• Location

    Latitude: 
    46-05-35.9000N (46.093306)
    Longitude: 
    068-33-51.3000W (-68.564250)
    Elevation: 
    778.0 feet MSL (237 m MSL)
    Magnetic Variation: 
    16.6 W (as of May 2018 from WMM2015 model)
    Time Zone: 
    UTC -5.0 (Standard Time)
    UTC -4.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
    From City: 
    8 N.M. NW of Patten, Maine
    Found On: 
    Halifax Chart
    FAA Region: 
    ANE
  • Seaplane Base Operations

    Facility Use: 
    Public
    Type: 
    Seaplane Base
    Activation Date: 
    06/1947
    Control tower: 
    No
    Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
    Months/Days/Hours
    ALL/ALL/DALGT
    Boundary ARTCC: 
    ZBW (Boston)
    Segmented Circle Indicator: 
    No
    Traffic Pattern Altitude: 
    1778 feet (542 m)
    NOTAMs Facility: 
    BGR
    NOTAM-D Service: 
    Yes

    Based Aircraft

    Single Engine:  2

    Annual Operations (as of 08/15/2015)

    Total Operations:  10
    GA Local:  10 100.0%
  • Communications

    CTAF:  122.900

    • CLNC DLVY THRU FLIGHT SERVICES 1-800-WX-BRIEF.
       
  • Contacts

    Manager: 
    Privately owned: 
    SCOTTY SKINNER
    SHIN POND
    MT. CHASE, ME 04765
    207-528-2626
    SCOTTY'S FLYING SERV. INC.
    1446 SHIN POND ROAD
    MT. CHASE, ME 04765
    207-528-2626
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    Area Code: 207

    Business Name Frequency Phone Fuel Grade
    Scotty's Flying Service
      
    528-2626 100LL
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  • Flight Service Stations

    Primary Alternate
    FSS on Field:  N
    FSS Name (ID):  Bangor(BGR)
    Frequency: 
    Toll Free Phone:  1-800-WX-BRIEF
       
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  • Maps

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  • METAR / TAF

    METAR

    TAF

  • Navigation Aids (Navaids) near 85B

    Navigational Aid (NAVAID) distances from the airport are listed in Nautical Miles (NM).
  • Nearby Airports with Fuel

    Dist (NM) Name (Airport IDs) True Hdg Mag Hdg Fuel Grade
    24.8 Millinocket Seaplane Base
    (70B)
    208 224 100LL
    27.2 Millinocket Municipal Airport
    (MLT KMLT MLT)
    190 206 100LL, Jet A
    32.2 Houlton International Airport
    (HUL KHUL HUL)
    86 103 100LL, Jet A
    41.7 Northern Maine Regional Airport At Presque Is Airport
    (PQI KPQI PQI)
    30 47 100LL, Jet A
    51.9 Caribou Municipal Airport
    (CAR KCAR CAR)
    25 42 100LL
    56.0 Greenville Municipal Airport
    (3B1)
    227 243 100LL, Jet A
    57.2 Greenville Seaplane Base
    (52B)
    229 245 100LL
    67.4 Long Lake Seaplane Base
    (92B)
    11 28 MOGAS
    68.6 Dewitt Field, Old Town Municipal Airport
    (OLD KOLD OLD)
    183 199 100LL
    71.2 Dexter Regional Airport
    (1B0)
    203 219 100LL, MOGAS
    72.3 Northern Aroostook Regional Airport
    (WFK KFVE FVE)
    8 25 100LL, Jet A
    77.9 Bangor International Airport
    (BGR KBGR BGR)
    188 204 100LL, Jet A
    86.5 Pittsfield Municipal Airport
    (2B7)
    203 219 100LL, Jet A-1+
    99.0 Hancock County-Bar Harbor Airport
    (BHB KBHB BHB)
    174 190 100LL, Jet A
    99.2 Central Maine Airport Of Norridgewock Airport
    (OWK KOWK OWK)
    214 230 100LL, MOGAS
  • Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

    NOTAMs

    List ALL KOWK NOTAMs

    NOTAM Radius Search

    NOTAMS within
    NM of KOWK

    NOTAM Flight Path Search (Enter from two to five locations below)

    Locations (ICAO):
    Buffer (Both Sides):
    NM
    Include:
  • Ratings & Reviews

