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D72 D&C Fire Lake Flying Club Seaplane Base
Eagle River, Alaska, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 14 SEPTEMBER 2017

Location

FAA Identifier: D72
Lat/Long: 61-21-09.0700N / 149-32-46.8600W
61-21.151167N / 149-32.781000W
61.3525194 / -149.5463500
(estimated)
Elevation: 295 ft. / 90 m (estimated)
From city: 2 miles N of EAGLE RIVER, AK
Time zone: UTC -8 (UTC -9 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 99577

Seaplane Base Operations

Seaplane Base use: Open to the public
Activation date: 05/2003
Control tower: no
ARTCC: ANCHORAGE CENTER
FSS: KENAI FLIGHT SERVICE STATION [907-283-8469]
NOTAMs facility: ENA (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: UNATNDD
Segmented circle: no

Seaplane Base Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 123.0
WX AWOS-3P at BCV (4 nm N): 135.55 (907-688-0826)
WX AWOS-3 at FRN (6 nm SW): 118.525 (907-384-0132)
WX ASOS at MRI (12 nm SW): PHONE 907-272-0542
WX AWOS-3P at IYS (13 nm N): 135.25 (907-373-3801)
WX ASOS at LHD (16 nm SW): PHONE 907-245-1618
WX ASOS at ANC (17 nm SW): 118.4 (907-248-2033)
WX ASOS at PAQ (20 nm NE): 134.75 (907-746-6675)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
TEDr029/16.3ANCHORAGE VOR/DME113.1518E
BGQr118/17.7BIG LAKE VORTAC112.5019E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
CAMPBELL LAKE035/18.133818ECMQ -.-. -- --.-

Seaplane Base Services

Runway Information

Runway N/S

Dimensions: 3500 x 200 ft. / 1067 x 61 m
Surface: water
RUNWAY N  RUNWAY S
Traffic pattern: leftleft

Seaplane Base Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Privately-owned
Owner: CHRISTOPHER & DEBBY HUDSON
14111 W. LAKE RIDGE DR
EAGLE RIVER, AK 99577
Phone 907-696-1037
Manager: CHRISTOPHER HUDSON
14111 W. LAKE RIDGE DR
EAGLE RIVER, AK 99577
Phone 907-250-7834

Seaplane Base Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 65
Single engine airplanes: 65
    
Aircraft operations: avg 25/week *
92% local general aviation
8% transient general aviation
<1% air taxi
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2013

Additional Remarks

PUB BEACHING AREA IN SW CORNER OF LAKE. NO DOCK. BEACH IS STEEPLY SLOPED, ROCKS ON BEACH UP TO 4 IN. ROAD WITHIN 15 FT OF SHORE LINE AT BEACHING AREA.
ALL OTHER PROPERTY ON LAKE IS PVT/ NON-COML.
TRANSIENT OVERNIGHT PARKING AVBL. CALL BEFORE ARRIVAL 907-250-7834.

Instrument Procedures

There are no published instrument procedures at D72.

Some nearby airports with instrument procedures:

PAFR - Bryant Army Airfield Heliport (6 nm SW)
PAED - Elmendorf Air Force Base (10 nm SW)
PAMR - Merrill Field Airport (12 nm SW)
PAWS - Wasilla Airport (13 nm N)
PAGQ - Big Lake Airport (13 nm NW)
PANC - Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (17 nm SW)
PAAQ - Palmer Municipal Airport (20 nm NE)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 22-Sep-2017
 Local
(UTC-8)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight07:0015:00
Sunrise07:4415:44
Sunset19:5803:58
Evening civil twilight20:4204:42

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  22-Sep-2017 12:12:51
Local (UTC-8)  22-Sep-2017 04:12:51
 
METAR
PABV 
4nm N 
221156Z AUTO 17003KT 10SM -RA OVC070 08/07 A2963 RMK AO2 SLP042 P0000 60002 70026 T00780072 10083 20078 58010 $
PAFR 
6nm SW 
221154Z AUTO 26003KT 10SM SCT003 OVC055 07/07 A2962 RMK AO1
PAED 
10nm SW 
221156Z 31011KT 10SM -RA BKN003 OVC050 08/08 A2962 RMK AO2A SLP027 P0002 60008 70034 T00750075 10085 20075 57009 $
PAMR 
12nm SW 
221153Z 00000KT 10SM -RA FEW005 SCT025 OVC055 07/07 A2962 RMK AO2 SLP032 P0003 60009 70040 T00720072 10083 20072 56009
PALH 
16nm SW 
221153Z 35005KT 8SM -RA OVC050 08/07 A2964 RMK AO2 SLP035 P0004 60013 70045 T00780072 10089 20078 58009 $
PANC 
18nm SW 
221153Z 34005KT 10SM -RA OVC050 08/07 A2963 RMK AO2 SLP033 P0004 60017 70046 T00780072 10089 20078 56009
PAAQ 
20nm NE 
221153Z AUTO 02007KT 10SM OVC070 08/07 A2962 RMK AO2 SLP031 60001 70021 T00830067 10100 20083 58010 TSNO
TAF
PAED 
10nm SW 
221100Z 2211/2317 VRB06KT 9000 -RA SCT005 BKN055 610607 QNH2962INS TEMPO 2212/2213 BKN005 BECMG 2217/2218 VRB06KT 8000 -RA SCT005 BKN030 610607 QNH2960INS BECMG 2223/2224 VRB06KT 8000 -RA FEW016 BKN060 610607 QNH2961INS TX10/2300Z TN07/2311Z
PANC 
18nm SW 
221134Z 2212/2318 34003KT P6SM -RA SCT005 OVC050 FM221600 02005KT P6SM -RA SCT025 OVC060 FM222100 12008KT P6SM -SHRA SCT025 BKN080 FM230600 15012G20KT P6SM -RA SCT025 OVC050
PAAQ 
20nm NE 
221134Z 2212/2312 36011KT P6SM -RA OVC070 FM222100 12006KT P6SM -RA SCT010 BKN045
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