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PAMR Merrill Field Airport
Anchorage, Alaska, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 13 SEPTEMBER 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: MRI
Lat/Long: 61-12-48.7622N / 149-50-41.0069W
61-12.812703N / 149-50.683448W
61.2135451 / -149.8447241
(estimated)
Elevation: 137.3 ft. / 41.8 m (surveyed)
Variation: 19E (2010)
From city: 1 mile E of ANCHORAGE, AK
Time zone: UTC -8 (UTC -9 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 99508

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 05/1947
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: ANCHORAGE CENTER
FSS: KENAI FLIGHT SERVICE STATION [907-283-8469]
NOTAMs facility: MRI (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: MON-FRI 0730-1700
Pattern altitude: TPA FOR ACFT 105 KTS OR LESS 900 FT MSL. ACFT GREATER THAN 105 KTS 1200 FT MSL.
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: no
Lights: ACTVT MIRL RYS 07/25 & 16/34; REIL RYS 07, 25; 16 & 34 - CTAF. PAPI RY 34; VASI RYS 07, 25 & 16 OPERATES 24 HRS.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF: 126.0
UNICOM: 122.95
ATIS: 124.25
WX ASOS: PHONE 907-271-5277
MERRILL GROUND: 121.7 [0700-0000 MAY 1-AUG 31; 0700-2200 SEP 1-APR 30]
MERRILL TOWER: 126.0 127.55 [0700-0000 MAY 1-AUG 31; 0700-2200 SEP 1-APR 30]
ANCHORAGE APPROACH: 119.1
ANCHORAGE DEPARTURE: 119.1
CLASS C: 119.1
WX ASOS at LHD (4 nm SW): PHONE 907-245-1618
WX ASOS at ANC (5 nm SW): 118.4 (907-271-5278)
WX AWOS-3 at FRN (6 nm NE): PHONE 907-384-0132
WX AWOS-3P at BCV (16 nm NE): 135.55 (907-688-0826)
  • INTERFERENCE MAY BE RECEIVED ON ATCT FREQS IN TRAFFIC PATTERN FROM FM BROADCAST STATION.
  • WHEN ATCT CLOSED CTAF PROCEDURES ARE RECOMMENDED. SEE REGULATORY NOTICES ANCHORAGE TERMINAL AREA MERRILL SEGMENT THIS SUPPLEMENT.
  • WHEN ATCT CLSD WX ALSO AVBL ON CTAF, CALL SIGN MERRILL WEATHER OR PHONE 907-271-4355.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
TEDr033/4.3ANCHORAGE VOR/DME113.1518E
BGQr152/21.6BIG LAKE VORTAC112.5019E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
CAMPBELL LAKE050/6.433816ECMQ -.-. -- --.-

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100 JET-A
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: LOW
Bulk oxygen: LOW

Runway Information

Runway 7/25

Dimensions: 4000 x 100 ft. / 1219 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 50.0
Double wheel: 80.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 7  RUNWAY 25
Latitude: 61-12.954167N61-12.954000N
Longitude: 149-51.198333W149-49.837333W
Elevation: 124.4 ft.136.7 ft.
Gradient: 0.3%0.3%
Traffic pattern: rightleft
Runway heading: 071 magnetic, 090 true251 magnetic, 270 true
Markings: precision, in good conditionprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-box VASI on left (3.75 degrees glide path)2-box VASI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 32 ft. pole, 245 ft. from runway, 300 ft. right of centerline, 1:1 slope to clear37 ft. bldg, 410 ft. from runway, 305 ft. right of centerline, 5:1 slope to clear

Runway 16/34

Dimensions: 2640 x 75 ft. / 805 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 20.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 16  RUNWAY 34
Latitude: 61-12.940833N61-12.507667N
Longitude: 149-51.151000W149-51.151500W
Elevation: 124.4 ft.117.1 ft.
Gradient: 0.3%0.3%
Traffic pattern: rightleft
Runway heading: 161 magnetic, 180 true341 magnetic, 000 true
Markings: basic, in fair conditionbasic, in fair condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-box VASI on right (3.00 degrees glide path)2-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 40 ft. bldg, 425 ft. from runway, 270 ft. left of centerline, 5:1 slope to clear26 ft. bldg, 200 ft. from runway, 220 ft. left of centerline, 1:1 slope to clear
26 FT BLDG, 220 FT L OF CNTRLN, 0-200 FT FROM RWY THR.

Runway 5/23

Dimensions: 2000 x 60 ft. / 610 x 18 m
Surface: asphalt/gravel, in good condition
Operational restrictions: RY 05/23 PAVED FIRST 60 FT.
RUNWAY 5  RUNWAY 23
Latitude: 61-12.580317N61-12.713083N
Longitude: 149-50.708433W149-50.085933W
Elevation: 130.0 ft.136.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 047 magnetic, 066 true227 magnetic, 246 true
Markings: , in good condition, in good condition
Runway end identifier lights: nono
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 32 ft. pole, 146 ft. from runway, 252 ft. right of centerline, 4:1 slope to clear7 ft. fence, 223 ft. right of centerline

