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PAFB Ladd Army Airfield
Fairbanks (Ft Wainwright), Alaska, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 08 SEPTEMBER 2022

Location

FAA Identifier: FBK
Lat/Long: 64-50-15.4040N 147-36-52.1710W
64-50.256733N 147-36.869517W
64.8376122,-147.6144919
(estimated)
Elevation: 448.6 ft. / 136.7 m (surveyed)
Variation: 17E (2020)
From city: 2 miles E of central business district of the associated city
Time zone: UTC -8 (UTC -9 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 99703

Airport Operations

Airport use: Private use, 24 HR PPR FOR TSNT - D317-353-7212/6514/C907-353-7212/6514.
Activation date: 05/1949
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: ANCHORAGE CENTER
FSS: FAIRBANKS FLIGHT SERVICE STATION [907-474-0788]
NOTAMs facility: PAFB (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: MON-FRI 1700-0800++
Pattern altitude: TPA R/W 1200 FT; F/W PISTON 1500 FT; F/W TURBINE 2000 FT.
Wind indicator: yes
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: WHEN TWR CLSD ACTVT AFLD LGTS - CTAF
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF: 125.0
ATIS: 134.25
LADD GROUND: 121.7 263.15 [1700-0800Z++ MON-FRI; EXC HOL.]
LADD TOWER: 125.0 284.6 40.8FM [1700-0800Z++ MON-FRI; EXC HOL.]
FAIRBANKS APPROACH: 125.35 ;180-359 127.1 ;360-179
FAIRBANKS DEPARTURE: 125.35
BASE OPS: 139.3
EMERG: 121.5 243.0
IC: 125.35 ;180-359
PAR: 121.3 134.1 237.5
PMSV METRO: 142.1 381.375
RANGE CTL: 38.3FM
WX ASOS at FAI (6 nm W): 124.4 (907-474-8036)
  • PAR LCTD LAT 64-50-12.22N LONG 147-36-54.24W.
  • VHF COMMUNICATIONS FROM TWR INTERMITTENT NE OF ARPT.
  • REMOTE BRIEFING SVC AVBL: EILSON METRO (PAEI) 344.6.
  • BASE OPS MON-FRI 1700-0200Z++

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
FAIr056/10.4FAIRBANKS VORTAC108.6021E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
CHENA252/3.025717ECUN -.-. ..- -.

Airport Services

Fuel available: J8
Parking: hangars

Runway Information

Runway 7/25

Dimensions: 8575 x 150 ft. / 2614 x 46 m
Surface: asphalt/concrete
Weight bearing capacity: 
Double wheel: 38.0, SEASONAL CLIMATE COND EFCTS WEIGHT BRG CPTY.
Runway edge lights: high intensity
Operational restrictions: NO OVRNS.
RUNWAY 7  RUNWAY 25
Latitude: 64-50.244667N64-50.268500N
Longitude: 147-38.521500W147-35.217500W
Elevation: 442.8 ft.447.9 ft.
Traffic pattern: rightleft
Runway heading: 072 magnetic, 089 true252 magnetic, 269 true
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 (3.30 degrees glide path)
Approach lights: ALSF1: standard 2,400 foot high intensity approach lighting system with centerline sequenced flashers (category I)
NSTD.
ALSF1: standard 2,400 foot high intensity approach lighting system with centerline sequenced flashers (category I)
NSTD.
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: trees road, 500 ft. from runway, 10:1 slope to cleartrees/road, 300 ft. from runway, 20:1 slope to clear

Helipad H1

Dimensions: 50 x 50 ft. / 15 x 15 m
Surface: asphalt/concrete, in good condition
Latitude: 64-50.023667N
Longitude: 147-35.358833W
Elevation: 448.6 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Markings: none

Helipad H4

Dimensions: 50 x 50 ft. / 15 x 15 m
Surface: asphalt/concrete, in good condition
Latitude: 64-49.960833N
Longitude: 147-38.168500W
Elevation: 448.6 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Markings: none

