Merrill airport weather info available on CTAF (please call sign merrill weather) during hours air traffic control tower closed or phone 271-4355 during hours when air traffic control tower closed.
Use frequency 122.55 (rco) for filing , activating and canceling flight plans in the anchorage bowl area.
Be alert: runway 05/23 surface composition is grvl.
All aircraft in non-movement areas must contact ground control prior to taxi.
Anchorage weather camera available on internet at http://avcams.faa.gov
Runway 05/23 reflective thlds and edge markers.
Portions of taxiway C between taxiway south and taxiway north, portions of taxiway G, and portions of taxiway Q not vsbl from tower. taxiway Q uncontrolled east of taxiway C. taxiway G uncontrolled between taxiway north and runway 05/23. All surfaces south of runway 05/23 uncontrolled.
Flocks of seagulls and ravens on airport.
Prior permission required for aircraft ovr 12500 lbs.
All runway and taxiway lights non-standard height.
1 ft to 8 ft snow berms and piles adjacent to runways and taxiways during winter months.
Migratory waterfowl on airport spring and fall.
See seperate listing for hosp heli.
Runway 05/23 paved first 50 ft.
Activate MIRL runways 07/25 and 16/34; REIL runways 07, 25; 16 and 34 - CTAF. PAPI runway 34; vasi runways 07, 25 and 16 operates 24 hours.
Traffic pattern altitude for aircraft 105 kts or less 900 ft MSL. Aircraft greater than 105 kts 1200 ft MSL.