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Ralph Wien Memorial Airport

Kotzebue, AK

Phone: 907-442-3147
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Attendance: Attended
Year-round, 7 Days a Week,0600-2100
Elevation:15 ft (4.6 m) (Surveyed)
Location:1.00 mi. S of Kotzebue
Beacon: Present (white-green)
Instrument Procedures:ILS, DME, LOC, VOR, RNAV, GPS
Runways:09/27, 18/36 (unpaved)
Longest paved runway: 6300 ft
Fees:No data
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  • Sectional

Minimum Fuel Prices

100LL$ 8.31  (full serve service)
Jet-A$ 7.11  (full serve service)

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Runway 09/27

Dimensions:6300 x 150ft. / 1920.2 x 45.7mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 100000 lb
Surface:asphalt, grooved, in good conditionRunway Edge Lights:high
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
0913.3ft. MSL
87° mag
102° true
0.0% up
precisionvisual glide slope: 4-Box/Left-Side VASI
runway end identifier: REIL is present
runway visual range: Touchdown
400' Disp Threshold
ILS/DMERoad, ft of center, 15 ft high, 30 ft from end
Road 30 Ft Fm Thld
2715.6ft. MSL
267° mag
282° true
0.0% down
non-precisionvisual glide slope: 4-Box/Left-Side VASI
runway end identifier: REIL is present
Hill, Both-Sides, 38 ft high, 800 ft from end, 15:1 clearance slope

Runway 18/36

Dimensions:3876 x 90ft. / 1181.4 x 27.4mWeight Bearing Cap:
Surface:gravel, no surface treatment, in fair conditionRunway Edge Lights:medium
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
1811.2ft. MSL
179° mag
194° true
0.0% down
No DataRoad, Both-Sides, 15 ft high, 400 ft from end, 26:1 clearance slope
3610.8ft. MSL
359° mag
14° true
0.0% up
No Data

Business/Service Information

Name LocationFreq. MonitoredMain Phone
Bering Air
  • $9.09
  • $7.63
On field: NW
Crowley Petro
  • $8.31
  • $7.11
On field: NW
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Services at this airport:

Engine Repair: MinorAirframe Repair: Minor
Fuel: 100 Octane, Jet A
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    Operations & More Information

    Lat/Long:N66 53.0885' / W162 35.8882'
    Charts:NACO: Nome Sectional
    Mag Var:15E (2010)
    ARTCC:Anchorage (ZAN)
    FSS:Kotzebue (OTZ)
    NOTAM Facility:OTZ
    Approach/Departure Control Facility
    Pattern Altitude:No data provided. Assume 1000 AGL
    Wind Indicator:Lighted
    Seg. Circle:Yes
    Lighting:Pilot Activated Lighting:
    • high intensity: 7 clicks in 7 secs
    • medium intensity: 5 clicks in 5 secs
    • low intensity: 3 clicks in 3 secs
    HIRL Ry 09/27 & MIRL Ry 18/36 Opers 0700-0000 Otr Hrs Actvt - CTAF. Actvt REILs Rys 09 & 27 - CTAF. VASI Rys 09 and 27 Opr Continuously

    Aircraft & Activity

    Based GA Aircraft

    Single Engine:37
    Multi Engine:6

    Airport Activity

    GA Local:7,000
    GA Itinerant:30,000
    Air Taxi:20,000

    (12-month period ending on 1/1/2013)

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    Contact Addresses

    Owner:Airport Manager:
    St of Ak DotPF-N RegionAlvin Werneke
    2301 Peger RdBox 55
    Fairbanks, AK 99701Kotzebue, AK 99752
    907-451-5250 (Office) 907-442-3147 (Office)