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PABV Birchwood Airport
Birchwood, Alaska, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 22 APRIL 2021

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

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: KAYCE ELIASON
5300 E. TUDOR ROAD, STATE OF ALASKA DOTPF CR
ANCHORAGE, AK 99507-1249
Phone 907-338-1466

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 2019

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 17-May-2021
 Local
(UTC-8)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight03:5011:50
Sunrise05:0413:04
Sunset22:4506:45
Evening civil twilight23:5907:59

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  18-May-2021 00:01:45
Local (UTC-8)  17-May-2021 16:01:45
 
METAR
PABV 172356Z AUTO 26006KT 10SM CLR 13/03 A2995 RMK AO2 SLP147 T01330028 10139 20078 58010
PAFR 
10nm SW 
172358Z AUTO 24008KT 10SM CLR 13/01 A2991 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT NE SLP136 T01330008 10138 20080 58005 PNO $
PAED 
13nm SW 
172356Z 23010KT 10SM FEW050 FEW200 12/02 A2995 RMK AO2A SLP138 T01230016 10127 20084 57006 $
PAMR 
15nm SW 
172353Z 26009KT 10SM CLR 14/M01 A2995 RMK AO2 SLP143 T01391006 10144 20094 58006 $
PAAQ 
16nm NE 
172353Z 22007KT 190V250 10SM SCT050 16/02 A2991 RMK AO2 SLP131 T01560017 10161 20100 57009
PALH 
19nm SW 
172353Z 29007KT 10SM CLR 12/02 A2996 RMK AO2 SLP145 T01220022 10122 20078 58006
TAF
PAED 
13nm SW 
171800Z 1718/1900 24009KT 9999 FEW060 FEW100 QNH2996INS BECMG 1721/1722 24009KT 9999 FEW060 QNH2996INS BECMG 1819/1820 VRB06KT 9999 FEW200 QNH3002INS TX15/1800Z TN04/1814Z
PAAQ 
16nm NE 
171743Z 1718/1818 VRB03KT P6SM BKN040 FM172200 21007KT P6SM SCT040
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C2 Aviation 907-444-8844
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100LL
SS $5.34 
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