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PAOR Northway Airport
Northway, Alaska, USA


FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 07 DECEMBER 2017

Location

FAA Identifier: ORT
Lat/Long: 62-57-40.2000N / 141-55-41.1000W
62-57.670000N / 141-55.685000W
62.9611667 / -141.9280833
(estimated)
Elevation: 1720.1 ft. / 524.3 m (surveyed)
Variation: 24E (2005)
Time zone: UTC -9 (UTC -8 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 99764

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 07/1947
Control tower: no
ARTCC: ANCHORAGE CENTER
FSS: NORTHWAY FLIGHT SERVICE STATION (on field) [907-778-2219]
Alternate FSS: FAI FAIRBANKS FLIGHT SERVICE STATION [1-866-248-6516]
NOTAMs facility: ORT (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: UNATNDD
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT MIRL RY 05/23; PAPI RYS 05 & 23 AND REIL RY 23 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
International operations: customs landing rights airport

Airport Communications

CTAF: 123.6
WX ASOS: 135.4 (907-778-2282)
  • APCH/DEP SERVICE PROVIDED BY ANCHORAGE ARTCC ON FREQS 126.55/323.0 (NORTHWAY RCAG).
  • CONTRACT WX OBS IS AVBL WHEN ORT FSS CLOSED ON 133.55 OR PHONE 907-778-2240.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
ORT at fieldNORTHWAY VORTAC116.3024E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
NABESNAat field39020EAES .- . ...

Airport Services

Parking: hangars

Runway Information

Runway 5/23

Dimensions: 5100 x 100 ft. / 1554 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in good condition
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 5  RUNWAY 23
Latitude: 62-57.569850N62-57.770962N
Longitude: 141-56.576745W141-54.792612W
Elevation: 1720.1 ft.1718.7 ft.
Gradient: 0.5%0.5%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 052 magnetic, 076 true232 magnetic, 256 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 (3.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: noyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 61 ft. trees, 2029 ft. from runway, 30:1 slope to clear64 ft. trees, 1153 ft. from runway, 255 ft. left of centerline, 18:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: ALASKA DOT&PF NORTHERN REGION
2301 PEGER RD.
FAIRBANKS, AK 99709
Phone 907-451-2200
Manager: DENNIS BISHOP
BOX 356
TOK, AK 99780
Phone 907-883-5128

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft operations: avg 43/day *
51% transient general aviation
25% air taxi
22% local general aviation
2% military
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2014

Additional Remarks

SNOW REMOVAL OPERATIONS DURING WINTER--MONITOR CTAF.
NORTHWAY ARPT WX CAMERA AND KNOB RIDGE WX CAMERA AVBL ON INTERNET AT HTTP://AVCAMS.FAA.GOV
FSS ON AIRPORT 01 MAY- 30 SEPT.
PILOTS OF ACFT ARRIVING ORT/PAOR OR YARGER LAKE FROM FOREIGN COUNTRIES MUST RECEIVE PERMISSION TO LAND FROM U.S. CUSTOMS BY PHONE 907-774-2242/2252 AT LEAST TWO HOURS PRIOR TO ARRIVAL. PERMISSION IS NOT NORMALLY GRANTED OUTSIDE 1800Z-0000Z DLY.
IN ADDITION AN EAPIS MANIFEST IS ALSO REQUIRED TO BE FILED ELECTRONICALLY PRIOR TO DEPARTURE.
COLD TEMPERATURE RESTRICTED AIRPORT. ALTITUDE CORRECTION REQUIRED AT OR BELOW -19C.
FLOATPLANE CUSTOMS SVC AVBL AT YARGER LAKE - 8NM EAST.
FREQUENT STRONG & VARIABLE CROSSWINDS.
SKI STRIP PARALLEL AND ADJACENT TO APCH END RY 23 NW SIDE.
SUAIS - 125.3(1-800-758-8723).
RY CONDITION NOT MONITORED; RECOMMEND VISUAL INSPECTION PRIOR TO LANDING.

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 between 7 December 2017 at 0901Z and 4 January 2018 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 05   download (296KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 23   download (246KB)
VOR/DME-A   download (213KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (148KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

PFTO - Tok Junction Airport (36 nm NW)
 
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Photo by Rick Henry
Photo taken 28-May-2012
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 15-Dec-2017
 Local
(UTC-9)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight08:4917:49
Sunrise10:0019:00
Sunset14:4623:46
Evening civil twilight15:5700:57

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  15-Dec-2017 12:29:18
Local (UTC-9)  15-Dec-2017 03:29:18
 
METAR
PAOR 151153Z 00000KT 10SM BKN100 OVC120 M12/M13 A2957 RMK AO2 SLP060 4/006 T11221128 11078 21122 51019
TAF
PAOR 151139Z 1512/1612 VRB02KT P6SM FEW060 OVC100
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