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PAFA Fairbanks International Airport
Fairbanks, Alaska, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 21 JUNE 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: FAI
Lat/Long: 64-48-54.4000N / 147-51-23.2000W
64-48.906667N / 147-51.386667W
64.8151111 / -147.8564444
(estimated)
Elevation: 439 ft. / 133.8 m (surveyed)
Variation: 18E (2020)
From city: 3 miles SW of FAIRBANKS, AK
Time zone: UTC -8 (UTC -9 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 99709

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 06/1951
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: ANCHORAGE CENTER
FSS: FAIRBANKS FLIGHT SERVICE STATION (on field) [907-474-0788]
NOTAMs facility: FAI (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: CONTINUOUS
Pattern altitude: TFC PAT ALT (SINGLE ENGINE RECIPROCATING ACFT) 1500 FT MSL. TFC PAT ALT (ALL MULTI-ENGINE, LARGE AND TURBINE-POWERED ACFT) 2000 FT MSL.
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: no
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
Landing fee: yes
Fire and rescue: ARFF index C
International operations: customs landing rights airport

Airport Communications

ATIS: 124.4
FAIRBANKS GROUND: 121.9
FAIRBANKS TOWER: 118.3 257.8
FAIRBANKS APPROACH: 125.35(180-359) 126.5(360-179) 363.2(180-359) 381.4(360-179) 118.6
FAIRBANKS DEPARTURE: 125.35(180-359) 126.5(360-179) 363.2(180-359) 381.4(360-179) 327.1
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 127.6
EMERG: 121.5 243.0
RADAR: 319.1
TRSA: 126.5(360-179) 381.4(360-179)
TRSA IC: 125.35(180-359) 363.2(180-359)
  • SECTORIZATION BASED ON CHENA NDB.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
FAIr056/4.1FAIRBANKS VORTAC108.6021E
ENNr046/34.0NENANA VORTAC115.8021E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
CHENA244/9.325717ECUN -.-. ..- -.
ICE POOL045/35.252518EICW .. -.-. .--

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A1
Parking: hangars
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: HIGH/LOW

Runway Information

Runway 2L/20R

Dimensions: 11800 x 150 ft. / 3597 x 46 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 78 /F/A/W/T
Single wheel: 75.0
Double wheel: 220.0
Double tandem: 580.0
Dual double tandem: 1100.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 2L  RUNWAY 20R
Latitude: 64-48.157927N64-49.681847N
Longitude: 147-53.153063W147-50.352155W
Elevation: 435.6 ft.438.9 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 020 magnetic, 038 true200 magnetic, 218 true
Displaced threshold: 750 ft.750 ft.
Declared distances: TORA:11800 TODA:12800 ASDA:11800 LDA:11050TORA:11800 TODA:12800 ASDA:11800 LDA:11050
Markings: precision, in good conditionprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
RY 20R PAPI UNUSBL BYD 8 DEGS RIGHT OF CNTRLN.
RVR equipment: touchdown, midfield, rollouttouchdown, midfield, rollout
Approach lights: ALSF2: standard 2,400 foot high intensity approach lighting system with centerline sequenced flashers (category II or III)MALSR: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with runway alignment indicator lights
Centerline lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, lightedyes, no lights
Instrument approach: ILS/DMEILS/DME
Obstructions: 72 ft. tree, 2711 ft. from runway, 652 ft. left of centerline, 34:1 slope to clear86 ft. tree, 3096 ft. from runway, 430 ft. right of centerline, 33:1 slope to clear

Runway 2R/20L

Dimensions: 6501 x 100 ft. / 1982 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 2R  RUNWAY 20L
Latitude: 64-48.014392N64-48.853978N
Longitude: 147-52.537285W147-50.994443W
Elevation: 433.2 ft.433.1 ft.
Traffic pattern: rightleft
Runway heading: 020 magnetic, 038 true200 magnetic, 218 true
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: noyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 79 ft. trees, 2175 ft. from runway, 350 ft. both sides of centerline, 25:1 slope to clearnone

Runway 2/20

Dimensions: 2900 x 75 ft. / 884 x 23 m
Surface: gravel/dirt
RUNWAY 2  RUNWAY 20
Latitude: 64-48.963337N64-49.337740N
Longitude: 147-50.793330W147-50.104525W
Elevation: 433.0 ft.433.6 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 020 magnetic, 038 true200 magnetic, 218 true
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights

