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FA1 Tavares Seaplane Base
Tavares, Florida, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 26 APRIL 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: FA1
Lat/Long: 28-48-02.0000N / 081-43-40.0000W
28-48.033333N / 081-43.666667W
28.8005556 / -81.7277778
(estimated)
Elevation: 63 ft. / 19 m (estimated)
From city: 1 mile SE of TAVARES, FL
Time zone: UTC -4 (UTC -5 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 32778

Seaplane Base Operations

Seaplane Base use: Open to the public
Activation date: 04/2010
Control tower: no
ARTCC: JACKSONVILLE CENTER
FSS: SAINT PETERSBURG FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: PIE (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 0900-1700
Wind indicator: yes
Segmented circle: no

Seaplane Base Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.975
WX ASOS at LEE (4 nm W): 134.325 (352-787-1565)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
ORLr307/25.8ORLANDO VORTAC112.2000E
OCFr131/34.6OCALA VORTAC113.7000E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
LEESBURG108/4.333504WLEE .-.. . .

Seaplane Base Services

Fuel available: 100LL MOGAS
Parking: tiedowns

Runway Information

Runway 9/27

Dimensions: 3000 x 200 ft. / 914 x 61 m
Surface: water
RUNWAY 9  RUNWAY 27
Traffic pattern: leftleft

Seaplane Base Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF TAVARES
201 EAST MAIN ST.
TAVARES, FL 32778-1068
Phone (352) 742-6210
CONTACT PERSON: JOHN DRURY
Manager: MATTHEW T. ELIA
150 EAST RUBY STREET
TAVARES, FL 32778-1068
Phone (352) 253-4267

Seaplane Base Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 4
Single engine airplanes: 3
Multi engine airplanes: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 134/week *
78% transient general aviation
22% local general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 18 October 2017

Additional Remarks

(CONTACT TITLE) ARPT ADDRESS: 210 E. MAIN ST, TAVARES, FL 32778.

Instrument Procedures

There are no published instrument procedures at FA1.

Some nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KLEE - Leesburg International Airport (4 nm W)
X23 - Umatilla Municipal Airport (8 nm NE)
X04 - Orlando Apopka Airport (9 nm SE)
KORL - Executive Airport (26 nm SE)
KSFB - Orlando Sanford International Airport (26 nm E)
 
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From to FA1

Sunrise and sunset
Times for 21-May-2018
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:0710:07
Sunrise06:3410:34
Sunset20:1300:13
Evening civil twilight20:3900:39

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  21-May-2018 06:20:21
Local (UTC-4)  21-May-2018 02:20:21
 
METAR
KLEE 
5nm W 
210553Z AUTO 09006KT 8SM FEW029 SCT035 SCT100 23/23 A3008 RMK AO2 SLP185 T02330228 10244 20233 58005
TAF
KLEE 
5nm W 
210541Z 2106/2206 10007KT P6SM VCSH SCT030 OVC110 FM211300 12007KT P6SM FEW030 SCT050 OVC100 FM211600 13010KT P6SM VCSH SCT025 BKN050 OVC080 TEMPO 2117/2121 3SM TSRA BKN015CB OVC030 FM212200 11010KT 5SM -RA SCT010 BKN020 OVC040 FM220200 11005KT P6SM SCT020 BKN040 OVC060
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
 Tavares Seaplane Base
352-742-6267
[web site]
[email]
Aviation fuel, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Passenger terminal and lounge, Flight training, Aerial tours / aerial sightseeing, Aerial photography, ...

More info about Tavares Seaplane Base
100LL Mogas
AS $4.29 $3.36 
 Updated 26-Apr-2018
 
   1 read write
AS=Assisted/Self Service
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