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PALH Lake Hood Airport
Anchorage, Alaska, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 28 MARCH 2019

Location

FAA Identifier: LHD
Lat/Long: 61-11-11.9011N / 149-57-55.4171W
61-11.198352N / 149-57.923618W
61.1866392 / -149.9653936
(estimated)
Elevation: 79.3 ft. / 24.2 m (surveyed)
Variation: 25E (1985)
From city: 3 miles SW of ANCHORAGE, AK
Time zone: UTC -8 (UTC -9 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 99517

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 06/1947
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: ANCHORAGE CENTER
FSS: KENAI FLIGHT SERVICE STATION [907-283-8469]
NOTAMs facility: LHD (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: CONTINUOUS
Pattern altitude: 679.3 ft. MSL
Wind indicator: yes
Segmented circle: no
Lights: SS-SR

Airport Communications

CTAF: 126.8
ATIS: 125.6
WX ASOS: 125.6 (907-271-6549)
LAKE HOOD TOWER: 126.8
ANCHORAGE APPROACH: 119.1
ANCHORAGE DEPARTURE: 119.1
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 119.4
CLASS C: 119.1
WX ASOS at ANC (1.2 nm SW): 118.4 or 135.5 (907-271-5278)
WX ASOS at MRI (4 nm NE): 124.25 or 123.7 (907-271-5277)
WX AWOS-3 at FRN (10 nm NE): 134.25 or 118.525 (907-384-0132)
WX AWOS-3P at BCV (19 nm NE): 135.55 (907-688-0826)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
TEDr334/1.1ANCHORAGE VOR/DME113.1518E
BGQr161/23.0BIG LAKE VORTAC112.5019E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
CAMPBELL LAKE053/2.633816ECMQ -.-. -- --.-

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100 100LL JET-A
FUEL AVBL RY 14/32 TRANSIENT PARKING AND FM VARIOUS FIXED BASE OPERATORS.
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 14/32

Dimensions: 2200 x 75 ft. / 671 x 23 m
Surface: gravel/dirt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: LIMITED TO ACFT 9000 LBS OR LESS.
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 14  RUNWAY 32
Latitude: 61-11.359693N61-11.037010N
Longitude: 149-58.091452W149-57.755785W
Elevation: 74.6 ft.79.3 ft.
Gradient: 0.2%0.2%
Traffic pattern: leftright
Runway heading: 128 magnetic, 153 true308 magnetic, 333 true
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 40 ft. tree, 880 ft. from runway, 170 ft. left of centerline, 22:1 slope to clear27 ft. tree, 650 ft. from runway, 180 ft. right of centerline, 24:1 slope to clear

Runway E/W

Dimensions: 4541 x 188 ft. / 1384 x 57 m
Surface: water
RUNWAY E  RUNWAY W
Traffic pattern: leftleft

Runway N/S

Dimensions: 1930 x 200 ft. / 588 x 61 m
Surface: water
RUNWAY N  RUNWAY S
Traffic pattern: leftleft

Runway SE/NW

Dimensions: 1369 x 150 ft. / 417 x 46 m
Surface: water
RUNWAY NW  RUNWAY SE
Traffic pattern: leftleft

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: STATE OF AK -- DOT&PF
PO BOX 196960
ANCHORAGE, AK 99519-6960
Phone 907-266-2741
Manager: TIM COONS
STATE OF AK -- DOT&PF, PO BOX 196960
ANCHORAGE, AK 99519-6960
Phone 907-266-2741

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 1032
Single engine airplanes: 999
Multi engine airplanes: 33
  • TOTAL: 1185.
    
Aircraft operations: avg 169/day *
73% local general aviation
24% air taxi
2% transient general aviation
<1% commercial
* for 12-month period ending 31 May 2016

