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THOMAS STRIP Airport
(AK08)


FAA data valid effective Apr 27 2017 - May 25 2017 (unless otherwise noted).

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Aviation Summary: THOMAS STRIP (AK08)

Weather Summary


METAR
ICAO
Distance
Heading
Issued At
20.79
129.04
05/25/2017 05:56Z
Wasilla, Wasilla, AK (PAWS). May 25, 0556Z, Automated. Wind is variable at 5 knots, 10 statute miles visibility, Scattered Clouds at 3,900 feet, Ceiling is Broken at 6,500 feet, Overcast at 9,000 feet, Temperature 7°C, Dewpoint 5°C, Altimeter is 29.93. Remarks: automated station with precipitation discriminator rain ended 55 minutes past the hour sea level pressure 1015.0 hectopascals 0.05 inches precipitation (water equivalent) in past hour 0.14 inches precipitation (water equivalent) past 6 hours hourly temp 6.7°C dewpoint 5.0°C 6-hour max temp 9.4°C 6-hour min temp 6.7°C 3-hour atmospheric pressure increasing, then steady, or increasing then increasing more slowly by 1.5 hectopascals
28.21
142.79
05/25/2017 05:56Z
Birchwood, Birchwood, AK (PABV). May 25, 0556Z, Automated. Light Rain, Wind from 220° at 7 knots, 10 statute miles visibility, Few clouds at 3,600 feet, Ceiling is Broken at 4,900 feet, Overcast at 6,000 feet, Temperature 8°C, Dewpoint 6°C, Altimeter is 29.93. Remarks: automated station with precipitation discriminator sea level pressure 1014.4 hectopascals 0.01 inches precipitation (water equivalent) in past hour 0.05 inches precipitation (water equivalent) past 6 hours hourly temp 8.3°C dewpoint 5.6°C 6-hour max temp 11.1°C 6-hour min temp 7.8°C 3-hour atmospheric pressure increasing, then steady, or increasing then increasing more slowly by 1.8 hectopascals $
31.27
112.01
05/25/2017 05:53Z
Palmer Municipal, Palmer, AK (PAAQ). May 25, 0553Z, Automated. Light Rain, Wind from 290° at 7 knots, 10 statute miles visibility, Few clouds at 4,100 feet, Ceiling is Overcast at 5,500 feet, Temperature 7°C, Dewpoint 6°C, Altimeter is 29.91. Remarks: automated station with precipitation discriminator rain began 3 minutes past the hour sea level pressure 1013.1 hectopascals 0.03 inches precipitation (water equivalent) in past hour 0.03 inches precipitation (water equivalent) past 6 hours hourly temp 7.2°C dewpoint 5.6°C 6-hour max temp 11.7°C 6-hour min temp 7.2°C 3-hour atmospheric pressure decreasing or steady, then increasing; or increasing then increasing more rapidly by 1.7 hectopascals Thunderstorm Information not Available
TAF
ICAO
Distance
Heading
Issued At
31.27
112.01
05/25/2017 05:21Z
  • Palmer Municipal, Palmer, AK (PAAQ). Issued May 25, 0521Z, valid from May 25, 0600Z until May 26, 0600Z, Wind from 150° at 15 knots with gusts to 23 knots, greater than 6 statute miles visibility, Light Showers Rain, Scattered Clouds at 2,500 feet, Ceiling is Overcast at 5,000 feet
  • From May 25, 0900Z, Wind from 140° at 11 knots, greater than 6 statute miles visibility, Scattered Clouds at 4,000 feet, Ceiling is Broken at 7,000 feet
  • From May 25, 2200Z, Wind from 140° at 13 knots with gusts to 21 knots, greater than 6 statute miles visibility, Light Showers Rain, Scattered Clouds at 2,500 feet, Ceiling is Overcast at 5,000 feet.
31.94
0.67
05/25/2017 05:43Z
  • Talkeetna, Talkeetna, AK (PATK). Amended May 25, 0543Z, valid from May 25, 0600Z until May 26, 0600Z, Wind from 180° at 11 knots, greater than 6 statute miles visibility, Light Showers Rain, Scattered Clouds at 2,500 feet, Ceiling is Overcast at 3,500 feet
  • Temporary between May 25, 0600Z and May 25, 0800Z, Ceiling is Broken at 2,500 feet
  • From May 25, 0900Z, Wind from 180° at 11 knots, greater than 6 statute miles visibility, Showers in the Vicinity, Scattered Clouds at 2,500 feet, Ceiling is Overcast at 5,000 feet
  • From May 25, 2200Z, Wind from 190° at 8 knots, greater than 6 statute miles visibility, Light Showers Rain, Scattered Clouds at 2,000 feet, Ceiling is Overcast at 3,500 feet.
33.48
165.15
01/01/1970 00:00Z
  • Elmendorf Air Force Base, Anchorage, AK (PAED). Amended, valid from May 25, 0400Z until May 26, 0900Z, Wind from 180° at 12 knots with gusts to 18 knots, 8,000 meters visibility, Light Showers Rain, Scattered Clouds at 5,000 feet, Ceiling is Broken at 8,000 feet, light mixed icing 8,000 feet to 14,000 feet, altimeter 29.80 inches
  • Temporary between May 25, 0400Z and May 25, 0800Z, Wind from 150° at 25 knots with gusts to 31 knots
  • Becoming between May 25, 0500Z and May 25, 0600Z, Wind from 150° at 9 knots, greater than 9,000 meters visibility, No Significant Weather, Scattered Clouds at 3,000 feet, altimeter 29.85 inches
  • Becoming between May 26, 0100Z and May 26, 0200Z, Wind from 180° at 9 knots, 9,000 meters visibility, Light Showers Rain, Scattered Clouds at 3,000 feet, Ceiling is Broken at 8,000 feet, altimeter 29.90 inches, forecast maximum temperature 12°C on May 26, 0000Z, forecast minimum temperature 4°C on May 25, 1500Z.
Current weather conditions are not available for AK08.

The nearest NOAA weather station is at LAA (27.1 nm NW from AK08)
 Current Weather at LAA
56.0 F (13.3 C)
Fair
East winds at 12.7 mph
Pressure:
29.56 in
Humidity:
70%
Wind:
East at 12.7 MPH (11 KT)
Dew Point:
46.0 F (7.8 C)
Visibility:
10.00 mi
AK08 NOAA Radar
AK08 Weather Radar

Runway Summary

ID Dimensions Surface Instrument Approaches
16/34 30 ft x 1650 ft Gravel N/A

Communications Summary


CTAF122.80
UNICOMN/A
ATISN/A
CLEARANCE DELIVERYN/A

Terminal Procedures Summary


No terminal procedures available for AK08





Closest Alternate Airports with Instrument Procedures

PAUO - Willow - 3 nm SE from AK08

PAGQ - Big Lake - 20 nm SE from AK08

PAWS - Wasilla - 23.9 nm SE from AK08

PAAQ - Palmer Municipal - 36 nm SE from AK08

PATK - Talkeetna - 36.7 nm NE from AK08

PAMR - Merrill Field - 40.8 nm SE from AK08

PANC - Ted Stevens Anchorage International - 42.7 nm SE from AK08

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