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PFKW Kwethluk Airport
Kwethluk, Alaska, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 13 SEPTEMBER 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: KWT
Lat/Long: 60-47-25.2000N / 161-26-37.3000W
60-47.420000N / 161-26.621667W
60.7903333 / -161.4436944
(estimated)
Elevation: 25.3 ft. / 7.7 m (surveyed)
Variation: 14E (2010)
From city: 1 mile SSW of KWETHLUK, AK
Time zone: UTC -8 (UTC -9 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 99621

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 07/1966
Control tower: no
ARTCC: ANCHORAGE CENTER
FSS: KENAI FLIGHT SERVICE STATION [907-283-8469]
NOTAMs facility: KWT (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: UNATNDD
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT MIRL RY 18/36; PAPI & REIL RYS 18 & 36 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
ACTVT ROTG BCN - CTAF.

Airport Communications

CTAF: 122.9
WX AWOS-3P: 120.000 (907-868-7313)
WX ASOS at BET (12 nm W): 135.45 (907-543-5475)
WX AWOS-3P at WNA (17 nm W): 121.425 (907-868-7317)
  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY ANCHORAGE ARTCC IN FREQS 125.2/ 372.0 (BETHEL RCAG).

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
BETr074/11.2BETHEL VORTAC114.1014E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
OSCARVILLE079/12.625111EOSE --- ... .

Airport Services

Runway Information

Runway 18/36

Dimensions: 3199 x 75 ft. / 975 x 23 m
Surface: gravel/dirt, in fair condition
HEAVES, RUTS, & EROSION CHANNELS ALONG RY SFC.
RUTS AT RY ENDS.
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
LGTS PARTIALLY OBSCURED BY BRUSH AND GRASS.
RUNWAY 18  RUNWAY 36
Latitude: 60-47.672942N60-47.167947N
Longitude: 161-26.474530W161-26.768635W
Elevation: 25.0 ft.25.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 182 magnetic, 196 true002 magnetic, 016 true
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (3.20 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 6 ft. brush, 2 ft. from runway, 73 ft. right of centerline5 ft. brush, 100 ft. left and right of centerline

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 907-269-0749
Manager: LAWRENCE DAVIS
PO BOX 505
BETHEL, AK 99559
Phone (907) 543-2498
907-543-2498

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft operations: avg 23/week *
100% air taxi
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2016

Additional Remarks

WEEDS IN FRONT OF BOTH PAPI INDICATORS.
WINDSOCKS MAY BE UNRELIABLE
RY COND NOT MONITORED; RECOMMEND VISUAL INSPECTION PRIOR TO USING.
WX CAMERA AVBL ON INTERNET AT HTTP://AVCAMS.FAA.GOV
NUMEROUS ARPTS IN THE VICINITY.
COLD TEMPERATURE RESTRICTED AIRPORT. ALTITUDE CORRECTION REQUIRED AT OR BELOW -38C.

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 from 13 September 2018 at 0901Z to 11 October 2018 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 18   download (207KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 36   download (219KB)
 
Departure Procedures
BETHEL TWO (RNAV)   download (145KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (148KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

PFAK - Akiak Airport (9 nm NE)
PAPK - Napaskiak Airport (11 nm SW)
PABE - Bethel Airport (12 nm W)
PANA - Napakiak Airport (17 nm W)
PFKA - Kasigluk Airport (32 nm W)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 20-Sep-2018
 Local
(UTC-8)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight07:4415:44
Sunrise08:2716:27
Sunset20:5204:52
Evening civil twilight21:3505:35

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  20-Sep-2018 12:10:26
Local (UTC-8)  20-Sep-2018 04:10:26
 
METAR
PFKW 201156Z AUTO 19012KT 8SM -RA OVC005 09/09 A3014 RMK AO2 RAB08 CIG 003V009 SLP206 P0000 60001 70003 T00940094 10100 20094 58012
PABE 
10nm W 
201153Z 19013KT 5SM -RA BR OVC005 10/10 A3015 RMK AO2 SLP210 P0004 60006 70011 T01000100 10100 20089 58009
PANA 
17nm W 
201156Z AUTO 20013G18KT 4SM -RA BR OVC005 10/10 A3013 RMK AO2 SLP204 P0003 60005 70008 T01000100 10100 20094 58014
TAF
PABE 
10nm W 
201138Z 2012/2112 20012KT 3SM -RA BR OVC007 TEMPO 2012/2016 6SM -RA BR SCT007 OVC015 FM201600 23013KT 6SM -SHRA SCT007 BKN015 TEMPO 2016/2020 6SM -RA BR OVC007 FM210000 23009KT P6SM VCSH SCT015 BKN025
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