Homer-Beluga Lake Seaplane Base

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METAR: PAHO 242353Z 27004KT 10SM BKN020 OVC033 09/05 A2967 RMK AO2 SLP047 T00890050 10094 20067 56006

TAF: PAHO 242329Z 2500/2524 08006KT P6SM VCSH FEW015 BKN025 TEMPO 2500/2502 -SHRA BKN020 FM250200 24008KT 6SM -RA BR SCT020 BKN030 FM251000 VRB03KT 6SM -RA OVC015 FM251800 24005KT P6SM VCSH SCT035 BKN050

Reporting Station: PAHO (0.9 NM at True Heading of 88)
Visibility: 10+SM
Flight Category: MVFR
Altimeter: 1004.8
Temperature: 8.9 C (48.02 F)
Dewpoint: 5 C (41 F)

Location

Latitude: 
59-38-29.6000N (59.641556)
Longitude: 
151-31-16.0600W (-151.521128)
Elevation: 
25.0 feet MSL (8 m MSL)
Magnetic Variation: 
14 E (as of May 2024 from WMM2020 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -9.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -8.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
01 N.M. E of Homer, Alaska
Found On: 
Kodiak Chart
FAA Region: 
AAL

Contacts

Manager: 
Publicly owned: 
KEVIN JONES
2320 KACHEMAK DR
HOMER, AK 99603
907-235-5217
ALASKA DOT&PF CENTRAL REGION
PO BOX 196900
ANCHORAGE, AK 99519-6900
(907) 269-0783

Operations

Airport Status: 
Operational
Facility Use: 
Public
Type: 
Seaplane Base
Activation Date: 
11/1950
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 (MSL): 
1025 feet (312 m)
NOTAMs Facility: 
HOM
NOTAM-D Service: 
Yes
International Airport of Entry: 
No
Customs Landing Rights: 
No
Military Landing Rights: 
No
Civil/Military Joint Use: 
No

Based Aircraft

Single Engine:  10

Annual Operations (as of 12/31/2019)

Total Operations:  3300
Air Taxi:  2500 75.8%
GA Local:  500 15.2%
GA Itinerant:  300 9.1%

Communications

CTAF:  123.600

       

    Fixed Based Operators (FBOs) & Fuel

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    Area Code: 907

    Business Name Frequency Phone Fuel Grade
    Hughes Floatplane Service
       Website
       Email
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    235-4229
    Kachemak Bay Flying Service, Inc.
       Website
       Email
       Update FBO info
    235-8924 100LL
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    Flight Service Stations

    Primary Alternate
    FSS on Field:  N
    FSS Name (ID):  Homer(HOM) Kenai (ENA)
    Frequency: 
    Toll Free Phone:  LC235-8588 1-866-864-1737

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    Navigation Aids (Navaids) near 5BL

    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
    0.0 Homer-Beluga Lake Seaplane Base
    (5BL)
    0 346 100LL
    1.1 Homer Airport
    (HOM PAHO HOM)
    79 65 100LL, Jet A
    52.1 Soldotna Airport
    (SXQ PASX SXQ)
    15 1 100LL, Jet A
    56.5 Kenai Municipal Airport
    (ENA PAEN ENA)
    8 354 100LL, Jet A

    Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

    NOTAMs

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    NOTAMS within

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    NM of 5BL

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

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    NM of 5BL

    Remarks

    A110-2 TPA 1000 FT AGL FOR FIXED WING ACFT; TPA 600 AGL & BLO FOR ROTARY ACFT.
    A110-3 WX CAMERA AVBL ON INTERNET AT HTTPS://WEATHERCAMS.FAA.GOV
    A110-4 PUB DOCK NW CORNER OF LAKE; LOADING/UNLOADING ONLY; TSNT TIE DOWNS NA.
    A110-5 SFC COND UNMNT; RCMD VISUAL INSP PRIOR TO USE.
    A110-6 OLD PILING BESIDE PUB DOCK NEAR SHORE.
    A110-7 WATER FOWL INVOF ARPT.
    A110-8 FQT RECREATION USE.
    A70-FUEL-10 0LL AVBL MAY-SEP - 907-299-5494.
    A83 NW CORNER OF LAKE.
    A86 OPS HR 0545-2145; OTR TIMES KENAI FSS.

    Runways

    Runway Summary

    Runways: NE/SW
    Longest Runway: NE/SW is 3000 ft (914 m) long
    Runways with an Instrument Approach:

    5BL Airport Runway Details

    Waterway NE/SW  3000 ft x 600 ft (914 m x 183 m)
    Surface:  Water - No special surface treatment

    Waterway NE

    Runway SW

    Glide Path Angle: 
    0.0 degrees 0.0 degrees
    Traffic Pattern: 
    Right
    Runway Markings Type: 
    None None
    REIL: 
    No No
    Touchdown Lights: 
    No No
    Centerline Lights: 
    No No

    Services

    Airframe Repair: 
    Minor
    Powerplant Repair: 
    Minor
    Fuel Available: 
    100LL, Jet A
    Landing Fees: 
    No
    Parking: 
    Tiedowns available

    Maps & Diagrams

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    5BL Diagram


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