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PAOR Northway Airport
Northway, Alaska, USA


FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 16 AUGUST 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: ORT
Lat/Long: 62-57-40.2000N / 141-55-41.1000W
62-57.670000N / 141-55.685000W
62.9611667 / -141.9280833
(estimated)
Elevation: 1720.1 ft. / 524.3 m (surveyed)
Variation: 24E (2005)
Time zone: UTC -8 (UTC -9 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 99764

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 07/1947
Control tower: no
ARTCC: ANCHORAGE CENTER
FSS: NORTHWAY FLIGHT SERVICE STATION (on field) [907-778-2219]
Alternate FSS: FAI FAIRBANKS FLIGHT SERVICE STATION [1-866-248-6516]
NOTAMs facility: ORT (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: UNATNDD
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT MIRL RY 05/23; PAPI RYS 05 & 23 AND REIL RY 23 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
International operations: customs landing rights airport

Airport Communications

CTAF: 123.6
WX ASOS: 135.4 (907-778-2282)
  • APCH/DEP SERVICE PROVIDED BY ANCHORAGE ARTCC ON FREQS 126.55/323.0 (NORTHWAY RCAG).
  • CONTRACT WX OBS IS AVBL WHEN ORT FSS CLOSED ON 133.55 OR PHONE 907-778-2240.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
ORT at fieldNORTHWAY VORTAC116.3024E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
NABESNAat field39020EAES .- . ...

Airport Services

Parking: hangars

Runway Information

Runway 5/23

Dimensions: 5100 x 100 ft. / 1554 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in good condition
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 5  RUNWAY 23
Latitude: 62-57.569850N62-57.770962N
Longitude: 141-56.576745W141-54.792612W
Elevation: 1720.1 ft.1718.7 ft.
Gradient: 0.5%0.5%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 052 magnetic, 076 true232 magnetic, 256 true
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: noyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 61 ft. trees, 2029 ft. from runway, 30:1 slope to clear64 ft. trees, 1153 ft. from runway, 255 ft. left of centerline, 18:1 slope to clear

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: DENNIS BISHOP
BOX 356
TOK, AK 99780
Phone 907-883-5128

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft operations: avg 43/day *
51% transient general aviation
25% air taxi
22% local general aviation
2% military
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2014

Additional Remarks

SNOW REMOVAL OPERATIONS DURING WINTER--MONITOR CTAF.
NORTHWAY ARPT WX CAMERA AND KNOB RIDGE WX CAMERA AVBL ON INTERNET AT HTTP://AVCAMS.FAA.GOV
FSS ON AIRPORT 01 MAY- 30 SEPT.
PILOTS OF ACFT ARRIVING ORT/PAOR OR YARGER LAKE FROM FOREIGN COUNTRIES MUST RECEIVE PERMISSION TO LAND FROM U.S. CUSTOMS BY PHONE 907-774-2242/2252 AT LEAST TWO HOURS PRIOR TO ARRIVAL. PERMISSION IS NOT NORMALLY GRANTED OUTSIDE 1800Z-0000Z DLY.
IN ADDITION AN EAPIS MANIFEST IS ALSO REQUIRED TO BE FILED ELECTRONICALLY PRIOR TO DEPARTURE.
COLD TEMPERATURE RESTRICTED AIRPORT. ALTITUDE CORRECTION REQUIRED AT OR BELOW -43C.
FLOATPLANE CUSTOMS SVC AVBL AT YARGER LAKE - 8NM EAST.
FREQUENT STRONG & VARIABLE CROSSWINDS.
SKI STRIP PARALLEL AND ADJACENT TO APCH END RY 23 NW SIDE.
SUAIS - 125.3(1-800-758-8723).
RY CONDITION NOT MONITORED; RECOMMEND VISUAL INSPECTION PRIOR TO LANDING.

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 16 August 2018 at 0901Z to 13 September 2018 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 05 **CHANGED**   download (296KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 23 **CHANGED**   download (246KB)
VOR/DME-A **CHANGED**   download (214KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (148KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

PFTO - Tok Junction Airport (36 nm NW)
 
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Photo by Rick Henry
Photo taken 28-May-2012
looking west.

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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 21-Aug-2018
 Local
(UTC-8)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight04:4912:49
Sunrise05:4513:45
Sunset21:1705:17
Evening civil twilight22:1206:12

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  22-Aug-2018 01:22:55
Local (UTC-8)  21-Aug-2018 17:22:55
 
METAR
PAOR 220053Z 26003KT 1 3/4SM +RA BR BKN042 OVC070 13/13 A2956 RMK AO2 SLP015 P0012 T01280128 $
TAF
PAOR 211910Z 2119/2218 VRB03KT 5SM -RA BR SCT004 BKN035 TEMPO 2119/2120 BKN004 FM212200 VRB04KT P6SM -SHRA SCT007 BKN015 FM220200 VRB04KT 6SM RA BR OVC015
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