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PALH Lake Hood Airport
Anchorage, Alaska, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 01 DECEMBER 2022

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 -9 (UTC -8 during Daylight Saving 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 [907-283-7211]
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 907-245-5432
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 ASOS at FRN (10 nm NE): 134.25
WX AWOS-3P at BCV (19 nm NE): 135.55 (907-688-0826)
  • 907-245-5432

Nearby radio navigation aids

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

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100 100LL JET-A
100LL:AVBL AT RWY 14/32 TSNT PRKG & FBOS.
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR

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: LTD TO 9000 LB 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: 68 ft. tree, 936 ft. from runway, 285 ft. left of centerline, 13:1 slope to clear40 ft. tree, 633 ft. from runway, 109 ft. left of centerline, 15:1 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 197/day *
61% transient general aviation
25% air taxi
14% local general aviation
<1% commercial
<1% military
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2021

Additional Remarks

PUB RAMPS ON N & W SHORE OF LAKE HOOD.
ANCHORAGE WX CAMERA AVBL ON INTERNET AT HTTPS://WEATHERCAMS.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 06-Dec-2022
 Local
(UTC-9)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight08:5717:57
Sunrise09:5718:57
Sunset15:4500:45
Evening civil twilight16:4501:45

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  07-Dec-2022 07:56:08
Local (UTC-9)  06-Dec-2022 22:56:08
 
METAR
PALH 070705Z AUTO 05003KT 1/2SM SN FZFG VV010 M02/M03 A2948 RMK AO2 P0001 T10221028 TSNO
PANC 
2nm SW 
070653Z VRB03KT 1/2SM R07R/P6000FT SN FZFG VV010 M02/M03 A2947 RMK AO2 SLP981 P0004 T10221028
PAMR 
4nm NE 
070653Z 29004KT 1/2SM SN FZFG VV007 M02/M03 A2947 RMK AO2 SLP982 P0000 T10171033
PAED 
6nm NE 
070655Z 25005KT 3/4SM R06/5000VP6000FT -SN BR OVC007 M02/M03 A2945 RMK AO2A SLP971 P0002 T10251026 $
PAFR 
10nm NE 
070735Z AUTO 26003KT 2SM -SN BR OVC010 M02/M03 A2942 RMK AO2 CIG 008V010 SLP972 VISNO RWY35 CHINO RWY35 $
PABV 
19nm NE 
070736Z AUTO 23006KT 1 1/2SM -SN BR OVC009 M02/M02 A2947 RMK AO2 P0002 FZRANO
TAF
PANC 
2nm SW 
070537Z 0706/0812 VRB05KT 1/2SM SN FZFG OVC006 TEMPO 0706/0709 1SM -SN SCT007 OVC012 FM070900 VRB04KT 1 1/2SM -SN SCT007 OVC015 FM072000 VRB04KT 3SM -SN BR SCT015 OVC030 FM080000 35010KT P6SM FEW015 BKN040
PAED 
6nm NE 
062352Z 0623/0804 01009KT 2400 -SN BR SCT008 BKN025 OVC035 610259 QNH2944INS BECMG 0702/0703 01006KT 1600 -SN BR OVC007 640079 QNH2941INS BECMG 0710/0711 33009KT 3200 -SN BR BKN008 OVC010 640089 QNH2938INS BECMG 0714/0715 35009KT 6000 -SN BR BKN008 OVC015 610089 QNH2933INS BECMG 0720/0721 01009KT 8000 -SN BR SCT008 BKN015 OVC025 610159 QNH2931INS BECMG 0801/0802 01009KT 9999 VCSH BKN015 OVC025 610159 QNH2933INS TXM01/0623Z TNM05/0718Z
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