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Platinum Airport

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Platinum Weather (°F)

PAPM (0.5 NM at True Heading of 151)
METAR: PAPM 240556Z AUTO 33022G28KT 10SM FEW019 OVC027 02/00 A2948 RMK AO2 PK WND 34030/0526 SLP984 60001 T00220000 10028 20017 53031 FZRANO
TAF: N/A

Location

Latitude: 
59-01-04.1900N (59.017831)
Longitude: 
161-49-37.8900W (-161.827192)
Elevation: 
18.0 feet MSL (5 m MSL)
Magnetic Variation: 
10.5 E (as of October 2021 from WMM2020 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -9.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -8.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
00 N.M. W of Platinum, Alaska
Found On: 
Kodiak Chart
FAA Region: 
AAL

Contacts

Manager: 
Publicly owned: 
JOSEPH LARAUX
BOX 505
BETHEL, AK 99559
(907) 543-2498
ALASKA DOT&PF CENTRAL REGION
P.O. BOX 196900
ANCHORAGE, AK 99519-6900
(907) 269-0749

Operations

Airport Status: 
Operational
Facility Use: 
Public
Type: 
Airport
Activation Date: 
08/1947
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: 
1018 feet (310 m)
NOTAMs Facility: 
PTU
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 12/31/2016)

Total Operations:  500
Air Taxi:  500 100.0%

Communications

CTAF:  122.800
Unicom:  122.800
AWOS-3P:  118.375 (907-979-8800)

  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY ANCHORAGE ARTCC ON FREQS 124.2/251.1 (CAPE NEWENHAM 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):  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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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 14 AK-1
MIN ALTERNATE MINIMUMS AK-1
MIN TAKEOFF MINIMUMS AK-1
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Navigation Aids (Navaids) near PTU

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
44.2 Quinhagak Airport
(KWN PAQH AQH)
359 349 100LL
99.8 Aleknagik Seaplane Base
(Z33)
79 67 100LL, MOGAS

Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

NOTAMs

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NOTAMS within

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NM of PAPM

Remarks

A110-5 RCMD VISUAL INSP PRIOR TO USE, RWY COND NOT MNT.
A110-6 MASSIVE MIGRATORY WATERFOWL STAGING AREA.
A81-APT ACTVT MIRL RWY 14/32 - CTAF.

Runways

Runway Summary

Runways: 14/32
Longest Runway: 14/32 is 5000 ft (1524 m) long
Runways with an Instrument Approach:

PTU Seaplane Base Runway Details

Waterway 14/32  5000 ft x 75 ft (1524 m x 23 m)
Runway Length Source:  STATE as of 04/07/2015
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: 

Waterway 14

Runway 32

Elevation: 
17.4 17.4
Latitude: 
59-01-26.4800N 59-00-41.8900N
Longitude: 
161-49-58.3000W 161-49-17.5600W
True Magnetic Hdg.: 
155 335
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: 
Object Height: 
Object Marked/Lighted?: 
Distance from End: 
Object Centerline Offset: 
Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
Approach Light System: 
REIL: 
No No
Touchdown Lights: 
No No
Centerline Lights: 
No No
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
Fuel Available: 
100LL, MOGAS
Landing Fees: 
No
Parking: 
Tiedowns available

Maps & Diagrams

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