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PABV Birchwood Airport
Birchwood, Alaska, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 18 JUNE 2020

Location

FAA Identifier: BCV
Lat/Long: 61-24-57.9196N 149-30-29.9021W
61-24.965327N 149-30.498368W
61.4160888,-149.5083061
(estimated)
Elevation: 83 ft. / 25.3 m (surveyed)
Variation: 19E (2010)
From city: 2 miles NW of BIRCHWOOD, AK
(LCTD 2 SM NW OF CHUGIAK.)
Time zone: UTC -8 (UTC -9 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 99567

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 10/1949
Control tower: no
ARTCC: ANCHORAGE CENTER
FSS: KENAI FLIGHT SERVICE STATION [907-283-7211]
NOTAMs facility: BCV (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: UNATNDD
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT VASI RWY 20R; MIRL RWY 02L/20R - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF: 123.0
WX AWOS-3P: 135.55 (907-688-0826)
WX AWOS-3P at IYS (9 nm N): 135.25 (907-373-3801)
WX ASOS at FRN (10 nm SW): 134.25
WX ASOS at MRI (16 nm SW): 124.25 (907-271-5277)
WX ASOS at PAQ (16 nm NE): 134.75 (907-746-6675)
WX ASOS at LHD (19 nm SW): PHONE 907-245-5432

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
BGQr106/16.0BIG LAKE VORTAC112.5019E
TEDr023/19.8ANCHORAGE VOR/DME113.1518E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
CAMPBELL LAKE031/21.433816ECMQ -.-. -- --.-

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR

Runway Information

Runway 2L/20R

Dimensions: 4010 x 100 ft. / 1222 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt, in fair condition
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 2L  RUNWAY 20R
Latitude: 61-24.705500N61-25.214000N
Longitude: 149-30.971333W149-30.099500W
Elevation: 72.6 ft.72.6 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftright
Runway heading: 020 magnetic, 039 true200 magnetic, 219 true
Markings: nonprecision, in fair conditionnonprecision, in fair condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-box VASI on left
KEY MIKE 7 TIMES FOR VASI.
Runway end identifier lights: nono
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 76 ft. trees, 1647 ft. from runway, 19:1 slope to clear
-5 FT FENCE 195 FT FM PAVEMENT EDGE.
55 ft. trees, 1112 ft. from runway, 120 ft. left and right of centerline, 16:1 slope to clear

Runway 2R/20L

Dimensions: 1800 x 50 ft. / 549 x 15 m
RWY 02R/21L 600 FT ASPH ON RWY 20L END, REMAINDER GRVL.
Surface: asphalt/gravel, in fair condition
RUNWAY 2R  RUNWAY 20L
Latitude: 61-24.863667N61-25.091833N
Longitude: 149-30.611667W149-30.220000W
Elevation: 72.6 ft.72.6 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftright
Obstructions: 4 ft. hill, 125 ft. left of centerlinenone

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) 338-1466
Manager: TOM GRMAN
5300 E. TUDOR ROAD, STATE OF ALASKA DOTPF CR
ANCHORAGE, AK 99507-1249
Phone 907-338-1432

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 309
Single engine airplanes: 301
Multi engine airplanes: 6
Helicopters: 1
Gliders airplanes: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 192/day *
50% transient general aviation
50% local general aviation
<1% military
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2018

Additional Remarks

RWY USED FOR SAILPLANE OPERATIONS OCCASIONALLY.
ARPT HAS DESIGNATED TRANSIENT ACFT PARKING AVBL. FIRST 24 HRS FREE. PAY AT PILOT SHACK.
HELICOPTERS AVOID FIXED WING AND ULTRALIGHT TRAFFIC PATTERN.
WX CAMERA AVBL ON INTERNET AT HTTP://AVCAMS.FAA.GOV
TUNDRA TIRES/SKI STRIP IS NOT MAINTAINED IN THE WINTER MONTHS. BEWARE OF POSSIBLE HUMPS, BUMPS, AND RUTS.
UNATTENDED. RUNWAY CONDITION NOT MONITORED, RECOMMEND VISUAL INSPECTION PRIOR TO LANDING.
MID 1500 FT OF TWY A DESIGNATED AS RY FOR ULTRALIGHT & SKI/TUNDRA TIRE EQUIPPED ACFT, NO PARALLEL OPS ALLOWED - SEQUENCE ON CTAF.
ULTRALIGHT RY SKI/TUNDRA TIRE RWY.
RGT TFC PATTERN RY 20L AND 20R EXCEPT ULTRALIGHT ACFT USE LEFT TFC PATTERN EAST AWAY FROM ALL RYS.

Instrument Procedures

There are no published instrument procedures at PABV.

Some nearby airports with instrument procedures:

PAWS - Wasilla Airport (9 nm N)
PAFR - Bryant Army Airfield Heliport (10 nm SW)
PAGQ - Big Lake Airport (11 nm NW)
PAED - Elmendorf Air Force Base (13 nm SW)
PAMR - Merrill Field Airport (16 nm SW)
PAAQ - Warren "Bud" Woods Palmer Municipal Airport (16 nm NE)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 15-Jul-2020
 Local
(UTC-8)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight03:1811:18
Sunrise04:5112:51
Sunset23:1707:17
Evening civil twilight00:5108:51

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  15-Jul-2020 12:41:37
Local (UTC-8)  15-Jul-2020 04:41:37
 
METAR
PABV 151156Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 13/11 A2983 RMK AO2 SLP105 60000 T01330111 10217 20133 53005
PAFR 
10nm SW 
151158Z AUTO 02003KT 9SM CLR 10/09 A2979 RMK AO2 SLP093 60000 T01040087 10196 20102 53001 $
PAED 
13nm SW 
151156Z 25005KT 10SM FEW100 15/09 A2981 RMK AO2A SLP090 T01490088 10178 20143 50000 $
PAMR 
15nm SW 
151153Z 00000KT 10SM FEW085 14/07 A2981 RMK AO2 SLP093 T01440072 10194 20144 50001
PAAQ 
16nm NE 
151153Z AUTO 35005KT 10SM CLR 12/11 A2982 RMK AO2 SLP097 60005 70005 T01220111 10189 20111 53002 TSNO $
PALH 
19nm SW 
151153Z 22003KT 10SM CLR 14/11 A2982 RMK AO2 SLP097 T01440111 10200 20128 50000
TAF
PAED 
13nm SW 
151000Z 1510/1616 VRB06KT 9999 FEW080 BKN100 QNH2980INS BECMG 1522/1523 25010KT 9999 SCT080 SCT200 QNH2983INS BECMG 1605/1606 VRB06KT 9999 SCT050 BKN060 BKN100 QNH2984INS TX22/1601Z TN11/1514Z
PAAQ 
16nm NE 
151131Z 1512/1612 VRB03KT P6SM SKC FM160500 25005KT P6SM VCTS SCT030CB BKN050
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