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KWF Waterfall Seaplane Base
Waterfall, Alaska, USA


FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 03 JANUARY 2019

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 KWF.

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 18-Jan-2019
 Local
(UTC-9)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight07:2516:25
Sunrise08:0817:08
Sunset15:5900:59
Evening civil twilight16:4201:42

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  18-Jan-2019 12:54:58
Local (UTC-9)  18-Jan-2019 03:54:58
 
METAR
PAHY 
15nm E 
181056Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM BKN070 OVC085 02/01 A2948 RMK AO2 SLP084 T00220006 FZRANO $
PAKW 
18nm N 
181153Z AUTO 03005KT 10SM OVC080 03/M02 A2948 RMK AO2 SLP982 T00281017 10033 20028 51005 TSNO
TAF
PAKW 
18nm N 
181139Z 1812/1912 04008KT P6SM OVC070 FM181800 04008KT 6SM -RA SCT025 OVC040 FM182300 04004KT P6SM -RA OVC025 WS020/15025KT FM190600 04010KT P6SM VCSH OVC050 AMD LTD TO CLD VIS AND WIND
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