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BCV
Birchwood Airport
Official FAA Data Effective 2014-11-13 0901Z
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Location Information for PABV
Coordinates: N61°24.96' / W149°30.51'
Located 02 miles NW of Birchwood, Alaska on 196 acres of land. View all Airports in Alaska.
Surveyed Elevation is 83 feet MSL.
Magnetic Variation from 1985 is 25° East
Operations Data
Airport Use:Open to the public
Activation Date:October 1949
Status:Operational
Control Tower:No
Seg-Circle:Yes
Beacon:Clear-Green
(Lighted Land Airport)
Wind Indicator:Yes, Lighted
Lighting Schedule:SEE RMK
A.R.T.C.C.:ANCHORAGE
F.S.S.:KENAI
NOTAMs Facility:BCV (NOTAM-D available)
Sectional Chart:ANCHORAGE
AirspaceAnalysis:NO OBJECTION
Attendance:APR-AUG/ALL/0800-1800
SEP-MAR/ALL/0800-1700
Airport Communications
AWOS-3:135.55 Tel. 907-688-0826
UNICOM:123.000
CTAF:123.000
AWOS-3 at IYS (9.4 N):135.25 907-373-3801
AWOS-3 at FRN (10.1 SW):118.525 907-384-0132
ATIS at EDF (13.1 SW):273.5
Nearby Navigation Aids
IDNameFreqRadial / Range
VOT EDF ELMENDORF 113.40 019°12.3
VOT BGQ BIG LAKE 112.50 105°16.1
VOD TED ANCHORAGE 113.15 022°19.8
VOD TKA TALKEETNA 116.20 143°55.8
IDNameFreqBearing / Range
VOD CMQ CAMPBELL LAKE 338 201°21.5
VOD PEE PETERS CREEK 305 318°57.5
VOD OLT SOLDOTNA 346 190°69.4
VOD IWW WILDWOOD 379 201°69.9
Runway 02L/20R
Dimensions:4010 x 100 feet / 1222 x 30 meters
Surface:Asphalt in Fair Condition
Edge Lighting:Medium Intensity
Runway 02LRunway 20R
Coordinates:N61°24.71' / W149°30.97'N61°25.21' / W149°30.10'
Elevation: 82.5 68.4
Gradient: 0.4 0.4 UP
S
Traffic Pattern: Left Right
Runway Heading: 014° Magnetic, 039° True 194° Magnetic, 219° True
Markings:Non-Precision Instrument in fair condition.Non-Precision Instrument in fair condition.
Glide Slope IndicatorV4L
KEY MIKE 7 TIMES FOR VASI.
Obstacles: 76 ft Trees 1647 ft from runway
-5 FT FENCE 195 FT FM PAVEMENT EDGE.
55 ft Trees 1112 ft from runway, 120 ft right of center
Runway 02R/20L
Dimensions:2200 x 50 feet / 671 x 15 meters
Surface:Asphalt-Gravel in Fair Condition
Runway 02RRunway 20L
Coordinates:N61°24.81' / W149°30.70'N61°25.09' / W149°30.23'
Elevation: 78.3 72.7
Traffic Pattern: Right
Obstacles: 65 ft Trees 2088 ft from runway
Services Available
Fuel:100LL (blue)
Transient Storage:Hangars,Tiedowns
Airframe Repair:MAJOR
Engine Repair:MAJOR
Bottled Oxygen:NOT AVAILABLE
Bulk Oxygen:NOT AVAILABLE
Other Services:CHARTER SERVICE,GLIDER SERVICE,PILOT INSTRUCTION,AIRCRAFT RENTAL
Ownership Information
Ownership:Publicly owned
Owner:STATE OF AK DOTPF C REG
PO BOX 196900
ANCHORAGE, AK 99519-6900
907-269-0770
Manager:TOM GRMAN
5300 E. TUDOR ROAD, STATE OF ALASKA DOTPF CR
ANCHORAGE, AK 99507-1249
907-338-1432
Operational Statistics
Single Engine Aircraft Based on Field:272 Statistics collected for 12 month period ending 2013-12-31
Multi-Engine Aircraft Based on Field:3 Annual Commercial Operations:none
Jet Aircraft Based on Field:none Annual Commuter Operations:none
Helicopters Based on Field:2 Annual Air Taxi Operations:none
Military Aircraft Based on Field:none Annual Military Operations:100
Gliders Based on Field:6 Annual GA Local Operations:35044
Ultralights Based on Field:25 Annual GA Itinerant Operations:35044
Other Remarks
  • RWY USED FOR SAILPLANE OPERATIONS OCCASIONALLY.
  • ARPT HAS DESIGNATED TRANSIENT ACFT PARKING AVBL. FIRST 24 HRS FREE. PAY AT PILOT SHACK.
  • HELICOPTERS AVOID FIXED WING AND ULTRALIGHT TRAFFIC PATTERN.
  • WX CAMERA AVBL ON INTERNET AT HTTP://AVCAMS.FAA.GOV
  • TUNDRA TIRES/SKI STRIP IS NOT MAINTAINED IN THE WINTER MONTHS. BEWARE OF POSSIBLE HUMPS, BUMPS, AND RUTS.
  • MID 1500 FT OF TWY A DESIGNATED AS RY FOR ULTRALIGHT & SKI/TUNDRA TIRE EQUIPPED ACFT, NO PARALLEL OPS ALLOWED - SEQUENCE ON CTAF.
  • ULTRALIGHT RY SKI/TUNDRA TIRE RWY.
  • RGT TFC PATTERN RY 20L AND 20R EXCEPT ULTRALIGHT ACFT USE LEFT TFC PATTERN EAST AWAY FROM ALL RYS.
  • LCTD 2 SM NW OF CHUGIAK.
  • ACTVT MIRL RY 02L/20R; VASI RY 20R - CTAF.
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