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PAMR Merrill Field Airport
Anchorage, Alaska, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 11 AUGUST 2022

Location

FAA Identifier: MRI
Lat/Long: 61-12-48.7622N 149-50-41.0069W
61-12.812703N 149-50.683448W
61.2135451,-149.8447241
(estimated)
Elevation: 137.3 ft. / 41.8 m (surveyed)
Variation: 19E (2010)
From city: 1 mile E of ANCHORAGE, AK
Time zone: UTC -8 (UTC -9 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 99508

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 05/1947
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: ANCHORAGE CENTER
FSS: KENAI FLIGHT SERVICE STATION [907-283-7211]
NOTAMs facility: MRI (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: MON-FRI 0730-1700
Pattern altitude: TPA FOR ACFT 105 KTS OR LESS 900 FT MSL. ACFT GREATER THAN 105 KTS 1200 FT MSL.
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: no
Lights: ACTVT REIL RWY 07, 16, 25, 34; MIRL RWY 07/25 & 16/34 - CTAF. PAPI RWY 34; VASI RWY 07, 16, & 25 ON CONSLY.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
International operations: international airport of entry
US CUSTOMS USER FEE ARPT.

Airport Communications

CTAF: 126.0
UNICOM: 122.95
ATIS: 124.25
WX ASOS: 124.25 (907-271-5277)
MERRILL GROUND: 121.7 [0700-2200L.]
MERRILL TOWER: 126.0 127.55 [0700-2200L.]
ANCHORAGE APPROACH: 119.1
ANCHORAGE DEPARTURE: 119.1
CLASS C: 119.1
WX ASOS at LHD (4 nm SW): PHONE 907-245-5432
WX ASOS at ANC (5 nm SW): PHONE 907-271-5278
WX ASOS at FRN (6 nm NE): 134.25
WX AWOS-3P at BCV (16 nm NE): 135.55 (907-688-0826)
  • INTERFERENCE MAY BE RECEIVED ON ATCT FREQS IN TRAFFIC PATTERN FROM FM BROADCAST STATION.
  • WHEN ATCT CLSD CTAF PROCEDURES ARE RECOMMENDED. SEE REGULATORY NOTICES ANCHORAGE TERMINAL AREA MERRILL SEGMENT THIS SUPPLEMENT.
  • WHEN ATCT CLSD WX ALSO AVBL ON CTAF, CALL SIGN MERRILL WEATHER OR PHONE 907-271-4355.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
TEDr033/4.3ANCHORAGE VOR/DME113.1518E
BGQr152/21.6BIG LAKE VORTAC112.5019E

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100 JET-A
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: LOW
Bulk oxygen: LOW

Runway Information

Runway 7/25

Dimensions: 4000 x 100 ft. / 1219 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 50.0
Double wheel: 80.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 7  RUNWAY 25
Latitude: 61-12.954167N61-12.954000N
Longitude: 149-51.198333W149-49.837333W
Elevation: 124.4 ft.136.7 ft.
Traffic pattern: rightleft
Runway heading: 071 magnetic, 090 true251 magnetic, 270 true
Markings: precision, in good conditionprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-box VASI on left (3.75 degrees glide path)2-box VASI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 32 ft. pole, 245 ft. from runway, 300 ft. right of centerline, 1:1 slope to clear37 ft. bldg, 410 ft. from runway, 305 ft. right of centerline, 5:1 slope to clear

Runway 16/34

Dimensions: 2640 x 75 ft. / 805 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in fair condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 20.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 16  RUNWAY 34
Latitude: 61-12.940833N61-12.507667N
Longitude: 149-51.151000W149-51.151500W
Elevation: 124.4 ft.117.1 ft.
Traffic pattern: rightleft
Runway heading: 161 magnetic, 180 true341 magnetic, 000 true
Markings: basic, in fair conditionbasic, in fair condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-box VASI on right (3.00 degrees glide path)2-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 40 ft. bldg, 425 ft. from runway, 270 ft. left of centerline, 5:1 slope to clear26 ft. bldg, 200 ft. from runway, 220 ft. left of centerline, 1:1 slope to clear
26 FT BLDG 220 FT L OF CNTRLN 0-200 FT FM THR.

Runway 5/23

Dimensions: 2000 x 60 ft. / 610 x 18 m
Surface: asphalt/gravel, in good condition
FIRST 60 FT PAVED; RMNG GRAVEL.
Operational restrictions: USED SEASONALLY AS SNOW RWY; RCMD SKI EQUIP ACFT USE TO MINIMIZE WHEEL RUTTING.
RUNWAY 5  RUNWAY 23
Latitude: 61-12.580317N61-12.713083N
Longitude: 149-50.708433W149-50.085933W
Elevation: 130.0 ft.136.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 047 magnetic, 066 true227 magnetic, 246 true
Markings: , in good condition, in good condition
Runway end identifier lights: nono
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 32 ft. pole, 146 ft. from runway, 252 ft. right of centerline, 4:1 slope to clear7 ft. fence, 223 ft. right of centerline

