Aviation Reporting Point Information
The mountain is divided into two geographic areas, north and south. The dividing line is delineated from the east by the south side of the Eldridge Glacier, up to the main ridge of the Alaska Range, which extends up to the summit of Mount McKinley and westward to the summits of Mount Foraker and Mount Russell. There are two CTAFs used on the mountain. The south side traffic should monitor and report on 123.65, and the north side on 122.725.
Reporting Points Map(10mb PDF) and mountain inset map (1.5mb PDF)
If you have a hardcopy of this map make make sure to note that the South Side Frequency has been changed to 123.65. The most current version of this map should be dated 09/21/2009 in the lower right corner
Aviation Reporting Coordinates
When making a position report, give your location, altitude, destination and or direction of flight. For example: "Mountain Traffic, Cessna 1234, Ruth Icefall, 8000 feet, up glacier for the Amphitheater."
View in Google Earth - Click here if you have Google Earth installed on your computer or another application that can read KML/KMZ-formatted files.
Formatted for GPS units - Click here to download the reporting points in GPX format that can be imported into GPS units.
Common Flight Routes
Did You Know?
Mount McKinley, located within Denali National Park and Preserve, is the highest mountain on the North American continent. Measured from the 2,000 foot lowlands to its snowy summit at 20,320 feet, the mountain’s vertical relief of 18,000 feet is greater than that of Mount Everest.