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AQY Girdwood Airport
Girdwood, Alaska, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 03 JANUARY 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 -9 (UTC -8 during Daylight Saving 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.
Gradient: 1.4% UP1.4%
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 18-Jan-2019
 Local
(UTC-9)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight08:5317:53
Sunrise09:4718:47
Sunset16:2701:27
Evening civil twilight17:2102:21

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  18-Jan-2019 13:37:43
Local (UTC-9)  18-Jan-2019 04:37:43
 
METAR
PATO 
14nm SE 
181253Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM OVC003 M06/M06 A2959 RMK AO2 SLP022 I1000 T10561061 TSNO $
PAFR 
24nm NW 
181318Z AUTO 00000KT 3SM BR CLR M16/M18 A2955 RMK AO2 SLP020
PAMR 
26nm NW 
181253Z 00000KT M1/4SM FZFG VV002 M08/M11 A2959 RMK AO2 SLP023 T10831106
PAED 
26nm NW 
181256Z 00000KT 1/8SM R06/1200FT FZFG VV000 M09/M09 A2958 RMK SLP016 T10921094
TAF
PAED 
26nm NW 
181110Z 1811/1917 VRB03KT 0200 FZFG OVC001 QNH2955INS BECMG 1819/1820 VRB03KT 0800 FZFG OVC004 QNH2955INS BECMG 1820/1821 VRB03KT 9999 NSW SKC QNH2953INS TEMPO 1821/1900 0800 FZFG SCT002 BECMG 1908/1909 0800 FZFG OVC004 QNH2950INS TXM07/1823Z TNM15/1815Z
PANC 
29nm NW 
181126Z 1812/1918 VRB03KT 1/4SM FZFG BKN002 TEMPO 1814/1818 2SM BR FM181800 VRB05KT 3SM BR BKN010 FM182000 VRB04KT P6SM FEW035 FM190600 VRB05KT P6SM VCFG SCT010
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