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ME5
Banks Airport
Official FAA Data Effective 2021-10-07 0901Z
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Location Information for ME5
Coordinates: N44°9.92' / W68°25.69'
Located 05 miles N of Swans Island, Maine. View all Airports in Maine.
Estimated Elevation is 100 feet MSL.
Operations Data
Airport Use:Open to the public
Activation Date:January 1983
Status:Operational
Control Tower:No
Seg-Circle:No
Beacon:None
Wind Indicator:None
A.R.T.C.C.:BOSTON
F.S.S.:BANGOR
NOTAMs Facility:BGR (NOTAM-D available)
Sectional Chart:HALIFAX
AirspaceAnalysis:CONDITIONAL
SEE AIRSPACE CASE 99-ANE-8016-NRA.
Attendance:Unattended
Airport Communications
APPROACH:133.6
DEPARTURE:133.6
IC:133.6
CTAF:122.900
AWOS-3PT at BHB (17.3 N):118.35 207-667-7364
AWOS-AV at BST (29.1 NW):122.975 207-930-7071
AWOS-3PT at RKD (29.7 W):119.025 207-594-7946
Nearby Navigation Aids
IDNameFreqRadial / Range
VOT BGR BANGOR 114.80 173°44.9
VOD AUG AUGUSTA 114.95 116°59.7
IDNameFreqBearing / Range
VOD SUH SPRUCEHEAD 356 256°30.1
VOD BUP BURNHAM 348 308°51.2
VOD MVM MACHIAS 251 051°52.1
VOD AU DUNNS 366 283°63.5
Runway 10/28
Dimensions:1500 x 30 feet / 457 x 9 meters
Surface:Gravel in Poor Condition
RWY 10/28 SFC ROUGH WITH LRG STONES, STEEP GRADIENTS AND NO LN OF SIGHT BTN ENDS.
Runway 10Runway 28
Coordinates:N44°9.90' / W68°25.86'N44°9.95' / W68°25.52'
Elevation: 70.0 100.0
Displaced Threshold: 300 Feet
DSPLCD THR 300 FT; LDA 1200 FT.
Declared Distances: TORA:1500 TODA:1500 ASDA:1500 LDA:1500 TORA:1500 TODA:1500 ASDA:1500 LDA:1200
Markings:None in poor condition.None in poor condition.
Obstacles: 36 ft Tree 20 ft from runway, 65 ft left of center 12 ft Building 0 ft from runway
COMS TWR 500 FT AGL; 1 MI SE OF RWY.
Helipad H1
INGRESS & EGRESS TO HELIPAD BTN 130 & 320 DEGS MAG.
Dimensions:40 x 40 feet / 12 x 12 meters
Surface:Concrete in Fair Condition
Coordinates:N44°9.91' / W68°25.81'N0°0.00' / E0°0.00'
Elevation: 86.0
Markings:None in fair condition.
Ownership Information
Ownership:Privately Owned
Owner:WILLIAM H. BANKS
PO BOX 97
SWANS ISLAND, ME 04685
207-460-1113
Manager:KEVIN WATERS
PENOBSCOT ISLAND AIR SVC, P.O. BOX 273
SOUTH THOMASTON, ME 04858
207-596-7500
EMERGENCY PHONE: 207-460-1113
Operational Statistics
Single Engine Aircraft Based on Field:none Statistics collected for 12 month period ending 2019-08-09
Multi-Engine Aircraft Based on Field:none Annual Commercial Operations:none
Jet Aircraft Based on Field:none Annual Commuter Operations:none
Helicopters Based on Field:none Annual Air Taxi Operations:none
Military Aircraft Based on Field:none Annual Military Operations:none
Gliders Based on Field:none Annual GA Local Operations:none
Ultralights Based on Field:none Annual GA Itinerant Operations:100
Other Remarks
  • ALL OPNS RSTRD TO DALGT VFR ONLY.
  • PRIOR TO USING ARPT CALL 207-460-1113.
  • ROCK DRAINAGE SWALE ACRS 600 FT FM RWY 28, APRX 40 FT WIDE AT CNTRLN.
  • RWY 10/28 +6 FT ROCK LEDGE 50 FT FM CNTRLN, SOUTHSIDE OF ARPT.
  • RWY 10 HAS +15 FT TREES 50 FT RIGHT OF CNTRLN, 430 FT FM THR.
  • WILDLIFE ON OR INVOF ARPT.
  • HELI COORDS 44 09 54.80N 68 25 48.80W; HELI ELEV 86 FT.
  • FOR CD CTC BANGOR APCH AT 207-561-2521.