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PAOT Ralph Wien Memorial Airport
Kotzebue, Alaska, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 15 JULY 2021

Location

FAA Identifier: OTZ
Lat/Long: 66-53-05.3000N 162-35-53.3000W
66-53.088333N 162-35.888333W
66.8848056,-162.5981389
(estimated)
Elevation: 15.4 ft. / 4.7 m (surveyed)
Variation: 11E (2020)
From city: 1 mile S of KOTZEBUE, AK
Time zone: UTC -8 (UTC -9 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 99752

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 09/1947
Control tower: no
ARTCC: ANCHORAGE CENTER
FSS: KOTZEBUE FLIGHT SERVICE STATION (on field) [907-442-3310]
Alternate FSS: FAI FAIRBANKS FLIGHT SERVICE STATION [1-866-248-6516]
NOTAMs facility: OTZ (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: WED-MON 0600-2000, ALL TUE 0600-2100
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: HIRL RWY 09/27 & MIRL RWY 18/36 OPER 0700-0000 OTR HRS ACTVT - CTAF. ACTVT REILS RWY 09 & 27 - CTAF. PAPI RWY 09, 27 OPR CONTINUOUSLY.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
Fire and rescue: ARFF index B
Airline operations: CLSD TO AIR CARRIER OPS WITH MORE THAN 30 PASSENGER SEATS EXCEPT PPR IN WRITING TO ARPT MGR, BOX 55, KOTZEBUE, AK. 99752.

Airport Communications

CTAF: 123.6
UNICOM: 122.8
WX ASOS: 135.45 (907-442-2279)
AFIS: 135.45
  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY ANCHORAGE ARTCC ON FREQS 119.2/263.0 (KOTZEBUE RCAG).
  • OTZ AFIS ON FREQUENCY 135.45.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
OTZr253/1.4KOTZEBUE VOR/DME115.7015E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
HOTHAM208/1.335611EHHM .... .... --

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100 JET-A
Parking: hangars
Airframe service: MINOR
Powerplant service: MINOR
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 9/27

Dimensions: 6300 x 150 ft. / 1920 x 46 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 91 /F/B/X/T
Single wheel: 100.0
Double wheel: 128.0
Double tandem: 240.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
& 18/36 LGTS EXTEND 30 INCHES ABOVE GND.
RUNWAY 9  RUNWAY 27
Latitude: 66-53.372875N66-53.161648N
Longitude: 162-36.642670W162-34.068962W
Elevation: 12.8 ft.15.4 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 091 magnetic, 102 true271 magnetic, 282 true
Displaced threshold: 400 ft.no
Declared distances: TORA:6300 TODA:6300 ASDA:6300 LDA:5900TORA:5900 TODA:5900 ASDA:5900 LDA:5900
Markings: precision, in fair conditionnonprecision, in fair condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on right (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (3.30 degrees glide path)
RVR equipment: touchdownrollout
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: ILS/DME
Obstructions: 15 ft. road, 30 ft. from runway
ROAD 430 FROM THLD. VEHICLE HEIGHT LIMITED TO 13 FT.
38 ft. hill, 800 ft. from runway, 15:1 slope to clear

Runway 18/36

Dimensions: 3876 x 90 ft. / 1181 x 27 m
Surface: gravel, in fair condition
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
Operational restrictions: NOT AVBL FOR SCHEDULED OR UNSCHEDULED ACR OPNS WITH MORE THAN 30 PSGR SEATS.
RUNWAY 18  RUNWAY 36
Latitude: 66-53.106398N66-52.489467N
Longitude: 162-36.559432W162-36.948197W
Elevation: 11.2 ft.10.8 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 183 magnetic, 194 true003 magnetic, 014 true
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 15 ft. road, 400 ft. from runway, 26:1 slope to clearnone

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: ALASKA DOT&PF NORTHERN REGION
2301 PEGER RD
FAIRBANKS, AK 99701
Phone 907-451-5250
Manager: ALVIN WERNEKE
BOX 55
KOTZEBUE, AK 99752
Phone 907-442-3147

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 43
Single engine airplanes: 37
Multi engine airplanes: 6
    
Aircraft operations: avg 164/day *
50% transient general aviation
33% air taxi
12% local general aviation
3% commercial
2% military
* for 12-month period ending 01 December 2014

Additional Remarks

NUMEROUS WIND TURBINE TWRS 395 FT (330 AGL) APRXY 3.5 MILES SE OF THE ARPT.
WX CAMERA AVBL ON INTERNET AT HTTP://AVCAMS.FAA.GOV
UNCONTROLLED VEHICLE ACCESS TO RWY 18/36.
RWY 18/36 CLSD TO ACFT OVR 30 PASSENGER SEATS EXCP WITH PPR FROM ARPT MGR.
ARPT MAINT DTY HRS 0700-1800 DAILY
NO LOCKED WHEEL TURNS ON RWY 9/27 SURFACE.
RAVENS INVOF ARPT YEAR ROUND.
TRANSIENT ACFT PARKING LOCATED ON WEST SIDE OF TWY F.
TSA REGULATED AIRPORT. SEE 49 CFR 1542. ALL GATES AND DOORS MUST BE SECURED AT ALL TIMES. TRANSIENT OR UNFAMILIAR PILOTS CONTACT AIRPORT MANAGER WITH QUESTIONS
SNOW REMOVAL, WILDLIFE CONTROL, COND REPORTING, AND OTHER AIRFIELD MAINT SERVICES ONLY AVBL AND VALID DURG ARPT MAINT DTY HRS. CTC ARPT MGMT FOR ANY AFT-HRS REQ FOR AIRFIELD SERVICES.
RWY 18/36 ACFT OPERATIONS GREATER THAN 49 FT WINGSPAN APPROVED WITH PPR FROM AMGR.
PARKING AREA NOT LGTD.
TWYS AND RAMPS HAVE NUMEROUS DIPS AND ROUGH SURFACES.
ARPT SAND LARGER GRADATION THAN FAA RECOMMENDED/SEE AC150/5200-30.

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 15 July 2021 at 0901Z to 12 August 2021 at 0900z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 09 **CHANGED**   download (311KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 09 **CHANGED**   download (262KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 27 **CHANGED**   download (228KB)
VOR RWY 09 **CHANGED**   download (278KB)
VOR RWY 27 **CHANGED**   download (226KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (147KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (405KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

PFNO - Robert (Bob) Curtis Memorial Airport (37 nm E)
PAWN - Noatak Airport (42 nm N)
PADE - Deering Airport (49 nm S)
PAIK - Bob Baker Memorial Airport (51 nm E)
PASK - Selawik Airport (64 nm E)
 
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Aerial photo
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Aerial photo of PAOT (Ralph Wien Memorial Airport)
Taken in March 2008
Frontier Flying Services flight 8924 on short final to runway 9

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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 26-Jul-2021
 Local
(UTC-8)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight++
Sunrise05:0013:00
Sunset00:5408:54
Evening civil twilight++

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  26-Jul-2021 19:07:28
Local (UTC-8)  26-Jul-2021 11:07:28
 
METAR
PAOT 261853Z 18009KT 10SM FEW010 OVC032 11/09 A2973 RMK AO2 SLP068 T01060094
TAF
PAOT 261731Z 2618/2718 14004KT 6SM BR VCSH SCT007 OVC015 FM270700 15012KT 4SM -RA BR OVC012
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