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Okeechobee County Airport (OBE) in Okeechobee, Florida
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Okeechobee County Airport (OBE)

  • General
  • Type: Airport, Status: Operational, Acivation Date: 04/01/1940, Runways: 2, Land Area Covered By Airport: 864 acres, Ownership: Publicly owned, Facility Use: Open to public, Site Number: 03396.*A, Location ID: OBE, Region: Southern, District Office: ORL, Unicom Frequency: 123.000 MHz, Common Traffic Advisory Frequency (CTAF): 123.000 MHz, Aeronautical sectional chart: Miami, Tie-In FSS: No, Tie-In FSS ID: PIE, Tie-In FSS Name: Saint Petersburg, Tie-In FSS Toll-Free Number: 1-800-WX-BRIEF, Elevation: 33 ft, Elevation determination method: Surveyed, Elevation Source: 3RD PARTY SURVEY (2008-01-31), Air traffic control tower: No, Boundary ARTCC (FAA) computer ID: ZCR, Boundary ARTCC ID: ZMA, Boundary ARTCC Name: Miami, Airspace Determination: Conditional, Federal Agreements: NGRY3, NOTAM Service: Yes, NOTAM Facility ID: PIE, Last Inspection Date: 07/23/2015, Inspection Group: State aeronautical personnel, Inspection Method: State
  • Location
  • State: Florida, County: Okeechobee, City: Okeechobee, GPS (Degrees): Lat: 27° 15' 59.700'', Lng: -80° 51' 01.400'', GPS (Seconds): Lat: 27.266583, Lng: -80.850389, GPS determination method: Estimated, Position Source: 3RD PARTY SURVEY (2008-01-31), Distance from central business district: 3 mi (NW) Find on map
  • Owner
  • Okeechobee County, 2800 North West 20th Trail, Okeechobee, Fl 34972, 863-467-5505
  • Manager
  • Kathy Scott, Okeechobee Airport, 2800 Northwest 20th Trail, Okeechobee, Fl 34972, (863) 763-3959
  • Operations
  • Period: 07/23/2014 - 07/23/2015, Itinerant Operations: 45,000, Local Operations: 5,000
  • Aircraft
  • Single Engine Aircraft: 26, Multi Engine Aircraft: 1, Helicopters: 4, Ultralight Aircraft: 1
  • Additional
  • Fuel Types: 100LLA, Magnetic Variation: 6W (Year 2010), Beacon Color: Clear-green (lighted land airport), Bottled Oxygen Type: High pressure, Bulk Oxygen Type: High pressure, Lighting Schedule: See Rmk, Beacon Schedule: Ss-Sr, Airframe repair service availability/type: Major, Power Plant repair service availability/type: Minor, Customs Airport Of Entry: No, Customs Landing Rights: No, Military/civil joint use agreement: No, Military Landing Rights: Yes, Non-Commercial Landing Fee: No, Wind direction indicator: Y-L, Segmented circle airport marker system: Y-L
  • Remarks
  • Airspace Determination: VFR OPNS ONLY.

Runway 1

  • Base End
  • Base End ID: 05, True Alignment: 45, Right Traffic Pattern: No, Runway Markings Type: Non-precision instrument, Markings Condition: Good, Physical GPS (Degrees): Lat: 27° 15' 43.721'', Lng: -80° 51' 19.264'', Physical GPS (Seconds): Lat: 27.262145, Lng: -80.855351, Physical Elevation: 33 ft, Threshold Crossing Height: 40.0 ft, Glide Path Angle: 0.03 °, Elevation At Touchdown Zone: 33.4 ft, Visual Glide Slope Indicators: P4L, Runway End Identifier Lights (REIL): Yes, Controlling Object Description: TREE, FAA FAR Part 77 Category: Other than utility, Object Clear Slope: 45, Object Height: 40 ft, Object Distance From Runway: 2028.0 ft, Object Offset From Runway: 0B ft, Runway End Gradient: 0.0, Position Source: 3RD PARTY SURVEY (01/31/2008), Elevation Source: 3RD PARTY SURVEY (12/11/2007), Touchdown Zone Elevation Source: AVN (04/11/2011)
  • Reciprocal End
  • Reciprocal End ID: 23, True Alignment: 225, Right Traffic Pattern: No, Runway Markings Type: Non-precision instrument, Markings Condition: Good, Physical GPS (Degrees): Lat: 27° 16' 18.719'', Lng: -80° 50' 40.068'', Physical GPS (Seconds): Lat: 27.271867, Lng: -80.844463, Physical Elevation: 33 ft, Threshold Crossing Height: 40.0 ft, Glide Path Angle: 0.03 °, Elevation At Touchdown Zone: 33.3 ft, Visual Glide Slope Indicators: P4L, Runway End Identifier Lights (REIL): Yes, Controlling Object Description: TREE, FAA FAR Part 77 Category: Other than utility, Object Clear Slope: 25, Object Height: 35 ft, Object Distance From Runway: 1065.0 ft, Object Offset From Runway: 95L ft, Runway End Gradient: 0.0, Position Source: 3RD PARTY SURVEY (12/11/2007), Elevation Source: 3RD PARTY SURVEY (12/11/2007), Touchdown Zone Elevation Source: AVN (04/11/2011)

