BIRCHWOOD
Latitude: 61-24-57.4699 N
Longitude: 149-30-30.5804 W
Elevation: 83 ft.
Variation: 25 E 1985
From city: 2 miles NW of BIRCHWOOD, AK
ARTCC: ZAN
Section chart: ANCHORAGE
Time Zone: UTC-9(-8DT)
BCV (PABV)
BIRCHWOOD, AK
UNITED STATES

Data is effective:
04/03/2014 - 05/29/2014
Airport Operations
Airport Status: Operational
Facility use: Open to the public
Control Tower: No air traffic control tower at airport
FSS: KENAI FSS (ENA)
Phone: 800-478-3576
Toll Free: 1-866-864-1737
•  NAVAIDS HOM-C AND ACE-R CTLD WHEN HOM FSS CLSD.
•  A NON-STD TWEB PRVDD BY KENAI FSS ON IWW NDB ACE NDB RWO NDB ENA VOR HOM VOR AND ODK VOR. THE HRLY WX IS NOT INCLUDED BUT IS IN THE SCHEDULED BCST.
•  DOPPLER VHF/DF AVAILABLE FOR KODIAK ARPT; DF LOCATED AT LAT 60-34-50.947N LONG 151-15-08.028W
•  VHF/DF AVBL FOR KING SALMON AK LCTD AT LAT 58-41-57.38N LONG 156-41-07.68W.
•  VHF/DF AVBL FOR PORT HEIDEN AK LCTD AT LAT 56-57-13.201N LONG 158-38-02.469W.
•  VHF/DF AVBL FOR ANIAK AK LCTD AT LAT 61-34-57.407N LONG 159-35-29.467W.
•  VHF/DF AVBL FOR ST MARYS AK LCTD AT LAT 62-03-10.254N LONG 163-15-51.599W.
•  VHF/DF AVBL FOR MEKORYUK AK LCTD AT LAT 62-23-16.114N LONG 166-12-36.195W.
•  VHF/DF AVBL FOR BETHEL AK LCTD AT LAT 60-47-01.28N LONG 161-50-31.26W.
•  VHF/DF AVBL FOR GULKANA AK LCTD AT LAT 62-09-17.32N LONG 145-27-15.75W.
•  LAA WHEN ATCT CLSD.
•  USE FREQ 122.55 (ANC RCO) FOR FILING , ACTIVATING & CANCELINGFLIGHT PLANS IN THE ANCHORAGE BOWL AREA.
NOTAMs Facility: BCV (BIRCHWOOD)
Attendance: APR-AUG 0800-1800
SEP-MAR 0800-1700
Wind Indicator: Lighted
Segmented Circle: Yes
Lights: SEE RMK
ACTVT MIRL RY 02L/20R; VASI RY 20R - CTAF.
Beacon: Clear and Green
SS-SR
Fuel: 100LL
Int'l Operations:  
Airport Contacts
OWNER:
STATE OF ALASKA DOTPF CR
PO BOX 196900
ANCHORAGE, AK 99519-6900
UNITED STATES
Phone: 907-269-0770
MANAGER:
TOM GRMAN
5300 E. TUDOR ROAD
STATE OF ALASKA DOTPF CR
ANCHORAGE, AK 99507-1249
UNITED STATES
Phone: 907-338-1432
General Remarks
•  RWY USED FOR SAILPLANE OPERATIONS OCCASIONALLY.
•  MID 1500 FT OF TWY A DESIGNATED AS RY FOR ULTRALIGHT & SKI/TUNDRA TIRE EQUIPPED ACFT, NO PARALLEL OPS ALLOWED - SEQUENCE ON CTAF.
•  ULTRALIGHT RY SKI/TUNDRA TIRE RWY.
•  RGT TFC PATTERN RY 20L AND 20R EXCEPT ULTRALIGHT ACFT USE LEFT TFC PATTERN EAST AWAY FROM ALL RYS.
•  ARPT HAS DESIGNATED TRANSIENT ACFT PARKING AVBL. FIRST 24 HRS FREE. PAY AT PILOT SHACK.
•  HELICOPTERS AVOID FIXED WING AND ULTRALIGHT TRAFFIC PATTERN.
•  WX CAMERA AVBL ON INTERNET AT HTTP://AKWEATHERCAMS.FAA.GOV
•  TUNDRA TIRES/SKI STRIP IS NOT MAINTAINED IN THE WINTER MONTHS. BEWARE OF POSSIBLE HUMPS, BUMPS, AND RUTS.
