Due to the current Public Health Emergency declared by the State of Florida and the Chairman of the Seminole Tribe of Florida, the Tribal Council has declared an emergency closing Tribal Wide beginning Monday, March 16, 2020 until further notice, as we strive to keep our Tribal Community and employees safe at this time. 

Some Seminole Tribe Of Florida  and Seminole Tribe Of Florida, Inc. departments have 24/7 operations and will remain open with limited business hours until further notice. Please check our site for continuous updates and information. We Thank You for your continued business and support.




What We Provide

Aviation Department

The Big Cypress Airstrip is a private airstrip owned and operated by the Seminole Tribe of Florida.

Authorized aircrafts approved by the Seminole Aviation Department are allowed to utilize the facilities. The Aviation Department may be contacted at (863) 983-7677.

Please be aware that all activities conducted on the Big Cypress Airstrip are at the pilot's own risk and night operations are prohibited. Fuel is not available for purchase.


About the Big Cypress Airstrip

  • Phone Number(863) 983-7677
  • Email aviation@semtribe.com
  • Big Cypress Airfield Identifier 59FD(Five Niner Fox-trot Delta)
  • Runway Length 5,600 Feet
  • Latitude N.26*19.6
  • Longitude W.080*59.6
  • Unicom 122.9
  • Elevation 20 Feet
  • Runway Configuration 10-28
  • Normal Operations Runway 10 Left Traffic
  • 37 DME from LaBelle VOR (110.4 frequency) 143 Degrees Radial to 59FD