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AQY Girdwood Airport
Girdwood, Alaska, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 21 MAY 2020

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 [907-283-7211]
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.
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: 26
Single engine airplanes: 21
Helicopters: 5
    
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 03-Jun-2020
 Local
(UTC-8)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight02:4310:43
Sunrise04:3212:32
Sunset23:1807:18
Evening civil twilight01:0609:06

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  03-Jun-2020 15:01:33
Local (UTC-8)  03-Jun-2020 07:01:33
 
METAR
PATO 
14nm SE 
031453Z AUTO 10005KT 7SM -RA BKN027 OVC032 07/06 A2993 RMK AO2 SLP134 P0000 60009 T00720061 52002 TSNO $
PAFR 
24nm NW 
031458Z AUTO 05003KT 10SM FEW100 09/02 A2985 RMK AO2 SLP114 T00900022 52010 $
PAMR 
26nm NW 
031453Z 00000KT 10SM FEW040 SCT090 SCT130 BKN250 10/01 A2988 RMK AO2 SLP120 T01000011 51011
PAED 
26nm NW 
031456Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM M 08/04 A2988 RMK AO2 SLP115 T00820044 52010 $
TAF
PAED 
26nm NW 
031000Z 0310/0416 VRB06KT 9999 FEW060 BKN100 QNH2980INS BECMG 0320/0321 24010G15KT 9999 VCSH BKN030 BKN080 QNH2991INS BECMG 0405/0406 21006KT 9999 NSW FEW060 QNH2995INS TX17/0323Z TN09/0314Z
PANC 
29nm NW 
031141Z 0312/0418 15011KT P6SM SCT050 BKN080 TEMPO 0312/0315 16015G20KT FM031800 VRB03KT P6SM SCT050 BKN080 FM040000 16012G22KT P6SM SCT060 BKN100 FM041500 15010KT P6SM BKN060
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