Jolly Fisherman Seaplane Base

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Jolly Fisherman Seaplane Base
Airport type Public
Owner David Buelow
Operator Anne Buelow
Location Waubun, Minnesota
Elevation AMSL 1,499 ft / 457 m
Coordinates 47°08′35″N 095°31′44″W / 47.14306°N 95.52889°W / 47.14306; -95.52889
M49 is located in Minnesota
M49 is located in the US
Location of airport in Minnesota/United States
Direction Length Surface
ft m
8/26 5,000 1,524 Water
Statistics (2003)
Aircraft operations 80

Jolly Fisherman Seaplane Base (FAA LID: M49) is a public use seaplane base located on Elbow Lake[1] in Becker County, Minnesota, United States.[2] It is 17 nautical miles (31 km) east of the central business district of Waubun,[2] a city in Mahnomen County. The airport is privately owned by David Buelow[2] and managed by Anne Buelow,[1] owner of the Jolly Fisherman Resort.[3]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Jolly Fisherman Seaplane Base covers an area of 2 acres (0.81 ha) at an elevation of 1,499 feet (457 m) above mean sea level. It has one seaplane landing area designated 8/26 which measures 5,000 by 1,800 feet (1,524 x 549 m). For the 12-month period ending September 30, 2003, the airport had 80 general aviation aircraft operations, an average of 6 per month.[2]


  1. ^ a b c "Jolly Fisherman Seaplane Base" (PDF). Airport Directory. Minnesota DOT. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2008-12-07. Retrieved 2008-08-08. 
  2. ^ a b c d e FAA Airport Master Record for M49 (Form 5010 PDF), effective 2009-07-02.
  3. ^ "Company Profile: Jolly Fisherman Resort". Retrieved 2009-08-08. [dead link]

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