Runway 2

  • Base End
  • Base End ID: 14, True Alignment: 135, Right Traffic Pattern: No, Runway Markings Type: Non-precision instrument, Markings Condition: Good, Physical GPS (Degrees): Lat: 27° 16' 11.734'', Lng: -80° 51' 19.259'', Physical GPS (Seconds): Lat: 27.269926, Lng: -80.855350, Physical Elevation: 33 ft, Threshold Crossing Height: 40.0 ft, Glide Path Angle: 0.03 °, Elevation At Touchdown Zone: 33.3 ft, Visual Glide Slope Indicators: P4L, Runway End Identifier Lights (REIL): No, Controlling Object Description: TREES, FAA FAR Part 77 Category: Other than utility, Object Clear Slope: 25, Object Height: 44 ft, Object Distance From Runway: 1285.0 ft, Object Offset From Runway: 35R ft, Runway End Gradient: 0.0, Position Source: 3RD PARTY SURVEY (12/11/2007), Elevation Source: 3RD PARTY SURVEY (12/11/2007), Touchdown Zone Elevation Source: AVN (04/11/2011)
  • Reciprocal End
  • Reciprocal End ID: 32, True Alignment: 315, Right Traffic Pattern: No, Runway Markings Type: Non-precision instrument, Markings Condition: Good, Physical GPS (Degrees): Lat: 27° 15' 43.710'', Lng: -80° 50' 47.919'', Physical GPS (Seconds): Lat: 27.262142, Lng: -80.846644, Physical Elevation: 32 ft, Threshold Crossing Height: 40.0 ft, Glide Path Angle: 0.03 °, Elevation At Touchdown Zone: 33.3 ft, Visual Glide Slope Indicators: P4L, Runway End Identifier Lights (REIL): No, Controlling Object Description: TREE, FAA FAR Part 77 Category: Other than utility, Object Clear Slope: 38, Object Height: 43 ft, Object Distance From Runway: 1824.0 ft, Object Offset From Runway: 40R ft, Runway End Gradient: 0.0, Position Source: 3RD PARTY SURVEY (12/11/2007), Elevation Source: 3RD PARTY SURVEY (12/11/2007), Touchdown Zone Elevation Source: AVN (04/11/2011)

National Wildlife Strike Incidents

2014-05-07
Time: Day (11:30), Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Business, Aircraft: BE-76 DUCHESS (Airplane), Mass: <= 2,250 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Reciprocating engine (piston), Registration: N6634B, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 14, Above Ground: 700 ft, Speed: 85 knots, Miles From Airport: 1 mi, Phase of Flight: Climb, Birds Struck: 1, Species: Unknown bird - medium, Size: Medium, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Damage: Minor, Strikes/Damages: Struck & Damaged Wing or Rotor, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Comments: SOURCE = TWO xxxx-x (xxxx-x-x-xxxxxx, Rx) OPERATOR / OWNER = AVIATOR COLLEGE / ARI BEN AVIATOR INC
Remarks: BIRDSTRIKE ON UPWIND FROM RWY 14 KOBE. BIRD HIT L/E OF THE LT WING LEAVING CHIPPED PAINT.
2004-01-23
Time: Day, Sky: No Cloud, Operator: Business, Aircraft: PA-28 (Airplane), Mass: <= 2,250 kg, Engines: 1, Power Type: Reciprocating engine (piston), Registration: N5340J, Remains Collected: No, Above Ground: 1000 ft, Speed: 90 knots, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: Unknown bird - medium, Size: Medium, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Damage: Uncertain Level, Strikes/Damages: Struck & Damaged Wing or Rotor, Effect On Flight: Precautionary Landing, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Comments: OPER = BOSTON AVIATION LEASING (REPTD AS PANAM)
Remarks: BIRD WAS BLACK. PLANE FLEW FINE
2001-11-12
Time: Night (19:30), Sky: Some Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Privately Owned, Aircraft: PA-28 (Airplane), Mass: <= 2,250 kg, Engines: 1, Power Type: Reciprocating engine (piston), Registration: N419PA, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 4, Above Ground: 1000 ft, Speed: 95 knots, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: Unknown bird - medium, Size: Medium, Strikes/Damages: Struck Wing or Rotor, Struck Fuselage, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: HEARD LOUD THUMP. NO DMG. LANDED TO INSPCT.
FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 4 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Okeechobee)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 89 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

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