• Location

    Latitude: 
    64-44-10.1900N (64.736164)
    Longitude: 
    156-56-14.5500W (-156.937375)
    Elevation: 
    151.6 feet MSL (46 m MSL)
    Magnetic Variation: 
    13.8 E (as of May 2018 from WMM2015 model)
    Time Zone: 
    UTC -9.0 (Standard Time)
    UTC -8.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
    From City: 
    0 N.M. NW of Galena, Alaska
    Found On: 
    Fairbanks Chart
    FAA Region: 
    AAL
  • Airport Operations

    Facility Use: 
    Public
    Type: 
    Airport
    Activation Date: 
    09/1947
    Control tower: 
    No
    Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
    Months/Days/Hours
    OCT-APR/MON-FRI/0600-1700
    Boundary ARTCC: 
    ZAN (Anchorage)
    Lighting Schedule: 
    SEE RMK
    Segmented Circle Indicator: 
    Yes
    Beacon Color: 
    White-Green (Lighted Land Airport)
    Traffic Pattern Altitude: 
    1152 feet (351 m)
    NOTAMs Facility: 
    GAL
    NOTAM-D Service: 
    Yes
    International Airport of Entry: 
    No
    Customs Landing Rights: 
    No
    Military Landing Rights: 
    No
    Civil/Military Joint Use: 
    No

    Based Aircraft

    Single Engine:  10
    Multi Engine:  1
    Ultralights:  2

    Annual Operations (as of 12/31/2016)

    Total Operations:  19000
    Commercial:  3000 15.8%
    Air Taxi:  1000 5.3%
    GA Local:  4000 21.1%
    GA Itinerant:  9000 47.4%
    Military Aircraft:  2000 10.5%
  • Communications

    CTAF:  123.000
    AWOS-3:  132.525 (907-656-2483)

    • APCH/DEP SERVICE PROVIDED BY ANCHORAGE ARTCC ON FREQS 127.0/290.2 (GALENA RCAG).COMMUNICATIONS PRVDD BY FAIRBANKS FSS ON FREQ 122.20 (GALENA RCO).
    • MIL CONTRACTOR CALL SPACE MARK ON 391.2 FOR ALL SERVICES.
       
  • Contacts

    Manager: 
    Publicly owned: 
    MARVIN THURMOND
    BOX 9
    GALENA, AK 99741
    907-656-1236
    ALASKA DOT&PF NORTHERN REGION
    2301 PEGER RD, 2301 PEGER RD
    FAIRBANKS, AK 99701
    907-451-52200
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    Area Code: 907

    Business Name Frequency Phone Fuel Grade
    Galena Airport Services
      
    656-2080, 656-1330 100LL, Jet A
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  • Flight Service Stations

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


    FAA Terminal Procedures valid from 0901Z 05/24/18 to 0901Z 06/21/18.

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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
    APD AIRPORT DIAGRAM AK-1
    IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 07 AK-1
    IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 25 AK-1
    MIN ALTERNATE MINIMUMS AK-1
    MIN TAKEOFF MINIMUMS AK-1
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  • Maps

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  • METAR / TAF

    METAR

    TAF

  • Navigation Aids (Navaids) near GAL

    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
  • Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

    NOTAMs

    List ALL PAGA NOTAMs

    NOTAM Radius Search

    NOTAMS within
    NM of PAGA

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

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

    Edward G Pitka Sr Airport Ratings

    Category Aspect Rating
    Overall Rating for Edward G Pitka Sr Airport
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Flight Service Number of Flights
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Overall Number of Routes Served
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    International Routes Served
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    On-time Performance
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Business Services & Internet Airport Lounges
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Business Centers
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Airport Website (information & tools)
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Availability of Internet Connectivity
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Wireless Internet Access
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    General Facilities ATM Locations
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Public Telephones
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Restrooms
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Architecture
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Terminal Layout
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Seating Areas
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Overall Cleanliness
    • 1.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Children Play Areas
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Geographic Location
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Baggage Claim Locations
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Baggage Handling
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    Overall Comfort
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Security Lines
    • 1.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Transportation & Parking Parking Availability
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Parking Pricing
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Public Transport
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

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    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Taxis
    • 2.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Hotel Shuttles
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Proximity to City Center
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    Amenities Shopping (variety and number)
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  • Remarks

    A110*G THIS AIRPORT HAS BEEN SURVEYED BY THE NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY.
    A110-1 POSSIBLE WINDSHEAR BELOW 2000 FT AGL ON FINAL APCH TO RWYS 07 & 25.
    A110-13 ARPT HAZARDOUS REPORTING ONLY PERFORMED DURING DUTY HRS UNLESS PRIOR ARRANGEMENT IN WRITING WITH ARPT MANAGEMENT PO BOX 09 GALENA AK 99741.
    A110-14 SNOW REMOVAL OPERATIONS MONITOR CTAF.
    A110-16 ACFT MAY BE CLOSER TO LANDING SURFACE THAN THEY APPEAR TO PILOT.
    A110-23 ULTRALIGHTS ON AND IN VICINITY OF AIRPORT.
    A110-24 WX CAMERA AVBL ON INTERNET AT HTTP://AVCAMS.FAA.GOV
    A110-25 COLD TEMPERATURE RESTRICTED AIRPORT. ALTITUDE CORRECTION REQUIRED AT OR BELOW -33C.
    A110-8 ARPT MAINT DUTY HRS 0800-1600 MON-FRI EXCP HOLS.
    A110-9 FIRST USABLE 975' OF RY 25 IS CONCRETE THAT SEASONALLY CONTAIN FROST HEAVES. DIFFERENT IN APPEARANCE AND POSSIBLY BRAKING ACTION FM REMAINING PORTION OF RY.
    A110-26 (PAY PHONE) PAY PHONE AVAILABLE.
    A33-07/25 RY 25 HAS FROST HEAVES FIRST 2000 FT.
    A42-07 RY MARKING FAIR TO GOOD.
    A48-07 REIL OTS INDEFLY.
    A70 SUN-SAT 0800-1700. CALL OUT FEE AFT HRS 907-656-1875/7066.
    A81-APT ACTVT HIRL RY 07/25; VASI RYS 07 & 25; REIL RY 07 - CTAF.

