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6Y3 North Fox Island Airport
North Fox Island, Michigan, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 08 NOVEMBER 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: 6Y3
Lat/Long: 45-28-55.5500N / 085-46-50.9850W
45-28.925833N / 085-46.849750W
45.4820972 / -85.7808292
(estimated)
Elevation: 639 ft. / 195 m (estimated)
From city: 1 mile NE of NORTH FOX ISLAND, MI
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -4 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 49782

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 01/2017
Control tower: no
ARTCC: MINNEAPOLIS CENTER
FSS: LANSING FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: LAN (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: UNATNDD
Wind indicator: yes
Segmented circle: no

Airport Communications

CTAF: 122.9
WX AWOS-3 at SJX (15 nm NE): 118.075 (231-448-3081)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
ISQr156/33.9SCHOOLCRAFT COUNTY VOR/DM110.4005W

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
ST JAMES221/15.738205WSJX ... .--- -..-
CHARLEVOIX302/24.139205WCVX -.-. ...- -..-

Airport Services

Runway Information

Runway 7/25

Dimensions: 3000 x 100 ft. / 914 x 30 m
Surface: turf
RUNWAY 7  RUNWAY 25
Latitude: 45-28.803000N45-29.048667N
Longitude: 085-47.154500W085-46.545000W
Elevation: 639.0 ft.639.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Displaced threshold: 800 ft.
RWY & DISPL-D THRESHOLDS MKD WITH 3- YELLOW CONES
1000 ft.
Obstructions: 70 ft. trees, 100 ft. left and right of centerline70 ft. trees, 100 ft. left and right of centerline

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: STATE OF MI DNR
8015 MACKINAW
CADALLIC, MI 49601
Phone 231 775 9727
Manager: BRAD FREDERICK
7370 BROADMOOR AVE
CALEDONIA, MI 49316
Phone 248 761 5615

Additional Remarks

REMOTE ISLAND, NO SERVICES & NO SHELTER & NO CELL PHONE COVERAGE.
BIRDS & WILDLIFE & SNAKES ON & INVOF AIRPORT.
RYS NOT PLOWED. ARPT CLSD NOV-APR & WHEN SNOW COVERED. RWY SOFT IN SPRING & AFTER RAIN
TALL TREES ALL QUADRANTS. TREES OBSTRUCT WINDSOCK, READINGS UNRELIABLE
SEE DNR RULES POSTED NEAR PARKING
ARPT LEASED TO RECREATIONAL AVIATION FOUNDATION 1711 W. COLLEGE ST. BOZEMAN, MT 59715 PH 406-582-1723.
STATE OF MI DNR 231 775 9727 EXT 6030 OR 231-732-3541 EXT 5430.

Instrument Procedures

There are no published instrument procedures at 6Y3.

Some nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KSJX - Beaver Island Airport (15 nm NE)
KCVX - Charlevoix Municipal Airport (24 nm SE)
KISQ - Schoolcraft County Airport (34 nm NW)
KMGN - Harbor Springs Airport (37 nm E)
N98 - Boyne City Municipal Airport (37 nm SE)
 
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Aerial photo
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Aerial photo of 6Y3 (North Fox Island Airport)
Photo by Jim Hill
Photo taken 20-Sep-2017
looking east.

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From to 6Y3

Sunrise and sunset
Times for 15-Nov-2018
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight07:1112:11
Sunrise07:4312:43
Sunset17:1222:12
Evening civil twilight17:4422:44

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  15-Nov-2018 13:50:25
Local (UTC-5)  15-Nov-2018 08:50:25
 
METAR
KSJX 
16nm NE 
151336Z AUTO 18005KT 10SM CLR M01/M07 A3019 RMK AO2 T10151071
KCVX 
24nm SE 
151335Z AUTO 12003KT 10SM CLR M05/M10 A3023 RMK AO2 T10551098
TAF
KPLN 
42nm E 
151120Z 1512/1612 18006KT P6SM FEW150 FM152000 16007KT P6SM SCT250 FM160000 16006KT P6SM BKN025 FM160200 18005KT P6SM BKN015
KTVC 
46nm S 
151120Z 1512/1612 17008KT P6SM FEW150 FM152200 17007KT P6SM BKN025 FM160200 19008KT P6SM BKN015 FM160900 21008KT P6SM BKN020 FM161100 24008KT P6SM OVC015
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