Thompson Pass
Valdez, Alaska

FAA NFDC Information Effective 56-day cycle 01/03/2019 - 2/28/2019

Ops Comms Services Owner Runways IFR Procs Current NOTAMs Remarks


FAA Identifier:K55
Lat/Lng:61.1772702778, -145.688433889
61-10-38.1730N, 145-41-18.3620W
Elevation:2080 feetEstimated
Magnetic Variation:27E,(1985),[17E (2018)]
From City:17nmE of ValdezLocated 20 Sm E Valdez.


Use:Open to the public
Airspace Analysis:NOT ANALYZED
Ownership:Publicly owned
Control Tower:no
ARTCC:Anchorage Center(ZAN)
NOTAMs and Weather:JNUNOTAM-D service at airport
Wind Indicator:None
Landing Fee:no




Airframe Repair:None
Powerplant Repair:None
Bottled Oxygen:None
Bulk Oxygen:None

Based Aircraft


Annual Operations

For year ending:12/31/2017
Non-local GA:40


Owner:State of Alaska - Dnr
Division of Land (Scro)
, 550 W7Th Ave. Ste 900C
Anchorage, Ak 99501-3577
Manager:Mgr. Dnr Southcentral Reg
, 550 W 7Th Ave. Ste 900C
Anchorage, Ak 99501-3577
(907) 269-8508



Runway 05/23

Length:2530 feet
Runway 05 , First 300 Ft Soft & Rutted, First 1200 Ft Has Grass & Brush to 1 Ft & Remainder Brush to 4 Ft.
Width:9 feet
9 Ft Usable Width Along East Side of Runway - Remainder Overgrown with Brush T0 4 Ft.
Surface:Grass / Sod, Gravel, Poor Condition
East Half of Runway Overgrown with Brush to 4 Ft - Strip 10 Ft by 2270 Ft East Side Uasable. Runway Surface is Soft After Rain; Loose Gravel & Small Brush to 6 Ins W Half of Runway. E Half of Runway Overgrown with Brush to 4 Ft. Runway Rises Slightly at Each End. Runway 05 First 300 Ft Soft & Rutted.
End 05 End 23
Gradient:3.0 3.0
Objects affecting Navigable Airspace (CFR part 77):Utility runway with a visual approachUtility runway with a visual approach
Object Clearance Slope:0:10:1
Object Height:6' AGL18' AGL
Object Distance:0' Along centerline
0' Along centerline



Additional Remarks

A2-Also Known As 30 Mile.
A33-05/23 1-Runway Surface is Soft After Rain; Loose Gravel & Small Brush to 6 Ins W Half of Runway. E Half of Runway Overgrown with Brush to 4 Ft. Runway Rises Slightly at Each End.
Uncontrolled Vehicular Traffic on Runway.
Usually Turbulent Wind.
High Terrain All Quadrants.
Transmission Line Crosses Hill on Approach End Runway 23.
Runway Condition not Monitored; Recommend Visual Inspection Prior to Using. Runway is Currently Littered with Bonfire Debris Including Partially Burned Wood Pallets, Broken Glass Bottles, Screws, Nails, Rusty Cans and Rock Piles. Runway is Currently Unsafe to Operate on.
Runway 05/23. Runway Cones & Threshold Panels Destroyed and/or Covered in Brush. Runway Suitable only for Conventional Gear, High Wing Aircraft.
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