Runway 2W/20W

Dimensions: 5400 x 100 ft. / 1646 x 30 m
Surface: water
RUNWAY 2W  RUNWAY 20W
Latitude: 64-48.966732N64-49.663915N
Longitude: 147-51.276487W147-49.993822W
Elevation: 423.4 ft.423.4 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 020 magnetic, 038 true200 magnetic, 218 true
Markings: buoys, in good conditionbuoys, in good condition
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 14 ft. fence, 553 ft. from runway, 170 ft. left of centerline, 39:1 slope to clear11 ft. fence, 505 ft. from runway, 45:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: STATE OF ALASKA DOTPF
6450 AIRPORT WAY - SUITE 1
FAIRBANKS, AK 99709
Phone 907-474-2500
ALASKA INTL AIRPORT SYSTEM.
Manager: JEFF ROACH
6450 AIRPORT WAY - SUITE 1
FAIRBANKS, AK 99709
Phone 907-474-2500

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 569
Single engine airplanes: 518
Multi engine airplanes: 44
Jet airplanes: 5
Helicopters: 2
    
Aircraft operations: avg 328/day *
31% air taxi
30% transient general aviation
28% local general aviation
9% commercial
2% military
* for 12-month period ending 28 February 2018

Additional Remarks

BE ALERT FOR SNOW REMOVAL EQUIPMENT OPNS FM 1 OCT TO 15 MAY.
MILITARY CONTRACT FUEL AVBL.
FOR FLIGHTS IN MOA'S EAST OF FAIRBANKS RECOMMEND CONTACTING EIELSON RANGR CONTROL ON 125.3 OR CALL 1-800-758-8723 FOR INFORMATION ON MILITARY ACTIVITES.
NOISE ABATEMENT PROCEDURES IN EFECT FM 2200-0800 ALL LARGE ACFT, TURBINE ENGINE, AND HEAVY ACFT UTILIZE RY 02L FOR ARRS AND 20R FOR DEPS WHEN WIND IS NOT AN OPERATIOINAL FACTOR. CTC APRT OPNS FOR ENGINE RUN-UP LOCATIONS.
RY 02R/20L CLSD TO JET ACFT.
TRANSIENT PARKING EAST RAMP FOR NON JET ACFT WITH WINGSPAN LESS THAN 79 FT. NO TRANSIENT ACFT PARKING ON WEST RAMP, CTC APT OPS 907-474-2530 FOR INFO & MEDIVAC PARKING.
FOR AVBLTY OF SUMMER GRAVEL STRIP RY 02/20 AND WINTER SKI STRIP RY 02/20 CONSULT LOCAL NOTAMS AND CTC TWR PRIOR TO ARRIVAL /DEPARTURE.
N/S TAXIWAY (TWY A) IS WEST AND PARALLEL TO RY 02L/20R. BE ALERT TO AVOID LANDING ON TAXIWAY.
NE COMPASS ROSE CLSD TO HELICOPTERS OVER 12,500 LBS. FROST HEAVES SOUTH 2600 FT RY 02R/20L CONTACT ARPT OPERS 907-474-2530 WITH SAFETY CONCERNS.
WX CAMERA AVBL ON INTERNET AT HTTP://AVCAMS.FAA.GOV
ALL RY HOLD LINES AND COMPASS ROSE AT TWY W OBSCURED OCTOBER 1 THRU APRIL 1.
FOR TRANSIENT HELICOPTER PARKING CALL ARPT OPS 907-474-2530.
COLD TEMPERATURE RESTRICTED AIRPORT. ALTITUDE CORRECTION REQUIRED AT OR BELOW -20C.
SEE ADDITIONAL PAGES UNDER NOTICES FOR TRSA AND FAIRBANKS AREA INFORMATION.
ATCT LOCATED AT 64-48-39.438N 147-50-55.722W ELEVATION 538' MSL.
SPB TAXI, TAKE-OFF AND LANDINGS CONTROLLED BY FAIRBANKS INTL TWR, CTC TWR ON FREQ. 118.3 FOR ALL REQUESTS. ALL PILOTS CTC TWR. AS SOON AS PRACTICAL AFTER START UP FOR TAXI INSTRUCTIONS. USE CAUTION TO AVOID UNAUTHORIZED OPPOSITE DIRECTION DEPARTURES. FLOAT POND TFC. AS ASSIGNED BY FAIRBANKS TWR. NO STEP TAXI EXCEPT IN CHANNEL FOR RWY 02W-20W. RWY 02W-20W TOUCHDOWN REFERENCE MARKERS 500 FT FROM SHORELINE, MARKED WITH BUOYS. LIMITED TRANSIENT FLOAT PLANE PARKING AVBL CTC OPS 907-474-2530 FOR INFORMATION. SFC FROZEN IN WINTER, NOT MONITORED. MIGRATORY BIRDS IN VICINITY OF ARPT DURING SPRING THRU FALL, CONDITION NOT MONITORED.

