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Data Effective: 01/31/2019 - 02/28/2019
KWA (PKWA)
BUCHOLZ AAF(KWAJALEIN KMR)(ATOLL)
KWAJALEIN , - MARSHALL ISLANDS
Summary
Latitude/Longitude 8-43-12.4508 N / 167-43-53.9481 E
Elevation 15.9 FT
Variation 9 E 1985
ARTCC ZHN
Section chart GNC 7
Time Zone  
View active NOTAMS
OPERATIONS
Airport Status Operational
Facility use Private use only
Control Tower Air traffic control tower plus approach control
ATCT-ARAC.
Tower Hours 1900-0500Z TUE-SAT, EXCLD FED HOL
Apch/Dep Hours 2200-0600, TUE-SAT, EXCLD FED HOL
FSS HONOLULU FSS (HNL)  Toll Free: 1-800-WX-BRIEF
  • ROUTINE AND SELECTED SPECIAL REPORTS - HONOLULU / HILO / KAHULUI / GUAM.
  • FREQ 8903 CENTRAL WEST PACIFIC FAMILY; 8951 NORTH PACIFIC FAMILY.
  • FREQ 10048 NORTH PACIFIC FAMILY; 11282 CENTRAL EAST PACIFIC FAMILY TWO; 11330 NORTH PACIFIC FAMILY.
  • FREQ 11384 CENTRAL WEST PACIFIC FAMILTY 121.5 122.1R 122.1 122.6 123.6 131.95 EXTENDED RANGE VHF.
  • FREQ 13261 SOUTH PACIFIC FAMILTY 13273 NORTH PACIFIC FAMILTY 13288 CENTRAL EAST PACIFIC FAMILY ONE.
  • FREQ 13288 CENTRAL EAST PACIFIC TWO 13300 CENTRAL WEST PACIFIC FAMILTY 17904 CENTRAL EAST PACIFIC TWO.
  • FREQ 17904 CENTRAL WEST PACIFIC FAMILTY 17904 NORTH PACIFIC FAMILY 17904 SOUTH PACIFIC FAMILY 243.0 255.4 272.7.
  • FREQ 2932 NORTH PACIFIC FAMILY 2998 CENTRAL WEST PACIFIC FAMILY 3413 CENTRAL EAST PACIFIC FAMILY ONE.
  • FREQ 3467 SOUTH PACIFIC FAMILY 4666 CENTRAL WEST PACIFIC FAMILY 5547 CENTRAL EAST PACIFIC FAMILY ONE.
  • FREQ 5547 CENTRAL EAST PACIFIC TWO 5628 NORTH PACIFIC FAMILY 5643 SOUTH PACIFIC FAMILY 6532 CENTRAL WEST PACIFIC FAMILY.
  • FREQ 6655 NORTH PACIFIC FAMILY 8843 CENTRAL EAST PACIFIC FAMILY ONE 8867 SOUTH PACIFIC FAMILY.
NOTAMs Facility PKWA ()
Attendance 0730-2130
Wind Indicator  
Segmented Circle No
Lights  
Beacon Split Clear and Green
  SS-SR
Landing Fee  
Fuel NONE
Fire and Rescue  
Int'l Operations Landing Rights Airport
 Not an Airport of Entry
COMMUNICATIONS
UNICOM: None  
CTAF: None  
ATIS: None  
RADAR SERVICE: Approach / Departure
RADAR TYPE: BCN MON 1200-2000, TUE-SAT 0545-2130
KWAJALEIN APPROACH/DEPARTURE: 126.2 MHz APCH/P DEP/P  
  360.2 MHz APCH/P DEP/P  
KWAJALEIN EMERGENCY: 121.5 MHz EMERG  
KWAJALEIN GROUND: 121.9 MHz GND/P  
KWAJALEIN TOWER: 126.2 MHz LCL/P  
  360.2 MHz LCL/P  
Other - (BASE OPS): 118.8 MHz BASE OPS  
Remarks:
  • DUR AFLD OPR PERIODS WHEN ATC NOT AVBL, ALL ACFT WILL USE STD ADVSY PRO OF SECTION 4-1-9 OF THE US AIM AND SELF-ANNOUNCE ALL MOVEMENTSON CTAF BOTH ON GND AND WITHIN 10 NM OF THE ARPT.
  • ALL ACFT WITHIN 50NM MAINT. TWR CTC, OT CTC BASE OPS 118.8 (ADVSY SVC ONLY).
WEATHER
None
RUNWAY 06/24
Dimensions 6668 ft. x 198 ft.
Surface Type ASPH
Surface Condition  
Treatment  
Runway Edge Lights High Intensity
PCN  
Single Wheel 158,000 lbs
Double Wheel 205,000 lbs
Double Tandem 308,000 lbs
Dual Double Tandem  

