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FA44 Willis Gliderport
Boynton Beach, Florida, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 22 APRIL 2021

Location

FAA Identifier: FA44
Lat/Long: 26-32-53.2540N 080-12-53.1660W
26-32.887567N 080-12.886100W
26.5481261,-80.2147683
(estimated)
Elevation: 18 ft. / 5.5 m (surveyed)
Variation: 03W (1985)
From city: 7 miles W of BOYNTON BEACH, FL
Time zone: UTC -4 (UTC -5 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 33467

Gliderport Operations

Gliderport use: Private use. Permission required prior to landing
Activation date: 07/1975
Control tower: no
ARTCC: MIAMI CENTER
FSS: MIAMI FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
Attendance: UNATNDD
Wind indicator: yes
Segmented circle: no

Gliderport Communications

WX AWOS-3PT at LNA (7 nm E): 119.925 (561-964-0308)
WX ASOS at PBI (10 nm NE): 123.75 (561-683-2548)
WX AWOS-3 at BCT (12 nm SE): 121.125 (561-391-2696)
WX AWOS-3 at F45 (18 nm N): 119.975 (561-630-6932)
WX ASOS at PMP (19 nm S): 120.55 (954-783-3720)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
PBIr224/10.5PALM BEACH VORTAC115.7003W
FLLr001/28.6FORT LAUDERDALE VOR/DME114.4006W
PHKr119/29.2PAHOKEE VOR/DME115.4000E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
UNITED168/22.640505WUTX ..- - -..-

Gliderport Services

Runway Information

Runway 9/27

Dimensions: 3600 x 150 ft. / 1097 x 46 m
Surface: turf
RUNWAY 9  RUNWAY 27
Traffic pattern: rightright
Obstructions: pline, 1000 ft. from runwaytrees, 1000 ft. from runway

Gliderport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Privately-owned
Owner: WILLIS GLIDERPORT ASSOCIATION
10640 DENOEU ROAD
BOYNTON BEACH, FL 33437
Phone (561) 738-9360
WILLIS GLIDERPORT PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION.
Manager: TERRY ROBERTSON
10618 DENOEU RD.
BOYNTON BEACH, FL 33472
Phone (561) 738-9360

Gliderport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 67
Single engine airplanes: 58
Multi engine airplanes: 2
Helicopters: 3
Gliders airplanes: 3
Ultralights: 1
    

Additional Remarks

FOR CD CTC PALM BEACH APCH AT 561-275-1430

Instrument Procedures

There are no published instrument procedures at FA44.

Some nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KLNA - Palm Beach County Park Airport (7 nm E)
KPBI - Palm Beach International Airport (10 nm NE)
KBCT - Boca Raton Airport (12 nm SE)
F45 - North Palm Beach County General Aviation Airport (18 nm N)
KPMP - Pompano Beach Airpark (19 nm S)
 
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Taken in July 2007
approaching runway 27

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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 12-May-2021
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:1110:11
Sunrise06:3610:36
Sunset19:5823:58
Evening civil twilight20:2300:23

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  12-May-2021 04:20:31
Local (UTC-4)  12-May-2021 00:20:31
 
METAR
KPBI 
10nm NE 
120353Z 14009KT 10SM FEW020 27/23 A3008 RMK AO2 SLP185 T02720228
KBCT 
12nm SE 
120247Z 14006KT 10SM CLR 27/23 A3007
KPMP 
19nm S 
120353Z AUTO 13011KT 10SM FEW022 27/22 A3007 RMK AO2 SLP184 T02670217
TAF
KPBI 
10nm NE 
112301Z 1123/1218 14008KT P6SM SCT035 SCT100 FM121000 VRB03KT P6SM FEW020 SCT200 FM121400 16005KT P6SM FEW015 SCT200 FM121700 14008KT P6SM FEW025 SCT130
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