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PABE Bethel Airport
Bethel, Alaska, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 19 JULY 2018

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 [907-283-8469]
NOTAMs facility: BET (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: OCT-APR MON-FRI 0500-2200, OCT-APR SAT-SUN 0800-2200, MAY-SEP MON-FRI 0630-2200, MAY-SEP SAT-SUN 0800-2200
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: WHEN ATCT CLSD ACTVT TWY LIGHTS & HIRL RY 01L/19R & 01R/19L AND MIRL RY 12/30 - CTAF. ACTVT MALSR RYS 01L & 19R AND VASI RYS 01L & 19R AND PAPI RY 19L - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
Fire and rescue: ARFF index B
Airline operations: CLSD TO ALL ACR OPNS WITH MORE THAN 30 PSGR SEATS UNLESS PPR APPROVED IN WRITING BY BETEL APT 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 SERVICE PROVIDED 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 (25.00) AFTER 1800 DAILY.
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: 90.0
Double wheel: 112.0
Double tandem: 210.0
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.
Gradient: 0.4%0.4%
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
MULTIPLE PAVEMENT VARIATIONS(DIPS)SCATTERED FULL LENGTH OF RWY 1R-19L ON BOTH SIDES OF CENTER LINE.
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 31 /F/C/Y/T
Runway edge lights: high intensity
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
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
Surface: asphalt/gravel, in good condition
SE 495 FT LENGTH IS ASPH. NW 1363 FT LENGTH IS GRVL.
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 31 /F/C/Y/T
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
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: LJ DAVIS
BOX 505
BETHEL, AK 99559
Phone 907-543-2495
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 31 March 2018

Additional Remarks

WEST 1200 FT RY 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.
SN REMOVAL, WILDLIFE CTL, COND RPRTG, AND OTHER AFLD MAINT SVCS ONLY AVBL AND VALID DUR ARPT MAINT DUTY HRS.
CTC ARPT MGMT FOR ANY AFTER HRS REQ FOR AFLD SVCS.
REMARK: NWS WEATHER BALLOON LAUNCH FACILITY LOCATED ON AIRPORT, SEE INSIDE BACK COVER FOR OPERATION DETAILS.
SNOW REMOVAL ICE REMOVAL & ARPT HAZ RPRTNG ONLY PERFORMED DURG DUTY HRS; 0500-2200 MON-FRI; 0800-2200 SAT-SUN, UNLESS BY PRIOR ARNGMT IN WRITING WITH ARPT MANAGEMENT.
PERSONNEL AND EQUIPMENT MAY BE WORKING ON THE RY AT ANY TIME.
NUMEROUS PTARMIGAN/WATERFOWL VCNTY OF 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 19 July 2018 at 0901Z to 16 August 2018 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS Y OR LOC Y RWY 19R   download (249KB)
ILS Y OR LOC Y RWY 19R   download (249KB)
ILS Z OR LOC Z RWY 19R **CHANGED**   download (244KB)
ILS Z OR LOC Z RWY 19R **CHANGED**   download (244KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 01L   download (281KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 01R   download (238KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 19L   download (234KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 19R   download (233KB)
RNAV (GPS)-A   download (158KB)
VOR RWY 01L   download (214KB)
VOR RWY 01L   download (214KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (265KB)

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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 14-Aug-2018
 Local
(UTC-8)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:0314:03
Sunrise06:5714:57
Sunset22:4706:47
Evening civil twilight23:4107:41

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  14-Aug-2018 19:55:28
Local (UTC-8)  14-Aug-2018 11:55:28
 
METAR
PABE 141913Z 24021G27KT 10SM OVC015 10/07 A2982 RMK AO2 PK WND 23030/1856 T01000072
PANA 
7nm SW 
141856Z AUTO 23019G24KT 10SM OVC015 09/07 A2982 RMK AO2 SLP096 T00940072
PFKW 
12nm E 
141935Z AUTO 23020G26KT 10SM OVC015 10/07 A2982 RMK AO2 PK WND 24027/1908
PPIT 
19nm NW 
141907Z AUTO 25022G27KT 10SM OVC016 11/08 A2978 RMK AO2 PK WND 25027/1907 TSNO
TAF
PABE 141738Z 1418/1518 25020G28KT P6SM VCSH BKN010 TEMPO 1418/1421 4SM BR OVC010 FM142100 23022KT 4SM BR OVC007 FM142300 22015G20KT 5SM -RA BR OVC015 FM151400 29005KT P6SM OVC050
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 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
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907-543-4001
907-543-3002
[web site]
[email]
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100LL Jet A
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