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PALH Lake Hood Airport
Anchorage, Alaska, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 31 DECEMBER 2020

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 -9 (UTC -8 during Daylight Saving 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 [907-283-7211]
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: PHONE 907-245-5432
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): PHONE 907-271-5278
WX ASOS at MRI (4 nm NE): 124.25 (907-271-5277)
WX ASOS at FRN (10 nm NE): 134.25
WX AWOS-3P at BCV (19 nm NE): 135.55 (907-688-0826)
  • 907-245-5432

Nearby radio navigation aids

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

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.
Traffic pattern: leftright
Runway heading: 128 magnetic, 153 true308 magnetic, 333 true
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 49 ft. tree, 950 ft. from runway, 18 ft. left of centerline, 19:1 slope to clear38 ft. tree, 633 ft. from runway, 109 ft. left of centerline, 16:1 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 203/day *
60% transient general aviation
25% air taxi
15% local general aviation
<1% commercial
<1% military
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2017

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 18-Jan-2021
 Local
(UTC-9)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight08:5817:58
Sunrise09:5218:52
Sunset16:2801:28
Evening civil twilight17:2302:23

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  19-Jan-2021 02:24:21
Local (UTC-9)  18-Jan-2021 17:24:21
 
METAR
PALH 190153Z 00000KT 10SM FEW028 OVC048 01/01 A2892 RMK AO2 RAE48 SLP793 P0000 T00110006
PANC 
2nm SW 
190153Z 01003KT 10SM -RA FEW010 SCT025 OVC055 01/M01 A2891 RMK AO2 SLP790 P0001 T00111011
PAMR 
4nm NE 
190154Z 20003KT 5SM BR SCT006 BKN012 OVC040 02/M01 A2890 RMK AO2 T00171006 $
PAED 
6nm NE 
190156Z 00000KT 3SM BR PRFG SCT001 BKN003 01/01 A2890 RMK AO2A CIG 002 RWY24 SLP784 PRFG N HILLSIDE P0000 T00080005 $
PAFR 
10nm NE 
190158Z AUTO 16005KT 9SM BKN007 OVC060 01/01 A2887 RMK AO2 PLE21 BKN V OVC SLP784 P0001 T00100006 FZRANO $
PABV 
19nm NE 
190156Z AUTO 18004KT 10SM OVC080 03/01 A2891 RMK AO2 SLP794 T00280011
TAF
PANC 
2nm SW 
182057Z 1821/1924 36011KT P6SM -RA SCT028 OVC040 WS012/16035KT TEMPO 1821/1824 5SM -RA BR BKN028 FM190900 17010KT 5SM -SN BR BKN015 OVC030 FM191500 17010KT P6SM SCT020 OVC040
PAED 
6nm NE 
182230Z 1822/2001 02015G20KT 9000 -RA BR FEW015 BKN040 610409 530208 QNH2881INS WND 330V030 TEMPO 1822/1824 36020G28KT BECMG 1902/1903 35012KT 8000 -RASN FEW005 BKN030 610309 520307 QNH2869INS BECMG 1905/1906 VRB06KT 2400 -SN BR BKN005 OVC020 610059 QNH2903INS BECMG 1914/1915 21006KT 9999 VCSH FEW005 BKN040 BKN100 QNH2955INS TX04/1823Z TNM02/1916Z
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