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KFPK Fitch H Beach Airport
Charlotte, Michigan, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 23 MAY 2019

Location

FAA Identifier: FPK
Lat/Long: 42-34-26.7000N / 084-48-43.6000W
42-34.445000N / 084-48.726667W
42.5740833 / -84.8121111
(estimated)
Elevation: 891.2 ft. / 271.6 m (surveyed)
Variation: 06W (2020)
From city: 2 miles NE of CHARLOTTE, MI
Time zone: UTC -4 (UTC -5 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 48813

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 12/1944
Control tower: no
ARTCC: CLEVELAND CENTER
FSS: LANSING FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: FPK (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 0800-DUSK
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT MIRL RY 3/21; REIL & PAPI RYS 3 & 21 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 123.0
WX AWOS-3: 118.075 (517-543-2288)
GREAT LAKES APPROACH: 118.65
GREAT LAKES DEPARTURE: 118.65
WX ASOS at LAN (16 nm NE): 119.75 (517-908-8494)
WX AWOS-3 at TEW (17 nm E): 119.425 (517-676-5607)
  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY CLEVELAND ARTCC (ZOB) ON FREQS 120.45/360.7 (LITCHFIELD RCAG) WHEN GREAT LAKES APCH CTL CLSD.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
JXNr325/24.5JACKSON VOR/DME109.6005W
LFDr001/30.8LITCHFIELD VOR/DME111.2005W
VIOr117/32.8VICTORY VOR/DME115.9504W
AZOr059/38.6KALAMAZOO VOR/DME109.0001W

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 3/21

Dimensions: 3510 x 75 ft. / 1070 x 23 m
Surface: concrete, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 26.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
Gradient: SW.
RUNWAY 3  RUNWAY 21
Latitude: 42-34.200347N42-34.741180N
Longitude: 084-48.823368W084-48.548112W
Elevation: 879.8 ft.891.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 027 magnetic, 021 true207 magnetic, 201 true
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (4.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (4.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 17 ft. trees, 800 ft. from runway, 335 ft. right of centerline, 34:1 slope to clear125 ft. trees, 2700 ft. from runway, 220 ft. left of centerline, 20:1 slope to clear

Runway 15/33

Dimensions: 2298 x 95 ft. / 700 x 29 m
Surface: turf, in fair condition
Runway edge markings: 14/32 THLD & DSPLCD THLD MARKED WITH 3 FT YELLOW CONES.
Operational restrictions: CLSD DEC-MAR & WHEN SNOW COVERED.
RUNWAY 15  RUNWAY 33
Latitude: 42-34.561748N42-34.250927N
Longitude: 084-48.933083W084-48.641247W
Elevation: 879.7 ft.880.4 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 151 magnetic, 145 true331 magnetic, 325 true
Displaced threshold: 568 ft.189 ft.
Runway end identifier lights: nono
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 85 ft. trees, 1020 ft. from runway, 100 ft. both sides of centerline, 12:1 slope to clear
APCH RATIO 20:1 AT DSPLCD THLD.
13 ft. road, 75 ft. from runway, 125 ft. right of centerline, 5:1 slope to clear
APCH RATIO 20:1 AT DSPLCD THLD.

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF CHARLOTTE/CITY MANAGER
111 E LAWERENCE
CHARLOTTE, MI 48813
Phone 517-543-2750
Manager: TODD COTTER
111 E. LAWRENCE
CHARLOTTE, MI 48813
Phone (517) 541-2746

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 23
Single engine airplanes: 18
Multi engine airplanes: 4
Ultralights: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 25/day *
71% transient general aviation
24% local general aviation
5% military
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2014

Additional Remarks

MIL HELI OPENS ON & INVOF ARPT PARTICULARLY AT NGT.
BIRDS & DEER ON RWYS.
GND MOLE AND WATERFOWL ON RWY 14/32.

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 23 May 2019 at 0901Z to 20 June 2019 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 21   download (154KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (212KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

4D0 - Abrams Municipal Airport (13 nm N)
KLAN - Capital Region International Airport (16 nm NE)
KTEW - Mason Jewett Field Airport (17 nm E)
KRMY - Brooks Field Airport (20 nm S)
9D9 - Hastings Airport (24 nm W)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 23-May-2019
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:3809:38
Sunrise06:1110:11
Sunset21:0101:01
Evening civil twilight21:3401:34

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  23-May-2019 17:35:43
Local (UTC-4)  23-May-2019 13:35:43
 
METAR
KFPK 231716Z AUTO 25014G25KT 10SM CLR 22/09 A2993 RMK AO2 T02210087
KLAN 
16nm NE 
231653Z 25025G33KT 10SM CLR 22/09 A2993 RMK AO2 PK WND 24033/1647 SLP129 T02220089
KTEW 
17nm E 
231716Z AUTO 26013G23KT 10SM CLR 23/10 A2994 RMK AO2 T02260101
TAF
KLAN 
16nm NE 
231128Z 2312/2412 22018G28KT 6SM -SHRA BKN025 OVC035 TEMPO 2312/2313 2SM SHRA BR BKN015 FM231300 24015G25KT P6SM VCSH SCT007 BKN015 FM231500 26020G32KT P6SM SCT025 FM240100 29010KT P6SM SKC FM240400 29005KT P6SM BKN250
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