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PABV Birchwood Airport
Birchwood, Alaska, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 31 DECEMBER 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 -9 (UTC -8 during Daylight Saving 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: 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 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 16-Jan-2021
 Local
(UTC-9)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight09:0018:00
Sunrise09:5618:56
Sunset16:2001:20
Evening civil twilight17:1602:16

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  16-Jan-2021 13:09:31
Local (UTC-9)  16-Jan-2021 04:09:31
 
METAR
PABV 161256Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR M08/M09 A2962 RMK AO2 SLP036 T10831094 FZRANO
PAFR 
10nm SW 
161258Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR M10/M11 A2957 RMK AO2 SLP024 T10991108 FZRANO $
PAED 
13nm SW 
161256Z 00000KT 10SM FEW005 SCT070 M07/M08 A2960 RMK AO2A SLP022 T10711081 $
PAMR 
15nm SW 
161253Z 00000KT 10SM SCT070 M07/M10 A2961 RMK AO2 SLP029 T10721100
PAAQ 
16nm NE 
161253Z AUTO 36005KT 10SM OVC070 M07/M09 A2959 RMK AO2 SLP023 T10671089 TSNO
PALH 
19nm SW 
161253Z 13004KT 10SM FEW060 M07/M07 A2962 RMK AO2 SLP030 T10671072
TAF
PAED 
13nm SW 
151900Z 1519/1701 VRB06KT 8000 -SN BR SCT010 BKN020 OVC050 620209 QNH2899INS TEMPO 1519/1522 2400 -SN BR BKN005 620059 BECMG 1601/1602 04010KT 9999 NSW FEW030 BKN040 520105 QNH2942INS BECMG 1610/1611 01009KT 9999 SCT035 BKN040 BKN120 620402 530105 QNH2940INS TXM01/1519Z TNM05/1611Z
PAAQ 
16nm NE 
152131Z 1522/1618 VRB04KT P6SM OVC045 TEMPO 1522/1524 5SM -SN FM160300 VRB04KT P6SM BKN070 FM161600 01012KT P6SM BKN120
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