Kenmore Air Harbor
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Summary
Airport typePublic
OwnerGregg Munro
ServesKenmore, Washington
LocationLake Washington
Elevation AMSL14 ft / 4 m
Coordinates47°45′17″N 122°15′33″W / 47.75472°N 122.25917°W / 47.75472; -122.25917
Websitewww.KenmoreAir.com
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
16/34 10,000 3,048 Water
18/36 3,000 914 Water
Statistics (2007)
Aircraft operations48,300
Based aircraft60
Source: FAA,[1] WSDOT[2]

Kenmore Air Harbor[2] (IATA: KEH, FAA LID: S60) is a public-use seaplane base at the northern end of Lake Washington and 1 nmi (1.9 km; 1.2 mi) south of the central business district of Kenmore, Washington, U.S.[1][2] It primarily serves western Washington and parts of southwestern British Columbia. The base is primarily used by regional seaplane airline Kenmore Air.

Facilities and aircraft

Kenmore Air Harbor covers an area of 5 acres (2.0 ha) at an elevation of 14 feet (4 m) above mean sea level. It has two seaplane landing areas: 16/34 is 10,000 by 1,000 feet (3,048 x 305 m) and 18/36 is 3,000 by 1,000 feet (914 x 305 m).[1]

For the 12-month period ending December 31, 2007, the airport had 48,300 aircraft operations, an average of 132 per day: 83% air taxi and 17% general aviation. At that time there were 60 single-engine aircraft based at this airport.[1]

Airlines and destinations

Passenger

AirlinesDestinations
Kenmore Air Seattle-Lake Union
Seasonal: Baker Island-Blackfish Lodge, Berry Island-Farewell Harbour, Blind Channel, Bliss Landing, Minstrel Island-Bones Bay Lodge, Campbell River-Dolphins Resort, Campbell River-Tyee Spit, Cordero Channel-Cordero Lodge, Cordero Channel-Shoal Bay, Cortes Island-Cortes Bay/Government Dock, Cortes Island-Cortes Bay/Seattle Yacht Club, Cortes Island-Gorge Harbour, Cortes Island-Mansons Landing, Dent Island-Dent Island Lodge, Desolation Sound-Prideaux Haven, East Cracroft Island-Lagoon Cove, Egmont, Egmont-West Coast Wilderness Lodge, Garden Bay-Pender Harbour/Fisherman's Resort, Gilford Island-Pierre's Echo Bay, Hanson Island-Pacific Outback Resort, Malcolm Island-Sund's Lodge, Mink Island, Morgan's Landing, Nanaimo-Harbour, Nimmo Bay, North Broughton Island-Sullivan Bay, North Rendezvous Island-Solstua West, Port Hardy, Port Harvey, Port McNeill, Princess Louisa Inlet-Chatterbox Falls, Princess Louisa Inlet-Malibu Club, Quadra Island-April Point Marina, Quadra Island-April Point Resort, Refuge Cove, Shawl Bay-Frank's Fishing Lodge, Sonora Island, Steep Island, Stuart Island-Big Bay, Stuart Island-Nanook Lodge, Swanson Island-Laton's Lodge

In the arts

Kenmore Air Harbor is the base for the "San Juan Island Run" mission supplied with Microsoft Flight Simulator X.

References

  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for S60 (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective 11 February 2010.
  2. ^ a b c Kenmore Air Harbor, City: Kenmore (Lake Washington), ID: S60 at Washington State DOT Airport Directory

External links

  • Kenmore Air
  • Aerial photo as of 10 July 1990 from USGS The National Map
  • Resources for this airport:
    • FAA airport information for S60
    • AirNav airport information for S60
    • ASN accident history for KEH
    • FlightAware airport information and live flight tracker
    • SkyVector aeronautical chart for S60