Fairbanks Intl Airport (Fairbanks, AK) FAI Remarks
Traffic pattern altitude (single engine reciprocating aircraft) 1500 ft MSL. Traffic pattern altitude (all multi-engine, large and TURBINE-POWERED aircraft) 2000 ft MSL.
Runway 20R PAPI unusable beyond 8 degrees right of centerline.
Spb taxi, takeoff and landings controlled by fairbanks international tower, contact tower on frequency. 118.3 for all requests. all pilots contact tower. as soon as practical after start up for taxi instructions. use caution to avoid unauthorized opposite direction departures. float pond traffic. as assigned by fairbanks tower. no step taxi except in channel for runway 02W-20W. runway 02W-20W touchdown reference markers 500 ft from shoreline, marked with buoys. limited transient float plane parking available contact operations 907-474-2530 for information. surface frozen in winter, not monitored. Migratory birds in vicinity of airport during spring thru fall, condition not monitored.
Air traffic control tower located at 64-48-39.438N 147-50-55.722W elevation 538' MSL.
See additional pages under notices for trsa and fairbanks area information.
Cold temperature restricted airport. Altitude correction required at or below -20C.
For transient helicopter parking please call airport operations 907-474-2530.
All runway hold lines and compass rose at taxiway west obscured october 1 thru april 1.
Weather camera available on internet at http://avcams.faa.gov
Northeast compass rose closed to helicopters over 12,500 lbs. Frost heaves south 2600 ft runway 02R/20L contact airport opers 907-474-2530 with safety concerns.
North/south taxiway (taxiway A) is west and parallel to runway 02L/20R. Be alert to avoid landing on taxiway.
For avblty of summer gravel strip runway 02/20 and winter ski strip runway 02/20 consult local notams and contact tower prior to arrival /departure.
Transient parking east ramp for non jet aircraft with wingspan less than 79 ft. No transient aircraft parking on west ramp, contact apt operations 907-474-2530 for info and medivac parking.
Runway 02R/20L closed to jet aircraft.
Noise abatement procedures in efect from 2200-0800 all large aircraft, turbine engine, and heavy aircraft utilize runway 02L for arrivals and 20R for departures when wind is not an operatioinal factor. Contact aprt operations for engine RUN-UP locations.
For flights in MOA'S east of fairbanks recommend contacting eielson rangr control on 125.3 or please call 1-800-758-8723 for information on military activites.
Military contract fuel available.
Be alert for snow removal equipment operations from 1 oct to 15 may.