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A68 Situk Airport
Yakutat, Alaska, USA


FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 21 JUNE 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: A68
Lat/Long: 59-33-10.3350N / 139-30-36.8000W
59-33.172250N / 139-30.613333W
59.5528708 / -139.5102222
(estimated)
Elevation: 60 ft. / 18 m (estimated)
Variation: 28E (1985)
From city: 7 miles NE 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: YAK (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: UNATNDD
Wind indicator: yes
Segmented circle: no

Airport Communications

CTAF: 123.6
WX ASOS at YAK (5 nm SW): 135.75 (907-784-3564)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
YAKr039/4.9YAKUTAT VOR/DME113.3020E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
OCEAN CAPE065/6.738520EOCC --- -.-. -.-.

Airport Services

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

Runway Information

Runway 13/31

Dimensions: 2150 x 10 ft. / 655 x 3 m
20 FT USABLE, 10 FT EITHER SIDE OF CNTRLN. REMAINDER EITHER SIDE SOFT.
Surface: turf, in poor condition
7 FT LEVEL ALONG EACH SIDE OF RY CNTRLN. REMAINDER 4 INCHES HIGHER, SOFT & UNEVEN. SOME RUTS OVER 12 INCHES; STANDING WATER AFTER RAIN.
Runway edge markings: RY 13/31 NSTD MKGS: THLD MKD WITH YELLOW PLASTIC PIPES.
RUNWAY 13  RUNWAY 31
Latitude: 59-33.331167N59-33.013333N
Longitude: 139-30.764500W139-30.462167W
Elevation: 60.0 ft.58.0 ft.
Gradient: 0.3%0.3%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Markings: NSTDNSTD
Obstructions: 70 ft. tree, 80 ft. left and right of centerline70 ft. tree, 120 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: USFS TONGASS NATIONAL FOREST
USFS YAKUTAT RANGER DISTRICT, PO BOX 327
YAKUTAT, AK 99689
Phone 907-784-3359

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft operations: 130/year *
62% air taxi
38% transient general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2015

Additional Remarks

RY SAFETY AREA 75 FT WIDE FULL LENGTH WITH GROUND RISING AND FALLING OVER 12 INCHES. MAINTAIN CNTRLN CONTROL.
TREES BTN 50 FT -120 FT BORDER AIRSTRIP SAFETY AREA.
NUMEROUS BALD EAGLES FISH AND MATE ABOVE RY.

Instrument Procedures

There are no published instrument procedures at A68.

Some nearby airports with instrument procedures:

PAYA - Yakutat Airport (5 nm SW)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 15-Jul-2018
 Local
(UTC-8)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight03:1311:13
Sunrise04:2712:27
Sunset22:2106:21
Evening civil twilight23:3507:35

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  16-Jul-2018 06:32:57
Local (UTC-8)  15-Jul-2018 22:32:57
 
METAR
PAYA 
5nm SW 
160553Z AUTO 10005KT 10SM FEW020 BKN026 OVC039 12/11 A2987 RMK AO2 RAE20 SLP114 P0004 60016 T01170106 10133 20117 53004 TSNO $
TAF
PAYA 
5nm SW 
160528Z 1606/1706 14008KT 5SM -RA BR SCT008 BKN020 OVC035 TEMPO 1606/1610 2SM RA BR BKN007 BKN015 OVC035 FM161200 09006KT 6SM -RA BR OVC015 FM162000 12008KT P6SM VCSH SCT015 BKN025 OVC050 FM170000 12008KT P6SM VCSH BKN015 OVC030 FM170300 12007KT P6SM VCSH BKN008 OVC015 AMD LTD TO CLD VIS AND WIND
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