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POWS Steamboat Bay Seaplane Base
Steamboat Bay, Alaska, USA


FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 16 JULY 2020

Location

FAA Identifier: WSB
Lat/Long: 55-31-46.6990N 133-38-30.1100W
55-31.778317N 133-38.501833W
55.5296386,-133.6416972
(estimated)
Elevation: 0 ft. / 0 m (estimated)
Variation: 26E (1985)
Time zone: UTC -8 (UTC -9 during Standard Time)

Seaplane Base Operations

Seaplane Base use: Open to the public
Activation date: 04/1962
Control tower: no
ARTCC: ANCHORAGE CENTER
FSS: KETCHIKAN FLIGHT SERVICE STATION [907-225-9481]
Alternate FSS: JNU JUNEAU FLIGHT SERVICE STATION [1-866-297-2236]
NOTAMs facility: KTN (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: UNATNDD
Wind indicator: no
Segmented circle: no

Seaplane Base Communications

CTAF: 122.9
WX ASOS at AKW (19 nm E): 135.45 (907-755-2641)

Nearby radio navigation aids

NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
KLAWOCK243/19.222920EAKW .- -.- .--

Seaplane Base Services

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

Runway Information

Runway N/S

Dimensions: 6000 x 2000 ft. / 1829 x 610 m
Surface: water
RUNWAY N  RUNWAY S
Elevation: 0.0 ft.0.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft

Seaplane Base Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Privately-owned
Owner: STEAMBOAT BAY RESORT
P.O. BOX 549
CRAIG, AK 99921
Phone 801-870-2570
Manager: BRIAN CUNNIGHAM
P.O. BOX 549
CRAIG, AK 99921
Phone 253-225-4256

Seaplane Base Operational Statistics

Aircraft operations: 210/year *
86% air taxi
14% transient general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2017

Additional Remarks

HIGH MTNS ALL SIDES EXCEPT ENTRANCE; ONE WAY OPNS-NO SOUTH OPNS; SUBJECT TO HEAVY SWELLS & SQUIRRELY WINDS.
LARGE OCEAN SWELLS COMMON IN BAY. EXPOSED TO NORTH WIND.

Instrument Procedures

There are no published instrument procedures at POWS.

Some nearby airports with instrument procedures:

PAKW - Klawock Airport (19 nm E)
PAKT - Ketchikan International Airport (67 nm E)
PAWG - Wrangell Airport (71 nm NE)
PAPG - Petersburg James A Johnson Airport (80 nm N)
PAFE - Kake Airport (86 nm N)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 12-Aug-2020
 Local
(UTC-8)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight04:4112:41
Sunrise05:2513:25
Sunset20:3404:34
Evening civil twilight21:1705:17

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  12-Aug-2020 11:06:20
Local (UTC-8)  12-Aug-2020 03:06:20
 
METAR
PAKW 
20nm E 
121053Z AUTO 21004KT 10SM BKN019 OVC026 11/09 A2997 RMK AO2 SLP147 T01110089 TSNO $
TAF
PAKW 
20nm E 
120539Z 1206/1306 VRB03KT P6SM FEW015 SCT040 TEMPO 1208/1212 BKN015 FM121200 VRB03KT P6SM SCT008 BKN015 BKN060 FM121700 20003KT P6SM SCT025 OVC050 FM122200 22006KT P6SM OVC060 AMD NOT SKED
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