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30W Sweetwater Bay Seaplane Base
Oconto, Wisconsin, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 24 MAY 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 -5 (UTC -6 during Standard 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 18-Jun-2018
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight04:2809:28
Sunrise05:0510:05
Sunset20:3901:39
Evening civil twilight21:1702:17

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  18-Jun-2018 09:30:29
Local (UTC-5)  18-Jun-2018 04:30:29
 
METAR
KOCQ 
6nm SW 
180915Z AUTO 25003KT 10SM SCT110 22/21 A2984 RMK AO1 T02150210
KMNM 
13nm NE 
180756Z AUTO 27003KT 10SM -RA OVC005 21/21 A2985 RMK AO2 RAB44 SLP114 P0001 T02110206 $
KSUE 
18nm E 
180856Z AUTO 21008KT 10SM BKN005 22/21 A2985 RMK AO2 RAB13E48 CIG 003V007 SLP114 P0000 60007 T02170211 58004
TAF
KGRB 
31nm SW 
180539Z 1806/1906 35006KT 5SM SHRA OVC040 WS020/26035KT TEMPO 1806/1810 1 1/2SM +TSRA BR SCT015 OVC025CB FM181000 02003KT 5SM -SHRA BR BKN012 OVC020 TEMPO 1810/1814 2SM TSRA BR OVC020CB FM181700 04010KT 6SM -SHRA BKN015 FM182100 03010KT 6SM -SHRA BKN025 FM190000 03010KT P6SM BKN035 FM190200 04008KT P6SM BKN050
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