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KMBS MBS International Airport
Saginaw, Michigan, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 25 APRIL 2019

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
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.
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.
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 25 April 2019 at 0901Z to 23 May 2019 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 05   download (235KB)
ILS OR LOC RWY 23   download (235KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 05   download (224KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 14   download (205KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 23   download (224KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 32   download (207KB)
VOR RWY 14   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 20-May-2019
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:3409:34
Sunrise06:0810:08
Sunset20:5800:58
Evening civil twilight21:3201:32

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  20-May-2019 06:24:05
Local (UTC-4)  20-May-2019 02:24:05
 
METAR
KMBS 200553Z AUTO 25015KT 10SM OVC042 14/11 A2969 RMK AO2 SLP053 T01390106 10178 20139 53013
KHYX 
11nm SE 
200556Z AUTO 25013G20KT 10SM SCT042 15/11 A2968 RMK AO2
KIKW 
11nm NW 
200555Z AUTO 25008G14KT 210V290 10SM OVC041 14/09 A2967 RMK AO2 60004 T01380090 10187 20138 402000086
TAF
KMBS 200520Z 2006/2106 23012KT P6SM BKN035 BKN100 FM200800 26014KT P6SM OVC025 FM201300 28015G22KT P6SM OVC015 FM201800 30016G25KT P6SM OVC025 FM202200 31013G20KT P6SM BKN035 FM210100 31008KT P6SM SKC
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