Helipad H5

Dimensions: 50 x 50 ft. / 15 x 15 m
Surface: asphalt/concrete, in good condition
Latitude: 64-49.953500N
Longitude: 147-37.465000W
Elevation: 448.6 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Markings: none

Helipad H6

Dimensions: 50 x 50 ft. / 15 x 15 m
Surface: asphalt/concrete, in good condition
Latitude: 64-49.998667N
Longitude: 147-36.171500W
Elevation: 448.6 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Markings: none

Helipad H7

Dimensions: 50 x 50 ft. / 15 x 15 m
Surface: asphalt/concrete, in good condition
Latitude: 64-50.020833N
Longitude: 147-35.756333W
Elevation: 448.6 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Markings: none

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: U.S. Army
Owner: U.S. ARMY
U.S. ARMY FORCES COMMAND
ATLANTA, GA
Manager: HQ 172 INFANTRY BRIGADE
FT RICHARDSON
ALASKA 99505
Phone 907-353-7022

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 103
Single engine airplanes: 13
Military aircraft: 90
    
Aircraft operations: avg 175/day *
94% military
5% local general aviation
2% transient general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 15 April 1979

Additional Remarks

A39-07/25 PCN JUN-FEB 130/F/A/W/T; PCN MAR-MAY 112/F/D/W/T.
A30A-25 15 FT ROAD 349 FT W OF DER; 23 FT RAILROAD TRACKS 556 FT W OF DER; 25 FT TREES 556 FT W OF DER. ROAD 387 FT FM DER RUNS THRU CLEAR ZONE PERPENDICULAR TO EXTDD CNTRLN; RIVER 477 FT FM DER RUNS THRU CLEAR ZONE PERPENDICULAR TO EXTDD CNTRLN. ROAD TFC IS CTLD BY ATCT WHEN OPN.
A30A-07 ACTV RAILROAD 556 FT FM DER RUNS THRU CLEAR ZONE PERPENDICULAR TO CNTRLN; WHEN RAILROAD ACTV ATCT WILL ADVISE LNDG & DEP NA. 15 FT ROAD 387 FT E OF DER 349 FT FM DER RUNS THRU CLEAR ZONE PERPENDICULAR TO EXTDD CNTRLN; RIVER 556 FT FM DER RUNS THRU CLEAR ZONE PERPENDICULAR TO EXTDD CNTRLN.
A30A-H1 DESIGNATED: HELIPAD S
A35 T200; ST175; TT340; TDT714.
NORTH TFC PAT RW AND MQ-1 GRAY EAGLE ONLY; LRG ACFT-RAMP PRKG; SMALL ACFT TIE DOWN NOT AVBL.
BIRD ACT INVOF ARPT.
BE ALERT: NMRS NIGHT DEVICE ACFT OPS INVOF LADD AAF; EXP NMRS DIMLY LIT ACFT IN TANNANA FLATS & YUKON TRNG AREA DURG HR OF DARKNESS & WKDAY SEP-APR.
CTN: 100 FT MKD LGT POLE 3/4 NM SE.
MINS BASED ON FBK WX OBS.
ASOS 119.275 ASSOCD WITH R-2205 YUKON TRNG RANGE; ASOS 18.525 ASSOCD WITH R-2211 BLAIR LAKE TRNG RANGE. PMSV LMTD TO LINE OF SIGHT; RECEPTION BLW 5000 FT MSL LMTD FM 210-100 WI 100 NM BY TRRN, NO LMT ABV 5000 FT WI 50 NM; RECEPTION 3500-12000 FT LMTD FM 100-210 FM 50-100 NM BY TRRN, NO LMT ABV 12000 FT WI 100 NM. PMSV UNMON WHEN FBK TWR CLSD. SFC VIS RSTRD FM 020-050 DUE TO HNGR 1 & FM 250-350 DUE TO ATCT & BLDGS.
ALL HOP DAY VMC ONLY.
TWY A, B, C, D, E, F, G, SECTIONS OF N & S DO NOT HAVE SHOULDERS.
DE-ICE SVCS NOT AVBL.
FIRING RANGE S OF FLD FOR ADZY CTC ATCT OR OPS.
COMMUNICATIONS: WEATHER PMSV METRO 142.1, 381.375, 134.25 ATIS; WX OPS H24 - D317-353-7111/C907-353-7111.
SVC: RWY 25 PAPI NOT COINCIDENT WITH PAR. RWY 07-25 APCH LGTS NSTD. PAPI MONTHLY MAINT THE LAST WED OF THE MONTH 0900-1200L (1800-2100++). PAPI USE NA DURG THIS TIME.
SVC: US CUSTOMS & INTL TRASH NOT AVBL.
EDGE LGTS TWY H & PTNS OF TWY N & S GREATER THAN 10 FT FM TWY SIDE STRIPES.
GCA 121.3 118.05 276.4; MON-FRI 1700-0100++ EXC HOL.
RAPID HOT REFUELING POINTS OPS CLSD SAT, SUN, HOL; OTR TIMES BY NOTAM. AVN UNITS CTC THEIR OPS FOR COLD FUEL.
CTN: UNLGT TWRS IN ALPHA SOD CNTR INOP.
MED EVAC PAD FOR F/W AT OPS RAMP; R/W EVAC PAD AT HOSPITAL; 15 MIN NOTICE RQRD.
DURG WX STATION EVAC - 907-382-6518.
CTN: ROAD OFF APCH END OF RWY 07 & RWY 25.
WX BRIEF AVBL 1600-0700Z++ WEEKDAYS EXC HOLS. DSN 317-353-7111/9999. BRIEFS AVBL OTHER TIMES 17TH OWS JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM DSN 315-449-8333/7950 C 808-449-8333/7950.
CTN: LGTD HWY PARL TO & N OF RWY 07/25 CAN BE CONFUSED WITH RWY.
INSPECTION FURNISHED BY DEPT OF ARMY.

