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3S5 Schiffer Acres Airport
St Johns, Michigan, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 04 JANUARY 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: 3S5
Lat/Long: 43-02-09.1060N / 084-26-01.9320W
43-02.151767N / 084-26.032200W
43.0358628 / -84.4338700
(estimated)
Elevation: 735 ft. / 224 m (estimated)
Variation: 05W (1985)
From city: 4 miles E of ST JOHNS, MI
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -4 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 48866

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 04/1982
Control tower: no
ARTCC: CLEVELAND CENTER
FSS: LANSING FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: LAN (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: IREG
Wind indicator: yes
Segmented circle: yes

Airport Communications

CTAF: 122.9
WX AWOS-3 at RNP (13 nm E): 118.025 (989-729-2967)
WX ASOS at LAN (17 nm SW): 119.75 (517-908-8494)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
LANr036/22.3LANSING VORTAC110.8005W
FNTr284/30.4FLINT VORTAC116.9006W
MBSr211/33.6SAGINAW VOR/DME112.9003W
MOPr164/37.6MOUNT PLEASANT VOR/DME110.6005W

Airport Services

Parking: tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
POWER PLANT REPAIRS ARE FOR EMERGENCY USE ONLY.

Runway Information

Runway 7/25

Dimensions: 2777 x 120 ft. / 846 x 37 m
Surface: turf, in good condition
Runway edge lights: low intensity
LIRL NOT FOR PUBLIC USE.
Runway edge markings: DSPLCD THLD MARKED BY 3 YELLOW TIRES EACH SIDE OF RY. RY DEFINED BY MOWING.
RUNWAY 7  RUNWAY 25
Traffic pattern: rightleft
Displaced threshold: no798 ft.
Obstructions: 50 ft. trees, 70 ft. left of centerline30 ft. trees, 62 ft. left of centerline
APCH RATIO 8:1, +47 FT TREE 80 FT L, 381 FT DSTC.

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Privately-owned
Owner: MICHAEL & ALBERT SCHIFFER
3473 N. SHEPARDSVILLE ROAD
OVID, MI 48866
Phone 989-834-5067
Manager: MICHAEL SCHIFFER
3473 N. SHEPARDSVILLE RD
OVID, MI 48866
Phone 989-834-5067

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 18
Single engine airplanes: 17
Multi engine airplanes: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 86/week *
67% local general aviation
33% transient general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2014

Additional Remarks

EXTENSIVE SUMMER AGRI OPERS.
DEER & TURKEYS ON & INVOF RY.

Instrument Procedures

There are no published instrument procedures at 3S5.

Some nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KRNP - Owosso Community Airport (13 nm E)
KLAN - Capital Region International Airport (17 nm SW)
4D0 - Abrams Municipal Airport (20 nm SW)
KAMN - Gratiot Community Airport (20 nm NW)
Y70 - Ionia County Airport (28 nm W)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 21-Jan-2018
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight07:3312:33
Sunrise08:0413:04
Sunset17:3422:34
Evening civil twilight18:0523:05

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  21-Jan-2018 17:40:40
Local (UTC-5)  21-Jan-2018 12:40:40
 
METAR
KRNP 
13nm E 
211715Z AUTO 17005KT 4SM BR BKN024 OVC029 04/02 A3002 RMK AO2 T00390015
KLAN 
17nm SW 
211653Z 17006KT 4SM BR BKN025 OVC030 03/03 A3003 RMK AO2 SLP179 T00330028
TAF
KLAN 
17nm SW 
211414Z 2114/2212 18005KT 2SM BR OVC020 FM211700 16004KT 1 1/2SM BR OVC012 FM220000 11003KT 1SM BR OVC003 FM220300 12005KT 1/2SM FG OVC002
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