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PAFB Ladd Army Airfield
Fairbanks (Ft Wainwright), Alaska, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 08 NOVEMBER 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: FBK
Lat/Long: 64-50-15.3950N / 147-36-52.1700W
64-50.256583N / 147-36.869500W
64.8376097 / -147.6144917
(estimated)
Elevation: 448.6 ft. / 137 m (estimated)
Variation: 21E (2010)
From city: 2 miles E of central business district of the associated city
Time zone: UTC -9 (UTC -8 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 99703

Airport Operations

Airport use: Private use, 24 HR PPR RQRD FOR TRANSIENT ACFT CALL DSN 317-353-7212/6514 COMMERCIAL 907-353-7212/6514.
Activation date: 05/1949
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: ANCHORAGE CENTER
FSS: FAIRBANKS FLIGHT SERVICE STATION [907-474-0788]
NOTAMs facility: PAFB (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: MON-FRI 1700-0830++
Pattern altitude: TPA R/W 1200'; F/W (PISTON) 1500'; F/W (TURBINE) 2000'.
Wind indicator: yes
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: WHEN TWR CLSD ACTVT AFLD LIGHTING ON 125.0.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF: 125.0
ATIS: 134.25
LADD GROUND: 121.7 263.15 [1700-0830Z++ MON-FRI; EXC HOL]
LADD TOWER: 125.0 284.6 40.8FM [1700-0830Z++ MON-FRI; EXC HOL]
FAIRBANKS APPROACH: 125.35(180-359) 126.5(360-179)
FAIRBANKS DEPARTURE: 125.35
BASE OPS: 139.3
EMERG: 121.5 243.0
IC: 125.35(180-359)
PAR: 121.3 134.1 237.5
PMSV METRO: 128.8 381.375
RANGE CTL: 38.3FM
  • PAR LCTD LAT 64-50-12.22N LONG 147-36-54.24W.
  • VHF COMMUNICATIONS FROM TWR INTERMITTENT NE OF ARPT.
  • REMOTE BRIEFING SVC AVBL: EILSON METRO (PAEI) 344.6.
  • BASE OPS MON-FRI 1700-0200Z++
  • CIRCLING NOT AUTHORIZED N OF RY 07L/25R.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
FAIr056/10.4FAIRBANKS VORTAC108.6021E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
CHENA252/3.025717ECUN -.-. ..- -.

Airport Services

Fuel available: J4 FUEL AVAILABLE.
Parking: hangars
Airframe service: NONE
Powerplant service: NONE
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 7/25

Dimensions: 8575 x 150 ft. / 2614 x 46 m
Surface: asphalt/concrete
Weight bearing capacity: 
Double wheel: 38.0, SEASONAL CLIMATIC CONDITIONS EFFECT WEIGHT BEARING CAPACITY.
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 7  RUNWAY 25
Latitude: 64-50.244667N64-50.268500N
Longitude: 147-38.521500W147-35.217500W
Elevation: 442.8 ft.447.9 ft.
Gradient: 0.1%0.1%
Traffic pattern: rightleft
Runway heading: 068 magnetic, 089 true248 magnetic, 269 true
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (3.30 degrees glide path)
RWY 25R PAPI NOT COINCIDENTAL WITH PAR.
Approach lights: ALSF1: standard 2,400 foot high intensity approach lighting system with centerline sequenced flashers (category I)
07L/25R APCH LGT SYSTEM NON STANDARD.
ALSF1: standard 2,400 foot high intensity approach lighting system with centerline sequenced flashers (category I)
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: trees road, 500 ft. from runway, 10:1 slope to cleartrees/road, 300 ft. from runway, 20:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: U.S. Army
Owner: U.S. ARMY
U.S. ARMY FORCES COMMAND
ATLANTA, GA
Manager: HQ 172 INFANTRY BRIGADE
FT RICHARDSON
ALASKA 99505
Phone 907-353-7022

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 103
Single engine airplanes: 13
Military aircraft: 90
    
Aircraft operations: avg 175/day *
94% military
5% local general aviation
2% transient general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 15 April 1979

