Bethel Seaplane Base

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Bethel Seaplane Base
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Summary
Airport type Public
Owner Public Domain
Serves Bethel, Alaska
Elevation AMSL 15 ft / 5 m
Coordinates 60°46′55″N 161°44′35″W / 60.78194°N 161.74306°W / 60.78194; -161.74306
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
NE/SW 3,000 914 Water
Statistics
Based aircraft 15

Bethel Seaplane Base (IATA: JBT[2]FAA LID: Z59) is a public use seaplane base located on the Kuskokwim River in Bethel,[1] a city in the Bethel Census Area of the U.S. state of Alaska.

The state-owned Bethel Airport is located three nautical miles (5 km) west of this seaplane base.[3] Five nautical miles (9 km) to the south, also on the Kuskokwim River, is the Napaskiak Airport.[4]

Facilities[edit]

Bethel Seaplane Base has one waterway designated NE/SW which measures 3,000 by 500 feet (914 x 152 m). The facility is unattended. There are 15 single-engine aircraft based at this airport.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c FAA Airport Master Record for Z59 (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective 22 October 2009.
  2. ^ Airport information for JBT at Great Circle Mapper. . Accessed 21 November 2009.
  3. ^ Distance and heading from Bethel Seaplane Base (JBT) to Bethel Airport (BET). Great Circle Mapper. Accessed 21 November 2009.
  4. ^ Distance and heading from Bethel Seaplane Base (JBT) to Napaskiak Airport (PKA). Great Circle Mapper. Accessed 21 November 2009.

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