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Airpark Life – An Outline for Living the Ultimate Aviation Lifestyle

A Pilot’s Guide to Landing in an Aviation Community

Definition: Airpark life is living in an aviators focused special-purpose community. It is living with a community of people in a unique place, all sharing an interest in aviation.Residential Airparks in Florida

Airparks: Communities with development features designed to accommodate airplanes and aviators living with their home and aviation. This usually consists of real estate, runway(s), common areas, taxiways, in addition to the normal residential real estate considerations.

Disclaimer and disclosure: This forum is for informational purpose. I have specific and financial interest in 2 airpark properties and will make every consideration to be honest, unbiased, and impartial. I am a Florida licensed real estate sales associate. This document is advisory only, and should never be used as a substitute for proper professional counsel.[social-locker locker_id=”cba408c1f05d2829c” close=”false” message=”Share this page to unlock and download the Airpark Life eBook in Printable and PDF format!” facebook=”true” likeurl=”CURRENT” fbshare=”false” google=”true” googleurl=”CURRENT” tweet=”true” tweettext=”” tweeturl=”CURRENT” follow=”true” linkedin=”true” linkedinurl=”CURRENT”]Click the book or the link to download the Airpark Life eBook in PDF Format Airpark-Life-eBookairpark-life[/social-locker]

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Fly In Destinations: Cocoa Beach Florida

Hello Aviators! Today’s destination Cocoa Beach Space Coast, offers endless ways to enjoy recreation and leisure. Whether you are planning a family beach vacation, leisure travel, a business trip, a weekend getaway, or just a day at the beach, you’ll find everything you need in Cocoa Beach and the Space Coast area to make your stay one to remember. There is never a lack of exciting things to do and see in and around Cocoa Beach. Besides offering the best of “sun and fun,” while on the Space Coast you can go deep sea fishing or para-sailing, try your luck aboard a casino cruise ship, or take a fabulous eco-tour to get up close and personal with Florida’s awesome wildlife.

 


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6211 North Atlantic Avenue, Cape Canaveral, FL

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KCOI Merritt Island Airport
Merritt Island, Florida, USA

FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 15 NOVEMBER 2012

Location

FAA Identifier: COI
Lat/Long: 28-20-29.8000N / 080-41-07.7000W
28-20.496667N / 080-41.128333W
28.3416111 / -80.6854722
(estimated)
Elevation: 6 ft. / 1.8 m (surveyed)
Variation: 05W (2000)
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -4 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 32952

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 06/1952
Sectional chart: JACKSONVILLE
Control tower: no
ARTCC: JACKSONVILLE CENTER
FSS: SAINT PETERSBURG FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: PIE (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 0800-2000
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT MIRL RY 11/29 – CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
ACTVT ROTG BCN – CTAF.
International operations: customs landing rights airport

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.975
WX AWOS-3: 119.025 (321-986-8864)
ORLANDO APPROACH: 134.95 134.95
ORLANDO DEPARTURE: 134.95 134.95
WX ASOS at MLB (14 nm S): PHONE 321-723-7403
WX AWOS-3 at X21 (19 nm NW): 119.725 (321-385-0383)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance VOR name Freq Var
MLBr356/14.4 MELBOURNE VOR/DME 110.00 07W
ORLr109/36.3 ORLANDO VORTAC 112.20 00E
NDB name Hdg/Dist Freq Var ID
MERRITT ISLAND at field 247 05W COI -.-. — ..
SATELLITE 006/14.6 257 03W SQT … –.- -
GEIGER LAKE 160/16.6 375 05W GGL –. –. .-..
SANFORD 137/39.6 408 05W SFB … ..-. -…
KISSIMMEE 090/39.7 329 05W ISM .. … –

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
Parking: tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 11/29

Dimensions: 3601 x 75 ft. / 1098 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in fair condition
Weight bearing capacity:
Single wheel: 22.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 11 RUNWAY 29
Latitude: 28-20.594410N 28-20.397540N
Longitude: 080-41.445940W 080-40.812175W
Elevation: 5.9 ft. 2.9 ft.
Gradient: 0.1% 0.1%
Traffic pattern: left left
Runway heading: 114 magnetic, 109 true 294 magnetic, 289 true
Markings: nonprecision, in good condition nonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path) 2-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Touchdown point: yes, no lights yes, no lights
Obstructions: 45 ft. tree, 1364 ft. from runway, 75 ft. right of centerline, 25:1 slope to clear
25 FT BLDG 218 FT L OF CNTRLN 20 FT FROM EOR.
none

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: TITUSVILLE-COCOA AIRPORT DISTRICT
355 GOLDEN KNIGHTS BLVD
TITUSVILLE, FL 32780
Phone 321-267-8780
CONTACT PERSON: MICHAEL POWELL C.M, ACE
Manager: MICHAEL POWELL C.M., ACE
355 GOLDEN KNIGHTS BLVD
TITUSVILLE, FL 32780
Phone 321-267-8780
ARPT PHONE 321-453-2222.

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 159
Single engine airplanes: 132
Multi engine airplanes: 22
Helicopters: 5
Aircraft operations: avg 311/day *
56% local general aviation
42% transient general aviation
1% air taxi
* for 12-month period ending 06 November 2009


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