Additional Remarks

A35 T200; ST175; TT340; TDT714.
NORTH TFC PAT RW AND MQ-1 GRAY EAGLE ONLY; LARGE ACFT-RAMP PARKING; SMALL ACFT TIE DOWN NOT AVBL.
HEAVY BIRD ACTIVITY INVOF ARPT.
BE ALERT NUMEROUS NIGHT DEVICE ACFT OPNS INVOF LADD AAF. EXPECT NUMEROUS DIMLY LIT ACFT IN THE TANNANA FLATS AND YUKON TRAINING AREAS DURG HRS OF DARKNESS & WEEKDAYS FROM SEP THRU APR.
DURING EVAC OF WX STATION CTC 17TH OWS.
CAUTION: 100 FT AGL MARKED LIGHT POLES FOR ILLUMINATION ARE 3/4 NM SE OF AIRFIELD.
GLIDER OPS APR TO OCT SR TO SS WITHIN 7NM SFC TO 10000 FT MSL.
MINS BASED ON FBK WX OBSERVATIONS.
CAUTION: RWY 07 ROAD BEGINNING 349' FROM DEPARTURE END OF RWY (DER), RUNS THRU CLEAR ZONE PERPENDICULAR TO EXTENDED RWY CNTRLN, RAILROAD TRACKS, 556' FROM DER, RUNS THRU CLEAR ZONE PERPENDICULAR TO CNTRLN, RIVER BEGINNING 556' FROM DER, RUNS THRU CLEAR ZONE PERPENDICULAR TO EXTENDED CNTRLN.
ASOS FREQ 119.275 IS ASSOCD WITH R-2205 YUKON TRAINING RANGE. ASOS FREQ 118.525 IS ASSOCD WITH R-2211 BLAIR LAKE TRAINING RANGE. PMSV LMTD TO LINE OF SIGHT; RECEPTION BLO 5,000 FT MSL LMTD FM 210-100 WI 100NM BY TRRN, NO LMT ABV 5000 FT WI 50NM; RECEPTION 3,500-12,000 FT LMTD FM 100-210 FM 50-100NM BY TRRN, NO LMT ABV 12,000 FT WI 100NM. PMSV UNMONITORED WHEN FBK TWR CLSD. SFC VIS RESTRICTED FM 020-050 DUE TO HANGER 1 AND FM 250-350 DUE TO CTL TWR AND BLDGS.
ALL HELIPADS ARE DAY VMC ONLY.
RWY 07/25 HAVE NO OVERRUNS. TWYS A, B, C, D, E, F, G AND SECTIONS OF N AND S DO NOT HAVE SHOULDERS.
CAUTION: AIRFIELD HAS NO AIRCRAFT DE-ICE CAPABILITIES.
CAUTION: RWY 25 ROAD BEGINNING 387' FROM DEPARTURE END OF RWY (DER), RUNS THROUGH CLEAR ZONE PERPENDICULAR EXTENDED RWY CNTRLN, RIVER BEGINNING 477 FT FORM DER, RUNS THRU CLEAR ZONE PERPENDICULAR EXTENDED RWY CNTRLN. ROAD VEHICLE TFC IS CONTROLLED BY TWR WHEN OPEN (DISTANCES ARE ESTIMATED).
LASER RESEARCH WILL BE CONDUCTED INTERMITTENTLY WITHIN 4 NM OF LAT650700N.,/1472750.W, POKER FLAT RESEARCH RANGE AT AN ANGLE OF 70 TO 90 DEG, FROM THE SFC, PROJECTING UP TO UNLIMITED. THE BEAM WILL BE TERMINATED IF ACFT ENTER THE AFFECTED AREA. THIS BEAM IS INJURIOUS TO PILOTS/AIRCREWS AND PASSENGERS EYES. COCKPIT ILLUMINATION-FLASH BLINDNESS MAY OCCUR BEYOND THESE DISTANCES. ANCHORAGE/ZAN/ARTCC FACILITY (907-269-1103) IS THE FAA COORDINATION FACILITY.
RWY 25R PUBLIC ROAD 349 FT WEST OF DER, UP TO 15 FT AGL/460 FT MSL, RAILROAD TRACKS 556 FT WEST OF DER, UP TO 23 FT AGL/461 FT MSL, TREES 556 FT WEST OF DER, UP TO 25 FT AGL/460 FT MSL.
FIRING RANGES S OF FLD-CTC TWR OR OPNS FOR ADVISORY.
RWY 7, PUBLIC ROAD 387 FT EAST OF DER, UP TO 15 FT AGL/460 FT MSL.
CTC BASE WX FOR MIL WX BRIEF AT (907)353-7111 DURING PUBLISHED OPEN HRS. DURING CLOSURE HRS OR DURING EVACUATION OF WX STATION CTC 17TH OWS (808)449-8333. COMMUNICATIONS: WEATHER (PMVS) 381.375 128.8 SENSOR 134.25 (ATIS) MON-FRI 1500-0600Z EXC HOL.
PAPI MONTHLY MAINTENANCE WILL BE CONDUCTED ON THE LAST WED OF EVERY MONTH FROM 0900-1200L (1800-2100Z++). PAPI WILL BE UNAVAILABLE FOR USE DURING THIS TIME.
SERVICE: US CUSTOMS AND INTL TRASH NOT AVBL.
MED EVAC PAD FOR F/W AT OPS RAMP; R/W EVAC PAD AT HOSPITAL; 15 MIN NOTICE REQUIRED.
WX BRIEF AVBL 1600-0700Z++ WEEKDAYS EXC HOLS. DSN 317-353-7111/9999. BRIEFS AVBL OTHER TIMES 17TH OWS JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM DSN 315-449-8333/7950 C 808-449-8333/7950.
CAUTION: LGTD HWY PARALLEL TO & NORTH RY 07L/25R CAN BE CONFUSED WITH RWY DURG APCH.
CAUTION: MAIN ROAD IMMEDIATELY OFF APCH END OF RWY 07 AND RWY 25.
INSPECTION FURNISHED BY DEPT OF ARMY.

