Grand Marais/Cook County Seaplane Base

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Grand Marais/Cook County Seaplane Base
Airport type Public
Owner Cook County
Serves Grand Marais, Minnesota
Elevation AMSL 1,635 ft / 498 m
Coordinates 47°49′N 090°23′W / 47.817°N 90.383°W / 47.817; -90.383
0G5 is located in Minnesota
Location of airport in Minnesota/United States
0G5 is located in the US
0G5 (the US)
Direction Length Surface
ft m
9/27 15,000 4,572 Water
3/21 3,000 914 Water
Statistics (2003)
Aircraft operations 550

Grand Marais/Cook County Seaplane Base (FAA LID: 0G5) is a county-owned, public-use seaplane base located seven miles (11 km) northwest of the central business district of Grand Marais, a city in Cook County, Minnesota, United States.[1]

It is located on the shore of Devil's Track Lake and was formerly part of Devil's Track Municipal Airport (FAA: GRM). That airport had a runway which closed after the opening of Grand Marais/Cook County Airport (FAA: CKC), located one mile (1.6 km) to the north.[2]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Grand Marais/Cook County Seaplane Base covers an area of 6 acres (2.4 ha) at an elevation of 1,635 feet (498 m) above mean sea level. It has two seaplane landing areas: 9/27 is 15,000 x 1,500 feet (4,572 x 457 m) and 3/21 is 3,000 x 2,000 feet (914 x 610 m). For the 12-month period ending August 31, 2003, the airport had 550 general aviation aircraft operations, an average of 46 per month.[1]

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External links[edit]

  • Grand Marais Cook County Airport & Seaplane Base
  • "Grand Marais-Cook County Seaplane Base (0G5)" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2008-12-07. at Minnesota DOT Airport Directory
  • Resources for this airport: