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

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 29 MARCH 2018

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 LAKE037/18.133816ECMQ -.-. -- --.-

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 Buddy Woods Municipal Airport (20 nm NE)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 20-Apr-2018
 Local
(UTC-8)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:3113:31
Sunrise06:2214:22
Sunset21:3305:33
Evening civil twilight22:2406:24

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  20-Apr-2018 22:46:11
Local (UTC-8)  20-Apr-2018 14:46:11
 
METAR
PABV 
4nm N 
202156Z AUTO 33006KT 10SM BKN043 OVC060 07/02 A2946 RMK AO2 SLP985 T00720017 $
PAFR 
6nm SW 
202238Z AUTO 32005KT 10SM BKN044 OVC055 06/01 A2944 RMK AO2 SLP977
PAED 
10nm SW 
202237Z AUTO 24015KT 10SM BKN046 OVC055 05/03 A2946 RMK AO2 RAB01E37 SLP973 $
PAMR 
12nm SW 
202153Z 30008KT 10SM OVC050 07/01 A2945 RMK AO2 SLP973 T00720011
PALH 
16nm SW 
202153Z 22011G22KT 10SM -RA BKN030 BKN037 OVC050 07/02 A2946 RMK AO2 RAB38 SLP978 P0000 T00670017
PANC 
18nm SW 
202210Z 22008G16KT 7SM -RA FEW020 BKN026 OVC039 06/02 A2946 RMK AO2 P0001 T00610017
PAAQ 
20nm NE 
202153Z 14013KT 10SM FEW020 BKN060 OVC080 09/01 A2944 RMK AO2 SLP971 T00890011
TAF
PAED 
10nm SW 
202211Z 2022/2201 26012G18KT 8000 -SHRA BKN030 OVC050 610307 QNH2945INS BECMG 2105/2106 VRB06KT 9999 NSW BKN050 610505 QNH2956INS BECMG 2123/2200 13009KT 9999 SCT100 QNH2976INS TX08/2100Z TN00/2115Z
PANC 
18nm SW 
202114Z 2021/2124 17010KT P6SM VCSH BKN050 TEMPO 2022/2024 17012G22KT FM210000 17012G22KT P6SM -SHRA OVC050 FM211400 16010KT P6SM VCSH BKN060
PAAQ 
20nm NE 
201738Z 2018/2118 36006KT P6SM -RA BKN035 TEMPO 2020/2024 14014G23KT FM210000 14014G23KT P6SM -SHRA SCT040 BKN070 FM210700 13010KT P6SM BKN060 OVC100
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