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ME5

Banks
Swans Island, Maine

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FAA Identifier: ME5
Latitude/Longitude: 44-09-55.4000N / 068-25-41.4000W
44.1653 / -68.4281
Elevation: 100 feet MSL (Estimated)
Magnetic Variation: 19W (1985)
Land Area Covered: acres
From City: 5 nautical miles N of Swans Island, ME
County/Parish: Hancock, ME
Airport Operations:
Airport Use: Public
Activiation Date: 1/1/1983 12:00:00 AM
Sectional Chart: Halifax
Control Tower: No
ARTCC: Boston Center (ZBW)
FSS: Bangor Flight Service Station ()
Attendance: UNATNDD
Wind Indicator: No
Segmented Circle: No
Lights:
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Landing Fee: No
Communications:
CTAF: 122.9
CLNC DLVY THRU FLIGHT SERVICES 1-800-WX-BRIEF.
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Runway Information:
Runway: 10/28
Dimensions: 1500 x 30 ft.
Surface: Gravel - in poor condition
Helipad: H1
Dimensions: 40 x 40 ft.
Surface: Portland cement concrete
Airport Ownership and Management:
Ownership: Privately Owned
Owner: William H. Banks
P O Box 97
Swans Island, ME 04685
207-460-1113
Manager: William H. Bank
P O Box 97
Swans Island, ME 04479
207-460-1113
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Remarks:
  • ALL OPNS RESTRICTED TO DAYLGT VFR ONLY.
  • PRIOR TO USING ARPT CALL 207-460-1113.
  • ROCK DRAINAGE SWALE ACROSS 600 FT FM RY 28, APROX 40FT WIDE AT CNTRLN.
  • RY 10/28 +6 FT ROCK LEDGE 50 FT FM CNTRLN SOUTHSIDE OF ARPT.
  • RY 10 HAS +15 FT TREES 50 FT RIGHT OF CNTRLN 430 FT FM THLD.
  • WILDLIFE ON OR IN VICINITY OF AIRPORT.
  • EMERGENCY PHONE: 207-526-4305.
  • INGRESS & EGRESS TO HELIPAD BTWN 130 & 320 DEGS MAGNETIC.
  • RY 10/28 SURFACE ROUGH WITH LARGE STONES, STEEP GRADIENTS, AND NO LINE OF SIGHT BETWEEN ENDS
  • DSPLCD THLD 300 FT; LDA 1,200 FT.
  • COMMUNICATIONS TWR 500 FT AGL; 1 MI SE OF RY.
  • SEE AIRSPACE CASE 99-ANE-8016-NRA.
Nearby Public Airports: (50 mile radius)
IDNameCity/State/UseChartDistance
93B Stonington Muni Stonington, ME - Public Halifax 12 miles
BHB Hancock County-Bar Harbor Bar Harbor, ME - Public Halifax 20 miles
57B Islesboro Islesboro, ME - Public Halifax 26 miles
BST Belfast Muni Belfast, ME - Public Montreal 33 miles
RKD Knox County Rgnl Rockland, ME - Public Montreal 34 miles
43B Deblois Flight Strip Deblois, ME - Public Halifax 44 miles
0B2 Brewer Brewer, ME - Public Halifax 45 miles
BGR Bangor Intl Bangor, ME - Public Halifax 49 miles
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