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Homer-Beluga Lake Seaplane Base

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Homer Weather (°F)

PAHO (0.9 NM at True Heading of 88)
METAR: PAHO 281653Z AUTO 24015G23KT 1 1/4SM -SN BR OVC013 M10/M12 A2949 RMK AO2 SLP989 P0001 T11001122 TSNO $
TAF: PAHO 281417Z 2814/2912 25013G23KT 1 1/2SM -SN BLSN OVC015 TEMPO 2814/2818 3/4SM -SN FM281800 01007KT 6SM -SN OVC025 FM290000 36004KT P6SM OVC035

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: 
14.7 E (as of November 2021 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
Beacon Color: 
White-Green (Lighted Land Airport)
Traffic Pattern Altitude: 
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
    235-4229
    Kachemak Bay Flying Service, Inc.
       Website           Email
    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)
    0 345 100LL
    1.1 Homer Airport
    (HOM PAHO HOM)
    79 64 100LL, Jet A, Jet B
    52.1 Soldotna Airport
    (SXQ PASX SXQ)
    15 0 100LL, Jet A
    56.5 Kenai Municipal Airport
    (ENA PAEN ENA)
    8 353 100LL, Jet A

    Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

    NOTAMs

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    Remarks

    A110-1 SURFACE CONDITION NOT MONITORED RECOMMEND VISUAL INSPECTION PRIOR TO USING. FREQUENT RECREATIONAL USE.
    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 HTTP://AVCAMS.FAA.GOV
    A110-4 PUBLIC DOCK AT NW CORNER OF LAKE FOR LOADING/UNLOADING ONLY. NO TRANSIENT TIE DOWNS AVLB AT PUBLIC DOCK.
    A110-5 WINDSOCK LCTD AT NW CORNER OF LAKE.
    A110-6 OLD PILING BESIDE PUBLIC DOCK NEAR SHORE.
    A110-7 WATER FOWL INVOF ARPT.
    A70-FUEL-10 0LL AVAILABLE MAY-SEP, 907-299-5494.
    A86 ASSOC FSS OPERS 0545-2145 LCL, OT CTC 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)
    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 NE

    Runway SW

    Elevation: 
    Latitude: 
    Longitude: 
    True Magnetic Hdg.: 
    ILS Type: 
    Glide Path Angle: 
    0.0 degrees 0.0 degrees
    Traffic Pattern: 
    Right
    Runway Markings Type: 
    None None
    Runway Markings Condition:
    Arresting Device: 
    Object at End: 
    Object Height: 
    Object Marked/Lighted?: 
    Distance from End: 
    Object Centerline Offset: 
    Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
    Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
    Approach Light System: 
    REIL: 
    No No
    Touchdown Lights: 
    No No
    Centerline Lights: 
    No No
    Threshold Crossing Height: 
    Threshold Elevation: 
    Displaced Threshold: 
    Threshold Latitude: 

    Threshold Longitude: 

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

    Services

    Airframe Repair: 
    Minor
    Powerplant Repair: 
    Minor
    Bottled Oxygen: 
    None
    Bulk Oxygen: 
    None
    Fuel Available: 
    100LL, Jet A
    Landing Fees: 
    No
    Parking: 
    Tiedowns available

    Maps & Diagrams

    5BL Airport Sectional

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    5BL Airport Diagram


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