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

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 11 AUGUST 2022

Location

FAA Identifier: 6Y3
Lat/Long: 45-28-55.5500N 085-46-51.0000W
45-28.925833N 085-46.850000W
45.4820972,-85.7808333
(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, UNREL DUE TO TREES.
Segmented circle: no

Airport Communications

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

Airport Services

Runway Information

Runway 7/25

Dimensions: 3001 x 100 ft. / 915 x 30 m
Surface: turf
Runway edge markings: RWY & DTHR MKD WITH 3 FT YELLOW CONES.
RUNWAY 7  RUNWAY 25
Latitude: 45-28.803000N45-29.048667N
Longitude: 085-47.154500W085-46.545500W
Elevation: 639.0 ft.639.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 060 true240 true
Displaced threshold: 804 ft.999 ft.
Obstructions: 36 ft. trees, 10 ft. from runway, 65 ft. left of centerline63 ft. trees, 80 ft. left of centerline

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: MICHIGAN DEPT OF NATURAL RESOURCES
8015 S MACKINAW TRL
CADILLAC, MI 49601-9746
Phone 231-775-9727
EXTN 6030 OR 231-732-3541 EXTN 5430.
Manager: BRAD FREDERICK
7370 BROADMOOR AVE SE
CALEDONIA, MI 49316-9510
Phone 248-761-5615

Additional Remarks

REMOTE ISLAND, NO SVCS & NO SHELTER & NO CELL PHONE COVERAGE.
WATCH FOR ACFT TAXIING & TAKING OFF BFR LDG.
SAFETY BRIEFING & PILOT INFO AVBL AT HTTPS://THERAF.ORG/
BIRDS, WILDLIFE, & SNAKES ON & INVOF ARPT.
ARPT CLSD NOV-APR & WHEN SNOW COVD; RWYS NOT PLOWED & SOFT IN SPRING & AFT RAIN.
TALL TREES ALQUADS.
SEE DNR RULES POSTED NEAR PRKG.
FOR CD CTC MINNEAPOLIS ARTCC AT 651-463-5588.
OVERFLY THE FLD BFR ENTERING TFC PAT.

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 13-Aug-2022
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:1010:10
Sunrise06:4210:42
Sunset20:5400:54
Evening civil twilight21:2601:26

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  14-Aug-2022 00:18:53
Local (UTC-4)  13-Aug-2022 20:18:53
 
METAR
KSJX 
16nm NE 
132355Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM SCT044 OVC055 18/14 A3008 RMK AO2 T01800142 10186 20160
KCVX 
24nm SE 
132355Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM BKN065 OVC070 18/14 A3007 RMK AO2 T01820139 10194 20164
TAF
KPLN 
42nm E 
132322Z 1400/1424 00000KT P6SM BKN060 OVC080 FM140700 VRB03KT P6SM OVC027 FM140800 VRB03KT 4SM BR OVC022 FM141100 VRB03KT P6SM OVC018 FM141400 VRB03KT P6SM OVC022 FM142100 08007KT P6SM BKN035
KTVC 
46nm S 
132322Z 1400/1424 00000KT P6SM VCSH FEW021 OVC070 FM140700 13006KT P6SM VCSH OVC027 FM140900 11006KT 4SM BR VCSH OVC018 FM141000 10006KT 5SM BR VCSH OVC008 FM141200 VRB03KT P6SM VCSH OVC007 FM141500 10005KT P6SM OVC011 FM142300 05006KT P6SM BKN022
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