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PABE Bethel Airport
Bethel, Alaska, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 25 MARCH 2021

Location

FAA Identifier: BET
Lat/Long: 60-46-42.8000N 161-50-13.8000W
60-46.713333N 161-50.230000W
60.7785556,-161.8371667
(estimated)
Elevation: 128.8 ft. / 39.3 m (surveyed)
Variation: 11E (2020)
From city: 3 miles SW of BETHEL, AK
Time zone: UTC -8 (UTC -9 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 99559

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 11/1958
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: ANCHORAGE CENTER
FSS: KENAI FLIGHT SERVICE STATION [907-283-7211]
NOTAMs facility: BET (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: MAR-OCT MON-FRI 0630-2200, MAR-OCT SAT-SUN 0700-2200, NOV-APR MON-FRI 0500-2100, NOV-APR SAT-SUN 0700-2100
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: WHEN ATCT CLSD ACTVT HIRL RWY 01L/19R, 01R/19L, RWY 12/30; TWY LIGHTS - CTAF. ACTVT MALSR RWY 01L & 19R; REIL RWY 01R & 19L; VASI RWY 01L & 19R; PAPI RWY 01R & 19L - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
Fire and rescue: ARFF index B
Airline operations: CLSD TO ALL ACR OPS WITH MORE THAN 30 PSGR SEATS UNLESS PPR APPROVED IN WRITING BY BETHEL ARPT MGR; BOX 505; BETHEL, AK 99559, PRIOR TO ACR OPNS.

Airport Communications

CTAF: 118.7
ATIS: 119.8
WX ASOS: 135.45 (907-543-5475)
BETHEL GROUND: 121.7 [0700-2200 1 APR - 31 OCT; 0700-2000 1 NOV - 31 MAR.]
BETHEL TOWER: 118.7 [0700-2200 1 APR - 31 OCT; 0700-2000 1 NOV - 31 MAR.]
EMERG: 121.5
WX AWOS-3P at WNA (7 nm SW): 121.425 (907-868-7317)
WX AWOS-3P at KWT (12 nm E): 120.000 (907-868-7313)
WX AWOS-3P at 16A (19 nm NW): 121.550 (907-868-7319)
  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY ANCHORAGE ARTCC ON FREQS 125.2/372.0 (BETHEL RCAG).
  • FREQ 118.7 IS CTAF AT BETHEL SPB AND HANGAR LAKE SPB.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
BET at fieldBETHEL VORTAC114.1014E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
OSCARVILLE115/1.325111EOSE --- ... .

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100 100LL JET-A JET-A1
SERVICE CHARGE FOR FUEL AFTER 1800 DAILY. NO SELF-FUEL SERVICE.
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MINOR
Powerplant service: MINOR

Runway Information

Runway 1L/19R

Dimensions: 6400 x 150 ft. / 1951 x 46 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in fair condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 41 /F/C/X/T
Single wheel: 105.0
Double wheel: 147.0
Double tandem: 244.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 1L  RUNWAY 19R
Latitude: 60-46.306147N60-47.269648N
Longitude: 161-50.610210W161-49.754912W
Elevation: 127.2 ft.102.2 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 012 magnetic, 023 true192 magnetic, 203 true
Markings: precision, in fair conditionprecision, in fair condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-box VASI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-box VASI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
RVR equipment: touchdown
TOUCHDOWN RVR AVBL 0700-2000 1 NOV-30 MAR, 1 APR-31 OCT 0700-2200.
touchdown
TOUCHDOWN RVR AVBL 0700-2000 1 NOV-30 MAR, 1 APR-31 OCT 0700-2200.
Approach lights: MALSR: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with runway alignment indicator lightsMALSR: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with runway alignment indicator lights
Runway end identifier lights: no
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: MLSILS/DME

Runway 1R/19L

Dimensions: 4000 x 75 ft. / 1219 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 31 /F/C/Y/T
Runway edge lights: high intensity
Operational restrictions: NOT AVBL FOR SCHEDULED OR UNSCHEDULED ACR OPNS WITH MORE THAN 30 PSGR SEATS.
RUNWAY 1R  RUNWAY 19L
Latitude: 60-46.260398N60-46.862523N
Longitude: 161-50.395015W161-49.860332W
Elevation: 122.1 ft.116.8 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 012 magnetic, 023 true192 magnetic, 203 true
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights

