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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: 
17.1 E (as of July 2019 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

Airport Status: 
Operational
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)
Responsible 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 06/30/2018)

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

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):  Juneau(JNU)
Frequency: 
Toll Free Phone:  1-866-297-2236
   

Instrument Procedures / Charts


FAA Terminal Procedures valid from 0901Z 06/20/19 to 0901Z 07/18/19.

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Page Type Page Name Volume Action Since
Last Cycle
DP NAKED SIX AK-1
IAP LDA-H AK-1
MIN ALTERNATE MINIMUMS AK-1
MIN TAKEOFF MINIMUMS AK-1
ODP JMAAL THREE (OBSTACLE) AK-1
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Maps

Valdez - Valdez Pioneer Field (VDZ) Airport Terminal Map

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METAR / TAF

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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 Warren 'Bud' Woods Palmer 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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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: 0600-1830 MON-FRI, 0800-1830 SAT-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

Runways

VDZ Airport Runway Summary

Runways: 06/24
Longest Runway: 06/24 is 6500 ft (1981 m) long
Runways with an Instrument Approach: 06

VDZ Airport Runway Details

Runway 06/24  6500 ft x 150 ft (1981 m x 46 m)
Runway Length Source:  FAA as of 12/12/2005
Surface:  Asphalt - Good condition - Saw-cut or plastic grooved
Runway Pavement Class:  54 /F/B/X/T
Runway Edge Lights:  High Intensity

Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
Single Wheel Landing Gear:  75.0
Dual Wheel Landing Gear:  200.
Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  300.0
Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

Runway 06

Runway 24

Elevation: 
50 121
Latitude: 
61-07-58.3229N 61-08-08.0265N
Longitude: 
146-15-46.5652W 146-13-35.7201W
True Magnetic Hdg.: 
81 261
ILS Type: 
LDA/DME
Glide Path Angle: 
3.0 degrees 0.0 degrees
Traffic Pattern: 
Right Left
Runway Markings Type: 
Precision Instrument Nonprecision Instrument
Runway Markings Condition:
Fair Fair
Arresting Device: 
Object at End: 
TREES TREES
Object Height: 
55 77
Object Marked/Lighted?: 
Distance from End: 
2100 1580
Object Centerline Offset: 
0 ft. left and right of centerline 0 ft. left and right of centerline
Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway
Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
Approach Light System: 
1,400 Foot Medium Intensity Approach Lighting System With Runway Alignment Indicator Lights
REIL: 
No Yes
Touchdown Lights: 
Centerline Lights: 
Threshold Crossing Height: 
29
Threshold Elevation: 
0 0
Displaced Threshold: 
0 0
Threshold Latitude: 

Threshold Longitude: 

Declared Distances
Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
6500 6500
Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
6500 6500
Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
6500 6500
Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
6500 6500

Services

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

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