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6Y3 North Fox Island Airport
North Fox Island, Michigan, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 10 SEPTEMBER 2020

Location

FAA Identifier: 6Y3
Lat/Long: 45-28-55.5500N 085-46-50.9850W
45-28.925833N 085-46.849750W
45.4820972,-85.7808292
(estimated)
Elevation: 639 ft. / 195 m (estimated)
From city: 1 mile NE of NORTH FOX ISLAND, MI
Time zone: UTC -4 (UTC -5 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 49782

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 01/2017
Control tower: no
ARTCC: MINNEAPOLIS CENTER
FSS: LANSING FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: LAN (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: UNATNDD
Wind indicator: yes
Segmented circle: no

Airport Communications

CTAF: 122.9
WX AWOS-3 at SJX (15 nm NE): 118.075 (231-448-3081)

Nearby radio navigation aids

NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
CHARLEVOIX302/24.139205WCVX -.-. ...- -..-

Airport Services

Runway Information

Runway 7/25

Dimensions: 3000 x 100 ft. / 914 x 30 m
Surface: turf
RUNWAY 7  RUNWAY 25
Latitude: 45-28.803000N45-29.048667N
Longitude: 085-47.154500W085-46.545000W
Elevation: 639.0 ft.639.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Displaced threshold: 800 ft.
RWY & DISPL-D THRESHOLDS MKD WITH 3- YELLOW CONES
1000 ft.
Obstructions: 70 ft. trees, 100 ft. left and right of centerline70 ft. trees, 100 ft. left and right of centerline

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: STATE OF MI DNR
8015 MACKINAW
CADALLIC, MI 49601
Phone 231 775 9727
Manager: BRAD FREDERICK
7370 BROADMOOR AVE
CALEDONIA, MI 49316
Phone 248 761 5615

Additional Remarks

REMOTE ISLAND, NO SVCS & NO SHELTER & NO CELL PHONE COVERAGE.
ANNC ALL INTNS ON 122.9.
WATCH FOR ACFT TAXIING & TAKING OFF BFR LDG.
SAFETY BRIEFING & PILOT INFO AVBL AT HTTPS://THERAF.ORG/
BIRDS & WILDLIFE & SNAKES ON & INVOF AIRPORT.
RYS NOT PLOWED. ARPT CLSD NOV-APR & WHEN SNOW COVERED. RWY SOFT IN SPRING & AFTER RAIN
TALL TREES ALL QUADRANTS. TREES OBSTRUCT WINDSOCK, READINGS UNRELIABLE.
SEE DNR RULES POSTED NEAR PRKG.
ARPT LEASED TO RECREATIONAL AVIATION FOUNDATION 1711 W. COLLEGE ST. BOZEMAN, MT 59715 PH 406-582-1723.
STATE OF MI DNR 231 775 9727 EXT 6030 OR 231-732-3541 EXT 5430.
FOR CD CTC MINNEAPOLIS ARTCC AT 651-463-5588.
OVERFLY THE FLD BFR ENTERING TFC PAT.

Instrument Procedures

There are no published instrument procedures at 6Y3.

Some nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KSJX - Beaver Island Airport (15 nm NE)
KCVX - Charlevoix Municipal Airport (24 nm SE)
KISQ - Schoolcraft County Airport (34 nm NW)
KMGN - Harbor Springs Airport (37 nm E)
N98 - Boyne City Municipal Airport (37 nm SE)
 
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Aerial photo
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Aerial photo of 6Y3 (North Fox Island Airport)
Photo by Jim Hill
Photo taken 20-Sep-2017
looking east.

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From to 6Y3

Sunrise and sunset
Times for 22-Sep-2020
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight07:0311:03
Sunrise07:3211:32
Sunset19:3923:39
Evening civil twilight20:0800:08

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  22-Sep-2020 18:06:16
Local (UTC-4)  22-Sep-2020 14:06:16
 
METAR
KSJX 
16nm NE 
221755Z AUTO 24010KT 10SM CLR 20/12 A3009 RMK AO2 T01960124 10201 20165
KCVX 
24nm SE 
221755Z AUTO 24009KT 220V280 10SM CLR 23/14 A3009 RMK AO2 T02260142 10226 20153
TAF
KPLN 
42nm E 
221120Z 2212/2312 22008KT P6SM SCT045 WS020/27030KT FM221400 24009KT P6SM FEW100 FM221500 25010G18KT P6SM FEW250 FM221700 25010KT P6SM SKC FM230300 00000KT P6SM SKC FM230800 00000KT 4SM BR FEW250
KTVC 
46nm S 
221120Z 2212/2312 21008KT P6SM SCT040 BKN150 FM221300 22008KT P6SM SCT040 FM221800 24008KT P6SM SKC FM230300 00000KT P6SM SKC
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