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6Y3 North Fox Island Airport
North Fox Island, Michigan, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 11 OCTOBER 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: 6Y3
Lat/Long: 45-28-55.5500N / 085-46-50.9850W
45-28.925833N / 085-46.849750W
45.4820972 / -85.7808292
(estimated)
Elevation: 639 ft. / 195 m (estimated)
From city: 1 mile NE of NORTH FOX ISLAND, MI
Time zone: UTC -4 (UTC -5 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 49782

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 01/2017
Control tower: no
ARTCC: MINNEAPOLIS CENTER
FSS: LANSING FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: LAN (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: UNATNDD
Wind indicator: yes
Segmented circle: no

Airport Communications

CTAF: 122.9
WX AWOS-3 at SJX (15 nm NE): 118.075 (231-448-3081)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
ISQr156/33.9SCHOOLCRAFT COUNTY VOR/DM110.4005W

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
ST JAMES221/15.738205WSJX ... .--- -..-
CHARLEVOIX302/24.139205WCVX -.-. ...- -..-

Airport Services

Runway Information

Runway 7/25

Dimensions: 3000 x 100 ft. / 914 x 30 m
Surface: turf
RUNWAY 7  RUNWAY 25
Latitude: 45-28.803000N45-29.048667N
Longitude: 085-47.154500W085-46.545000W
Elevation: 639.0 ft.639.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Displaced threshold: 800 ft.
RWY & DISPL-D THRESHOLDS MKD WITH 3- YELLOW CONES
1000 ft.
Obstructions: 70 ft. trees, 100 ft. left and right of centerline70 ft. trees, 100 ft. left and right of centerline

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: STATE OF MI DNR
8015 MACKINAW
CADALLIC, MI 49601
Phone 231 775 9727
Manager: BRAD FREDERICK
7370 BROADMOOR AVE
CALEDONIA, MI 49316
Phone 248 761 5615

Additional Remarks

REMOTE ISLAND, NO SERVICES & NO SHELTER & NO CELL PHONE COVERAGE.
BIRDS & WILDLIFE & SNAKES ON & INVOF AIRPORT.
RYS NOT PLOWED. ARPT CLSD NOV-APR & WHEN SNOW COVERED. RWY SOFT IN SPRING & AFTER RAIN
TALL TREES ALL QUADRANTS. TREES OBSTRUCT WINDSOCK, READINGS UNRELIABLE
SEE DNR RULES POSTED NEAR PARKING
ARPT LEASED TO RECREATIONAL AVIATION FOUNDATION 1711 W. COLLEGE ST. BOZEMAN, MT 59715 PH 406-582-1723.
STATE OF MI DNR 231 775 9727 EXT 6030 OR 231-732-3541 EXT 5430.

Instrument Procedures

There are no published instrument procedures at 6Y3.

Some nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KSJX - Beaver Island Airport (15 nm NE)
KCVX - Charlevoix Municipal Airport (24 nm SE)
KISQ - Schoolcraft County Airport (34 nm NW)
KMGN - Harbor Springs Airport (37 nm E)
N98 - Boyne City Municipal Airport (37 nm SE)
 
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Aerial photo
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Aerial photo of 6Y3 (North Fox Island Airport)
Photo by Jim Hill
Photo taken 20-Sep-2017
looking east.

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From to 6Y3

Sunrise and sunset
Times for 23-Oct-2018
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight07:4111:41
Sunrise08:1112:11
Sunset18:4422:44
Evening civil twilight19:1423:14

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  23-Oct-2018 17:18:56
Local (UTC-4)  23-Oct-2018 13:18:56
 
METAR
KSJX 
16nm NE 
231657Z AUTO 31008G17KT 10SM -RA BKN021 BKN026 BKN036 05/02 A3020 RMK AO2 T00510015
KCVX 
24nm SE 
231655Z AUTO 33012G18KT 10SM BKN025 BKN029 08/02 A3022 RMK AO2 T00750023
TAF
KPLN 
42nm E 
231508Z 2315/2412 32011G21KT P6SM BKN025 TEMPO 2315/2318 -SHRA BKN035 FM231800 32014G23KT P6SM BKN035 FM240300 34006KT P6SM BKN050 FM240700 35006KT P6SM BKN200
KTVC 
46nm S 
231509Z 2315/2412 34012G22KT P6SM VCSH OVC035 TEMPO 2315/2318 -SHRA OVC025 FM231800 33014G24KT P6SM OVC035 FM240300 33009KT P6SM OVC035 FM240700 35007KT P6SM BKN030
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