL: 
      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 E/W  4541 ft x 188 ft (1384 m x 57 m)
      Runway Length Source:  as of
      Surface:  Gravel/Dirt - 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 E

      Runway W

      Elevation: 
      0 0
      Latitude: 
      Longitude: 
      True Magnetic Hdg.: 
      0 0
      ILS Type: 
      Glide Path Angle: 
      0.0 degrees 0.0 degrees
      Traffic Pattern: 
      Runway Markings Type: 
      Runway Markings Condition:
      Arresting Device: 
      Object at End: 
      Object Height: 
      0 0
      Object Marked/Lighted?: 
      Distance from End: 
      0 0
      Object Centerline Offset: 
      170 ft. left of centerline 180 ft. right of centerline
      Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
      Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
      Approach Light System: 
      REIL: 
      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 N/S  1930 ft x 200 ft (588 m x 61 m)
      Runway Length Source:  as of
      Surface:  Gravel/Dirt - 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 N

      Runway S

      Elevation: 
      0 0
      Latitude: 
      Longitude: 
      True Magnetic Hdg.: 
      0 0
      ILS Type: 
      Glide Path Angle: 
      0.0 degrees 0.0 degrees
      Traffic Pattern: 
      Runway Markings Type: 
      Runway Markings Condition:
      Arresting Device: 
      Object at End: 
      Object Height: 
      0 0
      Object Marked/Lighted?: 
      Distance from End: 
      0 0
      Object Centerline Offset: 
      170 ft. left of centerline 180 ft. right of centerline
      Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
      Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
      Approach Light System: 
      REIL: 
      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 SE/NW  1369 ft x 150 ft (417 m x 46 m)
      Runway Length Source:  as of
      Surface:  Gravel/Dirt - 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 NW

      Runway SE

      Elevation: 
      0 0
      Latitude: 
      Longitude: 
      True Magnetic Hdg.: 
      0 0
      ILS Type: 
      Glide Path Angle: 
      0.0 degrees 0.0 degrees
      Traffic Pattern: 
      Runway Markings Type: 
      Runway Markings Condition:
      Arresting Device: 
      Object at End: 
      Object Height: 
      0 0
      Object Marked/Lighted?: 
      Distance from End: 
      0 0
      Object Centerline Offset: 
      170 ft. left of centerline 180 ft. right of centerline
      Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
      Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
      Approach Light System: 
      REIL: 
      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

      Waterway E/W  4540 ft x 188 ft (1384 m x 57 m)
      Runway Length Source:  as of
      Surface:  Water -
      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: 

      Waterway E

      Runway W

      Elevation: 
      0 0
      Latitude: 
      Longitude: 
      True Magnetic Hdg.: 
      0 0
      ILS Type: 
      Glide Path Angle: 
      0.0 degrees 0.0 degrees
      Traffic Pattern: 
      Runway Markings Type: 
      Runway Markings Condition:
      Arresting Device: 
      Object at End: 
      Object Height: 
      0 0
      Object Marked/Lighted?: 
      Distance from End: 
      0 0
      Object Centerline Offset: 
      Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
      Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
      Approach Light System: 
      REIL: 
      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

      Waterway N/S  1930 ft x 200 ft (588 m x 61 m)
      Runway Length Source:  as of
      Surface:  Water -
      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: 

      Waterway N

      Runway S

      Elevation: 
      0 0
      Latitude: 
      Longitude: 
      True Magnetic Hdg.: 
      0 0
      ILS Type: 
      Glide Path Angle: 
      0.0 degrees 0.0 degrees
      Traffic Pattern: 
      Runway Markings Type: 
      Runway Markings Condition:
      Arresting Device: 
      Object at End: 
      Object Height: 
      0 0
      Object Marked/Lighted?: 
      Distance from End: 
      0 0
      Object Centerline Offset: 
      Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
      Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
      Approach Light System: 
      REIL: 
      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

      Waterway NW/SE  1370 ft x 150 ft (418 m x 46 m)
      Runway Length Source:  as of
      Surface:  Water -
      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: 

      Waterway NW

      Runway SE

      Elevation: 
      0 0
      Latitude: 
      Longitude: 
      True Magnetic Hdg.: 
      0 0
      ILS Type: 
      Glide Path Angle: 
      0.0 degrees 0.0 degrees
      Traffic Pattern: 
      Runway Markings Type: 
      Runway Markings Condition:
      Arresting Device: 
      Object at End: 
      Object Height: 
      0 0
      Object Marked/Lighted?: 
      Distance from End: 
      0 0
      Object Centerline Offset: 
      Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
      Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
      Approach Light System: 
      REIL: 
      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

    • 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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