ME5
Airport
Banks
Swans Island, Maine

FAA NFDC Information Effective 56-day cycle 01/26/2023 - 3/23/2023

Ops Comms Services Owner Runways IFR Procs Current NOTAMs Remarks

Location

FAA Identifier:ME5
Lat/Lng:44.1653888889, -68.4281666667
44-09-55.4000N, 068-25-41.4000W
Estimated by Faa-Est on 04/25/2007
Elevation:100 feet Estimated by Owner on 11/30/2002
Magnetic Variation:17W,(2005), [-16W (2023)]
Sectional:HALIFAX
From City:5nm N of Swans Island

Operations

Use:Open to the public
Airspace Analysis:CONDITIONAL
See Airspace Case 99-Ane-8016-Nra.
Ownership:Privately owned
Activation:01/1983
Control Tower:no
ARTCC:Boston(ZBW)Boston Center
FSS:Bangor FSS(BGR)
NOTAMs and Weather:BGRNOTAM-D service at airport
Wind Indicator:None
Landing Fee:no

Communications

CTAF:122.900
Approach:
Contact 'BANGOR' Approach
133.6,284.65
Departure:
Contact 'BANGOR' Departure
133.6,284.65
Other:---IC 133.6
Master Airport:BGR (BANGOR INTL)

Services

Based Aircraft

Total:0

Annual Operations

For year ending:08/14/2022
Non-local GA:100
Total:100

Ownership

Owner:William H Banks
Po Box 97
Swans Island, Me 04685
207-460-1113
Manager:William H Banks
Po Box 97
Swans Island, Me 04685
207-460-1113
Emergency Phone: 207-460-1113.

Runways

Runways:10/28
H1

Runway 10/28

Length:1500 feet
by Owner on 11/30/2002
Width:30 feet
Surface:Gravel / Cinders / Crushed Rock / Coral/Shells / Slag, Poor Condition
Runway 10/28 Surface Rough with Lrg Stones, Steep Gradients and No Line of Sight Between Ends.
End 10 End 28
Takeoff Run Available (TORA):1500 feet1500 feet
Takeoff Distance Available (TODA):1500 feet1500 feet
Accelerate-Stop Distance Available (ASDA):1500 feet1500 feet
Landing Distance Available (LDA):1500 feet1200 feet
True Alignment:078,(062 Magnetic)258,(242 Magnetic)
Runway Markings:None,Poor ConditionNone,Poor Condition
Displaced Threshold Distance: 300'
Dthr 300 ft; LDA 1200 ft.
Elevation at End:70.0' MSL100.0' MSL
Elevation at Displaced Threshold: 90.0' MSL
Elevation at Touchdown Zone:100.0' MSL100.0' MSL
Objects:TreeBldg
Coms Tower 500 ft AGL; 1 Mi SE of Runway.
Objects affecting Navigable Airspace (CFR part 77):Utility runway with a visual approachUtility runway with a visual approach
Object Clearance Slope:0:10:1
Object Height:36' AGL12' AGL
Object Distance:20' Along centerline
65' Left of centerline
0' Along centerline
0B'

Runway H1

Length:40 feet
by Owner on 11/30/2002
Width:40 feet
Surface:Porland Cement Concrete, Fair Condition
Remarks:Ingress & Egress to Helipad Between 130 & 320 Degs Mag.

Procedures

NOTAMs

Additional Remarks

All Operations Rstrd to Dalgt VFR only.
Prior to Using Airport Call 207-460-1113.
Rock Drainage Swale Acrs 600 ft from Runway 28, Aprx 40 ft Wide at Centerline.
Runway 10/28 +6 ft Rock Ledge 50 ft from Centerline, Southside of Airport.
Runway 10 Has +15 ft Trees 50 ft R of Centerline, 430 ft from Threshold.
Wildlife on & in Vicinity of Airport.
Heli Coords 44 09 54.80N 68 25 48.80W; Heli Elev 86 ft.
for Cd Contact Bangor Approach at 207-561-2521.

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