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IWK
Wales Airport
Official FAA Data Effective 2018-07-19 0901Z
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Location Information for PAIW
Coordinates: N65°37.35' / W168°5.70'
Located 01 miles NW of Wales, Alaska. View all Airports in Alaska.
Surveyed Elevation is 25 feet MSL.
Magnetic Variation from 2005 is 12° East
Operations Data
Airport Use:Open to the public
Activation Date:October 1954
Status:Operational
Control Tower:No
Seg-Circle:Yes
Beacon:Clear-Green
(Lighted Land Airport)
Wind Indicator:Yes, Lighted
WIND SOCK LGT MAY BE OTS.
Lighting Schedule:SEE RMK
A.R.T.C.C.:ANCHORAGE
F.S.S.:NOME
NOTAMs Facility:IWK (NOTAM-D available)
Sectional Chart:NOME
AirspaceAnalysis:NO OBJECTION
Attendance:Unattended
Airport Communications
AWOS-3:118.525 Tel. 907-664-3907
CTAF:123.000
AWOS-3 at TNC (5.6 SE):
AWOS-3 at KTS (44.2 SE):121.550 907-642-2166
AWOS-3 at TER (49.5 SE):118.375 907-642-2301
Remarks:
  • APCH/DEP CTL PRVDD BY ANCHORAGE ARTCC ON FREQS 133.3/290.4 (NOME RCAG) .
  • COMMUNICATIONS PRVDD BY NOME FSS ON FREQ. 122.6 (TIN CITY RCO).
Nearby Navigation Aids
IDNameFreqRadial / Range
VOD TNC TIN CITY 117.25 300°5.6
IDNameFreqBearing / Range
VOD TNC TIN CITY 347 118°5.6
Runway 18/36
Dimensions:3990 x 75 feet / 1216 x 23 meters
Surface:Gravel in Good Condition
Edge Lighting:Medium Intensity
Runway 18Runway 36
Coordinates:N65°37.68' / W168°5.58'N65°37.03' / W168°5.81'
Elevation: 22.4 21.0
Gradient: 0.0 0.0
Traffic Pattern: Left Left
Runway Heading: 177° Magnetic, 189° True 357° Magnetic, 009° True
Glide Slope IndicatorP4L (3.00° Glide Path Angle)P4R (3.00° Glide Path Angle)
REIL:YesYes
Obstacles: 15 ft Road 600 ft from runway
Services Available
Fuel:NONE
Transient Storage:NONE
Airframe Repair:NONE
Engine Repair:NONE
Bottled Oxygen:NONE
Bulk Oxygen:NONE
Ownership Information
Ownership:Publicly owned
Owner:ALASKA DOT&PF NORTHERN REGION
NORTHERN REGION, 2301 PEGER RD
FAIRBANKS, AK 99709
907-451-2200
Manager:JOSEPH JOHNSON
PO BOX 1048
NOME, AK 99762
907-443-3431
Operational Statistics
Single Engine Aircraft Based on Field:none Statistics collected for 12 month period ending 2016-12-31
Multi-Engine Aircraft Based on Field:none Annual Commercial Operations:none
Jet Aircraft Based on Field:none Annual Commuter Operations:none
Helicopters Based on Field:none Annual Air Taxi Operations:300
Military Aircraft Based on Field:none Annual Military Operations:none
Gliders Based on Field:none Annual GA Local Operations:none
Ultralights Based on Field:none Annual GA Itinerant Operations:none
Other Remarks
  • EASTERLY WINDS MAY CAUSE SEVERE TURBULENCE IN VICINITY OF RWY.
  • HIGH TERRAIN SE THRU E.
  • RY CONDITIONS NOT MONITORED; RECOMMEND VISUAL INSPECTION PRIOR TO LANDING.
  • WX CAMERA AVBL ON INTERNET AT HTTP://AVCAMS.FAA.GOV
  • COLD TEMPERATURE RESTRICTED AIRPORT. ALTITUDE CORRECTION REQUIRED AT OR BELOW -12C.
  • ALL LIGHTS BROKEN ON WINDSOCK
  • SEVERAL RWY LIGHTS BROKEN.
  • ACTVT MIRL RY 18/36; PAPI AND REIL RYS 18 & 36 - CTAF.
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