Lake Hood Seaplane Base (LHD) Information

Anchorage, AK

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  • Lake Hood Seaplane Base (LHD) - 1958 DeHavilland BEAVER DHC-2 MK.1, P&W R-985 450 Hp, turning on final for landing left water lane-Lake Hood Seaplane Base, Alaska. Note: ANC Tower on left horizon. - by Doug Robertson by Doug Robertson
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Location & QuickFacts

FAA Information Effective:2013-12-12
Airport Identifier:LHD
Airport Status:Operational
Longitude/Latitude:149-57-59.3670W/61-10-53.8827N
-149.966491/61.181634 (Estimated)
Elevation:73 ft / 22.25 m (Estimated)
Land:0 acres
From nearest city:3 nautical miles SW of Anchorage, AK
Location:Anchorage County, AK
Magnetic Variation:25E (1985)

Owner & Manager

Ownership:Publicly owned
Owner:State Of Ak -- Dot&pf
Address:Po Box 196960
Anchorage, AK 99519-6960
Phone number:907-266-2741
Manager:Tim Coons
Address:State Of Ak -- Dot&pf, Po Box 196960
Anchorage, AK 99519-6960
Phone number:907-266-2741

Airport Operations and Facilities

Airport Use:Open to public
Wind indicator:Yes
Segmented Circle:No
Control Tower:Yes
Lighting Schedule:SEE RMK
ATC CTL. MIRL RY E/W CONTROLLED BY ANCHORAGE ATCT.
Beacon Color:Clear-Green (lighted land airport)
Landing fee charge:No
Sectional chart:Anchorage
Region:AAL - Alaska
Traffic Pattern Alt:600 ft
Boundary ARTCC:ZAN - Anchorage
Tie-in FSS:ENA - Kenai
FSS on Airport:No
FSS Phone:800-478-3576
FSS Toll Free:1-866-864-1737
NOTAMs Facility:LHD (NOTAM-d service avaliable)
Federal Agreements:NGY

Airport Communications

CTAF:126.800

Airport Services

Fuel available:100 100LLA
FUEL AVBL AT VARIOUS FIXED BASE OPERATORS.
Airframe Repair:MAJOR
Power Plant Repair:MAJOR
Bottled Oxygen:NONE
Bulk Oxygen:NONE

Runway Information

Runway 14/32

Dimension:2200 x 75 ft / 670.6 x 22.9 m
Surface:GRVL, Good Condition
Edge Lights:Medium
  Runway 14 Runway 32
Longitude:149-58-05.4798W149-57-45.3410W
Latitude:61-11-21.5772N61-11-02.2175N
Elevation:68.00 ft72.00 ft
Alignment:127127
Traffic Pattern:LeftRight
Obstruction:40 ft tree, 880.0 ft from runway, 170 ft left of centerline, 22:1 slope to clear27 ft tree, 650.0 ft from runway, 180 ft right of centerline, 24:1 slope to clear

Runway E/W

Dimension:4540 x 188 ft / 1383.8 x 57.3 m
Surface:WATER,
Edge Lights:Medium
  Runway E Runway W
Longitude:149-58-30.6610W149-57-00.9100W
Latitude:61-10-50.5830N61-10-39.5740N
Traffic Pattern:LeftLeft
Markings:None, None,
Runway End Identifier:NoNo
Centerline Lights:NoNo
Touchdown Lights:NoNo

Runway N/S

Dimension:1930 x 200 ft / 588.3 x 61.0 m
Surface:WATER,
  Runway N Runway S
Longitude:149-58-29.5590W149-58-14.4820W
Latitude:61-10-45.6930N61-11-03.2510N
Traffic Pattern:LeftLeft

Runway NW/SE

Dimension:1370 x 150 ft / 417.6 x 45.7 m
Surface:WATER,
  Runway NW Runway SE
Longitude:149-58-09.7350W149-58-27.8940W
Latitude:61-10-48.0170N61-10-58.5830N
Traffic Pattern:LeftLeft
Markings:None, None,
Runway End Identifier:NoNo
Centerline Lights:NoNo
Touchdown Lights:NoNo

Remarks

PUB RAMPS ON N & W SHORE OF LAKE HOOD, W SHORE CLSD TO AMPHIBIOUS ACFT OPNS.
ANCHORAGE WX CAMERA AVBL ON INTERNET AT HTTP://AKWEATHERCAMS.FAA.GOV
NOISE SENSITIVE AREA IN EFFECT; CTC AMGR 907-266-2741 FOR FURTHER INFO.
TWY V PCL SECURITY GATE EAST OF TWY E; KEY 121.75 5 TIMES TO ACTVT.
FLOATING DEBRIS ON LAKE.
SEE NOTICE IN SECTION C FOR AIRPORT LAYOUT GRAPHIC.
WATERFOWL INVOF RY.
TWY AROUND LAKE HOOD IS A JOINT USE TWY/ROAD & IS USED BY MOTOR VEHICLES/BICYCLISTS/JOGGERS AND TOUR BUSES. USE OF LANDING LIGHT WHEN TAXIING RCMDD.
TWY H-2/LAKESHORE TWY GATES PCL; KEY 121.75 3 TIMES TO ACTVT.
PPR FOR NON-RADIO OPNS. CTC FAA AT 907-271-5936. REQUEST TO BE TRANSFERRED TO ATCT. PROVIDE AN ETA AND REMAIN WITHIN PLUS/MINUS 15 MIN. NO NIGHTIME NON-RADIO ACFT OPNS.
RY 14/32 TFC PATTERNS OVERLAP SEADROME PATTERNS.
LAKE CLSD TO ACFT OVER 12500 LBS FM FREEZUP TIL APRXLY DEC 31; OVERFLOWS INTO ICE MAY OCCUR WINTER MONTHS.
AREA NW & SW OF LAKE SPENARD FM CANAL EASTWARD 1500' NOT VSBL FM ATCT.
FOR AVBLTY OF WINTER SKI OPNS ON E/W, N/S AND NW/SE WATERLANES, CONSULT LOCAL NOTAMS AND CTC TWR PRIOR TO ARR /DEP.
NESTING AREA NUMEROUS WATER FOWL.
LARGE FLOCKS OF MIGRATORY BIRDS INVOF ARPT.

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