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6Y8 Welke Airport
Beaver Island, Michigan, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 10 OCTOBER 2019

Location

FAA Identifier: 6Y8
Lat/Long: 45-43-16.6471N 085-31-11.0729W
45-43.277452N 085-31.184548W
45.7212909,-85.5197425
(estimated)
Elevation: 664 ft. / 202.4 m (surveyed)
Variation: 05W (1985)
From city: 2 miles S of BEAVER ISLAND, MI
Time zone: UTC -4 (UTC -5 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 49782

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 12/1968
Control tower: no
ARTCC: MINNEAPOLIS CENTER
FSS: LANSING FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: LAN (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: CONTINUOUS
Wind indicator: yes
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: LIRL RY 09/27 NOT FOR PUBLIC USE EXCEPT W/PRIOR APPROVAL. CALL 231-448-2071 OR 231-448-2374. LIRL LOCATED 72 FT FM PVMT EDGE EA SIDE.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.8
WX AWOS-3 at SJX (2.6 nm SW): 118.075 (231-448-3081)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
PLNr285/36.3PELLSTON VORTAC111.8006W

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
CHARLEVOIX342/27.339205WCVX -.-. ...- -..-

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 9/27

Dimensions: 2512 x 30 ft. / 766 x 9 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Runway edge lights: low intensity
RUNWAY 9  RUNWAY 27
Latitude: 45-43.222500N45-43.229667N
Longitude: 085-31.532667W085-30.942667W
Elevation: 652.0 ft.659.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 094 magnetic, 089 true274 magnetic, 269 true
Markings: basic, in good conditionbasic, in good condition
Runway end identifier lights: nono
Obstructions: 40 ft. trees, 201 ft. from runway
+ 15 FT RD, 160 FT DSTC, +25 FT PLINE, 180 FT DSTC, +40 FT TREES, 190 FT DSTC.
15 ft. road, 201 ft. from runway, 55 ft. left of centerline
+ 15 FT RD, 100 FT DSTC.

Runway 17/35

Dimensions: 3500 x 140 ft. / 1067 x 43 m
Surface: turf, in fair condition
Runway edge markings: RUNWAY ROLLING TERRAIN, ROUGH WITH BARE SPOTS.
17/35 MKD WITH 3 FT YELLOW CONES; RY 35 DSPLCD THLD MKD WITH YELLOW CONES & REFLECTORS EACH SIDE.
RUNWAY 17  RUNWAY 35
Latitude: 45-43.600333N45-43.028667N
Longitude: 085-31.194833W085-31.094667W
Elevation: 654.0 ft.658.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 178 magnetic, 173 true358 magnetic, 353 true
Markings: , in poor condition, in poor condition
Runway end identifier lights: nono
Obstructions: 20 ft. tree, 360 ft. from runway, 12 ft. left of centerline, 18:1 slope to clear67 ft. trees, 10 ft. from runway

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Privately-owned
Owner: PAUL WELKE
P.O. BOX 112
BEAVER ISLAND, MI 49782
Phone 231-448-2071
Manager: PAUL WELKE
111 AIRPORT DRIVE, PO BOX 80
CHARLEVOIX, MI 49720
Phone 231-448-2071
AMGR RES PH 231-448-2374

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 12
Single engine airplanes: 10
Multi engine airplanes: 2
    
Aircraft operations: avg 64/day *
76% transient general aviation
22% air taxi
2% local general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2015

Additional Remarks

RY 27 ACFT PARKED IN PRIMARY SURFACE - SOUTH SIDE.
DEER AND BIRDS ON & INVOF ARPT.
RY 9/27 QUARRY, DIRT PILES, EQUIPMENT 165 FT N OF RY, 150 FT W OF RY 17/35.
RWY 17 - 20 FT DROP OFF, N. END OF RWY.
RY 17-35, EQUIP PARKED ALONG E SIDE OF RY, S END.
FOR CD CTC MINNEAPOLIS ARTCC AT 651-463-5588.

Instrument Procedures

There are no published instrument procedures at 6Y8.

Some nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KSJX - Beaver Island Airport (3 nm SW)
KCVX - Charlevoix Municipal Airport (27 nm S)
KMGN - Harbor Springs Airport (31 nm SE)
KISQ - Schoolcraft County Airport (31 nm NW)
KPLN - Pellston Regional Airport of Emmet County (32 nm E)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 14-Oct-2019
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight07:2811:28
Sunrise07:5811:58
Sunset18:5822:58
Evening civil twilight19:2823:28

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  14-Oct-2019 15:02:59
Local (UTC-4)  14-Oct-2019 11:02:59
 
METAR
KSJX 
2nm SW 
141455Z AUTO 28009G14KT 10SM SCT024 SCT029 SCT045 07/01 A2991 RMK AO2 T00710006
TAF
KPLN 
32nm E 
141120Z 1412/1512 27009KT P6SM VCSH SCT040 TEMPO 1412/1414 BKN035 FM141400 28011G19KT P6SM SCT035 TEMPO 1414/1417 BKN035 FM141700 27012G20KT P6SM BKN035 FM142300 26008KT P6SM BKN035 FM150200 VRB03KT P6SM BKN035 FM150500 VRB03KT P6SM BKN050
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Comments
  
Welke Aviation / Island Airways 231-448-2071
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