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Wales Airport

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Wales Weather (°F)

PAIW (0.1 NM at True Heading of 152)
METAR: PAIW 181656Z AUTO 13009KT 10SM OVC027 M04/M08 A2978 RMK AO2 SLP086 T10441083 FZRANO
TAF: N/A

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: 
7.3 E (as of October 2021 from WMM2020 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -9.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -8.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
01 N.M. NW of Wales, Alaska
Found On: 
Nome Chart
FAA Region: 
AAL

Contacts

Manager: 
Publicly owned: 
DARRIN OTTON
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

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)
Responsible 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 12/31/2020)

Total Operations:  300
Air Taxi:  300 100.0%

Communications

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

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

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):  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 10/07/21 to 0901Z 11/04/21.

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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 ALTERNATE MINIMUMS AK-1
MIN TAKEOFF MINIMUMS AK-1
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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)
133 124 100LL, Jet A, Jet A-1+

Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

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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 AIRPORT. ALTITUDE CORRECTION REQUIRED AT OR BELOW -27C.
A110-6 WIND SOCK LIGHTING INOPERATIVE, WIND SOCK MAY BE MISSING
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

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: 
22.4 21.0
Latitude: 
65-37-40.6484N 65-37-01.8139N
Longitude: 
168-05-34.8386W 168-05-48.8737W
True Magnetic Hdg.: 
188 008
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: 
15
Object Marked/Lighted?: 
Distance from End: 
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: 
Displaced Threshold: 
Threshold Latitude: 

Threshold Longitude: 

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

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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