Base End: 06

Latitude 8-43-2.6588 N
Longitude 167-43-22.1926 E
Elevation 14.9 ft.
Threshold Crossing Height 50 ft. AGL
Visual Glide Path Angle
Visual Slope Indicator 4-light PAPI on left
Runway End Identifier Lights Yes
TDZE 15.9 ft.

Reciprocal End: 24

Latitude 8-43-22.2429 N
Longitude 167-44-25.7036 E
Elevation 15.3 ft.
Threshold Crossing Height 44 ft. AGL
Visual Glide Path Angle
Visual Slope Indicator 4-light PAPI on left
Runway End Identifier Lights No
TDZE 15.6 ft.
HELIPORTS
None
CHARTS

Chart data valid from 0901Z 01/31/19 to 0901Z 02/28/19.

CONTACTS

OWNER

US ARMY AERONAUTICAL SVCS AGENCY
FT BELVOIR, MH 22060
MARSHALL ISLANDS
REMARKS
  • 24 HR PPR THRU CMDR US ARMY KWAJALEIN ATOLL; P.O. BOX 26 APO AP 96555; ATTN: BASE OPS; C805-355-2131 CONUS DSN 254-2131; HI/C 471-1836 X2131; HI/DSN 480-2131.
  • 250' TWR 8.5NM PKWA BRG 300DEG.
  • CTN-PILOTS HAVE EXPERIENCED VERTIGO DUR NGT OPERNS ESPECIALLY DUR PERIODS OF REDUCED VIS DUE TO LACK OF VISUAL CUES.
  • AFCT WITH EXPLOSIVE CARGO SHOULD PLAN TO ARRIVE BETWEEN 0830-1730 LCL.
  • CAUTION: MEN EQUIPMENT AND VEHICLES MAY BE OPERATING IN CLOSE PROXIMITY TO THE RWY.
  • TRANSIT ALERT CONTRACTOR ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE 0730-1930 LCL.
  • ARR/DEP SHOULD NOT BE PLANNED BETWEEN 1300-0730 LCL.
  • AVOID RAIN CATCHMENTS ON N SIDE OF RWY AND TWY.
  • (A70) FUEL CODE JP-5
  • TACAN TOWER 75 FT HIGH LCTD 164 FT NORTH OF TWY E CNTRLN.
  • PORTIONS OF TWY E NOT VIS FM ATCT.
  • NUMEROUS TREES AND OTHER OBSTN WITHIN 300 FT S OF RY.
  • USE OF PARALLEL TWY A LMTD TO C-141 AND SMALLER ACFT.
  • ELECTRO-MAGNETIC RADIATION MAY EXIST 24 HRS DAILY WITHIN 5 NM, FM SFC TO 30,000 FT.
  • RSTD: TWYS A AND E ARE WEIGHT RESTRICTED FOR THE FOLLOWING ACFT: B737, B757, B767, C-5, C-17, C-130, C-141, AND DC-8 BACK TAXI AND 180 DEG TURN ON RY WILL BE REQUIRED, FOR EITHER ARR OR DEP. EXCEPTIONS MAY BE GRANTED FOR TWY A, IN ORDER TO ACCESS EXPLOSIVE CARGO PARKING LOCATIONS.
  • REPORT ON INITIAL CALL UP WITH AWOS WX INFO AVBL ON FREQ.119.675 OR CALL (805) 355-8161.
  • FOR CD CTC HCF APCH AT 808-840-6201.