Airport Communications
UNICOM: 123. MHz  
ATIS: None  
Radio AIDS To Navigation
NAVAIDS:
Type ID Name Frequency Hours Distance Bearing Remarks
TACAN EDF ELMENDORF   24 Hours 12.3 nm 37.7°
•  OPERATIONAL RESTRICTED
•  NO-NOTAM MP THURS 0800-1500Z++.
•  TACAN UNUSBL 030-070 BYD 20 NM BLO 10000 FT & 290-350 BYD 25 NM BLO 6000 FT.
VOT MRI MERRILL 111 MHz 24 Hours 15.4 nm 38.8°
•  OPERATIONAL IFR
VORTAC BGQ BIG LAKE 112.5 MHz 24 Hours 16.1 nm 124.8°
•  OPERATIONAL IFR
•  TACAN AZIMUTH & DME UNUSBL 226-246 BYD 36 NM BLO 7500 FT.
VOR/DME TED ANCHORAGE 113.15 MHz 24 Hours 19.8 nm 41.0°
•  OPERATIONAL IFR
•  VOR PORTION UNUSL 040-090 BYD 25 NM BLO 15000 FT; 090-095 BYD 20 NM BLO 15000 FT; 095-120 BYD 25 NM BLO 12500 FT; 120-145 BYD 25 NM BLO 9000 FT.
•  DME PORTION UNUSL 040-090 BYD 25 NM BLO 15000 FT; 090-095 BYD 20 NM BLO 15000 FT; 095-120 BYD 25 NM BLO 12500 FT; 120-145 BYD 25 NM BLO 9000 FT; 195-205 BYD 25 NM BLO 3500 FT; 205-210 BYD 25 NM BLO 4000 FT; 210-220 BYD 25 NM BLO 3500 FT.
NDB CMQ CAMPBELL LAKE 338 KHz 24 Hours 21.5 nm 46.4°
•  OPERATIONAL IFR
Weather Data Services
ID Type Frequency Phone Distance Remarks
BCV WX AWOS-3 135.55 MHz 907-688-0826 0.0 nm
IYS WX AWOS-3 135.25 MHz 907-373-3801 9.4 nm
FRN WX AWOS-3 118.525 MHz 907-384-0132 10.2 nm
MRI WX ASOS   907-272-0542 15.6 nm
LHD WX ASOS   907-245-1618 19.5 nm
Runways
02L/20R
Dimensions: 4010 ft. x 100 ft.
Surface Type: ASPH
Surface Condition: FAIR
Treatment:  
Runway Edge Lights: Medium Intensity
Weight Limitations  
   PCN:  
   Single Wheel:  
   Double Wheel:  
   Double Tandem:  
   Dual Double Tandem:  
  Runway 02L Runway 20R
True Alignment: 39° 219°
Traffic Pattern: Left Right
Markings: Non-precision instrument Non-precision instrument
Markings Condition: Fair Fair
Latitude: 61-24-42.3351 N 61-25-12.8296 N
Longitude: 149-30-58.2754 W 149-30-5.9806 W
Elevation: 82.5 ft. 68.4 ft.
Threshold Crossing Height:   48 ft. AGL
Visual Slope Indicator:   4-box VASI on left
KEY MIKE 7 TIMES FOR VASI.
Runway End Identifier Lights: No No
TDZE: 82.5 ft. 82 ft.

02R/20L
Dimensions: 2200 ft. x 50 ft.
Surface Type: ASPH-GRVL
Surface Condition: FAIR
Treatment:  
Runway Edge Lights:  
Weight Limitations  
   PCN:  
   Single Wheel:  
   Double Wheel:  
   Double Tandem:  
   Dual Double Tandem:  
  Runway 02R Runway 20L
Traffic Pattern:   Right
Latitude: 61-24-48.84 N 61-25-5.68 N
Longitude: 149-30-41.99 W 149-30-13.54 W
Elevation: 78.3 ft. 72.7 ft.
Runway End Identifier Lights: No No
TDZE: 78.3 ft. 78.3 ft.

Heliports
None