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Location

Latitude: 
28-36-10.9900N (28.603053)
Longitude: 
081-50-58.2800W (-81.849522)
Elevation: 
94.0 feet MSL (29 m MSL)
Magnetic Variation: 
6.1 W (as of June 2018 from WMM2015 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -5.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -4.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
5 N.M. N of Groveland, Florida
Found On: 
Jacksonville Chart
FAA Region: 
ASO

Operations

Facility Use: 
Private
Type: 
Seaplane Base
Activation Date: 
12/1997
Control tower: 
No
Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
Months/Days/Hours
Unattended
Boundary ARTCC: 
ZJX (Jacksonville)
Segmented Circle Indicator: 
No
Traffic Pattern Altitude: 
1094 feet (333 m)
NOTAM-D Service: 
No

Based Aircraft

Single Engine:  1

Annual Operations (as of )

Communications

       

    Contacts

    Manager: 
    Privately owned: 
    OLIVER P KENNEDY
    12319 MATTIODA RD
    GROVELAND, FL 34736
    352-429-4025
    OLIVER P KENNEDY
    12319 MATTIODA RD
    GROVELAND, FL 34736
    352-429-4025

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    Area Code: 352

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    Flight Service Stations

    Primary Alternate
    FSS on Field:  N
    FSS Name (ID):  Saint Petersburg(PIE)
    Frequency: 
    Toll Free Phone:  1-800-WX-BRIEF
       

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    METAR / TAF Weather

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    Navigation Aids (Navaids) near FD78

    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
    13.4 Leesburg International Airport
    (LEE KLEE LEE)
    9 15 100LL, Jet A
    14.1 Bob White Field Airport
    (X61)
    55 61 100LL
    15.4 Orlando Apopka Airport
    (X04)
    65 71 100LL, Jet A
    21.9 Umatilla Municipal Airport
    (X23)
    28 34 100, 100LL
    27.4 Executive Airport
    (ORL KORL ORL)
    97 103 100, 100LL, Jet A
    27.4 Inverness Airport
    (KINF INF)
    296 302 100LL, Jet A
    27.7 Zephyrhills Municipal Airport
    (ZPH KZPH ZPH)
    215 221 100LL, Jet A+
    28.8 Kissimmee Gateway Airport
    (ISM KISM ISM)
    130 136 100LL, Jet A
    30.3 Orlando International Airport
    (MCO KMCO MCO)
    109 115 100LL, Jet A
    32.8 Winter Haven's Gilbert Airport
    (GIF KGIF GIF)
    171 177 100LL, Jet A, MOGAS
    32.9 Brooksville-Tampa Bay Regional Airport
    (KBKV BKV)
    256 262 100LL, Jet A
    33.1 Jack Browns Seaplane Base
    (F57)
    172 178 100LL
    34.0 Orlando Sanford International Airport
    (SFB KSFB SFB)
    71 78 100LL, Jet A
    36.0 Tampa North Aero Park Airport
    (X39)
    230 236 100LL
    37.8 Pilot Country Airport
    (X05)
    244 250 100LL
    37.9 Lakeland Linder Regional Airport
    (LAL KLAL LAL)
    193 199 100LL, Jet A
    39.1 Marion County Airport
    (X35)
    314 320 100LL, Jet A
    39.4 Ocala International-Jim Taylor Field Airport
    (OCF KOCF OCF)
    330 336 100LL, Jet A-1+
    39.7 Bartow Municipal Airport
    (BOW KBOW BOW)
    174 180 100LL, Jet A
    39.8 Plant City Airport
    (KPCM PCM)
    204 210 100LL, Jet A

    Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

    NOTAMs

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    NOTAMS within
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    Ratings & Reviews

    Kennedy Seaplane Base Ratings

    Category Aspect Rating
    Overall Rating for Kennedy Seaplane Base
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Flight Service Number of Flights
    • 4.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Overall Number of Routes Served
    • 2.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    International Routes Served
    • 2.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    On-time Performance
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Business Services & Internet Airport Lounges
    • 2.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Business Centers
    • 4.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Airport Website (information & tools)
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Availability of Internet Connectivity
    • 4.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Wireless Internet Access
    • 1.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    General Facilities ATM Locations
    • 4.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Public Telephones
    • 2.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Restrooms
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Architecture
    • 4.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Terminal Layout
    • 2.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Seating Areas
    • 1.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Overall Cleanliness
    • 2.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Children Play Areas
    • 3.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Geographic Location
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Baggage Claim Locations
    • 1.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Baggage Handling
    • 3.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Overall Comfort
    • 2.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Security Lines
    • 1.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Transportation & Parking Parking Availability
    • 2.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Parking Pricing
    • 4.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Public Transport
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Car Rental
    • 2.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Taxis
    • 2.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Hotel Shuttles
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Proximity to City Center
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Amenities Shopping (variety and number)
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Restaurants & Bars (variety and number)
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

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

    Runways

    FD78 Airport Runway Summary

    Longest Runway: 17/35 is 2000 ft (610 m) long
    Runways with an Instrument Approach:

    FD78 Airport Runway Details



    Waterway 17/35  2000 ft x 100 ft (610 m x 30 m)
    Runway Length Source:  as of
    Surface:  Water -
    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: 

    Waterway 17

    Runway 35

    Elevation: 
    0 0
    Latitude: 
    Longitude: 
    True Magnetic Hdg.: 
    0 0
    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: 
    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

    Remarks

    A110-1 NO DOCKING FACILITIES.
    E111 VFR PVT USE.

    Services

    Airframe Repair: 
    Major
    Powerplant Repair: 
    Major
    Bottled Oxygen: 
    None
    Bulk Oxygen: 
    None
    Fuel Available: 
    100LL, Jet A
    Landing Fees: 
    No
    Parking: 
    Hangars and tiedowns available

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