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24M Wilderness Airpark
Kent City, Michigan, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 04 JANUARY 2018

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 -5 (UTC -4 during Daylight Saving 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-A at 8D4 (7 nm S): 132.95 (616-887-2039)
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 15:1 AT DSPLCD THLD BASED ON 41 FT TREES 625 FT DSTC 50 FT R/L.

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 2015

Additional Remarks

ARPT CLOSED NOV-APR WHEN SNOW COVERED EXCEPT FOR SKI EQUIPPED ACFT. NO SNOW REMOVAL.
NO SNOW REMOVAL. ARPT CLOSED NOV-APRIL & WHEN SNOW COVERED EXCEPT FOR SKI EQUIPPED ACFT.

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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Area around 24M (Wilderness Airpark)
 
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Aerial photo
WARNING: Photo may not be current or correct
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 18-Jan-2018
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight07:4012:40
Sunrise08:1213:12
Sunset17:3522:35
Evening civil twilight18:0723:07

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  18-Jan-2018 08:29:30
Local (UTC-5)  18-Jan-2018 03:29:30
 
METAR
KFFX 
17nm NW 
180816Z AUTO 24009KT 10SM CLR M05/M10 A3003 RMK AO2 T10471100
KMKG 
23nm W 
180755Z AUTO 24017G23KT 10SM FEW022 M03/M09 A3007 RMK AO2 SLP193 T10331089 $
KGRR 
23nm S 
180753Z AUTO 25018KT 10SM BKN022 M05/M09 A3007 RMK AO2 PK WND 24026/0736 SLP193 T10501089
KRQB 
30nm N 
180816Z AUTO 24010G18KT 10SM CLR M05/M09 A2997 RMK AO2 T10531094
KY70 
34nm SE 
180815Z AUTO 24019G25KT 10SM OVC020 M05/M08 A3003 RMK AO2 T10501081
TAF
KMKG 
23nm W 
180530Z 1806/1906 25016G25KT P6SM SCT200 FM181200 24015G25KT P6SM OVC025 FM181800 22016G26KT P6SM BKN100 FM190000 23015KT P6SM SCT100
KGRR 
23nm S 
180530Z 1806/1906 23015G25KT P6SM SCT200 FM181200 23014G24KT P6SM BKN035 FM181800 23015G25KT P6SM BKN100 FM190000 23015KT P6SM SCT100
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