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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 October 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
  • Airport 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)
    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 10/11/18 to 0901Z 11/08/18.

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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
    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

    Valdez - Valdez Pioneer Field (VDZ) Airport Terminal Map

    Terminal Map Not Available for this Airport

    VDZ Airport Sectional

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    VDZ Airport Diagram


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  • METAR / TAF

    METAR

    TAF

  • 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)

    NOTAMs

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    NOTAM Radius Search

    NOTAMS within
    NM of PAVD

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  • Ratings & Reviews

    Valdez Pioneer Field Airport Ratings

    Category Aspect Rating
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    International Routes Served
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    On-time Performance
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    Business Services & Internet Airport Lounges
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    Business Centers
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Airport Website (information & tools)
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    Availability of Internet Connectivity
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    Wireless Internet Access
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    General Facilities ATM Locations
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    Public Telephones
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    Restrooms
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    Architecture
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    Parking Pricing
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    Public Transport
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Car Rental
    • 3.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Taxis
    • 3.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Hotel Shuttles
    • 4.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Proximity to City Center
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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: 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

  • 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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