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30W Sweetwater Bay Seaplane Base
Oconto, Wisconsin, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 01 FEBRUARY 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: 30W
Lat/Long: 44-57-06.9590N / 087-48-30.3720W
44-57.115983N / 087-48.506200W
44.9519331 / -87.8084367
(estimated)
Elevation: 579 ft. / 176 m (estimated)
Variation: 02W (1990)
From city: 6 miles NE of OCONTO, WI
Time zone: UTC -6 (UTC -5 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 54153

Seaplane Base Operations

Seaplane Base use: Open to the public
Activation date: 02/1992
Control tower: no
ARTCC: MINNEAPOLIS CENTER
FSS: GREEN BAY FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: GRB (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: IREG
Wind indicator: yes
Segmented circle: no

Seaplane Base Communications

CTAF: 122.9
WX AWOS-3 at OCQ (6 nm SW): 120.925 (920-835-1599)
WX AWOS-3PT at MNM (13 nm NE): 109.6 (906-863-8801)
WX AWOS-3PT at SUE (18 nm E): 128.325 (920-743-7087)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
MNMr207/15.3MENOMINEE VOR/DME109.6000E
GRBr034/28.9GREEN BAY VORTAC115.5001E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
TRIBE219/8.123903WTN - -.

Seaplane Base Services

Airframe service: NONE
Powerplant service: NONE
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway ALL/WAY

Dimensions: 10000 x 250 ft. / 3048 x 76 m
Surface: water
RUNWAY ALL  RUNWAY WAY
Traffic pattern: leftleft

Seaplane Base Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Privately-owned
Owner: THOMAS A. HINRICHS
7890 HWY Y
OCONTO, WI 54153
Phone 920-834-5509
Manager: THOMAS A. HINRICHS
7890 HWY Y
OCONTO, WI 54153
Phone 920-834-5509

Seaplane Base Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 1
Single engine airplanes: 1
    
Aircraft operations: 26/year *
77% local general aviation
23% transient general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 30 June 2015

Additional Remarks

APCH FROM THE WEST OR NORTHWEST OVER WESTERN SHORELINE; TREES UP TO 85 FT ALONG SHORELINE.

Instrument Procedures

There are no published instrument procedures at 30W.

Some nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KOCQ - Oconto-J Douglas Bake Municipal Airport (6 nm SW)
KMNM - Menominee-Marinette Twin County Airport (13 nm NE)
KSUE - Door County Cherryland Airport (18 nm E)
3D2 - Ephraim-Gibraltar Airport (29 nm NE)
KGRB - Green Bay-Austin Straubel International Airport (31 nm SW)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 22-Feb-2018
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:1212:12
Sunrise06:4212:42
Sunset17:2823:28
Evening civil twilight17:5723:57

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  22-Feb-2018 07:37:18
Local (UTC-6)  22-Feb-2018 01:37:18
 
METAR
KOCQ 
6nm SW 
220715Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR M08/M13 A3066 RMK AO1 T10831126
KMNM 
13nm NE 
220656Z AUTO 31005KT 10SM CLR M09/M12 A3067 RMK AO2 SLP411 T10891122 FZRANO $
KSUE 
18nm E 
220656Z AUTO 31003KT 10SM CLR M08/M11 A3067 RMK AO2 SLP411 T10831111 FZRANO
TAF
KGRB 
31nm SW 
220520Z 2206/2306 00000KT P6SM BKN250 FM221100 05006KT P6SM OVC070 FM230000 08008KT P6SM OVC070 FM230400 10008KT P6SM OVC050 WS020/15035KT
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