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PALH Lake Hood Airport
Anchorage, Alaska, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 15 AUGUST 2019

Location

FAA Identifier: LHD
Lat/Long: 61-11-11.9011N 149-57-55.4171W
61-11.198352N 149-57.923618W
61.1866392,-149.9653936
(estimated)
Elevation: 79.3 ft. / 24.2 m (surveyed)
Variation: 25E (1985)
From city: 3 miles SW of ANCHORAGE, AK
Time zone: UTC -8 (UTC -9 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 99517

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 06/1947
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: ANCHORAGE CENTER
FSS: KENAI FLIGHT SERVICE STATION [907-283-8469]
NOTAMs facility: LHD (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: CONTINUOUS
Pattern altitude: 679.3 ft. MSL
Wind indicator: yes
Segmented circle: no
Lights: SS-SR

Airport Communications

CTAF: 126.8
ATIS: 125.6
WX ASOS: PHONE 907-245-1618
LAKE HOOD TOWER: 126.8
ANCHORAGE APPROACH: 119.1
ANCHORAGE DEPARTURE: 119.1
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 119.4
CLASS C: 119.1
WX ASOS at ANC (1.2 nm SW): PHONE 907-271-5278
WX ASOS at MRI (4 nm NE): 124.25 (907-271-5277)
WX AWOS-3 at FRN (10 nm NE): 134.25 or 118.525 (907-384-0132)
WX AWOS-3P at BCV (19 nm NE): 135.55 (907-688-0826)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
TEDr334/1.1ANCHORAGE VOR/DME113.1518E
BGQr161/23.0BIG LAKE VORTAC112.5019E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
CAMPBELL LAKE053/2.633816ECMQ -.-. -- --.-

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100 100LL JET-A
FUEL AVBL RY 14/32 TRANSIENT PARKING AND FM VARIOUS FIXED BASE OPERATORS.
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 14/32

Dimensions: 2200 x 75 ft. / 671 x 23 m
Surface: gravel/dirt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: LIMITED TO ACFT 9000 LBS OR LESS.
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 14  RUNWAY 32
Latitude: 61-11.359693N61-11.037010N
Longitude: 149-58.091452W149-57.755785W
Elevation: 74.6 ft.79.3 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftright
Runway heading: 128 magnetic, 153 true308 magnetic, 333 true
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 40 ft. tree, 880 ft. from runway, 170 ft. left of centerline, 22:1 slope to clear27 ft. tree, 650 ft. from runway, 180 ft. right of centerline, 24:1 slope to clear

Runway E/W

Dimensions: 4541 x 188 ft. / 1384 x 57 m
Surface: water
RUNWAY E  RUNWAY W
Traffic pattern: leftleft

Runway N/S

Dimensions: 1930 x 200 ft. / 588 x 61 m
Surface: water
RUNWAY N  RUNWAY S
Traffic pattern: leftleft

Runway SE/NW

Dimensions: 1369 x 150 ft. / 417 x 46 m
Surface: water
RUNWAY NW  RUNWAY SE
Traffic pattern: leftleft

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: STATE OF AK - DOT & PF
PO BOX 196960
ANCHORAGE, AK 99519-6960
Phone 907-266-2741
Manager: TIM COONS
STATE OF AK - DOT & PF, PO BOX 196960
ANCHORAGE, AK 99519-6960
Phone 907-266-2741

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 1032
Single engine airplanes: 999
Multi engine airplanes: 33
  • TOTAL: 1185.
    
Aircraft operations: avg 169/day *
73% local general aviation
24% air taxi
2% transient general aviation
<1% commercial
* for 12-month period ending 31 May 2016

