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FA1 Tavares Seaplane Base
Tavares, Florida, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 03 DECEMBER 2020

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 -5 (UTC -4 during Daylight Saving 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

Seaplane Base Services

Fuel available: 100LL MOGAS
Parking: tiedowns

Runway Information

Runway 9W/27W

Dimensions: 3000 x 200 ft. / 914 x 61 m
Surface: water
RUNWAY 9W  RUNWAY 27W
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: KENDALL CLUTTS
150 EAST RUBY STREET
TAVARES, FL 32778-1068
Phone (352) 253-4267

Seaplane Base Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 6
Single engine airplanes: 5
Multi engine airplanes: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 20/day *
74% transient general aviation
26% local general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 01 January 2020

Additional Remarks

FOR CD OR TO CNL IFR CTC ORLANDO APCH AT 407-825-3398.
(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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Aerial photo
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Aerial photo of FA1 (Tavares Seaplane Base)
Photo taken 01-Apr-2017
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 05-Dec-2020
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:4211:42
Sunrise07:0712:07
Sunset17:2922:29
Evening civil twilight17:5422:54

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  05-Dec-2020 08:39:02
Local (UTC-5)  05-Dec-2020 03:39:02
 
METAR
KLEE 
5nm W 
050753Z AUTO 21005KT 10SM CLR 18/17 A3002 RMK AO2 SLP166 T01830167
TAF
KLEE 
5nm W 
050532Z 0506/0606 19005KT P6SM SCT045 BKN250 FM051000 33005KT P6SM BKN015 BKN025 FM051400 35006KT P6SM SCT025 SCT040 FM052200 01003KT P6SM BKN250
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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 $3.92 $2.81 
 Updated 10-Jun-2020
 
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