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PACD Cold Bay Airport
Cold Bay, Alaska, USA


FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 29 MARCH 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: CDB
Lat/Long: 55-12-21.2886N / 162-43-34.5069W
55-12.354810N / 162-43.575115W
55.2059135 / -162.7262519
(estimated)
Elevation: 100.6 ft. / 30.7 m (surveyed)
Variation: 12E (2015)
Time zone: UTC -8 (UTC -9 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 99571

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 04/1949
Control tower: no
ARTCC: ANCHORAGE CENTER
FSS: COLD BAY FLIGHT SERVICE STATION (on field) [907-532-2466]
Alternate FSS: ENA KENAI FLIGHT SERVICE STATION [1-866-864-1737]
NOTAMs facility: CDB (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: MAY-SEP 0700-1800, OCT-APR 0530-1800
Wind indicator: yes
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ATCVT HIRL RYS 08/26 & 15/33; MALSR RY 15 AND PAPI RYS 08, 26 & 33 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
OPERATES CONTINUOUSLY.
Fire and rescue: ARFF index B
Airline operations: CLSD TO ACR OPNS WITH MORE THAN 30 PSGR SEATS EXCP PPR IN WRITING TO AMGR BOX 97 COLD BAY AK 99571. ARFF IS AVBL FOR PART 121 CARRIERS INVOLVED IN ETOPS OPERATIONS WITH 30 MINUTES NOTICE.
International operations: customs landing rights airport

Airport Communications

CTAF: 123.6
WX ASOS: 135.75 (907-532-2639)
WX AWOS-3P at KVC (17 nm E): 118.325 (907-497-4279)
  • APCH/DEP SERVICE PROVIDED BY ANCHORAGE ARTCC ON FREQS 118.5/278.3 (COLD BAY RCAG).

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
CDBr142/4.0COLD BAY VORTAC112.6014E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
ELFEE144/5.834114EELF . .-.. ..-.

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
FUEL SVC CHG AFTER HRS.
Parking: hangars
Airframe service: NONE
MAINT DUTY HOURS:0530-1730 MON-WED,0530-1630 THURS, 0530-1630 FRI-SUN (1 OCT-30 APR) 0700-1730 MON-WED,0700-1530 THU-SUN (1 MAY-30 SEP)
Powerplant service: NONE
Bottled oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 15/33

Dimensions: 10180 x 150 ft. / 3103 x 46 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 99.0
Double wheel: 200.0
Double tandem: 345.0
Dual double tandem: 875.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 15  RUNWAY 33
Latitude: 55-13.341667N55-11.787333N
Longitude: 162-44.273667W162-43.195000W
Elevation: 73.1 ft.93.4 ft.
Gradient: 0.2%0.2%
Traffic pattern: leftright
Runway heading: 146 magnetic, 158 true326 magnetic, 338 true
Markings: precision, in fair conditionprecision, in fair condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
RVR equipment: touchdownrollout
Approach lights: MALSR: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with runway alignment indicator lights
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: ILSMLS

Runway 8/26

Dimensions: 4900 x 150 ft. / 1494 x 46 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 99.0
Double wheel: 131.0
Double tandem: 345.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 8  RUNWAY 26
Latitude: 55-11.952667N55-11.885667N
Longitude: 162-43.945500W162-42.543167W
Elevation: 89.2 ft.98.7 ft.
Gradient: 0.2% UP0.2%
Traffic pattern: leftright
Runway heading: 083 magnetic, 095 true263 magnetic, 275 true
Declared distances: TORA:4900 TODA:4900 ASDA:4900 LDA:4900TORA:4900 TODA:4900 ASDA:4900 LDA:4900
Markings: nonprecision, in fair conditionnonprecision, in fair condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.50 degrees glide path)
LINE OF SIGHT FOR VASI RWY 08 OFFSET 5 DEG TO THE NORTH.
4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: ALASKA DOT&PF SOUTHCOAST REGION
P.O BOX 112506
JUNEAU, AK 99811-2506
Phone (907) 465-1788
Manager: HAROLD KREMER
BOX 97
COLD BAY, AK 99571
Phone 907-532-5000
907-532-5000 STATE M&O PHONE.

