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PAGM Gambell Airport
Gambell, Alaska, USA


FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 01 FEBRUARY 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: GAM
Lat/Long: 63-45-59.8000N / 171-43-58.0000W
63-45.996667N / 171-43.966667W
63.7666111 / -171.7327778
(estimated)
Elevation: 29.4 ft. / 9.0 m (surveyed)
Variation: 08E (2015)
Time zone: UTC -10 (year round; does not observe DST)
Zip code: 99742

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 03/1950
Control tower: no
ARTCC: ANCHORAGE CENTER
FSS: NOME FLIGHT SERVICE STATION [ 443-2291 (local call from the AIRPORT)]
Alternate FSS: FAI FAIRBANKS FLIGHT SERVICE STATION [1-866-248-6516]
NOTAMs facility: GAM (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: UNATNDD
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT MIRL RY 16/34; REIL AND VASI RYS 16 & 34 AND ODALS RY 34 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
International operations: customs landing rights airport

Airport Communications

CTAF: 122.7
WX AWOS-3P: 125.9 (907-985-5733)
  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY ANCHORAGE ARTCC ON FREQS 132.2/281.4 (GAMBELL RCAG).
  • COMMUNICATIONS PRVDD BY NOME FSS ON FREQ 122.0 (GAMBELL RCO).

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
ULLr268/33.8KUKULIAK VOR/DME117.3010E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
GAMBELLat field36908EGAM --. .- --

Airport Services

Airframe service: NONE
Powerplant service: NONE
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 16/34

Dimensions: 4499 x 96 ft. / 1371 x 29 m
Surface: asphalt/concrete, in fair condition
UNSEALED CRACKS 1-2 INCHES WIDE SPANNING WIDTH OF RY EVERY 50-200 FEET.
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 22.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 16  RUNWAY 34
Latitude: 63-46.362385N63-45.631298N
Longitude: 171-44.082158W171-43.851908W
Elevation: 29.2 ft.28.4 ft.
Gradient: 0.7%0.7%
Traffic pattern: rightleft
Runway heading: 164 magnetic, 172 true344 magnetic, 352 true
Markings: nonprecision, in fair conditionnonprecision, in fair condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-box VASI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-box VASI on right (3.00 degrees glide path)
Approach lights: ODALS: omnidirectional approach lighting system
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 98 ft. ant, lighted, 3400 ft. from runway, 250 ft. left of centerline, 32:1 slope to clearnone

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: JOSEPH JOHNSON
BOX 1048
NOME, AK 99762
Phone 907-443-2500

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft operations: avg 32/week *
100% commercial
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2014

Additional Remarks

98 FT TWR (LGTD) 3400 FT FM APCH END RY 16.
RY 16/34 SAFETY AREAS SOFT & LOOSE GRAVEL.
RY CONDITION NOT MONITORED; RECOMMEND VISUAL INSPECTION PRIOR TO LANDING.
WX CAMERA AVBL ON INTERNET AT HTTP://AVCAMS.FAA.GOV
COLD TEMPERATURE RESTRICTED AIRPORT. ALTITUDE CORRECTION REQUIRED AT OR BELOW -26C.

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 1 February 2018 at 0901Z and 1 March 2018 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 16   download (210KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 34   download (252KB)
NDB/DME RWY 34   download (191KB)
NDB RWY 16   download (195KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (40KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (193KB)

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PASA - Savoonga Airport (33 nm E)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 17-Feb-2018
 Local
(UTC-10)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight08:2418:24
Sunrise09:1419:14
Sunset18:0804:08
Evening civil twilight18:5804:58

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  18-Feb-2018 08:05:31
Local (UTC-10)  17-Feb-2018 22:05:31
 
METAR
PAGM 180735Z AUTO 13032G35KT 1 1/2SM -SN BR OVC015 M01/M01 A2975 RMK AO2 PK WND 13035/0732 P0000 FZRANO
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