Jack Brown’s Seaplane Base is located in central Florida, USA, three miles northwest of the city of Winter Haven. Our access road off Highway 92 is marked by a blue sign with a yellow seaplane.
For those of you lucky enough to arrive by private airplane, we are located at the west side of the Winter Haven Airport. There is a paved taxiway from the west end of runway 29 down to the seaplane base. Fuel and tie down are available.
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Winter Haven (Gilbert Field – KGIF) has two runways with the largest being 5000 feet. It is lighted and the CTAF/UNICOM frequency is 123.05. We are on the 71″ radial, 14 miles from the Lakeland (LAL) VOR, 116.0.
Access by land is via a road that runs on the West border of the airport driving south from Highway 92.
Commercial airlines service, Orlando International, 45 miles Northeast of us, as well as Tampa International, 45 miles due West of Winter Haven. Rental cars are available there as well as at the Winter Haven Airport (KGIF).