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PALH Lake Hood Seaplane Base
Anchorage, Alaska, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 08 NOVEMBER 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: LHD
Lat/Long: 61-10-53.9000N / 149-57-59.4000W
61-10.898333N / 149-57.990000W
61.1816389 / -149.9665000
(estimated)
Elevation: 79.3 ft. / 24.2 m (surveyed)
Variation: 25E (1985)
From city: 3 miles SW of ANCHORAGE, AK
Time zone: UTC -9 (UTC -8 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 99517

Seaplane Base Operations

Seaplane Base use: Open to the public
Activation date: 06/1947
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: ANCHORAGE CENTER
FSS: KENAI FLIGHT SERVICE STATION [907-283-8469]
NOTAMs facility: LHD (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: CONTINUOUS
Pattern altitude: 679.3 ft. MSL
Wind indicator: yes
Segmented circle: no
Lights: SS-SR

Seaplane Base Communications

CTAF: 126.8
ATIS: 125.6
WX ASOS: PHONE 907-245-1618
LAKE HOOD TOWER: 126.8
ANCHORAGE APPROACH: 119.1
ANCHORAGE DEPARTURE: 119.1
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 119.4
CLASS C: 119.1
WX ASOS at ANC (1.0 nm SW): 118.4 (907-271-5278)
WX ASOS at MRI (4 nm NE): PHONE 907-271-5277
WX AWOS-3 at FRN (10 nm NE): PHONE 907-384-0132
WX AWOS-3P at BCV (19 nm NE): 135.55 (907-688-0826)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
TED at fieldANCHORAGE VOR/DME113.1518E
BGQr161/23.3BIG LAKE VORTAC112.5019E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
CAMPBELL LAKE059/2.433816ECMQ -.-. -- --.-

Seaplane Base Services

Fuel available: 100 100LL JET-A
FUEL AVBL RY 14/32 TRANSIENT PARKING AND FM VARIOUS FIXED BASE OPERATORS.
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 14/32

Dimensions: 2200 x 75 ft. / 671 x 23 m
Surface: gravel/dirt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: LIMITED TO ACFT 9000 LBS OR LESS.
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 14  RUNWAY 32
Latitude: 61-11.359693N61-11.037010N
Longitude: 149-58.091452W149-57.755785W
Elevation: 74.6 ft.79.3 ft.
Gradient: 0.2%0.2%
Traffic pattern: leftright
Runway heading: 128 magnetic, 153 true308 magnetic, 333 true
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 40 ft. tree, 880 ft. from runway, 170 ft. left of centerline, 22:1 slope to clear27 ft. tree, 650 ft. from runway, 180 ft. right of centerline, 24:1 slope to clear

Runway E/W

Dimensions: 4541 x 188 ft. / 1384 x 57 m
Surface: water
RUNWAY E  RUNWAY W
Traffic pattern: leftleft

Runway N/S

Dimensions: 1930 x 200 ft. / 588 x 61 m
Surface: water
RUNWAY N  RUNWAY S
Traffic pattern: leftleft

Runway SE/NW

Dimensions: 1369 x 150 ft. / 417 x 46 m
Surface: water
RUNWAY NW  RUNWAY SE
Traffic pattern: leftleft

Seaplane Base Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: STATE OF AK -- DOT&PF
PO BOX 196960
ANCHORAGE, AK 99519-6960
Phone 907-266-2741
Manager: TIM COONS
STATE OF AK -- DOT&PF, PO BOX 196960
ANCHORAGE, AK 99519-6960
Phone 907-266-2741

Seaplane Base Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 1032
Single engine airplanes: 999
Multi engine airplanes: 33
  • TOTAL: 1185.
    
Aircraft operations: avg 169/day *
73% local general aviation
24% air taxi
2% transient general aviation
<1% commercial
* for 12-month period ending 31 May 2016

