Coastal influences here usually prevent winter temperatures from dropping down into the single-digit range common in the rest of Maine, but pilots should keep in mind that KBHB receives an average of 60 inches of snow. In May and June, there can also be dense coastal fog to plague unwary pilots.
A. STANDARD T-BAR IAF POINTS
Whenever possible, GPS approaches are developed using a “T-Bar” shape. In this case, the final approach course is 224 degrees inbound with initial approach fix points CARDA and DIRNE to the northwest and southeast that require no more than 90-degree turn inbound and eliminate the need for a turn around the holding pattern.
B. DIFFERING GLIDESLOPES
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