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FAASTeam Notice
Type: Local Air Safety Information
Notice Date: Thursday, July 30, 2009
Notice Number: NOTC1777
Alaska Wild Fires Information
This notice expired on
Thursday, October 15, 2009

Flying is Alaska has its risks, including reduced visibility due to smoke from wild fires and a risk of a mid-air collision with water bombers and lead planes operating in close poximity to the fires.

This notice lists reference web sites for the National Park Service, BLM, State of Alaska and the FAA for fires in the State of Alaska. 

For the latest information concerning fires in the state of Alaska visit:

The National Interagency Fire Center web site: 

Alaska Interagency Coordination Center:

or contact the local Fire Information Office in Fairbanks at (907) 529-0511 or National Park Service in Anchorage at (907) 644-3418.

For Smoke-related air quality and other fire information, go to:

FAA searchable list of Temporary Flight Restrictions (TFRs):

Alaska Interagency Incident Information System page: