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Cottonwood Lake Seaplane Base

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Location

Latitude: 
61-35-51.4000N (61.597611)
Longitude: 
149-18-58.9000W (-149.316361)
Elevation: 
300.0 feet MSL (91 m MSL)
Magnetic Variation: 
15.6 E (as of October 2021 from WMM2020 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -9.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -8.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
03 N.M. E of Wasilla, Alaska
Found On: 
Anchorage Chart
FAA Region: 
AAL

Contacts

Manager: 
Publicly owned: 
RICK & LYNN GATTIS
1650 NORTH SHORELINE CIRCLE
WASILLA, AK 99654
907-373-0300
STATE OF AK DNR
DEPT OF NATURAL RESOURCES, 550 W 7TH AVE STE 900C
ALASKA, AK 99501-3577
907-269-8400

Operations

Airport Status: 
Operational
Facility Use: 
Public
Type: 
Seaplane Base
Activation Date: 
06/2002
Control tower: 
No
Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
Months/Days/Hours
Unattended
Boundary ARTCC: 
ZAN (Anchorage)
Responsible ARTCC: 
ZAN (Anchorage)
Segmented Circle Indicator: 
No
Traffic Pattern Altitude: 
1300 feet (396 m)
NOTAMs Facility: 
ENA

Based Aircraft

Single Engine:  12

Annual Operations (as of 12/31/2017)

Total Operations:  200
GA Local:  200 100.0%

Communications

CTAF:  122.800

       

    Fixed Based Operators (FBOs) & Fuel

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    Area Code: 907

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    Flight Service Stations

    Primary Alternate
    FSS on Field: 
    FSS Name (ID):  Kenai(ENA)
    Frequency: 
    Toll Free Phone:  1-866-864-1737

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    Navigation Aids (Navaids) near 3H3

    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
    2.7 Wasilla Lake Seaplane Base
    (5L6)
    255 239 100LL
    6.5 Warren 'Bud' Woods Palmer Municipal Airport
    (PAQ PAAQ PAQ)
    91 75 100LL, Jet A-1, Jet B
    6.6 Wasilla Airport
    (WWA PAWS IYS)
    256 241 100LL, Jet A
    12.2 Birchwood Airport
    (PABV BCV)
    206 191 100LL
    27.4 Alaska Regional Hospital Heliport
    (2OK)
    212 197 100LL, Jet A
    27.6 Merrill Field Airport
    (MRI PAMR MRI)
    213 198 100, Jet A
    32.1 Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport
    (ANC PANC ANC)
    217 202 100, 100LL, Jet A, Jet A-1
    48.6 Talkeetna Airport
    (TKA PATK TKA)
    333 318 100LL, Jet A, Jet A+
    83.1 Kenai Municipal Airport
    (ENA PAEN ENA)
    223 208 100LL, Jet A
    83.9 Soldotna Airport
    (SXQ PASX SXQ)
    217 202 100LL, Jet A

    Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

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    NM of 3H3

    Remarks

    A110-1 TREES ON ALL SIDES OF LANDING AREA 50 FT ON WATERWAY 06/24.
    A110-2 RECOMMEND VISUAL INSPECTION PRIOR TO LANDING.
    A110-3 WATERCRAFT AND SWIMMERS USE LAKE.
    A110-4 PUB ACCESS ON NORTH SHORE OF LAKE. BEACHING AREA ONLY. NO DOCK. ALL OTHER PROPERTY ON LAKE IS PVT/NON-COML.
    A110-5 LANDING AREA NOT MAINTAINED IN WINTER.
    A110-6 NO SVC OF ANY TYPE AVBLTO TRAN ACFT.
    A110-7 WINDSOCK ON ISLAND IN MIDDLE OF LAKE.
    A110-8 WX CAMERA AVBL ON INTERNET AT HTTP://AVCAMS.FAA.GOV

    Runways

    Runway Summary

    Runways: 06W/24W
    Longest Runway: 06W/24W is 4000 ft (1219 m) long
    Runways with an Instrument Approach:

    3H3 Airport Runway Details

    Waterway 06W/24W  4000 ft x 800 ft (1219 m x 244 m)
    Runway Length Source:  OWNER as of 12/28/2001
    Surface:  Water -
    Runway Pavement Class: 
    Runway Edge Lights:  Intensity

    Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
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    Waterway 06W

    Runway 24W

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    Longitude: 
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    0.0 degrees 0.0 degrees
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    Arresting Device: 
    Object at End: 
    TREES TREES
    Object Height: 
    50 50
    Object Marked/Lighted?: 
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    Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
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    Declared Distances
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    Services

    Airframe Repair: 
    Major
    Powerplant Repair: 
    Major
    Bottled Oxygen: 
    None
    Bulk Oxygen: 
    None
    Fuel Available: 
    100LL, Jet A
    Landing Fees: 
    Yes
    Parking: 
    Tiedowns available

    Maps & Diagrams

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    3H3 Airport Diagram


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