3W2 is right for you
For those of you flying private aircraft into Put-in-Bay, there are few places more spectacular to arrive than Put-in-Bay. The airport is located in the center of the southern half of the island and offers 2 runways. Be sure to be prepared for breathtaking photo opportunities as you approach the island of Put-in-Bay.
Awarded 4 stars in the book "The $100.00 Hamburger" written by John F. Pruner, Put-in-Bay has been designated as a top regional and recreational fly in by Flight Guide.
Put-in-Bay's airport is open year round for arrivals and departures from dawn to dusk. Runways at the Put-in-Bay airport are modern and paved but not lighted so there are no departures after dusk. You may expect light turbulence on approach when winds exceed 10 knots. Be sure to remain at least 1000 feet from Perry's monument located 1.5 miles northeast of the field and having an elevation of 942 feet MSL.
There is no fuel service at the Put-in-Bay airport but may be purchased from two nearby airports, Port Clinton (PCW) and Sandusky (SKY). The Put-in-Bay airport provides charter services, refreshments (vending) and rest rooms. Credit cards are accepted including MasterCard and VISA.
Prior to arriving on the island, you might wish to reserve a golf cart from Delaware Rentals for your on island transportation needs. For Lodging on the island, visit the Put-in-Bay Resort, Bay Lodging Resort, Island Club Home Rentals, or the Edgewater Hotel.
The Put-in-Bay airport runway measures 2870 feet by 75 feet with runways 21 and 3. Runway 3 is right hand traffic.
FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 15 JANUARY 2009
|Lat/Long:||41-38-12.0000N / 082-49-42.0000W|
41-38.200000N / 082-49.700000W
41.6366667 / -82.8283333
|Elevation:||595 ft. / 181.4 m (surveyed)|
|From city:||1 mile SW of PUT IN BAY, OH|
|Time zone:||UTC -5 (UTC -4 during Daylight Savings Time)|
|Airport use:||Open to the public|
|FSS:||CLEVELAND FLIGHT SERVICE STATION|
|NOTAMs facility:||CLE (NOTAM-D service available)|
|Landing fee:||yes, PARKING/RAMP FEES ARE COLLECTED FOR ALL PVT OR COML ACFT. ALL PILOTS ARE RQRD TO CHECK INTO THE ARPT OFFICE AT THE TIME OF ARRIVAL. NO TIE-DOWN ROPES ARE PRVDD; PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN SET. ALL ACFT ARE RQRD TO SHUT DOWN ENGINE(S) PRIOR TO ENPLANING/DEPLANING PAX.|
|WX AWOS-3 at PCW (7 nm S):||118.775 (419-734-9955)|
Nearby radio navigation aids
|VOR radial/distance||VOR name||Freq||Var|
|PORT CLINTON||020/7.3||423||06W||PCW||.--. -.-. .--|
|PELEE ISLAND||225/11.1||283||05W||PT||.--. -|
|GROSSE ILE||159/31.4||419||06W||RYS||.-. -.-- ...|
|TIFFIN||033/36.6||269||05W||TII||- .. ..|
|FOSTORIA||049/37.1||379||05W||FZI||..-. --.. ..|
| ||Runway 3/21|
|Dimensions:||2870 x 75 ft. / 875 x 23 m|
|Surface:||asphalt, in good condition|
| ||RUNWAY 3||RUNWAY 21|
|Elevation:||592.2 ft.||594.5 ft.|
|Displaced threshold:||452 ft.||657 ft.|
|Markings:||basic, in good condition||basic, in good condition|
|Runway end identifier lights:||no||no|
|Obstructions:||50 ft. trees, 380 ft. from runway, 130 ft. left of centerline, 3:1 slope to clear|
RWY 03 APCH RATIO 7:1 TO DSPLCD THLD DUE TO +38 FT TREE 303 FT FM THLD 133 FT R.
|7 ft. trees, 201 ft. from runway, 120 ft. right of centerline|
RWY 21 +7 FT FENCE O FT FM 120L TO 200 FT FM 120L AND +7 FT FENCE 100 FT FM 125 FT R TO 200 FT FM 110R.
Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records
|Owner:||PUT IN BAY TOWNSHIP PORT AUTH|
PO BOX 278
PUT IN BAY, OH 43456
PO BOX 278
PUT IN BAY, OH 43456
Airport Operational Statistics
|Aircraft based on the field:||3|
|Single engine airplanes:||2|
|Multi engine airplanes:||1|
|Aircraft operations:||avg 41/day *|
48% air taxi
42% transient general aviation
10% local general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 11 September 2006
|- EXPC MDT TURBC ON DEP/APCH WHEN WIND EXCEEDS 10 KT.|
|- ACFT LNDG RY 21 OR DEP RY 03 STAY 1000 FT CLEAR OF PERRY'S MONUMENT 352 FT AGL/942 FT MSL 1-1/2 MILES NE OF ARPT.|
|- ACFT OPNS PROHIBITED DUSK-DAWN.|
|- NO TGL; NO STUDENT TRAINING.|
There are no published instrument procedures at 3W2.
Some nearby airports with instrument procedures:
- KPCW - Carl R Keller Field Airport (7 nm S)
- KSKY - Griffing Sandusky Airport (15 nm SE)
- S24 - Sandusky County Regional Airport (23 nm SW)
- 14G - Fremont Airport (24 nm SW)
- 5A1 - Norwalk-Huron County Airport (27 nm SE)