Alton Bay Ice Port visit

  • February 18, 2012 · 9:00 AM
  • B18



AT this time, not sure if Alton Bay Iceport will be open or not, but let's get it on the books.


Hotline number is 603-[masked]


Here's a rare opportunity to land on an ice port. Is it fun and exciting? Ask Peter Kettle, he made his first last year and the smile stayed until spring :-)


Food is also there and the place can get busy.

B18 is the ICAO. Might not find it on your GPS. 



Article from AOPA can be found here  at

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  • charley v.

    This is one of those " gotta do this". Like the NYC Corridor, or flying into OshKosh. A real live Iceport within 1/2 hr. we had a great time and a few got their first taste of an ice landing. Congrats!

    February 19, 2012

  • Peter R.

    This flight was a lot of fun. It was windy and a bit bumpy but not too difficult.

    February 19, 2012

  • Dawn M.

    Awesome! !"

    February 19, 2012

  • Sam W.

    Just Spoke with Paul up at Alton is 10-12 inches thick....suppose to be down in the 20s tonight so he said it will be good to go for tomorrow...had a couple guys on there today and had no problem......

    February 17, 2012

  • charley v.

    Sam, as of yesterday, the ice was still perfect. I'll check again this afternoon and tomorrow morning. An alternate is a great idea. We should always have one when going to B18. I'll work on it. LCI has no food, but is close by. Maybe back to Nashua would be a smart flight. Ideas?

    February 17, 2012

  • Sam W. still going to Alton Bay? On foreflight yesterday a guy posted it was thin ice and you have an alt. plan?

    February 16, 2012

  • charley v.

    Alton Bay is open!

    February 9, 2012

  • Thomas R. W.

    If Alton Bay is closed still, Kaitlin and I were thinking on doing brunch at Sanford.

    February 3, 2012

  • charley v.

    This one isn't looking so good.... Unless we have floats...

    February 1, 2012

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