AirNav   Phillips 66 Aviation Fuel
 
 1568 users online  

PALH Lake Hood Seaplane Base
Anchorage, Alaska, USA

GOING TO ANCHORAGE?


FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 21 JUNE 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 -8 (UTC -9 during Standard 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
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): 118.525 (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)
 
Loc | Ops | Rwys | IFR | FBO | Links
Com | Nav | Svcs | Stats | Notes

Crowley
 
Area around PALH (Lake Hood Seaplane Base)
 
Road maps at: MapQuest Bing Google
 
Aerial photo
WARNING: Photo may not be current or correct
Aerial photo of PALH (Lake Hood Seaplane Base)
Do you have a better or more recent aerial photo of Lake Hood Seaplane Base that you would like to share? If so, please send us your photo.

 
Sectional chart

 
Airport distance calculator
Flying to Lake Hood Seaplane Base? Find the distance to fly.

From to PALH

Sunrise and sunset
Times for 22-Jun-2018
 Local
(UTC-8)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight++
Sunrise04:2212:22
Sunset23:4207:42
Evening civil twilight++

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  22-Jun-2018 16:30:01
Local (UTC-8)  22-Jun-2018 08:30:01
 
METAR
PALH 221553Z 22006KT 10SM OVC055 12/09 A3001 RMK AO2 SLP163 T01220094
PANC 
2nm SW 
221553Z 22008KT 10SM FEW010 SCT070 BKN090 BKN130 12/10 A3000 RMK AO2 SLP160 T01220100
PAMR 
4nm NE 
221553Z 20008KT 10SM OVC050 12/09 A3000 RMK AO2 SLP159 T01220094
PAED 
6nm NE 
221556Z AUTO 19007KT 10SM OVC050 13/11 A3000 RMK AO2 SLP155 T01250107
PAFR 
10nm NE 
221618Z AUTO 00000KT 6SM -RA BR FEW026 SCT039 SCT047 OVC055 11/09 A2999 RMK AO2 SLP162
PABV 
19nm NE 
221556Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM OVC070 12/09 A3001 RMK AO2 SLP171 T01220089 $
TAF
PANC 
2nm SW 
221157Z 2212/2318 16011KT P6SM -SHRA OVC060 FM221500 17011KT P6SM -SHRA BKN050 FM222100 16012G19KT P6SM VCSH BKN060 FM230700 18011KT P6SM BKN070
PAED 
6nm NE 
221100Z 2211/2317 VRB06KT 9000 -SHRA BKN050 610506 QNH2975INS BECMG 2217/2218 17010G15KT 9999 VCSH BKN030 OVC050 610505 QNH2991INS BECMG 2220/2221 17010G15KT 6000 -SHRA BKN020 OVC050 610506 QNH2987INS BECMG 2305/2306 VRB06KT 9999 VCSH BKN025 OVC050 610604 QNH2989INS TX15/2223Z TN10/2215Z
NOTAMs
Click for the latest NOTAMs
NOTAMs are issued by the DoD/FAA and will open in a separate window not controlled by AirNav.

 

 
 

FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
 Crowley
907-222-3000 Aviation fuel

More info about Crowley
independent
100LL
SS $5.44 
 Updated 16-May-2018
 
   write
SS=Self service
Update Fuel Prices
 

Would you like to see your business listed on this page?

 If your business provides an interesting product or service to pilots, flight crews, aircraft, or users of the Lake Hood Seaplane Base, you should consider listing it here.  To start the listing process, click on the button below
 
Add a business
 

Other Pages about Lake Hood Seaplane Base

www.alaska.faa.gov/...
www.dot.state.ak.us/...
 
Update a link
 
Copyright © AirNav, LLC. All rights reserved. Privacy Policy  Contact