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A57 Alsek River Airport
Yakutat, Alaska, USA


FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 19 JULY 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 -8 (UTC -9 during Standard Time)

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 05/1965
Control tower: no
ARTCC: ANCHORAGE CENTER
FSS: JUNEAU FLIGHT SERVICE STATION [907-586-7380]
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 15-Aug-2018
 Local
(UTC-8)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight04:4412:44
Sunrise05:3313:33
Sunset21:0305:03
Evening civil twilight21:5305:53

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  15-Aug-2018 17:54:56
Local (UTC-8)  15-Aug-2018 09:54:56
 
METAR
PAYA 
42nm NW 
151731Z AUTO 14005KT 1 3/4SM -RA BR BKN006 OVC010 12/12 A3004 RMK AO2 RAB06 CIG 004V008 P0003 T01220117 TSNO
TAF
PAYA 
42nm NW 
151532Z 1516/1612 00000KT 6SM -SHRA BR SCT005 OVC020 TEMPO 1516/1518 2SM -SHRA BR BKN005 OVC020 FM151900 17004KT P6SM VCSH SCT010 OVC025 AMD LTD TO CLD VIS AND WIND
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