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PALH Lake Hood Airport
Anchorage, Alaska, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 10 OCTOBER 2019

Location

FAA Identifier: LHD
Lat/Long: 61-11-11.9011N 149-57-55.4171W
61-11.198352N 149-57.923618W
61.1866392,-149.9653936
(estimated)
Elevation: 79.3 ft. / 24.2 m (surveyed)
Variation: 25E (1985)
From city: 3 miles SW of ANCHORAGE, AK
Time zone: UTC -8 (UTC -9 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 99517

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 06/1947
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: ANCHORAGE CENTER
FSS: KENAI FLIGHT SERVICE STATION [907-283-7211]
NOTAMs facility: LHD (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: CONTINUOUS
Pattern altitude: 679.3 ft. MSL
Wind indicator: yes
Segmented circle: no
Lights: SS-SR

Airport Communications

CTAF: 126.8
ATIS: 125.6
WX ASOS: PHONE 907-245-1618
LAKE HOOD TOWER: 126.8
ANCHORAGE APPROACH: 119.1
ANCHORAGE DEPARTURE: 119.1
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 119.4
CLASS C: 119.1
WX ASOS at ANC (1.2 nm SW): PHONE 907-271-5278
WX ASOS at MRI (4 nm NE): 124.25 (907-271-5277)
WX AWOS-3 at FRN (10 nm NE): 134.25 or 118.525 (907-384-0132)
WX AWOS-3P at BCV (19 nm NE): 135.55 (907-688-0826)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
TEDr334/1.1ANCHORAGE VOR/DME113.1518E
BGQr161/23.0BIG LAKE VORTAC112.5019E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
CAMPBELL LAKE053/2.633816ECMQ -.-. -- --.-

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100 100LL JET-A
FUEL AVBL RY 14/32 TRANSIENT PARKING AND FM VARIOUS FIXED BASE OPERATORS.
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 14/32

Dimensions: 2200 x 75 ft. / 671 x 23 m
Surface: gravel/dirt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: LIMITED TO ACFT 9000 LBS OR LESS.
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 14  RUNWAY 32
Latitude: 61-11.359693N61-11.037010N
Longitude: 149-58.091452W149-57.755785W
Elevation: 74.6 ft.79.3 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftright
Runway heading: 128 magnetic, 153 true308 magnetic, 333 true
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 40 ft. tree, 880 ft. from runway, 170 ft. left of centerline, 22:1 slope to clear27 ft. tree, 650 ft. from runway, 180 ft. right of centerline, 24:1 slope to clear

Runway E/W

Dimensions: 4541 x 188 ft. / 1384 x 57 m
Surface: water
RUNWAY E  RUNWAY W
Traffic pattern: leftleft

Runway N/S

Dimensions: 1930 x 200 ft. / 588 x 61 m
Surface: water
RUNWAY N  RUNWAY S
Traffic pattern: leftleft

Runway SE/NW

Dimensions: 1369 x 150 ft. / 417 x 46 m
Surface: water
RUNWAY NW  RUNWAY SE
Traffic pattern: leftleft

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: STATE OF AK - DOT & PF
PO BOX 196960
ANCHORAGE, AK 99519-6960
Phone 907-266-2741
Manager: TIM COONS
STATE OF AK - DOT & PF, PO BOX 196960
ANCHORAGE, AK 99519-6960
Phone 907-266-2741

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 1032
Single engine airplanes: 999
Multi engine airplanes: 33
  • TOTAL: 1185.
    
Aircraft operations: avg 169/day *
73% local general aviation
24% air taxi
2% transient general aviation
<1% commercial
* for 12-month period ending 31 May 2016

