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


FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 01 FEBRUARY 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: 6Y3
Lat/Long: 45-28-56.1700N / 085-46-49.5200W
45-28.936167N / 085-46.825333W
45.4822694 / -85.7804222
(estimated)
Elevation: 639 ft. / 195 m (estimated)
From city: 1 mile NE of NORTH FOX ISLAND, MI
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -4 during Daylight Saving 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: 3026 x 100 ft. / 922 x 30 m
Surface: turf
RUNWAY 7  RUNWAY 25
Latitude: 45-28.813500N45-29.058833N
Longitude: 085-47.133333W085-46.517333W
Elevation: 639.0 ft.639.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Displaced threshold: 800 ft.
RWY & DISPL-D THRESHOLDS MKD WITH 3- YELLOW CONES
1041 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 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 20-Feb-2018
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight07:0812:08
Sunrise07:3812:38
Sunset18:1623:16
Evening civil twilight18:4623:46

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  20-Feb-2018 22:06:41
Local (UTC-5)  20-Feb-2018 17:06:41
 
METAR
KSJX 
16nm NE 
202155Z AUTO 26011KT 1 1/4SM -RA OVC002 01/01 A2982 RMK AO2 T00100009
KCVX 
24nm SE 
202155Z AUTO 25006KT 7SM RA OVC006 03/03 A2986 RMK AO2 T00320032
TAF
KPLN 
42nm E 
201902Z 2019/2118 14005KT P6SM BKN004 WS020/20030KT TEMPO 2019/2020 1/4SM FG FM202000 19005KT 4SM BR VCSH OVC010 WS020/20030KT FM202200 24006KT 4SM BR VCSH OVC010 FM210200 27008KT 4SM BR OVC010 FM210500 30010KT P6SM OVC015 FM210800 31010KT P6SM BKN020 FM211400 30012G20KT P6SM SCT025
KTVC 
46nm S 
201722Z 2017/2118 20007KT P6SM VCSH SCT022 BKN100 WS020/22035KT FM202000 22008KT 6SM BR VCSH OVC008 WS020/22035KT FM202100 23007KT 5SM -RA BR OVC008 WS020/22035KT FM202300 24006KT 3SM -RA BR OVC010 FM210100 26006KT 4SM BR VCSH OVC015 FM210300 27007KT 6SM BR OVC015 FM210700 31009KT P6SM OVC025
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