    Shin Pond Seaplane Base Ratings

    Category Aspect Rating
    Overall Rating for Shin Pond Seaplane Base
    • 4.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Flight Service Number of Flights
    • 2.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Overall Number of Routes Served
    • 3.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    International Routes Served
    • 3.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    On-time Performance
    • 3.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Business Services & Internet Airport Lounges
    • 4.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Business Centers
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Airport Website (information & tools)
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Availability of Internet Connectivity
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Wireless Internet Access
    • 4.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    General Facilities ATM Locations
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Public Telephones
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Restrooms
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Architecture
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Terminal Layout
    • 3.5/5 (2 votes cast)

    Seating Areas
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Overall Cleanliness
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Children Play Areas
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Geographic Location
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Baggage Claim Locations
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Baggage Handling
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Overall Comfort
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Security Lines
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Transportation & Parking Parking Availability
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Parking Pricing
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Public Transport
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Car Rental
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Taxis
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Hotel Shuttles
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Proximity to City Center
    • 1.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Amenities Shopping (variety and number)
    • 2.5/5 (2 votes cast)

    Restaurants & Bars (variety and number)
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Restaurants & Bars (price/value)
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

  • Remarks

    A110-1 BIRDS AND DEER ON & INVOF ARPT.
    A110-3 RY 21 HAS 30 FT DROPOFF 100 FT FM EOR.
    A15 AIRPORT ADDRESS: 603 AIRPORT RD
    A16 ADDITIONAL CONTACT # 207-634-5351 (AIRPORT PHONE) - ROLAND RAY.
    A42-03 RWY 03 MARKINGS FADED, CENTERLINE MISSING.
    A42-21 RWY 21 MARKINGS FADED, CENTERLINE MISSING.
    A58-03 RWY 3 +30' TREES 0'-85 FT. FM THRESHOLD, 240 FT.-250' FT.L; +35 FT. TREES 85 FT.-200 FT. FROM THRESHOLD, 180 FT. - 250FT. LEFT; +10 FT. -30 FT. TREES 100 FT. -200 FT. FM THRESHOLD, 130 FT.- 250 FT. RIGHT OF CENTERLINE.
    A58-15 RWY 15 +12 FT. - 15 FT. TREES 100 FT. FM THRESHOLD, 120 FT. RIGHT OF CENTERLINE; +8 FT.- 10 FT. TREES, 0 FT. TO 80 FT. FM THRESHOLD, 210FT TO 240 FT. RIGHT OF CENTERLINE.
    A58-21 RWY 21 +8 FT. - 20 FT. BRUSH 0 FT. - 110 FT. FROM THRESHOLD, 240 FT. - 250 FT. LEFT OF CENTERLINE.
    A58-33 RWY 33 +5 FT. TO 7 FT. BRUSH 50 FT. TO 200 FT. FROM THRESHOLD 200 FT. TO 250 FT. RIGHT OF CENTERLINE.
    A70 24 HR FUEL AVAILABLE WITH MAJOR CREDIT CARD
    A81-APT ACTVT REIL RY 15/33; PAPI RY 15; MIRL RY 15/33 - CTAF.
    E111 EXISTED PRIOR TO 1959.

  • Runways

    85B Airport Runway Summary

    Longest Runway: 15/33 is 4000 ft (1219 m) long
    Runways with an Instrument Approach:

    85B Airport Runway Details

    Runway 03/21  3998 ft x 80 ft (1219 m x 24 m)
    Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 09/02/2013
    Surface:  Asphalt - Fair condition -
    Runway Pavement Class: 
    Runway Edge Lights:  Intensity

    Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
    Single Wheel Landing Gear:  30.0
    Dual Wheel Landing Gear:  60.0
    Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 
    Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

    Runway 03

    Runway 21

    Elevation: 
    265 266
    Latitude: 
    44-42-32.0596N 44-43-10.9854N
    Longitude: 
    069-52-07.5109W 069-51-58.2641W
    True Magnetic Hdg.: 
    10 190
    ILS Type: 
    Glide Path Angle: 
    0.0 degrees 0.0 degrees
    Traffic Pattern: 
    Left Left
    Runway Markings Type: 
    Nonprecision Instrument Basic
    Runway Markings Condition:
    Poor Poor
    Arresting Device: 
    Object at End: 
    TREES TREES
    Object Height: 
    35 22
    Object Marked/Lighted?: 
    Distance from End: 
    208 298
    Object Centerline Offset: 
    135 ft. right of centerline 135 ft. right of centerline
    Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
    Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
    Approach Light System: 
    REIL: 
    Touchdown Lights: 
    Centerline Lights: 
    Threshold Crossing Height: 
    Threshold Elevation: 
    0 0
    Displaced Threshold: 
    0 0
    Threshold Latitude: 

    Threshold Longitude: 

    Declared Distances
    Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
    0 0
    Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
    0 0
    Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
    0 0
    Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
    0 0

