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KRQB Roben-Hood Airport
Big Rapids, Michigan, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 06 DECEMBER 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: RQB
Lat/Long: 43-43-21.5000N / 085-30-14.6000W
43-43.358333N / 085-30.243333W
43.7226389 / -85.5040556
(estimated)
Elevation: 989.8 ft. / 301.7 m (surveyed)
Variation: 05W (2000)
From city: 2 miles NW of BIG RAPIDS, MI
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -4 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 49307

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 04/1940
Control tower: no
ARTCC: MINNEAPOLIS CENTER
FSS: LANSING FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: RQB (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: SAT 0800-1500, ALL MON-FRI 0800-1700
Pattern altitude: 1989.8 ft. MSL
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: no
Lights: ACTVT MIRL RYS 09/27 & 14/32; PAPI RYS 09 & 27; REIL RYS 09 & 27 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
Landing fee: no, LDG FEE FOR BUS & CORP ACFT, WAIVED WITH MIN. FUEL PURCH.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.8
WX AWOS-3P: 125.875 (231-796-0884)
  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY MINNEAPOLIS ARTCC ON FREQS 120.85/322.35 (WHITE CLOUD RCAG).

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
HICr047/12.8WHITE CLOUD VOR/DME117.6001W
MOPr285/33.8MOUNT PLEASANT VOR/DME110.6005W

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A1+
24 HRS SELF-SERVE FUEL. SINGLE POINT & OVERWING AVBL FOR JET A+.
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR

Runway Information

Runway 9/27

Dimensions: 4300 x 75 ft. / 1311 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt/porous friction courses, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 20.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 9  RUNWAY 27
Latitude: 43-43.472620N43-43.468953N
Longitude: 085-30.991908W085-30.016140W
Elevation: 989.5 ft.944.6 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 095 magnetic, 090 true275 magnetic, 270 true
Markings: nonprecision, in fair conditionnonprecision, in fair condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on left (3.33 degrees glide path)
PAPI UNUSBL BYD 5 DEG RIGHT OF CNTRLN.
4-light PAPI on left (3.08 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 98 ft. trees, 2340 ft. from runway, 21:1 slope to clearnone

Runway 14/32

Dimensions: 2699 x 75 ft. / 823 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in fair condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 20.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 14  RUNWAY 32
Latitude: 43-43.356037N43-43.001423N
Longitude: 085-30.013117W085-29.644150W
Elevation: 932.4 ft.924.9 ft.
Gradient: 0.3%0.3%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 148 magnetic, 143 true328 magnetic, 323 true
Markings: basic, in fair conditionbasic, in fair condition
Runway end identifier lights: no
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 99 ft. trees, 2360 ft. from runway, 125 ft. left of centerline, 22:1 slope to clear57 ft. tree, 1403 ft. from runway, 240 ft. right of centerline, 21:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF BIG RAPIDS
CITY HALL
BIG RAPIDS, MI 49307
Phone 231-592-4045
Manager: STEVE SCHROEDER
21325 18 MILE RD
BIG RAPIDS, MI 49307
Phone 231-796-5600
DEPUTY DIR. PUBLIC SAFETY/ARPT MGR. 231-679-1583 (CITY HALL)

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 21
Single engine airplanes: 17
Multi engine airplanes: 2
Helicopters: 1
Ultralights: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 77/week *
50% transient general aviation
50% local general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2017

Additional Remarks

BIRDS & DEER ON & INVOF ARPT.
ADMIN. BLDG. ACCESS, DEPRESS 5, THEN 3-2 SIMULTANEOUSLY, THEN 1.

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 6 December 2018 at 0901Z to 3 January 2019 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 27   download (238KB)
VOR/DME-A   download (165KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (36KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (248KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

7D3 - Baldwin Municipal Airport (17 nm NW)
13C - Lakeview Airport-Griffith Field (19 nm SE)
KFFX - Fremont Municipal Airport (27 nm SW)
KCAD - Wexford County Airport (33 nm N)
48D - Clare Municipal Airport (34 nm E)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 12-Dec-2018
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight07:3512:35
Sunrise08:0813:08
Sunset17:0422:04
Evening civil twilight17:3722:37

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  13-Dec-2018 01:48:28
Local (UTC-5)  12-Dec-2018 20:48:28
 
METAR
KRQB 130135Z AUTO 00000KT 5SM BR OVC014 00/M01 A2986 RMK AO2 T00031011
TAF
KMBL 
46nm NW 
121916Z 1219/1318 12012G18KT 3/4SM -SHSN BR BKN017 FM121930 13011G20KT 6SM -SHSN OVC030 FM122200 13009KT P6SM VCSH OVC020 FM130000 12008KT P6SM OVC015 FM130400 VRB04KT P6SM OVC020 FM131200 VRB04KT P6SM BKN060 FM131600 16006KT P6SM BKN025
KMKG 
46nm SW 
121759Z 1218/1318 14012G20KT 4SM -SN HZ BKN025 OVC050 FM122200 16010KT 6SM -SN BR OVC015 FM130000 22006KT 6SM HZ OVC015 FM130900 18005KT P6SM OVC015
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
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 Contact 
 
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Roben-Hood Airport 231-796-5600
[web site]
[email]
Airport management, Aviation fuel, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangars, Hangar leasing / sales, Aircraft maintenance, Aircraft modifications, Pilot supplies, ...

More info about Roben-Hood Airport
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100LL Jet A
SS $4.60 $4.65 
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