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8D4 Paul C Miller-Sparta Airport
Sparta, Michigan, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 07 OCTOBER 2021

Location

FAA Identifier: 8D4
Lat/Long: 43-07-38.7752N 085-40-44.8665W
43-07.646253N 085-40.747775W
43.1274376,-85.6791296
(estimated)
Elevation: 774.8 ft. / 236.2 m (surveyed)
Variation: 04W (1980)
From city: 3 miles SE of SPARTA, MI
Time zone: UTC -4 (UTC -5 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 49345

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 12/1944
Control tower: no
ARTCC: CHICAGO CENTER
FSS: LANSING FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: LAN (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: MON-FRI 0900-1300, ALL SAT-SUN IREG
UNATNDD MAJOR HOLS.
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT REIL RWY 07 & 25; MIRL RWY 07/25 - CTAF. PAPI RWY 07 & 25 OPR CONSLY.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.8
WX AWOS-AV: 132.95
GREAT LAKES APPROACH: 124.6
GREAT LAKES DEPARTURE: 124.6
WX ASOS at GRR (16 nm SE): 118.725 (616-575-1953)
  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY CHICAGO ARTCC (ZAU) ON FREQ 128.4 (GRAND RAPIDS RCAG) WHEN GREAT LAKES APCH CTL CLSD.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
VIOr343/22.0VICTORY VOR/DME115.9504W
HICr178/26.9WHITE CLOUD VOR/DME117.6001W

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL MOGAS
100LL:FUEL AVBL H24 SELF SER VIA CREDIT CARD.
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MINOR
RPRS AVBL ON CALL 616-706-4421.
Powerplant service: MINOR
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 7/25

Dimensions: 4032 x 75 ft. / 1229 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 24.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 7  RUNWAY 25
Latitude: 43-07.492800N43-07.799705N
Longitude: 085-41.149523W085-40.346025W
Elevation: 774.6 ft.744.9 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 067 magnetic, 063 true247 magnetic, 243 true
Markings: nonprecision, in fair conditionnonprecision, in fair condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on left (3.50 degrees glide path)2-light PAPI on right (3.50 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF SPARTA
156 E DIVISION ST
SPARTA, MI 49345-1330
Phone 616-887-8251
Manager: MARTIN COAKER
156 E DIVISION ST
SPARTA, MI 49345-1330
Phone 616-443-1101

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 93
Single engine airplanes: 83
Multi engine airplanes: 5
Jet airplanes: 3
Helicopters: 2
    
Aircraft operations: avg 170/day *
81% local general aviation
19% transient general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 20 September 2020

Additional Remarks

BIRDS & DEER ON & INVOF ARPT.
PWRD PRCHT OPS NORTH SIDE OF RWY.
ADMIN BLDG ACES 5-3-2-1.
FOR CD CTC GREAT LAKES APCH AT 269-459-3344, WHEN APCH CLSD CTC CHICAGO ARTCC AT 630-906-8921.

Instrument Procedures

NOTE: All procedures below are presented as PDF files. If you need a reader for these files, you should download the free Adobe Reader.

NOT FOR NAVIGATION. Please procure official charts for flight.
FAA instrument procedures published for use from 07 October 2021 at 0901Z to 04 November 2021 at 0900z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 07   download (214KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 25   download (213KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (181KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KGRR - Gerald R Ford International Airport (16 nm SE)
6D6 - Greenville Municipal Airport (19 nm E)
KFFX - Fremont Municipal Airport (23 nm NW)
3GM - Grand Haven Memorial Airpark (23 nm W)
KMKG - Muskegon County Airport (24 nm W)
 
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Photo taken 29-Jul-2012
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 21-Oct-2021
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight07:3611:36
Sunrise08:0512:05
Sunset18:5022:50
Evening civil twilight19:1923:19

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  21-Oct-2021 06:16:32
Local (UTC-4)  21-Oct-2021 02:16:32
 
METAR
KGRR 
16nm SE 
210553Z AUTO 19012G18KT 1 1/2SM R26L/4000VP6000FT +TSRA BR SCT028 BKN041 OVC095 14/14 A2986 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT ALQDS RAB01 TSB01E16B18E47B49 SLP111 P0027 60027 T01440139 10167 20139 56025
KFFX 
23nm NW 
210555Z AUTO 14005KT 10SM OVC043 15/13 A2982 RMK AO2 T01450132 10159 20141 402130092
KMKG 
24nm W 
210555Z AUTO 18010KT 10SM BKN048 OVC060 16/14 A2981 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT NE RAE24 SLP092 P0002 60029 T01610144 10167 20156 58025
KBIV 
29nm SW 
210553Z AUTO 14004KT 10SM -RA OVC035 16/13 A2984 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT E AND SE RAB50 SLP103 P0000 60024 T01560128 10161 20139 58029
KY70 
29nm SE 
210555Z AUTO 16006KT 10SM OVC046 15/11 A2985 RMK AO2 T01460107 10173 20142 402210096
TAF
KGRR 
16nm SE 
210548Z 2106/2206 16004KT P6SM -TSRA OVC040CB TEMPO 2106/2107 1 1/2SM TSRA BR OVC030CB FM210700 19007KT P6SM -SHRA VCTS OVC030CB FM211200 21009KT P6SM OVC015 FM212200 31010KT P6SM OVC019 FM220200 32009KT P6SM OVC025
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
Village of Sparta (FBO) 616-887-5744
no information available

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100LL Mogas
SS $4.95 $3.49 
 Updated 16-Sep-2021
 
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SS=Self service
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