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3AK Dry Bay Airport
Yakutat, Alaska, USA


FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 11 OCTOBER 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: 3AK
Lat/Long: 59-09-51.6000N / 138-29-19.7000W
59-09.860000N / 138-29.328333W
59.1643333 / -138.4888056
(estimated)
Elevation: 33 ft. / 10 m
From city: 44 miles SE of YAKUTAT, AK
Time zone: UTC -8 (UTC -9 during Standard Time)

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 05/2013
Control tower: no
ARTCC: ANCHORAGE CENTER
FSS: JUNEAU FLIGHT SERVICE STATION [907-586-7380]
NOTAMs facility: JNU (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: UNATTNDD
Wind indicator: yes, WINDSOCK 0.2 MILES N ON THE RIVERBANK AT THE PROCESSING PLANT.
Segmented circle: no

Airport Communications

CTAF: 122.9

Airport Services

Runway Information

Runway 5/23

Dimensions: 3600 x 170 ft. / 1097 x 52 m
Surface: gravel, in fair condition
RUNWAY 5  RUNWAY 23
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Obstructions: 40 ft. trees, 125 ft. left and right of centerline42 ft. trees, 95 ft. left and right of centerline

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: GLACIER BAY NATIONAL PARK
P.O. BOX 137
YAKUTAT, AK 99689
Phone 907-784-3295
Manager: DRY BAY DISTRICT RANGER
P.O. BOX 137
YAKUTAT, AK 99689
Phone 907-784-3295

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft operations: avg 82/month *
81% air taxi
15% local general aviation
4% transient general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2015

Additional Remarks

HELICOPTER OPERS ARE PROHIBITED WITHOUT A PERMIT FROM THE GLACIER BAY NATIONAL PARK SUPERINTENDENT.
WILDLIFE MAY BE PRESENT ON THE RY.
COMMERCIAL OPERS MAY REQUIRE A COMMERCIAL USE AUTHORIZATION (CTC GLACIER BAY NATIONAL PARK 907-697-2230).
SW END OF RY BEYOND THLD HAS SOFT SAND.
RY CONDITION NOT MONITORED; RECOMMEND VISUAL INSPECTION PRIOR TO USING.

Instrument Procedures

There are no published instrument procedures at 3AK.

Some nearby airports with instrument procedures:

PAYA - Yakutat Airport (41 nm NW)
PAGS - Gustavus Airport (97 nm SE)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 16-Oct-2018
 Local
(UTC-8)
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Morning civil twilight07:1415:14
Sunrise07:5515:55
Sunset18:0402:04
Evening civil twilight18:4502:45

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  16-Oct-2018 19:40:24
Local (UTC-8)  16-Oct-2018 11:40:24
 
METAR
PAYA 
42nm NW 
161853Z AUTO 14008G16KT 10SM OVC007 12/10 A2986 RMK AO2 RAB10E19 SLP111 P0000 T01170100 TSNO
TAF
PAYA 
42nm NW 
161722Z 1618/1718 15012G22KT 6SM -SHRA BKN006 OVC015 FM170600 14010KT 3SM -SHRA BR SCT005 OVC015 FM171500 14006KT 6SM -SHRA SCT015 BKN025 OVC035 AMD LTD TO CLD VIS AND WIND
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