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PFYU Fort Yukon Airport
Fort Yukon, Alaska, USA


FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 26 APRIL 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: FYU
Lat/Long: 66-34-20.7000N / 145-14-46.8000W
66-34.345000N / 145-14.780000W
66.5724167 / -145.2463333
(estimated)
Elevation: 447.2 ft. / 136.3 m (surveyed)
Variation: 20E (2015)
Time zone: UTC -8 (UTC -9 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 99740

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 09/1947
Control tower: no
ARTCC: ANCHORAGE CENTER
FSS: FAIRBANKS FLIGHT SERVICE STATION [907-474-0788]
NOTAMs facility: FYU (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: UNATNDD
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT MIRL RY 04/22 & VASI RYS 04 & 22 & MALSF RY 22 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
International operations: customs landing rights airport

Airport Communications

CTAF: 122.5
WX AWOS-3P: 125.8 (907-662-2337)
  • APCH/DEP SERVICE PROVIDED BY ANCHORAGE ARTCC ON FREQS 135.0/225.4 (FORT YUKON RCAG).COMMUNICATIONS PRVDD BY FAIRBANKS FSS ON FREQ 122.05 (FORT YUKON RCO).

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
FYU at fieldFORT YUKON VORTAC114.4020E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
YUKON RIVERat field24220EFTO ..-. - ---

Airport Services

Airframe service: NONE
Powerplant service: NONE
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 4/22

Dimensions: 5000 x 100 ft. / 1524 x 30 m
Surface: gravel/dirt, in good condition
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 4  RUNWAY 22
Latitude: 66-34.141417N66-34.547365N
Longitude: 145-15.674867W145-13.884907W
Elevation: 447.2 ft.447.1 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 040 magnetic, 060 true220 magnetic, 240 true
Visual slope indicator: 4-box VASI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-box VASI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Approach lights: MALSF: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with sequenced flashers
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 4 ft. brush, 174 ft. left of centerline2 ft. brush, 225 ft. left of centerline

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) 451-5280
Manager: TOM WILLIAMS
2301 PEGER RD
FAIRBANKS, AK 99709
Phone (907) 451-5280

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft operations: avg 23/day *
60% air taxi
30% local general aviation
7% transient general aviation
3% military
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2016

Additional Remarks

FLOAT PLANE OPERATORS ARE ADVISED NOT TO CROSS RY 04/22. KEEP ALL TRAFFIC PATTERNS FOR HOSPITAL LAKE NW OF ARPT.
WX CAMERA AVBL ON INTERNET AT HTTP://AVCAMS.FAA.GOV
COLD TEMPERATURE RESTRICTED AIRPORT. ALTITUDE CORRECTION REQUIRED AT OR BELOW -45C.
TWY C CLOSED DURING WINTER MONTHS
TWY C UNLIT
TWY C REFLECTORS 36 INCHES TALL
TO ASSIST IN DUST CTL MGMT REQS DEPS FR RY 4 COMMENCE AT DSPLCD THLD.
LINE OF SIGHT MAY BE NONEXISTENT BTN WATERLANE & THLDS ON RY 04/22 DEPENDING ON POSITION ON WATERLANE. MONITOR CTAF ESPECIALLY BEFORE MAKING DEPARTURES.
SNOW REMOVAL OPERATIONS DURING WINTER--MONITOR CTAF.
RY COND NOT MONITORED; RCMD VISUAL INSPECTION PRIOR TO LNDG.
SUAIS - 125.3 (1-800-758-8723).
WX OBSERVER AVBL FOR LOCAL ARPT WX ON CTAF (CALL SIGN: FORT YUKON WEATHER) PHONE 907-662-2948 FM 0700-1900.
LARGE CONCENTRATION OF BIRDS INVOF LANDFILL LOCATED 1/4 MILE NW OF RY.

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 26 April 2018 at 901Z to 24 May 2018 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 04   download (277KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 22   download (276KB)
VOR/DME OR TACAN RWY 22   download (246KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (144KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

PACI - Chalkyitsik Airport (36 nm E)
PAVE - Venetie Airport (37 nm NW)
PAWB - Beaver Airport (53 nm W)
PACE - Central Airport (61 nm S)
PARC - Arctic Village Airport (93 nm N)
 
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Aerial photo of PFYU (Fort Yukon Airport)
Photo by Blaine E. Fisher
Photo taken 31-Aug-2010
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 23-May-2018
 Local
(UTC-8)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight++
Sunrise03:1711:17
Sunset23:5807:58
Evening civil twilight++

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  23-May-2018 11:58:31
Local (UTC-8)  23-May-2018 03:58:31
 
METAR
PFYU 231056Z AUTO 03003KT 9SM CLR 08/07 A2964 RMK AO2 SLP058 T00780067
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