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AQY Girdwood Airport
Girdwood, Alaska, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 23 MAY 2019

Location

FAA Identifier: AQY
Lat/Long: 60-58-08.4800N / 149-07-09.6450W
60-58.141333N / 149-07.160750W
60.9690222 / -149.1193458
(estimated)
Elevation: 164 ft. / 50 m (estimated)
Variation: 25E (1985)
From city: 3 miles NE of GIRDWOOD, AK
Time zone: UTC -8 (UTC -9 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 99587

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Control tower: no
ARTCC: ANCHORAGE CENTER
FSS: KENAI FLIGHT SERVICE STATION [907-283-8469]
NOTAMs facility: ENA (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 907-783-2232
Wind indicator: yes
Segmented circle: yes

Airport Communications

CTAF: 122.9

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
TEDr098/27.2ANCHORAGE VOR/DME113.1518E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
CAMPBELL LAKE098/29.533816ECMQ -.-. -- --.-

Airport Services

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

Runway Information

Runway 2/20

Dimensions: 2095 x 60 ft. / 639 x 18 m
Surface: gravel, in good condition
Runway edge markings: NSTD MKGS RYS 02 & 20 THLDS MKD BY REFLECTORS. RY EDGES UNMARKED.
Gradient: NORTH
RUNWAY 2  RUNWAY 20
Latitude: 60-58.008667N60-58.274000N
Longitude: 149-07.385833W149-06.935667W
Elevation: 134.0 ft.164.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 015 magnetic, 040 true195 magnetic, 220 true
Markings: NSTD, in good conditionNSTD, in good condition
Obstructions: 8 ft. brush, 105 ft. left of centerline12 ft. brush, 110 ft. right of centerline

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: ALASKA DOT&PF CENTRAL REGION
P.O. BOX 196900
ANCHORAGE, AK 99519-6900
Phone 907-269-0770
Manager: PAUL BERTHOLL
STATE OF ALASKA DOT/PF
GIRDWOOD, AK 99587
Phone 907-783-2232

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 15
Single engine airplanes: 9
Helicopters: 6
    
Aircraft operations: avg 77/week *
50% air taxi
25% transient general aviation
25% local general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2017

Additional Remarks

RY CONDITION NOT MONITORED. RECOMMEND VISUAL INSPECTION PRIOR TO LANDING.
200 FT SAFETY AREA AT EACH END RY 02/20.
FOR WSO PHONE 271-3491.
PARAGLIDING ACTIVITY ON ARPT.
CABLE 100 FT AGL RUNS FROM NEW HOTEL TO ROUNDHOUSE.
SEGMENTED CIRCLE OVERGROWN.
SEASONAL HANG GLIDER AND PARASAIL ACTIVITY 2 NM NE OF ARPT DURING DALGT HRS.

Instrument Procedures

There are no published instrument procedures at AQY.

Some nearby airports with instrument procedures:

PAFR - Bryant Army Airfield Heliport (24 nm NW)
PAMR - Merrill Field Airport (26 nm NW)
PAED - Elmendorf Air Force Base (26 nm NW)
PANC - Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (28 nm NW)
PAAQ - Warren "Bud" Woods Palmer Municipal Airport (38 nm N)
 
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Aerial photo of AQY (Girdwood Airport)
Photo by Jonathan Tack
Photo taken 07-Aug-2006

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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 22-May-2019
 Local
(UTC-8)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight03:3611:36
Sunrise04:5512:55
Sunset22:5106:51
Evening civil twilight00:1008:10

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  23-May-2019 04:37:39
Local (UTC-8)  22-May-2019 20:37:39
 
METAR
PATO 
14nm SE 
230353Z AUTO 10017G34KT 080V150 10SM FEW031 BKN049 OVC055 09/03 A3010 RMK AO2 PK WND 08034/0349 SLP192 T00940033 TSNO
PAFR 
24nm NW 
230358Z AUTO 14009G14KT 8SM BKN100 OVC120 13/M01 A2994 RMK AO2 SLP145 T01311015
PAMR 
26nm NW 
230353Z 18009KT 10SM BKN110 13/M01 A2995 RMK AO2 SLP144 T01331006
PAED 
26nm NW 
230356Z 24010KT 10SM BKN095 14/00 A2995 RMK AO2A SLP138 T01370003
TAF
PAED 
26nm NW 
230300Z 2303/2409 16009KT 9999 SCT100 BKN200 QNH2993INS BECMG 2306/2307 VRB06KT 9999 VCSH SCT045 BKN085 600855 QNH2996INS BECMG 2311/2312 VRB06KT 9999 NSW FEW025 BKN040 600403 QNH2998INS BECMG 2319/2320 20009KT 9999 SCT050 QNH2998INS TX16/2303Z TN05/2313Z
PANC 
29nm NW 
230412Z 2304/2406 16010G20KT P6SM BKN100 FM230900 15010G20KT P6SM VCSH BKN060 OVC120 FM231200 15004KT P6SM SCT060 BKN100 FM232200 16010G20KT P6SM SCT060 BKN100
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