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: MUNICIPALITY OF ANCHORAGE
800 MERRIL FIELD DR.
ANCHORAGE, AK 99501-4129
Phone 907-343-6303
Manager: D. RALPH GIBBS
800 MERRIL FIELD DR.
ANCHORAGE, AK 99501-4129
Phone 907-343-6303
DONALD.GIBBS@ANCHORAGEAK.GOV

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 844
Single engine airplanes: 786
Multi engine airplanes: 41
Helicopters: 16
Gliders airplanes: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 346/day *
53% transient general aviation
47% local general aviation
<1% air taxi
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2018

Additional Remarks

WHEN ATCT CLSD MERRILL ARPT WX AVBL CALL SIGN MERRILL WEATHER ON CTAF OR 271-4355.
FLT PLANNING IN ANCHORAGE BOWL AREA - RCO 122.55.
ACFT IN NONMOVEMENT AREA CTC GND CTL PRIOR TO TAXI.
ANCHORAGE WX CAMERA AVBL ON INTERNET AT HTTPS://WEATHERCAMS.FAA.GOV
PORTIONS OF TWY C BTN TWY S & N AND PORTIONS OF TWY Q NOT VIS FM TWR.
TWY B SOUTH OF TWY M, TWY G BTN TWY N & RWY 05/23, TWY Q EAST OF TWY C & ALL SFCS SOUTH OF RWY 05/23 UNCONTROLLED.
COMPASS ROSE AVBL WITH PRIOR CDN FM MERRILL FIELD ATCT.
ARR/DEP ROUTES - SEE AREA NOTICES; SPL NOTICE CARTEE ASP.
NOISE ABATEMENT: TGL & PAT OPS NA 2200 - 0600.
SEAGULLS AND RAVENS ON ARPT. MIGRATORY BIRDS ON ARPT SPRING THROUGH FALL.
PPR FOR ACFT OVR 12500 LBS.
ALL RWY & TWY LGTS NONSTD HEIGHT.
1-8 FT SNOW BERMS ADJ TO RWYS & TWYS DURG WINTER.
SEE SEPERATE LISTING FOR HOSP HELI.

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 11 August 2022 at 0901Z to 08 September 2022 at 0900z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS)-A   download (222KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (147KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (407KB)

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PAED - Elmendorf Air Force Base (3 nm NE)
PANC - Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (5 nm SW)
PAFR - Bryant Army Airfield Heliport (6 nm NE)
PAGQ - Big Lake Airport (19 nm N)
PAWS - Wasilla Airport (23 nm N)
 
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Photo by Vicki Eifert
Taken in June 2018
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 17-Aug-2022
 Local
(UTC-8)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:2113:21
Sunrise06:1414:14
Sunset21:5205:52
Evening civil twilight22:4606:46

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  17-Aug-2022 14:54:11
Local (UTC-8)  17-Aug-2022 06:54:11
 
METAR
PAMR 170553Z 28004KT 10SM FEW005 BKN110 13/12 A2948 RMK AO2 RAB06E23 SLP983 P0000 60000 T01330122 10161 20133 58021
PAED 
3nm NE 
171356Z 00000KT 10SM VCFG SCT070 BKN090 BKN140 10/10 A2934 RMK AO2A SLP931 SHALLOW FOG BANK NE-E T00980095 FZRANO $
PANC 
6nm SW 
171353Z 00000KT 10SM FEW070 SCT095 BKN110 BKN180 11/10 A2935 RMK AO2 SLP941 T01110100
PAFR 
6nm NE 
171423Z AUTO 28003KT 9SM FEW028 FEW080 BKN110 OVC140 10/09 A2931 RMK AO2 RAE05RAB14E23 SLP931 VISNO RWY35 CHINO RWY35 $
PABV 
15nm NE 
171356Z AUTO 09004KT 10SM FEW100 SCT120 10/09 A2937 RMK AO2 SLP952 T01000089
TAF
PAED 
3nm NE 
161800Z 1618/1724 35009KT 9000 -SHRA FEW005 BKN065 BKN100 610708 QNH2963INS BECMG 1621/1622 01009KT 9999 VCSH FEW045 BKN070 BKN120 610808 QNH2935INS BECMG 1711/1712 35009KT 9000 -SHRA FEW025 BKN055 BKN080 610708 QNH2934INS BECMG 1721/1722 22012KT 8000 -RA SCT020 OVC045 610708 QNH2938INS TX17/1702Z TN12/1712Z
PANC 
6nm SW 
161738Z 1618/1724 32005KT P6SM -RA FEW030 SCT060 BKN080 FM162100 VRB05KT P6SM VCSH FEW030 BKN060 OVC080 FM170900 VRB05KT P6SM -SHRA OVC050
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 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
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 Crowley
907-222-3000
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100LL Jet A
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 Updated 11-Jul-2022
 
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Spernak Airways 907-272-9475
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PS $7.82 
 Updated 18-Jul-2022
 
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SS=Self service
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