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FAA Information Effective: 2/1/2018

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Ralph Wien Memorial Airport

Kotzebue, AK

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

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  • Satellite
  • Sectional

Minimum Fuel Prices

100LL$ 7.89  (full serve service)
Jet-A$ 6.05  (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
0912.8ft. MSL
91° mag
102° true
0.0% up
precisionrunway visual range: Touchdown
visual glide slope: 4-Light/Right-Side PAPI
runway end identifier: REIL is present
400' Disp Threshold
ILS/DMERoad, ft of center, 15 ft high, 30 ft from end
Road 30 Ft Fm Thld
2715.4ft. MSL
271° mag
282° true
0.0% down
non-precisionrunway visual range: Rollout
visual glide slope: 4-Light/Left-Side PAPI
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
183° mag
194° true
0.0% down
No DataRoad, Both-Sides, 15 ft high, 400 ft from end, 26:1 clearance slope
3610.8ft. MSL
3° mag
14° true
0.0% up
No Data

Business/Service Information

Name LocationFreq. MonitoredMain Phone
Bering Air
  • $7.90
  • $6.25
On field: NW
Crowley Petro
  • $7.89
  • $6.05
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 53.0883' / W162 35.8883'
Charts:NACO: Nome Sectional
Mag Var:11E (2020)
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. PAPI 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 12/1/2014)

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Contact Addresses

Owner:Airport Manager:
Alaska Dot&PF Northern RegionAlvin Werneke
2301 Peger RdBox 55
Fairbanks, AK 99701Kotzebue, AK 99752
907-451-5250 (Office) 907-442-3147 (Office)