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PABL Buckland Airport
Buckland, Alaska, USA


FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 24 MAY 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: BVK
Lat/Long: 65-58-53.6000N / 161-08-56.9000W
65-58.893333N / 161-08.948333W
65.9815556 / -161.1491389
(estimated)
Elevation: 29 ft. / 8.8 m (surveyed)
Variation: 15E (2010)
From city: 1 mile SW of BUCKLAND, AK
Time zone: UTC -8 (UTC -9 during Standard Time)

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Control tower: no
ARTCC: ANCHORAGE CENTER
FSS: KOTZEBUE FLIGHT SERVICE STATION [907-442-3310]
Alternate FSS: FAI FAIRBANKS FLIGHT SERVICE STATION [1-866-248-6516]
NOTAMs facility: BVK (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: UNATNDD
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT MIRL RY 11/29 - CTAF. VASI RYS 11 & 29 OPER CONTINUOUSLY.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF: 122.9
WX AWOS-3P: 135.15 (907-494-2180)
  • APCH/DEP SERVICE PRVDD BY ANCHORAGE ARTCC ON FREQS 119.2/263.0 (KOTZEBUE RCAG).COMMUNICATIONS PRVDD BY KOTZEBUE FSS ON FREQ 122.30 (BUCKLAND RCO).

Nearby radio navigation aids

NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
BUCKLANDat field32515EBVK -... ...- -.-

Airport Services

Parking: tiedowns

Runway Information

Runway 11/29

Dimensions: 3200 x 75 ft. / 975 x 23 m
Surface: gravel, in good condition
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 11  RUNWAY 29
Latitude: 65-59.032015N65-58.755533N
Longitude: 161-09.495630W161-08.400800W
Elevation: 27.1 ft.28.7 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 107 magnetic, 122 true287 magnetic, 302 true
Visual slope indicator: 4-box VASI on right (3.00 degrees glide path)4-box VASI on left (3.50 degrees glide path)
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 5 ft. brush, 95 ft. left and right of centerline60 ft. ant, lighted, 1545 ft. from runway, 155 ft. of centerline, 25:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: ALASKA DOT&PF NORTHERN REGION
2301 PEGER ROAD
FAIRBANKS, AK 99701
Phone 907-451-2200
Manager: ALVIN WERNEKE
PO BOX 55
KOTZEBUE, AK 99752
Phone 907-442-3147

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 1
Single engine airplanes: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 81/week *
100% air taxi
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2016

Additional Remarks

RWY SUBJECT TO TURBULENT CROSSWINDS IN SUMMER MONTHS.
RY COND NOT MONITORED; RECOMMEND VISUAL INSPECTION PRIOR TO LANDING.
MIGRATORY WATERFOWL INVOF ARPT SPRING THROUGH FALL.
WX CAMERA AVBL ON INTERNET AT HTTP://AVCAMS.FAA.GOV
COLD TEMPERATURE RESTRICTED AIRPORT. ALTITUDE CORRECTION REQUIRED AT OR BELOW -36C.

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 24 May 2018 at 0901Z to 21 June 2018 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 11   download (225KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 29   download (185KB)
NDB/DME RWY 11   download (242KB)
NDB/DME RWY 29   download (216KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (84KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (148KB)

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PADE - Deering Airport (40 nm W)
PASK - Selawik Airport (47 nm NE)
PFNO - Robert (Bob) Curtis Memorial Airport (50 nm N)
PAIK - Bob Baker Memorial Airport (62 nm N)
PAKK - Koyuk Alfred Adams Airport (63 nm S)
 
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Aerial photo
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Aerial photo of PABL (Buckland Airport)
Taken in March 2008
Frontier Flying Services flight 8924 departing runway 29

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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 19-Jun-2018
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Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  19-Jun-2018 23:46:39
Local (UTC-8)  19-Jun-2018 15:46:39
 
METAR
PABL 192256Z AUTO 19016KT 10SM -RA FEW070 14/09 A2980 RMK AO2 RAB47 SLP093 P0000 T01440089
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