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Directions to 5BL Seaplane Base

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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: 
15.3 E (as of November 2018 from WMM2015 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -9.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -8.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
1 N.M. E of Homer, Alaska
Found On: 
Kodiak Chart
FAA Region: 
AAL

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)
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 12/31/2017)

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

Communications

CTAF:  123.600

       

    Contacts

    Manager: 
    Publicly owned: 
    KEVIN JONES
    2156 KACHEMAK BAY DR
    HOMER, AK 99603
    907-235-8872
    ALASKA DOT&PF CENTRAL REGION
    PO BOX 196900
    ANCHORAGE, AK 99519-6900
    907-269-0555

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    Area Code: 907

    Business Name Frequency Phone Fuel Grade
    Hughes Floatplane Service
                
    235-4229
    Kachemak Bay Flying Service, Inc.
                
    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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    Maps

    Homer - Homer-Beluga Lake (5BL) Seaplane Base Terminal Map

    Terminal Map Not Available for this Seaplane Base

    5BL Seaplane Base Sectional

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    5BL Seaplane Base Diagram


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    METAR / TAF

    METAR

    TAF

    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)
    15 359 100LL, Jet A
    56.5 Kenai Municipal Airport
    (ENA PAEN ENA)
    8 353 100LL, Jet A

    Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

    NOTAMs

    List ALL 5BL NOTAMs

    NOTAM Radius Search

    NOTAMS within
    NM of 5BL

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

    Locations (ICAO):
    Buffer (Both Sides):
    NM
    Include:

    Ratings & Reviews

    Homer-Beluga Lake Seaplane Base Ratings

    Category Aspect Rating
    Overall Rating for Homer-Beluga Lake Seaplane Base
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Flight Service Number of Flights
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Overall Number of Routes Served
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    International Routes Served
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

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

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

    Business Centers
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Airport Website (information & tools)
    • 3.0/5 (1 vote cast)

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

    Wireless Internet Access
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes 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
    • 0.0/5 (0 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
    • 2.7/5 (3 votes cast)

    Hotel Shuttles
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

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

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

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    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    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 AVAILABLE MAY-SEP, 907-299-5494.
    A86 ASSOC FSS OPERS 0545-2145 LCL, OT CTC KENAI FSS.

    Runways

    5BL Airport 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: 
    0 0
    Latitude: 
    Longitude: 
    True Magnetic Hdg.: 
    0 0
    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: 
    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: 
    No No
    Touchdown Lights: 
    No No
    Centerline Lights: 
    No No
    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

    Services

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

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