Beaver Lake Seaplane Base

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Beaver Lake Seaplane Base
Airport type Public
Owner State of Alaska
Serves Big Lake, Alaska
Elevation AMSL 150 ft / 46 m
Coordinates 61°34′59″N 149°49′52″W / 61.58306°N 149.83111°W / 61.58306; -149.83111Coordinates: 61°34′59″N 149°49′52″W / 61.58306°N 149.83111°W / 61.58306; -149.83111
D71 is located in Alaska
Location of airport in Alaska
Direction Length Surface
ft m
1W/19W 5,000 1,524 Water
Statistics (2009)
Aircraft operations 430
Based aircraft 6

Beaver Lake Seaplane Base (FAA LID: D71) is a state owned, public use seaplane base located four nautical miles (5 mi, 7 km) northeast of Big Lake, in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough of the U.S. state of Alaska.[1]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Beaver Lake Seaplane Base resides at elevation of 150 feet (46 m) above mean sea level. It has one seaplane landing area designated 1W/19W with a water surface measuring 5,000 by 400 feet (1,524 x 122 m).[1]

For the 12-month period ending May 31, 2009, the airport had 430 aircraft operations, an average of 35 per month: 93% general aviation and 7% air taxi. At that time there were 6 aircraft based at this airport, all engine.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for D71 (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective November 15, 2012.

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