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KCFS Tuscola Area Airport
Caro, Michigan, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 11 OCTOBER 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: CFS
Lat/Long: 43-27-31.9030N / 083-26-43.6046W
43-27.531717N / 083-26.726743W
43.4588619 / -83.4454457
(estimated)
Elevation: 704.3 ft. / 214.7 m (surveyed)
Variation: 08W (2020)
From city: 3 miles SW of CARO, MI
Time zone: UTC -4 (UTC -5 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 48723

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 09/1944
Control tower: no
ARTCC: CLEVELAND CENTER
FSS: LANSING FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: CFS (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: IREG
Pattern altitude: 1704.3 ft. MSL
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT MIRL RY 06/24; PAPI RYS 06 & 24 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 123.0
WX AWOS-3: 119.275 (989-672-4182)
SAGINAW APPROACH: 120.95
SAGINAW DEPARTURE: 120.95
WX AWOS-3 at HYX (18 nm W): 118.325 (989-752-3408)
  • APCH/DEP PROVIDED BY CLEVELAND ARTCC (ZOB) ON FREQS 127.7/307.8 (SAGINAW RCAG) OR CALL CLEVELAND ARTCC (ZOB) 440-774-0386 WHEN SAGINAW (MBS) APCH CONTROL CLOSED.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
MBSr102/27.8SAGINAW VOR/DME112.9003W
FNTr030/32.3FLINT VORTAC116.9006W

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL 80 JET-A MOGAS
MOGAS AVBL M-F 0800-1700. S & S ON REQ.
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 6/24

Dimensions: 4302 x 75 ft. / 1311 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in fair condition
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 6  RUNWAY 24
Latitude: 43-27.242712N43-27.693605N
Longitude: 083-27.221942W083-26.472488W
Elevation: 684.6 ft.700.0 ft.
Gradient: 0.4%0.4%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 058 magnetic, 050 true238 magnetic, 230 true
Markings: nonprecision, in fair conditionnonprecision, in fair condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (4.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: nono
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 45 ft. trees, 940 ft. from runway, 280 ft. right of centerline, 16:1 slope to clear32 ft. trees, 915 ft. from runway, 22:1 slope to clear

Runway 13/31

Dimensions: 2277 x 110 ft. / 694 x 34 m
Surface: turf, in fair condition
Runway edge markings: RY 13/31 THLDS & DSPLCD THLDS MKD WITH CONES.
RUNWAY 13  RUNWAY 31
Latitude: 43-27.744598N43-27.558688N
Longitude: 083-26.722463W083-26.275807W
Elevation: 704.3 ft.689.0 ft.
Gradient: 0.6%0.6%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 128 magnetic, 120 true308 magnetic, 300 true
Displaced threshold: no564 ft.
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 12 ft. trees, 55 ft. from runway, 50 ft. left of centerline, 4:1 slope to clear65 ft. trees, 680 ft. from runway, 125 ft. left of centerline, 10:1 slope to clear
APCH RATIO 20:1 AT DSPLCD THLD.

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: TUSCOLA AREA AIRPORT AUTHORITY
1750 SPEIRS DR.
CARO, MI 48723
Phone (989) 673-4301
Manager: LYNN HAYWARD
1750 SPEIRS DR
CARO, MI 48723
Phone (989) 233-4124
989-673-4301 (UNATND ARPT PH).

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 48
Single engine airplanes: 44
Multi engine airplanes: 2
Helicopters: 2
    
Aircraft operations: avg 38/day *
50% transient general aviation
50% local general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 01 January 2016

Additional Remarks

DEER ON ARPT.
RDO CTL ACFT OPR S OF RY INTERSECTION.
APCH/DEP PROVIDED BY CLEVELAND ARTCC (ZOB) ON FREQS 127.7/307.8 (SAGINAW RCAG) OR CALL CLEVELAND ARTCC (ZOB) 440-774-0386 WHEN SAGINAW (MBS) APCH CONTROL CLOSED.
NO SNOW REMOVAL RWY 13/31.

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 11 October 2018 at 0901Z to 8 November 2018 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 06   download (182KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 24   download (174KB)
VOR-A   download (160KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (184KB)

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77G - Marlette Airport (18 nm SE)
KHYX - Saginaw County H W Browne Airport (18 nm W)
3CM - James Clements Municipal Airport (20 nm W)
D95 - Dupont-Lapeer Airport (25 nm S)
KBAX - Huron County Memorial Airport (28 nm NE)
 
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Aerial photo of KCFS (Tuscola Area Airport)
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Photo taken 15-Aug-2015
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 16-Oct-2018
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight07:2111:21
Sunrise07:5011:50
Sunset18:4922:49
Evening civil twilight19:1823:18

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  16-Oct-2018 12:51:33
Local (UTC-4)  16-Oct-2018 08:51:33
 
METAR
KCFS 161235Z AUTO 20007KT 10SM CLR 01/M02 A3012 RMK AO2 T00061016
KHYX 
18nm W 
161235Z AUTO 20009KT 10SM CLR 02/00 A3011 RMK AO2
TAF
KMBS 
28nm W 
161128Z 1612/1712 22007KT P6SM BKN040 FM161600 24020G30KT P6SM BKN100 OVC250 FM162300 24013KT P6SM SCT100 BKN250 FM170100 26010KT P6SM BKN045 FM170800 28010KT P6SM SCT025
KFNT 
32nm SW 
161128Z 1612/1712 22007KT P6SM SCT040 FM161600 24018G28KT P6SM SCT100 BKN250 FM162300 24013KT P6SM SCT100 BKN250 FM170200 26010KT P6SM BKN045 FM170900 28010KT P6SM SCT025
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Tuscola Area Airport 989-233-4124
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