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PABV Birchwood Airport
Birchwood, Alaska, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 18 JUNE 2020

Location

FAA Identifier: BCV
Lat/Long: 61-24-57.9196N 149-30-29.9021W
61-24.965327N 149-30.498368W
61.4160888,-149.5083061
(estimated)
Elevation: 83 ft. / 25.3 m (surveyed)
Variation: 19E (2010)
From city: 2 miles NW of BIRCHWOOD, AK
(LCTD 2 SM NW OF CHUGIAK.)
Time zone: UTC -8 (UTC -9 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 99567

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 10/1949
Control tower: no
ARTCC: ANCHORAGE CENTER
FSS: KENAI FLIGHT SERVICE STATION [907-283-7211]
NOTAMs facility: BCV (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: UNATNDD
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT VASI RWY 20R; MIRL RWY 02L/20R - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF: 123.0
WX AWOS-3P: 135.55 (907-688-0826)
WX AWOS-3P at IYS (9 nm N): 135.25 (907-373-3801)
WX ASOS at FRN (10 nm SW): 134.25
WX ASOS at MRI (16 nm SW): 124.25 (907-271-5277)
WX ASOS at PAQ (16 nm NE): 134.75 (907-746-6675)
WX ASOS at LHD (19 nm SW): PHONE 907-245-5432

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
BGQr106/16.0BIG LAKE VORTAC112.5019E
TEDr023/19.8ANCHORAGE VOR/DME113.1518E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
CAMPBELL LAKE031/21.433816ECMQ -.-. -- --.-

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR

Runway Information

Runway 2L/20R

Dimensions: 4010 x 100 ft. / 1222 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt, in fair condition
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 2L  RUNWAY 20R
Latitude: 61-24.705500N61-25.214000N
Longitude: 149-30.971333W149-30.099500W
Elevation: 72.6 ft.72.6 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftright
Runway heading: 020 magnetic, 039 true200 magnetic, 219 true
Markings: nonprecision, in fair conditionnonprecision, in fair condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-box VASI on left
KEY MIKE 7 TIMES FOR VASI.
Runway end identifier lights: nono
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 76 ft. trees, 1647 ft. from runway, 19:1 slope to clear
-5 FT FENCE 195 FT FM PAVEMENT EDGE.
55 ft. trees, 1112 ft. from runway, 120 ft. left and right of centerline, 16:1 slope to clear

Runway 2R/20L

Dimensions: 1800 x 50 ft. / 549 x 15 m
RWY 02R/21L 600 FT ASPH ON RWY 20L END, REMAINDER GRVL.
Surface: asphalt/gravel, in fair condition
RUNWAY 2R  RUNWAY 20L
Latitude: 61-24.863667N61-25.091833N
Longitude: 149-30.611667W149-30.220000W
Elevation: 72.6 ft.72.6 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftright
Obstructions: 4 ft. hill, 125 ft. left of centerlinenone

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: ALASKA DOT&PF CENTRAL REGION
PO BOX 196900
ANCHORAGE, AK 99519-6900
Phone (907) 338-1466
Manager: TOM GRMAN
5300 E. TUDOR ROAD, STATE OF ALASKA DOTPF CR
ANCHORAGE, AK 99507-1249
Phone 907-338-1432

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 309
Single engine airplanes: 301
Multi engine airplanes: 6
Helicopters: 1
Gliders airplanes: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 192/day *
50% transient general aviation
50% local general aviation
<1% military
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2018

Additional Remarks

RWY USED FOR SAILPLANE OPERATIONS OCCASIONALLY.
ARPT HAS DESIGNATED TRANSIENT ACFT PARKING AVBL. FIRST 24 HRS FREE. PAY AT PILOT SHACK.
HELICOPTERS AVOID FIXED WING AND ULTRALIGHT TRAFFIC PATTERN.
WX CAMERA AVBL ON INTERNET AT HTTP://AVCAMS.FAA.GOV
TUNDRA TIRES/SKI STRIP IS NOT MAINTAINED IN THE WINTER MONTHS. BEWARE OF POSSIBLE HUMPS, BUMPS, AND RUTS.
UNATTENDED. RUNWAY CONDITION NOT MONITORED, RECOMMEND VISUAL INSPECTION PRIOR TO LANDING.
MID 1500 FT OF TWY A DESIGNATED AS RY FOR ULTRALIGHT & SKI/TUNDRA TIRE EQUIPPED ACFT, NO PARALLEL OPS ALLOWED - SEQUENCE ON CTAF.
ULTRALIGHT RY SKI/TUNDRA TIRE RWY.
RGT TFC PATTERN RY 20L AND 20R EXCEPT ULTRALIGHT ACFT USE LEFT TFC PATTERN EAST AWAY FROM ALL RYS.

Instrument Procedures

There are no published instrument procedures at PABV.

Some nearby airports with instrument procedures:

PAWS - Wasilla Airport (9 nm N)
PAFR - Bryant Army Airfield Heliport (10 nm SW)
PAGQ - Big Lake Airport (11 nm NW)
PAED - Elmendorf Air Force Base (13 nm SW)
PAMR - Merrill Field Airport (16 nm SW)
PAAQ - Warren "Bud" Woods Palmer Municipal Airport (16 nm NE)
 
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Aerial photo of PABV (Birchwood Airport)
Taken in August 2005

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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 14-Jul-2020
 Local
(UTC-8)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight03:1311:13
Sunrise04:4912:49
Sunset23:1907:19
Evening civil twilight00:5508:55

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  14-Jul-2020 20:10:02
Local (UTC-8)  14-Jul-2020 12:10:02
 
METAR
PABV 141956Z AUTO 24004KT 10SM CLR 18/09 A2983 RMK AO2 SLP106 T01830094
PAFR 
10nm SW 
141958Z AUTO 25004KT 9SM CLR 19/10 A2979 RMK AO2 SLP093 T01860100 $
PAED 
13nm SW 
141856Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 18/10 A2983 RMK AO2 SLP097 T01800096 $
PAMR 
15nm SW 
141953Z 00000KT 10SM FEW050 19/08 A2982 RMK AO2 SLP099 T01890083
PAAQ 
16nm NE 
141953Z 10SM CLR 19/11 A2980 RMK AO2 SLP092 T01890106 $
PALH 
19nm SW 
141953Z 30006KT 10SM CLR 19/11 A2983 RMK AO2 SLP104 T01940106
TAF
PAED 
13nm SW 
141800Z 1418/1600 VRB06KT 9999 SCT075 BKN090 QNH2982INS BECMG 1420/1421 25010KT 9999 SCT050 BKN080 QNH2982INS BECMG 1506/1507 VRB06KT 9999 SCT070 SCT200 QNH2985INS TX22/1502Z TN11/1514Z
PAAQ 
16nm NE 
141720Z 1418/1518 00000KT P6SM SKC FM142000 15008KT P6SM FEW140 FM150800 VRB03KT P6SM SKC
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