5BL
Seaplane Base
Homer-Beluga Lake
Homer, Alaska

FAA NFDC Information Effective 56-day cycle 04/03/2014 - 5/29/2014

Ops Comms Services Owner Runways IFR Procs Current NOTAMs Remarks

Location

FAA Identifier:5BL
Lat/Lng: 59.6446672222, -151.502125833
59-38-40.8020N, 151-30-07.6530W
Estimated
Elevation: 25 feet Estimated
Magnetic Variation: 24E, (1985), [17E (2014)]
Sectional: KODIAK
From City: 1nm E of Homer

Operations

Use: Open to the public
Ownership: Publicly owned
Activation: 11/1950
Control Tower: no
ARTCC: Anchorage Center (ZAN)
FSS: Homer FSS (HOM) Assoc FSS Opers 0545-2145 Local, Ot Contact Kenai FSS.
NOTAMs and Weather: HOM NOTAM-D service at airport
Pattern Altitude: 1025 MSL (1000 AGL)
Wind Indicator: Unlighted
Beacon: Sunset-Sunrise (local time)
Clear-Green (Lighted Land Airport)
Landing Fee: no

Communications

CTAF: 123.600

Services

Airframe Repair: None
Powerplant Repair: None
Bottled Oxygen: None
Bulk Oxygen: None

Based Aircraft

Single Engine GA: 10
Total: 10

Annual Operations

For year ending: 09/30/2012
AirTaxi: 2500
Local GA (< 20 miles): 500
Non-local GA: 300
Total: 3300

Ownership

Owner: State of Ak Dotpf C Reg
Po Box 196900
Anchorage, Ak 99519-6900
907-269-0555
Manager: Kevin Jones
2156 Kachemak Bay Dr
Homer, Ak 99603
907-235-8872

Runways

Runways: NE/SW

Runway NE/SW

Length: 3000 feet
Width: 600 feet
Surface: Water, Excellent Condition
End NE End SW
Right Hand Pattern:   Yes
Runway Markings: None None
Gradient: 0.0 0.0
Object Clearance Slope: 50:1 50:1

Procedures

NOTAMs

Additional Remarks

Surface Condition not Monitored Recommend Visual Inspection Prior to Using. Frequent Recreational Use.
TPA 1000 Ft AGL for Fixed Wing Aircraft; TPA 600 AGL & Below for Rotary Aircraft.
Wx Camera Available on Internet at Http://Akweathercams.FAA.Gov
Public Dock at NW Corner of Lake for Loading/Unloading only. No Transient Tie Downs Avlb at Public Dock.
Windsock Located at NW Corner of Lake.
Old Piling Beside Public Dock Near Shore.
Water Fowl in View of Airport.

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