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KMCD Mackinac Island Airport
Mackinac Island, Michigan, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 31 JANUARY 2019

Location

FAA Identifier: MCD
Lat/Long: 45-51-53.9400N / 084-38-13.5400W
45-51.899000N / 084-38.225667W
45.8649833 / -84.6370944
(estimated)
Elevation: 741 ft. / 225.9 m (surveyed)
Variation: 07W (2000)
From city: 1 mile NW of MACKINAC ISLAND, MI
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -4 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 49757

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 04/1940
Control tower: no
ARTCC: MINNEAPOLIS CENTER
FSS: GREEN BAY FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: MCD (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 0800-1700
Pattern altitude: 1900 ft. MSL
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT MIRL RY 08/26 & PAPI RYS 08 & 26 & REIL RYS 08 & 26 - 122.8.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
Landing fee: yes

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.7
WX AWOS-3: 118.275 (906-847-3778)
WX AWOS-3 at SLH (14 nm S): 118.175 (231-627-4671)
WX ASOS at PLN (19 nm S): 119.025 (231-539-7700)
  • APCH/DEP SERVICE PROVIDED BY MINNEAPOLIS ARTCC ON FREQS 134.6/354.05 (PELLSTON RCAG).

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
PLNr011/14.1PELLSTON VORTAC111.8006W
SSMr206/35.5SAULT STE MARIE VOR/DME112.2004W

Airport Services

Parking: tiedowns
Airframe service: NONE
Powerplant service: NONE
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 8/26

Dimensions: 3501 x 75 ft. / 1067 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt/porous friction courses, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 13.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 8  RUNWAY 26
Latitude: 45-51.825667N45-51.972333N
Longitude: 084-38.624333W084-37.827167W
Elevation: 728.7 ft.741.0 ft.
Gradient: 0.4%0.4%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 082 magnetic, 075 true262 magnetic, 255 true
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.50 degrees glide path)
RY 8 PAPI UNUSBL BYD 5 DEG LEFT OF CNTRLN.
4-light PAPI on left (3.80 degrees glide path)
RY 26 PAPI UNUSBL BYD 5 DEG LEFT OF CNTRLN.
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 45 ft. trees, 425 ft. from runway, 250 ft. left of centerline, 5:1 slope to clear
+4 FT FENCE 0 DSTC 210 FT R/L.
48 ft. trees, 872 ft. from runway, 250 ft. right of centerline, 14:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: MACKINAC ISLAND STATE PARK COMM.
BOX 370
MACKINAC ISLAND, MI 49757
Phone 906-847-3231
Manager: MYRON JOHNSON
PO BOX 370
MACKINAC ISLAND, MI 49757
Phone 906-847-3231
ASST MGR - JUSTIN WRIGHT - 906-847-3231

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft operations: avg 30/day *
68% transient general aviation
32% air taxi
1% local general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2015

Additional Remarks

BIRDS ON & INVOF ARPT. FLOCKS OF SEAGULLS INVOF LANDFILL, 0.3 MI NE.
NOISE ABATEMENT PROCEDURES: TRAFFIC PATTERN ALT 1900 FT MSL; CLIMB TO 1900 FT MSL BEFORE TURNING; AVOID FLIGHT OVER SHORE & TOWN; NO TOUCH & GO LANDINGS.
OBSTRUCTION LIGHTS ARE IN THE APPROACH TO RUNWAY 26.
PILOTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO USE PITOT COVERS WHILE PARKED AND TO CHECK TUBES PRIOR TO DEPARTURE DUE TO MUD DAUBERS

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 31 January 2019 at 0901Z to 28 February 2019 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 08   download (207KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 26   download (234KB)
VOR/DME-A   download (174KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (39KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (122KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

83D - Mackinac County Airport (5 nm W)
6Y1 - Bois Blanc Island Airport (8 nm SE)
KSLH - Cheboygan County Airport (14 nm S)
KPLN - Pellston Regional Airport of Emmet County (19 nm S)
KCIU - Chippewa County International Airport (24 nm N)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 22-Feb-2019
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight07:0012:00
Sunrise07:3112:31
Sunset18:1423:14
Evening civil twilight18:4423:44

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  23-Feb-2019 03:47:21
Local (UTC-5)  22-Feb-2019 22:47:21
 
METAR
KMCD 230335Z AUTO 14005KT 10SM CLR M04/M06 A3040 RMK AO2 T10401060
KSLH 
14nm S 
230336Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR M10/M11 A3040 RMK AO2 T10981109
KPLN 
19nm S 
230254Z AUTO 00000KT 8SM CLR M10/M12 A3041 RMK AO2 SLP313 I1000 I3000 T11001122 53004
TAF
KPLN 
19nm S 
221720Z 2218/2318 VRB03KT P6SM SCT035 FM231500 11007KT P6SM BKN100
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