Bon Secour Seaplane Base

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Location

Latitude: 
30-17-54.0000N (30.298333)
Longitude: 
087-44-27.0000W (-87.740833)
Elevation: 
0.0 feet MSL (0 m MSL)
Magnetic Variation: 
2.7 W (as of April 2021 from WMM2020 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -6.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -5.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
03 N.M. E of Gulf Shores, Alabama
Found On: 
New Orleans Chart
FAA Region: 
ASO

Contacts

Manager: 
Privately owned: 
DAVID M. WALTER
P.O. BOX 998
ORANGE BEACH, AL 36561
251-979-2200
DAVID M. WALTER
P.O. BOX 998
ORANGE BEACH, AL 36561
251-979-2200

Operations

Airport Status: 
Operational
Facility Use: 
Private
Type: 
Seaplane Base
Activation Date: 
12/2006
Control tower: 
No
Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
Months/Days/Hours
Unattended
Boundary ARTCC: 
ZJX (Jacksonville)
Responsible ARTCC: 
ZJX (Jacksonville)
Traffic Pattern Altitude: 
1000 feet (305 m)

Based Aircraft

Annual Operations (as of )

Communications

       

    Fixed Based Operators (FBOs) & Fuel

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    Area Code: 251

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    Flight Service Stations

    Primary Alternate
    FSS on Field: 
    FSS Name (ID):  Anniston(ANB)
    Frequency: 
    Toll Free Phone:  1-800-WX-BRIEF

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    Navigation Aids (Navaids) near AL96

    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
    8.0 Foley Municipal Airport
    (5R4)
    14 17 100LL
    12.0 H L Sonny Callahan Airport
    (KCQF CQF)
    324 327 100LL, Jet A+
    21.2 Ferguson Airport
    (82J)
    73 76 100LL, Jet A+
    26.0 Mobile Downtown Airport
    (BFM KBFM BFM)
    319 322 100LL, Jet A
    30.5 Pensacola International Airport
    (PNS KPNS PNS)
    69 72 100, 100LL, Jet A
    34.6 Bay Minette Municipal Airport
    (1R8)
    353 356 100LL, Jet A+
    35.1 Mobile Regional Airport
    (MOB KMOB MOB)
    312 314 100LL, Jet A, JP-4
    42.0 Trent Lott International Airport
    (PGL KPQL PQL)
    283 285 100LL, Jet A
    43.7 Peter Prince Field Airport
    (2R4)
    62 65 100LL, Jet A-1+
    45.7 Atmore Municipal Airport
    (0R1)
    19 22 100LL
    47.6 Fort Walton Beach Airport
    (1J9)
    81 84 100LL
    57.0 Brewton Municipal Airport
    (12J)
    37 40 100LL, Jet A+
    66.0 Destin Exec Airport
    (DSI KDTS DTS)
    84 88 100LL, Jet A
    69.1 Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport
    (GPT KGPT GPT)
    275 277 100LL, Jet A
    69.3 Bob Sikes Airport
    (CEW KCEW CEW)
    65 69 100LL, Jet A, Jet A-1+
    72.4 Monroe County Aeroplex Airport
    (MVC KMVC MVC)
    15 18 100LL, Jet A+
    76.0 Evergreen Regional/Middleton Field Airport
    (KGZH GZH)
    28 31 100LL, Jet A
    80.3 Dean Griffin Meml Airport
    (M24)
    294 296 100LL
    85.4 Diamondhead Airport
    (66Y)
    273 275 100LL
    86.0 Defuniak Springs Airport
    (54J)
    72 76 100LL, Jet A+

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    Remarks

    A110-1 100 FT TWR 2000 FT SW AND 200 FT TWR 4000 FT NE OF SEAPLANE BASE.
    A110-2 FOR CD CTC PENSACOLA APCH AT 850-266-6884 OR 850-266-6885.
    E111 PRVDD VFR OPNS AND PVT USE.

    Runways

    Runway Summary

    Runways: 05W/23W
    Longest Runway: 05W/23W is 3000 ft (914 m) long
    Runways with an Instrument Approach:

    AL96 Airport Runway Details

    Waterway 05W/23W  3000 ft x 300 ft (914 m x 91 m)
    Runway Length Source:  OWNER as of 12/27/2005
    Surface:  Water -
    Runway Pavement Class: 
    Runway Edge Lights:  Intensity

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    Waterway 05W

    Runway 23W

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    Services

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

    Maps & Diagrams

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