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PAOB Kobuk Airport
Kobuk, Alaska, USA


FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 01 FEBRUARY 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: OBU
Lat/Long: 66-54-44.4000N / 156-53-50.4000W
66-54.740000N / 156-53.840000W
66.9123333 / -156.8973333
(estimated)
Elevation: 142.2 ft. / 43.3 m (surveyed)
Variation: 19E (2005)
Time zone: UTC -9 (UTC -8 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 99751

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 06/1963
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: OTZ (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: UNATNDD
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT MIRL RY 09/27 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF: 122.7
WX AWOS-3 at SHG (6 nm W): 118.525 (907-437-2024)
  • COMMUNICATIONS PRVDD BY KOTZEBUE FSS ON FREQ 122.0 (AMBLER RCO).
  • APCH/DEP CTL SVC PRVDD BY ANCHORAGE ARTCC (ZAN) ON FREQ 119.2/263.0 (KOTZEBUE RCAG).

Nearby radio navigation aids

NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
AMBLER102/25.440315EAMF .- -- ..-.

Airport Services

Parking: tiedowns
Airframe service: NONE
Powerplant service: NONE
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 9/27

Dimensions: 4020 x 75 ft. / 1225 x 23 m
Surface: gravel, in good condition
DIP ON RY 09 ABEAM SLOUGH.
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 9  RUNWAY 27
Latitude: 66-54.831480N66-54.649250N
Longitude: 156-54.646910W156-53.032943W
Elevation: 140.0 ft.137.8 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 087 magnetic, 106 true267 magnetic, 286 true
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 6 ft. brush, 126 ft. left and right of centerline25 ft. brush, 126 ft. left and right of centerline

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: ALASKA DOT&PF NORTHERN REGION
2301 PEGER ROAD
FAIRBANKS, AK 99709
Phone 907-451-2200
Manager: ALVIN WERNEKE
BOX 55
KOTZUBUE, AK 99752
Phone 907-442-3147

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft operations: avg 42/month *
100% air taxi
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2016

Additional Remarks

RY CONDITION NOT MONITORED; RECOMMEND VISUAL INSPECTION PRIOR TO LANDING.
FLOAT PLANE OPERATION ON LAKE.
PARALLEL PLINE NORTH OF RY.
WX CAMERA AVBL ON INTERNET AT HTTP://AVCAMS.FAA.GOV
COLD TEMPERATURE RESTRICTED AIRPORT. ALTITUDE CORRECTION REQUIRED AT OR BELOW -23C.

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 1 February 2018 at 0901Z and 1 March 2018 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 09   download (210KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 27   download (250KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (148KB)

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PAHL - Huslia Airport (74 nm S)
PASK - Selawik Airport (75 nm W)
PAIK - Bob Baker Memorial Airport (83 nm W)
 
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Aerial photo of PAOB (Kobuk Airport)
Photo by Blaine E. Fisher
Photo taken 10-Jun-2012
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 21-Feb-2018
 Local
(UTC-9)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight08:1917:19
Sunrise09:1518:15
Sunset18:0803:08
Evening civil twilight19:0304:03

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  21-Feb-2018 10:07:46
Local (UTC-9)  21-Feb-2018 01:07:46
 
METAR
PAGH 
6nm W 
210656Z AUTO 23014G18KT 10SM SCT065 M02/M05 A3027 RMK AO2 SNB10E36 SLP257 P0000 T10221050 FZRANO
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