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Valdez Pioneer Field Airport

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Valdez Weather (°F)

PAVD (0.2 NM at True Heading of 248)
METAR: PAVD 201556Z 00000KT 10SM -RA BKN050 OVC060 03/03 A2939 RMK AO2 SLP949 P0000 T00280028
TAF: PAVD 201141Z 2012/2112 VRB04KT P6SM -RA BKN025 OVC050 AMD LTD TO CLD VIS AND WIND

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: 
16.6 E (as of October 2021 from WMM2020 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -9.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -8.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
03 N.M. E of Valdez, Alaska
Found On: 
Anchorage Chart
FAA Region: 
AAL

Contacts

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

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 12/31/2018)

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).
   

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 10/07/21 to 0901Z 11/04/21.

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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-H AK-1
MIN ALTERNATE MINIMUMS AK-1
MIN TAKEOFF MINIMUMS AK-1
ODP JMAAL THREE (OBSTACLE) AK-1
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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)
281 266 100LL
98.3 Wasilla Airport
(WWA PAWS IYS)
286 271 100LL, Jet A

Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

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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 SW SECTION OF RAMP (1675 X 200 FT) NOT MAINTAINED NOV 1 TO APR 15.
A110-12 SNOW 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, 0800-1630 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 MALSR RWY 06; REIL RWY 24; PAPI RWY 06; HIRL RWY 06/24 - CTAF.
A81-BCN 24 HRS

Runways

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:  200.0
Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  300.0
Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

Runway 06

Runway 24

Elevation: 
50.0 121.0
Latitude: 
61-07-58.3229N 61-08-08.0265N
Longitude: 
146-15-46.5652W 146-13-35.7201W
True Magnetic Hdg.: 
081 261
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: 
Displaced Threshold: 
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

Maps & Diagrams

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