Additional Remarks

PUB RAMPS ON N & W SHORE OF LAKE HOOD.
ANCHORAGE WX CAMERA AVBL ON INTERNET AT HTTP://AVCAMS.FAA.GOV
NOISE SENSITIVE AREA IN EFFECT; CTC AMGR 907-266-2741 FOR FURTHER INFO.
TWY V PCL SECURITY GATE EAST OF TWY E; KEY 121.75 5 TIMES TO ACTVT.
FLOATING DEBRIS ON LAKE.
SEE NOTICE IN SECTION C FOR AIRPORT LAYOUT GRAPHIC.
TWY AROUND LAKE HOOD IS A JOINT USE TWY/ROAD & IS USED BY MOTOR VEHICLES/BICYCLISTS/JOGGERS AND TOUR BUSES. USE OF LANDING LIGHT WHEN TAXIING RCMDD.
TWY H-2/LAKESHORE TWY GATES PCL; KEY 121.75 3 TIMES TO ACTVT.
PPR FOR NON-RADIO OPNS. CTC FAA AT 907-271-5936. REQUEST TO BE TRANSFERRED TO ATCT. PROVIDE AN ETA AND REMAIN WITHIN PLUS/MINUS 15 MIN. NO NIGHTIME NON-RADIO ACFT OPNS.
RY 14/32 TFC PATTERNS OVERLAP SEADROME PATTERNS.
LAKE CLSD TO ACFT OVER 12500 LBS FM FREEZUP TIL APRXLY DEC 31; OVERFLOWS INTO ICE MAY OCCUR WINTER MONTHS.
AREA NW & SW OF LAKE SPENARD FM CANAL EASTWARD 1500' NOT VSBL FM ATCT.
NUMEROUS WATERFOWL AND NESTING AREAS INVOF ARPT.
FOR AVBLTY OF WINTER SKI OPNS ON LAKE SURFACES, CONSULT LOCAL NOTAMS AND CTC TWR PRIOR TO ARR /DEP.
NORTH POTHOLE DESIGNATED NO-WAKE AREA TO PROTECT MOORED AIRCRAFT/SHORELINE
ALL WATERLANES ELEV 76 FT TO LAKE HOOD SEAPLANE BASE (LHD).
ARRIVAL/DEPARTURE ROUTES; SEE AREA NOTICES.
LARGE FLOCKS OF MIGRATORY BIRDS INVOF ARPT SPRING TO FALL.

Instrument Procedures

There are no published instrument procedures at PALH.

Some nearby airports with instrument procedures:

PANC - Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (1 nm SW)
PAMR - Merrill Field Airport (4 nm NE)
PAED - Elmendorf Air Force Base (6 nm NE)
PAFR - Bryant Army Airfield Heliport (10 nm NE)
PAGQ - Big Lake Airport (21 nm N)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 20-Aug-2019
 Local
(UTC-8)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:3113:31
Sunrise06:2314:23
Sunset21:4405:44
Evening civil twilight22:3506:35

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  20-Aug-2019 15:15:37
Local (UTC-8)  20-Aug-2019 07:15:37
 
METAR
PALH 201453Z 00000KT 4SM HZ CLR 08/04 A2983 RMK AO2 SLP103 T00830044 56005
PANC 
2nm SW 
201453Z 17006KT 5SM FU SCT000 SCT070 BKN200 10/07 A2982 RMK AO2 SLP099 T01000067 56005
PAMR 
4nm NE 
201453Z 00000KT 5SM FU SCT022 08/01 A2982 RMK AO2 SLP099 FU SCT022 T00780006 57005
PAED 
6nm NE 
201426Z AUTO 03005KT 10SM OVC012 08/02 A2982 RMK AO2 OVC V BKN SLP094 $
PAFR 
10nm NE 
201458Z AUTO 00000KT 9SM BKN022 OVC110 03/01 A2980 RMK AO2 BKN V OVC SLP098 T00280005 58005 $
PABV 
19nm NE 
201456Z AUTO 00000KT 4SM HZ OVC120 09/03 A2984 RMK AO2 SLP110 T00890028 58006
TAF
PANC 
2nm SW 
201120Z 2012/2118 18005KT 5SM FU SCT001 OVC035 FM202100 36005KT 5SM FU SCT001 OVC050 FM210300 30006KT P6SM SCT250
PAED 
6nm NE 
201232Z 2012/2117 02006KT 4800 FU SCT100 QNH2984INS BECMG 2013/2014 VRB06KT 4800 FU SCT060 BKN080 600802 QNH2981INS BECMG 2023/2024 25006KT 9999 NSW FEW040 QNH2972INS TX16/2101Z TN09/2015Z
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