Additional Remarks

PUB RAMPS ON N & W SHORE OF LAKE HOOD.
ANCHORAGE WX CAMERA AVBL ON INTERNET AT HTTP://AVCAMS.FAA.GOV
NOISE SENSITIVE AREA IN EFFECT; CTC AMGR 907-266-2741 FOR FURTHER INFO.
TWY V PCL SECURITY GATE EAST OF TWY E; KEY 121.75 5 TIMES TO ACTVT.
FLOATING DEBRIS ON LAKE.
SEE NOTICE IN SECTION C FOR AIRPORT LAYOUT GRAPHIC.
TWY AROUND LAKE HOOD IS A JOINT USE TWY/ROAD & IS USED BY MOTOR VEHICLES/BICYCLISTS/JOGGERS AND TOUR BUSES. USE OF LANDING LIGHT WHEN TAXIING RCMDD.
TWY H-2/LAKESHORE TWY GATES PCL; KEY 121.75 3 TIMES TO ACTVT.
PPR FOR NON-RADIO OPNS. CTC FAA AT 907-271-5936. REQUEST TO BE TRANSFERRED TO ATCT. PROVIDE AN ETA AND REMAIN WITHIN PLUS/MINUS 15 MIN. NO NIGHTIME NON-RADIO ACFT OPNS.
RY 14/32 TFC PATTERNS OVERLAP SEADROME PATTERNS.
LAKE CLSD TO ACFT OVER 12500 LBS FM FREEZUP TIL APRXLY DEC 31; OVERFLOWS INTO ICE MAY OCCUR WINTER MONTHS.
AREA NW & SW OF LAKE SPENARD FM CANAL EASTWARD 1500' NOT VSBL FM ATCT.
NUMEROUS WATERFOWL AND NESTING AREAS INVOF ARPT.
FOR AVBLTY OF WINTER SKI OPNS ON LAKE SURFACES, CONSULT LOCAL NOTAMS AND CTC TWR PRIOR TO ARR /DEP.
NORTH POTHOLE DESIGNATED NO-WAKE AREA TO PROTECT MOORED AIRCRAFT/SHORELINE
ALL WATERLANES ELEV 76 FT TO LAKE HOOD SEAPLANE BASE (LHD).
ARRIVAL/DEPARTURE ROUTES; SEE AREA NOTICES.
LARGE FLOCKS OF MIGRATORY BIRDS INVOF ARPT SPRING TO FALL.

Instrument Procedures

There are no published instrument procedures at PALH.

Some nearby airports with instrument procedures:

PANC - Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (1 nm SW)
PAMR - Merrill Field Airport (4 nm NE)
PAED - Elmendorf Air Force Base (6 nm NE)
PAFR - Bryant Army Airfield Heliport (10 nm NE)
PAGQ - Big Lake Airport (21 nm N)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 22-Apr-2019
 Local
(UTC-8)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:2613:26
Sunrise06:1814:18
Sunset21:3905:39
Evening civil twilight22:3006:30

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  22-Apr-2019 21:13:58
Local (UTC-8)  22-Apr-2019 13:13:58
 
METAR
PALH 222053Z 22007KT 5SM -SN BR FEW009 BKN037 OVC055 00/M02 A2928 RMK AO2 SLP914 P0001 60001 T00001022 53002
PANC 
2nm SW 
222053Z 22007KT 4SM -SN BR FEW008 BKN012 OVC022 01/M01 A2926 RMK AO2 CIG 008 N SLP911 P0003 60020 T00061011 55000 VISNO N $
PAMR 
4nm NE 
222101Z 20008KT 1 1/2SM -SN BR FEW006 BKN011 OVC016 00/M02 A2927 RMK AO2 P0000 T00001017
PAED 
6nm NE 
222056Z 21004KT 1/2SM SN BKN007 02/02 A2934 RMK WND DATA/ALTSG ESTMD
PAFR 
10nm NE 
221858Z AUTO 21007KT 2 1/2SM -PL BR BKN004 OVC022 M01/M02 A2922 RMK AO2 VIS 2 1/2V4 SLP904 P0000 T10091016
PABV 
19nm NE 
222056Z AUTO 20011KT 5SM -SN BR BKN009 OVC018 01/M01 A2927 RMK AO2 CIG 007V014 SLP920 P0000 60001 T00061006 53001 FZRANO
TAF
PANC 
2nm SW 
221730Z 2218/2324 VRB04KT 1SM -SN BR BKN015 OVC022 TEMPO 2218/2222 1/2SM FG BKN008 FM230000 18010G16KT 6SM -SHSN OVC022 FM230400 16010G18KT P6SM VCSH BKN045 BKN070 FM231000 16006KT P6SM VCSH BKN070
PAED 
6nm NE 
221916Z 2219/2401 21006KT 0800 SHSN BKN006 OVC012 610069 QNH2930INS TEMPO 2219/2222 0600 SHSN OVC005 610059 BECMG 2222/2224 VRB06KT 8000 -SHSN SCT005 BKN010 610109 QNH2935INS BECMG 2301/2302 VRB06KT 9999 NSW SCT010 BKN025 610259 QNH2940INS TX02/2221Z TNM03/2308Z
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