• 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: 
    18.6 E (as of May 2018 from WMM2015 model)
    Time Zone: 
    UTC -9.0 (Standard Time)
    UTC -8.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
    From City: 
    0 N.M. SW of Bell Island, Alaska
    Found On: 
    Ketchikan Chart
    FAA Region: 
    AAL
  • Seaplane Base Operations

    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)
    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

         
    • Contacts

      Manager: 
      Privately owned: 
      DONALD PETERSON

      BELL ISLAND, AK 99901
      DONALD PETERSON

      BELL ISLAND, AK 99901
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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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    • Maps

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    • METAR / TAF

      METAR

      TAF

    • Navigation Aids (Navaids) near KBE

      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)
      321 302 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)
      319 300 100, Jet A
    • Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

      NOTAMs

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      NOTAMS within
      NM of PAPG

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      Locations (ICAO):
      Buffer (Both Sides):
      NM
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    • Ratings & Reviews

      Bell Island Hot Springs Seaplane Base Ratings

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      On-time Performance
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      Business Services & Internet Airport Lounges
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Business Centers
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Airport Website (information & tools)
      • 2.0/5 (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
      • 1.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Architecture
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Terminal Layout
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      • 1.0/5 (1 vote cast)

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    • Remarks

      A110-1 AIRPORT PHONE NUMBER 907-772-4624.
      A110-11 ARPT SAND LARGER GRADATION THAN FAA RECOMMENDED/SEE AC150/5200-30.
      A110-12 24 HOUR PPR REQ FOR CARGO OPS OVER 100K CALL 907-772-4624.
      A110-13 WX CAMERA AVBL ON INTERNET AT HTTP://AVCAMS.FAA.GOV
      A110-14 COLD TEMPERATURE RESTRICTED AIRPORT. ALTITUDE CORRECTION REQUIRED AT OR BELOW -12C.
      A110-2 BIRDS; BEAR & DEER ON AND INVOF ARPT.
      A110-3 SNOW REMOVAL, WILDLIFE CTL, COND REPORTING, AND OTHER AIRFIELD MAINT SERVICES ONLY AVBL AND VALID DRG ARPT MAINT DUTY HRS. CTC ARPT MGMT FOR ANY AFTER-HOURS REQ FOR AIRFIELD SERVICES.
      A110-4 ARPT MAINT DUTY HRS OCT-MAR 0500-1600; APR-SEP MON-FRI 0600-1630; APR-SEP SAT-SUN 0830-1630.
      A110-5 RY COND REPORTS REFLECT CONDS DURING ARPT MAINT DUTY HRS ONLY.
      A110-6 ARPT MAINT PERSONNEL & EQUIP MAY BE ON RY AT ANY TIME; RECOMMEND VISUAL INSPN PRIOR TO USE; CTC NEAREST FSS FOR CURRENT NOTAM.
      A110-7 MAINTENANCE EQUIPMENT ACCESS ROAD LOCATED 1500 FT FM RY 23 THLD CLSD TO TAXIING ACFT.
      A110-8 PARACHUTE JUMPING ONTO ARPT RY; TWY & ACFT PARKING APRON PROHIBITED.
      A26 ARFF SERVICES ARE ONLY AVBL DURING SCHED ACR OPERATIONS. CLSD TO ACR OPNS WITH MORE THAN 30 PSGR SEATS EXCP PPR IN WRITING TO AMGR DOT/PF P.O. BOX 1108 PETERSBURG AK 99833.
      A43-05 PAPI DOES NOT PRVD OBSTN CLNC BYD 2.0 NM FM THLD.
      A70 FOR FUEL CALL 907-772-4780.
      A81-APT ACTVT HIRL RY 05/23; MALSF RY 23 & REIL RY 05 & PAPI RYS 05 & 23 - CTAF.

    • Runways

      KBE Airport Runway Summary

      Longest Runway: 05/23 is 6400 ft (1951 m) long
      Runways with an Instrument Approach: 23

      KBE Airport Runway Details

      Runway 05/23  6400 ft x 150 ft (1951 m x 46 m)
      Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 09/23/2011
      Surface:  Asphalt - Good condition - Saw-cut or plastic grooved
      Runway Pavement Class:  65 /F/B/X/T
      Runway Edge Lights:  High Intensity

      Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
      Single Wheel Landing Gear:  75.0
      Dual Wheel Landing Gear:  160.
      Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 
      Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

      Runway 05

      Runway 23

      Elevation: 
      113 106
      Latitude: 
      56-47-54.9009N 56-48-15.6945N
      Longitude: 
      132-57-40.6918W 132-55-52.1727W
      True Magnetic Hdg.: 
      71 251
      ILS Type: 
      LDA/DME
      Glide Path Angle: 
      3.0 degrees 3.0 degrees
      Traffic Pattern: 
      Left Right
      Runway Markings Type: 
      Precision Instrument Precision Instrument
      Runway Markings Condition:
      Fair Fair
      Arresting Device: 
      Object at End: 
      Object Height: 
      0 0
      Object Marked/Lighted?: 
      Distance from End: 
      0 0
      Object Centerline Offset: 
      Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
      4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway 4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway
      Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
      Approach Light System: 
      1,400 Foot Medium Intensity Approach Lighting System With Sequenced Flashers
      REIL: 
      Yes No
      Touchdown Lights: 
      Centerline Lights: 
      Threshold Crossing Height: 
      45 45
      Threshold Elevation: 
      0 106
      Displaced Threshold: 
      0 400
      Threshold Latitude: 
      56-48-14.3955N

      Threshold Longitude: 

      132-55-58.9567W
      Declared Distances
      Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
      6400 6400
      Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
      6400 6400
      Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
      6000 6400
      Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
      6000 6000

      Runway 05/23  6000 ft x 150 ft (1829 m x 46 m)
      Runway Length Source:  as of
      Surface:  Asphalt -
      Runway Pavement Class: 
      Runway Edge Lights:  Yes 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: 

      Runway 05

      Runway 23

      Elevation: 
      105 101
      Latitude: 
      56.7989 56.8044
      Longitude: 
      -132.959 -132.931
      True Magnetic Hdg.: 
      71 251
      ILS Type: 
      Glide Path Angle: 
      0.0 degrees 0.0 degrees
      Traffic Pattern: 
      Runway Markings Type: 
      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: 
      Yes Yes
      Touchdown Lights: 
      Centerline Lights: 
      Threshold Crossing Height: 
      Threshold Elevation: 
      105 101
      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: 
      100, Jet A
      Parking: 
      Hangars available

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