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AK1 Butte Municipal Airport
Palmer, Alaska, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 01 FEBRUARY 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: AK1
Lat/Long: 61-31-49.1350N / 149-01-03.4900W
61-31.818917N / 149-01.058167W
61.5303153 / -149.0176361
(estimated)
Elevation: 64 ft. / 20 m (estimated)
Variation: 25E (1985)
From city: 5 miles SE of PALMER, AK
Time zone: UTC -9 (UTC -8 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 99645

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 02/1974
Control tower: no
ARTCC: ANCHORAGE CENTER
FSS: PALMER FLIGHT SERVICE STATION [907-745-2495]
Alternate FSS: ENA KENAI FLIGHT SERVICE STATION [1-866-864-1737]
NOTAMs facility: ENA (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: UNATNDD
Wind indicator: yes, NSTD WINDSOCK; YELLOW IN COLOR & UNRELIABLE.
Segmented circle: no

Airport Communications

CTAF: 123.6
WX ASOS at PAQ (4 nm NW): 134.75 (907-746-6675)
WX AWOS-3P at IYS (15 nm W): 135.25 (907-373-3801)
WX AWOS-3P at BCV (16 nm SW): 135.55 (907-688-0826)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
BGQr076/27.2BIG LAKE VORTAC112.5019E
TEDr033/34.8ANCHORAGE VOR/DME113.1518E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
CAMPBELL LAKE038/36.633816ECMQ -.-. -- --.-

Airport Services

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

Runway Information

Runway 7/25

Dimensions: 1806 x 50 ft. / 550 x 15 m
Surface: gravel/dirt, in poor condition
RY WITH DIPS AND ROCKS TO 3 INCHS.
Operational restrictions: RY 07/25 EDGES AND THLDS UNMARKED.
RUNWAY 7  RUNWAY 25
Latitude: 61-31.821000N61-31.816833N
Longitude: 149-01.368667W149-00.747667W
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Obstructions: 38 ft. trees, 61 ft. right of centerline31 ft. tree, 95 ft. left of centerline

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Privately-owned
Owner: BUTTE AIRMANS ASSOC
4705 SOUTH MCKECHNIE LOOP
PALMER, AK 99645
Phone 907-745-4557
Manager: GERALD HUPPERT
4705 SOUTH MCKECHNIE LOOP
PALMER, AK 99645
Phone 907-745-4557

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 15
Single engine airplanes: 15
    
Aircraft operations: avg 47/month *
89% local general aviation
11% transient general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2013

Additional Remarks

ROAD RUNS ALONG NORTH & SOUTH SIDE OF RY.
RY SAFETY AREA CLEARED 1800 FT X 200 FT.
WX CAMERA AVBL ON INTERNET AT HTTP://AVCAMS.FAA.GOV
RY 07/25 CONDITIONS NOT MONITORED, VISUAL INSPECTION RECOMMENDED PRIOR TO LDG.
400 FT SAFETY AREA ON RY 07 END.

Instrument Procedures

There are no published instrument procedures at AK1.

Some nearby airports with instrument procedures:

PAAQ - Palmer Buddy Woods Municipal Airport (4 nm NW)
PAWS - Wasilla Airport (15 nm W)
PAGQ - Big Lake Airport (23 nm W)
PAFR - Bryant Army Airfield Heliport (24 nm SW)
PAED - Elmendorf Air Force Base (28 nm SW)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 23-Feb-2018
 Local
(UTC-9)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight07:3216:32
Sunrise08:1617:16
Sunset18:0303:03
Evening civil twilight18:4703:47

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  23-Feb-2018 16:08:07
Local (UTC-9)  23-Feb-2018 07:08:07
 
METAR
PAAQ 
5nm NW 
231553Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR M13/M14 A3015 RMK AO2 SLP216 T11331139 TSNO
PABV 
16nm SW 
231556Z AUTO VRB05KT 10SM CLR M06/M13 A3018 RMK AO2 SLP229 T10561133 FZRANO $
TAF
PAAQ 
5nm NW 
231139Z 2312/2412 VRB04KT P6SM BKN006 TEMPO 2312/2315 3SM BR SCT006 FM231500 32004KT P6SM VCFG SCT005 FM232000 01008KT P6SM FEW006 SCT200 FM241100 02006KT 5SM -SN BKN030 OVC050
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