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POKW Waterfall Seaplane Base
Waterfall, Alaska, USA


FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 02 JANUARY 2020

Location

FAA Identifier: KWF
Lat/Long: 55-17-46.7620N 133-14-36.0090W
55-17.779367N 133-14.600150W
55.2963228,-133.2433358
(estimated)
Elevation: 0 ft. / 0 m (estimated)
Variation: 26E (1985)
Time zone: UTC -9 (UTC -8 during Daylight Saving Time)

Seaplane Base Operations

Seaplane Base use: Open to the public
Activation date: 04/1962
Control tower: no
ARTCC: ANCHORAGE CENTER
FSS: KETCHIKAN FLIGHT SERVICE STATION [907-225-9481]
Alternate FSS: JNU JUNEAU FLIGHT SERVICE STATION [1-866-297-2236]
NOTAMs facility: KTN (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: UNATNDD
Wind indicator: yes
Segmented circle: no

Seaplane Base Communications

CTAF: 122.9
WX AWOS-3P at HYG (15 nm E): 135.65 (907-285-3888)
WX ASOS at AKW (18 nm N): 135.45 (907-755-2641)

Nearby radio navigation aids

NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
KLAWOCK179/17.222920EAKW .- -.- .--

Seaplane Base Services

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

Runway Information

Runway NW/SE

Dimensions: 10000 x 1000 ft. / 3048 x 305 m
Surface: water
RUNWAY NW  RUNWAY SE
Elevation: 0.0 ft.0.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft

Seaplane Base Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Privately-owned
Owner: WATERFALL CANNERY RESORT
BOX 6440
KETCHIKAN, AK 99901
Manager: STEVE COCKRELL
P.O. BOX KWF
KETCHIKAN, AK 99950
Phone 907-265-9650

Seaplane Base Operational Statistics

Aircraft operations: avg 31/week *
94% air taxi
6% transient general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2017

Additional Remarks

FLOAT REMOVED DURING WINTER MONTHS, OCT - MAR.

Instrument Procedures

There are no published instrument procedures at POKW.

Some nearby airports with instrument procedures:

PAKW - Klawock Airport (18 nm N)
PAKT - Ketchikan International Airport (52 nm E)
PAWG - Wrangell Airport (77 nm N)
PAPG - Petersburg James A Johnson Airport (91 nm N)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 19-Jan-2020
 Local
(UTC-9)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight07:2416:24
Sunrise08:0617:06
Sunset16:0101:01
Evening civil twilight16:4401:44

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  20-Jan-2020 06:56:49
Local (UTC-9)  19-Jan-2020 21:56:49
 
METAR
PAKW 
18nm N 
200553Z AUTO 03008KT 4SM -RA BR OVC028 03/02 A2952 RMK SLP998 P0006 60009 T00280017 10044 20028 58012 TSNO $ VIA AUTODIAL
TAF
PAKW 
18nm N 
191733Z 1918/2018 VRB05KT P6SM SCT025 OVC045 TEMPO 1918/1921 5SM -RA BR SCT020 OVC025 FM200100 05010KT P6SM OVC050 FM201300 05007KT 4SM -RA BR BKN015 OVC025 AMD LTD TO CLD VIS AND WIND
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