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AK76 East Alsek River Airport
Yakutat, Alaska, USA


FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 18 JULY 2019

Location

FAA Identifier: AK76
Lat/Long: 59-07-34.6250N / 138-24-31.7950W
59-07.577083N / 138-24.529917W
59.1262847 / -138.4088319
(estimated)
Elevation: 39 ft. / 12 m (estimated)
Variation: 28E (1985)
From city: 49 miles SE of YAKUTAT, AK
Time zone: UTC -8 (UTC -9 during Standard Time)

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 05/1965
Control tower: no
ARTCC: ANCHORAGE CENTER
FSS: JUNEAU FLIGHT SERVICE STATION [907-586-7380]
NOTAMs facility: YAK (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: UNATNDD
Wind indicator: yes, WINDSOCK IN FAIR CONDITION, MOUNTED ON SPRUCE TREE AND PARTIALLY OBSCURED BY OTHER TREES.
Segmented circle: no

Airport Communications

CTAF: 122.9

Airport Services

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

Runway Information

Runway 2/20

Dimensions: 1500 x 10 ft. / 457 x 3 m
WIDTH OF PATH CUT THROUGH TREES 80 FT.
Surface: turf, in fair condition
Gradient: NORTH
RUNWAY 2  RUNWAY 20
Latitude: 59-07.503333N59-07.650833N
Longitude: 138-24.721500W138-24.338333W
Elevation: 34.0 ft.39.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Obstructions: 40 ft. trees, 100 ft. left and right of centerline37 ft. trees, 58 ft. right of centerline

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: NATL PARK SERVICE
GLACIER BAY NATL PARK, PO BOX 137
YAKUTAT, AK 99689
Phone 907-784-3295
Manager: NATL PARK SERVICE
GLACIER BAY NATL PARK, PO BOX 137
YAKUTAT, AK 99689
Phone 907-784-3295

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft operations: 100/year *
50% transient general aviation
50% air taxi
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2017

Additional Remarks

RY USED BY BEARS & ATV.
CABIN AT AIRSTRIP MAINTINED BY US FOREST SERVICE.
RY SAFETY AREA GROUND RISES AND FALLS OVER 12 INCHES; MAINTAIN CENTER LINE CONTROL.
TURF RY SOFT & WET IN SPRING AND AFTER HEAVY RAINS.

Instrument Procedures

There are no published instrument procedures at AK76.

Some nearby airports with instrument procedures:

PAYA - Yakutat Airport (44 nm NW)
PAGS - Gustavus Airport (94 nm SE)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 20-Jul-2019
 Local
(UTC-8)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight03:3011:30
Sunrise04:3612:36
Sunset22:0406:04
Evening civil twilight23:1007:10

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  20-Jul-2019 21:13:24
Local (UTC-8)  20-Jul-2019 13:13:24
 
METAR
PAYA 
45nm NW 
202101Z AUTO 17006KT 10SM BKN010 BKN015 OVC024 16/14 A3012 RMK AO2 CIG 008V013 T01560139 TSNO $
TAF
PAYA 
45nm NW 
201740Z 2018/2118 09003KT P6SM BKN005 OVC020 FM202000 13005KT P6SM SCT005 OVC015 FM210300 13005KT 5SM -RA BR SCT004 OVC010 FM210600 13004KT 3SM -RA BR BKN004 OVC008 FM211200 VRB02KT 2SM -DZ BR OVC003 AMD LTD TO CLD VIS AND WIND
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