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PAFE Kake Airport
Kake, Alaska, USA


FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 04 JANUARY 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: AFE
Lat/Long: 56-57-40.9050N / 133-54-36.9400W
56-57.681750N / 133-54.615667W
56.9613625 / -133.9102611
(estimated)
Elevation: 171.5 ft. / 52 m (estimated)
Variation: 21E (2010)
From city: 1 mile SE of KAKE, AK
Time zone: UTC -9 (UTC -8 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 99830

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 11/1986
Control tower: no
ARTCC: ANCHORAGE CENTER
FSS: SITKA FLIGHT SERVICE STATION [907-966-2221]
Alternate FSS: JNU JUNEAU FLIGHT SERVICE STATION [1-800-WX-BRIEF]
NOTAMs facility: AFE (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: UNATNDD
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT MIRL RY 11/29; PAPI RY 11 AND REIL RY 11 - CTAF.

Airport Communications

CTAF: 122.9
WX AWOS-3P: 135.25 (907-785-3124)
  • COMMUNICATIONS PRVDD BY SITKA RADIO ON FREQ 121.3 (KUIU RCO).
  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY ANCHORAGE ARTCC ON FREQ 132.18 (GUNNUK MOUNTAIN)/PRIMARY OR 118.0 (LEVEL ISLAND RCAG)/SECONDARY.

Nearby radio navigation aids

NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
KAKEat field22321EAFE .- ..-. .

Airport Services

Parking: tiedowns

Runway Information

Runway 11/29

Dimensions: 4000 x 100 ft. / 1219 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt, in poor condition
RY 29 PATCHES HAVE DETERIORATED; RESULTING IN LOOSE ROCKS THAT CAN DAMAGE PROPELLERS, ETC.
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
Gradient: EAST
RUNWAY 11  RUNWAY 29
Latitude: 56-57.892333N56-57.471167N
Longitude: 133-55.077000W133-54.154333W
Elevation: 150.0 ft.171.5 ft.
Gradient: 0.5% UP
Traffic pattern: rightleft
Runway heading: 109 magnetic, 130 true289 magnetic, 310 true
Displaced threshold: no1000 ft.
Markings: basicbasic
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 5 ft. brush, 200 ft. from runway, 230 ft. right of centerline
BRUSH, 2 FT HIGH 100-160 FT FM RWY THLD, 230 FT R OF CNTRL.
23 ft. hill, 210 ft. right of centerline

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: ALASKA DOT&PF SOUTHCOAST REGION
PO BOX 112506
JUNEAU, AK 99811-2506
Phone 907-465-1786
Manager: PAUL KHERA
PO BOX 112506
JUNEAU, AK 99811-2506
Phone 907-465-1786
PAUL.KHERA@ALASKA.GOV

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft operations: avg 88/week *
100% air taxi
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2015

Additional Remarks

ARPT CONDITION NOT MONITORED, ARPT MAINT ON IREG BASIS, RECOMMEND VISUAL INSPECTION PRIOR TO USING.
UNLIT 191 FT TWR LCTD APRXLY 6300 FT N OF RWY 11 THLD.
RCMD DALGT OPNS ONLY. HI TRRN N & E & S OF ARPT.
BIRDS, BEAR AND DEER ON AND INVOF RY.
PARACHUTE JUMPING ONTO ARPT RY; TWY & ACFT APRON PROHIBITED.
SHALLOW DEPRESSIONS 4 IN DEEP 40 FT IN DIAM, 375 FT FM RY 29 N SIDE. SMALLER SHALLOW DEPRESSIONS FULL LENGTH & WIDTH OF RY. STANDING WATER AFT RAIN.
ARPT CLOSED TO ACFT OVER 12,500 LBS GWT, EXCEPT PPR FROM ARPT SAFETY AND SECURITY, DOT AND PUBLIC FACILITIES, P.O. BOX 112506, JUNEAU, AK 99811-2506, PHONE 907-465-1786.
WX CAMERA AVBL ON INTERNET AT HTTP://AVCAMS.FAA.GOV

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 between 4 January 2018 at 0901Z and 1 February 2018 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 11   download (286KB)
NDB/DME RWY 11   download (271KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (18KB)
 
KAKE THREE (OBSTACLE)   download (224KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (148KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

PAPG - Petersburg James A Johnson Airport (33 nm E)
PASI - Sitka Rocky Gutierrez Airport (48 nm W)
PAWG - Wrangell Airport (58 nm SE)
PAJN - Juneau International Airport (86 nm N)
PAKW - Klawock Airport (87 nm S)
 
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Aerial photo
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Aerial photo of PAFE (Kake Airport)
Photo by P A Kaiser
Taken in September 2007
Bears crossing

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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 22-Jan-2018
 Local
(UTC-9)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight07:2916:29
Sunrise08:1317:13
Sunset16:0101:01
Evening civil twilight16:4601:46

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  22-Jan-2018 18:26:53
Local (UTC-9)  22-Jan-2018 09:26:53
 
METAR
PAFE 221819Z AUTO 10006KT 3SM -SN BR BKN015 OVC020 01/00 A2966 RMK AO2 UPB10E17SNE10B17 P0004 FZRANO
TAF
PAPG 
32nm E 
221723Z 2218/2318 12007KT 6SM -SHSN BR OVC030 WS020/16025KT TEMPO 2218/2222 2SM -SHSN BR OVC015 FM222300 16006KT 6SM -SHSN OVC025 FM230700 VRB04KT P6SM SCT025 BKN035 WS020/14025KT AMD LTD TO CLD VIS AND WIND 2306/2315
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