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

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 19 JULY 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 22-Jul-2018
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:4109:41
Sunrise06:1710:17
Sunset21:2201:22
Evening civil twilight21:5801:58

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  22-Jul-2018 17:49:45
Local (UTC-4)  22-Jul-2018 13:49:45
 
METAR
KSJX 
16nm NE 
221735Z AUTO 34005KT 10SM SCT085 SCT120 26/18 A2996 RMK AO2 T02550181
KCVX 
24nm SE 
221735Z AUTO 34008KT 10SM CLR 23/18 A2997 RMK AO2 T02310178
TAF
KPLN 
42nm E 
221120Z 2212/2312 05005KT P6SM SCT090 OVC110 FM221500 07009KT P6SM BKN130 FM222000 03007KT P6SM BKN090 FM230300 VRB04KT P6SM OVC060 FM230800 VRB04KT P6SM OVC030 FM231000 VRB04KT P6SM OVC015
KTVC 
46nm S 
221230Z 2212/2312 04006KT P6SM VCSH SCT009 OVC050 TEMPO 2212/2214 BKN009 FM221400 04007KT P6SM OVC080 FM222300 01008KT P6SM BKN090 FM230900 VRB04KT P6SM OVC045 FM231100 36005KT P6SM BKN030
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