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft operations: avg 25/day *
63% air taxi
30% commercial
5% military
2% local general aviation
<1% transient general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 30 October 2017

Additional Remarks

SNOW & ICE REMOVAL AND ARPT HAZ RPRTG ONLY PERFORMED DURG DUTY HRS UNLESS BY PRIOR ARNGMT IN WRITING WITH AMGR.
PERSONNEL AND EQUIPMENT MAY BE WORKING ON THE RY AT ANY TIME.
ARPT SAND LARGER GRADATION THAN FAA RECOMMENDED/SEE AC150/5200-30.
WX CAMERA AVBL ON INTERNET AT HTTP://AVCAMS.FAA.GOV
ROTG BCN OPS UNMONITORED WHEN CDB FSS UNMANNED.
REMARK: NWS WEATHER BALLOON LAUNCH FACILITY LOCATED ON AIRPORT,SEE INSIDE BACK COVER FOR OPERATIONS DETAILS.
LARGE BIRDS NEAR APCH ENDS OF ALL RYS.
BRAKELOCK TURNS NOT ALLOWED ON RYS.
CFR INDEX B. INDEX MAY BE REDUCED FOR ACFT LESS THAN 90'.
NO CUSTOMS AVBL; WRITTEN PERMISSION REQUIRED FOR REFUELING STOPS 24-48 HRS IN ADVANCE IF ARRIVING FROM A FOREIGN COUNTY; FAX 907-271-2684 OR 907-271-2686.
TWR 4.8 NM NW OF ARPT UNLGTD, TWR 0.9 NM S OF ARPT UNLGTD AND TWR 0.4 NM N OF ARPT UNLGTD.

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 29 March 2018 at 0901Z to 26 April 2018 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
HI-ILS OR LOC/DME RWY 15   download (126KB)
ILS OR LOC/DME RWY 15   download (309KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 15   download (264KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 26 **CHANGED**   download (283KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 33   download (300KB)
LOC BC RWY 33   download (351KB)
HI-VOR/DME OR TACAN RWY 15   download (110KB)
VOR RWY 15   download (266KB)
 
Departure Procedures
CHUNA ONE   download (145KB)
WETSI ONE   download (136KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (280KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

PAVC - King Cove Airport (17 nm E)
PAOU - Nelson Lagoon Airport (72 nm NE)
PASD - Sand Point Airport (76 nm E)
 
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Aerial photo of PACD (Cold Bay Airport)
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Photo taken 16-Jul-2012
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 22-Apr-2018
 Local
(UTC-8)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:5014:50
Sunrise07:3115:31
Sunset22:0806:08
Evening civil twilight22:4906:49

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  22-Apr-2018 18:23:10
Local (UTC-8)  22-Apr-2018 10:23:10
 
METAR
PACD 221753Z 28018KT 10SM OVC026 02/M02 A2939 RMK AO2 PK WND 28026/1728 SLP952 60001 T00171022 10028 20017 53025
PAVC 
17nm E 
221756Z AUTO 27021G29KT 10SM -RA FEW011 BKN017 OVC046 02/M02 A2936 RMK AO2 PK WND 27033/1701 SLP946 P0000 60008 T00221017 10033 20017 51029 FZRANO $
TAF
PACD 221727Z 2218/2318 28020KT P6SM -RA SCT009 BKN015 OVC025 TEMPO 2218/2222 28015G22KT SCT025 BKN035 FM222200 28015G22KT P6SM VCSH BKN030 BKN050 FM230100 24014KT P6SM BKN040 FM230700 18015G22KT P6SM VCSH SCT020 BKN035
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
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