Instrument Procedures

NOTE: All procedures below are presented as PDF files. If you need a reader for these files, you should download the free Adobe Reader.

NOT FOR NAVIGATION. Please procure official charts for flight.
FAA instrument procedures published for use from 21 June 2018 at 0901Z to 19 July 2018 at 0900Z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
HRDNG TWO (RNAV)   download (271KB)
LIBER THREE (RNAV)   download (231KB)
LIBER THREE (RNAV)   download (231KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
HI-ILS OR LOC/DME RWY 20R   download (127KB)
ILS OR LOC RWY 02L   download (335KB)
ILS OR LOC RWY 20R   download (401KB)
ILS RWY 02L (SA CAT I)   download (302KB)
ILS RWY 20R (SA CAT I - II)   download (385KB)
ILS RWY 02L (CAT II - III)   download (312KB)
RNAV (RNP) Z RWY 02L   download (321KB)
RNAV (RNP) Z RWY 20R   download (332KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 02R **CHANGED**   download (323KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 20L   download (366KB)
RNAV (GPS) Y RWY 02L   download (331KB)
RNAV (GPS) Y RWY 20R   download (370KB)
VOR OR TACAN RWY 20R   download (330KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (61KB)
 
Departure Procedures
DRRLL TWO (RNAV)   download (138KB)
GALENA FIVE   download (153KB)
MCKINLEY ONE   download (141KB)
PUYVO TWO (RNAV)   download (128KB)
RDFLG TWO (RNAV)   download (138KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (198KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

PAFB - Ladd Army Airfield (6 nm E)
PAEI - Eielson Air Force Base (21 nm SE)
PANN - Nenana Municipal Airport (35 nm SW)
PAHV - Healy River Airport (64 nm SW)
PABI - Allen Army Airfield (74 nm SE)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 15-Jul-2018
 Local
(UTC-8)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight++
Sunrise03:5511:55
Sunset24:0008:00
Evening civil twilight++

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  15-Jul-2018 21:47:56
Local (UTC-8)  15-Jul-2018 13:47:56
 
METAR
PAFA 152053Z VRB05KT 10SM SCT032CB BKN070 BKN250 18/11 A2975 RMK AO2 SLP078 CB DSNT E DSPTD CB VC NW MOV SE SHRA DSNT SE T01780106 58013
PAFB 
6nm E 
152134Z AUTO 32012KT 9SM BKN034 BKN055 OVC170 18/09 A2976 RMK AO2 WSHFT 30 SLP080
TAF
PAFA 151730Z 1518/1624 VRB03KT P6SM SCT025 BKN060 BKN120 FM152000 26006KT P6SM VCTS SCT025 BKN060CB OVC100 FM160400 VRB03KT P6SM VCSH SCT025 SCT060 OVC100
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
Alaska Aerofuel 907-474-0061
[web site]
[email]
Aviation fuel, Oxygen service, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangars, GPU / Power cart, Catering, Rental cars, Pilots lounge / snooze room, ...
 
NATA Safety 1st   U.S. Government AIR Card   U.S. Customs Service   WSI Pilotbrief   UVair   World Fuel | Colt Contract Fuel   AVTRIP   Crew cars   Wireless Internet Access (WiFi)   National Business Aviation Association  
 
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independent
100LL Jet A
FS $5.60 $6.12 
SS $5.20 --- 
 Updated 13-Jul-2018
 
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 Crowley
907-222-3000 Aviation fuel, Pilots lounge / snooze room, Public telephone, Computerized weather, Internet access, Restrooms

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100LL
SS $5.16 
 Updated 02-Jul-2018
 
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SS=Self service
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