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PAWR Whittier Airport
Whittier, Alaska, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 13 SEPTEMBER 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: IEM
Lat/Long: 60-46-37.8100N / 148-43-10.7500W
60-46.630167N / 148-43.179167W
60.7771694 / -148.7196528
(estimated)
Elevation: 39 ft. / 12 m (estimated)
Variation: 25E (1985)
From city: 1 mile NW of WHITTIER, AK
Time zone: UTC -8 (UTC -9 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 99631

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 10/1974
Control tower: no
ARTCC: ANCHORAGE CENTER
FSS: KENAI FLIGHT SERVICE STATION [907-283-8469]
NOTAMs facility: ENA (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: UNATNDD
Wind indicator: yes, WIND INDICATOR MAY BE UNRELIABLE.
Segmented circle: no

Airport Communications

CTAF: 122.9

Airport Services

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

Runway Information

Runway 4/22

Dimensions: 1480 x 60 ft. / 451 x 18 m
Surface: gravel, in fair condition
RUNWAY 4  RUNWAY 22
Latitude: 60-46.562000N60-46.698333N
Longitude: 148-43.384667W148-42.973667W
Elevation: 39.0 ft.19.0 ft.
Gradient: 1.2%1.2%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 031 magnetic, 056 true211 magnetic, 236 true
Markings: nonenone
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 26 ft. road, 75 ft. right of centerlinenone

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 907-269-0760
Manager: PAUL BERTHOLL
STATE OF AK DOT/PF
GIRDWOOD, AK 99587
Phone 907-783-2232

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft operations: 45/year *
56% transient general aviation
44% air taxi
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2015

Additional Remarks

APCH TO RY 22 OVER WATER. DISTANCE FROM WATER TO THLD PANELS 205 FT.
FOR TKOF USE RY 04 ONLY; FIRST 130 FT OF RY 04 UNUSBL. PILE OF LARGE ROCKS LCTD APCH END RY 04. FOR LDGS USE RY 22 ONLY; GO AROUND UNLIKELY.
WHITTIER AND PORTAGE GLACIER WX CAMERA AVBL ON INTERNET AT HTTP://AVCAMS.FAA.GOV
30 FT TREES, 45 FT EACH SIDE OF RWY CENTERLINE, FULL LENGTH.
NO SCHEDULED MAINT. NO WINTER MAINT. CLSD FROM FIRST SNOWFALL TIL AFTER BREAKUP.
WHEN AVAILABLE HOURLY WEATHER REPORTS FROM PORTAGE VISITOR CTR. 135.45. LOCATED WEST SIDE OF PORTAGE PASS.
RY CONDITION NOT MONITORED. RECOMMEND VISUAL INSPECTION PRIOR TO LDG.
BIRDS ON AND INVOF ARPT.
RY 22 SLOPES UP 2% FROM WATER.

Instrument Procedures

There are no published instrument procedures at PAWR.

Some nearby airports with instrument procedures:

PAFR - Bryant Army Airfield Heliport (40 nm NW)
PAMR - Merrill Field Airport (42 nm NW)
PAED - Elmendorf Air Force Base (43 nm NW)
PAWD - Seward Airport (44 nm SW)
PANC - Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (44 nm NW)
 
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Aerial photo of PAWR (Whittier Airport)
Photo by Dean Cully, August 2004

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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 20-Sep-2018
 Local
(UTC-8)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:5314:53
Sunrise07:3615:36
Sunset20:0104:01
Evening civil twilight20:4404:44

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  20-Sep-2018 13:06:50
Local (UTC-8)  20-Sep-2018 05:06:50
 
METAR
PATO 
4nm W 
201253Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM OVC015 07/06 A3013 RMK AO2 SLP204 T00720056 TSNO
TAF
PAED 
42nm NW 
191529Z 1915/2017 20009KT 9999 OVC004 600605 QNH3006INS TEMPO 1915/1918 BKN009 BECMG 1918/1919 VRB06KT 9999 FEW030 SCT050 BKN100 QNH3010INS TX17/2001Z TN08/2014Z
PANC 
44nm NW 
201128Z 2012/2118 VRB03KT 6SM BR SCT006 BKN025 TEMPO 2012/2016 BKN011 FM201700 26005KT P6SM FEW025 BKN040 FM202100 31004KT P6SM BKN060 FM210800 16007KT P6SM FEW025 BKN045
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