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PAGQ Big Lake Airport
Big Lake, Alaska, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 26 JANUARY 2023

Location

FAA Identifier: BGQ
Lat/Long: 61-32-04.8590N 149-48-45.1740W
61-32.080983N 149-48.752900W
61.5346831,-149.8125483
(estimated)
Elevation: 162.4 ft. / 49.5 m (surveyed)
Variation: 15E (2025)
From city: 1 mile SE of BIG LAKE, AK
Time zone: UTC -9 (UTC -8 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 99652

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 05/1951
Control tower: no
ARTCC: ANCHORAGE CENTER
FSS: KENAI FLIGHT SERVICE STATION [907-283-7211]
NOTAMs facility: ENA (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: UNATNDD
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT MIRL RY 07/25 - 122.8
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF: 122.8
ANCHORAGE APPROACH: 118.6
ANCHORAGE DEPARTURE: 118.6
CLASS C: 118.6
WX AWOS-3P at IYS (8 nm E): 135.25 (907-373-3801)
WX AWOS-3P at BCV (11 nm SE): 135.55 (907-688-0826)
WX ASOS at FRN (17 nm S): 134.25
WX ASOS at MRI (19 nm S): 124.25 (907-271-5277)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
BGQr096/4.9BIG LAKE VORTAC112.5019E
TEDr353/22.4ANCHORAGE VOR/DME113.1518E

Airport Services

Parking: tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR

Runway Information

Runway 7/25

Dimensions: 2450 x 70 ft. / 747 x 21 m
Surface: gravel, in good condition
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 7  RUNWAY 25
Latitude: 61-32.081043N61-32.080910N
Longitude: 149-49.173993W149-48.331817W
Elevation: 161.0 ft.158.3 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 075 magnetic, 090 true255 magnetic, 270 true
Markings: NSTD, in good conditionNSTD, in good condition
Runway end identifier lights: nono
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 60 ft. trees, 200 ft. right of centerline50 ft. trees, 207 ft. left of centerline

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 907-269-0770
Manager: KYLER HYLTON
289 INNER SPRING LOOP, DOT&PF CENTRAL REGION
PALMER, AK 99645
Phone 907-745-2159

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 70
Single engine airplanes: 66
Multi engine airplanes: 2
Helicopters: 2
    
Aircraft operations: avg 26/day *
84% transient general aviation
16% local general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2019

Additional Remarks

LOW FLYING ACFT INVOF APCH TO BIG LAKE VOR.
ARPT HAS DESIGNATED TRANSIENT ACFT PARKING AVBL. TRANSIENT ACFT PARKING IS DESIGNATED WITH GREEN CONES.
BE ALERT: FROST HEAVE ON RY APRXLY 2200 FT.
RY COND NOT MONITORED; RECOMMEND VISUAL INSPECTION PRIOR TO USE.
UPDRAFT OFF OF RISING HILL ON APCH TO RY 25.
RY 07+15' ROAD PARALLEL TO RY END.
190 FT AGL LIGHTED TWR 2 NM NE OF ARPT.
BE ALERT: OCCASIONAL ULTRA LIGHT TRAFFIC.

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 26 January 2023 at 0901Z to 23 February 2023 at 0900z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 07   download
RNAV (GPS) RWY 25   download
VOR RWY 07   download
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (148KB)

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PAWS - Wasilla Airport (8 nm E)
PAUO - Willow Airport (15 nm NW)
PAFR - Bryant Army Airfield Heliport (17 nm S)
PAED - Elmendorf Air Force Base (17 nm S)
PAMR - Merrill Field Airport (19 nm S)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 07-Feb-2023
 Local
(UTC-9)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight08:1817:18
Sunrise09:0618:06
Sunset17:2102:21
Evening civil twilight18:0903:09

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  07-Feb-2023 16:40:44
Local (UTC-9)  07-Feb-2023 07:40:44
 
METAR
PABV 
11nm SE 
071556Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR M13/M14 A2939 RMK AO2 SLP961 T11281139 FZRANO
PAFR 
17nm S 
071555Z AUTO 00000KT 9SM CLR M14/M16 A2933 RMK AO2 SLP943 T11421157 VISNO RWY35 CHINO RWY35 $
PAED 
17nm S 
071555Z 02005KT 10SM CLR M08/M09 A2936 RMK AO2A SLP941 T10771087
PAMR 
19nm S 
071553Z 00000KT 10SM FEW060 BKN180 M14/M17 A2938 RMK AO2 SLP950 T11441172
PAAQ 
21nm E 
071553Z 35012KT 10SM CLR M07/M12 A2938 RMK AO2 SLP953 T10671117
PALH 
22nm S 
071617Z AUTO 00000KT 8SM CLR M11/M11 A2939 RMK AO2 T11061111 TSNO
TAF
PAED 
17nm S 
062231Z 0622/0804 16012KT 2400 -SN BR BKN009 OVC015 620099 540204 QNH2901INS TEMPO 0622/0702 21012G22KT 0800 SN BECMG 0701/0702 16012G18KT 3200 -SN BR FEW005 BKN020 OVC040 620207 540104 QNH2905INS BECMG 0704/0705 16009KT 9999 VCSH FEW010 BKN035 OVC060 620354 510204 QNH2914INS BECMG 0708/0709 16009KT 9999 VCFG FEW002 SCT060 510305 QNH2923INS BECMG 0720/0721 16006KT 9999 NSW FEW005 SCT060 BKN180 QNH2938INS TXM01/0704Z TNM09/0718Z
PAAQ 
21nm E 
070116Z 0701/0724 04006KT 2SM -SN BR SCT015 OVC035 TEMPO 0701/0704 1SM -SN BR BKN015 FM070400 14005KT 6SM -SN BR OVC035 FM070700 VRB04KT P6SM VCSH BKN070
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