VALDEZ PIONEER FIELD
Latitude: 61-8-3.175 N
Longitude: 146-14-41.143 W
Elevation: 121 ft.
Variation: 19 E 2015
From city: 3 miles E of VALDEZ, AK
ARTCC: ZAN
Section chart: ANCHORAGE
Time Zone: UTC-9(-8DT)
VDZ (PAVD)
VALDEZ, 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: JUNEAU FSS (JNU)
Phone: 907-789-7380
Toll Free: 1-800-WX-BRIEF
•  TELEPHONE-TWEB 907-789-1551.
•  JUNEAU ARPT WIND SYSTEM (JAWS) AVBL ON HTTP:PAJK.ARH.NOAA.GOV/JAWS/JAWS.PHP
•  FOR A TOLL FREE CALL TO JUNEAU AFSS OUTSIDE AREA DIAL 1-866-297-2236.
NOTAMs Facility: VDZ (VALDEZ PIONEER FIELD)
Attendance: MAY-SEPT 0800-1830
OCT-APR 0500-1830
Wind Indicator: Lighted
Segmented Circle: Yes
Lights: SEE RMK
ACTVT HIRL RY 06/24; MALSR & PAPI RY 06 & REIL RY 24 - CTAF.
Beacon: Clear and Green
SEE RMK
24 HRS
Landing Fee: No
Fuel: NONE
Fire and Rescue: ARFF Index I A certified on 04/01/2005
CLSD TO ACR OPNS WITH MORE THAN 30 PSGR SEATS EXCP WITH PPR IN WRITING TO AMGR; PO BOX 507 VALDEZ AK 99686; 24 HRS IN ADVANCE; FAX 907-835-5849.
Int'l Operations: Landing Rights Airport
Not an Airport of Entry
Airport Contacts
OWNER:
ST OF AK DOTPF NOR REG
2301 PEGER ROAD
FAIRBANKS, AK 99709
UNITED STATES
Phone: 907-451-5217
MANAGER:
STEVE SEARLES
BOX 507
VALDEZ, AK 99686
UNITED STATES
Phone: 907-835-5658
OTHER PHONE NUMBERS AVBL 835-4695/5658.
General Remarks
•  ARPT MAINT DUTY HRS 0600-1800 OCT-APR, 0730-1800 MAY-SEP.
•  SNOW & ICE REMOVAL ONLY PERFORMED DURING DUTY HRS UNLESS BY PRIOR ARRANGEMENT IN WRITING WITH ARPT MANAGEMENT.
•  BE ALERT - DURG STRONG NORTHERLY WINDS THE WINDS AT MIDFIELD AND AT THE EAST END OF THE RY MAY BE SIGNIFICANTLY HIGHER THAN THE WINDS DETECTED AT THE AWOS SITE.
•  BE ALERT: SEE SPECIAL NOTICES - PORT VALDEZ AREA AND GENERAL NOTICES - THOMPSON PASS AVALANCHE CONTROL.
•  POTATO POINT WX CAMERA AVBL ON INTERNET AT HTTP://AKWEATHERCAMS.FAA.GOV
•  ARPT SAND LARGER GRADATION THAN FAA RECOMMENDED/SEE AC150/5200-30.
Airport Communications
UNICOM: None  
ATIS: None  
Remarks:
•  APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY ANCHORAGE ARTCC ON FREQS 269.4 (MIDDLETON ISLAND RCAG) AND 119.3 (JOHNSTONE POINT RCAG).
Radio AIDS To Navigation
ILS/DME:
Rwy End Type ID Frequency Channel Remarks
Rwy 06 ILS/DME VDZ 109.5 MHz Chan 032X
•  LOC & DME UNUSBLE BYD 25 DEG RGT OF CRS ALL DIST & ALTS.
•  LOC & DME UNUSBLE BYD 10 DEG LEFT OF CRS ALL DIST & ALTS.
•  LOC & DME UNUSBLE BYD 11.2 NM BLO 4635 FT.


NAVAIDS:
Type ID Name Frequency Hours Distance Bearing Remarks
NDB MNL MINERAL CREEK 524 KHz 24 Hours 3.2 nm 79.1°
•  OPERATIONAL RESTRICTED
•  NDB MONTRD BY CORDOVA FSS WHEN TWR CLSD.
•  NDB UNUSABLE 320-010 BEYOND 15 NM.
NDB ALJ ORCA BAY 233 KHz 24 Hours 40.6 nm 14.2°
•  OPERATIONAL IFR
•  NDB UNUSBL 321-341 DEGS BYD 40NM BLO 7400 FT.
VOR/DME JOH JOHNSTONE POINT 116.7 MHz 24 Hours 40.7 nm 14.7°
•  OPERATIONAL RESTRICTED
•  VOR/DME UNUSBL 089-109 BYD 20 NM BLO 11000 FT; 109-159 BYD 20 NM BLO 25000 FT; 159-179 BYD 10 NM BLO 20000 FT; 179-194 BYD 10 NM BLO 15000 FT.
•  WX CAM
Weather Data Services
ID Type Frequency Phone Distance Remarks
VDZ WX AWOS-3 118.8 MHz   0.1 nm
Runways
06/24
Dimensions: 6500 ft. x 150 ft.
Surface Type: ASPH
Surface Condition: GOOD
Treatment: GRVD
Runway Edge Lights: High Intensity
Weight Limitations  
   PCN:  
   Single Wheel: 75,000 lbs
   Double Wheel: 200,000 lbs
   Double Tandem: 300,000 lbs
   Dual Double Tandem:  
  Runway 06 Runway 24
True Alignment: 81° 261°
Traffic Pattern: Right Left
Markings: Precision instrument Non-precision instrument
Markings Condition: Fair Fair
Latitude: 61-7-58.3229 N 61-8-8.0265 N
Longitude: 146-15-46.5652 W 146-13-35.7201 W
Elevation: 50 ft. 121 ft.
Threshold Crossing Height: 29 ft. AGL  
Visual Glide Path Angle:  
Visual Slope Indicator: 4-light PAPI on left  
Approach Lights: MALSR: 1400 feet medium intensity approach lighting system with runway alignment indicator lights  
Runway End Identifier Lights: No Yes
TDZE: 68 ft. 121 ft.
TORA: 6500 ft. 6500 ft.
TODA: 6500 ft. 6500 ft.
ASDA: 6500 ft. 6500 ft.
LDA: 6500 ft. 6500 ft.

Heliports
None