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: MUNICIPALITY OF ANCHORAGE
800 MERRIL FIELD DR.
ANCHORAGE, AK 99501-4129
Phone 907-343-6303
Manager: PAUL BOWERS, A.A.E.
800 MERRIL FIELD DR.
ANCHORAGE, AK 99501-4129
Phone 907-343-6303

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 844
Single engine airplanes: 786
Multi engine airplanes: 41
Helicopters: 16
Gliders airplanes: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 346/day *
53% transient general aviation
47% local general aviation
<1% air taxi
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2015

Additional Remarks

MERRILL ARPT WX INFO AVBL ON CTAF (CALL SIGN MERRILL WEATHER) DURG HRS ATCT CLSD OR PHONE 271-4355 DURING HRS WHEN ATCT CLSD.
USE FREQ 122.55 (RCO) FOR FILING , ACTIVATING & CANCELING FLIGHT PLANS IN THE ANCHORAGE BOWL AREA.
MRI RWY 5-23 PAVED FIRST 60' REMAINING SFC COMPOSITION IS GRAVEL AND USED SEASONALLY AS A SNOW RUNWAY (SKI EQUIPPED AIRCRAFT USE RECOMMENDED TO MINIMIZE WHEEL RUTTING).
ALL ACFT IN NON-MOVEMENT AREAS MUST CTC GND CTL PRIOR TO TAXI.
ANCHORAGE WX CAMERA AVBL ON INTERNET AT HTTP://AVCAMS.FAA.GOV
RY 05/23 REFLECTIVE THLDS & EDGE MARKERS.
PORTIONS OF TWY C BTN TWY S AND TWY N, AND PORTIONS OF TWY Q NOT VISIBLE FROM THE TWR. TWY Q UNCONTROLLED EAST OF TWY C. TWY G UNCONTROLLED BTN TWY N AND RY 05/23. ALL SURFACES SOUTH OF RY 05/23 UNCONTROLLED.
TWY B UNCTL SOUTH OF TWY M.
COMPASS ROSE AVBL 1600Z-1900Z (LOCAL TIME 7AM-10AM, OR 0700LOCAL-1000LOCAL) WITH PRIOR CDN FM MERRILL FIELD ATCT PENDING WX AND RWY CONFIGN, FOR MORE AP INFO VISIT WWW.AIRNAV.COM/AIRPORT/PAMR.
ARRIVAL/DEPARTURE ROUTES-SEE AREA NOTICES- SPECIAL NOTICE CARTEE AIRSPACE
SEAGULLS & RAVENS ON AIRPORT.
PPR FOR ACFT OVR 12500 LBS.
ALL RWY & TWY LGTS NON-STD HEIGHT.
1 FT TO 8 FT SNOW BERMS & PILES ADJACENT TO RYS & TAXIWAYS DURING WINTER MONTHS.
MIGRATORY WATERFOWL ON ARPT SPRING & FALL.
SEE SEPERATE LISTING FOR HOSP HELI.

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 13 September 2018 at 0901Z to 11 October 2018 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS)-A   download (228KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (89KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (198KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

PAED - Elmendorf Air Force Base (3 nm NE)
PANC - Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (5 nm SW)
PAFR - Bryant Army Airfield Heliport (6 nm NE)
PAGQ - Big Lake Airport (19 nm N)
PAWS - Wasilla Airport (23 nm N)
 
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Aerial photo
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Aerial photo of PAMR (Merrill Field Airport)
Photo by Vicki Eifert
Taken in June 2018
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Airport diagram
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 20-Sep-2018
 Local
(UTC-8)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:5614:56
Sunrise07:4015:40
Sunset20:0604:06
Evening civil twilight20:4904:49

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  21-Sep-2018 06:50:33
Local (UTC-8)  20-Sep-2018 22:50:33
 
METAR
PAMR 210553Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM FEW055 SCT080 BKN110 10/08 A3007 RMK AO2 SLP184 T01000078 10144 20100 53000 TSNO
PAED 
3nm NE 
210556Z 00000KT 10SM SCT080 BKN100 BKN120 10/10 A3007 RMK AO2A SLP179 T01040104 10140 20104 53000
PALH 
4nm SW 
210553Z 12003KT 10SM BKN080 10/08 A3008 RMK AO2 SLP187 T01000083 10144 20100 50000
PANC 
6nm SW 
210553Z 16004KT 10SM FEW035 BKN085 BKN180 10/08 A3007 RMK AO2 SLP184 60000 T01000083 10150 20100 50001
PABV 
15nm NE 
210638Z AUTO 14003KT 10SM OVC028 12/09 A3008 RMK AO2
TAF
PAED 
3nm NE 
201900Z 2019/2201 VRB06KT 9999 BKN011 BKN050 QNH3009INS BECMG 2019/2020 VRB06KT 9999 SCT020 BKN050 QNH3000INS TX15/2100Z TN10/2116Z
PANC 
6nm SW 
210520Z 2106/2212 VRB04KT P6SM FEW015 BKN100 FM211800 15006KT P6SM FEW045 BKN060 FM220100 16008G15KT P6SM -SHRA FEW030 BKN045 FM220600 15012G20KT P6SM -RA SCT015 BKN030
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
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 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
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907-222-3000 Aviation fuel, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangars, Passenger terminal and lounge, Aerial tours / aerial sightseeing, Pilot supplies, Courtesy transportation, ...

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