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PABV Birchwood Airport
Birchwood, Alaska, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 06 DECEMBER 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: BCV
Lat/Long: 61-24-57.5900N / 149-30-32.1300W
61-24.959833N / 149-30.535500W
61.4159972 / -149.5089250
(estimated)
Elevation: 83 ft. / 25.3 m (surveyed)
Variation: 25E (1985)
From city: 2 miles NW of BIRCHWOOD, AK
(LCTD 2 SM NW OF CHUGIAK.)
Time zone: UTC -9 (UTC -8 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 99567

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 10/1949
Control tower: no
ARTCC: ANCHORAGE CENTER
FSS: KENAI FLIGHT SERVICE STATION [907-283-8469]
NOTAMs facility: BCV (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: UNATNDD
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT MIRL RY 02L/20R; VASI RY 20R - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF: 123.0
WX AWOS-3P: 135.55 (907-688-0826)
WX AWOS-3P at IYS (9 nm N): 135.25 (907-373-3801)
WX AWOS-3 at FRN (10 nm SW): PHONE 907-384-0132
WX ASOS at MRI (16 nm SW): PHONE 907-271-5277
WX ASOS at PAQ (16 nm NE): 134.75 (907-746-6675)
WX ASOS at LHD (19 nm SW): PHONE 907-245-1618

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
BGQr106/16.0BIG LAKE VORTAC112.5019E
TEDr023/19.8ANCHORAGE VOR/DME113.1518E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
CAMPBELL LAKE031/21.433816ECMQ -.-. -- --.-

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR

Runway Information

Runway 2L/20R

Dimensions: 4010 x 100 ft. / 1222 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt, in fair condition
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
Gradient: S
RUNWAY 2L  RUNWAY 20R
Latitude: 61-24.705585N61-25.213827N
Longitude: 149-30.971257W149-30.099677W
Elevation: 82.5 ft.68.4 ft.
Gradient: 0.4%0.4% UP
Traffic pattern: leftright
Runway heading: 014 magnetic, 039 true194 magnetic, 219 true
Markings: nonprecision, in fair conditionnonprecision, in fair condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-box VASI on left
KEY MIKE 7 TIMES FOR VASI.
Runway end identifier lights: nono
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 76 ft. trees, 1647 ft. from runway, 19:1 slope to clear
-5 FT FENCE 195 FT FM PAVEMENT EDGE.
55 ft. trees, 1112 ft. from runway, 120 ft. left and right of centerline, 16:1 slope to clear

Runway 2R/20L

Dimensions: 1800 x 50 ft. / 549 x 15 m
Surface: gravel, in fair condition
RUNWAY 2R  RUNWAY 20L
Traffic pattern: leftright

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) 338-1466
Manager: TOM GRMAN
5300 E. TUDOR ROAD, STATE OF ALASKA DOTPF CR
ANCHORAGE, AK 99507-1249
Phone 907-338-1432

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 294
Single engine airplanes: 254
Multi engine airplanes: 6
Helicopters: 3
Gliders airplanes: 6
Ultralights: 25
    
Aircraft operations: avg 192/day *
50% transient general aviation
50% local general aviation
<1% military
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2013

Additional Remarks

RWY USED FOR SAILPLANE OPERATIONS OCCASIONALLY.
ARPT HAS DESIGNATED TRANSIENT ACFT PARKING AVBL. FIRST 24 HRS FREE. PAY AT PILOT SHACK.
HELICOPTERS AVOID FIXED WING AND ULTRALIGHT TRAFFIC PATTERN.
WX CAMERA AVBL ON INTERNET AT HTTP://AVCAMS.FAA.GOV
TUNDRA TIRES/SKI STRIP IS NOT MAINTAINED IN THE WINTER MONTHS. BEWARE OF POSSIBLE HUMPS, BUMPS, AND RUTS.
UNATTENDED. RUNWAY CONDITION NOT MONITORED, RECOMMEND VISUAL INSPECTION PRIOR TO LANDING.
MID 1500 FT OF TWY A DESIGNATED AS RY FOR ULTRALIGHT & SKI/TUNDRA TIRE EQUIPPED ACFT, NO PARALLEL OPS ALLOWED - SEQUENCE ON CTAF.
ULTRALIGHT RY SKI/TUNDRA TIRE RWY.
RGT TFC PATTERN RY 20L AND 20R EXCEPT ULTRALIGHT ACFT USE LEFT TFC PATTERN EAST AWAY FROM ALL RYS.

Instrument Procedures

There are no published instrument procedures at PABV.

Some nearby airports with instrument procedures:

PAWS - Wasilla Airport (9 nm N)
PAFR - Bryant Army Airfield Heliport (10 nm SW)
PAGQ - Big Lake Airport (11 nm NW)
PAED - Elmendorf Air Force Base (13 nm SW)
PAMR - Merrill Field Airport (16 nm SW)
PAAQ - Warren "Bud" Woods Palmer Municipal Airport (16 nm NE)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 14-Dec-2018
 Local
(UTC-9)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight09:0718:07
Sunrise10:1019:10
Sunset15:3600:36
Evening civil twilight16:3801:38

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  15-Dec-2018 01:24:02
Local (UTC-9)  14-Dec-2018 16:24:02
 
METAR
PABV 150034Z AUTO 00000KT 3/4SM -SN BR BKN013 OVC030 M09/M11 A2929 RMK AO2 P0001 FZRANO
PAFR 
10nm SW 
150058Z AUTO 02003KT 1SM R17/P6000FT PL BR VCTS OVC004 M11/M12 A2922 RMK AO2 SLP907 P0000 T11101122
PAED 
13nm SW 
150056Z 03008KT 1 1/4SM -SN BR OVC016 M10/M11 A2925 RMK AO2A CIG 015 RWY24 SLP904 P0000 T11051107
PAMR 
15nm SW 
150053Z 36007KT 3/4SM -SN BR VV015 M10/M12 A2926 RMK AO2 SLP911 P0003 T11001122
PAAQ 
16nm NE 
150102Z 00000KT 1 3/4SM -SN BR OVC026 M10/M11 A2925 RMK AO2 P0000 T11001111
PALH 
19nm SW 
150053Z 01008KT 3/4SM -SN BR VV014 M11/M13 A2928 RMK AO2 SLP915 P0001 T11061128
TAF
PAED 
13nm SW 
142315Z 1423/1601 VRB06KT 4800 -SN FEW007 BKN020 620208 QNH2923INS TEMPO 1423/1502 3200 -SN BKN007 620079 BECMG 1501/1502 01008KT 1600 -SN BR BKN009 OVC015 620099 QNH2923INS BECMG 1508/1509 01007KT 6000 -SN BR SCT015 OVC025 620258 QNH2920INS BECMG 1509/1510 36007KT 9999 VCSH BKN030 OVC060 610307 QNH2921INS TXM06/1423Z TNM12/1504Z
PAAQ 
16nm NE 
142041Z 1421/1518 03007KT P6SM BKN010 FM150200 02008KT 2SM -SN OVC025 FM150500 VRB05KT 1SM -SN BR OVC015 FM151200 02010G15KT 5SM -SN BR SCT025 OVC040
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