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30W Sweetwater Bay Seaplane Base
Oconto, Wisconsin, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 05 DECEMBER 2019

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) 634-8201
Manager: THOMAS A. HINRICHS
7890 HWY Y
OCONTO, WI 54153
Phone (920) 634-8201

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 13 September 2018

Additional Remarks

APCH FROM THE WEST OR NORTHWEST OVER WESTERN SHORELINE; TREES UP TO 85 FT ALONG SHORELINE.
FOR CD CTC MINNEAPOLIS ARTCC AT 651-463-5588.

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 Regional 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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From to 30W

Sunrise and sunset
Times for 12-Dec-2019
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:4712:47
Sunrise07:2113:21
Sunset16:0922:09
Evening civil twilight16:4222:42

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  12-Dec-2019 22:00:17
Local (UTC-6)  12-Dec-2019 16:00:17
 
METAR
KOCQ 
6nm SW 
122135Z AUTO 00000KT 1 1/4SM SCT006 SCT019 OVC024 M04/M04 A2998 RMK AO1 T10371042
KMNM 
13nm NE 
122151Z AUTO 00000KT 3/4SM -SN BR OVC004 M01/M02 A2999 RMK AO2 CIG 003V009 P0003 FZRANO $
KSUE 
18nm E 
122125Z AUTO 18006KT 1/2SM SN FZFG BKN007 OVC022 M01/M02 A2998 RMK AO2 CIG 005V011 P0000 FZRANO RVRNO $
TAF
KGRB 
31nm SW 
121931Z 1220/1318 03005KT 6SM BR SCT022 OVC035 TEMPO 1220/1223 1SM -SN OVC012 FM130000 20006KT 4SM -FZDZSN OVC010 FM130200 28006KT 6SM BR OVC012 FM131500 33004KT 5SM BR OVC020
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