WALES
Latitude: 65-37-21.2 N
Longitude: 168-5-41.9 W
Elevation: 25.8 ft.
Variation: 12 E 2005
From city: 1 miles NW of WALES, AK
ARTCC: ZAN
Section chart: NOME
Time Zone: UTC-9(-8DT)
IWK (PAIW)
WALES, 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: NOME FSS (OME)
Phone: LC 443-2291
Toll Free: 1-800-478-8400
•  FOR LCL CALL TO NOME FSS DIAL 907-443-2291
NOTAMs Facility: IWK (WALES)
Attendance: UNATNDD
Wind Indicator: Lighted
WIND SOCK LGT MAY BE OTS.
Segmented Circle: Yes
Lights: SEE RMK
ACTVT MIRL RY 18/36; PAPI AND REIL RYS 18 & 36 - CTAF.
Beacon: Clear and Green
SS-SR
Landing Fee: No
Fuel: NONE
Int'l Operations: Not a Landing Rights Airport
Not an Airport of Entry
Airport Contacts
OWNER:
STATE OF ALASKA DOT & PF
NORTHERN REGION
2301 PEGER RD
FAIRBANKS, AK 99709
UNITED STATES
Phone: 907-451-2200
MANAGER:
BOB MADDEN
PO BOX 1048
NOME, AK 99762
UNITED STATES
Phone: 907-443-3431
General Remarks
•  EASTERLY WINDS MAY CAUSE SEVERE TURBULENCE IN VICINITY OF RWY.
•  HIGH TERRAIN SE THRU E.
•  RY CONDITIONS NOT MONITORED; RECOMMEND VISUAL INSPECTION PRIOR TO LANDING.
•  WX CAMERA AVBL ON INTERNET AT HTTP://AKWEATHERCAMS.FAA.GOV
Airport Communications
UNICOM: None  
ATIS: None  
Remarks:
•  COMMUNICATIONS PRVDD BY NOME FSS ON FREQ. 122.6 (TIN CITY RCO).
•  APCH/DEP CTL PRVDD BY ANCHORAGE ARTCC ON FREQS 133.3/290.4 (NOME RCAG).
Radio AIDS To Navigation
NAVAIDS:
Type ID Name Frequency Hours Distance Bearing Remarks
NDB/DME TNC TIN CITY 347 KHz 24 Hours 5.6 nm 310.7°
•  OPERATIONAL IFR
•  NDB UNUSBL 200-240 BYD 20 NM ALL ALTS; 240-340 BYD 10 NM ALL ALTS.
•  DME UNUSBL 040-050 BYD 20 NM BLO 6000 FT; 050-080 BYD 20 NM BLO 9000 FT; 080-090 BYD 20 NM BLO 8500 FT; 090-095 BYD 20 NM BLO 5500 FT; 095-120 BYD 20 NM BLO 4400 FT; 200-240 BYD 20 NM ALL ALTS; 240-290 BYD 5 NM ALL ALTS; 290-320 BYD 10 NM ALL ALTS; 320-340 BYD 20 NM ALL ALTS.
•  DME CHANNEL 119Y PAIRED WITH VHF FREQ 117.25
Weather Data Services
ID Type Frequency Phone Distance Remarks
IWK WX AWOS-3 118.525 MHz 907-664-3907 0.0 nm
TNC WX AWOS-3     5.6 nm
•  FOR WEATHER CALL 907-552-9283 EXT 229.
Runways
18/36
Dimensions: 3990 ft. x 75 ft.
Surface Type: GRAVEL
Surface Condition: GOOD
Treatment:  
Runway Edge Lights: Medium Intensity
Weight Limitations  
   PCN:  
   Single Wheel:  
   Double Wheel:  
   Double Tandem:  
   Dual Double Tandem:  
  Runway 18 Runway 36
True Alignment: 189°
Traffic Pattern: Left Left
Latitude: 65-37-40.6484 N 65-37-1.8139 N
Longitude: 168-5-34.8386 W 168-5-48.8737 W
Elevation: 22.4 ft. 21 ft.
Threshold Crossing Height: 26 ft. AGL 26 ft. AGL
Visual Glide Path Angle:
Visual Slope Indicator: 4-light PAPI on left 4-light PAPI on right
Centerline Lights: no no
Runway End Identifier Lights: Yes Yes
TDZE: 25.8 ft. 25.8 ft.

Heliports
None