Additional Remarks

PUB RAMPS ON N & W SHORE OF LAKE HOOD.
ANCHORAGE WX CAMERA AVBL ON INTERNET AT HTTP://AVCAMS.FAA.GOV
NOISE SENSITIVE AREA IN EFFECT; CTC AMGR 907-266-2741 FOR FURTHER INFO.
TWY V PCL SECURITY GATE EAST OF TWY E; KEY 121.75 5 TIMES TO ACTVT.
FLOATING DEBRIS ON LAKE.
SEE NOTICE IN SECTION C FOR AIRPORT LAYOUT GRAPHIC.
TWY AROUND LAKE HOOD IS A JOINT USE TWY/ROAD & IS USED BY MOTOR VEHICLES/BICYCLISTS/JOGGERS AND TOUR BUSES. USE OF LANDING LIGHT WHEN TAXIING RCMDD.
TWY H-2/LAKESHORE TWY GATES PCL; KEY 121.75 3 TIMES TO ACTVT.
PPR FOR NON-RADIO OPNS. CTC FAA AT 907-271-5936. REQUEST TO BE TRANSFERRED TO ATCT. PROVIDE AN ETA AND REMAIN WITHIN PLUS/MINUS 15 MIN. NO NIGHTIME NON-RADIO ACFT OPNS.
RY 14/32 TFC PATTERNS OVERLAP SEADROME PATTERNS.
LAKE CLSD TO ACFT OVER 12500 LBS FM FREEZUP TIL APRXLY DEC 31; OVERFLOWS INTO ICE MAY OCCUR WINTER MONTHS.
AREA NW & SW OF LAKE SPENARD FM CANAL EASTWARD 1500' NOT VSBL FM ATCT.
NUMEROUS WATERFOWL AND NESTING AREAS INVOF ARPT.
FOR AVBLTY OF WINTER SKI OPNS ON LAKE SURFACES, CONSULT LOCAL NOTAMS AND CTC TWR PRIOR TO ARR /DEP.
NORTH POTHOLE DESIGNATED NO-WAKE AREA TO PROTECT MOORED AIRCRAFT/SHORELINE
ALL WATERLANES ELEV 76 FT TO LAKE HOOD SEAPLANE BASE (LHD).
ARRIVAL/DEPARTURE ROUTES; SEE AREA NOTICES.
LARGE FLOCKS OF MIGRATORY BIRDS INVOF ARPT SPRING TO FALL.

Instrument Procedures

There are no published instrument procedures at PALH.

Some nearby airports with instrument procedures:

PANC - Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (1 nm SW)
PAMR - Merrill Field Airport (4 nm NE)
PAED - Elmendorf Air Force Base (6 nm NE)
PAFR - Bryant Army Airfield Heliport (10 nm NE)
PAGQ - Big Lake Airport (21 nm N)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 21-Oct-2019
 Local
(UTC-8)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight08:1516:15
Sunrise08:5916:59
Sunset18:3002:30
Evening civil twilight19:1403:14

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  21-Oct-2019 18:22:11
Local (UTC-8)  21-Oct-2019 10:22:11
 
METAR
PALH 211753Z 00000KT 10SM FEW042 BKN060 BKN080 02/01 A2969 RMK AO2 SLP055 60000 T00220006 10033 20017 53008 $
PANC 
2nm SW 
211753Z 00000KT 10SM BKN037 OVC055 03/01 A2968 RMK AO2 RAE1654 SLP052 P0000 60000 T00280011 10039 20028 53008 $
PAMR 
4nm NE 
211753Z 00000KT 10SM OVC075 02/M01 A2968 RMK AO2 SLP052 60000 T00221006 10033 20017 53008
PAED 
6nm NE 
211711Z AUTO 36006KT 10SM SCT050 BKN070 OVC150 02/00 A2966 RMK AO2 SLP041 $
PAFR 
10nm NE 
211758Z AUTO 00000KT 9SM SCT030 SCT044 OVC055 01/01 A2965 RMK AO2 SLP050 T00120008 10019 20006 52008 $
PABV 
19nm NE 
211756Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM -RA OVC055 02/01 A2969 RMK AO2 SLP061 P0000 60000 T00170006 10028 20017 53008 FZRANO
TAF
PANC 
2nm SW 
211723Z 2118/2224 VRB03KT P6SM VCSH SCT030 OVC050 TEMPO 2118/2122 BKN030 FM220400 VRB03KT P6SM SCT050 BKN100
PAED 
6nm NE 
211601Z 2116/2217 04006KT 8000 -SHRA FEW040 SCT070 BKN080 620805 QNH2960INS TEMPO 2116/2120 FEW005 BECMG 2119/2120 VRB06KT 9999 VCSH SCT015 BKN050 620507 QNH2960INS BECMG 2203/2204 VRB06KT 9999 NSW SCT008 BKN020 620305 QNH2968INS TEMPO 2206/2210 6000 BR TEMPO 2213/2217 05009KT BKN015 TX05/2200Z TN00/2211Z
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