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ME55 Vinalhaven Airport
Vinalhaven, Maine, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 03 DECEMBER 2020

Location

FAA Identifier: ME55
Lat/Long: 44-04-22.0000N 068-49-10.7000W
44-04.366667N 068-49.178333W
44.0727778,-68.8196389
(estimated)
Elevation: 72 ft. / 21.9 m (surveyed)
Variation: 17W (2005)
From city: 1 mile N of VINALHAVEN, ME
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -4 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 04863

Airport Operations

Airport use: Private use. Permission required prior to landing
Control tower: no
ARTCC: BOSTON CENTER
FSS: BANGOR FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: FDC (NOTAM-D service not available)
Attendance: UNATNDD
Wind indicator: no
Segmented circle: no
Lights: PORTABLE PERIMETER HELI LGTS FOR NGT OPNS.

Airport Communications

PORTLAND APPROACH: 120.4 [0545-0000]
BANGOR APPROACH: 118.925 [0000-0545]
PORTLAND DEPARTURE: 120.4 [0545-0000]
BANGOR DEPARTURE: 118.925 [0000-0545]
WX AWOS-3PT at RKD (12 nm W): 119.025 (207-594-7946)

Nearby radio navigation aids

NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
SPRUCEHEAD102/12.435618WSUH ... ..- ....

Airport Services

Airframe service: NONE
Powerplant service: NONE

Runway Information

Runway NE/SW

Dimensions: 1510 x 60 ft. / 460 x 18 m
Surface: gravel, in fair condition
RUNWAY NE  RUNWAY SW
Latitude: 44-04.266667N44-04.466667N
Longitude: 068-49.280667W068-49.076000W
Elevation: 72.0 ft.42.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 053 magnetic, 036 true233 magnetic, 216 true
Markings: none, in fair conditionnone, in fair condition
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: none50 ft. hill, 500 ft. from runway

Helipad H1

Dimensions: 40 x 40 ft. / 12 x 12 m
Surface: gravel, in fair condition
Runway edge lights: PERI
Latitude: 44-04.463167N
Longitude: 068-49.090500W
Elevation: 44.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Markings: none, in fair condition

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: TOWN OF VINALHAVEN
PO BOX 815
VINALHAVEN, ME 04863
Phone 207-863-4471
AIRSTRIP IS LEASED TO PENOBSCOT IS AIR SVC.
Manager: MARJORIE STRATTON
PO BOX 815
VINALHAVEN, ME 04863
Phone 207-863-2042

Additional Remarks

HELIPAD: NORTH END OF RWY, FATO 80 FT X 80 FT.
FOR CD CTC PORTLAND APCH AT 207-874-7320, WHEN APCH CLSD CTC BOSTON ARTCC AT 603-879-6859.

Instrument Procedures

There are no published instrument procedures at ME55.

Some nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KRKD - Knox County Regional Airport (12 nm W)
KBST - Belfast Municipal Airport (22 nm N)
KBHB - Hancock County-Bar Harbor Airport (30 nm NE)
KIWI - Wiscasset Airport (39 nm W)
KBGR - Bangor International Airport (44 nm N)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 03-Dec-2020
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:2211:22
Sunrise06:5411:54
Sunset15:5720:57
Evening civil twilight16:2921:29

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  03-Dec-2020 11:15:09
Local (UTC-5)  03-Dec-2020 06:15:09
 
METAR
KRKD 
11nm W 
031056Z AUTO 25007KT 10SM CLR M01/M03 A3001 RMK AO2 SLP161 T10061033 FZRANO
TAF
KRKD 
11nm W 
030901Z 0309/0406 25007KT P6SM FEW040 FM031200 24009KT P6SM SKC
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