Watson Lake Airport

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Comments (5)

Timothy K on January 18, 2011

A view from the west.

usfs79 on October 8, 2011

A wind sock Tim !!!! I just can't land with a bloody wind sock !!!!! Wind sock, wind sock I tell ya !!!! JK :o)

Timothy K on October 9, 2011

This was a very important airport during WWII. They ferried thousands of aircraft through here on the way to Russia. This is one of the very few uncontrolled airports that has an ILS so that should help you out!! Tim

usfs79 on October 9, 2011

Cool beans Tim, I guess if I looked at a sectional or WAC I would have caught that. I guess back in the day, they just might have had an ADF there in 1942 or so.

Timothy K on October 10, 2011

Oh for sure and they are still using ADF's although GPS approaches are slowly phasing them out.

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on January 18, 2011
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    by Timothy K
    • Camera: PENTAX Corporation PENTAX Optio 550
    • Taken on 2005/05/10 15:00:42
    • Exposure: 0.005s (1/213)
    • Focal Length: 7.80mm
    • F/Stop: f/3.500
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
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