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NSTU Tafuna/Pago Pago International Airport
Pago Pago, American Samoa


FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 09 NOVEMBER 2017

Location

FAA Identifier: PPG
Lat/Long: 14-19-53.9760S / 170-42-41.4110W
14-19.899600S / 170-42.690183W
-14.3316600 / -170.7115031
(estimated)
Elevation: 32 ft. / 9.8 m (surveyed)
Variation: 12E (1990)
From city: 3 miles SW of PAGO PAGO, AS
Time zone: UTC -11 (year round; does not observe DST)

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 01/1956
Control tower: no
ARTCC: HONOLULU CONTROL FACILITY CENTER
FSS: HONOLULU FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: PPG (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: CONTINUOUS
Wind indicator: lighted, LGTD WIND CONE 800' FROM THR & 240' SE RWY 05 CNTRLN.
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: DUSK-DAWN. ACTVT HIRL RY 05/23; MALSR RY 05; VASI RY 05, PAPI RY 23; HIRL RY 08/26 & TWY LGTS FREQ - 118.3.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
Landing fee: yes
Fire and rescue: ARFF index C
International operations: customs landing rights airport

Airport Communications

CTAF: 122.9
WX AWOS-3PT: 127.925 (684-699-0179)
  • FOR IFR CLEARANCES CONTACT FALEOLO AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL UNIT PHONE (685) 42050 OR FREQ 126.9.
  • CHRISTCHURCH NZ NOF IS ISSUING AGENCY FOR PAGO PAGO INTL NOTAMS CTC NR 64 33581688.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
TUT at fieldPAGO PAGO VORTAC112.5012E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
PAGO PAGOat field40312ETUT - ..- -
LOGOTALA HILL047/2.524212ELOG .-.. --- --.

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100 JET-A1+
Parking: tiedowns
Airframe service: NONE
Powerplant service: MINOR
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 5/23

Dimensions: 10000 x 150 ft. / 3048 x 46 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 45 /F/A/W/T
Single wheel: 75.0
Double wheel: 170.0
Double tandem: 250.0
Dual double tandem: 600.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 5  RUNWAY 23
Latitude: 14-20.430283S14-19.607833S
Longitude: 170-43.514050W170-42.043550W
Elevation: 31.9 ft.9.3 ft.
Gradient: 0.2%0.2%
Traffic pattern: rightleft
Runway heading: 048 magnetic, 060 true228 magnetic, 240 true
Displaced threshold: 1000 ft.800 ft.
Declared distances: TORA:9200 TODA:10200 ASDA:9200 LDA:8200TORA:10000 TODA:10000 ASDA:10000 LDA:9200
Markings: precision, in good conditionprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-box VASI on left (3.25 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Approach lights: MALSR: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with runway alignment indicator lights
Runway end identifier lights: nono
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: ILS/DME
Obstructions: 446 ft. hill, lighted, 12200 ft. from runway, 1000 ft. left of centerline, 27:1 slope to clear8 ft. fence, lighted, 300 ft. from runway, 12:1 slope to clear
RY 23 50:1 TO DSPLCD THLD.

Runway 8/26

Dimensions: 3800 x 100 ft. / 1158 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 62 /F/B/W/T
Single wheel: 75.0
Double wheel: 150.0
Double tandem: 230.0
Dual double tandem: 550.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 8  RUNWAY 26
Latitude: 14-19.585467S14-19.585067S
Longitude: 170-42.779083W170-42.134900W
Elevation: 8.3 ft.5.3 ft.
Gradient: 0.5%0.5%
Traffic pattern: rightleft
Runway heading: 078 magnetic, 090 true258 magnetic, 270 true
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Runway end identifier lights: nono
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: GOVT OF AMERICAN SAMOA
DEPT OF PORT ADMIN, BOX 1539
PAGO PAGO, AS 96799
Phone 684-633-4251
PAGO PAGO IS OWNED BY THE AMERICAN SAMOA GOVT AND IS OPERATED BY THE PORT ADMINISTRATION, DR. CLAIRE POUMELE, PORT DIRECTOR, PHONE 684-733-3076.
Manager: DR. CLAIRE POUMELE
1539 AIRPORT WAY P.O. BOX 1539
PAGO PAGO, AS 96799
Phone (684) 733-3076
PHONE NUMBER 685-42530 FALEOLO TOWER FOR IFR 126.9,118.1,118.5

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 4
Multi engine airplanes: 3
Helicopters: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 69/week *
91% air taxi
5% commercial
2% military
2% local general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 22 June 2017

Additional Remarks

A57-08 APCH RATIO FOR OLOTELE MTN 11:1.
PERMLY LGTD & MKD 226' TWR ATOP MT ALAVA 4.3SM NNE ARPT.
FOR NOTAM CONTACT NEW ZEALAND (643) 358-1688 FSS: NEW ZEALAND
ALL FLTS (EXCP SKED) PRIOR PMSN FROM AMGR WITH 24 HRS PRIOR NOTICE.
SEA SPRAY FM SURF & BLOW HOLES MAY DRIFT ACRS RWY 05/23 UNDER ROUGH SEA CONDS.
ALL ACFT TRANSITING PAGO PAGO (EXCP COMMERCIAL CARRIERS) MUST MAKE FUEL ARRANGEMENTS WITH PPG AT 684-733-3158.
ALL ACFT EXCDG 100000 GWT UPON TD TAXI TO THR TURN- ARND BFR TXG TO APRON. ACFT UNDER 100000 MAKE TURN-ARND WHERE FEASIBLE.
OLOTELE MT 1617 FT MSL 3.5 MILES WEST OF THLD RY 08.

Instrument Procedures

NOTE: All procedures below are presented as PDF files. If you need a reader for these files, you should download the free Adobe Reader.

NOT FOR NAVIGATION. Please procure official charts for flight.
FAA instrument procedures published for use between 9 November 2017 at 0901Z and 7 December 2017 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS RWY 05   download (584KB)
VOR/DME OR TACAN-A   download (561KB)
VOR/DME OR TACAN-B   download (575KB)
VOR-D   download (543KB)
NDB-C   download (567KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (24KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (50KB)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 18-Nov-2017
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(UTC-11)
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Morning civil twilight05:2216:22
Sunrise05:4516:45
Sunset18:3105:31
Evening civil twilight18:5405:54

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  18-Nov-2017 18:18:58
Local (UTC-11)  18-Nov-2017 07:18:58
 
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