  • Runways

    GAL Airport Runway Summary

    Longest Runway: 07/25 is 7254 ft (2211 m) long
    Runways with an Instrument Approach: 25

    GAL Airport Runway Details

    Runway 06/24  2794 ft x 80 ft (852 m x 24 m)
    Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 08/10/2012
    Surface:  Gravel - Good condition -
    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: 

    Runway 06

    Runway 24

    Elevation: 
    146 148
    Latitude: 
    64-44-11.5973N 64-44-11.7988N
    Longitude: 
    156-56-51.6823W 156-55-47.3204W
    True Magnetic Hdg.: 
    90 270
    ILS Type: 
    Glide Path Angle: 
    0.0 degrees 0.0 degrees
    Traffic Pattern: 
    Runway Markings Type: 
    Runway Markings Condition:
    Arresting Device: 
    Object at End: 
    Object Height: 
    0 0
    Object Marked/Lighted?: 
    Distance from End: 
    0 0
    Object Centerline Offset: 
    Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
    Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
    Approach Light System: 
    REIL: 
    Touchdown Lights: 
    Centerline Lights: 
    Threshold Crossing Height: 
    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

    Runway 07/25  7249 ft x 150 ft (2209 m x 46 m)
    Runway Length Source:  NGS as of 07/24/2006
    Surface:  Gravel - Good condition -
    Runway Pavement Class:  62 /F/C/X/T
    Runway Edge Lights:  High Intensity

    Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
    Single Wheel Landing Gear:  110.
    Dual Wheel Landing Gear:  144.
    Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  240.0
    Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

    Runway 07

    Runway 25

    Elevation: 
    147 153
    Latitude: 
    64-44-09.3133N 64-44-09.9065N
    Longitude: 
    156-57-36.1203W 156-54-49.1708W
    True Magnetic Hdg.: 
    89 270
    ILS Type: 
    LOC/GS
    Glide Path Angle: 
    3.0 degrees 3.0 degrees
    Traffic Pattern: 
    Left Left
    Runway Markings Type: 
    Precision Instrument Precision Instrument
    Runway Markings Condition:
    Fair Fair
    Arresting Device: 
    Object at End: 
    TREE
    Object Height: 
    0 33
    Object Marked/Lighted?: 
    Distance from End: 
    0 658
    Object Centerline Offset: 
    Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
    4-Box VASI On Left Side Of Runway 4-Box VASI On Left Side Of Runway
    Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
    Approach Light System: 
    REIL: 
    Yes
    Touchdown Lights: 
    Centerline Lights: 
    Threshold Crossing Height: 
    42 42
    Threshold Elevation: 
    148 0
    Displaced Threshold: 
    601 0
    Threshold Latitude: 
    64-44-09.3644N

    Threshold Longitude: 

    156-57-22.2837W
    Declared Distances
    Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
    7249 7249
    Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
    7249 7249
    Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
    7249 7249
    Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
    6646 7249

    Runway 06/24  2786 ft x 80 ft (849 m x 24 m)
    Runway Length Source:  as of
    Surface:  Gravel -
    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: 

    Runway 06

    Runway 24

    Elevation: 
    146 148
    Latitude: 
    64.7366 64.7366
    Longitude: 
    -156.948 -156.93
    True Magnetic Hdg.: 
    90 270
    ILS Type: 
    Glide Path Angle: 
    0.0 degrees 0.0 degrees
    Traffic Pattern: 
    Runway Markings Type: 
    Runway Markings Condition:
    Arresting Device: 
    Object at End: 
    Object Height: 
    0 0
    Object Marked/Lighted?: 
    Distance from End: 
    0 0
    Object Centerline Offset: 
    Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
    Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
    Approach Light System: 
    REIL: 
    Touchdown Lights: 
    Centerline Lights: 
    Threshold Crossing Height: 
    Threshold Elevation: 
    146 148
    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

    Runway 07/25  7254 ft x 150 ft (2211 m x 46 m)
    Runway Length Source:  as of
    Surface:  PEM -
    Runway Pavement Class: 
    Runway Edge Lights:  Yes 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 07

    Runway 25

    Elevation: 
    147 152
    Latitude: 
    64.7359 64.7361
    Longitude: 
    -156.96 -156.914
    True Magnetic Hdg.: 
    90 270
    ILS Type: 
    Glide Path Angle: 
    0.0 degrees 0.0 degrees
    Traffic Pattern: 
    Runway Markings Type: 
    Runway Markings Condition:
    Arresting Device: 
    Object at End: 
    Object Height: 
    0 0
    Object Marked/Lighted?: 
    Distance from End: 
    0 0
    Object Centerline Offset: 
    Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
    Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
    Approach Light System: 
    REIL: 
    Yes Yes
    Touchdown Lights: 
    Centerline Lights: 
    Threshold Crossing Height: 
    Threshold Elevation: 
    147 152
    Displaced Threshold: 
    606 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

    Fuel Available: 
    100LL, Jet A
    Landing Fees: 
    Yes
    Parking: 
    Hangars and tiedowns available

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