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6Y8 Welke Airport
Beaver Island, Michigan, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 29 MARCH 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: 6Y8
Lat/Long: 45-43-16.1847N / 085-31-13.2402W
45-43.269745N / 085-31.220670W
45.7211624 / -85.5203445
(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
Pattern altitude: 1664 ft. MSL
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
ISQr124/31.3SCHOOLCRAFT COUNTY VOR/DM110.4005W
ERYr190/35.6NEWBERRY VOR/DME108.2006W
PLNr285/36.3PELLSTON VORTAC111.8006W

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
ST JAMES049/2.338205WSJX ... .--- -..-
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: 45-43.220000N45-43.231667N
Longitude: 085-31.535000W085-30.945000W
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Displaced threshold: 450 ft.240 ft.
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: 45-43.588333N45-43.012500N
Longitude: 085-31.202167W085-31.212833W
Elevation: 644.0 ft.644.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Displaced threshold: no1350 ft.
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.

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 SE)
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 20-Apr-2018
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:1710:17
Sunrise06:4810:48
Sunset20:3400:34
Evening civil twilight21:0501:05

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  20-Apr-2018 19:26:22
Local (UTC-4)  20-Apr-2018 15:26:22
 
METAR
KSJX 
2nm SW 
201916Z AUTO 23005KT 10SM CLR 08/M10 A3048 RMK AO2 T00821103
TAF
KPLN 
32nm E 
201726Z 2018/2118 30008KT P6SM FEW250 FM210100 00000KT P6SM FEW250 FM211400 VRB04KT P6SM SCT250
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