Bell Island Hot Springs Seaplane Base

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Location

Latitude: 
55-55-44.6810N (55.929078)
Longitude: 
131-34-18.0860W (-131.571691)
Elevation: 
0.0 feet MSL (0 m MSL)
Magnetic Variation: 
18.4 E (as of April 2021 from WMM2020 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -9.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -8.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
00 N.M. SW of Bell Island, Alaska
Found On: 
Ketchikan Chart
FAA Region: 
AAL

Contacts

Manager: 
Privately owned: 
DONALD PETERSON

BELL ISLAND, AK 99901
DONALD PETERSON

BELL ISLAND, AK 99901

Operations

Airport Status: 
Operational
Facility Use: 
Private
Type: 
Seaplane Base
Activation Date: 
05/1959
Control tower: 
No
Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
Months/Days/Hours
SUMMER/ALL/DALGT
Boundary ARTCC: 
ZAN (Anchorage)
Responsible ARTCC: 
ZAN (Anchorage)
Segmented Circle Indicator: 
No
Traffic Pattern Altitude: 
1000 feet (305 m)
NOTAMs Facility: 
KTN
NOTAM-D Service: 
No
International Airport of Entry: 
No
Customs Landing Rights: 
No
Military Landing Rights: 
No
Civil/Military Joint Use: 
No

Based Aircraft

Annual Operations (as of 05/18/1980)

Total Operations:  350
Air Taxi:  50 14.3%
GA Itinerant:  300 85.7%

Communications

CTAF:  122.900

       

    Fixed Based Operators (FBOs) & Fuel

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    Area Code: 907

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    Flight Service Stations

    Primary Alternate
    FSS on Field:  N
    FSS Name (ID):  Ketchikan(KTN) Juneau (JNU)
    Frequency: 
    Toll Free Phone:  LC225-9481 1-866-297-2236

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    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
    34.8 Ketchikan International Airport
    (KTN PAKT KTN)
    187 169 100LL, Jet A
    42.7 Wrangell Airport
    (WRG PAWG WRG)
    321 303 100LL, Jet A
    55.0 Klawock Airport
    (KLW PAKW AKW)
    248 230 100LL, Jet A
    59.7 Craig Seaplane Base
    (CGA CGA)
    243 225 100LL
    69.5 Petersburg James A Johnson Airport
    (PSG PAPG PSG)
    319 301 100, Jet A

    Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

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    Remarks

    A110-1 PRIVATE FACILITY; NO SERVICES OFFERED TO THE PUBLIC.

    Runways

    Runway Summary

    Runways: NE/SW
    Longest Runway: NE/SW is 10600 ft (3231 m) long
    Runways with an Instrument Approach:

    KBE Airport Runway Details

    Waterway NE/SW  10600 ft x 2600 ft (3231 m x 792 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 0.0
    Latitude: 
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    ILS Type: 
    Glide Path Angle: 
    0.0 degrees 0.0 degrees
    Traffic Pattern: 
    Left Left
    Runway Markings Type: 
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    Object Marked/Lighted?: 
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    Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
    Approach Light System: 
    REIL: 
    No No
    Touchdown Lights: 
    No No
    Centerline Lights: 
    No No
    Threshold Crossing Height: 
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    Declared Distances
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    Services

    Airframe Repair: 
    Minor
    Powerplant Repair: 
    Minor
    Bottled Oxygen: 
    None
    Bulk Oxygen: 
    None
    Fuel Available: 
    100, Jet A
    Parking: 
    Hangars available

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