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KRQB Roben-Hood Airport
Big Rapids, Michigan, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 05 DECEMBER 2019

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: MON-FRI 0800-1700, ALL SAT 0800-1500
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: 
PCN 20 /F/A/Y/T
Single wheel: 62.0
Double wheel: 87.0
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: 
PCN 10 /F/A/Y/T
Single wheel: 37.0
Double wheel: 56.0
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.
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.
FOR CD CTC MINNEAPOLIS ARTCC AT 651-463-5588.

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 05 December 2019 at 0900Z to 02 January 2020 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)

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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 06-Dec-2019
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight07:3012:30
Sunrise08:0213:02
Sunset17:0422:04
Evening civil twilight17:3722:37

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  06-Dec-2019 17:46:23
Local (UTC-5)  06-Dec-2019 12:46:23
 
METAR
KRQB 061736Z AUTO 32007G15KT 10SM OVC026 M01/M05 A3019 RMK AO2 T10091055
TAF
KMBL 
46nm NW 
061130Z 0612/0712 34013G22KT P6SM OVC023 FM062000 33012G24KT P6SM BKN030 FM062100 33011G23KT P6SM BKN040 FM070000 33009KT P6SM BKN050 FM070400 29005KT P6SM BKN070 FM070600 25005KT P6SM BKN070 FM070900 22006KT P6SM BKN060
KMKG 
46nm SW 
061425Z 0614/0712 35015G25KT P6SM -SN BKN025 OVC035 FM061800 32012G21KT P6SM BKN035 FM062300 34006KT P6SM OVC250 FM070300 VRB03KT P6SM OVC050
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
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 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
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 $4.50 
 Updated 05-Dec-2019
 
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SS=Self service
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