Ketchikan Harbor Seaplane Base

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Location

Latitude: 
55-20-40.0700N (55.344464)
Longitude: 
131-39-48.3800W (-131.663439)
Elevation: 
0.0 feet MSL (0 m MSL)
Magnetic Variation: 
18.2 E (as of May 2021 from WMM2020 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -9.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -8.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
00 N.M. W of Ketchikan, Alaska
Found On: 
Ketchikan Chart
FAA Region: 
AAL

Contacts

Manager: 
Privately owned: 



PROMECH AIR
1515 TONGASS AVENUE
KETCHIKAN, AK 99901
(907) 225-3845

Operations

Airport Status: 
Operational
Facility Use: 
Public
Type: 
Seaplane Base
Control tower: 
No
Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
Months/Days/Hours
ALL/ALL/DALGT
Boundary ARTCC: 
ZAN (Anchorage)
Responsible ARTCC: 
ZAN (Anchorage)
Traffic Pattern Altitude: 
1000 feet (305 m)
NOTAMs Facility: 
KTN
NOTAM-D Service: 
Yes
International Airport of Entry: 
Yes
Customs Landing Rights: 
Yes
Military Landing Rights: 
No
Civil/Military Joint Use: 
No

Based Aircraft

Single Engine:  51

Annual Operations (as of 12/31/2017)

Total Operations:  10450
GA Local:  10000 95.7%
GA Itinerant:  450 4.3%

Communications

CTAF:  123.600

       

    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):  Ketchikan(KTN) Juneau (JNU)
    Frequency: 
    Toll Free Phone:  LC225-9481 1-866-297-2236

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    Navigation Aids (Navaids) near WFB

    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
    1.7 Ketchikan International Airport
    (KTN PAKT KTN)
    289 271 100LL, Jet A
    50.1 Klawock Airport
    (KLW PAKW AKW)
    286 268 100LL, Jet A
    51.2 Craig Seaplane Base
    (CGA CGA)
    279 261 100LL
    72.4 Wrangell Airport
    (WRG PAWG WRG)
    341 323 100LL, Jet A
    97.4 Petersburg James A Johnson Airport
    (PSG PAPG PSG)
    334 316 100, Jet A

    Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

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    Remarks

    A110-1 BOATS, SHIPS & LOG DEBRIS IN HARBOR.
    A110-2 NUMEROUS AIR TAXI OPNS IN HARBOR.
    A110-3 SPECIAL AIR TRAFFIC RULES-PART 93 AND STANDARD VFR ARR & DEP PROCEDURES AND PATTERN INFORMATION, SEE REGULATORY NOTICES.
    A110-4 ONE SMALL PUBLIC DOCK AVBL.
    A110-5 CONTACT KETCHIKAN RADIO 123.6 PRIOR TO ARRIVING FOR TRAFFIC ADVISORIES.
    A110-6 WX CAMERAS AVBL ON INTERNET AT HTTP://AVCAMS.FAA.GOV

    Runways

    Runway Summary

    Runways: E/W
    Longest Runway: E/W is 3893 ft (1187 m) long
    Runways with an Instrument Approach:

    WFB Airport Runway Details

    Waterway E/W  3893 ft x 1000 ft (1187 m x 305 m)
    Runway Length Source:  STATE as of 10/16/2006
    Surface:  Water -
    Runway Pavement Class: 
    Runway Edge Lights:  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: 

    Waterway E

    Runway W

    Elevation: 
    0.0 0.0
    Latitude: 
    55-20-49.1500N 55-20-30.0700N
    Longitude: 
    131-40-15.6700W 131-39-17.2500W
    True Magnetic Hdg.: 
    ILS Type: 
    Glide Path Angle: 
    0.0 degrees 0.0 degrees
    Traffic Pattern: 
    Left Left
    Runway Markings Type: 
    None None
    Runway Markings Condition:
    Arresting Device: 
    Object at End: 
    Object Height: 
    Object Marked/Lighted?: 
    Distance from End: 
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    Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
    Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
    Approach Light System: 
    REIL: 
    No No
    Touchdown Lights: 
    No No
    Centerline Lights: 
    No No
    Threshold Crossing Height: 
    Threshold Elevation: 
    Displaced Threshold: 
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    Declared Distances
    Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
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    Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 

    Services

    Airframe Repair: 
    Minor
    Powerplant Repair: 
    Minor
    Bottled Oxygen: 
    None
    Bulk Oxygen: 
    None
    Fuel Available: 
    100, Jet A
    Parking: 
    Hangars available

    Maps & Diagrams

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