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PAWR Whittier Airport
Whittier, Alaska, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 21 APRIL 2022

Location

FAA Identifier: IEM
Lat/Long: 60-46-37.8100N 148-43-10.7500W
60-46.630167N 148-43.179167W
60.7771694,-148.7196528
(estimated)
Elevation: 39 ft. / 12 m (estimated)
Variation: 25E (1985)
From city: 1 mile NW of WHITTIER, AK
Time zone: UTC -8 (UTC -9 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 99631

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 10/1974
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: yes, WIND INDICATOR MAY BE UNRELIABLE.
Segmented circle: no

Airport Communications

CTAF: 122.9

Airport Services

Airframe service: NONE
Powerplant service: NONE
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 4/22

Dimensions: 1480 x 60 ft. / 451 x 18 m
Surface: gravel, in fair condition
RUNWAY 4  RUNWAY 22
Latitude: 60-46.562000N60-46.698333N
Longitude: 148-43.384667W148-42.973667W
Elevation: 39.0 ft.19.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 031 magnetic, 056 true211 magnetic, 236 true
Markings: nonenone
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 26 ft. road, 75 ft. right of centerline3 ft. brush, 40 ft. left and right 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 907-269-0760
Manager: PAUL BERTHOLL
STATE OF AK DOT/PF
GIRDWOOD, AK 99587
Phone 907-783-2232

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft operations: 45/year *
56% transient general aviation
44% air taxi
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2019

Additional Remarks

APCH TO RY 22 OVER WATER. DISTANCE FROM WATER TO THLD PANELS 205 FT.
FOR TKOF USE RY 04 ONLY; FIRST 130 FT OF RY 04 UNUSBL. PILE OF LARGE ROCKS LCTD APCH END RY 04. FOR LDGS USE RY 22 ONLY; GO AROUND UNLIKELY.
WHITTIER AND PORTAGE GLACIER WX CAMERA AVBL ON INTERNET AT HTTPS://WEATHERCAMS.FAA.GOV
30 FT TREES, 45 FT EACH SIDE OF RWY CENTERLINE, FULL LENGTH.
NO SCHEDULED MAINT. NO WINTER MAINT. CLSD FROM FIRST SNOWFALL TIL AFTER BREAKUP.
WHEN AVAILABLE HOURLY WEATHER REPORTS FROM PORTAGE VISITOR CTR. 135.45. LOCATED WEST SIDE OF PORTAGE PASS.
RY CONDITION NOT MONITORED. RECOMMEND VISUAL INSPECTION PRIOR TO LDG.
BIRDS ON AND INVOF ARPT.
RY 22 SLOPES UP 2% FROM WATER.

Instrument Procedures

There are no published instrument procedures at PAWR.

Some nearby airports with instrument procedures:

PAFR - Bryant Army Airfield Heliport (40 nm NW)
PAMR - Merrill Field Airport (42 nm NW)
PAED - Elmendorf Air Force Base (43 nm NW)
PAWD - Seward Airport (44 nm SW)
PANC - Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (44 nm NW)
 
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Aerial photo
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Aerial photo of PAWR (Whittier Airport)
Photo by Dean Cully, August 2004

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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 17-May-2022
 Local
(UTC-8)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight03:5611:56
Sunrise05:0713:07
Sunset22:3606:36
Evening civil twilight23:4607:46

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  17-May-2022 23:07:21
Local (UTC-8)  17-May-2022 15:07:21
 
METAR
PATO 
4nm W 
172253Z AUTO 13009G17KT 10SM FEW070 12/02 A2979 RMK AO2 SLP089 T01170022 TSNO
TAF
PAED 
42nm NW 
171800Z 1718/1824 VRB06KT 9999 FEW050 FEW180 QNH2978INS BECMG 1721/1722 25012KT 9999 FEW050 SCT120 QNH2980INS BECMG 1805/1806 20006KT 9999 FEW100 SCT200 QNH2983INS TX15/1800Z TN03/1814Z
PANC 
44nm NW 
172100Z 1721/1824 25008KT P6SM FEW060 FEW200 FM180600 VRB04KT P6SM SCT120
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