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A57 Alsek River Airport
Yakutat, Alaska, USA


FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 04 JANUARY 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: A57
Lat/Long: 59-11-56.8800N / 138-26-45.1600W
59-11.948000N / 138-26.752667W
59.1991333 / -138.4458778
(estimated)
Elevation: 53 ft. / 16 m (estimated)
Variation: 28E (1985)
From city: 44 miles SE of YAKUTAT, AK
Time zone: UTC -9 (UTC -8 during Daylight Saving Time)

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 05/1965
Control tower: no
ARTCC: ANCHORAGE CENTER
FSS: JUNEAU FLIGHT SERVICE STATION [907-586-7382]
NOTAMs facility: JNU (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: UNATNDD
Wind indicator: yes
Segmented circle: no

Airport Communications

CTAF: 122.9

Airport Services

Parking: tiedowns
Airframe service: NONE
Powerplant service: NONE
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 7/25

Dimensions: 1860 x 12 ft. / 567 x 4 m
Surface: turf, in fair condition
SOFT & WET DURING SPRING AND AFTER HEAVY RAINS.
Runway edge markings: RY 07/25 NSTD MKGS: THLD MKD WITH YELLOW PLASTIC PIPES.
RUNWAY 7  RUNWAY 25
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Markings: NSTDNSTD
Obstructions: 16 ft. tree, 15 ft. from runway, 118 ft. right of centerline, 1:1 slope to clear41 ft. tree, 90 ft. left and right of centerline

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: USFS TONGASS NATIONAL FOREST
USFS YAKUTAT RANGER DISTRICT, PO BOX 327
YAKUTAT, AK 99689
Phone 907-784-3359
Manager: LEE BENSON
USFS YAKUTAT RANGER DISTRICT, PO BOX 327
YAKUTAT, AK 99689
Phone 907-784-3359

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft operations: 200/year *
50% transient general aviation
50% air taxi
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2015

Additional Remarks

GULLY ON THLD RY 06 RCMD TOUCH DOWN IN FRONT OF USFS CABIN.
RY UNEVEN ON BOTH SIDES WITH SEVERAL DIPS OVER 12 INCHES. MAINTAIN CENTERLINE CONTROL DURING LANDING AND TAKE-OFF.
ERRATIC WINDS OFF MOUNTAIN RANGE EAST OF RY.
WILDLIFE INVOF RY.

Instrument Procedures

There are no published instrument procedures at A57.

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 21-Jan-2018
 Local
(UTC-9)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight07:5716:57
Sunrise08:4617:46
Sunset16:0401:04
Evening civil twilight16:5301:53

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  22-Jan-2018 06:52:57
Local (UTC-9)  21-Jan-2018 21:52:57
 
METAR
PAYA 
42nm NW 
220514Z AUTO 06003KT 10SM OVC070 M01/M05 A2942 RMK NWS VIA PHONE
TAF
PAYA 
42nm NW 
220538Z 2206/2306 08003KT P6SM OVC060 FM222200 09008KT 3SM -SHSN BR OVC030 FM230200 10004KT 2SM -SHSN OVC015 AMD NOT SKED
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