    Runway 15/33  4000 ft x 100 ft (1219 m x 30 m)
    Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 09/02/2013
    Surface:  Asphalt - Fair condition -
    Runway Pavement Class: 
    Runway Edge Lights:  Medium Intensity

    Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
    Single Wheel Landing Gear:  30.0
    Dual Wheel Landing Gear:  60.0
    Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 
    Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

    Runway 15

    Runway 33

    Elevation: 
    264 258
    Latitude: 
    44-43-12.6091N 44-42-47.4133N
    Longitude: 
    069-52-16.9588W 069-51-34.2988W
    True Magnetic Hdg.: 
    130 310
    ILS Type: 
    Glide Path Angle: 
    3.0 degrees 0.0 degrees
    Traffic Pattern: 
    Left Left
    Runway Markings Type: 
    Nonprecision Instrument Basic
    Runway Markings Condition:
    Good Good
    Arresting Device: 
    Object at End: 
    TREES TREES
    Object Height: 
    50 25
    Object Marked/Lighted?: 
    Distance from End: 
    1225 563
    Object Centerline Offset: 
    135 ft. right of centerline 135 ft. right of centerline
    Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
    2-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway
    Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
    Approach Light System: 
    REIL: 
    Yes Yes
    Touchdown Lights: 
    Centerline Lights: 
    Threshold Crossing Height: 
    43
    Threshold Elevation: 
    0 0
    Displaced Threshold: 
    0 0
    Threshold Latitude: 

    Threshold Longitude: 

    Declared Distances
    Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
    0 0
    Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
    0 0
    Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
    0 0
    Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
    0 0

    Runway 03/21  3999 ft x 100 ft (1219 m x 30 m)
    Runway Length Source:  as of
    Surface:  Asphalt -
    Runway Pavement Class: 
    Runway Edge Lights:  Intensity

    Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
    Single Wheel Landing Gear: 
    Dual Wheel Landing Gear: 
    Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 
    Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

    Runway 03

    Runway 21

    Elevation: 
    265 266
    Latitude: 
    44.7089 44.7197
    Longitude: 
    -69.8688 -69.8662
    True Magnetic Hdg.: 
    9 189
    ILS Type: 
    Glide Path Angle: 
    0.0 degrees 0.0 degrees
    Traffic Pattern: 
    Runway Markings Type: 
    Runway Markings Condition:
    Arresting Device: 
    Object at End: 
    Object Height: 
    0 0
    Object Marked/Lighted?: 
    Distance from End: 
    0 0
    Object Centerline Offset: 
    Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
    Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
    Approach Light System: 
    REIL: 
    Touchdown Lights: 
    Centerline Lights: 
    Threshold Crossing Height: 
    Threshold Elevation: 
    265 266
    Displaced Threshold: 
    0 0
    Threshold Latitude: 

    Threshold Longitude: 

    Declared Distances
    Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
    0 0
    Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
    0 0
    Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
    0 0
    Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
    0 0

    Runway 15/33  3999 ft x 100 ft (1219 m x 30 m)
    Runway Length Source:  as of
    Surface:  Asphalt -
    Runway Pavement Class: 
    Runway Edge Lights:  Yes Intensity

    Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
    Single Wheel Landing Gear: 
    Dual Wheel Landing Gear: 
    Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 
    Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

    Runway 15

    Runway 33

    Elevation: 
    263 257
    Latitude: 
    44.7202 44.7132
    Longitude: 
    -69.8714 -69.8595
    True Magnetic Hdg.: 
    129 309
    ILS Type: 
    Glide Path Angle: 
    0.0 degrees 0.0 degrees
    Traffic Pattern: 
    Runway Markings Type: 
    Runway Markings Condition:
    Arresting Device: 
    Object at End: 
    Object Height: 
    0 0
    Object Marked/Lighted?: 
    Distance from End: 
    0 0
    Object Centerline Offset: 
    Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
    Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
    Approach Light System: 
    REIL: 
    Yes Yes
    Touchdown Lights: 
    Centerline Lights: 
    Threshold Crossing Height: 
    Threshold Elevation: 
    263 257
    Displaced Threshold: 
    0 0
    Threshold Latitude: 

    Threshold Longitude: 

    Declared Distances
    Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
    0 0
    Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
    0 0
    Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
    0 0
    Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
    0 0

  • Services

    Airframe Repair: 
    Major
    Powerplant Repair: 
    Major
    Bottled Oxygen: 
    None
    Bulk Oxygen: 
    None
    Fuel Available: 
    100LL, MOGAS
    Landing Fees: 
    No
    Parking: 
    Tiedowns available

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