Kenmore Air Harbor Seaplane Base

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Kenmore Air Harbor Seaplane Base
Seattle Lake Union Seaplane Base
Airport type Public
Owner Gregg Munro
Serves Seattle, Washington
Location Lake Union
Elevation AMSL 14 ft / 4 m
Coordinates 47°37′44″N 122°20′19″W / 47.62889°N 122.33861°W / 47.62889; -122.33861
Direction Length Surface
ft m
16/34 5,000 1,524 Water
Statistics (2007)
Aircraft operations 35,500
Sources: FAA,[1] WSDOT[2]

Kenmore Air Harbor Seaplane Base[1][2] (IATA: LKEFAA LID: W55) is a public use international seaplane base located one nautical mile (1.85 km) north of the central business district of Seattle, in King County, Washington, United States.[1] It is situated on Lake Union, hence it is also known as Seattle Lake Union Seaplane Base.[2]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Kenmore Air Harbor Seaplane Base covers an area of 3 acres (1.2 ha) at an elevation of 14 feet (4 m) above mean sea level. It has one seaplane landing area designated 16/34 which measures 5,000 by 500 feet (1,524 x 152 m).[1]

For the 12-month period ending December 31, 2007, the airport had 35,500 aircraft operations, an average of 97 per day: 72% air taxi and 28% general aviation.[1]

Airlines and destinations[edit]


Airlines Destinations
Kenmore Air Deer Harbor, Eastsound-Rosario, Friday Harbor, Lopez Island, Kenmore, Roche Harbor, Victoria-Inner Harbour, West Sound
Seasonal: Eastsound-Camp Orkila, Galiano Island, Ganges, Maple Bay, Mayne Island, North Pender Island-Port Washington, Saturna Island, South Pender Island-Bedwell Harbour


  1. ^ a b c d e FAA Airport Master Record for W55 (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective 11 February 2010.
  2. ^ a b c Kenmore Air Harbor SPB, City: Seattle (Lake Union), ID: W55 at Washington State DOT Airport Directory

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