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PAWR Whittier Airport
Whittier, Alaska, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 06 DECEMBER 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 -9 (UTC -8 during Daylight Saving 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 14-Dec-2018
 Local
(UTC-9)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight09:0018:00
Sunrise10:0019:00
Sunset15:3900:39
Evening civil twilight16:3901:39

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  15-Dec-2018 08:04:58
Local (UTC-9)  14-Dec-2018 23:04:58
 
METAR
PATO 
4nm W 
150753Z AUTO 28003KT 4SM -SN BR FEW028 BKN035 OVC044 M06/M07 A2928 RMK AO2 SLP915 P0000 T10611072 TSNO
TAF
PAED 
42nm NW 
150300Z 1503/1609 05007KT 2600 -SN BR SCT003 OVC012 620116 QNH2923INS TEMPO 1503/1509 03006KT 3200 -SN OVC015 620158 BECMG 1510/1511 03006KT 4800 -SN BR SCT015 OVC025 620255 QNH2920INS BECMG 1512/1513 03006KT 9999 VCSH BKN030 OVC040 620304 QNH2922INS BECMG 1600/1601 VRB06KT 9999 NSW SCT060 BKN080 QNH2920INS TXM09/1505Z TNM14/1515Z
PANC 
44nm NW 
150538Z 1506/1612 36011KT 3SM -SN BR BKN005 OVC012 TEMPO 1506/1508 1/2SM -SN FZFG BKN005 FM151200 36007KT 2SM BR BKN005 OVC060 FM152000 36008KT P6SM SCT012 BKN060
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