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PAGA Edward G. Pitka Sr. Airport
Galena, Alaska, USA


FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 26 APRIL 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: GAL
Lat/Long: 64-44-10.1900N / 156-56-14.5500W
64-44.169833N / 156-56.242500W
64.7361639 / -156.9373750
(estimated)
Elevation: 151.6 ft. / 46.2 m (surveyed)
Variation: 17E (2010)
Time zone: UTC -8 (UTC -9 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 99741

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 09/1947
Control tower: no
ARTCC: ANCHORAGE CENTER
FSS: FAIRBANKS FLIGHT SERVICE STATION [907-474-0788]
NOTAMs facility: GAL (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: OCT-APR MON-FRI 0600-1700
Wind indicator: yes
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT HIRL RY 07/25; VASI RYS 07 & 25; REIL RY 07 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
Landing fee: yes

Airport Communications

CTAF: 123.0
WX AWOS-3: 132.525 (907-656-2483)
  • APCH/DEP SERVICE PROVIDED BY ANCHORAGE ARTCC ON FREQS 127.0/290.2 (GALENA RCAG).COMMUNICATIONS PRVDD BY FAIRBANKS FSS ON FREQ 122.20 (GALENA RCO).
  • MIL CONTRACTOR CALL SPACE MARK ON 391.2 FOR ALL SERVICES.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
GALr251/4.1GALENA VOR/DME114.8017E

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
SUN-SAT 0800-1700. CALL OUT FEE AFT HRS 907-656-1875/7066.
Parking: hangars and tiedowns

Runway Information

Runway 7/25

Dimensions: 7249 x 150 ft. / 2209 x 46 m
Surface: asphalt/concrete, in fair condition
RY 25 HAS FROST HEAVES FIRST 2000 FT.
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 62 /F/C/X/T
Single wheel: 110.0
Double wheel: 144.0
Double tandem: 240.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
Runway edge markings: RY MARKING FAIR TO GOOD.
RUNWAY 7  RUNWAY 25
Latitude: 64-44.155222N64-44.165108N
Longitude: 156-57.602005W156-54.819513W
Elevation: 147.0 ft.152.7 ft.
Gradient: 0.1%0.1%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 072 magnetic, 089 true253 magnetic, 270 true
Displaced threshold: 601 ft.no
Declared distances: TORA:7249 TODA:7249 ASDA:7249 LDA:6646TORA:7249 TODA:7249 ASDA:7249 LDA:7249
Markings: precision, in fair conditionprecision, in fair condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-box VASI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-box VASI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yes
REIL OTS INDEFLY.
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: LOC/GS
Obstructions: none33 ft. tree, 658 ft. from runway, 309 ft. left of centerline, 13:1 slope to clear

Runway 6/24

Dimensions: 2794 x 80 ft. / 852 x 24 m
Surface: gravel, in good condition
RUNWAY 6  RUNWAY 24
Latitude: 64-44.193288N64-44.196647N
Longitude: 156-56.861372W156-55.788673W
Elevation: 146.4 ft.148.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 073 magnetic, 090 true253 magnetic, 270 true
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: ALASKA DOT&PF NORTHERN REGION
2301 PEGER RD, 2301 PEGER RD
FAIRBANKS, AK 99701
Phone 907-451-52200
Manager: MARVIN THURMOND
BOX 9
GALENA, AK 99741
Phone 907-656-1236

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 13
Single engine airplanes: 10
Multi engine airplanes: 1
Ultralights: 2
    
Aircraft operations: avg 52/day *
47% transient general aviation
21% local general aviation
16% commercial
11% military
5% air taxi
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2016

Additional Remarks

POSSIBLE WINDSHEAR BELOW 2000 FT AGL ON FINAL APCH TO RWYS 07 & 25.
ARPT HAZARDOUS REPORTING ONLY PERFORMED DURING DUTY HRS UNLESS PRIOR ARRANGEMENT IN WRITING WITH ARPT MANAGEMENT PO BOX 09 GALENA AK 99741.
SNOW REMOVAL OPERATIONS MONITOR CTAF.
ACFT MAY BE CLOSER TO LANDING SURFACE THAN THEY APPEAR TO PILOT.
ULTRALIGHTS ON AND IN VICINITY OF AIRPORT.
WX CAMERA AVBL ON INTERNET AT HTTP://AVCAMS.FAA.GOV
COLD TEMPERATURE RESTRICTED AIRPORT. ALTITUDE CORRECTION REQUIRED AT OR BELOW -33C.
ARPT MAINT DUTY HRS 0800-1600 MON-FRI EXCP HOLS.
FIRST USABLE 975' OF RY 25 IS CONCRETE THAT SEASONALLY CONTAIN FROST HEAVES. DIFFERENT IN APPEARANCE AND POSSIBLY BRAKING ACTION FM REMAINING PORTION OF RY.
(PAY PHONE) PAY PHONE AVAILABLE.

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 from 26 April 2018 at 901Z to 24 May 2018 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 07   download (238KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 25   download (244KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (46KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (194KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

PFKU - Koyukuk Airport (22 nm NW)
PANU - Nulato Airport (29 nm W)
PARY - Ruby Airport (38 nm E)
PAKV - Kaltag Airport (53 nm SW)
PAHL - Huslia Airport (60 nm N)
 
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Aerial photo of PAGA (Edward G. Pitka Sr. Airport)
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Photo taken 09-Apr-2010

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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 22-May-2018
 Local
(UTC-8)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight++
Sunrise04:4212:42
Sunset00:0708:07
Evening civil twilight++

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  22-May-2018 15:49:51
Local (UTC-8)  22-May-2018 07:49:51
 
METAR
PAGA 221456Z AUTO 33003KT 10SM -RA BKN017 OVC044 06/04 A2958 RMK AO2 SLP019 P0002 60006 T00560044 51011
TAF
PAGA 221131Z 2212/2312 36004KT P6SM VCSH BKN045 OVC060 FM221500 27005KT 6SM -SHRA BR BKN025 BKN035 OVC050 FM230300 27005KT P6SM VCSH SCT035 BKN050 BKN100
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
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 Services / Description 
 
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Frontier Flying Service 907-656-1875
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100LL Jet A
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