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6Y1 Bois Blanc Island Airport
Bois Blanc Island, Michigan, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 05 DECEMBER 2019

Location

FAA Identifier: 6Y1
Lat/Long: 45-45-58.6716N 084-30-13.7302W
45-45.977860N 084-30.228837W
45.7662977,-84.5038139
(estimated)
Elevation: 664 ft. / 202.4 m (surveyed)
Variation: 06W (1985)
From city: 3 miles NW of BOIS BLANC ISLAND, MI
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -4 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 49775

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 04/1970
Control tower: no
ARTCC: MINNEAPOLIS CENTER
FSS: LANSING FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: LAN (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: UNATNDD
FOR SERVICE CALL 231-634-7052.
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT MIRL RY 10/28 & REIL RY 28 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF: 122.9
WX AWOS-3 at SLH (7 nm S): 118.175 (231-627-4671)
WX AWOS-3 at MCD (8 nm NW): 118.275 (906-847-3778)
WX ASOS at PLN (17 nm SW): 119.025 (231-539-7700)
  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY MINNEAPOLIS ARTCC ON FREQS 134.6/354.05 (PELLSTON RCAG).

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
PLNr046/10.6PELLSTON VORTAC111.8006W
SSMr195/39.5SAULT STE MARIE VOR/DME112.2004W

Airport Services

Parking: tiedowns

Runway Information

Runway 10/28

Dimensions: 3498 x 75 ft. / 1066 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
Gradient: W
RUNWAY 10  RUNWAY 28
Latitude: 45-46.006003N45-45.949715N
Longitude: 084-30.638130W084-29.819542W
Elevation: 664.0 ft.641.6 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 102 magnetic, 096 true282 magnetic, 276 true
Markings: basic, in good conditionbasic, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (4.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: noyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 85 ft. trees, 1900 ft. from runway, 20:1 slope to clear
APCH RATIO 21:1, 15 FT RD 517 FT DSTC 295 R.
81 ft. trees, 2331 ft. from runway, 26:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: BOIS BLANC TOWNSHIP
P.O. BOX 898
POINT AUX PINS, MI 49775-0898
Phone 231-634-7275
Manager: JAMES R. GILLIGAN III
BOX 898
POINT AUX PINS, MI 49775
Phone (231) 634-7086
231-838-0029.

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 4
Single engine airplanes: 4
    
Aircraft operations: avg 67/week *
43% transient general aviation
43% local general aviation
14% air taxi
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2017

Additional Remarks

DEER & BIRDS ON & INVOF ARPT.
RWY & TWY MAY NOT BE PLOWED FULL WIDTH DRNG WINTER. TO VERIFY FICON CALL 231-838-0029.
FOR CD CTC MINNEAPOLIS ARTCC AT 651-463-5588.
(CONTACT TITLE) 231-838-0029.

Instrument Procedures

NOTE: All procedures below are presented as PDF files. If you need a reader for these files, you should download the free Adobe Reader.

NOT FOR NAVIGATION. Please procure official charts for flight.
FAA instrument procedures published for use from 05 December 2019 at 0900Z to 02 January 2020 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 10   download (163KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 28   download (185KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KSLH - Cheboygan County Airport (7 nm S)
KMCD - Mackinac Island Airport (8 nm NW)
83D - Mackinac County Airport (12 nm NW)
KPLN - Pellston Regional Airport of Emmet County (17 nm SW)
KMGN - Harbor Springs Airport (27 nm SW)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 10-Dec-2019
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight07:3512:35
Sunrise08:0913:09
Sunset16:5321:53
Evening civil twilight17:2722:27

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  10-Dec-2019 14:29:51
Local (UTC-5)  10-Dec-2019 09:29:51
 
METAR
KSLH 
7nm S 
101416Z AUTO 27005KT 10SM CLR M10/M14 A2990 RMK AO2 T11051136
KMCD 
7nm NW 
101415Z AUTO 04006KT 1 1/4SM -SN BKN007 BKN010 OVC014 M10/M12 A2990 RMK AO2 T11021121
KPLN 
17nm SW 
101354Z AUTO 36007KT 9SM OVC037 M09/M13 A2991 RMK AO2 SLP140 T10941133
TAF
KPLN 
17nm SW 
101133Z 1012/1112 33010G18KT 6SM -SHSN OVC028 TEMPO 1012/1013 2SM -SHSN FM101500 33009G16KT P6SM VCSH BKN030 FM101700 29007KT 6SM -SHSN OVC035 FM102000 28008KT 6SM -SHSN BKN027 FM102300 27010G18KT 6SM -SHSN OVC027 FM110100 27010G18KT 2SM -SHSN OVC026 FM110800 26014G23KT 2SM -SHSN BLSN OVC020
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