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W56 Fly For Fun Airport
Vancouver, Washington, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 10 SEPTEMBER 2020

Location

FAA Identifier: W56
Lat/Long: 45-41-14.2080N 122-31-18.6710W
45-41.236800N 122-31.311183W
45.6872800,-122.5218531
(estimated)
Elevation: 297 ft. / 91 m (estimated)
Variation: 19E (1985)
From city: 4 miles NE of VANCOUVER, WA
Time zone: UTC -7 (UTC -8 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 98682

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 07/1991
Control tower: no
ARTCC: SEATTLE CENTER
FSS: SEATTLE FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: SEA (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: UNATNDD
AIRPORT CLSD CHRISTMAS & EASTER.
Wind indicator: yes
Segmented circle: no

Airport Communications

CTAF: 122.9
WX ASOS at PDX (7 nm SW): PHONE (503) 493-7687
WX ASOS at VUO (7 nm SW): 135.125 (360-696-1280)
WX ASOS at TTD (10 nm SE): 135.625 (503-492-2887)
WX ASOS at SPB (15 nm W): 135.875 (503-543-6401)
WX ASOS at HIO (20 nm SW): 127.65 (503-640-2984)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
BTGr120/4.7BATTLE GROUND VORTAC116.6021E
UBGr023/27.7NEWBERG VOR/DME117.4021E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
BANKS065/22.235616EPND .--. -. -..

Airport Services

Parking: tiedowns

Runway Information

Runway 7/25

Dimensions: 2434 x 50 ft. / 742 x 15 m
Surface: turf, in good condition
Operational restrictions: RY EDGE MARKED WITH YELLOW REFLECTOR CONES.
RUNWAY 7  RUNWAY 25
Latitude: 45-41.235067N45-41.238517N
Longitude: 122-31.596900W122-31.025450W
Traffic pattern: leftright
Obstructions: 30 ft. pline, marked, 170 ft. from runway, 5:1 slope to clear
ROAD AT RY END; 35 FT TREES AT 120 FT; 25 FT HOUSE AT 140 FT, 50 FT TREES AT 257 FT.
5 ft. fence
ROAD CROSSES RY END. 22 FT HOUSE 240 FT FM RY END ON CL. 45 FT TREES 480 FT FROM RY END ON CL.

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Privately-owned
Owner: GEORGE MANLEY
8807 NE 142ND AVE
VANCOUVER, WA 98682
Phone 360-253-4850
Manager: GEORGE MANLEY
8807 NE 142ND AVE
VANCOUVER, WA 98682
Phone 360-253-4850

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 12
Single engine airplanes: 12
    
Aircraft operations: avg 69/week *
78% transient general aviation
22% local general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2016

Additional Remarks

RY 07 CALM WIND RY FOR TKOF; RY 25 CALM WIND RY FOR LNDG.
TAXI ON RY AND MOWED GRASS AREAS ONLY.
FOR CD CTC PORTLAND APCH AT 503-493-7545.

Instrument Procedures

There are no published instrument procedures at W56.

Some nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KPDX - Portland International Airport (7 nm SW)
KVUO - Pearson Field Airport (7 nm SW)
KTTD - Portland-Troutdale Airport (10 nm SE)
KSPB - Scappoose Industrial Airpark (15 nm W)
KHIO - Portland-Hillsboro Airport (20 nm SW)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 19-Sep-2020
 Local
(UTC-7)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:2613:26
Sunrise06:5613:56
Sunset19:1102:11
Evening civil twilight19:4102:41

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  19-Sep-2020 22:02:37
Local (UTC-7)  19-Sep-2020 15:02:37
 
METAR
KVUO 
7nm SW 
192153Z AUTO VRB03KT 10SM BKN033 OVC070 21/12 A3008 RMK AO2 SLP185 T02110122
KPDX 
7nm SW 
192153Z 20008KT 10SM SCT032 BKN045 BKN075 21/13 A3009 RMK AO2 SLP187 T02110133
KTTD 
9nm SE 
192153Z 05005KT 10SM FU BKN035 OVC065 21/13 A3008 RMK AO2 SLP187 T02060133
KSPB 
15nm W 
192153Z AUTO VRB03KT 10SM FEW028 BKN045 OVC070 22/13 A3007 RMK AO2 SLP183 T02170133
KHIO 
20nm SW 
192153Z 17008KT 10SM BKN023 OVC080 21/14 A3009 RMK AO2 SLP187 T02060144
TAF
KPDX 
7nm SW 
191835Z 1919/2018 19003KT P6SM BKN018 BKN028 BKN035 FM192100 23005KT P6SM SCT025 BKN035 FM200000 27005KT P6SM SCT040 FM201200 00000KT P6SM BKN035 FM201500 00000KT P6SM SCT025
KTTD 
9nm SE 
190813Z 1908/2006 VRB02KT 6SM -SHRA BR BKN016 OVC025 FM191800 VRB04KT P6SM BKN035
KHIO 
20nm SW 
192019Z 1920/2018 VRB04KT P6SM BKN016 BKN022 OVC050 FM192200 22005KT P6SM SCT030 OVC050 FM200000 29005KT P6SM BKN045 FM201200 00000KT P6SM SCT010 OVC025
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