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PABV Birchwood Airport
Birchwood, Alaska, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 04 NOVEMBER 2021

Location

FAA Identifier: BCV
Lat/Long: 61-24-57.9150N 149-30-29.9152W
61-24.965250N 149-30.498587W
61.4160875,-149.5083098
(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

Airport Services

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

Runway Information

Runway 2L/20R

Dimensions: 4012 x 100 ft. / 1223 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt, in fair condition
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 2L  RUNWAY 20R
Latitude: 61-24.705337N61-25.213990N
Longitude: 149-30.971737W149-30.099503W
Elevation: 82.6 ft.68.5 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: 1802 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: 61-24.863465N61-25.091943N
Longitude: 149-30.611955W149-30.220132W
Elevation: 78.6 ft.73.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftright
Runway heading: 020 magnetic, 039 true200 magnetic, 219 true
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
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: KAYCE ELIASON
5300 E. TUDOR ROAD, STATE OF ALASKA DOTPF CR
ANCHORAGE, AK 99507-1249
Phone 907-338-1466

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 2019

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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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 28-Nov-2021
 Local
(UTC-9)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight08:4317:43
Sunrise09:4018:40
Sunset15:5200:52
Evening civil twilight16:4901:49

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  29-Nov-2021 00:15:08
Local (UTC-9)  28-Nov-2021 15:15:08
 
METAR
PABV 282356Z AUTO 00000KT 9SM OVC003 M18/M21 A2964 RMK AO2 SLP046 60000 T11831206 11183 21261 53010 FZRANO
PAFR 
10nm SW 
282358Z AUTO 05005KT 9SM BKN006 OVC039 M19/M21 A2956 RMK AO2 CIG 006V039 BKN V SCT SLP030 T11881208 11187 21249 52010 PNO $
PAED 
13nm SW 
282356Z 02005KT 10SM FEW006 BKN060 M18/M20 A2960 RMK AO2A SLP025 FEW005 N-NE 4/007 T11781200 11175 21224 50007 $
PAMR 
15nm SW 
282353Z 02006KT 10SM OVC065 M17/M21 A2961 RMK AO2 SLP033 I6000 T11721206 11167 21194 53007 $
PAAQ 
16nm NE 
282353Z 07003KT 10SM BKN085 M21/M23 A2960 RMK AO2 SLP033 T12061233 11194 21256 53012
PALH 
19nm SW 
282353Z AUTO 02008KT 10SM FEW030 FEW035 OVC060 M17/M20 A2963 RMK AO2 SLP034 T11721200 11172 21189 53007 TSNO
TAF
PAED 
13nm SW 
281910Z 2819/3001 04009KT 9999 VCFG FEW005 BKN045 QNH2954INS TEMPO 2819/2822 VRB06KT 0800 FZFG BKN002 OVC007 BECMG 2904/2905 08009KT 9999 NSW BKN050 620502 QNH2962INS BECMG 2908/2909 VRB06KT 0800 FZFG FEW002 BKN005 QNH2960INS BECMG 2915/2916 08010KT 9000 BR FEW015 BKN050 540209 QNH2931INS TXM18/2918Z TNM21/2819Z
PAAQ 
16nm NE 
281736Z 2818/2918 35006KT P6SM SCT045 BKN070 FM290400 VRB03KT P6SM BKN050 OVC070
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