Runway 12/30

Dimensions: 1858 x 75 ft. / 566 x 23 m
RWY 12/30 495 FT ASPH ON RWY 30 END, REMAINDER GRVL.
Surface: gravel, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 31 /F/C/Y/T
Runway edge lights: high intensity
Operational restrictions: NOT AVBL FOR SCHEDULED OR UNSCHEDULED ACR OPNS WITH MORE THAN 30 PSGR SEATS.
RUNWAY 12  RUNWAY 30
Latitude: 60-46.878963N60-46.689027N
Longitude: 161-50.860840W161-50.372993W
Elevation: 125.6 ft.126.8 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 117 magnetic, 128 true297 magnetic, 308 true
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 168 ft. ant, marked, 5600 ft. from runway, 200 ft. left of centerline, 33:1 slope to clearnone

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: ALASKA DOT&PF CENTRAL REGION
PO BOX 196900
ANCHORAGE, AK 99519-6900
Phone 907-269-0749
Manager: JOSEPH LARAUX
BOX 505
BETHEL, AK 99559
Phone 907-543-2498

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 112
Single engine airplanes: 96
Multi engine airplanes: 7
Helicopters: 7
Military aircraft: 2
    
Aircraft operations: avg 334/day *
54% air taxi
35% transient general aviation
6% local general aviation
4% commercial
1% military
* for 12-month period ending 28 February 2019

Additional Remarks

WEST 1200 FT RWY 12/30 CLSD TO ACFT OVER 12,500 LBS GWT APR-NOV.
WX CAMERA AVBL ON INTERNET AT HTTP://AVCAMS.FAA.GOV.
MULTIPLE PAVEMENT VARIATIONS (DIPS) FULL LENGTH OF TWY CHARLIE, SOUTH OF RWY 12/30.
TRANSIENT AIRCRAFT PARK ON THE WEST END OF THE SOUTH RAMP AND MARKED BY GREEN CONES.
SN REMOVAL, WILDLIFE CTL, COND RPRTG, AND OTHER AFLD MAINT SVCS ONLY AVBL AND VALID DUR ARPT MAINT DUTY HRS UNLESS BY PRIOR ARRANGEMENT IN WRITING WITH ARPT MGMT.
CTC ARPT MGMT FOR ANY AFTER HRS REQ FOR AFLD SVCS.
NWS WEATHER BALLOON LAUNCH FACILITY LOCATED ON ARPT, SEE INSIDE BACK COVER FOR OPERATION DETAILS.
LOCK WHEELED TURNS PROHIBITED ON ANY SURFACE.
TSA REGULATED AIRPORT. SEE 49 CFR 1542. ALL GATES AND DOORS MUST BE SECURED AT ALL TIMES. TRANSIENT OR UNFAMILIAR PILOTS CONTACT AIRPORT MGR WITH QUESTIONS.
PERSONNEL AND EQUIPMENT MAY BE WORKING ON THE RWY AT ANY TIME.
NUMEROUS PTARMIGAN/WATERFOWL INVOF ARPT.

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 from 25 March 2021 at 0901Z to 22 April 2021 at 0900z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS Y OR LOC Y RWY 19R   download (287KB)
ILS Y OR LOC Y RWY 19R   download (287KB)
ILS Z OR LOC Z RWY 19R   download (281KB)
ILS Z OR LOC Z RWY 19R   download (281KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 01L   download (312KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 01R   download (272KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 19L   download (266KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 19R   download (262KB)
RNAV (GPS)-A   download (189KB)
VOR RWY 01L   download (255KB)
VOR RWY 01L   download (255KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (153KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (265KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

PAPK - Napaskiak Airport (5 nm S)
PANA - Napakiak Airport (7 nm SW)
PFKW - Kwethluk Airport (12 nm E)
PFAK - Akiak Airport (19 nm NE)
PFKA - Kasigluk Airport (21 nm W)
 
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Aerial photo
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Aerial photo of PABE (Bethel Airport)
Photo courtesy of Craig Boney @ Skylane Photo
Taken in September 2007

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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 17-Apr-2021
 Local
(UTC-8)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:3414:34
Sunrise07:2215:22
Sunset22:1206:12
Evening civil twilight23:0007:00

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  17-Apr-2021 12:45:44
Local (UTC-8)  17-Apr-2021 04:45:44
 
METAR
PABE 171153Z 36007KT 10SM CLR M05/M08 A3053 RMK AO2 SLP340 6//// 7//// T10501078 11017 21050 58013 PNO $
PFKW 
12nm E 
171156Z AUTO 03004KT 10SM CLR M03/M06 A3052 RMK AO2 SLP333 T10281061 10017 21028 58014 FZRANO
PPIT 
19nm NW 
171156Z AUTO 03012KT 1 1/4SM BR CLR M06/M06 A3052 RMK AO2 SLP339 T10611061 11017 21061 58014 PWINO FZRANO TSNO $
TAF
PABE 170526Z 1706/1806 36010KT P6SM FEW100
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
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Fuel Prices
 
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907-543-4001
907-543-3002
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