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

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 21 JUNE 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 -4 (UTC -5 during Standard 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 18-Jul-2018
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:3709:37
Sunrise06:1310:13
Sunset21:2601:26
Evening civil twilight22:0202:02

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  18-Jul-2018 11:26:16
Local (UTC-4)  18-Jul-2018 07:26:16
 
METAR
KSJX 
16nm NE 
181055Z AUTO 00000KT 5SM BR CLR 08/08 A3016 RMK AO2 T00760075
KCVX 
24nm SE 
181055Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 10/10 A3017 RMK AO2 T01040104
TAF
KPLN 
42nm E 
180928Z 1809/1906 00000KT P6SM SKC TEMPO 1809/1811 1SM BR SCT001 FM181500 VRB04KT P6SM SKC FM182000 30006KT P6SM SKC FM190000 VRB03KT P6SM SKC
KTVC 
46nm S 
180603Z 1806/1906 VRB03KT P6SM SKC FM181300 VRB03KT P6SM FEW025 FM181500 36004KT P6SM SKC FM181800 36005KT P6SM SKC FM190100 00000KT P6SM SKC
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