Instrument Procedures

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NOT FOR NAVIGATION. Please procure official charts for flight.
FAA instrument procedures published for use from 8 September 2022 at 0901Z to 6 October 2022 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 25   download (119KB)
NDB-A   download (110KB)
Radar Approach Procedures available   download (136KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (134KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (405KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

PAFA - Fairbanks International Airport (6 nm W)
PAEI - Eielson Air Force Base (17 nm SE)
PANN - Nenana Municipal Airport (41 nm SW)
PAHV - Healy River Airport (68 nm SW)
PABI - Allen Army Airfield (70 nm SE)
 
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Aerial photo
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Aerial photo of PAFB (Ladd Army Airfield)
Photo by Bob McCormick
Photo taken 09-Apr-2010

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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 04-Oct-2022
 Local
(UTC-8)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight07:2215:22
Sunrise08:1116:11
Sunset19:0803:08
Evening civil twilight19:5603:56

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  04-Oct-2022 17:46:22
Local (UTC-8)  04-Oct-2022 09:46:22
 
METAR
PAFB 041655Z AUTO 08005KT 10SM CLR M00/M01 A2999 RMK AO2 SLP166 T10011010
PAFA 
7nm W 
041653Z 05007KT 10SM FEW050 SCT100 SCT200 00/M02 A3000 RMK AO2 SLP166 T00001017
PAEI 
17nm SE 
041734Z 00000KT 10SM CLR M03/M04 A2998 RMK AO2A SLP162
TAF
PAFB 041400Z 0414/0520 VRB04KT 9999 SKC QNH3000INS BECMG 0421/0422 VRB04KT 9999 BKN150 QNH2993INS BECMG 0514/0515 VRB04KT 0800 FZFG BKN005 620001 QNH2990INS TX11/0500Z TN00/0414Z
PAFA 
7nm W 
041128Z 0412/0518 08003KT P6SM FEW050 SCT100
PAEI 
17nm SE 
041400Z 0414/0520 VRB03KT 9999 BCFG FEW070 QNH2995INS TEMPO 0414/0416 3200 BCFG FEW001 BECMG 0416/0417 VRB05KT 9999 NSW FEW080 QNH2999INS BECMG 0418/0419 06009KT 9999 FEW080 520103 QNH2988INS TX10/0501Z TNM03/0414Z
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