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Airport Details

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Location

Latitude: 
61-08-03.1750N (61.134215)
Longitude: 
146-14-41.1430W (-146.244762)
Elevation: 
121.0 feet MSL (37 m MSL)
Magnetic Variation: 
17.2 E (as of July 2018 from WMM2015 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -9.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -8.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
3 N.M. E of Valdez, Alaska
Found On: 
Anchorage Chart
FAA Region: 
AAL

Operations

Facility Use: 
Public
Type: 
Airport
Activation Date: 
10/1952
Control tower: 
No
Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
Months/Days/Hours
MAY-SEPT/ALL/0700-1830
Boundary ARTCC: 
ZAN (Anchorage)
Lighting Schedule: 
SEE RMK
Segmented Circle Indicator: 
Yes
Beacon Color: 
White-Green (Lighted Land Airport)
Traffic Pattern Altitude: 
1121 feet (342 m)
NOTAMs Facility: 
VDZ
NOTAM-D Service: 
Yes
International Airport of Entry: 
No
Customs Landing Rights: 
Yes
Military Landing Rights: 
Yes
Civil/Military Joint Use: 
No
Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting: 
Class I
ARFF Index: A
Air Carrier Service: Scheduled
Certification Date: 04/2005

Based Aircraft

Single Engine:  25
Multi Engine:  1
GA Helicopters:  7
Ultralights:  2

Annual Operations (as of 06/30/2017)

Total Operations:  9300
Air Taxi:  3800 40.9%
GA Local:  2500 26.9%
GA Itinerant:  2500 26.9%
Military Aircraft:  500 5.4%

Communications

CTAF:  122.900
AWOS-3P:  118.8 (907-835-5578)

  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY ANCHORAGE ARTCC ON FREQS 269.4 (MIDDLETON ISLAND RCAG) AND 119.3 (JOHNSTONE POINT RCAG).
   

Contacts

Manager: 
Publicly owned: 
STEVE SEARLES
BOX 507
VALDEZ, AK 99686
907-835-5658
ALASKA DOT&PF NORTHERN REGION
2301 PEGER ROAD
FAIRBANKS, AK 99709
907-451-5217

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Area Code: 907

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Flight Service Stations

Primary Alternate
FSS on Field:  N
FSS Name (ID):  Juneau(JNU)
Frequency: 
Toll Free Phone:  1-866-297-2236
   

Instrument Procedures / Charts


FAA Terminal Procedures valid from 0901Z 07/19/18 to 0901Z 08/16/18.

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DP NAKED SIX AK-1
IAP LDA/DME-H AK-1
MIN ALTERNATE MINIMUMS AK-1
MIN TAKEOFF MINIMUMS AK-1
ODP JMAAL THREE (OBSTACLE) AK-1
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Maps, Charts, & Diagrams

Valdez - Valdez Pioneer Field (VDZ) Airport Terminal Map

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METAR / TAF Weather

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Navigation Aids (Navaids) near VDZ

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
38.5 Cordova Municipal Airport
(CKU CKU)
156 139 100LL
86.3 Palmer Buddy Woods Municipal Airport
(PAQ PAAQ PAQ)
289 273 100LL, Jet A-1, Jet B
94.9 Wasilla Lake Seaplane Base
(5L6)
287 271 100LL
95.6 Birchwood Airport
(PABV BCV)
281 265 100LL
98.3 Wasilla Airport
(WWA PAWS IYS)
286 270 100LL, Jet A

Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

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Ratings & Reviews

Valdez Pioneer Field Airport Ratings

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Runways

VDZ Airport Runway Summary

Longest Runway: 06/24 is 6508 ft (1984 m) long
Runways with an Instrument Approach: 06

VDZ Airport Runway Details



Runway 06/24  6508 ft x 150 ft (1984 m x 46 m)
Runway Length Source:  as of
Surface:  Asphalt -
Runway Pavement Class: 
Runway Edge Lights:  Yes 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 06

Runway 24

Elevation: 
39 118
Latitude: 
61.1326 61.1353
Longitude: 
-146.267 -146.23
True Magnetic Hdg.: 
81 261
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: 
Yes Yes
Touchdown Lights: 
Centerline Lights: 
Threshold Crossing Height: 
Threshold Elevation: 
39 118
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

Remarks

A110-10 FUEL SALES BY PPR ONLY. FOR JET B 907-834-6933. FOR 100LL 907-831-0643.
A110-11 SOUTHWEST SECTION OF RAMP (1675 X 200 FEET) NOT MAINTAINED NOV 1 TO APR 15.
A110-12 SN REMOVAL, WILDLIFE CTL, COND RPRTG, AND OTHER AFLD MAINT SVCS ONLY AVBL AND VALID DUR ARPT MAINT DUTY HRS.
A110-13 CTC ARPT MGMT FOR ANY AFTER HRS REQ FOR AFLD SVCS.
A110-2 ARPT MAINT DUTY HRS: NOV-APR 0600-1600 MON-SAT, 0600-1500 SUN; MAY-OCT 0600-1830 MON-THURS, 0700-1730 FRI-SAT, 0900-1700 SUN.
A110-4 BE ALERT - DURG STRONG NORTHERLY WINDS THE WINDS AT MIDFIELD AND AT THE EAST END OF THE RY MAY BE SIGNIFICANTLY HIGHER THAN THE WINDS DETECTED AT THE AWOS SITE.
A110-5 BE ALERT: SEE SPECIAL NOTICES - PORT VALDEZ AREA AND GENERAL NOTICES - THOMPSON PASS AVALANCHE CONTROL.
A110-6 POTATO POINT WX CAMERA AVBL ON INTERNET AT HTTP://AVCAMS.FAA.GOV
A110-8 ARPT SAND LARGER GRADATION THAN FAA RECOMMENDED/SEE AC150/5200-30.
A110-9 COLD TEMPERATURE RESTRICTED AIRPORT. ALTITUDE CORRECTION REQUIRED AT OR BELOW -11C.
A16 OTHER PHONE NUMBERS AVBL 835-4695/5658.
A26 CLSD TO ACR OPNS WITH MORE THAN 30 PSGR SEATS EXCP WITH PPR IN WRITING TO AMGR; PO BOX 507 VALDEZ AK 99686; 24 HRS IN ADVANCE; FAX 907-835-5849.
A81-APT ACTVT HIRL RY 06/24; MALSR & PAPI RY 06 & REIL RY 24 - CTAF.
A81-BCN 24 HRS

Services

Airframe Repair: 
Major
Powerplant Repair: 
Major
Fuel Available: 
100LL, Jet A

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