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  • Location

    Latitude: 
    65-37-21.2000N (65.622556)
    Longitude: 
    168-05-41.9000W (-168.094972)
    Elevation: 
    25.8 feet MSL (8 m MSL)
    Magnetic Variation: 
    8.5 E (as of October 2018 from WMM2015 model)
    Time Zone: 
    UTC -9.0 (Standard Time)
    UTC -8.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
    From City: 
    1 N.M. NW of Wales, Alaska
    Found On: 
    Nome Chart
    FAA Region: 
    AAL
  • Airport Operations

    Airport Status: 
    Operational
    Facility Use: 
    Public
    Type: 
    Airport
    Activation Date: 
    10/1954
    Control tower: 
    No
    Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
    Months/Days/Hours
    Unattended
    Boundary ARTCC: 
    ZAN (Anchorage)
    Lighting Schedule: 
    SEE RMK
    Segmented Circle Indicator: 
    Yes
    Beacon Color: 
    White-Green (Lighted Land Airport)
    Traffic Pattern Altitude: 
    1026 feet (313 m)
    NOTAMs Facility: 
    IWK
    NOTAM-D Service: 
    Yes
    International Airport of Entry: 
    No
    Customs Landing Rights: 
    No
    Military Landing Rights: 
    No
    Civil/Military Joint Use: 
    No

    Based Aircraft

    Annual Operations (as of 12/31/2016)

    Total Operations:  300
    Air Taxi:  300 100.0%
  • Communications

    CTAF:  123.000
    AWOS-3:  118.525 (907-664-3907)

    • APCH/DEP CTL PRVDD BY ANCHORAGE ARTCC ON FREQS 133.3/290.4 (NOME RCAG) .
    • COMMUNICATIONS PRVDD BY NOME FSS ON FREQ. 122.6 (TIN CITY RCO).
       
  • Contacts

    Manager: 
    Publicly owned: 
    JOSEPH JOHNSON
    PO BOX 1048
    NOME, AK 99762
    907-443-3431
    ALASKA DOT&PF NORTHERN REGION
    NORTHERN REGION, 2301 PEGER RD
    FAIRBANKS, AK 99709
    907-451-2200
  • Fixed Based Operators (FBOs) & Fuel

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    Area Code: 907

    Business Name Frequency Phone Fuel Grade
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  • Flight Service Stations

    Primary Alternate
    FSS on Field:  N
    FSS Name (ID):  Nome(OME) Fairbanks (FAI)
    Frequency: 
    Toll Free Phone:  1-800-478-8400 1-866-248-6516
       
  • Instrument Procedures / Charts


    FAA Terminal Procedures valid from 0901Z 10/11/18 to 0901Z 11/08/18.

    There are various types of charts available for an airport. They are listed in the Page Type column. Here is a legend for those types:

    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 18 AK-1
    IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 36 AK-1
    MIN TAKEOFF MINIMUMS AK-1
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  • Maps

    Wales - Wales (WAA) Airport Terminal Map

    Terminal Map Not Available for this Airport

    WAA Airport Sectional

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    WAA Airport Diagram


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  • METAR / TAF

    METAR

    TAF

  • Navigation Aids (Navaids) near WAA

    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
    94.5 Nome Airport
    (OME PAOM OME)
    133 123 100LL, Jet A, Jet A-1+
  • Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

    NOTAMs

    List ALL PAIW NOTAMs

    NOTAM Radius Search

    NOTAMS within
    NM of PAIW

    NOTAM Flight Path Search (Enter from two to five locations below)

    Locations (ICAO):
    Buffer (Both Sides):
    NM
    Include:
  • Ratings & Reviews

    Wales Airport Ratings

    Category Aspect Rating
    Overall Rating for Wales Airport
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Flight Service Number of Flights
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Overall Number of Routes Served
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    International Routes Served
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    On-time Performance
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Business Services & Internet Airport Lounges
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Business Centers
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Airport Website (information & tools)
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Availability of Internet Connectivity
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Wireless Internet Access
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    General Facilities ATM Locations
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Public Telephones
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Restrooms
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Architecture
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Terminal Layout
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Seating Areas
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Overall Cleanliness
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Children Play Areas
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Geographic Location
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Baggage Claim Locations
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Baggage Handling
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Overall Comfort
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Security Lines
    • 4.0/5 (2 votes cast)

    Transportation & Parking Parking Availability
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Parking Pricing
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Public Transport
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Car Rental
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Taxis
    • 3.0/5 (2 votes cast)

    Hotel Shuttles
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Proximity to City Center
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Amenities Shopping (variety and number)
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Restaurants & Bars (variety and number)
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Restaurants & Bars (price/value)
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

  • Remarks

    A110-1 EASTERLY WINDS MAY CAUSE SEVERE TURBULENCE IN VICINITY OF RWY.
    A110-2 HIGH TERRAIN SE THRU E.
    A110-3 RY CONDITIONS NOT MONITORED; RECOMMEND VISUAL INSPECTION PRIOR TO LANDING.
    A110-4 WX CAMERA AVBL ON INTERNET AT HTTP://AVCAMS.FAA.GOV
    A110-5 COLD TEMPERATURE RESTRICTED AIRPORT. ALTITUDE CORRECTION REQUIRED AT OR BELOW -12C.
    A110-6 ALL LIGHTS BROKEN ON WINDSOCK
    A110-7 SEVERAL RWY LIGHTS BROKEN.
    A81-APT ACTVT MIRL RY 18/36; PAPI AND REIL RYS 18 & 36 - CTAF.
    A83 WIND SOCK LGT MAY BE OTS.

  • Runways

    WAA Airport Runway Summary

    Runways: 18/36
    Longest Runway: 18/36 is 3990 ft (1216 m) long
    Runways with an Instrument Approach:

    WAA Airport Runway Details

    Runway 18/36  3990 ft x 75 ft (1216 m x 23 m)
    Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 09/17/2010
    Surface:  Gravel - 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: 

    Runway 18

    Runway 36

    Elevation: 
    22 21
    Latitude: 
    65-37-40.6484N 65-37-01.8139N
    Longitude: 
    168-05-34.8386W 168-05-48.8737W
    True Magnetic Hdg.: 
    189 9
    ILS Type: 
    Glide Path Angle: 
    3.0 degrees 3.0 degrees
    Traffic Pattern: 
    Left Left
    Runway Markings Type: 
    Runway Markings Condition:
    Arresting Device: 
    Object at End: 
    ROAD
    Object Height: 
    0 15
    Object Marked/Lighted?: 
    Distance from End: 
    0 600
    Object Centerline Offset: 
    0 ft. left and right of centerline
    Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
    4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway 4-Light PAPI On Right Side Of Runway
    Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
    Approach Light System: 
    REIL: 
    Yes Yes
    Touchdown Lights: 
    No No
    Centerline Lights: 
    No No
    Threshold Crossing Height: 
    26 26
    Threshold Elevation: 
    0 0
    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

  • Services

    Airframe Repair: 
    Minor
    Powerplant Repair: 
    Minor
    Bottled Oxygen: 
    None
    Bulk Oxygen: 
    None
    Fuel Available: 
    100LL, Jet A, Jet A-1+
    Landing Fees: 
    No
    Parking: 
    Hangars available

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