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

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 09 SEPTEMBER 2021

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 -4 (UTC -5 during Standard 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 SER CALL AMGR.
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT REIL RWY 28; MIRL RWY 10/28 - 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
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: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, 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 ROAD, 517 FT DIST, 295 FT 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
PO BOX 898
POINTE AUX PINS, MI 49775-0898
Phone 231-634-7275
Manager: JAMES R GILLIGAN III
PO BOX 898
POINTE AUX PINS, MI 49775-0898
Phone 231-838-0029
OR 231-634-7030.

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 WID DRG WINTER; TO VFY FLD CONDS CALL AMGR.
FOR CD CTC MINNEAPOLIS ARTCC AT 651-463-5588.

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 09 September 2021 at 0901Z to 07 October 2021 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 10   download (184KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 28   download (208KB)
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/Emmet County Airport (17 nm SW)
KMGN - Harbor Springs Airport (27 nm SW)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 25-Sep-2021
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight07:0011:00
Sunrise07:3011:30
Sunset19:3023:30
Evening civil twilight19:5923:59

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  25-Sep-2021 09:44:52
Local (UTC-4)  25-Sep-2021 05:44:52
 
METAR
KSLH 
7nm S 
250935Z AUTO 26007KT 4SM BR BKN023 BKN030 OVC037 11/11 A2974 RMK AO2
KMCD 
7nm NW 
250935Z AUTO 28010KT 10SM SCT015 OVC022 11/11 A2975 RMK AO2 T01110106
KPLN 
17nm SW 
250931Z AUTO 29010G17KT 4SM -RA BR SCT007 BKN016 OVC035 11/11 A2976 RMK AO2 P0002 T01110106
TAF
KPLN 
17nm SW 
250520Z 2506/2606 18010KT 6SM -SHRA SCT015 OVC025 FM250900 28011G20KT 6SM -SHRA OVC015 FM251200 26012G21KT P6SM BKN040 FM260000 26007KT P6SM BKN040
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