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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 E (as of November 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

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
Clearance Del.:  119.4
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
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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


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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 Warren 'Bud' Woods Palmer 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
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    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
    • 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

    A110-16 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

    Runways: 14/32
    E/W
    N/S
    SE/NW
    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

    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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