Additional Remarks

PUB RAMPS ON N & W SHORE OF LAKE HOOD.
ANCHORAGE WX CAMERA AVBL ON INTERNET AT HTTP://AVCAMS.FAA.GOV
NOISE SENSITIVE AREA IN EFFECT; CTC AMGR 907-266-2741 FOR FURTHER INFO.
TWY V PCL SECURITY GATE EAST OF TWY E; KEY 121.75 5 TIMES TO ACTVT.
FLOATING DEBRIS ON LAKE.
SEE NOTICE IN SECTION C FOR AIRPORT LAYOUT GRAPHIC.
TWY AROUND LAKE HOOD IS A JOINT USE TWY/ROAD & IS USED BY MOTOR VEHICLES/BICYCLISTS/JOGGERS AND TOUR BUSES. USE OF LANDING LIGHT WHEN TAXIING RCMDD.
TWY H-2/LAKESHORE TWY GATES PCL; KEY 121.75 3 TIMES TO ACTVT.
PPR FOR NON-RADIO OPNS. CTC FAA AT 907-271-5936. REQUEST TO BE TRANSFERRED TO ATCT. PROVIDE AN ETA AND REMAIN WITHIN PLUS/MINUS 15 MIN. NO NIGHTIME NON-RADIO ACFT OPNS.
RY 14/32 TFC PATTERNS OVERLAP SEADROME PATTERNS.
LAKE CLSD TO ACFT OVER 12500 LBS FM FREEZUP TIL APRXLY DEC 31; OVERFLOWS INTO ICE MAY OCCUR WINTER MONTHS.
AREA NW & SW OF LAKE SPENARD FM CANAL EASTWARD 1500' NOT VSBL FM ATCT.
NUMEROUS WATERFOWL AND NESTING AREAS INVOF ARPT.
FOR AVBLTY OF WINTER SKI OPNS ON LAKE SURFACES, CONSULT LOCAL NOTAMS AND CTC TWR PRIOR TO ARR /DEP.
NORTH POTHOLE DESIGNATED NO-WAKE AREA TO PROTECT MOORED AIRCRAFT/SHORELINE
ALL WATERLANES ELEV 76 FT TO LAKE HOOD SEAPLANE BASE (LHD).
ARRIVAL/DEPARTURE ROUTES; SEE AREA NOTICES.
LARGE FLOCKS OF MIGRATORY BIRDS INVOF ARPT SPRING TO FALL.

Instrument Procedures

There are no published instrument procedures at PALH.

Some nearby airports with instrument procedures:

PANC - Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (1 nm SW)
PAMR - Merrill Field Airport (4 nm NE)
PAED - Elmendorf Air Force Base (6 nm NE)
PAFR - Bryant Army Airfield Heliport (10 nm NE)
PAGQ - Big Lake Airport (22 nm N)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 16-Nov-2018
 Local
(UTC-9)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight08:1817:18
Sunrise09:1018:10
Sunset16:2001:20
Evening civil twilight17:1202:12

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  16-Nov-2018 12:54:31
Local (UTC-9)  16-Nov-2018 03:54:31
 
METAR
PALH 161153Z 01006KT 10SM CLR M03/M06 A3018 RMK AO2 SLP222 I6000 T10331061 11033 21067 58003
PANC 
2nm SW 
161153Z 02004KT 10SM CLR M03/M06 A3017 RMK AO2 SLP218 4/001 I6000 T10281061 11022 21056 58003
PAMR 
4nm NE 
161153Z 10003KT 10SM CLR M05/M07 A3018 RMK AO2 SLP223 T10501072 11039 21078 55002
PAED 
6nm NE 
161156Z 00000KT 7SM BKN200 M04/M04 A3018 RMK AO2A SLP218 T10401041 11039 21087 55000
PAFR 
10nm NE 
161158Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM BKN180 BKN200 M07/M08 A3014 RMK AO2 SLP218 T10691077 11067 21119 58000 $
PABV 
19nm NE 
161156Z AUTO 21004KT 10SM CLR M07/M08 A3018 RMK AO2 SLP228 T10721078 11067 21094 58006 FZRANO
TAF
PANC 
2nm SW 
161130Z 1612/1718 04005KT P6SM BKN200 FM161500 04006KT P6SM FEW006 SCT080 BKN120 FM170000 01010KT P6SM VCSH BKN050
PAED 
6nm NE 
161100Z 1611/1717 03003KT 9999 SCT200 QNH3008INS BECMG 1614/1615 03006KT 9999 FEW006 BKN060 620608 QNH3000INS BECMG 1619/1620 03006KT 8000 -RASN FEW010 BKN030 620309 621202 QNH2972INS BECMG 1711/1712 01009KT 4800 -RASN BKN015 620159 621053 QNH2950INS TX00/1700Z TNM08/1611Z
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