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PFKW Kwethluk Airport
Kwethluk, Alaska, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 16 JULY 2020

Location

FAA Identifier: KWT
Lat/Long: 60-47-25.2000N 161-26-37.3000W
60-47.420000N 161-26.621667W
60.7903333,-161.4436944
(estimated)
Elevation: 25.3 ft. / 7.7 m (surveyed)
Variation: 14E (2010)
From city: 1 mile SSW of KWETHLUK, AK
Time zone: UTC -8 (UTC -9 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 99621

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 07/1966
Control tower: no
ARTCC: ANCHORAGE CENTER
FSS: KENAI FLIGHT SERVICE STATION [907-283-7211]
NOTAMs facility: KWT (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: UNATNDD
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT MIRL RY 18/36; PAPI & REIL RYS 18 & 36 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
ACTVT ROTG BCN - CTAF.

Airport Communications

CTAF: 122.9
WX AWOS-3P: 120.000 (907-868-7313)
WX ASOS at BET (12 nm W): 135.45 (907-543-5475)
WX AWOS-3P at WNA (17 nm W): 121.425 (907-868-7317)
  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY ANCHORAGE ARTCC IN FREQS 125.2/ 372.0 (BETHEL RCAG).

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
BETr074/11.2BETHEL VORTAC114.1014E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
OSCARVILLE079/12.625111EOSE --- ... .

Airport Services

Runway Information

Runway 18/36

Dimensions: 3199 x 75 ft. / 975 x 23 m
Surface: gravel/dirt, in fair condition
HEAVES, RUTS, & EROSION CHANNELS ALONG RY SFC.
RUTS AT RY ENDS.
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
LGTS PARTIALLY OBSCURED BY BRUSH AND GRASS.
RUNWAY 18  RUNWAY 36
Latitude: 60-47.672942N60-47.167947N
Longitude: 161-26.474530W161-26.768635W
Elevation: 25.0 ft.25.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 182 magnetic, 196 true002 magnetic, 016 true
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (3.20 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 6 ft. brush, 2 ft. from runway, 73 ft. right of centerline5 ft. brush, 100 ft. left and right of centerline

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: ALASKA DOT&PF CENTRAL REGION
PO BOX 196900
ANCHORAGE, AK 99519-6900
Phone 907-269-0749
Manager: LAWRENCE DAVIS
PO BOX 505
BETHEL, AK 99559
Phone (907) 543-2498
907-543-2498

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft operations: avg 23/week *
100% air taxi
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2016

Additional Remarks

WEEDS IN FRONT OF BOTH PAPI INDICATORS.
WINDSOCKS MAY BE UNRELIABLE
RY COND NOT MONITORED; RECOMMEND VISUAL INSPECTION PRIOR TO USING.
WX CAMERA AVBL ON INTERNET AT HTTP://AVCAMS.FAA.GOV
NUMEROUS ARPTS IN THE VICINITY.
COLD TEMPERATURE RESTRICTED AIRPORT. ALTITUDE CORRECTION REQUIRED AT OR BELOW -38C.

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 July 2020 at 0901Z to 13 August 2020 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 18   download (239KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 36   download (251KB)
 
Departure Procedures
BETHEL TWO (RNAV)   download (131KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (148KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

PFAK - Akiak Airport (9 nm NE)
PAPK - Napaskiak Airport (11 nm SW)
PABE - Bethel Airport (12 nm W)
PANA - Napakiak Airport (17 nm W)
PFKA - Kasigluk Airport (32 nm W)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 09-Aug-2020
 Local
(UTC-8)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:4913:49
Sunrise06:4514:45
Sunset22:5706:57
Evening civil twilight23:5307:53

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  09-Aug-2020 18:52:22
Local (UTC-8)  09-Aug-2020 10:52:22
 
METAR
PFKW 091656Z AUTO 14005KT 10SM OVC085 09/08 A2983 RMK AO2 SLP100 T00940078
PABE 
10nm W 
091753Z 14006KT 10SM -RA OVC042 09/09 A2984 RMK AO2 RAB03 SLP105 P0000 60001 T00940094 10094 20061 53002
PANA 
17nm W 
091826Z AUTO 15006KT 10SM FEW008 OVC016 10/09 A2983 RMK AO2 PWINO $
TAF
PABE 
10nm W 
091729Z 0918/1018 15007KT P6SM VCSH SCT035 OVC070 FM092300 21008KT P6SM VCSH OVC050 FM101200 22007KT P6SM VCSH OVC025
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