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AL96 Bon Secour Seaplane Base
Gulf Shores, Alabama, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 18 JULY 2019

Location

FAA Identifier: AL96
Lat/Long: 30-17-54.0000N / 087-44-27.0000W
30-17.900000N / 087-44.450000W
30.2983333 / -87.7408333
(estimated)
Elevation: 0 ft. / 0 m (estimated)
From city: 3 miles E of GULF SHORES, AL
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -6 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 36511

Seaplane Base Operations

Seaplane Base use: Private use. Permission required prior to landing
Activation date: 12/2006
Control tower: no
ARTCC: JACKSONVILLE CENTER
FSS: ANNISTON FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
Attendance: UNATNDD
Segmented circle: no

Seaplane Base Communications

WX AWOS-3PT at JKA (4 nm E): 134.525 (251-968-7581)
WX AWOS-3PT at CQF (12 nm NW): 118.425 (251-928-3242)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
NUNr243/(23.4)SAUFLEY VOR108.8001E
BFMr135/24.9BROOKLEY VORTAC112.8004E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
PICKENS256/30.332602WPKZ .--. -.- --..

Seaplane Base Services

Runway Information

Runway 5W/23W

Dimensions: 3000 x 300 ft. / 914 x 91 m
Surface: water
RUNWAY 5W  RUNWAY 23W
Traffic pattern: leftleft

Seaplane Base Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Privately-owned
Owner: DAVID M. WALTER
P.O. BOX 998
ORANGE BEACH, AL 36561
Phone 251-979-2200
Manager: DAVID M. WALTER
P.O. BOX 998
ORAGNE BEACH, AL 36561
Phone 251-979-2200

Additional Remarks

100 FT TWR 2000 FT SW AND 200 FT TWR 4000 FT NE OF SEAPLANE BASE.
FOR CD CTC JACKSONVILLE ARTCC AT 904-845-1592.

Instrument Procedures

There are no published instrument procedures at AL96.

Some nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KJKA - Jack Edwards National Airport (4 nm E)
5R4 - Foley Municipal Airport (8 nm N)
KCQF - H L Sonny Callahan Airport (12 nm NW)
KNPA - Pensacola Naval Air Station/Forrest Sherman Field (22 nm E)
KBFM - Mobile Downtown Airport (26 nm NW)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 18-Jul-2019
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:3510:35
Sunrise06:0211:02
Sunset19:5200:52
Evening civil twilight20:1901:19

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  18-Jul-2019 22:42:12
Local (UTC-5)  18-Jul-2019 17:42:12
 
METAR
KJKA 
4nm E 
182210Z AUTO 23008G17KT 10SM SCT028 32/24 A3004 RMK AO2 T03200243
KCQF 
12nm NW 
182215Z AUTO 20004KT 10SM 30/26 A3004 RMK AO2
TAF
KNPA 
22nm E 
1815/1915 VRB05KT 9999 SCT025 BKN280 QNH3004INS FM181700 20010KT 9999 SCT030 BKN280 QNH2998INS FM182300 VRB05KT FEW030 BKN280 QNH2996INS FM191000 27005KT 9999 VCSH SCT020 BKN280 QNH2996INS T33/1819Z T25/1911Z FN20033
KBFM 
25nm NW 
181720Z 1818/1918 17007KT P6SM BKN040 BKN250 FM182000 19008KT P6SM VCTS SCT035CB SCT250 FM190200 25003KT P6SM SCT250
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