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KMBS MBS International Airport
Saginaw, Michigan, USA

GOING TO SAGINAW?


FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 11 OCTOBER 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: MBS
Lat/Long: 43-31-58.5000N / 084-04-46.7000W
43-31.975000N / 084-04.778333W
43.5329167 / -84.0796389
(estimated)
Elevation: 668.2 ft. / 203.7 m (surveyed)
Variation: 07W (2020)
From city: 9 miles NW of SAGINAW, MI
Time zone: UTC -4 (UTC -5 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 48623

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 03/1943
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: CLEVELAND CENTER
FSS: LANSING FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: MBS (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: CONTINUOUS
FOR SVC AFT HRS CALL 800-227-7907.
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: WHEN ATCT IS CLSD HIRL RYS 05/23 & 14/32 ARE PRESET ON MED INTST. ACTVT MALSR RYS 05 & 23 - CTAF PAPI RY 14 CONS OPN.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
Landing fee: yes, LNDG FEE WAIVED WHEN FUEL PURCHASED.
Fire and rescue: ARFF index B
Airline operations: INDEX C ARFF SERVICE AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST.
International operations: customs landing rights airport

Airport Communications

CTAF: 120.1
UNICOM: 122.95
ATIS: 125.925
WX AWOS-3: PHONE 989-695-2488
SAGINAW GROUND: 121.7 [0600-2300]
SAGINAW TOWER: 120.1 257.7 [0600-2300]
SAGINAW APPROACH: 120.95 050-229 126.45 230-049 235.625 [0600-2300]
SAGINAW DEPARTURE: 120.95 050-229 126.45 230-049 235.625 [0600-2300]
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 121.85
ASR: 118.45
TRSA: 235.625
TRSA IC: 120.95 050-229 126.45 230-049
WX AWOS-3 at IKW (11 nm NW): 119.525 (989-835-5841)
WX AWOS-3 at HYX (11 nm SE): 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
MBS at fieldSAGINAW VOR/DME112.9003W
MOPr106/29.1MOUNT PLEASANT VOR/DME110.6005W
FNTr343/36.9FLINT VORTAC116.9006W

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
OLSTE053/6.125707WMB -- -...

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MINOR
Powerplant service: MINOR
Bottled oxygen: HIGH

Runway Information

Runway 5/23

Dimensions: 8002 x 150 ft. / 2439 x 46 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in fair condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 50 /F/C/X/U
Single wheel: 135.0
Double wheel: 160.0
Double tandem: 265.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 5  RUNWAY 23
Latitude: 43-31.609257N43-32.530483N
Longitude: 084-05.354682W084-04.060728W
Elevation: 665.2 ft.649.5 ft.
Gradient: 0.2%0.4% UP
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 053 magnetic, 046 true233 magnetic, 226 true
Declared distances: TORA:8002 TODA:8002 ASDA:8002 LDA:8002TORA:8002 TODA:8002 ASDA:8002 LDA:8002
Markings: precision, in good conditionprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
RVR equipment: touchdown, rollouttouchdown, rollout
Approach lights: MALSR: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with runway alignment indicator lightsMALSR: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with runway alignment indicator lights
Runway end identifier lights: nono
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: ILSILS/DME

Runway 14/32

Dimensions: 6400 x 150 ft. / 1951 x 46 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in fair condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 50 /F/C/X/U
Single wheel: 135.0
Double wheel: 160.0
Double tandem: 265.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 14  RUNWAY 32
Latitude: 43-32.234153N43-31.481282N
Longitude: 084-05.372487W084-04.359960W
Elevation: 667.8 ft.659.2 ft.
Gradient: 0.1%0.1%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 143 magnetic, 136 true323 magnetic, 316 true
Declared distances: TORA:6399 TODA:6399 ASDA:6399 LDA:6399TORA:6399 TODA:6399 ASDA:6399 LDA:6399
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: 55 ft. trees, 2300 ft. from runway, 100 ft. right of centerline, 38:1 slope to clear56 ft. trees, 2500 ft. from runway, 120 ft. left of centerline, 41:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: MBS INTERNATIONAL
8500 GARFIELD RD STE 101
FREELAND, MI 48623
Phone 989-695-5555
Manager: JEFF NAGEL
8500 GARFIELD RD STE 101
FREELAND, MI 48623
Phone 989-695-5555
OR AFT BUSINESS HRS 989-695-5558.

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 24
Single engine airplanes: 5
Multi engine airplanes: 7
Jet airplanes: 11
Helicopters: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 56/day *
45% transient general aviation
32% air taxi
16% local general aviation
4% commercial
3% military
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2017

Additional Remarks

BIRDS ON & INVOF ARPT.
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.

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
ILS OR LOC RWY 05 **CHANGED**   download (235KB)
ILS OR LOC RWY 23 **CHANGED**   download (234KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 05 **CHANGED**   download (224KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 14 **CHANGED**   download (206KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 23 **CHANGED**   download (226KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 32 **CHANGED**   download (207KB)
VOR RWY 14 **CHANGED**   download (225KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (53KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (192KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

3CM - James Clements Municipal Airport (8 nm E)
KIKW - Jack Barstow Airport (11 nm NW)
KHYX - Saginaw County H W Browne Airport (11 nm SE)
KCFS - Tuscola Area Airport (28 nm E)
KMOP - Mount Pleasant Municipal Airport (29 nm W)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 16-Oct-2018
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight07:2411:24
Sunrise07:5311:53
Sunset18:5122:51
Evening civil twilight19:2023:20

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  16-Oct-2018 18:10:07
Local (UTC-4)  16-Oct-2018 14:10:07
 
METAR
KMBS 161753Z 23016G29KT 10SM CLR 11/02 A2997 RMK AO2 PK WND 22033/1706 SLP153 T01110017 10117 20017 58027
KHYX 
11nm SE 
161755Z AUTO 22018G26KT 10SM CLR 11/00 A2997 RMK AO2
KIKW 
11nm NW 
161755Z AUTO 22017G25KT 10SM CLR 14/00 A2994 RMK AO2 T01350001 10135 20017
TAF
KMBS 161725Z 1618/1718 24022G32KT P6SM FEW030 BKN100 OVC250 FM162300 24015KT P6SM FEW030 SCT100 BKN250 FM170100 26012KT P6SM SCT030 BKN045 FM170800 30010KT P6SM SCT025 BKN040 FM171400 30013G23KT P6SM SCT030 BKN045
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