Tavares Seaplane Base

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Tavares Seaplane Base
Airport typePublic
OwnerCity of Tavares
ServesTavares, Florida
Elevation AMSL63 ft / 19 m
Coordinates28°47′43″N 081°43′16″W / 28.79528°N 81.72111°W / 28.79528; -81.72111
Direction Length Surface
ft m
9/27 3,000 914 Water

Tavares Seaplane Base[2] (FAA LID: FA1) is a city-owned, public-use seaplane base located one nautical mile (1.85 km) southeast of the central business district of Tavares,[1] a city in Lake County, Florida, United States.


Panorama of the Tavares Seaplane Base & Marina on Lake Dora

Tavares Seaplane Base covers an area of 50 acres (20 ha) at an elevation of 63 feet (19 m) above mean sea level. The seaplane landing area on Lake Dora is designated 9/27 and measures 3,000 by 200 feet (914 x 61 m).[1][3]


  1. ^ a b c FAA Airport Master Record for FA1 (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective 3 June 2010.
  2. ^ Show, Christine (November 22, 2008). "Tavares keeps it simple in naming seaplane base". Orlando Sentinel.
  3. ^ "Aerial image of Lake Dora showing seaplane landing area" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2010-02-15.

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