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PWAK Wake Island Airfield
Wake Island, US Minor Islands


FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 08 NOVEMBER 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: AWK
Lat/Long: 19-16-56.9600N / 166-38-11.9800E
19-16.949333N / 166-38.199667E
19.2824889 / 166.6366611
(estimated)
Elevation: 23 ft. / 7.0 m (surveyed)
Variation: 06E (2010)
Time zone: UTC +12 (year round; does not observe DST)

Airport Operations

Airport use: Private use. Permission required prior to landing
Activation date: 12/1952
Control tower: no
ARTCC: HONOLULU CONTROL FACILITY CENTER
FSS: HONOLULU FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: HNL (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: EXC HOL, ALL MON-SAT 2000Z-0400Z
(0800-1600L TUE-SAT)
Wind indicator: yes
Segmented circle: yes
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

  • AAS AND ATC CLEARANCE AVBL THRU WAKE OPNS.
  • COMM/WEATHER: WAKE OPERATIONS MONITORS 121.5 243.0.
  • INBD ACFT SHOULD EXP DESCENT AND APCH CLNC FR OAKLAND ARTCC THRU SAN FRANCISCO ARINC. WAKE OPNS MONITORS 121.5 AND 243.0. INBND ACFT CTC WAKE OPNS 100NM OUT FOR AAS & ADZ SVCG RQRMTS. MAKE ALL DEP RPT TO ARTCC VIA HF. NO ATC AVBL TO OVFT.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
AWK at fieldWAKE ISLAND VORTAC113.5006E

Airport Services

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

Runway Information

Runway 10/28

Dimensions: 9844 x 150 ft. / 3000 x 46 m
900'CORAL OVERRUN.
Surface: asphalt
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 101/F/A/W/T
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 10  RUNWAY 28
Latitude: 19-17.115000N19-16.783833N
Longitude: 166-37.361333E166-39.038000E
Elevation: 22.9 ft.20.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 096 magnetic, 102 true276 magnetic, 282 true
Markings: precision, in fair conditionprecision, in fair 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: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: U.S. Air Force
Owner: AIR FORCE
DETACHMENT 3, 13 AF,PACAF
Manager: WILLIAM K LUIKART
P O BOX 187
WAKE ISLAND 96898
Phone 808-424-2101/200
BASE OPNS - 808-424-2101/2000

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft operations: avg 49/day
98% military
2% transient general aviation
<1% local general aviation

Additional Remarks

E115 ARPT WILL BE CONSIDERED A JOINT USE ARPT OPEN TO CIVIL ACFT SUBJECT TO MIL REQRMNTS.
RSTD: NO AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE AVBL. TAXIWAY LINE RESTRICTION LOCATED AT INTERSECTION OF TAXIWAY ECHO AND DELTA. CONTINUES (WEST) ONTO THE WARM-UP PAD DOES NOT PROVIDE WINGTIP CLEARANCE TO AIRCRAFT WITH WINGSPAN GREATER THAN 60 FEET.
BE ALERT TO OCEAN VESSELS WITH MAST APRX 125 FT PERIODICALLY LCTD AT MOORING BUOYS 3600 FT W OF THLD RY 10.
ARRESTING GEAR - (RWY 28) HOOK BAK 12B (4921').
MISC: REMOTE WX BRIEFINGS AVBL H24 FR 17 OWS AT DSN 315-449-8333/7950 OR 448-3809, 2HR NTC RQR FOR TIMELY BRIEF. WHEN NML SATCOM O/S, IMARSAT IS AVBL. SPACE AVBL PAX ARE NA TO RON.
RSTD: PPR FOR ALL ACFT AT LEAST 24 HR IN ADVANCE. PPR PHONE ONLY DSN 424-2101, C808-424-2101, FAX DSN 315-424-2165, C808-424-2165, OR E-MAIL: BASEOPS@WAKEISLAND.NET .
RSTD: VERY LIMITED OPERATIONS STATUS, AVBL FOR EMERG LDG AND MIN PRIORITY TFC.
TFC PAT: RGT BREAK RY 10 ALL ACFT, LEFT BREAK RY 28 ALL ACFT.
TRAN ALERT: SVCG FEES RQD. TRAN SVC HRS 2000-0400Z (0800L-1600L) TUE-SAT. CLSD SUN, MON, HOL.
FUEL: FLIGHT CREW REQUIRED TO ASSIST IN REFUELING. J5(MIL). FLUID - W, SP, PRESAIR.
MISC: ETOPS DIVERT LCTN. FIREFIGHTING SVCS REDUCED TO NFPA CAT 7, ARFF INDEX C.
CAUTION: AFLD HAS MIXTURE OF REGULAR AND LED OBST LGT. LED OBST LGTS MAY NOT BE VISIBLE TO SOME NVD.
CAUTION: RY MRK WORN/FADED. RY IS NON-PRECISION INST RY BUT IS PAINTED TO PRECISION INST RY STD.
EMAIL FOR PPR REQ FORM: PRSCDET1.AIRFIELD.MANAGEMENT@US.AF.MIL. AFTER PPR APVL, PWAK ETA/ETD DEVIATIONS BYD 2 HR RQR REAPPROVAL. BASE OPS FONE DSN 315-424-2101, C808-424-2101, FAX DSN 315-424-2165.
RSTD: EMERG DIVERT ACFT OUTSIDE PUBL AFLD HRS, CTC FAA CONTROLLER AT OAKLAND ARTCC TO ARRANGE BASE OPS/ATC SPECIALIST PERSONNEL RECALL VIA WAKE FIRE DISPATCH AT FONE 808-424-2911 PRI OR 808-424-2232 SEC.
SERVICE-TRAN ALERT: LAV SVC UNAVBL.
CTC WAKE ISLAND ARPT OPERATIONS ON 128.0/349.4.
FOR CD CTC HCF APCH AT 808-840-6201.
BE ALERT TO BIRD HAZARD ON APCH TO RY 10 AND RY 28 DEP.

Instrument Procedures

There are no published instrument procedures at PWAK.
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 19-Nov-2018
 Local
(UTC+12)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:4118:41
Sunrise07:0419:04
Sunset18:1306:13
Evening civil twilight18:3606:36

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  19-Nov-2018 02:09:19
Local (UTC+12)  19-Nov-2018 14:09:19
 
METAR
PWAK 190158Z AUTO 07009KT 9999 RA FEW014 OVC055 26/24 A2984 RMK AO2 SLPNO
TAF
PWAK 182200Z 1822/2004 10012KT 8000 -SHRA VCTS BKN020CB QNH2986INS TEMPO 1822/1902 14012G18KT 4800 TSRA BKN015CB BECMG 1915/1916 10009KT 9999 VCSH BKN020 QNH2990INS TX29/1903Z TN27/1822Z
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