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KIRS Kirsch Municipal Airport
Sturgis, Michigan, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 26 APRIL 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: IRS
Lat/Long: 41-48-47.8354N / 085-26-20.2586W
41-48.797257N / 085-26.337643W
41.8132876 / -85.4389607
(estimated)
Elevation: 924.8 ft. / 281.9 m (surveyed)
Variation: 04W (1995)
From city: 2 miles NW of STURGIS, MI
Time zone: UTC -4 (UTC -5 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 49091

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 04/1940
Control tower: no
ARTCC: CHICAGO CENTER
FSS: LANSING FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: IRS (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: MON-FRI 0800-1700
Pattern altitude: 1924.8 ft. MSL
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT MIRL RYS 06/24 & 18/36, REIL RYS 24 ,18, & 36, PAPI RYS 24, 18, & 36 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 123.05
WX AWOS-3: 121.325 (269-659-8715)
KALAMAZOO APPROACH: 121.2 [0600-2300]
KALAMAZOO DEPARTURE: 121.2 [0600-2300]
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 118.325
WX AWOS-3 at HAI (11 nm NW): 119.975 (269-273-6705)
WX AWOS-3 at OEB (19 nm NE): 118.125 (517-279-1810)
WX AWOS-3 at ANQ (19 nm SE): 118.175 (260-668-5630)
  • APCH/DEP SERVICE PROVIDED BY CHICAGO ARTCC ON FREQS 127.55/263.1 (GOSHEN RCAG) WHEN KALAMAZOO APCH CTL CLSD.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
AZOr170/25.9KALAMAZOO VOR/DME109.0001W
GSHr057/31.6GOSHEN VORTAC113.7000E
LFDr249/33.6LITCHFIELD VOR/DME111.2005W
OLKr007/(34.1)WEBSTER LAKE VOR110.4003W
ELXr123/36.4KEELER VOR/DME116.6000E
GIJr086/39.4GIPPER VORTAC115.4000E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
STURGISat field38204WIRS .. .-. ...

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A1+
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: LOW

Runway Information

Runway 18/36

Dimensions: 5201 x 100 ft. / 1585 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 47.0
Double wheel: 57.5
Double tandem: 90.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 18  RUNWAY 36
Latitude: 41-49.213507N41-48.357245N
Longitude: 085-26.455665W085-26.449453W
Elevation: 908.2 ft.912.0 ft.
Gradient: 0.1%0.1%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 184 magnetic, 180 true004 magnetic, 360 true
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 133 ft. trees, 3427 ft. from runway, 24:1 slope to clear60 ft. trees, 2020 ft. from runway, 106 ft. right of centerline, 30:1 slope to clear

Runway 6/24

Dimensions: 3601 x 75 ft. / 1098 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in fair condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 19.0
Double wheel: 25.0
Double tandem: 58.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 6  RUNWAY 24
Latitude: 41-48.660333N41-48.968500N
Longitude: 085-26.510167W085-25.833167W
Elevation: 912.2 ft.924.8 ft.
Gradient: 0.3%0.3%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 063 magnetic, 059 true243 magnetic, 239 true
Markings: basic, in good conditionbasic, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on left (4.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 74 ft. trees, 1960 ft. from runway, 125 ft. right of centerline, 23:1 slope to clear63 ft. trees, 1460 ft. from runway, 120 ft. right of centerline, 20:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF STURGIS
130 N. NOTTAWA
STURGIS, MI 49091-1433
Phone 269-651-2321
Manager: MICHAEL HUGHES, CITY/AIRPORT MGR
130 NORTH NOTTAWA ST, P O BOX 280
STURGIS, MI 49091-1433
Phone (269) 651-2821
ARPT/CITY MGR 269-651-2321. ASST MGR/FBO BRIAN RILEY 269-651-2821.

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 18
Single engine airplanes: 16
Jet airplanes: 1
Helicopters: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 22/day *
75% transient general aviation
25% local general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 06 September 2016

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 26 April 2018 at 901Z to 24 May 2018 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 18   download (231KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 36   download (233KB)
NDB RWY 18   download (179KB)
NDB RWY 24   download (187KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (20KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (160KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KHAI - Three Rivers Municipal Dr Haines Airport (11 nm NW)
KOEB - Branch County Memorial Airport (19 nm NE)
KANQ - Tri-State Steuben County Airport (19 nm SE)
C62 - Kendallville Municipal Airport (22 nm S)
KGSH - Goshen Municipal Airport (23 nm SW)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 20-May-2018
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:4609:46
Sunrise06:1810:18
Sunset20:5800:58
Evening civil twilight21:3101:31

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  21-May-2018 00:26:47
Local (UTC-4)  20-May-2018 20:26:47
 
METAR
KIRS 210015Z AUTO 06008KT 10SM SCT012 OVC021 16/14 A3014 RMK AO2 T01570138
KHAI 
11nm NW 
210015Z AUTO 10005KT 10SM SCT010 SCT032 OVC037 16/13 A3015 RMK AO2 T01570133
KANQ 
19nm SE 
210015Z AUTO 04008KT 10SM BKN012 OVC018 17/15 A3014 RMK AO2 TSNO
KOEB 
19nm E 
210015Z AUTO 08006KT 10SM SCT012 OVC034 15/14 A3016 RMK AO2 T01530135
TAF
KAZO 
26nm N 
202144Z 2022/2118 VRB05KT P6SM BKN006 OVC080 FM202300 05005KT P6SM BKN018 OVC080 FM210100 06005KT P6SM BKN035 FM211200 10010KT 5SM -RA BR OVC025
KBTL 
32nm N 
202147Z 2022/2118 04006KT P6SM BKN007 OVC090 FM202300 05006KT P6SM BKN018 OVC090 FM210100 06006KT P6SM BKN035 FM211200 10010KT 5SM -RA BR OVC025
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Kirsch Municipal Airport, City of Sturgis 269-651-2821
269-659-7234
[web site]
[email]
Aviation fuel, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangar leasing / sales, GPU / Power cart, Public telephone, Computerized weather, Restrooms

More info about Kirsch Municipal Airport, City of Sturgis
independent
100LL Jet A
SS $4.29 $3.53 
 Updated 10-May-2018
 
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SS=Self service
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