Seaplane Base
Baranof Warm Springs Float And Seaplane Float
Baranof, Alaska

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:BNF
Lat/Lng: 57.0888258333, -134.833141389
57-05-19.7730N, 134-49-59.3090W
Elevation: 0 feet Estimated
Magnetic Variation: 27E, (1985), [19E (2017)]
Sectional: JUNEAU
From City: in Baranof


Use: Open to the public
Ownership: Publicly owned
Activation: 12/1950
Control Tower: no
ARTCC: Anchorage Center (ZAN)
FSS: Sitka FSS (SIT)
NOTAMs and Weather: SIT NOTAM-D service at airport
Wind Indicator: Unlighted
Landing Fee: no


CTAF: 122.800
UNICOM: 122.800


Airframe Repair: None
Powerplant Repair: None
Bottled Oxygen: None
Bulk Oxygen: None
Other Services: Cargo handling

Based Aircraft

Total: 0

Annual Operations

For year ending: 12/31/2015
AirTaxi: 250
Non-local GA: 50
Total: 300


Owner: City and Borough of Sitka
Harbormaster, 100 Lincoln Street
Sitka, Ak 99835
(907) 747-3439
Manager: Harbormaster
City and Borough of Sitka, 100 Lincoln Street
Sitka 99835
(907) 747-3439


Runways: E/W

Runway E/W

Length: 10000 feet
Width: 1000 feet
Surface: Water, Excellent Condition
End E End W
Gradient: 0.0 0.0
Elevation at End: 0.0' MSL 0.0' MSL



Additional Remarks

Operg Area in Warm Springs Bay.
Boats may be Tied to Spb Dock/Float Ramp.
High Terrain Surrounding Landing Zone.
Occasional Turbulent Wind & Wind Shear at Low Elevation.
Gangway Provides Landside Access April Thru November.
Strong Current from Waterfall Shoves Planes Into Vessel Float, Very Dangerous at Certain Tides.
Float in Poor Condition.

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