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24M Wilderness Airpark
Kent City, Michigan, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 10 OCTOBER 2019

Location

FAA Identifier: 24M
Lat/Long: 43-14-41.0870N 085-42-42.1520W
43-14.684783N 085-42.702533W
43.2447464,-85.7117089
(estimated)
Elevation: 785 ft. / 239 m (estimated)
Variation: 04W (1990)
From city: 3 miles NE of KENT CITY, MI
Time zone: UTC -4 (UTC -5 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 49330

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 11/1993
Control tower: no
ARTCC: CHICAGO CENTER
FSS: LANSING FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: LAN (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: IREG
Wind indicator: yes
Segmented circle: no

Airport Communications

CTAF: 122.9
WX AWOS-3 at FFX (17 nm NW): 118.775 (231-928-0715)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
MKGr073/15.0MUSKEGON VORTAC115.2001W
HICr180/19.8WHITE CLOUD VOR/DME117.6001W
VIOr345/29.1VICTORY VOR/DME115.9504W

Airport Services

Runway Information

Runway 9/27

Dimensions: 2543 x 100 ft. / 775 x 30 m
Surface: turf, in good condition
Runway edge markings: RWY 09/27 & DSPLD THLSDS MKD WITH 3 FT YELLOW CONES.
RUNWAY 9  RUNWAY 27
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Displaced threshold: 537 ft.335 ft.
Obstructions: 40 ft. trees, 60 ft. left of centerline
APCH RATIO 10:1 AT DSPLCD THLD BASED ON 60 FT TREES 609 FT DSTC123 FT L, 20:1 BASED ON STRAIGHT OUT.
15 ft. road, 10 ft. from runway
APCH RATIO 18:1 AT DSPLCD THLD BASED ON 39 FT TREES 710 FT DSTC 20 FT R.

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Privately-owned
Owner: WILDERNESS AIRPARK ASSOCIATION
C/O RONALD FRITZ, 15401 SPARTA AVE
KENT CITY, MI 49330-9763
Phone 616-678-5012
Manager: RONALD FRITZ
15401 SPARTA AVE., 15387 SPARTA AVE.
KENT CITY, MI 49330-9763
Phone 616-678-5012
AMGR LIVES ON ARPT.

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 5
Single engine airplanes: 5
    
Aircraft operations: avg 67/month *
50% transient general aviation
50% local general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2018

Additional Remarks

NO SNOW REMOVAL. ARPT CLOSED NOV-APRIL & WHEN SNOW COVERED EXCEPT FOR SKI EQUIPPED ACFT.
FOR CD CTC GREAT LAKES APCH AT 269-459-3345, WHEN APCH CLSD CTC CHICAGO ARTCC AT 630-906-8921.
BIRDS AND DEER ON AND INVOF RWY.
BIRDS AND DEER ON AND INVOF RWY.

Instrument Procedures

There are no published instrument procedures at 24M.

Some nearby airports with instrument procedures:

8D4 - Paul C Miller-Sparta Airport (7 nm S)
KFFX - Fremont Municipal Airport (17 nm NW)
6D6 - Greenville Municipal Airport (21 nm E)
13C - Lakeview Airport-Griffith Field (23 nm NE)
KGRR - Gerald R Ford International Airport (23 nm S)
 
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Aerial photo
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Aerial photo of 24M (Wilderness Airpark)
Photo by Kevin Jarchow, 1st LT CAP
Grand Rapids Senior Squadron (MI-190)
Michigan Wing
U.S. Air Force Auxiliary
Photo taken 29-Dec-2009

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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 14-Oct-2019
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight07:2811:28
Sunrise07:5611:56
Sunset19:0123:01
Evening civil twilight19:3023:30

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  14-Oct-2019 19:46:23
Local (UTC-4)  14-Oct-2019 15:46:23
 
METAR
KFFX 
17nm NW 
141936Z AUTO 28008KT 10SM SCT036 BKN047 OVC050 09/M03 A3003 RMK AO2 T00861033
KMKG 
23nm W 
141855Z 25012KT 10SM SCT032 BKN045 10/01 A3005 RMK AO2 CIG 032 RWY 14 SLP179 T01000011
KGRR 
23nm S 
141853Z 27012G21KT 10SM FEW034 BKN048 BKN110 09/01 A3004 RMK AO2 SLP176 T00940011 $
KRQB 
30nm N 
141938Z AUTO 28008KT 10SM SCT041 OVC050 08/M01 A3001 RMK AO2 T00821008
KY70 
34nm SE 
141936Z AUTO 25010KT 10SM BKN041 OVC055 10/00 A3003 RMK AO2 T01000002
TAF
KMKG 
23nm W 
141740Z 1418/1518 27010KT P6SM SCT025 BKN050 FM142000 26008KT P6SM SCT050 FM150000 19005KT P6SM SKC FM151400 15015G25KT P6SM BKN120
KGRR 
23nm S 
141740Z 1418/1518 27011G20KT P6SM BKN050 FM142100 26010KT P6SM SCT050 FM150000 18005KT P6SM SKC FM151400 15012G21KT P6SM BKN120
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