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AQY Girdwood Airport
Girdwood, Alaska, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 11 OCTOBER 2018

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.
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: 75 ft. trees, 887 ft. from runway, 11:1 slope to clear142 ft. trees, 1826 ft. from runway, 12:1 slope to clear

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 2015

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 - Palmer Buddy Woods Municipal Airport (38 nm N)
 
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Photo by Jonathan Tack
Photo taken 07-Aug-2006

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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 16-Oct-2018
 Local
(UTC-8)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight07:5915:59
Sunrise08:4216:42
Sunset18:4202:42
Evening civil twilight19:2503:25

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  17-Oct-2018 00:38:15
Local (UTC-8)  16-Oct-2018 16:38:15
 
METAR
PATO 
14nm SE 
162353Z AUTO 12008G15KT 3SM RA FEW033 BKN044 OVC060 09/07 A2951 RMK AO2 SLP993 P0002 60019 T00940067 10117 20094 53002 TSNO
PAFR 
24nm NW 
170013Z AUTO 12010KT 10SM -RA OVC065 12/03 A2942 RMK AO2 RAB13 SLP969
PAMR 
26nm NW 
162353Z 21007KT 10SM SCT065 BKN090 BKN110 12/04 A2944 RMK AO2 SLP971 T01170044 10122 20078 53007
PAED 
26nm NW 
162356Z 22006KT 10SM BKN060 BKN090 12/06 A2944 RMK AO2A SLP965 T01190060 10122 20075 52007
TAF
PAED 
26nm NW 
161900Z 1619/1801 35006KT 9999 FEW040 BKN070 BKN150 600703 QNH2936INS BECMG 1621/1622 10009KT 9000 -SHRA FEW025 BKN090 610901 QNH2940INS BECMG 1706/1707 11009KT 9999 VCSH FEW040 BKN060 600604 QNH2943INS TX10/1701Z TN05/1712Z
PANC 
29nm NW 
162100Z 1621/1724 15015G22KT P6SM VCSH FEW050 BKN080 TEMPO 1621/1624 -SHRA BKN050 FM170600 16010KT P6SM -SHRA OVC050
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