Ralph Wien Memorial Airport (Kotzebue, AK) PAOT Remarks
Gates for blocking vehicle traffic crossing runway 09 threshold, key CTAF 7 times to lock; key 5 times on 122.65 to unlock. pilots making ils or localizer/DME runway 09 siap are required to lock gates prior to faf. all others landing runway 09 are requested to lock gates. See section "C " notices for gate control procedures.
Numerous wind turbine twrs 395 ft (330 AGL) aprxy 3.5 miles southeast of the airport.
Weather camera available on internet at http://avcams.faa.gov
Uncontrolled vehicle access to runway 18/36.
Cold temperature restricted airport. Altitude correction required at or below -43C/-45F.
Snow removal/ice removal and airport hazardous reporting only performed during duty hours.
Runway 18/36 aircraft operations greater than 49 ft wingspan approved with prior permission required from airport manager.
Parking area not lighted.
Taxiways and ramps have numerous dips and rough surfaces.
Airport sand larger gradation than faa recommended/see AC150/5200-30.
Closed to air carrier operations with more than 30 passenger seats except prior permission required in writing to airport manager, box 55, kotzebue, ak. 99752.
And 18/36 lights extend 30 inches above ground.
Road 30 ft from threshold.
HIRL runway 09/27 and MIRL runway 18/36 opers 0700-0000 otr hours activate - CTAF. Activate reils runways 09 and 27 - CTAF. PAPI runways 09 and 27 operational continuously.