Seaplane Base
Van Buren
Van Buren, Maine

FAA NFDC Information Effective 56-day cycle 09/14/2017 - 11/9/2017

Ops Comms Services Owner Runways IFR Procs Current NOTAMs Remarks


FAA Identifier:05B (Zero-Five-Bravo)
Lat/Lng: 47.1589319444, -67.9319683333
47-09-32.1550N, 067-55-55.0860W
Elevation: 440 feet Estimated
Magnetic Variation: 21W, (1985), [-17W (2017)]
Sectional: HALIFAX
From City: in Van Buren


Use: Open to the public
Airspace Analysis: CONDITIONAL
VFR Use.
Ownership: Publicly owned
Activation: 04/1979
Control Tower: no
ARTCC: Boston Center (ZBW)
FSS: Bangor FSS (BGR)
NOTAMs and Weather: BGR NOTAM-D service at airport
Wind Indicator: Unlighted
Landing Fee: no


CTAF: 122.900


Based Aircraft

Total: 0

Annual Operations

For year ending: 08/17/2015
Non-local GA: 80
Total: 80


Owner: Town of Van Buren
51 Main Street Suite 101
Van Buren, Me 04785
Manager: Dan Mcclung
51 Main Street Suite 101, 65 Main St
Van Buren, Me 04785
Altitude Phone: Van Buren Police Dept. 207-868-3481.


Runways: NW/SE

Runway NW/SE

Length: 4000 feet
Width: 200 feet
Surface: Water
End NW End SE
Objects:   Brdg
Objects affecting Navigable Airspace (CFR part 77): Utility runway with a visual approach Utility runway with a visual approach
Object Clearance Slope: 50:1 20:1
Object Height:   66' AGL
Object Distance:   1320' Along centerline



Additional Remarks

Closed Oct 15 - may 15 Yearly.
Dock Located Near Base of Bridge.
U.S. Customs Available 24 Hrs. 207-868-3391.
Access Difficult Due to Construction of New Border Patrol Facility

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