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Birchwood Airport

Birchwood, AK

Phone: 907-338-1432
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Attendance: Attended
Sep-Mar, 7 Days a Week,0800-1700Apr-Aug, 7 Days a Week,0800-1800
Elevation:83 ft (25.3 m) (Surveyed)
Location:2.00 mi. NW of Birchwood
Beacon: Present (white-green)
Instrument Procedures:(None)
Runways:02L/20R, 02R/20L
Longest paved runway: 4010 ft
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Runway 02L/20R

Dimensions:4010 x 100ft. / 1222.2 x 30.5mWeight Bearing Cap:
Surface:asphalt, no surface treatment, in fair conditionRunway Edge Lights:medium
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
02L82.5ft. MSL
14° mag
39° true
0.4% down
non-precisionNo DataTrees, 115 ft Right of center, 57 ft high, 1,647 ft from end, 25:1 clearance slope
-5 Ft Fence 195 Ft Fm Pavement Edge
20R68.4ft. MSL
194° mag
219° true
0.4% up
non-precisionvisual glide slope: 4-Box/Left-Side VASI
Trees, 112 ft Right of center, 41 ft high, 1,068 ft from end, 21:1 clearance slope
S Key Mike 7 Times for VASI

Runway 02R/20L

Dimensions:2200 x 50ft. / 670.6 x 15.2mWeight Bearing Cap:
Surface:asphalt, gravel, no surface treatment, in fair conditionRunway Edge Lights:
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
02R78.3ft. MSL

0.3% down
No DataNo Data
20L72.7ft. MSL

0.3% up
No DataTrees, Both-Sides, 54 ft high, 2,088 ft from end, 34:1 clearance slope

Business/Service Information

Name LocationFreq. MonitoredMain Phone
Alaska Star Flying Club
    Tri-Star Aviation
      On field: W
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      Services at this airport:

      Engine Repair: MajorAirframe Repair: Major
      Fuel: 100LL Low-Lead

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        Operations & More Information

        Lat/Long:N61 24.9578' / W149 30.5097'
        Charts:NACO: Anchorage Sectional
        Mag Var:25E (1985)
        ARTCC:Anchorage (ZAN)
        FSS:Kenai (ENA)
        NOTAM Facility:BCV
        Approach/Departure Control Facility
        Pattern Altitude:Fixed Wing: 1096 MSL
        Wind Indicator:Lighted
        Seg. Circle:Yes
        Lighting:Pilot Activated Lighting:
        • high intensity: 7 clicks in 5 secs
        • medium intensity: 5 clicks in 5 secs
        • low intensity: 3 clicks in 5 secs
        Actvt MIRL Ry 02l/20r; VASI Ry 20r - CTAF

        Aircraft & Activity

        Based GA Aircraft

        Single Engine:272
        Multi Engine:3

        Airport Activity

        GA Local:35,044
        GA Itinerant:35,044
        Air Taxi:

        (12-month period ending on 5/31/2011)

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        Contact Addresses

        Owner:Airport Manager:
        State of Ak DotPF C RegionTom Grman
        Po Box 1969005300 E. Tudor Road, State Of Alaska Dotpf Cr
        Anchorage, AK 99519-6900Anchorage, AK 99507-1249
        907-269-0770 (Office) 907-338-1432 (Office)