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 8 November 2018 at 0901Z to 6 December 2018 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 25   download (91KB)
HI-VOR/DME OR TACAN RWY 25   download (108KB)
NDB-A   download (89KB)
Radar Approach Procedures available   download (47KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (293KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

PAFA - Fairbanks International Airport (6 nm W)
PAEI - Eielson Air Force Base (17 nm SE)
PANN - Nenana Municipal Airport (41 nm SW)
PAHV - Healy River Airport (68 nm SW)
PABI - Allen Army Airfield (70 nm SE)
 
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Photo taken 09-Apr-2010

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From to PAFB

Sunrise and sunset
Times for 15-Nov-2018
 Local
(UTC-9)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight08:2517:25
Sunrise09:2718:27
Sunset15:4300:43
Evening civil twilight16:4601:46

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  16-Nov-2018 08:36:44
Local (UTC-9)  15-Nov-2018 23:36:44
 
METAR
PAFB 160758Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR M21/M23 A3024 RMK AO2 SLP258 T12091229 $
PAFA 
7nm W 
160753Z 00000KT 10SM CLR M22/M24 A3023 RMK AO2 SLP255 T12171239
PAEI 
17nm SE 
160756Z 00000KT 10SM CLR M21/M25 A3022 RMK AO2A SLP254 T12111246 $
TAF
PAFB 160800Z 1608/1714 VRB02KT 9999 SKC QNH3021INS BECMG 1613/1614 05005KT 9999 SCT120 QNH3016INS BECMG 1622/1623 06009KT 9999 BKN100 QNH3012INS TXM14/1623Z TNM25/1615Z
PAFA 
7nm W 
160520Z 1606/1712 00000KT P6SM SKC
PAEI 
17nm SE 
160400Z 1604/1710 VRB02KT 9999 SKC QNH3000INS BECMG 1620/1621 09003KT 9999 SCT110 QNH2987INS TXM09/1704Z TNM23/1619Z
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