Gambell, Alaska

FAA NFDC Information Effective 56-day cycle 06/22/2017 - 8/17/2017

Ops Comms Services Owner Runways IFR Procs Current NOTAMs Remarks


FAA/ICAO Identifier:GAM / PAGM
Lat/Lng: 63.7666111111, -171.732777778
63-45-59.8000N, 171-43-58.0000W
Estimated by 3RD PARTY SURVEY on 07/27/2010
Elevation: 29 feet Surveyed by 3RD PARTY SURVEY on 07/27/2010
Magnetic Variation: 08E, (2015), [8E (2017)]
Sectional: BETHEL
From City: in Gambell


Use: Open to the public
Ownership: Publicly owned
Activation: 03/1950
Control Tower: no
ARTCC: Anchorage Center (ZAN)
NOTAMs and Weather: GAM NOTAM-D service at airport
Wind Indicator: Lighted
Segmented Circle: yes
Lights: Activate MIRL Runway 16/34; REIL and VASI Runways 16 & 34 and ODALS Runway 34 - CTAF.
Beacon: Sunset-Sunrise (local time)
Clear-Green (Lighted Land Airport)
Landing Fee: no


CTAF: 122.700
Weather: AWOS-3P 907-985-5733 125.9


Airframe Repair: None
Powerplant Repair: None
Bottled Oxygen: None
Bulk Oxygen: None
Other Services: Cargo handling

Based Aircraft

Total: 0

Annual Operations

For year ending: 12/31/2014
Commercial Carriers: 1652
Total: 1652


Owner: Alaska Dot&Pf Northern Region
2301 Peger Rd
Fairbanks, Ak 99709
Manager: Joseph Johnson
Box 1048
Nome, Ak 99762


Runways: 16/34

Runway 16/34

Length: 4499 feet
by 3Rd Party Survey on 07/27/2010
Width: 96 feet
Surface: Asphalt / Bituminous Concrete, Porland Cement Concrete, Fair Condition
Unsealed Cracks 1-2 Inches Wide Spanning Width of Runway Every 50-200 Feet.
Surface Treatment: NONE
Weight Capacity: Single Wheel aircraft: 22,000 lbs
Runway Lights Edge Intensity: Med Intensity
End 16 End 34
True Alignment: 172, (164 Magnetic) 352, (344 Magnetic)
Right Hand Pattern: Yes  
Runway Markings: Nonprecision Instrument, Fair Condition Nonprecision Instrument, Fair Condition
Gradient: 0.7 0.7
Elevation at End: 29.2' MSL 28.4' MSL
Elevation at Touchdown Zone: 29.4' MSL 28.5' MSL
Threshold Crossing Glide Path Height: 37' AGL 39' AGL
Visual Glide Path Angle: 3.00° 3.00°
Visual Glide Slope Indicator: 4-Box VASI on left side of runway 4-Box VASI on right side of runway
Approach Lights:   ODALS - Omnidirectional Approach Lighting System
Runway End Identifer Lights (REIL): Yes Yes
Objects: Ant  
Object Marking: Lighted  
Objects affecting Navigable Airspace (CFR part 77): Utility runway with a nonprecision approach Utility runway with a nonprecision approach
Object Clearance Slope: 32:1 50:1
Object Height: 98' AGL  
Object Distance: 3400' Along centerline
250' Left of centerline



Additional Remarks

98 Ft Tower (Lgtd) 3400 Ft from Approach End Runway 16.
Runway 16/34 Safety Areas Soft & Loose Gravel.
Runway Condition not Monitored; Recommend Visual Inspection Prior to Landing.
Wx Camera Available on Internet at Http://Avcams.FAA.Gov
Cold Temperature Restricted Airport. Altitude Correction Required at or Below -26C.

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